• May 25, 2022

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El Paso County Celebrates and Honors 2021-2022 Veteran of the

Yesterday, November 9, 2021, El Paso County celebrated and honored, Chief Warrant Officer (CW2) Retired David Garcia, with the Disabled American Veterans service organization, as El Paso County’s 2021-2022 Veteran of the Year! El Paso County is proud of our veteran service organizations and chapters, who after serving their country, continue to go above and […]Read More

First female El Paso ISD Police sergeant is 14-year law

Denby “Donica” Pedregon this week became the first woman to be promoted to sergeant in the El Paso ISD Police Services Department charged with the safety and security of the students and staff of the District. Pedegron, a U.S. Army combat veteran, has 14 years of experience in law enforcement, including seven in EPISD. She […]Read More

New year brings new access, privileges to millions of military

Fort Bliss access control points and lines at some on-post retail locations could be longer the first few weeks of the new year as part of a new policy implementation. Beginning Jan. 1, 2020, the Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security are expanding commissary, Exchange, and certain Family and Morale, Welfare and […]Read More

O’Rourke Receives Outstanding House Legislator of the Year Award from

WASHINGTON, DC — April 13, 2016 — Congressman Beto O’Rourke today received the Outstanding House Legislator of the Year award from the national veterans service organization, Disabled American Veterans (DAV). O’Rourke was chosen from among all 435 members of the House of Representatives for this award. “Our work is inspired and guided by veterans and […]Read More

Gulf War Veterans and Illness: 25 Years Later

PORTLAND, Ore. – Monday was the 25th anniversary of the ceasefire that ended the first Gulf War. During the short conflict, nearly 700,000 U.S. troops were engaged. Dr. Ronald Grewenow, clinical director at the Portland Veteran Affairs Medical Center, says the war produced fewer physical injuries than other U.S. wars, and of those veterans reporting […]Read More

TTUHSC El Paso’s Hunt School of Nursing Celebrates 10 Years

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso will host its Cirque de Corazón event on the evening of Friday, May 6, to mark the 10-year anniversary of the Hunt School of Nursing.   Alumni, students, TTUHSC El Paso officials, and community supporters will attend the sensational event to celebrate the nursing school’s success in […]Read More

Veteran finds path via El Paso Community College

For the 12th year in a row, El Paso Community College (EPCC) was recognized as a military-friendly school; for students like Brian Holt, it’s clear why EPCC earned this designation. After joining the Army and being deployed to Iraq three times, Holt left military service and enrolled in courses at EPCC. It had been almost […]Read More