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Monday, August 25, 2014 - 5:28pm

Military News + Fort Bliss

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. Navy discloses nuclear exam cheating

Senior Navy enlistees seeking credentials to train others on using nuclear reactors that power carriers and subs are under investigation for cheating on an exam that may have involved classified information, top military officials said Tuesday.

Army piloting teen resilience program to strengthen Army families

Strengthening the resilience of teenage children of Army parents is critical to the resilience of the family and the readiness of Soldier-parents, said Army experts.

NASA remembers its own at Arlington National Cemetery

Fallen astronauts, shuttle commanders and crews were memorialized at multiple sites inside Arlington National Cemetery, Friday, during NASA's day of remembrance.

Number of suicides in Army drops in 2013

The number of suicides in the Army dropped last year, compared to 2012, according to the Army deputy chief of staff, G-1.

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.

Army, veterans groups focus on reintegration for Soldiers

As the Army draws down in Afghanistan and reduces its overall force strength, Army leaders and veterans groups remain focused on ensuring Soldiers have the support to be successful in the civilian world.

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.

Army continues with 'mind-boggling' missions

The Army's chief of staff said contrary to what many people may think, the Army has been doing anything but slowing down and becoming stagnant, despite cash flow and end-strength issues.

Lawsuit: Botched childbirth operation ruined Army wife's opera career

An opera singer and Army wife claims in a lawsuit her career is threatened by damage to her digestive and reproductive systems after an Army nurse allegedly botched a childbirth operation.

Army investigators warn of Government Travel Card phishing scam

The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly referred to as CID, is warning the greater Army community about a new phishing scam where criminals are targeting U.S. Government Travel Card holders.

Women leaders serve as role models, whether they realize it or not

The Army's surgeon general, Lt. Gen. Patricia D. Horoho, said she tried not to consider the role her gender played on her professional development as she climbed higher through the ranks in the Army.