Veteran who served in three wars is August’s Military Hero of the Month

David Padilla is a 96 year old U.S. Army veteran that served in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam.

In World War II, he became a Prisoner of War in Nazi Germany in 1944.

In Korea, he served in the Signal Corps, teaching soldiers how to drive the machinery.

Raymond Reyes, who nominated Mr. Padilla, says that “Mr. Padilla’s service means a lot to me. I really appreciate this veteran’s of the month program that’s running right now.”

Meteorologist Trey Meynig presented Mr. Padilla with a beautiful plaque provided by Mac Haik, on behalf of Mac Haik and Newcenter 25. Mr. Padilla also received a gift card for Texas Roadhouse.