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Return To D-Day: And So It Begins

We’re eight hours from landing in France. We’re a lifetime from the war we’re going to remember. But looking at their faces as I walk the aisle of the airplane, I know it will all soon come back.

05/30/2014

U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki addresses the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans May 30, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Obama Accepts VA Secretary’s Resignation

Veterans Affairs secretary Eric Shinseki has resigned amid troubles in the VA health care system. President Obama said he accepted the resignation with “considerable regret.”

05/30/2014

Dallas VA Hospital

Patient Care Delays in Texas VA Similar to Those Found in Phoenix VA

A preliminary report from the Office of the Inspector General uses the North Texas VA Health Care System as just one example of what investigator say is a nationwide problem.

05/28/2014

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Sunset At Memorial Park Honors & Remembers

The American symbol of freedom is also a symbol of sacrifice. In Collin County, 42 flags wave – one for each Plano serviceman who has died for the Stars and Stripes. The clouds parted just in time for Plano’s annual Sunset at Memorial Park.

CBSDFW.COM–05/26/2014

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‘Carry The Load’ Walk In Dallas

The Carry The Load walk in Dallas happened Memorial Day weekend.

05/25/2014

President Obama Delivers Statement On Veterans Affairs Scandal

Obama: Any Misconduct At VA Will Be Punished

President Barack Obama declared Wednesday that allegations of misconduct at VA hospitals are “dishonorable” and will be not be tolerated by his administration.

05/21/2014

VA medical center Dallas

Responses Abound After Inspector General Announces VA Investigation

The Inspector General’s office is investigating claims someone ordered staff at the VA Medical Center in Dallas to destroy appointment records.

CBS 11–05/16/2014

Dallas VA Hospital

VA Teams Conduct Face-to-Face Audit in North Texas

VA clinics in Dallas, Fort Worth and Bonham are under scrutiny from an audit team this week.

CBS 11–05/14/2014

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Ceremony Honors Veterans Without Families

Five veterans were given a hero’s goodbye on Monday. Some were living on the streets. Others spent their last days in nursing homes. But all had served our country.

05/13/2014

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I-Team Goes Undercover To Test Military Discount Promises

It’s not uncommon to see retail stores now-a-days, big and small, honor our active military and veterans for their service by offering them a discount.

CBS 11–02/24/2014

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Preparing War Veterans For Civilian Life

Soldiers who have been trained to lay down their lives in service to the country are often poorly prepared, experts say, to live the American dream they fight to defend.

02/20/2014

Former U.S. President George W. Bush speaks during a immigration naturalization ceremony held at the George W. Bush Presidential Center on July 10, 2013 in Dallas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Bush Speaks On Helping Veterans Transition

Former President George W. Bush is to speak on helping military veterans transition back into civilian life. The address is to come Wednesday at a summit in Dallas.

02/19/2014

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