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Fort Bliss, Texas is located in El Paso County. Zip codes in Fort Bliss, TX include 79906, 79918, and 79916. More Fort Bliss information.

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Friday Jul 18 | El Paso Times

Maj. Gen. Stephen M. Twitty named Fort Bliss commanding general

The U.S. Army Chief of Staff announced on Friday a new commanding general for the 1st Armored Division at Fort Bliss.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

El Paso Times

4th Brigade's new operations officer has ties to Africa, Middle East

Maj. Jay Bessey is the operations officer for the 4th Armored Brigade Combat Team.

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El Paso Times

Bliss briefs: Newcomers can learn about Fort Bliss, El Paso on Aug. 5

Soldiers, civilians and families who are new to El Paso and Fort Bliss can discover more about their new home at the 10th annual Bienvenidos a Bliss Relocation Fair.

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Washington Times

American Spartan: Man served in Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines

Staff Sgt. Jesus Yanez could arguably be called an American Spartan for the depth and breadth of his military service.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

El Paso Times

Flash flood advisory issued for El Paso

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood advisory for parts of El Paso this afternoon as thunderstorms move through the area.

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El Paso Times

Country megastar Tracy Lawrence coming to El Paso

Country music star Tracy Lawrence will play a free show in El Paso Aug. 21 at Freedom Crossing at Fort Bliss.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

El Paso Times

Fort Bliss: Cavalry squadron reaches back to past with Spur Ride

MCGREGOR RANGE, N.M.>> A tradition-rich cavalry unit from Fort Bliss reached back into its own past and the history of the cavalry service last week.

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Stars and Stripes

A 17-year medical mission from Calif. to Vietnam

Once a month, Dr. Le Thi Ngoc Anh of Hanoi loads a van full of medical supplies and a few other health care providers and heads for the mountains about an hour's drive from the Vietnamese capital.

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American Thinker

Militarize Our Border? O'Reilly, Here's Your Plan

Bill O'Reilly almost nightly calls for the militarization of our southern border, but he never has any guests to explain how this could be done.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

El Paso Times

World Cup: Two sites host viewing parties for Germany vs. Argentina World Cup final

The city will have a strong showing for the German squad at Fort Bliss where the German Air Force used to host their Oktoberfest celebrations.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

El Paso Times

In brief: 11th Brigade to have change of command today

The 11th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, the Army's largest air defense brigade with nearly 3,000 soldiers, will have a change of command at 9 a.m. today at Noel Field on West Fort Bliss.

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El Paso Times

Oktoberfest celebration planned at El Paso County Coliseum

John Hernandez of Howl at the Moon Promotions, Marco Andresen, Live Events Texas representative, Brian Kennedy, president and CEO of the El Paso Sports Commission and James Smith, vice-president/director of Operations for the El Paso Sports Commission, address the media on the new location for the Authentic El Paso Oktoberfest which will be held at ... (more)

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Tama News-Herald

Wanda Judge

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, July 14, 2014, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home in Marshalltown.

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World Magazine

A life worth living

For a decade my father was unable to walk or communicate, but who is to say he had no good quality of life? I knew exactly what they meant, the preacher and the lawyer, about my father's quality of life in the years before he died.

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El Paso Times

Helicopter pilot honored for actions in Afghanistan

Chief Warrant Officer 2 William C. Bezold III receives the Broken Wing Award from Col.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

El Paso Times

Fort Bliss commander up for promotion to three-star general

FORT BLISS >> The commanding general of Fort Bliss and the 1st Armored Division is up for a promotion, and it could have a ripple effect at the post and across the Army.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

El Paso Times

Jurors sentence woman for 2012 intoxicated manslaughter of Fort Bliss soldier

Jurors on Wednesday sentenced a woman to 12 years in prison after she admitted to causing the crash that killed a Fort Bliss soldier in 2012.

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Journal-Advocate

Rotary Club honors WWII veteran

The Anthony Rotary Club honored Earl Frank Smythe, center, at their 40th birthday dinner on June 26. Smythe was a bombardier during WWII.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

New Jersey Herald

Chaplain finds canine partner helps erode barriers

It's not just a people problem: Growing rates of obesity in pets have led to the emergence of fat farms offering "pawlates," "doga" and "Barko Polo," doggie versions of Pilates, yoga and Marco Polo to help slim down man's best friend.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

El Paso Times

El Paso's Kseniya Melnik recieving praise for first book 'Snow In May'

At 31, Melnik - a West El Paso resident - has recently published her first book, "Snow In May," a collection of nine connected stories.

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Flash Flood Warning for El Paso County was issued at July 22 at 7:22PM CDT

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