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Profiles Of Courage: David Hillary

After their time of service, many veterans struggle to overcome PTSD. David Hillary talks about his experience during and after his time in the miltiary.

11/08/2013

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Viral Video: The Transformation Of A Homeless Veteran

It is an epic transformation that gives hope to the thousands of our country’s veterans that are fighting against alcoholism and homelessness.

11/08/2013

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Profiles Of Courage: Defenders Of Freedom

While it is certainly worth honoring our nation’s heroes, it is also important to recognize those who support veterans.

11/07/2013

A visitor to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is reflected on the surface of the wall in Washington, DC. The memorial honors US service members of the US armed forces who fought in the Vietnam War, service members who died in service in Vietnam/Southeast Asia, and those service members who were unaccounted for (Missing In Action) during the War. (Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

13 War Veterans Honored With D.C. Trip

Some local heroes are in for a special treat ahead of Veterans Day. The Texas Rangers and Southwest Airlines are taking 13 veterans to Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, as part of a program called ‘Faces of Freedom.’

11/06/2013

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Experts: N. Texas Not Prepared To Help Influx Of Military Vets

Shortly after U.S. Army Scout Steve Blackman retired from the service, he says he slipped into depression. After seven years in the military, Blackman has PTSD. Then Blackman says it took the Veterans Administration (VA) more than two years to pay him full disability benefits.

CBS 11–11/05/2013

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Cowboys Salute Veterans & Military On Game Day

For wounded warriors, Captain Ed Gunderson and Sfc. Omar Marqueses, football and tailgating is a welcome distraction to the seriousness of military life.

11/03/2013

Audie Murphy

Decorated WWII Veteran Honored With Texas’ Highest Award

North Texas’ son Audie Murphy won 33-international awards for service in World War II – all before his 21st birthday. But the state of Texas didn’t award its highest military honor until Tuesday afternoon.

10/29/2013

VA North Texas Health Care System serves more than 113,000 Veterans. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Dallas VA Hospital Opens Suite For Vets With Brain Injuries

The Dallas Veterans Affairs Medical Center opened a new suite Monday for veterans with polytrauma and traumatic brain injury.

10/21/2013

Afghanistan US Veterans Day

Patriotic Rockers Performing Benefit Concert In Fort Worth

Branding themselves as ‘America’s most patriotic rock band’ Madison Rising returns to Fort Worth Wednesday night for a special benefit concert in support of local area veterans.

10/16/2013

A World War II veteran visits the World War II Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. on October 1, 2013. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

War Memorial Closures Not Stopping Veterans

A group of North Texas veterans woke up early on Tuesday for a history-making trip in their honor.

10/15/2013

Afghanistan US Veterans Day

Disabled Vets Feeling Effects Of Govt. Shutdown

WYLIE (CBSDFW.COM) – Thursday mornings at Equest therapeutic horsemanship in Wylie, a group of Veterans meets. The men and women—who mostly served in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan—are there for therapy. Working and riding […]

10/10/2013

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Community Shows Support For Wounded Veterans In Training To Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro

A group of amputee veterans were surprised Saturday morning by some community supporters at Keller Pointe athletic facility.

10/06/2013

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