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Class 64 students don black, gold in graduation ceremony

Black and gold have been the U.S. Army colors since the American Revolution. Black represents a never-ending search for knowledge and gold, the standard of achievement. Thursday, the U.S.

Fort Bliss recognizes area students for job well done

More than 500 students gathered at Biggs Park Tuesday, and although they came from several different school districts and many different schools, they all had one characteristic in common.

Lone Star DUSTOFF: Doing the mission not just for combat anymore

Soldiers assigned to Company C, 2nd Battalion, 501st Aviation Regiment, Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Armored Division, “Lone Star DUSTOFF,” get to do something at home that most combat medevac units only get to do abroad: their miss

Bliss remembers the fallen of Ready First

Memorial Day is a time to honor the service members who have selflessly given their lives for their country.

New commander for Fort Bliss' Warrior Transition Battalion

The Warrior Transition Battalion held a change of command ceremony at the WTB courtyard May 22 at Fort Bliss. Lt. Col. Randall Snow took command as family, friends, cadre and staff watched and congratulated him after the event.

Medal of Honor recipient receives new headstone

A new headstone for Master Sgt. Victor H. Espinoza at Fort Bliss National Cemetery reflects his status as a Medal of Honor recipient.

Medal of Honor recipient receives new headstone

A new headstone for Master Sgt. Victor H. Espinoza at Fort Bliss National Cemetery reflects his status as a Medal of Honor recipient.

Hundreds take part in Armed Forces Day triathlon

As part of its Armed Forces Day celebration, Fort Bliss held its fourth annual triathlon here Saturday morning during the festivities.

Casket bearing remains of Fort Bliss leader arrives in Tucson

The casket bearing the ramins of CSM Martin Barreras arrived Thursday morning at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson.  

Fort Bliss spouse donates kidney

The spouse of a Fort Bliss Soldier – and an Army reservist herself – saved a life, and she traveled across the country to do it.

A time to remember: Fallen heroes honored at Fort Bliss

Just as the American Soldier swears to support and defend the Constitution, the Army swears to care for that Soldier’s family should they fall in the line of duty.

Life after formation:Career shift allows veteran to protect border, community

A white obelisk stands in the high desert plains of northern Mexico, a lonesome area the locals call “out there.” Some several feet south of the U.S.

Remembering Armando: Car lovers gather to honor one of their own

As a staple in the El Paso car community, Armando Carrasco would have been proud of this year’s turnout at the Mission Chevrolet 11th Annual Car Show held here Saturday.

Fort Bliss celebrates Armed Forces Day this Saturday

1st Armored Division and Fort Bliss Armed Forces Day Open House May 17, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Biggs Park, 11388 Sgt. Major Blvd., East Fort Bliss Free admission. Public welcome!

Loved ones of top ranking Fort Bliss leader who dies from combat wounds express condolences on social media

It's a side of military service most people don't want to think about.