Military

Grand Marshal retired US Army General Ann Dunwoody (C), the first female four-star general, marches with US Senator Charles Schumer (L) during the annual Veterans Day Parade Novermber 11, 2013 on Fifth Avenue in New York. The parade honored all veterans with a special salute to women in uniform. AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA        (Photo By: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

First Female Four-Star General Honored By Florida Institute

The first female four-star general is being honored by a Florida institute this weekend.

10/25/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Gold Star Mother’s Day Sunset Sail

A group of Army moms will gather Sunday to celebrate the lives of their loved ones and reassure that although they are gone, they will never be forgotten.

09/28/2014

M16s (Source: CBS4)

Florida Schools Get Major Fire Power Through Controversial Military Surplus Program

School police departments across the country, including those in Florida, have taken advantage of free military surplus gear, stocking up on mine resistant armored vehicles, grenade launchers and scores of M16 rifles.

09/17/2014

Miami police own military gear and weapons. (Source: CBS4)

CBS4 Investigates: Military Gear Handed Over To S. Florida Police

The images out of Ferguson, Missouri were alarming as officers resembling soldiers were going head-to-head with protesters. CBS4 has learned the military gear being used by police in Ferguson is being used by police in South Florida.

08/18/2014

U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), shown here, is located in Doral and will serves as a hub for U.S. military coordination.

Southern Command Intelligence Specialist Charged

An intelligence specialist at Southern Command is in trouble for allegedly accepting bribes and helping steal drug proceeds.

CBS Miami–05/02/2014

IN FLIGHT - MARCH 24: Co-Pilot, Flying Officer Marc Smith looks out as he turns his RAAF AP-3C Orion aircraft at low level in bad weather while searching for missing Malaysia Airways Flight MH370 on March 24, 2014 off the South West Coast of Perth, Australia. Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak spoke at a press conference today to announce that fresh analysis of available satellite data has concluded that missing flight MH370's final position was in the southern Indian Ocean. French authorities reported a satellite sighting of objects in an area of the southern Indian Ocean where China and Australia have also reported similar sightings of potential debris from the flight that went missing on March 8. (Photo by Richard Wainwright - Pool/Getty Images)

Officials: Malaysian Flight “Ended” In S. Indian Ocean

Seventeen days after Malaysian Flight 370 went missing with 239 people on board, Malaysia’s Prime Minister announced new data confirming the plane’s last known location.

03/24/2014

State Capitol (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

Taxes, Speed Limits & Beer Growlers Top Legislature’s Topics

Tax cuts, stiffer sex offender laws, expanding school vouchers and, as always, the state budget will be among the issues Florida legislators will consider over their annual 60-day session.

02/22/2014

(Source:AP/Rob Carr)

Purple Heart Recipients Could Be Granted Free Tolls, Admissions

A new proposal would allow free tolls and park admissions for Purple Heart recipients living in Florida.

01/30/2014

Artis looks out at the beach where she and her husband shared special time together. (Source: Artis Henderson)

The True Love Story Of An Un-Remarried Widow

Artis Henderson never doubted that she was going to someday, somewhere, meet the love of her life. It was a belief the 25-year-old held on to, even though growing up it appeared to her she wasn’t the type of girl guys easily fell in love with.

CBS4–01/19/2014

Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Big Companies Hiring More Veterans

On Veterans Day many take time to honor those who have served our country, but some veterans have trouble finding work once their military service is complete. Now some companies are working to make sure veterans can find jobs once they get home.

CBS4–11/11/2013

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