State Board Meeting set for Rockport - Two Dedications on Friday, February 28
AGIF/TX: Austin Texas – The State Board of Directors will meet Saturday, March 1, 2014 at the AGIF Rockport Clubhouse, 1911 Hardee St., in Rockport, Texas. I have included a full report of my activities. Please Read my Report Here!
I also want to announce that the Nueces County Historical Foundation will be dedicating a Historical Marker honoring American GI Forum Founder, Dr. Hector P. Garcia. The ceremony will take place at Memorial Hospital at 10:00 am. I would like all members to attend this important dedication to our founder.
We will also be attending the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the American GI Forum Village in Robstown. The complex has been under renovation for almost a year. We want as many member that can attend this event. Read More>
AGIF Mid-Year Conference in Las Vegas, March 19-22, 2014
Dear Forumeers and Friends of the American GI Forum,
I invite you to join us in Las Vegas, Nevada for our 66th Annual National Mid-Year Conference. The American GI Forum, the only Federally Chartered Hispanic Veterans Family Organization in the country, will meet to address important issues impacting our veteran’s community. Mrs. Barbara Olivas, National Hispanic Education Foundation Chair will be our Host for the event. We have included a tentative AGENDA, REGISTRATION and ADVERTISING FORMS for your convenience. This 66th mid-year conference will be in the beautiful Desert City– Las Vegas, Nevada at the Alexis Park Resort. Rooms have been blocked for your convenience. Click Here to make reservations. Read More>
AGIF Awards Scholarships to Veterans on the Anniversary of Founder's 100th Birthday
Beatrice Perez Women's Chapter
American GI Forum of Texas, Inc., Corpus Chrisiti, TX – Members of the American GI Forum State and National joined the Beatrice Perez Women’s Chapter as they celebrated the 100th anniversary of their founder’s birthday Friday January 17, 2014 with their annual Veterans Scholarship Awards Ceremony.Read Article>> See Photos>
Vice Commander Ceasar Ruiz Speaks to Battle of Ia Drang Survivors at Gathering of Eagles Meeting
AGIF Texas, Inc. Report: HOUSTON, Texas – On January 22, 2014, Texas Vice-Commander Cesar Ruiz spoke to a group of Ia Drang survivors and others as the keynote speaker for the veteran organization of the Gathering of Eagles (GOE) located in Houston Texas.
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