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US soldiers from the 2nd Ranger Battalion surround German prisoners on June 6, 1944 on the Pointe du Hoc located on a cliff which overlooks Omaha Beach after Allied forces stormed the Normandy beaches during D-Day. (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

90-Year-Old WWII Vet Receives High School Diploma At Graduation

Nearly 70 years after storming Omaha Beach on D-Day, a World War II veteran became a high school graduate.

05/23/2014

BOULDER, CO - OCTOBER 04: A helmet of the Texas Longhorns lies on the field as the team warms up prior to facing the Colorado Buffaloes at Folsom Field on October 4, 2008 in Boulder, Colorado. Texas defeated Colorado 38-14. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Texas And Army Coaching Searches On Different Levels With Same Goal, Restore Pride

Army will never be a dominant force in college football the way Texas can be, but both programs have a special place in college football’s history. Seeing them each reach their expectations is capable if the right coach is brought in.

12/18/2013

File photo of someone on a computer. (photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

NSA Chief To Talk At Hackers’ Conference In Vegas

The head of the U.S. National Security Agency has faced Congress and presidents in the past, and isn’t expected to budge from the position that his mission is to stop terrorists and that his agency’s surveillance program is critical, even amid a room full of hackers Wednesday at a conference in Las Vegas.

07/31/2013

U.S. Army mortar men from the 2-27th Infantry Regiment fire mortars at a Taliban position (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Afghan Surge Failed

With the situation getting worse on the ground Obama has ended the surge just in time for the election in November. Taliban and related attacks against NATO powers were approximately 2,700 in August of 2009 when Obama made his contrary-to-campaign promised-move to step up the nation’s military assistance in Afghanistan. Three years later, in August of 2012, there were more attacks – nearly 3,000.

09/29/2012

File photo of veterans' graves.  (Photo by NOEL CELIS/AFP/GettyImages)

Online Profiles Of Fallen Vets Help Families Heal

Families have discovered a new, high-tech way to preserve memories and soothe the old heartbreak they say is still fresh. They’ve customized an online profile for Raymond on Together We Served, a social network for current and former service members, with photos and details of his military career.

05/28/2012

Screen shot of Leo Dunson's Facebook page. (credit: Facebook)

Give Me A Beat: War Vet Uses Rap To Combat PTSD

On one of the many days Leo Dunson wanted to die, the Iraq veteran put a gun to his temple and pulled the trigger.

05/15/2012

File photo of a soldier's funeral. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Soldier’s Death In Afghanistan Reveals Secret Double Life With 2 Wives

The news of Army Specialist Moises J. Gonzalez’s passing came as a shock to those who loved him – including both of his families, who knew nothing about each other until the day of his funeral.

05/09/2012

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Gay Military Member Group Plans Vegas Conference

LAS VEGAS (AP) – A national association of gay, lesbian bisexual and transgender military personnel plan to host a conference in Las Vegas in October to help formulate strategies to reduce division over sexual orientation […]

CBS Las Vegas–05/25/2011

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Pakistan’s Army Warns US Not To Stage More Raids

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan’s army broke its silence over the U.S. commando raid that killed Osama bin Laden, acknowledging its own “shortcomings” in efforts to find the al-Qaida leader but threatening to review cooperation with Washington […]

CBS Las Vegas–05/05/2011

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