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Iron Sniper takes aim at competition Iron Sniper takes aim at competition
Soldiers competing in the Iron Sniper competition head to an objective during the competition at Fort Bliss, Texas, Jan. 28. Nine teams began the week-long...
Leader Training Program helps prep Ready First for NTC Leader Training Program helps prep Ready First for NTC
Col. Ross Coffman, 1st Brigade, 1st Armored Division brigade commander, (seated, left center) his brigade staff and battalion commanders listen to an intelligence...
Best of the best: Medics compete for Best Medic Best of the best: Medics compete for Best Medic
Soldiers from Fort Bliss prepare to shoot M16 rifles at McGregor Range during the Best Medic competition, Oct. 15. Twenty-two Soldiers, making up 11 teams,...
Fort Bliss 239th Army birthday celebration Fort Bliss 239th Army birthday celebration
A sergeant with the 4th Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment “Buffaloes,” 1st Brigade, 1st Armored Division, calls cadence during the Fort Bliss post-wide 4.1 mile...
501st Brigade Support Battalion passes command 501st Brigade Support Battalion passes command
Col. Ken Adgie, 1st Brigade, 1st Armored Division commander, stands with Anna Coon and Lt. Col. Ken Coon, the outgoing commander of the 501st Brigade Support...
Kerchief lends hand to injured soldiers Kerchief lends hand to injured soldiers
Sgt. Margaret Kerchief, a medic with C Company, 501st Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, and a native of Guyton, Ga., stands in...


Recent Video

Best Ranger Competition at Fort Bliss Best Ranger Competition at Fort Bliss
The 1st Armored Division hosted its annual Installation Best Ranger Competition to identify the best Soldiers to fill a primary and alternate team that will represent...
COL Ross Coffman, CSM Paul Biggs COL Ross Coffman, CSM Paul Biggs
COL Ross Coffman and CSM Paul Biggs, the Commander and Brigade CSM of 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, send a greeting to all Veterans for Veterans'...
PFC Kevin Honkala PFC Kevin Honkala
PFC Kevin Honkala of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, sends a greeting to his father, also a Veteran, for...
SPC Daniel Salinas SPC Daniel Salinas
SPC Daniel Salinas of Headquarters and Headquarters Company 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, send a greeting to all Veterans for Veterans' Day. Video...
SPC Christopher Ulmer SPC Christopher Ulmer
SPC Christopher Ulmer of D Company, 16th Engineer Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, send a greeting to all Veterans for Veterans' Day. Video...
SPC Maksim Zelenskiy SPC Maksim Zelenskiy
SPC Maksim Zelenskiy of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, send a greeting to all Veterans for Veterans' Day. ...


Recent News Stories

Iron Sniper takes aim at competition
Soldiers at Fort Bliss competed in the Best Sniper Competition at 1st Armored Division for a chance to represent the division at Fort Benning.
Iron Sniper takes aim at competition Iron Sniper takes aim at competition
When it comes to shooting, snipers are the best of the best. According to the Department of Defense, the sniper’s job is to deliver discriminatory, highly accurate...
Leader Training Program helps prep Ready First for NTC Leader Training Program helps prep Ready First for NTC
The commanders and staff of “Ready First,” 1st Brigade, 1st Armored Division, traveled to Fort Irwin, Jan. 19, to conduct leaders training before their upcoming...
Best of the best: Medics compete for Best Medic Best of the best: Medics compete for Best Medic
In the life of a Soldier, 72 hours is not much time. But, during a punishing competition, where Soldiers are pushed to their max, 72 hours is a lifetime.
501st Brigade Support Battalion passes command 501st Brigade Support Battalion passes command
A change of command ceremony was held to welcome an incoming battalion commander for the Ready First Brigade, Nov. 15, Lt. Col. Jeffrey E. Baker replaced Lt. Col. Ken...
Kerchief lends hand to injured soldiers Kerchief lends hand to injured soldiers
For many soldiers, a deployment to Afghanistan means early morning foot patrols, long days wearing heavy gear and the possibility of engaging the enemy.


Recent Audio

Capt. Ronnie Irwin
Capt. Ronnie Irwin talks to a reporter from the Daily Leader about his deployment, why he joined the military and his responsbilities.
Terra Nova take over
A small combat outpost, or COP, called Terra Nova is quickly under renovation. About 200 U.S. soldiers, mainly Baker Company, 4th Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment,...
Why they serve
Lt. Mohammad Nabi serves as an assistant shift commander at Camp Nathan Smith in Kandahar, Afghanistan. The Afghan National Security Force continues to lead the way...
ISAF commander awards CMB
Pfc Mitchell Suchecki, combat medic in Alpha Company, 3-41st Infantry Regiment, receives the Combat Medical Badge by ISAF commander, Lt. Gen. James Terry.
Buffalos in nightly attack
Alpha "Attack" Company of the 4-17th Infantry Regiment were under attack by insurgents in a simulated village on Fort Bliss, Texas. Iron Focus is a training exercise...
Soldiers turn over Patrol Base Doria to Iraqis
Patrol Base Doria in Iraq's Kirkuk province was turned over from 1st Brigade, 1st Armored Division, "Ready First Combat Team" from Fort Bliss, Texas, to Iraqi...


Recent Publications

YANK - 02.17.2015
YANK - 02.17.2015
-One Century of Spartan History -Rifle Soldiers dominate Iron Sniper competition -Attack Company Buffalos conduct range operations -Blackhawks swim to take on water...
YANK - 01.31.2015
YANK - 01.31.2015
-Spartans impact El Paso school -Rifles host family fiesta -Buffalo Soldiers make a difference -Family Spur Tradition continues with Blackhawks -Gunners lead charge...
YANK - 12.31.2014
YANK - 12.31.2014
-Fort Bliss Soldiers vie for Best Medic -Home is where you make it -Buffalo Soldiers participate in NIE 15.1 -Blackhawks train for Operation Cold Harbor -Gunners...
YANK - 11.30.2014
YANK - 11.30.2014
-One Century of Spartan History -Straight and Stalwart -Buffalos reminded where they came from -Rich lineage of the 6-1 Cavalry Regiment, "Blackhawks" -Gunners history...
YANK - 05.31.2014
YANK - 05.31.2014
-Spartans: Dirst Battalion- 1-36 IN earns top standings in first ever Ready Stakes competition -Rifles put their stakes in the Ready Stakes -Buffalo Rangers -Cavalry...
YANK - 04.30.2014
YANK - 04.30.2014
-The new Spartans: Rise of an Empire -Rifle Soldiers take to Live Fire Exercise -Operation Buffalo Stomp -6-1 CAV Soldier out-scouts competition -Artillery Basics...