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Veterans Day 2008

December 11, 2008 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake celebrated Veterans Day with a special ceremony that included the Presentation of Colors and a variety of speakers who discussed the meaning behind the special day. More
November 12, 2008 -- Despite the threat of severe weather, Veterans Day was celebrated in two ceremonies in Jefferson County on Tuesday. More
November 11, 2008 -- Congressman-Elect Pete Olson posted a Veterans Day message. More
November 11, 2008 -- United States Senator John Cornyn today paid tribute to the nation's veterans at the 10th Annual Houston Salutes American Heroes Veterans Day Commemoration. More
November 11, 2008 -- A United States Marine wounded in Iraq today was presented with a home in Tuscan Lakes donated through the efforts of the Bay Area Builders Association and the Coalition to Salute America's Heroes. More
November 11, 2008 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced the creation of the Texas Veterans Leadership Program, a resource to help veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan assimilate to civilian life in Texas by providing employment and training services, resources and referrals. More
November 11, 2008 -- Veterans Affairs Secretary Secretary Dr. James B. Peake has posted a special message in honor of Veterans Day. More
November 10, 2008 -- The National Veterans Day Observance will be held at Arlington National Cemetery at 11 a.m. on November 11. More
November 10, 2008 -- The City of League City is proud to honor local veterans and servicemen and women during a special ceremony on November 11, 2008. More
November 10, 2008 -- In recognition of the service provided by U.S. veterans, the University of Houston-Clear Lake Office of Alumni and Community Relations is hosting a Veterans Day program on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 10:30 a.m. – noon. More
November 10, 2008 -- There will be no official observances of Veterans Day on Galveston Island. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 880 and American Legion Post 20, who usually co-sponsor a Veterans Day Program, had planned a program to be held at the Viet Nam Memorial at Moody Gardens. However, they have cancelled their plans because of Hurricane Ike. More
November 10, 2008 -- There will be three Veterans Day celebrations in Jefferson County on Tuesday. More
November 10, 2008 -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency today announced that the Disaster Recovery Center in Smith County is relocating to Harrison County. More
November 10, 2008 -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency today announced its salute of military personnel who were instrumental in recovery from Hurricane Ike in honor of Veterans Day. More
November 09, 2008 -- The Texas Veterans Land Board will host a seminar on benefits for veterans on Veterans Day at the University of Houston's Cougar Den at the University Center. More
November 08, 2008 -- The 10th Annual Houston Salutes American Heroes Veterans Day Commemoration and Parade will be held on Tuesday, November 11, 2008 in downtown Houston. More
November 06, 2008 -- The Tyrrell Historical Library will open a new exhibit honoring World War II veterans on Saturday. More
November 06, 2008 -- The Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston will offer free "drive-through" flu shots for veterans on November 22 at the center. More
November 04, 2008 -- Karen Siegel Propis, MPH, MS, RD, LD, LAc, now offers treatment on a donation basis to active soldiers and retired war veterans at Acupuncture & Nutrition Clinic, 9660 Hillcroft, Suite 202, 77096, who are suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury which includes symptoms such as insomnia, balance problems, headaches, and pain from injuries sustained while in military service. More

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