East Texas veterans will soon have better access to Houston VA hospital

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Veterans residing in San Augustine, Nacogdoches, Angelina, and Houston Counties will now have greater access to the VA hospital in Houston and the VA clinic in Lufkin.

In the past, veterans heading to the VA hospital in Houston would use Jennings Station to get a ride, but now, the Brazos Transit District will pick them up in the four rural counties surrounding Lufkin.

"The veterans need our help and we want to stand ready for them as they've stood ready for us many years ago," said Chairman of the Board of Brazos Transit District Louis Bronaugh.

Bronaugh also encourages the public to take advantage of the public transportation system.

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