On Memorial Day, Edgewood Vietnam veterans honor fallen classmates and give back to the West Side San Antonio community that raised them.
More than 400 people – many veterans dressed in uniform – saluted loved ones, friends, and colleagues, at times shedding tears and offering prayers.
Jeree Milam is a family nurse practitioner who commissioned into the U.S. Air Force Reserves in 2016 to become a flight nurse.
Todd Nelson served 20 years active duty in the U.S. Army, including combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, and now works at USAA’s Federal Savings Bank.
Brian Dillard served 10 years active duty in the U.S. Air Force as a cybersecurity specialist.
Officially designated as Military City USA since June 2017, San Antonio will host a number of Memorial Day events over the long weekend.
For families and loved ones of those we remember, every single day is Memorial Day.
Unlike the Old Guard caisson, Fort Sam’s caisson unit is relatively new. It was established soon after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
Too often our leaders have sent Americans to die in response to vague threats or in pursuit of unclear purposes.
For many, Memorial Day means a three-day holiday weekend and the unofficial start of summer.