Veterans

South Texas Veterans Health Care System (STVHCS)


 

What’s Happening at your VA

In an effort to make your search for local updates and resources, read the Veteran’s resource guide to get the most updated information that will impact. We will update this link frequently.  

The South Texas Veterans Health Care System has updated its Visitation Policy.   Currently, there is a temporary “no visitor” policy at the Audie L. Murphy Veterans Hospital in San Antonio. Additionally, there is no visitation at the Kerrville Community Living Center.

VA is monitoring the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). Call your local VA medical center if you have symptoms and have recently returned from China or have been exposed to others diagnosed with the virus.

One of the most exciting changes brought by the VA MISSION Act, is the new Urgent Care benefit. There are some requirements to qualify for this benefit. Read the Urgent Care fact sheet, then find the nearest urgent

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Service member benefits

Find out what benefits you may be eligible for during service and which time-sensitive benefits to consider when separating or retiring.

Family member benefits

Learn about the benefits you may qualify for as a spouse, dependent, or survivor. And find out what you’re eligible for as a family member caring for a Veteran with disabilities.

Burials and memorials

Get help planning a burial in a VA national cemetery, order a headstone or other memorial item to honor a Veteran’s service, and apply for survivor and dependent benefits.

Careers and employment

Apply for vocational rehabilitation services, get support for your Veteran-owned small business, and access other career resources.

Housing assistance

Find out if you’re eligible for a VA-backed home loan. If you have a service-connected disability, see if you qualify for a housing grant to help you live more independently.

Pension

Apply for monthly payments for wartime Veterans

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Providing Health Care for Veterans

The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.

Marines salutingWere you at Camp Lejeune between 1957 and 1987?

You may be eligible for VA health care. From the 1950s through the 1980s, people living or working at the U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, were potentially exposed to drinking water contaminated with industrial solvents, benzene, and other chemicals.

New health benefits

Under a law signed Aug. 6, 2012 (215 KB), Veterans and family members who served on active duty or resided at Camp Lejeune for 30 days or more between Jan. 1, 1957 and Dec. 31, 1987 may be eligible for medical care through

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