MSD is an all-volunteer honor guard team composed of more than 102 veterans who preform military honors at funerals for the United States military veterans at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. The history of MSD relates back to the 1980’s when due to a shortage of active duty military personnel, expenses...

On December 5, 2021, Door in The Wall (DITW) celebrated its 27th Anniversary hosting the Annual “A Country Christmas at Cowboys Dancehall” in San Antonio, Texas. Door in The Wall, Inc. a 501©(3) nonprofit organization provides programs for people with disabilities and special needs.Over 400 people attending this year’s event,...

On November 15, 2021, nembers of TDVA attended the 30th Anniversary of the Audie L. Murphy VA Medical Center Spinal Cord Injury Unit (Inpatient/Outpatient Clinics). Doctors, nurses, and staff spoke about the advances in medical care and technology for paralyzed veterans over the last 30 years. The SCI Unit has...

The Ladies at Alpha Kappa Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, donated much needed funds for the North Side Lions Club. Both of these organizations are a true blessing to our mission of helping those that need it most. These donations help keep our programs running smoothly. I encourage you to...

Their mission, in which TDVA supports. Is to provide access to adaptive sports and support for individuals with disabilities from beginner level to elite Para-Athletic performance. We train coaches and athletes on the latest adaptive techniques and equipment to achieve performance. We partner with supporting local, regional, and...

Due to COVID-19 safety protocols, the 32nd annual Bataan Memorial Death March is being hosted virtually for the first time in its history. Marchers will be able to participate anytime between April 9 and April 18, 2021. This gives the participants the flexibility to choose a date and route that...

Texas Disabled Veterans Association celebrated Christmas at the PTRP Unit at Audie L. Murphy Veterans Hospital during December 2020. Our membership provided presents to Patients and Staff by dropping them off for Santa! Covid-19 prevented TDVA from personally giving out gifts. Christmas is the one time a year that we...

I wanted to follow up on issues that we are working with through and during the holiday season. As in the past, we at TDVA are helping as many as possible in trying to understand this pandemic and its changing ways. I want to cover three areas that we are...

Despite the pandemic, TDVA continues its ongoing mission of assisting veterans in time of need. Recently, TDVA provided assistance to the (PTRP) Polytrauma Transitional Rehabilitation Program, System of Care at Audie L Murphy Veterans Hospital. We purchased and delivered disposable food utensil items, HEB gift cards, and sanitizing supplies. All...

Several TDVA members participated in the 10th Annual Selma-Schertz Salute to Service Members 5K run on 29 February 2020. The attached photo article was published by the City of Selma on April 2020. Over 500 people participated in this fundraising event which promotes community involvement to aid in the recovery...