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  1. 4th Brigade's new operations officer has ties to Africa, Middle EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | El Paso Times

    ... said. This month, the brigade will participate in the Iron Focus exercise in the vast training area north of the Fort Bliss Garrison. This fall, it will go to the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif. "NTC is every brigade's capstone ...

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  2. Commanding generalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | El Paso Times

    Maj. Gen. Stephen M. Twitty, a Chesnee, S.C. native, will become the new commander of the 1st Armored Division and Fort Bliss, according to a short announcement issued by the Department of Defense on Friday.

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  3. Maj. Gen. Stephen M. Twitty named Fort Bliss commanding generalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | El Paso Times

    Maj. Gen. Stephen M. Twitty, a Chesnee, S.C. native, will become the new commander of the 1st Armored Division and Fort Bliss, according to a short announcement issued by the Department of Defense on Friday.

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  4. Bliss briefs: Newcomers can learn about Fort Bliss, El Paso on Aug. 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | El Paso Times

    Soldiers, civilians and families who are new to El Paso and Fort Bliss can discover more about their new home at the 10th annual Bienvenidos a Bliss Relocation Fair.

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  5. 2nd Brigade gets new command team, tests equipment during Network Integration EvaluationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | El Paso Times

    ... of North Carolina, where he was an Army fellow. Col. Thomas Dorame thanks his soldiers, command team and Fort Bliss as he says goodbye. (MARK LAMBIE - EL PASO TIMES) Hendrex, of Norman, Okla., takes over as the brigade's command sergeant major. Most ...

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  6. 4th Brigade's new operations officer has ties to Africa, Middle EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | El Paso Times

    ... said. This month, the brigade will participate in the Iron Focus exercise in the vast training area north of the Fort Bliss Garrison. This fall, it will go to the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif. "NTC is every brigade's capstone ...

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  7. Alex A. VardamisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Upon graduation, with his new bride, Fran, he drove his sky blue '57 Chevy convertible to his first assignment at Fort Bliss. At Nike sites at Palos Verdes and the Malibu Hills he guarded Los Angeles from Soviet attack. Between shifts, he studied ...

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  8. Fort Bliss: Cavalry squadron reaches back to past with Spur RideRead the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | Stars and Stripes

    A tradition-rich cavalry unit from Fort Bliss reached back into its own past and the history of the cavalry service last week.

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  9. Fort Bliss: Cavalry squadron reaches back to past with Spur RideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 13 | El Paso Times

    MCGREGOR RANGE, N.M.>> A tradition-rich cavalry unit from Fort Bliss reached back into its own past and the history of the cavalry service last week.

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  10. A 17-year medical mission from Calif. to VietnamRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 13 | Stars and Stripes

    ... she said. Coca Cola and Nike are among the U.S. companies with factories in Vietnam. The Larsons met in 1969 at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas, where Jim had been sent by the Army to learn Vietnamese and Anh had been hired as a language instructor. ... 1 comment

  11. Militarize Our Border? O'Reilly, Here's Your PlanRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 12 | American Thinker

    ... pathways illegals follow north to our metropolitan areas? We have but two significant Army posts on this border: Fort Bliss , in El Paso, which is huge and is home to a number of combat arms units, and Fort Huachuca , a much smaller Army ...

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  12. Johann M. Ehler the Revolutionary War vet nearbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 12 | El Paso Times

    DEAR TRISH >> What is the story with Johann M. Ehler, the American Revolutionary War vet buried at Fort Bliss National Cemetery? "On Friday, April 5, 1833, an elderly Michael Ehler appeared in an Indiana circuit court to tell the story of his service in the Revolutionary War.

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  13. A 17-year medical mission from Santa Rosa to VietnamRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 12 | Petaluma360

    ... she said. Coca Cola and Nike are among the U.S. companies with factories in Vietnam. The Larsons met in 1969 at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas, where Jim had been sent by the Army to learn Vietnamese and Anh had been hired as a language instructor. ...

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  14. Fort Bliss' 11th Air Defense Artillery Brigade enters next chapter with new commanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | El Paso Times

    ... for his soldiers prior to relinquishing command Friday to Col. Alan A. Wiernicki. (MARK LAMBIE EL PASO TIMES) FORT BLISS >> Fort Bliss may be the home of the 1st Armored Division now, but it celebrated and highlighted its air-defense past and its ...

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  15. Oktoberfest celebration planned at El Paso County ColiseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | El Paso Times

    ... El Paso County Coliseum will host an Oktoberfest celebration that will compete with the Oktoberfest to be held at Fort Bliss. "We had some people come up to us and say, 'So what's your ideas for Oktoberfest?'" said Brian Kennedy, president and chief ...

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  16. Fort Bliss commander up for promotion to three-star generalRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 10 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    FORT BLISS >> The commanding general of Fort Bliss and the 1st Armored Division is up for a promotion, and it could have a ripple effect at the post and across the Army.

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  17. A life worth livingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | World Magazine

    ... from high school, who offered a similar characterization as we talked at Dad's visitation. DAD WAS POSTED to Fort Bliss, a fitting assignment given that he found the woman he would marry in the same town as the Army post. My parents met in December ...

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  18. In brief: 11th Brigade to have change of command todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | El Paso Times

    The 11th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, the Army's largest air defense brigade with nearly 3,000 soldiers, will have a change of command at 9 a.m. today at Noel Field on West Fort Bliss.

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  19. Apache battalion leaders suspended, under investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | Army Times

    ... also has served at Fort Eustis, Virginia, Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia, Fort Rucker, Alabama, and Fort Hood and Fort Bliss in Texas. The Hall of Valor is a searchable database of valor award citations collected by Doug Sterner, a Vietnam veteran ... 1 comment

  20. Chaplain finds canine partner helps erode barriersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 8 | The Gazette

    ... Christian chaplain, has been the brigade chaplain for 402nd Field Artillery Brigade, First Army, Division West at Fort Bliss since April 2013. Before that, she served as the brigade chaplain for the 411th Engineer Brigade, a reserve unit out of New ...

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