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November's Military Hero

Joseph Olive is this month's Military Hero

VICTORIA, Texas - Joseph Olive is this month's military hero, with a plethora of experiences while he served in the Air Force. His interest to join the military started while he…

Military Hero of the Month – CT.

Monthly Winner will be awarded a Plaque with Hero’s Name and $120 gift card to Texas Roadhouse.

Previous Military Heroes

Victoria native celebrates 102 birthday

George Hyak, also a Army veteran, had a parade celebrating this birthday milestone

VICTORIA, Texas - George Hyak is a longtime Victoria resident and Army veteran who celebrated turning 102 on Sunday. Community members came together and celebrated Hyak with a parade outside of his…

Organization that saves animals in Afghanistan trying to leave safely

Nowzad, a non-profit that reunites animals with U.S. military service members is now trying to get their staff and animals to safety

KABUL, Afghanistan - Nowzad, a non-profit organization based in Kabul, Afghanistan has reunited cats and dogs that once roamed the streets of Afghanistan with military service members who befriended the animals. As…

Victoria Veterans organize prayer event

The event will be August 26, 8 p.m. - 9 p.m. at 4802 John Stockbauer Dr,

VICTORIA, Texas - Colonel Mike Petrash and Petty Officer Will Martin decided that they wanted to do something for veterans here in Victoria after witnessing the recent events in Afghanistan.…

A Bloomington native is the July Military Hero

VICTORIA, Texas - A Bloomington native is the July Military Hero. Eric Salinas joined the military in 2007 and was deployed three times to Iraq and Afghanistan. The Bloomington native had…

Military Hero: Raul 'Roy' Martinez

Raul "Roy" Martinez is the Military Hero for the month of June

VICTORIA, Texas - This month's military hero is Raul "Roy" Martinez. Martinez said he knew he wasn't going to college so after he graduated high school he signed up to…

Military Hero: Clint Maddox

VICTORIA, Texas - Clint Maddox is the Military Hero for the month of May. "I was a Supply Sergeant in the Army," Maddox said.  "I supplied a battalion and I had…

Military Hero: George Dawdy

PORT LAVACA, Texas - George Dawdy is our Military Hero for the month of April.  In 1963, the Lubbock native was about to graduate from Calhoun County High School but he…

Military Hero: James Barnette

James Barnette is the March Military Hero.

VICTORIA, Texas - James Barnette is this month's Military Hero. The Victoria native and Victoria High School graduate was 18 years old when he was drafted into the military.  "I was…

Military Hero: Theresa 'Boggess

GOLIAD, Texas - Theresa 'Boggess is the Military Hero of February. The 50-year-old Goliad resident served as a medical specialist for five years. "I went in in '89 and so I…

Military Heroes honored for help during COVID spike

A barbecue dinner took place to honor military heroes and medical staff

A dinner was held at the Soiree on 212 S Main St. honoring military heroes, doctors, and medical staff for the care they provided when Victoria had…

Military Hero: Don Easley

VICTORIA, Texas- Normandy Beach, a familiar image for World War II veterans like Donald Easley at the young age of 18 enlisted in the Army. Now, looking back, he still recalls the hardships…

Military Hero: Carl Bludau

VICTORIA, Texas- We’ve seen the chilling video of war in Vietnam, taking us back to the late 1960’s. The stories continue as brave veterans recall their time in a land far from home.…

Military Hero of the Month: John Davis

VICTORIA, Texas- Cynthia Davis is the proud wife of a 20 plus year army veteran, John Davis. This month she nominated her husband as Military Hero of the month. John Davis says that to this day, the military has helped…

Military Hero of the Month

Lt. Colonel Lupe Gutierrez is this January's Military Hero of the Month, serving in the Air Force for more than three decades

Lt. Colonel Lupe Gutierrez is this January's Military Hero of the Month, serving in the Air Force for more than three decades.

Dean Harwell is our Military Hero of the month

It’s that time of the month again where we honor the Military Hero of the month. Our winner for December is Dean Harwell. We are with Elane and Dean Hardwell and were talking about Military Hero of the month and…

October's Military Hero of the Month

This month we honor Sergeant Jonathan Davile. He is an Army veteran who has wanted to join the military since he was young. In his first tour of duty, he was involved in an IED explosion which left him with PTSD and a traumatic brain injury. He was awarded the Purple Heart as well.