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  • Big Island Military Police Training March 23-24

    Mar 26, 2012

    A soldier assigned to the 558th Military Police Company, 728th MP Battalion, 8th MP Brigade from Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, engages the enemy under the cover of smoke at a temporary checkpoint during the 558th MP Company's field exercise at Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii, March 24, 2012. The unit conducted team level battle drills to train the unit's tactical proficiency.

  • Counter IED experts prepare peacekeepers during Angkor Sentinel

    Mar 26, 2012

    Trainers from the Asia Pacific Counter Improvised Explosive Device Fusion Center based at Fort Shafter, Hawaii, helped prepare Cambodian peacekeepers for future United Nations humanitarian missions.

  • The 19th ESC conducts HEAT training

    Mar 25, 2012

    Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command conducted vehicle rollover training using the Humvee Egress Assistance Trainer at Camp Carroll Mar. 22.

  • MP readiness pays off for Presidential visit

    Mar 25, 2012

    To prepare for a visit by President Barack Obama the U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan Directorate of Emergency Services and Soldiers from the 142nd Military Police Company prepared for weeks to ensure the safety of Yongsan, South Korea.

  • Philippine community, Civil Affairs work shoulder-to-shoulder to break ground at local school

    Mar 24, 2012

    PUERTO PRINCESA, PALAWAN, Philippines --Barangay Santa Cruz community members with service members from the Armed Forces of the Philippines and U.S. Marines with U.S. Army Civil Affairs attended a groundbreaking ceremony here March 19.

  • Groundbreaking for school building projects marks Exercise Balikatan

    Mar 23, 2012

    Members of the community from the Barangay Inagawan sub district, as well as service members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and United States armed forces attended a groundbreaking ceremony March 19.

  • USARPAC Soldiers train in India during Yudh Abhyas 11-12

    Mar 22, 2012

    [ Video ] Soldiers from the India and U.S armies trained together March 5-19 in exercise Yudh Abhyas 2011-2012 at Majahan and Bathinda, India. Yudh Abhyas is a bilateral training exercise supporting peacekeeping operations sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific and the India Army.

  • IMCOM commander visits Hawaii

    Mar 22, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- A three-star general clad in the Army Combat Uniform grapples with a sergeant first class, also wearing ACUs, in a steamy and stuffy exercise room, here. About two dozen junior Soldiers, sitting on a blue mat, watch as the pair demonstrates a triangle choke.

  • Eighth Army off-loads Strykers in South Korea

    Mar 21, 2012

    The U.S. Army off-loaded Stryker combat vehicles at Pier 8 in Busan, South Korea, March 20, 2012, to support the annual Foal Eagle exercise in South Korea.

  • Yongsan MPs step up bicycle registration campaign

    Mar 21, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- Yongsan Garrison Military Police are on the lookout for a threat to the Community. But only with your help can they stop the danger posed by unregistered bicycles on post.

  • Groundbreaking for school marks Exercise Balikatan's official humanitarian civil assistance start

    Mar 21, 2012

    Members of the community from the Barangay Inagawan sub district, as well as service members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and United States armed forces attended a groundbreaking ceremony March 19.

  • Yongsan helps Soldiers in financial emergency

    Mar 20, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan Army Community Service kicked off the annual Army Emergency Relief Campaign to move one step forward of fulfilling its motto, "Helping the Army Take Care of Its Own." The campaign started on March. 19 and will be held until April. 27.

  • Philippine, U.S. service members build relationships, schools through Balikatan

    Mar 17, 2012

    PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, PALAWAN, Philippines -- Philippine and U.S. personnel combine forces to begin construction, March 14, at Tagbarungis Elementary School here, marking the groundbreaking start to Balikatan 2012.

  • Utah National Guard, Republic of Korea Army conduct artillery exercise

    Mar 16, 2012

    South Korean and U.S. Army units unleashed a precise barrage of 155m self-propelled artillery rounds during a live-fire exercise March 15, 2012, at a training range close to the Korean Demilitarized Zone.

  • First female and retired colonel accepts top civilian position at Letterkenny Army Depot

    Mar 16, 2012

    On Monday, March 12, 2012, Col. Anita Raines, United States Army Retired, became the first female Deputy to the Commander at Letterkenny Army Depot (LEAD).

  • Swedish Delegation visits Yongsan Army Community Service

    Mar 14, 2012

    Representatives from the Swedish Delegation to the Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission visited Army Community Service to learn about ACS programs and services available to Servicemembers and their Families while they are serving with the Delegation in Korea, Mar. 14.

  • Alabama National Guard heat it up in Yongsan

    Mar 14, 2012

    The state of Alabama's National Guard answered the call to serve and support their fellow Servicemembers during Key Resolve 2012. The Alabama National Guard team put their cooking skills to great use during the two-week exercise in Yongsan.

  • Hall of Fame inducts women Vietnam vets

    Mar 14, 2012

    Hundreds of women gathered on Capitol Hill, March 13, 2012, to induct into the Army Women's Hall of Fame those who served in Vietnam.

  • Director of Army National Guard visits Humphreys

    Mar 14, 2012

    Lt. Gen. William Ingram Jr., director of the U.S. Army National Guard, visited Camp Humphreys, Republic of Korea, March 6, 2012.

  • Officers interested in becoming military science professors may compete this summer

    Mar 14, 2012

    The U.S. Army Cadet Command Professor of Military Science centralized selection board will convene at Human Resources Command Aug. 14-15, 2012. Selected officers can expect to report for duty before the start of the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • Nephew of Benjamin K. Humphreys visits post

    Mar 14, 2012

    In 1962, K-6 was renamed as Camp Humphreys in honor of Chief Warrant Officer 2 Benjamin K. Humphreys, a pilot assigned to the 6th Transportation Company, who died in a helicopter accident on Nov. 13, 1961. On March 9, John Humphreys, a grand nephew of Benjamin K. Humphreys, visited Camp Humphreys for the first time.

  • Soldiers can help Soldiers through AER Campaign

    Mar 13, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The Army Emergency Relief Campaign, or AER, has kicked off and runs through May 15.

  • 2012-13 kindergarten registration begins

    Mar 13, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Kindergarten registration is now open for the 2012-13 school year.

  • Afghan National Army Soldiers, 25th CAB turn Wrenches Together

    Mar 12, 2012

    209th Aviation Support Battalion, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB) mechanics conducted a maintenance training session with mechanics from the 205th Corps, Afghan National Army (ANA) at the motor pool on Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, March 8. The joint maintenance training was performed in order to build upon the skill and experience of Afghan soldiers with the goal of them gaining enough experience to eventually perform maintenance independently.

  • U.S. leaders recall Japan disasters, relief efforts

    Mar 11, 2012

    President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta issued statements Friday marking the upcoming one-year anniversary of the "3/11" earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disasters that devastated Japan.

  • US - ROK partnership forged in iron

    Mar 9, 2012

    2nd Infantry Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team Soldiers and Republic of Korea soldiers conduct Iron Forge exercise.

  • 2nd CAB officer mentors, leads by example

    Mar 9, 2012

    2nd Infantry Division's woman officer leads junior women Soldiers to B.E.S.T.

  • Eighth Army maintains readiness with Key Resolve, Foal Eagle

    Mar 9, 2012

    Eighth Army trained with its South Korean allies during exercise Key Resolve from Feb. 27 through March 9, 2012.

  • Taking care of home, mission new charge of women

    Mar 8, 2012

    A phrase well-known to many military spouses is "holding down the house," a nod to the significance of life on the home front. That phrase is just one aspect of Elvia Palumbo's daily duties though, because she is the wife of an Army pilot, the mother of two boys and also a chief warrant officer with Company A, 3rd General Support Aviation Battalion, 2nd Aviation Regiment, 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade, where she serves as a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter instructor pilot.

  • Yongsan wins 2012 Communities of Excellence award

    Mar 8, 2012

    U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan was recently selected as a Bronze winner of the 2012 Army Communities of Excellence by the Army chief of staff. The ACOE award recognizes USAG Yongsan's performance excellence in installation management and its direct efforts to improve and sustain the quality of support to Servicemembers, Families, Civilians, Local Nationals and contractors who work, live and train on the Area II installation.

  • Tripler Army Medical Center's 68W sustainment program brings real combat experience to students

    Mar 8, 2012

    TRIPLER ARMY MEDICAL CENTER, Hawaii - The Department of Health Education and Training, here, completed another iteration of their 68W Sustainment Program, Feb. 28.

  • USARPAC Humanitarian Assistance Survey Team conducts disaster training at Schofield Barracks Hawaii

    Mar 8, 2012

    As the Department of Defense begins to focus on the pacific, the US Army Pacific continues to do what it has always done, prepare for the inevitable.

  • 'Read Across America' promotes literacy among elementary students in Japan

    Mar 7, 2012

    More than 40 volunteers from Camp Zama, Japan, read books to students Monday at Arnn Elementary School in honor of an annual event that celebrates the birthday of Dr. Seuss, one of America's most famed children's authors.

  • Army's first SMA dies

    Mar 7, 2012

    The first sergeant major of the Army, William O. Wooldridge, died March 5, 2012, in El Paso, Texas, at age 89.

  • 2012 Balikatan Exercise

    Mar 7, 2012

    2012 Balikatan Exercise

  • U.S. Army Alaska's Polar Express

    Mar 7, 2012

    Black ice, blowing snow, ice fog, treacherous hills and subzero temperatures are just some of the conditions the Soldiers of the 109th Transportation Company face each week to get cargo and supplies across Alaska from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson to Fort Wainwright.

  • 94th AAMDC Commander visits Suwon Airbase, gives perspective on future of Air Defense

    Mar 7, 2012

    SUWON -- While in Korea for the annual, peninsula-wide Key Resolve exercise, the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Commander Brig. Gen. James Dickinson took the time to visit the Air Defenders stationed on Suwon Airbase.

  • Talks reaffirm growing U.S.-India partnership

    Mar 6, 2012

    Recent bilateral security talks between the United States and India reaffirmed the importance of the partnership between the two nations and the growing U.S. interest in advancing it, as reflected in the new defense strategic guidance, a senior official said March 2, 2012.

  • Soldiers come together for March Madness mass re-enlistment

    Mar 6, 2012

    HONOLULU -- Thirty-two of Pacific Regional Medical Command's Soldiers gathered on Tripler Army Medical Center's Commanding General's lanai to participate in the March Madness Mass Re-enlistment, March 2.

  • Sponsorship program helps new spouses adjust to Korea

    Mar 5, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- Living or working abroad is a great opportunity to meet new people, try something totally new, and learn about a different language and culture. Despite the advantages of working and living abroad, there are also disadvantages.

  • U.S. and Philippine Army nurses share knowledge

    Mar 5, 2012

    Members from 18th Medical Command (Deployment Support) and Tripler Army Medical Center were selected as the skilled professionals and subject matter experts to provide useful information for the use of both strategic partners, and to serve as the first echelon in establishing the medical Theater Enabling Command as the proponent for Theater Security Cooperation Program medical subjects on behalf of U.S. Army Pacific Command. The selected team will provide academic presentations and hands on training. The Subject Matter Expert Exchange's primary focus is enhancing existing nursing capabilities, with the secondary focus being the civil-military response(s) to disasters commonly to the Philippines. The end goal is the Philippines Armed Forces use what is learned during the SMEE to implement and sustain a nursing program that provides high quality nursing care utilizing best practices and their specific capabilities.

  • Maj. Gen. Buckler visits Seoul, discusses engineer operations in the Far East

    Mar 3, 2012

    Maj. Gen. William M. Buckler, Jr., commanding general of the 412th Theater Engineer Command, discussed engineer operations in the Far East with Col. Donald Degidio, commander of Far East District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, during a recent visit to Seoul, Feb. 27. 2012.

  • Japanese officer candidates enhance bilateral knowledge during visit with Camp Zama Soldiers

    Mar 2, 2012

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (March 2, 2012) -- More than 60 officer candidates from the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force's Eastern Army met with U.S. Army Japan officials at Camp Zama on Feb. 28 for training and educational enhancement.

  • TAMC Prayer Breakfast encourages winning warrior spirit

    Mar 2, 2012

    TRIPLER ARMY MEDICAL CENTER, Hawaii - An annual National Prayer Breakfast was held, here, Feb. 28, and Tripler was honored to host the Army Medicine Chaplain, Col. Mike Tarvin, as the keynote speaker.

  • Building Pacific partnerships one NCO at a time

    Mar 1, 2012

    Soldiers from the New Zealand Army attended Warrior Leader Course at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

  • USARPAC recognition ceremony honors Civilian service

    Mar 1, 2012

    U.S. Army Pacific held its annual Army Civilian Recognition award ceremony, Feb. 29 at the Hale Ikena on Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

  • Korean War hero receives upgraded headstone

    Feb 29, 2012

    Military leaders, island representatives, family and friends of the late Pfc. Anthony T. Kaho'ohanohano participated in the unveiling of the headstone that now bears a Medal of Honor inscription, in a solemn ceremony Feb. 27, 2012, at Maui Veterans Cemetery, Hawaii.

  • Assistant Secretary reflects on Women's History Month

    Feb 29, 2012

    March is Women's History Month and an assistant secretary of the Army said the observance is a recognition of the value that women have had in society all along.

  • Jumping into Alaska's Malamute Drop Zone

    Feb 28, 2012

    Airborne engineers and infantry Soldiers jump into the deep snow of Malamute Drop Zone on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.

  • Alaska paratroopers patrol Afghanistan

    Feb 28, 2012

    Paratroopers of 1st Battalion (Airborne), 501st Infantry Division, Task Force Blue Geronimo, conduct a security patrol in Afghanistan's Tani district.

  • Eighth Army encourages absentee voting in Korea

    Feb 27, 2012

    Eighth Army officials are encouraging U.S. troops in South Korea to exercise their right to vote through absentee ballots.

  • Yongsan celebrates Black History Month

    Feb 27, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- With the help of 8th Army Equal Opportunity Office, Yongsan garrison held it's Black History month observance celebrating the role of African American women in our nation's history at the R&R Bar and Grill, Feb. 23.

  • New Army Mission Partners First Army Senior Mentors, Afghan Security Forces

    Feb 27, 2012

    Soldiers from First Army units located across the United States began preparations in January to deploy to Afghanistan as a part of a new mission recently identified by Department of the Army that provides specialized teams, beginning this spring, to train and assist Afghan Security Forces as they assume a greater role providing security to the Afghan people.

  • Korean National Police gets hearty thanks

    Feb 27, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- They work outside of the garrison's gates regardless of whether it's the freezing winter or sizzling summer. They are the Korean National Police, who stand outside Yongsan garrison's gates every day and night, even without having met the people they are protecting or knowing what's going on behind the gates. And so, in order to appreciate these dedicated individuals, U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan invited KNP officers to a special reception hosted at Seongnam Golf Club, on behalf of the KNP, Feb. 23.

  • 1st Battalion, 2nd Aviation Regiment, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade Transfer of Authority

    Feb 25, 2012

    1st Battalion, 2nd Aviation Regiment attached to 25th Combat Aviation Brigade provides aerial security for airspace around Forward Operating Base Tarin Kowt after the Transfer of Authority Ceremony on FOB Tarin Kowt, Afghanistan, Feb. 15.

  • Gen. Sherzai hosts luncheon with 25th Combat Aviation Brigade and 159th CAB Leaders

    Feb 25, 2012

    Gen. Sherzai, Kandahar Air Wing, Afghan Air Force, hosts a luncheon with 25th Combat Aviation Brigade and 159th CAB Leaders in Kandahar, Afghanistan, Feb. 14.

  • Medical staff at Tripler, Schofield hold Safety Stand-down Day

    Feb 24, 2012

    HONOLULU -- Soldiers and civilian employees at Tripler Army Medical Center and Schofield Barracks, here, met for a safety stand-down, Feb. 17.

  • 2013 re-enlistment window opens with restrictions

    Feb 24, 2012

    Beginning March 1, if a Soldier's estimated termination of service is between Oct. 1, 2012 and Sept. 30, 2013, he or she can re-enlist now, unless barred under new policy.

  • FMWR launches new menu of programs for community

    Feb 24, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- A new menu of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation programs at the Nehelani, here, awaits old and new customers.

  • Odierno fleshes out Pacific strategy, Afghan advisory mission

    Feb 23, 2012

    The Army will remain strong in the Pacific to reflect the increased emphasis on the region, the Army chief of staff said Tuesday.

  • Students learn from Yongsan environmental office

    Feb 23, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- Students from the University of Seoul were given a first-hand look at how the US Army Garrison Yongsan manages environmental requirements during a seminar held by the Directorate of Public Works Feb. 21.

  • Army Now - Army opens new Army Military Occupation Specialties for female soldiers

    Feb 23, 2012

    Army opens new MOSs for female soldiers including 6 occupational specialties and more than 13, 000 positions.

  • Army unveils world's first military fleet of fuel cell vehicles

    Feb 22, 2012

    U.S. Army, Pacific, unveiled a fleet of 16 hydrogen fuel cell vehicles that the military services in Hawaii are testing in an effort to research efficient, clean and renewable energy sources, and reduce the U.S. military's dependence on petroleum.

  • 'Warrior' brigade Soldiers familiarize with new, improved weapon systems

    Feb 22, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- In an Army-wide effort to keep Soldiers equipped with the latest weapons and technology, equipment and doctrine constantly receive updates and revisions. Units then receive these updates through fielding distribution and training.

  • Alaska medics train Afghan counterpart

    Feb 21, 2012

    As time winds down to the eventual departure of American troops from Afghanistan, some Afghan soldiers eagerly seek training when given the opportunity.

  • Vietnam vet awarded Silver Star after 45 years

    Feb 17, 2012

    An Alaska Vietnam veteran is awarded the Silver Star -- 45 years after earning it.

  • Charging POVs is not authorized

    Feb 17, 2012

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- The numbers of privately owned, electric vehicles on Army installations in Hawaii are increasing.

  • Garrison addresses lack of participation for reveille, retreat

    Feb 17, 2012

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- Ceremonies play a big part in the military lifestyle, and they are a part of its history and traditions.

  • Army Family Team Building helps to build values

    Feb 17, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The Army Family Team Building, or AFTB, program is a series of training modules designed for Soldiers, family members and Army civilians.

  • Portrait of Honor

    Feb 17, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Roger F. Mathews, Deputy Commanding General, U.S. Army Pacific, looks at the newly created portrait of the late 1st Lt. Jonathan Brostrom during a dedication ceremony Feb. 17 at Damien Memorial High School in Honolulu. The portrait was courtesy of the American Fallen Soldier project, a national non-profit organization that honors and forever memorializes fallen service members through paintings. Brostrom was a platoon leader assigned to 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, and died from wounds sustained during Operation Enduring Freedom July 13, 2008. Brostrom was a graduate of Damien High School, a recipient of one of the paintings, and the University of Hawaii. Mathews delivered a message from U.S. Army Pacific, thanking Brostrom and his family for making the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our nation.

  • Service members attend dedication ceremony for new school building

    Feb 17, 2012

    NAKHON RATCHASIMA, Thailand - Service members of the U.S. and the Royal Thai Armed Forces attended a dedication ceremony with members of the local community to commemorate a new school building here, Feb 16.

  • 'With You All the Way' delights Yongsan kids

    Feb 16, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- On Feb. 7, students of Seoul American Elementary School had an opportunity to enjoy and share their feelings and concerns during the "Trevor Romain, With You All The Way" tour sponsored by the Yongsan United Service Organization.

  • Yongsan saves one million dollars by re-using excess materials

    Feb 16, 2012

    "In the fiscal year of 2011, the government saved one million dollars, in material costs alone, as a result of recycling used material on the garrison," said Enrique Blanco, U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan Roads and Grounds branch chief, in an interview, Jan. 26.

  • Army's biggest warehouse honors Korean Service Corps

    Feb 13, 2012

    CAMP CARROLL, South Korea--Army Field Support Battalion--North East Asia held the opening ceremony for the Korean Service Corps Humidity Control Warehouse with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, Feb. 10.

  • Sgt. Smith Theater enters 21st century with upgrades

    Feb 13, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The Sgt. Smith Theater, here, received a $600,000 Department of the Army facelift.

  • Celebrating black women

    Feb 10, 2012

    Their stories may be as varied as their careers and places they lived; however, African-American women have shared a common bond throughout history. The myriad of careers held and experiences dealing with their race and gender are woven into their life stories.

  • Changes coming for the Army's Active Component retention program

    Feb 10, 2012

    Army Command, Army Service Component Commands and Direct Reporting Units will establish brigade-level reenlistment objectives and as in the past, commanders will be directed to retain a percentage of the eligible population. In March 2012 the reenlistment window opens for Soldiers whose enlistments end in fiscal year 2013.

  • U.S. Army Pacific commander tours ongoing expansion in Japan

    Feb 9, 2012

    The commander of U.S. Army Pacific visited Camp Zama, Japan, for a firsthand look at the significant transformation, namely the construction of several new facilities, ongoing there.

  • Eighth Army hosts SHARP training in South Korea

    Feb 8, 2012

    Eighth Army is hosting sexual assault prevention training in South Korea through February.

  • Cobra Gold begins in Thailand

    Feb 8, 2012

    Excercise Cobra Gold 2012, the United States' largest multilateral exercise in the Asia-Pacific region, officially began Feb. 7, 2012, in Thailand.

  • Javelin training provides skills, sustainability for 'Warrior' brigade

    Feb 7, 2012

    On modern battlefields where the enemy rejects conventional warfare for irregular tactics, the U.S. Army continues to adapt with updated weapons and advanced training. Among the evolving capabilities stands the Javelin, a man-portable, anti-tank, shoulder-fired missile.

  • CSM Walk

    Feb 7, 2012

    The job of U.S. 8th Army's senior NCO is to make sure Soldiers deployed to Korea are prepared should the call come. Command Sergeant Major Rodney Harris stops in to check on Combat Service Support Soldiers.

  • Yama Sakura 61 cultural events augment exercise

    Feb 7, 2012

    This year's Yama Sakura exercise has been the largest bilateral exercise between the U.S. Army Pacific and the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force since the Great Tohoku Earthquake in March 2011.

  • Female Soldiers help bridge Afghanistan culture gap

    Feb 7, 2012

    Twenty-five female Soldiers from the Alaska-based brigade are assigned to Female Engagement Teams whose mission is to interact with women and children in Khowst and Paktya provinces in Afghanistan.

  • Army demonstrates watercraft capabilities at Tokyo joint disaster-relief exercise

    Feb 6, 2012

    U.S. Army Soldiers assisted with a "sealift drill" during a large-scale Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Relief Exercise Feb. 3, 2012, that was coordinated by the Japanese government and included participation from more than 10,000 people.

  • Survey asks for PT uniform recommendations

    Feb 6, 2012

    The Army wants Soldier input about a potential upgrade to the Army's physical fitness uniform.

  • Wolfhound rides ensures motorcycle safety

    Feb 6, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, participated in a spiritual motorcycle ride along Oahu's North Shore Jan. 27 in an effort to reinforce safety among Wolfhound riders.

  • Sling Load Training

    Feb 3, 2012

    Soldiers from the 551st Inland Cargo Transfer Company (ICTC), 501st Sustainment Brigade (SBDE) slingload a HMMWV during training operations at Camp Carroll, Korea Feb. 3.

  • Natural Resources Team wins top Army award

    Feb 3, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Spirit, hard work and scaling mountains paid off as U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's Natural Resources Team garnered one of the Army's most prestigious awards, Jan. 27.

  • USATDS offers legal advice to Soldiers

    Feb 3, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The U.S. Army Trial Defense Service, or USATDS, is set up to provide free legal advice and representation to Soldiers facing court-martial, nonjudicial punishment, Article 15, administrative separation and other adverse actions.

  • DODEA schools not needed

    Feb 3, 2012

    WASHINGTON -- The Department of Defense Education Activity, or DODEA, and the DOD were commissioned to study and validate the concerns that the Hawaii Department of Education's public schools aren't providing military-connected students with an adequate and appropriate set of educational services.

  • Families connect at Ohana Day

    Feb 3, 2012

    HONOLULU, Hawaii -- Football fans, both young and old, converged on Aloha Stadium, here, Saturday, to watch some of their favorite players in action.

  • Soldiers in Korea spend their days at the Joint Security Area at the Demilitarized Zone

    Feb 2, 2012

    The dividing line between North and South Korea is the 38th parallel, known as the Demilitarized Zone, or DMZ. American Soldiers spend their days at the Joint Security Area at the DMZ, making sure people remember why the country is divided.

  • Counter IED instructors in Cambodia to exchange knowledge in advance of ASEAN Summit

    Feb 2, 2012

    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia--As military operations wind down in Iraq and Afghanistan, instructors from the Asia Pacific Counter-Improvised Explosive Device Fusion Center are still busy.

  • Yama Sakura 61 mock press conference

    Feb 2, 2012

    Col. Thomas Kunk, U.S. Army Pacific Contingency Command Post G-3 and Col. Sumio Yamashita, Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) Middle Army G-3 prepare to discuss operations during a mock press conference at Camp Itami, Japan Feb. 2.

  • 2ID Soldiers support needy in Dongducheon

    Feb 2, 2012

    Soldiers from the 2nd Infantry Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team and 210th Fires Brigade distribute charcoal and rice to the poor in Dongducheon City near Camps Casey and Hovey Feb. 1. The Soldiers raised more than $3,000 to support the needy in surrounding community as the temperature plummeted to record lows in Dongducheon.

  • Watercraft Soldiers prep for disaster-relief exercise in Japan

    Feb 1, 2012

    Soldiers performed maintenance checks and repairs on a U.S. Army watercraft at Yokohama North Dock, Japan, to ensure the vessel will be ready for use in a Japanese government-led exercise scheduled to begin Feb. 3, 2012.

  • The Army Now - Soldiers taking part in Exercise Yama Sakura help cleanup a Japanese castle

    Feb 1, 2012

    Soldiers taking part in Exercise Yama Sakura help cleanup a Japanese castle.

  • Local boy to play football at West Point

    Feb 1, 2012

    WAIKIKI, Hawaii -- Every year, on the first Wednesday of February, is the first day that a high school senior can sign a binding National Letter of Intent for college football with a school that is a member of the NCAA, the main governing body for college sports in the United States.

  • Zama teens make bid for top spot in engineering contest

    Jan 31, 2012

    What began four years ago as an opportunity for high school students to observe a construction site has blossomed into annual competitions that promote science education in concert with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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