The 27th annual TET Reunion, honoring all veterans, will be held beginning at noon Saturday, Feb. 1, at the Taylor County Fairgrounds Display Building, 1700 Texas 36, in Abilene. There will be food, drinks and VSO show. Bring some "in country" memorabilia, as well as friends and family. For additional information, call 325-690-0750 or 325-672-4003. There will be a free Franchise Expo for veterans and military spouses beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Reliant Center, Room 305, in Houston. There will be hundreds of franchise brands available to discuss what it takes to be a franchisee and how they can support the business. This expo is sponsored by VetFran. Additional information can be accessed at Discovery Communications will rename its Military Channel to American Heroes Channel, effective Monday, March 3. This channel will debut in 62 million homes promising to honor the defenders of freedom while providing a rare glimpse into major events that shaped the world and the trailblazers and unexpected advocates who made a difference. Four episodes will air between March 3 through Sunday, March 9. Each will be a world premiere, unveiling the startling truths and hidden histories behind each event. First to air will be "Raw War: The Lost Film Of Dak To," at 8 p.m. central Monday, March 3, followed by "Against The Odds" at 9 p.m. These two initial shows will then be followed by "CIA: Declassified" at 9 p.m.


Tuesday March 4, "Codes And Conspiracies," at 9 p.m. Sunday, March 9. Remember those flu shots. (Contact Vines at