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The air of serenity that usually wreathes the Frank M. Tejeda Texas State Veterans home in Floresville was pleasantly disturbed May 24 by the roar of hundreds of motorcycles, as members of Joint Base San Antonio 5/6 and Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association Chapter 23-8, joined by other veterans’ motorcycle clubs, gathered for the Basics for […]

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Motorcycle riders escort supplies to vets in Floresville

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FOX29 Updated: Saturday, May 24 2014, 10:26 PM CDT FLORESVILLE –Some locals veterans escorted some much needed supplies to veterans in Floresville.The JBSA 5/6 Association and the Beeville Chapter of the Combat Veterans Association collected socks, T-shirts, underwear, toiletries and military clothing.The drive happened today at the Wal-mart on Loop 410 and Ray Ellison. The donations […]

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Central Texas Unsung WWII Heroes

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Posted: Apr 29, 2014 6:43 PM CDT Updated: Apr 29, 2014 6:46 PM CDT By Sophia Stamas – email Video:   kcentv.com – KCEN HD – Waco, Temple, and Killeen (KCEN)) — In roughly the time it takes to read this article, somewhere another WWII veteran will pass away. Many of them are in their 90’s now, and […]

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Touchstone Communities Executive Receives Appointment from Governor Rick Perry

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Touchstone Communities is proud to to announce that Senior Vice President of Management Services, Sandy Klein, has been appointed by Governor Rick Perry to the STAR + PLUS Facility Advisory Committee.  Klein will serve for a term expiring at the pleasure of the Governor. “Being appointed by Governor Perry to help provide guidance and direction […]

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Amarillo Veterans Prep 500 Easter Eggs for Underprivileged Kids

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   Karl Wehmhoener AMARILLO — Residents from Ussery-Roan Texas State Veterans Home are stuffing hundreds of Easter eggs for a Easter egg hunt this weekend to help underprivileged children. The residents donated about 500 Easter eggs to the congregation of Amarillo’s City Church. Amarillo City Church is organizing the egg hunt for children in the community who […]

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20 World War II veterans honored with steak cookout

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It was an unusual gathering on a sunny spring day. Twenty World War II veterans ranging in age from 88 to 97 came for a cookout. An anonymous donor treated the veterans Saturday on a patio of Watkins-Logan Texas State Veterans Home. A three-piece country-western band Bobby Edwards & The Blue Catz entertained. Red Cross […]

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