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13th September 1945: Some of the 3,700 sailor crew and passengers covering the flight deck of the USS 'Saratoga' as she sails out of the fog towards the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco. (credit: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

USS Saratoga Coming To Texas For Disassembly

The Saratoga will be towed to Texas later this month to be dismantled. The Saratoga — named for the decisive battle of the American Revolution fought in upstate New York — completed 22 deployments before it was decommissioned in 1994.

08/08/2014

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After 40+ Years Texas Military Hero Laid To Rest At Nat’l Cemetery

Sergeant Candelario Garcia had to wait beyond death to get the proper recognition. Nearly 50 years after serving in Vietnam the North Texan finally received the military’s highest honor.

CBS 11–06/12/2014

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Memorial Service Remembers Vietnam Veterans

Several hundred people gathered in Arlington for a ceremony to remember those who lost their lives for our country.

KRLD–05/26/2014

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New National Memorial To Honor Korean War Veterans

One of the men behind the DFW National Cemetery in Oak Cliff is now spearheading creation of a new national memorial. It honors the men who fought a pivotal battle during the Korean War in 1950.

05/23/2014

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Bikers Escort Medal Of Honor Recipients Through North Texas

Bikers escorted nearly two dozen medal of honor recipients from D/FW Airport to Gainesville for a weekend of ceremonies in their honor.

04/09/2014

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Local Filmmaker Produces “Operation Babylift”

An SMU film graduate was volunteering in Dallas when someone told her about “Operation Babylift,” the U.S. initiative that airlifted more than 2,500 orphans of American military fathers and Vietnamese mothers out of Vietnam, to protect them from threat of the Communist Regime.

10/04/2013

Tammy Nguyen Lee (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Texans With Character: Tammy Nguyen Lee

There are many ways to ‘pay it forward,’ but one North Texas woman has made it her way of life. Tammy Nguyen Lee is changing lives all around the world.

10/04/2013

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Texas Veteran Needs Help To Save Damaged Home

In his entire adult life, Horace Elliott has known two things: His Fort Worth house and the U.S. Army. ‘I went to Germany in ’64 and ’65 and then they pulled me out of Germany to go to Vietnam,’ Elliott recalled.

08/27/2013

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Asian-Pacific Americans Share Success Stories

Tammy Nguyen Lee is raising awareness of more than 2,500 children who came to the U.S. from Vietnam. And a special event in Dallas will highlight some of the most successful stories.

05/09/2013

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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

POW Bracelet of Capt. Jerry Singleton (CBSDFW)

POW Bracelet Leads To Plano Meeting 40 Years Later

Call it fate, chance or even a divine appointment. A woman just happened to come across the name of the man whose POW bracelet she wore 40 years ago.

11/02/2012

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Frisco Police Need Help Finding Woman & Kids

Police in Frisco are asking for help with locating a missing woman and her two children. Detectives believe that she might be trying to leave the country with the kids.

07/18/2012

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