Veterans

Fund For Veterans’ Assistance Presents Over $30.7 Million In Grants To 109 Organizations Across Texas

On November 9-13, 2020; the Texas Veterans Commission’s (TVC) Fund for Veterans’ Assistance (FVA) presented more than $30.7 million in grants to 109 organizations across Texas. These funds are providing assistance to more than 33,400 veterans and their families. The grants are awarded to nonprofits and government agencies which provide direct services to veterans. The grants support a wide range of services from financial to transportation, legal services to family support services and home modification to […]

Sen. Cruz to America’s Veterans: Thank You For Defending Liberty

Senator Ted Cruz

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today released a statement on Veterans Day, recognizing Texas’ and America’s veterans for their dedicated service to our country: “Today, all across this great nation, we pause to pay tribute to the sacrifices made by our veterans and their families. Without their bravery and selflessness, we wouldn’t be able to live in a nation that is a beacon of freedom for all. I can think of few responsibilities more important than our duty to honor […]

DDS Dentures + Implant Solutions in Katy, TX is on a mission to help a local Veteran with free dental care

When U.S. Navy Veteran George Arnold talks about the special gift he is going to receive on Veterans Day, he says the only way to describe it is: “this is sent from Heaven.” George, who, like all Military Veterans, would need to be 100 percent disabled, have been a prisoner of war or have developed a dental condition during service, in order to quality for full VA dental benefits. George does not meet these requirements. […]

Dairy Queen® Restaurants In Texas Honor Veterans With A Free Blizzard® Treat On November 11Th

Dairy Queen® restaurants in Texas will honor the heroes of our community and country on Veterans Day, Wednesday, November 11, 2020. The heroes, including veterans, active duty and retired members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, National Guard and Reserves will be honored with a free medium Blizzard® Treat.   All Veterans must be in uniform or show valid proof of service (Military ID, Veterans designation on driver’s license, or DD214 paperwork). Veterans […]

Hiring Red, White, and You! Texas Statewide Veterans Job Fair Set for Nov. 5

The Texas Workforce Commission and the 28 Texas Workforce Development Boards are teaming up with employers across the Lone Star State to host a statewide veterans’ hiring event on Thursday November 5. Multiple events, mostly virtual, but some in person, will be held across Texas to connect veteran-friendly employers with veterans seeking work. The event is free to job seekers. “On behalf of the state of Texas, I want to say thank you to all […]

Honor Our Veterans this Veteran’s

On November 11th of each year, Americans have honored those men and women who have served in the U.S. Armed Services since the armistice which ended World War I was declared on November 11, 1918. Veterans are women and men from our communities who committed themselves carte blanche to the USA in the Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force, or Coast Guard and put their life on the line for our freedom. As we honor their […]

Sen. Cruz: We Must Honor the Promises Our Nation Has Made to Our Brave Veterans

Participates in roundtable discussions at Camp Hope and Combined ArmsHOUSTON, Texas – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today toured two veterans’ organizations in Houston: Camp Hope and Combined Arms. His visits are part of weeklong tour across Texas, where he is meeting with various veterans groups to hear their ideas and concerns. Camp Hope is a facility that provides interim housing and recovery programs for wounded warriors, veterans and their families suffering from combat-related post-traumatic […]

Sen. Cruz Joins Trey Ware in Studio at the Alamo Lounge

 Ted Works for Texas Vets Also appears on air with Jon-David Wells, Mike Gallagher Show SAN ANTONIO, Texas – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today joined KTSA’s Trey Ware for a live, in-studio interview at the Alamo Lounge. While in Military City, USA, Sen. Cruz appeared on several other Texas radio shows, including 660 AM The Answer’s The Wells Report, and Mike Gallagher show. There, Sen. Cruz discussed many issues Texans hold dear, including his […]

Sen. Cruz on Texas Radio

Discusses his efforts on behalf of veterans, health care reform and NDAA with Texas radio hosts Mark Davis and Chris Salcedo   DALLAS, Texas – This morning, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joined local Texas radio hosts to discuss his work on behalf of veterans, including the VA Information Technology Restructuring Act he introduced last week to modernize the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) IT infrastructure, among other topics, including his efforts on health care […]

Cornyn, Warren Introduce Bill to Ease Requirements on Military Members Seeking Commercial Driver’s Licenses

U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) today introduced the Jobs for our Heroes Act of 2017, which streamlines and eases the burden on the process whereby active-duty military, reservists and veterans apply for their commercial driver’s license. Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) is also an original cosponsor of the legislation. “We should be making it easier, not harder, for members of the armed forces to be gainfully employed both while they are in […]