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  1. Mississippi National Guard soldiers to mobilize in support of Operation Spartan ShieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    About 4,200 Mississippi National Guard soldiers of the 155th Armored Brigade Combat Team, including a group from Meridian, will mobilize in support of Operation Spartan Shield next year. The brigade's mobilization is scheduled for spring of 2018, at Fort Bliss, Texas, with a follow-on deployment for approximately nine months, in the Central Command Theater based out of Kuwait, according to a press release.


  2. From NTC to Harvey: Fort Bliss aviators stay busy this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    Fort Bliss' general support aviation battalion went to the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., in August along with elements from sister units from the Combat Aviation Brigade. They brought 26 Army helicopters and three Shadow drones with them as they experienced what is often called the Super Bowl of Army training.


  3. Fort Irwin unveils new $211 million hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    High winds did not deter a large crowd of approximately 500 people, including Barstow and other dignitaries, Army personnel and civilians, from attending the grand opening of the National Training Center and Fort Irwin's new $210.9 million Army hospital on Thursday. In 2014, Maj.


  4. Fort Bliss readiness on display with hurricane response, general saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    Readiness is a concept that is often hard to explain, but it was clearly demonstrated this week by Fort Bliss' Combat Aviation Brigade as it responded to Hurricane Harvey, said one of the top leaders at the installation. About 90 soldiers from the Combat Aviation Brigade left Tuesday for the hurricane-ravaged Gulf Coast area of East Texas, where they will conduct search and rescue and other relief operations.


  5. New commander excited to lead 1-1 Cav on rotation to National Training Center at Fort IrwinRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    The new commander of the 1st Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment is excited to be part of such a history-rich organization and is looking forward to leading the unit on its next mission - a rotation to the National Training Center. Lt. Col.


  6. 1st Armored Division Combat Aviation Brigade leader says being at Fort Bliss 'just feels right'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    Hopkins, a 44-year-old from Lancaster, Wis., took command of the 1st Armored Division's Combat Aviation Brigade on July 21. "It just feels right," Hopkins said. "This is where the Hopkins family needs to be for the next two years."


  7. Fort Bliss commander's new job leading 2nd Engineer Battalion represents an Army homecomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    Lt. Col. Mike Loftus feels right at home with his new assignment even though he has never served at Fort Bliss before.


  8. How big should the Army be in 2018? No one in Washington agreesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    Lawmakers in Congress want to increase the size of the Army in 2018, but the House and Senate disagree on how many more soldiers the service should add next year. The House Armed Services Committee on Wednesday approved its $625 billion version of the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2018, calling for the Army to add 17,000 soldiers.


  9. Supporters rally for Iraqi refugee amid deportation threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    About 300 people demonstrated outside Immigration and Customs Enforcement offices in Albuquerque on Monday to support an Iraqi refugee they say will face death if he is deported because he helped train U.S. soldiers going to Iraq. Immigrant rights activists and religious leaders waved signs and chanted, "Justice for Kadhim!" as Kadhim Al-bumohammed, 64, prepared for a scheduled meeting with federal immigration authorities.


  10. Pinon Canyon exercise could reveal future of Fort Carson unit, ArmyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    The brigade that rolled out of Fort Carson this week for a mock war at the Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site now has much more than eight-wheeled Stryker vehicles to incorporate in its title. The 1st Brigade that's training this weekend got a big boost in firepower as part of an Army test of new ways to structure its combat brigades to better deal with high-powered enemies.


  11. Military sees dire future if Congress doesn't act on budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    The military services are warning that their combat operations and training will be curtailed severely if Republicans and Democrats fail to end their bickering over the federal budget and pass only a stopgap spending measure, according to Pentagon documents. Ships won't leave port, aircraft will be grounded, weapons modernization programs will be postponed and critical industrial skills could be blunted should Congress approve another so-called "continuing resolution" for the remainder of the 2017 fiscal year, according to military documents assembled to buttress the Pentagon's plea.


  12. Command Sgt. Major of Army's only active-duty press camp emphasizes readinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    The new senior enlisted leader for the 24th Press Camp Headquarters knows he has stepped into a small but busy unit that is responsible for telling the Army story. Command Sgt.


  13. Texas-based cavalry regiment celebrates 184th birthday, looks to futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    One of the oldest, tradition-rich units at Fort Bliss and in the Army recently celebrated its birthday while looking ahead to its future. The 1st Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment celebrated the 184th birthday of both the squadron and the regiment last week.


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