Veteran Resources

Veteran Organizations

American Legion

American Legion It is the nation’s largest wartime Veterans service organization, committed to mentoring youth and sponsorship of wholesome programs in our communities, advocating patriotism and honor, promoting strong national security, and continued devotion to our fellow service members and Veterans.


El Paso Chapters:

Col. Louis A. Carter, Inc., TX Post 832


EL PASO, TX 79901


Paso Del Norte, Inc., TX Post 58


EL PASO, TX 79904

Legion Riders Chapter


Horizon City, TX Post 598



Legion Riders Chapter


First Responders, TX Post 74

PO BOX 973043

EL PASO, TX 79997


Alfred H. McCluskey, TX Post 692

PO BOX 4142

EL PASO, TX 79914


Ltc George Franklin "Ben", TX Post 407


EL PASO, TX 79924


Livesay-Chavez, Inc., TX Post 122



Legion Riders Chapter


El Paso Eastwood, TX Post 36


EL PASO, TX 79925


Pecos, TX Post 233


EL PASO, TX 79935


Association of the United States Army (AUSA)

Association of the United States Army (AUSA)The Association of the United States Army is a nonprofit educational and professional development association serving America’s Army and supporters of a strong national defense. AUSA provides a voice for the Army, supports the Soldier, and honors those who have served in order to advance the security of the nation.

AUSA supports soldiers, their families and Army civilians, provides a voice for the Army, and honors those who have served. As the Army’s premier, nonprofit, educational and professional association, we:


EL Paso Chapter:


1460 Common Drive

El Paso, TX 79936

United States

Phone Number: 915-727-0601


Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association

Combat Veterans Motorcycle AssociationWe are an Association of Combat Veterans from all branches of the United States Armed Forces who ride motorcycles as a hobby. As a registered 501(c)(19) veterans’ charity, our mission is to support and protect those who have defended our country and our freedoms. Our focus is to provide assistance and help to individual veterans, veteran care facilities, other veteran organizations and registered charities. We sponsor and participate in many veteran-related motorcycle (and other) charity events each year, and as a non-profit organization, donate to various veteran causes. Our Mission Statement is Veterans Helping Veterans

Please note that we are an ASSOCIATION and NOT a MOTORCYCLE CLUB (MC). Although we may be in a geographic area, we do not claim territory. We do not have a club house. We do not wear cuts or colors, but rather vests. The patch on our back is one piece.

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 EL Paso Chapter:

El Paso TX CVMA 23-2

Point of Contact: Dave ”Crazy Dave” Copeland (410)624-6680


Disabled American Veterans (DAV)

Disabled American Veterans (DAV)DAV provides a lifetime of support for veterans of all generations and their families, in positive, life-changing ways. We ensure veterans and their families can access the full range of benefits they deserve, provide care and support during tough times, advocate for the veteran community on Capitol Hill, connect veterans with meaningful employment, and so much more.

We provide free, professional assistance to more than 1 million veterans every year to connect them with the healthcare, disability, employment, education and financial benefits they have earned through military service. The past 100 years, we have submitted more than 11.7 million claims on their behalf.

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EL Paso Chapter:

DAV Sunshine Chapter 165 EL PASO



Phone: (915) 383-6343


Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of AmericaIAVA is a community of 425,000+ members and growing. Veterans have paid their dues so membership is always FREE. IAVA’s mission is to connect, unite, and empower post-9/11 veterans. IAVA gets results. We use data and stories from our community to catalyze needed, positive change for America’s veterans. Quick Reaction Force is IAVA’s one-stop-shop solution. We offer 24/7 free and confidential assistance to any veteran who needs it, no matter the challenge.



NEW YORK, NY 10004


P: 212-982-9699

F: 917-591-0387


Marine Corps League

Marine Corps LeagueThe mission of the Marine Corps League is to promote the interest and to preserve traditions of the United States Marine Corps; strengthen the fraternity of Marines and their families; serve Marines, FMF Corpsmen, and FMF Chaplains who wear or who have worn the Eagle, Globe and Anchor; and foster the ideals of Americanism and patriotic volunteerism.


EL Paso Chapter:

Deane Hawkins #323



El Paso, TX 79924



Military Officers Association of America (MOAA)

Military Officers Association of America (MOAA)MOAA exists to protect your earned benefits and to offer you resources you can't find anywhere else. But most importantly, we're here to help you connect with one another. Why? Because we believe in taking care of those who take care of us. Currently, we're 350,000 members strong. If you're an active duty, retired, or former military officer, consider joining our ranks.

Scholarship opportunities

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 EL Paso Chapter:

El Paso Chapter Military Officers Association of America


PO Box 6144, Fort Bliss, TX 79906-0144     


Phone: 915-842-9650 or 915-449-8944


Military Order of the Purple Heart

Military Order of the Purple HeartThe Mission of the Military Order of the Purple Heart is to foster an environment of goodwill and camaraderie among combat wounded veterans, promote patriotism, support necessary legislative initiatives, and most importantly, provide service to all veterans and their families. Our members are Combat Wounded Veterans who are dedicated to our country and our veteran community. We endeavor to do better for each other and by each other always.

Chartered by Congress for combat wounded Veterans. The Purple Heart is composed of military men and women who received the Purple Heart Medal for wounds suffered in combat or by an act of international terrorism.. Although our membership is restricted to the combat wounded, we support all veterans and their families with a myriad of nation-wide programs by Chapters and National Service Officers.


EL Paso Chapter:

Military Order of the Purple Heart Lone Star Chapter 393

2608 Fort BLVD

El Paso TX

(580) 919-3036

Meeting times and location:

1ST Saturday of the month 1 PM

2608 Fort Blvd

El Paso TX


Military Women's Coalition

The Military Women’s Coalition is a national group of formal and informal organizations that work collaboratively to serve and support US active duty, Guard, Reserve, Veteran, and retired servicewomen by uniting and elevating their voices to influence policy and improve their well-being. The Coalition’s vision is that someday military women are fully integrated, equally respected, and equally supported members of the military and veteran community and their contributions are recognized as essential to national defense.



441 4th Street, NW, Suite 707N

Washington, DC 20001



National Association for Black Veterans

National Association for Black VeteransNABVETS was created to help ensure that the veterans who come out of their service are not lost but have a way to help them to go back to lead a healthy life. We ensure that these veterans receive the respect they deserve from the society and lead a peaceful life. We want to make sure that the community understands the value of working and helping these veterans gain peace.



Paralyzed Veterans of America 

Paralyzed Veterans of America Since 1946, Paralyzed Veterans of America has been on a mission to change lives and build brighter futures for our seriously injured heroes. We’ve had a single-minded mission—to empower our brave men and women to regain what they fought for: their freedom and independence. Paralyzed Veterans of America, an organization dedicated to serving veterans—and to medical research, advocacy and civil rights for all people with disabilities.


EL Paso Chapter:

VA Health Care Center

5001 N. Piedras

Room B-211

El Paso, TX 79930-4211




Student Veterans of America

Student Veterans of AmericaWith a mission focused on empowering student veterans, Student Veterans of America (SVA) is committed to providing an educational experience that goes beyond the classroom. Through a dedicated network of more than 1,500 on-campus chapters in all 50 states and 4 countries representing more than 750,000 student veterans, SVA aims to inspire yesterday’s warriors by connecting student veterans with a community of like-minded chapter leaders. Every day these passionate leaders work to provide the necessary resources, network support, and advocacy to ensure student veterans can effectively connect, expand their skills, and ultimately achieve their greatest potential.



Student Veterans of America  

1012 14th Street NW, Suite 1200              Washington D.C. 20005                    

Telephone: (202) 223-4710


Student Veterans of America

Student Veterans of AmericaThe Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is a nonprofit Veterans service organization comprised of eligible veterans and military service members from the active, guard and reserve forces. We have many programs and services that work to support veterans, service members and their families, as well as communities worldwide.


El Paso Chapters:

Post 9173 Willie Barraza Post

292 Atlantic Rd

El Paso, TX 79932-1351

Phone: (915) 588-6468

Meeting Location & Time

292 Atlantic Rd

El Paso, TX 79922

6:30 pm 2nd Tuesday

Quartermaster: Robert Martinez

Commander: Michael Landis

Post 2451 Northeast El Paso

P.O. Box 6383

El Paso, TX 79906

United States

Phone: (915) 822-2014

Meeting Location & Time

7060 Comington St.

El Paso, TX 79930

7:00 pm 2nd Monday

Quartermaster: Evelyn Aguilera

Commander: Ronnie Betts

Post 812 Davis-Seamon Post

2400 Davis Seamon Rd

El Paso, TX 79930-2635

Phone: (915) 562-2161

Meeting Location & Time

2400 Davis Seamon Rd

El Paso, TX 79930-2635

10:00 am 1st Saturday

Quartermaster: Patrick Lopez

Commander: Natividad Lopez Jr

Post 8550 Dennis L. Cunningham Post

4714 Titanic Ave

El Paso, TX 79904-3337

Phone: (915) 751-5099

Meeting Location & Time

4714 Titanic Ave

El Paso, TX 79904-3337

11:00 am 3rd Saturday

Quartermaster: Teresa Irizarry

Commander: Jeraldine Wells

Post 4384 Gadsden Memorial Post

1580 N. 4th. St

Anthony, NM 88021

Phone: (575) 882-3926

Meeting Location & Time

1580 4th St.

Anthony, NM 88021

9:00 am 2nd Saturday

Quartermaster: Mark Atchley

Commander: Manuel Moralez

Post 8919 Yucca Post

5535 Saluki Dr

El Paso, TX 79924-4819

Phone: (915) 755-7152

Meeting Location & Time

5535 Saluki Dr

El Paso, TX 79924-4819

11:00 am 2nd Saturday

Quartermaster: David Creekmore

Commander: John Hillier

Post 8782 Tigua Post

691 N Carolina Dr

El Paso, TX 79915-2609

Phone: (915) 598-1586

Meeting Location & Time

691 N Carolina Dr

El Paso, TX 79915-2609

3:00 pm 3rd Saturday

Quartermaster: Raul Reza

Commander: Roman Velasquez

Post 10354 VFW Post10354, Madrid, McClaughlin, Navarrete

PO Box 17428

El Paso, TX 79917-7428

Phone: (915) 858-4190

Meeting Location & Time

9170 Cananea Rd

El Paso, TX 79907

11:00 am 2nd Saturday

Quartermaster: Ruben Rivera

Commander: Robert Rangel


Vietnam Veterans of America

Vietnam Veterans of AmericaVVA’s goals are to promote and support the full range of issues important to Vietnam veterans, to create a new identity for this generation of veterans, and to change public perception of Vietnam veterans. VVA aggressively advocates on issues important to veterans, seeks full access to quality health care for veterans, identifies the full range of disabling injuries and illnesses incurred during military service, holds government agencies accountable for following laws mandating Veterans health care, creates a positive public perception of Vietnam veterans, seeks the fullest possible accounting of America’s POWs and MIAs, supports the next generation of America’s war veterans, and serve our communities.

EL Paso Chapters:


PO Box 26904

El Paso TX 79926

p: (915) 255-8877



PO Box 26842

El Paso TX 79926-6842

p: (915) 307-4839



Honor Flight

Honor FlightThe mission of Honor Flight is to transport America’s veterans to Washington, D.C. to visit the memorials dedicated to honoring those who have served and sacrificed for our country.

The Honor Flight Network is a national network comprised of independent Hubs working together in furtherance of the Honor Flight mission. In furtherance of this common goal, we have the opportunity to show our nation’s veterans the appreciation and honor they deserve. Participation in an Honor Flight trip gives veterans the opportunity to share this momentous occasion with other comrades, to remember friends and comrades lost, and share their stories and experiences with other veterans. All honored veterans travel at no cost to the veteran.

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EL Paso Chapter:

Honor Flight of Southern New Mexico & El Paso, Texas (Las Cruces, NM)

Flying from: ELP (El Paso International Airport-El Paso, TX)


PO Box 14017

Las Cruces, NM 88013


Blue Star Mothers of America

Blue Star Mothers of America

We are mothers, stepmothers, grandmothers, foster mothers and female legal guardians who have children serving in the military, guard or reserves, or children who are veterans. We support each other and our children while promoting patriotism. Our organization focuses on our mission every single day and will never, ever, forsake our troops, our veterans or the families of our Fallen Heroes.



American Gold Star Mothers

American Gold Star MothersMission: Finding strength in the fellowship of other Gold Star Mothers who strive to keep the memory of our sons and daughters alive by working to help veterans, those currently serving in the military, their families and our communities.

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Team Red White and Blue

Team Red White and BlueWe insist that all veterans have the opportunity to reclaim what was most precious about their military service: an unwavering sense of belonging born of challenges that show us what each of us is capable of. Together, we strive to make tomorrow better. Together, we will increase mental and physical health. Together, we will find strength and success.

Our chapters deliver local, consistent, and inclusive opportunities for veterans and the community to connect through physical and social activity. Volunteers host regular fitness activities, social gatherings, and community service events, and facilitate building strong local connections with members and organizations within the community.


EL Paso Chapter:

Team RWB El Paso Texas

Chapter Contact:

Sandra Limon,


El Paso Veterans Riders Association

El Paso Veterans Riders AssociationThe El Paso Veteran's and Riders Association is a 501(C)3 non-profit organization dedicated to the refinement and improvement of Veteran opportunities, access to care, and quality of life.

POC: President Darrell G. Mond

Address: 11705 Bunky Henry Lane, El Paso, TX 79936

Chapter phone number: 915-790-3930

Email address:

Website: (Under construction)


82nd Airborne Division Association

82nd Airborne Division AssociationThe 82nd Airborne Division Association is for anyone who ever served or is currently serving in the 82nd Airborne Division, and anyone who is currently serving on active duty on jump status; or, has ever served in any of the uniformed services on either jump or glider status and was honorably discharged. The Association exists to further develop the bond between current and past Airborne forces of the U.S. Military and to provide support mechanisms for our Active duty Troopers and their Families.


EL Paso Chapter:

Benavidez – Patterson “All Airborne Chapter

2608 Fort BLVD

EL Paso TX






CELL PHONE:  (915) 240-8104


Special Forces Association

Special Forces AssociationThe Special Forces Association Serves as the Voice for the Special Forces Community; Perpetuates Special Forces Traditions and Brotherhood; Advances the Public Image of Special Forces and Promotes the General Welfare of the Special Forces Community.


EL Paso Chapter:

Special Forces Association Chapter IX

Isaac Camacho Chapter

EL Paso Texas

Chapter IX meets every 3rd Saturday, at 1300 hours, at VFW Post 812 in McKelligon Canyon near William Beaumont Army Medical Center.


Military Veterans Peer Network

The Military Veteran Peer Network provides FREE and CONFIDENTIAL services to veterans, soldiers and their family members. We offer peer to peer support groups, peer mentorship, social groups, team service projects and workshops led by other veterans and military family members. Each volunteer is a certified peer specialist who can provide support through some of the difficulties many face while in the service and once they have began life as a civilian. These groups are designed to not only provide support to those who may be in need, but also to provide a sense of community among those who have served. We are continually looking to expand our network and create opportunities and activities that all veterans and family members can benefit from.


9565 Diana Drive, El Paso, TX  79924

Email:  syanthony@EHNELPASO.ORG

Peer Service Coordinator: Shelia Anthony

Phone Number: (915) 747-3590 ext. 15127


El Paso Veterans One Stop

El Paso Veterans One StopThe Veterans One Stop is supported by grants from the Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans’ Assistance and Health and Human Services . The Fund for Veterans’ Assistance, through TVC and HHSC, provides grants to organizations serving veterans and their families. The “one stop” concept provides accelerated access to mental health and support services for Veterans and their families in the El Paso community. The center is located close to Ft. Bliss, in Northeast El Paso where there is the highest concentration of veterans. The One Stop provides Veterans and their families with counseling services, case management and telemedicine. Along with clinical services, the One Stop also offers peer support services, stigma reduction trainings and alternative therapies, such as yoga.


9565 Diana Drive, El Paso, TX 79924


Hours of Operation: 8am-5pm / Mon. - Fri.


El Paso Veterans Business Association

El Paso Veterans Business AssociationThe Veterans Business Association is a non-profit association with the mission of growing member businesses, promoting the interests of veteran business owners, and becoming the voice of veteran owned businesses in a competitive community.

Membership is comprised of veteran business owners, individual veterans, retirees, and their families interested in starting their own businesses, and corporate and associate members who support our mission: Advance the interests of Veteran Owned Businesses through community awareness, effective networking, and community programs.


10 Civic Center Plaza, El Paso, Texas 79901

(915) 534-0588



The Mission Continues

The Mission ContinuesThe Mission Continues is a national, nonpartisan nonprofit that empowers veterans to continue their service, and empowers communities with veteran talent, skills and preparedness to generate visible impact. At The Mission Continues, we’re on a mission to connect veterans with under-resourced communities.

Our programs in cities across the country deploy veteran volunteers alongside nonprofit partners and community leaders to improve educational resources, increase access to parks and green spaces, foster neighborhood identity, and more.

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El Paso Chapter:

Mission Continues 1ST Service Platoon

El Paso TX

Point of Contact:  Joel Carbajal



Team Rubicon

Team RubiconTeam Rubicon serves communities by mobilizing veterans to continue their service, leveraging their skills and experience to help people prepare, respond, and recover from disasters and humanitarian crises.

Through continued service, Team Rubicon seeks to provide our veterans with three things they lose after leaving the military: a purpose, gained through disaster relief; community, built by serving with others; and identity, from recognizing the impact one individual can make. Coupled with leadership development and other opportunities, Team Rubicon looks to help veterans transition from military to civilian life.

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EL Paso Chapter:

Team Rubicon Region 6

Point of Contact: Rick Rosen



Veterans Non Profit

Veterans Non ProfitThe mission of the Veterans Non Profit is to provide services to low-income veterans in the El Paso area with the level of compassion and dignity that all beings are entitled to.

Among our services are a food pantry and clothing closet for veterans and their families and a pet food pantry for their service animals and pets.


4317 Dyer St., El Paso, Texas, 79930


Monday 9:30am-1:30pm
Tuesday 9:30am-4:00pm
Wednesday 9:30am-4:00pm
Thursday 9:30am-5:30pm
Friday 9:30am-5:30pm
Saturday 9:30am-1:30pm
Sunday -closed-


Monday 10:00am - 1:00pm
Saturday 10:00am - 1:00pm