Brownwood VA Clinic gets new shuttle van

Staff Writer
Brownwood Bulletin
Pictured in front of the new shuttle van are Walter Hester, VA volunteer, Jody Armstrong, Voluntary Service Advisory Committee and Deputy Representative, Ladies Auxiliary to VFW Post 3278, Evan Autry, Campaign Manager Jim Keffer Campaign, Hillary Stegemoller, District Representative for Congressman Mike Conaway, Brownwood Mayor Steven Haynes, Harry Woodward, Commander Stephenville DAV Chapter 234, Bobby Zimmerman, Chief, Voluntary, Service, Andrew Garcia, Asst Director for Operations, Billy Murphey – Brown County Veteran Service Officer and American Legion Post 198, James Masters, Brown County Veteran Service Officer and Senior Vice Commander, VFW Post 3278, Jane Masters, President, Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW Post 3278, Reymundo Sanchez, Commandant of Pecan Valley Detachment of the Marine Corps League, and in the driver’s seat of the new van is VA volunteer driver Guy Wood.

On Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, the keys to a new van were officially handed over to Bobby Zimmerman, Chief, Voluntary Service Central Texas Veterans Health Care System for use at the Brownwood Community Based Outpatient Clinic. With funds raised by local citizens and veteran groups and with assistance from the Stephenville DAV Chapter 234 through their Transportation Network, the van was purchased for the purpose of transporting Veterans from Brownwood to their specialty appointments at the Central Texas Veterans Health Care System’s medical centers in Temple and Waco. Volunteer drivers are always needed. If you are interested in becoming a VA volunteer driver, please come by the Brownwood VA Clinic to fill out an application or call the clinic at (325) 641-0568. For more information on services at Central Texas Veterans Health Care System, see http://www.centraltexas.va.gov.