Southeast Texas Veteran Reunites Family with Loved One’s Purple Heart from World War II

Southeast Texas Veterans News Local Veteran Reunites Family with Loved One’s Purple Heart from WWII We are bringing this story back from Veterans Day. We originally ran it here on a couple of years ago, but it still captures the feeling of veteran appreciation here in The Golden Triangle.  Sometimes you have a feeling that something just doesn’t feel quite right. This was the case when Southeast Texas veteran Jared Scoggan came across a purple heart... Read More

SETX Veterans Week: Thank-you to Southeast Texas Veterans

Happy Veterans Day Southeast Texas thanks all Southeast Texas veterans who have served in our armed forces and who are serving in our military today.  We appreciate all of your sacrifices on the behalf of the United States, Southeast Texas, and our community. We recognize and are thankful for all you have done to keep us a free nation. I hope that on this Veteran’s Day you will feel honored and appreciated. At we tell the stories of Southeast... Read More

Southeast Texas Vietnam Era Veteran Bio – Lester Trauth Jr.

Southeast Texas Veteran Biographies Lester Trauth Jr. United States Air Force A couple of years ago, SETX Seniors profiled Lumberton World War II veteran Leter Trauth Senior who has since passed. He was one of our favorite WWII veteran interview! His son, Lester Trauth Jr., is also a Southeast Texas veteran. The Trauth family has a rich history of service to the United States. They immigrated to the US from Germany in 1844. Lester Trauth Sr. served in the US Army’s 79th Infantry... Read More

Southeast Texas Veterans Commemorate 70th Anniversary of D-Day

Join Southeast Texas veterans in commemorating the 70th anniversary of D-Day. D-Day was June 6th 1944. In Southeast Texas, Liberty County will be hosting a D-Day Parade: Saturday June 7 Liberty Tx 10AM All Veterans and current military welcome to participate Fellowship meal for veterans after the parade Note: Our Southeast Texas D-Day Veterans are 87+, so consider inviting a veteran to ride with you to the parade.   Click here for more information on the Liberty D-Day... Read More

D-Day Parade Liberty Tx June 7th

This Saturday Southeast Texas Veterans will be heading to the Liberty County D-Day Parade: All Current Military and Veterans welcome to participate Saturday June 7th 10AM Lunch and fellowship will be provided for veterans after the parade. Click for more information about the Liberty County D-Day Parade. For more information contact: Mark McClelland: (936) 334-2017 Lucky Murphy: (936) 334-7509 Sandra Sterling (936) 336-5464 Jennnifer Regan (713) 540-3708 Marda DeFusto (281)... Read More

Southeast Texas – Supports our Soldiers

Recently,  I was driving on Highway 69 in Beaumont when a loud “ping” signaled that it was time to fill up on gas. I pulled off on Lucas and into the corner gas station. A fully uniformed soldier was standing with his military duffel. It was on my heart to go over and say something, but I first started the tedious process of gassing up my vehicle- inserting my credit card, putting in my pin, selecting the fuel type. In that short time, less than a couple of minutes, my heart... Read More is the only comprehensive senior lifestyle website for Southeast Texas Seniors. is dedicated to being informative to all things of concern to seniors, their families and their caregivers.