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  1. Fort Bliss deputy commander has earned general's starRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2013 | El Paso Times

    ... leadership we can provide." Shoffner, 46, is the deputy commander for support for the 1st Armored Division and Fort Bliss. He's been at the growing installation since late June 2012 and is one of two deputy commanders here. The other is Brig. Gen. ...


  2. Beaumont Army hospital: Commander, senior enlisted leader say...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | El Paso Times

    ... initial stages of building the new Beaumont replacement hospital at Spur 601 and Loop 375 on the eastern edge of Fort Bliss. The more-than-$900-million project has suffered some delays but is scheduled to open sometime in 2018, he said. Col. Michael ...


  3. British general feeling at home at Fort BlissRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 24 | Stars and Stripes

    In his first month at Fort Bliss, British Brig. Gen. Frazer Lawrence has noticed a few small differences, but the big things are the same as back home.


  4. Fort Bliss briefs: ACS plans week of events to celebrate 50th birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | El Paso Times

    Fort Bliss will have a week of events to celebrate the 50th birthday of Army Community Service. An exhibit about the history of ACS will open at 1 p.m. on Monday at the Fort Bliss and Old Ironsides Museum complex at 1735 Marshall Road and will remain on view through Aug. 31, said Tephanie Hopper, who is coordinating the events.


  5. Veterans, Certification Among Winning 2015 PinnacleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | HR Magazine

    ... wear during interviews. The chapter also assisted local school districts, the University of Texas at El Paso and Fort Bliss with resume-writing and interview preparation. "Celebrate Veterans." The chapter collaborated on a special event aimed at ...


  6. Regionally-aligned Soldiers find African forces motivatedRead the original story

    Friday Nov 20 | The United States Army

    Soldiers who serve in the militaries of African nations are not interested in having Americans provide security for them or their countries - they want to get better at doing it for themselves, said U.S. Army Soldiers who recently returned from there. Soldiers, assigned to the 3rd Brigade, 1st Armored Division, or 3/1 AD, out of Fort Bliss, Texas, recently concluded a nine-month period, January through September, where they were regionally aligned with U.S. Army Africa, or USARAF.


  7. 2nd Engineers pay homage to Korean War pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 22 | El Paso Times

    Check out this story on Command Sgt. Maj. Patrick Ford, senior enlisted adviser for 2nd Engineer Battalion, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division holds the battalion colors while they are burned in remembrance of the Korean War battle at Kunu-ri on Nov. 30, 1950 during the Burning of the Colors Ceremony on Bulldog Field Nov. 19. Fort Bliss >> Sixty-five years ago, members of the 2nd Engineer Battalion were called into emergency combat duty during the battle of Kunu-Ri in the Korean War.


  8. Refueling warplanes bombing Syria, N.H. Air Guard sees increased deploymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | Concord Monitor

    ... the Army National Guard, about 370 members of the 3rd Battallion of the 197th Field Artillery Regiment moved from Fort Bliss, Texas, to the Middle East this spring. They've trained and worked alongside coalition forces from Jordan, Kuwait and the ...


  9. Irvin High School welcomes new garden, orchard to cultivate learningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | El Paso Times

    ... Nearly 200 volunteers - students, teachers, administrators, workers from Home Deport and about 100 soldiers from Fort Bliss - came together a day in early February to begin working on the garden, Irvin Assistant Principal Scott Grey said. Home Depot ...


  10. Terre Haute Police Chief Headed To GitmoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | WMGI-FM Terre Haute

    The 38th Infantry Division will spend nine months at Gitmo keeping an eye on the accused terrorists that are kept there. The 38th Infantry Division will be sent to Fort Bliss, Texas, for some final training before being sent to Guantanamo Bay after Christmas.


  11. 5,000 attend 10th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner, Feeding the Homeless...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | El Paso Times

    ... dinner is a collaboration between the City of El Paso, The Salvation Army, Rescue Mission of El Paso, Fort Bliss, business leaders and other non-profit organizations. Some of the people that were fed a Thanksgiving meal during the 10th Annual ...


  12. Terre Haute police chief to deploy to Cuba with National GuardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | Tribune-Star

    Plasse will leave for Fort Bliss in Texas after Thanksgiving and leave for Cuba after Christmas, he confirmed this morning. This will be his third deployment.


  13. Commander Discusses Lessons Learned From Africa ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | U.S. Department of Defense

    ... security challenges on the continent. The 4,500 soldiers of the 3rd Brigade of the 1st Armored Division based at Fort Bliss, Texas, learned just how diverse Africa is during their nine-month rotation as the Army's second regionally aligned brigade ...


  14. Archive photos: SmeltertownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | El Paso Times

    Archive photos: Smeltertown 07/21/1970. The gates at Smelter Cemetery open wide to a quiet timeless world.


  15. Texas Has Long Welcomed RefugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | Texas Monthly

    ... on a march to Marfa. The U.S. government moved the refugees to El Paso, where the soldiers were interred at Fort Bliss, but the women and children were allowed their freedom in the city. "I hope the world will understand," General Mercado said, ... 14 comments

  16. Supplement producer faces criminal chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | Stars and Stripes

    ... in 2011 have sued USPlabs and those cases are pending. Pvt. Michael Sparling and Sgt. Demekia Cola, both died at Fort Bliss, Texas, in 2011 after taking the supplements. Their families have sued USPlabs and GNC, a chain of health stores that ...


  17. Fort Bliss radiation discovery a legacy of Cold War weapons raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2013 | El Paso Times

    ... Soviet Union build up their nuclear arsenals to a frightening standoff. Army Maj. Joe Buccino, spokesman for Fort Bliss, said the Air Force used the bunker during the 1950s and 1960s to store and work on nuclear weapons. Most scholars agree that the ...


  18. Smart design: Green wasn't easy for founder of UncommonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2011 | El Paso Times

    ... that she could have additional resources at her disposal. Through her networking, she acquired some projects at Fort Bliss, and she says the government is making strides in pushing green building. She is now working on an administrative building at ...


  19. Lawmakers, advocates clash over VA sexual-assault billRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | Washington Times

    ... a VA facility. She testified to the House Veterans' Affairs Committee that her sergeant raped her repeatedly at Fort Bliss, Texas. When she sought care at the VA, she faced long waits - often in rooms with men in military fatigues, a situation that ... 1 comment

  20. Cabela's is going where its core shoppers areRead the original story

    Monday Nov 16 | Retailing Today

    The retailer is set to open its first location in El Paso, Texas, and first store on military installation, on Nov. 23. The store will be located at Freedom Crossing at Fort Bliss, the first open-air shopping center on a military installation. "Cabela's has always proudly supported the military, and we are now excited to bring the Cabela's store experience first-hand to these select military installations this holiday season", said Scott Williams, Cabela's Chief Commercial Officer.


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