In 2013, the U.S. Senate designated the entire month of June as National Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month to raise public awareness of PTSD and its effective treatments. Every day, thousands of the 1.7 million Veterans in Texas either knowingly or unknowingly grapple with the effects of trauma experienced while in the military. By increasing awareness and […]
During a recent Veterans Benefits Fair that was held in San Antonio, the Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB) received overwhelming interest in the Texas Veterans Home Improvement Program. As you may know, Veterans and military members may receive loans up to $25,000 to be used for improvements made to a Veteran or military member’s primary residence. The […]
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 […]
The Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB) has joined forces with the Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to help more Veterans obtain the medical care they need. Below, please find some options for Veterans and military members seeking access to health care through the VA system. Attend a Veteran […]
December 7 is National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day and Honor Flight Austin is planning a special flight to take World War II Veteran Pearl Harbor Survivors to a solemn ceremony at the World War II Memorial in Washington D.C.
The high-quality care at the Clyde W. Cosper Texas State Veterans Home in Bonham, Texas has been recognized with the 2014 Bronze — Commitment to Quality Award by the American Health Care Association (AHCA) and National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL).
The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) has developed a mobile phone app to give Texas veterans quick access to crisis hotlines and other resources.
Some reinforcements have arrived for the 1,300 Texans who care for those living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.
Combining creativity and ingenuity, the Texas veterans who reside at the Ussery-Roan Texas State Veterans Home in Amarillo have created items of beauty and functionality out of mere pallet wood.