Muņoz, Jr., Sergio
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 03/10/2014
TEXAS VETERANS CAUCUS ANNOUNCES NEW PROOF OF SERVICE PROCESS
TEXAS VETERANS CAUCUS ANNOUNCES NEW PROOF OF SERVICE PROCESS;
REMINDS TEXANS OF THE TEXAS CAPITOL VIETNAM VETERANS MONUMENT UNVEILING
THE TEXAS CAPITOL – State Representative Sergio Muñoz Jr. is pleased to announce that honorably discharged veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces or Texas National Guard can now show proof of their veteran status on state ID cards, drivers licenses, and concealed handgun licenses.
According to the Texas Veteran's Caucus, veterans can utilize these forms of identification to show proof of their service history, as well as, take advantage of various discounts at stores and restaurants. Further information about the process can be obtained from the Department of Public Safety website at http://www.dps.texas.gov/DriverLicense/vetServices.htm.
"I am very pleased that the State of Texas is able to offer this service to our veterans," said Muñoz. "It is important that we allow honorably discharged veterans to display their status as efficiently as possible so that they are able to avail themselves of benefits, services, and discounts that they deserve."
The Texas Capitol will also be hosting a dedication ceremony of the Vietnam Veterans Monument on "Vietnam Veterans Day" on Saturday, March 29, 2014 on the capitol grounds. For more information about the monument and the dedication event, please visit http://www.BuildTheMonument.org.
Of the monument, Rep. Muñoz said "Vietnam Veterans will finally have a permanent memorial on the Texas Capitol Grounds that will honor their service and sacrifice. I am proud to have supported this effort for Vietnam veterans and their families."
Representative Muñoz has been a member of the Texas Veteran's Caucus since his first term in 2011.