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Air Force veteran honored with drive-by salute for 95th birthday

Retired US Air Force Colonel, Oscar Byer, is celebrating his 95th birthday. Bayer served in War World II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. He’s earned multiple medals including: the Purple Heart, Air Force Distinguished Service Medal, and the Distinguished Flying Cross. Welcome Home Military Heroes says Bayer was a navigator in the Seventh and Tenth Air Forces and…

San Luis Obispo’s oldest living Army veteran celebrates his 104th birthday

Police blared their sirens, motorcyclists revved their engines and community members cheered while curious neighbors peeked outside their front doors Sunday afternoon to see what the commotion was all about. It was a joyous birthday celebration for 104-year-old Dr. Joseph Abrahams, the oldest United States Army veteran in San Luis Obispo and a longtime psychiatrist who came to the city…

Welcome Home Military Heroes helps two centenarian World War II veterans celebrate birthdays

September 27: The story below was written by the staff at KSBY News: Two World War II veterans received surprise birthday processions and honor salutes Sunday from Welcome Home Military Heroes. First, volunteers greeted James Murphy of Santa Maria who is turning 100-years-old. Murphy was a prisoner of war in the Philippines and survived the Bataan Death March in 1942.…

Santa Maria community members welcome home U.S. Navy Sailor after long deployment

Santa Maria, CA: Facebook Live: Navy Sailor Welcome Home Vehicle Salute KSBY News: Santa Maria community members welcome home U.S. Navy Sailor after long deployment By: KSBY Staff Community members gave a warm welcome to a U.S. Navy Sailor who returned home to Santa Maria after a long deployment. On Saturday, Welcome Home Military Heroes held a drive-by salute for…

WWII veteran in Arroyo Grande receives surprise honor salute for his 96th birthday

Arroyo Grande, CA: To view LiveFeed: UNAVAILABLE KSBY NEWS: https://www.ksby.com/news/local-news/wwii-veteran-in-arroyo-grande-receives-honor-salute-for-his-96th-birthday By: Roselyn Romero A World War II veteran is celebrating his 96th birthday in Arroyo Grande on Saturday. Frank Monforte lost his wife of 70 years in March and has not been able to hold a memorial service for her due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. To help cheer him…

Central Coast World War II Veteran celebrates 101st birthday

Grover Beach, CA: Welcome Home Military Heroes, along with other Military Organizations gave a big happy birthday to Frosty Frost! KSBY article is below: Watch our Live feed from Event: YouTube – Veteran Vehicle Salute for 101 year old WWII Veteran (Please subscribe to our channel) Central Coast World War II Veteran celebrates 101st birthday By: Melissa Newman Posted at…

Happy Birthday Robert Tolan Jr!

Orcutt, CA: Robert Tolan Jr, Co-Founder and Vice President of Welcome Home Military Heroes, got a surprise Veteran Vehicle Salute for his birthday. Mr Tolan, who is the one who plans all Veteran Vehicle Salutes, was surprised to find out that his Mom (Co-Founder & Secretary) and Wife planned an event without his knowledge. Happy Birthday Jr! Below is the…