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Pair Of World War II Vets Share Feelings On Memorial Day

Bob Lawson worked on electronics at a Navy air station at the end of World War II. Sidney Achee served in that war as well as Korea and Vietnam.

05/25/2015

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Veterans Share Disappointment About Fall Of Ramadi To ISIS

News that the city of Ramadi, Iraq fell to ISIS forces is difficult to watch for retired 1st Sgt. Jonathan Hill, a 21 year Army veteran who fought in Ramadi in 2003.

05/25/2015

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Texas House Opts Not To Cut Tuition For Veterans And Their Children

Lawmakers are opting to water down an attempt to reduce costs of a program offering free tuition benefits to veterans and their children. Under this program, more dependents have begun receiving free tuition than veterans.

05/24/2015

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Texas House Mulls Cutting Popular Veteran Education Benefits

The Texas House is to discuss slashing a free college tuition program for veterans and their children amid conservatives’ calls that its costs are too high to be sustainable

05/22/2015

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Walmart Expands Veteran Hiring

Retail giant Walmart announced Wednesday that it is expanding its original plan to hire 100,000 veterans by 2018, to hire a total of 250,000 recently discharged veterans by 2020.

05/20/2015

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Vets Honoring 50th Anniversary Of Vietnam War At NAS Fort Worth JRB

U.S. Navy CDR (Ret.) Jack Bailey did a lot while serving in both the Army and the Navy, but he would not want to repeat the reception at the airport one man gave him when he returned from Vietnam.

04/21/2015

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Judge Puts Action On Hold In Midland Veterans Parade Crash Trial

A West Texas judge has postponed further action in the trial of a lawsuit arising from a collision between a freight train and a veterans’ parade float that killed four vets.

02/02/2015

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Judge To Rule On Motion To End Midland Veterans Parade Crash Trial

A Midland judge says he will rule next week on a motion from Union Pacific Railroad to end the civil trial involving people who were hurt or whose family members died when a freight train struck a veterans parade float.

01/30/2015

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26 Settle Suit In 2012 Texas Veterans Parade Crash That Killed 4

Twenty-six people who were hurt or had family members killed when a freight train struck a veterans parade float in Midland two years ago have settled their lawsuit against Union Pacific Railroad

01/16/2015

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Bacteria That Causes Legionnaires Disease Found in North Texas VA

Water faucets in two North Texas VA Health Care facilities tested positive for the bacteria that causes legionnaires disease.

12/03/2014

Spc. Javier Mendoza works under the hood of a 2014 GM vehicle at the Raytheon and GM training center at Fort Hood, Texas. Mendoza, a newly GM-certified automotive technician, hopes to find work at a GM dealership in his hometown, Houston, Texas. Photo by Pat McKenna/Raytheon

From Trenches To Wrenches: Training Soldiers For Civilian Success

Raytheon Professional Services provided this first-of-its-kind training at Fort Hood, teaching the same curriculum that every dealership’s GM-certified automotive technician receives.

11/24/2014

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Disabled American Veterans Organization Giving Back To Those Who Serve Our Country

Through the Disabled American Veterans organization, veterans can find programs for financial, physical and emotional needs.

11/24/2014

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