DPTMS, Plans & Operations

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Welcome to Fort Bliss, home of the 1st Armored Division.
Link to The Fort Bliss Standards Book
Link to Fort Bliss page for incoming personnel
Link to information for Deploying/Redeploying Soldiers, Civilians and Contractors
Link to information on the online Levy Brief for DHR
Link to information on the Inspector General
Link to a quick reference telephone list
Link to information on Ft. Bliss Housing
SHARP website
Link to page with information to help a troubled soldier
Vet Crisis Line
iSalute Link
Link to William Beaumont Army Medical Center
Link to Ft. Bliss MWR
Link to Environmental Documents
Voting assistance

Voting Assistance

Link to Fort Bliss Emergency Notification System
Link to Army Knowledge Online
Link to Installation Off-limits List


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    Members of the U.S. Military Academy’s football team put their superintendent’s pushup stamina to the test during a game against the University of El Paso at Texas at the Sun Bowl Saturday.

    Lt. Gen. Robert Caslen, superintendent of the school at West Point, New York, got together with cheerleaders and other Army fans each time the team scored to do the total Army score in pushups. With Army coming out on top 66 to 14, Caslen and friends did 345 pushups by the game’s end.

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    Soldiers assigned to the 142nd Combat Sustainment Support Brigade “Atlas,” 1st Armored Division Sustainment Brigade, 1st Armored Division, provided support to 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st AD, during Iron Focus from Sept. 6 through 12, here. The primary purpose of Iron Focus, which includes in multiple phases, is for company-, battalion- and brigade-sized elements to train and execute decisive action training, integrations and synchronization of warfighter functions, and to execute agile and adaptive training in a high-stress environment.

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    Never forget. The third Friday in September is always set aside to reflect on and remember the hardships of those taken prisoner of war and the servicemen and servicewomen who never came home. First Armored Division and Fort Bliss held a ceremony to remember their sacrifice at Memorial Circle Parade Field here Friday.

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Fort Bliss and 1AD Welcome Video

Welcome Video

 Important Announcements 

Fire Marshal Training hosted by FESD/Fire Prevention
When: 1st Wed. of the month, except October / 09:00-10:00
Where: Building 11240, SSgt Sims St.
Who:: Open to all Fort Bliss employess (Civilian & Military)
Phone: 915-744-8194/8195

No appointment necessary .

Installation Off Limits
Current command policy regarding off-limits establishments can be found HERE.

Fort Bliss Access Control Points

Effective Saturday, 17 September 2016, the following changes will affect the Fort Bliss Visitor Control Centers (VCCs):

• Buffalo Soldier VCC will operate from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. every day of the week, including holidays.
• MSG Pena VCC will be closed indefinitely.
• Sheridan VCC will be closed indefinitely.
• Old Ironsides VCC will process Foreign Visitors and Special Access requests.

The following hours still apply for Fort Bliss VCCs:

• Chaffee VCC will continue to operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (including holidays), and will continue to process uncleared contractors.
• Old Ironsides VCC will continue to operate from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. (0500-2100) every day of the week, including holidays.

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.

  • Commanding General's Hotline

    CG Hotline:

    CG E-mail:

  • 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.

  • Fort Bliss Installation Operations Center

    The Fort Bliss Installation Operations Center can be reached at 744-1255 or 744-1254.

  • 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


Link to Fort Bliss List of Facebook Pages

Fort Bliss Facebook Pages List

Link to 1AD Twitter Page


Link to 1AD YouTube page


Link to 1st Armored Division Instagram

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