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Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan  (Photo credit ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Fort Bliss Soldiers To Deploy For Ebola Mission

About 75 soldiers from a West Texas Army post are being deployed to West Africa.

10/25/2014

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Ebola: U.S. Soldiers On Mission To Liberia

Fort Hood troops train how to use protective gear before they head to Liberia and help contain the Ebola virus.

10/09/2014

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Fort Bliss Increases Security Procedures

The tighter security is to include random vehicle checks and access limited to Defense Department personnel at some of its gates.

09/09/2014

Fort Bliss Amps Up Security Over Holiday Weekend

Fort Bliss says it’s taking extra security precautions over Labor Day weekend.

CBS 11–08/31/2014

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Deployed Soldier Sees Wife Attacked In Texas During Video Chat

Authorities say a soldier deployed overseas was chatting by video conference with his pregnant wife in Texas when the woman was repeatedly stabbed at her home by a Fort Bliss soldier.

11/04/2013

The main gate at the Fort Hood Army Base. (credit: Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

Military Restructure, Fort Bliss & Fort Hood Each Losing 1 Brigade

Fort Bliss and Fort Hood each are losing a 4,000-soldier brigade as part of massive U.S. Army restructuring that slashes the number of active duty combat brigades by 2017.

06/25/2013

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Commanding General: “It was wrong …”

A CBS 11 I-Team investigation has uncovered a pattern of complaints by soldiers at a Texas Army post, triggering an outside review of the facility and drawing a promise from the commanding general that improvements are underway.

02/08/2013

Actress Michelle Monaghan attends the Cinema Society & Coach screening of "Source Code" at the Crosby Street Hotel on March 31, 2011 in New York City. (credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Michelle Monaghan Filming Movie At Fort Bliss

Actress Michelle Monaghan of “Source Code” and “Gone Baby Gone” fame is at Fort Bliss filming a movie about a U.S. Army medic who returns from the war in Afghanistan.

10/08/2012

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Obama Marks Iraq War Anniversary In Texas

President Obama is serving up an election-year reminder that he ended the Iraq war, visiting a Texas military base two years after he formally declared the end of the U.S. combat mission.

08/31/2012

Ft. Bliss Soldier Convicted Of Murdering Fellow Soldier With Shotgun

Spc. Saleel Zareef Qaasim begged for forgiveness at his court-martial before a military jury sentenced him Thursday to life in prison.

03/30/2012

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Despite Increased Restrictions, Urban Water Use Climbs

During 2011, one of the driest years on record in Texas, residents of some of the largest cities increased their water usage — despite the widespread adoption of restrictions on lawn-watering.

03/14/2012

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke speaks during a press briefing at the Federal Reserve building on November 2, 2011 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Bernanke Shows Fed’s Independence With Texas Trip

The Federal Reserve chairman is venturing into Texas. And those who watch the Fed say the visit sends a message to Bernanke’s critics.

11/09/2011

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