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Fort Bliss Newswire

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  1. Bartlett High grad, a medal-winning soldier, killed in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... Sgt. Dupuis was born in Riverside, California, and lived in Dudley and Webster prior to being stationed at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas, from 2011 to 2014, and Fort Drum, New York, the past year. He is survived by his wife, Torri (Loce) Dupuis; his ...

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  2. Sergeants Major Academy: Commandant seeks ways to make education for enlisted, NCOs more relevantRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | El Paso Times

    ... the non-commissioned officers who go through the various programs at the academy. (VICTOR CALZADA-EL PASO TIMES ) FORT BLISS >> One of the strengths of the U.S. Army is its corps of professional noncommissioned officers, which helps set it apart ...

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  3. Fitch Affirms El Paso County Hospital District, TX at 'AA-'; Outlook StableRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Business Wire

    ... BORDER ECONOMY: The economy of El Paso County includes international trade, manufacturing and distribution, Fort Bliss, the U.S. Army's second largest installation, and the stabilizing presence of education and government sectors. The tax base has ...

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  4. Battering Rams: 2nd Brigade Special Troops Battalion reflags to 40th Engineer BattalionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | El Paso Times

    Col. Chuck Masaracchia, left, Lt. Col. Jim Riely, center, and Command Sgt. Maj. William J. Bennett adjust battle streamers on the flag for the newly reactivated 40th Engineer Battalion, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division at Fort Bliss last week.

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  5. Bridging the gapRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... their combat effectiveness. Hutson mentioned this flight is just the start to a new training relationship between Fort Bliss and Holloman Air Force Base. "To this point we've talked, we've discussed, we've visited, and now we are moving into the ...

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  6. Resident swimming for a purposeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Fort Morgan Times

    ... week, Mueller was competing at Regionals in Las Vegas, where he did well. He also trained in the Army Trials at Fort Bliss, where they selected the 40 man team to represent the Army. For all that he has had to overcome, and all the support he's ...

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  7. Army reprimanded general for alleged ethical lapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | The Daily Republic

    ... by two of his former West Point classmates while Pittard was commander of the Army's 1st Armored Division and of Fort Bliss, Texas. The contract was an initial step in a $250 million project to make Fort Bliss self-sufficient in energy usage. In his ...

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  8. Newspaper: Pentagon reprimands general for steering contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | FOX Carolina

    ... had "abused his authority by awarding lucrative renewable energy contracts to his friends" while commander of Fort Bliss in Texas. Pittard was not accused of financial gain but was reprimanded for his "excessive involvement" in awarding the $492,000 ...

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  9. Army general in charge of anti-ISIS training recalled after cronyism allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Russia Taday

    ... the perception of preferential treatment " in awarding a $492,000 renewable energy contract while in command of Fort Bliss, Texas. It was the result of a three-year investigation by the Army's inspector general, according to documents obtained by ...

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  10. Former Fort Bliss commanding general accused of steering a contract to ex-classmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    Former Fort Bliss commanding general Maj. Gen. Dana J.H. Pittard has been reprimanded by the Pentagon for allegedly steering a renewable energy contract to a company run by two of his former classmates at the U.S. Military Academy, according to the Washington Post.

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  11. General rebuked in contract probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | NWAonline

    ... his authority by awarding lucrative renewable energy contracts to his friends" while serving as the commander of Fort Bliss in Texas, the documents show. The tip prompted separate probes by the Army's inspector general and its Criminal Investigation ...

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  12. Key Army commander accused of steering a contract to ex-classmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Stars and Stripes

    ... his authority by awarding lucrative renewable energy contracts to his friends" while serving as the commander of Fort Bliss in Texas, the documents show. The tip prompted separate probes by the Army's inspector general and its Criminal Investigation ...

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  13. Spartan existence: Cavalry scouts get few luxuries, comforts during their missionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | El Paso Times

    ... a lot of physical work. When I first got here (to this unit), it was hard, but you get used to it." About 3,400 Fort Bliss soldiers recently spent a month testing their battle skills at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., one of the ...

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  14. NTC training in 'the box'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | El Paso Times

    ... squadron - the equivalent of an infantry battalion - has about 450 soldiers and was among the 3,400 soldiers from Fort Bliss' 1st Brigade which recently did a monthlong rotation at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin. During the past ...

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  15. Report: Pentagon reprimands Army general after 3-year misconduct investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | UPI

    ... Gen. Pittard in 2011 after a whistleblower reported that he had abused his authority as a commander at Texas' Fort Bliss to steer a lucrative energy contract to his former classmates. The accusation jump-started two Army investigations and ...

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  16. Battle-focusedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | El Paso Times

    Maj. Gen. Stephen M. Twitty, commanding general for Fort Bliss and the 1st Armored Division, center, paid a visit to NTC during 1st Brigade's rotation there.

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  17. Fort Bliss Soldiers: National Training Center 'tests you as a person'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | El Paso Times

    ... Doing a rotation at the National Training Center is one of the toughest things soldiers will ever do, members of Fort Bliss' 1st Brigade and other units said. "NTC is world-class training," said Capt. Dean Marshall, commander of Comanche Troop, 6th ...

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  18. Business briefs: Allen Theatres presents check to March of DimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ... along with other credit union officials, will be awarded the national-level award at a ceremony attended by Fort Bliss leadership and Roland A. Arteaga, president and CEO of DCUC. In reviewing nominations for the Army Bank and Credit Union of the ...

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  19. Cornyn: Rethink filibuster on defense spending billRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | The Wilson County News

    ... than 55,000 guardsmen and reservists." "Of course, these resources that we will vote on ... go to places like Fort Bliss and Fort Hood, Texas: homes to the finest heavy-combat units in the world." "I also think about bases like Dyess Air Force Base ...

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  20. Fort Morgan resident swimming for a purposeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Journal-Advocate

    Cpl. Matthew Mueller from the Fort Carson Colorado Warrior Transition Unit,practices his swimming skills in preparation for the 2015 Army Trials at Fort Bliss, Texas, March 23, 2015. He will compete in track, swimming, seated volleyball and cycling at the Department of Defense Warriors Games, which start June 19 and go through June 28. He grew up in a home where his father was a solider, and his grandfather was also a solider.

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