Topic: Veterans

We Need to do More for Military Spouses

May 20, 2016
Veterans

May is a month that honors our veterans in many different ways. But we still have work to do in how we recognize and support their families. Lawmakers can make a big difference in a few key ways.

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Veteran Treatment Courts Prioritize Recovery Over Punishment

March 16, 2016
Court

Texas needs to take more tangible steps to ensure veterans are honored with opportunity to achieve the best quality of life possible. That means supporting and expanding Veterans Treatment Courts.
 

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UT Student Research Sheds Light on Veterans’ Mental Health

Nov. 10, 2015
Army combat helmets

Texas is home to 1.7 million veterans, and many have mental health needs that are going untreated. To learn more about how Texas can support veterans’ mental health, six LBJ School students conducted a policy research project that has had a big impact.

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A Mission for Mr. Overton

Nov. 8, 2013
A Mission for Mr. Overton

The country's oldest WW II veteran needed repairs on his East Austin home. Texas Army ROTC helped make it happen.

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ROTC time capsule's contents revealed

Nov. 17, 2011
ROTC time capsule's contents revealed

In this slideshow, the contents of a 54-year-old time capsule found during Steindam Hall's demolition are exposed.

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