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Monday, November 24, 2014 - 2:16pm

Military News + Fort Bliss

Army doctor: Soldiers should avoid overtraining to prevent injuries

Soldiers should be aware of overuse and overtraining that can lead to injury, and should modify their fitness plans accordingly, an Army doctor said.

O'Rourke responds to reports that ISIS is planning attack on Fort Bliss

U.S. Representative Beto O'Rourke, D-TX16, responded Friday to the latest Judicial Watch article which claims that Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is in Juarez and planning to attack El Paso and Fort Bliss.

Boxing Clever: A Soldier’s dream to win it big

At a small, nameless gym in the industrial sector of El Paso, grunts and yells accompanied by the urban thump of a large speaker set-up, can be heard streaming through the half open, weather-beaten double doors of this one-time warehouse.

Fort Bliss' Defender’s Cup journey ends until next year

Fort Bliss Men’s Soccer Team battled to bring home the Defender’s Cup this year over the Labor Day weekend.

Fort Bliss changes access to post due to recent security concerns

UPDATE: Fred Wilson gate - WBAMC - remains open to all travelers  Original story:

All clear at Army's Fort Lee after 'active shooter incident'

A female soldier with a gun who caused a lockdown on Monday at Fort Lee in Virginia shot and wounded herself, the Army installation said in a statement after the all-clear was given.

Millions awarded to Texas veteran support programs

The Texas Veterans Commission recently awarded 38 organizations $6.95 million in General Assistance, Housing4TexasHeroes, and Veterans Mental Health grants from the Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans’ Assistance.

Holloman keeps the future of Air Force flying

Recently, Holloman's mission has transformed from projecting combat airpower to training the next generation of combat pilots. Among its many aircraft, Holloman is the premier training base to both the MQ-1 Predator and the MQ-9 Reaper.

Once a Soldier, always a mentor, for VA education chief

Inspiring, mentor, professor, Soldier, entertaining, a planner. His business card is embossed with the words “Together, Maintaining Excellence through Empowerment.”

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.