Services Offered By the Veterans Service Office

  • Inform veterans, dependents and survivors about benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
  • Home visits to the elderly and disabled.
  • Completion of various VA forms from education to burial benefits.

These documents should be kept in a safe place:

    • Original DD-214/Separation Documents (can be recorded at the County Clerk's Office or Request Your Military Service Records Online).
    • Marriage License.
    • Divorce Decree / Death Records or prior marriage(s) for self or current spouse. If the name of each prior spouse is not available, the date of divorce / death should be written down.
    • Birth Certificates of children or Adoption Decrees.
    • Social Security numbers for yourself, spouse and children.


Federal Benefits

 State of Texas Benefits

  • Land Program of 5 acres or more
  • Housing Assistance Loan
  • Home Improvement Loan
  • Education (Hazelwood Act)

Wartime Service Dates

  • World War II - 12/07/1941 through 12/31/1946
  • Korean War - 06/27/1950 through 01/31/1955
  • Vietnam Era - 08/05/1964 (02/28/1961 for veterans who served "In Country" before 08/05/1964) through 06/07/1975
  • Gulf War - 08/02/1990 through a date to be set by law or a Presidential Proclamation