• September 28, 2020

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Army Reserve Chicago-based command acquires new mission at Fort Bliss

FORT BLISS – News stories reporting on military units preparing for overseas deployments or returning back home have been a fairly common story throughout the last two decades. What is not so commonly seen is the Soldiers, Department of the Army Civilians or contractors who undergo the mobilization process, individually, at the CONUS Replacement Center, […]Read More

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

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

Artist creating Vanessa Guillén mural near Fort Bliss

Murals are popping up across the country to honor Army Spc. Vanessa Guillén, who went missing in April while stationed at Fort Hood. Her dismembered remains were later found in June. Now, El Paso, home to a military base of its own, has a mural dedicated to Guillén. “All I did was ask my community […]Read More

AR program workout uses boulders, buckets and bedsheets as gym

ARLINGTON, Va., — Boulders, buckets and bedsheets may not seem like workout equipment, but that is exactly how Soldiers assigned to the Soldier Recovery Unit at Fort Bliss can use them during an innovative at-home body-weight workout. Such ingenuity has been paramount as adaptive reconditioning programs provide classes and activities virtually during the COVID-19 pandemic. […]Read More

White Sands Missile Range celebrates 75th Anniversary

WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M. – White Sands Missile Range leaders celebrated the 75th Anniversary of the range during a small ceremony July 9 in front of Headquarters Building 100. The range was originally established as the White Sands Proving Ground on July 9, 1945. For the past 75 years, thousands of military personnel and […]Read More

NCOLCoE at Fort Bliss holds virtual hall of honor ceremony

FORT BLISS —The NCO Leadership Center of Excellence held a virtual ceremony on June 17, for two individuals inducted into the NCOLCoE Hall of Honor. Since May 2006, the NCOLCoE selects only those rare individuals whose unique and extraordinary accomplishments, separate them from all others as they have left a significant lasting positive impact on […]Read More

1st Armored Division marks Ninth Anniversary at Fort Bliss

FORT BLISS, Texas – America’s Tank Division marks the nine year anniversary of its historic return to U.S. soil after serving four decades abroad on May 13th. After 1st Armored Division cased the colors on May 13, 2011 at Wiesbaden Army Airfield in Germany, the division command team uncased the colors to the booms of […]Read More