"Like HELL you'll close our Hospital!"
Brig. Gen. Bill Bacon, Ret
Past President and founder of HCVC R.I.P., Old Top
1920 - 2008
Kerrville V.A. Hospital
Regional Office will have employees
on hand to provide assistance.
The South Texas Veterans Health Care System,
Veterans Benefit Administration,
And National Cemetery Administration
Will be hosting a VETERANSí DAY TOWN HALL MEETING with Veterans,
Family Members, and Survivors
WHO: Veterans, their families and
Survivors, and any organization or individual who works with or on
behalf of Veterans.
WHAT: Veteranís Day Town Hall Meeting
WHERE: Kerrville VA Medical Center,
Kerrville, TX Hospital Auditorium
WHEN: Wednesday, November 4 from 3 p.m.
to 5 p.m.
WHY: The purpose of the Town Hall
Meeting is to give Veterans and their families the opportunity to
voice their concerns, make suggestions to help improve the services
of the South Texas Veterans Health Care System, Veterans Benefits
Administration and National Cemetery Administration.
ON-SITE ASSISTANCE: South Texas
Veterans Health Care System, National Cemetery Administration and
the Houston VA Regional Office will have employees on hand to
Hill Country County
Veterans Service Officers
(CVSO)& Texas Veterans Commission (TVC)
CLICK HERE for Contact
VA Healthcare Available
Veterans may obtain a wide range
of medical services at the Kerrville VA Medical Center.
These services include primary care and selected
The Kerrville VA facility does
not have emergency care capability. Veterans in need of
emergency care should seek immediate assistance at a
local hospital. Please visit
http://www.nonvacare.va.gov/ for information
about non-VA care. You may wish to call Telecare
On-Line, your access to a Registered Nurse.
If you require
immediate assistance, please call: Toll free number:
Veterans are strongly encouraged
to apply for VA healthcare benefits. To apply for
benefits, complete the VA Form 10-10EZ. This form may be
obtained from any VA facility, a local Veterans Service
Officer (VSO), or online at
Complete the form 10-10EZ and
take it along with a DD-214 to the Admissions Desk at
the Kerrville VA. You may also fax the application to:
(210) 949-3296 (San Antonio).
Please apply for VA healthcare
benefits today even if you think you do not qualify for
VA healthcare or do not need VA healthcare. By applying
for care at the Kerrville VA you enter the count of
number of veterans requesting local services. This
number is important in maintaining and improving medical
services to veterans in the Kerrville area.
The Kerrville VA Medical Center
is located at 3600 Memorial Blvd. (Hwy. 27). Phone calls
can be directed to 830-896-2020.
The major mission of the Hill Country Veterans
Council is to:
To maintain a full range of appropriate services at
the Kerrville Veterans Administration medical facility.
To ensure excellence in all health care provided at
strive for the satisfaction of every veteran using the
COUNTY VETERANS SERVICE OFFICER
The Kerr County Veterans Service Officer
is responsible for assisting Armed Forces Veterans and their
dependants who reside in Kerr County of the legal Benefits
available to them under U. S. Federal and State laws. The
Veterans Service Officer reports to the Commissioners Court,
and performs duties under the technical Guidelines
established by the Texas Veterans Commission and Federal Law
under C.F.R. 38. There is no charge for services
Brig. Gen. Bill Bacon (USAF Ret.) (deceased)
1st Vice President
Bill Bowden (deceased)
The Hon. Bill Stacy (deceased)
Lt. Gen. Murphy Chesney (USAF Ret.)
Joe Strange (deceased)
Laura Craig (deceased)
Gene Ritchie (deceased)
Bennie Hyde (deceased)
BG Walter Schellhase
Dr. Dan Bacon
Sherry Cunningham (deceased)
The Hon. Ben Low
Gael Montana (deceased)
Allegedly drawn by a young GI awaiting deployment.
HILL COUNTRY VETERANS COUNCIL
Meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month @
Kerrville Chamber Office
1700 Sidney Baker Street
Kerrville, Texas 78028
HCVC MEETINGS WILL BE TAKING PLACE ON THE THIRD TUESDAY OF EVERY MONTH
PLEASE CHECK BACK OFTEN FOR UPDATES.