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Fort Bliss soldiers react to changes in Army tattoo policy

From sideburns, to make-up, to body art, Uncle Sam is chiming in with new rules for soldiers in uniform, even though it may discourage some young men and women from joining the military.

Fine, dandy dining – Audie Murphy style

For the first time in at least five years, Fort Bliss’ Sergeant Audie Murphy Club hosted a dining-in at the El Paso Holiday Inn, Aug. 29.

Highlanders take to the high ground

They move and try to remain unseen while looking for those who are trying to move and remain unseen. Four Soldiers, equipped with binoculars and radios, watch the valley before them, looking for signs of enemy movement.

Iron Soldier Sprint Triathlon back for second year

Athletes seeking to challenge their fitness limits have a chance to do just that when the Iron Soldier Sprint Triathlon rolls back into Fort Bliss.

German-American Oktoberfest Night Run

Fort Bliss’ German Air Force Air Defense Center hosted what the community thought would be the last German-American Oktoberfest Night Run Saturday at Freedom Crossing on West Fort Bliss, but the crowd received a surprise before the race b

Big surprise for Fort Bliss Soldiers' children

The operational security employed to ensure “Operation Daddy’s Home” was a surprise may have rivaled that of any military operation.

Surprise for ‘CAB’ kids turned on head

The operational security employed to ensure “Operation Daddy’s Home” was a surprise may have rivaled that of any military operation.

Donating blood on a day Americans will never forget

As our country memorialized the 12-year anniversary of terroristic attacks against the United States, Soldiers in 11th Air Defense Artillery Brigade sponsored a blood drive with the Armed Services Blood Program, the official military blood prog

Highlander Brigade hosts Pre-Ranger Course

Dozens of Fort Bliss Soldiers tested their mettle during a grueling week of Pre-Ranger School training, wrapping up their trek Friday.  They are preparing for one of the Army's toughest challenges - Ranger School.

Oktoberfest Night Run is last chance to catch the Germans

If you missed out on the Oktoberfest tickets, you can still get a taste at the 20 annual German-American Oktoberfest Night Run to be held Saturday at Freedom Crossing.

Prodigy trades musical career for Army

Soldiers seem to always have an interesting story for why they joined the Army but if you heard Spc. Pyungan Cho’s, a native of Los Angeles, you would probably be left a little stunned.

Wounded Warriors welcome home those who helped save them when IED detonated

When the Soldiers of Company A, 3rd Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, stepped off the plane they expected to see friends and family waiting to greet them, but it was a surprise for many of them to

Three inducted into Hall of Honor at Sgt. Major Academy

Three sergeants major were inducted into the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy Hall of Honor here during the annual induction ceremony, Aug. 23.

Highlanders collect food for Feds Feed Families

The Soldiers and families of 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, are donating more than 6,000 pounds of non-perishable food goods to the “Feds Feed Families”  program.