Who: The Military Partnership of West Central Texas & Texas State Veterans Cemetery at Abilene What: Camp Barkeley Flagpole Rededication Ceremony When: Thursday, April 30, 2015, 11 a.m. Where: Texas State Veterans Cemetery at Abilene 7457 West Lake Road Abilene, TX. 79601 In July of 1941, Camp Barkeley sprang from the west Texas dirt southwest […]
The growing number of South Texas heroes interred at the Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery in Mission will be honored for years to come with two new columbaria ready for eternal service. The new structures expand the capacity of the cemetery by 700 new niches, more than doubling the existing, non-burial capacity. Interments will begin […]
Since its creation, the Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB) has funded more than $10.8 billion to serve more than 200,000 Veterans with low-interest housing, home improvement and land loans. During fiscal year 2014, the VLB saw an increase in land loan applications that was 40% over the previous year. By August 31, 2014 the VLB […]
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.