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  1. Cobra Strike: Patriot battalion learns sports psychology skills to improve readiness, performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | El Paso Times

    FORT BLISS >> For air defense soldiers, doing their job can consist of "hours of sheer boredom followed by a few minutes of sheer terror." That's how Lt.

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  2. H.W. "Bill" Sparks: Summit to focus on helping veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | El Paso Times

    ... the main site for the Texas Veterans Commission. El Paso has a strong network of support for our veterans, from Fort Bliss to the city and county and local community organizations. Would-be entrepreneurs can find assistance at both the Greater El ...

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  3. Carl Ray McDonaldRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    Carl enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1963 and retired from active duty after serving 20 plus years, where he served several tours in Vietnam, Korea and Germany. He spent most of his career in Germany with the 57th Missile Battalion, and transfered to Fort Eustis with the 2nd Staff and Faculty, teaching helicopter repair and retiring from Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas, as an E-8.

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  4. My View: Coach K: A fine coach, a finer manRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Times Herald-Record

    ... venue where Coach K surpassed Knight as the all-time victory leader with 903 on Nov. 15, 2011. I was stationed at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas, making the trip impractical for a Tuesday night game. Now that I am stationed at Carlisle Barracks in ...

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  5. Heaven's Baseball Schedule ExpandedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Sports Feel Good Stories

    ... in Germany during the Korean War. He played basketball part time with Harlem Globetrotters while stationed at Fort Bliss in Texas. Banks hit 512 home runs in his career with the Cubs and was selected into the Baseball Hall of Fame. In 2013, ...

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  6. Report faults Army's ability to predict violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Boston.com

    ... of stressors" in the life of Ivan Lopez (pictured), investigators said. Lopez had been seeing a doctor monthly at Fort Bliss in El Paso, was transferred to another base for four months, and then arrived in Fort Hood last February. Officials at Fort ...

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  7. Army: Texas post lacked system to ID threat of 2014 rampageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Arizona Republic

    ... going to loan repayments and child support, the report said. He was also seeing a doctor at least once a month at Fort Bliss before his transfer to a Missouri base six months before the shooting. Officials at Fort Bliss did not appear to schedule a ...

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  8. Army: Fort Hood lacked system to ID threat of 2014 rampageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... was going to loan repayments and child support, the report said. Lopez had been seeing a doctor monthly at Fort Bliss, was transferred to another base for four months and then arrived in Fort Hood last February. Officials at Fort Bliss did not ...

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  9. Fort Bliss briefs: Border Rumble boxing smoker set for Feb. 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | El Paso Times

    ... the ping-pong tournament, the cost is $4. Information: 744-1532. JOB FAIR >> Army Community Service will host its Fort Bliss Hiring Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 12 at the Centennial Club. The hiring fair is free and open to all active duty, ...

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  10. Sec Def addresses USASMA, discusses threatsRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Turret

    ... this institu-tion in ways that we've never had to." In an address at the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy on Fort Bliss, Texas, Hagel described the cascade of events that have occurred on his watch - from threats associated with Russia's annexation ...

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  11. Church arsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | El Paso Times

    A Fort Bliss soldier accused of setting fire to a church in far East El Paso allegedly told friends who turned him in that he wasn't going to get caught, according to court documents. Dane Taylor Gordon, 25, was arrested last week following an investigation by El Paso Fire Department arson investigators and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

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  12. Fort Bragg soldiers to leave controlled Ebola monitoring, return home ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Stars and Stripes

    ... Bragg soldier, Maj. Teresa Terry of Womack Army Medical Center, deployed as part of a medical detachment based at Fort Bliss, Texas. Terry is chief of blood and transfusion services at the Army hospital and deployed to help lead efforts to train ...

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  13. 5K one-mile fun run jogs to Downtown El PasoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | El Paso Times

    ... the WestStar Bank Club at Southwest University Park. The venue has flip-flopped from Biggs Army Airfield in Fort Bliss to Cohen Stadium in Northeast East Paso during the last several years, Dowdy added. Dowdy, who said she is expecting anywhere from ...

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  14. U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | U.S. Department of Defense

    ... zone in... Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel looks out the window of an UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter while flying from Fort Bliss,... Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, center, walks with Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Larry O. Spencer and Air Force...

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  15. Farewell tour finds its way to where it all began for the retiring secretary of defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... leg of his farewell tour as Pentagon chief, Chuck Hagel came full circle. In 1967, a 20-year-old Hagel arrived at Fort Bliss for basic training, soon to be shipped to Vietnam for a lifechanging war experience that gave him the distinction, nearly a ...

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  16. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel speaks to airmen on Whiteman Air Force...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | U.S. Department of Defense

    ... zone in... Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel looks out the window of an UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter while flying from Fort Bliss,... Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, center, walks with Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Larry O. Spencer and Air Force... ...

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  17. Fort Bliss soldier pleads guilty in son's beating deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2012 | Stars and Stripes

    A Fort Bliss Army sergeant accused of fatally beating his young son in 2012 has been sentenced to eight years in prison. Army Sgt.

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  18. Hagel On Farewell TourRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 18 | KFOR-AM Lincoln

    With a stop at this desert Army post on the last leg of his farewell tour as Pentagon chief, Chuck Hagel is coming full circle. In 1967, Hagel arrived at Fort Bliss for basic training, soon to be shipped to Vietnam for a life-changing war experience that gave him the distinction, nearly a half-century later, of being the only enlisted combat veteran to serve as secretary of defense.

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  19. Imperial Brigade: 75 soldiers from Fort Bliss air-defense brigade HQ deploying to QatarRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Stars and Stripes

    The Army's largest air-defense brigade has been in one of its busiest phases since 2008, so it's only fitting that it is getting ready for another deployment. About 75 soldiers from the 11th Air Defense Artillery Brigade's headquarters are getting ready to deploy to Qatar in the Middle East.

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  20. Air Defense deploymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | El Paso Times

    Alan A. Wiernicki, right, and Command Sgt. Major Bryan A. Pinkney, across from Wiernicki, roll up the unit colors during a casing ceremony at Memorial Circle on Fort Bliss Thursday.

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