Fort Bliss

More than 40 officers at Fort Bliss lose their jobs

At least 44 Army officers within the 1st Armored Division at Fort Bliss were selected for involuntary separation or early retirement and more could be notified this week. 

Two passions wrapped up in a life of helping others

Retired Col. Lenore Enzel, associate director of nurse and patient care service for the El Paso Department of Veterans Affairs, knew she wanted to become a nurse since she was a child.

Fort Bliss infantry platoon secures area for humanitarian aid, water delivery mission

First Platoon, Company D, 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, joined both German and Afghan soldiers in support of flood victims in northern Afghanistan.

Fort Bliss kicks off summer with water event

Isaiah Riley, 11, had a blast slipping down wet slides, propelling toy boats with squirt guns and playing fishing games with his friends at Kelly Park Saturday.

Story Time brings moms, tots together at Fort Bliss

Emerald Ratuita brought her 3-year-old daughter Ahrya to Story Time at the Mickelsen Community Library for the first time June 17, and they plan to become regulars this summer.

Fort Bliss soldiers honor a fallen comrade’s promise

Soldiers dressed in full Army Dress Blues filled the front seats of Mountain View High School graduation ceremony on June 7, 2014; a unique sight, even for a city located just outside a military installation.

Ay Chihuahuas! El Paso’s own baseball team wishes Army a happy birthday

Nine Fort Bliss Soldiers took part in an Army birthday event hosted by the El Paso Chihuahuas baseball team Saturday at Southwest University Field downtown.

Iron Thunder medics keep Soldiers in the fight

The Medical Platoon of 4th Battalion, 27th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, brought experience and hard work together to keep Soldiers training and “fighting” during Network Integration Evalua

McGregor dining facility named for military hero

A small ceremony was held June 4 to dedicate the McGregor Range dining facility in honor of Maj. Chester Garrett, a Soldier who served in the infantry and Special Forces.

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.