PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE - October/November 2019

            For the past six months the MOAA Board of Directors has been discussing the future of the El Paso MOAA Chapter.  Despite the Chapter’s recognition nationally as a Five Star Chapter for the past fifteen consecutive years, and despite having received numerous additional national awards for the Border Bulletin and Communications, the Board of Directors is faced with the exceedingly difficult task of considering the closure of the El Paso MOAA Chapter.  Two key factors are influencing this decision:  (1) Key leadership turnover and (2) dwindling chapter membership.  Several key leadership positions will be vacated this year.  The chapter needs new leaders to volunteer and assume these key positions.  Additionally, our Chapter, as well as virtually every other Veteran Service Organization (VSO) in El Paso, is facing dramatically decreasing new membership enrollment, impacting both potential candidates for key positions, and membership funds. Read More

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The El Paso Chapter Outreach Foundation is registered with the IRS as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. All donations are 100% tax deductible.


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A 100% identification card check of all personnel will be implemented at all Fort Bliss access control points.

All Department of Defense and non-DoD vehicular occupants, including the driver and all of-age passengers, will have to present an ID card - valid state driver's license, government/federal ID card, passport, etc. - for authorized access to Fort Bliss. Read More

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The Hazlewood Act is a State of Texas benefit that provides qualified Veterans, spouses, and dependent children with an education benefit of up to 150 hours of tuition exemption, including most fee charges, at public institutions of higher education in Texas. This does NOT include living expenses, books, or supply fees. Read More

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