Rockwall County Commissioners Court honors post-9/11 veterans, Employees of the Quarter

Rockwall County Commissioners Court honors post-9/11 veterans, Employees of the Quarter

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 26, 2021 — The Rockwall County Commissioners Court recognized post-9/11 veterans in the county with a resolution during its meeting today, Jan. 26th. The resolution honored the 4.7 million veterans who have continued to serve our nation since the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, as well as the 7,054 veterans […]

Terry Fisher American Legion Post 117 celebrates lives of passing members with memorial ceremony

Terry Fisher American Legion Post 117 celebrates lives of passing members with memorial ceremony

ROCKWALL, TX – December 18, 2020 — On Dec. 17, the Terry Fisher American Legion Post 117 held a memorial ceremony to celebrate the lives of its members who passed away this year. The public event was held at the Veterans Memorial outside the Rockwall County Courthouse (1111 E Yellow Jacket Ln.). The passing members’ […]

Wreaths Across America: Rest Haven welcomes community for laying of wreaths Saturday

Wreaths Across America: Rest Haven welcomes community for laying of wreaths Saturday

REMEMBER the Fallen. HONOR those who Serve. TEACH children the value of freedom. ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 17, 2020 – Wreaths Across America will be at Rest Haven Funeral Home and Memorial Park in Rockwall on Saturday, December 19 to remember and honor our veterans through the laying of remembrance wreaths on the graves of […]

Wreaths Across America virtual convoy rolls on

Wreaths Across America virtual convoy rolls on

“For Every Daughter and Every Son, Resting Beneath the Snow in Arlington” In spite of a snowstorm that brought record amounts to some areas, the mission to honor our nation’s veterans will not be detoured. COLUMBIA FALLS, Maine — December 17, 2020 — Wreaths Across America is a national effort that grew thanks to a […]

MILESTONE PUP-DATE: Introducing Millie, Patriot PAWS service dog

MILESTONE PUP-DATE: Introducing Millie, Patriot PAWS service dog

  ROCKWALL, TX – November 30, 2020 – Rockwall-based Patriot PAWS trains and provides service dogs of the highest quality at no cost to disabled American veterans and others with mobile disabilities. Through first-class training, these dogs are able to help restore physical and emotional independence. With over 235 top-trained dogs already placed, this nonprofit is […]

Wreaths Across America: Community welcome at laying of wreaths at Rest Haven Rockwall

Wreaths Across America: Community welcome at laying of wreaths at Rest Haven Rockwall

REMEMBER the Fallen. HONOR those who Serve. TEACH children the value of freedom. ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 24, 2020 – Wreaths Across America will be at Rest Haven Funeral Home and Memorial Park in Rockwall on Saturday, December 19 to remember and honor our veterans through the laying of remembrance wreaths on the graves of […]

Rockwall YMCA honors veterans with special ceremony

Rockwall YMCA honors veterans with special ceremony

ROCKWALL, TX – November 11, 2020 — The J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall welcomed the Terry Fisher American Legion Post 117 of Rockwall, local dignitaries and officials, and veterans from the community to observe a special ceremony on Veterans Day. The outdoor event recognized and remembered those who have made the ultimate sacrifice and those […]

USDA Forest Service grants veterans, Gold Star families free access to national forests, grasslands

USDA Forest Service grants veterans, Gold Star families free access to national forests, grasslands

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10, 2020 – Without those brave men and women that served our country and uniform, and without the support of their families, our nation would not be what it is today. To show our gratitude for their selfless service, the USDA Forest Service today announced it will offer U.S. military veterans and Gold […]

Veterans honored with free breakfast at Rest Haven in Rockwall

Veterans honored with free breakfast at Rest Haven in Rockwall

ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 6, 2020 – This is C.B. Perdue in the white truck, a World War II and Korean War veteran, former POW and USAF hero. He was a B17 gunner who was shot down over Germany in 1945. His story is one of bravery courage, and patriotism. C.B. was among several local […]

Rest Haven welcomes Rockwall area veterans, spouses for free Veteran’s Day Breakfast on Nov. 5

Rest Haven welcomes Rockwall area veterans, spouses for free Veteran’s Day Breakfast on Nov. 5

UPDATE – Nov. 4, 2020 – Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Rest Haven’s Veteran’s Day Breakfast set for 9 a..m. Thursday, Nov. 5 is now a DRIVE BY. Veterans and their spouses are welcome to just drive in the Rest Haven parking lot and they will hand you a yummy breakfast box! They just ask that […]

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