Fort Bliss Community Signs Army Covenant

By Ms. Lacey Justinger (USAG Hawaii)July 10, 2008

Nelson M. Ford, Acting Under Secretary of the Army, signs the Army Community Covenant in El Paso, Texas.
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The American Flag is flown from an El Paso Fire Department's ladder truck during the Army Community Covenant signing in El Paso, Texas.
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El Paso community children sit by the signed Army Community Covenant, which is an agreement between El Paso, the Army and the military familes at Fort Bliss.
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John F. Cook, the mayor of El Paso, Texas, signs the Army Community Covenant while Nelson M. Ford, acting under secretary of the Army; Maj. Gen. Howard B. Bromberg, Fort Bliss commanding general; Sgt. Maj. Kenneth O. Preston, Sgt. Maj. of the Army; and Raymond G. McGrath, U.S. consulate general in Juarez, Mexico wait for their turn.
4 / 25 Show Caption + Hide Caption – John F. Cook, the mayor of El Paso, Texas, signs the Army Community Covenant while Nelson M. Ford, acting under secretary of the Army; Maj. Gen. Howard B. Bromberg, Fort Bliss commanding general; Sgt. Maj. Kenneth O. Preston, Sgt. Maj. of the Army; and Raymond G. McGrath, U.S. consulate general in Juarez, Mexico wait for their turn. (Photo Credit: Stephen R. Baack, Fort Bliss Editorial Assistant) VIEW ORIGINAL
Nelson M. Ford, acting under secretary of the Army signs the Army Community Covenant in El Paso, Texas, while Maj. Gen. Howard B. Bromberg, Fort Bliss commanding general; Sgt. Maj. Kenneth O. Preston, Sgt. Maj. of the Army; Raymond G. McGrath, U.S. consulate general in Juarez, Mexico watch.
5 / 25 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Nelson M. Ford, acting under secretary of the Army signs the Army Community Covenant in El Paso, Texas, while Maj. Gen. Howard B. Bromberg, Fort Bliss commanding general; Sgt. Maj. Kenneth O. Preston, Sgt. Maj. of the Army; Raymond G. McGrath, U.S. consulate general in Juarez, Mexico watch. (Photo Credit: Stephen R. Baack, Fort Bliss Editorial Assistant) VIEW ORIGINAL
Fort Bliss Commanding General Maj. Gen. Howard B. Bromberg signs the Army Community Covenant with  Acting Under Secretary of the Army Nelson M. Ford Sgt. Maj. Kenneth O. Preston, Sgt. Maj. of the Army watching.
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Sgt. Maj. of the Army, Sgt. Maj. Kenneth O. Preston, signs the Army Community Covenant between Fort Bliss and El Paso, Texas.
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Raymond G. McGrath, U.S. consulate general in Juarez, Mexico, signs the Army Community Covenant between the communities surronding Fort Bliss.
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Susana Chaparro, the wife of Kenneth D. Miyagishima who is the Mayor of Las Cruces, N.M., signs the Army Community Covenant between the communities surrounding Fort Bliss.
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Steve Brockett the mayor of Alamogordo, N.M., signs the Fort Bliss Army Community Covenant.
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Staff Sgt. Charles Wyant, with 3rd Battalion, 43 Air Defense Artillery was chosen to represent all Soldiers at Fort Bliss during the Army Community Covenant signing.
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The Fort Bliss Army Community Covenant signers included Cindy Ramos-Davidson the chief executive officer of the El Paso Hispanic Chamber of Commerce,
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One of the Fort Bliss Army Community Covenant signers, Richard E. Dayoub, president and chief executive officer of the Greater El Paso Chamber of Commerce; makes his commitment as Nelson M. Ford, the acting under secretary of the Army; Maj. Gen. Howard B. Bromberg, Fort Bliss commanding general and Sgt. Maj. Kenneth O. Preston, Sgt. Maj. of the Army
13 / 25 Show Caption + Hide Caption – One of the Fort Bliss Army Community Covenant signers, Richard E. Dayoub, president and chief executive officer of the Greater El Paso Chamber of Commerce; makes his commitment as Nelson M. Ford, the acting under secretary of the Army; Maj. Gen. Howard B. Bromberg, Fort Bliss commanding general and Sgt. Maj. Kenneth O. Preston, Sgt. Maj. of the Army (Photo Credit: Stephen R. Baack, Fort Bliss Editorial Assistant) VIEW ORIGINAL
Gustavo J. Rodriquez, Jr., president of the Association of the United States Army Omar N. Bradley Chapter, signs the Fort Bliss Army Community Covenant while John F. Cook, mayor of El Paso, Texas; Nelson M. Ford, acting under secretary of the Army and Maj. Gen. Howard B. Bromberg, Fort Bliss commanding general watch.
14 / 25 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Gustavo J. Rodriquez, Jr., president of the Association of the United States Army Omar N. Bradley Chapter, signs the Fort Bliss Army Community Covenant while John F. Cook, mayor of El Paso, Texas; Nelson M. Ford, acting under secretary of the Army and Maj. Gen. Howard B. Bromberg, Fort Bliss commanding general watch. (Photo Credit: Stephen R. Baack, Fort Bliss Editorial Assistant) VIEW ORIGINAL
Janet Aguilar with the El Paso Hispanic Chamber of Commerce presents Nelson M. Ford, the acting under secretary of the Army, with The Milagro Cross, for making miracles possible during the Army Community Covenant ceremony.
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The Fort Bliss Commanding General Maj. Gen. Howard B. Bromberg signs the Army Community Covenant.
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Sgt. Maj. Kenneth O. Preston who is the Sgt. Maj. of the Army, signs the Army Community Covenant in El Paso, Texas
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Maj. Gen. Howard B. Bromberg, Fort Bliss commanding general, speaks about the Army Community Covenant commitment while Nelson M. Ford, acting under secretary of the Army and Sgt. Maj. Kenneth O. Preston, Sgt. Maj. of the Army, listen.
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Maj. Gen. Howard B. Bromberg, Fort Bliss commanding general speaks during the Army Community Covenant ceremony in El Paso, Texas, while Sgt. Maj. Kenneth O. Preston, Sgt. Maj. of the Army, looks over the crowd.
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The Fort Bliss color guard maintains the colors while the national anthem is played during a torrential rainstorm at the Army Community Covenant signing ceremony in El Paso.
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Richard E. Dayoub, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Greater El Paso Chamber of Commerce and Gustavo J. Rodriquez, Jr., President of the Omar N. Bradley Chapter, Association of the United States Army take shelter from the onslaught of rain with a copy of the Army Community Covenant during a the signing ceremony in El Paso, Texas.
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The signers of the Army Community Covenant in El Paso, Texas, gather to commemorate the commitment from the Army and local communities to support military families at Fort Bliss.
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Sgt. Maj. Kenneth O. Preston, Sgt. Maj. of the Army; Maj. Gen. Howard B. Bromberg, Fort Bliss commanding general; Nelson M. Ford, acting under secretary of the Army; and John F. Cook, mayor of El Paso, Texas, take shelter from the rainstorm during the Army Community Covenant siging ceremony at Cohen Stadium, El Paso, Texas.
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An El Paso community church leads the baseball stadium in a prayer during a rainstorm at the Army Community Covenant signing ceremony.
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The Fort Bliss color guard presents the colors in a rainstorm during the Army Community Covenant signing ceremony at Cohen Staduim in El Paso, Texas.
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