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Military News + Fort Bliss

EP History Museum features fire department

Dejah Butler, 10, proudly wore the red, plastic firefighter hat she received at the front door of the El Paso Museum of History.

Navy divers recover remains of missing pilot

Navy divers searching the wreckage of the MH-53E "Sea Dragon" recovered the remains of missing pilot, Lt. Sean Christopher Snyder, earlier today.

Legislation changing Uniform Code of Military Justice, especially for sex crimes

The National Defense Authorization Act, passed last month, requires sweeping changes to the Uniform Code of Military Justice, particularly in cases of rape and sexual assault.

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.

Army conducting joint study to improve bone health in military personnel

Researchers from the U.S.

Former Fort Bliss Command Sgt. Maj. begins new role at U.S. Army Central this week

U.S. Army Central will host a change of responsibility ceremony between Command Sgt. Maj. Stephan Frennier and Command Sgt. Maj. Ronnie R. Kelley  at Patton Hall’s Lucky Park Jan. 8 at 10 a.m. Officiating the ceremony is Lt. Gen.

Soldiers prepare to perform with holistic approach

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. (Jan. 3, 2014) -- The Army substituted static stretches for the more dynamic Preparation Drill with the introduction of the Physical Readiness Training program.

Pentagon Announces Upcoming Changes to Imminent Danger Pay

The Defense Department announced today changes in imminent danger pay that will go into effect June 1, DOD spokesman Army Col. Steven Warren told reporters here.

Soldiers in Kuwait mop up after biggest rainfall in 61 years

After hours of torrential rain overnight, 402nd Army Field Support Brigade personnel were greeted with an astonishing sight the morning of Nov. 19 -- flood waters of record proportion.

Victims of sexual assault 'safe with medical forensic nurses'

"It's important for victims of sexual assault to know that they are safe with the medical forensic nurses," said a nurse who's a sexual assault medical forensic examiner.

FAA picks 6 states for drone testing sites

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Monday announced that it will create a network of testing sites across the U.S. for Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), better known as “drones." 

President signs spending bill for military pay, bonuses

- President Barack Obama signed House Resolution 3304, Thursday, which provides pay and bonuses for U.S. service members, enhances counter-terrorism efforts overseas, builds security capacities of key U.S.

Response force deploys for 1st time

Four days after their official transfer of authority ceremony, U.S. Army Soldiers with Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa's East Africa Response Force deployed for the first time since being established earlier this year.

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: