Military News + Fort Bliss

Is the Army a business?

The director of the Army Office of Business Transformation asked members of the Association of the U.S. Army at its 270th Institute of Land Warfare breakfast today, whether they thought the Army was a business.

Questions swirl after Bowe Bergdahl's release

After five years in captivity, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is free. But that's hardly the end of the story.

U.S. soldier held in Afghanistan freed in swap

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the American soldier held captive for nearly five years by militants during the Afghanistan war, has been released in exchange for five Guantanamo detainees, authorities said Saturday.

Obama: Almost 10,000 troops to remain in Afghanistan next year

With combat operations in Afghanistan ending this year, President Barack Obama will announce Tuesday his plan for almost 10,000 American troops to remain in the country through 2015 if the Afghan government signs a security agreement.

Twist of Fate: Vets reunited

Two World War II veterans, who served together in Guam in 1945, reunited thanks to a stranger, his goddaughter and a picture. This story of fate began at a Naples restaurant where Tom Bossone has breakfast every Sunday.

Hundreds take part in Armed Forces Day triathlon

As part of its Armed Forces Day celebration, Fort Bliss held its fourth annual triathlon here Saturday morning during the festivities.

Casket bearing remains of Fort Bliss leader arrives in Tucson

The casket bearing the ramins of CSM Martin Barreras arrived Thursday morning at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson.  

Fort Hood lockdown lifted following threatening call

UPDATE: Fort Hood has resumed normal traffic flow through all installation access control points. Officials on Fort Hood initiated a prudent security measure based on a telephone call received here.

Fort Bliss spouse donates kidney

The spouse of a Fort Bliss Soldier – and an Army reservist herself – saved a life, and she traveled across the country to do it.

A time to remember: Fallen heroes honored at Fort Bliss

Just as the American Soldier swears to support and defend the Constitution, the Army swears to care for that Soldier’s family should they fall in the line of duty.

Soldiers' take on Godzilla

Several dozen Soldiers, with the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), got a treat Thursday, when they watched a preview of "Godzilla," a film the Army helped support with technical advice.

Life after formation:Career shift allows veteran to protect border, community

A white obelisk stands in the high desert plains of northern Mexico, a lonesome area the locals call “out there.” Some several feet south of the U.S.

Remembering Armando: Car lovers gather to honor one of their own

As a staple in the El Paso car community, Armando Carrasco would have been proud of this year’s turnout at the Mission Chevrolet 11th Annual Car Show held here Saturday.

Fort Bliss celebrates Armed Forces Day this Saturday

1st Armored Division and Fort Bliss Armed Forces Day Open House May 17, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Biggs Park, 11388 Sgt. Major Blvd., East Fort Bliss Free admission. Public welcome!