The mission of the East Texas Veterans Alliance is to strengthen the network of community based resources for East Texas veterans, military, and their families.
Nearly 100,000 veterans call East Texas home! When families, active duty military, and National Guard/Reserve members are added to that number, this under-recognized segment of the community reaches 250,000 people or 20% of the regional population. More telling is what the East Texas region does not have: a military installation with support services. But the East . . .More »
Based on the principles of the national Homeward Deployed Sea of Goodwill initiative and the national Points of Light Community Blueprint program supported by the Military Officers Association of America, the ETVA has designated seven focus areas to guide community involvement: Education, Employment, Finances, Health, Housing, Legal and Transportation. More »
What the ETVA Does
The ETVA connects veterans to existing organizations and agencies that provide resources for veterans and military families to thrive, creates a Unified Veteran Voice to educate and engage East Texas communities in understanding and supporting veterans and transitioning military, facilitates collaboration among existing organizations and agencies to strengthen and maintain . . . More »