These retirees are young. The average age of someone who retires from the military is 45, and it turns out Texas is one of the best places in America to put down new roots. If you see military retirees at Memorial Day events this weekend, think they'll agree that they're in a good place?
There's already a memorial in this Texas town dedicated to the man that the movie, American Sniper, was based on. And now Texas lawmakers are considering a bill that would name part of a highway after Chris Kyle.
The US Army might not be known for it's awesome culinary creations, but at the very least they'd like to make the food better for the troops. And if you're willing to eat MREs (Meals, Ready-to-Eat) for three solid weeks, you can help make that happen.
We here at Townsquare Media Lufkin want to say thank you to our enlisted men and women, and their families, in Lufkin, Nacogdoches, and surrounding areas who sacrifice so much for all of us all year long...
Sunny Sweeney happened upon a special moment while walking through an airport recently, so she pulled out her camera to capture the two men -- a civilian and solider -- praying together. The photo has since gone viral, and as a result, the soldier has been identified.
The 4th Annual Boot Walk is underway right now: Texas musician and proud supporter of our military, Granger Smith, has his combat boots strapped on and is walking 100 miles from Austin to Ft. Hood. The walk is from May 4th-8th, followed by a concert at Ft. Hood, and all the proceeds will go to benefit the Boot Campaign.
Touring artists like Eli Young Band know what it feels like to be away from home too often. But even with their jam-packed travel schedules, their time apart from family is nothing compared to the burden that our soldiers overseas face -- something they realize.
The holiday season can be a joyous time of year but for those serving in the military and the family members left behind the holidays can be difficult. Well, the Texas band Scooter Brown Band has decided to do something about that with their wonderful new Christmas song "A Soldier's Christmas Eve".
Kevin Hillery, a 22-year-old man who was paralyzed last year after a tree fell on him, made history yesterday when he became the first-ever paraplegic to graduate from the United States Naval Academy. Way to go, Kevin!
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