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Veterans Council of Gillespie County
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Gillespie County Veterans Service Office, Chairman
American Legion Post 244, Fredericksburg
American Legion Post 650, Harper
Disabled American Veterans Chapter 167, Fredericksburg
Ex-Military Flyers Club, Fredericksburg
Military Order of Purple Heart – Hill Country Chapter
Military Order of the World Wars – Hill Country Chapter
VFW Post 7105, Fredericksburg
FHS Navy JROTC Science Instructors
Army National Guard, Charlie Co., 1-141 Infantry, Fredericksburg
Retired Military Representative
Mission Statement: Revised 01/24/2017
The Veterans Council of Gillespie County membership will consist of local Veteran’s Organizations with 1-2 representatives from each organization.
The Council will hold quarterly meetings to coordinate and support Gillespie County Veteran’s events and functions to include: annual Memorial Day Ceremony and placement of Flags on Veteran’s Graves and Veterans Day events. Other events as identified may be: Flag Day, POW/MIA.
The Council will identify Veteran needs in the community and coordinate with local assistance agencies to provide assistance to Veterans as needed.
The Council will support the continuity of the Gillespie County Veterans Service Office, to ensure that Veterans benefits services are provided by Gillespie County.
The Council will foster and support the mission of each Veterans Organization and promote the sharing of information and ideas to provide better service to Veterans.
The Council will promote and support the Gillespie County Honor Guard which provides military honors at a Veteran's graveside funeral.
The Council will promote and support the South Texas Health Care System to ensure that VAMC Kerrville remains open and provides a high level of medical services.
The Council will support the activities of the Fredericksburg High School Navy JROTC program, and include them in local Veteran’s events and promoting volunteer drivers to assist cadets with the Holiday Flag program.
The Council will promote and support the activities of the Army National Guard, Charlie Co., 1-141 Infantry in Fredericksburg.
May participate/assist local organizations who provide assistance to Veterans and their families.
Council will serve in an Advisory capacity for Veterans issues in Gillespie County to the Gillespie County Commissioners Court. No County Funds will be required for the Veterans Council.
Recognized by the Gillespie County Commissioner’s Court as a Representative voice of the Veterans of Gillespie County on 02/08/2016.
Veterans Service Office
102 E San Antonio St
Fredericksburg, Texas 78624
Telephone: (830) 997-3758
Fax: (830) 997-3245
Located: Annex 2 Bldg
(former clinic building)
Adult Volunteers Needed
The Fredericksburg High School Navy JROTC unit needs adult drivers to help the cadets put out and pickup flags on holidays. If you can help even one holiday per year, please contact CAPT George T. Fadok, Senior Naval Science Instructor, via phone (830) 997-7551 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The dates that the flags are set out are:
- Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday, 3rd Monday of January
- Inauguration Day, 3rd Tuesday of January every fourth year
- President's Day, third Monday of February
- Armed Forces Day & Peace Officer/EMS Recognition Day, 3rd Saturday of May
- Memorial Day, last Monday of May
- Flag Day, 14th June
- Independence Day, 4th July
- Gillespie County Fair Day, fourth Friday of August
- 9-11 Remembrance Day, 11th of September
- POW-MIA Day and Constitution Day, third Friday of September
- Columbus Day, second Monday of October
- Election Day, First Tuesday of November every even year
- Veteran's Day, 11th November
- Pearl Harbor Day, 7th December
COUNTY EXTENSION AGRILIFE OFFICE - Map
95 Frederick Rd, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
COUNTY YARD - HARPER - Map
125 S Ranch Road 783, Harper, TX 78631
USDA FSA NRCS FACILITY - Map
1906 N Llano St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
JAIL FACILITY - Map
104 Industrial Loop, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
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