SAN ANGELO, Texas --
The San Angelo community worked with Goodfellow Air Force Base service members to honor 24 wounded veterans during the Heroes Hunt parade in Santa Fe Park, Dec. 7.
The event included a breakfast potluck, music from the Central High School Band and a parade.
“Events like this bring visibility to veterans of combat that are wounded,” said Sgt. 1st Class David Wasierski, wounded warrior. “It gives us an opportunity to share our experiences with each other.”
Goodfellow service members marched for wounded veterans who could not.
“I think it’s an honor,” said Airman Cierra Targer, 315th Training Squadron trainee. “We haven’t accomplished what they have. We haven’t earned that thank you.”
After the parade, the wounded veterans will participate in a six-day hunt on ranches across west Texas.
“Thank you, thank you, thank you for putting such an outstanding event together and taking such good care of us,” said Wasierski. “It’s an awesome experience.”
Some people took time to thank the veterans as they passed by.
“Thank you for your service,” said Targer. “Thank you for leading the way.”