Rep. Veasey Honors 2018 Congressional Veterans Commendation Recipients

Nov 7, 2018
Press Release

Fort Worth, Texas – On Thursday, November 8, 2018, Congressman Marc Veasey will honor four veterans with the Congressional Veteran Commendation at his annual Veterans Town Hall at Texas Wesleyan University in Fort Worth. 

The nominations-based program designed to recognize the wartime sacrifices and peacetime community involvement of veterans of the 33rd Congressional District of Texas. Recipients of the award include: Abdel Casiano, Christopher Ray, David Whitley, and Jherarrd Crockett. 

Following the ceremony, veterans, active duty military personnel, and their families are encouraged to participate in the Veterans Town Hall. Rep. Veasey will lead a discussion on the epidemic of veteran suicide and mental health. Guests will include VA North Texas, MHMR of Tarrant Country, and Catholic Charities of Fort Worth. 

Who:  
Mark Ware, Director of Crisis Services at MHMR 
Shalaina Abioye, Director of Services for Catholic Charities 
Dr. Stephen Holt, Director of VANTX 
Tempa Sherill, Director of the Stay the Course Program at 22Kill 

What:  
2018 Veterans Town Hall and 33rd District Congressional Veterans Commendation Ceremony

When:  
Thursday, November 8, 2018 from 6:30-8:00PM CT

Where:  
Texas Wesleyan University-Baker Building 
3021 E Rosedale St. 
Fort Worth, TX 76105