Heart of Texas Marine Corps League names Marine of the Year

WACO, Texas (KWTX) This week's Central Texas Hero served his country not only during active duty but after coming home.

Heart of Texas Marine Corps League names Rolando Hernandez Marine of the Year

Rolando Hernandez has been named Marine of the Year by the Heart of Texas Marine Corps League.

Hernandez has served as the commandant of the chapter for the past two years.

You may see him here News 10 at 5 talking about events like the Silkies Hike, which brings attention to PTSD and suicide in the military community.

Under his leadership the league has also gotten involved in community programs like Don't Mess With Texas, Special Olympics, and providing breakfast at the Veterans One Stop.