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19 hrs ago | The Bayonet

MCoE bids farewell to Chief of Armor

Soldiers, veterans, Family members and others from across the tricommunity area came together to bid farewell to Armor School commandant and 48th Chief of Armor Brig.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Benning, US Army, Chattahoochee County, GA, Fort Benning, GA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

El Paso Times

Planes down: 1950s saw 2 notable military crashes near El Paso

MS. LONG, >> Can you find any information about a plane crash involving a F-86 fighter from Cannon AFB? It happened on Armed Forces Day at a Fort Bliss gunnery range.

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Related Topix: El Paso, TX, Air Accidents, US Military, US Army, Fort Bliss, TX

Fri Jul 25, 2014

El Paso Times

Fort Bliss briefs: The Old Fort Bliss Cigar Co. store celebrates two-year anniversary

The Old Fort Bliss Cigar Co. at Freedom Crossing will celebrate its two-year anniversary from 5 to 10 tonight and again at the same time on Saturday night.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military, Fort Bliss, TX

El Paso Times

New Cobra Strike commander wants to take 'winning team' to next level

Lt. Col. Glenn Henke is the new commander of the 1st Battalion, 43rd Air Defense Artillery Regiment.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Bliss, TX, Fort Leavenworth, Command and General Staff College, Peterson Air Force Base, US Air Force

TIME.com

Quadruple Threat: Soldier, Sailor, Airman and Marine, All Rolled into One

Despite the Pentagon's nonstop jawboning about joint operations-where the military's four sister services cooperate to prevail on the battlefield-those with time in uniform will tell you that each service is like a foreign land to the other three.

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Related Topix: Uzbekistan Travel, Travel, Afghanistan Travel, Asia Travel, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan Travel, World News, Afghanistan, US Military, US Navy, US Army, US Air Force

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Deadline

Hot Trailer: 'Fort Bliss'

Michelle Monaghan stars as a decorated Army medic who returns from a 15-month tour of duty in Afghanistan and tries desperately to reconnect with her 5-year-old son, who initially wants nothing to do with her.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military

Ledger-Enquirer.com

On Friday, Fort Benning sends off departing armor chief

ROBIN TRIMARCHI rtrimarchi@ledger-enquirer.com Brig. Gen. Leopoldo Quintas, commandant of the U.S. Army Armor School and Chief of Armor, uncases his general officer flag during his promotion ceremony Friday at McGinnis-Wickham Hall, the headquarters for the Maneuver Center of Excellence.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Benning, US Army, Command and General Staff College, Camp Red Cloud, Fort Bliss, TX

El Paso Times

Fort Bliss, 1st Armored Division to hold change of command ceremony Aug. 5

Command of Fort Bliss and the 1st Armored Division will be transferred during a ceremony scheduled for 9 a.m. on Aug. 5 at Noel Field on West Fort Bliss.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Bliss, TX, Fort Hood, TX, Fort Hood

Deming Headlight

NMSU veteran, military programs carry priority

NMSU students and employees turn out for a special Veteran's Day picnic near Garcia Annex in honor of U.S. military veterans.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, New Mexico State University, US Military, Fort Jackson, US Army

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Army Times

As 212th Fires Brigade re-flags, DIVARTYs begin a comeback

The Salute Battery of 4th Battalion, 27th Field Artillery Regiment renders honors during the re-flagging of 212th Fires Brigade to 1st Armored Division Artillery on Wednesday Fort Bliss, Texas.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Bliss, TX, Iraq, World News

Marine Corps Times

Guardsmen will not patrol border to catch illegal immigrants

A Fort Bliss soldiers is seen observing along the border in 2012, as part of 'Operation Nimbus II,' where active-duty soldiers from Fort Hood, Texas, and Fort Bliss provided air and ground reconnaissance and surveillance support to the Border Patrol.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Military, US Army, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, US National Guard

Fri Jul 18, 2014

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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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Bliss, TX

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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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Bliss, TX

El Paso Times

2nd Brigade gets new command team, tests equipment during Network Integration Evaluation

Maj. Gen. Sean B. MacFarland, left, thanks 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division outgoing commander Col.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Eustis, US Army

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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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Bliss, TX, El Paso, TX

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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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Bliss, TX

El Paso Times

Johann M. Ehler the Revolutionary War vet nearby

DEAR TRISH >> What is the story with Johann M. Ehler, the American Revolutionary War vet buried at Fort Bliss National Cemetery? "On Friday, April 5, 1833, an elderly Michael Ehler appeared in an Indiana circuit court to tell the story of his service in the Revolutionary War.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army

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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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Huachuca, US Army, Camp Pendleton, Fort Carson, Fort Hood, Fort Bliss, TX

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Petaluma360

A 17-year medical mission from Santa Rosa 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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Related Topix: Santa Rosa, CA, Pediatrics, Medicine, Life, Food, Nutrition, US Military, US Army, Veteran Affairs

Fri Jul 11, 2014

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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Related Topix: El Paso County, TX, Beer, Drink, US Military, US Army, Fort Bliss, TX

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