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  1. 111 Arkansas National Guard soldiers return homeRead the original story

    6 min ago | Washington Times

    ... in North Little Rock where they were greeted by hundreds of friends and family. The soldiers left on May 29 for Fort Bliss, Texas, before traveling in July to their post near Kabul, Afghanistan. One Arkansas National Guard unit - the 1038th ...

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  2. Operation Christmas Child nets nearly 8,900 shoeboxes filled with goodsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Journal-Advocate

    Fort Bliss soldiers Daniel Schwerin and Andrew Brown assist in the handling of Operation Christmas Child cartons filled with shoebox gifts Monday at the First Evangelical Free Church in Las Cruces. Nearly 8,900 children in need will receive these shoeboxes packed by individuals, churches and community groups from southwest New Mexico and El Paso.

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  3. Today In HistoryRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | KeysNews.com

    The Key West City Commission and city manager received a special invitation for a three-day Army VIP tour of Fort Bliss, Texas, and North America Defense Headquarters in Colorado. Stacy Rowell , the owner of the Ford dealership, caught a sailor walking out of his car lot with a wheel he had removed from one of the cars.

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  4. National Guardsmen Return Home for Thanksgiving after Afghanistan DeploymentRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | FOX16

    On Wednesday, the National Guard's 216 Military Police Company returned home to be reunited with friends and family. They deployed in May to Ft.

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  5. Lessons learned: TV-newspaper partner on investigative projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Poynter Online

    ... team examined five years of complaints involving soldiers from three Texas Warrior Transition Units at Fort Hood, Fort Bliss and Fort Sam Houston. The story produced a hefty 210 inch 5600-word display in the newspaper, two interactive web displays ...

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  6. Fort Bliss sending soldiers to KuwaitRead the original story

    Tuesday | Arab Times

    KUWAIT CITY, Nov 25: The Fourth Battalion, 501st Aviation Regiment - sister unit of an aviation battalion in Fort Bliss known for dispatching troops to combat Ebola in Liberia - has started preparations to send around 400 soldiers to Kuwait, according to an article in the El Paso Times. These soldiers, who are from the Pistoleros - an attack-reconnaissance battalion equipped with Apache helicopters, will be involved in a significant mission.

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  7. ROBINSON v. REIFRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | FindLaw

    ... In February 2007, Casey moved to El Paso, Texas, to live with defendant, who was stationed at the Army base at Fort Bliss. G.R. and E.R. were both born on the base. In March 2010, the family decided that Casey and the two children would move back to ...

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  8. Cassidy Gate at Fort Bliss to be closed to general public starting Dec. 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | El Paso Times

    FORT BLISS >> Starting Dec. 22, civilians who don't have a Department of Defense ID will no longer be able to use Cassidy Gate. Instead, people who use a driver's license as ID to get on the installation will be directed to nearby Sheridan gate.

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  9. Pistoleros: Fort Bliss attack-reconnaissance battalion sending 400 soldiers to KuwaitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | El Paso Times

    FORT BLISS >> An aviation battalion at Fort Bliss is getting a lot of notoriety for sending troops to Liberia to join the fight against the often-deadly Ebola virus. But a sister unit has been preparing to go overseas on what is being described as an important strategic mission too.

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  10. Complaints about wounded warriors' treatment pile upRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Dallas Morning News

    Here are excerpts taken from hundreds of complaints involving the Warrior Transition Units at Fort Hood, Fort Bliss and Fort Sam Houston, based on more than 400 pages of military documents released by the Army under the Freedom of Information Act. Included are the Army's responses to the issues that are raised.

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  11. More than 100 Fort Bliss soldiers depart for Africa to fight Ebola virusRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Ruidoso News

    EL PASO TIMES Major Heath Holt holds his daughter Lily and son Luke before joining about 120 members of Task Force Iron Knights' before they held a colors casing and departure ceremony for Soldiers supporting Operation United Assistance. The first of two main groups departing to West Africa in support of Operation United Assistance left Fort Bliss, Texas this morning.

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  12. Airman joins others in isolation at Fort Bliss after negative Ebola testRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | El Paso Times

    An airman who was taken to the hospital on Tuesday after he felt ill on a flight that arrived at Fort Bliss from an Ebola mission in West Africa has been released and has rejoined the rest of the troops at an isolation site. The airman, whose name has not been released, felt queasy after eating his lunch when the plane hit some turbulence and vomited once, Fort Bliss spokesman Lt.

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  13. Lorraine Kubala: Area bands ready for Sun Bowl ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | El Paso Times

    The most obvious public performance in the next few days will be the FirstLight Federal Credit Union Sun Bowl Parade on Thanksgiving Day. Eleven area bands will be among the many participants, with the 1st Armored Division Band from Fort Bliss, under the command of Capt.

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  14. Some see military's Ebola precautions as excessiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Windsor Beacon

    An officer who got sick on a flight back from West Africa suffered from food poisoning, not Ebola, according to the Air Force. The Air Force major was being monitored at Fort Bliss, Texas, because he became ill while returning to the U.S. with about 70 other service members, Stars and Stripes first reported Wednesday.

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  15. Burbank native competes for Army's 'Best Medic' titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Burbank Leader

    Sgt. Brian Guillen and Sgt. Zane Beach, both medics with 123rd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade, 1st Armored Division, carry a litter during the buddy run portion of the Best Medic competition at Fort Bliss, Oct. 15. Guillen and Beach took first place in the competition and will compete at Fort Sam Houston.

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  16. Arlington service held for soldier killed in Afghanistan; was known for a roaring laughRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | The Washington Post

    ... at Panera Bread, saving money before finally buying a lime-green motorcycle that he took with him to training in Fort Bliss in El Paso. He loved the bike. He once called Reading crying because he had crashed. She thought at first that he was hurt, ...

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  17. First troops secluded after return from Ebola mission releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Stars and Stripes

    Maj. Gen. Darryl Williams, commander of U.S. Army Africa, answers questions via video on Oct. 28, 2014, during a press conference at Caserma Ederle in Vicenza, Italy.

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  18. Soldiers back from Liberia completing quarantineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The United States Army

    ... from Liberia. Two remaining Soldiers from the base are still in Liberia and will undergo similar monitoring at Fort Bliss, Texas, when they return in the coming days, officials said. The Soldiers of the 688th Rapid Port Opening Element, referred to ...

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  19. Wreaths Across America: Goal is to place 6K wreaths at Fort Bliss National CemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | El Paso Times

    ... honored and remembered during the holiday season. It is spearheading the local Wreaths Across America campaign at Fort Bliss National Cemetery, just like it has since 2006. The goal is to place 6,000 wreaths at the cemetery during the holiday season ...

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  20. Fort Bliss briefs: Commando contest remembers El Paso soldierRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | El Paso Times

    The 1st Armored Division and the Fort Bliss Special Operations Recruiting Center will conduct the inaugural Staff Sgt. Joshua Mills Commando Competition from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday in and around Noel Field and the Leaders Reactionary Course.

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