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OPERATION VICTOR ECHO TANGO  Is a Veteran oriented 501 (c) (3) Non Profit Organization. 

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OVET Outreach

OPERATION VICTOR ECHO TANGO provides assistance to our local Veterans, their families, and other non profit organizations with a similar mission. We are continuously adding resources to better assist when opportunities arise.If you've found yourself, or know someone, in a situation  needing assistance  please contact us. A helping hand is what we're offering and we're never far away. 

Announce coming events

Looking for a local place to meet fellow Veterans and discuss problems you may be trying to cope with? Look no further.

Our Vet to Vet support meetings are designed to create a free and confidential support group to Veterans of any era.
If your dealing with issues and you're not sure where to turn,  stop by and meet a fellow brother or sister of arms. As well, multiple Veteran Organizations and  local Veteran Service Officers will be on hand  to provide information for  further available assistance.
If you know a someone who could benefit  from the support meetings, PLEASE SHARE THIS WITH THEM. Also, if you'd like to come to mentor or volunteer we'd love to hear from you.  Feel free to message or call us with questions and until then, we'll see you there.

Meetings to be held at Sulphur Springs Senior Citizen's Center, 150 Martin Luther King Jr Dr, Sulphur Springs, Texas 75482 , follow us on Facebook for dates and times.

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Yes folks,  it's almost that time again!! The 4th Annual "Salute the Veterans" BBQ Cookoff, hosted by Operation Victor Echo Tango with proceeds benefiting local Veterans needing assistance.
 Step back in time at the event's new  venue, the Hopkins County Museum and Heritage Park. Heritage Park which boasts 11 acres of Hopkins County history that your family is sure to enjoy.
  The public is not only welcomed but encouraged to join us in a family friendly,  fun filled day of honoring our Veterans. From a 42 Tournament, vendors and street dance Friday night to live music, more vendors, games, clowns, guest speakers, interactive activities for all ages and good ole Texas BBQ, on Saturday,  there is sure to be something for the entire family to enjoy.
All you can eat(While supplies last)meal tickets can be purchased for $10/adult, $5/children under 12, children under 2 free. If a BBQ meal isnt for you, a $2 entry fee will allow you to enjoy the park and festivities. There is no charge for Veterans and Active Duty. Limited quantities of pre-sale tickets will be available beginning September 9th. Stay tuned for details on where you can pick your pre-sale tickets or  tickets may be purchased, at the gate, the day of the event.
  For anyone interested in the 42 Tournament, please contact Wendy Forbes at (903)689-8442 for further details. Interested in competing in the Cookoff or you'd like Vendor information, please send us a message or contact Chris Wilburn at (903)335-0966.
So mark your calendars and please make plans to join us. Bring the family, your patriotism, and your appetite and help us say "Thank You" to our Veterans.

                              A New Home

Beginning September 3, 2019 Operation Victor Echo Tango (OVET) will be taking care of business and our local veterans from a new location.

OVET’s new address:

110 Main Street, Office 1 (downtown off of the square). 

Mailing address:

P O Box 153

Sulphur Springs, TX 75483

Office Hours will be 9am to 4pm, Monday through Friday

Any donations can be brought to the new location. Any veterans that may need assistance, please come visit the new office!


Who is eligible for assistance?

 Any veteran and/or immediate family member or a similar non-profit organization residing in the following Texas counties: Hopkins, Delta, Franklin, Hunt, Rains, or Wood. Eligible applicants must not have a dishonorable or bad conduct discharge. Applicants must provide a copy of their DD214. 

How can we help?

We try to assist veterans with financial assistance, jobs, and housing as funds and openings are available.

How can you help?

We are always looking for donations, however, we also have a need for volunteers at our different events. If you are interested in getting on our volunteer list please let us know!

About Us


Based in Hopkins Co., Texas, we are a Veterans oriented Non Profit Organization serving those from all generations in the following Texas counties: Hopkins, Delta, Franklin, Hunt, Rains and Wood. 


100% of all net proceeds benefit VETERANS, THEIR FAMILIES or similar Non Profits in our service area.


 With your support you can help us make an impact on our local community.



Salute the Veterans

All day

Heritage Park, Sulphur Springs TX

Event Details


Salute the Veterans

All day

Heritage Park, Sulphur Springs TX


Salute the Veterans

All day

Heritage Park, Sulphur Springs TX

Event Details


Salute the Veterans

All day

Heritage Park, Sulphur Springs TX

Canned Food Drives


Dairy Queen located at 705 Main Street in Sulphur Springs has a drop off box during the month of October. Bring your canned goods inside and drop them off in the collection box.


Petsense in Sulphur Springs is having a canned food drive October 12th from 10am to 2pm!!


Shannon Oaks Church in Sulphur Spring is also having a canned food drive during their Pumkin Patch event. Bring in 5 canned good items and get into an activity for free. SOC Pumkin Patch began September 20th and runs every Saturday through October. There is no better place for fall family fun than at the SOC Pumkin Patch. Enjoy hay  rides, barrel train, hay maze, photography opportunities, hamster wheel and more!

Salute the Veterans Sponsors

5 Star Sponsorship


4 Star Sponsorship


3 Star Sponsorship


2 Star Sponsorship


1 Star Sponsorship


Special Guest Friday 11/8/19


Special Guest Saturday 11/9/19


Contact Us

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Better yet, see us in person!

We love our Veterans, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.


110 Main St; Office 1, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482

(903) 558-1000


Monday - Friday: 9am - 4pm

Saturday: By appointment

Sunday: Closed