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Military News + Fort Bliss

Iron Thunder medics keep Soldiers in the fight

The Medical Platoon of 4th Battalion, 27th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, brought experience and hard work together to keep Soldiers training and “fighting” during Network Integration Evalua

McGregor dining facility named for military hero

A small ceremony was held June 4 to dedicate the McGregor Range dining facility in honor of Maj. Chester Garrett, a Soldier who served in the infantry and Special Forces.

Class 64 students don black, gold in graduation ceremony

Black and gold have been the U.S. Army colors since the American Revolution. Black represents a never-ending search for knowledge and gold, the standard of achievement. Thursday, the U.S.

Back to Iraq: What can -- and should -- the U.S. do now?

For better or worse, Iraq and the United States have been attached at the hip for decades.

'Friendly fire' kills 5 U.S. service members in Afghanistan

Five American service members were killed in southern Afghanistan when a coalition jet, called in to help ward off a Taliban attack, mistakenly bombed them, an Afghan official said Tuesday.

A former U.S. military base in Mosul is now controlled by terrorist group

Fort Bliss recognizes area students for job well done

More than 500 students gathered at Biggs Park Tuesday, and although they came from several different school districts and many different schools, they all had one characteristic in common.

Army kicks off first-of-many 239th birthday events

Senior Army leaders held the first-of-many ceremonies scheduled around the world commemorating the Army's 239th birthday, which is June 14, and celebrated this year's theme--"America's Army: Our Profession."

NFL wellness team, Army medicine leaders tour National Intrepid Center

Members from the National Football League's Health and Safety Policy team recently met with Army Medicine staffers, including Dr. Stephanie Maxfield-Panker, traumatic brain injury program manager, Office of the Surgeon General, and Brig.

U.S., French honor American D-Day hero

Lt. Col. Charles J.

Lone Star DUSTOFF: Doing the mission not just for combat anymore

Soldiers assigned to Company C, 2nd Battalion, 501st Aviation Regiment, Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Armored Division, “Lone Star DUSTOFF,” get to do something at home that most combat medevac units only get to do abroad: their miss

Bliss remembers the fallen of Ready First

Memorial Day is a time to honor the service members who have selflessly given their lives for their country.

Wounded Fort Bliss soldiers return home following IED blast

Two wounded Fort Bliss soldiers are adjusting to the home lives that were nearly taken away from them by a roadside blast in Afghanistan.

New commander for Fort Bliss' Warrior Transition Battalion

The Warrior Transition Battalion held a change of command ceremony at the WTB courtyard May 22 at Fort Bliss. Lt. Col. Randall Snow took command as family, friends, cadre and staff watched and congratulated him after the event.