Family and friends attend slain Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillen's memorial service in Houston, Texas. “She’s very happy where she is next to God and the Virgin Mary,” said Lupe Guillen, Vanessa’s sister. The … Vanessa Guillen. Houston has waited a long time to officially honor U.S. Army Spc. Flags from the U.S., Texas and Mexico flew at half-staff as a white, horse-drawn carriage embellished with white flowers carried in the casket holding the remains of a slain soldier.Army Spc. ""Vanessa Guillen is the definition of beauty and strength," she said.

Natalie Khawam, who is representing the Guillen family, said the soldier’s relatives were thankful to Guillen disappeared from Ft. Vanessa Guillen. "Cesar E. Chavez High School staff and teachers paid their respects to Vanessa, while practicing social distancing, after Lupe's speech.Singer Ge'La sang soothing Catholic gospel songs after giving a moving speech for Gloria Guillen, Vanessa's mother, and the rest of the family. Neza Guillen y su maravillosa vida So call us now is a current you see. Family, friends and community gathered at a Houston high school for a memorial service in honor of Vanessa Guillen, a 20-year-old U.S. Army specialist who was brutally murdered in … What does her family know about the suspects in her disappearance?

Kamala Harris, Joe Biden’s vice presidential pick, went to high school in Montreal, where she learned to negotiate the straits of a diverse culture. "Not only does the family grieve, Houston grieves. A memorial service for Fort Hood Army Specialist Vanessa Guillen will be held this Friday at the high school she attended in Houston. Like many other family members, Ms. Guillen was dressed in a white T-shirt displaying a photo of her daughter depicted with angel wings.Specialist Guillen’s younger sister Lupe Guillen sat at the front of the carriage, slumped as her grandmother wept.“My mother, Lady of Guadalupe, cover her with your cape,” Ms. Almanza said in Spanish, as she sought spiritual protection for her granddaughter.Ms. HOUSTON – Friday’s memorial service for Army Spc. Mourners gathered at Cesar Chavez High School in Houston, where Guillen grew up playing soccer and dreaming of joining the military. Vanessa Guillen memorial: Mourners gather in Houston - Los Angeles Times August 14, 2020 at 7:13 am . The Roman Catholic service was open to the public and was being streamed online. Yes, he says, it’s really as bad as you’ve heard.Statewide in California, the transmission rate of COVID-19 has stabilized or is falling, and hospitalization rates are also dropping.The new school year of remote learning will bring unique challenges. The two-day event includes a public memorial … Investigators said Guillen was bludgeoned to death on base by a fellow soldier, who later killed himself. And I admire her for my life, because Vanessa Guillen is the definition of beauty: strength, warrior, a life.A horse-drawn carriage took a coffin decorated with Mexican and American flags of the slain Army Specialist Vanessa Guillen for one last lap on her high school’s track field on Friday.The only sound during a one-minute moment of silence below the blazing Texas sun was the wailing of her grandmother, Lorenza Almanza, as she touched the end of the carriage, which had windows surrounding the coffin.Specialist Guillen’s mother, Gloria Guillen, took deep breaths through her face mask as she touched the glass. Thank you which is grass yes We will start this one. Vanessa Guillén …

Vanessa Guillen, whose death has prompted a new push for changes in how the military handles sexual abuse and harassment. Almanza, who traveled from Mexico to attend her granddaughter’s memorial service, added, “She is a saint in heaven.”Partial human remains, later confirmed to be those of Specialist Guillen, 20, Specialist Guillen’s disappearance gained national attention as her family and activists expressed outrage at the lack of answers and action from the military after she disappeared.A federal complaint alleges that another soldier — who fatally shot himself as the police approached him — killed Specialist Guillen.