Congressional Veteran Commendation

The Congressional Veteran Commendation (CVC) has been created to honor the distinguished veterans of the 24th Congressional District of Texas and to preserve their stories for future generations of Americans.

Veterans who are nominated must be currently residing in the 24th District of Texas and have served our nation with honor consistent with the finest traditions of military service.  The nominated veterans must also have served their community.  

Eligibility Requirements

  • Veteran is a current resident of the Twenty-Fourth District of Texas (you can check here).
  • Veteran served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces or was a reservist called to active duty.
  • Veteran was honorably discharged from the U.S. Armed Services.
  • Veteran has demonstrated exceptional service to their community.
  • Veteran has not previously received the Congressional Veteran Commendation.

Nomination Packet Checklist

  • 2024 Nomination Form 
  • Certification of Nomination 
  • Recent color photo of the veteran
  • Copy of the veteran’s DD-214 (Required)
  • Additional Documentation

Nomination packets are due no later than 5:00 pm CST on Wednesday, October 16, 2024.

If you have questions regarding the Congressional Veteran Commendation, please reach out to Rachel Garcia.

2024 Nomination Form