Veteran of the Week

  • Oct

    Veteran of the Week: Sgt. Omar Avila

      Sgt. Omar Avila has had a life of service dedicated to his country and his fellow veterans. Sgt. Avila joined the U.S. Army in 2004 as an Infantryman, deploying to Iraq in 2007. On May 14, 2007, his vehicle was struck with a 200 lb IED, resulting in burns to 75% of his body… Read More

  • Oct

    Veteran of the Week: Master Chief Shawn Johnson

    Special Warfare Operator Master Chief Shawn Johnson was born in Corpus Christi and later moved to Cedar Park.  He was in the first class when Cedar Park opened in 1998 and was a standout running back for the Timberwolves.  He also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreational Management from the University of Wisconsin- La Crosse…. Read More

  • Sep

    Veteran of the Week: Sergeant Jay Kelly Fain, Jr (Ret)

    Sergeant Jay Kelly Fain, Jr (Ret)   Sergeant Jay Kelly Fain, Jr (Ret) was born to Sergeant Major Jay Kelly Fain, Sr (Ret) and (Son Fain) on December 28, 1984. Along with his older sister (Kim Fain), Jay traveled world with his family while his father served in the US Army while on active duty,… Read More

  • Sep

    Veteran of the Week: Daniel Syptak

    Veteran of the Week: Daniel Syptak US Army Infantryman Veteran of the Afghanistan war Mission Statement:  Love God, love others, live free and change the world Born and raised in Carrollton, TX Daniel always had an itch for the outdoors and adventure. At 17 he earned the rank of Eagle Scout through the Boy Scouts of… Read More