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  1. Duo from 1-35 Armor takes 1st at sniperaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | El Paso Times

    ... From left, Spc. William MacPhee and Spc. Trevor Freeman were recently named the top snipers at Fort Bliss and the 1st Armored Division, while Sgt. Rhen Brinkerhoff and Spc. Adam Garcia took third place. The winning team at this year's Iron Sniper ...

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  2. Lt. Col. Hogan leads 'quiet professionals'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | El Paso Times

    Lt. Col. Hogan leads 'quiet professionals' Lt. Col. Kyle Hogan says every soldier makes a difference in their support roles Check out this story on ElPasoTimes.com: The new commander for Fort Bliss' aviation support battalion describes his unit as "quiet professionals" who do the unheralded support work.

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  3. Americans are cremating their departed now more than everRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Silicon Alley Insider

    A woman shades herself from the sun while sitting in front of a grave during Memorial Day celebrations at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas. As baby boomers age, the country will have to confront an inevitable question: How do we deal with 10,000 American cemeteries becoming increasingly tight on space? Cremation appears to be American's preferred solution.

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  4. Orion Honors ... and Honored by Special RequestRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2012 | CSP

    Of all the recognition and honors Orion Food Systems has received for the last 30 years, none have meant more than the request they received from an American soldier deployed to Afghanistan. According to Kim Hauschildt, Orion's manager of international and government business activities, Specialist Nathan Barshinger previously frequented the AAFES Shoppette at Camp McGregor, Fort Bliss, Texas, where he regularly purchased Orion's Lettieri's brand items.

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  5. Face of Defense: Warrior Ethos Drives Army PharmacistRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | U.S. Department of Defense

    ... student. Then-Lt. Col. Stacey Causey, chief of pharmacy at the William Beaumont Army Medical Center on Fort Bliss, Texas, is pictured at work, June 15, 2016. With a recent promotion, Causey is now one of 12 colonels in the Army who are pharmacists. ...

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  6. Fort Bliss sergeant indicted in meth caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    Sgt. Derek Calderon, 25, who posted a video of himself with a stack of hundred dollar bills on social media, was arrested in connection with the meth trafficking scheme, according to court documents. A U.S. Army sergeant stationed at Fort Bliss wore a military uniform bearing his name while allegedly selling methamphetamine to an undercover federal agent in El Paso earlier this year, court documents state.

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  7. Cia Director: It was an 'obligation' to put America's most advanced...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Silicon Alley Insider

    The bilateral decision between Seoul and Washington to deploy America's most advanced missile-defense system to South Korea has Russia, China, and North Korea peeved. The pressure to send the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense missile-defense system to Seongju , in the southeastern part of South Korea, began after North Korea tested its fourth nuclear device on January 6 and then launched a long-range rocket a month later.

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  8. Military women to compete in basketball world championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Stars and Stripes

    Army Spc. Vanessa Laminson of Fort Bliss, Texas drives to the lane against Navy defenders during the championship game of the 2016 Armed Forces Women's Basketball Championship at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland AFB, Texas on July 7th.

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  9. S. Korea to host first overseas THAAD deploymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | English Dong-A

    ... South Korea as a fact. The United States has so far created five battalions. Four of them have been deployed in Fort Bliss, Texas, while the other has been in operation at the U.S. military base on Guam since 2013.Back then, when North Korea ...

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  10. South Korea just revealed where it's going to install the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Norwalk Citizen News

    The South Korean Defense Ministry revealed that the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense missile-defense system will be deployed to Seongju, located in the southeastern party of the county. "By operating the US THAAD battery in Seongju, we will be able to better protect one half to two-thirds of our citizens from North Korean nuclear and missile threats," the ministry said in a statement.

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  11. Lori Piestewa National Native American Games brings thousands to ScottsdaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Arizona Republic

    ... Lori Piestewa preparing to board the bus to a waiting plane Feb. 18, 2003 at the rapid deployment facility at Fort Bliss, Texas. Over the last 15 years, Nees said, the Games have evolved and grown from "humble beginnings in Tuba City and Flagstaff ...

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  12. US, Dutch soldiers deploy to White Sands Missile Range for joint exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Bayonet

    ... All the major components of the Patriot missile battery arrived on C-17 transport planes, which were loaded at Fort Bliss, Texas, and flown to the WSMR, where the personnel unloaded and set up the system just as they would in the field. "In the era ...

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  13. Patriot destroys missile and aircraft targets in testRead the original story

    Friday Jul 8 | Freshnews

    In a series of tests, the newly upgraded Raytheon [NYSE: RTN] Patriot Integrated Air and Missile Defense system proved it can destroy cruise missiles and aircraft with different kinds of interceptors. The combat-proven Patriot system, upgraded with a suite of enhancements collectively known as Post-Deployment Build 8, successfully detected, tracked and engaged a cruise missile surrogate target in a July 8 test.

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  14. July 7, 2016 US, Dutch soldiers deploy to White Sands Missile Range for joint exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | The United States Army

    ... the major components of the the Patriot missile battery arrived on C-17 transport planes, which were loaded at Fort Bliss, Texas and flown to the WSMR, where the personnel unloaded and set up the system just as they would in the field. "In the era ...

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  15. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    ... fire protection of aviation assets, facilities and installations. The military says the unit will report to Fort Bliss, Texas, to complete several weeks of training prior to deployment overseas. Former Sioux City East and Arizona State runner Shelby ...

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  16. Rapid City-based National Guard until to deploy to RomaniaRead the original story

    Friday Jul 8 | Washington Times

    ... acilities and installations. The deployment is scheduled for July 2017. The military says the unit will report to Fort Bliss, Texas, to complete several weeks of training prior to deployment overseas.

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  17. MoreRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 5 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    ... to the detention facility at the U.S. naval station in Guantanamo Bay. He says they'll first receive training at Fort Bliss, Texas. There were 79 prisoners at Guantanamo as of June 22, including 29 who've been cleared to be sent home or to other ...

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  18. Maryland National Guard MPs bound for GuantanamoRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Washington Times

    ... to the detention facility at the U.S. naval station in Guantanamo Bay. He says they'll first receive training at Fort Bliss, Texas. There were 79 prisoners at Guantanamo as of June 22, including 29 who've been cleared to be sent home or to other ...

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  19. New senior enlisted leader for 11th Air Defense Artillery Brigade thinks of Fort Bliss as homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    Unlike many air-defense soldiers who return to Fort Bliss time and time again on their way up the ranks, Command Sgt. Maj. Paul Albright has done just one previous long-term assignment here.

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  20. South Dakota Guard unit returns home from KuwaitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | KSFY

    ... al work and masonry. The unit returned to the U.S. on June 19 and has been completing a series of requirements in Fort Bliss, Texas, before it travels to South Dakota.

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