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  • Johnson sends Chuseok message to Korean people

    Sep 28, 2012

    The Eighth Army commanding general released a first ever video message to the Korean people in honor of Chuseok, Korea's annual harvest festival.

  • Soldiers travel to remote Alaska village, honor World War II veteran

    Sep 28, 2012

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska (September 28, 2012) -- An icon of the Alaska trapping community and Interior, an adventurer and a man highly respected by all, was remembered by family and friends at a memorial ceremony August 18, 2012, at the village of Healy Lake, population 13. Twelve soldiers from the Brigade Troops Battalion, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division and one from the 9th Army Band traveled by Army helicopter to Healy Lake to honor Paul Kirsteatter, a World War II veteran with a very unique story.

  • 2nd Infantry Division Soldiers on front lines in fight against suicide

    Sep 27, 2012

    The 2nd Infantry Division took a break from training in Korea on Thursday as part of an Army-wide suicide prevention and awareness stand-down to further educate Soldiers on the warning signs of suicide and let Soldiers know it is okay to ask for help when you need it.

  • Sergeant Major of the Army and USARPAC Command Sergeant Major discuss NCO development in Taiwan

    Sep 27, 2012

    Sergeant Major of the U.S. Army of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III and Command Sergeant Major Frank Leota, U.S. Army Pacific command sergeant major, tour various historic and training facilities during a recent trip to Taiwan where they met with leaders and soldiers of the Taiwan Army, to include the Sergeant Major of the Taiwan Army, to discuss non-commissioned officer development and transformation.

  • USARPAC Resilience Run/Walk

    Sep 27, 2012

    Headquarters U.S. Army Pacific began the Suicide Prevention Stand Down with Reveille followed by a group run Sept. 27 at Historic Palm Circle on Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

  • Mass flu exercise brings services together

    Sep 27, 2012

    HONOLULU -- Installations around the island held a mass flu vaccination exercise, Sept. 18-20, with the goal of vaccinating as many Oahu-based active duty service members and emergency-essential civilians as possible. In previous years, each service would individually hold shot exercises where they would immunize their personnel. This year, all services coordinated together and held a mass joint immunization exercise.

  • USARPAC CCP HAST Meets with Tongan National Emergency Management Office

    Sep 27, 2012

    When disaster strikes in the Pacific, once an affected nation asks for help the USARPAC Contingency Command Post's Humanitarian Assistance Survey Team would be the first on the ground. The HAST's job is to conduct assessments of key infrastructure in order to assist the host nation's government in getting relief supplies and other support into the country as quickly as possible. U.S. Army Pacific Soldiers are in Tonga this week taking part in "Coral Reef" a joint-multinational humanitarian assistance and disaster relief exercise primarily designed to test the USARPAC Contingency Command Post's ability to react to a disaster. HAST personnel met with members of the Tonga National Emergency Management Office Monday.

  • Malaysians make Counter-IED training debut at Keris Strike

    Sep 27, 2012

    In a world where threats can often be undetectable yet devastatingly lethal, training such as the Counter Improvised Explosive Device (C-IED) help people engaged in peacekeeping missions stay alive.

  • USARPAC host PACOM Asia Pacific Multinational Open Source Conference

    Sep 26, 2012

    Soldiers and civilians with Pacific Command and from across the Asia Pacific intelligence community gathered in Honolulu, Hawaii, Sept. 12-14 to discuss the power of open source intelligence (OSINT) during the 3rd Annual Pacific Command Asia Pacific Multinational Open Source Conference.

  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers provides support during Bangladesh DREE

    Sep 26, 2012

    U.S. Army Pacific and the Bangladesh Armed Forces Division held the third annual Pacific Resilience Disaster Response Exercise and Exchange 2012 last week in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Part of the larger Pacific Resilience initiative throughout the Pacific, the DREE aims to increase disaster preparedness and response through civil-military cooperation in those nations most affected by natural disasters in the Pacific region.

  • USARPAC HAST meet with Tonga National Emergency Management Office

    Sep 25, 2012

    U.S. Army Pacific Soldiers are in Tonga this week taking part in "Coral Reef" a joint-multinational humanitarian assistance and disaster relief exercise primarily designed to test the USARPAC Contingency Command Post's ability to react to a disaster. New Zealand and Australia are also taking part on a limited basis to share their experience in conducting humanitarian assistance, disaster relief operations.

  • Staff exercise tests leadership skills

    Sep 25, 2012

    U.S. and Malaysian Armed Forces service members took part in a command post exercise Sept. 21 during Keris Strike 12 to enhance their ability to operate in a multinational environment.

  • Yongsan Soldiers lend a helping hand before Chuseok

    Sep 25, 2012

    Soldiers from U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan participated in making 'Songpyeon,' a traditional Korean Rice cake, and shared them with single-parent families and elderly Koreans, living by themselves, Sept. 24. This meaningful event helped strengthen the ROK-US Alliance by allowing U.S. Soldiers to participate and interact with the local Korean Community.

  • Yongsan employees recognized as top performers in Korea

    Sep 24, 2012

    Four U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan Civilians received honors during the U.S. Forces Korea Civilian Employers of the Year Award Ceremony at Knight Field here, Sept. 21.

  • The Annual Korean-American Friendship Festival

    Sep 24, 2012

    The annual Korean-American Friendship Festival was held on September 22, 2012, at the Dongducheon Special Tourism District, near Camp Casey, South Korea. (U.S. Army photos taken by Carlos Davis/Released)

  • Medical training saves lives

    Sep 24, 2012

    The initial treatment a person receives when they are injured often decides the outcome of their injuries. A Medical First Responder course that focuses on the first response to injuries began Sept. 19 as part of Keris Strike 12 on Camp Ulu Tiram, near Johor Bahru, Malaysia.

  • Soldiers learn survival skills during Keris Strike 2012

    Sep 24, 2012

    Sixty-five service members participating in the Keris Strike 2012 exercise went into the Panti Forest Reserve, Malaysia, Sept. 20, 2012, with members of the Malaysian Armed Forces for a demonstration of survival and tracking skill.

  • HaMMer decon system saves time

    Sep 22, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Sixty years of chemical and biological decontamination doctrine may soon change as the 71st Chemical Company, 8th Military Police Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command along with chemical elements from around U.S. Army Pacific and Marines from Marine Corps Base Hawaii fielded new decontamination equipment and technologies designed for all services at Area X-Ray, here, Aug. 6 to Sep. 12. The Soldiers tested the Hazard Mitigation, Material, Equipment Restoration or HAMMER family of systems. Comprised of multiple new technologies, the systems are ultimately designed to drastically reduce the time it takes to decontaminate equipment at the team level and beyond. To accomplish this HAMMER uses triage, minimizes the use of water, and focuses on simplicity of use.

  • Assistant secretary of Army for Manpower, Reserve Affairs hosts forum at Camp Zama

    Sep 21, 2012

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Sept. 20, 2012) -- The assistant secretary of the Army for Manpower and Reserve Affairs addressed questions regarding personnel reductions, overseas tour lengths, and spouse employment opportunities during an open forum with community members here Sept. 17.

  • 3rd annual Pacific Resilience DREE a success

    Sep 21, 2012

    The third annual Pacific Resilience Disaster Response Exercise and Exchange 2012 held by the U.S. Army Pacific and Bangladesh Armed Forces Division went off without a hitch this week, testing the capabilities of disaster response organizations and personnel in the event of a catastrophic earthquake event in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

  • USARPAC Contingency Command Post Soldiers deploy to Tonga

    Sep 21, 2012

    The U.S. Army Pacific Contingency Command Post (CCP) and elements of the 311th Signal Command and 25th Infantry Division deployed to Talia Military Camp, Tonga, Sept. 21 in support of Operation Coral Reef, a week-long training exercise.

  • 561st teaches engineering to Boy Scouts at PTA

    Sep 21, 2012

    POHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, Hawaii -- The 561st Engineer Company, 84th Eng. Bn., 130th Eng. Bde., 8th Theater Sustainment Command, hosted the local Boy Scouts of America's Order of the Arrow chapter, here, on the island of Hawaii, recently for a demonstration of PTA construction engineering.

  • Engineers volunteer to keep it clean at Kaena Point

    Sep 20, 2012

    For Soldiers of the 84th Engineer Battalion, a recent morning at Kaena Point State Park along North Shore, Hawaii, was more than a day at the beach.

  • Army engineers survey 'Last Frontier,' keep Air Force fighters flying safely

    Sep 20, 2012

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska -- Surveyors from the 130th Engineer Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, recently traveled to Alaska to help keep multimillion-dollar Air Force fighter jets and cargo planes based, here, flying safely.

  • 8th MP female graduates from sheriff's academy

    Sep 19, 2012

    WAIPIO, Hawaii -- A new chapter opened between the 8th Military Police Brigade and Hawaii's Sheriff Division as a military policeman from the 728th MP Battalion, 8th MP Bde. graduated with 17 new sheriff's deputies from the Sheriff's Recruit Academy at the Okinawa Center, here, Aug. 24. Staff Sgt. Stefeni Rowland, 558th MP Company, 728th MP Bn., 8th MP Bde., 8th Theater Sustainment Command, became part of a story that began 21 years ago when current State Sheriff Shawn Tsuha graduated from the academy with an Airmen and a Marine, forming a civilian-military bond.

  • 8th TSC paralegals train for USARPAC competition

    Sep 19, 2012

    ALIAMANU MILITARY RESERVATION, Hawaii -- Paralegal Soldiers from throughout 8th Theater Sustainment Command came together, here, to ruck, board and test to prepare for the U.S. Army-Pacific paralegal competition, recently.

  • 94th AAMDC starts a Female Mentorship Program

    Sep 19, 2012

    FORT SHAFTER, HAWAII--The 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command kicked off the Female Mentorship Program by hosting its first meeting at Fort Shafter Flats on September 11, 2012.

  • Music Fest, Slam Fest events bring tunes, tap-outs to Camp Zama

    Sep 19, 2012

    While an outdoor crowd at Yano Field at Camp Zama, Japan, cheered the raw sounds of a blues-rock band Sept. 16, 2012, spectators in a gymnasium directly behind them watched wrestlers execute brutal body slams and piledrivers.

  • U.S. Army Alaska renews school partnership

    Sep 19, 2012

    U.S. Army Alaska renewed its commitment to a strong relationship with the local Fairbanks community during the third annual School Partnership Program's Memorandum of Agreement signing at the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District building, Sept. 10, 2012.

  • Pacific Signal Week 2012 connects the Regiment

    Sep 19, 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.

  • US Army Pacific honors Republic of Korea general officer during visit

    Sep 19, 2012

    U.S. Army Pacific honors Gen. Oh Sung Kwon, Deputy Commander of the Republic of Korea-U.S. Combined Forces Command and the Ground Component Commander, during an Honor ceremony Sept. 19 at Historic Palm Circle on Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

  • Suicide prevention stand down set for Sept. 27

    Sep 18, 2012

    In two days the Army will conduct a suicide prevention stand down worldwide to focus on promoting good health, teammate involvement, risk reduction and resilience training.

  • U.S. troops overcome third typhoon in South Korea

    Sep 18, 2012

    American Soldiers in South Korea overcame their third typhoon in less than a month when Typhoon Sanba came ashore at Yongsan Garrison, South Korea, Sept. 17, 2012.

  • Stigma

    Sep 18, 2012

    The Stigma Reduction Campaign is designed to reduce the feelings of disgrace when it comes to seeking mental help.

  • Camp Zama bilateral softball event builds friendship between local communities

    Sep 18, 2012

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Sept. 18, 2012) -- "Even though we don't understand each other's language, playing sports and sharing that enjoyment together -- that's the most fun part."

  • Recent PA graduates from Tripler to serve at USAHC-SB

    Sep 14, 2012

    HONOLULU -- Tripler Army Medical Center's Interservice Physician Assistant Program Class 10-3 graduated in the chapel, Sept. 7, here.

  • Advocate for financial health of service members visits Hawaii

    Sep 14, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii (Sept. 12, 2012) -- Hollister "Holly" Petraeus spoke from experience as a military spouse of 37 years and as the wife of a retired four-star general when she talked to Soldiers and family members, Sept. 7, about personal financial health and mission readiness.

  • Annual JPAC ceremony to honor POWs/MIAs

    Sep 14, 2012

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii (Sept. 14, 2012) -- The Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command, or JPAC, will honor former prisoners of war, or POWs, and fallen U.S. personnel who remain missing in action, or MIA, during a ceremony commemorating National POW/MIA Recognition Day, 10 a.m., Sept. 21, at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Honolulu.

  • U.S. Army Pacific honors fallen of 9/11

    Sep 12, 2012

    Soldiers and family members from U.S. Army Pacific paid tribute to the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States during a remembrance ceremony, Sept. 11, 2012, on Palm Circle at Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

  • Yongsan conducts antiterrorism training during 9/11

    Sep 12, 2012

    In conjunction with the events of 9/11, U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan conducted its Antiterrorism, Operations Security (OPSEC), and Threat Awareness Reporting Program (TARP) Training for U.S. and ROK Servicemembers and Civilians at the Multi-Purpose Training Facility, Sep. 11.

  • Safety officials: Steer clear of unexploded ordnance

    Sep 11, 2012

    Eighth Army safety officials are encouraging U.S. troops to steer clear of unexploded ordnance in South Korea.

  • 2012 Hoe scholarship winner named

    Sep 11, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii (Sept. 11, 2012) -- With a serious look of responsibility in her eyes and a poise and demeanor beyond her years, Kalaheo High School senior Juvie Ignacio Varela became the sixth recipient of the annual 1st Lt. Nainoa Hoe Scholarship of Honor, here, Aug. 31.

  • USARPAC Soldiers receive training on promising decontamination prototype

    Sep 11, 2012

    Service Members from across U.S. Army Pacific and the 3rd Regiment Marine were recently given a chance to train on some of the military's most promising decontamination prototypes known as Hazard Mitigation, Materiel and Equipment Restoration Advanced Technology Demonstration throughout August and September at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

  • Camp Zama remembers 11th anniversary of 9/11 attacks

    Sep 11, 2012

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Sept. 12, 2012) -- "That day that we all know as 9/11 changed more than the skyline of New York City. It left more than a wound in the Pentagon, or a scar on a field in Pennsylvania. It changed a generation of Americans, it changed our Army, and it changed the world."

  • Grass becomes 27th chief of National Guard Bureau

    Sep 10, 2012

    Gen. Frank Grass became the 27th chief of the National Guard Bureau in a Pentagon ceremony, Sept. 7, 2012.

  • Eighth Army considers environment during UFG

    Sep 10, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - Whether in garrison or training in the field during exercises, Eighth Army takes its environmental responsibility seriously.

  • Stryker medical vehicles on hand at training range

    Sep 10, 2012

    RODRIGUEZ LIVE FIRE COMPLEX, South Korea - Training in preparation for a deployment, especially the essential live-fire ranges, can be hazardous, but the 1-27th Infantry Battalion mitigates some of that danger with its Medical Emergency Vehicles.

  • Army, Air Force join forces during live fire exercise

    Sep 10, 2012

    RODRIGUEZ LIVE FIRE COMPLEX, South Korea - Soldiers, aviators and Airmen came together at the Digital Multipurpose Range Complex on Sept. 6 here to conduct Joint Exercise Gunsmoke as part of Operation Wolfhound Maul being conducted by 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division.

  • 130th Eng. Bde. gets new motorized graders

    Sep 10, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS -- New motorized graders arrived last week at 130th Engineer Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, boosting construction capabilities by providing drastically improved performance over the old equipment. Soldiers and leaders from the "Sappers in" Brigade spent last week getting familiar with all the new aspects of the Caterpillar 120M motorized graders during operator and field level maintenance new equipment training (OPNET and FLMNET).

  • Army Secretary: Suicide is one of the most challenging issues we face

    Sep 10, 2012

    Army Secretary John McHugh speaks during the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention Press Conference.

  • Mass flu vaccination exercise to improve health, readiness of force

    Sep 10, 2012

    HONOLULU -- Installations around the island will hold a mass flu vaccination exercise, Sept. 18-20, with the goal of vaccinating as many Oahu-based active duty service members and emergency-essential civilians as possible.

  • Presidential Proclamation: Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance, 2012

    Sep 10, 2012

    On September 11, 2001, a bright autumn day was darkened by the worst attack on the American people in our history. Thousands of innocent men, women, and children perished when mighty towers collapsed in the heart of New York City and wreckage burned in Pennsylvania and at the Pentagon.

  • Georgia Army Reserve engineer takes home new appreciation from UFG12

    Sep 9, 2012

    REPUBLIC OF KOREA--ROK service members, 1st Lt. Lee and Capt. Choi, observe as Maj. Camperson, U.S. Army Reserve 368th FEST-Main, briefs the survey of Chilgok Stadium during Ulchi Freedom Guardian 2012.

  • Army units from across U.S. take part in Ulchi Freedom Guardian 2012

    Sep 7, 2012

    United States Army Soldiers flew thousands of miles from several of the 50 states, including Hawaii, California, Maryland, Alabama and Utah, to support the Republic of Korea-U.S. Alliance during 2012 Ulchi Freedom Guardian Exercise in South Korea.

  • 18th MEDCOM (DS) demonstrates lead medical role during USARPAC MEDEX 2012

    Sep 7, 2012

    Sagamihara, Japan (September 1, 2012) -- U.S. Army Pacific's Medical Exercise 2012 came to a close after a busy week, here, 2 Sept., but efforts to help make it a success were made by 18th Medical Command (Deployment Support), USARPACs lead medical command began months prior.

  • USARPAC MEDEX 12 gives opportunity for Japanese and US medics to train

    Sep 7, 2012

    Sagamihara, Japan (September 1, 2012) -- The 18th Medical Command (Deployment Support), U.S. Army Pacific's lead medical unit coordinated, supported, facilitated, and executed USARPACs Medical Exercise 2012 in Sagamihara, Japan 23 Aug. -- 2 Sept.

  • Labor Day Festival 2012: Thousands take part as Area I says so long to summer

    Sep 6, 2012

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Warrior Country put work on hold Aug. 31 to celebrate Labor Day with a festival on Camp Casey. Almost 5,000 Soldiers, civilians and family members took part in the annual event.

  • 'Coldsteel' rains from above

    Sep 6, 2012

    ROGRIGUEZ LIVE FIRE COMPLEX, Korea - The UH-60 Blackhawk begins to bank around the mountain side on its approach to the landing zone. Grass, dirt and debris fill the air as the bird hovers slightly above the deck before touching down. The green and tan of ACUs emerge from the fuselage in all directions. As the adrenaline filled Soldiers leap to the ground they immediately aim their weapons and prepare to protect their assets should the enemy be near. These are the Soldiers of the 'Coldsteel' company and they are ready for a fight.

  • 'Warrior Support' for 'Wolfhounds'

    Sep 6, 2012

    RODRIGUEZ LIVE FIRE COMPLEX, Korea -- Soldiers of the 225th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division are ensuring that the 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 2nd SBCT, 25th ID, has everything it needs to continue training operations here during their more than month long deployment to Korea during Operation Wolfhound Maul from July 31 to Sept. 9.

  • 'Wolfhounds' prepare for combat

    Sep 6, 2012

    RODRIGUEZ LIVE FIRE COMPLEX, Korea -- Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division conducted a combined arms live fire exercise at the Digital Multipurpose Range Complex here on Sept. 3 as part of Operation Wolfhound Maul.

  • USARPAC Commander visits MEDEX12

    Sep 6, 2012

    SAGAMI DEPOT, Sagamihara, Japan -- Lt. Gen. Francis J. Wiercinski, U.S. Army Pacific Commander, visits the Combat Support Hospital during Medical Exercise 2012, a multi-component, joint service, bi-lateral exercise hosted Aug 27 to Sep 3 by 18th Medical Command (Deployment Support), USARPAC.

  • Suicide should be addressed with dignity and respect

    Sep 6, 2012

    After a decade of battle, the Army faces the threat of suicide, and like any battle, the Army trains to defeat threats.

  • Soldiers gain SHARP tools to fight sexual harassment, assault in Army's ranks

    Sep 6, 2012

    TORII STATION, Okinawa (Sept. 14, 2012) -- "It's a problem within our ranks that has to stop; it's an issue within the ranks and it will destroy us from inside."

  • Johnson: Ulchi Freedom Guardian increases readiness

    Sep 5, 2012

    The U.S. Army's operational-level commander in South Korea said exercise Ulchi Freedom Guardian improved Eighth Army's mission readiness to serve as a joint and combined operational headquarters.

  • 'Spirit of Samurai' prevails during weeklong medical exercise in Japan

    Sep 5, 2012

    SAGAMI DEPOT, Japan (Sept. 5, 2012) -- When a small unit is tagged to provide service and support for a week for more than 200 Soldiers and Airmen, it can seem like an arduous task to accomplish.

  • U.S. Army Pacific Contingency Command Post participates in Ulchi Freedom Guardian

    Sep 5, 2012

    U.S. Army Pacific Contingency Command Post showed its Theater Army capability in the Republic of Korea, Aug 14-30, 2012, during Ulchi Freedom Guardian.

  • Medical Exercise 2012, Japan

    Sep 5, 2012

    This year's scenario demonstrated the U.S. commitment and partnership with Japan by showcasing, USARPAC's mass casualty capabilities during a significant event which could pose a serious medical crisis.

  • Fuji Firepower demo shows off Japanese defense force's weapons, aircraft capabilities

    Sep 4, 2012

    GOTEMBA CITY, Japan (Sept. 4, 2012) -- The Japan Ground Self-Defense Force displayed its tactical, weapons and aircraft capabilities to the public during the annual Fuji Firepower Demonstration, held Aug. 24 through 26 at the East Fuji Maneuver Area here.

  • 'Samurai' spirit prevails during MEDEX 12

    Sep 4, 2012

    Soldiers from the 35th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion supported more than 200 active, Reserve and Guard personnel in Japan who were taking part in U.S. Army Pacific's 2012 Medical Exercise.

  • USAHC-SB Soldiers named 2012 PRMC Best Medics

    Sep 4, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Two of U.S. Army Health Clinic-Schofield Barracks' Medical Company medics took first place in the 2012 Pacific Regional Medical Command Best Medic Competition held Aug. 28-30, here.

  • Alaska Soldiers train 'Down Under'

    Sep 4, 2012

    Soldiers from U.S. Army Alaska's 2nd Engineer Brigade, along with 36 other U.S. Army Pacific Soldiers, participated in the 12-day Australian Army Junior Leader Jungle Training Course, from July 30 to Aug. 10, 2012, in the jungles of the Australian Combat Training Center in the country's northeastern state.

  • Special Reaction Team

    Sep 4, 2012

    For these military police Soldiers part of a group of 26 Soldiers from units in Korea, the 25th Inf. Div., the 8th Military Police Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment command, and the Directorate of Emergency Services, Hawaii, the last thing on their mind is how they are just training or their graduation as Special Reaction Team members later in the week, here, on Aug 24. They focus on their mission; distractions are for Soldiers not ready for the brutal realities of the SRT, the Army's equivalent of a SWAT team. A unit that stands ready to rapidly engage in hostage situations, conduct drug stings and provide an added level of firepower and skill sets to the Military Police mission.

  • US Army shows Korean ally how it preserves land

    Sep 3, 2012

    A group of South Korean troops were guests of the U.S. Army in Area I recently for an on-post tour that showed them how the Army helps preserve Korea's environment. It included a look at how Area I "grows" dirt on a land farm.

  • U.S. Army Japan's 'Rising Sun' newspaper to make its new home online

    Sep 3, 2012

    After a brief but fruitful existence as the latest incarnation of U.S. Army Japan's official command information publication, the Rising Sun newspaper will make a committed, and most would say inevitable, shift into the digital age by becoming an online-exclusive news site.

  • 501st STB conducts night training during Ulchi Freedom Guardian

    Aug 31, 2012

    Camp Carroll Soldiers assigned to the 501st Special Troops Battalion, 501st Sustainment Brigade, conducted night-oriented Soldier-focused missions during the peninsula-wide exercise Ulchi Freedom Guardian while on Camp Casey, Aug. 16-30, 2012.

  • 325th Combat Support Hospital flawless during USARPAC MEDEX 12

    Aug 30, 2012

    Army Reserve Soldiers from the 325th Combat Support Hospital, 139th Medical Brigade, 807th Medical Command (Deployment Support), deployed from Independence, Missouri, and executed a seamless mass casualty exercise for disaster relief on Sagami (Army) General Depot in Sagamihara, Japan, Aug. 28, 2012.

  • Japanese students on Okinawa learn English with help from Soldier volunteers

    Aug 30, 2012

    TORII STATION, Okinawa (Aug. 30, 2012) -- Ten Soldiers assigned to units on Okinawa are currently taking part in the Sobe Summer English Program to help teach English to local school children during their summer break.

  • PTP welcomes Yongsan garrison commander

    Aug 30, 2012

    People to People New Seoul Chapter (PTP) hosted a welcome banquet in honor of Col. Michael E. Masley, garrison commander for U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan, here, Aug. 30.

  • 8th Theater Sustainment commander visits 83rd Ordnance Battalion Soldiers in Kure

    Aug 29, 2012

    TORII STATION, Okinawa (Aug. 29, 2012) -- The commander of the 8th Theater Sustainment Command visited a unit in Kure, Japan, to observe how the Soldiers assigned there conduct ammunitions operations from their headquarters in the southern prefecture of Hiroshima.

  • Eighth Army weathers typhoon during UFG

    Aug 29, 2012

    While training to confront simulated threats during exercise Ulchi Freedom Guardian 2012, Eighth Army overcame a real one when the strongest typhoon in a decade struck the Korean Peninsula, Aug. 28, 2012.

  • Sky Dragons build lasting friendship with ROK Army during UFG

    Aug 29, 2012

    CAMP YONGIN, South Korea - The XVIII Airborne Corps "Sky Dragons" were officially greeted by the Third Republic of Korea Army as they launched the beginning of Ulchi Freedom Guardian 2012 here on Aug 24.

  • Pacific Strykers find versatile place to train in Korea

    Aug 29, 2012

    The 1-27th Wolfhound Infantry Battalion, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, from Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, which is currently training at Rodriguez Range with 2nd Infantry Division forces, is part of the greater Stryker force in the Pacific region.

  • MEDEX 2012 combat support hospital operational

    Aug 29, 2012

    Sagamihara, Japan -- Soldiers from the 325th Combat Support Hospital, 139th Medical Brigade, 807th Medical Command (Deployment Support), located in Independence, Missouri, set-up an 84 bed field hospital on Sagami (Army) General Depot, in Sagamihara Japan and were visited by Maj. Gen. Naoya Eguchi, chief of staff, Japan eastern army, here, 27 Aug.

  • Fuel for the Fight

    Aug 28, 2012

    501st SBDE conducts Joint Training Exercise with 2ID, Air Force and KSC

  • USARPAC Labor Day Safety Message

    Aug 28, 2012

    We should never forget that our Nation's strength, freedom, and prosperity would be impossible without the dedication and tireless efforts of the American worker. On September 3rd, we will pay tribute to all of our citizens who have worked so hard to create and sustain this great Nation as we celebrate Labor Day.

  • Hawaii Five-0 films at Historic Palm Circle

    Aug 28, 2012

    Cast and crew from the hit series Hawaii Five-0 filmed scenes from the show's 3rd consecutive season at Historic Palm Circle on Fort Shafter, Hawaii. Soldiers from U.S. Army Pacific gathered to support filming throughout the day, playing no other role but a U.S. Army Soldier.

  • Reserve Soldiers from Puerto Rico continue legacy of service in Korea

    Aug 27, 2012

    In August 1950, Soldiers from the 65th Infantry Regiment, the only Hispanic segregated unit in the U.S. military history, departed from Puerto Rico to participate in the Korean War, where they played a critical role during the hostilities, by participating in nine major campaigns through the peninsula, being one of the first troops to meet the enemy.

  • 95th Engineer Company (Clearance) redeploys after year in Afghanistan

    Aug 27, 2012

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD -- It was all smiles and shouts of joy throughout the crowd as Soldiers of the 95th Engineer Company (Clearance) marched into the building here at Wheeler Gulch Aug. 14. The company, part of 65th Engineer Battalion, 130th Eng. Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, redeployed to Schofield Barracks after a successful one-year tour in Afghanistan. Lt. Col. Darman Place, commander of 65th Eng. Bn., expressed his gratitude for their service. "Having the 95th Route Clearance 'Wolfpack' home is, simply put, an answered prayer and marks the first time the 65th Engineer Battalion has been whole in over three years," Place said. "The Soldiers of the Wolfpack, each and every one of them, are American heroes and deserve this heroes' welcome."

  • 8th HRSC ensures mail is delivered on time, safely

    Aug 27, 2012

    KUWAIT -- Even with ever-growing technology and the capability to have a face--to-face conversation with someone over a computer or a cell phone, a big morale booster to deployed Soldiers is still getting mail. The 8th Human Resources Sustainment Center, or HRSC, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, currently deployed, here, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, ensures that Army Post Offices, or APOs, in the Central Command's area of responsibility, comply with U.S. Postal Service and Military Postal Service Agency policies.

  • Wolfhounds follow sister battalion to South Korea

    Aug 26, 2012

    The 1-27th Wolfhound Infantry Battalion from Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, came to Korea hoping to replicate some of the training their sister battalion, 1-21st Gimlets Infantry Battalion experienced earlier this year during Operation Foal Eagle.

  • McHugh meets with leaders during visit to Korea

    Aug 26, 2012

    During his recent visit to Korea, the Secretary of the Army toured the newly built quarters for unaccompanied senior Soldiers and family quarters at Camp Humphreys, South Korea, and he met with the senior officers and noncommissioned officers in on the peninsula.

  • PT units receive neighborhood policy reminder

    Aug 24, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- An updated U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii Physical Training policy memo issued July 31 provides unit leaders information about authorized running routes and outlines pedestrian rights throughout USAG-HI installations.

  • MCTP prepares USARPAC during Ulchi Freedom Guardian 2012

    Aug 24, 2012

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii -- As Operations Group A's main body of the Mission Command Training Program arrived at the Honolulu Airport last week, their advance party was already on site here at U.S. Army Pacific Command and in the central area of the Republic of Korea, laying the groundwork for their roles as Observer, Coach/Trainers in support of Ulchi Freedom Guardian 2012, a key exercise designed to strengthen the readiness of ROK and U.S. forces.

  • Tripler, DOE, Queens collaboration enables more behavioral health services for children

    Aug 24, 2012

    WAHIAWA, Hawaii -- Wahiawa Elementary School hosted a dedication ceremony of its new school-based behavioral health building, Aug. 22, here.

  • Multinational forces participate in field training exercise in Mongolia

    Aug 23, 2012

    Khaan Quest 2012 participants are experiencing this unique opportunity during the multinational exercise sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific and hosted by the Mongolian Armed Forces. Khaan Quest 2012 is the latest in a continuing series of exercises designed to promote regional peace and security.

  • More than 100 PRMC staff recognized at SKILLS ceremony

    Aug 23, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - More than 100 staff members from across health care specialties were recognized in a ceremony at Soldiers' Pavilion, U.S. Army Health Clinic-Schofield Barracks, Aug. 17, here.

  • Getting hooked: Soldiers in transition participate in local team fishing tournament

    Aug 23, 2012

    More than 50 wounded warriors joined volunteer boat skippers from the local community, and participated in the first of its kind Freshwater Team Fishing Tournament on Lake Wilson at Wahiawa, Hawaii, Aug. 5, 2012.

  • Hawaii counter-IED experts conquer Khaan Quest

    Aug 23, 2012

    Four countries, including the United States, were part of the counter-improvised explosive device field training exercise for Khaan Quest, which ran from Aug. 11 to Aug. 23, 2012.

  • Training in South Korea raises antiterrorism awareness

    Aug 22, 2012

    The Department of the Army has designated August as Antiterrorism Awareness Month, which provides Army-sponsored programs that are designed to enhance awareness to prevent and protect service members, families, and civilians from acts of terrorism. This is done by embedding anti-terrorism concepts through training, education, and key leadership emphasis.

  • Multinational medical team recognized for joint outreach success

    Aug 22, 2012

    Service members and medical professionals from the United States, Mongolia, Canada and the Republic of Korea were recognized during a closing ceremony in honor of their efforts for the Medical Humanitarian Civic Action Outreach Project portion of Khaan Quest 2012, Aug. 21, 2012.

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