The Texas Exes Caissons Network is raising money to purchase a tile in memory of US Army Captain Orlando A. Bonilla, UT '99.
Cpt. Bonilla is the only UT Army ROTC Commissionee to be KIA in the Global War on Terrorism. We invite you to be a part of this special gift and make a gift by May 1, 2023.
Online donations can be submitted through the Texas Exes website, a secure site that accepts Visa, Master Card, Discover, and American Express. The Texas Exes’ tax ID number is 74-1109640. Check the "In honor of someone" checkbox on the form and note "Orlando Bonilla."
Mail-in donations can be sent directly to the Texas Exes. Please mail a check payable to The Texas Exes and, on the memo line, indicate “"Hex Tile Caissons Network." Please mail to: Texas Exes, P.O. Box 142309, Austin, TX 78714.
You can also call the Texas Exes directly to donate to the Caissons Network Hexagon Tile Fundraiser at 1-800-594-3939.
Captain Orlando Bonilla was born in 1977 at Fort McClennan, Alabama. He was a graduate from Ellison High School in Killeen, Texas and received a commission in Aviation in December of 1999. Following the Aviation Officer's Basic Course and the Rotary Aviator Course, he was assigned to E Troop, 1st Squadron, 7th United States Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division where he served as an OH-58D Kiowa Warrior Platoon Leader and subsequently as the Executive Officer for F Troop, 1st Squadron, 7th United States Cavalry. Read more