Texas Army National Guard Survivor Outreach Services

Survivor Outreach Services

The Survivor Outreach Services (SOS) Program exists to embrace and reassure Survivors that they are continually linked to the Military Family through a unified support program that enables them to remain an important part of the Military for as long as they desire.  The Survivor Outreach Services (SOS) program is an Army-wide program which demonstrates our commitment to Families of the Fallen. SOS is a holistic and multi-agency approach to delivering services to Survivors by providing those services closest to where the Families live.

What is the Survivor Outreach Services (SOS) program?
The SOS program is an Army-wide program with a representative on most active-duty installations worldwide, and at least one representative in every State and territory of the United States. What does the SOS program do?

Serves Military Surviving Families within the State of Texas: 

  1. National Guard, Reserves, and Active Duty 
  2. Provides information on the benefits and entitlements available to military families 
  3. Ensure access to all entitled benefits for Families 
  4. Performs as an advocate on behalf of Survivors 
  5. Provides basic budgeting/financial management resources 
  6. Provides mental health counseling resources 
  7. Provides estate planning resources 
  8. Functions as long term support for Survivors

TXARNG Survivor Outreach Services Coordinators: 

  • Abilene/Dyess AFB: 325-690-1026 x 5
  • Austin- 512-782-5681
  • Ft Worth: 817-246-4606 x 1
  • Houston/Rankin: 281-539-4280 x9, then x5193
  • Laredo: 956-724-6300 x 7464101
  • San Antonio/Martindale: 210-314-9625
  • Seagoville: 972-287-2876
  • Tyler: 903-595-6544 x 9
Programs for Family Members: 
Surviving Spouse
Surviving Child