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Veterans return to cheering crowd in SLO after Honor Flight trip to Washington, D.C.

BY LAURA D DICKINSON at The Tribune (Article Link Below) The Central Coast Honor Flight returned to San Luis Obispo Regional County Airport on Wednesday night to a raucous, cheering crowd of volunteers, family and friends. The group takes San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara County veterans on all-expenses paid trips to Washington, D.C., to visit the memorials that honor…

Si Tenenberg’s care packages mission marches on after his passing

By: Neil Hebert Posted at 9:41 AM, May 30, 2022 Si Tenenberg, a marine veteran and founder of Helping Soldiers in the Desert, died in February. With his passing, the organization’s future was uncertain. In a story that’s Positively Central Coast, Si’s dedicated group carries on his legacy one box at a time. “As soon as he found out that we were…

Veterans return home after Honor Flight to Washington, D.C.

Welcome Home Military Heroes provided the welcome home: By: KSBY Staff Posted at 5:39 PM, Apr 08, 2022 Central Coast veterans who took an Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. earlier this week returned home from their trip Thursday night. Honor Flight Central Coast California is a non-profit organization that takes veterans to our nation’s capital at no cost to visit the war…

Si Tenenberg, local veteran and founder of troopcarepacks.org, passes away

By: KSBY Staff Posted at 11:01 AM, Feb 08, 2022 Si Tenenberg, the founder of a local organization that sent thousands of care packages to U.S. military members deployed overseas, has passed away. Tenenberg was a Marine veteran who served in the Korean War. Fifteen years ago, working out of his own home, he started his Care Packages for Troops mission, sending more than…