On November 4, 2018, TBI Warrior Foundation celebrated the first annual “Honor the Brave” event. The ceremony emceed by retired SgtMaj Hector Cerda, included the invocation by U.S. Army retired COL Quentin Collins, PhD, followed by the National Anthem performed by U.S. Army retired SGT Mario Lopez. We recognized the service of a group of selfless Veterans, our National Heroes. The Veterans included all eras, men and women Veterans. The honorees were:
Alan Babin, CPL, US Army Retired, Purple Heart Recipient
Anson Curry, SSG, US Army Retired, Purple Heart Recipient
Cathy Rauschendorfer, CW2, US Army Retired
Darilyn Perez, SPC, US Army Veteran
Israel Estrada, SSG, US Army Retired, Recipient of the Meritorious Service Medal
Justin Trone, CPT, US Army Retired, Recipient of the Soldiers Medal
Lee Hernandez, SGT, U.S. Army Retired
Mario Lopez, SGT, U.S. Army Retired, Purple Heart Recipient
Mark Juarez, SSgt, U.S. Marine Corps, Purple Heart Recipient
Quentin Collins, PhD, Chaplain, COL, U.S. Army Retired, Purple Heart Recipient
Willie P. Peacock, Chaplain, COL, U.S. Army Retired
Each of these Veterans have a story of courage, bravery and sacrifice. We are grateful for their service to our Nation and for making America “Land of the Free Because of the Brave”.
We are grateful for your service!