Sgt. Lance Colbert, 29, faces charges of murder, communicating threats, stalking and indecent language related to the death of his wife, 28-year-old Staff Sgt. Amy Colbert, on April 6, spokesman Guy Volb said in a statement.
"He remains in military custody and a preliminary court hearing has not been set,” Volb added.
The services unveiled big changes to the Uniform Code of Military Justice with the new year.
Amy Colbert, a heavy vehicle driver, had recently returned from a deployment to Kuwait, Fort Bliss spokeswoman Maj. Allie Payne told Army Times on April 12.
Both Colberts were assigned to the 1st Armored Division Sustainment Brigade.
A Fort Bliss soldier is in custody in connection with the death of his wife, also a soldier.