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State Board of Directors Met in Corpus February 28–

American GI Forum of Texas, Inc. Report: (Austin, Texas) This is a brief update on the American GI Forum Board of Directors meeting in Corpus Christi on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at the LULAC Hall on Holly Road.

State Commander John Martinez declared a quorum and after a welcome by host Tina Olivares. The event was well attended and the Coastal Bend Women hosted an excellent meeting with a catered meal for all attendees. A financial and a State of the State report confirmed that all is well according to State Executive Gil Rodriguez. His report which was approved.  Read more>

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AGIF 2015 National Conference Update, Texas Commander’s Message 
TEXAS FORUMEERS, WOMEN, YOUTH, FAMILY, and FRIENDS, GREETING!!

American GI Forum of Texas, Inc. Report: HOUSTON, TX – The 67th Annual National Conference of the American GI Forum of the United States held on July 30 – August 1 at Millbrae, California will be remembered as a GREAT Conference hosted by the California State Office.   A BIG THANKS !! to Duane / Gloria Goff, Angelica Tellechea, and the entire hosting committee.  Everything was SATISFACTORY!! Read More> Photos>


National Commander Report:
2015 National Conference

American GI Forum of Texas, Inc. Report: CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – I wholeheartedly extend a big THANK YOU to all that attended, sponsored and supported the 67th American GI Forum of the US National Conference in Milbrae, CA. This year’s themes were Civil Rights in the 21st Century and Bridging the Digital Divide. The conference was jam packed with workshops for veterans and cyber-enthusiasts of all ages. More> Photos>


Conference Update:
2015 American GI Forum of Texas, Inc. Conference is now History

American GI Forum of Texas, Inc. Report: AUSTIN, Texas – The State Commander and officers have declared a successful 2015 Conference at the Wyndham Garden Hotel in Austin. With this we report to all that the conference was indeed a success. Good Attendance, Speakers were all enlightening, informative, entertaining and enjoyable; the hotel managers were helpful attentive and staff performed well. Lupe Rodriguez, Finance Chair and Gil Rodriguez, Conference Chair informed us that the entire conference did well, see photos here and the Committee did an excellent job of coordinating this event. Read More>


The National Society of Collegiate Scholars Welcomes Ms. Monica Karina Herrera as a New Member

American GI Forum of Texas, Inc. Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Monica Karina Herrera of Austin, Texas has accepted membership in The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS). Monica graduated as valedictorian from the Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders in Austin, TexasShe is presently studying neuroscience at Johns Hopkins University. More>


Antonio ‘Tony’ Gil Morales Honored at American GI Forum of Texas, Inc. Conference

American GI Forum of Texas Report: AUSTIN, Texas Tony Morales has devoted much of his adult life to this organization. He has served in many capacities–as member officer and mentor since 1961. Tony is a Cold War Veteran, served in the Air Force. After being honorably discharged and along with other early Mexican-American Veteran leaders was a trailblazer of the Mexican-American Veteran Civil Right’s Movement. First in Texas and later Nationally. More> 


 State Commander Vazquez Contes:
AGIF National Mid-year in Colorado Springs, March, 2016

American GI Forum of Texas Report: Colorado Springs, CO–The American GI Forum of the U.S and the American GI Forum of Colorado extends a cordial invitation to all members, their families and friends, throughout the nation to the 2016 National Mid-Year Conference in Colorado Springs, Colorado also known as the Rocky Mountain State.

The 2016 AGIF National Mid-Year conference will convene to discuss issues, set policies and execute programs to enhance our awareness of military issues that is crucial to our nation and our veterans across the country. More>

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Elected New Officers
2015 California State Conference Honors the Greatest Generation WWII Veterans

American GI Forum of Texas Report: Whittier, CA – The California 2015 State Conference was a huge success, with outstanding speakers and the splendid food served by the catering service. The conference facility and charming decor organized by the El Camino Real Chapter and reflected the conference theme, "Tribute to the Greatest Generation WWII Veterans". More>

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