The Texas Veterans Commission was created in 1927 as the State Service Office to assist veterans of the Indian wars, Spanish-American War and World War I. Our purpose has always been to act as the state appointed advocate of Texas veterans as they attempt to secure the benefits rightfully earned in exchange for their service in our nation's armed forces.
The Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB) hosts free “come and go” benefits fairs to showcase resources available to Texas veterans. VLB staff, as well as representatives from the Texas Veterans Commission, and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, provide a relaxed, one-stop location for information on disability and pension claims, home, land and home improvement loans, state veterans homes and cemeteries. Texas veterans can also find up-to-date news about employment and education benefits…
The Defense Department has awarded a Bethesda, Md., firm a contract to build DoD's first enterprise-wide mobile application store and mobile-device management system, officials at the Defense Information Systems Agency said Friday.
Home Improvement Grant Available for Disabled Veterans. During a recent Veterans Benefits Fair that was held in San Antonio, the Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB) received overwhelming interest in the Texas Veterans Home Improvement Program. As you may know, Veterans and military members may receive loans up to $25,000 to be used for improvements made to a Veteran or military member’s primary residence.
VLB Texas State Veterans Cemeteries are hallowed grounds that are an expression of our respect for the Texas men and women who have served our nation with distinction. They are exclusively for veterans, their spouse, and dependent children. They are special resting places, close to home, where friends, family and fellow Texans can honor Texas Veterans. The sacrifices they laid upon the altar of freedom will never be diminished nor forgotten.