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2019

VETERANS DAY PARADE HOSTED BY WATKINS-LOGAN TEXAS STATE VETERANS HOME
November 06, 2019
(TYLER) - On Saturday, November 9, the Watkins-Logan Texas State Veterans Home will host a Veterans Day parade and cookout. This event is held annually to honor our Veterans on the day set aside to recognize the service and sacrifice of those who have served in our nation's Armed Forces. A... [more]
VETERANS DAY CEREMONY AT CLYDE W. COSPER TEXAS STATE VETERANS HOME
November 04, 2019
(BONHAM) - On November 11, 2019 at 11:00 am, the Clyde W. Cosper Texas State Veterans Home will host a Veterans Day Ceremony and Luncheon.  The ceremony will feature Captain Travis Kelly, a decorated Army service member, as a guest speaker. The ceremony will includ... [more]
UNACCOMPANIED VETERAN BURIAL TO BE HELD AT CENTRAL TEXAS STATE VETERANS CEMETERY
October 24, 2019
(KILLEEN) - Today, Texas Veterans Land Board Chairman George P. Bush announced that on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. SHARP, the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen will conduct an Unaccompanied Veteran burial for SP4 Whittington. Born... [more]
UNACCOMPANIED VETERAN BURIAL TO BE HELD AT RIO GRANDE VALLEY TEXAS STATE VETERANS CEMETERY
October 22, 2019
(ABILENE) - Today, Texas Veterans Land Board Chairman George P. Bush announced that on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. SHARP, the Rio Grande Valley Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Mission will conduct an Unaccompanied Veteran burial for SP4 Applegate. Born on Octob... [more]
ABILENE VETERAN CEMETERY TO RECEIVE GRANT FOR ADDITIONAL EXPANSION
October 22, 2019
(ABILENE) - Today, Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB) Chairman George P. Bush released the following statement celebrating the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) announcement awarding $1.1 million in grant funding for additional expansion improvements to the Abilene Texas State Veterans Cemetery.... [more]
RIO GRANDE VALLEY TEXAS STATE VETERANS CEMETERY TO RECEIVE GRANT FOR EXPANSION
October 22, 2019
(MISSION) - Today, Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB) Chairman George P. Bush released the following statement celebrating the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) plans to award $1.5 million in additional grant funding for expansion improvements to the Rio Grande Valley Texas State Ve... [more]
MEDIA ADVISORY: CMR. BUSH TO RECOGNIZE VETERANS AT TEMPLE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MILITARY APPRECIATION BANQUET
October 21, 2019
(TEMPLE) - On Tuesday, October 29, Texas Veterans Land Board Chairman, George P. Bush will recognize Veterans including Veterans from William R. Courtney Texas State Veterans Home at the Temple Chamber of Commerce Military Apprec... [more]
UNACCOMPANIED VETERAN BURIAL TO BE HELD AT THE COASTAL BEND TEXAS STATE VETERANS CEMETERY
October 14, 2019
(CORPUS CHRISTI) - Today, Texas Veterans Land Board Chairman George P. Bush announced that on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. SHARP, the Coastal Bend Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Corpus Christi will conduct an Unaccompanied Veteran burial for SR Richard Scott. Born on Septembe... [more]
USSERY ROAN TEXAS STATE VETERANS HOME HOSTS OKTOBERFEST
October 08, 2019
(AMARILLO) - On Saturday, October 12, the Ussery Roan Texas State Veterans Home will host an Oktoberfest with a special performance from guest, Dr. Mike Middleton. Dr. Mike Middleton is a recognized and accomplished accordionist. His main musical in... [more]
UNACCOMPANIED VETERAN BURIAL TO BE HELD AT THE CENTRAL TEXAS STATE VETERANS CEMETERY
October 07, 2019
(KILLEEN) - Today, Texas Veterans Land Board Chairman George P. Bush announced that on Friday, October 11, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. SHARP, the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen will conduct an Unaccompanied Veteran burial for Mr. Juan Eloy Cosio. Born on November 18, 1955, M... [more]
UNACCOMPANIED VETERAN BURIAL TO BE HELD AT THE CENTRAL TEXAS STATE VETERANS CEMETERY
September 30, 2019
(KILLEEN) - Today, Texas Veterans Land Board Chairman George P. Bush announced that on Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. SHARP, the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen will conduct an Unaccompanied Veteran burial for Ronald G. Sullivan. Born on August 12, 1943, Mr.... [more]
UNACCOMPANIED VETERAN BURIAL TO BE HELD AT THE CENTRAL TEXAS STATE VETERANS CEMETERY
September 27, 2019
(KILLEEN) - Today, Texas Veterans Land Board Chairman George P. Bush announced that on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. SHARP, the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen will conduct an Unaccompanied Veteran burial for Walter Albert Green. Born on ... [more]
FRANK M. TEJEDA TEXAS STATE VETERANS HOME PRISONER OF WAR/ MISSING IN ACTION DAY CEREMONY
September 18, 2019
(FLORESVILLE) - The Frank M. Tejeda Texas State Veterans Home is hosting a Prisoner of War/Missing in Action (POW/MIA) Day ceremony on Friday, September 20 to honor those who were held as prisoners of war and those who are still missing in action.  This event is open to the public.Chapla... [more]
TEXAS STATE VETERANS HOME RESIDENTS EMBARK ON HONOR FLIGHT TO WASHINGTON D.C.
September 13, 2019
(FLORESVILLE) - Last weekend, two of our Texas State Veterans Home residents embarked on a Trip of a Lifetime through Honor Flight Austin with a flight to Washington D.C. to see the memorials built in their honor. Residents of Frank M. Tejeda Texas State Veterans Home, U.S. Army... [more]
EXPANSION GRANT AWARDED TO COASTAL BEND TEXAS STATE CEMETERY
September 03, 2019
(CORPUS CHRISTI) - Today, Veterans Land Board (VLB) Chairman George P. Bush released the following statement celebrating the Department of Veterans Affairs grant to expand the Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery in Corpus Christi, Texas. The VA has awarded the VLB a grant of $1,966,125 for 100 perc... [more]
UNACCOMPANIED VETERAN BURIAL TO BE HELD AT THE CENTRAL TEXAS STATE VETERANS CEMETERY
August 29, 2019
(KILLEEN) - Today, Texas Veterans Land Board Chairman George P. Bush announced that on Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. SHARP, the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen will conduct an Unaccompanied Veteran burial for A1C Ronald Padget Benoto. Born on No... [more]
AN AMERICAN HERO FROM THE GREAT CITY OF HOUSTON
August 29, 2019
(HOUSTON) - Last weekend, Veterans Land Board Chairman George P. Bush was joined by Veterans from all over the nation to honor Medal of Honor recipient, Lance Corporal Richard Anderson. 50 years ago to the very day, “Tex,” as Anderson is endearingly called by friends and f... [more]
UNACCOMPANIED VETERAN BURIAL TO BE HELD AT THE CENTRAL TEXAS STATE VETERANS CEMETERY
August 22, 2019
(KILLEEN) - Bush announced that on Wednesday, August 28th, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. SHARP, the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen will conduct an Unaccompanied Veteran burial for ADJAR David Lee Boone. Born on March 14, 1954, Mr. Boone served in the United States Nav... [more]
MEDIA ADVISORY: VIETNAM MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPENT REMEMBERANCE CEREMONY
August 20, 2019
(HOUSTON ) - Today, Texas Veterans Land Board Chairman George P. Bush announced that on Wednesday, August 28th, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. SHARP, the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen will conduct an Unaccompanied Veteran burial for ADJAR David Lee Boone. Born... [more]
UNACCOMPANIED VETERAN BURIAL TO BE HELD AT THE COASTAL BEND TEXAS STATE VETERANS CEMETERY
August 20, 2019
(CORPUS CHRISTI) - Today, Texas Veterans Land Board Chairman George P. Bush announced that on Wednesday, August 21th, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. SHARP, the Coastal Bend Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Corpus Christi will conduct an Unaccompanied Veteran burial for Private First Class Willi... [more]
CMR BUSH TEACHES TEXAS HISTORY AT STORM AND HILLCREST ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS
August 20, 2019
(SAN ANTONIO) - Today, Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush visited 4th grade students Hillcrest and Storm Elementary Schools as part of his Year of Education Initiative. Commissioner Bush kicked off the school year by teaching an interactive Texas History Map lesson on cotton, cattle and railways using replica... [more]
NEXT GEN WARRIOR: SUCCESS AFTER SERVICE
August 15, 2019
(AUSTIN) - Today, Veterans Land Board Chairman George P. Bush announced the launch of Next Gen Warrior, a new series formed as part of the ongoing Voices of Veterans oral history program.  The program’s mission is to provide inspiration for Iraq and Afghanistan era Veterans as they step off... [more]
COMMISSIONER BUSH ANNOUNCES TARRANT COUNTY COMMISSIONER’S COURT APPROVAL OF LAND FOR 10TH NURSING HOME
August 06, 2019
(AUSTIN) - Today, Veterans Land Board Chairman George P. Bush released the following statement announcing the Tarrant County Commissioner’s Court unanimous vote to approve the donation 12 acres of property for the creation of the Texas Veterans Land Board’s 10th Vetera... [more]
MEDIA ADVISORY: PURPLE HEART DAY CEREMONY
August 06, 2019
(FLORESVILLE) - On Wednesday, August 7, the Frank M. Tejeda Texas State Veterans Home will host a Purple Heart Day Ceremony honoring the brave men and women who have been wounded in combat fighting for our nation and freedom. Residents, family members, staff and guests ... [more]
CMR. BUSH ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCH OF “MAIL DROP: MAIL FOR VETS” PROGRAM
August 01, 2019
(AUSTIN) - Today, Texas Land Commission George P. Bush announced the launch of “Mail Drop” a new program geared towards creating community engagement with Veterans in the Texas State Veterans Homes run by the Veterans Land Board. The program will begin with a trial run in the Lamun-Lusk-Sa... [more]
UNACCOMPANIED VETERAN BURIAL TO BE HELD AT THE CENTRAL TEXAS STATE VETERANS CEMETERY
July 25, 2019
(KILLEEN) - Today, Texas Veterans Land Board Chairman George P. Bush announced that on Tuesday, July 30th, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. SHARP, the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen will conduct an Unaccompanied Veteran burial for Mr. Melvin Harry Klingbeil. Born in Janu... [more]
MEDIA ADVISORY: RICHARD A. ANDERSON TEXAS VETERAN HOME NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
July 24, 2019
(HOUSTON) - The Richard A. Anderson Texas State Veterans Home is now accepting applications for Veterans to live in the brand-new, well accommodating Veterans home. The home was built specifically to assist and care for the brave men and women who served our country. The Richard A. Anderson h... [more]
CMR. BUSH ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF NEW TEXAS VETERANS LAND BOARD WEBSITE
July 04, 2019
(AUSTIN) - Today, Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced the launch of the new Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB) website. The redesigned website allows the VLB to efficiently and effectively serve Texas Veterans and their families by placing information only a click away... [more]
TIME CHANGE: VLB TO HOST TEXAS VETERANS BENEFITS FAIR IN LUBBOCK ON JULY 13TH
July 01, 2019
(LUBBOCK) - A free “come and go” benefits fair for Texas Veterans will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, July 13, 2019, at the Lubbock VA Outpatient Clinic. The fair, targeting all area Veterans, military members and their families, is one of several held throughout the state in 2019... [more]
VLB to host Texas Veterans Benefits Fair in Lubbock on July 13th
June 24, 2019
(LUBBOCK) - LUBBOCK - A free “come and go” benefits fair for Texas Veterans will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 13, 2019, at the Lubbock VA Outpatient Clinic. The fair, targeting all area Veterans, military members and their families, is one of several held throughout the sta... [more]
MEDIA ADVISORY: SCULPTURE UNVEILING CEREMONY
June 24, 2019
(MCALLEN) - The Alfredo Gonzales Texas State Veterans Home announced plans to celebrate Independence Day with the unveiling ceremony of an Iwo Jima Raising the Flag sculpture. This intricate piece was carved out of wood six years ago by Harry James, a 101 year-old Navy veteran, and was donated to the State Vet... [more]
Media Advisory - Warrior Weekend Event and Cookout
June 17, 2019
(TEMPLE) - The William R. Courtney Texas State Veterans Home announced our Veterans participation in Beyond the Battlefield/The Tiegen Foundation’s “Warrior Weekend”, on Friday, June 21, 2019. The event will begin at 10:30 a.m. at the William R. Courtney Texas State Veterans Home... [more]
Media Advisory - Warrior Weekend Event and Cookout
June 17, 2019
(TEMPLE) - The William R. Courtney Texas State Veterans Home announced our Veterans participation in Beyond the Battlefield/The Tiegen Foundation’s “Warrior Weekend”, on Friday, June 21, 2019. The event will begin at 10:30 a.m. at the William R. Courtney Texas State Veterans Home... [more]
Unaccompanied Veteran Burial for James Leon Rimmer to be held at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery
June 13, 2019
(KILLEEN) - Today, Texas Veterans Land Board Chairman George P. Bush announced that on Wednesday, June 19th, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. SHARP, the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery will conduct an Unaccompanied Veteran burial for James Leon Rimmer. Born in July of 1952, James Leon Rimmer served in the United States... [more]
Unaccompanied Veteran Burial for SP4. Thomas Joe Quinn to be held at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery
June 13, 2019
(KILLEEN) - Today, Texas Veterans Land Board Chairman George P. Bush announced that on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. SHARP, the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery will conduct an Unaccompanied Veteran burial for SP4. Thomas Joe Quinn. Born in January of 1944, Thomas Joe Quinn served in the United Sta... [more]
Unaccompanied Veteran Burial to be held at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery
May 29, 2019
(KILLEEN) - Today, Texas Veterans Land Board Chairman George P. Bush announced that on Tuesday, June 4th, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. SHARP, the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen, Texas will conduct an Unaccompanied Veteran burial for SSG. Mary Lynne Werner. Born in July of 1951, Mary Lynne Werner served... [more]
VLB to host Texas Veterans Benefits Fair in Harlingen on June 8th
May 28, 2019
(MISSION) - A free “come and go” benefits fair for Texas Veterans will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 8, 2019, at the VA Health Care Center at Harlingen. The fair, targeting all area Veterans, military members and their families, is one of several held throughout the... [more]
UNACCOMPANIED VETERAN BURIAL TO BE HELD AT THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY STATE VETERANS CEMETERY
May 23, 2019
(MISSION) - Today, Texas Veterans Land Board Chairman George P. Bush announced that on Friday, May 24th, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. SHARP, the Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery in Mission, Texas will conduct an Unaccompanied Veteran burial for Apolonio Leyva. Leyva is not expected to have anyone attend his fune... [more]
CLYDE W. COSPER TEXAS STATE VETERANS HOME MEMORIAL DAY EVENT
May 17, 2019
(BONHAM) - The Clyde W. Cosper Texas State Veterans Home is hosting a Memorial Day event, Monday, May 27th, honoring those who gave their lives for our country while on active duty.  The community is invited to join the home for a special Memorial Day ceremony. Dr. Diego R... [more]
UNACCOMPANIED VETERAN BURIAL TO BE HELD AT THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY STATE VETERANS CEMETERY
May 15, 2019
(MISSION) - Today, Texas Veterans Land Board Chairman George P. Bush announced that on Thursday, May 16th, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. SHARP, the Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery in Mission, Texas will conduct an Unaccompanied Veteran burial for PFC David W... [more]
WATKINS-LOGAN TEXAS STATE VETERANS HOME MEMORIAL DAY EVENT
May 14, 2019
(TYLER) - The Watkins-Logan Texas State Veterans Home is pleased to invited the community to a Memorial Day event, Monday, May 27th, honoring those who gave their lives for our country while on active duty.  Attendance is estimated to be around 200 -300. The cere... [more]
VETERAN FUNDRAISING ART EXHIBITION
May 13, 2019
(AMARILLO) - The Ussery Roan Texas State Veterans Home is pleased to invite the community to our art exhibition, raising funds for the Home. The fundraising event will include live performances by West Texas A&M University School of Music as well as hors d'oeuvres and refreshments. Casual attire is request... [more]
MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY AND LUNCHEON
May 13, 2019
(EL PASO) - On Friday, May 24th, the Ambrosio Guillen Texas State Veterans Home will host a special Memorial Day event honoring those who gave their lives for our country while on active duty. Residents, family members, staff and guests will join together for a formal ceremony followed by a luncheon. Around ... [more]
COMMUNITY ENCOURAGED TO SHOW OFF THEIR HOT RODS FOR VETERANS
May 08, 2019
(BIG SPRING) - On May 11th, 2019 the Lamun-Lusk-Sanchez Texas State Veterans Home will celebrate Texas Veterans by hosting a hot rod/car show event.  The community is invited to bring out their hot rods and classics alike as we join together to celebrate our Veterans of the Lamun-Lusk-Sanchez T... [more]
VLB TO HOST TEXAS VETERANS BENEFITS FAIR IN HOUSTON ON MAY 11TH
May 01, 2019
(MISSION) - 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 th... [more]
Unaccompanied Veteran Burial to be held at the Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery
April 24, 2019
(MISSION) - Today, Texas Veterans Land Board Chairman George P. Bush announced that on Tuesday, April 30th, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. SHARP, the Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery in Mission, Texas will conduct an Unaccompanied Veteran burial for SP4 Jack Calvin Burchfield. Born in December of 1938, Burchfield... [more]
Unaccompanied Veteran Burial to be held at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery
April 17, 2019
(CORPUS CHRISTI) - Today, Texas Veterans Land Board Chairman George P. Bush announced that on Friday, April 19th, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. SHARP, the Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery in Corpus Christi, Texas will conduct an Unaccompanied Veteran burial for SP4 William Robert Nagel. Nagel served in the United States Arm... [more]
Veterans at Frank M. Tejeda Texas State Veteran Home receive Thrill of Flight experience
April 12, 2019
(BIG SPRING) - On Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 the Ageless Aviation Dreams Foundation will be taking three Air Force Veterans from Frank M. Tejeda Texas State Veterans Home up in the air to experience the thrill of flight by riding in the cockpit of a Boeing Stearman, the airplane used to train military aviators in ... [more]
Community encouraged to show off their hot rods for Veterans
April 08, 2019
(BIG SPRING) - On May 11th, 2019 the Lamun-Lusk-Sanchez Texas State Veterans Home will celebrate Texas Veterans by hosting a hot rod/car show event.  The community is invited to bring out their hot rods and classics alike as we join together to celebrate our Veterans of the Lamun-Lusk-Sanchez T... [more]
Unaccompanied Veteran Burial to be held at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery
April 08, 2019
(BIG SPRING) - Today, Texas Veterans Land Board Chairman George P. Bush announced that on Thursday, April 11th, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. SHARP, the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen, Texas will conduct an Unaccompanied Veteran burial for SSGT Alan Fredrick Zumbrun. Born in June of 1944, Zumbrun served in... [more]
Unaccompanied Veteran burial to be held at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery
March 29, 2019
(BIG SPRING) - Today, Texas Veterans Land Board Chairman George P. Bush announced that on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. SHARP, the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen, Texas will conduct an Unaccompanied Veteran burial for EN2 Bruce David Clements. Clements served in the United States Navy Bra... [more]
Unaccompanied Veteran burial to be held at the Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery
March 28, 2019
(CORPUS CHRISTI) - Today, Texas Veterans Land Board Chairman George P. Bush announced that on Monday, April 1, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. SHARP, the Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery in Corpus Christi, Texas will conduct an Unaccompanied Veteran burial for SGT Andrew Cavazos Ybarra. Ybarra served in the United States Air F... [more]
Unaccompanied Veteran burial to be held at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery
March 22, 2019
(BIG SPRING) - Today, Texas Veterans Land Board Chairman George P. Bush announced that on Thursday, March 28th, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. SHARP, the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen, Texas will conduct an Unaccompanied Veteran burial for SP4 Jack Dillard Richardson. Born in July of 1947, Richardson serve... [more]
Vietnam Veterans Day Celebration
March 21, 2019
(BIG SPRING) - On Friday, March 29th, theLamun-Lusk-Sanchez Texas State Veterans Homewill host a Vietnam Veterans Day event at2:00 p.m. The community is invitedto join the Lamun-Lusk-Sanchez Home as we celebrate our Texas Veterans who honorably served in Vietnam. Veterans will be honored during our Welcome Home ... [more]
Ussery Roan Texas State Veterans Home Medal of Honor Celebration
March 20, 2019
(AMARILLO) - On Monday, March 25th, 2019 the Ussery Roan Texas State Veterans Home will be hosting an event to celebrate National Medal of Honor day. Ussery Roan is excited to host the Panhandle Plains Historical Museum as they bring Charles Roan's Congressional Medal of Honor to the facility. This is the firs... [more]
Vietnam Veterans Day Recreation and Performance
March 18, 2019
(FLORESVILLE) - On Friday, March 29th, the Frank M. Tejeda Texas State Veterans Home will host a Vietnam Veterans Day event at 1:30 p.m. including a performance by ReCreation at 2 p.m. The community is invited to join the Frank M. Tejeda Veterans Home as we celebrate our Texas Veterans who honora... [more]
Unaccompanied Veteran Burial to be held at Rio Grande Valley Texas State Veterans Cemetery
March 15, 2019
(AUSTIN) - Today, Texas Veterans Land Board Chairman George P. Bush announced that TODAY Friday, March 15th, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. SHARP, the Rio Grande Valley Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Mission, Texas will conduct an Unaccompanied Veteran burial for Specialist James Sabatke. Born in March of 1960, Sabatke ... [more]
Cmr. Bush announces 100th Unaccompanied Veteran exhibit
March 08, 2019
(AUSTIN) - Today, Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced that a display honoring 100 Unaccompanied Veteran Burials at the Texas Veterans Land Board State Veterans Cemeteries will be showcased on Monday, March 11th from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Texas State Capitol Ground Floor Rotunda... [more]
100th Unaccompanied Veteran burial to be held at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery
March 08, 2019
(AUSTIN) - Today, Texas Veterans Land Board Chairman George P. Bush announced that on Tuesday, March 12th, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. SHARP, the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen, Texas will conduct an Unaccompanied Veteran burial for Major Lee Shotwell Jr., a United States A... [more]
K-9 Veterans Day
March 05, 2019
(BIG SPRING) - On March 13th, the Texas Veterans Land Board will celebrateK-9 Veterans Day. We are excited to invite the community to join us at the Lamun-Lusk-Sanchez Texas State Veterans Home to partake in festivities. This event is a great opportunity for the community to come together with their K-9 and cele... [more]
Texas State Veterans Home Visits Berkner High School Junior ROTC Group Service Learning Project
March 04, 2019
(BONHAM) - On February 15, 2019 the Clyde W. Cosper Texas State Veterans Home located in Bonham, Texas had the opportunity to attend the Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps service learning project at Berkner High School. The Berkner High School Junior ROTC group invited our Veteran res... [more]
Unaccompanied Veteran burial to be held at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery
February 21, 2019
(KILLEEN) - Today, Texas Veterans Land Board Chairman George P. Bush announced that on Wednesday, February 27th, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. SHARP, the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen, Texas will conduct an Unaccompanied Veteran burial for Specialist Hugh Gary Bryan, a United States SP5 Army Veteran. S... [more]
VLB to host Texas Veterans Benefits Fair in Corpus Christi on March 16th
February 12, 2019
(CORPUS CHRISTI) - A free “come and go” benefits fair for Texas veterans will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 16, 2019, at the Corpus Christi VA Outpatient Clinic. The fair, targeting all area veterans, military members and their families, is one of several held throughout the state... [more]
100th Birthday Celebration for Leola Shamburger
February 05, 2019
(TYLER) - On Wednesday, February 6th, the Watkins-Logan Texas State Veterans Home will host a 100th birthday party at 5:30pm for one of their residents, Mrs. Leola Shamburger. In 2013, Mrs. Shamburger moved into Watkins-Logan Texas State Veterans Home after the passing of her husband, US Army Staff ... [more]
John Tyler High School JR ROTC to visit Veteran Home
January 30, 2019
(TYLER) - On Thursday, January 31st, the Veterans at the Watkins-Logan Veterans Home will be having lunch with the John Tyler High School Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC).  More than twenty members of the JROTC will attend tomorrow’s event where they will hav... [more]
Unaccompanied Veteran Burial to be held at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery
January 25, 2019
(KILLEEN) - Today, Texas Veterans Land Board Chairman George P. Bush announced that on Monday, January 28th, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. SHARP, the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen, Texas will conduct an Unaccompanied Veteran burial for Joseph Walker, a United States Air Force Veteran. Central Texas St... [more]
Ussery Roan Texas State Veterans Home to Host Disabled American Veterans Chapter Recognition Lunch
January 25, 2019
(AMARILLO) - Today the Ussery Roan State Veterans Home located in Amarillo, Texas announced that they have received their latest piece of innovative technology - a Snoezelen machine for the benefit of their veterans. The Ussery Roan Texas State Veterans Home has been able to purchase a Snoeze... [more]
Cmr. George P. Bush announces freeze on VLB loans for federal employees
January 24, 2019
(AUSTIN) - Today, Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced that due to the federal government shutdown, the Veterans Land Board unanimously voted to place a freeze on loan payments for federal employees who are Veterans and hold a home or land loan with the Veterans Land Board. To be eligible, Veteran... [more]

2018

Unaccompanied Veteran Burial to be held at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery
December 27, 2018
(KILLEEN) - Today, Texas Veterans Land Board Chairman George P. Bush announced that on Thursday, January 3rd, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. SHARP, the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen, Texas will conduct an Unaccompanied Veteran burial for Ronnie Leroy Newcomer, a United States Army Vete... [more]
Texas State Veterans Cemetery at Coastal Bend hosts Wreaths Across America ceremony
December 14, 2018
(COASTAL BEND) - Today, Veterans Land Board Chairman George P. Bushannounced that the Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery will host its annual Wreaths Across America Ceremony on December 15th at 11:00 a.m. Each December, National Wreaths Across America Day serves to honor and re... [more]
Texas State Veterans Cemetery at Abilene hosts Wreaths Across America ceremony
December 14, 2018
(ABELINE) - Today, Veterans Land Board Chairman George P. Bushannounced that the Texas State Veterans Cemetery at Abilene will host its annual Wreaths Across America Ceremony on December 15th at 11:00 a.m. Each December, National Wreaths Across America Day serves to honor an... [more]
Unaccompanied Veteran Burial to be held at the Rio Grande State Veterans Cemetery
November 18, 2018
(MISSION, TX) - November 19th, 2018, at 11:00 a.m., the Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery in Mission, Texas will conduct an Unaccompanied Veteran burial for Private Frist Class Ronald Barker, a United States Marine Corps Veteran. Private First Class Barker served in the Marine Corps from January 11th, 1954... [more]
Cmr. Bush on sunset committee vote to adopt School Land Board staff report
November 14, 2018
(AUSTIN) - Today, Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush released the following statement after the Sunset Committee voted to adopt the School Land Board staff report. Recommendations 4 and 5 were withdrawn. “I am pleased that the Texas Legislature has taken note ... [more]
Clyde W. Cosper Texas State Veterans Home to salute World War II veteran Doyle Taylor on 100th birthday
November 14, 2018
(BONHAM, TX) - Today, Veterans Land Board Chairman George P. Bushannounced the city of Bonham will designate Friday, November 16, 2018, as Doyle Taylor Day in honor of the Navy veteran’s 100th birthday. The proclamation will be read Friday morning at a private reception at the Clyde W. Cosper Texas Stat... [more]
Behind the scenes look: Richard A. Anderson Texas State Veterans Home
October 30, 2018
(HOUSTON) - The Richard A. Anderson Texas State Veterans Home is set to open in the spring of 2019. On Friday, October 26th, 2018 Texas General Land Commissioner George P. Bush led a behind the scenes tour to give the public a first look at the progress made on this exciting development in our community. The ... [more]
Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen Receives VA Grant Completely Funding Expansion and Improvements
September 25, 2018
(KILLEEN) - Today, Veterans Land Board (VLB) Chairman George P. Bush released the following statement celebrating the Department of Veterans Affairs grant fully funding the Central Texas State Cemetery expansion and improvements project in Killeen. The VA has awarded the VLB a grant of $2,650,880 for 100 perce... [more]
Commissioner George P. Bush Votes in Favor of 10th State Veteran Home
September 14, 2018
(AUSTIN) - Today, Veterans Land Board Chairman GeorgeP. Bush released the following statement applauding the Texas Veterans Land Board's unanimous vote to approve the process of planning, designing, constructing, furnishing, equipping and operating a new Texas State Veterans Home in the Dallas Metroplex area.... [more]
Unaccompanied Veteran burial to be held at the Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery
September 05, 2018
(CORPUS CHRISTI) - Tuesday, September 11th, 2018, at 2:00 p.m., the Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery in Corpus Christi will conduct an Unaccompanied Veteran burial for Private John Anthony Piercey, a United States Army Veteran. Private Piercey served in the Army from April 23rd, 1976, to March 14th, 1977. Coastal... [more]
Public Invited to Celebration of WWII Army Veteran Roy Mauldin's 100th Birthday
August 29, 2018
(BIG SPRING, TX) - Veterans Land Board Chairman George P. Bush and the Lamun-Lusk-Sanchez Texas State Veterans Home invite the public to attend the centennial birthday of World War II Army Veteran Roy Mauldin. Mr. Mauldin served in the United States Army from September 1940 through October 1945. Entertainment will be... [more]
Clyde W. Cosper Veterans Home Residents Host Artwork Exhibit
August 24, 2018
(BONHAM, TX) - Veterans Land Board Chairman George P. Bush and residents of Clyde W. Cosper Texas State Veterans Home invite the public to attend a showing of veterans artwork from their five-week "We See You" art program on Saturday, August 25th from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. The "We See You" art ... [more]
Unaccompanied Veteran burials to be held at the Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery
August 22, 2018
(AUSTIN) - On Friday, August 24th, 2018, the Costal Bend State Veterans Cemetery in Corpus Christi will conduct two Unaccompanied Veteran burials for Airman Third Class William L. McKee Jr. and Specialist 5 Toby Cole Pigford. The services for Airman McKee and Sgt. Pigford will be held at Coastal Bend State Ve... [more]
Commissioner George P. Bush commemorates "Topping Off" of VLB's newest Texas State Veterans Home currently under construction
June 06, 2018
(AUSTIN) - Today Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced the most recent milestone in the construction of the ninth Texas State Veterans Home, operated by the Veterans Land Board (VLB), a division of the Texas General Land Office (GLO). The commemorative last steel beam was put into place recently at the V... [more]

2017

VLB Mobile Benefits Center makes its debut
May 09, 2017
(AUSTIN) - On Saturday, the Veterans Land Board (VLB) debuted its new VLB Mobile Benefits Center at the VLB Veterans Benefits Fair in San Antonio. This new state-of-the-art RV will travel across Texas helping the VLB staff spread the word to Texas veterans about the benefits and services they earned by servi... [more]
Bonham Veterans Home residents to participate in healing collaboration with Ranch Hand Rescue
March 01, 2017
(AUSTIN) - AUSTIN - Today Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced that the General Land Office's Veterans Land Board (VLB) is collaborating with Ranch Hand Rescue (RHR) Counseling Center and Animal Sanctuary to offer animal therapy for residents of the Clyde W. Cosper Texas State Veterans Home with P... [more]
Cmr. George P. Bush announces VLB to receive VA grants for Veteran Cemeteries in Killeen and Mission
February 14, 2017
(AUSTIN) - AUSTIN - Today Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced that the Veterans Administration notified the General Land Office's (GLO) Veterans Land Board (VLB) that it will receive more than one million dollars in grant funding for the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen and the... [more]
Land Commissioner George P. Bush announces raises to veteran land and home loan limits
January 30, 2017
(AUSTIN) - AUSTIN -Today Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced that Texas veterans are now eligible for low-interest land loans up to $150,000. Commissioner Bush increased the land loan limit from $100,000 to $125,000 in his first act as chairman of the Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB) in 2015 ... [more]

2016

Commissioner Bush announces winners of the Save Texas History Essay Contest
December 01, 2016
(AUSTIN) - Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush today announced the fourth- and seventh- grade winners of the 2016 Save Texas History Essay Contest, sponsored by the Texas General Land Office's Save Texas History Program.  The Essay Contest encourages students to answer the question, "What history ... [more]
Texas Veterans Land Board Celebrates 70 Years of Service
November 07, 2016
(AUSTIN) - AUSTIN - On Monday, November 7, 2016, Commissioner George P. Bush congratulated the Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB) on 70 years of service to Texas veterans. The 70th anniversary was celebrated with a VLB Inception Day ceremony. VLB Senior Deputy Director Col. (ret.) Matt Elledge and more than 10... [more]
Commissioner George P. Bush reports the Veterans Land Board achieves highest loan production level in more than a decade
November 01, 2016
(AUSTIN) - Texas General Land Office Commissioner and Chairman of the Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB) George P. Bush is pleased to announce that during Fiscal Year 2016 the VLB loan program achieved its highest level of production in more than a decade. During the year, the VLB almost doubled their loan sales... [more]
Texas State Veterans Cemeteries Awarded $1.19 Million by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
October 20, 2016
(AUSTIN) - Texas Land Commissioner and Veterans Land Board (VLB) Chairman George P. Bush is proud to announce that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) awarded the VLB two grants totaling $1,193,134 for the Texas State Veterans Cemeteries in Abilene and Killeen. "One of the great privileges of se... [more]
Commissioner George P. Bush teams up with Okay to Say™ to help fellow veterans coping with PTS
June 29, 2016
(AUSTIN) - AUSTIN – Today Okay to Say™ released a new public service announcement (PSA) featuring Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush, Chairman of the Veterans Land Board (VLB), encouraging his fellow veterans and their loved ones to seek help when dealing with post-traumatic stress (PT... [more]
VLB to host Texas Veterans Benefits Fair in Dallas on June 11th
June 01, 2016
(AUSTIN) - AUSTIN − A free “come and go” benefits fair for Texas veterans will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Saturday, June 11, at Dallas VA Medical Center. The fair, targeting all area veterans, is one of many planned throughout the state in 2016. Officials f... [more]
VLB Chairman George P. Bush's statement on the passing of Manny Rivas
May 24, 2016
(AUSTIN) - Manny Rivas, a true American hero who dedicated his life to veterans, passed away Saturday at the age of 90 in El Paso, Texas. Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush, a veteran of the U.S. Navy, released the following statement in honor of Mr. Rivas: "Manny Rivas will always be remembered as a humb... [more]
Commissioner Bush commends Houston City Council for vote in support of a new Texas State Veterans Home
April 20, 2016
(AUSTIN) - Today Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush applauded the Houston City Council's adoption of an ordinance enabling the city’s purchase of land for a new Texas State Veterans Home to be built in the Houston area. This will be the ninth home to be constructed by the Texas Veterans Land Boa... [more]
VLB to host Texas Veterans Benefits Fair in El Paso on April 23rd
April 12, 2016
(AUSTIN) - A free “come and go” benefits fair for Texas veterans will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Saturday, April 23, at the El Paso Community College Administrative Service Center. The fair, targeting all area veterans, is one of many planned throughout the state in 2016... [more]
VLB to host Texas Veterans Benefits Fair in San Antonio on April 9th
April 06, 2016
(AUSTIN) - A free “come and go” benefits fair for Texas veterans will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Saturday, April 9, at the Audie L. Murphy Memorial VA Hospital. The fair, targeting all area veterans, is one of many planned throughout the state in 2016.  Officials fro... [more]
VLB to host Texas Veterans Benefits Fair in Tyler on March 19th
February 29, 2016
(AUSTIN) - A free “come and go” benefits fair for Texas veterans will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 19, at the Armed Forces Reserve Center. The fair, targeting all area veterans, is one of many planned throughout the state in 2016. Officials from the Texas Veterans Land Bo... [more]
VLB to host Texas Veterans Benefits Fair in Houston on Feb. 20th
February 09, 2016
(AUSTIN) - A free “come and go” benefits fair for Texas veterans will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Saturday, Feb. 20, at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center. The fair, targeting all area veterans, is one of many planned throughout the state in 2016. Officials from the Texa... [more]
Commissioner George P. Bush to visit with Veteran Employees at Ultra Electronics-Advanced Tactical Systems in Austin
February 09, 2016
(AUSTIN) - Texas Land Commissioner and Chairman of the Veterans Land Board George P. Bush will tour the facilities of Ultra Electronics-Advanced Tactical Systems before sitting down to meet with veteran employees to make sure they’re aware of the benefits available to them through the Veterans Land ... [more]
Commissioner George P. Bush to speak at Texas Veterans Commission’s 18th annual Veterans Summit
February 08, 2016
(AUSTIN) - Texas General Land Office (GLO) Commissioner and Veterans Land Board Chairman George P. Bush will speak during the opening session of the 18th annual TVC Veterans Summit. Commissioner Bush will speak about GLO veteran initiatives over the last year as well as plans to make 2016 the 'Year of the Vet... [more]
VLB hosts first Texas Veterans Benefits Fair of 2016 in McAllen on Jan. 23rd
January 08, 2016
(AUSTIN) - A free “come and go” benefits fair for Texas veterans will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, at the McAllen VA Outpatient Clinic. The fair, targeting all area veterans, is one of many planned throughout the state in 2016. Officials from the Texas Veterans Land Bo... [more]

2015

Land Commissioner Bush intervenes in lawsuit against unconstitutional seizure of private property by the BLM
December 01, 2015
(AUSTIN) - Today Commissioner George P. Bush announced the General Land Office (GLO) will intervene in the lawsuit challenging the federal government’s unconstitutional seizure and arbitrary taking of Texas Permanent School Fund (PSF) land along the Red River. The GLO is filing an intervention in th... [more]
Veterans Day to be honored with celebrations across Texas
November 10, 2015
(AUSTIN) - The Texas General Land Office and Veterans Land Board are honoring veterans with celebrations across the state all week long. Several celebrations will be taking place on Wednesday - Veterans Day - at all eight of the VLB's Texas State Veterans Homes. Additionally Commissioner George P. Bush will h... [more]
Lamun-Lusk-Sanchez Texas State Veterans Home in Big Spring to Host Veterans Day Program
November 10, 2015
(AUSTIN) - The Lamun-Lusk-Sanchez Texas State Veterans Home will host several Veterans Day celebrations throughout the week including all-day events starting at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015. The day-of events will feature performances by the local cheerleading, dance, and choral student groups and refre... [more]
Texas State Veterans Home in El Paso to Host Veterans Day Celebration
November 10, 2015
(AUSTIN) - Wednesday morning the Ambrosio Guillen Texas State Veterans Home in El Paso will host its annual Veterans Day celebration. The event will honor those men and women who served our country with a cookout sponsored by El Paso City Council Representative Carl Robinson. Other special guests will include... [more]
Commissioner George P. Bush to meet with Texas Veterans in Abilene on Veterans Day
November 10, 2015
(AUSTIN) - Tomorrow morning Veteran's of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 6873 and Taylor County will host an informational meeting with Texas General Land Office (GLO) Commissioner George P. Bush. Commissioner Bush will address Abilene and Taylor County leaders and participants will hear how the GLO and VLB collabora... [more]
Alfredo Gonzalez Texas State Veterans Home to Host Veterans Day Program
November 10, 2015
(AUSTIN) - The Alfredo Gonzalez Texas States Veterans Home will host a Veterans Day program at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015. After a ceremony honoring the five branches of the military, residents and guests will be treated to a BBQ lunch. Members of the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association, Law Do... [more]
Texas State Veterans Home in Temple to Hold Military Ball on Veterans Day
November 10, 2015
(AUSTIN) - Wednesday evening the William R. Courtney Texas State Veterans Home in Temple will host its annual Veterans Military Ball with guest speaker, Colonel Mark W. Thompson. Troops from Ft. Hood and the 2nd Battalion 8th US Cavalry Regiment will provide the color guard and will be joined by the 206th Mil... [more]
Watkins-Logan Texas State Veterans Home to Host Veterans Day Parade and Cookout
November 10, 2015
(AUSTIN) - The Watkins-Logan Texas State Veterans Home will host a Veterans Day parade and cookout at 11 a.m. on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. This second annual event will feature a patriotic parade honoring veterans through the expansive grounds of the home and will be followed by a large, free cookout which is op... [more]
Clyde W. Cosper Texas State Veterans Home in Bonham to Host Veterans Day Program
November 10, 2015
(AUSTIN) - The Clyde W. Cosper Texas State Veterans Home will host a Veterans Day program at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015. This event will feature an address by Sen. Bob Hall, a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. Also taking part will be the Dodd City Elementary Honor Choir and Band, the Ector BETA Club ... [more]
Ussery Roan Texas State Veterans Home in Amarillo to Host Veterans Day Celebration
November 10, 2015
(AUSTIN) - The Ussery Roan Texas Veterans Home Veterans Day in Amarillo will host its annual Veterans Day celebration at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 11. The event honoring the brave men and women who served our country will feature presentation of the colors by Tascosa High School ROTC Color Guard. Chaplains Br... [more]
Veterans Land Board Announces Changes at Texas State Veterans Cemeteries
November 03, 2015
(AUSTIN) - Today the Texas General Land Office and Veterans Land Board are happy to announce changes to a handful of policies. The State Veterans Cemeteries are a special resting place for our veterans and their families. And now it will be easier than ever for those families to stay together. As of November ... [more]
Commissioner George P. Bush to honor Dallas-area veteran as the winner of the "Roof for Vets" program
November 03, 2015
(AUSTIN) - On Wednesday Commissioner George P. Bush will honor a Dallas-area veteran as the winner of the "Roof for Vets" program. Joseph Tienter, a disabled vet whose roof is falling apart, will have a new roof installed during the day. Commissioner Bush will deliver brief remarks saluting Army Specialist 4t... [more]
Texas Vet Home Residents to Make Honor Flight - Last of a Generation
October 07, 2015
(AUSTIN) - Veterans and citizens will gather on Friday, October 9th at 9 a.m. in the Austin Bergstrom airport to send-off four Texas WWII veterans as they depart to Washington, D.C. Messrs. Carl Johnson resides in the Floresville Texas State Veterans Homes while Carl Knight, John Marshal and Joseph Novembre l... [more]
Voices of Veterans oral historian gets new mission
August 04, 2015
(AUSTIN) - The National Museum of the Marine Corps has a new Texas ambassador — U.S. Marine Major James Crabtree. Crabtree was appointed to the position by Governor Greg Abbott.  Crabtree coordinates the Texas Veterans Land Board's Voices of Veterans oral history program. His new duties as ... [more]
Alfredo Gonzalez Texas State Veterans Home Celebrates 10th Anniversary
June 27, 2015
(AUSTIN) - On Saturday, June 27th, generations of veterans from the Rio Grande Valley gathered to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Texas Veterans Land Board's (VLB) Alfredo Gonzalez Texas State Veterans Home in McAllen. The McAllen home is named after U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant Alfredo “Fredd... [more]
Commissioner Bush encourages Texas veterans to be heard – “What Does Freedom Mean to You?”
May 07, 2015
(AUSTIN) - Commissioner George P. Bush, Chairman of the Texas Veterans Land Board, is encouraging active duty military, veterans, their family members and those who honor our freedoms to participate in a special project of the Voices of Veterans program. The VLB is asking, “What Does Freedom Mean to... [more]
Commissioner Bush: GLO innovating online service to benefit Texas veterans
March 10, 2015
(AUSTIN) - AUSTIN – Commissioner George P. Bush today unveiled the redesigned and streamlined Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB) website – www.texasveterans.com. As Commissioner of the Texas General Land Office, Bush concurrently serves as Chairman of the VLB. The new website creates easy acc... [more]
George P. Bush Welcomes New Alamo Endowment Board
March 04, 2015
(AUSTIN) - AUSTIN — Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush yesterday afternoon chaired the first meeting of a reconstituted Alamo Endowment Board, promising to turn the nonprofit into a fundraising powerhouse for Alamo preservation efforts. As Texas Land Commissioner, Bush oversees the Alamo on beha... [more]
Veterans Land Board recognizes top producing partners
February 05, 2015
((AUSTIN, Texas) ) - The Texas Veterans Land Board today announced participants who have helped promote veteran and military member benefits during the 2014 year.   Top real estate professionals, community developers and mortgage lenders generated Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB) land and home loans we... [more]
Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery expansion ready to serve
February 03, 2015
((AUSTIN, Texas) ) - The growing number of South Texas heroes interred at the Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery will be more than accommodated for years to come with two new columbaria ready for eternal service.  The two new structures expand the capacity of the Texas State Veterans Cemetery by 700 new... [more]
George P. Bush: Chris Kyle's life stands as example of service to all
February 02, 2015
((AUSTIN, Texas) ) - Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush today said he hopes Texans will forever remember Chris Kyle's life of service to our veterans and praised Gov. Greg Abbott's decision to declare Feb. 2 as "Chris Kyle Day."  "Chris Kyle deserves to be remembered for what he lived for, fought for and d... [more]