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Commander Announces: 
Austin Forum Postpones Golf Tourney for Early Spring

American GI Forum of Texas Inc.: Austin, TX – Austin Cmdr Armando Longoria has informed us that the Annual Benefit Golf Tournament that was set for October 31, at Kizer Golf Course, 5400 Jimmy Clay Dr. in South Austin has been postpond until April 2015.

Cmdr Armando Longoria regrets the inconvenience, but many factors that could not be overlooked caused the postpontment.  More>

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State Board of Directors to Meet in Corpus Christi February 28–

The American GI Forum of Texas, Inc. Report: Corpus Christi, TX –  The Board of Directors Winter Meeting is scheduled for Saturday, February 28, 2015 in Corpust Christi, Texas. The Coastal Bend Chapter is hosting the meeting being held at the LULAC Hall, 3516 Holly Road, Corpus Christ, Texas 78414.  Read more>


The Texas Veterans Commission would like to invite you to attend the 17th Annual Veterans Summit, which will be held on Wednesday, February 4, 2015, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel North Austin (6121 North IH-35, Austin, Texas 78752).

The theme of the Veterans Summit this year is “Strengthening the Foundation: Building a Better Future for Texas Veterans” and will highlight how federal, state and local government agencies in Texas are working collaboratively with Veteran organizations and community partners More>

2015 AGIF Texas State Conference will be in Austin, Texas, June 11-14, 2015 

American GI Forum of Texas, Inc. Report: AUSTIN, Texas – The American GI Forum of Texas Inc. State Conference will be held on June 11-14, 2015 in Austin, Texas the “Live Music Capital of the World.” The State Office, State Commander John Martinez and the State Executive Board will host the conference. Gil Rodriguez has been assigned as the Conference Chair. He has since signed a contract with the Wyndham Garden Hotel, Woodward Conference Center and a Registration fee has been set that will accommodate everyone's budget. Read More>

2015 National Mid-Year Conference Scheduled for March in Fort Worth

American GI Forum of Texas, Inc. Report: FORT WORTH, Texas – The American GI Forum of the U.S. Midyear Conference will be held on March 18-22, 2015 in Fort Worth, Texas, “Where the West Begins.” Conference headquarters will be at Radisson Hotel Fort Worth Fossil Creek, 2540 Meacham Boulevard. Fort Worth, Texas 76106. Antonio Gil Morales, Conference Chair, has signed a contract with the Raddison Hotel and his committee has set a Registration fee that will accomdate everyone's budget. More>

Tribute To Greatest Generation WWII Veterans
2015 Calif State Conference hosted by El Camino Real Chapter

American GI Forum of Texas, Inc. Report: Whittier, CA – Jake Alarid, Commander of California GI Forum El Camino Real Chapter has announce that the State conference being hosted by his chapter will be held at the Whittier Community Center, 14181 Telegraph Rd, Whittier, Ca 90604 on Friday and Saturday, June 26-27, 2015.

The Chapter will play tribute to the Greatest Generation WWII Veterans. Members wishing to attend the Conference are urged to make room reservations at one of the Hotels listed on this site. More>

Texas State Commander Report:
American GI Forum 2014 National Conference Elects New Leaders

American GI Forum of Texas, Inc. Report: On July 31 –August 2, 2014, the  Austin Women's Chapter, and the American GI Forum of Texas, Inc.hosted the 66th Annual American GI Forum of the U.S. National Conference in the beautiful Alamo City of San Antonio, Texas. Angel Zuniga, Corpus Christi, Texas and Alicia Rodriguez, Ulysses Kansas were elected to lead the Forum and the Women. National Youth Chair Stephanie Lefthand was reelected for a third term. National Conference Committee Chair Lupe Rodriguez and Co-Chair Gil Rodriguez along with their committees coordinated a fantastic conference. Read More>

T-Span covered the Conference Wounded Warrior Luncheon and Commanders Banquet. Please view photos here of those two events on their Facebook Page.

National Leaders Lay Plans for the Future
Zuniga, Rodriguez Elected to Head AGIF National 

American GI Forum of Texas, Inc. Report: CORPUS CHRISTI, TX - The American G.I. Forum selected Ángel Zúñiga, as National Commander. Zuniga, a Robstown native and former vice commander, was elected at the Forum’s 66th annual national conference in San Antonio. He is a member of the Richard Rocco Sr. Chapter in Corpus Christi. He was elected to head the the AGIF and the Executive Board.

Alicia Rodriguez, Ulysses, Kansas was elected as National Chairwoman. Read More>>

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UPDATE: Houston METRO Showcases Heroes
Ceremony Honors Heroes; Other Chapter Activities Include Standown for Homeless

American GI Forum Of Texas, Inc. Report: (HOUSTON, TX) – Over 200 attended the Northline Transit Center / Houston Community College Station Community Heroes dedication ceremony on Saturday, September 20, 2014.  

Mistress of Ceremonies was Cynthia Cisneros, KTRK Channel 13. Presentation of Colors and Pledge of Allegiance by Jeff Davis High School ROTC and National Anthem by Jeff  Davis High School. More> Stand-Down>

2014 AGIF State Conference in Seguin Selects Miss Austin as Miss Texas AGIF 
Gil Rodriguez, State Office

American GI Forum of Texas, Inc Report: SEGUIN, TX – The American GI Forum of Texas, Inc., has just concluded the business of the Texas organization for another year. Included was the selection of Miss Monica Herrera as 2014 Miss Texas AGIF to represent Texas at the National Conference Miss National AGIF competition. Monica Herrera, is the daughter of Steve and Thelma Herrera.  Read More> Photos>

Two Austin AGIF Youth Receive Scholarships from Austin Women

American GI Forum of Texas, Inc. Report: Two young ladies recently were awarded Scholarships by the Austin Women’s Chapter. The Austin Women presented two of three scholarships awarded for 2013-14.

Sisters Monica and Laura Herrera were the recipients for 2013-14. Read More>

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