News Bulletins – 2015

2015 (6) Nov-Dec Bulletin 2015 (5) Sep-Oct Bulletin 2015 (4) Jul-Aug Bulletin 2015 (3) May-Jun Bulletin 2015 (2) Mar-Apr Bulletin 2015 (1) Jan-Feb Bulletin    

Shop Department of Texas

We are currently in the process of mailing out the Department of Texas Directory and Constitution & Bylaws.  Two copies of each will be sent to each chapter and unit.  Some of you may already have received them.  If you are interested in additional copies they can be ordered online.  The cost is minimal and […]

DAV and Auxilary Joint Message

The Chairman of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, the Honorable Jeff Miller, introduced H.R. 5620, the VA Accountability First and Appeals Modernization Act of 2016.

Article – Senior Vice Commander – September, 2016

The membership year has begun with a goal of 68,000 members for the fiscal year 2016 – 2017, but, numbers are not the only goal we have in membership We must, at all levels, set a goal to recruit more members that will be active and serve our veterans.  Service to veterans and their families […]

Commander Dr. Charles Edwards Jr.

Article – Commander – September, 2016

COMMITMENT TO SERVICE FULFILLING OUR PROMISES TO THE MEN AND WOMEN WHO SERVED Thank you for continuing to stand with over 68,000 members of the Department of Texas-Disabled American Veterans as we fulfill our promises to the men and women who served. We just completed our 95th National DAV Convention which was held in Atlanta, […]

Robert Squyres Accepts 2016 Frank Webb Award for Chapter 139

Brenham, Chapter 139, Commander Robert Squyres accepts Frank Webb award on behalf of the chapter.  The award was presented by Department Commander Jay Johnson at the Department Convention held in June of 2016. For the 2016-2017 FY, Mr. Squyres serves as Senior Vice Commander for the Department of Texas. Learn more about Mr. Squyres and […]

New Member Orientation Documents

To download the new member orientation documents, visit and log in with your DAV membership number.

Article – 1st Jr Vice Cmdr – September, 2016

When new members are properly informed, they are more likely to feel comfortable with the organization and become actively involved in Chapter activities right away. A properly oriented member is also one who is most likely to remain in DAV for years.

Article – Chaplain – September, 2016

I would like to introduce myself. My name is John Hicks and I am a retired Army Veteran (Sergeant First Class (E7)) of 22 years. I am currently the Senior Vice Commander of DAV Chapter 17 in Universal City. I am married and have three children and two grandchildren and another on the way expected in November.