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Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 1:34pm

Military News + Fort Bliss

Fort Bliss National Cemetery assessing damage amid repairs from previous storm

Fort Bliss National Cemetery officials are surveying the damage from Monday's heavy rainfall.  Crews had recently repaired 300 graves and reset 100 headstones damaged by last week's flooding.

Body sensors to help Soldiers in future conflicts

The Army is researching physiological sensors that may help Soldiers achieve superior performance on battlefields of the future, said the commanding general of Fort Detrick, Maryland.

Army releases latest policies on female hairstyles, tattoos

WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Sept.

Former Soldier deals with 9/11 tragedy through helping others

Most people remember where they were on 9/11. Michelle and Clifton Cottom certainly do, and said they think about it all the time.

Body sensors to help Soldiers in future conflicts

The Army is researching physiological sensors that may help Soldiers achieve superior performance on battlefields of the future, said the commanding general of Fort Detrick, Maryland.

New brain center opens at Fort Campbell

Fort Campbell cut the ribbon on an $11 million Intrepid Spirit Center on Monday to treat traumatic brain injury and psychological conditions. The center specializes in head injuries and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Program enables surgeons to save sawed-off thumb

Homer Mora had the afternoon off, so decided he'd check a "honey do" item off his list. Rodents had been getting into the trash on his ranch, so his plan was to build a trash can bin they couldn't breach.

Are you, your family prepared for an emergency or disaster?

Every September for the last 11 years, the Federal Emergency Management Agency kicks off National Preparedness Month and more than 3,000 organizations -- national, regional and local, public and private organizations -- follow suit to offer inf

Fort Bliss commander reiterates security hike not tied to ISIS rumors

The commanding general of Fort Bliss wants to make it clear that the recent security changes on post are not the result of any specific threat, though he admits the timing isn't helpful.

NMSU Air Force, Army ROTC to commemorate 9/11

New Mexico State University’s Air Force and Army ROTC units are inviting the NMSU and Las Cruces community to join them in events honoring the victims of 9/11.

Army doctor: Soldiers should avoid overtraining to prevent injuries

Soldiers should be aware of overuse and overtraining that can lead to injury, and should modify their fitness plans accordingly, an Army doctor said.

O'Rourke responds to reports that ISIS is planning attack on Fort Bliss

U.S. Representative Beto O'Rourke, D-TX16, responded Friday to the latest Judicial Watch article which claims that Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is in Juarez and planning to attack El Paso and Fort Bliss.

Boxing Clever: A Soldier’s dream to win it big

At a small, nameless gym in the industrial sector of El Paso, grunts and yells accompanied by the urban thump of a large speaker set-up, can be heard streaming through the half open, weather-beaten double doors of this one-time warehouse.

Fort Bliss' Defender’s Cup journey ends until next year

Fort Bliss Men’s Soccer Team battled to bring home the Defender’s Cup this year over the Labor Day weekend.

Fort Bliss changes access to post due to recent security concerns

UPDATE: Fred Wilson gate - WBAMC - remains open to all travelers  Original story: