Pam Maercklein is the Women Veterans' Coordinator for the Texas Veterans Commission in Austin. She gives an overview of the benefits available for vets in Texas such as assistance with filing for VA claims, employment services and entrepreneurship opportunities. Education is the key, learn about and apply for benefits. Don't be afraid to ask for your benefits. Interview by Sheryl Shaffer at the C.D.V.A. Women Veterans Conference, September 2013 in San Diego, CA.