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.

  • Free VA Assistance on Benefits
  • Education Assistance
  • Employment Assistance
  • Career Center
  • Financial center
  • Health center
  • Support for Troops & Families
  • Women Veteran Resources

legion.org

El Paso Chapters

Col. Louis A. Carter, Inc., TX Post 832
2400 Bassett Ave El Paso, TX 79901
(915) 534-9395

El Paso Eastwood, TX Post 36
3730 Shell St El Paso, TX 79925
(915) 592-9374

Ltc George Franklin "Ben", TX Post 407
10134 Racoon Dr El Paso, TX 79924
(915) 751-4556

Pecos, TX Post 233
2912 Chaswood St El Paso, TX 79935

Alfred H. McCluskey, TX Post 692
PO BOX 4142 El Paso, TX 79914
(915) 821-0351

First Responders, TX Post 74
PO BOX 973043 El Paso, TX 79997
(915) 203-7481

Legion Riders Chapter
Paso Del Norte, Inc., TX Post 58
4724 Vulcan Ave El Paso, TX 79904
(915) 751-0850

Horizon City, TX Post 598
141 Ellsworth Dr Horizon City, TX 79928
(915) 852-4823

Livesay-Chavez, Inc., TX Post 122
221 Poplar St Anthony, TX 79821
(915) 255-9470

Association of the United States Army (AUSA)

Association of the United States ArmyThe 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:

  • Educate those we serve (soldiers and their families, Army civilians, retired soldiers and veterans, and the businesses and industries that support the Army) with programs, products, resources and events…
  • Inform our members, Congress and the American public about issues affecting America’s Army – Regular Army, Army National Guard and Army Reserve, and…
  • Connect America’s Total Army, its industry partners, like-minded associations and other supporters at the national, regional and chapter levels.

ausa.org

El Paso Chapter

GA OMAR N BRADLEY CHAPTER
1460 Common Drive El Paso, TX 79936
(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.

combatvet.us

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 VeteransDAV 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.

  • Employment Programs
  • Transportation Services
  • Service Seminars

davchapter165elpasotx.org  dav.org

El Paso Chapter

DAV Sunshine Chapter 165 EL PASO
2044 Trawood Dr, El Paso, TX 79935
(915) 383-6343

Honor Flight

Honor Flight of Southern New Mexico & El Paso, TexasThe 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.

honorflight.org  honorflightnm.org

El Paso Chapter

Honor Flight of Southern
New Mexico & El Paso, Texas (Las Cruces, NM)
Flying from ELP (El Paso International Airport)
1 (844) 697-1590
info@honorflightnm.org
PO Box 14017 Las Cruces, NM 88013

Iraq & Afghanistan Veterans of America

Iraq & 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.

iava.org

Marine Corps League

Marine Corps LeagueThe Marine Corps League's 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.

The Marine Corps League supports Marines in many areas. We have 10 Divisions covering 48 Departments, and over 1,140 Detachments in communities across the Country.

mclnational.org

El Paso Chapter

Deane Hawkins #323, Pedro Gomez Jr.
9565 Diana Dr. Veterans One Stop Center El Paso, TX 79924
(915) 856-8560

Military Officers Association of America (MOAA)

Military Officers Association of AmericaMOAA 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.

  • Money-saving discounts,
  • Access to the digital magazine, Military Officer.
  • Spouse support program
  • Career assistance
  • Scholarship opportunities (Networking events)

moaa.org  elpasomoaa.org

El Paso Chapter

El Paso Chapter Military Officers Association of America (EPMOAA)
PO Box 6144, Fort Bliss, TX 79906-0144
info@elpasomoaa.org
(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.

purpleheart.org

Find a Chapter

Use this tool to search for your chapter:
purpleheart.org/findachapter

Military Women's Coalition

Military Women's CoalitionThe 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.

  • Policy Committee on Homelessness
  • Policy Committee on Sexual Violence
  • Policy Committee on Wellness

militarywomenscoalition.org

Paralyzed Veterans of America

Paralyzed Veterans of AmericaSince 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.

  • Spinal Cord Research
  • Medical Resources
  • Legislation

pva.org

Student Veterans of America

With 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.

 

  • Leadership Institute
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • Student Services
  • Support for displaced student veterans
  • Legislative Fellowships

studentveterans.org

Team Red White and Blue

We 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.

teamrwb.org

Find a Chapter

Use this tool to search for your chapter:
teamrwb.org/chapter-locator

Team Rubicon

Team Rubicon Disaster ResponseTeam 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.

teamrubiconusa.org  Team Rubicon Region 6's Facebook

Contact

Team Rubicon Region 6
Point of Contact: Rick Rosen
Rick.Rosen@teamrubiconusa.org

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.

missioncontinues.org  El Paso Platoon

Contact

Mission Continues 1ST Service Platoon El Paso TX
Joel Carbajal
jcarbajal@missioncontinues.org

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.

vbawebsite.com

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.

veteransnonprofit.org

Veterans of Foreign Wars

Veterans of Foreign Wars

The 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.

  • VA Claims and Separation Benefits
  • Financial Grants
  • Student Veteran Support
  • VFW Mental Wellness Campaign

vfw.org

Veterans One Stop & Military Veteran Peer Network

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 a Military Veteran Peer Network support services, stigma reduction trainings and alternative therapies, such as yoga.

epveteranonestop.org