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Non-profit Welcome Home Military Heroes honors Central Coast veterans

Below is an article written by KSBY. Some points in article are not correct or misinformed and we have corrections below. Story written by: Ayrton Ostly KSBY News (1)Today marks one year since the non-profit Welcome Home Military Heroes began honoring veterans on Central Coast. The Arroyo Grande-based organization started the tradition in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. “We realized…

‘Welcome Home Military Heroes’ celebrates two WWII veterans’ birthdays in Arroyo Grande and Cambria

Story written by KSBY Staff: Two World War II veterans are celebrating birthdays on the Central Coast with one turning the big 100. Welcome Home Military Heroes organized drive-by birthday salutes for 96-year-old Howard “Scotty” Scott in Arroyo Grande and for 100-year-old Kenneth G. Hart in Cambria. Community members first gathered at Harloe Elementary in Arroyo Grade before making their…

Welcome Home Military Heroes completes 50th Veteran Vehicle Salute since COVID

How it Started After being quarantine for just over a month, the founders of Welcome Home Military Heroes were trying to figure out how to continue honoring Central Coast Military Heroes. After a few zoom meetings, the Tolan family released their plans to their “Patriots” (members). The Facebook post they released on their private page was simple and read, “We…

As Seen on CBS News

A local WWII Hero took to the skies for his 100th birthday. This event, has gone international and we are so proud to provide the live feed video for this event. Below is the article from CBS News. Click on Link below to watch the news video! Article: CBS News Watch the flight: YouTube – WHMH 100-year-old World War II…

Local nonprofit celebrates veteran’s birthday on Veterans Day in Orcutt

ORCUTT, Calif. – Veterans Day is always special to those who serve our country but it was extra meaningful for one Orcutt man. “Welcome Home Military Heroes” organized a pandemic safe vehicle salute for 77-year-old Joe Beaudet. Dozens gathered to thank him for his service to our country. “It’s amazing how the emotions haven’t changed. i still get teary eyed…

‘He’s a living legend.’ SLO veteran celebrates 100th birthday flying for world record

Welcome Home Military Heroes provided the Live Feed Video, Flag Line and Music for this amazing event. Below is an article by KSBY and SLO Tribune about todays event: Live Feed: 100 year old WWII Veteran possibly breaks record KSBY:WWII veteran celebrates 100th birthday with solo flight over Central Coast Story written by KSBY Staff A World War II veteran…

WWII vet’s 107th birthday brings parade of well-wishers, thanks to California non-profit

Below is an article written by Harm Venhuizen with the Military Times!! Link for article is below. Henry Barba has seen it all. The 107-year-old Californian has lived through two pandemics, the Great Depression and his National Guard service in World War II. Now, a local non-profit is thanking him and celebrating his long life with a parade of well-wishers.…