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  1. Nearly 500 Fort Bliss troops heading to Africa to aid in Ebola outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | El Paso Times

    Nearly 500 service members from Fort Bliss will be deploying to Africa as part of the U.S. effort to stop the spread of the deadly Ebola virus, according to a statement issued by U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, this afternoon. Fort Bliss officials were not immediately available to confirm the information.

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  2. Review: Fort BlissRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate

    Review FORT BLISS Michelle Monaghan, Ron Livingston, Manolo Cardona, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Pablo Schreiber, Oakes Fegley Directed by Claudia Myers Writer-director-producer Claudia Myers knows a thing or two about t he military. She has worked with veterans and active members of the armed forces to make several military documentaries including "The Long Road Back," "Women At War," and "Outside The Wire."

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  3. Photo Gallery: Toms River Volunteer Firefighter, Army PFC John Mount, Welcomed Home From AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Army Private First Class John Mount, a Toms River resident and volunteer firefighter, received a warm welcome home on Friday evening. Mount, who is stationed at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas, had returned to Texas two weeks ago after a seven-month deployment to Afghanistan.

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  4. 'Fort Bliss' -- A Grounded Movie Gets Theatrical RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Roll Call

    Call it the little movie that could. "Fort Bliss," a feature film about an Army medic/single mom returning stateside after a tour in Afghanistan and struggling with re-entry, is enjoying a theatrical release in Washington, continuing its rise from festival favorite and video on demand to big screens.

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  5. NAACPRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | El Paso Times

    ... through Saturday at the Wyndham Airport Hotel, 2027 Airway. "We had a banquet in August at the Centennial on Fort Bliss and this is the continuation. We are not only hosting the conference but we were the first (chapter) in the state of Texas," said ...

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  6. 7 in 10 U.S. Troops Oppose Boots on the Ground in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Time

    ... , but for our job, we should have stayed until it was secure," said Army Capt. Eric Hatch, a logistics officer at Fort Bliss, Texas. "I think we were close to being done [in 2011], but I think we could have stayed another year or two."

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  7. Ramon Renteria: UTEP at 100 - Transforming lives and suenos with an international flavorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | El Paso Times

    Maybe it's the international sabor that makes the University of Texas at El Paso stand out and shine as algo muy Twenty-one students - all male - reported for classes at the State School of Mines and Metallurgy at the El Paso Military Institute east of Fort Bliss. Just prior to 1914, El Paso and its leaders pledged to train and supply skilled technicians to help run the growing, prosperous mining industry in the neighboring Mexican state of Chihuahua and elsewhere in the region.

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  8. Books Are GEMSRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | El Paso Times

    ... the damaged roof and ceiling, Enriquez said. Books Are GEMS works with First Books, a national nonprofit group, Fort Bliss, El Paso Community College and others to help distribute books to children in El Paso and low-income communities in the ...

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  9. Jessica Molinar Munoz: Classes at UTEP started 100 years ago todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | El Paso Times

    ... it started Sept. 28." On that Monday, 21 students walked onto the El Paso Military Institute campus, east of Fort Bliss, for their first day of class. Students met their classmates for the first time and 11 of the students participated in football ...

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  10. Lower Valley nonprofit bookstore bouncing back after recent floods damage inventoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | El Paso Times

    ... building, donated space to the organization. Books Are GEMS works with First Books, a national nonprofit group, Fort Bliss, El Paso Community College and others to help distribute books to children in El Paso and low-income communities in the ...

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  11. Army soldier surprises mom at workRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KRNV-TV Reno

    ... a joy of mine to see my mom freak out and cry here or there," Christopher said. Christopher is based in Texas at Fort Bliss and returned to American soil on September 11. He finally made his way home Friday. Candi's boss of four years was delighted ...

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  12. Soldier Surprises Mom After HomecomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | KOLO-TV Reno

    ... Stone, who just returned from a tour of duty in Afghanistan, is hiding around the corner. Stone is stationed at Fort Bliss in El Paso and had not told his mom he was even back in the US. When asked if she had any idea this was happening, Dale ...

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  13. Guant namo medics: Forced-feedings arena t tortureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | The Miami Herald

    ... "and took it like a champ." "It's a life-saving tool if you ask me," said Branson, whose troops deployed from Fort Bliss, Texas. "We see it every day and we know it's not as bad as they make it out to be." The captives' lawyers say their clients ...

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  14. Feds in El Paso: Rep. O'Rourke Called to Ban Contact with Judicial WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Judicial Watch

    Federal law enforcement sources in El Paso say that a United States congressman called their office to prohibit contact with Judicial Watch in the aftermath of a disturbing story confirming that Islamic terrorists are operating in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez. Sources tell JW that Beto O'Rourke, a Democrat who represents El Paso in the U.S. House of Representatives, telephoned the area offices of the Federal Bureau of Investigation , Homeland Security Investigations and the U.S. Border Patrol in an effort to identify-and evidently intimidate-sources that may have been used by JW.

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  15. Military Experts: With ISIS in El Paso, Ft. Bliss in Danger of Terrorist AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | Judicial Watch

    The recent increase in security at a key Army base near a Mexican border city where Islamic terrorists are confirmed to be operating and planning an attack on the United States indicates that the facility is a target, according to senior military experts contacted by Judicial Watch. Last week JW reported that the militant group Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria is working in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez and planning to attack the United States with car bombs or other vehicle borne improvised explosive devices .

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  16. Fort Bliss briefs: Retiree Appreciation Day is SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | El Paso Times

    Fort Bliss will have its annual Retiree Appreciation Day from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy. The free event is open to all military retirees, widows, family members and survivors.

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  17. Senior enlisted soldier for BMC says it will be tough to put El Paso in 'rearview mirror'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | El Paso Times

    Command Sgt. Maj. William R. "Ron" Hambrick Jr. said leaving Fort Bliss and El Paso will be harder this time around.

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  18. 'Fort Bliss': Emotionally fulfillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Examiner.com

    "Promise you won't die" says little Paul to his mom in " Fort Bliss " before she sets off to work. Written and directed by Claudia Myers , "Fort Bliss" is the so very realistic look of what it's like for a parent to leave his or her family for a long period of time and how difficult it is to reconnect once the parent is home.

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  19. Border agency swears in new El Paso field directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    LAS CRUCES >> The U.S. Customs and Border Protection formally swore in its new director of field operations for El Paso during a Tuesday change-of-command ceremony at Fort Bliss. Hector A. Mancha Jr., who began his career with the agency in 1991, assumed his new role as director of field operations early Tuesday after reciting the oath of office.

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  20. Woman Feels Son's Heartbeat 2 Years After His DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    ... Antonio Brown, is buried. He returned home from serving in Iraq but was killed, by a stray bullet just outside of Fort Bliss in Texas. He served his country, and by donating his organs, is saving lives today. And now, Stephanie's learned just what a ...

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