Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

Nominate a Veteran for Special Recognition


Congressman Pete Olson is now accepting nominations for the 2016 Congressional Veteran Commendation (CVC) program. This program gives distinguished veterans of the 22nd Congressional District the opportunity to be formally recognized for either their wartime sacrifices or peacetime community involvement.  This program is nomination-based, designed to recognize veterans within the 22nd District of Texas to honor their contributions and sacrifice, as well as preserve their stories for future generations of America. The CVC, in conjunction with the Veteran’s History Project is sponsored by the Library of Congress and was created to honor distinguished veterans and preserve their stories for future generations of Americans. To be considered for the nomination, a nominee must reside in the 22nd Congressional District of Texas.

The deadline to nominate a veteran for the 2016 CVC is Monday, October 3, 2016.   CVC recipients are selected by the Congressman and honored during a ceremony which will take place at Alvin High School on Friday, November 11th.  In addition to submitting a CVC nomination form, nominees and their nominator may submit military photographs, letters, or other display items for display during the CVC ceremony. With consent these items will be submitted to the Veteran’s History Project to be archived in the Library of Congress. Honorees will have an in-depth interview conducted which will be forwarded to the Veteran’s History Project to be archived in the Library of Congress. For additional information regarding the Veteran’s History Project, the CVC or to confirm residency in the District, please contact Field Representative Christian Bionat at
To nominate a veteran please complete and submit a nomination form. Click here: File2016 CVC Nomination Form.docx