Military News + Fort Bliss

'Armed with Science' pilot episode features defense breakthroughs

The Pentagon Channel's pilot episode of Armed with Science is airing at 9 a.m., 1 p.m., and 5 p.m. (ET), Monday, and will delve into Army Research Laboratory and Naval Research Laboratory science that shapes the future of defense.

'Risk' discussed following Army budget request

 At what point does the Army become a hollow and ineffective fighting force if the drawdown and budget cuts continue?

Fort Bliss’ Got Talent picks winner

For the last four weeks, the Fort Bliss’ Got Talent competition afforded the chance for Soldiers and civilians to put their skills on display for a chance to win cash prizes courtesy of the Directorate of

Eight Vietnam veterans to receive Medals of Honor

Eight Vietnam-era Soldiers will be awarded the Medal of Honor at a March 18 White House ceremony. The Medal of Honor is the nation's highest military award for gallantry and valorous actions.

'Old Guard' Soldiers don't let weather get in the way of duty

The brutal snowstorm that slammed into Washington, D.C. Monday shut down most government offices and many roads.  

Colin Powell: Open chain of command key to problem solving

"The chain of command has to be open so that people will bring problems up to the top," said a former Soldier who later became chairman of the joint chiefs of staff and secretary of state.

Boy Scouts hold round up on Fort Bliss

More than 70 parents and children attended a Boy Scout Round Up Feb. 20 at the Replica School Age Center to learn more about the extracurricular opportunities available for their children through the Boy Scouts of America organization.

Medal of Honor recipient Ty Carter waging war on PTSD

Staff Sgt. Ty Carter has two words for Soldiers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, "Get help." The Medal of Honor recipient brought this message to the U.S.

Fort Bliss Soldiers on life-saving mission

Fort Bliss Soldiers are on a life-saving mission - to donate the most pints of blood on the post. The 4th Brigade, 1st Armored Division Soldiers have given more than 400 pints of blood during the past five blood drives.

BBB: Warns of several military scams

Last week Better Business Bureau issued an alert about a fraudulent website targeting members of the military by mimicking the U.S. Army’s benefits website in an attempt to steal personal information.

Developing: Pentagon plans to reduce U.S. Army forces

The Pentagon is planning to "shrink" the number of soldiers in the United States Army.

Blood Donors honored at William Beaumont Army Medical Center event

William Beaumont Army Medical Center and the Armed Services Blood Program, hosted a Blood Donor Recognition Ceremony at the 1st Armored Division Chapel, Jan. 30, to close out National Blood Donor Month.

Fort Bliss Soldiers promote physical fitness in area schools

With the help of Fort Bliss' Sgt. Audie Murphy Club and the Partners in Education Program, children at Schuster Elementary School took part in a special kind of physical education class.