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Military and Veterans Services Center
The Bexar County Military and Veterans Services Center ("MVSC") is your advocate, and we can assist and support you with your Veteran Affairs benefit claim filing and provide you vetted resources, more information and assistance with eligible VA benefits:
- Veteran Benefits
- Survivor Benefits
- Burial/funeral Benefits
- Education Benefits
- Medical Benefits
- Veteran Resources
- Frequently Asked Questions
In addition to assisting you with filing a Veteran Affairs benefit claim, if you are transitioning out of the military by separation or retirement we can also assist you with employment services and assist with helping you connect with community resources of need.
All MVSC services are free. Please call us at (210) 335-6775 or email us at Vets@Bexar.org to schedule an appointment with our diverse staff of VSO certified, VSO accredited, and business acumen professionals. We are here for you and we are ready to assist you.
Bexar County Military and Veterans Services Center
To Unite the Community to Accelerate the Impact of Transitioning Military Service Members and Veterans
The Bexar County Military and Veterans Services Center ("MVSC") is making our county stronger by empowering transitioning military service members and Veterans. We are an advocate agency that serves transitioning military service members, Veterans, military spouses and their survivors with the filing of complex Veteran Affairs benefit claims for the various benefits that they are eligible and entitled to receive. Our team holds VSO and numerous accreditations and attend mandatory training conferences to stay abreast of the ever changing laws and regulations concerning Veterans.
MVSC services, care and advocacy does not stop after filing of a Veteran Affairs benefit claim. We continue to follow the progress of the VA claims process with the Veteran/Military Spouse/Dependents throughout the often lengthy times it takes the VA to reach a decision.
In addition to the Veteran Affairs benefit claims assistance and advice the Bexar County MVSC also assists with employment services and long-term job placement services.
Contact our office today and set up an appointment or to register for a FREE Workshop (Job Readiness Topics) call us at 210-335-6775 or send us an e-mail at Vets@Bexar.org.
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- VA Claims Representation & Counseling
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Book your employment services appointment today! We can help build your employability profile, prepare you for job placement & assist with vetted community-based resource referrals! Call us at (210) 335-6775 and we will schedule an appointment with an MVSC professional.
- Transitioning military services members from active military to civilian support,
- Veteran and community-based vetted referral resources,
- Career mapping,
- Career navigation,
- Job readiness free workshops,
- Career counseling & advisement.
From military transition, employment readiness training, career employment, non-employment services (i.e. Veteran Administration benefits) and through the final salute at burial. Bexar County Military and Veterans Services Center (MVSC) will assist you with services, and a rich mix of vetted resource referrals!
- On-and-off Base Resource Navigation
- Career Counseling
- Job Readiness
- Career Placement
The Center provides both on-and-off base direction to the military community as they navigate through their transition. With established relationships with employers, it provides an employment pipeline to ensure qualified veterans receive employment and readiness training.
The Bexar County Military and Veterans Services Center takes appointments for benefits counseling and referral services. Contact our office to set up an appointment at 210-335-6775 or by e-mail at Vets@Bexar.org.
Be Greedy, Hire Military
While many employers look at hiring military personnel as an act of patriotism, the bottom line is that recruiting veterans is a smart business move. Here are the top four reasons why you should be greedy and hire military:
Military candidates gain tremendous amounts of leadership skills during their time in the military which prepare them to be better managers and leaders within your organization.
“Get It Done” Attitude
Military candidates’ uncommon determination and grit will help your organization, propelling your team and company forward.
Military candidates understand how to pull together disparate groups and motivate them to function as a cohesive team in challenging environments.
Bexar County MVSC Leadership & Administrative Team
Keith W. Wilson, Executive Director, United States Army (Ret.)
Nancy S. Taguacta, Military Services Officer Coordinator, Military Spouse (USA)
Monica Sanchez, Special Projects Coordinator, Dependent (USMC Vietnam)
Scott D. Ziegenhorn, Military & Veterans Business Relations Coordinator, United States Navy (Ret.)
Amparo Arriaga, Office Assistant IV
Betty Falcon, Receptionist
U.S. Veteran Claims, Benefits Assistance & Support Team
Steven McKee, Veterans Benefits Services Manager, United States Army (Ret.)
Calvin Henry, Military Services Officer, United States Marine Corps (Ret.)
Joe R. Gomez Jr., Military Services Officer, United States Navy (Ret.)
Marsha Covington, Military Services Officer, United States Army (Ret.)
George Westfahl, Military Services Officer, United States Army (Ret.)
Christopher Whittemore, Military Services Officer, United States Marine Corps (Ret.)
Irene Estrada, Assistant Military Services Officer, United States Marine Corps (Vet.)
Curt A. Bass, Assistant Military Services Officer, United States Marine Corps (Ret.)
Transitioning Military Members, Employment Services & Resources Team
Tighe Scott, Military Services Officer, United States Army Reserve, LTC.
Claudia Moreno, Military Services Officer, Military Spouse (USA)