Barnes & Noble to Host Book Signing for Fort Bliss

Local author John Hamilton will be available to sign copies of book
 
 
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EL PASO, Texas - Sept. 4, 2018 - PRLog -- Barnes & Noble to Host Book Signing for Fort Bliss

Local author John Hamilton will be available to sign copies of book


Established as one of many frontier Army posts in 1849 following the Mexican-American War, Fort Bliss, Texas, has endured as an Army installation when most other frontier posts have faded from memory. From a small collection of adobe buildings, it has seen growth, decline, two closures, and ultimately survival as the major Army maneuver post that it is today. The post, named for West Point math prodigy and soldier William Wallace Smith Bliss, has served many roles in America's conflicts and has seen the march of technology in war fighting. Its role today includes training for the Army's only armored division, known as 1st Armored Division; training for major Army air and missile defense forces; serving as a mobilization platform for Army soldiers and civilians to deploy to support America's missions overseas; and testing of major equipment to be adopted for military use.

About the Author:

John A. Hamilton has served as the command historian, the inspector general chief of inspections, and the 1st Armored Division and Fort Bliss Museum director for 13 years. This volume contains images from the 1st Armored Division and Fort Bliss Museum and other sources to illustrate the colorful history one of the Army's largest maneuver training centers.

Join the author for a signing:

Where:  Barnes & Noble

705 Sunland Park Drive

El Paso, TX 79912

When:  Saturday, September 15th, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.

Available at area bookstores, independent retailers, and online retailers, or through Arcadia Publishing at (888)-313-2665 or online.

The combination of Arcadia Publishing & The History Press creates the largest and most comprehensive publisher of local and regional content in the USA. By empowering local history and culture enthusiasts to write local stories for local audiences, we create exceptional books that are relevant on a local and personal level, enrich lives, and bring readers closer - to their community, their neighbors, and their past. Have we done a book on your town?  Visit www.arcadiapublishing.com
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