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Aircraft sit outside at Fort Worth's Veterans Memorial Air Park (Photo by Joel Thomas, CBS 11 News, CBSDFW.COM)

Fort Worth’s Forgotten History: Veterans Memorial Air Park

“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.

04/01/2013

(credit: CBS 11 News)

Bringing Home The War Dogs

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.

03/27/2013

(courtesy of: Ron White)

Veteran Chooses Unique Way To Honor Fallen Military Heroes

Ron White from Fort Worth can recite the rank and name of 2,200 military service members killed in the war in Afghanistan.

CBS 11–02/07/2013

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The Foote Files: Covering Tragic News Stories

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.

12/19/2012

Shadow of a U.S. Serviceman. (credit: Adek Berry/AFP/Getty Images)

Holiday Mail For Heroes Campaign Begins

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.

10/02/2012

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Local Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

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. […]

09/29/2012

(credit: Cavanaugh Flight Museum)

Historic War Vehicles On Display In Addison

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.

09/26/2012

25th United States Colored Troops, Company C or G at Camp William Penn in February 1864. (credit: People of the University of Virginia)

Texas Historian Highlights Roles Of Black Civil War Vets

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.”

09/03/2012

UT Arlington Programs Help Returning Veterans

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.

08/10/2012

A photo of the VMB-423 Seahorse Marine squadron. (credit: Kim Anderson/Niece of Lt. Walter Vincent)

North Texans Set Out To Bring Relative’s WWII Remains Home

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.

CBS 11–07/04/2012

A picture of Corporal Gregory Schneider. (credit: Debbie Schneider)

Family Remembers Local Marine’s PTSD Struggle

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.

CBS 11–05/28/2012

A U.S. soldier rides in a Black Hawk helicopter.  (Photo credit Keith Garvin, CBS 11 News)

Soldiers In Afghanistan Remain Focused On Mission

As political protests rage in Afghanistan, so do the combat and security missions of U.S. forces. Soldiers must remain focused despite difficult conditions.

02/23/2012

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