Military News + Fort Bliss

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.

Black History Month: celebration takes journey back in history

Attendees at this year’s U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy, Black History Month celebration and observance were taken on a journey into history Feb.

Soldiers take on rare training mission

The 1st Battalion, 361st Engineer Regiment, Task Force Redhawk, 5th Armored Brigade, recently received a unique opportunity to train two companies from an active-duty engineer battalion.

Army coach leads Team USA to more Olympic medals

Team USA Olympic skeleton coach Vermont Army National Guard Sgt.

Fort Bliss youth venture across Bliss at LRC

The Fort Bliss Venture Crew 2248, spent the weekend navigating some of the installation’s toughest obstacles and challenges.

‘Fires’ community celebrate at Saint Barbara’s Day Ball

More than 800 Soldiers, Airmen, Marines and their spouses came together, dressed to impress, for a night of camaraderie, food and fun Jan. 24 at the Centennial Conference and Banquet Center at East Fort Bliss.

New BRAC round would save money, increase Army readiness

As the budget shrinks and as the active Army draws down to 490,000, elimination of excess infrastructure is needed, say leaders from Army Installations, Housing & Partnerships.

Soldiers judge projects of future scientists at Tippin Elementary

On a breezy, sunny day in West El Paso, a group of Soldiers assigned to 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, volunteered to participate as judges for the Tippin Elementary School science fair Jan. 30.

Formerly homeless veterans need household items

Julio Gutierrez runs the Amistad for Veterans Project, and he knows from experience there are many homeless veterans who need help in El Paso.

Service Salute: SPC Omar Moreno

This Service Salute recognizes United States Army Specialist Omar Moreno, who will be deploying soon.

‘How we met’ contest winner shares letter

Mayra Lopez, winner of the “How We Met Contest,” sponsored by the Fort Bliss Morale, Welfare and Recreation program, shared the story of meeting and falling in love with her husband, Staff Sgt.