Work underway to restore home of 94-year-old war hero
SAN ANTONIO – Work has finally begun to restore the home of 94-year-old Alfred Guerra, who earned the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart during World War II while fighting in the Pacific. “It’s the least we can do is make sure that he has a comfortable home to live in,” Roman said. “It’s veterans helping veterans. But Roman said it may be at least another month before Guerra is able to return to his home. Although his memory is not what it used to be, Guerra said, “I will never forget what you did for me.”RELATED: Efforts underway to help 94-year-old war hero return to his home
Efforts underway to help 94-year-old war hero return to his home
Alfred Guerra, 94, also earned a Bronze Star in the Pacific War during World War II. Guerra’s daughter, Maria, said Roman was the first to call her offering his help. “With all the help that these people are giving, the organizations that are willing to help, I’m amazed and I’m grateful for all of it,” Maria Guerra said. It would have been a devastating injury if he had, Maria Guerra said. They’re going to come out and help,” Roman said.
San Antonio police arrest man accused of stealing truck, Purple Heart from wounded warrior
SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police have arrested a man accused of stealing a vehicle and a Purple Heart from a wounded warrior while he recovered at Brooke Army Medical Center, officials said. Cloud on the city’s West Side and recovered another stolen vehicle Wednesday afternoon. On Dec. 13, KSAT reported that someone stole a 2019 Ford F-150 4x4 containing a wounded warrior’s Purple Heart, an American battlefield flag, several military medals, his family’s medical paperwork and Christmas presents from a hotel on Broadway near Loop 410. Wounded warrior’s Purple Heart stolen in car theftThe stolen pickup and the sentimental items were found by officers with the Vehicle Crimes Unit near I-35 and South Zarzamora on the South Side, officials said. Wounded Army veteran’s Purple Heart found, truck returnedBernal faces two charges of vehicle theft and could face additional charges.
Wounded Army veteran’s Purple Heart found, truck returned
San Antonio – A wounded warrior and his wife are ecstatic after learning San Antonio police found their 2019 F-150 truck and the sentimental items in it, like his Purple Heart and battlefield American flag. The theft happened Friday after Asia Davis, wife of Army Veteran Ryan Davis, was packing the pickup up to move into their new home at Fort Sam Houston while Ryan recovers from his IED accident that happened in Afghanistan in August. “I could tell things were taken out of it, but I just wanted the important stuff,” Davis said. “I went in the back and opened the boxes and I saw the coin bag where all the coins were and where I put the Purple Heart. To the people who have reached out to me and Ryan,” Davis said.