Ángel Zúñiga, National Commander Represents AGIF
Washington DC 2016 Veterans Day Ceremony
American GI Forum of Texas, Inc. Report: Washington, D.C. – Veterans Day Ceremony in Washington, DC is traditionally well represented by The American GI Forum. This year’s solemn celebration was no exception. Ángel Zúñiga, National Commander along with Felicita Lugo, National Chairwoman, Lupe Saldana, Past National Chairman, Librado Herrera, Past Youth Chair, Rebecca Lugo, Michigan State Chairwoman, Miguel Lugo, member Detroit Chapter, John Lira, member Washington DC Chapter and Dalia Moore, Corpus Christi attended the Ceremonies. Read More>
Pinning Ceremony Honors Corpus Christi Area Vietnam Veterans
American GI Forum of Texas, Inc. Report: CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The American GI Forum of the U.S. hosted a ceremony on Saturday morning October 15, 2016, to commemorate Vietnam War veterans. National Commander Angel Zuniga assisted by Past National Commander Luis Vazquez Contes performed the pinning ceremony to Welcome Home and Honor Vietnam Era Veterans on the 50th anniversary of that war.
The American GI Forum has performed several Pinning ceremonies throughout the State and the Nation as part of the national observation of the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War. Zuniga pinned several Forum members at a similar ceremony at the State Conference in San Marcos last June. Read More> Photos>
Casa Trevino Celebrates 30th Anniversary—Tony and Guillerma Morales Honored
American GI Forum of Texas, Inc. Report: DALLAS, Texas – Casa Trevino, an American GI Forum Housing for senior citizens celebrated its 30th Anniversary of serving Dallas area seniors. Robert Ramirez Dallas Commander and the Dallas Forum with Chairwoman Linda Ramirez (also Manages Casa Trevino) and the Dallas Women’s Chapter served a luncheon to celebrate the occasion.
Casa Trevino (American G.I. Forum Housing Inc.) celebrated their 30th Anniversary on October 28, 2016. The celebration took place at their location at 1901 W. Davis Street, Dallas Texas 75208. Read More> Photos>
Myrna Chavarria, Miguel Hernandez Commander is Now Texas AGIF Facebook Administrator
American GI Forum of Texas Inc. Report: SAN ANTONIO, Texas. The American Gi Forum of Texas is hoping to expand coverage of news and activities throughout the AGIF as it expands its Facebook coverage. Myrna Chavarria, Commander of the San Antonio Miguel Hernandez Memorial Chapter has been selected and accepted the job to administer the Texas Facebook Page. She is being assisted by State Vice Commander Ceasar Ruiz when needed. Gil Rodriguez, Texas State Exec will also be contributing information from the AGIFTX.org Web site. Read More>
Corpus Christi Regional Transportation Authority and American GI Forum Unveil Hispanic Heritage Month Bus
American GI Forum of Texas, Inc. Report: CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Corpus Christi Regional Transportation Authority (CCRTA) along with the American GI Forum (AGIF) will unveil a bus celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month on September 20 at 10 a.m.
National Hispanic Heritage Month is from September 15 to October 15.Hispanic Heritage Month helps to recognize the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans, and celebrate the Hispanic heritage and culture. Read More and View Bus Wrap
Celebrating its Sixtieth Anniversary, AGIF of California
American GI Forum of Texas, Inc. Report: WHITTIER, California – The American GI Forum of California will be celebrating it 60th birthday. The date for the 60th anniversary celebration of the American GI Forum of California has been scheduled. The event will be hosted by El Camino Real Chapter. We would lilke to invite as many State Chairmen, Commanders, and Chairwomen that have served our State. We will also remember those who are no longer with us. If you will have information and would like to share it withs or know people that do, please pass this request for information to all members of the AGIF. Read More>
2016 National Conference in Kansas City, Missouri is History
American GI Forum of Texas, Inc. Report: (KANSAS CITY MISSOURI) – The National Conference in Kansas City, Missouri hosted by the American GI Forum (AGIF) Ulysses Chapter with Mrs. Barbara Olivas as Chair of the Conference is now part of AGIF History.
The 3-day event begin on Thursday, July 27, 2016 with the Annual Meetings of the Hispanic Education Foundation (HEF), the National Veterans Outreach Program (NVOP)and a Veterans Workshop, a Luncheon hosted by the NVOP with Executive Vice President Yolanda Suarez as the speaker and concluding with a casino outing that evening. Read More> See Photos
McCain Honors Dominguez
A Letter of Appreciation from a Distinguised Member of the U.S. Senate to a Very Deserving AGIF Member!
American GI Forum of Texas, Inc. Report: ROCKPORT, Texas – It’s not every day that a member gets a letter from a siting Senator. Mr. Richard Dominguez, Coastal Region I Commander recently received a letter from Arizona U.S. Senator John McCain in acknowledgement for the many years of work and services that he has provided for many Veterans. Richard is a good example of the many veterans in our volunteer organization. Read More> See Letter
San Felipe Del Rio Women's Annual Scholarship Fundraiser
American GI Forum of Texas, Inc. Report: DEL RIO, Texas – San Felipe Del Rio American GI Forum Women's Chapter recently celebrated their Annual Fundraiser for scholarships - This Concession Event was held Sunday, July 17, 2016. The event (see Photos) was designed to help young ladies participate in a contest to raise money for Scholarships. The event was very successful making it possible for our local youth to participate in the scholarship program by submitting or applying for grants next fall. More/Photos
2016 Mid-Year Conference Successes: Pueblo Installs New Youth Group
"Honorning our Generation of Veterans and Educating our Military Families for a Promising Future"
American GI Forum of Texas Inc. Report: Colorado Spring, CO – The 2016 American GI Forum National Mid-Year Conference (AGIF) was hosted in Colorado Springs,Colorado on March 31- May 2, 2016. The conference kick off with a VA Workshop hosted by the Department of Veterans Affairs from D.C. and the State of Colorado.
The VA provided the membership with value information to serve their prospective veterans community across the country. More> Photos>