AUSTIN, Texas - America is the greatest force for freedom the world has ever known. That is because we have the mightiest military in the history of the world. And Texas is the greatest force for job creation in the...
As a Vietnam Veteran for the United States Marine Corps, I understand the difficult sacrifices that military men and women and their families endure on a daily basis, and the challenges they face when they return home. I was honored...
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...
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,...
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...
SAN ANTONIO, RGV - Placido Salazar, of the Dr. Hector P. Garcia American GI Forum Organization of Texas, has penned a letter to the Democratic candidates for governor and lieutenant governor on the issue of helping Rio Grande Valley...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - As state legislators file legislation in Austin to help Rio Grande Valley veterans secure healthcare services at the new UT-RGV School of Medicine, members of Congress say they want the VA secretary to visit the region. U.S....
HARLINGEN, RGV - U.S. Sen. John Cornyn wants to rename a VA clinic in Harlingen after the late Arturo ‘Treto’ Garza, who championed veteran’s issues in the Rio Grande Valley and wrote regularly for the Guardian. Cornyn has introduced legislation...
SAN BENITO, RGV - Retired U.S. Army Lieutenant General Ricardo Sanchez, a native of Rio Grande City who commanded U.S. ground forces in Iraq, will be keynote speaker at San Benito’s Vietnam-Era Veterans’ Tribute ceremony on Oct. 24. San Benito...
EDCOUCH, RGV: Here's to my Band of Brothers. Band of Brothers You may have served in Combat or in non-combat. You may have retired out or you may have served for a short time. You may have been a draftee, reservist, national guardsman...

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