DAV District 20 Conference & DAVA School of Instruction

NOTE:  The Emerald Beach Hotel is offering a courtesy rate of $99.00 + tax for the January 11-13, 2019 DAV District 20 Conference.  The rate is for a standard king or double room, single-quad occupancy.  Maximum 4 people allowed per room.  Hotel has free parking and free wi-fi.  Please call reservations at 361-673-9076 and refer to […]

Nonprofit Advisor – DAV – Fall 2018 Edition

Fall 2018 Edition of the DAV Nonprofit Advisor is available.  This is issue is titled Copyrights and copy wrongs. The Nonprofit Advisor is prepared by the Office of the DAV’s General Counsel and is published quarterly for the informational use of DAV Departments and Chapters. It addresses legal and practical issues of concern to those working […]

Fighting to End Homelessness for Veterans in Amarillo

Way to go DAV Chapter 26 members – fighting to end homelessness for veterans in the Amarillo area. 20 universal bed-frames, 20 nice blankets and 40 bed sheet sets to the housing first group at the VA hospital for those being processed into housing.

Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority Offers Reduced/Free Toll Roads

The Board Members and staff of the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority honor and appreciate the service of the men and woman of our military forces, past and present. State law allows a Texas toll road entity to offer discounted or free tolls to Congressional Medal of Honor, Legion of Valor and Purple Heart recipients as well as disabled veterans who qualify and meet the requirements for specialty license plates. Effective November 1, 2018, the Mobility Authority will offer a discounted toll program to certain valued service members.

Forget-Me-Not Fundraiser Amarillo

J. E. Pietzsch, DAV Chapter 26, Forget-Me-Not Drive was a success with a total of $1,850.28 raised for Disabled American Veterans in Amarillo, Texas.

Employer Guide

As October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, DAV (Disabled Americans Veterans) has released The Veteran Advantage: DAV Guide to Hiring and Retaining Veterans with Disabilities.

Granbury DAV Chapter 238 First Election Held

With the help of officers from Wichita Falls DAV Chapter 41 the newly formed Granbury DAV Chapter 238 help its first election on October 10, 2018.  The elected elected officers are pictured on the back row from left to right including Ronald Horton, Chaplain; Chris Georgopoulos, Adjutant; Timothy Lundy, Sr. Vice Commander; Stephen Smith, Commander; Con Shuck, Treasurer; Esther Schreiber, Secretary; Asa Maddox, Jr. Vice Commander; Kevin Sklark, Sergeant At Arms.

Farm tour, agriculture program slated in San Angelo area

https://today.agrilife.org/2018/09/21/62143/   SAN ANGELO – The Texas AgrAbility Program and Battleground to Breaking Ground Project of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will host a farm tour and agricultural business workshop Oct. 19-20 in the San Angelo area for veterans, individuals with disabilities, and beginning farmers and ranchers.  

Chapter 121 – Harlingen Reaching Out

Veterans with any type of claim can go to the DAV where Cavazos and other volunteers — the DAV is a nonprofit organization — will help with all the paperwork. They can help veterans find their way through the sometimes confusing maze of Veterans

A Legacy of Service, Hope for the Future

With almost 1,300 chapters and more than 1 million members across the country, DAV empowers our nation’s heroes and their families by helping to provide the resources they need and ensuring our nation keeps the promises made to them.