TAVV - Texas Association of Vietnam Veterans

The Texas Association of Vietnam Veterans, North Texas Chapter is a non-profit organization, whose membership is composed of not only Vietnam Veterans, but other veterans from other wars as well, such as World War II, Korean War, Desert Storm, and now, Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom as well as Post 9/11.  Our goals and purpose is to help all veterans and military members, regardless of war or branch of service, and whether or not they are still on active duty, retired, disabled, and to assist our community in any way we can. Organization meets the second Thursday of every month at 10:30 A.M. 

 

Branch: 
All/Any
Era of Service: 
All/Any
Career Phase: 
All/Any
VA Disability Rating Requirement: 
No Disability Requirement
Discharges Allowed: 
No Minimum Discharge

Events & Blogs

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I had a pleasant surprise when I picked up the paper Sunday morning and read two stories about Veterans and those helping them in Austin.  These are good examples of the way that Texas Veteran...

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"To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan..."

With those immortal words, President Abraham Lincoln on March 4, 1865, in his second inaugural address...

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Politics. It's back. And as per usual, I've become the target of unsolicited political emails from friends and foe alike, all from well-meaning but sometimes easily swayed armchair patriots....

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There’s not a more celebrated national holiday in this country than Independence Day, the designated birthday of our great nation. What began in 1775 as a struggle for autonomy by the New England...

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Seventeen years ago, when I first became President of TAVV, my primary goal for this organization was to develop a solid network that would benefit all veterans and their families, not just the...

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"Those of you who complete this training will have earned a title. You won't be heroes. You'll be Marines. If you want medals, you joined the wrong branch. You'll perform heroic deeds, because...

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For TAVV (Texas Association of Vietnam Veterans), November is the most active month of the year. And with the...

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After a grueling month of preparing and frying birds, I needed to get far away from turkeys. So, following our...

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My thanks to those of you who’ve contacted me concerning your TAVV membership dues. I appreciate that you’re still interested in our organization, as we’re much...

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For some of you, this will be your last newsletter. So I’m rerunning a variation of my last month’s column in hopes that I’ll reach those of you still in arrears....

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March 29 marked the first anniversary of the dedication of our Texas Capitol Vietnam Veterans Monument here in Austin...

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Beginning as a tradition during the Civil War, ladies and schoolchildren in the South regularly decorated with flowers the graves of Confederate soldiers. Although the dates of commemoration ...

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