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Monday, November 24, 2014 - 2:16pm

Military News + Fort Bliss

Swearing in, retiring at MEPS – full cycle of service

More than 29 years ago, a well-timed phone call made by an Army recruiter started Tyrone Harris, human resources assistant at the El Paso, Texas, Military Entrance Processing Station, on his military journey.

Engineers developing safer, more accurate tracer round

Engineers at Picatinny Arsenal are researching a way to develop a new type of tracer round that not only would perform its function during the day as well as night, but also improve shooter accuracy and keep Soldiers safer by reducing their vis

Senate confirms Allyn as Army vice chief

Gen. Daniel B. Allyn has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the next vice chief of staff of the Army.

'Iron Focus 14' trains 4,200 soldiers with real-life scenarios

Iron Focus, the 1st Armored Division's largest annual exercise and the only military training program of its kind in the nation, is currently in full swing at Fort Bliss where brigades are being prepared for deployment to the National Train

Lucha libre slams into Stout gym

More than 200 hundrend service members and their families attended the Border Impact Group Lucha Libre show at the Stout gym July 18.

Lucha libre slams into Stout gym

More than 200 hundrend service members and their families attended the Border Impact Group Lucha Libre show at the Stout gym July 18.

Bliss youth lead the way

The Milam Youth Activity Center continued its tradition of innovative summer activities with a week long Leadership Youth Camp.

Army study looks at 'Developing Mental Armor for Soldiers'

In December 2013, the Army Study Program Management Office published "PTSD - Is Mental Armor Possible?"

Shrinking Army looking to fill its Reserve Component

Whenever unemployment increases, there are always media stories about CEOs and small-business owners desperately seeking workers skilled in high-demand occupations.

Cooking class combo offers appetite, spiritual fulfillment for Soldiers

When Spc. Hyunjun Yoo and Spc. Marta Villanueva first started preparing and sharing evening meals in their rooms, they realized the family setting helped reduce the loneliness and some of their post-deployment symptoms.

DIVARTY back in Army ‘Iron Steel’ Brigade comes to Bliss, 212th FB bids farewell

The 1st Armored Division Artillery was the very last ‘DIVARTY’ to stand down in order to make room for a fires brigade in May 2007, but now they are the first to stand up as the Army brings back Division Artillery to the ranks and c

El Paso native, Jesse Donacio, plays important role in Navy's RIMPAC Exercise

Aviation Machinist’s Mate Airman Jesse Donacio from El Paso is assigned to the “Kestrels” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 137.

Grab 'n Go food service at Fort Bliss dining facilities offers Soldiers a quick option

In the fast-paced world of a Soldier, getting a quick meal can often times mean sacrificing good nutrition.

Chow from a 3-D printer? Natick researchers are working on it

Army researchers are investigating ways to incorporate 3-D printing technology into producing food for Soldiers.

FOB Walton closes as Afghanistan withdrawal continues

The hollow aluminum tent frames, clanked as they hit the ground during quick disassembly. The tents were the last standing structures on a huge empty lot in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, once known as Forward Operating Base Walton.