Tag: Memorial Day

FOR COUNTRY: Military family remembers their brother, Pfc. Rey David Cuervo

  By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Rey David Cuervo was just out of high school when he enlisted in the Army in 1999. It was peacetime, but that didn’t matter. For Cuervo, serving in the military was something he’d always wanted to do, said his sister, Valentina Barrientez, speaking from Camp Pendleton in …

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Memorial Day event to honor area veterans

By MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS The Laguna Vista community will observe Memorial Day on Monday to commemorate the men and women in the US military who gave their lives in defense of their country, and to honor all veterans who have served. In what has become an annual event, the “Always Honor, Never …

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Memorial Day observances planned

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8791 and American Legion Post 498 have announced a schedule of upcoming events in the Port Isabel area. On Saturday, May 25, VFW members will be placing flags at the Port Isabel Cemetery in commemoration of Memorial Day. The placing of the flags will begin at 9 a.m. A …

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