• May 28, 2022

Tags : 1st Armored Division

Fort Bliss Combat Medic renders aid in accident

FORT BLISS – The combat medic is considered to be the backbone of Army medicine. Soldiers holding the combat medic (68W) military occupation specialty are the first responders to treat service members in combat, with many units often giving their medics the nickname ‘Doc’ to signify the importance of their role in treating those that […]Read More

1st Armored Division Soldier dies at Fort Bliss

Officials with Fort Bliss announced Thursday that a soldier assigned to the 1st Armored Division died June 21. “Our deepest condolences go out to the family, friends, and fellow soldiers of Pvt. Marriah Pouncy. Pvt. Pouncy was a committed soldier, friend, and valued member of the Iron Eagle Team. Her loss is not just felt […]Read More

1st Armored Division announces death of Noncommissioned Officer

Sunday afternoon, officials with the 1st Armored Division (1AD) announced the death of a noncommissioned officer at Fort Bliss. 27 year old Staff Sgt. John D.S. Bailey was found dead on January  14, in an on-post residence on Fort Bliss. Staff Sgt. Bailey was pronounced dead by Fort Bliss Department of Emergency Services personnel. “We […]Read More

Ft. Bliss’s 2ABCT helps train Kuwait National Guard on weapons

In a socially distanced ceremony full of senior military leaders from the Kuwait National Guard and 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Soldiers of the KNG were awarded course completion certificates near Kuwait City, Kuwait on December 7, 2020. Kuwait National Guard Soldiers completed a week-long familiarization course on the M242 Bushmaster weapon […]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