VLB TO HOST TEXAS VETERANS BENEFITS FAIR IN HOUSTON ON MAY 11TH

State and federal officials join forces to assist veterans with their benefits

Contact: Karina Erickson Press Secretary Texas General Land Office
(512) 475-5144
Karina.Erickson@GLO.Texas.Gov
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PRESS RELEASE — May 01, 2019

A free “come and go” benefits fair for Texas Veterans will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 11, 2019, at the Houston Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center. The fair, targeting all area Veterans, military members and their families, is one of several held throughout the state in 2019.

Officials from the Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB) will be on hand to provide information on state programs including land, home and home improvement loans, as well as Texas State Veterans Homes and Cemeteries for Veterans and military members in Texas. As an intergovernmental partnership event between the VLB, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Texas Veterans Commission, the benefits fair will provide Veterans and military members with access to representatives that can assist with  pending claims, health care needs, education and employment benefits, and much more. Veterans wishing to discuss pending claims with VA officials should bring pertinent case information, including claim numbers, if available. Veterans, military members and their families are encouraged to drop in to learn more about their benefits any time between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Additional information and updates can be found on the Texas Veterans Land Board Website at TexasVeterans.com

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