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  1. Veterans share stories and adventures during warsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... to help fight in the Vietnam War. "I joined the Army in February 1968 and did my basic training in El Paso at Fort Bliss of March and April 1968," said Stringer. "I went to helicopter mechanic school at Fort Eustis, Virginia. That was an 11 week ...


  2. Salute to Veterans: Music very much part of Brush veteran's life in serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | Fort Morgan Times

    ... From sneaking out to play concerts during his time in basic training in El Paso, to time stationed at bases from Fort Bliss to Fort Bragg and Fort Gordon, Metzgar said that at some open bases he had battalion and staff sergeants who would aid him in ...


  3. Agencies seek more foster homes for kids in El PasoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | El Paso Times

    ... foster mother Rachel Eckman - a 37-year-old Army veteran who fell in love with El Paso after being stationed at Fort Bliss - offers a quieter environment. They do a variety of activities together, including attending local festivals, having backyard ...


  4. 'Providers' battalion leader wants unit readyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | El Paso Times

    ... officer with the Defense Logistics Agency in Washington, D.C. He and his family have never been stationed at Fort Bliss before. "I feel blessed, blessed that I am still mentally and physically able to do what I'm doinga I see it more as an ...


  5. Greywolf Brigade works deployment, redeployment operation with replacement brigadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2017 | KAUZ

    ... Brigade Combat Team has been receiving the vehicles of their replacement, the 2nd Brigade Combat Team from Fort Bliss at the Port of Shuaiba in Kuwait, all while also loading their own vehicles on ships in preparation of their redeployment home. ...


  6. Army officer returns home, inspires silver high studentsNovember 4th, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2017 |

    ... Silver High grad, the former Brandi Irwin, and their children, Bobby, 16, and Alexa, 12, recently arrived back to Fort Bliss after an assignment in Washington, D.C. LTC Gonzales' current assignment is with the U.S. Army Operational Test Command ...


  7. Korean War veteran goes on Honor GlightRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2017 | The Tribune

    ... in November. Merrill went to Fort Custer in Augusta, Michigan, for 30 days before taking a troop train down to Fort Bliss, Texas. It took them five days to get to the Lone Star state, and when they arrived in their winter uniforms, it was 80 ...


  8. Fort Bliss Combat Aviation Brigade making 'huge difference' in Puerto Rico relief effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    Two CH-47 Chinook helicopters from the 2nd Battalion, 501st Aviation Regiment, Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Armored Division at Fort Bliss delivered 21 pallets of food and water plus baby supplies from FEMA to the residents of Ciales, Puerto Rico, Oct. 21, 2017. The 1st Armored Division CAB will continue delivering these life-sustaining supplies for as long as needed.


  9. Paying attention to domestic violence may save livesRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2017 | Turret

    ... of Health & Human Services. I remember being assigned a story by my former editor when I worked at the then Fort Bliss Monitor. I thought it would be a simple story about the Fort Bliss Noncommissioned Officer Academy completing a community service ...


  10. Spirits high as 2nd Brigade gets ready to deployRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2017 | El Paso Times

    Fort Bliss' 2nd Brigade has been training for more than a year for its deployment to Kuwait and elsewhere in the Middle East. Bliss' 2nd Brigade ready to deploy to Kuwait, Middle East this fall Fort Bliss' 2nd Brigade has been training for more than a year for its deployment to Kuwait and elsewhere in the Middle East.


  11. THAAD now fully integrated into air defenses for South KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    A controversial U.S. anti-missile battery has been integrated into air-defense systems for South Korea, with its operating unit to be permanently stationed on the divided peninsula. The Delta Battery, 2nd Air Defense Artillery Regiment deployed to South Korea from Fort Bliss, Texas, in April to begin moving the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense System, known as THAAD, into place despite opposition from local activists and China.


  12. Man admonished over GoFundMe account foraRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | El Paso Times

    ... the victims' families and community members over the crowdfunding account. Nieves, a former soldier stationed at Fort Bliss, was convicted by a jury on two counts of manslaughter on May 27, 2016, in the deaths of Jimmy Joe Broadstreet, 54, and James ...


  13. Brigadier general from Fountain Valley is a female trendsetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | The Wave

    Army Brig. Gen. Laura Yeager from Fountain Valley on Sept. 29 became the first woman chosen to lead the Joint Task Force North in Fort Bliss, Texas.


  14. Fundraiser set for Mandeville Army vet awaiting bionic armRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 |

    ... arm amputated because of injuries and disease. Pezzarossi was a scout in the Army's 19th Delta Recon unit at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas, in 1992 when he took a spill, breaking the scaphoid bone in his right wrist. The injury led to the development ...


  15. German air force maintains training mission at Fort Bliss despite downsizingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    The sun starts to rise over the desert out in the Fort Bliss training area, and German air force soldiers are already on the move for what promises to be a busy day. They quickly start setting up the Patriot air-defense system, including a launcher, radar set, power generator and engagement control station.


  16. Home Depot Foundation gives family new backyardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | Post-Bulletin

    ... Volunteers from Home Depot worked on various projects around the Delaney home while Delaney is stationed at Fort Bliss near El Paso, Texas. Volunteer Alex Mogensen, of Rochester, cuts siding for a play house Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, at the home of ...


  17. Pair of medics will represent Fort Bliss at Armywide competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    Two young noncommissioned officers from Fort Bliss will get a chance to show off their medic skills and compete against the best from across the Army later this month. Staff Sgt.


  18. Pair of young medics named best at Bliss, 1ADRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | El Paso Times

    Pair of medics will represent Fort Bliss at Armywide competition Staff Sgt. Cory Glasgow and Sgt.


  19. Northrop Grumman, U.S. Army successfully complete integrated air, missile defense testRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | Aerotech News And Review

    U.S. Army soldiers have successfully completed a major developmental test of the Northrop Grumman-developed Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System, a cornerstone capability of the Army IAMD program. The test, referred to as a Soldier Checkout Event with soldiers from Fort Bliss, Texas, and Fort Sill, Okla., took place at Tobin Wells in Fort Bliss over three weeks in August.


  20. 1AD helping Iraqis make progress in fight vs. ISRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2017 | El Paso Times

    ... in August. The Iraqis are making tremendous progress in their fight against the Islamic State, and soldiers from Fort Bliss' 1st Armored Division have been playing an important command and support role since arriving in the country this summer, a ...