On Saturday, November 29, 2014 over 6,000 people visited the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery to honor and remember our nation’s military heroes at the annual holiday wreath laying ceremony.
A route long known for its fast-moving traffic will soon become much safer for motorists near a major monument to our military heroes.
John Berkely, a Navy Veteran with 19 years experience in long-term care administration, took on the role of Deputy Commissioner for the Texas State Veterans Homes and Cemeteries Program at the Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB) on Monday, May 12, 2014.
Honoring the men and women who served in our nation’s military is the focus of the most ambitious renovation project in the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery’s 10-year history.
For the past seven years, Friends of the Central Texas Veterans Cemetery have coordinated and taken part in a Wreath Laying Ceremony that honors those veterans who are no longer with us.
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.
Listen up, Texas veterans! Gunnery Sgt. R. Lee Ermey has a message for you! “The VLB has low-interest home loans, land loans, and home improvement loans, veterans homes and cemeteries, too!” shouts the legendary U.S. Marine drill instructor
In honor of Memorial Day, several of VLB’s Texas State Veterans Homes and Cemeteries held special ceremonies, from the traditional Laying of the Wreath at the cemeteries to providing guest speakers and activities that were enjoyed by the residents in the homes.
No other state offers more benefits to her veterans than Texas, but many remain unaware of the vast resources and entitlements available exclusively for Texas veterans and active military.