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Refugio County Veterans Service Office

808 Commerce Street - Room 100, Refugio, Texas 78377  

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Andy Lopez, Jr

Veteran County Service Officer - Refugio County

Contact Numbers:          Email:
(361) 526-4413                 andy.lopez@co.refugio.tx.us 

This is currently a part-time position.  I am usually in the office Monday - Thursday, 10 AM - 4 PM.  Please call prior to coming in to schedule an appointment. 
  • VA Disability Compensation & Pension

    •Veterans initial/ claims, increases, & appeals
    •Benefits Delivery at Discharge (BDD claims for active duty)

    VA Appeals Assistance

    •Supplemental claim
    •Higher level reviews
    •Representation at the Board of Veterans Appeal (BVA) level

    VA Education/Advisement 

    •Post 9/11 GI Bill CH 33
    •Montgomery GI Bill CH 30
    •Dependent Education Assistance (DEA) CH 35
    •Vocational Readiness & Employment (VR&E)


    Surviving /Military Spouse & Dependents Benefits

    •Dependent Indemnity Compensation (DIC)
    •Survivors Pension

    Texas / Local Benefits Advisement

    •Hazelwood Act (education)
    •County Tax Exemptions
    •Disabled Veteran Plates


    Burial Benefits

    •VA Burial reimbursement benefits
    •VA Headstones & Markers
    •Burial Flags
    •Federal & State Cemetery advisement






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