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  1. Local soldiers deploy to BahrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lincoln Times-News

    ... about the true nature of where their fathers and mothers will be for about the next year. They'll soon leave for Fort Bliss in Texas. After that comes a flight to Bahrain, a small island nation in the Middle East near the Persian Gulf, to the east ...

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  2. Iron Focus: More than 6,000 soldiers get realistic, tough training during two-week exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Las Cruces Sun-News

    A Chinook helicopter gets ready to take a load of soldiers on an air-assault mission during Iron Focus. FORT BLISS >> Seven Army Black Hawk helicopters and a Chinook fly into position, breaking the quiet of a crisp New Mexico morning, and land on a gravel road in the far reaches of the Fort Bliss training area.

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  3. Combat Aviation Brigade: Cooks considered among best in Army, get to show off during Iron FocusRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Las Cruces Sun-News

    Spc. DeAundre Langley, a cook with the 127th Aviation Support Battalion, helps to prepare a meal for the Combat Aviation Brigade during Iron Focus. FORT BLISS >> The 1st Armored Division's Combat Aviation Brigade has one of the best field kitchen teams in the entire Army.

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  4. Rep. Beto O'Rourke: Unique mission makes Fort Bliss valuable for Army and El PasoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | El Paso Times

    ... force reduction that could bring the size of our Army from 562,000 in 2012 to 420,000 by the end of the decade. Fort Bliss and White Sands Missile Range form the largest military installation in the country. At 3.3 million acres, it is larger than ...

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  5. Local disabled veteran to compete for Warrior Games in JuneRead the original story

    Saturday | Kinston Free Press

    Posey, was recognized as a Top 100 ill, injured or wounded athlete from the Army. A 10-year veteran who suffered a neck fracture, Posey will be participating in a training selection process in Fort Bliss, Tex., today through Thursday for a chance compete in the Warrior Games in June.

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  6. Vietnam veterans honored with unveiling of new memorial in Las CrucesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ... chief of the Joint Staff of the New Mexico National Guard Brig. Gen. Judy Griego, and Garrison commander of Fort Bliss Col. Michael Hester, among others. The Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce Conquistadors orchestrated a ribbon cutting ...

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  7. Eleven Hurt In Multi-Vehicle Accident On Texas Army PostRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | KWTX

    Eleven airmen were injured in an accident involving several Humvees at Fort Bliss in El Paso, a post spokesman said. All of the injured airmen were expected to be released from a hospital Thursday night, Lt.

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  8. Video: Salvation Army awards Canutillo student body with ticketsRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | ClipSyndicate

    ... back DeMarco Murray to the "Heroes for the Homeless" luncheon February 28 at 11 a.m., at the Centennial Club on Fort Bliss. Canutillo student Khori Roberts said afterward, "Crazy, especially because I just got here, everybody here is a huge Cowboys ...

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  9. Wagonmaster Brigade: New command sergeant major calls latest job a 'homecoming'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | El Paso Times

    Command Sgt. Maj. Pamela K. Williams is the senior enlisted leader for the 15th Sustainment Brigade at Fort Bliss.

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  10. 11 injured in vehicle accident in Fort BlissRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | El Paso Times

    Eleven members of the military were injured in an accident involving several Humvees Thursday afternoon in a Fort Bliss training area, a post spokesman said. Some of the injured were flown and others taken by ambulance to William Beaumont Army Medical Center, Fort Bliss spokesman Lt.

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  11. Fort Bliss briefs: Public can attend Army Warrior TrialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | El Paso Times

    Fort Bliss is hosting the 2015 Army Warrior Trials. About 100 wounded, ill and injured U.S. Army soldiers and veterans from across the United States will be competing to represent the Army at the Warrior Games which will take place in June at the Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.

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  12. Lonestar Dustoff: Aviation company to provide medical evacuation in training area, GarrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | El Paso Times

    Members of Charlie Company, 2nd Battalion, 501st Aviation Regiment stand by a HH-60L Black Hawk helicopter at Fort Bliss. They are, from left, Capt.

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  13. Local leaders stress the importance of Fort Bliss as job cuts loomRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Stars and Stripes

    Joint servicemembers and civilians move in formation during warrior task training on Fort Bliss, Texas, on March 14, 2015, as part of Operational Contract Support Joint Exercise 2015. Local leaders in El Paso, Texas, met with Department of the Army representatives to stress how troop reductions and job cuts - up to 16,000 in the worst case - at Fort Bliss would have a dramatic economic impact on the post and El Paso.

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  14. Athletes converge on Fort Bliss for 2015 Army Warrior TrialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Stars and Stripes

    Army Reserves Spc. Laurel Cox prepares to fire her arrow during archery training for the 2015 Army Trials at Milam Gym at Fort Bliss, Texas, on March 23, 2015.

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  15. Fort Bliss job cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | El Paso Times

    Local leaders met with Department of the Army representatives to stress how troop reductions and job cuts - up to 16,000 in the worse case - at Fort Bliss would have a dramatic economic impact on the post and El Paso. "The Army has some very difficult decisions to make," said Richard Dayoub, CEO and president of the Greater El Paso Chamber of Commerce.

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  16. Army Warrior TrialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | El Paso Times

    CPL Jasmine Perry works on her starts as her coach, Wayne Howard , looks on during workouts being held at Stout Track on Fort Bliss, Texas. Jeff McAuley, another track coach, works with CPL Matt Mueller .

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  17. 'Give it 110%' - Athletes converge on Fort Bliss for 2015 Army Warrior TrialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | El Paso Times

    CPL Jasmine Perry works on her starts as her coach, Wayne Howard , looks on during workouts being held at Stout Track on Fort Bliss, Texas. Jeff McAuley, another track coach, works with CPL Matt Mueller .

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  18. Editorial: Leaders will make the case for Fort BlissRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | El Paso Times

    El Paso and state leaders will make important presentations Wednesday to the Army on why Fort Bliss will continue to play a vital national security and community role in the coming years. The event is a listening session that's part of the Army's Supplemental Programmatic Environmental Assessment , which is an important part of the force restructuring that will take the Army from 570,000 soldiers to about 450,000 or fewer by 2020.

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  19. Fort Bliss brief: About 100 wounded warriors to compete at Army Warrior Trials at Fort BlissRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    Fort Bliss is hosting the 2015 Army Warrior Trials. About 100 wounded, ill and injured U.S. Army soldiers and veterans from across the United States will be competing to represent the Army at the Warrior Games which will be held at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., in June.

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  20. World War II veteran seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

    ... he had suffered no ill effects from being exposed to the atom bomb. Private First Class Silk was discharged from Fort Bliss in Rio Grande, Texas. "They offered me a promotion to corporal if I re-enlisted," he said. "I thought there were better ways ...

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