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  • Closing the Gap, Soldiers Teach English in Korean Schools

    Oct 7, 2015

    Fifteen Soldiers assigned to 6th Battalion, 52nd Air Defense Artillery Regiment visited students at Kwonsun Middle School September 23 to share their proficiency of conversational English and American culture.

  • Signal's CG and CSM visit Camp Zama

    Oct 7, 2015

    Maj. Gen. Lawrence W. Brock III and Command Sgt. Maj. Darris Curry, the commanding general and command sergeant major of 311th Signal Command (Theater), respectively, visited the 78th Signal Battalion from Sept. 28 to 30 on Camp Zama during a recent tour of their Pacific Region.

  • Over 125 years of military service honored at Celebration of Service

    Oct 6, 2015

    On Oct. 2, family, friends, and colleagues of five U.S. Army Soldiers came together at historic Palm Circle, Fort Shafter, Hawaii, for a ceremonial expression of appreciation and gratitude for their combined 125 years of federal service to the U.S. Army, the U.S. Army Pacific, and the nation.

  • Eighth Army participates in 2015 ROK Ground Forces Festival

    Oct 5, 2015

    Eighth Army Soldiers and equipment, and a lot of Republic of Korea service members and equipment, were on display at the 2015 Republic of Korea Ground Forces Festival at the ROK Military Headquarters Oct. 2-6.

  • Hispanic Heritage Month observance

    Oct 5, 2015

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea -- An Eight Army Hispanic Heritage Month observance will be held Oct. 15, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Dragon Hill Lodge (Naija Ballroom). Col. Pozo-Alonso, 618 Dental Activity-Korea commander, is scheduled to be the guest speaker.


    Oct 4, 2015

    FORT A.P. HILL, VA. -- Soldiers had just arrived at the U.S. Army Asymmetric Warfare Training Center for a couple hours when they were called to a formation and begin preparations for the start of the U.S. Army's Best Warrior Competition here, Oct. 4, 2015. Competitors began the essay and weapon-zeroing portion of the competition during the afternoon. While the essay portion is essential to the soldiers' score, they were most interested in beginning the weapons portion, zeroing an M4 carbine on a 25-meter indoor range.

  • CID warns of Internet romance scams

    Oct 2, 2015

    "He loves me, he loves me not. The phrase has been repeated by many looking for love. In today's world of online dating and social media sites, however, the phrase may have changed from the plucking of petals to a stroke of the keys with, "he is real, he is not."

  • Eighth Army 10-Miler Team Headed to D.C.

    Oct 1, 2015

    Some of Eighth Army's fastest runners will soon have the opportunity to test their speed and endurance during the Army 10-Miler, Oct. 11 in Washington D.C.

  • Eighth Army honors Japanese Student Volunteer Soldiers

    Oct 1, 2015

    Members of the Ministry of Korea Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs and the Japan Veteran's Association commemorated the 65th anniversary of their participation in the Korean War during a Sept. 24 memorial ceremony at Su-bong Park, Incheon.

  • Tripler Army Medical Center partners with USO to provide programming for mothers of newborns

    Oct 1, 2015

    Mothers of newborns, and families from the Tripler Centering Pregnancy Program (TCPP) had a unique opportunity to meet with Heidi Murkoff, the author of the "What to Expect When Expecting" series, through a partnership between Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) and the USO-Hawaii's efforts to provide quality programs to the local military community.

  • 25th Infantry's Newest Brigade Solidifies Community Partnership with Kahuku Schools

    Oct 1, 2015

    The 25th Sustainment Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, extended the size of its ohana during formal signing ceremonies with officials from Kahuku Elementary and Kahuku High and Intermediate School on Sept. 10.

  • Lower Mekong nations collaborate on flood response during exercise in Laos

    Sep 30, 2015

    The scenario is a familiar one in South-East Asia, a typhoon is sweeping across the area causing massive flooding, particularly along the Mekong River and its tributaries in Lao People's Democratic Republic (PDR). Since the typhoon made landfall and drifted inland, hundreds have been killed and thousands injured. Many roads have washed out, and critical bridges have been damaged. Hospitals in the most affected parts of Lao PDR are overwhelmed and cannot keep up with demand. Rice fields have flooded, and severe economic loss is anticipated.

  • Paralegal Soldiers compete in USARPAC-wide challenge

    Sep 29, 2015

    Every year, Soldiers from across the Pacific Theater come to Hawaii to compete for the title of Paralegal of the Year.

  • Air defense leaders mentor new Soldiers through tactical seminar

    Sep 25, 2015

    OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea -- Air Defense Artillery Fire Coordination officers from the 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade held a tactical seminar September 23-24 at Camp Carroll and Suwon Air Base to brief Information and Coordination Central/Engagement Control Station/Battery Command Post crews on theater-specific tactics and to generate discussion on Patriot system performance.

  • Army divers support Hawaii DOT with salvage exercise

    Sep 25, 2015

    "This harbor is the most widely used on the island," said Capt. Troy Davidson, the 7th Engineer Dive Detachment commander. "If the harbor were shut down, the island wouldn't be able to support the population more than several days."

  • Yudh Abhyas 15 comes to an end

    Sep 24, 2015

    Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division and 6th Battalion of the Kumaon Regiment concluded the 11th iteration of exercise Yudh Abhyas at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, September 9-23. Yudh Abhyas is an annual, U.S. Army Pacific-sponsored Theater Security Cooperation Program bilateral exercise designed to strengthen the U.S. and Indian army partnership. This was the first iteration of this exercise held at JBLM.

  • Selah family provides Japan Ground Self-Defense Soldier with an American experience

    Sep 23, 2015

    It's the end of summer. The weather is cooling down. The scent of burgers sizzling on the grill is fading. Less people are escaping the heat by taking a swim in the river. Each year, the Hepners of Selah, Washington, take time to show Japanese soldiers a bit of that summer life in America. The Hepners were one of 20 families in the Yakima Valley to host 60 soldiers of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force. The soldiers, who were participating in Rising Thunder on Yakima Training Center, took time off to experience an afternoon of American culture Sept. 19.

  • Soldiers perform mortar training during Exercise Rising Thunder

    Sep 23, 2015

    Waiting. Soldiers scan the expansive, arid range, ready to fire, waiting for two magic words - "fire mission!" Until then, they wait, preparing their equipment and thinking about the task at hand. They stand ready to bombard the range with accurate 120-millimeter mortar strikes at targets 6,000 meters away.

  • U.S. Soldier reconnects with her Indonesian roots during Gema Bhakti

    Sep 23, 2015

    Deploying to a country, where 237 million inhabitants from more than 300 distinct native ethnic groups speak more than 700 different languages throughout the 17,500 islands straddling the equator, sounds like a daunting mission. However, for one U.S. Soldier, navigating the Indonesian culture and understanding the local dialect is easier than it sounds.

  • Soldiers take Taekwondo home to South Korea for World Games

    Sep 23, 2015

    Soldiers on the U.S. Armed Forces Taekwondo team are preparing to compete in the ancestral home of their martial art as they train for the Military World Games in South Korea.

  • Music festival makes comeback at Camp Zama; US artists share important message

    Sep 22, 2015

    The Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation of U.S. Army Garrison Japan hosted the 2015 Music Friendship Festival - an event focused on uniting communities in the spirit of friendship from and beyond the installation through music, food and fun - at Yano Field Sept. 12 on the installation.

  • US Ambassador to India visits JBLM

    Sep 22, 2015

    Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, welcomed the U.S. Ambassador to India Richard Verma to Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, September 18.

  • Enlisted Joint Medic Panel kicks off Asia Pacific Military Health Exchange

    Sep 22, 2015

    Medics are jointly working together in the field right now. This was the basis of the presentation, "Role of Medical Non-Commissioned Officer Panel" at the Asia Pacific Military Health Exchange (APMHE) in Da Nang, Vietnam on Sept. 14, 2015.

  • Vietnam welcomes first Asia Pacific Military Health Exchange

    Sep 22, 2015

    The first Asia Pacific Military Health Exchange (APMHE) opened in Da Nang, Vietnam on September 14, 2015.

  • Mural project reflects healthy lives

    Sep 21, 2015

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Sept. 21, 2015) -- U.S. Army Medical Department Activity-Japan staff members celebrated the completion of a mural project during the reveal to the community Sept. 1 inside the BG Crawford F. Sams U.S. Army Health Clinic on Camp Zama.

  • Fanning to be nominated as Army secretary

    Sep 21, 2015

    President Barack Obama announced his intent Friday to nominate seven individuals to key administration posts, included among those is Eric K. Fanning, who will be nominated for the position of Army secretary.

  • 403rd AFSB welcomes new commander

    Sep 21, 2015

    DAEGU, Republic of Korea -- Col. Jordan Chroman relinquished command of the 403rd Army Field Support Brigade to Col. Michael Siegl during a change of command ceremony at Camp Walker's Kelly Field, Sept. 10.

  • 599th Trans moves engineer cargo throughout Pacific

    Sep 21, 2015

    PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii -- The 599th Transportation Brigade conducted port operations here Aug. 23 on the Motor Vessel Green Ridge for the 95th Engineer Company's unit rotation, and it handled the company's offload Sept. 6-7 in Korea.

  • Camp Zama hosts Women's Equality Day Observance

    Sep 20, 2015

    Ninety-five years ago, the 19th Amendment was ratified, granting women the right to vote and in 1971 Congress approved legislation proclaiming Aug. 26 as Women's Equality Day. The 35th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, who was tasked to host this year's Women's Equality Day Observance at Camp Zama, initiated their planning for the event in a unique way.

  • Eighth Army looks to improve on last year's CFC contributions

    Sep 18, 2015

    With the 2015 Combined Federal Campaign-Overseas (CFC-O) scheduled to kick off in just a few days beginning Sept. 21, Eighth Army has made it a priority to improve on last year's level of participation.

  • Violence of Action: Special Forces Battalion Ready to Fight Tonight

    Sep 18, 2015

    The Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group are well versed in adapting to the art of war and honed their hand-to-hand combat skills Sept. 3 at Torii Station during Fight Night VI -- a battalion level Modern Army Combatives competition.

  • Gas, gas, gas: Sea Dragons conduct CBRN training

    Sep 18, 2015

    Soldiers with 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, learned to have confidence in their equipment upon entering the gas chamber during Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Training, September 17, 2015, at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii

  • PACC IX and PAMS XXXIX come to a close

    Sep 17, 2015

    DENPASAR, Indonesia-- A ceremony marked the end of the 9th Pacific Armies Chiefs Conference (PACC IX) and the 39th Pacific Armies Management Seminar (PAMS XXXIX) Sept. 17.

  • Army Corps, 29th BEB Hold Ribbon Cutting for South Range Road Project

    Sep 17, 2015

    Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, Directorate of Public Works, 29th Brigade Engineer Battalion (29th BEB) and Military Police units gathered Sept. 15 to hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Schofield's new South Range Road Project area.

  • Regional Health Command-Pacific crowns their 2015 Best Medics

    Sep 17, 2015

    The Regional Health Command-Pacific (RHC-P) held their annual Best Medic Competition, September 15-17, 2015. The competitors represented units from throughout the RHC-P in hopes of being selected as the Top 2 candidates who will go on to represent the RHC-P during the United States Army Medical Command's (MEDCOM) Command Sgt. Maj. Jack L. Clark Best Medic Competition, to be held October 28-30, 2015 at Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA).

  • RHC-P IG office hosts USARPAC IG Training

    Sep 17, 2015

    Members from throughout United States Army Pacific (USARPAC) Inspector General (IG) community gathered for USARPAC's Quarterly IG Training. This quarter's training was sponsored and hosted by the Regional Health Command-Pacific's (RHC-P) IG Office and Lt. Col. Vernon Wheeler, IG, RHC-P, at Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) on September 17, 2015.

  • Senior enlisted leaders conduct second enlisted forum in Indonesia

    Sep 16, 2015

    Twelve senior enlisted leaders from 10 armies throughout the Pacific region shared ideas and military experiences during the second Senior Enlisted Leaders Forum at the 9th Pacific Armies Chief Conference and 39th Pacific Armies Management Seminar, Sept. 14-15.

  • Task Force Talon commander addresses Guam Armed Forces Committee

    Sep 15, 2015

    "Buen Binidu and Hafa Adai!" (translated into the native Chamorro, this means "welcome and greetings!") These were the opening remarks of Lt. Col. Jefferey Slown, commander, Task Force Talon, 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, as he addressed the general meeting of the Guam Chamber of Commerce Armed Forces Committee at the Outrigger Hotel in Tumon, Guam, Sept. 11.

  • ASIST develops suicide prevention skills

    Sep 15, 2015

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Sept. 15, 2015) -- Camp Zama offered a two-day suicide prevention course Sept. 8 and 9 for Soldiers, Family members, Local National Employees and contractors at the Camp Zama Religious Education Center.

  • Milley co-hosts Pacific conference in Bali

    Sep 15, 2015

    The U.S. and Indonesian armies officially opened the 9th Pacific Armies Chiefs Conference today in Bali, Indonesia.

  • Top Army leaders throughout Pacific region gather for PACC/PAMS

    Sep 15, 2015

    DENPASAR, Indonesia--The 9th Pacific Armies Chiefs Conference (PACC IX) & 39th Pacific Armies Management Seminar (PAMS XXXIX) began with opening ceremonies in Denpasar, Indonesia, Sept. 14.

  • Bilateral Press Conference during PACC IX & PAMS XXXIX

    Sep 15, 2015

    Gen. Mulyono, Indonesian Army Chief of Staff, and Gen. Mark A. Milley, U.S. Army Chief of Staff, and Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, U.S. Army Pacific Commanding General, during a bilateral conference at 9th Pacific Armies Chiefs Conference (PACC IX) & 39th Pacific Armies Management Seminar (PAMS XXXIX).

  • Army officer to participate in 6th Military World Games

    Sep 14, 2015

    Army Colonel Shauna Snyder has been selected to participate in 6th Military World Games Oct. 2-11 in Mungyeong, South Korea.

  • JOTC course forces leaders to think outside the box

    Sep 14, 2015

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS -- Deployed a staff sergeant is tasked to receive vital information from a village elder. The unit and the village have a good working relationship and trust is beginning to form. The staff sergeant meets up with the elder's security guard to escort his squad safely into the village. As he approaches the elder to introduce himself things take a drastic turn. "Who are you and why are you here," the elder says. The squad leader replies with, "We are here for a meeting, and your security guard escorted us." The elder has no security guard and was unaware of any meeting. Now, what does the squad leader do? It's time to think on his feet and make decisions that could save the lives of everyone involved. Just imagine the degree of difficulty involved in this life-changing decision.

  • With 'Yudh Abhyas,' 7th Infantry Division welcomes Indian soldiers

    Sep 12, 2015

    For the first time in its 11-year history, Exercise Yudh Abhyas came to Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, bringing with it 150 soldiers from the Indian army.

  • Sea Dragons reflect back on 9/11 during Prayer Breakfast

    Sep 11, 2015

    Leaders and Soldiers from the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command held a prayer breakfast in remembrance of 9/11 at Fort Shafter, Hawaii, Sept. 10.

  • Rising Thunder kicks off with ceremony at Yakima Training Center

    Sep 10, 2015

    An opening ceremony for Rising Thunder 2015 was held at Yakima Training Center in Yakima, Washington, Sept. 8, 2015. The ceremony marked the beginning of the 22nd annual bilateral training exercise between the United States Army and the Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force. "Task Force Tomahawk", comprised of 7th Infantry Division elements led by the 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, combined with the 33rd Infantry Regiment, 10th Division, Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force, forming a force of over 700 strong for the annual training event.

  • JBLM kicks off Yudh Abhyas 15

    Sep 10, 2015

    Soldiers with the 7th Infantry Division, I Corps and the 6th Battalion of the Kumaon Regiment, Indian Army, joined together to kick off exercise Yudh Abhyas 15, Sept. 9. The annual exercise is in its 11th year and is a bilateral, theater security cooperation exercise between the U.S. Army Pacific and India.

  • LRC-Daegu supports opening DFAC for full scale exercise

    Sep 9, 2015

    DAEGU, South Korea -- The 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command opened the Camp Walker Dining Facility in support of Ulchi Freedom Guardian 2015, a full-scale exercise, Aug. 15.

  • JBLM kicks off Yudh Abhyas 15

    Sep 9, 2015

    The U.S. and Indian Army color guard stand together during the opening ceremony of Yudh Abhyas 15 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Sept. 9. Yudh Abhyas is an annual, U.S. Army Pacific-sponsored Theater Security Cooperation Program bilateral exercise and the first one held at JBLM. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Sinthia Rosario, 5th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment/released)

  • JBLM kicks off Yudh Abhyas 15

    Sep 9, 2015

    The U.S. Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division and the Indian Army troops with the 6th Battalion of the Kumaon Regiment, stand together during the opening ceremony of Yudh Abhyas 15 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Sept. 9. Yudh Abhyas is an annual, U.S. Army Pacific-sponsored Theater Security Cooperation Program bilateral exercise and the first one held at JBLM. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Sinthia Rosario, 5th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment/released)

  • Engineer Task Force activated, set to conduct Korea rotation

    Sep 3, 2015

    The130th Engineer Brigade hosted an activation and deployment ceremony for the engineers of Task Force Ready and 95th Engineer Company, Sept. 2, at Hamilton Field, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, in preparation for the their nine-month deployment to Korea as part of U.S. Army Pacific's Korean Rotational Forces.

  • Task Force Talon holds first prayer breakfast

    Sep 2, 2015

    "Praise the Lord and pass the...biscuits!" That was the spirit of the fourteen Soldiers from Task Force Talon, 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, as they met at the Top of the Rock Club on Andersen Air Force Base, Aug. 27, for the first Task Force Talon prayer breakfast since the unit's arrival on Guam in April 2013.

  • Ranger School hangs out 'all Soldiers welcome' sign

    Sep 2, 2015

    From now on, the Army's Ranger School will be open to any female Soldiers who meet the criteria.

  • 25ID Soldiers First in Army to Earn EIB under New Standards

    Sep 2, 2015

    WAHIAWA, Hawaii -- Young or old, enlisted or officer, vast experience or first duty station, during their careers, most infantry Soldiers will accept the challenge and attempt to earn their Expert Infantryman Badge (EIB).

  • Leaders discuss emergency preparedness during exercise

    Sep 1, 2015

    The sixth annual Pacific Resilience Disaster Response Exercise & Exchange, or DREE, between U.S. Army Pacific, or USARPAC, and the Bangladesh Armed Forces Division, or AFD, kicked off in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Aug. 30.

  • Camp Casey bids garrison leader farewell, welcomes new commander

    Sep 1, 2015

    Lt. Col. Jon Gardner assumed command of U.S. Army Garrison Casey from Lt. Col. Edward D. Eldridge during a ceremony on Camp Casey's Carey Physical Fitness Center, July 27, 2015.

  • Army Engineers strengthen partnerships during 6-month Palau mission

    Sep 1, 2015

    After completing 60 construction projects and more than 100 community relations events within six months, a team of 13 Army engineers returned to Hawaii from a humanitarian assistance operation in the Republic of Palau, Aug. 24.

  • MPs join local law enforcement in raising funds, awareness for Special Olympics-Hawaii

    Sep 1, 2015

    Military police from throughout the 728th Military Police Battalion, 8th MP Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, along with personnel from the Directorate of Emergency Services, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, once again joined forces with Special Olympic-Hawaii Athletes in raising funds and awareness for Special Olympics-Hawaii during the annual "Cop on Top" fundraising event held Aug. 27 -29, island wide.

  • Eighth Army, 65th Medical Brigade Host Women's Equality Day Educational Panel

    Aug 28, 2015

    Eighth Army and the 65th Medical Brigade hosted a Women's Equality Day Educational Panel Aug. 26 at the Dragon Hill Lodge in Seoul, South Korea to discuss contemporary issues and societal barriers that women continue to face in modern society.

  • Warriors find healing through paddling competition

    Aug 28, 2015

    Saturday, Aug. 22, marked the sixth annual Na Koa Wounded Warrior Canoe Regatta at Fort DeRussy Beach Park where over 80 teams competed. Fourteen teams comprised of Soldiers, cadre and alumni represented WTB-Hawaii at the regatta this year.

  • Command completes exercise in South Korea

    Aug 28, 2015

    Soldiers from 20th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives Command completed Exercise Ulchi Freedom Guardian in South Korea, Aug. 28.

  • Army divers partner with Coast Guard in support of Saipan recovery

    Aug 28, 2015

    In support of the disaster relief efforts in Saipan, a Hawaii dive detachment partnered with the Coast Guard's 14th District for a required port assessment and certification of Tanapag Harbor, the port of Saipan, which remains partially non-mission capable, Aug. 27.

  • Pacific engineers bring the 'essayons' spirit to Hawaii

    Aug 27, 2015

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers uses the word, "Essayons," the French word for "Let us try," as their motto because it is their common response to the daily challenges Sappers face.

  • West Point Soldier takes fiery passion to the ice in Korea

    Aug 27, 2015

    From West Point Hockey to semi-professional league in Korea, this air defense artillery officer balances work with play earning accolades along the way.

  • Wounded Warriors celebrated by Pacific Sustainers during canoe race

    Aug 26, 2015

    Since 2009, the State of Hawaii has been home to an annual canoe race to honor wounded warriors and celebrate their resiliency throughout their recovery.

  • Debra S. Wada visits Sea Dragon Headquarters

    Aug 25, 2015

    The Honorable Debra S. Wada, the assistant secretary of the Army (Manpower and Reserve Affairs), visits the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command Headquarters during her trip to Hawaii, Aug. 19.

  • Ranger class makes Army history

    Aug 25, 2015

    The first gender-integrated Army Ranger Course graduated Aug. 21 with two women and 94 men receiving their Ranger Tab at Victory Pond.

  • Command Sponsorship adds new opportunities for families in Korea

    Aug 24, 2015

    One of the biggest decisions a Soldier must make when on assignment to South Korea is whether to apply for command sponsorship for their family.

  • I Corps Soldiers fire Australian weapons during WTSS

    Aug 24, 2015

    "Instant." This command echoed as eight I Corps Soldiers raised the barrels of an F88 Austeyr and began firing. The Soldiers fired the Australian primary weapon during a familiarization session in the Weapon Training Simulation System here, July 16. The WTSS, similar to the U.S. Military Engagement Skills Trainer, provides Australian soldiers the opportunity to enhance marksmanship skills without firing real bullets.

  • I Corps troops visit historic WWII memorial during Talisman Sabre

    Aug 24, 2015

    A lone house sits on top of a hill amongst a suburb of Brisbane. It is a house like any other house on the block; one where you would expect a small family to reside. But inside the house lies a secret history. Six members of I Corps intelligence community took a break from Talisman Sabre 15 to visit the Central Bureau Headquarters for Australian and American cryptologists during WWII under Gen. Douglas MacArthur.

  • ALA Hawaii Show fuels local food products worldwide

    Aug 24, 2015

    It started 18 years ago with about a handful of businesses and a desire make local products more readily available to Hawaii's military community.

  • 2nd SBCT Soldiers Honored for Community Service

    Aug 24, 2015

    KAPOLEI, Hawaii -- Four Soldiers from 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, were recognized during the Joint Venture Education Forum at the Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Community Center in Kapolei, Hawaii, Aug. 20, for their hard work, commitment and dedication working with Hawaii schools.

  • 210th Field Artillery Brigade conducts change of responsibility

    Aug 23, 2015

    The 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division/ROK-U.S. Combined Division held a change of responsibility ceremony Aug. 4 at the Carey Fitness Center on Camp Casey, South Korea.

  • Army Command Post Wi-Fi demo in Hawaii supports expeditionary comms

    Aug 20, 2015

    Just like most American homes are shedding cables in favor of wireless technologies, the Army too is in the process of introducing Wi-Fi and 4G LTE to its command posts to improve the agility of its forces.

  • Soldiers train during air battle simulation

    Aug 20, 2015

    OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea -- Soldiers of 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade conducted their second world-wide defense simulation exercise using netted remote terminal battle labs August 9-14.

  • 7th Infantry Division change of command

    Aug 19, 2015

    Lt. Gen. Stephen R. Lanza, commanding general, I Corps, passes the division colors to Maj. Gen. Thomas S. James, incoming commander of the 7th Infantry Division, during 7th Infantry Division's change of command ceremony at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Aug. 18. During the ceremony, Maj. Gen. Terry Ferrell, outgoing commanding general of the 7th Infantry Division, relinquished command to James. The change of command signifies the unit's change of leadership. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Sinthia Rosario, 5th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • 20th CBRNE participates in Ulchi Freedom Guardian

    Aug 19, 2015

    The 20th CBRNE Command (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives) is participating in Exercise Ulchi Freedom Guardian in South Korea, Aug. 17 - 28.

  • Eighth Army's Secret Weapon: The Korean Service Corps

    Aug 18, 2015

    Desperately clinging to their last vestige of a secure defensive front at the Pusan Perimeter, Eighth Army Commander Lt. Gen. Walton H. Walker knew he had to find some form of reprieve for his men in the foxholes.

  • Despite Army reductions, Corps of Engineers hiring in Alaska

    Aug 18, 2015

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers -- Alaska District is seeking qualified candidates in a variety of technical areas despite Army force reduction in Alaska.

  • Pacific troops keep Sgt. Audie Murphy's legacy alive

    Aug 18, 2015

    "You lead from the front." - Sgt. Audie Murphy.

  • Deadline for new cyber military occupational specialty applications looms

    Aug 17, 2015

    The Army is looking for Soldiers, who want to sign on as part of the cyber branch.

  • Pacific engineers, PACOM commander celebrate joint success, tradition

    Aug 13, 2015

    To celebrate the engineers' heritage and joint accomplishments throughout the Pacific theater, the 130th Engineer Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command hosted its first luau at the Hale Koa here, Aug. 7.

  • 25th CAB and USAG-Hawaii vs. the Wildland Fire

    Aug 12, 2015

    U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's wildland firefighters battled a stubborn fire that filled Schofield Barracks, Wahiawa and nearby communities with a pall of smoke this week.

  • USACE Deploys to Support Typhoon Soudelor Relief Efforts

    Aug 12, 2015

    In support of the Governor, local responders and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) personnel deployed in early August to support recovery efforts in the aftermath of Typhoon Soudelor in the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas (CNMI).

  • Hospital Wing Dedicated to Soldier who Displayed Selfless Service

    Aug 11, 2015

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The Army describes Selfless Service as putting the welfare of the nation, the Army, and your subordinates above your own.

  • Cadet District Engineer Training Offers Summer USACE Experience

    Aug 11, 2015

    The Honolulu District hosted two U.S. Army Cadets during July as part of the Cadet District Engineer Program (CDEP). This program allows West Point and ROTC Cadets an opportunity to gain first-hand construction and engineering experience with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). CDEP Cadets are generally assigned for several weeks of training during summer break at USACE Districts to work on civil, mechanical, electrical, or environmental engineering projects. The program exposes them to USACE missions and helps them explore potential active duty opportunities within the U.S. Army Engineer Branch profession.

  • August is antiterrorism awareness month

    Aug 10, 2015

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea -- August is the U.S. Army's sixth annual observance of Antiterrorism Awareness Month. U.S. Army Garrision Yongsan has actively worked with the tenant units' Antiterrorism Officers (ATOs) to provide them AT tools, brochures and pamphlets to distribute throughout their units. To get the message out to the USAG-Yongsan Community, displays will be setup at the main post exchange and the commissary throughout the month. People will be able to receive information and brochures on Antiterrorism and how they can make a difference in mitigating the threat.

  • 4204th USAH brings medical skills to TAMC

    Aug 10, 2015

    Thirty-two Army Reservists from the 4204th U.S. Army Hospital from Kansas provided patient care at Tripler Army Medical Center and Schofield Barracks Health Clinic, July 11-24.

  • Working dog competition tests skills, builds camaraderie

    Aug 7, 2015

    ilitary and police working dog teams went nose to nose while competing in the 2015 Hawaiian Islands Working Dog Skills Challenge, hosted by the 728th Military Police Battalion, 8th Military Police Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, July 27-31.

  • Honolulu Mayor's Office, 8th TSC partner to help homeless veterans

    Aug 7, 2015

    The Honolulu's Mayor's Office partnered with the 8th Theater Sustainment Command to handout information to the homeless veterans in the area about the 2015 Veterans Stand Down at the Beretania Community Park Aug. 6.

  • Regional Health Command- Pacific takes on a "Move to Health"

    Aug 7, 2015

    HONOLULU -- A total of 40 medical personnel from Schofield Barracks Health Clinic (SBHC), Warrior Ohana Medical Home, and Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) came together to participate in a three day "Move to Health" course, held here on August 4-6, 2015.

  • Pacific troops honored for 116 years of service

    Aug 7, 2015

    After more than 116 years of combined Army service, five leaders from 8th Theater Sustainment Command were honored at a Celebration of Service Retirement Ceremony Aug. 6 at Richardson Theater here.

  • 403rd Army Field Support Brigade supports KRF

    Aug 6, 2015

    CAMP CASEY, Korea -- The Army Field Support Battalion-Korea welcomed the 2nd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (Black Jack) and the 2nd Battalion, 20th Field Artillery Regiment (Deep Strike) to Camp Casey, Korea, July 2, as the newest Korea Rotational Forces.

  • U.S. Army Garrison - Kwajalein Atoll, Garrison Commander

    Aug 5, 2015

    COL Michael M. Larsen took command of USAG-KA on 5 August 2015. The Change of Command ceremony was presided over by Dr. Christine Altendorf, Director, IMCOM-Pacific.

  • Eighth Army, Korean Partners Role out Red Carpet for Korean War Vets

    Aug 4, 2015

    The Pusan Perimeter, the Battle of the Chosin River, and the Battle of the Ch'ongch'on River are just a few of the most intense and hard-fought battles that took place during the Korean War. During those three clashes alone an estimated 88,000 United Nations forces gave their lives to fend off the communist invasion.

  • Sustainers join Pacific Ohana after 8-year mission deviation

    Aug 4, 2015

    In October 2006, the 402nd Army Field Support Brigade, originally scheduled for activation at Fort Shafter, Hawaii, was activated at Balad Air Base, Iraq, due to mission requirements of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • TAMC nurse featured in 'The Women and the Waves 2'

    Aug 3, 2015

    Bagalso is one of six women who will be featured in the film, "The Women and the Waves 2," directed and produced by Heather Hudson. Bagalso has been a nurse anesthetist at TAMC since August 2011. She recently commissioned into the 1984th United States Army Hospital Detachment, Hawaii, U.S. Army Reserve in March 2015 and is serving as a 1st lieutenant.

  • For those still unsure, Army defines 'online misconduct'

    Aug 3, 2015

    If Soldiers were still unsure of what bad behavior looks like online, the Army clarified it for them in an "All Army Activities" message -- commonly called an ALARACT -- that went out force-wide last week.

  • 599th changes command onboard Missouri

    Jul 29, 2015

    Col. Shannon C. Cox relinquished command of the 599th Transportation Brigade to Col. James M. Smith in a change of command ceremony July 23 on the fantail deck of the Battleship Missouri Memorial here.