OUR VETERANS WERE THERE FOR US, NOW LET'S BE THERE FOR THEM!
-Thomas Keneally, Schindler's List
ARU Board Member Y'Duen Buondap speaks to Dega/Montagnard Veterans and familes on July 10, 2023. A rally was held in Washington DC to raise awareness of the human rights violations and genocide of our Montagnard Allies from the Viet Nam War, beginning in 1975 when our allies were left behind and continuing to this day.
On July 5, 2023 All Relations United Directors Lorelei Horse Stands Waiting and Rudy Molina, accompanied Ricardo Muñoz across the International Border from Juárez, Mexico home to El Paso, Texas after 16 years of deportation. A bittersweet reunion after losing both parents during his exile.
All Relations United Director Bryan Brewer with Veterans at the annual Veteran's Powwow on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation on June 10, 2023
The Akicita Lakota Veterans new services trailer arrived on April 26, 2023. ARU is partnering with the Veterans to establish a working services trailer including a food pantry, soup kitchen, Vetreran's garden and more!
On February 13, 2023, All Relations United accompanied Jose Francisco Lopez (center), a 20 year deported Vietnam Army Veteran and Director of the Deported Veterans Support House-Juarez Bunker across the International Border.
We accompanied Marine Veteran Marcelino Ramos home to the country he served where he was reunited with his daughter, son and family in Texas. Marcelino had survived a brutal attack by cartel attempting to recruit him for his military expertise while living in Mexico.
October 26, 2022, All Relations United Directors Lorelei Horse Stands Waiting and Rudy Molina brought 28 year deported Navy Veteran Gerardo Sotelo back home to his family in El Paso. Geri who'd had a stroke and lost his good leg to diabetes earlier that year, was living in a homeless shelter in Juarez, Mexico.
All Relations United Director Bryan Brewer (2nd from left) with Veteran and Olympic track star Billy Mills (middle), Veteran and current Tribal President Frank Star Comes out (left) and other Veterans at the Veteran's Wacipi (pow wow) Pine Ridge, SD, on June 3, 2022.
THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING OUR NATION'S VETERANS!
July 17, 2021, Ramon walked almost 2000 miles from San Ysidro, CA to Brownsville, TX raising awareness for deported veterans. arriving in Las Cruces uly 17 for an event at the Deported Veteran's Memorial. All Relations United was there to greet and support him along with Las Cruces Sun News and KFOX El Paso.
May 31, 2021. All Relations United's Directors joined deported veterans at the Deported Veteran Support House. We also stood with our deported veterans at the International Border as they saluted the country they fought to defend.