Veteran Services


The Brazos County Veterans Service Office is temporarily closed. For assistance, please contact:

American Legion Contacts (no charge to Veterans):

An American Legion Post 159 service officer can be reached at 979-778-1936.  There is a 24-hour answering service, and someone from the post will return the call in less than 24 hours.

The American Legion also has certified Service Officers in both Houston and Waco.  They work in the VA offices in those communities.

Houston Office:
Michael Lacy

Waco Office:
Ron Peterson                                                              Allen Sharp
Cell: 254-715-8134                                                    254-299-9960
Office: 254-299-9961                                     
Fax: 254-299-9965

Benefits claims:
Marc Garrison
Claims Benefit Advisor
Texas Veterans Commission
1651 Rock Prairie Rd., Suite 100
College Station, TX 77845
Walk-ins: Monday & Thursday (8am-3pm)
Appointments: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday

Health care issues that cannot be handled at the local VA clinic:
Jaime Melendez
Health Care Advocate
Southeast District Supervisor
Texas Veterans Commission
Cell: 254-239-6940

Additionally, you may contact:

Texas Veterans Commission Northeast District
(254) 743-0549
Texas Veterans Commission, VA Regional Office

(254) 299-9962


The mission of the Brazos County Veterans Service Office is to ensure that Brazos County veterans and their families receive all the rights and entitlements provided for veterans by federal and state law.

The Brazos County Veterans Service Office is the advocate for veterans, their families, and their survivors and must achieve the highest quality in assisting veterans.