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Monday, August 25, 2014 - 5:28pm

Fort Bliss

Bliss youth lead the way

The Milam Youth Activity Center continued its tradition of innovative summer activities with a week long Leadership Youth Camp.

Cooking class combo offers appetite, spiritual fulfillment for Soldiers

When Spc. Hyunjun Yoo and Spc. Marta Villanueva first started preparing and sharing evening meals in their rooms, they realized the family setting helped reduce the loneliness and some of their post-deployment symptoms.

DIVARTY back in Army ‘Iron Steel’ Brigade comes to Bliss, 212th FB bids farewell

The 1st Armored Division Artillery was the very last ‘DIVARTY’ to stand down in order to make room for a fires brigade in May 2007, but now they are the first to stand up as the Army brings back Division Artillery to the ranks and c

Grab 'n Go food service at Fort Bliss dining facilities offers Soldiers a quick option

In the fast-paced world of a Soldier, getting a quick meal can often times mean sacrificing good nutrition.

Fort Bliss names Maj. Gen. Stephen Twitty as commanding general

The Department of Defense has announced that MG Stephen M. Twitty will serve as the new commanding general of the 1st Armored Division at Fort Bliss.

Veterans honoring veterans

From the Liberty Expressway, drivers, moving at 60 mph, can see the Fort Bliss Cemetery.

Vacation Bible School teaches Fort Bliss children

On the first day of Vacation Bible School, volunteer teacher Monica Tew cordoned off 10 students behind yellow caution tape and gave them a brief taste of what it might have felt like to have leprosy during Jesus’ time.

Combat kitchen serves up Soldier morale while in the field

Napoleon Bonaparte once said, “An Army marches on its stomach.” For the food service specialists in 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, their mission during the Network Integration Evaluation 14.2 was to ensure troops in

Acting secretary of VA will visit El Paso

The acting secretary of the Veterans Administration will visit El Paso Friday. Secretary Sloan Gibson will tour the VA Medical Center and visit with local VA leadership, employees, and stakeholders.

Baby Boot Camp readies future military parents

As the lead instructor of Army Community Service’s Baby Boot Camp, Cinthia Dillon is a drill sergeant of sorts.

Veteran turned speech therapist: Gives back, makes lives better

Beach balls bounce back and forth from one set of hands to another. High-energy music plays while people move to the beat. A man imitates an elephant for the enjoyment of those around him.

Oktoberfest returns to Fort Bliss, tickets on sale in August

Oktoberfest will continue at Fort Bliss this year, despite the exit of the German Air Force, which used to host the event.

Hospital mission: 31st CSH assumes lead nation role in Afghanistan

During the longest war ever fought by U.S. military forces, the U.S. Army involvement in Afghanistan included the development of a highly effective military health care system to serve the battlefield needs of U.S. and Coalition forces.

Task Force ‘Warhawg’ gets new commander

Just days before embarking on a yearlong deployment to Afghanistan, Lt. Col. William Stewart relinquished command of 5th Armored Brigade’s “Warhawg” Battalion to Lt. Col.