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Monday, November 11th, 2013

Efforts to boost veterans’ job prospects praised

When Texas National Guardsman Brandon Schraub returned home four years ago after serving in Iraq, he found himself knee-deep in a tough job search. New programs are helping veterans like him.

Monday, October 21st, 2013

Audio: Property tax relief for military families on ballot

Two of the nine constitutional propositions on the ballot in Texas this November will lower property taxes for disabled veterans or a surviving spouse.

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

Without a budget deal, veterans bracing for November

Many of the more than 11,000 military veterans who live in Hays County will be affected by the U.S. Veterans Administration’s announcement that benefits checks may stop Nov. 1 along with claims processing and rehabilitation programs.