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5 hrs ago | El Paso Times

220 soldiers return to Fort Bliss after nine-month deployment to Afghanistan

FORT BLISS >> Smiles, laughter, colorful signs and even some tears of joy greeted more than 220 soldiers from Fort Bliss' Bulldog Brigade as they were reunited with friends and family after a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan. An airplane, filled with Fort Bliss soldiers, landed at Biggs Army Airfield about 10 a.m. Sunday, causing a joyous reunion among military families, friends and fellow soldiers.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

El Paso Times

Reflagged supply company will help 15th Sustainment Brigade, 1AD a year early

Lt. Col. Ray Keller, commander of the 72nd Brigade Support Battalion, speaks about the re-flagging of Alpha Company to the 504th Quartermaster and Supply Company.

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El Paso Times

1,600 Fort Bliss soldiers go to Fort Knox, train future officers

Lt. Col. Brandon L. DeWind, commander of 3rd Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, led a contingent of 1,600 Fort Bliss soldiers who trained ROTC cadets at Fort Knox, Ky., this summer.

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Forbes.com

'Hiring Our Heroes' Helps Fuel Auto Dealer's Drive To Hire Veterans

I'm a proud Marine and former combat helicopter pilot. While in service, I flew more than 900 missions in Vietnam.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Daily Mail

Soldier who stabbed nine-month pregnant friend while her husband...

Inside a hoarder's home: Moving photo series chronicles the life of a compulsive collector who won't throw ANYTHING away Socialite 'balanced her checkbook as son, 8, lay dying in top Manhattan hotel bed next to her after she fed him drug overdose' First ever female vice president at the Mets claims she was fired by owner's son for being pregnant and single Are you a girl over 22? Then don't even bother with online dating: Alarming graph shows what ages we find most attractive in the opposite sex 'If you threaten America, you will find no safe haven': Obama vows to destroy ISIS with Syria airstrikes in televised address - but insists there will be 'no boots on the ground' Threat from ISIS is 'one of the most dangerous we have faced in my lifetime, and far more dangerous than the administration has been willing to admit,' says Dick Cheney The hills are alive with the sound of jihad: Police ... (more)

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Army Times

Fort Bliss soldier who stabbed pregnant woman sentenced to 30 years

A Fort Bliss soldier has been given 30 years in prison for stabbing a pregnant woman to whom he owed money. Corey Moss pleaded guilty this week to a felony charge for his attack last year of Rachel Poole at her El Paso home.

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American Digest

Nukes South of the Border Will Do, Thank You

Now comes word from Judicial Watch that ISIS is staging just across our border in Ciudad Juarez, and that increased chatter has authorities alarmed that an imminent attack, possibly against Fort Bliss in El Paso, is coming. Oh, and Thursday is 9/11.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Las Cruces Sun-News

Fort Bliss commander: Change in gate security not a response to threats

Here the lines begin to back up at the Sergeant Major gate and post officials want to remind motorists to leave extra time to get onto the installation and that they may be picked for a random search upon entry, which has always been the policy. FORT BLISS >> The new gate policy at Fort Bliss, which took effect Monday, is about improving the post's "foxhole" or strategic position and protecting soldiers, families and civilians who live, work and visit there, its new commanding general said Tuesday.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

KSLA-TV Shreveport

Fort Bliss increases security procedures

Louisiana State Troopers intercepted a trunk full of hydroponic marijuana and a stash of weed-infused snacks during a traffic stop on Interstate 20 in Bossier Parish on Monday. Louisiana State Troopers intercepted a trunk full of hydroponic marijuana and a stash of weed-infused snacks during a traffic stop on Interstate 20 in Bossier Parish on Monday.

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Examiner.com

Fort Bliss denies new increased security due to ISIS threat

Fort Bliss, Texas, officials are insisting that today's added security measures at the Army post are "coincidental" to a recent ISIS threat on the other side of the globe. Having said that, they continued with restricted access through six of the post's gates to Department of Defense card holders only.

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El Paso Times

Woman testifies about Fort Bliss soldier's brutal attack

A woman brutally stabbed by a Fort Bliss soldier over a debt he owed her tearfully described her injuries in court on Monday. Rachel Poole was the first witness in the trial of Corey Bernard Moss, 20. Moss admitted to stabbing Poole several times at her Northeast El Paso home last year.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

El Paso Times

Fort Bliss soldier looks back on 9/11, uses art to bring healing to community

FORT BLISS >> Thirteen years ago, Sgt. Ron Kelsey was a college student and an Army reservist doing an art internship in New York City when al-Qaeda terrorists hijacked two airplanes and flew them into the twin towers of the World Trade Center.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

Lucianne.com

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The 45 UN peacekeepers from Fiji who were abducted by Al Qaeda-linked Al-Nusra Front rebel forces on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights last Wednesday are to "stand trial" under sharia , according to a Britain-based monitoring group.[Snip] It was revealed on Monday that the rebels issued three demands for the release of the peacekeepers: to be taken off the UN terrorist list, delivery of humanitarian aid to parts of the Syrian capital Damascus, and compensation for three of its fighters it says were killed in a shootout with UN officers.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

El Paso Times

Soldier, NCO of Year: 2nd Brigade soldiers take top honors for Fort Bliss, 1AD

Sgt. Khano Neal, left, and Pfc. Matthew Shin were named the Fort Bliss and 1st Armored Division's NCO and Soldier of the Year, respectively.

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9Down.Com

Fort Bliss 2014 DVDRip XviD-EVO

Plot: After returning home from an extended tour in Afghanistan, a decorated U.S. Army medic and single mother struggles to rebuild her relationship with her young son.

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The Daily Caller

If There's No Imminent Threat To Our Southern Border, Why Is Ft. Bliss Stepping Up Security?

Just hours before the start of the Labor Day weekend, Judicial Watch learned through a network of sensitive sources that an operational element of the terror army "ISIS" was active in the Mexican border city of Juarez - a stone's throw across the Rio Grande from El Paso, Texas. According to our well-sourced information, the Juarez ISIS element is planning an imminent terror strike somewhere on the border.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

El Paso Times

Fort Bliss a pioneer for Army with new division artillery format

FORT BLISS >> Fort Bliss is leading the way on how the Army will train and fight with artillery and other fires capabilities in the future.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

KXAN-TV Austin

Fort Bliss amps up security over holiday weekend

Spokesman Ltc. Lee Peters says the U.S. Army post has closed some entry gates to non-Defense Department personnel, and increased random vehicle searches through Tuesday.

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El Paso Times

2 gates at Fort Bliss restricted until 5 a.m. Tuesday

Two gates to Fort Bliss that have been open to civilian traffic will be restricted to individuals with Department of Defense IDs through 5 a.m.Tuesday, post officials announced this morning.

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