Military News + Fort Bliss

Fort Bliss WTB holds sports camp for wounded warriors

Fort Bliss wounded warriors were given the opportunity to focus on their abilities rather than disabilities through a three-day sports camp held at the Fort Bliss Warrior Transition Battalion.

Shyanne’s big day at school

Monday morning, dad is not the only one getting up early. Five-year-old Shyanne Jordan joins her father, Sgt. Timothy Jordan, in his early morning rituals as she prepares for her first day of school, July 28.

Fuerzas Comando: Exercise promotes comaraderie, improves regional security

Fuerzas Comando 2014 is a U.S. Southern Command sponsored exercise conducted in Central and South America and the Caribbean since 2004.

Fuerzas Comando: Exercise promotes comaraderie, improves regional security

Fuerzas Comando 2014 is a U.S. Southern Command sponsored exercise conducted in Central and South America and the Caribbean since 2004.

Rock the Fort tickets on sale

Tickets are on sale for the seventh annual Rock the Fort event at Biggs Park, featuring the rock band Theory of a Deadman.

‘Imperial’ Brigade conducts suicide prevention training

Maintaining total Army readiness remains a top priority for the Army and is reflected in the principles of the Ready and Resilient Campaign.

Army researcher fighting Ebola on front lines

Army researchers are working on developing vaccines for the deadly Ebola virus, as well as combating the spread of the virus and caring for those who are infected.

Soldiers to get new camo uniform beginning next summer

 The Army has confirmed what Soldiers have been hearing rumors of for months now -- a new camouflage pattern for combat uniforms is on the way with a number of improvements.

Fort Bliss welcomes Maj. Gen. Twitty with change of command ceremony

Maj. Gen. Stephen M. Twitty took over as commanding general for Fort Bliss and the 1st Armored Division during a historic ceremony on Tuesday at Noel Parade Field.

US Major General killed in Afghanistan identified

US Major General Harold Greene was deputy commander in charge of training Afghan government forces and was killed today visiting some of the men he helped train.

U.S. general killed, other troops wounded in Afghanistan attack, say U.S. officials

An American general was killed Tuesday after a shooter wearing an Afghan military uniform opened fire at a training facility in Kabul, U.S. officials told CNN's Jim Sciutto.

Resilient Ranger earns Army Times Soldier of Year title

Sgt. Thomas Block was honored Wednesday night as the 2014 Army Times Soldier of the Year for his tenacity, resilience and setting the bar beyond what a Ranger and Soldier should be.

Handing over THE REINS: Fort Bliss infantry company transfers JCOP Khilaguy to Afghan forces

Company B, 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, “Straight and Stalwart,” 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, completed another milestone in its history as they transferred authority of Joint Combat Outpost Khilaguy to t

USO El Paso donates lunch to service members

Combined efforts between USO El Paso, Subway and volunteers from ADP company, resulted in free lunch for Reserve and National Guard service members currently mobilized and training at Forward Operating Base Westbrook July 17.

Army family members find the ‘range’ at McGregor

The Family Readiness Group of Battery C, 2nd Battalion, “Warrior” Battalion, 43rd Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 11th ADA, “Imperial” Brigade, in coordination with the battalion and brigade command teams invited family