November 17th, 2021
We still have a long road ahead of us to improve the VA, but this is an important start.
November 11th, 2021
This Veterans Day, we pause to honor the sacrifices made by millions of Americans in uniform on behalf of this great nation.
November 8th, 2021
To all of our Nation’s Veterans—whether you fought in Afghanistan, Vietnam, or wherever your service took you, this country stands with you.
August 20th, 2021
As bad news continues to come out of Afghanistan, it’s an especially hard time for the Afghanistan veterans who fought, bled and lost friends over the past two decades.
July 19th, 2021
Too often, veterans in our rural communities are left behind after honorably serving our country. I am excited to see such a significant investment in this year’s Appropriations bill go to addressing the issue of veterans...
July 9th, 2021
These appropriations will fund projects that are outdated and underfunded, and every dollar awarded allows for a better equipped military and a better served veteran population.
June 3rd, 2021
Military service must never be a detriment to future employment, but rather an asset. I’m proud to introduce this bipartisan legislation prioritizing veteran employment following the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 20th, 2021
I recently questioned the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Denis McDonough on the reopening of Frank Tejada VA Outpatient Clinic, transition initiatives for veterans coming from active duty and evolving...
March 29th, 2021
This bipartisan legislation would prohibit the Defense Finance and Accounting Services (DFAS) from clawing back the final retirement benefit paid to a veteran the month that they pass.
November 11th, 2020
Today, all across this great nation, we pause to pay tribute to the sacrifices made by our veterans and their families. Without their bravery and selflessness, we wouldn't be able to live in a nation that is a beacon of...
November 11th, 2021
As demand for veteran mental health services spiked in recent months, Texas has begun to invest resources into a novel treatment for PTSD.
November 11th, 2021
Today we honor America’s veterans for the sacrifices they have made, putting their lives on the line to fulfill the promise of freedom.
October 4th, 2021
I recently announced my office’s participation in the Veterans History Project (VHP), an archive of oral interviews and documents from American war veterans that is housed at the Library of Congress.
July 20th, 2021
We ask our military servicemembers to take on nearly impossible tasks, spend time away from their families, and, if necessary, make the ultimate sacrifice on behalf of their country. In return, we make a solemn commitment to...
July 12th, 2021
Colonel Powell and JoAnne served our country and this community with character and dignity—living their lives completely devoted to the service of others. Renaming the VA Clinic here in San Angelo after these two legends...
July 2nd, 2021
Allowing past and present service members, as well as Gold Star Families, free access to our most iconic and treasured lands is the least we can do to honor the sacrifice they have made for our great country.
May 17th, 2021
Providing a veteran with a service dog can be a life-altering and life-saving tool for our veterans who suffer with post-traumatic stress disorder or other adverse mental health impacts.
April 14th, 2021
Rick Perry, in a rare return to policy debates in Austin, is teaming up with a Democratic state lawmaker to push for psychedelic drug therapy for veterans struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder.
February 2nd, 2021
Our military veterans sacrifice life and limb in service to our country. They go overseas and fight the enemy and when they get home they're not getting the care they deserve. More than 20 veterans take their life everyday...