• HONOLULU, Hawaii- Signal leaders Maj. Gen. James T. Walton, 311th Signal Command (Theater) commanding general (far left) and 311th SC Command Sgt. Maj. Kevin J. Thompson join with the oldest and youngest attendees at the 2012 Pacific Signal Regimental Ball for a cake-cutting ceremony, for the 152-year tradition of celebrating the anniversary of the Signal Corps Regiment. (Photo by Crista Mary Mack, 311th Signal Command)

    Pacific Signal 2012 Regimental Ball Cake Cutting

    HONOLULU, Hawaii- Signal leaders Maj. Gen. James T. Walton, 311th Signal Command (Theater) commanding general (far left) and 311th SC Command Sgt. Maj. Kevin J. Thompson join with the oldest and youngest attendees at the 2012 Pacific Signal Regimental...

  • CAMP HM SMITH, Hawaii - Maj. Gen. James T. Walton, commanding general, 311th Signal Command (Theater) addresses Army Signal Corps Leaders at the 2012 Signal Leaders Conference, a key event during the 2012 Pacific Signal Regimental Week Sept 10 - 14 hosted by the  311th SC and U.S. Army, Pacific, in Hawaii. (Photo by Crista Mary Mack, 311th SC)

    Signal Leaders Conference 2012

    CAMP HM SMITH, Hawaii - Maj. Gen. James T. Walton, commanding general, 311th Signal Command (Theater) addresses Army Signal Corps Leaders at the 2012 Signal Leaders Conference, a key event during the 2012 Pacific Signal Regimental Week Sept 10 - 14...

  • CAMP HM SMITH, Hawaii - U.S. Army Signal Leaders from the Pacific and throughout the globe convened in Hawaii Sept. 12 -13 for the 2012 Signal Leaders Conference, hosted by the 311th Signal Command (Theater) and U.S. Army, Pacific G-6. Pictured above, attendees of the conference. (Photo by Spc. Nikko-Angelo Matos, 311th Signal Command)

    2012 Signal Leaders Conference

    CAMP HM SMITH, Hawaii - U.S. Army Signal Leaders from the Pacific and throughout the globe convened in Hawaii Sept. 12 -13 for the 2012 Signal Leaders Conference, hosted by the 311th Signal Command (Theater) and U.S. Army, Pacific G-6. Pictured above...

  • SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - U.S. Army Signal Leaders from the Pacific and throughout the globe convened in Hawaii Sept. 12 -13 for the 2012 Signal Leaders Conference, hosted by the 311th Signal Command (Theater) and U.S. Army, Pacific G-6. Pictured above, attendees of the conference. (Photo by Capt. Liana Mayo, 311th Signal Command)

    2012 Signal Leaders Conference

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - U.S. Army Signal Leaders from the Pacific and throughout the globe convened in Hawaii Sept. 12 -13 for the 2012 Signal Leaders Conference, hosted by the 311th Signal Command (Theater) and U.S. Army, Pacific G-6. Pictured...

  • SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Signaleers of the Pacific had a rare opportunity at the Schofield Barracks Main Command Post Chapel Sept. 13 when three senior Signal non-commissioned officers engaged attendees with a Regimental forum followed by an open question and answer session. The panel consisted of (pictured from left to right) Network Enterprise Technology Command Command Sgt. Maj. Gerald Williams, Signal Regimental  Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald Pflieger, and Army Chief of Information - G6 Sgt. Maj. Kevin McCreary. (Photo by Capt. Liana Mayo, 311th Signal Command)

    Senior Signal NCO Forum

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Signaleers of the Pacific had a rare opportunity at the Schofield Barracks Main Command Post Chapel Sept. 13 when three senior Signal non-commissioned officers engaged attendees with a Regimental forum followed by an open...

  • SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii " Maj. Gen. James T. Walton, commanding general, 311th Signal Command (Theater) and 311th SC Command Sgt. Maj. Kevin J. Thompson run a circle around the formation of the 2012 Signal Regimental Run. (Photo by Spc. Nikko-Angelo Matos, 311th Signal Command)

    2012 Signal Regimental Run

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii " Maj. Gen. James T. Walton, commanding general, 311th Signal Command (Theater) and 311th SC Command Sgt. Maj. Kevin J. Thompson run a circle around the formation of the 2012 Signal Regimental Run. (Photo by Spc. Nikko-Angelo...

  • HONOLULU, Hawaii - A color guard of Signal Unit 1st sergeants present the colors at the 2012 Signal Corps Regimental Ball. Leading the color guard is 1st Sgt. Martin Jenkins. From left is 1st Sgt. Derek Davis, A. Co. 307th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, 1st Sgt. Keith Beverly, HHC 516th Signal Brigade, 1st Sgt. Mathew Baker, HHC 307th, 1st Sgt. Jason McCoy, B. Co. 307th ESB, 1st Sgt. Noel Walton, 30th Signal Battalion, 396th Signal Co. (Photo by Crista Mary Mack, 311th SC)

    1st Sgt. Color Guard

    HONOLULU, Hawaii - A color guard of Signal Unit 1st sergeants present the colors at the 2012 Signal Corps Regimental Ball. Leading the color guard is 1st Sgt. Martin Jenkins. From left is 1st Sgt. Derek Davis, A. Co. 307th Expeditionary Signal...

SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - A stampede of Soldiers thundered down Kole Kole Pass, their formations freckled with orange unit crests, as the Signal Regimental Run proclaimed the final day of Pacific Signal Week 2012.
Signaleers from throughout the Pacific and the globe connected in Hawaii for the 2012 Signal Corps Regimental Week, a series of events dedicated to commemorating the proud history of the Signal Regiment and communicating within the Signal Branch itself. The annual event was hosted by the 311th Signal Command (Theater) and U.S. Army, Pacific G6.
In addition to the Regimental Run, various events occurred throughout the week. The four-day event started with a golf scramble, followed by the Signal Leaders Conference, two intense days of forums for non-commissioned and commissioned officers, addressing Army-wide changes, tactical and technical changes and advancements in the Signal Corps and related changes in the civilian sector of the Information Technology world.
"The work that is being done here in the Pacific to deliver capabilities throughout the theater area of operation is essential and absolutely assists the Army in its world-wide mission," said Maj. Gen. James T. Walton, 311th SC (T) commanding general. The 311th Command Sgt. Maj. Kevin J. Thompson, co-hosted the event with Walton. They were joined by several distinguished members of the Army Signal community.
Throughout the week, Signal leaders discussed topics ranging from the emerging mission requirements of Army Cyber Command to the Signal Corps Regimental Association, which connects the Army Signal community with civilian partners and key leaders around the world.
"Although the Pacific is vast in terms of distance, language and cultural differences, to be as effective as we can on behalf of our fellow Warfighters we need to understand the context of this mission, then move on to more Signal-centric discussion topics, ending with some great break-out discussions," said Walton of the conference. "This week's events are a real opportunity to understand both within and without the region, but also more importantly to do some networking, which is one of the greatest values of these types of events."
Toward the end of the second conference day, a panel consisting of Signal Regimental Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald Pflieger, and Network Enterprise Technology Command Command Sgt. Maj. Gerald Williams and Army Chief of Information -- G6 Sgt. Maj. Kevin McCreary engaged attendees with an open question and answer session.
The week culminated with two final events on Sept 14, a morning Regimental run through Schofield Barracks and the Regimental Ball that evening at the Hilton Hawaiian Village.
The ball included many events, from the posting of the colors to a performance by the Te Vai Ura Nui Dance Ensemble, the historic Hawaiian Kings Guard Drill Team, Royal Hawaiian Guard, a regimental cake cutting ceremony, multiple presentations of awards culminating with an address by keynote speaker Williams.
"Team Pacific has a reputation of being an outstanding team of professionals as one of the premier Army Signal theaters, and our nation is truly proud of the great leaders, Soldiers and Civilians who take care of our Army each and every day," said Williams.
Williams also thanked the Civilians and Families of all the organizations in the Pacific Theater for their hard work and patriotism.
"On behalf of Maj. Gen. [Alan] Lynn [NETCOM commanding general] and the entire NETCOM team, I want to thank each and every one of you for your hard work, dedication and personal sacrifices that you and your family make on a daily basis. We cannot repay you enough for what you do."
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