In 2019, I wrote about the Torres v Dept. of Public Safety case here. That case has now been decided in favor of Capt. Leroy Torres, a Texas Guardsmen. The DPS would not accommodate his illness, which he contracted during his tour in Iraq. Capt. Torres then filed suit under the Uniformed Services Employment
I have written about the many deficiencies in Gov. Abbott’s Operation Lone Star here and here. It is a totally messed up operation. If my readers agree, you can sign a petition here. Please consider signing the petition and help our Texas Guardsmen who are under great stress due to this poorly executed
When I was called to active duty in 2003, we had exactly 5 days notice. But, our leadership had dropped heavy hints two months prior. And, that activation was classified. It was “super secret.” Still, we had those precious two months to change our lives.
Many soldiers in Operation Lone Star just had two…