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North Texas Soldier To Be Awarded Medal Of Honor Posthumously

A war hero from Corsicana, overlooked for many years, is about to receive the military’s highest honor. Sergeant Candelario Garcia Junior, a decorated war veteran, was passed up for the honor for several decades.

CBS 11–03/11/2014

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VIDEO: Men Desecrate American Flag In Plano Veteran’s Yard

A Plano resident and Vietnam veteran has released security footage of three young men vandalizing and desecrating an American flag in his front yard.

10/22/2013

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Veteran Fights Utility Company To Keep Beloved Tree

A Vietnam veteran is fighting to keep a utility company crew from digging in his backyard, fearing a 17-year-old tree may die because of their work.

05/06/2013

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Profiles Of Courage: Two Vietnam Pilots Reunited With Planes 50 Years Later

It is rare when man and machine can combine to tell a story. After nearly 50 years, fate brought two pilots back to the very same airplanes they flew in Vietnam.

CBS 11–11/07/2012

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Some 2,500 Homeless Vets Reportedly Live In North Texas

According to statistics, about one out of five homeless Americans are military veterans. NewsRadio 1080 KRLD spoke with one veteran who now lives at a shelter in downtown Dallas.

KRLD–05/28/2012

Military headstones are seen at Arlington National Cemetery.  PFC Andy Krippner was buried at DFW National Cemetery. (Photo credit PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Group Gathers At Military Funeral For 3 They Never Met

A group of men and women gathered at DFW National Cemetery, Friday afternoon, to say goodbye to three fallen heroes. Not a single person in attendance even knew the men who were being remembered, but they showed up anyway.

10/14/2011

The Texas Rangers play the Detroit Tigers at Rangers Ballpark In Arlington on September 14, 2010. (credit: Stewart McKenzie/KTVT/KTXA)

Former Rangers Players Visit, Honor Veterans

When Randall Young came back from Vietnam, he felt he and his fellow veterans did not receive recognition for their service and sacrifice.

CBS 11–10/31/2010