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  • Understanding the past to build for the future

    Aug 12, 2013

    DONGDUCHEON, South Korea -- To understand the future, one must first understand the past.

  • Col. Lawson visits Taeseongdong

    Aug 9, 2013

    TAESEONGDONG, South Korea -- Col. Michael J. Lawson, commander of 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, participates in the Taeseongdong Village 60th Anniversary Celebration in the Joint Security Area of the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea August 2, 2013. The ceremony marked the establishment of the small village, known as "Freedom Village," after the signing of the Korean War Armistice in 1953. Attendees included senior leaders from Gyeonggi-do Province, the United Nations Command Military Armistice Commission, the Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission, 2nd Infantry Division, and delegates from several embassies. The event included performances by the Taeseongdong Elementary School percussion band and the 1st Infantry Division Band. It ended with participants joining the citizens of Taeseongdong to build a rice cake tower of peace. The village is a symbol of the success of the ROK-U.S. Alliance that was forged during the Korean War and has grown stronger over the last 60 years. (U.S. Army photos by Capt. Kelly E. McKenzie, 210th Fires Brigade Public Affairs Officer/Released).

  • Senior Leaders attend annual transition seminar

    Aug 9, 2013

    CAMP RED CLOUD, South Korea- The last remaining permanently forward-stationed division in the U.S. Army welcomed new leaders during Transition Week July 22 through 25 at Camp Red Cloud. Every summer, the 2nd Infantry Division hosts a week-long seminar designed to explain the division's mission and its relationship with Republic of Korea to brigade commanders, command sergeants major, division primary staff and their spouses. Military and government officials from both the ROK and U.S. briefed the incoming personnel on the division's mission.

  • U.S. Army Pacific Commander visits JSA

    Aug 9, 2013

    CAMP BONIFAS, South Korea -- Gen. Vincent Brooks, commander of U.S. Army Pacific, visits the Joint Security Area and Demilitarized Zone, South Korea Aug. 3, 2013. Maj. Gen. Thomas Vandal, 2nd Infantry Division commander, and Lt. Col. Daniel Edwan, the commander of the United Nations Command Security Battalion-Joint Security Area, escorted Brooks through the tour, highlighting key terrain and security operations. (U.S. Army photos courtesy of Capt. Marckenzie Boutin, 210th Fires Brigade/Released).

  • Avenger crews qualify with machine guns

    Aug 9, 2013

    CHIPORI RANGE, South Korea -- Soldiers from E Battery, 6th Battalion, 52nd Air Defense Artillery Regiment, attached to 6th Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, conduct M3P .50 caliber machine gun qualification at Chipori Range, South Korea Aug. 7, 2013. The exercise was to qualify Soldiers on the Avenger Gunnery Program to enhance the unit's readiness to fight tonight to deter aggression against South Korea. (U.S. Army photos by 210th Fires Brigade public affairs specialist/Released).

  • 1-38 FA Cadets flying above Camp Casey

    Aug 9, 2013

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Cadets participating in the Cadet Troop Leadership Training program with 1st Battalion, 38th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th Fires Brigade take a ride with 2nd Battalion (Assault), 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade in a UH-60 Black Hawk Helicopter around Camp Casey, South Korea Aug. 8, 2013. This flight gave cadets an opportunity to learn more about Army aviation and broaden their CTLT experience. The 210th Fires Bde. is dedicated to building adaptive and confident leaders of the future. (U.S. Army photos by Cpl. Kim Han-byeol, 210th Fires Brigade public affairs specialist/Released).

  • Commanding generals visit Soldiers, tour Fort Wainwright

    Aug 9, 2013

    Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, U.S. Army Pacific's commanding general, and Maj. Gen. Michael H. Shields, U.S. Army Alaska's commanding general, received a comprehensive tour of Fort Wainwright, Fort Greely and the Northern Warfare Training Center's Black Rapids site.

  • First responders ready to stand as one against threats

    Aug 9, 2013

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS -- August is the Army's annual Antiterrorism Awareness Month, but for the first responders who have the awesome responsibility of preventing and responding to potential threats and incidents within our community, preparing and training to respond to terrorism happens all year-round. Federal firefighters, emergency medical technicians, military police and the Special Reaction Team, 728th MP Battalion, were among the first responders from the garrison community that participated in an antiterrorism force protection exercise, July 29-30, testing the participants in various scenarios such as mass casualties, triage, active shooters, hostage negotiations and more.

  • 2-8 FA Soldiers slingload M-777 Howitzer

    Aug 9, 2013

  • BTB 1-25 SBCT completes 25-mile foot march

    Aug 9, 2013

    Soldiers from the Brigade Troops Battalion, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, conducted a 25-mile road march on Fort Wainwright, Alaska, Aug. 7.

  • 2nd Infantry Division commander mentors cadets

    Aug 8, 2013

    Maj. Gen. Thomas Vandal, the 2nd Infantry Division commanding general, meets with cadets participating in the Cadet Troop Leadership Training program with 210th Fires Brigade and 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team at Hovey Theater on Camp Hovey, South Korea July 31, 2013. Maj. Gen. Vandal told cadets to enjoy Korea, to try to learn as much as they can during the leadership training, and discussed his expectations for them as future leaders of the Army. The 2nd Infantry Division is dedicated to building adaptive and confident leaders of the future.

  • 2nd Infantry Division deputy commander visits 210th Fires Brigade

    Aug 8, 2013

    Brig. Gen. Erik C. Peterson, the 2nd Infantry Division deputy commanding general for support, visits the 210th Fires Brigade on Camp Casey, South Korea July 31, 2013. During the visit, Col. Michael J. Lawson, the 210th Fires Brigade commander, presented a capabilities brief, explaining the brigade's mission and ability to Fight Tonight. Then they toured the brigade area, including the 70th Brigade Support Battalion's Supply Support Activity, 333rd Field Artillery Target Acquisition Battery, 1st Battalion, 38th Field Artillery Regiment's Q-37 radar, C Battery, 1st Bn., 38th FA Regt.'s M270A1 multiple launch rocket system, and 6th Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment's Ammunition Holding Area. The visit wrapped up at the Thunder Inn where Brig. Gen. Peterson ate lunch with the brigade and battalion commanders.

  • Korean-American Friendship Hoops

    Aug 8, 2013

    Area III Sports hosted a four-team Korean-American Friendship Basketball Tournament, in Zoeckler Fitness Center, Aug.4. The tournament, won by team MIX, was organized and held to promote friendship, cooperation and Good Neighbor relations. The tournament consisted of two on-post teams and a team from Songtan and Pyeongtaek. MIX, consisting of both American and Korean players, took first place for the second straight year.

  • Manchu officers return to leadership roles in Korea

    Aug 7, 2013

    During his first visit to Korea since assuming command, the U.S. Army Pacific commanding general discovered that four officers he used to lead in the 2nd Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment "Manchus," were serving in key leadership positions in Korea.

  • 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, Navy perform deck landings

    Aug 7, 2013

    Pilots and flight crews with the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade worked closely with the U.S. Navy to conduct deck landing qualifications aboard the USS Chafee, USS Hopper, USS Guadalupe, and the USS Tarawa, in the Pacific Ocean near Hawaii, July 15-19, 2013.

  • New 307th Expeditionary Signal Battalion Motor Pool Makes the Cut

    Aug 7, 2013

    With a snip of the Signal orange ceremonial ribbon, 307th Expeditionary Signal Battalion made history, opening an impressive new motor pool on Helemano Military Reservation that will vastly improve their ability to efficiently conduct maintenance, train, and deploy teams and equipment.

  • US Army on Okinawa participates in a bilateral exchange with 15th Brigade, Japan Ground Self-Defense

    Aug 7, 2013

    Fifteen American and Japanese soldiers were on hand to participate in a noncommissioned officer bilateral exchange program from Aug. 5-9 at the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force's 15th Brigade headquarters in Naha, Japan.

  • Civilian furlough days to be reduced

    Aug 6, 2013

    Hundreds of thousands of Defense Department civilian employees who have had to take a weekly unpaid day off from work since July 8, are getting some relief, as the total number of furlough days has been reduced from 11 to six, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Aug. 6, 2013.

  • Japanese 'Bon Odori' Festival at Camp Zama draws 26,000 visitors

    Aug 6, 2013

    The 54th annual Bon Odori Festival at Camp Zama, Japan, culminated Aug. 3, 2013, with more than 1,000 people performing the moves of traditional Japanese dances in sync, circled around a large, ornate wooden tower erected at the installation's Rambler Field.

  • U.S. Army Pacific commander visits troops in Korea

    Aug 5, 2013

    The four-star general who commands U.S. Army forces in the Asia Pacific region is making his first trip to Korea this week.

  • Exercise Lightning Strike Comes to a Close

    Aug 5, 2013

    Members of the Singapore Armed Forces and U.S. Army soldiers joined together to celebrate the end of Exercise Lightning Strike during a ceremony here July 26.

  • 'Must be led before you can lead'

    Aug 5, 2013

    While many college students take vacations during the summer, Army cadets are busy training to be the U.S. military's future leaders.

  • Final homecoming flights for 4th SBCT bring home 600 troops, brigade leadership

    Aug 5, 2013

    The 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, colors touched down on American soil along with the brigade commander, command sergeant major and approximately 600 soldiers, July 28, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

  • Army completes coalition network fielding in South Korea

    Aug 5, 2013

    The Army has strengthened its ability to share critical data with its coalition partners with the fielding of coalition network equipment to South Korea.

  • Sea Dragon Selected as the 2013 All Army Women's Basketball Team Head Coach

    Aug 5, 2013

    A Soldier from the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command was selected as the 2013 All Army Women Basketball team head coach.

  • COMBATIVES THE RIGHT OF PASSAGE FOR 94TH AAMDC SOLDIERS

    Aug 5, 2013

    The mission of every modern Army Soldier is to learn techniques from the Modern Army Combatives Program (MACP). The 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command (94th AAMDC) ensured its Soldiers got the proper training they need at Fort Shafer Flats, July 31.

  • US and Australian War Games - Talisman Saber 2013

    Aug 3, 2013

    Exercise TALISMAN SABER has it all; Special Forces, Royal Australian Air Force, Australian Army, Royal Australian Navy, and the U.S. Marines, Army, Air Force, and Navy. It is the largest Australian military exercise and one of the largest U.S. exercises. The exercise is a major undertaking that reflects the closeness of our alliance and the strength of the ongoing military-military relationship.

  • Bilateral training sharpens mission readiness

    Aug 2, 2013

    Charlie Battery, 1st Battalion, 1st Air Defense Artillery, hosted Officers and Non Commissioned Officers from the Southwestern Composite Air Division from Naha Air Base showcasing battery command post operations, surface to air orders and air control orders on July 17th at Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan. These operations direct states of readiness, search sectors, identified threats, and instructions from higher headquarters.

  • Bilateral training enhances interoperability between intelligence sections

    Aug 2, 2013

    Five soldiers from the 10th Regional Support Group S-2 Intelligence Section and 10 soldiers from the 15th Brigade, Japanese Ground Self Defense Force G-2, engaged in the first intelligence bilateral exchange July 23 at Torii Station, which consisted basic soldiering skills as well as intelligence analytical techniques.

  • Combined simulation exercise strengthens ROK-U.S. Alliance

    Aug 2, 2013

    The 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, and the Third Republic of Korea Army, conducted a Combined Counterfire Exercise on Camp Casey, South Korea, July 17-19, 2013. The simulation-based exercise was to enhance the ROK-U.S. counterfire capability, improve staff coordination and test battle command computer systems.

  • Surviving in water

    Aug 2, 2013

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, conducts Combat Water Survival Training at Hanson Outdoor Swimming Pool on Camp Casey, South Korea July 12, 2013. The training began with basic water survival skills which consisted of practicing to safely enter the water with a weapon; and protecting their weapons while swimming; how to remove equipment while in the water; and how to use their uniforms to increase buoyancy. The training prepares Soldiers to react to unexpected water landings and vehicle rollovers. The 210th Fires Bde. trains its Soldiers for all possible situations to be prepared to defend the Republic of Korea from any threat.

  • Troops Return Home

    Aug 2, 2013

    NUREMBERG, Germany- Maj. Gen. John R. O'Connor, commanding general, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, greets Soldiers of the 16th Sustainment Brigade as they deplane at Nuremberg Airport, July 31. O'Connor was on hand to welcome home over 150 Soldiers of the brigade as they returned safely from a nine-month deployment in Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. The brigade's unique mission included training and assisting the Afghan National Army in developing their own robust logistical capabilities. (Photo by Staff Sgt. April Tessmer, 16th Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs, 21st TSC)

  • August is Antiterrorism Awareness Month

    Aug 2, 2013

    This August marks the Army's fourth annual Antiterrorism (AT) Awareness Month.

  • US Army Pacific welcomes Singapore Army logisticians for subject matter exchange

    Aug 2, 2013

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii - United States Army, Pacific logisticians welcomed and shared operational knowledge with Singaporan Army Logistics July 22 - 26 for the 5th Logistics Subject Matter Expert Exchange between USARPAC and the Singapore Army.

  • 94TH AAMDC USES RAD TO COMBAT SEXUAL ASSAULT

    Aug 1, 2013

    Soldiers from the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command (AAMDC) Sea Dragons Sisters in Arms program participated in Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) training conducted at Fort Shafter Flats July 24-25.

  • ROTC cadet experiences life in Korea

    Aug 1, 2013

    OSAN AIR BASE -- The reserve officer training corps is an important facet of leadership development within the U.S. military that starts at the college level and trains students to lead Soldiers. The education doesn't stop at book-smarts and formation rehearsals, though.

  • Korean Kids tour K-16

    Jul 31, 2013

    Children from lower income and single parent Korean families visited K-16 U.S. Army airbase as part of an English Camp program sponsored by Segok-dong office, July 25.

  • In Asia-Pacific, Army policy not one of containment

    Jul 31, 2013

    Despite a Department of Defense focus on the Asia-Pacific region, there is no Army policy to "contain" China, said the service's senior-most officer.

  • Singapore opens soldier to new experiences

    Jul 31, 2013

    Growing up in California's Mojave Desert, Singapore was the last place Pfc. Patrick McCoy thought he would ever be.

  • Lewis-McChord Soldier to be awarded Medal of Honor

    Jul 30, 2013

    The room hummed with the steady clicks of camera shutters as Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter and his wife, Shannon, were the center of attention during a press conference at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., July 29, 2013.

  • U.S. Army Japan senior leaders emphasize importance of SHARP

    Jul 29, 2013

    To emphasize the importance of the Army's Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention program, Maj. Gen. James C. Boozer Sr., commander of United States Army Japan and I Corps (Forward), personally met with each unit victim advocate during his command visit to Okinawa, July 22-25, 2013.

  • Veterans return to Korea for armistice anniversary

    Jul 29, 2013

    Korean War veterans returned to South Korea to mark the 60th anniversary of the signing of the armistice agreement that brought the brutal conflict to an end.

  • Residents advised to prepare for Tropical Storm Flossie

    Jul 29, 2013

    Tropic Storm Flossie is expected to make landfall on Oahu later this evening, July 29.

  • USARPAC commanding general visits Talisman Saber 2013

    Jul 29, 2013

    SHOALWATER BAY TRAINING AREA, Australia - General Vincent Brooks, U.S. Army Pacific commanding general, visited Soldiers July 27 training in Australia as part of Talisman Saber 2013. Talisman Saber, currently in its fifth iteration, is a biennial training exercise that hones the interoperability of U.S. and Australian militaries. The bilateral training included a variety of missions from conventional conflict to peacekeeping and humanitarian assistance efforts. Brooks visited U.S. Army Pacific Soldiers training with their Australian counterparts at Shoalwater Bay training area in Queensland. He presented award to several Soldiers with 4th Brigade, 25th Infantry Division and toured areas of the battlefield to view training first hand.

  • Eighth Army activates digital liaison detachment

    Jul 26, 2013

    Eighth Army established the 2503rd Digital Liaison Detachment to serve as the primary link with the Republic of Korea Ground Component Command.

  • New hangars mean mission readiness, future savings

    Jul 26, 2013

    The extreme climate of Interior Alaska calls for dependable, robust heating and lighting systems which allow the mission to continue no matter the temperature during the long, dark winter months.

  • Army Community Service celebrates 48 years of assisting families

    Jul 26, 2013

    After 48 years, Army Community Service is operating on 78 installations, providing family team building, relocation assistance, financial readiness counseling and a host of other services.

  • Training to survive in a chemical environment

    Jul 25, 2013

    Soldiers from HHB conducted a mask confidence chamber and operational decontamination training on Camp Casey, South Korea, June 6, 2013. The purpose of this training was to teach Soldiers the knowledge and skills to survive chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear attacks.

  • Odierno visits India, focuses on future opportunities

    Jul 25, 2013

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno traveled to New Delhi this week, where he visited with his Indian counterpart, Gen. Bikram Singh, chief of army staff.

  • SLIDESHOW: Odierno visits India

    Jul 25, 2013

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno traveled to New Delhi this week, where he visited with his Indian counterpart, Gen. Bikram Singh, chief of army staff.

  • Video: 348th Engineer Company Practices Air Assault Drops

    Jul 25, 2013

    U.S. Army Reserve soldiers from the 348th Engineer Company took a break from basic soldiering to practice their air assault skills.

  • 1-38 FA hosts urban assault course for 8A Best Medic competition

    Jul 25, 2013

    C Battery, 1st Battalion, 38th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division hosted the Urban Assault lane for the 8th Army Best Medic Competition at Rodriguez Range, South Korea July 22-25. The competition is a two-Soldier team event that challenges medics in a realistic, tough, simulated operational environment. Medics tested their skills and proved they are ready to support the brigade's "Fight Tonight" readiness.

  • Armistice anniversary marks milestone for alliance

    Jul 24, 2013

    American and South Korean officials and veterans will commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice Agreement in the United States and South Korea this week.

  • Singapore fun run brings two armies together

    Jul 24, 2013

    With the sights and sounds of downtown Singapore as their backdrop, Singapore armed forces and U.S. soldiers came together for a run in the sun, July 19.

  • US Army expands knowledge of jungle tactics

    Jul 24, 2013

    Soldiers from the U.S. and Singapore armies keep jungle tactics fresh as they train together during a jungle familiarization battle course near Amoy Quee Camp, Singapore, July 18, 2013.

  • US Army Pacific welcomes new Chief of Staff

    Jul 24, 2013

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii -- Soldiers and officers from throughout U.S. Army Pacific (USARPAC) gathered to welcome Maj. Gen. Jim Pasquarette as their new chief of staff during a Flying "V" ceremony July 24 at historic Palm Circle, here. Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, USARPAC commanding general, officiated the ceremony and welcomed Pasquarette and his family into the ranks of the USARPAC Ohana. The Flying "V" ceremony traditionally honors senior Army officials when they assume duties or depart from an Army command and refers to the way the colors are posted in a V-shaped formation during the ceremony.

  • Leaders sign MOU to keep Itaewon safe

    Jul 24, 2013

    A Memorandum of Understanding was re-signed by the Itaewon Bar Owners' Association and U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan to strengthen the partnership between Korea and the United States, July 24. Wonsoon Yoo, president of IBOA, and Col. Michael. E. Masley, garrison commander for USAG Yongsan, and other respective business and military leaders joined together for the signing event, which last occurred in 2009.

  • Gen. Brooks delivers first U.S. Army Pacific One Team message

    Jul 24, 2013

    U.S. Army Pacific, Commanding General, Gen. Vincent K. Brooks initial message to USARPAC Soldiers, Family Members and Army Civilians. One Team!

  • 94th AAMDC Briefs Secretary of the Army John McHugh on Its Mission

    Jul 23, 2013

    With the United States Army's growing strategic role in the Pacific region, Secretary of the Army John McHugh was at the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command 16 July, where he was briefed on the unit's successful deployment of a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense System to Guam.

  • U.S. Soldiers teach Korean kids Army PT

    Jul 23, 2013

    Soldiers from the 106th Medical Detachment (VS) visited Sunin Church Yongsan Wonhyoro to enhance the Korea-U.S. relationship with middle school children, July 13.

  • Little devil girl amuses Yongsan

    Jul 23, 2013

    A world-renowned 10-Ball billiards champion showcased her talents to the military community of U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan, July 17.

  • DENTAC-Japan's 'Go First Class' dental program ahead of game

    Jul 23, 2013

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (July 23, 2013) -- U.S. Army Dental Activity-Japan, headquartered here, is proving to be the Army's top command regarding the implementation of a new dental program, the unit's commander said during a recent interview.

  • Army Rec Center provides outstanding services

    Jul 23, 2013

    The U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan, Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation's Moyer Recreation Center has been known for providing amazing service to the service members, families, and civilians of the Yongsan community.

  • Exercise Talisman Saber 13

    Jul 23, 2013

    U.S. and Australian forces are reinforcing their ability to conduct contingency operations at Exercise Talisman Saber 13. Gail McCabe brings us this report from Queensland, Australia.

  • SecArmy, U.S. Army Pacific commander honor late Senator Inouye

    Jul 23, 2013

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh and Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, U.S. Army Pacific commanding general, honored the late U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye, July 23, 2013, at a wreath-laying ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific on Honolulu, Hawaii.

  • Second annual full-scale exercise conducted at Camp Zama

    Jul 23, 2013

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (July 24, 2013) -- U.S. Army Garrison Japan conducted its second annual full-scale exercise here July 16 through 18, which included participation from various units on the installation and local Japanese firefighters.

  • Soldiers' Korean War sacrifices honored

    Jul 22, 2013

    Nestled in the serene rolling green hills of Jochiwon, South Korea, rests a memorial statue dedicated to the Soldiers of the 21st Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division, and the sacrifices they made delaying the north Korean Army's southern advance.

  • Fields of Dreams: A revamped Stoneman Athletic Complex opens for play

    Jul 22, 2013

    Sports fanatics, young and old, are familiar with the 1989 classic "Field of Dreams." The baseball flick is an essential for their home theater collections and often ranks among their top five picks for greatest sports films ever made.

  • Army Community Service honors 48-year history

    Jul 22, 2013

    For generations, Army spouses have operated lending closets and thrift shops, raised funds to help the needy, assisted in emergencies, taught and trained the inexperienced, provided care and comfort to the ill and bereaved, and, through a grassroots understanding of the Army community, contributed significantly to its stability.

  • Hula appreciation gains: Hula hālau take root across the world

    Jul 22, 2013

    People across the world have come to know and love hula, the traditional Hawaiian dance form, which, according to Kumu Hula Paulani Kauila, "is a form of storytelling, where the expression of a story is told through the dancer."

  • New U.S. Army Pacific Commander conducts aerial recon of Oahu

    Jul 22, 2013

    PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii - General Vincent K. Brooks, commanding general, U.S. Army, Pacific conducted an aerial reconnaissance of Hawaii Army facilities across the island of Oahu July 19. Brooks recently assumed command of USARPAC, and the visit enabled him to meet and greet Soldiers of Hawaii while simultaneously familiarizing himself via a literal bird's eye view. He was joined by Maj. Gen. Kurt Fuller, 25th Infantry Division commanding general. They visited facilities and Soldiers at Schofield Barracks, the Lightning Academy, and other Army training areas. (photos by Sgt. 1st Class Crista Mary Mack, U.S. Army Pacific)

  • Preparing for the unexpected can mean life or death

    Jul 19, 2013

    Interior Alaska is known for winter storms, whether it is the unimaginable stints of sub-zero cold, freezing rain causing treacherous footing and tricky driving or heavy blankets of snow; the focus to take precautions tends to be October through March. But being prepared for anything, anytime, anywhere can facilitate survival.

  • Fort Wainwright Chaplains celebrate anniversary by serving others

    Jul 19, 2013

    The U.S. Army chaplaincy is one of the oldest branches of the Army and they are celebrating 237-years of service this month.

  • Arctic mud run

    Jul 19, 2013

    184 participants made their way through a grueling run/obstacle course.

  • Joint Information Center: Being there for the community

    Jul 19, 2013

    During the Stuart Creek 2 Fire in the Army's Yukon Training Area, a Joint Information Center was activated at the Bureau of Land Management building on Fort Wainwright as part of the Alaska Interagency Coordination Center Interagency Fire Information Center Communications Outreach Plan.

  • Diet soda? No, diabetes soda

    Jul 18, 2013

    Calorie-free maybe, but hardly worth the health risks

  • Officials: Monsoon season calls for increased caution

    Jul 18, 2013

    As heavy monsoon storms inundate the Korean Peninsula, Eighth Army safety officials are encouraging U.S. military personnel to exercise increased caution.

  • US, Singapore armies strengthen Pacific ties

    Jul 18, 2013

    Members of both forces continued a 32-year tradition Monday with the opening of the annual two-week wartime simulation exercise "Tiger Balm" at Pasir Laba Camp, Singapore.

  • 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment transfer of authority

    Jul 18, 2013

    The 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment (Combined Task Force 2-23), from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., ended their successful tour in Afghanistan with a transfer of authority ceremony July 13, 2013 here.

  • 7th ID conducts Ranger School assessment

    Jul 18, 2013

    It only takes a set of orders and a completed packing list to attend Army Ranger School, but it takes mental strength, physical endurance and leadership excellence to pass it.

  • Army, Air Force siblings unite in joint training exercise

    Jul 18, 2013

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea --The Air Force once operated with Army ground troops in one service component called the Army Air Corps. Then on July 26, 1947, President Harry S. Truman officially established the Air Force, permanently separating the nation's air forces from ground forces. Today we recognize the Army as a force that provides ground forces for the nation while the Air Force's mission is to fly, fight and win in air, space and cyberspace.

  • Humphreys welcomes university interns

    Jul 18, 2013

    CAMP HUMPHREYS - The Camp Humphreys Internship Program, an important part of the garrison's community relations initiative, has been in operation here for more than four years. The unique program, developed to provide local university students an opportunity to work hand-in-hand with U.S. Soldiers and Civilians stationed here, has seen approximately 80 local Korean university students successfully six-month-long internship tours of duty with organizations across the community.

  • Patriot Express receives a warm welcome

    Jul 18, 2013

    Marilyn Ferguson, a renowned author wrote, "Each of us is - potentially - the difference in the world." Enter Spc. Rafael D. Morales Herrero, Echo Company, 1st Battalion, 1st Air Defense Artillery, along with his wife, Maribel A. Paulino and their sons, Sebastian and Julio.

  • 10th Regional Support Group Unit Ministry Team cares for Single Soldiers

    Jul 18, 2013

    Two of the Army's top priorities are mission accomplishment and taking care of its soldiers, family members and DA civilians. With the Strong Bonds program being severely limited due to sequestration the 10th Regional Support Group Unit Ministry Team found a way to take one day to "Sharpen the Saw" for 11 Single Soldiers on July 17th at Okuma Recreation Facility, Okinawa, Japan for under $200.

  • 2nd Infantry Division Patch ceremony

    Jul 17, 2013

    The 2nd Infantry Division welcomed BG Erik C. Peterson, the division's new Deputy Commanding General for Support with a Patch Ceremony, July 16, 2013, at Camp Humphreys, Pyeongtaek, Republic of Korea. PHOTO BY 2ID PAO PAK CHIN-U

  • U.S. and ROK Soldiers fight fire, demonstrate alliance

    Jul 17, 2013

    Spc. Armando Avila, from San Diego, Calif., a multiple launch rocket system crewmember, and Spc. Anthony Strauch, from Hazlehurst, Ga., a multiple launch rocket system operations and fire direction specialist, assisted local citizens to extinguish a house fire at the Ottogi Festival in Ildong, Pocheon June 8.

  • Soldiers' Sacrifices Honored

    Jul 17, 2013

    Nestled in the serene rolling green hills of Jochiwon rests a memorial statue dedicated to the Soldiers of the 21st Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division and the sacrifices they made delaying the north Korean Army's southern advance.

  • US, Singapore armies strengthen Pacific ties

    Jul 17, 2013

    Members of both forces continued a 32-year tradition Monday with the opening of the annual two-week wartime simulation exercise "Tiger Balm" at Pasir Laba Camp, Singapore.

  • 8th TSC mariners highlight Army watercraft capabilities for SecArmy

    Jul 17, 2013

    Army mariners from the 8th Theater Sustainment Command shared the critical and unique roles Army watercraft play in the Pacific Theater with Secretary of the Army John McHugh at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, July 16, 2013.

  • 2ID welcomes new deputy commander in Pyeongtaek

    Jul 16, 2013

    The 2nd Infantry Division conducted a patch ceremony July 16 at the Super Gym, Camp Humphreys to welcome Brig. Gen Erik Peterson, the new deputy commanding general for support.

  • On-post population can receive emergency alerts via text, email

    Jul 16, 2013

    U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii has added a new technology to its family of emergency message and dissemination techniques: Nixle.

  • 41st Signal Battalion joins ROK Guerilla Training

    Jul 15, 2013

    American Soldiers from the 41st Signal Battalion, 1st Signal Brigade, participated in Republic of Korea Army guerilla training with Soldiers from the 60th Signal Battalion ROKA in Guri City, South Korea July 2.

  • South Korea-based NCO wins top service award

    Jul 15, 2013

    A South Korea-based master sergeant was the U.S. Army's selection for the 2013 Federally Employed Women Meritorious Service Award.

  • Tomahawks train up on call-for-fire

    Jul 15, 2013

    Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment "Tomahawks", 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, took part in call-for-fire familiarization training enhanced by the use of a high-tech simulator, July 10.

  • ROK Air Force Cadets Visit 6-52 ADA

    Jul 12, 2013

    More than 20 cadets from the Republic of Korea's 10th Fighter Wing visited Bravo Battery of the 6th Battalion, 52nd Air Defense Artillery here, July 1. This event seeks to strengthen the friendship between the two units, who have been neighbors on Suwon Air Base since 2009, when the "Iron Horse" battalion moved here.

  • Humphreys Soldiers commemorate the 63rd anniversary of the Battle of the Cheonan

    Jul 12, 2013

    More than 40 Camp Humphreys Soldiers and Chonan City officials took part in a ceremony marking the 63rd anniversary of the Korean War battle at Chonan, July 8. Hosted by the Korean Freedom Federation, Chonan Branch, the commemoration paid tribute to the U.S. Soldiers who gave their life in defense of South Korea during the hard-fought battle against a superior number of North Korean enemy forces.

  • Fort Wainwright garrison changes top noncommissioned officers

    Jul 12, 2013

    Fort Wainwright bids farewell to its garrison command sergeant major and welcomes a new enlisted leader.

  • Alaska's military supports BLM firefighting efforts

    Jul 12, 2013

    Fort Wainwright Garrison has provided skilled personnel and equipment to help with Bureau of Land Management's ongoing activities of containing and extinguishing the Stuart Creek 2 fire.

  • South Korean medics train in latest battlefield techniques

    Jul 12, 2013

    South Korean military medical personnel rehearsed lifesaving medical treatments during the 23rd Asia Pacific Military Medicine Conference July 10 at the Millennium Seoul Hilton.

  • Army civilians begin first week of furlough

    Jul 11, 2013

    Some 229,000 Army civilians began their furloughs this week, along with thousands of other military civilians.

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