Camp V Tyler requests Smith County have presence at planned veterans support facility

County judge says it would require investment of about $10K

WEBXTRA: Camp V Tyler requests Smith County have presence at veterans support facility

TYLER, TEXAS (KLTV) - A one-stop shop for East Texas veterans continues to grow before it even opens. Representatives with Camp V Tyler went before the Smith County Commissioners Court on Tuesday morning.

They’re asking the county to have a presence on the campus.

“What we’re trying to do is extend what they’re doing," said Bob Turner with Camp V Tyler. “We have a location out on Front Street and of course they have a veterans services office right here in Smith County, so all we’re trying to do is get them to extend that service down there on Front Street. It’s like a dual role."

County Judge Nathaniel Moran said it will require an investment of about $10,000 to cover rent and additional startup costs.

Several commissioners called it a small investment in comparison to the sacrifice made by those who serve.

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