Archive for March, 2020

Audie Murphy VA Hospital Designated a Military Order of the Purple Heart Hospital

On February 24, 2020, the Audie L Murphy Memorial VA Hospital became the first VA Hospital in the nation to be honored and designated a Military Order of the Purple Heart Hospital. Additionally, the South Texas Veterans Health Care System, to which the hospital belongs, became the third system in the nation to be honored with the Purple Heart designation. Read more at Purple Heart designation.

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Assistance Available to Veterans from Local Organizations

Assistance ranging from financial to housing & more available to veterans from local organizations

The Texas Veterans Commission’s (TVC) Fund for Veterans Assistance (FVA) awards annual grants to non-profit organizations and local governments who provide a wide range of assistance to veterans and their families ranging from financial to transportation, legal services to family support services and home modification to rental and mortgage assistance. To find services available in your area, click on FVA. Continue Reading

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Coronavirus Update

As Texans continue taking preventative measures against Coronavirus (COVID-19) the Department of State Health Services is working closely with the Center for Disease Control in monitoring COVID19. For the latest information, click DSHS.

The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) Regional Offices are closed to the public starting March 19, click VBA, but the Veteran Health Administration will continue to provide medical services. Click here for more information.

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Help Texas fight the spread of coronavirus

Slow the Spread of COVID-19

Now is the time for all to act and slow the spread of this disease. Please follow all CDC and Department of State Health Services precautions including social distancing for your safety and the safety of others. The sooner we stop its spread, the sooner our daily lives return to normal. I echo the Governor’s comments, “Today’s executive orders are precautionary measures that are in line with guidelines from the CDC and they will ...

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CLOSED: Veterans Benefits Administration Regional Offices

The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) Regional Offices will be closed to the public starting March 19. Due to COVID-19 concerns, the DEPT OF VA, VETERANS BENEFITS ADMINISTRATION (VBA) has directed that VBA Public Contact Offices no longer accept walk-ins for claims assistance, scheduled appointments, counseling and other in-person services.

For VA/VBA assistance please contact the VA call center at 1-800-827-1000 or email Jocelyn.LaMasters@va.gov. Veterans can continue to get information about benefits or file a claim for benefits by visiting our website ...

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Continued service to veterans via virtual methods

The Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) values the health and safety of Texas veterans, their families, and spouses. To reduce exposure to the COVID-19 virus, the TVC now provides its services via virtual meetings until further notice. We have transitioned from face-to-face meetings to conducting business over the phone, via email and other such methods. This also protects our TVC team which provides services to veterans and their beneficiaries.

A listing of TVC services is provided by city at https://www.tvc.texas.gov/about/office-locations/.  Veterans may ...

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Businesses, organizations & women veterans network at Team Lioness Luncheons

The Career Services for Women Veterans Coalition is a network of nonprofit agencies, public and private organizations, and veteran-friendly employers. With a focus on economic empowerment of women veterans, this coalition hosts monthly Team Lioness Hiring & Networking Luncheon in Houston. The Career Services for Women Veterans Coalition is a network of nonprofit agencies, public and private organizations, and veteran-friendly employers. With a focus on economic empowerment of women veterans, this coalition hosts monthly Team Lioness Hiring & Networking Luncheon ...

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Take the Our Place women veterans center services assessment survey

Our Place women veterans center is conducting a survey to gauge interest in services provided.

To take the survey, click on https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/YYDFFMN

Our Place will be located one the CAMPV (Community Assisting Military Personnel & Veterans) campus located in Tyler. CAMPV is a one-stop resource center that provides a range of services on the campus and connects veterans to services in the surrounding community. Programs and services will include:

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