Sen. Cruz Issues Statement on Passing of American Icon and Pilot Chuck Yeager

Senator Ted Cruz

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), chairman of the Subcommittee on Aviation and Space, today issued the following statement on the passing of Chuck Yeager, a decorated U.S. Army and Air Force veteran who became the first pilot to break the supersonic barrier: “Chuck lived an exceptional life and his many contributions to aviation and space will be long lasting. His story showcased the best of the American spirit, courageously flying missions in World War II for the […]

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Salutes Nation’s Heroes with Food Donations and Special Offer this Veterans Day

When guests order through or the Dickey’s App from Nov. 9-15, they can add sandwich bundles to be delivered to local Veteran organizations Ever since Travis Dickey founded Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in 1941 after serving in World War I, honoring Veterans has been ingrained in the world’s largest barbecue concept’s core.  That’s why Dickey’s is celebrating those who protect and serve our country all next week. From Nov. 9-15, when guests make a purchase through […]

Cornyn Praises Austin Tice News, Renews Call for His Release

U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released the following statement praising reports of the Administration’s recent talks with Syrian officials to secure the safe release of Austin Tice, a Houston native, Marine veteran, and journalist who has been held captive in Syria for more than eight years: “The Tice family has had an empty seat at their dinner table for eight years, and I admire their tremendous strength and tenacity on behalf of their son and brother,” said Sen. […]

Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Planned for American Legion Post 164

Katy Area Chamber to Host and Recognize Community Veterans The local American Legion Jonathan D. Rozier Post 164, named after the first killed-in-action (KIA) soldier from Katy during the War on Terror was founded in June of 2002 and has been very active with Boys and Girls State, Flag Retirements, Funeral and Burial ceremonies, Honor Flight Houston, Wreaths Across American, Junior Shooting Sports Program, Breakfast With a Veteran, and is ramping up more community oriented […]