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  1. Fort Bliss opens five new visitor centersRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    Fort Bliss will open five Visitor Control Centers later this month in an effort to improve access to the post, officials said. The centers will open August 9 and allow guests to get visitor passes, officials said.

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  2. Richard Dayoub: Our region must be vigilant to protect important military assetsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | El Paso Times

    Fort Bliss and White Sands were fortunate to have been minimally impacted by the reductions in force: White Sands was not impacted at all and Fort Bliss is slated to lose approximately 1,200 soldiers, mostly through attrition. Many other domestic Army installations were not as fortunate, with some bases losing the equivalent of a brigade .

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  3. Four national guardsmen injured in training exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | El Paso Times

    The soldiers were in a Humvee just before 3 p.m. Friday when the vehicle rolled, Fort Bliss officials said. The soldiers were taken to William Beaumont Army Medical Center where they were treated.

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  4. Fort Bliss opens five new visitor centersRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | El Paso Times

    Fort Bliss will open five Visitor Control Centers later this month in an effort to improve access to the post, officials said. The centers will open August 9 and allow guests to get visitor passes, officials said.

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  5. Soldiers injured in Humvee crashRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | KTSM-AM El Paso

    Fort Bliss- Four Texas National Guard soldiers were injured during a vehicle training involving a Humvee. According to Fort Bliss officials, the accident happened just before 3 p.m. Friday.

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  6. Fatal shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | El Paso Times

    ... neighbors said that Rivera served in the U.S. Army and was just two days from being promoted to staff sergeant. Fort Bliss officials said Rivera was not stationed at the post, but was assigned to a local U.S. Army Reserve unit in the El Paso area. ... 3 comments

  7. Former Atascosa County Clerk was intelligent, humble friendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | MySanAntonio.com

    ... bachelor's degree. For a few years, Ricks said Brite enlisted in the U.S. Army as an artillery man, training in Fort Bliss before being stationed in Japan. But it wouldn't take long for him to open his own companies in Pleasanton, called Brite Tax ...

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  8. 2010: Louis J. Ivey was father of area's cotton industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | El Paso Times

    ... four miles west of Pecos, Texas, where he died Aug. 21, 1967, at the age of 83. Dear Trish: I was stationed at Fort Bliss in the winter of 1954 while taking Army basic training and lived in four-man WWII German prisoner-of-war huts in the old Logan ...

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  9. Relocation fair a way to welcome soldiers, familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | El Paso Times

    Cher Poehlein, relocation and information and referral program manager for Fort Bliss Army Community Service, helps run the annual Bienvenidos A Bliss Relocation Fair. She bills it as a "one-stop shop" for information.

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  10. Iron Knights: New commander happy at Fort BlissRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | El Paso Times

    Lt. Col. Richard M. Zygadlo is the new commander of the 2nd Battalion, 501st Aviation Regiment at Fort Bliss.

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  11. Boston MarketA Brings Soldiers A Taste Of HomeRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Freshnews

    ... with the Exchange to open Boston Market restaurants on military bases, including Fort Meade in Maryland and Fort Bliss in Texas, both of which opened last fall. Additional restaurants are planned for the remainder of 2015. "We've had four great ...

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  12. New technologies signify shift in assessing Army innovation, shaping requirementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The United States Army

    Fort Bliss, Texas, is a hub for Army technological innovation. This fall, it will not just be the technology that is innovative; but also the event in which new technologies will be reviewed.

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  13. Former Fort Bliss soldier accused in deadly crash wants 2nd chanceRead the original story

    Monday Jul 27 | Stars and Stripes

    A former Fort Bliss soldier accused of killing two highway workers during the construction of Spur 1966 last year had his bond reduced Monday and said he wants a second chance. Jan Michael Nieves Delgado, who was 18 at the time, faces charges of intoxicated manslaughter in the deaths of Jimmy Joe Broadstreet, 54, and James Green, 39. The two men were killed on May 11, 2014, after they were hit by a car driven by Nieves on Interstate 10 East near Schuster Avenue during the construction of the Spur 1966 bridge.

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  14. Blackjack Command: Enlisted leader calls job 'capstone'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | El Paso Times

    EL PASO TIMES Command Sgt. Maj. Gerardo Dominguez is the new top-enlisted soldier for the 32nd Army Air and Missile Defense Command at Fort Bliss.

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  15. Editorial: Higher wages, better opportunities required to stem El Paso's exodusRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | El Paso Times

    ... talent drain. El Paso experienced a similar phenomenon in the late 1990s and early 2000s. The Army's expansion at Fort Bliss brought in thousands of new people between 2005 and 2011, but that growth has now stopped. The Rev. Ed Roden-Lucero was ... 1 comment

  16. Death DealersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | El Paso Times

    Lt. Col. Stuart M. James holds the colors of the 1st Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment of the 3rd Armored Brigade at Fort Bliss.

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  17. Troops to deployRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... and Iraq as part of a normal rotation. They will be replacing a sister unit. (VICTOR CALZADA - EL PASO TIMES) FORT BLISS >> A Fort Bliss Apache attack helicopter unit that recently added reconnaissance drones to its mix will soon embark on what is ...

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  18. Heavy Cav: 3-6 Cav to take drones on Middle East deployment to Iraq, KuwaitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | El Paso Times

    ... and Iraq as part of a normal rotation. They will be replacing a sister unit. (VICTOR CALZADA-EL PASO TIMES ) FORT BLISS >> A Fort Bliss Apache attack helicopter unit that recently added reconnaissance drones to its mix will soon embark on what is ...

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  19. Parting Shot -- 7.21.15Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | The Spokesman-Review

    U.S. Army 1st Lt. Derek Phillips kiss his daughter Leah Phillips, 2, as she gives him a hug at the conclusion of a casing of the squadron colors ceremony today at Fort Bliss' Biggs Army Airfield in El Paso, Texas.

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  20. Editorial: William Beaumont Army Medical Center leaders served Fort Bliss wellRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | El Paso Times

    ... who has commanded Beaumont for three years. Maj. Gen. Stephen Twitty, commander of the 1st Armored Division and Fort Bliss, singled out Heimall in a recent meeting with the El Paso Times editorial board for his efforts to improve soldier fitness. ...

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