Posted on · Colleges are asking the state to pare back the state program that offers free tuition to veterans or their children. But key lawmakers in the Texas House don't want to mess with what's being offered to current veterans and their families.
Posted on · Art is one of the disciplines some of them practice to ease the transition to civilian life.
Posted on · The award-wining documentary filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick will be in Houston on April 26, 2017 for a preview screening and discussion of their latest project, THE VIETNAM WAR, a 10-part, 18-hour documentary film series set to air this fall on Houston Public Media TV 8 and PBS stations around the country.
Posted on · The third annual “Veterans Business Battle” aims to promote startups led by former military members.
Posted on · The group Combined Arms is creating personalized assessments of former service members to connect them directly with the organizations that best suit their needs.
Posted on · More than two dozen World War II veterans came to the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library on December 7, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. They included Aaron Cook, one of the last living Texans to have survived the attack.
Posted on · Mayor Turner and the City of Houston honored those who served in the Armed Forces at the Veterans Day parade.
Posted on · The Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center recently held an event to provide services to that segment of the population.
Posted on · News 88.7 reporter Al Ortiz talks about this year’s Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center’s annual event to help veterans in Houston, many of them homeless, and what makes it special.
Posted on · A major challenge many veterans face is access to legal assistance. Low income vets in Greater Houston are getting help through the Veterans Legal Initiative.
Posted on · The lanes are open to qualifying veterans who register with the agency.
Posted on · Applicants include those with a VA disability rating of 50 percent or 40 percent service-connected disability because of the amputation of a lower extremity, and also those who have earned a medal of valor.
Posted on · Everyone who uses Metro's HOV and HOT lanes may eventually have to get a toll tag, even if they don't have to pay. Transit officials are looking for way to keep solo drivers from getting on the lanes illegally.
Posted on · With the help of tablet computers, volunteers gather data that could help get more people off the streets and into housing.
Posted on · The event takes place Thursday, September 10, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.