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  1. Mistakes led to Fort Bliss soldier's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | El Paso Times

    FORT BLISS >> A series of mistakes, shortcomings in training and failure to live up to Army standards, including failure to designate a marked-off sleeping area, combined to cause the death of a Fort Bliss officer during a training exercise last spring, according to documents obtained by the El Paso Times. Capt.

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  2. What's new: Borderlands Media launches film distribution companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    Courtesy photo FirstLight Federal Credit Union, an El Paso and Las Cruces consumer financial institution for sixty years, recently hosted a ground breaking ceremony for a new branch location at Fort Bliss Army Post. LAS CRUCES >> Independent film distribution in southern New Mexico has become a reality.

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  3. Army prepares systems, partner nations for network exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The United States Army

    ... technology to the ultimate test by allowing Soldiers to formally evaluate systems in a field environment between Fort Bliss, Texas, and White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico. This fall, NIE 16.1 will serve as a proof-of-concept for the AWAs, new ...

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  4. DIVARTY: New senior enlisted leader has big goalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | El Paso Times

    ... with the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg. The one previous break from the 82nd came when he was stationed at Fort Bliss when he attended the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy in 2009-10. Awards: Bronze Star (one oak leaf cluster); Meritorious ...

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  5. Primary Care: Leader touts communication, readinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | El Paso Times

    Lt. Col. Sereka Barlow is the new commander of the William Beaumont Primary Care and Soldier Readiness Command at Fort Bliss.

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  6. Mystery lights part of Fort Bliss exercise, official saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | El Paso Times

    A Fort Bliss spokesman Army Lt. Col. Craig Childs said Wednesday that a training exercise took place Tuesday night on Fort Bliss that included helicopters and field artillery units that fired illuminated rounds.

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  7. Border Shelter for Female Veterans Hits a RoadblockRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Texas Tribune

    ... face challenges transitioning to civilian life. In October 2011, Jackson paid $70,000 for a house near El Paso's Fort Bliss on the city's northeast side with plans to turn it hoped to have the eight-bed facility, called the HOPE Institute, finished ...

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  8. Brigade Modernization Command welcomes new leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | El Paso Times

    ... command of the Brigade Modernization Command, an organization that helps to spearhead Army modernization efforts. FORT BLISS >> A Fort Bliss unit that is helping to spearhead Army modernization efforts has entered into a new era. Last week, the ...

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  9. El Paso Electric axes Fort Bliss solar plant plansRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 22 | Stars and Stripes

    El Paso Electric has canceled plans for a $46.7 million solar plant at Fort Bliss because the company could not reach an agreement with the Army for the 218 acres needed for the project, company officials announced Friday. "We had been trying to get this done for four or five years and it's taken various different turns," said Tom Shockley, El Paso Electric's chief executive officer.

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  10. El Paso Electric drops plans for solar power unit at Fort BlissRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Utility Products

    El Paso Electric has dropped plans to build a nearly $47 million solar power unit at a West Texas military installation. Company CEO Tom Shockley announced Friday that the utility was unable to reach an easement agreement with Fort Bliss for the 20 MW unit.

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  11. El Paso Electric drops plans for solar unit at Fort BlissRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    El Paso Electric has dropped plans to build a nearly $47 million solar unit at a West Texas military installation. Company CEO Tom Shockley announced Friday that the utility was unable to reach an easement agreement with Fort Bliss for the 20 megawatt unit.

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  12. El Paso Electric nixes Fort Bliss solar facility planRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | El Paso Times

    El Paso Electric officials said they are abandoning plans to build a solar facility at Fort Bliss, saying they were unable to negotiate with the Army on the easement on post. The power company was planning a $46.7 million, 20-megawatt solar plant on Fort Bliss and in April had filed an application with the Public Utility Commission of Texas requesting to build the new generating unit on about 218 on post.

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  13. Before coaching, Syracuse assistant Fred Reed briefly served in ArmyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | The Post-Standard

    ... deployed to another country. He spent time stationed at three training posts: Fort Carson in Colorado Springs, Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas and Fort Sill outside Oklahoma City. "What we did was we went out and identified targets and called it in by ...

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  14. Black Knights: Company gets brand-new ChinookRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | El Paso Times

    Chief Warrant Officer 3 Landon Dykes, foreground, and Chief Warrant Officer 4 Ryan Dechent show the new Chinook helicopter at Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 501st Aviation Regiment at Fort Bliss. The unit is the first in the Army to receive the new version of the helicopter.

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  15. DIVARTY: New commander views job as homecomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | El Paso Times

    Col. Andy Rendon is the new commander of the 1st Armored Division Artillery at Fort Bliss. Rendon took over the position last month.

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  16. Editorial: Charlton leaves solid legacy at Fort BlissRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | El Paso Times

    Maj. Gen. John Charlton today ends a 2A1 2-year tour of duty at Fort Bliss, where he has successfully led the Army's efforts to test its newest technology.

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  17. New Beaumont hospital commander a doctor, pilotRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | El Paso Times

    ... III is the new commander of William Beaumont Army Medical Center. At his right are portraits of past commanders. FORT BLISS >> You wouldn't be too far off base if you called the new commander of William Beaumont Army Medical Center a modern-day ...

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  18. Veterans get new start as Fort Bliss National Cemetery caretakersRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 16 | Stars and Stripes

    ... in national cemeteries across the country. Nearly two years after graduation, the men are full-time caretakers at Fort Bliss National Cemetery, tenderly caring for the final resting places of more than 50,000 men and women - veterans like ...

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  19. Editorial: An uncertain future for Amigo AirshoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ... plan. Those teams have resumed appearances at events across the country, but ongoing federal budget issues led Fort Bliss officials to end more than 30 years of hosting the event. The 2014 Amigo Airsho was moved to the Dona Ana County International ...

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  20. Two El Paso civilian employees to be honored by ArmyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | El Paso Times

    El Pasoans and Fort Bliss civilian employees Don Diego Aguilar, left, and Tabitha Bohn are being honored by the Army. Don Diego Aguilar, the business manager of Desert Strike Lanes, has won the Excellence in Management Award for bowling, while Tabitha Bohn, the business manager of the Centennial Club, has won the James A. Carroll Award for Excellence in Club Management.

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