Military News + Fort Bliss

Military veteran receives Master's Degree in special ceremony

Texas Tech graduate was unable to walk across the stage after discovering an unknown illness.

Ay Chihuahuas! El Paso’s own baseball team wishes Army a happy birthday

Nine Fort Bliss Soldiers took part in an Army birthday event hosted by the El Paso Chihuahuas baseball team Saturday at Southwest University Field downtown.

Marine who took grenade blast for comrade receives Medal of Honor

William "Kyle" Carpenter lost most of his jaw and an eye when he fell on a grenade to shield a fellow Marine from the blast.

Iron Thunder medics keep Soldiers in the fight

The Medical Platoon of 4th Battalion, 27th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, brought experience and hard work together to keep Soldiers training and “fighting” during Network Integration Evalua

McGregor dining facility named for military hero

A small ceremony was held June 4 to dedicate the McGregor Range dining facility in honor of Maj. Chester Garrett, a Soldier who served in the infantry and Special Forces.

Class 64 students don black, gold in graduation ceremony

Black and gold have been the U.S. Army colors since the American Revolution. Black represents a never-ending search for knowledge and gold, the standard of achievement. Thursday, the U.S.

Back to Iraq: What can -- and should -- the U.S. do now?

For better or worse, Iraq and the United States have been attached at the hip for decades.

'Friendly fire' kills 5 U.S. service members in Afghanistan

Five American service members were killed in southern Afghanistan when a coalition jet, called in to help ward off a Taliban attack, mistakenly bombed them, an Afghan official said Tuesday.

A former U.S. military base in Mosul is now controlled by terrorist group

Fort Bliss recognizes area students for job well done

More than 500 students gathered at Biggs Park Tuesday, and although they came from several different school districts and many different schools, they all had one characteristic in common.

Army kicks off first-of-many 239th birthday events

Senior Army leaders held the first-of-many ceremonies scheduled around the world commemorating the Army's 239th birthday, which is June 14, and celebrated this year's theme--"America's Army: Our Profession."

NFL wellness team, Army medicine leaders tour National Intrepid Center

Members from the National Football League's Health and Safety Policy team recently met with Army Medicine staffers, including Dr. Stephanie Maxfield-Panker, traumatic brain injury program manager, Office of the Surgeon General, and Brig.

U.S., French honor American D-Day hero

Lt. Col. Charles J.

Lone Star DUSTOFF: Doing the mission not just for combat anymore

Soldiers assigned to Company C, 2nd Battalion, 501st Aviation Regiment, Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Armored Division, “Lone Star DUSTOFF,” get to do something at home that most combat medevac units only get to do abroad: their miss