FORT BLISS NEWS

5th Armored Brigade NCO Recognized as a Hometown Hero by UTEP

EL PASO, Tx.- Sgt. First Class Richard Cortez Sr. was recognized as a "Hometown Hero" by the University of Texas at El Paso during the First Quarter of the University of Nevada versus UTEP football game Saturday, September 21st, 2019. UTEP pays tribute to outstanding Soldiers, first responders, public safety
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These Soldiers and National Guard Members Have Gameand They're Going to TwitchCon 2019

Story by Julie Mitchell on 09/24/2019 Army & Air Force Exchange Service, IMCOM Send Street Fighter V' Qualifiers to Annual Show DALLAS Soldiers and National Guard members will put their gaming skills on center stage for the world to see at TwitchCon 2019 on Sept. 27 thanks to a partnershi
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30th Armored Brigade Combat team conducts Combined Arms Live-Fire Exercise

Story by LTC Cynthia King on 09/21/2019 "It demonstrates the firepower, precision, and lethality of an Armored Brigade Combat Team," said U.S. Army Col. Robert Bumgardner, commander, 30th Armored Brigade Combat Team, North Carolina Army National Guard, when describing the Combined Arms Live-Fire Exercise (CALFX). Delta-Troop, 1-150th Cavalry Regiment, 30th
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Hardware, software, training reshaped as part of Year of the Defender' initiative

TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. The Air Force has undertaken a comprehensive effort to revitalize and reconfigure its security forces squadrons during the past year with the Reconstitute Defender Initiative. Travis AFB is no exception. The initial push is 2019's "Year of the Defender," something Master Sgt. Joshua Wells, 60th
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Fort Bliss commemorates POW/MIA Recognition Day, honors El Paso MIA

Story by MAJ Lindsey Elder on 09/20/2019 FORT BLISS, TexasFort Bliss leaders honored U.S. service members missing in action and prisoners of war during a solemn commemoration flag raising during national POW/MIA Recognition Day, Sept. 20. The event, held in front of the 1st Armored Division Headquarters, focused on remembering
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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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