San Antonio (Texas) News-Express published an op-ed by Brig. Gen. Kirk Vollmecke, Mission and Installation Contracting Command commanding general, highlighting his call to action to support veterans. The op-ed detailed his Sept. 27 ride along with World War II veterans as part of the Honor Flight Austin. It also informed readers of General Vollmecke's upcoming engagement as guest speaker for the Buffalo Soldiers Memorial Event on Veterans Day.