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Monday, November 24, 2014 - 2:16pm

Military News + Fort Bliss

Task Force ‘Warhawg’ gets new commander

Just days before embarking on a yearlong deployment to Afghanistan, Lt. Col. William Stewart relinquished command of 5th Armored Brigade’s “Warhawg” Battalion to Lt. Col.

SOUTHCOM chief: Central America drug war a dire threat to U.S. national security

After observing the transnational organized crime network for 19 months as commander of U.S. Southern Command, I see the only viable approach is to work as closely as we can with as many nations in the region.

IED simulators: 1st AD Soldiers learn to operate device for use in training exercises

A training session to teach Soldiers assigned to the 1st Armored Division how to set up and operate improvised explosive device effects simulators for use in combat exercises was held June 19 at the Tobin Wells training area here.

Army moving education content to cloud for better access

Eighteen months ago, the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command began migrating education content to the dotcom cloud, a commercially operated bank of servers. This is a significant step for several reasons.

Veterans court program produces first graduate

Kenneth Robert Norris, an Army veteran who served during Operation Desert Storm in 1991, became the first graduate of the El Paso Veterans Court Program June 25.

Fort Bliss emergency services train at Grand Theater

Long before anyone arrived to turn on the Grand Theater projectors last Thursday morning, Fort Bliss police officers, fire fighters and rescue personnel descended on the facility to stage a drama of their own.

Future vertical lift capability focuses on tech demo

The Army-led Future Vertical Lift program is being developed to replace the service's aging helicopter fleet, and the aircraft of other services, at some point in the future.

Soldiers urged to stay safe over Independence Day weekend

Army leadership urges all Soldiers, family members and Army civilians to incorporate safety into their 4th of July celebrations in order to minimize any unwanted incidents during America's birthday celebration.

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.