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United States Wounded

Soldiers Foundation

We Will NEVER Forget...

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May 21, 2008 Hero Appreciation Day at Brooks Army Medical Center for the wounded troops and their families. 

 

The USWSF along with Hunt for Heroes and Texas Troop Salute out of Midland Texas, joined together and hosted a Hero Appreciation Day at Brooks Army Medical Center for the wounded troops and their families with a bar b que and entertainment on May 21, 2008.

 

Gift bags were given out to each family, containing donations from the Dallas Cowboys, Dallas Stars, Texas Rangers, Coca Cola Fuze, Willie Nelson, Connie Nelson, among others.

 

 

MC for the event was "Priscilla", on air personality at 106.1 KISS FM out of Dallas. Joining the entertanment was Roger Creager, Lucky Tomlin Band and Cross Country the band. Also on hand was San Antonio Spurs Mascot entertaining the group of 500.

 

Special guests that attended were two of the REAL soldiers (Fernando Lopez and Joe Pena) that were the inspiration of the movie written by Joe Gallaway, "WE WERE SOLDIERS once, and young" that starred Mel Gibson. They were present to Thank our wounded soldiers recovering from their wounds, and for their sacrifice fighting for liberty freedom.