Fort Bliss FAQ

Installation Info: Zip Code: 79916, Area Code: 915, DSN: 978

"Where the sun is shinning around 300 days per year!"

Located in beautiful El Paso, TX between the Franklin Mountains and the historic Rio Grande, this border community has the advantages of a major city and the charm of a modern western town. Over 60% of the residents in the Fort Bliss area are bilingual in English and Spanish.

Established in 1848 to protect settlers from Indians and marauding bandits, Fort Bliss is now home to the 1st Armored Division, and a FORSCOM installation comprised of other commands: MEDCOM, JTF-NORTH, TRADOC, USAR, and other elements. The 1.12 million-acre post is larger than the state of Rhode Island and accommodating every weapon system in the Army.

Youth and child services are plentiful, many from the Community Services Center, as are indoor and outdoor recreation opportunities. Things to do include a parks system; water park; swimming pool; gyms; softball complex; bowling; Centennial Club for dancing; The Golden Tee; rod and gun club; framing shop, and a golf complex.

As The Premier Military Relocation Network we hope you will find the information within our website comprehensive and that PCS America will be your one-stop resource for all your Fort Bliss PCS'ing needs.