Veteran and Military Community Events

  • 11/06/2019
    • BOOTS TO BUSINESS with the U.S. Small Business Administration. Small Business Development Center 9050 Viscount, BLDG B, RM 520
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  • 11/07/2019
    • The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) annual statewide Hiring Red, White and You! (HRWY) JOB FAIR on November 7, 2019 9am-1pm El Maida Shrine 6331 Alabama.
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  • 11/08/2019
    • Bel Air High School VETERANS DAY CEREMONY. Bel Air High School 731 N. Yarbrough DR Savage Field. 100am - 1130AM.
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  • 11/08/2019
    • Benito Martinez Elementary VETERANS DAY PARADE. 9:00AM –9:45 AM. Route begins at Benito Martinez Elementary (2640 Robert Wynn).
  • 11/09/2019
    • The 23rd Annual VETERANS PARADE & CELEBRATION, 9:00 a.m. Thompson Rd and Socorro Rd, ending at Veterans Memorial Plaza at the San Elizario Church. Veteran presentations at 10:30 a.m.
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    • El Paso VETERANS DAY PARADE Downtown. 1030am – 1230pm. Hosted by the United American Veterans Organization. Start Point is Myrtle and Florence.
    • AIRBORNE OPEN HOUSE, 12 noon - 4PM. The general public will be invited to our facility to enjoy FREE Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, dessert and refreshments while visiting with member PARATROOPERS. Everyone is also invited to look over the historic, military weapons, equipment, etc., also a Vietnam era UH 1/B BELL IROQUOIS "HUEY" HELICOPTER at 2608 FORT Blvd. (near the intersection w/Alabama Ave., 79930)
    • A TRIBUTE TO BOB HOPE & RADIO STARS OF THE 1940s Starring Lynn Roberts. 7:00 PM War Eagles Museum $75 per person.
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  • 11/09-10/2019
    • FREEDOM-FEST - 2 Day Carnival Event. Activities include kid's carnival rides, games, and a fireworks finale. Ft. Bliss, Event Lawn
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  • 11/11/2019
    • Fort Bliss and Flags Across America VETERANS DAY CEREMONY at the Old Glory Memorial, 9500 Gateway North, El Paso, Nov. 11, 11 a.m. The ceremony immediately follows the North East El Paso Parade beginning at 10 a.m. Stahala Drive and Hondo Pass.
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    • UTEP Military Student Success Center VETERANS PANCAKE BREAKFAST, 08:30 am - until no more Pancakes! Dr. Heather Wilson will give remarks at 9:00 am.
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  • 11/22/2019
    • VETSGIVING LUNCHEON - The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Endeavors®, in collaboration Salvation Army, Vista College, National University, Thrivent, and TRWB invites all Veterans and their family to a free Thanksgiving Lunch.
      Date and Location: November 22, 2019, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Salvation Army.
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Ft. Bliss Event Listings

Mission Statement

joint services color guardTo provide a voice to the city of El Paso leadership on all matters pertaining to the El Paso Veteran and Military Community.  To be an advocate for Veteran affairs and Veteran Support Organizations' initiatives while maintaining a strong relationship between Fort Bliss, the City of El Paso, and our Veteran and military community.

Purpose

The Division of Veteran and Military Affairs will be a liaison between the City of El Paso, Fort Bliss and other outside agencies, including but not limited to, federal, state and local Military organizations.  The office will provide guidance, direction and coordination of Regional Military Issues and Veterans related issues.
General Duties: 

  • Serve as a Liaison for the City's Veteran Affairs Committee, Departments, Community Organizations, Businesses and Media to publicize services. Advise and assist Veterans in matters pertaining to their rights and benefits under law. 
  • Respond to requests for information and provide guidance on eligibility and entitlement requirements for federal, state, and local Veterans services, programs or benefits.
  • Counsel advise and explain to the City's large Veteran population current laws and regulations for federal, state and local Veteran's services, benefits and / or programs.