Military News + Fort Bliss

Fort Hood marks five years since unimaginable tragedy

It has been five years since a shooting at Fort Hood, Texas left thirteen people dead and more than thirty injured. To date, the shooting caused the most casualties ever suffered on an American Military base.

Suspect admits to drinking nine beers before allegedly killing Fort Bliss solider

The Fort Bliss solider killed in a car accident early Saturday morning has been identified as 21-year-old Isaac James Houston.

Soldiers return home from deployment

Hundreds of Fort Bliss soldiers returned home late Sunday night from a 12-month deployment in the Middle East.

Fort Bliss Garrison Commander relieved of duties

The Fort Bliss Garrison Commander has been relieved of command following an investigation for alleged misconduct effective immediately.

Fort Bliss soldiers receive top military honors for bravery during 9-month deployment to Afghanistan

More than a dozen Fort Bliss soldiers were awarded medals for their bravery while on a nine month deployment in Afghanistan. The soldiers are part of the 2-5 Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division.

Mandatory Ebola quarantine approved for returning military personnel

A mandatory three week quarantine has been set for all military personnel serving in the Ebola-stricken areas of West Africa. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel signed the order Wednesday morning.

Soldiers from Fort Bliss deploy for Ebola mission

Dozens of troops from Fort Bliss are now on their way to Africa to battle Ebola. On Saturday, the first four of seven flights took off from Biggs Army Airfield, headed to West Africa.

Fort Bliss troops leave to western Africa Saturday

Fort Bliss Troops headed to Africa in support of Operation United Assistance will leave Saturday.

Trick-or-treaters line up for Div. West’s first Fort Bliss Trunk-or-Treat

Ninjas, zombies, and princesses scurried from car-to-car collecting candy when two First Army Division West brigades co-hosted their first of planned annual Trunk-or-Treats at Fort Bliss on Friday.

U.S. troops assisting in Ebola mission may be quarantined

In an unprecedented move to protect U.S. troops that might be exposed to Ebola, U.S.

Fort Bliss soldiers preparing for Ebola mission

A timeline is taking shape for the Fort Bliss soldiers headed to Liberia to battle Ebola.

Military Official: We're in Africa for training, not treatment

American troops are on the ground in West Africa to help in the fight against Ebola.  US Army Personnel in Liberia are helping build 17 treatment centers and a facility for health care workers.  Officials say the mission is to train h

Garrison Commander Munsey suspended from duty pending investigation of alleged misconduct

Officials from Fort Bliss have confirmed that Garrison Commander Thomas Munsey has been suspended from duties, pending an investigation into alleged misconduct.

BMC shares technology with Nolan Richardson Middle School

More than 40 students in Nolan Richardson Middle School’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Math program had the chance to learn about a new shared information network system during a field trip to the Brigade Modernization Command her

El Paso Native, Austin HS graduate retires after 27 years of Naval Service

The Command Master Chief for U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet bid farewell to fellow service members after 27 years of naval service during a retirement ceremony at the Ocean Breeze Conference center Oct 9.