Welcome to Fort Bliss and Southwest Texas! While here, you will find that Fort Bliss provides the best quality of life for Soldiers and Families.

Fort Bliss proudly offers the highest standards of living within the Department of Defense. Fort Bliss and its housing partner constructed more than 1,800 new homes spread across 18 communities. These two-, three-, four- and five-bedroom homes in both single-family and townhome styles are the largest highest rated energy efficient homes in the Army.

El Paso area schools are striving for excellence and the nine districts that support our military families are in the forefront of that effort. They provide specialized magnet programs designed to meet specific needs and career goals of their students. All districts offer an early-college high school program specifically designed to provide students with a rigorous course of study.

There are no excuses for being idle during your leisure time, there are a multitude of activities both on the installation and in the surrounding communities. From quality physical fitness centers, pools, an aquatic Training Center, two 18-hole golf courses, to a 52-lane bowling center located on Fort Bliss. Also located here is a half-million square foot shopping center; it is a first-of-its-kind outdoor shopping mall hosting traditional Exchange and Commissary facilities alongside civilian retail outlets.

Just outside Fort Bliss' gates is the Sun City, the 19th largest city and one of the safest cities for one its size in the United States. El Paso is a thriving big city of more than 800,000, with a great history and a tremendous spirit. From nature to culture to nightlife to shopping, there is something for everyone in El Paso. A true melting pot of American and southwestern culture, the combination is noticeable everywhere.

To learn more about Fort Bliss and the surrounding areas, visit the links listed here and join our online digital media sites.

The secret is out, you and your Family are now part of the best installation in the Department of Defense! So be sure to get involved in the activities provided not only on Fort Bliss, but in the local communities as well.