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Fort Bliss

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.

Fort Bliss FD investigating fire in military housing area

Fort Bliss firefighters are investigating a housing area near the PX on post. A viewer sent in cell phone video and said the fire started about 4 p.m. Sunday.  The video shows several units of a housing area on fire. 

Protecting the military: CFPB teaches service members to be savvy consumers

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), located in Washington, D.C., sent a special representative to the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy on Fort Bliss April 29 to speak about services they offer the military.

Thousands of Soldiers, Marines, and civilians participating in exercise

More than 5,000 Soldiers, Marines and civilians will be participating in the Network Integration Evaluation (NIE) 14.2 exercise during the next four weeks.

‘Flying Dragons’ bring their children to work for day

Soldiers and families of 1st Battalion, 501st Aviation Regiment, Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Armored Division “Flying Dragons” were able to spend time with their sons and daughters during the unit’s inaugural Bring Your Child

Packing ‘em up! Girl Scouts donate cookies to troops overseas

Nine Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest were at the Silas L.

Back to school:International students learn about the US Congress

The international students of Sergeants Major Course Class 64 got a first-hand accounting of the happenings in the U.S.

Beaumont holds walk to raise awareness about sexual assault

The lines of battle have been drawn. The U.S. armed forces are waging a war against an enemy within the ranks of the most powerful military in the world. That enemy is sexual assault and sexual harassment.

Let’s Get Dirty: Old Ironsides Mud Challenge

More than 550 individuals came out to get dirty during the second annual Old Ironsides Mud Challenge held Saturday at the Air Assault Obstacle Course and Rappel Tower on West Fort Bliss.

WTB Soldiers partner with emergency services

Retired Staff Sgt. Richard Wilson is grateful for a partnership between the Directorate of Emergency Services and the Warrior Transition Battalion.

Combat aviators host tribute to Holocaust victims, survivors

For more than 70 years, Holocaust victims and their descendants have shared haunting tales of a hidden war – a war of imprisonment, torture and genocide.

Gladiators return home, ‘THAAD’ uncases colors

The “Gladiators” of Battery A, 4th Air Defense Artillery Regiment (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense), 11th ADA Brigade, returned home recently after an unprecedented deployment to Guam last April.