Afghanistan

Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi looks down from his seat in a Marine combat vehicle during one of his combat tours in Afghanistan 2010-2012. (Family photo courtesy Jill Tahmooressi/MCT)

Nationwide Rallies Planned To Encourage Release Of Jailed Marine

People around the country will rally at Mexican consulates Monday afternoon with the hope of bringing Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi back to the U.S. He is currently in a Mexican jail.

05/19/2014

Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi looks down from his seat in a Marine combat vehicle during one of his combat tours in Afghanistan 2010-2012. (Family photo courtesy Jill Tahmooressi/MCT)

Marine From Weston Who Is Held In Mexico Tells His Story

Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi continues to languish in a Mexican jail. He recently told his story to a San Diego newspaper reporter. Tahmooressi, from Weston, described his first encounter after he mistakenly crossed the border in late March with several guns in his truck.

05/09/2014

Soldier surprises mom at work. (Source: Gulliver Schools)

South Florida Mom Gets Early Mother’s Day Surprise

Mother’s Day came a couple days early for a South Florida mother who thought her son would be far away serving the country in Afghanistan.

05/09/2014

Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi looks down from his seat in a Marine combat vehicle during one of his combat tours in Afghanistan 2010-2012. (Family photo courtesy Jill Tahmooressi/MCT)

U.S. Marine From South Florida Shackled In Mexican Prison

A U.S. Marine who grew up in South Florida is shackled in a Mexican prison.

05/02/2014

Jose Padilla (Source: U.S. Justice Dept.)

July 1 Sentencing Date For Terror Plotter Jose Padilla

A sentencing date has been set for convicted terrorism plotter Jose Padilla.

CBS Miami–03/13/2014

Sky Diving

Quadruple Amputee Vet Flies High With The Golden Knights

A retired Army sergeant and a quadruple amputee got the experience of a lifetime, six thousand feet above land on Friday and not only is he Army strong, he also jumped Army strong.

02/28/2014

Jose Padilla (Source: U.S. Justice Dept.)

Judge To Begin Re-Sentencing Process Of Jose Padilla

A federal judge in Miami will begin the process of re-sentencing of convicted terrorism plotter Jose Padilla.

02/12/2014

The arms dealers next door. (Source: CBS4/David Packouz)

The Arms Dealer Next Door

More than 5 years ago, David Packouz and his former arms trading business partner became national news. The story of how the Miami Beach duo managed to bid and win a $300 million government arms contract led to Congressional hearings and convictions.

01/30/2014

(Courtesy: The Florida Keys News Bureau)

Wounded Veterans Find Therapy In Keys Bike Ride, Dolphin Encounter

Dozens of wounded military veterans got some therapy with the dolphins in the Florida Keys this week.

01/11/2014

Brianna Duey (Source: CBS4)

Daughter Misses Her Soldier Dad On Thanksgiving

Brianna Duey gave thanks Wednesday at her journalism class at Miami-Dade’s Felix Varela Senior High School. She was thankful for her family, and grateful to know that she has so much that others, sadly, don’t have to give thanks for on this Thanksgiving holiday – a stable home, the promise of a higher education, material benefits that can help her achieve her ambition of becoming a movie producer.

11/27/2013

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