Fort Bliss

Duty day with God

On Jan. 23rd at the Survivor Outreach Services facility on West Fort Bliss, Soldiers and families assigned to 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, came together for training and counseling to deal with mortality and adversity.

‘Black Knights’ conduct downed aircraft recovery training

Onlookers would have seen an unfamiliar sight over the taxiways of Biggs Army Airfield Jan. 29. A UH-1 Huey helicopter was airborne again – however, it did not lift off under its own power.

Fort Bliss Soldiers reach out to Bel-Air High JROTC

Candidates and volunteers of the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club, Paso Del Norte Chapter from Fort Bliss delivered uniforms to the Bel-Air High School Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps Jan. 24 at the school JROTC building.

U.S. Army Veteran in El Paso gets Bronze Star Medal 45 years after service

A U.S. Army Veteran in El Paso was awarded the Bronze Star Medal Friday for his service during the Vietnam War. The Bronze Star is the fourth highest individual military award.

Commentary: Preserving Army traditions, history

As I mentioned in my first column, one of the most important priorities I have as your division command sergeant major is reestablishing and reinforcing our Army and division history and traditions here at Fort Bliss.

Fort Bliss tax centers officially open

The Fort Bliss tax centers are open and ready to prepare returns for those eligible for the free service. They will be open until April 15, the deadline for filing taxes.

Fort Bliss youth travel 200 years to Fort Stanton

Fort Bliss Venture Crew 2248 traveled to Fort Stanton, N.M., to spend a weekend as living historians in the heart of Mescalero Apache country Saturday.

Government contract opportunities abound at Fort Bliss Regional Industry Day

The Fort Bliss Regional Industry Day will be hosted by the El Paso Community College’s Contract Opportunities Center, Jan. 29.

Honor the Soldier: Purple Heart recipients recognized

El Paso Rotary Club members honored 11 Fort Bliss Purple Heart recipients during a luncheon at the El Paso Community Foundation in downtown El Paso Jan. 16.

LTC Garcia takes command of CAB’s ‘Flying Dragons’

The 1st Battalion, 501st Aviation Regiment, Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Armored Division, held a change of command ceremony Jan. 7 at Biggs Army Airfield.

Fort Bliss Tax Centers set to open Jan. 24

Another year has begun, and with it comes yet another tax season.

One man building a stronger Army

It can often be easy to overlook or even take for granted the many opportunities available for fitness at Fort Bliss.

WBAMC welcomes four babies New Year’s Day

Four new bundles of joy were delivered on the labor and delivery ward at William Beaumont Army Medical Center on New Year’s Day.

Fort Bliss aviators rescue Soldier from Gila National Forest

The Combat Aviation Brigade stationed at Fort Bliss has a vast array of capabilities. One of the brigade’s specialized missions is medical evacuation, or medevacs.

New line of communication developed for Fort Bliss Soldiers, leaders

By Command Sgt. Maj. Lance P. Lehr, 1st AD and Fort Bliss Command Sergeant Major: