DPTMS, Plans & Operations

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Welcome to Fort Bliss, Texas. Home of America's Tank Division.
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    Life is full of what ifs. But when it comes to reporting suspicious activity, there should be no question about what to do- REPORT IT! No special training is needed to be vigilant as you carry on with your daily routine or to identify suspicious activity. Trust your instincts on what you should report. We rely on our senses every day of our lives. If a behavior or activity makes you feel uncomfortable or seems “out of the norm,”- REPORT IT! ...

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    The 1st Armored Division Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade took over the logistics and sustainment mission from 1st Cavalry Division Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade during a transfer of authority ceremony here May 29.

    The ceremony symbolized the official end of the mission for the 1st Cav. Div. RSSB with the casing of their brigade colors and uncasing of the 1st AD RSSB colors ...

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    Soldiers talked among themselves and made any number of offhand comments while waiting to go into the gas chamber at the Tobin Wells training area here Tuesday. Everyone had taken the training at least once before in basic training, but a certain amount of nervous anticipation hung in the air.

    “Sarge, you turning on the air conditioning in there?” asked one Soldier in jest, referring to the gas chamber.

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1st Battalion, 37th Armored Regiment "Bandits" hit the desert

Members of the 1st Battalion, 37th Armored Regiment hit the desert hard Oct. 14, 2016 during Bradly Fighting Vehicle gunnery range.

The Soldiers ran multiple training lanes to hone their warrior skills, develop leadership ability on the "battlefield" and better execute operations as a team in the austere environment that is West Texas.

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Welcome to Fort Bliss

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Fort Bliss and 1AD Welcome Video

Welcome Video

 Important Announcements 

Mission requirements will necessitate the closure of the White Sand Missile Range El Paso Gate and a nearby portion of War Road June 24 and 25. Closures are scheduled from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. Anyone who needs to access White Sands Missile Range main post area during this time will need to use the Las Cruces Gate located on Owen Road off Highway 70. Road closures are scheduled based on mission requirements, and are subject to change without notice.

Fire Marshall Training is now at the GIF 11190. Contact 744-8194 / 8195 for more information.

Fort Bliss Access Control Points

Beginning March 6, the following changes will be made to the Fort Bliss Access Control Points:

• Jeb Stuart and Pershing ACPs will be closed.
• Sheridan and PVT Minue ACPs will be closed Saturdays and Sundays.
Reductions in hours:
• MSG Pena - 7 days a week 5 a.m. – 9 p.m.
• PVT Minue - Monday - Friday 5-10 a.m., Closed Saturday and Sunday
• Buffalo Soldier- 7 days a week 5 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Ross Pedestrian Gate hours remain as follows: Monday-Friday, 7-8 a.m., 10:45 a.m. - noon, 2 – 5:30 p.m.
Chaffee ACP and Visitor Control Center: 24/7
Cassidy ACP and CSM Barreras ACP: 24/7
Buffalo Soldier ACP and VCC: 5 a.m. – 9 p.m., weekly
Old Ironsides ACP and VCC: 5 a.m. – 9 p.m., weekly
Sheridan ACP: 5 a.m. – 9 p.m., Monday-Friday

For information contact the Physical Security Chief at (915) 744-1551. Click below for full gate access listing.

Bliss  Happenings

  • Operating a Motorcycle on Fort Bliss

    Safety is paramount in operating motorcycles on Fort Bliss, and protective equipment is crucial to keeping riders safe. Fort Bliss Standing Order #7 (dated 7 May 2015) requires the following personal protective equipment for anyone-military or civilian-operating a motorcycle on the installation: // View full statement here.

  • Speeding, parking reminder

    Fort Bliss officials would like to remind drivers to observe the speed limit throughout post, and that the speed limit on Sheridan Road is 25 mph.

    It is also important drivers do not use cell phones while driving and pedestrians make sure they walk on sidewalks.

    In terms of parking, drivers should always park in the same direction as the flow of traffic.

  • Access the Fort Bliss Mass Warning and Notification System with your smartphone

    The Fort Bliss Mass Warning and Notification system includes a mobile notification smartphone application in addition to several other forms of notification such as desktop alert, email, phone and text message. The AtHoc Notifier is a smartphone app which displays as a purple globe on your main mobile phone screen with the rest of your mobile applications. // View full directions here.

  • Soldier For Life

    For information and access to programs visit: www.army.mil/SFL

  • Recycling Center

    The Fort Bliss Recycling Drop Off Point is located in front of BLDG 1336 Marshall and open 24/7.
    Recyclables only accepted at the drop off site include PAPER, CARDBOARD (Flattened), SHREDDED (Tied in Clear Plastic Bag), ALL PLASTICS (No Styrofoam), ALUMINUM & TIN (No Liquids, No Food, No Tobacco).
    Place INK & TONER cartridges in green dumpster labeled INK & TONER.
    For assistance, please contact the recycling staff at BLDG 622 S Taylor or call 915-568-1537.

  • In-Processing

    The Education Center in-processing briefing is in the General Instruction Facility at East Fort Bliss every other Wednesday from 1 to 2 p.m. Army Regulation 621-5 requires Soldiers to in-process within 30 days of arrival. This a formal, detailed briefing conducted by the Education Center personnel and different from the one conducted at the Welcome Center. For information, call 568-5635.

Major Units on Fort Bliss