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  1. On Memorial Day, Bay City residents remember family, military service and a locksmithRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | MLive.com

    ... like Harold Averill. The 83-year-old U.S. Army veteran, who fought in Korea, once led color guard ceremonies at Fort Bliss in Texas in front of more than 10,000 troops. Following the playing of Taps, people who attended found someone they knew to ...

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  2. David Burge: Remembering the real meaning of Memorial DayRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | El Paso Times

    Memorial Day is not about thanking a living veteran for their service or recognizing an active-duty soldier from Fort Bliss you see around town. They have their own holidays - Armed Forces Day which was last weekend and Veterans Day in November.

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  3. Commander of Fort Bliss' Liberia mission ready for next assignment, reflects on past two yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | El Paso Times

    ... Reeder. Alpha Company is the 1st Armored Division's only command aviation company. (David Burge - El Paso Times) FORT BLISS >> The past two years have been a blur for the officer who led the Fort Bliss contingent to Liberia in West Africa last fall ...

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  4. Trish Long: Memorial Day 1915 included Civil War vets, PershingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | El Paso Times

    ... Veterans and members of other patriotic societies, as well as nearly all of the officers of the regular army from Fort Bliss, were present. A military band opened the program at Evergreen Cemetery with a selection. The invocation was then pronounced ...

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  5. General salutes cadets with a song at West Point graduationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Times Herald-Record

    ... “I feel awesome. It's a surreal feeling,” said Michael Ugenyi of Atlanta, whose next stop will be Fort Bliss in Texas for field artillery training. “I feel relieved,” said Christmas Linzy of Houston, who also will be ...

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  6. Group protests deaths by law-enforcement officers in El PasoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | El Paso Times

    A group of activists protested outside the El Paso County Jail Friday to bring attention to several deaths involving law enforcement officers, including the death of a Fort Bliss solider who died in 2012 while in jail custody. More than 20 people at the protest carried signs in honor of Army Sgt. 5 comments

  7. Protesters at EP County JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | El Paso Times

    A group of activists protested outside the El Paso County Jail on Friday to bring attention to several deaths involving law enforcement officers, including the death of a Fort Bliss solider who died in 2012 while in jail custody. More than 20 people at the protest carried signs in honor of Army Sgt.

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  8. Holland Memorial Day ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | WHTC

    ... to George Patton's 4th Armored Division in France, Belgium and Germany. Vande Water served in the U.S. Army in Fort Bliss from 1952 to 1954. Kuiper went on to form Zeeland Industries and Vande Water spent four decades as an editor at the Holland ...

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  9. Fort Bliss briefs: Volunteer fair aims to connect youth to nonprofitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | El Paso Times

    The Army Volunteer Corps and Child, Youth and School Services are teaming up to put on the Fort Bliss Youth Volunteer Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 30 at the Replica School Age Services Building, 5037 Sheridan Road. The free event will focus on connecting youth, starting at 13 years old, with nonprofits within the Fort Bliss and El Paso communities which need volunteers.

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  10. Fort Bliss soldiers arrested in El Paso gunshots caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Stars and Stripes

    The two men arrested in connection with gunshots fired into the air at Union Plaza during the weekend are Fort Bliss soldiers, an Army spokesman said. Jerry Michael Lawrence, 25, and Harold Boga, 22, were arrested on suspicion of discharging a firearm in a municipality.

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  11. Furniture Row Racing to Honor Fallen Colorado SoldierRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Paddock Talk

    ... Adams State University in Alamosa, Colo. on a football scholarship. His first Army stop was basic training at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas where he served as a squad leader. He also spent time in Fort Benning, Ga. and Fort Polk, La., earning a ...

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  12. Field of Honor: Slain command sergeant major has name added to wall at Fort BlissRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | El Paso Times

    Calvin Barreras looks at the Field of Honor Memorial at Fort Bliss where his father Command Sgt. Maj. Martin Barreras' name was added.

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  13. Bliss soldiers arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | El Paso Times

    The two men arrested in connection with gunshots fired into the air at Union Plaza during the weekend are Fort Bliss soldiers, an Army spokesman said. Jerry Michael Lawrence, 25, and Harold Boga, 22, were arrested on suspicion of discharging a firearm in a municipality.

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  14. Ouisa Davis: Pandering reaches new low with Jade Helm 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | El Paso Times

    ... Forces units. It is nothing new; large troop training exercises regularly occur throughout the U.S. In fact, Fort Bliss hosts one of the largest stateside Army regional training centers. I first heard of the planned operation from a colleague who ...

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  15. Brigade Modernization Command: Commanding general gets promoted to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | El Paso Times

    ... McMaster Jr. during his promotion ceremony at Memorial Circle. Maj. Gen. John W. Charlton, commanding general of Fort Bliss' Brigade Modernization Command, never in his wildest dreams thought he would become a two-star general when he commissioned ...

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  16. 2nd Armored Brigade: Bliss' top two rangers say they had eyes opened at Army-wide contest at BenningRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | El Paso Times

    El Paso Times 1st Lt. Brett Schuck, left, and 1st Lt. Christian Groom, both with 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, are Fort Bliss' best rangers.

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  17. Fitch Rates Socorro ISD, TX's ULT Bonds 'AAA' PSF/'AA-' Underlying; Outlook StableRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | Business Wire

    ... bonds rated 'AA' with a Stable Outlook by Fitch) in an arid ranching area that includes a portion of the Fort Bliss military installation and the Briggs Army Airfield. The district includes the city of Socorro, Horizon City, a portion of the city of ...

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  18. Former homeless veteran earns two NMSU degrees, pays it forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ... in a combat hospital. Rollins returned from deployment and started developing health problems while stationed at Fort Bliss, eventually leading to an honorable discharge in 2002. "It totally took me by surprise no planning whatsoever," she said. ...

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  19. Operation Jade Helm 15: Military training exercise or martial law? Ask the InternetRead the original story

    Saturday May 9 | Stars and Stripes

    ... Greg Abbott - who presides over a state that is home to 1.7 million military veterans, along with Fort Hood and Fort Bliss - ordered the commander of the Texas State Guard to monitor the exercises and give him "regular updates" on the "progress and ...

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  20. Commentary: Why did GOP cave to delusional?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | The Daily Record

    ... summer. Probably because there's lithium in the water, stuff like this rarely happens out in El Paso -- home of Fort Bliss, the 1,700-square-mile HQ of the 1st Armored Division. But just across the border in Chihuahua, according to the Family ...

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