#fortblisstexas

  1. El Paso is at the epicenter of America’s immigration crisis–but the border holdups are causing a much bigger supply chain nightmare

    By Andrea Adkins-Hutchins Here’s a message to Congress, political candidates, and the whole nation: El Paso being at the epicenter of the national battle over immigration is a scenario that's costing us all money, time, and economic growth. This crisis hurts our fair city far more
  2. Fort Bliss approves wear of boonie caps, military-wide jealousy ensues

    By Jonathan Lehrfeld Sunburned necks and scorched ears no longer. Soldiers at Fort Bliss, Texas, are now authorized to wear the iconically fashionable and functional “boonie cap” around the installation, inciting in the process the envy of all service members bearing the burden of
  3. DOD looks to revamp housing, facilities on military installations

    By Meghann Myers The Defense Department is the proud owner of 538 installations across 26 million acres of land, much of it developed before 1970 and either woefully outdated or outright falling apart. But the Pentagon wants to turn that around, starting with its new Strategy for
  4. North Korea to Expel the U.S. Soldier Who Crossed the Border in July

    By Kim Tong-Hyung / AP (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea said Wednesday that it will expel a U.S. soldier who crossed into the country through the heavily armed border between the Koreas in July. The North’s official Korean Central News Agency said that authorities have finished t