Article – 1st Jr Vice Commander, Robert Delgado

What an incredible past couple of months we have had.

From our Convention to our Department officer training, to the upcoming DAV 5k in Tulsa, we have many events happening all across our great nation. As most of you are aware Veterans Day is fast approaching and it is my desire to see all of you out and about in your respective communities making a difference. As members of DAV, we stand at the door ready for the opportunity and always ready to assist our fellow veterans. 

Now a  little history for our veterans…

Veterans Day was originally called Armistice Day and celebrated the Armistice with Germany on the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918. It was renamed Veterans Day in 1954.

I am grateful for all veterans that have served our great nation and you should be too.

Let us take the time to thank our fellow veterans on this 98th anniversary of Veterans Day.

As we prepare for military appreciation night with our partner Golden Corral please spread the word and raise awareness of this fantastic event. This is also a fantastic opportunity to recruit for our great organization and we should go above and beyond to inform veterans of our great organization.

I ask that you be safe and work hard because without you the DAV would not exist.

I want to thank all of our NSO’s, DSO’s, TSO’s and our CSO’s for all of your hard work. You play a vital role in the growth of our organization and I am very proud of the work you are conducting on a daily basis. As I close for this month let me leave you with this.


“Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom” by Gen George S. Patton          



Steadfast and Loyal,
Robert Delgado
1st Junior Vice Commander
DAV Department of Texas