The soldiers were escorted through town by a motorcycle brigade, met with flag-waving citizens lining the streets. They gathered at Serendipity Resort in Palacios, where they were treated to refreshments and given the key to the city.
Big John's fishing partner-in-crime, Douglas, was his first mate. Together, they know the good spots to fish!
Friday evening's trip included about 3 hours of fishing with three soldiers. Big John said they didn't catch a thing, but the men had a blast just being out on the water!
Saturday was a full day on the water. The fishing was better, with the soldiers bringing in redfish and speckled trout.
Even Big John got in on the catch - although this "big one" probably didn't invoke a lot of confidence!
GOD BLESS OUR TROOPS
GOD BLESS AMERICA!