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...
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 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,...
WASHINGTON, D.C., RGV - Veterans Day, which we formally mark today, is a time for reflection. It is a time for honoring the men and women who have risked their lives in far-flung corners of the world to defend...
EDINBURG, RGV - Today is Veterans Day, a day we set aside to honor those who have served in America’s 100 wars. We have been at war, sometimes fighting multiple wars at the same time, 54 percent of my life. If...
McALLEN, RGV - The Department of Veterans Affairs has again rejected calls from veterans to build a VA hospital in the Rio Grande Valley. In a letter to Emilio de los Santos, director of veterans’ affairs in Hidalgo County, Robert...
HARLINGEN, RGV - State Rep. René Oliveira, U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar and potential U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela have joined in the tributes to Rio Grande Valley veteran’s leader Arturo “Treto” Garza. “I'm greatly saddened to read of the passing of...
HARLINGEN, RGV – Actor Samuel Jackson’s new commercial should have hit the South Texas veteran right on target and if veterans do not wake the f…k up, we will never get a Veterans Affairs hospital. Rio Grande Valley veterans have...

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