Purple Heart Recipient And North Texas School Bus Driver Honored By His Young Riders On Veterans Day – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
COPPELL, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Tommy Thompson got a busload of great dreams on Veterans Day.
The war veteran and Coppell ISD school bus chauffeur got a surprise when Denton Creek Elementary trainees provided him with “thank you” cards for his service as they got on his bus to head house from school.
Thompson served in the Army for 21 years prior to retiring.
He served in Vietnam and got a Purple Heart.
Coppell ISD stated Thompson was moved by the cards and thanked his fellow veterans, those who got back and those who did not.
He states he served then and serves now for the kids.
Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.