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  1. Army sergeant surprises wife, sons in emotional homecoming from KuwaitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... but three surprises for his family Friday in an emotional return. Just a few days ago, Sgt. Crews made it back to Fort Bliss in Texas after a 9-month tour in Kuwait. "I knew I was coming home at a time when my wife was going to be at work and my ...

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  2. Bold Rebel Venture in the DesertRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 23 | HistoryNet

    ... by commercial interests, and by future destinies New Mexico pertains to the Confederacy," he announced from Fort Bliss at the outset of the operation. He and his troops came as friends, Sibley assured New Mexicans, "to liberate them from the yoke of ...

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  3. Wife allegedly shoots Fort Bliss soldier to prevent divorceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Stars and Stripes

    A Fort Bliss woman allegedly shot her husband because she would rather have him "dead than divorced," according to court documents. Arely Brigette Ruiz took her husband Luis Manuel Beltran to William Beaumont Army Medical Center on Jan. 16 and told the medical staff that Beltran had shot himself at their home in the 3000 block of Bishop Avenue on Fort Bliss, according to a criminal complaint.

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  4. 1st Armored Division practices command skillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | El Paso Times

    ... The exercise was hosted by the Mission Command Training Program out of Fort Leavenworth, Kan., but was held at Fort Bliss and Fort Hood, Texas. This organization is the only one in the Army that brings division and corps headquarters into the same ...

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  5. From the field: Soldiers talk about the WarfighterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | El Paso Times

    From the field: Soldiers talk about Warfighter Recent Warfighter exercise proves a valuable part in "continuing process" of training soldiers. Check out this story on ElPasoTimes.com: So participating in an event like the recent Warfighter exercise at Fort Bliss was great experience for his soldiers, said the senior enlisted leader for the 1st Armored Division Sustainment Brigade.

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  6. Veterans making solo treks across country for PTSD awarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Stars and Stripes

    ... keeps me going, when it comes to the actual mission at hand, meeting 102-year-old WWII vets, getting to go to Fort Bliss and getting to hang out with soldiers. These are awesome experiences," Rodriguez said. "I always look forward to 'who's the next ...

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  7. BMC takes on new name of Joint Modernization CommandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Stars and Stripes

    ... it was celebrating its sixth anniversary of being known as the BMC. The modernization organization has been at Fort Bliss since June 2006 and was originally called the Future Force Integration Directorate. Changing the organizations's name to the ...

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  8. Army official touts Fort Bliss' role in modernizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Stars and Stripes

    ... ever more technologically advanced and complex in their approach to fighting, McMaster said. McMaster visited Fort Bliss Friday to take part in the renaming ceremony that saw the Brigade Modernization Command change its name to the U.S. Army Joint ...

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  9. New Las Cruces VA clinic could open in SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... , 1635 S. Don Roser Drive, since about 1995. "I hate to drive to El Paso. I served in the Army and I don't like Fort Bliss. But if we need specialized treatment we have to go down there. "I have friends, veterans, who live in Silver City and Deming. ...

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  10. Lee slaps Whitney for telling him to man up in EastEndersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Daily Mail

    ... almighty cover-up' as the probe into his death comes to a close and people are warned to keep protests 'peaceful' Fort Bliss soldier gets 15 months for trying to smuggle two illegal immigrants from Mexico in exchange for $1,500 EXCLUSIVE: Child sex ...

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  11. Army drone that vanished found hundreds of miles awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Daily Mail

    Protesters block newly-installed education secretary Betsy DeVos from entering the first school she tries to visit, forcing her to sneak in via a side entrance No point in shoveling out yet! ANOTHER storm is set to hit the Northeast - just three days after the whiteout that dropped two feet of snow on the region Trailer for 'racist' Netflix series Dear White People 'gets a million dislikes in just ONE day' - and sparks customer revolt Now-paralyzed man admits to 2002 rape after DNA kit match but gets a suspended sentence because he's already in a nursing home 'It's truly a miracle': Family rejoice as Jamie Lynn Spears' daughter Maddie, 8, LEAVES hospital six days after girl almost died after flipping ATV into a pond Fort Bliss soldier gets 15 months for trying to smuggle two illegal immigrants from Mexico in exchange for $1,500 EXCLUSIVE: Child sex abuse victim who sued Netflix for ... (more)

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  12. New Army regulation lifts the ban on dreadlocksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Daily Mail

    Newly-installed education secretary Betsy DeVos on her first visit to a school is BLOCKED from entering the building by protesters... and is forced to sneak in via a side entrance No point in shoveling out yet! ANOTHER storm is set to hit the Northeast - just three days after the whiteout that dropped two feet of snow on the region Trailer for 'racist' Netflix series Dear White People 'gets a million dislikes in just ONE day' - and sparks customer revolt Now-paralyzed man admits to 2002 rape after DNA kit match but gets a suspended sentence because he's already in a nursing home 'We are truly blessed': Family rejoice as Jamie Lynn Spears' daughter Maddie, 8, LEAVES hospital six days after girl almost died after flipping ATV into a pond Fort Bliss soldier gets 15 months for trying to smuggle two illegal immigrants from Mexico in exchange for $1,500 EXCLUSIVE: Child sex abuse victim who ... (more)

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  13. The moment boy, 6, is reunited with his real Yazidi familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Daily Mail

    A gaping hole continues to grow in the spillway of America's tallest dam - causing massive erosion and threatening major lake overflow after severe California rain storms White senior Louisiana judge, 67, is banned from a local restaurant after he scolded another customer for giving up his seat for a 'fat n*****' No point in shoveling out! ANOTHER storm is set to hit the Northeast just three days after storm dropped up to two feet of snow on the region Fort Bliss soldier gets 15 months for trying to smuggle two illegal immigrants from Mexico in exchange for $1,500 EXCLUSIVE: Child sex abuse victim sues Netflix for 're-traumatizing' her by releasing a documentary on human trafficking using her real name and personal photos Pipeline explosion causing 40ft 'blow torch' fire leaves one missing and two injured in Louisiana - and may take DAYS to burn out Bizarre moment a driver intentionally ... (more)

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  14. Fort Bliss Blood center gives chance to save soldiers' livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Stars and Stripes

    With Fort Bliss soldiers deployed in the Middle East and elsewhere around the world, it is important to remember that blood can save lives out on the battlefield. The Fort Bliss Blood Donor Center, at 2489 Ricker Road, collects blood that is shipped overseas to benefit U.S. troops and coalition partners.

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  15. Fort Bliss soldier hailed as hero for rescuing two peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | Stars and Stripes

    Once you put on the camouflage uniform of the U.S. Army, you are always a soldier, whether you are at home station, deployed or on vacation. Sgt. Kevin Gron, a soldier with a Fort Bliss THAAD battery, demonstrated that with his decisive and courageous actions during Christmas break while vacationing in Michigan.

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  16. 2nd Brigade takes on new mission as deployableaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 29 | El Paso Times

    Check out this story on ElPasoTimes.com: A tank crew from Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment participates in the new Army Warfighting Assessment in October. Fort Bliss' 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team is looking to take advantage of its recent past while preparing for its new mission.

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  17. First female Guardsman promoted to CSM continues to make historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | KUAM News

    ... nt U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy last year. She is a 2015 Class 65 graduate of the Sergeants Major Academy at Fort Bliss in Texas and the first guardswoman to attend the 203rd Regional Training Institute.

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  18. Las Cruces VA nurse recognized for helping distressed veteranRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    ... of a doctor and a veteran at the El Paso VA clinic, adjacent to William Beaumont Army Medical Center, at Fort Bliss. He said the VA is committed to providing improved services to veterans. "We're working to do the right thing for our veterans," said ...

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  19. Las Cruces nurse recognized for helpingaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ... of a doctor and a veteran at the El Paso VA clinic, adjacent to William Beaumont Army Medical Center, at Fort Bliss. He said the VA is committed to providing improved services to veterans. Linda Perez, center, holds her award and some flowers during ...

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  20. US Army Deploying AH-64 Apache Battalion to EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | DefenceTalk News

    ... A fleet of 20 AH-64 Apache aircraft from the 1st Battalion, 501st Aviation Regiment, 1st Armored Division in Fort Bliss, Texas landed at the Corpus Christi Army Depot last week to prepare for their February deployment to Europe. The 1-501st, also ...

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