Blue Water Navy veterans from Vietnam-era win Agent Orange benefits case

By Ann E. Marimow, Washington Post

January 29, 2019

A federal appeals court in Washington sided Tuesday with thousands of Vietnam War veterans who were stationed offshore during the war and developed health problems linked to exposure to the toxic herbicide Agent Orange.

American GI Forum of Texas, Inc.

Serving Veterans and Families Since 1948

State Office

8833 Capitol View Drive • Austin, Texas 78747 • (512) 992-7066 • • E-Mail: stateoffice@agiftx                                                                                   

State Mid-Year Conference in Del Rio February 21-23

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The State Board of Directors will meet February 21-23, 2019 at the Ramada Inn Hotel, 2101 Veterans Blvd, Del Rio, Texas. Information on Room Reservations in Del Rio is as follows: Room Rates are set at $79.00 flat rate and include a breakfast buffet for 2 persons per room. For reservations call 830-775-1511 (mention AGIF) limited rooms have been blocked, so make your reservations NOW!

American GI Forum - Saginaw, MI Chapter

Today The American GI Forum, Saginaw Michigan Chapter voted:

Mr. Adam Banda Gonzalez 
Vice Commander 
Mr. Gilberto Guevara 
Mr. Robert Stricker 
Sgt at Arms 
Mr. Tony Stricker. 
We thank you all for your support in the past and look forward to the future!
God bless America, our Veterans, our Troops and Families.

Congratulations to all!!!



January 21, 2018


To: Board of Directors, Members, Friends

From: AGIF State Office

Subject: State Office Address Update


This is to inform you that the state office of the American GI Forum of Texas, Inc. has moved. The Office lease of Gil Rodriguez and Jim Cardle expired December 31, 2018 and no agreement was reached in negotiations to renew the lease. New locations are now at two separate offices.


The new AGIF location address is:  8833 Capitol View Drive, Austin, Texas 78747 which will become the official address for the State Office of the American GI Forum of Texas, Inc. Please use this address to mail and submit all official correspondence including membership and Charter renewal dues and all other assessments.


All expenses to the AGIF-TX, i.e., rent, telephone, internet, and all costs pertaining to the office remain the same at no costs. Office supplies and maintenance will also be at the same appropriate expense levels as before.


We will be sending a notice of the upcoming February Mid-Year Conference in Del Rio on February 21-23 plus more information on the move within the next few days. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to call or email. Please watch our website for State and National Update at .