In this episode of the Dog Tag, our host, Matt Elledge, and subject matter experts from the Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) and the VLB, return to their comprehensive explanation of the VA Disability Claims process. Victor Polanco, Operations Manager, for TVC Claims Representation and Counseling, and Bill McLemore, Deputy Director of Land and Housing for […]
In this episode of the Dog Tag, our host, Matt Elledge, Colonel, U.S. Army (Ret) and Senior Deputy Director of the Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB), talks with three subject matter experts from the Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) and the VLB on the subject of VA Disability Claims. Jesus Simental, Director, and Victor Polanco, Operations […]
The Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) Women Veterans Program continues their tour of Texas with the next stop in San Antonio. Enjoy a three-day Women Veterans Extravaganza at VFW POST 76 on the River Walk! There will be opportunities to network with local professionals, meet regional hiring managers, and connect with VA professionals for assistance with compensation claims […]
The Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) Women Veterans Program is excited to announce two upcoming events for Women Veterans and military members. Virtual Coffee Webinar Register for the Virtual Coffee Webinar with Gayle Tzemach Lemmon author of Ashley’s War: The Untold Story of a Team of Women Soldiers on the Special Ops Battlefield. Gayle Tzemach Lemmon* […]
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).