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Iraq war

Monday, November 28th, 2011

Free concert to honor troops slated Wednesday

The Academic Avenue Foundation will host a live musical concert at the Texas Music Theater on Nov. 30 to honor members of the U.S. armed forces.

Saturday, July 4th, 2009

On Independence Day, consider what San Marcos can do for veterans

JUDE PRATHER thinks the city should adopt a range of programs to encourage returning military veterans to relocate here including housing subsidies and a veterans court.

Friday, July 11th, 2008

Discovery of soldiers’ bodies confirms San Marcos mom’s grim fear

The discovery of U.S. Army Pvt. Byron Fouty's body in Iraq extinguishes what hope San Marcos resident Helen Meunier managed to keep that her son might be found alive.

Friday, July 11th, 2008

Video: Fouty’s, Jimenez’s
remains found more than
a year after their capture

Associated Press video news report on discovery of two missing soldiers' bodies in Iraq including teen son of San Marcos woman.

Friday, May 2nd, 2008

Prather headed to Iraq for Army infantry tour

Jude Prather, the Texas State University student who narrowly lost a San Marcos city council race in November, has been recalled to the U.S. Army for combat duty in Iraq.