Military News + Fort Bliss

U.S. Army Veteran in El Paso gets Bronze Star Medal 45 years after service

A U.S. Army Veteran in El Paso was awarded the Bronze Star Medal Friday for his service during the Vietnam War. The Bronze Star is the fourth highest individual military award.

Commentary: Preserving Army traditions, history

As I mentioned in my first column, one of the most important priorities I have as your division command sergeant major is reestablishing and reinforcing our Army and division history and traditions here at Fort Bliss.

Fort Bliss tax centers officially open

The Fort Bliss tax centers are open and ready to prepare returns for those eligible for the free service. They will be open until April 15, the deadline for filing taxes.

Fort Bliss youth travel 200 years to Fort Stanton

Fort Bliss Venture Crew 2248 traveled to Fort Stanton, N.M., to spend a weekend as living historians in the heart of Mescalero Apache country Saturday.

Army, veterans groups focus on reintegration for Soldiers

As the Army draws down in Afghanistan and reduces its overall force strength, Army leaders and veterans groups remain focused on ensuring Soldiers have the support to be successful in the civilian world.

Government contract opportunities abound at Fort Bliss Regional Industry Day

The Fort Bliss Regional Industry Day will be hosted by the El Paso Community College’s Contract Opportunities Center, Jan. 29.

Army continues with 'mind-boggling' missions

The Army's chief of staff said contrary to what many people may think, the Army has been doing anything but slowing down and becoming stagnant, despite cash flow and end-strength issues.

Lawsuit: Botched childbirth operation ruined Army wife's opera career

An opera singer and Army wife claims in a lawsuit her career is threatened by damage to her digestive and reproductive systems after an Army nurse allegedly botched a childbirth operation.

Army investigators warn of Government Travel Card phishing scam

The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly referred to as CID, is warning the greater Army community about a new phishing scam where criminals are targeting U.S. Government Travel Card holders.

Women leaders serve as role models, whether they realize it or not

The Army's surgeon general, Lt. Gen. Patricia D. Horoho, said she tried not to consider the role her gender played on her professional development as she climbed higher through the ranks in the Army.

Honor the Soldier: Purple Heart recipients recognized

El Paso Rotary Club members honored 11 Fort Bliss Purple Heart recipients during a luncheon at the El Paso Community Foundation in downtown El Paso Jan. 16.

Alamogordo Police identify three airmen killed in crash

Update: The Alamogordo Police Department have identified the three Airmen assigned to Holloman AFB that were killed in a rollover crash in Alamogordo Tuesday morning.

Registration now open for Bataan Memorial Death March

The 25th Annual Bataan Memorial Death March will be held at White Sands Missile Range on March 23, 2014 and registration is already open for those hoping to participate in the challenging trek through the high desert.

Army recruiting force remains unchanged, despite shrinking goals

Military budgets have declined, the U.S. military is preparing to pull out of Afghanistan, and the Army is drawing down its force.

Soldier levels could drop to 420,000 by 2019

In his own words, Lt. Gen. James O.