Military News + Fort Bliss

Veterans court program produces first graduate

Kenneth Robert Norris, an Army veteran who served during Operation Desert Storm in 1991, became the first graduate of the El Paso Veterans Court Program June 25.

Fort Bliss emergency services train at Grand Theater

Long before anyone arrived to turn on the Grand Theater projectors last Thursday morning, Fort Bliss police officers, fire fighters and rescue personnel descended on the facility to stage a drama of their own.

Future vertical lift capability focuses on tech demo

The Army-led Future Vertical Lift program is being developed to replace the service's aging helicopter fleet, and the aircraft of other services, at some point in the future.

Soldiers urged to stay safe over Independence Day weekend

Army leadership urges all Soldiers, family members and Army civilians to incorporate safety into their 4th of July celebrations in order to minimize any unwanted incidents during America's birthday celebration.

William Beaumont graduates class of practical nurses

Nineteen graduates of the William Beaumont Army Medical Center Practical Nurse Course are ready to join the ranks of Army nurses.

Bliss Soldiers prove resiliency of wounded warriors

Two Fort Bliss Soldiers suffering from physical and emotional pain have found a way to recover through adaptive sports reconditioning.

4th Brigade Soldiers compete in medic challenge

Twenty Soldiers assigned to 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, took part in a medic challenge Friday on East Fort Bliss that led them around the brigade footprint.

More than 40 officers at Fort Bliss lose their jobs

At least 44 Army officers within the 1st Armored Division at Fort Bliss were selected for involuntary separation or early retirement and more could be notified this week. 

More than 40 officers at Fort Bliss lose their jobs

At least 44 Army officers within the 1st Armored Division at Fort Bliss were selected for involuntary separation or early retirement and more could be notified this week. 

Army Fires Officers After Ordering Them to Move

A U.S. Army captain with more than a dozen years in the service, including multiple tours of duty in combat zones, assumed his job was safe.

100 airmen ordered into Baghdad to protect airport

A team of 100 contingency response airmen have been ordered into Iraq to protect U.S. assets at Baghdad International Airport.

Two passions wrapped up in a life of helping others

Retired Col. Lenore Enzel, associate director of nurse and patient care service for the El Paso Department of Veterans Affairs, knew she wanted to become a nurse since she was a child.

Vice chief nominated as new ISAF commander

Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. John F. Campbell received a presidential nomination to serve as commander of NATO's International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces Afghanistan.

Fort Bliss infantry platoon secures area for humanitarian aid, water delivery mission

First Platoon, Company D, 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, joined both German and Afghan soldiers in support of flood victims in northern Afghanistan.

Fort Bliss kicks off summer with water event

Isaiah Riley, 11, had a blast slipping down wet slides, propelling toy boats with squirt guns and playing fishing games with his friends at Kelly Park Saturday.