It’s been a little more than a decade since Terrell Army Sergeant Gerardo Moreno was killed in action while serving in Iraq. On Saturday his mother Sandra Iracheta received a special gift honoring her fallen son and recognizing his service to his country.
The family of a soldier that gave his life for this country is fighting another battle after his death.
There are a growing number of families that are not honored for losing loved ones who served their country. Their family members committed suicide. Monday, counselors and families who’ve known people who’ve committed suicide met at a pavilion in Trinity Park.
A funeral will be held on Tuesday for a fallen North Texas soldier. The remains of Sgt. Tanner Higgins returned to a hero’s welcome on Monday.