Battleship Texas Dry Berth Plans On Hold
Because of the ever increasing costs of repairing the old dreadnought, plans to build a dry berth around the ancient Battleship Texas have been moved to the back burner - for now.  The old ship's future -- if it even has one -- is now in serious doubt.
The ship's managers are spending all the money t…
B’Ship Texas Leaking — Is She Doomed?
The historic 100 year old Battleship Texas at San Jacinto State Park is fighting a new enemy, and she may not win this battle.  She's so rusty her hull is leaking. Worse, fixing this latest leak is like trying to save a dying man with a band-aid. It's sad to contemplate, but this most…
Military Members, Beware of Scam
The IRS is warning of a new scam that targets the military.
Perhaps we’ve all been perturbed by a scam at some point in our lives…one that comes in the form of a telemarketing phone call or an email that phishes for personal and financial information. But why bother our military heroes with that typ…
Aggies Name Training Ship for D-Day Hero
On the 68th anniversary of D-Day, the name of a Texan who led a battalion of army rangers up the cliffs at Pointe du Hoc, France, and saved the day at Omaha Beach is now painted on the bow of Texas A&M University at Galveston's new training ship.
Money Managers Stealing from Disabled Vets
It's difficult to believe that anyone would steal from someone unable to stop them, but there are people who get themselves appointed to manage a disabled veteran's money and disability benefits, and then spend that never-ending flow of money on themselves.
Neighbors Upset by Discarded Rocket Launcher
Well I guess.  What would you think if you saw a shoulder mounted military rocket launcher in your neighbor's trash?  I think I would call the police, and that's exactly what happened in Kingwood, just north of Houston.

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