COVID-19 Information: NEW INFORMATION: Fort Bliss Come to Work Safe, Live Safe Order, Amendment V posted to COVID-19 News. To see up-to-date Fort Bliss facility and agency information including hours of operation or to submit a question, visit the COVID Update page.
The CG Iron-6 hotline is live and ready to help address your concerns. Users can call or visit the webpage to raise their concerns, send unresolved issues, or relay an immediate message to the commanding general of the 1st Armored Division and Fort Bliss. Click here to visit the page.
If you are in IMMEDIATE DANGER, CALL 911 or need immediate assistance, please call the SHARP HOTLINE (915-245-8991), or click here to live chat with a trained staff member.
Fort Bliss Housing Hotline: (915) 744-8903
Fort Bliss housing residents with issues/concerns should contact the Fort Bliss Housing Hotline at (915) 744-8903.
Tax Deadline Extensions Announced
NOTE for ALL tax filers: On March 17, 2021, the Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service announced that the federal income tax filing due date for individuals for the 2020 tax year will be automatically extended from April 15, 2021, to May 17, 2021. Penalties, interest and additions to tax will begin to accrue on any remaining unpaid balances as of May 17, 2021. Individual taxpayers will automatically avoid interest and penalties on the taxes paid by May 17. Individual taxpayers do not need to file any forms or call the IRS to qualify for this automatic federal tax filing and payment relief.
For Texas residents, the IRS has already extended the federal income tax filing due date to June 15, 2021, citing theThis extension also includes any taxes that would have been owed by April 15. The extension will be automatic for anyone living in Texas.
PLEASE NOTE, however, that,
regardless of these extensions, the closing date for the Fort Bliss Tax Center
(April 23, 2021) remains unchanged. So, anyone wishing to use the Tax
Center’s services to file their taxes must make an appointment to do so prior to
GoArmyEd Transitioning to ArmyIgniteED
Since theGoArmyEd system deactivation Feb. 12, all Tuition Assistance program data isautomatically migrating to the modernized ArmyIgnitED from Feb. 25 to March 8.
During thisperiod, Soldiers, Army Education Counselors and Educational Institutions willnot have access to TA data or functionality.
All Pending TArequests, not already approved by an Army Education Counselor in GoArmyEd, willautomatically transfer to ArmyIgnitED. Soldiers currently using TA, who do nota have any ArmyIgnitED account must create one at: www.armyignited.com byselecting the "Get Started" tab.
The GoArmyEdHelpdesk is now disabled, so any Soldiers with questions about the Army'stransition to ArmyIgnitED should contact the Fort Bliss Army Education Centerdirectly at: (915) 568-6831/2025/3173
New Gravel Parking Lot at Stoneman Road
Beginning March 22, a new gravel parking lot will be constructed in the undeveloped area in the vicinity of Stoneman Road and Scales Road across from Hughey Elementary School andRoss Middle School.The new gravel parking lot will accommodate up to 100 vehicles.
Construction is scheduled from March 22 to July 31, with work hours from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. The construction site will be 300 feet by 250 feet with barricades and fencing in place and signs posted.
Forsyth Road, Stoneman Road, and Scales Road will remain open to vehicular traffic in both directions.
The area to the west of the construction site will remain open and available for parking. The gated entrances will also remain open.
West Bliss Water Pipeline Projects
Fort Bliss continues its quality of life efforts with three projects involving replacing deteriorating and aged water pipelines on West Fort Bliss. Travelers in these zones can expect road closures, detours, and/or traffic lane reductions. Residents in adjacent housing areas will be notified if this construction impacts their water service. Residents experiencing water outages not associated with these projects should call the BBC work order desk, (915) 564-0459, and submit a work order.
Construction areas include:
- JEB Stuart Road (Dickman to Carter Roads), project will continue in phases through Mar. 19, 2021.
- Chaffee Road (Hinman to Shannon Van Valzah Roads), project will continue in phases through Feb. 28, 2021.
- Hinman Road (Hinman to JEB Stuart Roads; along JEB Stuart from Haan to Benson Roads; along Hinman from Benson to Miller Roads; along Ricker from Carrington to Chaffee Roads; along Hinman from Carrington to north of Chaffee (near Bldg 2496). Project will continue in phases through Feb. 28, 2021.
Haan Road Traffic Light Sensors
Beginning next week, those who regularly travel Haan Road will appreciate the newest Fort Bliss quality of life effort. Three intersections along Haan Road are getting Traffic Light Sensors installed: JEB Stuart, Chaffee, and Carrington Roads. A 4-way Stop will be in place during the actual work to these intersections.
First up, Dec. 28-30, 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m.: The Haan Road/JEB Stuart intersection includes blocking one lane in each direction.
Next up, Jan. 8-9, 2021: Work crews are working the Haan Road, Chaffee Road intersection project Friday from 3-9 p.m. and on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
And finally, Jan. 15-16, 2021: Another weekend project, crews are working the Haan Road, Carrington Road Intersection Friday from 3-9 p.m. and on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
There are more improvements to Haan Road in the works, so please be patient. Your Directorate of Public Works is on it!
Recognize! Retreat! Report!
Fort Bliss reminds area residents and visitors that military munitions are dangerous and may be encountered in areas currently or formerly used for military training or testing. Don’t forget the 3Rs of explosives safety—Recognize, Retreat, and Report.
Recognize a munition
Retreat from the area without moving it
Report the munition by calling 911
CRISIS & EMERGENCY CONTACTS
Commanding General Hotline, (915) 744-2010
- Emergency, 911
- Emergency Room, WBAMC, (915) 742-4055
◦ Fire, (915) 744-1283
◦ Military Police, (915) 744-2115
- 24/7 Child Abuse Hotline, (915) 549-2199
- 24/7 Child Abuse Hotline, 1-800-252-5400
- 24/7 Domestic Violence Hotline: (915) 269-2013
American Red Cross:
- Fort Bliss, (915) 568-4898
- WBAMC, (915) 742-3878
American Red Cross Emergency, (877) 272-7337
Army Emergency Relief, (915) 744-2559
- Fort Bliss SHARP 24/7, (915) 245-8991
- DOD Safe Helpline, (877) 995-5247
- 1BCT/DIVARTY, (915) 742-9326
- 2BCT, (915) 742-1782
- 3BCT, (915) 744-1499
- 1AD CAB/1AD SB/HHBN, (915) 742-1022
Chaplain 24/7 On-Call, (915) 637-4265
Equal Opportunity (Military) 24/7, (915) 726-1294
Explosive Ordnance Disposal, (915) 568-8905
Fort Bliss Operations Center 24/7, (915) 744-1254
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, (800) 273-8255
- Veterans Crisis Line, (800) 273-8255 (Press 1)
- El Paso Crisis Line, (915) 779-1800
- 24/7 Chaplain Line, (915) 637-4265