A plan which drew nationwide applause to help the surviving spouses of the Fort Hood shooting came from humble beginnings.
Deadline Approaching This quarter’s Type I Forfeited Land Sale (FLS) is scheduled to close on Tuesday, October 22, at 5:00 p.m. Our Type I sale features 28 properties across Texas available first to Texas military service members and veterans.
All of our veterans have a story to tell. The Voices of Veterans oral history program seeks to record the stories of Texas veterans and archive the transcripts in the Office of Veterans Records for future researchers, historians, genealogists and the general public.
In an effort to better serve Texas veterans, VLB recently implemented a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system to complement calls received via the Texas Veterans Hotline – 1-800-252-8387 (VETS).
World War II veteran Raul Vera, 89, has a new home built on the site where lightening burned down his home and took the life of his wife, Martha, thanks to the volunteer efforts of local veterans and the generous donation of time and materials by local contractor J.W. Turner.
Veterans seeking land are in luck. VLB’s quarterly Type I Forfeited Land Sale is now open. Available tracts can be viewed on the VLB website, where all bids must be placed by October 22 at 5 p.m. central time. Bids for properties may be submitted through our new online bidding system.
An old warrior resumed his battles for Texas veterans on September 1 as Bill McLemore, a retired Army Lt. Colonel, Airborne, aviator, and Green Beret takes over the top spot at the Texas Veterans Land Board.