Military News + Fort Bliss

AUSA honors outstanding Soldiers, civilians, community leaders

More than 200 Soldiers and El Paso citizens attended the Association for the U.S. Army’s General Omar N. Bradley Leadership Awards banquet at the Fort Bliss Centennial Banquet and Conference Center, April 10.

April is National Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Month

Across the United States, April is recognized as National Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Month.

Military personnel moving overseas? POV shipping program changes May 1

The Personal Property directorate at Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command manages the Department of Defense's Privately Owned Vehicle shipping program and wants service members to know there are several changes in the progra

Stressors in life can result in greater resilience

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (Army News Service, April 15, 2014) -- Repeated deployments into harm's way can accumulate unresolved tensions and stress, resulting in post-traumatic stress.

Army lab teams up with Boston Marathon to prevent heat injury

As runners get ready for the Boston Marathon, many no doubt partake in training programs aimed at helping them to be optimally prepared, whether it be helping them achieve their best time and reduce physical injuries or simply to finish.

Fort Bliss honors volunteers for 120,000 hours of service

There are about 30,000 Soldiers stationed at Fort Bliss, and another 10,000 civilians who contribute to the post’s workforce, but there is another working population — also counted in the thousands — that makes the post run sm

Corps of Engineers shares 'Nation's T. Rex' with Smithsonian Natural History Museum, public

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History welcomed the arrival of a nearly complete Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton to the facility here, today.

NM Governor working to create rural area Veterans' cemeteries

New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez is working on a plan to create cemeteries for rural area veterans.

President Obama to Award Medal of Honor

On May 13, 2014, President Barack Obama will award Kyle J. White, a former active duty Army Sergeant, the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry.

Caught on Cam: Soldier surprises son

There was a special moment at the Phoenix Suns basketball game Monday night. It was bigger than the playoffs or any win or loss. An eight year old boy was reunited with his dad.

91-year-old WW II vet receives POW Medal

A 91 year-old World War II veteran from Colorado received a POW medal on Monday. Eric Egan has his story of survival. Dechant has already received a long list of medals and commendations.

Fort Bliss historian helps others ride with Pancho Villa

In the predawn hours of March 9, 1916, Francisco “Pancho” Villa and his band of several hundred villistas descended upon the town of Columbus, N.M., in hopes of obtaining needed military equipment, supplies and horses in the hands o

Surgeon general says brain health 'new frontier'

Brain health is the "new frontier" in science said Lt. Gen. Patricia D. Horoho as she kicked off a two-day consortium on the topic.

Beaumont welcomes Dwyer as new senior enlisted advisor

More than 100 attended the William Beaumont Army Medical Center change of responsibility ceremony, on the Northeast Lawn, April 4.

'Top 5' concerns of Soldiers listed

Possible changes to military retirement benefits ranks as the number-one concern of Soldiers, the Army's top enlisted member told senators.