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Ebola: U.S. Soldiers On Mission To Liberia

Fort Hood troops train how to use protective gear before they head to Liberia and help contain the Ebola virus.

10/09/2014

UNDATED: This undated FBI handout photo shows Aafia Siddiqui, a Pakistani woman who at one time studied at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge announced on May 26, 2004 that Siddiqui is being pursued by the FBI for questioning about possible contacts with al-Qaida. (credit: FBI via Getty Images)

ISIS Email Demanded Release Of Neuroscientist From Texas Jail

The parents of slain journalist James Foley say they regarded an email they received from his captors last week as a hopeful sign they could negotiate with Islamic militants.

08/22/2014

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

Billy Hirth, 52, has spent the last few days volunteering in Israel's southern region. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Arlington Firefighter Home After Volunteering In Israel

Home from a war zone, a North Texas firefighter explains why he volunteers his time in Israel.

07/22/2014

Comrades of slain 20-year-old Israeli Staff Sergeant Moshe Melako of the Golani Brigade, who was killed the previous day during fighting with of Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip, on July 21, 2014 mourn during his funeral at the Mt. Herzel military cemetery in Jerusalem. With 18 soldiers killed in Gaza, the highest military casualty toll in eight years, Israel is in mourning, but has vowed to pursue its mission against Hamas militants. The toll has been far higher on the Palestinian side, where more than 500 have been killed since Operation Protective Edge began on July 8, most of them civilians, a spokesman for Gaza's emergency services said. (credit: GALI TIBBON/AFP/Getty Images)

21-Year-Old Texas-Born Israeli Soldier Killed In Gaza

Nissim Sean Carmeli from South Padre Island was a sergeant in the Israel Defense Forces. He moved to Israel four years ago and joined the Israeli army after finishing high school there.

07/21/2014

A view of United States Marines in full formation. (credit: George Rose/Getty Images)

South Texas Ex-Marine Says VA Wrongly Classified Him As Dead

A Houston-area veteran who as a Marine served two tours in Iraq has been trying to convince the Veterans Affairs Department that he’s not dead.

06/18/2014

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Iraq Vets: We’re Watching Everything We Fought For Fall Apart

A decade ago, a generation of soldiers thought they were repairing Iraq. Now they’re expressing confusion and anger as they watch everything they fought for fall apart. CBS 11 News talked to some of those soldiers.

CBSDFW.COM–06/13/2014

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Man’s D-Day Reunion 70 Years In The Making

One man’s return to D-Day meant a surprise meeting… that was 70 years in the making. Right now, Doug takes a closer look at his story.

06/11/2014

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North Texas Bataan Death March Survivor Remembers

Between 60- and 80,000 Filipino and American soldiers surrendered to Japanese troops in the Philippines in 1942. North Texan Charles Dragich was there and survived.

CBS 11–05/26/2014

The national flag flutters as Libyan security gather in the capital Tripoli on September 21, 2013, to prepare to secure neighborhoods and the headquarters of government departments following a decision by the National Congress to clamp down on crime and criminal groups around the capital. AFP PHOTO/MAHMUD TURKIA (credit: MAHMUD TURKIA/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Forces Nab Al-Qaida Leader In Libya

A U.S. official says American forces have captured an al-Qaida leader in Libya who’s linked to the 1998 U.S. Embassy bombings in east Africa.

10/05/2013

On the third Friday of each September, military installations, ships and veterans’ families take a moment to recognize those who have been prisoners of war or are still missing in action. (credit: American Airlines)

AA Honors Veterans On National POW/MIA Recognition Day

American Airlines and American Eagle honored current and former employees on National POW/MIA Recognition Day Friday.

09/20/2013

Jessica Lynch, Iraq war veteran & former prisoner of war, threw out the first pitch at the Texas Rangers game on September 11, 2013. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Iraq War Veteran Jessica Lynch “Pitches” Perseverance

As soon as her name came over the loudspeaker and her name appeared on the scoreboard at the September 11th Rangers game, the crowd came to their feet and cheered for Jessica Lynch.

CBS 11–09/11/2013

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