McALLEN, RGV - On Memorial Day we honor and remember the men and women who died while serving in our Armed Forces. These fallen heroes gave the ultimate sacrifice of defending our freedom. They had our backs, now we must...
MISSION, RGV - Veterans groups along with Mission city officials and residents honored Vietnam war hero Noe Magallan on Veteran’s Day. Sgt. Noe Magallan, a Mission native, was killed in action on Sept. 23,...
Everyone agrees that we should do all we can to improve the care we provide our veterans. But not everyone understands the barriers that exist that prevent patients from receiving quality care, namely access to health care. As more and...
HARLINGEN, RGV - U.S. Sen. John Cornyn has reacted to claims that veterans at the VA health center in Harlingen were denied or faced long delays in getting routine colonoscopies. The claims came about after a whistleblower, Dr. Richard Krugman,...
The “Public”? Who are they? “Service?” What is that? Both outmoded? Or worse, both forgotten? Perhaps not, if you are one of the few (only eight percent of Americans, now) who have served in the military, or the less than...
HARLINGEN, RGV - Congressman Rubén Hinojosa wants to see new signage at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen and Doctors Hospital at Renaissance in Edinburg so huge that motorists can easily see it as they drive by. The signage will...
HARLINGEN, RGV - Rio Grande Valley veterans finally got to meet the head of the VA on Monday when cabinet secretary Robert McDonald visited Harlingen and McAllen. Valley veterans' leaders have been pressing for such a meeting for many years. The...
Just when we thought we had finally opened a line of communication with someone, anyone at VA, regarding a much-needed full-service 24/7 VA hospital for our more than 120,000 U.S. veterans in the South Texas Rio Grande Valley, we...
HARLINGEN, RGV - As the SBA celebrates National Veterans Small Business Week, November 4 thru November 11, it reminds me of the thousands of service members transitioning each year from military to civilian life. The U.S. Small Business Administration has...
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - What better way to honor our more than 120,000 Rio Grande Valley veterans than to finally build and maintain a VA hospital in the region? This means pressing all of our South Texas congressmen, including newly-elected  Filemon Vela,...

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