Veteran of the Week

  • Nov
    12

    Veteran of the Week: Colonel Glyndon Bruhl

    COLONEL GLYNDON BRUHL, USAF retired: PROUD GRANDFATHER OF DAVIS G. (for Glyndon) BEAL.  Colonel Bruhl and his wife Margaret are visiting Austin from Williamsburg, Virginia. Colonel Bruhl grew up in Covington, Louisiana, and was Covington High School Quarterback.  Glyndon joined the Air Force to fulfill his life long dream of flying jets! He was an… Read More

  • Oct
    18

    Veteran of the Week: Lieutenant Colonel Matt Densmore

      Lieutenant Colonel Matt Densmore of the U.S. Army is a graduate from Texas A&M University where he was a member of Company D-2 in the Corps of Cadets. In December of 1995 he was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Army as an Infantry Officer.  He also earned a Masters Degree at… Read More

  • Oct
    4

    Veteran of the Week: Lieutenant Colonel Robert Washington

    LtCol Washington is a native Texan and a graduate from Texas A&M University. In December of 1995 he was commissioned as a 2ndLt in the Marine Corps and became a field artillery officer. He has had tours in Camp Lejeune, NC; Camp Pendleton, CA; Quantico, VA; Norfolk, VA and Ft Sill, Ok as well as… Read More

  • Sep
    19

    Veteran of the Week: Specialist Morris

    Specialist Morris, U.S. Army, 23, was killed when his vehicle hit a makeshift bomb on April 6, 2008, in Balad, Iraq.  Prior to his death he had been awarded the Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army… Read More

  • Sep
    12

    Veteran of the Week: Staff Sergeant Clifton “Ray” Coffey

    Knowing he wanted to be a Marine his entire life, Staff Sgt. Clifton “Ray” Coffey joined the military in 1998. During the terrorist attacks on September 11, then Corporal Coffey was serving with Weapons Company, 1st Battalion, 1st Marines.  Prior to the US invasion of Afghanistan, Corporal Coffey’s enlistment term had ended.  Corporal Coffey chose to sign another four-year… Read More