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  1. Military Matters: Army to Build Airport Exclusively for DronesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | KIII

    ... this, the only planes coming and going will be drones. The drone airport will serve the First Armored Division at Fort Bliss. It's getting 9 Gray Eagle drones next year. In the army they're called Unmanned Arial Surveillance systems or UAS. Gannett ...

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  2. Cassidy gate becomes limited-access gate starting MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | El Paso Times

    FORT BLISS >> If you are a civilian motorist and use a driver's license to get on to Fort Bliss, you will need to alter your routine starting Monday if you use Cassidy gate. Cassidy gate, which has been the chief access point to West Fort Bliss, becomes a limited-access gate Monday, reserved for soldiers, family members, retirees and employees who have a Department of Defense identification card.

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  3. Wis. Guard medic honored for saving woman in car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | EMS1

    ... training and a tour of Afghanistan. Hartman was so grateful for the soldiers' help she asked her husband to call Fort Bliss and track them down. When she learned they had already deployed, she was able to connect with her guardian angels through ...

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  4. Husband Arrested In Slaying Of Norwalk Native Stationed At Fort BlissRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Norwalk Daily Voice

    The husband of a 20-year-old Norwalk native serving in the U.S. Army at Fort Bliss in Texas has been charged in her death earlier this month, according to the El Paso Times . Pfc. Christina Bukovcik, 20, a food service specialist at Fort Bliss, was found dead Thursday, Dec. 4, in her apartment in El Paso, the Times said.

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  5. Diablo Battalion: New senior enlisted leader to help guide unit's transitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | El Paso Times

    ... ongoing modernization efforts. The entire 2nd Brigade works with the Brigade Modernization Command, also at Fort Bliss, and tests new Army communication and network equipment out in the field during the twice-a-year Network Integration Evaluation. ...

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  6. Rio Bravo Medical Home: Off-post clinic celebrates 1 year, still has room to growRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | El Paso Times

    ... beneficiaries, Gillette said. They are expecting to add 1,500 new patients who will be reassigned from other Fort Bliss clinics by the end of the year. That still leaves room to grow by about 1,800 people. Jessica Robertson is one of four registered ...

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  7. Catching Up With ... former Colts QB Cotton DavidsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Maryland Gazette

    ... from the Army saying they wanted me for two years. All I did in the service was play football and baseball at Fort Bliss. When I returned to the Colts in 1957, another guy was wearing No. 19." "I told John, 'I can't believe I was out there, fighting ...

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  8. Editorial: Memorial for 2nd Engineering Battalion well deservedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... that the battalion will soon be on the move again - though not as far this time. It is scheduled to transfer to Fort Bliss in June. "The community has been so supportive of us that I think it's appropriate to have a lasting piece of the 2nd Engineer ...

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  9. Autopsy Constable WhiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | El Paso Times

    ... Haunted House, officials said. White allegedly got into the fight at about 12:30 a.m. on Nov. 1 with 19-year-old Fort Bliss soldier Devon Huerta-Person. White was allegedly punched in the face by Huerta-Person, officials said. White fell to the ...

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  10. Clock winds down as elite engineering team readies for deploymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The United States Army

    ... The 542nd FEST-A dine during their six-day tour of duty at the Continental United States Replacement Center at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas. The team traveled to receive their deployment gear and equipment, and receive final validations on ...

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  11. Federal review verifies long waits for veterans at El Paso, Las Cruces clinicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ... we need a full-service (VA) medical facility in El Paso. A VA hospital," O'Rourke said. The Army hospital at Fort Bliss is not enough, he said. The El Paso VA clinics are not even being moved to the site of the new William Beaumont Army Medical ...

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  12. Dallas-based maker of supplements linked to deaths is facing federal mail fraud investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Stars and Stripes

    ... them personally liable. USPlabs denies the allegations and claims that Cola, an Army sergeant who was based in Fort Bliss, died from unrelated pre-existing conditions. Cola was one of three young Fort Bliss soldiers who died after taking USPlabs' ...

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  13. Building Homes for Heroes: Injured veteran gets a new homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | El Paso Times

    ... Heroes by Chase Bank of El Paso. McGee was injured while deployed in Afghanistan and was previously stationed at Fort Bliss. (MARK LAMBIE - EL PASO TIMES) "Something like this serves as positive reenforcement for veterans to know that when we come ...

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  14. Federal review verifies long waits for veterans at El Paso clinicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | El Paso Times

    ... we need a full-service (VA) medical facility in El Paso. A VA hospital," O'Rourke said. The Army hospital at Fort Bliss is not enough, he said. The El Paso VA clinics are not even being moved to the site of the new William Beaumont Army Medical ... 15 comments

  15. Comedian Gabriel Iglesias coming to El Paso in FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | El Paso Times

    Jason Dickerson, left, Santana Bolesworth, center and Aaron Poe, all of Fort Bliss pose for a picture with comedian Gabriel Iglesias during an appearance by Iglesias at the Walmart location at 5631 Dyer in this file photo. The popular actor, writer and comic, better known as "Fluffy," is bringing his "Unity Through Laughter" tour to the UTEP Don Haskins Center at 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 13. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday at the University Ticket Center, Ticketmaster.com or by phone at 747-5234.

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  16. San Diego Padres general manager to be in El Paso in JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | El Paso Times

    ... today. The "A Night of Giving" banquet is at 6 p.m. Jan. 14 at the Centennial Banquet and Conference Center at Fort Bliss. Tickets are $75 per person or $700 for a table of 10. Proceeds benefit Special Olympics Texas, with all money staying in the ...

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  17. Chef, Mean Girls & More Heading to Netflix This JanuaryRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... embark on a hallucinogenic threeday romp from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in this counterculture cult favorite. Fort Bliss (2014) Maggie, a U.S. Army medic and single mother, returns home from an extended tour of duty in Afghanistan to discover the ...

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  18. Iron Strike: DIVARTY builds 'team mentality' through training exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | El Paso Times

    ... of a two-week long exercise called Iron Strike. Iron Strike, which ended last week, was planned and organized by Fort Bliss' new Division Artillery or DIVARTY. Each of the 1st Armored Division's three field artillery battalions had a specific day ...

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  19. Iron Strike: Stryker infantry company gets 'phenomenal' training in air assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | El Paso Times

    ... The AH-64 Apache of Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Armored Division is participating in Exercise Iron Strike. FORT BLISS >> Six UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters swoop in under the cover of a dark, cloudy night and pick up about 50 highly trained infantry ...

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  20. Deming High JROTC students visit Fort Bliss to rappel, visit Holocaust MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Deming Headlight

    A Wildcats JROTC Battalion student carefully rappels toward awaiting "belay men," soldiers who assure participants do not ascend too quickly toward the ground. FORT BLISS >> The Deming High School Wildcats JROTC Battalion traveled to Fort Bliss in El Paso on Thursday morning to conquer an 85-foot rappel tower.

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