Fort Bliss

Fort Bliss Soldiers honored at Fiesta de las Flores

El Paso’s annual Fiesta de las Flores devoted its final evening at the El Paso County Coliseum Sunday to Military Appreciation Night.

Bliss families receive free school supplies

More than 20 Fort Bliss families received free school supplies for the start of the new school year during an event held at the Trading Post here, Aug 21.

Dozens of soldiers return from deployment

More than 100 soldiers returned from deployment in Afghanistan Tuesday.

UFC fighter visits Bliss, meets with Soldiers

It isn’t often Soldiers get to meet, greet and take a photo with an Ultimate Fighting Championship fighter, and it’s certainly a very special occasion when that fighter happens to be the current UFC Light Heavyweight champion, Jon &

Hundreds of Ft. Bliss soldiers to return from Afghanistan

Hundreds of Ft. Bliss soldiers will be returning home Wednesday after serving their country for the past nine months overseas.

Fort Bliss aviation Soldiers keep helicopters mission-ready in Afghanistan

A platoon of AH-64 Apache maintainers from Company D, 1st Attack/Reconnaissance Battalion, 501st Aviation Regiment, Task Force Dragon, based at Jalalabad Airfield, Afghanistan, conducts 500-hour phase maintenance inspections to keep the fleet o

Fort Bliss mass casualty exercise set for Sept. 11th

From Fort Bliss Garrison Public Affairs: Exercise Iron Response 13 is scheduled on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This exercise will include use of the Robert E. Lee Gate.

Highlanders host Soldier, daughter formal

Friday evening, the officers and Soldiers of the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, held a formal dance at their dining facility to honor their daughters.

‘Snake Pit’ gets spruced up at Biggs Army Airfield

Just north of the Arrival and Departure Airfield Control Group terminal at Biggs Army Airfield lies a desolate tract of land unlike any other at Fort Bliss, affectionately referred to as the “Snake Pit.”

Gold Star family members celebrate back-to-school with SOS

The office of the Fort Bliss Survivor Outreach Services was warmly lit, sunlight streaming in through the windows and falling on the faces of Soldiers who have passed on.

Better Opportunities for Single Parents is a leadership tool

Better Opportunities for Single Parents is a fairly new Army tool for command teams and leaders to use when dealing with the unique issues that arise with Soldiers who are single parents.

Fort Bliss commanding general gives update on WBAMC

From the "CG’s Commentary" (Maj. Gen. Sean MacFarland) in the Fort Bliss Bugle: 

Bliss promotes ammo amnesty

Fort Bliss officials have set aside Aug. 30 as “Ammunition Amnesty Day” in El Paso County.

Soccer time in Afghanistan

Building esprit de corps on the battlefield, just before the Bosnian soccer team played the United States soccer team in Sarajevo, Bosnia, August 14, the partnered units played their own game of soccer at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan.

Ready First transfers major Kandahar base to Afghan Uniform Police

The end of July did not just mean one less month for ‘Ready First,’ 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armor Division, troops in Afghanistan, it also meant a major milestone in the transition of American forces out of the country.