Volunteer Appreciation throughout the year!!

Good afternoon Commander’s. Dept has started something new to appreciate our Texas member volunteers throughout the year. This will start soon with first round of nominations being due December 15th 2023 and announcement January 2024. You can fill in all the blanks from your computer or phone and forward the document to me at admin@davtexas.org. […]

The Grand Chapter of Texas Donation

DAV Dept of Texas receives a donation from The Grand Chapter of Texas, Eastern Star, at the Renaissance Hotel in Addison, TX on Thursday August 17th 2023.    Mary Bell & 1st Jr Vice Kayla Jones, 1st pic                         Noel – North Texas Health Care […]

Honor Flight #17 of Southern Colorado

Korean War Veterans, Bill Dalton and Lou Schwarzman will have an incredible opportunity to take part in Honor Flight #17 of Southern Colorado. The two War Veterans will travel to Washington, DC to see the war memorials they fought for but have never gotten to see.  There will be 58 Veterans on this flight from […]

Disabled Veteran Super Combo Hunting and All-Water Fishing Package

Disabled Veteran Super Combo Hunting and All-Water Fishing Package –   Available to a resident or non-resident qualifying as a disabled veteran, as defined by the Veterans Administration, consisting of the loss of the use of a foot or leg, or a disability rating of 50% or more, and who is receiving compensation from the U.S. […]

Past Dept Officer-of-the-Day Jerry Roebuck

Comrades, we are saddened to hear of Jerry Roebuck passing. He served for many years as Past Dept. Officer of the Day and Past Commander, Chapter 128. He was a great DAV member and a kind man. He will be truly missed.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the Roebuck Family during this time. Please […]

Dept of Texas David Garcia BPTL Speaks to Community Leaders

DAV Dept of Texas Benefits Protection Team Leader, David Garcia, introduced and spoke on the importance of the DAV GRASSROOT /GRASSTOP movement to community leaders and partners on DAV critical priorities at the federal level. To include priorities at the county and city level. He later introduced the presenter in the picture Mike Bearce presents […]

DAV Texas Annual Financial Report & 990’s

Attn: Chapter Officer’s   This is a friendly reminder that 990’s need to be filed no later than November 15th 2023!! The link below is for chapters who make $50,000.00 or less per calendar year only. IRS 990-N e-file AFR Annual Financial Reports are due to Dept by September 30, 2023 click below for form […]


As in previous years, A&W is hosting a national campaign to raise funds for DAV. To celebrate National Root Beer Float Day, Sunday, Aug. 6, participating A&W restaurants will give away a FREE small Root Beer Float!! Don’t forget to get yours!! Participating locations listed below.   Click link for participating   “LOCATIONS CLICK HERE”   or […]

Woodmen Life Donates to DAV Dept of Texas

Woodmen Life, Texas Southeast Region, donated $13,550 to DAV Dept of Texas at their Annual Regional Event on Saturday, June  24, 2023, in Katy, Texas. It was presented by Stacy Anderson, Regional Director, and Kaysi Bell, Community Outreach Advisor. (Pictured above) Stacy Anderson, Regional Director – Dennis Nixon, DAV Dept. Judge Advocate – Kaysi Bell, Community […]

Texas Cooling Centers 211

Cooling centers are an important resource during extreme heat events. Call or visiting the state’s 2-1-1 can connect individuals with resources for extreme heat, such as the location of Extreme Heat Cooling Programs. This information is sometimes located at the county or city level. Select local cooling centers may also open temporarily for extreme heat […]

Department Line Officers 2023

Commander Fred Cavazos DAV Department of Texas   Sr Vice Commander, John Hicks 1st Jr Vice Commander, Kayla Jones 2nd Jr Vice Commander, JW Jolly 3rd Jr Vice Commander, Ramona Ross-Bacon 4th Jr Vice Commander, Luis Cortes Chaplain, Ken Hackney  

UPDATE Commander Percy Spence III

It is with great sadness that we come to you today to mourn the loss of our Commander, Percy Spence III. Our hearts go out to his wife Darlene Spence and family. Commander Spence was a wonderful person and friend to us all. He will be truly missed. We wish you strength to get through […]

Convention Raffle Item

This is for 1 item only, and raffle tickets will be available at Convention only. Tickets for this item will be $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00 Raffle item is screen printed eagles on a natural hide, approx. 20 inches long and 14 inches high. This item was donated to DAV Dept of Texas by […]


OPERATION RADIO CHECK, a free online conference May 19-20 to connect, converse, and be present for each other. Register here: http://operationradiocheck.org  

Digital Officer Election Report Kits

TO: Chapters and Departments FROM: Douglas K. Wells, Jr., National Membership Director DATE: April 14, 2023 SUBJECT: Digital Officer Election Report Kits & Submissions Continuing with the effort to streamline Officer Election Report (OER) processing at DAV National Headquarters, we transitioned from the hardcopy Officer Election Report (OER) Kit to a digital kit. The hardcopy […]