Saturday is Veterans Day, the anniversary of the signing of the 1918 armistice that ended World War I. And if you wanted to find a veteran to thank in San Antonio, the Acadiana Cafe was the place to be.
Half a century later, the Vietnam War still bedevils and divides us in a way few events in our collective history and conscience have.
After nearly 50 years, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel from Fort Sam Houston will finally be paid the recognition for extraordinary bravery under fire in the Vietnam War, thanks to a dogged collector of oral histories who brought the officer’s story back to life.
U.S. Army Sgt.