APOLLO MISSION

MY 2 CENTS WORTH

My parents always reminded me that being the oldest of 13 children I had to set an example for my brothers and sisters and that was to go to college and get an education.  My 5th grade teacher, Sister Mary Louis demanded to know what I wanted to be when I grew up, which prompted me to tell her I wants to be an aeronautical engineer.

Blue Water Navy veterans from Vietnam-era win Agent Orange benefits case

By Ann E. Marimow, Washington Post

January 29, 2019

A federal appeals court in Washington sided Tuesday with thousands of Vietnam War veterans who were stationed offshore during the war and developed health problems linked to exposure to the toxic herbicide Agent Orange.

REV. RICHARD PEñA OBITUARY

U.S. Veteran  

Father Richard Mario Rivera Peña, a retired priest of the Archdiocese of San Antonio, died Wednesday, June 26 at the age of 75.  The youngest of seven children, Fr. Richard was born to Jesus and Elvira Peña on November 6, 1943 in San Antonio.