AGC Forum

The Vets in Construction forum meets quarterly and is open to any military veteran or active military personnel working (or seeking work) in the construction industry. Topics vary from connecting you with veteran benefits, programs available through veteran service groups, employment assistance, and much more!

Contact Kim Mason for more information.

AGC Networking Events

Military May Shootout  - May 30, 2019
Axe Throwing Happy Hour - October 3, 2019
Celebrating Safety - Holiday Happy Hour - December 5, 2019

Contact Tamara Hancock for more information.

Veteran Resources

Harris County Veterans Service Office
Complimentary services offered include:
  • Informing veterans, dependents and survivors of their eligibility for benefits payable through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Completing forms and filing claims for benefits that my be payable through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Informing veterans, dependents and survivors of their federal, state and local entitlements
  • Helping to obtain supporting documents for claims by veterans, their spouses and dependents
  • Recording original discharges (DD214) with the county clerk's office.
Records Request
National Personnel and Records Center

Texas Veterans Commission

Female Veterans Assistance 
Texas Veterans Commission Resources
Catholic Charities

Legal Assistance
Lone Star Legal Aid

Health Care
VA Health Benefits (877-222-8387)
Veterans Mental Health Program
Camp Hope

Employment Services for Vets and Businesses
Workforce Solutions

Financial Aid for Education
Montgomery GC Bill
Hazlewood Act for Texas veterans

Entrepreneur Assistance  

Home Financing
Texas Veterans Land Board
VA Homeloans (888-827-3702)

Death Benefits and Funeral Planning
Houston VA National Cemetery (281-447-8686)
Burial and Memorial Benefits
Texas State Veterans Cemetery
Article: How to get veterans’ funeral and burial benefits

Homelessness / Homeless Prevention Assistance
Homeless Veterans
Harris County Veterans Services (Homeless prevention and utility assistance): 281-876-6600

Military-to-Civilian Transition Assistance
U.S. Vets
Asset Building Network, Inc.
Horizon Outreach

Tax Exemption
Disabled veterans who meet certain requirements, their surviving spouses and minor children of a person who dies on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces are eligible for property tax exemptions on the appraised value of their property. For more information, visit the Texas Comptroller's website.

Veterans of Foreign Wars
Find a Post
Texas VFW
Post 8790 (Northwest Houston)
Post 581

Other Groups Supporting Vets
Banded Brigade Outdoors

Military Discounts
General Motors