veterans

March Military Hero: Louisa Rosalez

The US Department of Veterans Affairs recognizes the month of March as Women’s Veterans Month, with women making up around 16 to 19 percent of the United States Military.

VICTORIA, Texas -Louisa Rosalez is your Military Hero for the month of March. Rosalez was born and raised in Corpus Christi. She joined the United States Army Reserves in 1986 and ended up…

Vietnam Veteran Memorial Pavilion now open in Patriot Park

The memorial pavilion is dedicated to Vietnam Veterans, with the project taking two and half years to complete and funding from local donors.

VICTORIA, Texas - With years in the making and community support the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Pavilion is now open in Patriot Park. The pavilion is dedicated…

Port Lavaca based coffee company brewing up help for Veterans

A Port Lavaca coffee company is giving back to veterans, one coffee cup at a time

  Port Lavaca, Texas - Father and son team Laval and Milam Simons, created smoking gun coffee back in February, in order to combine their love of coffee and their concern for…

'The State of Texas will always support our military veterans'

Governor Abbott invites Austin Veterans Parade Foundation to host rally on State Capitol steps

AUSTIN, Texas - On Tuesday, Nov. 9, Governor Greg Abbott invited veterans with the Austin Veterans Parade Foundation to host a rally on the south steps of the Texas State Capitol. The invitation is in response to the cancellation of…

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.…

Veterans enjoy Warrior's Weekend fishing tournament

Warrior's Weekend has been assisting combat wounded veterans with a relaxing water therapy weekend

PORT O'CONNOR, Texas-- The Warrior's Weekend fishing tournament, on August 7th in Port O'Connor, hosted purple heart veterans from all around the United States. For 16 years, Warrior's Weekend has been…

Honoring the fallen heroes at Warrior's Weekend Field of Honor

Col. Mike Petrash founded the Warrior's Weekend Field of Honor in 2009.

VICTORIA -- On this day, the last Monday in May, we honor the men and women who have died while serving our country. In Victoria, flags filled the Warrior's Weekend Field of Honor to commemorate heroes. Colonel Mike Petrash…

Warrior's Weekend Field of Honor team seeking student ambassadors

An opportunity for students to earn scholarship money while celebrating the service and sacrifices of Veterans and active Military members

VICTORIA, Texas -  For the first time ever, the Field of Honor Team is seeking out 50 student Ambassadors (from elementary school through college) who would like to earn a Warrior's Weekend Field of Honor Scholarship. Students can earn the…

Warriors Weekend Field of Honor to celebrate Veterans Day

The Warriors weekend will hold a special ceremony to honor veterans with the Field of Honor.

VICTORIA, Texas - On Saturday November 7th, the Warriors Weekend Field of Honor will celebrate veterans with a special ceremony. Colonel Mike Petrash with the Field of…