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Wounded Warriors “Fall” From Fort Worth Sky

A special group of thrill-seekers soared through the skies over Fort Worth, as members of the all-veterans parachute team took some fellow warriors “falling.”

CBS 11–10/04/2013


Veterans Remember “Black Hawk Down” Mission

A total of 19 Americans died in that fight, including one man from North Texas. A group of more than 100 veterans of that mission gathered in Plano on Thursday night to remember those who were lost.



World War II Vets Fly At McKinney Air Show

An unprecedented collection of World War II aircraft lands in McKinney from October 3 through 6.

CBS 11–10/03/2013

World War II veteran Russell Tucker (C) of Meridian, Mississippi, stands outside the barricade as he visits the World War II Memorial during a government shutdown October 1, 2013 in Washington, DC. The memorial was temporary opened to veteran groups arrived on Honor Flights on a day trip to visit the nation's capital.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

WWII Vets Refuse To Be Shut Out Of Memorial In Washington D.C.

When a group of veterans who fought in World War II showed up today in Washington D.C. after a long trip from Mississippi, they were not going to be denied a chance to see the Memorial.


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North Texas VA Built Up Massive Health Consultation Backlog

The CBS 11 I-Team has learned about an internal memo that shows the North Texas Veterans Affairs built up a backlog of more than 36,000 health consultations.

CBS 11–09/26/2013

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Bush To Host Golf Tournament For Wounded Veterans

Former President George W. Bush will participate in the third Warrior Open golf tournament scheduled to be held next week in North Texas.


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Profiles Of Courage: Wings Of Freedom

Last month, several World War II veterans who were part of D-Day got a chance to return to Normandy. Laura Leppert and Wings of Freedom were the driving force behind that journey.


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Profiles Of Courage: Project INVEST

There is a unique project in North Texas helping wounded warriors re-integrate into society using adaptive sports.


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Profiles Of Courage: Bob Bearden

World War II veteran Bob Bearden jumped from a plane and right into enemy fire on D-Day before he spent months in German prison camps.

CBS 11–07/02/2013

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Profiles Of Courage: Ryan Parrott

Retired Navy SEAL Ryan Parrott is the executive director of Sons of the Flag, a group that walked from Waco to Dallas on Memorial Day to raise awareness for war veterans who are burn survivors.


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Program Offers College Credit For Military Experience

Good news for some military veterans… as a part of the College Credit for Heroes (CCH) program, service to your country can now translate into college credit hours.


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State To Expand Job Training For Veterans

A state workforce training initiative for military veterans is being expanded from four to 10 colleges and universities.