Golden Triangle Veterans Honored in Babe Zaharias Park

Southeast Texas Veteran’s Memorial Guide Babe Zaharias Park Southeast Texas has a both a rich history and a good record of creating ways to pass that history down to future generations. The Golden Triangle is also very respectful of our Southeast Texas veterans. The two come together at the Southeast Texas Veterans Memorial at Babe Zaharias Park. The memorial statue was donated by the employees of Conns who dedicated the memorial as a tribute to veterans of all wars from... Read More

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 SETXSeniors.com 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

Honoring Our Southeast Texas Veterans: George T. Sanner, U.S. Army Retired

Southeast Texas Veteran Biography George T. Sanner, United States Army For some Southeast Texas veterans, military service was a calling they rose to in our nation’s time of need. For some, military service became a lifelong career. For George T. Sanner of Village Mills (Wildwood), service in the U.S. Army was a career that lasted almost three decades and that took him to three continents. George began his career in the Army with the Army Air Corps in Newfoundland with. While... 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

“Day of Blessings” for Vidor Veteran Blue Oldbury at Turning Point Church Saturday May 17th

Blue Oldbury in Uniform – US Army 1955 Vidor Veteran Blue Oldbury will be honored with a “Day of Blessings” May 17th at Turning Point Church in Vidor. Blue Oldbury was recently diagnosed with liver cancer and lung cancer and is starting the treatment process. Join the Southeast Texas community in honoring this special Vidor veteran and senior who has meant so much to so many. Blue’s “Day of Blessings” will feature: Bar B Que Plates: Brisket,... Read More

SETX Supports our Soldiers

One day 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

SETX Seniors Resource Guide to be Distributed at the Southeast Texas Senior Celebration

The SETX Seniors Resource Guide will be distributed at the Senior Celebration on Thursday.  The magazine is an all LOCAL resource for Southeast Texas seniors. This issue includes: Interview with George T. Sanner, US Army retired. Sanner served in Vietnam and is a member of VFW Post 1514 in Village Mills Odyssey Hospice Overview Cigna Medicare Advantage Plan Information Local discounts for seniors including fast food, restaurants, retail shopping, entertainment, and services... 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

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