FORT BLISS NEWS

Lasting legacy: Iraqi linguist becomes U.S. Soldier: Risks life to reunite with American flag

Story by Stephanie Santos on 09/18/2019 How far would you go to reunite with a symbol you love? For one Iraqi man, it took 13 years, 7,474 miles, help from a family member, a trip to an isolated field and a rusty can to reclaim a treasured part of hi
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30th Armored Brigade Combat Team tankers enjoy tough training and teamwork

Story by LTC Cynthia King on 09/17/2019 It's been said, "choose a job you love, and you'll never work a day in your life." There are variations of this quote, but the meaning behind it is clear, a good job is hard to beat. This sentiment resonated with U.S. Soldier
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Home team: Bliss garrison welcomes new commander, thanks Murphy for service

Story by David Poe on 09/16/2019 Almost two years ago, Col. Steve Murphy, then the incoming Fort Bliss garrison commander, said he knew success in command would be a team effort. According to his remarks July 9, he couldn't have been more correct. Murphy, a career helicopter pilot, relinquished command
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Painting the town red, saving green: Operation Deploy Your Dress builds community through gowns during military ball season, beyond

Story by David Poe on 09/16/2019 Inside the old commissary on West Fort Bliss, notes hang; some scribbled on notepad, some printed on frilly, embossed paper, all heartfelt. "I wore this dress to my daughter's wedding. I felt so beautiful wearing it, I hope another woman has the same feeling."
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Be it engineer or infantry Soldier: Bliss garrison holds change of responsibility Sept. 11

Story by David Poe on 09/16/2019 With more than 30 years of service, Command Sgt. Maj. Brian Holschbach, the outgoing U.S. Army Garrison Fort Bliss CSM, who joined the Army as a 21E Heavy Equipment Operator, passed responsibility to Command Sgt. Maj. James Brasher, an 11B Infantryman, during the unit'
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WBAMC first to train medical personnel for battlefield medicine validation

Story by CPT Olivia Cobiskey on 09/05/2019 FORT BLISS, Texas William Beaumont Army Medical Center is taking a page from U.S. Army line units by developing an Individual Critical Task List (ICTL) for healthcare professionals that promotes and measures readiness to deploy. "A medic is never going to do a
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