“We’re losing a lot of heritage here and its a shame,” said Council Member Zim Zimmerman whose been at the forefront of raising awareness about the city’s aviation history.
Every year about 300 of these “war dogs” are retired from military service and up for adoption. But that can cost as much as $2,000 since the military doesn’t pay for the dogs’ return trip home.
Ron White from Fort Worth can recite the rank and name of 2,200 military service members killed in the war in Afghanistan.
Since the beginning of radio and TV, broadcast journalists have been or will at some time in their career be faced with covering a story that has the potential and capability to affect them personally.
The holidays are just a few short months away and if you want to make it about more than presents, the Red Cross is starting up its Holiday Mail for Heroes campaign.
TOLAR (CBSDFW.COM) – A soldier from the small town of Tolar, has been confirmed dead in Afghanistan. Unconfirmed reports say that Riley Stephens, 39, a 1991 Tolar High graduate, was killed in action on Thursday. […]
There is a special event happening this weekend in North Texas for anyone who loves vintage war vehicles. Warbirds Over Addison is opening at the Cavanaugh Flight Museum.
Blacks fought in the Civil War, surprisingly on the side of the Confederacy, many of them from Texas, Palestine historian Norris White Jr. said his research shows. They are the “black forgotten Confederates.”
Veterans say that one of the toughest things they encounter when they return home is getting back into the swing of things after war. Now the University of Texas at Arlington is helping them do it. UTA is offering programs which provide more counselors to help the returning veterans.
More than 73,000 Americans who fought in WWII are still missing. Until recently, that number included a group of Marine aviators. CBS 11 takes a look at how a family from Lucas traveled to the South Pacific to help find the heroes and bring them home.
The memories of the battles he fought in Iraq came home, to Fairview, with Corporal Gregory Schneider. It was the long, confidential conversations he had with his father that helped Schneider rise above the darkness that overwhelmed him after his return.
As political protests rage in Afghanistan, so do the combat and security missions of U.S. forces. Soldiers must remain focused despite difficult conditions.
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