Military News



Military Families of Cielo Vista,

Below you’ll find a short list of resources that I hope will help you during your time in El Paso, and throughout your military career. It is by no means comprehensive, and if you know of a website or source of information that you’ve found indispensable, please feel free to let me know so that we can share that information with other military families!

Military-wide Resources:

http://www.militaryonesource.mil/

Military OneSource provides resources, free counseling, sponsorship training, and support to military families worldwide.

https://www.usaa.com/inet/pages/deployment_family_resources?akredirect=true

USAA provides many resources besides banking! Deployment calendars, installation guides, a call line and helpful links can be found here.

http://www.militaryfamily.org/

The National Military Family Association provides support, information, and articles to service members and families. Additionally, Operation Purple camps for children of service members and scholarships for spouses continuing education can be found here.

http://military.tutor.com/home

Personalized tutoring services on your schedule, available to military students worldwide!

http://www.militarychild.org/

The Military Child Education Coalition is devoted to ensuring quality education for all kids moving with the military! They have great events, contests, and resources for military parents.

http://www.zerotothree.org/about-us/funded-projects/military-families/

A site of information tailored to young children and parents, both active duty and veterans. Apps, resources, and books are all available to help new families!

Fort Bliss Resources:

http://bliss.armymwr.com/us/bliss/

This new MWR website allows you to view classes, events, and MWR facility times. You can sign up for classes and events, as well as find points of contact for organizations.

http://www.wbamc.amedd.army.mil/

Everything from phone numbers, appointment lines, to departmental information can be found here. If you have questions regarding Tricare, providers, or services during your time in El Paso- check here!

http://www.elpasobh.com/

With a specialized military program, El Paso Behavioral Health Systems offers many kinds of care to service members, spouses, and their families.

http://visitelpaso.com/visitors/to_do

Make time for fun! Check out all the local gems and explore your new home in El Paso!

https://www.bliss.army.mil/CommunityResourceGuide/Community%20Resource%20Guide%20edits%20v1.pdf

The Fort Bliss Community Resource Guide- a good source of phone numbers and offices on and near Fort Bliss.