Category Archives: Military News
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
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
New laws passed for veterans that served in the Gulf War. These veterans have five years to file from the date of discharge. According to Orange County Veterans Service Officer Gene Smith, President Obama just extended that deadline, so all
For those who have ever got a citation from a Department of Public Safety trooper, a chance to get even for a good cause is now here. A trooper will be sitting inside a dunking booth from 10 a.m. to
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
A very unique Memorial Day service was held at American Legion Post 49 in Orange this year. Students from the Orange Campus of the Tekoa Academy told the story of the Four Chaplains. The Tekoa Academy is composed of students
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.
Chief Warrant Officer 2 Brooks Mouton from Orange was presented the Air
Medal with Valor by Army Chief of Staff, Gen. Martin E. Dempsey on
The remains of two servicemen missing in action since the Vietnam War were buried today in the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery. With the accounting of these airmen, 1,702 service members still remain missing from the conflict.
This week marks the 42nd anniversary of the death of Anthony C. Armbruster from Orange, who made the ultimate sacrifice during the Vietnam War. This Texas hero gave his life for freedom and his sacrifice should never be forgotten. On the anniversary of Armbruster’s
Bobby Vincent, 75, moved to Bridge City in 1947 and started school at Hatton Elementary. He is more than just a retired industrial engineer. He's a United States Veteran. It was December 1954 and he was drafted into the U.S. Army.