Military News + Fort Bliss

Heinrich Statement On Veterans Day

U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) issued the following statement in honor of Veterans Day. He will be commemorating the day in Gallup, N.M.

Letters reveal WWII Love

Jane Bartow couldn't believe the surprise she got after opening a box sent to her from her father before he died.

Job opportunities for local veterans

The men and women who risked their lives should not have to be fighting for a job too.

Act of valor earns Fort Bliss soldier Silver Star

A Fort Bliss soldier was awarded the military's third highest honor Thursday, after his actions helped save lives during a deadly roadside bomb attack last May.

'Operation Mend' heals wounded service members at UCLA

Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. John F. Campbell visited "Operation Mend," Nov. 1, to gain insight and knowledge into the groundbreaking program that provides wounded military personnel with specialized medical care.

Veterans Day discounts offered across nation for those who served

WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Nov. 6, 2013) -- On Nov. 11, 2013, America will pay tribute to the men and women who served the nation.

American Legion hosts town hall focusing on VA healthcare

The American Legion will host a local town hall meeting on Monday, November 18th, for veterans that will focus on the past, present and future of health care at the El Paso Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Healthcare System.

Veteran in TX memorizes name of every soldier killed in Afghanistan

A veteran in Texas is going the extra mile to pay tribute to servicemen and women who have paid the ultimate price for our freedom. Ron White has memorized the name of each soldier who died while serving in Afghanistan.

Japanese three-star general visits Fort Bliss

Vice Commander of the Japanese Air Defense Command, Lt. Gen. Kosuke Yoshida, visited Oct. 18 to tour the annual service practice conducted by the Japan Air Self-Defense Force.

Soldiers compete to become Fort Bliss Best Ranger

Ten Soldiers from the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armor Division, put their skills to the test as they competed for the right to be called Fort Bliss’ Best Ranger. The three-day event held Oct. 22 through Oct.

Preserving out-of-this-world food

NATICK, Mass. (Nov. 5, 2013) -- Getting enough vitamins in one's diet is tough enough on this planet. Consider the health of astronauts in extended spaceflight.

Fort Bliss to hold inaugural Flag Retreat and Retirement Ceremony

Fort Bliss will hold their first-ever Flag Retirement and Retreat Ceremony  Friday evening at the Old Fort Bliss Replica on West Fort Bliss.

Sexual assault victims in the Army now entitled to their own lawyer

WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Nov. 1, 2013) -- Victims of sexual assault now have the option to have legal representation following a sexual assault.

Dental health of Soldiers improves

WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Nov.

Texas lottery game to benefit veterans

This Veterans Day, Texans can show their support for the state’s 1.6 million veterans by purchasing the Texas Lottery’s® newest Veterans Cash scratch-off game which benefits the Texas Veterans Commission’s Fund for Veteran