• U.S. Army Pacific, Deputy Commanding General, Army National Guard, Maj. Gen. Gary M. Hara spoke during his Flying V. Soldiers from USARPAC performed a "Flying V" ceremony in honor of Hara. The Flying V Ceremony traditionally welcomes or honors senior Army officials when they assume duties, depart or retire from an Army Command. The term "Flying V" refers to the way the colors are posted during the ceremony, which is V shaped.

    Maj. Gen. Hara honored during ceremony

    U.S. Army Pacific, Deputy Commanding General, Army National Guard, Maj. Gen. Gary M. Hara spoke during his Flying V. Soldiers from USARPAC performed a "Flying V" ceremony in honor of Hara. The Flying V Ceremony traditionally welcomes or honors senior...

  • Soldiers from USARPAC performed a "Flying V" ceremony in honor of U.S. Army Pacific, Deputy Commanding General, Army National Guard, Maj. Gen. Gary M. Hara. The ceremony was held May 30 at historic at Palm Circle on Fort Shafter. The ceremony was officiated by USARPAC Deputy Commanding General, Maj. Gen. Gary M. Hara. The Flying V Ceremony traditionally welcomes or honors senior Army officials when they assume duties, depart or retire from an Army Command. The term "Flying V" refers to the way the colors are posted during the ceremony, which is V shaped.

    U.S. Army Pacific Flying V Ceremony

    Soldiers from USARPAC performed a "Flying V" ceremony in honor of U.S. Army Pacific, Deputy Commanding General, Army National Guard, Maj. Gen. Gary M. Hara. The ceremony was held May 30 at historic at Palm Circle on Fort Shafter. The ceremony was...

  • Soldiers from USARPAC performed a "Flying V" ceremony in honor of U.S. Army Pacific, Deputy Commanding General, Army National Guard, Maj. Gen. Gary M. Hara. The ceremony was held May 30 at historic at Palm Circle on Fort Shafter. The ceremony was officiated by USARPAC Deputy Commanding General, Maj. Gen. Gary M. Hara. The Flying V Ceremony traditionally welcomes or honors senior Army officials when they assume duties, depart or retire from an Army Command. The term "Flying V" refers to the way the colors are posted during the ceremony, which is V shaped.

    Formation of Troops

    Soldiers from USARPAC performed a "Flying V" ceremony in honor of U.S. Army Pacific, Deputy Commanding General, Army National Guard, Maj. Gen. Gary M. Hara. The ceremony was held May 30 at historic at Palm Circle on Fort Shafter. The ceremony was...

  • U.S. Army Pacific, Deputy Commanding General, Army National Guard, Maj. Gen. Gary M. Hara spoke during his Flying V. Soldiers from USARPAC performed a "Flying V" ceremony in honor of Hara. The Flying V Ceremony traditionally welcomes or honors senior Army officials when they assume duties, depart or retire from an Army Command. The term "Flying V" refers to the way the colors are posted during the ceremony, which is V shaped.

    Maj. Gen Hara honored at Flying V Ceremony

    U.S. Army Pacific, Deputy Commanding General, Army National Guard, Maj. Gen. Gary M. Hara spoke during his Flying V. Soldiers from USARPAC performed a "Flying V" ceremony in honor of Hara. The Flying V Ceremony traditionally welcomes or honors senior...

  • Soldiers from USARPAC performed a "Flying V" ceremony in honor of U.S. Army Pacific, Deputy Commanding General, Army National Guard, Maj. Gen. Gary M. Hara. The ceremony was held May 30 at historic at Palm Circle on Fort Shafter. The ceremony was officiated by USARPAC Deputy Commanding General, Maj. Gen. Gary M. Hara. The Flying V Ceremony traditionally welcomes or honors senior Army officials when they assume duties, depart or retire from an Army Command. The term "Flying V" refers to the way the colors are posted during the ceremony, which is V shaped.

    Flying V Ceremony Flag Detail

    Soldiers from USARPAC performed a "Flying V" ceremony in honor of U.S. Army Pacific, Deputy Commanding General, Army National Guard, Maj. Gen. Gary M. Hara. The ceremony was held May 30 at historic at Palm Circle on Fort Shafter. The ceremony was...

  • Soldiers from USARPAC performed a "Flying V" ceremony in honor of U.S. Army Pacific, Deputy Commanding General, Army National Guard, Maj. Gen. Gary M. Hara. The ceremony was held May 30 at historic at Palm Circle on Fort Shafter. The ceremony was officiated by USARPAC Deputy Commanding General, Maj. Gen. Gary M. Hara. The Flying V Ceremony traditionally welcomes or honors senior Army officials when they assume duties, depart or retire from an Army Command. The term "Flying V" refers to the way the colors are posted during the ceremony, which is V shaped.

    Flying V formation on Fort Shafter

    Soldiers from USARPAC performed a "Flying V" ceremony in honor of U.S. Army Pacific, Deputy Commanding General, Army National Guard, Maj. Gen. Gary M. Hara. The ceremony was held May 30 at historic at Palm Circle on Fort Shafter. The ceremony was...

  • Soldiers from USARPAC performed a "Flying V" ceremony in honor of U.S. Army Pacific, Deputy Commanding General, Army National Guard, Maj. Gen. Gary M. Hara. The ceremony was held May 30 at historic at Palm Circle on Fort Shafter. The ceremony was officiated by USARPAC Deputy Commanding General, Maj. Gen. Gary M. Hara. The Flying V Ceremony traditionally welcomes or honors senior Army officials when they assume duties, depart or retire from an Army Command. The term "Flying V" refers to the way the colors are posted during the ceremony, which is V shaped.

    Flying V Ceremony honoring US Army Pacific Deputy Commanding General

    Soldiers from USARPAC performed a "Flying V" ceremony in honor of U.S. Army Pacific, Deputy Commanding General, Army National Guard, Maj. Gen. Gary M. Hara. The ceremony was held May 30 at historic at Palm Circle on Fort Shafter. The ceremony was...

  • The 111th Hawaii National Band played during the Flying V Ceremony held in honor of U.S. Army Pacific, Deputy Commanding General, Army National Guard, Maj. Gen. Gary M. Hara. Soldiers from USARPAC performed a "Flying V" ceremony in honor of The ceremony was held June 25 at historic at Palm Circle on Fort Shafter. The ceremony was officiated by USARPAC Deputy Commanding General, Maj. Gen. Roger F. Mathews. The Flying V Ceremony traditionally welcomes or honors senior Army officials when they assume duties, depart or retire from an Army Command. The term "Flying V" refers to the way the colors are posted during the ceremony, which is V shaped.

    111th Hawaii National Guard Band performs at Flying V Ceremony

    The 111th Hawaii National Band played during the Flying V Ceremony held in honor of U.S. Army Pacific, Deputy Commanding General, Army National Guard, Maj. Gen. Gary M. Hara. Soldiers from USARPAC performed a "Flying V" ceremony in honor of The...

FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii--Maj. Gen. Gary M. Hara was welcomed as the Deputy Commanding General, Army National Guard, U.S. Army Pacific during a Flying "V" Ceremony at Historic Palm Circle, Fort Shafter, Hawaii June 25.

The Flying "V" ceremony traditionally welcomes or honors senior Army officials when they assume duties or depart from an Army command and refers to the way the colors are posted during the ceremony, which is V-shaped.

The ceremony was officiated by USARPAC Deputy Commanding General, Maj. Gen. Roger F. Mathews. Mathews welcomed Hara and his family into the ranks of the USARPAC Ohana.

"MG Hara's presence at USARPAC will be powerful," said Mathews, "He is the right man for the job at the right time. These are inspiring times, the Army and our (USARPAC) Headquarters are growing. I believe he will rise to the occasion."

Hara expressed his pride in joining the USARPAC Team, and his honor at officially receiving his new position on Historic Palm Circle.

"I have attended many ceremonies on this historic field," said Hara. "But this is the first I have attended that has been in my honor. I am excited to be a part of the USARPAC team."

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