• October 25, 2020

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Bliss medical Soldiers tested during field hospital exercise

Soldiers from the 528th Hospital Center “Noble Knights” and 131st Field Hospital “Guardian Knights” on Fort Bliss, Texas, spent the last two weeks of August in a simulated deployed environment on west Bliss training and testing their skills. Known as Operation Noble Focus, the training exercise not only tested the Soldiers’ ability to perform in […]Read More

Young Women’s Academy debuts new Warrior mascot: Cynthia

A proud, fierce warrior donning armor and war paint debuted as the YWA mascot, ready to shape new traditions and stare down rival athletic teams. Sophomore Bailey Kukkola is YWA’s ultimate warrior. She wore the costume in a special video showing support for the El Paso Rhino’s winning Hockeyville campaign. The shoot served as the […]Read More

Franklin High Senior soaring towards earning pilot license

While most students spent their time in COVID-related isolation watching movies, catching up of reading and doing house work, Franklin senior Amarie Rivera instead took to the skies. Amarie decided to continue her journey toward earning her pilots license by practicing on a single-engine plane all summer long. She had set a personal goal of […]Read More

Lincoln cheerleaders perform random acts of kindness

The Lincoln cheerleading squad decided to do what they do best to observe the anniversary of the August 3 attacks on El Paso — they spread cheer and joy throughout the community. The middle-school team went on a mission to do more than 400 acts of kindness continuing the momentum of El Paso Strong and honoring […]Read More

JMC gathers Soldier feedback on possible replacements for Shadow UAS

As the Army looks toward replacing the RQ-7 Shadow for brigade combat teams, the U.S. Army Joint Modernization Command is gathering Soldier feedback to make sure their warfighting needs are met. The Future Vertical Lift Cross-Functional Team is overseeing the Future Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems (FTUAS) Demonstration as part of the “buy, try, inform” assessment […]Read More