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. Burn victim and war hero, Bobby Henline was one of the featured comedians, and many of you know the struggles he has gone through on the road to recovery from his burns during combat. He was able to join the many celebrities and guests that have hung their boots in John T. Floore’s (see photos on our FB page).
Whenever we are honored at an event, we like to pay it forward by helping a military member. On Saturday, we were honored to assist CPT Kyle Blett of Lackland Air Force Base, Texas.
Kyle originally joined the Marines in 1996. In 2000, he left the Marine Corp, but the military life didn’t leave him. He decided to try his hand in the Air Force. in 1996. In 2000, he left the Marine Corp, but the military life didn’t leave him. He decided to try his hand in the Air Force. Upon his commission in the Air Force in 2009, he served as Deputy Commander and Commander for the Inter Continental Ballistic Missile Combat Crew at Minot Air Force Base in Minot, ND. Recently, Kyle was hit with some very difficult news. He was diagnosed with Stage 4 Colorectal Cancer. He was immediately transferred to Lackland, which allows him to be treated at renowned Brooke Army Medical Center.
Due to Kyle’s serious health condition, he requested to go home to Harrisburg, PA to visit his family. So, on Saturday, Wish For Our Heroes Inc. was joined by many (including an extensive line of troops in his chain of command) in granting Kyle’s wish. W4OH provided both airfare and a rental car so Kyle can spend precious time with his family.