Saturday night we were honored to be the beneficiary of the HUMOR for HEROES comedy night at John T. Floore Country Store in San Antonio, TX. Among the many laughs, were also reminders of the sacrifices our military members make for the rest of us to be free.
This year’s race weekend will have some special guests too, thanks to a new partnership. Former Army Specialist Charlie Lemon will deliver the famous words that signal the start of the race; ‘Gentlemen, start your engines.’
W4OH has been chosen by Warriors on Wheels, better known as WOW Cycling Club , as the beneficiary of this year’s “RIDE TEXAS”. RIDE TEXAS is a 5-day, 500-mile bike ride across the great state of Texas, beginning in Wichita Falls, Texas and ending in Corpus Christi, Texas on Veterans Day. This will be the third year for RIDE TEXAS.
Sometimes things happen just by being at the right place at the right time. We all work so hard at W4OH to come up with new ways to raise funds for the troops, and it can be trying at times, when your efforts don’t always end in reward.
With Thanksgiving later this week, First Lieutenant Brian Everman and his wife, Monica, would like to give “thanks” to a generous entrepreneur with a heart of gold.
LT Everman is currently stationed at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas, and has dedicated over 16 years of his life to the United States Army.
On June 8, 2011, Specialist Charlie Lemon (3rd Cavalry Regiment – Fort Hood, Texas) was just two months away from coming home from his tour of duty in Iraq, when his life changed forever. While on a routine mission, Charlie’s Humvee was struck by an IED that severed his legs, and struck his best friend, PFC Matthew England, in the neck.
Coach Gregg Popovich of the San Antonio Spurs invited 25 military members selected by WISH for OUR HEROES to attend the Spurs season-opening scrimmage.
KCEN) — One Fort Hood family has been given a new outlook on life after dealing with not one, but several devastating hardships. It’s all thanks to the non profit, “Wish for Our Heroes” and community members, who stepped in when a family was at their lowest point.
The Sergeant Audie Murphy Club, Fort Bliss Chapter, sparked the grill Aug. 25 outside the Fort Bliss Commissary to raise funds in support of Wish For Our Heroes, an organization that strives to relieve the burdens of daily military life by granting wishes…
One small organization is making a big difference for military families at Fort Hood and across the country. After granting more than 1,000 wishes in less than three years, Wish For Our Heroes is hoping to make a names for itself in Central Texas.
Due to the efforts of Wishe for Our Heroes, Spc. Richard Morrison, a 1st Cavalry Division soldier, will get to introduce his parents to their second grandchild. The Morrison family’s wish was one of two granted Thursday at the first Hackers and Heroes Charity Golf Tournament at Stonetree Golf Course in Killeen.
The Daddy’s were boiling, fans were cheering, and wishes were being granted at the Texas Motor Speedway last weekend. WISH for OUR HEROES hosted an inaugural crawfish boil at the track to raise money for the troops.