Sergio Dickerson COL (RET) – New President and CEO (NVOP)

Sergio Dickerson COL (RET) – New President and CEO (NVOP)

Mr. Sergio ‘Serg’ Dickerson COL (RET) USA is the new President and CEO of the American GI Forum National Veterans Outreach Program, Headquarters in San Antonio with offices San Antonio, Houston, Dallas, EL Paso, and Fort Worth. Sergio is a 26-year Army Veteran…

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2024 – 76th Annual State Conference

2024 – 76th Annual State Conference

Please read the conference details below and then continue with registration. **Don't forget to make hotel reservations below** **The PAPER option is not necessary if you do the ONLINE option**STEP #1BOOKSTEP #2ONLINEREGISTRATIONSTEP...

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Veterans Benefits News

Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) announced that the Federal Register will publish on Jan. 18 regulations accompanying the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017 (AMA), which will help Veterans experience a more transparent claims decision-review process.

After publication of the regulations, VA Secretary Robert Wilkie will certify the …
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VA Disability Claims Application Process for Veterans

American GI Forum of Texas, STATE OFFICE, AUSTIN, Texas –The AGIFTX is publishing the fllowing information for our members and other veterans in the hope of helping them in seeking help from the VA.

In the face of dramatically increasing workloads and a backlog that affects Veterans of all eras – and both first-time filers and Veterans coming back to VA for … read more

VA Announces Rollout and Application Process for New Veterans ID Card

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that the application process for the national Veterans Identification Card (VIC) is now available for Veterans — yet another action honoring their service.

This has been mandated through legislation since 2015 to honor Veterans, and today’s rollout of the ID card fulfills that overdue promise.

Only those Veterans with honorable service will be able to apply for the ID card, which will provide proof of military service, … read more

Remembering Our Members

Rest in Peace, Guillerma Ramirez Morales

February 8, 1944 – October 9, 2022

The American GI Forum lost a member and a dear friend, Guillerma (Ramirez) Morales who passed away on October 9, 2022. Guillerma was born February 8, 1944, in Fort Worth, TX. Guillerma was a past American GI Forum of Texas State Chairwoman and National Officer. She and her husband Tony dedicated a great part of her adult life helping and addressing the needs of others.

She is survived by her husband, Antonio Gil Morales, AGIF past National Commander; her son, Antonio F. Morales, and his wife, … read more

Tribute to Maria ‘Mary’ Ramirez

August 18, 1942 – April 28, 2023

Maria ‘Mary’ Ramirez passed away in Corpus Christi, Texas on April 28, 2023, at the age of 80. She was born the third of six children to Josefina and Ruben Rosales on August 18, 1942, in Raymondville, Texas.

A beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend to many has been called to her … read more