From the State Commnder: Happy Thanksgiving!
To all our members, families and Friends,
Our best wishes to you and your families for a Happy Thanksgiving. Thanks to all of you for your continued support of the American GI Forum. We live in the greatest nation in history and all our efforts are needed to keep America a great country.
The American GI Forum is a Veterans family organization because the foundation of our communities and our nation is the family. We face more challenges than ever but we stand ready to protect our families and our values. More>
Beatrice T. Perez Women’s Chapter Inaugural Hispanic Heritage Essay & Award Ceremony
American GI Forum of Texas, Inc. Report: ROBSTOWN, Texas – In Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the American GI Forum Robstown Beatrice T. Perez (BTP) Women’s Chapter awarded 10 Galaxy Tablets & 6 Laptops to students essay winners on the topic of the American GI Forum Motto: “Education is Our Freedom and Freedom Should be Everybody’s Business!”
The AGIF (BTP) Inaugural Hispanic Heritage Essay Contest Ceremony
Each selected school was asked to form it's own committee and select the student participants. The selected students were asked to write an essay about the AGIF of the US and or its Motto.. More> Photos>
Reymundo “Ray” Moreno Falcon
Reymundo “Ray” Moreno Falcon, a member of American GI Forum Fort Stockton Chapter passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015, at age 83 surrounded by his loved ones. Mr. Falcon was born Jan. 31, 1932.
Ray, a devoted member of the American GI Forum served the organization with distinction. He as a member of the Fort Stockton Chapter devoted many hours promoting the Organization's mission of involvement in many worthy causes. More>
State Board of Directors Met in Port Lavaca Oct. 17.
The American GI Forum of Texas, Inc. First Board of Directors meeting was held Saturday, October 17, 2015 in Port Lavaca, Texas. The American GI Forum of Port Lavaca Justo ‘Howdy’ Leal Chapter hosted the meeting held at the GI Forum Hall in Port Lavaca. Most of the attendees stay at La Quinta Hotel on 910 Hwy 35N. The meeting as usual had good attendance and the business of the organization was conducted. MORE>
2015 Houston Veterans Stand Down at Latino Learning Center
American GI Forum of Texas, Inc. Report: HOUSTON, Texas – In 1993 the VA Medical Center, US Vets and other veteran Service Organizations started the first Stand Down to assist homeless veterans in the Houston area. Since 2009, Former Marine Oskar Gonzalez Yetzirah, has coordinated the all Friday Stand Down at the Emancipation Park. More>
Thursday October 15, 2015
Beatrice T. Perez Robstown Womens Chapter 1st Annual Hispanic Heritage Essay Ceremony
American GI Forum of Texas, Inc. Report: ROBSTOWN, Texas – In Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the American GI Forum Robstown Beatrice T. Perez Women’s Chapter will be awarding 10 Galaxy Tablets & 6 Laptops to students essay winners on the topic of the American GI Forum Motto: “Education is Our Freedom and Freedom Should be Everybody’s Business!” 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>
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>
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>
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>