DAV Dept of Texas Commander, Percy Spence attends Alamo Chapter 5 Officer Ceremony. State Commander preformed the ceremony on the new Chapter 5 Officers, Commander Luis Baez and Sr Vice Commander James Francisco. Pictured above, DAV Alamo Chapter 5 Commander Luis Baez, DAV Dept of Texas Commander Percy Spence, and wife, DAVA National Auxiliary Commander […]
National Commander’s Awards 2023
National Commander’s Awards DEADLINE February 28, 2023 We are pleased to announce the DAV National Commander’s Awards! These awards honor those whose actions are exceptional examples of DAV’s core values of service, quality, integrity and leadership. Nominations for the following awards are now being accepted through February 28, 2023. • Disabled American Veteran of the […]
Conference 2023 Overflow Hotel
January Conference 2023 Overflow Hotel at Holiday Inn San Marcos To book, select an option below! Call the hotel front desk at 512-805-1000 and mention that you are with the DAV District 20 Conferenceor mention the group code DVC) Book ONLINE! Click the DAV District 20 Conference DAV District 20 Conference Booking Link. It will […]
Conference 2023 Tentative Agenda
January 2023 District 20 Conference Tentative Agenda
November 1st 1955: The Vietnam War
The Vietnam War (also known by other names) was a conflict in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975. It was the second of the Indochina Wars and was officially fought between North Vietnam and South Vietnam. North Vietnam was supported by the Soviet Union, China, and other communist allies; South Vietnam was supported by the United States and other anti-communist allies. The war is widely considered to be a Cold […]
DAV Veterans Information Seminar El Paso
DAV Veterans Information Seminar in El Paso Texas, was hosted by DAV Chapters 10, 165 and 187 and it was a great success!!
Greetings from DAV’s National Legislative Department
We invite all national executive committee members, department commanders, adjutants and Benefits Protection Team Leaders (BPTLs) to attend the upcoming Zoom meeting: Legislative Update Date: Thursday, November 03 , 2022 Time: 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Please join the legislative team for an update on key legislation and recent and upcoming congressional hearings. […]
Meals For Vets
Meals for Vets is a program that provides student veterans who have low income with DISCREET, free daily meals. Click here to go to MealsForVets
DAV Chapter 70 Decatur Membership Drive & Picnic
DAV Chapter 70 had their Annual Membership Drive & Picnic on Saturday October 15, 2022 with more than 110 veterans and their families. The Chapter provided a free brisket & sausage lunch, membership opportunities, and the chance to visit with Chapter members and local veterans. Commander Bobby Harris with Daughters of American Revolution handing […]
Veterans Day 2022 Freebies, Discounts and Offers!!!
Veterans Day is Friday, November 11, 2022. This is the VA Veterans Day discounts list and they will continue to updated as more are available nationally for Veterans Day discounts, meals or other ways businesses and organizations want to give back to Veterans. These Veterans Day discounts, free meals and other programs are being shared […]
DAV Chapter 233 Workshop
DAV Chapter 233 Fort Bend County had a great turnout for Hearing & Tinnitus workshop.
Humana, Honoring & Serving Veterans
Medicare Advantage Plans with Veterans in Mind | Humana
Women Veteran Meeting RSVP
Join DAV women from around Texas for our first ever Women Veterans Coalition. The meeting will be held on January 12, 2023 during the District 20 Conference in San Marcos, Texas. Embassy Suites & Conference Center Chatauqua B 4:00pm to 5:00pm There are only 50 seats available so if you would like to join us […]
Humana Doing Well by Doing Good
Attention Chapter Commanders, Humana is here to help. Doing Well by Doing Good, Our mission is simple: to serve as a health resource for Veterans and their families. For 25 years, we’ve been dedicated to serving those who served our country. Here are just a few ways we’re helping Veterans and their communities. Read flyer […]
November 4th & 5th Free Dental Services for Veterans in Garland Texas
Limited Free Dental for veterans and their families in Garland Texas November 4th & 5th 2022. To make an appointment go to TMOM Prescreens – Dallas Veterans (koalendar.com) TMOMs are designed to bring dental services to individuals who cannot obtain care any other way. Our usual model for TMOM patients is based on a […]
DAV Chapter 70 Decatur – Attend Paradise Festival
Commander Bobby Harris along with members participate in the Paradise Main Street Festival September 24th, 2022 Chapter members educate the community and visit with locals to raise awareness about DAV Chapter 70 veteran’s resources and recruitment.
NEWS From VA, PACT Act Scams
BE VIGILANT OF PACT ACT SCAMS
ANGELINA COUNTY AND SURROUNDING AREAS. DAV is planning on opening a chapter in Lufkin Texas. If you are currently not a DAV member and you are interested, please read below for eligibility requirements then contact us for more information.
District 20 Conference Packets are in the Mail!!!!
NOTICE The Woman’s Meeting has been rescheduled to Friday January 13, 2023 @ 4:00pm in Room “San Marcos River” at Embassy Hotel and Conference Center, 1001 E McCarty Ln, San Marcos TX. Please notify your chapter of change. Thank you District 20 conference to be held January 13-15, 2023. The venue for the conference […]
The DRIVE Act
The DRIVE Act would tie veterans’ mileage reimbursement to the rate government employees receive for using their personal vehicles for government business. DAV Resolution No. 432 supports adopting the GSA increased mileage rate for veterans’ beneficiary travel. Please contact your representative to ask them to support H.R. 8398—the DRIVE Act. Thank you for […]