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            The State of Texas is home to one the highest numbers of Wounded Combat Veterans in the United States, second only in casualty incidence to California during Operation Enduring Freedom ( Additionally, Texas has the second largest number of active duty military personnel outside Virginia ( We proudly support Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC) which is the command element over the San Antonio Medical Military Center (SAMMC), and home to the largest military hospital complex in the U.S. Department of Defense ( This complex services the needs of the wounded from all branches of military service all over the country. Many Warriors from other states who are treated here become adopted Texans, as they often choose to remain in the Lone Star State as their newly found home. The Texas Wounded Warrior Foundation is proud and humbled to claim that we are everyday Texans working for extraordinary heroes, who’ve bravely defended our Nation’s freedom, the most precious of liberties God has given to mankind.

Looking For Employment in East Texas?

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Administrative - Medical - Industrial

Express Employment Professionals

5609 Donnybrook Ave.

Tyler, TX 75703


Need Work in the Dallas-Ft. Worth Metroplex?

ATT Human Asset Management was established in 2015 as a division of All Texas Temps, previously founded in 1996.  This company works with business all over the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex in staffing the right people for the right jobs, and they have a priority for placing veterans who need employment.  A unique aspect about their business model is that instead of being employees of the company requesting the staffing, new hires are actually employees of ATT HAM.  Full benefits packages are included in the hiring process.  Below is a listing of the primary industries they serve:

  • Industrial
  • Manufacturing
  • Professional Services (engineering, accounting, financial)
  • Medical Services (home health care, hospice, administrative)
  • Information Technology and Telecommunications
  • Retail and Sales

If you are a Veteran and live in the Dallas Fort Worth area and are in need of work, please give them a call at 214-390-2021.


W-S Industrial Services, Inc.

W-S Specialty Services, Inc. is currently hiring Explosive Specialist for environmental cleanup at power plans, chemical plants, steel mills, oil refineries, and other various types of facilities. No experience necessary. We will train you! 



Texas AgrAbility has a mission of promoting success in agriculture for farmers, ranchers and their families impacted by disability issues.The “From battleground to Breaking Ground:

A Transformational Journey” workshop is a two part agriculture workshop that is designed to educate veterans with and without disabilities about agriculture business start-up, business plan development, possibilities for farming/ranching with a disability, financial funding sources for farming/ranching, marketing, and resources to support agriculture business operations.


Hope for the Warriors

The mission of Hope for the Warriors is to enhance the quality of life for post-9/11 service members, their families, and families of the fallen who have sustained physical and psychological wounds in the line of duty. Hope For The Warriors is dedicated to restoring a sense of self, restoring the family unit, and restoring hope for our service members and our military families. Website:

Service Dog Resources

Service dogs can be wonderful companionship and provide invaluable assistance to those with physical or mental needs. Below are web links for organizations that provide service dogs for wounded warriors:

Not sure where to start?  The Zocdoc website provides a guide about service dogs and the impact that animals have on mental health. Visit their website here.

To help those who are unable to afford the cost of a service animal here is a guide that breaks down the total costs of obtaining a service dog, and provides a list of several alternative methods for financing these costs. 

PTSD Substance Abuse Disorders Guide

Emotional and mental injuries resulting from combat situations can be absolutely devastating. The incidence of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is alarmingly high among our men and women serving abroad, with almost one in five Warriors being diagnosed with this condition once they come home. Additionally, suicides have increased dramatically in the last few years and are significantly higher in Warriors of recent war theaters compared with other veterans from previous wars ( If Warriors don't receive immediate help with this problem, they can become especially vulnerable to the temptation of substance abuse as a coping mechanism. Website: 

Additional Rehabilitation Resources for Drug and Alcohol Dependence

Wounded Warriors are often given prescription painkillers to help numb the pain associated with their physical injuries, and it is not uncommon for addiction to these drugs to become a significant issue.  This addiction can lead to abuse of prescribed psychotropic drugs, alcoholism, and even illegal drugs.   Anyone familiar with this chain of events knows the downward spiral that ensues.  Fortunately, there are rehabilitation centers available that can effectively address and help Wounded Warriors stop these problems before it's too late. 

Websites: is a professional web guide that can connect addicts and families with recovery and treatment options. Advanced shows all the facilities composed within their network scattered across the United States that treat all types of addiction, substance abuse, eating disorders, and mental health issues.  Additionally, an excellent resource that reviews the nation's top rehab facilities is  For those challenged by drug and alcohol abuse in the Tyler, TX area, help can be found at  An additional helpful resource for those in the Tyler area can be found at  

Alcohol Rehab Guide (ARG) is an organization that provides comprehensive and reliable information about alcohol abuse. ARG has specific information for veterans who are facing alcohol addiction, this resource can be found at

Rehab Centers: There is a growing concern across the country regarding veterans and drug addiction. Luckily, there are treatment facilities with special programs designed to help. For instance, Greenhouse Treatment Center is a Texan rehabilitation center located in the heart of the DFW metro areaGreenhouse offers detox, alcohol & drug addiction treatment, and therapy.

Equally important,  Rehabspot offers guidance and facilitates the location of rehab centers.

Find freedom from alcohol addiction

Alcohol Rehab Help provides free resources and information to help struggling individuals & families get their lives back on track.

All content published on Alcohol Rehab Help is fact-based and original. It is all sourced from current scientific research, ensuring content is accurate, relevant, and up-to-date with current research and addiction terminology. 

Veterans Alcohol and Drug Abuse Centers

Many veterans struggle with drug and alcohol abuse in the U.S., especially those who suffer from PTSD. Treatment programs that address both substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health disorders are the most effective form of treatment available for veterans. provides a guide of eleven veterans' alcohol and drug rehab centers. For more information, please click here.

Brooke Army Medical Center

This Web site provides an introduction to the U.S. Army Medical Department's headquarters organizations, which are the Office of the Army Surgeon General and U.S. Army Medical Command headquarters. It is intended for interested members of the public, news media and Army Medical Department beneficiaries.Website:

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center is the Nation’s Medical Center, proudly serving military beneficiaries in the Washington, D.C. area as well as those from across the country and around the globe. As the largest military medical center in the U.S., we are a tertiary care destination providing services in over 100 clinics and specialties. We are proud to be known as the first destination in the continental United States for caring for the wounded, ill and injured from global conflicts. Website:

Dental Solutions

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 31% of adults between ages 20-44 have untreated dental caries. One out of every two American adults over 30 has periodontal disease. New Mouth was created to keep the public educated about current dental care practices, oral health basics, and how to find the best treatment possible. New Mouth  is formed by a team of medical writers and dentists, who provide the most up-to-date dental information in every vertical, including general, pediatric, restorative, cosmetic, and orthodontics. We also connect patients with the best dentists in their area depending on individual treatment needs. For more information please click here. Additionally, New Mouth provides information about dental veneers, thin shells that fit over the front of teeth to improve their appearance, protect them from damage, and create a beautiful smile. To get information about dental veneers please click here

Eye Care and Health

Vision Center is an informational web guide created for those seeking eye surgery and other vision correction options. All content published on Vision Center is researched, written, and edited by licensed optometrists, experienced journalists, and other medical writers in the industry. All pages in Vision Center's website are fact-based and sourced from recent scientific research, scholarly articles, textbooks, government agencies, and medical journals. To visit their website, please click here.

Veterans Needed for a Horseback Riding Research Study

The Equine-Assisted Counseling and Wellness Lab in collaboration with the Research Intervention Lab at Texas Tech University are looking for veterans who experience symptoms of posttraumatic stress to help us on a research project about the effects of therapeutic horseback riding on veteran’s health and wellbeing. This study involves participating in a 1 hour per week, 6-week horseback riding program at the Texas Tech Therapeutic Riding and Therapy Center. In order to understand how time with horses may improve veterans’ health, we will ask participants to complete some questionnaires and physical tests before, during, and after the horseback riding program. Participants’ time commitment will be approximately 11 hours. There is no cost to participate.

For more information, or if you are interested in participating, please contact the research team by phone at 806-834-5894 or email

This study has been approved by the Human Research Protection Program at Texas Tech University.

Military Discount Guide

CouponFollow's Interactive Military Discount Guide helps US military and veterans find available savings and rewards programs for over 316 online websites and retail stores. Please click here.