Pacific Army Week
June 7, 2013
The U.S. Army, Pacific celebrates the U.S. Army's 238th birthday with a series of command and community events held from June 9 - 14 on and around Army installations in Hawaii.
The 238th birthday commemorates America's Army - Soldiers, Families and civilians - who are achieving a level of excellence that is truly Army Strong. We also celebrate our local communities for their steadfast support of our Soldiers and Families. We are "America's Army: Service to the Nation, Strength for the Future."
Today over 700,000 Soldiers continue the rich traditions of the United States Army by serving in over 100 countries throughout the world.
Come join us as we celebrate the Army's 238th Birthday during Pacific Army Week.
Sunday, June 9: U.S. Army Day at the 50th State Fair
The 50th State Fair will host U.S. Army Day. U.S. Army, Pacific and the Hawaii Army National Guard will have a static display at the main entry gate to the fair and the Tropic Lightning Band will be performing. All Army Soldiers, Family members, Civilians and Retirees...anyone holding an ID that says U.S. Army on it, will receive free admittance.
Monday, June 10: Warrior Challenge kicks off
Warrior Challenge is a U.S. Army, Pacific competition designed to find the best Noncommissioned Officer (NCO) and Soldier in the Pacific. Over the five-day competition, Soldiers are tested on their Army knowledge, physical and mental stamina. At the end of the competition, points are tallied and the highest scoring NCO and Soldier are chosen as NCO and Soldier of the Year. Check out the Warrior Challenge micro site daily at http://www.usarpac.army.mil/wc13/ for updates. The Soldier and NCO of the Year will be recognized at the Army Birthday Commemoration, June 14.
Tuesday, June 11: Homeless Veterans Outreach
USARPAC is working with the Veterans Administration, West Oahu Vets, USAVets and the Waikiki Health Clinic to have an outreach for homeless vets. The goal is to share information about available resources for homeless vets, and most importantly to let them know that we haven't forgotten about them.
Wednesday, June 12, NOON: Pacific Army Week Golf Scramble
MWR is hosting a USAA sponsored 36-team golf scramble at Leilehua Golf Course at Schofield Barracks. The event will be followed by a community open house reception at Leilehua Grill. For additional information please contact Lynn Wakui at 808 656-0114.
Thursday, 13 June, 1800: Eagles vs. Sergeants Major Softball Game
The annual game will start at 1800 and we encourage everyone to make it a fun family event. Bring the kids and a picnic basket and enjoy a softball game. Come see whether the Eagles soar or if they will be grounded by the Sergeants Major at Takata Field on Fort Shafter.
Friday, June 14: Army Birthday Commemoration
Come celebrate the 238th Army Birthday the Army Birthday Commemoration at the Hilton Hawaiian Village in Honolulu. The cocktail hour will start at 1730-1830. The formal portion of the evening begins at 1830. Please contact your unit representative.
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