FORT BLISS
El Paso, TX 79906, USA

Information

Installation Overview

Located in El Paso, TX, Fort Bliss is home to the 1st Armored Division. We are a FORSCOM installation comprised of other commands: MEDCOM, JTF-NORTH, TRADOC, USAR, and other elements. Fort Bliss is comprised of approximately 1.12 million acres of land in Texas and New México.The Main Cantonment Area of

Directions

Fort Bliss and East Bliss, (the differences between the two) Fort Bliss is located in the center of El Paso and extends north past the Texas state line into New Mexico. There are two posts that border one another to create what Fort Bliss is today. Main Post, which is

Fast Facts

Located in El Paso, TX, Fort Bliss is home to the 1st Armored Division. We are a FORSCOM installation comprised of other commands: MEDCOM, JTF-NORTH, TRADOC, USAR, and other elements. Fort Bliss is comprised of approximately 1.12 million acres of land in Texas and New México. The Main Cantonment Area

Check-in Procedures

You will need the following documents to inprocess: 201 file, Health and Dental Records, Leave Form, and 10 copies of PCS orders and amendments. Soldiers are advised to eat prior to inprocessing at the Welcome Center in Bldg 503.    

Motor Vehicles

Texas State law requires you to have sufficient liability insurance and a valid driver’s license in order to operate a vehicle. The term “vehicle” generally includes automobiles, motorcycles, vans, trailers and boats regularly parked or garaged overnight. Further, your vehicle must be properly registered. Even though you are in the

Balfour Beatty Communities

Balfour Beatty Communities at Fort Bliss provides quality living environments in the heart of El Paso, Texas. Our residents enjoy gated neighborhoods at a central location, great amenities, five star service provided by our professional on-site management team, and fun community events coordinated through our exclusive LifeWorks program.  We are now leasing

Housing

Welcome to the Balfour Beatty Communities residential community at Fort Bliss in the heart of the Southwest, El Paso, Texas. Fort Bliss brings you the best of Texan living with over 3,000 housing units in fifteen distinctive neighborhoods. New construction and extensive renovations are making this mixed community of historical

Temporary Housing

The IHG Army Hotel - Fort Bliss is the official temporary lodging facility for Fort Bliss. CNAs (certificates of non-availability) are no longer needed due to privatization, for more details, please contact the IHG Army Hotel- Fort Bliss front desk at 915-565-7777.  

Education

The El Paso area has a variety of educational opportunities to address the needs of military families arriving at Fort Bliss. These opportunities are provided by nine public school districts in the El Paso area. An established relationship between Fort Bliss and area school districts exists through formal venues. All

Local Schools

Choosing the right school for children is a priority for military families. Whether you are assigned living quarters or have a choice of where to live, it is important to explore all educational options to discover the proper match for each child. All parents want the best possible education for

Deployment Support

Family deployment support Mobilization Deployment (Mob Dep) Mission We assist the commander in preparing Soldiers and their families for the entire Deployment Cycle. We provide AD, USAR, and NG units (Soldiers, Spouses, Volunteers, FRSAs, and Family members) with training on the Army Family Readiness Group System to prepare them for

EFMP - Enrollment

Enrollment Exceptional Family Member Program - Enrollment The Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) includes a variety of personnel, medical, and family support functions. Enrollment is a major component of the program and is mandatory for all military personnel who have a member of their family with a medical or educational

EFMP - Family Support

Family support Exceptional Family Member Program - Family Support The Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) includes a variety of personnel, medical, and family support functions. The EFMP family support services may include, but are not limited to: Information and referral for military and community services Relocation assistance Financial management Local

Legal Assistance

The Fort Bliss Office of the Staff Judge Advocate provides timely, accurate legal advice, service, and support for the command and staff of Fort Bliss. In addition, the Office provides legal services and preliminary legal advice to active-duty and retired soldiers, their family members, and other individuals entitled to receive

Emergency Assistance

Planning for emergencies No matter how well you have planned your move, emergencies do happen. Important documents/hand carry Before you leave make sure you have all important papers with you - not packed with your household goods. Make sure you have important numbers such as Staff Duty Officer, your Command

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4th ID, Military Police maintain security throughout convoy to Poland

Story by SSG Elizabeth Tarr on 01/11/2017 OBERLAUSITZ, Germany-- All military police officers are trained in distinctive skills that allow them to deliver physical security to their unit and are an essential part of the armed forces. Providing MP's on a convoy that crosses the German and Poland border ensures

MICC personnel to participate in joint operational contract support exercise

Story by Ryan Mattox on 01/10/2017 JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- (March 7, 2016) Mission and Installation Contracting Command acquisition and support personnel will be participating in an annual operational contract support exercise March 21 to April 8 at Fort Bliss, Texas. The MICC is providing more

MICC setting pace in contract closeout priority

Story by Daniel P. Elkins on 01/09/2017 JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- (Jan. 21, 2016) The implementation of metrics to measure the rate of closing out contracts coupled with holding contracting leaders in the field more accountable for the performance of that contract management step is allowing
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