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ProjectMEND:  non-profit organization that provides people living with disability and illness with medical equipment and assistive technologies.  Special grant through the Texas Veterans Commission to help Veterans and their family members (includes spouses, surviving spouses and dependents):  see the following flyers:  Page 1 flyer; Page 2 flyer

National Purple Heart Hall of Honor requests all Veterans who were awarded the Purple Heart Medal to sign up for the Roll of Honor Data Base.  It is free of charge and is for living and deceased Veterans. Visit www.thepurpleheart.com for more information.  Click here for the enrollment form application.

VA Care in the Community:  South Texas (Kerrville & San Antonio areas) Non-VA Community Care Brochure  If you go to an Emergency Room or are admitted to a Civilian Hospital, you MUST notify the VA within 72 hours - this does not guarantee the VA will pay the bill.  It is based on your priority group and several laws.  All outside care is your responsibility unless you have an appointment IN WRITING from the VA that authorizes that appointment.

VA website: https://www.vets.gov/  Website merges MyHealthEVet (VA health care access) and EBenefits (VA benefits access). 

AACOG Weatherization Assistance Program is funded by Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and United States Department of Energy.  Program is designed to help low-income people overcome high cost of energy by installing weatherization energy conservation measures in their homes - at no cost. Program is open to applicants whose overall household income falls at or below 150% of Federal Poverty Level.  Home owners and renters can apply.

click here for Weatherization Assistance Program Brochure...

click here for AACOG WAP Information Flyer...

click here for AACOG WAP Application...

Gillespie County
Veterans Service Office
102 E San Antonio St
Suite B-2
Fredericksburg, Texas 78624

Telephone: (830) 997-3758
Fax: (830) 997-3245

Located: Annex 2 Bldg
(former clinic building)


Honor Flight Trips at No Cost 
Information

     Veterans applying for the Honor Flight trips through Honor Flight Austin may use the below applications [WWII, Korea (must have the Korean Service Medal on DD-214), and Vietnam (must have the Vietnam Service Medal on DD-214)].  By submitting your application now you can get on the list for the upcoming flights.  The trip is free of charge.  Spouses cannot go on the trip.  Print the application (SINGLE sided) and attach a copy of your DD-214 or WWII discharge document and bring it to Tami King's office.  If you want to go on a trip with another Veteran, write that at the top of your application.  The application will be scanned and sent to the POC.  

      To check out additional information on Honor Flight Austin go to:  http://www.honorflightaustin.org/

Above are the applications for the different ERA's, and the requirement are below:

  a. WWII  (Service during Dec 7, 1941 to Dec 31, 1946)

  b. Korea (Service from June 27, 1950 to Jan 31, 1955 and must have the Korean Service Medal on DD-214)

  c. Vietnam (Service from Aug 5, 1964 to May 7, 1975 and must have the Vietnam Service Medal on DD-214)

  d. Women Veterans (Service from Dec 7, 1941 to May 7, 1975).  This trip is scheduled for Oct 19-20, 2018.

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