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    A. J. Johnson faced deadly confrontation in The Philippines Video included

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    A. J. Johnson was fired up. A sailor wounded at sea was back home telling him and three of his buddies how the Japanese sank his ship. So Johnson and his buds all decided to join the Navy, too. But Johnson was the only one to pass the physical. He to war alone. He would go on to pass another test -- a test of courage and fighting skill. More>>

    Fred Moffitt got down to business after World War II Video included

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    Fred Moffitt left high school to help fight for our country in World War II, then came back to finish getting an education and going into business. You could say it turned out. More>>

    Edwin Davis found Christianity on the battlefield in World War II Video included

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    Edwin Davis says he was not a Christian when he went into World War II. But something he found on the battlefield changed that.While fighting his way through Italy as a leader for a machine gun platoon, Davis made a chilling discovery. More>>

    James Rhoades dramatically shares survival story from Korean War Video included

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    James Rhoades of Marshall, Texas says he knew as a young boy he'd love to fly.  He also says because of his love of Jesus that he's never scared.  So what happened when he faced a do or die situation while flying as a mechanic over Korea during the war?
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    Ralph Walls survived battle on recon in Vietnam Video included

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    If you talk to many Vietnam War veterans, not many would enthusiastically say the experience was "great!"  But Ralph Walls does, even though he had risky duty and was lucky to come back in one piece to tell about it. More>>

    Like Father, like son; generations of Willyerds served in battle Video included

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    As we approach Father's Day we have a story of amazing military service for one family. Their service dates back -- as far as they know -- to the Civil War and the Spanish American War, and almost every war since involving U.S. forces. More>>

    Leonard Cadenhead prayed for return to sweetheart on D-Day Video included

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    Friday marks 70 years since the greatest seaborne assault known as D-Day. So we meet a veteran who survived the invasion and fought on through the war to get back to the woman in England who would be his partner for life.
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    Belated honor coming to 99 year old D-Day survivor Video included

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    At age 99, and almost 70 years after D-Day, it's a belated honor for one of those brave men who stormed ashore in World War II. John Carpenter of Shreveport has a unique story.  More>>

    Letters to home inspire Vietnam veteran's book Video included

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    The hand-written letter. A practice almost lost now in the digital age. But they meant a lot in years past.Like during the Vietnam War when Joe Rhodes of Bossier City was fighting on the other side of the world. More>>

    Sam Echols uses humor to deal with Vietnam War memories Video included

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    Fighting wars for the U.S. was in Sam Echols' family. So he joined the Army while he was in college and trained to be a helicopter pilot for the Vietnam War. More>>

    Former Miss Barksdale shipped out for ugly duty in World War II Video included

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    Part of the war effort that brought victory for the Allies in Europe 69 years ago was Dorothy Kneipp.  More>>

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    • Mission trip ends with college professor's deportation

      Mission trip ends with college professor's deportation

      Friday, July 25 2014 1:56 PM EDT2014-07-25 17:56:16 GMT
      A mission trip to Guatemala to help others ended with the deportation of a Southwest Arkansas college professor.
      A mission trip to Guatemala to help others ended with the deportation of a Southwest Arkansas college professor.
    • Soaring With the Eagles

      Soaring With the Eagles

      Friday, July 25 2014 10:06 AM EDT2014-07-25 14:06:46 GMT
      Imagine soaring like an eagle and catching that next thermal to a higher altitude ... 
      Imagine soaring like an eagle and catching that next thermal to a higher altitude ... 
    • Helicopter Hog Hunting

      Helicopter Hog Hunting

      Friday, July 25 2014 7:15 AM EDT2014-07-25 11:15:01 GMT
      It's a problem that can cost local farmers thousands of dollars a year, the damage is being done by feral or wild hogs. They can do some serious damage, but now the State of Louisiana is trying to help in a way you may not have thought of.
      It's a problem that can cost local farmers thousands of dollars a year, the damage is being done by feral or wild hogs. They can do some serious damage, but now the State of Louisiana is trying to help in a way you may not have thought of.
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