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  • 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.

  • Secretary emphasizes Army's value in Pacific

    Aug 22, 2012

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh came to Hawaii Aug. 20, 2012, to discuss operations throughout the Pacific and to announce the next U.S. Army Pacific deputy commanding general for operations.

  • Eighth Army taps Army Space Command for Ulchi Freedom Guardian

    Aug 21, 2012

    Army Space Support Team 3 is augmenting Eighth Army during this year's Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise at Camp Walker, South Korea.

  • Vertical engineers construct multinational partnerships during Khaan Quest 2012

    Aug 21, 2012

    Mongolian Armed Forces, U.S. Soldiers and Canadian Forces participated in the Engineer Subject Matter Expert Exchange portion of Khaan Quest 2012, Aug. 13-21, 2012.

  • Fisher House holds 'Boots on the Bridge' run to remember fallen

    Aug 21, 2012

    Tripler Fisher House held the first "Boots on the Bridge, Remembering the Fallen" memorial run, Aug. 18, 2012, at Ford Island, Hawaii.

  • Eighth Army trains for new mission in South Korea during UFG

    Aug 20, 2012

    Eighth Army will train for its new mission as an operational Field Army headquarters during Exercise Ulchi Freedom Guardian, Aug. 20-31, 2012.

  • U.S. service members share Medical First Responder course with Mongolian counterparts

    Aug 20, 2012

    U.S. service members conducted the Medical First Responder course for Khaan Quest 2012, Aug. 13-17, 2012, at Five Hills Training Area, Mongolia.

  • 8th TSC EOD team defuses Maui bomb hoax

    Aug 20, 2012

    Three explosive ordnance disposal Soldiers from 8th Theater Sustainment Command's 74th EOD Company overcame time and distance to allow residents in a Maui neighborhood to return safely to their homes following a bomb scare Aug. 15, 2012.

  • Partnership between Alaska, Mongolia strengthened by common cause

    Aug 18, 2012

    Brig. Gen. Mike Bridges, commander of the Alaska Army National Guard, met with Dumaa Namsrai, deputy chief, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), to discuss matters of emergency preparedness and future training partnerships between their two respective nations at the NEMA office in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, during Khaan Quest 12, Aug. 13.

  • Army secretary visits U.S. Soldiers in South Korea

    Aug 17, 2012

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh thanked American Soldiers, civilians and families stationed in South Korea during a visit here Aug. 17 - 18.

  • Multinational Partners Conduct Staff Training

    Aug 17, 2012

    A conglomeration of U.S., Mongolian, and various international forces took part in a staff exercise (STAFFEX) during Khaan Quest 12 to enhance their ability to operate in a multinational environment.

  • Lifting for Success

    Aug 16, 2012

    Soldiers from Headquarters Support Company, 209th Aviation Support Battalion, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade conducted forklift training with soldiers from the Kandahar Air Wing on Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Aug. 11.

  • Wig Wags "signal" theater-level change of command

    Aug 16, 2012

    Semaphore ceremony takes the Signal Corps back to basics. FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii (Aug. 15, 2012) -- Long before the advent of the radio, battlefield communications took the form of the Wig Wag. With each position representing different letters, numerals and special signs, wigwaggers could signal an entire command to attention in complete silence. The 311th Signal Command (Theater) paid homage to this historical means of communications by conducting the entire 311th change of command ceremony, during which Maj. Gen. James T. Walton assumed command from outgoing commander Brig. Gen. William Scott, utilizing the Signal Corps semaphore flags.

  • Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody Retirement

    Aug 15, 2012

    U.S. Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, Former Commanding General, Army Material Command, retired from the Army, Aug. 15, at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va. Dunwoody is the Army's highest-ranking female and is the first woman in U.S. military history to achieve a fourth star.

  • Hope in the form of healthcare during Khaan Quest 2012

    Aug 15, 2012

    Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia -- People gathered outside of an elementary school that was temporarily set up as a medical clinic during the Medical Humanitarian Civic Action Outreach Project, one of the many exercises of Khaan Quest 12 in and around Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, Aug. 14.

  • Paintball, proverbs helps build camaraderie, communication among PRMC staff

    Aug 15, 2012

    WAIMANALO, Hawaii -- Soldiers and staff from Pacific Regional Medical Command met for a day of paintball and proverbs, Aug. 8, at Bellows Air Force Station, here.

  • Soldiers in transition catch their breath -- underwater

    Aug 14, 2012

    Soldiers from the Pacific Regional Medical Command's Warrior Transition Battalion received their open-water scuba certification, July 22, 2012, as part of an ongoing outreach program supported by non-military organizations.

  • Soldiers on Okinawa teach English, strengthen bonds with local youth community

    Aug 14, 2012

    It is a humid morning in Okinawa and Soldiers from the 10th Regional Support Group at Torii Station, Japan, make their way inside the Sobe Community Center in Yomitan Village. They welcome the coolness of the air-conditioner and notice the smiles and cheers from local Japanese students who are there to grasp the English language.

  • Photo Essay: On the Road with Secretary McHugh -- Mongolia

    Aug 14, 2012

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh conducts an official visit to the Mongolian Ministry of Defense to meet with senior officials. Thousands of Mongolian peacekeepers have contributed to world stability over the last 10 years, an impressive contribution for a country of its size. The Mongolian Armed Forces are highly regarded by American Soldiers who have served with them in Iraq and Afghanistan. Currently, approximately 700 troops conduct base security and train the Afghan National Army artillery. In March, Mongolia was designated as the first NATO "partner" under the Individual Partnership and Cooperation Program. McHugh will also observe U.S. service members participating in Exercise Khaan Quest 2012, a regularly scheduled, multinational exercise sponsored by the U.S. Army, Pacific, and hosted annually by the Mongolian Armed Forces.

  • Alaska National Guardsmen deploy for US Army Pacific international peacekeeping exercise

    Aug 13, 2012

    Approximately 80 Alaska National Guardsmen are slated to participate in Khaan Quest 2012 (KQ12), a multinational partnership training exercise held at the Mongolian Armed Forces Peace Support Center near Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, August 11-23, 2012.

  • 5TH BCD Hosts operational integration seminar

    Aug 13, 2012

    The 5th Battlefield Coordination Detachment hosted an operational integration seminar from the 6th to the 10th of Aug. 2012 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

  • Joint services post blast training held on Guam

    Aug 13, 2012

    At first it was like trying to find a needle in a haystack, but with the help of bomb technicians from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) it became more of recognizing the pink elephant in the room.

  • Khaan Quest 2012 opening ceremony demonstrates strength of multinational relationships

    Aug 13, 2012

    Hundreds of service members and distinguished guests from U.S. Army Pacific and participating countries gathered for the Khaan Quest 2012 opening ceremony held Aug. 12 at the Mongolian Armed Forces Peace Support Training Operations Center near Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

  • McHugh: Army's success depends on civilian workforce

    Aug 10, 2012

    Through opportunities for professional development and education, the Army will shape the future civilian workforce, ensuring adaptive leaders with diverse experiences, who are able to solve complex problems -- an effort comparable to the development of Soldiers throughout their careers. Retaining and managing talent is a top priority for Army leaders, particularly during downsizing.

  • General: Readiness key to deterrence in Korea

    Aug 10, 2012

    The Eighth Army deputy commander for operations said readiness is the key to maintaining security on the Korean Peninsula and stability in Northeast Asia.

  • Fall photo exhibition captures life of combat service

    Aug 10, 2012

    HONOLULU -- The Honolulu Museum of Art will present the contemporary photography exhibition "Courage and Strength: Portraits of Those Who Have Served," here, Sept. 6-Feb. 24, 2013.

  • Army culinary team takes first place in Okinawa's inaugural interservice cook-off

    Aug 9, 2012

    CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa (Aug. 9, 2012) -- A team of culinary specialists from the Army took first place in the inaugural island-wide, interservice cook-off held July 28 at the Field House here.

  • 8th STB senior NCOs practice senior level skills at Fort DeRussy

    Aug 9, 2012

    HONOLULU, Hawaii -- No matter what level you reach as a noncommissioned officer in the United States Army, you continue to learn and grow, and units and organizations are often tasked with providing that opportunity. Command Sgt. Maj. Toese Tia, command sergeant major for the 8th Special Troops Battalion, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, did just that by setting time aside for the senior NCOs of the 8th STB to grow, learn and practice the skills that they have learn throughout their career at one of the Army's oldest military reservations, Battery Randolph, part of Fort DeRussy, in Honolulu.

  • Hawaii Army National Guard test pilot ensures safe flights during Southern Accord 12

    Aug 8, 2012

    "Mahalo," or "thank you," the pilot said, after being handed a bottle of water from the rear of the aircraft. The kind nature of Hawaiian culture reinforced the unique mix of service members present at Southern Accord 12 in The Republic of Botswana, Africa.

  • Continuing support

    Aug 8, 2012

    Imagine you are part of a medevac crew and just started your 24-hour work day. A crackle of the radio causes the crew to tense as they expect to hear three words come over the radio, "MEDEVAC, MEDEVAC, MEDEVAC!" Once the call comes in, adrenaline starts pumping and now they have someone else

  • United States Army Pacific's 2012 Phillip A. Connelly Field Feeding Team Winner Announced

    Aug 8, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- No military saying may hold truer than an "Army fights on its stomach." And no military job may keep truer to the concept of a Soldier being a master of his technical craft and war than an Army cook. As the cooks of the 8th Military Police Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command field feeding team demonstrated their ability to back up every rifle with a hot meal when they won the United States Army Pacific's 2012 Phillip A. Connelly Field Feeding Team category, here, July 31.

  • Eighth Army competes in combatives tournament

    Aug 7, 2012

    The top U.S. Army Combatives fighters from South Korea took on fighters from around the world at the All Army Combatives Championship at Fort Hood, Texas.

  • 94TH AAMDC Integrated Control Element deploys to Korea

    Aug 7, 2012

    The Integrated Control Element (ICE) from the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command deployed to Korea for the upcoming exercise Ulchi Freedom Guardian on July 30, 2012.

  • IMCOM-Pacific region director leads town hall

    Aug 6, 2012

    The U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan workforce gathered for a Town Hall hosted by Debra D. Zedalis, region director of U.S. Army's Installation Management Pacific, August 1.

  • Army leadership underscores the importance of care for Soldiers and families

    Aug 6, 2012

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. (Aug. 6, 2012) -- Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal met with Madigan Healthcare System Warrior Transition Battalion Soldiers and toured the WTB billets July 30 as part of his visit to Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Westphal, who is the No. 2 civilian leader in the Army, spoke on the importance of getting the warrior transition unit mission right.

  • US PACOM Commander visits CCP

    Aug 3, 2012

    Adm. Samuel J. Locklear III, commander of U.S. Pacific Command meets with Soldiers during a tour of the U.S. Army Pacific (USARPAC) Contingency Command Post (CCP) at Fort Shafter, HI, Aug 1. The CCP consists of more than ninety personnel with the specific skills to provide a USARPAC forward command post capability, specifically focusing on small-scale contingencies such as supporting humanitarian assistance, disaster relief and peace operations.

  • 8th STB recommits to Webling Elementary

    Aug 3, 2012

    AIEA, Hawaii -- After summer vacation, the students of Webling Elementary School, here, packed their backpacks, and came back for another year of educational fun and learning. However, as in previous years, they won't be heading to school alone. Command teams from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 8th Special Troops Battalion, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, reaffirmed their commitment to Webling by re-signing the agreement between the unit and the school, July 30. This document is the "Letter of Agreement Between the U.S. Army Hawaii and the Hawaii Public Schools."

  • USARPAC commander addresses top issues for Soldiers

    Aug 3, 2012

    Lt. Gen. Francis Wiercinski, commander of U.S. Army Pacific, addressed issues of importance for U.S. Army Pacific Soldiers in an interview July 24. Wiercinski , who has been in command of USARPAC for 16 months, discussed both Armywide and USARPAC-specific issues he feels are most important to Soldiers.

  • Army Under Secretary breaks new ground for the future of Soldiers and families

    Aug 2, 2012

    Honorable Dr. Joseph W. Westphal recently participate in the ground breaking ceremony for the Center Lake and Hillside Elementary schools on Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM). During his visit to the installation, Dr. Westphal also interacted with leaders, Soldiers and the civilian workforce at JBLM Garrison, I Corps, Madigan Army Medical Center, the Warrior Transition Battalion, Western Regional Medical Command, and the National Center for Telehealth and Technology (T2). He underscored support for the positive direction of JBLM/I Corps and expressed the confidence of Army senior leadership in the JBLM leadership, and in the medical professionals at Madigan Army Medical Center; specifically expressing appreciation for their innovative and interdisciplinary approaches to patient care.

  • Expert exchange allows Experience, Expertise, and Culture

    Aug 2, 2012

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia --A Subject Matter Expert Exchange, or SMEE, held July 9-13 brought a team of six public health, behavioral health and dental experts from Tripler Army Medical Center, U.S. Army Health Clinic-Schofield Barracks and 18th Medical Command (Deployment Support) together with their respective counterparts at the Malaysian Armed Forces Health Services, or MAF HS, here.

  • Soldier captures second gold medal

    Aug 1, 2012

    LONDON -- In the early hours Tuesday, Vincent Hancock of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit made Olympic history and put the U.S. over the top, temporarily, of China by winning his second gold medal in men's skeet at the Royal Artillery Barracks.

  • Keep hope alive: Camp Zama volunteers help with ongoing clean-up efforts in Tohoku

    Aug 1, 2012

    "It's just devastation; all these piles of rubble and disintegrated things were peoples' lives and possessions, and it's just gone now. [But] we have the power to help rebuild, and we are using that power now."

  • Yongsan welcomes new garrison commander

    Aug 1, 2012

    The time has come to wish farewell to an outstanding leader and embrace another as the Community gave honor and showed appreciation during a change of command ceremony here, August 2. Col. William P. Huber, outgoing garrison commander for U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan, handed over command and its colors to Col. Michael E. Masley.

  • Eighth Army charts revolutionary mission change

    Jul 31, 2012

    The U.S. Army's top operational headquarters in Korea is charting a revolutionary mission change as the U.S. military shifts its focus to the Asia Pacific region.

  • FMWR appreciates its fans through new program

    Jul 31, 2012

    U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (FMWR) introduced a new program in July 2012, which appreciates fans for their involvement. USAG Yongsan FMWR, which plans and organizes many different events for the Yongsan Community, are always trying to improve and change, rather than stay the same. This is to ensure that it meets the needs and desires of the Community it serves.

  • 8th TSC warrant officer gets top Army honor

    Jul 31, 2012

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii-- Chief Warrant Officer 3 Jose Rossy-Rodriguez, 8th Theater Sustainment Command's mobility support operations chief, is modest about his accomplishments and his career. Luckily for him and his unit, his boss and peers aren't quite as modest. "People abuse the term, 'constant professional,' but he really is, and our go-to guy here in the office," said Maj. Joshua Ginn, officer in charge of mobility for the 8th TSC and Rossy-Rodriguez's boss. "He is a soft-spoken man with a heavy impact on the transportation world."

  • Sgt. Joel D. Clarkson Training Support Center: Enabling soldiers to fight fiercely

    Jul 31, 2012

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska (July 27, 2012) -- soldiers, leaders and civilians were given a rare look at what is said to be one of the Army's most comprehensive and modern training facilities. The Sgt. Joel D. Clarkson Training Support Center staff hosted an open house to those on Fort Wainwright who aren't familiar with what is offered.

  • U.S. Army Chief of Engineers visits with the 130th Engineer Brigade

    Jul 31, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii--Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, the U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, visited with the 130th Engineer Brigade on July 24, to meet with the senior leadership in the brigade and receive a capabilities briefing to better understand the role of the brigade within the Pacific theater.

  • General Thurman lays emphasis on ACAP

    Jul 31, 2012

    Gen. James D. Thurman, commanding general of United Nations Command/Combined Forces Command/U.S. Forces Korea, visited the U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan Transition Center and Army Career and Alumni Program (ACAP), July 25.

  • Keeping Our Army Safe: CID Seeking Special Agents

    Jul 30, 2012

    The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command is actively seeking qualified Soldiers with the integrity and dedication to join them to become CID special agents, while helping to keep the Army safe.

  • Tripler's Sim Center continues to support GME programs, receives ACS accreditation July 2012

    Jul 30, 2012

    HONOLULU -- Tripler Army Medical Center's Medical Simulation Center received its second national recognition as it was awarded the American College of Surgeons accreditation in July, here.

  • MRT Helps Soldiers Overcome Obstacles

    Jul 30, 2012

    Soldiers from the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command were educated on how to overcome obstacles in their lives by receiving Master Resiliency Training on July 26, 2012 on Fort Shafter.

  • Hawaii's completes successful 'Ikaiki' ATEX

    Jul 30, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii conducted its annual antiterrorism exercise, "Ikaika 2012," or ATEX "Ikaika," here, July 16-20.

  • Mixing Green with Blue

    Jul 30, 2012

    HONOLULU, HAWAII-- Twenty-two nations participated with more than 40 ships and submarines, over 200 aircrafts and over 25,000 personnel from the different nations in the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise that started June 20 and culminates August 3.

  • 45th Sustainment Brigade dedicates memorial CrossFit competition

    Jul 30, 2012

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- Soldiers and officers of the 45th Sustainment Brigade gathered for a memorial CrossFit Workout of the Day, or WoD, honoring Staff Sgt. Robert Massarelli at 8th TSC's 45th Sust. Bde. CrossFit Gym, July 16, here.

  • Carter thanks American troops in South Korea

    Jul 27, 2012

    The U.S. deputy defense secretary wrapped up a 10-day trip to the Asia Pacific region July 26, 2012, by meeting with U.S. troops in South Korea.

  • Deputy Defense Secretary visits Camp Humphreys, thanks troops

    Jul 27, 2012

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea, -- Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter got a close look at Camp Humphreys and spoke to more than 300 U.S. Army and Air Force members, here, during his visit to the garrison, July 26.

  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers commanding general visits Japan Engineer District

    Jul 27, 2012

    Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, commanding general, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), made his first visit to Japan July 18-20. A stop in Japan allowed him to witness how USACE is contributing to stability and security in the Pacific through the work accomplished by the approximately 320 district members.

  • US Army Pacific urges vigilance during antiterrorism awareness month

    Jul 27, 2012

    The Army's senior leadership has proclaimed August 2012 as the Army's Antiterrorism (AT) Awareness Month. This is of special significance as we approach the eleventh anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on New York City and the Pentagon. With our recent successes against our enemies in Iraq and Afghanistan, enhancing our Soldiers, Civilians, and Family Members' understanding of the nature of terrorism and the potential for retaliatory terrorist attacks on army installations, stand-alone facilities and units is critical to our defense.

  • Tripler's staff care for mock casualties during MASCAL exercise Operation Chianti

    Jul 27, 2012

    HONOLULU -- As part of the U.S. Navy's Rim of the Pacific exercise, or RIMPAC, Tripler Army Medical Center participated in a joint-service mass casualty exercise, Operation Chianti, here, July 20.

  • Sergeant Audie Murphy Club rallies PRMC staff to support local youth at annual track, field event

    Jul 26, 2012

    WAHIAWA, Hawaii -- Members of Pacific Regional Medical Command's Sergeant Audie Murphy Club, or SAMC, pride themselves on their personal concern for the needs and welfare of Soldiers and their families. Because of this pride, club members spend a great deal of time volunteering. For the second year, the club assisted with recruiting volunteers from PRMC to participate and support the annual Oahu Hershey Track and Field Meet that took place June 30 at Leilehua High School, here.

  • Schofield Barracks' health clinic welcomes pain specialists for increased access to care

    Jul 26, 2012

    WAHIAWA, Hawaii -- U.S. Army Health Clinic-Schofield Barracks presented its new Interdisciplinary Pain Management Clinic, or IPMC, to the post during an open house, July 17, here.

  • Army Now - U.S. and Japanese Soldiers take part in earthquake training

    Jul 25, 2012

    U.S. and Japanese Soldiers take part in earthquake training during Exercise Rescue 2012.

  • Joint Exercise Rescue-24

    Jul 25, 2012

    U.S. Army Japan (USAR-J) and U.S. Army Pacific (USARPAC) forces participated in the first bilateral Joint Exercise Rescue-24 with Japanese Ground Self Defense Forces at Camp Asaka, Japan 17-20 July, 2012.

  • Col. Sheila Bryant takes command

    Jul 25, 2012

    With the beautiful East China Sea in the background the 10th Regional Support Group held a change of command ceremony on Tuesday at the landing zone on Torii Station.

  • Yongsan Family Fun Park renovations complete

    Jul 24, 2012

    Renovations were conducted on the family fun park located here on South Post. According to Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Business Programs chief Ronald J. Buss, the result of the renovation was an improved facility with longer hours of operation.

  • Yongsan-gu KAFC strengthens ROK-U.S. alliance

    Jul 24, 2012

    On behalf of Servicemembers, Families and Civilians on U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan and Yongsan-gu citizens, members of Yongsan-gu Korean American Friendship Council gathered to highlight their efforts to strengthen the ROK- U.S. alliance at the Dragon Hill Lodge, July 24.

  • Back to back

    Jul 24, 2012

    For most Army aviation deployments, Aviation brigades spend approximately one year down range, return home, wait the appointed dwell time standard, then redeploy to a different combat zone. This was not the case for one Army National Guard unit, whose year-long deployment has been a wild ride.

  • Paratrooper spouses play Army

    Jul 24, 2012

    Army spouses with the 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division create new relationships and strengthen bonds with a day of paratrooper training at Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson, Alaska.

  • New commander to lead HHC Yongsan

    Jul 23, 2012

    It was a bittersweet moment for Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Company as they held a change of command ceremony here, July 20. Soldiers of HHC stood in formation as the company guidon was passed from outgoing commander Capt. Peter D. Cha to the incoming Capt. Vladislav Silayev.

  • Lt. Gen. Bostick receives Korean name

    Jul 23, 2012

    Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and 53rd U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, was conferred with a Korean name July 16, 2012 during a ceremony at the Korea Ministry of National Defense.

  • Corps of Engineers commander tours Far East District's multi-billion dollar project

    Jul 23, 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Far East District welcomed Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and chief of Engineers, on his first visit to South Korea, July 16-17, 2012.

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