Fort Bliss

Veterans plant seeds toward healing

At least 20% of the veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan suffer from PTSD.

Freedom Crossing hosts annual St. Paddy's festival this weekend

Freedom Crossing at Fort Bliss is hosting its 4th Annual St. Paddy’s Festival beginning Friday, March 13th and continuing through the weekend on March 14th and 15th with the grand finale on St. Patrick’s Day, Tuesday, March 17th.

Army investigating death of Fort Bliss soldier who died in Africa

Fort Bliss officials confirm that the U.S. Army is investigating the death of a Fort Bliss soldier stationed in Eastern Africa.

Iron Knights case colors in Africa

Soldiers and leadership from the 2nd Battalion, 501st Aviation Regiment, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Armored Division, deployed as Task Force Iron Knights, cased their colors Feb.

Bond reduced for Fort Bliss soldier accused in Constable death

A Fort Bliss soldier charged in connection with the death of an El Paso county constable may soon get out of jail.

'Military Saves Week' to encourage financial freedom

Security Service Federal Credit Union is helping those who serve our country by educating them on ways to save for the future.

DoD authorizes service stars on the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal

The Department of Defense announced today that effective immediately, service members are authorized to wear Service Stars on their Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medals (GWOT-EM) to represent deployments in support of approved GWOT oper

Enhanced security in place at WBAMC and El Paso VA Clinic

During the past several days and over the next several weeks, Fort Bliss will continue to upgrade its security posture to meet the requirements of the Department of Defense.

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to stop at Fort Bliss Thursday

Fort Bliss Officials have confirmed that outgoing Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will spend Thursday at Fort Bliss as part of his last trip to U.S. bases as acting defense secretary.

(UPDATE) Fort Bliss Freedom Crossing evacuation lifted

UPDATE: According to Fort Bliss, first responders determined the suspicious package was an unattended briefcase and not dangerous. The alert was lifted shortly after 6 p.m.

Counseling available for employees, volunteers, veterans following El Paso VA shooting

During a press conference Wednesday, Acting Director of the El Paso Veterans Administration, Peter Dancy, said one of his top concerns is the mental health of workers at the VA, and making sure they get the help they need.

El Paso VA at WBAMC to open Friday afternoon

The Veterans Administration announced that the VA Clinic at William Beaumont Army Medical Center will reopen for patient care on Friday afternoon for the first time since Tuesday's deadly shooting.

El Paso area officials release statements on VA shooting

Officials from El Paso, Fort Bliss and the country have begun releasing statements regarding today's deadly shooting at El Paso's VA Clinic at WBAMC. Below is a list of all statements provided to NewsChannel 9.

More Fort Bliss soldiers to return next month, will be held in quarantine

Dozens of Fort Bliss soldiers deployed to West Africa in support of Operation United Assistance will return home as soon as Jan. 10.

50 Fort Bliss soldiers set to return from ebola stricken West Africa

The families of 50 Fort Bliss soldiers now know when their loved ones will be coming home from Liberia.