Driving over the Harbor Bridge on Hwy 181, the “Blue Ghost” is a constant reminder of the Pacific Theater events of World War II. On Thursday, February 8, the USS Lexington Museum will welcome aboard Don Graves, a US Marine Corps veteran who was one of the thousands of Marines to land on Iwo Jima in 1945.
Remembering, honoring, teaching
Saturday, December 16, Wreaths Across America Ceremonies were held throughout all fifty states to - Remember. Honor. Teach. The Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery hosted the local one sponsored by Veterans Band of Corpus Christi, Texas.
Letters From Home
Coastal Bend Troop Support is most known for the care boxes sent to troops stationed in combat areas. A fall fundraiser had been planned for 2017 but Harvey changed many things. "Letters From Home" will be presented Friday, November 17 as a free event in honor of ... Military, First Responders and Survivors of Hurricane … Continue reading Letters From Home
Good evening,” “I am writing to you from Hamid Kobzar International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan.
Hall of Fame
Hurricane Harvey may have carried away the hanger doors, but members of the Third Coast Squadron will still honor four Coastal Bend veterans during a Hall of Fame Awards ceremony this Saturday, September 23, 2017 beginning at 2:00 p.m.
Creating survivors – One at a time!
At the corner of Live Oak and Laurel in Rockport is an unassuming, wood sided house with large red, white and blue wreaths along the side facing Live Oak. The center of the wreaths identifies this as the Veterans’ Outreach Center
Pancakes and Planes
On the First Saturday of July, the table on the veranda of the Beacon House at McCampbell-Porter Airport was filled with visitors and members of the Third Coast Squadron of the CAF.
As our country celebrates Independence Day, our veterans and active military are thought of first.
Vets Helping Vets
One group of men and women who did return from combat ...
We shall not forget the sacrifices
Portland, Ingleside, Aransas Pass and Rockport will have special Memorial Day observances to allow residents to reflect on the sacrifices of men and women who died while serving our country. The last Monday of May is the official day chosen as a solemn reminder that freedom is never free. Portland is holding their “Lest We … Continue reading We shall not forget the sacrifices
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