What better way to start a new year than with a field trip and-in my book-a historic themed field trip is the absolute best kind! We started at the Fort Bliss Museum which has lots of static displays out front.
Once inside they all took off and explored the life sized dioramas of the museum. From the civil war period up through the most recent deployments, there was something that each of them really liked. From hands on RPGs to the gun display with the M1Garand, the Medic transport to the Sherman tank-we saw everything.
From there we explored Ft Bliss a bit more and went by Old Post Bliss and checked out some Eagle projects that were done there. Then to Furr's Buffet for an all you could eat-to each his own- lunch.
And then on to downtown to the El Paso Holocaust Museum where, in this small space they shared the enormous tragedy of the Jewish Holocaust. With videos to tell the story as the parts began to unfold there were real historical artifacts that…