P.O. Box 44304, Rio Rancho, NM 87174-4304

Department Commandant, Joe Mendiola (575) 649-4639

Welcome to the Marine Corps League Department of New Mexico

Welcome to the Marine Corps League Department of New Mexico

Welcome to the Marine Corps League Department of New MexicoWelcome to the Marine Corps League Department of New Mexico

Resources for Veterans and their Families

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COVID-19/Corona Virus Information and Assistance

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
    • Website: www.va.gov
    • Phone for Benefits (Burial, Death Pension, Dependency Indemnity Compensation, Direct Deposit, Directions to VA Benefits Regional Offices, Disability Compensation, Disability Pension, Education, Home Loan Guaranty, Medical Care, Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment: 1.800.827.1000
    • Phone for Beneficiaries in Receipt of Pension Benefits: 1.877.294.6380
    • CHAMPVA Meds by Mail: 1.888.385.0235 or 1.866.229.7389
    • Combat Call Center/Vet Center
    • Debt Management Center (Collection of Non-Medical Debts: 1.800.827.0648
    • Children of Women Vietnam Veterans (CWVV), Foreign Medical Program (FMP), Spina Bifida Health Care Program: 1.877.345.8179 or 1.888.820.1756
    • Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA), CHAMPVA In-House Treatment Initiative (CITI): 1.800.733.8387
    • eBenefits Technical Support: 1.800.983.0937
    • Education (GI Bill): 1.888.442.4551
    • Health Care Benefits: 1.877.222.8387
    • Life Insurance for Service Members and/or Veterans Group Life Insurance Program: 1.800.419.1473
    • All Other VA Life Insurance Programs: 1.800.669.8477
    • Mammography Helpline: 1.888.492.7844
    • Smoking Cessation Counselors: 1.855.QUIT.VET or 1.855.784.8838
    • Special Issues Gulf War, Agent Orange, Project Shad, Mustard Agents and Lewisite, and Ionizing Radiation: 1.800.749.8387
    • Status of Headstones and Markers: 1.800.697.6947
    • Telecommunication Device for the Deaf (TDD): Dial 711
    • vets.gov Help Desk: 1.855.574.7286
    • White House VA Hotline: 1.855.948.2311
    • Women Veterans Hotline: 1.855.VAW.OMEN or 1.855.829.6636

New Mexico Department of Veteran Services

  • Website: www.nmdvs.org
  • Alamogordo: 
    • Contact: J.R. Turner 575.524.6220 jr.turner@state.nm.us
    • Address: 411 10th Street, Suite 107, Alamogordo, New Mexico 88310
  • Albuquerque:
    • Phone: 505.346.3986
    • Address: 500 Gold Street SW, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102
  • Albuquerque:
    • Contact: Theresa Zuni 505.346.4810 theresa.zuni@state.nm.us
    • Address: 500 Gold Street SW, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102
  • Albuquerque:
    • Contact: Gordon Shei 505.383.2404 gordon.shei@state.nm.us
    • Address: 5201 Eagle Rock Avenue NE, Suite 2A, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87113
  • Carlsbad:
  • Clovis:
  • Farmington:
    • Contact: Beverly Charley 505.327.2861 beverly.charley@state.nm.us
    • Address: 101 W. Animas Street, Room 104, Farmington, New Mexico 87401
  • Gallup:
    • Contact: Tyrra Saavedra 505.827.8387 tyrra.saavedra@state.nm.us
    • Address: 908 E. Buena Vista Avenue, Room 1A, Gallup, New Mexico 87301
  • Grants: 
  • Hobbs:
  • Las Cruces:
    • Contact: J.R. Turner 575.524.6620 jr.turner@state.nm.us
    • Address: 2024 E. Griggs Avenue, Las Cruces, New Mexico 88001
  • Las Cruces:
  • Las Vegas
  • Raton: 
  • Roswell:
  • Santa Fe:

Veteran Service Organizations

  • American Gold Star Mothers:
  • American Legion:
    • Contact: Ibar J. Romero, 505.346.4878 Jr. 500 Gold Avenue SW, VARO Room 3102 / P.O. Box 900, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87103
    • Website: https://www.legion.org/
  • AMVETS:
    • Contact: Louis Rossi, NSO 505.346.3980 louis.rossi@va.gov
    • Address: VA Regional Office, P.O. Box 900, Room 3004, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87103
    • Website: www.amvets.org
  • Disabled American Veterans
    • Website: www.dav.org
    • Phone: 505.346.4864
    • Address: VA Regional Office, 500 Gold Street SW, Room 3116, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102
  • Marine Corps League, Department of New Mexico
  • The Military Order of the Purple Heart:
    • Contact: Carleen Aragon 505.346.4875 
    • Address: 500 Gold Street SW, Room 3001, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102
    • Website: www.purpleheart.org
  • Paralyzed Veterans of America
    • Website: www.pva.org
    • Address: Raymond G. Murphy VA Medical Center, SCI Services (128), 1501 San Pedro SE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108
    • Phone: 505.265.1711x5046
  • Tribute to Women in the Military:
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars:
  • Vietnam Veterans of America:
    • Website: www.vva.org
    • Phone: 1.800.882.1316
    • Address: 8719 Colesville Road, Suite 100, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910

Non-Profit OrganizationThroughout New Mexico