Fort Bliss Soldiers Return Home from Afghanistan
El Paso, TX — 300 Fort Bliss soldiers are back home today after serving in Afghanistan for 9 months.
The soldiers are part of the Bulldog Brigade that deployed from Fort Bliss in September 2011. While deployed, the Bulldog soldiers partnered and conducted joint operations with Afghanistan National Security Forces to teach, coach, and mentor Afghan soldiers and police. The brigade's return is bittersweet because the Bulldog Brigade has lost 12 soldiers since the start of their deployment.