Aug
26
2014

Corporal Dave Tolan served with the 712th Tank Battalion in WWII. This battalion was attached to the 90th Infantry Division, known as The Tough Ombres, or “TO”. (This designation originally meant Texas/Oklahoma in WWI.)  They pushed across France from Omaha Beach, and Dave has combat stars from Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland, Battle of the Bulge […]

Aug
5
2014

The Fort Worth Stockyards is one of Texas’ most popular tourist attractions. Thousands of visitors are hosted here from around the world each year and facilities are expanded as that number continues to increase. These visitors are introduced to the rich history of the Chisholm Trail and the Stockyards, have a chance to witness special […]

Jun
10
2014

Vernon Ribera most certainly has a distinguished personal history. He is a retired professor of computer technology and Professor Emeritus at the University of Central Oklahoma, teaching at the university level from 1962 to 1990, and he is one of our nation’s patriot heroes. Vernon was orphaned at an early age and raised by his […]

Jun
6
2014

3 million military personnel, 5000 ships plus aircraft, tanks and heavy artillery all made up the largest amphibious assault in history. Of course we know the 6th of June, 1944 as D-Day, the day the allied forces invaded the Normandy coast and began liberating France, Europe and the world of the murderous, power hungry Nazi […]

Mar
5
2014

  The great state of Texas is known for a lot of things. The tag that seems to follow us Texans around is the one about being braggarts of who we are and where we live. But like Dizzy Dean said, “It ain’t braggin’ if you can do it.” Just kidding, but Texas is a […]