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Military News + Fort Bliss

Throwing paper planes isn’t just for kids

Many children grow up playing with paper airplanes. They do their best to fold the paper to create optimum aerodynamics.

Maj. Gen. Harold Greene remembered as leader, hero during ceremony

He was brilliant, "always two steps ahead of the rest of us." He was tenacious, "a warrior poet who never, ever gave up."

New lives for old dogs

Prior to the year 2000 when a Military Working Dog was retired from service it was euthanized, but on Sept. 27, 2000, Congress passed "Robby's Law," which allows military dogs to be adopted once they retire.

New Army PT uniforms result of Soldier feedback

A new Army Physical Fitness Uniform will become available service-wide, beginning in October next year.

Vietnam War Medal of Honor recipient, Special Forces legend dies at 70

Medal of Honor recipient, Vietnam prisoner of war and Special Forces legend Sgt. Maj. Jon R. Cavaiani lost his long battle with a bone marrow disorder, July 29, passing away at 70 years old, in Stanford, California.

Fort Bliss WTB holds sports camp for wounded warriors

Fort Bliss wounded warriors were given the opportunity to focus on their abilities rather than disabilities through a three-day sports camp held at the Fort Bliss Warrior Transition Battalion.

Shyanne’s big day at school

Monday morning, dad is not the only one getting up early. Five-year-old Shyanne Jordan joins her father, Sgt. Timothy Jordan, in his early morning rituals as she prepares for her first day of school, July 28.

Fuerzas Comando: Exercise promotes comaraderie, improves regional security

Fuerzas Comando 2014 is a U.S. Southern Command sponsored exercise conducted in Central and South America and the Caribbean since 2004.

Fuerzas Comando: Exercise promotes comaraderie, improves regional security

Fuerzas Comando 2014 is a U.S. Southern Command sponsored exercise conducted in Central and South America and the Caribbean since 2004.

Rock the Fort tickets on sale

Tickets are on sale for the seventh annual Rock the Fort event at Biggs Park, featuring the rock band Theory of a Deadman.

‘Imperial’ Brigade conducts suicide prevention training

Maintaining total Army readiness remains a top priority for the Army and is reflected in the principles of the Ready and Resilient Campaign.

Army researcher fighting Ebola on front lines

Army researchers are working on developing vaccines for the deadly Ebola virus, as well as combating the spread of the virus and caring for those who are infected.

Soldiers to get new camo uniform beginning next summer

 The Army has confirmed what Soldiers have been hearing rumors of for months now -- a new camouflage pattern for combat uniforms is on the way with a number of improvements.

Fort Bliss welcomes Maj. Gen. Twitty with change of command ceremony

Maj. Gen. Stephen M. Twitty took over as commanding general for Fort Bliss and the 1st Armored Division during a historic ceremony on Tuesday at Noel Parade Field.