Military News + Fort Bliss

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.

Wounded warriors share bonds with Boston Marathon victims

Staff Sgt. Julio Larrea gazed at a front-page newspaper photo showing a family crossing the finish line of this year's Boston Marathon.

Shot at point-blank range, Soldier gets back life-saving body armor

The Army has returned to Sgt. Timothy Gilboe the body armor that saved his life from a point-blank gunshot during close combat in Afghanistan.

Holloman AFB to close main gate

Officials with the 49th Wing are advising military personnel and visitors to avoid the Main Gate on Thursday, April 24.

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.

AUSA honors outstanding Soldiers, civilians, community leaders

More than 200 Soldiers and El Paso citizens attended the Association for the U.S. Army’s General Omar N. Bradley Leadership Awards banquet at the Fort Bliss Centennial Banquet and Conference Center, April 10.

April is National Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Month

Across the United States, April is recognized as National Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Month.

Military personnel moving overseas? POV shipping program changes May 1

The Personal Property directorate at Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command manages the Department of Defense's Privately Owned Vehicle shipping program and wants service members to know there are several changes in the progra

Stressors in life can result in greater resilience

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (Army News Service, April 15, 2014) -- Repeated deployments into harm's way can accumulate unresolved tensions and stress, resulting in post-traumatic stress.

Army lab teams up with Boston Marathon to prevent heat injury

As runners get ready for the Boston Marathon, many no doubt partake in training programs aimed at helping them to be optimally prepared, whether it be helping them achieve their best time and reduce physical injuries or simply to finish.

Fort Bliss honors volunteers for 120,000 hours of service

There are about 30,000 Soldiers stationed at Fort Bliss, and another 10,000 civilians who contribute to the post’s workforce, but there is another working population — also counted in the thousands — that makes the post run sm

Corps of Engineers shares 'Nation's T. Rex' with Smithsonian Natural History Museum, public

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History welcomed the arrival of a nearly complete Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton to the facility here, today.

NM Governor working to create rural area Veterans' cemeteries

New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez is working on a plan to create cemeteries for rural area veterans.

President Obama to Award Medal of Honor

On May 13, 2014, President Barack Obama will award Kyle J. White, a former active duty Army Sergeant, the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry.

Caught on Cam: Soldier surprises son

There was a special moment at the Phoenix Suns basketball game Monday night. It was bigger than the playoffs or any win or loss. An eight year old boy was reunited with his dad.