San Antonio NAACP

Armed Services and Veterans' Affairs

San Antonio's Freedom Fund

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Armed Services and Veterans’ Affairs

           The committee on Armed services and Veterans' Affairs shall: (1) seek to establish a working relationship with those agencies in government, national, state, and local, having the responsibility in the affairs of members of the various Armed Services and Veterans and to see that the programs to which they are responsible are administered fairly and justly to members of the minority community; (2) study conditions pertaining to veterans and members of the Military Service and their dependents and/or survivors in the community; (3) serve as a center of information on matters affecting the members of the Active Military, Reserve, and State National Guard and Veterans; (4) maintain a repository of materials, information, and forms to be used in assisting veterans and/or dependents of veterans and military personnel with their problems; (5) receive and act on all complaints relative to acts of discrimination on account of race, color, creed, or denial of benefits to which they are entitled because of discrimination; (6) prepare a quarterly report on committee activities to be submitted to the Executive Committee of the Branch and the National Director of Armed Services and Veterans' Affairs.


Armed Forces and Veterans' Affairs chair: Mr. David Sherman


Important Resource Links

Texas Veterans Benefits:
Bexar County Veterans Office:
Military City USA – San Antonio:
Texas Veterans Commission:
Texas Veterans Organization:
Department of Veterans Affairs:
DD-214 Replacement:
Disabled American Veterans:
Homeless Veterans:
Surviving Spouses and Dependents:
Texas State and Local Veterans Resources:
Post 9/11 GI Bill:

South Texas Veterans Health Care System

Frank Tejeda VA Outpatient Clinic
5788 Eckhert Road
San Antonio, TX 78240
(210) 699-2100 or contact the health benefits advisor at (210) 699-2133.
After Hours: (888) 686-6350
North Central Federal Clinic
17440 Henderson Pass
San Antonio, Texas 78232
(210) 483-2900 or after hours: (888) 686-6350
Veterans Frequently Called Numbers
Veterans Benefits Counselors (800) 827-1000
U.S. Veterans Affairs Department (210) 358-5701
1055 Ada St, San Antonio, TX 78223
Claims Representative (210) 221-2044
1706 Stanley Road Suite TVC, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234
Texas Veterans Commission (210) 617-5175 or (210) 699-5000
7400 Merton Minter St, San Antonio, TX 78229
Veterans of Foreign Wars (210) 223-4096
**Counseling Services**
611 N Flores St, San Antonio, TX78205
Texas Riogrande Legal Aid 1111 N. Main Ave. San Antonio, TX 78212 (210) 212-3700 is a nonprofit organization that provides free legal services to the residents of Southwest Texas who are unable to afford the fees of attorneys in private practice. The Veteran's Benefits Law Team protects the rights of veterans and their families who have been unfairly treated or denied benefits.