Category Archives: Military News
Texas Military Honors Team Fund-raiser event 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 27 at St. Anthony Cathedral Basilica, 700 Jefferson St. in Beaumont. The cost is $50 per person and $35 for veterans. To sponsor a veteran’s seat,
The Lutcher Theater is bringing a treat to Orange the week of Veterans’ Day at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 5. “Beyond Glory” is a one man show adapted and performed by Stephen Lang that recounts the stories of eight
Like many young men of his generation, 17-year-old Clement Thibodeaux Jr. joined the military to fight in the Korean War and was killed in action. However, it would be more than 60 years later before his family would have the
The Lloyd Grubbs American Legion Post #49 conducted a flag retirement ceremony at the legion hall on Green Avenue in Orange during Flag Day activities on June 14. Mrs. Connie Velasquez, Air Force veteran and Service Officer for American Legion
Cardinal Fireworks is partnering with the Folds of Honor Foundation to honor the sacrifices of the fallen and support their families through scholarships and other opportunities. Cardinal Fireworks is dedicating the 2013, our 20th Anniversary, Firework Season to recognizing their sacrifices
The Wingate Family Reunion was held Saturday at the LaQuinta Inn in Bridge City. According to Patsy Wingate, the family has been holding an annual reunion for over 90 years. “We’ve been having them for a very long time,” she
Memorial day is more than backyard barbecues and going to the beach, but is a federal holiday which occurs annually on the finally Monday in May to honor and remember the men and women who died while serving their country
The public is invited to the 10th annual tribute to Orange County veterans 6 p.m. Sunday, May 26 at the Heritage Veterans Memorial Plaza, 3810 M.L. King Drive in Orange. The event is free. Held annually on the plaza on
A simple gesture from a group of ladies at St. Paul’s Episcopal church can mean all the world to a soldier who is stationed in a foreign country. Four times a year the ladies of the church along with help
When Burt Stigen bought the old Shady Rest Motel on the closed Highway 90 section west of Vinton, he wanted to provide a home for homeless veterans. Stigen has done that and more. Over the years he has used his
The Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center (MEDVAMC) is one of 40 VA
medical centers selected across the nation to serve as an enrollment
site for a voluntary research program - The Million Veteran Program
The Port Arthur Historical Society invites the public to the Museum of the Gulf Coast to view WWI: Final Survivors, a stunning exhibition of photographs taken by photojournalist David DeJonge. The exhibition will open with a FREE reception on Sunday,
HOUSTON - The Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center (MEDVAMC) is currently recruiting participants for several clinical research studies investigating traumatic brain injury (TBI).
The Department of Veterans Affairs will distribute more than $430,000 in stipend payments to Family Caregivers of Veterans in July. These Family Caregivers were the first to complete their Caregiver training under the program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers.
When dealing with bureaucracy one often needs the help of someone who can interpret the language and assist in filling out the accompanying forms. Veterans and their survivors often have unique situations to deal with.