Gold Star Dads Thanksgiving Feasts – Active Military, National Guard & Reserve personal in the Houston Area got a little Thanksgiving cheer this week as members delivered Gold Star Dads Thanksgiving Feasts. The meal boxes contained everything a family needs to prepare an AWESOME Thanksgiving meal including a 15# Butterball Turkey with all the fixins’Continue reading
Texas Heroes Celebration. On Sept 10th & 11th Gold Star Dads will be Celebrating. That’s right, we will be celebrating the lives of 6,884 remarkable young men & women. Patriots from every corner of this great nation who answered the call after we were attacked. The average age; 20 years 2 months. Americans from every political, social, economical and religious cross section. Because that’s how we raise them in America
For the rest of the nation September 11, 2016 marks the 15th Anniversary of the deadliest attack on America since Pearl Harbor. But for Gold Star Families it also marks the beginning of a journey of incredible selflessness by America’s finest young men & women. Over Six Thousand (6,884) American soldiers, our children, have died in Iraq & Afghanistan since that September morning. Continue reading
California has been my home since 1954 when my father came her fresh out of Continental Trade School in Michigan to start a new life with his wife and soon to be five kids. I grew up for the most part in Hawthorne, not far from where Brian Wilson and the Beach Boys got their start. I attended high school, joined the Marines, made my share of mistakes and then in 1980 met the women that God picked for me, my wife of 35 years.