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Military News + Fort Bliss

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!

White inducted into Pentagon's Hall of Heroes

The world should know about the service and sacrifice of the six service members who paid the ultimate price during the Battle of Aranas, nearly seven years ago, America's newest Medal of Honor recipient said.

Smartphone app aids victims of sexual assault

U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command recently developed a "We Care" app that can be used by victims of sexual assault, someone who witnesses sexual harassment or assault, and those in need of suicide prevention help.

Loved ones of top ranking Fort Bliss leader who dies from combat wounds express condolences on social media

It's a side of military service most people don't want to think about.

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."