Mar/Apr 2017 – DAV Women Vets Coordinator’s Article

2017 National Women Veterans Summit April 21-22 in Dallas. The following information is from VAntage Point, the Official Blog of the US Dept. of Veterans Affairs Women Veterans account for approximately 10 percent of the U.S. Veteran population, which will grow to 15 percent by 2030. While many of their challenges and opportunities are similar […]

Mar/Apr 2017 – DAV Chaplain’s Article

I would like to thank you for your service to the Military and to the Nation.  Since you served your obligation and service is still required.  You have a responsibility as an American and a member of the DAV to continue to strive to help Veterans, their families and our Country.  The United States of […]

Mar/Apr 2017 – DAV Benefits Protection Team Leader’s Article

Greetings from west Texas. I was honored when asked to become our Benefits Protection Team Leader for Texas. I was saddened when I learned our former team leader Comrade Howard Ray is seriously ill. Please keep the Ray family in your prayers. Marc Burgess our National Adjutant, our Commander Dr. Edwards, and our Adjutant Teresa […]

Mar/Apr 2017 – DAV DEC District II Article

Winter is almost over and the time has been a beneficial time to plan the events necessary to fund the support of local needs of veterans. Needs continue to grow and so we must be ready to assist them. Veterans continue to need our assistance with their claims, as we were once assisted.  Continuing to […]

Mar/Apr 2017 – DAV Membership Chairman’s Article

Isn’t it great to be alive! Great to be a member of this great organization the DAV! Who is the DAV? What is the DAV? The DAV is a non-profit 501(c)(4) organization dedicated to the service of our nation’s injured heroes, the DAV is here to help you and to ensure that you are not […]

Mar/Apr 2017 – DAV Commander’s Article

COMMITMENT TO SERVICE FULFILLING OUR PROMISES TO THE MEN AND WOMEN WHO SERVED I would like to offer my appreciation to all who attended our Mid-Year Seminar, January 13-15, 2017, in Corpus Christi, Texas. This seminar was well attended with participation from our DAV National Commander, Mr. David W. Riley, and our DAV National Adjutant, […]

Legislative Program Presented to Congress – David W. Riley

As you may know, today I spoke before a Joint Session of the House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee to present DAV’s legislative program for the coming year. Please click here to read my written statement, as submitted to the Committees. As always, thank you for your ongoing support of the DAV and its legislative […]

MEMO: Commemorative Stamp For DAV 100th Anniversary

In 2020, DAV will celebrate 100 years of dedicated service to our nation’s veterans, their families and survivors. As part of this special occasion, it is our sincere hope that a commemorative stamp will be issued to recognize this significant milestone. Therefore, we are calling upon all DAV and DAVA members and supporters to contact the Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee and request that a stamp be issued to commemorate this important time in DAV’s history.

MEMO: DAV March Membership Madness

In an effort to reignite the flame of grassroots recruiting among our members, and to promote the distribution and utilization of DAV’s online membership application, please join me in celebrating DAV MARCH MEMBERSHIP MADNESS!  This tournament will run from March 9th thru March 29th, and will organize our Departments in a bracket-style format to both […]

Alamo Housing 4 Texas Heroes

The Alamo Housing 4 Texas Heroes is a partnership developed by the Alamo Area Development Corporation (AADC), the Alamo Service Connection (ASC), the Bexar Area Agency on Aging (BAAA), and the Alamo Area Council of Governments (AACOG) Housing & Energy Conservation Program. In 2012, the US Census estimated that there were approximately 255,000 Veterans living […]

Call a Ride for Vets

The Alamo Call-A-Ride 4 Vets program is a transportation and mobility assistance program funded by the Texas Veterans Commission, Fund for Veterans’ Assistance program. Any honorably discharged Veteran, their immediate family (spouse, under 18 family member, or disabled adult in the home), surviving spouse, and/or caregiver of a Veteran are eligible to receive FREE rides.

Ron Minter, Dist. III DEC

Jan/Feb 2017 – DAV Department District III Executive Committee Member’s Article

By the time you read this Christmas and the New Year will have already passed. I trust everyone had a great holiday season and enjoyed their time with family and friends. Since our last bulletin we participated in the Golden Corral Veteran’s Appreciation dinner at the Waco location. The event was successful and we were able to disseminate information about DAV programs and services to all in attendance. We also participated in the local Veteran’s Day Parade. We had several guests that joined us on our parade float including Department Commander Charles Edwards and DAV National 1st Junior Vice Commander and Department of Texas Inspector/Judge Advocate Dennis Nixon

Jan/Feb 2017 – DAV Department Membership Chairman’s Article

We have reached the half way mark of the membership year and are 1,894 members short of our goal of 60,864. We must all look deep inside and determine if we want the DAV to continue to grow and remain a viable organization that will diligently work to help veterans and their families.