Fort Bliss

Fort Bliss to hold inaugural Flag Retreat and Retirement Ceremony

Fort Bliss will hold their first-ever Flag Retirement and Retreat Ceremony  Friday evening at the Old Fort Bliss Replica on West Fort Bliss.

Soldiers canoe, camp in Big Bend

Seven Soldiers spent Columbus Day weekend on an adventure of canoeing, camping under the stars and soaking in the natural hot springs of the Chinati Resort, all while traveling along the Texas Mountain Trail.

Fort Bliss' 1AD earns elite award at AUSA convention

The Army’s oldest and only remaining tank division received the Association of the United States Army’s most coveted and sought-after award Oct.

Patient centered ‘Medical Home’ opens

An Army run clinic located at 10460 Vista Del Sol in East El Paso, The Rio Bravo Medical Home, will celebrate its grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony at noon Friday.

Dep. Secretary of Defense visits Fort Bliss

Rarely do Soldiers have the opportunity to meet an Army leader from the nation’s capital who makes command decisions. Fort Bliss hosted the Deputy Secretary of Defense of the United States, Dr. Ashton Carter, Monday.

Fort Bliss Soldier, ‘Angel’ honored by EPISD

A Fort Bliss Soldier was honored by the El Paso Independent School District during a ceremony held at the EPISD building in El Paso, Oct. 15.

Fort Bliss Soldiers run for a cause

The Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Armored Division at Fort Bliss took a break from their traditional uniforms on Friday in support of two specific causes.

Colin Powell visits ‘Powell Rangers’ at Fort Bliss

Retired Gen. Colin L. Powell, former Joint Chiefs of Staff and Secretary of State, visited Powell Elementary School at Fort Bliss, Oct. 17.

Fort Bliss takes back unused prescription drugs

Team Bliss Agencies in cooperation with the Drug Enforcement Administration will offer the public its seventh opportunity in three years to rid their homes of expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs by simply taking medications for dis

Chaparral woman meets her heroes

Chaparral, N.M., resident, Linda Hartman thanked the men who saved her life face to face, after nine long months.

Fort Bliss soldiers volunteer 6,500 hours at local elementary school

A group of Fort Bliss soldiers volunteered 6,500 hours at Whitaker Elementary School in Northeast El Paso last year as part of the Partners in Education Program in the El Paso Independent School District.

A closer look at Fort Bliss' Iron Eagles

The “Iron Eagles,” 1st Armored Division’s Combat Aviation Brigade, had the majority of its aviation capability deployed in Kuwait and throughout Afghanistan from Kandahar in the south to Jalalabad in the East and as far North

German Air Force says farewell to Fort Bliss, training continues in Alamogordo

After almost five decades here, the German Air Force Command, U.S. and Canada, disbanded and said their goodbyes to Fort Bliss and El Paso.

Six engineers are awarded the Purple Heart

Six Soldiers assigned to the 402nd Engineer Company, 8th Engineer Battalion, were awarded the Purple Heart during a ceremony September 25.

UTEP sponsors Freedom Crossing

Fort Bliss will soon “sport” a lot more orange and blue. That’s because the University of Texas El Paso is now the exclusive academic sponsor for Freedom Crossing at Fort Bliss.