Cobra Company, 2-5 IN was activated on 16 Aug 2009 as a light infantry company in 3rd BDE, 1st Armored Division.
A reminder to everyone that tomorrow, Weds 5NOV14 starting at 0900, is the Company ORG Day. There will be a soccer tournament, a grill out with a variety of meat and snacks, as well as a bouncy house for the kids. Bring the family and have a good time one last time with Cobra Company.
Stop by for a FREE lunch if you have the time!!
This Organizational day will be fantastic! Come out for lunch, sports, and some fun time for the kids!
Check out these happenings around the Fort Bliss Area
2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry
5th Infantry Regiment Coin
The 5th Infantry Regiment Association is selling a new commemorative coin that adds 2-5 Infantry’s combat service as part of 3rd Brigade, 1st Armored Division to the design. This versatile coin is for anyone that has served in the 5th Infantry and celebrates our unit’s history. It can also be purchased as a gift for your Bobcat.
Follow the link to the association’s website if interested: http://www.bobcat.ws/challenge-coin.html
Fort Bliss Access Control Point Announcement
Fort Bliss will implement enhanced security measures across Fort Bliss beginning September 8, 2014.
The safety and security of Fort Bliss remains the commanding general’s number one priority.
These measures will afford greater safety and security to Fort Bliss and its employees, residents and visitors, while simultaneously providing the... greater El Paso community the opportunity to enjoy and use our great amenities.
All Department of Defense identification card holders and civilians possessing a valid state issued driver's license may access Fort Bliss through the following gates:
- Buffalo Soldier gate
- Cassidy gate
- Chaffee gate
- Biggs Main (formerly known as Sergeant Major) gate
- Old Ironsides (formerly known as Global Reach) gate
- Alabama gate
- Fred Wilson gate
Only DoD ID card holders can enter Fort Bliss through the following gates; all non DoD ID card holders will be directed to access one of the above mentioned all access gates:
- IBCT-North gate
- Sergeant Major North gate
- McGregor Front gate
- Jeb Stuart gate (5 a.m. - 9 a.m., and 2 - 6 p.m.)
- Constitution gate (5 a.m. - 9 p.m.)
- Sheridan gate (5 a.m. - 9 p.m.)
Commercial traffic will be restricted to Chaffee gate only.
The following gates will remain closed to all DoD and civilian traffic:
- Pershing gate
- Cemetery Pedestrian gate
- McGregor Rear gate
All vehicles and occupants entering Fort Bliss are subject to random searches and inspections, which has always been the case. Travelers should plan accordingly as access times to Fort Bliss might be increased during this time.
The following Special Weather Statement has been
released from the Fort Bliss Weather Station:
The Fort Bliss weather station is forecasting
thunderstorms and heavy rain Saturday, September 6
through Sunday, 7 September. Abundant moisture from
the remnants of Tropical Storms Dolly and Norbert is
expected to move into the region Saturday through late
Sunday presenting fuel for heavy precipitation.
Moderate thunderstorms are likely to develop in the
afternoon hours creating occasional, heavy downpours
and the threat of flash flooding in low lying, poor
Expect total rain accumulations to be from 2 to 4 inches,
with higher amounts possible. Flash flooding and road
wash-outs may occur throughout the El Paso area,
Fort Bliss Reservation and the McGregor Range complex.
Visibilities are expected to be reduced to 3-5 miles
in precipitation but may be reduced to less than 1 mile
during periods of heavy rain.
- Avoid areas with fast moving water.
- Avoid flooded roadways and areas of pooled water
in which the water level is unsafe or unable to be
For further safety issues on this subject,
please consult with your local safety representative.
For highway information please go to
You can view current road conditions by any of the categories listed below. Please read the following instructions before searching.
If you are in the area, stop by and enjoy a free lunch!
Don't Forget, today's sign making even takes place at 10 AM at Biggs park! We will be in the pavilion closest to the splash park!
Check out some of the amazing happenings around Fort Bliss!
On Saturday, August 30, from 10-12 at Biggs Park (Pavilion 8, near the splash park) the FRG will be hosting a sign making party for our company homecoming! Please come, and if you'd like, bring some snacks, or any art supplies you have laying around and give your kids (and you) a chance to use your creativity for a good cause!
Congratulations to these soldiers!
LTC Ed Brady pinned over 30 Bobcats today with their Combat Infantryman Badge (CIB), Combat Medical Badge (CMB), or Combat Action Badge (CAB) for performing duties under enemy fire. Way to go Bobcats!!!
This marriage enrichment opportunity is FREE to ACTIVE DUTY COUPLES and dinner is also included (this information is not clear from the flyer). Please go to this link:
http://www.oxygenforyourrelationships.com/sept-seminar-lewis to sign up.
Hope to see everyone there!!!
Cobra Company Soldiers play Basketball with Special Operations in Shindand.
Update to Lady Boot Campers: there will be NO boot camp Saturday Aug 2 or August 9th. We will be picking back up, however, on the 16th. We apologize for the inconvenience.
21265 Light Infantry Rd
El Paso, TX
|Monday||06:00 - 18:00|
|Tuesday||06:00 - 18:00|
|Wednesday||06:00 - 18:00|
|Thursday||06:00 - 18:00|
|Friday||06:00 - 17:00|
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