Unit News Marines with 2nd Battalion, 8th Marines, operate the Joint Battle Command Platform inside a vehicle at the Integration Motor Pool. The Marine battalion is part of the joint forces participating in Network Integration Evaluation 14.2. Photo by Lt. Col. Deanna Bague, BMC Public Affairs    .

NIE 14.2 takes shape, Looks to connect with Joint Staff J-6 Bold Quest exercise »

By Lt. Col. Deanna Bague, BMC Public Affairs: Planning and training for Network Integration Evaluation 14.2 is well underway. The major events start at the end of April and lead to…

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Soldiers with 4th Battalion, 17th Infantry, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, tour a CH-47F Chinook at the 2nd Battalion, 501st Aviation Regiment, Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Armored Division, hangar at Biggs Army Airfield March 3. This is the first stage of Air Ground Integration training, which allows Soldiers to familiarize themselves with the aircraft prior to conducting the actual operation. Photo by Capt. Maia Paris, CAB, 1st AD Public Affairs.

Iron Knights support training for Fort Bliss units »

By Capt. Felicity Sparks, CAB, 1st AD: The 2nd Battalion, 501st Aviation Regiment, Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Armored Division “Iron Knights” support many Fort Bliss units through the provision of air…

Apr 16 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Social media antics postings can ruin career, misrepresent military »

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By Amy Perry, Fort Lee Public Affairs: FORT LEE, Va. – Social media is very pervasive these days. As a new…

Mar 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Syrian chemical weapons To be destroyed by Army specialist team »

Frank Kendall, under secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, spoke outside the MV Cape Ray, in Portsmouth, Va., Jan. 2, to discuss the ship’s upcoming mission to destroy chemical weapons. Photo by C. Todd Lopez, Army News Service.

By C. Todd Lopez, Army News Service: Portsmouth, Va. – Some 64 specialists from the Army’s Edgewood Chemical Biological Center are…

Jan 8 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Correction in Dec. 12 Bugle »

A 15-foot cornucopia overflows with produce Thanksgiving Day in the McGregor range DFAC. The facility received a gold medal for 1st Armored Division Commanding General’s Best Decorated Dining Facility Competition 2013.

CORRECTION: In the Dec. 12 Bugle, it was inadvertently stated that Brig. Gen. Scott McKean, was the 1st Armored Division and…

Dec 20 2013 / No Comment / Read More »

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10th annual McCasa walk: FAP event raises awareness of child abuse, sexual assault »

Cher Poehlein walks with her grandson Landon Albone, 4, and friend Kennedy Morgan, 5, during the 10th Annual McCasa Walk at Kelly Park on Fort Bliss Saturday. Photos by Wendy Brown, Fort Bliss Bugle Staff.

By Wendy Brown, Fort Bliss Bugle Staff: Nicole Welge smiled and talked with a friend as she walked her 20-month-old son Lennard Welge in a stroller during the 10th Annual McCasa Walk at Kelly Park on West Fort Bliss Saturday. “It’s always good to do something…

Apr 16 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Fort Bliss honors volunteers for 120,000 hours of service »

Staff Sgt. Tommy Johnson, one of 10 Fort Bliss Outstanding Soldier volunteers, shakes hands with Maj. Gen. Sean B. MacFarland, 1st Armored Division and Fort Bliss commanding general, before accepting his award from Lynda MacFarland, commanding general’s wife, during the “Mission: Possible” Fort Bliss Annual Volunteer Ceremony held at the Centennial Banquet and Conference Center Friday. Emma Acosta, City Representative for District 3 and the event’s guest speaker, looks on. Photos by Wendy Brown, Fort Bliss Bugle Staff.

By Wendy Brown, Fort Bliss Bugle Staff: There are about 30,000 Soldiers stationed at Fort Bliss, and another 10,000 civilians who contribute to the post’s workforce, but there is another working population — also counted in the thousands — that makes the post run smoothly. That…

Apr 16 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Maj. Gen. Robert L. Howze, 1864-1926 »

Home of the 1st Armored Division and Fort Bliss commanding general, named after Maj. Gen. Robert L. Howze, 1864-1926. Photos by Wendy Brown, Fort Bliss Bugle Staff.

By John Hamilton, Special to the Fort Bliss Bugle: Robert Lee Howze was born into military life in Rusk County, Texas, August 22, 1864. Howze was the child of Capt. James Hamilton of the 14th Texas Cavalry and his wife Amanda. Howze’s father’s regiment served through…

Apr 16 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

DoMaD prayer breakfast highlights selfless service »

Sgt. 1st Class Terry Williams, a military policeman with 93rd Military Police Battalion, 15th Sustainment Brigade, mime dances to the song “I Can Only Imagine,” during a Directorate of Mobilization and Deployment Prayer Breakfast held April 8 at the 1st Armored Division Chapel. Photo by Amabilia Payen, DoMaD Public Affairs.

By Amabilia Payen, DoMaD Public Affairs: The Directorate of Mobilization and Deployment conducted a prayer breakfast April 8 at the 1st Armored Division Chapel. The event focused on the selfless service DoMaD Soldiers do every day while assisting U.S. Army Reserve and National Guard units that…

Apr 16 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Commentary Col. Brant V. Dayley, Garrison Commander

Dayley’s Update…

By Col. Brant V. Dayley, Garrison Commander: At towns and installations across the nation, April is recognized as the Month of the Military Child. Those of us growing up, and raising families, in a military lifestyle knew…

Apr 16 2014 / Read More »
Col. Brant V. Dayley, Garrison Commander

Dayley’s Update…

By Col. Brant V. Dayley, Garrison Commander: Fort Bliss is the Army’s premiere installation. The past years have seen us grow, not only in size, but also in the quality of life we provide to our Soldiers…

Apr 9 2014 / Read More »
Healthbeat Melissa Ramirez, a medical laboratory technologist in the microbiology laboratory at William Beaumont Army Medical Center, monitors the newly acquired instrumentation that allows molecular laboratory diagnosis of sexually transmitted infections. The state of the art technology allows diagnosis of gonorrhea and chlamydia infections within one hour. Photo by Julia Yubeta, WBAMC Public Affairs.

STD Awareness Month Prevent sexually transmitted diseases

By Michael Lorilla, Epidemic and Disease Control Program, WBAMC: Sexually transmitted diseases also known as sexually transmitted infections continue to be an alarming epidemic within our military and civilian communities. We all must acknowledge that there is…

Apr 16 2014 / Read More »
Dr. Carlos Neira-Juarez, physician at Internal Medicine Clinic William Beaumont Army Medical Center, provides information to a patient. Patients should always talk with their provider before taking supplements. Photo by Julia Yubeta, WBAMC Public Affairs.

Testosterone supplements: Long-term risks, benefits unknown

By Kay Josephson, WBAMC Nutrition Care: Do you feel lethargic, depressed, decreased libido? Do you have difficulty concentrating, irritability and low sense of well-being? Maybe you need some testosterone….Or not. Testosterone supplementation has become very popular lately.…

Apr 2 2014 / Read More »
Sports Nicole Vienneau, a Fitmarc representative who traveled from Fort Worth, Texas, to teach a Les Mills Body Pump class, leads the class at the Joshua W. Soto Physical Fitness Center Friday. Photos by Wendy Brown, Fort Bliss Bugle Staff.

Body Pump tested: Fort Bliss test drives Les Mills fitness fad

By Wendy Brown, Fort Bliss Bugle Staff: Of the nearly 40 people who showed up at 2 p.m. Friday to test a Les Mills Body Pump fitness class at the Joshua W. Soto Physical Fitness Center, many…

Apr 16 2014 / Read More »
Michaela Dorf teaches a TRX class at the Stout Physical Fitness Center on Fort Bliss April 8. Photo by Wendy Brown, Fort Bliss Bugle Staff.

Gym-class guinea pig: TRX A novice takes on Fort Bliss fitness classes

By Wendy Brown, Fort Bliss Bugle Staff: I’m in the TRX class at the Mitchell W. Stout Physical Fitness Center, and Michaela Dorf, the instructor, drives us on relentlessly — in a good way. As soon as…

Apr 16 2014 / Read More »
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