• June 16, 2022

Tags : 1AD

Fort Bliss’ 1AD bids farewell to deputy commanding general

FORT BLISS  – Maj. Gen. Sean Bernabe, senior commander, 1st Armored Division and Fort Bliss hosted a retreat ceremony to bid farewell to Brig. Gen. Matthew Eichburg, deputy commanding general-operations, on May 12. The retreat ceremony is a tradition as old as the U.S. Army itself, signaling an end to the work day and, in […]Read More

1AD Officer selected for Brevet Promotion

FORT BLISS —Lt. Col. Bryan W. Frizzelle, 1st Armored Division Operations and Training Officer and native of Columbia, Maryland, was promoted to Colonel by Maj. Gen. John B. Richardson IV, deputy commanding general, III Corps and Fort Hood, Texas, in a ceremony held at 1st AD headquarters October 16. Frizzelle was one of 14 Lieutenant […]Read More

Fort Bliss’ Aviation Brigade prepares to head to areas hit

Fort Bliss – The 2-501 General Support Aviation Battalion of the 1st Armored Division based at Fort Bliss will send a contingent of helicopters and personnel at the direction of US Northern Command to Fort Hood. “The 1AD Combat Aviation Brigade, ‘Iron Eagles’ train to be ready for any mission, any time, any place. Whether […]Read More

To lead and direct: 1st Armored Division change of command

FORT BLISS  – As the midsummer sun scorched the sands of Fort Bliss, Texas, the 1st Armored Division remained committed to the endurance of legacy and celebration of leadership as it held a division change of command ceremony, July 28. The ceremony celebrated the outstanding leadership of Maj. Gen. Patrick E. Matlock, the outgoing commanding […]Read More

Threads and Treads: 1st Armored Division Insignia turns 80

FORT BLISS, Texas – America’s Tank Division will be toasting “cheers to 80 years” this Jul. 15 in commemoration of eight decorated decades of service. Famously known by the moniker “Old Ironsides”, the 1st Armored Division is the oldest, most recognizable armor division in the U.S. Army. OLD IRONSIDES DESIGNATION As part of the mechanization […]Read More