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Lufkin Resident Gets His Military Medals This Weekend

Ben Weber of Lufkin served during World War II and suffered gunshot wounds to the leg and eye, in the battle for Iwo Jima.

He'll receive medals for his military service this Sunday, and a political dignitary is coming to Lufkin to present them.

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Scuba Diving Soldier Surprises Family in Best Way Possible

We've seen more than our fair share of soldiers surprising their families by coming home, but this one might be a cut above the rest.

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Soldiers in Afghanistan Remake Dolphins Cheerleader ‘Call Me Maybe’ Video

That's right -- we're still posting 'Call Me Maybe' videos. Deal with it! This one's got soldiers serving in Afghanistan, so it's sort of our civic responsibility to share it with the world.

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Scams Keep Targeting Military Veterans

No one is immune from scams, not even the our current troops and military veterans. We're learned that scammers don't have a scrupulous bone in their body, so I don't suppose we should be surprised that they don't even spare the folks that we're supposed to hold in the highest esteem.

Sometimes, when a soldier comes back to East Texas from serving in the Middle East, they're milked for money.

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Do Military Veterans Have More Health Problems Than Civilians?

A new report from the CDC finds that men who’ve served in the military carry a heavier health burden than civilians — in fact, veterans are significantly more likely to have two or more chronic conditions like diabetes, heart disease and high blood pressure.

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Military Members, Beware of Scam

The IRS is warning of a new scam that targets the military.

Perhaps we’ve all been perturbed by a scam at some point in our lives…one that comes in the form of a telemarketing phone call or an email that phishes for personal and financial information. But why bother our military heroes with that type of nonsense?! The criminals behind this scam may really tick off a lot of people. We’re supposed to support the troops, not con them.

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Returning Soldier Surprises Family at KFC [VIDEO]

We’ve all seen the heartwarming videos of soldiers stationed overseas surprising their children stateside with early returns home.

And that’s how this video of Capt. Cherissa Jackson, who had been deployed in Afghanistan, begins, with mom surprising her daughters Anita and Ashley at a Gaitherburg, Maryland Kentucky Fried Chicken. But then it gets even more touching. 

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Troops Returning From Iraq War Have Americans Split — Survey of the Day

Earlier this week, the Pentagon declared the end of the Iraq War, an almost nine-year conflict which claimed 4,487 American lives and removed Saddam Hussein from power. Now, Americans are are conflicted over whether the entire endeavor was worth it.

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