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Army: 11 Soldiers Injured After Ingesting Unknown Substance

2 Fort Bliss soldiers are in critical condition

(Newser) - Eleven soldiers were injured after ingesting an unknown substance during a field training exercise at Fort Bliss in Texas, the US Army said late Thursday. Two of the soldiers were in critical condition, the 1st Armored Division said in a statement, reports the AP . All eleven were placed under the...

Gunman Kills Doctor, Self at VA Hospital

FBI investigating El Paso shooting

(Newser) - A gunman opened fire at the El Paso VA Health Care System in Texas yesterday afternoon, with a Pentagon official telling CNN that he killed a doctor and then himself. Authorities confirmed that the shooter and one other person were dead, but they provided no details, nor did they speculate...

Pregnant Army Wife Brutally Stabbed, Delivers Baby

She was video-chatting with deployed husband

(Newser) - A 31-year-old Army wife was chatting with her deployed husband via FaceTime when she was brutally attacked and stabbed repeatedly in her Texas home, reports ABC News . A 19-year-old Fort Bliss soldier has been charged. Perhaps most miraculously, Rachel Poole, who was nine months pregnant, delivered a healthy baby girl...

3 Shot on Army Base
 3 Shot on Army Base 

3 Shot on Army Base

Man killed after opening fire at a Fort Bliss convenience store

(Newser) - A man was shot and killed by law enforcement officers at Fort Bliss after he opened fire at a convenience store on the base and injured two women, authorities say. The FBI is sending a team to investigate the shooting at the base, which straddles the Texas-New Mexico border, CNN...

Obama to Troops: 'Job Well Done'

Says speech tonight won't be a 'victory lap'

(Newser) - Hours before addressing the nation, President Obama told US troops just back from Iraq that his speech outlining the withdrawal of combat forces "is not going to be a victory lap" nor a cause for celebration. "There's still a lot of work that we've got to do."...

Missing Soldier Found Alive
Missing Soldier Found Alive

Missing Soldier Found Alive

Kidnap victim surfaces in Nev. 'tired, scared, weak'; estranged husband in custody

(Newser) - The Fort Bliss soldier reported missing and endangered Friday has been found alive in Nevada, reports the AP, and tells family that her estranged husband abducted her from her El Paso apartment. Jeneesa Lewis, whose apartment yielded evidence of a struggle, reported being beaten and stabbed twice, and sounded "...

Missing Soldier Was About to Divorce Hubby

Police found evidence of 'foul play' in her empty apartment

(Newser) - A Fort Bliss soldier reported missing on Friday had been planning to divorce her husband, says her sister. Two days before she disappeared, Jeneesa Lewis texted her sister "Yeah, he's gone. Had police go with me yesterday, it's all clear." The husband, Clinton Lewis, is also missing and...

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