DAV Dept of Texas Convention 2022 San Marcos

DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING CONVENTION PACKET IS 2 WEEKS AWAY!!! Call to Convention packets and forms are here and available for download, ALSO mailed each Chapter in January & February 2022. Convention letter’s, deadlines, agenda etc. Watch your deadlines for booking, delg/alt list, candidate questionnaire and ads. THE DELG/ALT LIST GOES TO DEPT, NOT THE DELG/ALT […]

DAV Chapter 240 Toy Drive and Giveaway

DAV #240 Cedar Hill, Texas Christmas Toy Drive and Giveaway 2021   DAV Chapter 240 of Cedar Hill, Texas under the leadership of Commander Ray Johnson adopted Bray Elementary school in Cedar Hill and sponsored a toy drive/ toy give away.  With the collaborative efforts from the community and city leadership funds were raised to […]

DAV NEWS

Dear Friend, Many disabled veterans have prosthetic limbs, use wheelchairs, or develop skin conditions related to their service-connected condition that puts excessive wear and tear on or otherwise damages clothing. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) determines if these veterans are entitled to an annual clothing allowance to help defray the cost for that damage. Many […]

DAV Chapter 114 Helotes, Host Covid Vaccination Clinic

As COVID-19 cases were climbing around the country at the end of summer 2021, a DAV chapter in Texas partnered with their local health department to offer COVID-19 vaccinations. DAV Chapter 114 in Helotes provided nearly 100 shots to area veterans, their families and community members over two days in August and September. Luis Cortes, […]

DAV Chapter 70 Christmas Dity Bag Event

DAV Chapter 70 Decatur, Christmas Dity Bag event. Handed out 92 bags to 6 nursing/assisted living facilities in Wise County. Members from the Chapter and Auxiliary came together to help fill bags and deliver.

DAV Chapter 41 Honoring DPS Texas

DAV Chapter 41 had a great day honoring those that serve our great State of Texas.                                                                            Left to […]

DAV Chapter 70 Decatur – Paradise Intermediate School Penny Drive

Paradise Intermediate School Penny Drive, raised $2653.47 for Chapter 70 Decatur to help homeless veterans in Wise County. Pictured are the two classes that raised the most penny’s along with DAV members, Commander Kayla Jones, Doug Wright, Tomas Vidaurre, and Lloyd Pitts. Also, pictured is DAV Auxiliary member Sandra Wright.

District 20 Conference Reminder

Deadline Dec. 10, 2021 District 20 Conference registration!!! If you have not completed and returned your form now is the time to do so. (1)        Complete!! Registration forms are due by DECEMBER 10, 2021 (2)       Registration is $15.00 (3)       Mail to Department Headquarters or email to admin@davtexas.org   […]

News from DAV National

                Dear Friend,   One of every eight women will have invasive breast cancer during her lifetime. Companion legislation, H.R. 4794 and S. 2533, the Making Advances in Mammography and Medical Options (MAMMO) for Veterans Act, would improve breast health programs and services available to veterans enrolled for Department […]

DAV Chapter 5, San Antonio Adopt a Vet

DAV Chapter 5, San Antonio, Commander Amanda Almaraz along with Adjutant Kathleen Kaberides did the adopt a Vet program at the VAVS at Audie Murphy VA Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas.    

DAV Chapter 238 Granbury attends North Texas VetFest

DAV Chapter 238 attends North Texas VetFest and Veterans Day Parade.    Pictured above, L-R: Immediate Past Commander Ken Horton, Sr. Vice Commander Sam Turner, Adjutant Chris Georgopoulos, Commander Ron Miller, 1st Jr. Vice Commander Don Caldwell at 2021 North Texas VetFest. Pictured below, Immediate Past Commander Ken Horton in his newly reatored 1950 Willys […]

DAV Chapter 70, Decatur DAV5K

November 8th 2021, DAV Chapter 70 Kayla Jones, Commander and members along with Auxiliary members joined in the DAV5K to honor family, friends and fallen comrades. 

Chapter 70 Decatur Veterans Day Program

Decatur High School Veterans day program. Member, Mario Ramos, was invited to speak on behalf of DAV Chapter 70, Decatur and accepted a donation for $1,933.00 from the Student Council.