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Veterans’ Service Office
AREA SERVED: Taylor County and Surrounding Area

ELGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Must be a qualified veteran or surviving spouse, child, or parent of an eligible veteran.

MISSION STATEMENT
To serve all veterans and their families with dignity and compassion by providing prompt and courteous assistance in preparing, submitting, and presenting all claims for benefits to which they may be entitled and serve as their principal advocate on veterans’ issues. 

OUR VISION 
To ensure that all veterans and their families understand and receive all the benefits, support, care and recognition that the veteran has earned, by expertly administering all current programs, anticipating future needs and taking appropriate action to meet those needs. 

OUR CORE VALUES 
We hold ourselves personally and professionally accountable to deliver on America’s promises to all veterans through courage, conviction, and a belief in our core values.

PROFESSIONALISM – Provide accurate and timely assistance and information with professional service.

INTEGRITY – Provide fair, honest and objective advocacy in an ethical manner while displaying the highest standard of conduct both on and off duty.

COMPASSION – Consistently demonstrate care, concern and understanding in every encounter with veterans and their families.

COMMITMENT – Fully dedicated to training and developing ourselves to become the best we can be as advocates for veterans and their families.

TEAMWORK – Everyone working together to accomplish the mission and goals of this office.






Contact Us
Taylor County Veterans
    Service Office
400 Oak Street Suite 170
Abilene, TX 79602

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday
8 am - 12 pm and 1 pm - 5 pm
We Close for Lunch

Phone 325-674-1328
Fax  325-674-1241

Jim Defoor - Veterans Service Officer 
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Sunny Black - Assistant Veterans Service Officer
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Tamara Barker - Assistant Veterans Service Officer
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Clarence "Clancy" Hart - Assistant Veterans Service Officer
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