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Florida Man To Receive Prestigious Medal Of Honor

A Florida man will receive the prestigious Medal of Honor, but he said that he is “shocked” to hear the news that he will receive the award.

02/22/2014

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

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Army Surgical Team Learning At Ryder Trauma Center

An Army surgical team that needed to hone its trauma skills came to Ryder Trauma Center to learn from some of the best.

CBS Miami–11/08/2013

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Dept. Of Defense Cancels All Athletic Events Due To Shutdown

The government shutdowns’ unintended consequences is reaching into the sports world. The Department of Defense suspended all intercollegiate athletic events for all of the service academies Tuesday afternoon.

CBS Miami–10/01/2013

MOORE, OK - MAY 22: Major General Myles Deering of the Oklahoma National Guard tours Plaza Towers Elementary School after it was destroyed by a tornado that ripped through the area on May 22, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

National Guard Facing Furloughs And Other Cuts

Across the nation, thanks to Congressional gridlock, the National Guard is preparing for major cuts and furloughs due to the automatic budget cuts contained in the federal sequestration.

CBS Miami–07/05/2013

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Sequester Cuts Set To Impose Austerity On Florida & U.S.

It’s an arcane budget term, but the sequester, is set to fundamentally reshape federal spending in ways that could set the economy on a path back to recession. The sequester is the beginning of a scheduled decade of financial austerity like has been seen in Europe in recent years.

CBS Miami–02/25/2013

A South Florida family brought in the New Year with a special surprise, when a soldier was finally reunited with his loved ones. (Source: CBS4)

South Florida Soldier Returns Home For 2013

A South Florida family brought in the New Year with a special surprise, when a soldier was finally reunited with his loved ones.

CBS4–01/02/2013

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

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Nearly 100 Soldiers Heading Home From Afghan Combat

Following 225 long, brutal days of combat duty in Afghanistan, nearly 100 Army soldiers are coming home Sunday.

CBS Miami–09/16/2012

The body of Army Specialist Gerardo Campos arrives at Homestead Air Reserve Base on June 12, 2012. (CBS4)

Body Of Miami Soldier Killed In Afghanistan Returned To S. Fla.

The body of a Miami soldier who died in combat in Afghanistan was returned to South Florida on Tuesday.

CBS4–06/12/2012

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