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  1. Soldier's Network Update: Stryker Brigades Receive General Dynamics-built WIN-T Increment 2Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    ... (2/2 SBCT) at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., and the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, . The WIN-T Increment 2 secure communications network backbone is also fielded to 12 infantry Brigade Combat Teams (BCT) and ...

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  2. OCW supports Fort Benning's Warrior Games trialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | American Legion Magazine

    ... n and women." The trials gave the wounded and ill servicemembers an opportunity to qualify for the Army trials at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas, this month and then hopefully on to the national competition this summer in Quantico, Va.

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  3. Iron Support: 4th Brigade's sustainment battalion takes initial steps ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Las Cruces Sun-News

    El Paso Times Soldiers with the 123rd Brigade Support Battalion practiced putting up mobile command posts and establishing their communication systems. David Burge - El Paso Times About 60 soldiers from the 123rd Briagade Support Battalion practiced putting up mobile command posts out in the Fort Bliss training range last week.

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  4. Dallas Cowboys' DeMarco Murray helps raise money for the Salvation ArmyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | El Paso Times

    FORT BLISS >> Dallas Cowboys' running back DeMarco Murray helped raise more than $16,000 during an auction on Saturday for the Salvation Army of El Paso's inaugural Heroes for the Homeless event. "It is an honor to be here in El Paso to help support a very important organization like the Salvation Army," Murray said during his speech.

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  5. Ready First: 1st Brigade uses stair-step approach to getting ready for NTCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | El Paso Times

    ... about a week off, the brigade will resume its training with Iron Focus in late March and early April here at the Fort Bliss training area. This is a battalion- and brigade-level exercise that is designed to certify that Ready First is indeed ready ...

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  6. Fort Bliss releases another 113 from monitoring after returning from AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    Fort Bliss released 113 service members from their mandatory 21-day controlled monitoring period on Wednesday. They had earlier returned from serving in West Africa where they were part of the Ebola containment mission known as Operation United Assistance.

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  7. El Paso construction workers ask for stronger safety lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | El Paso Times

    ... employee of Midwest Steel Inc., was killed during the construction of the William Beaumont Army Medical Center at Fort Bliss. The accident is under investigation. Manuel Mendoza, a 55-year-old stucco mason, said he made the 580-mile drive from El ...

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  8. Fort Bliss: Worker dies at new Beaumont construction siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | El Paso Times

    A worker at the construction site for the new William Beaumont Army Medical Center was killed at about 10 a.m. Tuesday during a work-related accident, Fort Bliss officials said.

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  9. Regional adaptive sports trials beginRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The United States Army

    ... Knox and Fort Eustis. The regional competition gave athletes a chance to earn a trip to the U.S. Army Trials at Fort Bliss, said Cynthia Vaughan, U.S. Army Warrior Transition Command public affairs officer. Team Army will be named after those trials ...

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  10. DIVARTY: Intelligence officer dedicates Army career to thanking U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | El Paso Times

    ... give back and say thank you to his new country. He is now a naturalized citizen. (VICTOR CALZADA-EL PASO TIMES ) FORT BLISS >> Nearly 20 years ago, Maj. Bai Saidu Kamara's life changed forever when he won a visa lottery and was able to immigrate to ...

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  11. Army Investigates Mistreatment of Ill, Injured Soldiers in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | News Max

    ... review of hundreds of military records as well as multiple interviews with soldiers staying or who had stayed at Fort Bliss, Fort Sam Houston and Fort Hood. Col. Chris Toner, head of the Warrior Transition Command, said such incidents were isolated ...

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  12. Army to investigate mistreatment claims by injured, ill soldiers at Fort HoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Dallas Morning News

    ... and NBC5 through the Freedom of Information Act. The records described complaints made by soldiers in WTUs at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio and Fort Hood in Killeen. Army officials have repeatedly said the problems in the ...

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  13. Army Investigates Fort Hood Warrior Transition UnitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | NBC Dallas

    NBC 5 Investigates has learned that the U.S. Army has launched a new investigation inside Fort Hood's Warrior Transition Unit , looking at claims of harassment and abuse. The investigation comes after NBC 5 Investigates partnered with The Dallas Morning News for a six-month investigation that revealed hundreds of complaints from injured soldiers who said commanders harassed, belittled them and ordered them to do things that made their conditions worse at three Warrior Transition Units in Texas: Fort Hood, Fort Bliss and Fort Sam Houston.

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  14. Germ-Zapping Robot Deployed to Destroy Germs at William Beaumont Army Medical CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Information Technology

    ... to save countless lives around the world. The Xenex germ-zapping robot has been deployed to fight germs at Fort Bliss in the William Beaumont Army Medical Center. (Photo: Business Wire) The infectious disease section received a germ-zapping robot ...

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  15. Phantom Medics: 177 Fort Bliss soldiers perform 'unique' medical mission in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | El Paso Times

    ... colors after redeploying from Afghanistan. (MARK LAMBIE - EL PASO TIMES) A deployable field hospital unit at Fort Bliss spent most of 2014 serving as the headquarters for Army medicine throughout Afghanistan. The 31st Combat Support Hospital can ...

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  16. Fort Bliss soldier killed in skiing accident in Santa FeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | El Paso Times

    ... for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense support to civil authorities response operations. A Fort Bliss soldier died during a skiing accident Saturday at Ski Basin in Santa Fe, said officials with the Santa Fe County Sheriff's ...

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  17. Female soldiers at Fort Bliss training, hoping to earn berths at Ranger SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Stars and Stripes

    Eight female soldiers at Fort Bliss have been training and getting mentoring in the hopes of making some history and showing they are among the best in the Army. Since December, these women have been working to potentially be among the first female soldiers to become rangers - elite infantry soldiers who have been trained in advanced tactics and leadership.

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  18. Women soldiers at Fort Bliss training, hoping to earn berths at Ranger SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | El Paso Times

    FORT BLISS >> Eight women soldiers at Fort Bliss have been training and getting mentoring in the hopes of making some history and showing they are among the best in the Army. Since December, these women have been working to potentially be among the first women soldiers to become rangers - elite infantry soldiers who have been trained in advanced tactics and leadership.

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  19. USAREUR's top enlisted moving on, replacement unknownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Stars and Stripes

    ... the military's "thick" bureaucracy. Davenport, who came to USAREUR from a stint as command sergeant major for Fort Bliss and 1st Armored Division, said the hardest part of his job in Europe was getting around to see the soldiers, who are dispersed ...

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  20. Blood center at Beaumont thanks individuals, units who donateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | El Paso Times

    Maj. Christopher B. Cordova, left, kisses his wife, Maria Cordova, after he told the story of how his combat outpost was attacked in Afghanistan. Cordova was the keynote speaker at the Fort Bliss Blood Donor Recognition Ceremony to emphasize the importance of blood donation.

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