Fort Bliss

Families of fallen soldiers treated to holiday trip

A group of military families from Fort Bliss who've lost a loved one are getting a special gift this holiday season.

First Ebola-monitored group released from Fort Bliss

As part of the United States' effort to prevent the Ebola virus from being introduced and transmitted to America, the Department of Defense announced October 31, 2014 that Fort Bliss had been chosen as a 21-day controlled monitoring install

O'Rourke introduces bill to help Fort Bliss service members in Africa

Congressman Beto O'Rourke today introduced the Operation United Assistance Tax Exclusion Act (H.R. 5804). This bill is companion legislation to S.2965, introduced by Senator Cruz and co-sponsored by Senator Cornyn.

Annual Fort Bliss holiday concert this weekend

Not only is it beginning to look at lot like Christmas, it's beginning to sound like it too. The Commanding General of the 1st Armored Division presents "An American Holiday Festival."

Changes coming to Fort Bliss' Cassidy and Sheridan gates

Based on the enduring security measures implemented October 20, 2014 and our continuing goal of providing the highest levels of safety and security to Fort Bliss, the following access control point changes will be effective December 22, 2014.

$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.