National Basketball Association (NBA) team San Antonio Spurs just honored a Filipino-American soldier who served under the United States during World War II as part of the team’s Military Appreciation Night.
The veteran, 103-year-old Liban Brillantes, was honored during the Spurs game at the AT&T Center in San Antonio last Thursday, Coconuts Manila reported. At the ceremony, he was handed his own Spurs jersey with the number 103.
A Sikh community in southern Texas offered free meals to federal employees over the weekend amid the ongoing government shutdown.
Observing customs, the community, based in San Antonio, served vegetarian meals, with volunteers waking up as early as 4 a.m. to prepare them.