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Veteran Resources

AFS is a Veteran friendly office. AFS staff are also part of the Veteran Advisory Council (VAC) which provides advice and support for services and programs designed to promote retention, success, and facilitate the transition into college for military veteran and military connected students.

AFS offers legal services to all currently enrolled Texas State University students. There is NO additional cost for legal services. All case information is protected by attorney-client privilege and is treated confidentially by all AFS staff.

AFS is comprised of three attorneys with more than 35 years of combined legal experience, so Bobcats can rest assured that their case is in good hands. To make an appointment with an attorney, call our office at (512) 245-2370. Be sure to have your student ID # (ex: A01234567) available to schedule an appointment.

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  • Stop by the LBJ Student Center to visit the Student Veterans Resource Center in room 4-13.3.  Hang out with other vets and pass away time between classes in a private lounge specifically designed for student veterans

  • Yes.  The Veterans Alliance of Texas State (VATS) is a chartered student veteran organization that strives to recreate that sense of camaraderie experienced in military service.  VATS meet at 5:30 p.m. on the first Monday each month in LBJ 4-13.3.

  • The Office of Veterans Affairs assist veterans in pursuing their educational, professional or vocational objectives.  They are available to answer questions concerning veteran educational benefits, certify enrollments for the Department of Veterans Affairs and monitor student's degree plans and academic progress.  The Office of Veteran Affairs is located in JCK, room 111 and can be contracted at 512-245-2641 or via email at veteransaffairs@txstate.edu.

Veteran Assistance Benefits

Disabled American Veterans

The 1.2 million-member Disabled American Veterans (DAV) is a non-profit 501(c)(4) charity dedicated to building better lives for America's disabled veterans and their families.

Texas Veterans Commission

The Texas Veterans Commission was created in 1927 as the State Service Office to assist veterans of the Indian Wars, Spanish-American War and World War I.  Our purpose has always been to act as the state appointed advocate of Texas veterans as they attempt to secure the benefits rightfully earned in exchange for their service in our nation's armed forces.

VA Disability Benefits

The VA Disability Benefits website shows classifying Disabled Veterans, how to apply for benefits and Veterans with Non-Service-Connected Disabilities.

VetFriends

The VetFriends mission is to reconnect, honor and support veterans through the largest online Veteran community.

Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Services

The Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) VetSuccess Program is authorized by Congress under Title 38, Code of Federal Regulations, Chapter 31.  It is sometimes referred to as the Chapter 31 program.  The VetSuccess program assists veterans with service-connected disabilities to prepare for, find and keep suitable jobs.

Vet Center

The Vet Center Program was established by Congress in 1979 out of the recognition that a significant number of Vietnam era vets were still experiencing readjustment problems.  Vet Centers are community-based and part of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

American Widow Project

The American Widow Project (AWP) is a providing peer-to-peer support to a new generation of military widows grieving the loss of a spouse in the armed forces.