HARLINGEN, RGV - Former Congressman Chet Edwards says Dr. Hector P. Garcia, founder of the American GI Forum, would be proud of the work Congressman Rubén Hinojosa has done to help improve healthcare for veterans. Edwards who chaired the Appropriations...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - Texas Southmost College and the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley were among the Valley institutions to honor veterans and their families on Veterans Day. Veterans Day was originally known as Armistice Day and commemorated the end...
AUSTIN, Texas - I am both honored and humbled to be here today. The dedication of the Vietnam Veterans Monument is a welcome home to our Texas Vietnam Veterans. We honor the loyalty and the valor of those Texans who...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - The heroism and sacrifices made by U.S. veterans will be honored at various ceremonies in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas today, Veteran’s Day. Here are some of the scheduled events: America's Last Patrol Caravan America’s Last Patrol will...
MERCEDES, RGV - U.S. Rep. Rubén Hinojosa says he has called for a detailed audit of medical facilities for veterans in the Rio Grande Valley. Hinojosa’s move follows a national audit by the VA on quality of care and wait...
EDINBURG, RGV - Governor Greg Abbott has written to President Obama to remind him of his pledge to build a VA hospital in the Rio Grande Valley. Obama promised to establish a VA hospital in the region while running for...
EDCOUCH, RGV: Here's to my Band of Brothers. Band of Brothers You may have served in Combat or in non-combat. You may have retired out or you may have served for a short time. You may have been a draftee, reservist, national guardsman...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - As state legislators file legislation in Austin to help Rio Grande Valley veterans secure healthcare services at the new UT-RGV School of Medicine, members of Congress say they want the VA secretary to visit the region. U.S....
"Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses… I lift my lamp beside the golden door!" As the nation celebrates our veterans today, it is difficult to imagine a monument more closely associated with the American values that so...
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - In testimony before a U.S. Senate panel earlier this week, Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki assured a full and open disclosure process and action in response to allegations about misconduct involving patient care...

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