• November 28, 2021

Tags : veterans

$1.6M in grants awarded to 5 El Paso area veteran

AUSTIN – On Wednesday, the Texas Veterans Commission’s (TVC) Fund for Veterans’ Assistance (FVA) presented $1.6 million in grants to five organizations for services provided directly to veterans in El Paso and surrounding counties. “Funding for these grants is generated primarily by the Texas Lottery Commission’s games designated for veteran support,” officials shared. “Other sources […]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

DAV/RecruitMilitary Veterans Job Fair set for Tuesday; Farmers’ “Suits for

RecruitMilitary, along with their partners at the Disabled American Veterans organization (DAV,) will be on post Tuesday conducting a job fair for veterans and their spouses. According to their website, RecruitMilitary “hosts the nation’s largest single-source veteran database, with over 1,000,000 members…(and) publish the nation’s second-largest veteran hiring publication, Search & Employ® magazine.” The company is […]Read More

Rep O’Rourke: Vet Connect Act to Be Signed Into Law

U.S Representative Beto O’Rourke issued the following statement regarding the Vet Connect Act and his upcoming El Paso-are town hall: Great news for veterans as the bipartisan Vet Connect Act that I authored was included as part of the Veterans Choice Program extension legislation. It has passed the Senate, the House and is now on its […]Read More

Sun Metro Reminds Veterans of Discounted, Free Bus Rides

Sun Metro reminds the public that it provides a free 90-day bus pass and a one month discounted rate through nonprofit agencies to qualified veterans. Veterans requiring transit services will have access to fixed-route service free up to 90 consecutive days. “Sun Metro is proud to honor veterans who have faithfully served our country,” said […]Read More

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