Military and Veterans Services Center

Covid-19 Update

The Bexar County Military and Veteran Services Center remains committed to providing benefit and employment services to the military community. The health and safety of our community is a top priority, and we are taking a number of precautionary measures. We will provide our services utilizing telephonic means and virtual technology.

COVID-19 Notices

Claims and Benefits

If you need to see a Veteran Service Officer for a Claim or have questions concerning claims, VA Benefits, pensions, please contact:

Ms. Irene Estrada at (210) 335-6775

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Bexar County Military and Veterans Services Center is partnering with
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Friday, May 18th, 2021
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
900 Broadway

San Antonio, TX 78215

Veteran Service Officer will provide the following:

  • Compensation Seminar
  • Information on Increases/Appeals
  • Option to file claims/appeals on the spot

You can also reach us at 

We will ensure that we set up a telephone consult or Zoom / Skype meeting to meet your needs. Our employment workshops & our claims and pensions classes will be held on Zoom. If you have signed up for our services, you will be notified how to access the training.

Additionally, we have added a Facebook Live session on our Facebook page every Monday at noon to answer any of your important questions.

Please contact our office to find out how you can join in and receive this vital information. We want to ensure we leave no veteran behind during this difficult time.

Welcome to the Military and Veterans Services Center

The Bexar County Military and Veterans Services Center (MVSC) is an advocate agency that provides professional and tailored services to the military and veteran communities throughout the Veteran Cycle.

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

Military & Veterans Services Center

Military Branch Seals
  1. Tuesday, August 10

  2. Monday, September 6

    1. Labor Day County Offices will be closed in observance of Labor Day.
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Your Benefits - You Earned IT!

  • VA Compensation & Pension
  • VA Claims Representation & Counseling
  • VA Appeals Assistance
  • Spouses & Dependents Benefits
  • State of Texas Benefits
  • Burial Benefits

VA Video Connect makes VA health care more convenient and reduces travel times for Veterans, especially those in very rural areas with limited access to VA health care facilities. VA Video Connect makes it quick and easy to access your VA health care team from any mobile or web-based device.

  1. Veterans Cycle
  2. Transition Services
  3. Hire Military

Veterans Cycle

From military transition, employment readiness training, career employment, non-employment services (i.e. Veteran Administration benefits) and through the final salute at burial.

Veterans Cycle


Karen L. Rolirad, Executive Director, United States Air Force (Ret.)
Nancy S. Taguacta, Military Services Coordinator

Navigation, Career Counseling & Employment                                                                           Calvin Henry, Services Officer-Business Relations Director, United States Marine Corps (Ret.)
Watiki Brown, Military Services Officer
Lloyd Kuykendoll, Military Services Officer, United States Army (Ret.)                                                 Suehein Valle, Military Services Officer, United States Army (Vet.)                                                                Tighe Scott, Intake SpecialistUnited States Army (Vet.)                                                 

Non-employment & Benefits                                                                                                                  Manuel Mendoza, Chief of Veterans Services, United States Marine Corps (Ret.)
 George Gallegos, Military Services Officer, United States Marine Corps (Ret)                                               Raymond Herrera III, Military Services Officer, United States Navy (Vet.)                                              Steven McKee, Military Services Officer, United States Army (Ret.)
 Irene Estrada, Intake Specialist, United States Marine Corps (Vet.)

Bexar County Veterans Advisory Committee

The Veterans Advisory Committee serves as a link between Veterans of Bexar County and Bexar County government. It provides assistance to the Military and Veterans Services Center to ensure that the office is meeting the needs of Veterans. The Committee provides advice on program monitoring, education and assisting Veterans and promoting veterans initiatives in the community.

The Veterans Advisory Committee welcomes candidates who have served on active duty and are a Bexar County resident. Interested individuals should apply through application to the Bexar County Courthouse, Commissioners Court, Attn: Appointments, 100 Dolorosa, Room 1.20, San Antonio, TX 78205. Applications may be obtained at the Commissioners Court Suite in the Bexar County Courthouse or by visiting the Bexar County Boards and Commissions website.