I enlisted in the U.S. Army because saw it as my duty to repay the country that had welcomed me so warmly and offered me so much growth.
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.
Aaron Mayfield’s aeronautic skill, intelligence and outside-the-box thinking helped land him in rare company. He and two Health Career classmates – Chloe Kiniry and Audra Blazicko – have received appointments to the Air Force Academy.
Hundreds watched the military’s finest demonstrate discipline, precision, and esprit de corps, during the first of a two-day military appreciation event commemorating San Antonio’s 300th birthday.
Fort Sam Houston officials are putting out the welcome mat May 5 and 6 for a showcase of the city’s tradition of military service during its Tricentennial.