Veterans and their families require special services when they return home. A number of agencies provide these services including legal services, information on benefit claims, outreach programs, relief grants, job search, etc.
County Veterans Service Officers

Veteran Service Officers (VSO) are veterans who stand ready to help with veteran related needs. VSO have all the forms and other information a Veteran may need to obtain service from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, as well as forms for requesting State Veteran's benefits. The Service Officer will assist in finding the information and resources needed to solve Service related problems.

Veteran Service Officers help veterans navigate the many federal, state, and local resources and benefits available to them, specific question or the need to identify programs and benefits for which a veteran may be eligible. They are liaisons for all veteran issues.

VSO's are trained and accredited by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to provide assistance to Veterans, their dependents, and survivors. This includes not only applying for federal and state benefits, but also providing resources related to the following: Compensation and pension, Healthcare, education and training, employment, burial and survivor benefits, housing, transportation, military records.


Brewster County
Eduardo Vega
107 West Avenue East #10
Alpine, TX 79830-4618
Tel 432.837.6219
Wednesdays 8:00 - 12:00, 1:00 - 5:00


Culberson County
No Information Available


El Paso County
Michael Flores
4641 Cohen Ave, Suite D
El Paso, TX 79924
Tel 915.759.7990
Monday - Friday 8:00 - 5:00


No Information Available


El Paso VET Center
1155 Westmoreland Suite #121
El Paso TX 79925-5623
Tel 915.772.0013


Las Cruces VET Center
230 South Water Street
Las Cruces New Mexico 88001
Tel 575.523.9826
Tel 877.927.8387
Monday - Friday 8:00 - 4:30


Veterans Information Resource and Referral Office
528 South Reymond Street
Las Cruces New Mexico 88005
Tel 575.647.5669


U.S. Small Business Administration
El Paso District Office
Veteran Business Development Officer
211 North Florence Suite 201
El Paso TX 79901
Tel 915.834.4626


Veterans Employment and Training Service
U.S. Department of Labor
Tel 915.887.2624
Armand Escalera


Las Cruces
J.R. Turner
2024 East Griggs Avenue
Las Cruces NM 88001
Tel 575.524.6220


Las Cruces
George Vargas
2024 East Griggs Avenue
Las Cruces NM 88001
Tel 575.524.6124

Veterans Business Association
Bill Sparks, Herb De la Rosa
10 Civic Center Plaza
El Paso TX 79901
Tel 915.534.0588


Grace After Fire
Support for Women Veterans


Texas Veterans Commission
Claims & Benefits
Tel 915.564.7852


Disabled American Veterans
8888 Dyer St # 512, El Paso, TX 79904
Tel 915.751.5800


American GI Forum
5959 Gateway W Blvd, Ste 401, El Paso, TX 79925
Tel 915.774.0525
Education, Leadership, Civil Rights, Outreach


346 District Court - Veterans Court
500 E San Antonio
Room 701
Tel 915.546.2119


El Paso Lawyers For Patriots
Legal Services for Military/Veterans
El Paso Bar Association 500 E San Antonio Room L-112 El Paso, TX 79901


Pecos County
Joni McGee
103 West Callaghan St (Courthouse)
Ft Stockton, TX 79735
Tel 432.336.8271
Monday - Friday 8:00 - 5:00
508 South Starr (Community Center)
Ft Stockton, TX 79744
Tel 432.639.2847


Presidio County
Armando Garcia
P.O. Box 1110 (Courthouse)
Marfa, TX 79843
Tel 432.729.7787
Tel 432.729.3432
Tuesday - Thursday 1:00 - 4:30

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