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Fort Bliss


category : Historic Forts
U.S. Army post established in 1848 as defense against hostile Native American tribes and to assert U.S. authority over lands acquired after the Mexican War. Headquarters for Confederate forces in Southwest during Civil War, later refitting post for military efforts against the wily, much-feared Apache chief, Geronimo. Today a U.S. Army Air Defense Center and combat training for allied nations.


Address: Building 15
Phone: 915-568-3390
Our Website:www.bliss.army.mil

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