It is with heavy hearts that we share the news that Mr. Seagoe, the brave 100-year-old World War II veteran we honored in our previous article, has passed away and gone home to be with the Lord. Our hearts ache for his family as they go through this difficult time.
However, we are grateful that we had the opportunity to honor him before his passing. It was an honor to be able to recognize his service and sacrifices to our country. Mr. Sogoe will always hold a special place in our hearts, and we will make sure to never forget him and his legacy.
As an organization, we ask our followers to join us in prayer for his family during this trying time. Let us continue to honor and remember the sacrifices made by our veterans and their families. They have given so much to protect our freedoms, and it is our duty to never forget their service and sacrifice.


Santa Barbara – On a sunny afternoon in Santa Barbara, a group of veterans and volunteers from various organizations including Welcome Home Military Heroes, Santa Barbara American Legion, and AmVets came together to honor a very special veteran, John Seagoe. Mr. Seagoe, a US Navy Veteran, was turning 100 years old!

The veteran vehicle salute involved a parade of vehicles, including motorcycles and vintage cars, driving by Mr. Seagoe’s home and honking their horns in unison. It was a heartwarming sight that left Mr. Seagoe moved to tears, as he was overwhelmed by the outpouring of love and support from the community.

Mr. Seagoe had served in the US Navy from 1943-1945 and Reserve duty from 1945-1955. He was not the only veteran honored that day, as 17 other veterans were also recognized and presented with a Welcome Home Military Heroes challenge coin, certificate, and certificates from Congressman Carbajal. During the event, one of the veterans with teary eyes mentioned that this was the best day of his life.

The event was a reminder of the sacrifices made by our veterans and the importance of showing them our gratitude and support. Welcome Home Military Heroes and their partners continue to work tirelessly to ensure that our veterans are never forgotten and are always honored for their service.

Welcome Home Military Heroes captured the event on video and posted it to their YouTube page, where it has received a lot of attention and praise from the community. The organization and its volunteers will forever be grateful that they were able to honor Mr. Seagoe before his passing.

As we remember Mr. Seagoe’s life and service to our country, we honor all of our veterans and their sacrifices. We will continue to show them our appreciation and support in any way we can.