Military News + Fort Bliss

William Beaumont graduates class of practical nurses

Nineteen graduates of the William Beaumont Army Medical Center Practical Nurse Course are ready to join the ranks of Army nurses.

Bliss Soldiers prove resiliency of wounded warriors

Two Fort Bliss Soldiers suffering from physical and emotional pain have found a way to recover through adaptive sports reconditioning.

4th Brigade Soldiers compete in medic challenge

Twenty Soldiers assigned to 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, took part in a medic challenge Friday on East Fort Bliss that led them around the brigade footprint.

More than 40 officers at Fort Bliss lose their jobs

At least 44 Army officers within the 1st Armored Division at Fort Bliss were selected for involuntary separation or early retirement and more could be notified this week. 

More than 40 officers at Fort Bliss lose their jobs

At least 44 Army officers within the 1st Armored Division at Fort Bliss were selected for involuntary separation or early retirement and more could be notified this week. 

Army Fires Officers After Ordering Them to Move

A U.S. Army captain with more than a dozen years in the service, including multiple tours of duty in combat zones, assumed his job was safe.

100 airmen ordered into Baghdad to protect airport

A team of 100 contingency response airmen have been ordered into Iraq to protect U.S. assets at Baghdad International Airport.

Two passions wrapped up in a life of helping others

Retired Col. Lenore Enzel, associate director of nurse and patient care service for the El Paso Department of Veterans Affairs, knew she wanted to become a nurse since she was a child.

Vice chief nominated as new ISAF commander

Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. John F. Campbell received a presidential nomination to serve as commander of NATO's International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces Afghanistan.

Fort Bliss infantry platoon secures area for humanitarian aid, water delivery mission

First Platoon, Company D, 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, joined both German and Afghan soldiers in support of flood victims in northern Afghanistan.

Fort Bliss kicks off summer with water event

Isaiah Riley, 11, had a blast slipping down wet slides, propelling toy boats with squirt guns and playing fishing games with his friends at Kelly Park Saturday.

Story Time brings moms, tots together at Fort Bliss

Emerald Ratuita brought her 3-year-old daughter Ahrya to Story Time at the Mickelsen Community Library for the first time June 17, and they plan to become regulars this summer.

Department of Veterans Affairs commemorates GI Bill 70th Anniversary

The Department of Veterans Affairs commemorated the 70th Anniversary of the GI Bill, originally the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, at George Washington University here, yesterday.

SSG Ryan Pitts to receive Medal of Honor for combat actions in Afghanistan

The White House announced Monday that former Staff Sgt. Ryan Pitts will receive the Medal of Honor for his combat actions during an enemy engagement in Wanat in the Waygal Valley of northeastern Afghanistan, July 13, 2008.

Fort Bliss soldiers honor a fallen comrade’s promise

Soldiers dressed in full Army Dress Blues filled the front seats of Mountain View High School graduation ceremony on June 7, 2014; a unique sight, even for a city located just outside a military installation.