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The Greater Houston area is home to more than 300,000 military veterans, one of the largest concentrations in the nation. In the past 10 years, Houston has seen amazing growth in all of it's sectors, from workforce, to neighborhoods, to culture, to schools. Time and time again, Houston has appeared at the top of many lists as one of the best places to live, work, and grow in the United States. 

The goal of Combined Arms is to foster and perpetuate a long-standing culture of collaboration among military service organizations in the Greater Houston Area.  By integrating the network, we will reduce inefficiencies in the transition process, accelerate the impact veterans have in our community, and make Houston the place for veterans.

The City With No Limits site is a great resource for families and individuals relocating to the greater Houston area. From information about neighborhoods to the local economy, City With No Limits provides accurate information for your transition. Combined Arms is proud to be working with The City With No Limits and the Greater Houston Partnership to make Houston the best place for military veterans. 

 
 

Culture

Thousands of restaurants, one of the largest museum districts in the nation, and miles of bike trails, Houston has it all. The culture of Houston can be summed up in one word: "everything". From the beaches on the gulf to the woods in our north counties, Houston culture is pulled from a welcoming Texas attitude, combined with the diversity of more than 60 nationalities represented in our arts, cuisine, and neighborhoods. 

Houston is home to four major professional sports teams, hosts dozens of music festivals every year, and is home to the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, the largest in the nation. 

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Neighborhoods

There is no limit to what Houston offers residents, and that includes affordability. Houston ranks third lowest in overall cost of living among the nation’s 20 most populous metropolitan areas. In addition, after-taxes living costs are 5.6 percent below the average for all 308 urban areas. And people all over the country have taken notice. For the fifth consecutive year, Houston ranked first as “Top Destination City” for U-Haul rentals. The Houston home buyers market has been growing in the past few years, with the average home costing just over $250,000. 

Houston and the surrounding cities have more than 100 distinct neighborhoods that provide everything from green suburb living to beach side housing to historic districts. Most neighborhoods in Houston have developed their own subculture and style that reflects the local residents. 

If you are looking to purchase or rent a home, we highly recommend the Houston Area Realtors website to get started. 

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SCHOOLS

Houston is home to more than 40 independent school districts. These school districts educate millions of students every day and provide excellent services and opportunities to area families. The largest of the districts, is the Houston Independent District, serves more than 200,000 students at hundreds of area PreK to 12th grade schools. 

Houston is also home to a variety of private or charter schools that provide alternative educational opportunities for children across the region. 

Combined Arms will be gathering information about Houston area schools in the near future.

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