Fort Bliss, TX
Houston native LaShic Mondrell resides in Fort Bliss, Texas as a public affairs noncommissioned officer with the U.S. Army and a graduate student at New York University. LaShic aspires to transition into the civilian sector of journalism as a digital content creator and plans to become a showrunner and filmmaker in the genres of comedy, thriller, and documentary.
November 10, 2023
Soldiers and Families Celebrate Trunk or Treat
The Division Field Artillery Brigade held its Trunk or Treat event in celebration of Halloween in Fort Bliss, Texas, October 30, 2023. The event served as one of many recognition and cultural activities that the brigade plans every year. It was a much needed segue into the holidays for Soldiers after a year of missions, deployments, and training events that took them around the globe.
October 26, 2023
1AD honors Operation Torch
Every year, 1st Armored Division soldiers celebrate Operation Torch through week-long events in Fort Bliss, Texas.
May 15, 2022
Fort Bliss Has a Problem with Sexual Assault. How Do Its Leaders Plan to Fix it?
In a 2018 report, the Research and Development (RAND) Corporation identified Army installations with the highest sexual assault incidents, which included Fort Hood and Fort Bliss in Texas and Fort Stewart, Georgia as the top three. While Fort Hood attracts much of the media’s attention with its highest incidents of sexual assault, Fort Bliss holds the second highest sexual assault incidents out of all installations, a statistic apparently unfamiliar to Fort Bliss leaders.
May 14, 2022
Senate Tackles FOIA Foibles Amid Pandemic Challenges
“Federal agencies have doubled their use of [FOIA] exemptions to withhold information from the public,” said Sen. Chuck Grassley. “The Government Accountability Office found that 25 federal agencies didn’t report a single proactive disclosure. Now, how is that possible?”
April 7, 2022
Hana Banana’s Colossal Crepes vs. the Pandemic
"We really had to change the way that we worked."