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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.

Study reveals how fatigue affects Soldiers

A new collaborative study at Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center looks at biomechanics and cognitive responses simultaneously to help determine how fatigue affects both the mind and body of Soldiers.

Medal of Honor recipient receives new headstone

A new headstone for Master Sgt. Victor H. Espinoza at Fort Bliss National Cemetery reflects his status as a Medal of Honor recipient.

Medal of Honor recipient receives new headstone

A new headstone for Master Sgt. Victor H. Espinoza at Fort Bliss National Cemetery reflects his status as a Medal of Honor recipient.

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.