The Lamun-Lusk-Sanchez Texas State Veterans Home in Big Spring opened in 2001 and provides first-class long term care for up to 160 residents, including up to 60 Alzheimer's residents in a separate, secured unit.
Created and operated exclusively for Texas veterans, their spouses and Gold Star parents, the Lamun-Lusk-Sanchez home offers superior care that is Medicare and Medicaid certified.
The certified, secured Alzheimer's unit provides specialized care in beautiful surroundings. The Alzheimer's unit includes cozy visiting areas, a special activity area and a private dining room. A pleasant outdoor, secured courtyard surrounds the Alzheimer's unit for the comfort and convenience of the residents. History of the HomeThe Lamun-Lusk-Sanchez State Veterans Home in Big Spring was one of the first four homes built after passage of the enabling legislation in 1997.
The home is named after three notable area veterans. U.S. Army veteran David Vance Lamun was killed in action in World War II. Marine Joe M. True Lusk was killed as a Japanese P.O.W. laboring on the "Death Railway" in Burma and Thailand. U.S. Army veteran Reynaldo Sanchez was killed in action in Vietnam in1968 and was posthumously awarded the Bronze Star.
Commissioner David Dewhurst dedicated the home on February 19, 2001.