Fort Bliss

$15 donation will sponsor a wreath at Fort Bliss National Cemetery as part of 'Wreaths Across America'

The El Paso Composite Squadron of Civil Air Patrol wants the 45,000+ graves at Fort Bliss National Cemetery to be adorned with wreaths for the holidays as part of the Wreaths Across America program.

Fort Bliss identified as Ebola monitoring site for military returning from West Africa

Fort Bliss has been identified as one of five military installations that will host a 21-day controlled monitoring area for all military service members returning from Operation United Assistance, the effort against Ebola in West Africa.

Fort Bliss to host annual Veterans Day ceremony on Friday

Fort Bliss will host its annual Veterans Day ceremony on Friday, November 7.  The ceremony honors veterans of the past, present and those still serving.

Soldiers return home from deployment

Hundreds of Fort Bliss soldiers returned home late Sunday night from a 12-month deployment in the Middle East.

Fort Bliss Garrison Commander relieved of duties

The Fort Bliss Garrison Commander has been relieved of command following an investigation for alleged misconduct effective immediately.

Fort Bliss soldiers receive top military honors for bravery during 9-month deployment to Afghanistan

More than a dozen Fort Bliss soldiers were awarded medals for their bravery while on a nine month deployment in Afghanistan. The soldiers are part of the 2-5 Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division.

Mandatory Ebola quarantine approved for returning military personnel

A mandatory three week quarantine has been set for all military personnel serving in the Ebola-stricken areas of West Africa. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel signed the order Wednesday morning.

Soldiers from Fort Bliss deploy for Ebola mission

Dozens of troops from Fort Bliss are now on their way to Africa to battle Ebola. On Saturday, the first four of seven flights took off from Biggs Army Airfield, headed to West Africa.

Fort Bliss troops leave to western Africa Saturday

Fort Bliss Troops headed to Africa in support of Operation United Assistance will leave Saturday.

U.S. troops assisting in Ebola mission may be quarantined

In an unprecedented move to protect U.S. troops that might be exposed to Ebola, U.S.

Military Official: We're in Africa for training, not treatment

American troops are on the ground in West Africa to help in the fight against Ebola.  US Army Personnel in Liberia are helping build 17 treatment centers and a facility for health care workers.  Officials say the mission is to train h

Garrison Commander Munsey suspended from duty pending investigation of alleged misconduct

Officials from Fort Bliss have confirmed that Garrison Commander Thomas Munsey has been suspended from duties, pending an investigation into alleged misconduct.

BMC shares technology with Nolan Richardson Middle School

More than 40 students in Nolan Richardson Middle School’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Math program had the chance to learn about a new shared information network system during a field trip to the Brigade Modernization Command her

Soil study at Fort Bliss to begin this week

State Representative Joe Moody's office has paired with researchers from the University of Texas at El Paso to visit Ft.

Fort Bliss National Cemetery assessing damage amid repairs from previous storm

Fort Bliss National Cemetery officials are surveying the damage from Monday's heavy rainfall.  Crews had recently repaired 300 graves and reset 100 headstones damaged by last week's flooding.