Military News + Fort Bliss

Medal of Honor recipient's former commander recalls his heroism

Values are defined as a person's principles or standards of behavior.

Apache-UAV teaming combines 'best capabilities of man, machine'

 Apache helicopters, teamed with Gray Eagle and Shadow unmanned aerial vehicles, are a winning combo, according to Col. Thomas von Eschenbach.

Special Operations Command leads development of 'Iron Man' suit

The U.S. Special Operations Command is using unprecedented outreach and collaboration to develop something special with revolutionary capabilities.

Commissary, TRICARE adjustments needed to retain readiness, senators told

Slowing the growth of military pay and housing allowances, reducing commissary subsidies and adjusting TRICARE costs will save $31 billion over the next five years and enable readiness to be maintained, senior leaders told lawmakers.

New undersecretary highlights value of service, sacrifice

As a youngster growing up in a small town in the Midwest, Brad R. Carson recalled talking to other kids about their hometown hero who joined the Army and went off to war in Vietnam and received the Medal of Honor posthumously.

Fort Bliss FD investigating fire in military housing area

Fort Bliss firefighters are investigating a housing area near the PX on post. A viewer sent in cell phone video and said the fire started about 4 p.m. Sunday.  The video shows several units of a housing area on fire. 

Protecting the military: CFPB teaches service members to be savvy consumers

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), located in Washington, D.C., sent a special representative to the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy on Fort Bliss April 29 to speak about services they offer the military.

Thousands of Soldiers, Marines, and civilians participating in exercise

More than 5,000 Soldiers, Marines and civilians will be participating in the Network Integration Evaluation (NIE) 14.2 exercise during the next four weeks.

‘Flying Dragons’ bring their children to work for day

Soldiers and families of 1st Battalion, 501st Aviation Regiment, Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Armored Division “Flying Dragons” were able to spend time with their sons and daughters during the unit’s inaugural Bring Your Child

President honors Army public servant for strides in Soldier protection

Ronald Polcawich's first chemistry test in high school was "eye-opening."

Packing ‘em up! Girl Scouts donate cookies to troops overseas

Nine Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest were at the Silas L.

Back to school:International students learn about the US Congress

The international students of Sergeants Major Course Class 64 got a first-hand accounting of the happenings in the U.S.

Soldier killed in Fort Bliss chopper crash felt "blessed" to fly in helicopters

NewsChannel 9 has confirmed the sergeant killed during a helicopter crash at Fort Bliss is 27-year-old Dwight Burn of the 82nd Airborne Division out of Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

1 dead; 3 injured in CH-47 Chinook helicopter crash near Orogrande

The NBC Affiliate in Raleigh, NC is reporting that the helicopter crash outside of Orogrande, NM on Saturday night claimed the life of a Sergeant stati