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2 hrs ago | El Paso Times

New Warrior Transition Battalion commander says caring for wounded part of Army 'covenant'

Lt. Col. Randall Snow, left, is the new commander of the Warrior Transition Battalion at Fort Bliss.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

University of Nebraska Press

From the desk of Ryan H. Edgington

Ryan H. Edgingtonis a visiting assistant professor of history at Macalester College.

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The News Item

U.S. Army

Col. Patrick L. Gaydon, a native of Muncy who has relatives in the Shamokin area, took over as the new commander of the 41st Field Artillery Brigade at Fort Hood on July 31. Gaydon succeeded Col.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

El Paso Times

Diablo Battalion provides specialized support for rest of 2nd Brigade

Lt. Col. Jim Riely talks about his plans after taking command of the 2nd Brigade Special Troops Battalion.

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El Paso Times

El Pasoan takes over as senior enlisted soldier with original THAAD battery

First Sgt. Benjamin Olivares is the new senior enlisted soldier with A Battery, 4th Air Defense Artillery Regiment and a 1995 graduate of Eastwood High School in El Paso.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Deming Headlight

NMSU classes offered at Fort Bliss

NMSU Photo NMSU Army ROTC Cadet Larry Baca demonstrates use of podcasting as an educational tool.

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El Paso Times

El Pasoans rally behind Fort Bliss in face of possible new BRAC

Commission Clerk Dwight Clark, State Representative and Chairman Jose Menendez, and State Representative Nicole Collier listen to remarks by Keith Graf, Director of the Texas Military Preparedness Commission and Tom Thomas Civilian Aide to the Secretry of the Army during the Committee on Defnese and Veterans' Affairs hearing held at the El Paso ... (more)

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

El Paso Times

Army band

FORT BLISS >> One of the most recognizable and busiest units at Fort Bliss wants to bring the installation and the El Paso community together to celebrate the end of summer.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

KVIA-TV El Paso

Nearly 20 Ft. Bliss majors pushed out of Army

At least 18 majors at Ft. Bliss have been told that they will have to leave the Army as the Pentagon reduces America's armed forces across the board.

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KCEN

Ft. Hood Says Goodbye to Lt. Gen Milley, Welcomes New Commander

III Corps and Fort Hood is beginning a new chapter with a change of command on Friday, saying goodbye to Lt.

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El Paso Times

Fort Bliss briefs: Theory of a Deadman headlines Rock the Fort

Theory of a Deadman will headline the Rock the Fort concert Saturday at Biggs Park, 11388 Sergeant Major Blvd. Gates open at 4 p.m. and music begins at 5. Tickets cost $5 for Department of Defense ID cardholders and $8 for all others.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

El Paso Times

Iron Soldier Strong: Web portal aims to help young leaders teach classes in strength, resilience

Fort Bliss and 1st Armored Division Command Sgt. Maj. Lance P. Lehr shows the Iron Soldier Strong portal.

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El Paso Times

Iron Knights' new commander trumpets unique opportunity with top-notch unit

A new combined arms battalion commander with 2nd Brigade said he's inherited a "phenomenal organization" that is part of a brigade with a unique mission.

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Deming Headlight

Group plans air show in village

Courtesy Photo The Al Paso Amigo Airsho management team, from left, Pancho Mangan, CEO; John Payne, operations manager and chairman Lt.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

El Paso Times

Fort Bliss should be 'OK' during challenges, future changes, Maj. Gen. Twitty says

FORT BLISS >> Even as the Army enters a period of uncertainty with the drawdown in Afghanistan, plans to reduce the size of its force and budget cuts, Fort Bliss will be "OK" and will continue to "play a vital role" in the nation's defense, said the post's new commanding general on Wednesday.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

El Paso Times

New era: Fort Bliss says goodbye to MacFarland, welcomes Twitty back

Outgoing Fort Bliss Commander Maj. Gen. Sean MacFarland, left, rides with incoming commander Maj.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Long Time Coming

In a brief ceremony at the beginning of Cattaraugus-Little Valley Central School's 2014 Commencement ceremony, 80-year-old Eugene Kennison was awarded an honorary high school diploma by Superintendent Jon Peterson.

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Texas Tribune

In El Paso, a Plan for a Homeless Shelter With Female Veterans in Mind

Slightly more than a decade ago, Hope Jackson, who reached the rank of lieutenant colonel in the Army, was serving in the Middle East and entertaining thoughts of retiring to her native Florida after 25 years in the military.

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

El Paso Times

Fort Bliss commander Maj. Gen. Sean B. MacFarland looks back on his 14-month tenure

FORT BLISS >> Maj. Gen. Sean B. MacFarland, the commanding general for Fort Bliss and the 1st Armored Division, is heading off to a new assignment triggered by a promotion and is saying goodbye to his "Army home" about 10 months earlier than he or almost anyone else expected.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

KCEN

LTG Milley Moves On To Fort Bragg

Lt. Gen. Mark A. Milley, commanding general of III Corps and Fort Hood, was confirmed for promotion to general and assignment as the commanding general of United States Army Forces Command, Fort Bragg, N.C., on July 24. Maj.

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