On January 4, 2012, TDVA attended the “PTSD & Mental Health, Our Battle for Veterans” hosted by the San Antonio Coalition for Veterans. Over 70 Veterans organizations attended the meeting with guest speaker Rev. Dr. Chrys Parker a clinical chaplain, pastoral counselor and trauma therapist who has provided care for over 2500 traumatized persons. Dr....

On 22 July 2011, 20 bowlers participated in the “Mixed Ability” Bowling Tournament located at the Oak Hills Bowling Alley. The tournament consisted of one power chair ramp bowler, one manual chair bowler, and one abled bodied bowler per team. Each member of the winning team received a $50.00 gift...

MVP’s Welcome Home Wounded Warriors Initiative USA invited disabled veterans, active-duty personnel, and wounded warriors to join them for dinner and a show. TDVA wants to express a heart felt appreciation for the outstanding performance by the actors and musicians and the culinary skills of Zada Jahnsen for a delicious...

TDVA attended the 1st Annual Operation Comfort, Memorial Day Car Show on 30 May 2011 in Helotes, Texas. The event was attended by many veterans and supporters honoring Memorial Day. There were over 100 classic and vintage vehicles on display and everyone enjoyed food, refreshments, music, and an appearance by...

On March 9, 2011, TDVA VP Dan Castillo spoke at the San Antonio Coalition for Veterans (SACV) monthly meeting about his personal experiences as a disabled veteran in the VA health care system and also promoted the mission of TDVA with a military exhibit honoring all veterans past and present....

TDVA members attended the Humor for Heroes on February 28, 2011 at the Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club in San Antonio. Performers included 7 Comedians and about 300 veterans and supporters attended the event which was held by Hope4Heroes and sponsored by Tri-Star Corp. All proceeds benefited Hope4Heroes programs (www.hope4heroes.org)....

On March 4, 2011, TDVA presented a health care and motivational seminar to students at the Galen College Nursing School in San Antonio. This is the third year that TDVA has made this presentation to educate nursing students about the daily living activities of quadriplegics and in addition introduced the...

TDVA attended the San Antonio Coalition for Veterans (SACV) Networking Mixer on Thursday, January 6, 2001 from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM. The event was held at the El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel. Many organizations exchanged information about programs that benefit Veterans and their families. SACV will continue to host this...

The Door In The Wall, Inc. held it's annual Christmas lunch and live country music event "A Country Christmas At La Villita" on December 12, 2010 at the Villita Assembly Building. TDVA donated 20 gift wrapped presents for boys and girls between the ages of 4-10 years old.  The Door...

Texas Disabled Veterans Association, brought gifts to Patients and Staff of the Spinal Cord Injury Unit on the December 17, 2010. This small gesture is just our way, or should I say Santa's way of saying thank you to those that have given and continue to give so much.  The Specialty Unit and Staff here are...