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  • OANRP manager named 'Oahu MVP'

    Mar 11, 2014

    HONOLULU -- A staff member with U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's Oahu Army Natural Resources Program (OANRP) took home top honors from the Hawaii Invasive Species Council (HISC), Monday, during the kickoff of the second annual Hawaii Invasive Species Awareness Week at the state Capitol, here.

  • Camp Zama, Arnn students celebrate 'Read Across America' week

    Mar 10, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (March 10, 2014) -- "Peanuts and pineapples, noses and grapes. Everything comes in different shapes," said Capt Thomas Stowe as he read aloud "The Shapes of Me and Other Stuff" to a class of first-graders during "Read Across America" week, held March 3 through 7 at Arnn Elementary School here.

  • All hazards training tests cooperation, teamwork

    Mar 10, 2014

    Hostage negotiations, chemical attacks, and home explosions are the types of unpredictable events that demand instant, collaborated response from all agencies. That coordinated effort is what Soldiers, federal agents and firefighters teamed up to prepare for during an all hazards exercise, Feb. 26-27, here.

  • 84th Engineers host field trip for local school

    Mar 10, 2014

    Wandering eyes, pointing fingers, and the question, "What is that?" filled the air when second-grade students from Mililani Uka Elementary School stepped off a bus here, Feb. 25, to learn about Army engineers.

  • 95th Engineer Company conducts Blow in Place demolition training

    Mar 10, 2014

    Handling demolitions is a dangerous task best left to qualified professionals, but even those professionals need practice. That practice came for the Sappers of the 95th Engineer Company (Clearance), 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, when they conducted a Blow in Place demolition range, March 5, here.

  • 'Watchdogs' conduct all hazards training exercise; certify 71st Chem

    Mar 10, 2014

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The 8th Military Police Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, held a training exercise, Feb. 26 - 27, in which the vast and diverse array of elements within the brigade were put on display, such as Military Police; Chemical Soldiers; Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldiers; the Special Reaction Team; and Military Working Dogs to highlight a few, and if that weren't enough, the 8th MPs integrated the first responder community, here, into the exercise showcasing the skill, interoperability, and close working relationships of all first responders island wide.

  • Eight Army vets competing on U.S. Paralympic Team

    Mar 10, 2014

    An active-duty Soldier and seven Army veterans are competing this week in the Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

  • BILATERAL COOPERATIVE WORK GROUP CLASS 71 GRADUATES

    Mar 9, 2014

    Twelve Japan Ground Self-Defense Force members from units from the five major JGSDF armies and Central Readiness Force were presented certificates here March 5 as Class 71 graduates of the Cooperative Work Program.

  • Eighth Army trains with South Korean allies during Key Resolve

    Mar 7, 2014

    The U.S. Army's top operational command on the Korean Peninsula began training with its South Korean allies and joint service counterparts during exercises Key Resolve and Foal Eagle, which collectively run from Feb. 24 to April 18, 2014.

  • ROTC Cadets honor Bataan

    Mar 7, 2014

    U.S. Army ROTC Cadets have spent months preparing for the 25th anniversary of the Bataan Memorial Death March.They could certainly run the marathon but many walk the 26.2 miles, which doesn�'t seem like much until they put on a 35-pound pack. If you want to know what a death march is really like, the 70,000 service men and women captured by Japanese forces during World War II can tell you. They were part of the Bataan Death March--a forced march through 70 miles of Philippine jungle, with very little to eat or drink.

  • Children from Camp Zama visit Japanese kindergarteners for 'Friendship Day'

    Mar 6, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (March 6, 2014) -- Children from the Camp Zama and Sagamihara Family Housing Area Child Development Centers visited Hosen Kindergarten, a nearby Japanese school, March 3 to celebrate "Friendship Day" and learn about the traditional Japanese "hina" doll.

  • Japanese Ground Self Defense Force Visits Alaska

    Mar 6, 2014

    Soldiers from the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force conduct arctic training with U.S. Army Soldiers from the Northern Warfare Training Center in Alaska.

  • 16 JAPANESE & AMERICAN SERVICE MEMBERS INDUCTED INTO NCO CORPS

    Mar 6, 2014

    Sixteen service members of the U.S. Army and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force were inducted into the noncommissioned officer corps during a formal bilateral ceremony held at Camp Zama, Japan, Feb. 27, 2014.

  • Daegu Soldiers open up during suicide prevention training

    Mar 6, 2014

    Suicide remains a very real issue in Army communities everywhere, and for that reason, the U.S. Army continues to do what it can to raise awareness among Soldiers, Family members, and Department of Defense Civilians regarding its risks. USAG Daegu and the 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command (ESC) leadership found wisdom in making suicide awareness training available to Soldiers, KATUSAs and Civilians throughout Area IV both during and after the recent holiday season.

  • Army culinary arts team in Korea prepares for worldwide competition

    Mar 5, 2014

    A culinary arts team representing U.S. Army forces on the Korean peninsula, held a special luncheon to showcase their skills and thank their supporters at the K-16 airbase dining facility, Feb. 28. The team, consisting of twelve active service members from each main command in the peninsula, will be competing at Fort Lee against other teams from different regions.

  • 'Warfighters' visit the Battle of Nu'uanu

    Mar 5, 2014

    HONOLULU, Hawaii - "Presently we came to a place where no grass grew - a wide expanse of deep sand. They said it was an old battleground. All around everywhere, not three feet apart, the bleached bones of men gleamed white in the moonlight," Mark Twain, excerpt from 'Roughing It' 1872.

  • Anseong City mayor visits 2ID

    Mar 4, 2014

    Mayor of Anseong City, Hwang Eun Sung, along with the Anseong City Defense Council visited Camp Humphreys, Feb. 21, to meet with 2nd Infantry Brig. Gen. Erik C. Peterson, the division's deputy commanding general support.

  • Dragon Battalion builds its own IA Team

    Mar 4, 2014

    Information Assurance, or the systems the Army uses to protect unclassified, sensitive, or classified information stored, processed, accessed, or transmitted by information systems, at the battalion level is typically run by civilians who have the specialized training, certificates and skill-set to complete the mission.

  • Tripler awarded accreditation from The Joint Commission

    Mar 4, 2014

    Tripler Army Medical Center has earned accreditation from The Joint Commission, the nation's oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in healthcare, by demonstrating compliance with national standards for health care quality and safety.

  • Strategic signal company supports Eighth Army tactical communications

    Mar 4, 2014

    The 169th Signal Company, 36th Signal Battalion, 1st Signal Brigade, at Camp Walker has been tasked to provide network support for Eighth Army and other personnel during the 2014 Key Resolve training exercise at Area 4 in South Korea.

  • 45th SB Soldiers, families share day of resiliency

    Mar 4, 2014

    More than 200 Soldiers from the 45th Sustainment Brigade shared a day of resiliency and unity Feb. 28, at Honeymoon Beach here.

  • 'Got Your Back' training emphasizes every Soldiers' role

    Mar 4, 2014

    Trust ... It's supposed to come with the uniform. Trust in fellow Soldiers' actions, but also in their reactions during tough situations. Trust that they've got your back on the battlefield and in life. Trust that to them, the word bystander demands a call to action when something just doesn't seem right.

  • 412th TEC shares engineering capability at USARPAC commanders conference

    Mar 3, 2014

    Army Reserve Maj. Gen. William M. Buckler, Jr., commander of 412th Theater Engineer Command, Maj. Gen. James Boozer, commander of U.S. Army-Japan & I Corps (Forward), and Maj. Gen. Sanford Holman, commander of 200th Military Police Command, discuss initiatives and their unique responsibilities in supporting Korea and the Pacific Theater during the USARPAC Commanders Conference at Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

  • Defense Department recognizes Eighth Army NCO

    Mar 3, 2014

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - The U.S. Department of Defense recognized a senior Eighth Army noncommissioned officer in South Korea.

  • Annual Pacific-wide AER fundraiser begins

    Mar 3, 2014

    The 2014 Army Emergency Relief (AER) fundraiser returned for another year of "helping the Army take care of its own" with a kickoff ceremony at the Nehelani, here, Monday.

  • 19th ESC gas chamber runs hot

    Mar 3, 2014

    Soldiers, noncommissioned officers and officers of the 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command went through the gas chamber to conduct chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear training at Camp Carroll, Nov. 13.

  • 22nd Korean Service Corps conducts annual mobilization exercise

    Mar 3, 2014

    The Korean Service Corps, known as the "A-Frame Army" for its outstanding work and sacrifice during the Korean War, recently proved the current version is ready to fight alongside the U.S. and Republic of Korea armies when needed. The KSC was founded on July 26, 1950 under a Presidential Emergency Decree by Syngman Ree, then leader of the Republic of Korea, in response to an urgent request for manpower by Gen. Walton Walker, then the Eighth U.S. Army commanding general. The Civilian Transportation Corps, as the KSC was originally known, consisted of civilians who were drafted under an Emergency Mobilization Order.

  • Warrior by Day Prayer Warrior by Night

    Feb 28, 2014

    "It all begins with faith in God and a desire to serve. I am blessed on so many different levels. I love my family and the ministry I've been given with all my heart," said Lt. Col. Ronald Bonomo, a native of Pittsburgh, Pa. and currently assigned as the Public Affairs Officer (PAO) for the 401st Army Field Support Brigade (AFSB) in Bagram, Afghanistan.

  • Fairbanks couple supports military through kindness, selfless service

    Feb 28, 2014

    The Interior Alaska communities celebrate those who serve and support Soldiers and family members during their tours of duty here by making them feel at home. One local couple has taken that hospitality to whole new level for more than 30 years.

  • 304th ESB supports medical exercise during Key Resolve 14 Exercise

    Feb 28, 2014

    The Soldiers from 2nd Platoon, Charlie Company, 304th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, 1st Signal Brigade, made the trek from USAG Humphreys to North Star Range, near Camp Stanley in Uijeongbu, to provide communications support to 168th Multifunctional Medical Battalion, 65th Medical Brigade, on Feb. 24, 2014.

  • 304th ESB provides support for Eighth Army during Key Resolve 2014

    Feb 27, 2014

    Soldiers from the 304th Expeditionary Signal Battalion of the 1st Signal Brigade traveled from Camp Humphreys to Camp Walker last week to provide signal support for Eighth Army during the 2014 Key Resolve training exercise.

  • Odierno visits 4-6 ARS

    Feb 27, 2014

    After patiently waiting, the squadron was called to attention. The Soldiers then roared their unit motto, "Fighting Six" as the 38th Chief of Staff of the United States Army, Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, entered the hangar during part of his visit to the Korean Peninsula, Feb. 24, 2014, at Camp Humphreys, South Korea.

  • CSA talks Army with panel in Korea

    Feb 27, 2014

    During his visit to Korea, U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno took time out to do a video panel discussion with an Army captain and sergeant from Eighth Army and a Department of the Army civilian from 1st Signal Brigade.

  • Japanese military expand humanitarian aid training mission at Cobra Gold 2014

    Feb 27, 2014

    PHITSANULOK, Thailand- The Japan Ground Self-Defense Force joined Exercise Cobra Gold 2014's command post exercise with a 21 person team dedicated to Humanitarian Aid and disaster relief, from Feb. 10 through 20. The focus of the CPX was how to assist during natural disasters in an international environment. Although HA/DR table top exercises are regularly conducted within the country of Japan, Exercise Cobra Gold is a multinational multilateral exercise. CG 14 offered an opportunity to participate with multiple nations, much like in real world HA/DR.

  • Senior enlisted leader receives Tripler tour

    Feb 27, 2014

    Tripler Army Medical Center leadership put their capabilities on display during a tour of the facilities by Army Medicine's senior enlisted leader.

  • Brigade Commander Conducts Key Resolve Battlefield Circulation

    Feb 27, 2014

    Representatives of 1st Signal Brigade including Brigade Commander, Col. Paul H. Fredenburgh III, Command Sgt. Maj. Darris Curry and Chief Warrant Officer 4 Roy Rucker, Command Chief Warrant Officer, conducted a battlefield circulation during the 2014 Key Resolve exercise on Feb 24. in Seoul, South Korea.

  • ESC, TSC partner to support Key Resolve

    Feb 26, 2014

    The 8th Theater Sustainment Command is hosting the 593rd Sustainment Command's (Expeditionary) Early Entry Command Post, Feb. 19 - March 6, which deployed from the unit's home station of Joint Base Lewis-McChord to Fort Shafter to participate in one of the Pacific theater's major combined annual exercises.

  • Army Surgeon General visits Tripler Pain Management Center

    Feb 25, 2014

  • Odierno thanks U.S. troops, praises South Korean allies

    Feb 25, 2014

    The U.S. Army's top general made his second visit to South Korea, Feb. 23-25, 2014.

  • Army Medicine senior enlisted leader holds town hall

    Feb 25, 2014

    The senior most enlisted leader in Army Medicine held a town hall with senior enlisted leaders at Tripler Army Medical Center.

  • Yellow Ribbon Program provides support to Soldiers, Families

    Feb 25, 2014

    Soldiers and family members from the 311th Signal Command (Theater) attended an Army Reserve Yellow Ribbon Program event Feb. 21-23 in Dallas, Tx.

  • Army Surgeon General speaks at Tripler Prayer Breakfast

    Feb 25, 2014

    Army Surgeon General, Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho was the guest speaker at a Tripler Army Medical Center National Prayer Breakfast on February 25, 2014. Horoho spoke about her faith and the positive and profound impact it has had on her career in the military.

  • Army Chief of Staff wraps up Pacific trip in Republic of Korea

    Feb 25, 2014

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno recently returned from a visit to South Korea, Feb. 23-25, 2014.

  • Army Chief of Staff visits Camp Humphreys

    Feb 24, 2014

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno visited the Camp Humphreys Military Community in South Korea, Feb. 24, 2014, where he got a first-hand look at many of the transformation initiatives and construction projects currently underway there.

  • Soldier's Hobby leads to Combatives Success

    Feb 24, 2014

    Pfc. Clayton Quinalty, a wheeled vehicle mechanic, assigned to Headquarters Support Company, 602nd Aviation Support Battalion, 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, and a native of Fort Smith, Ark., is a martial arts enthusiast who competed in the 2nd CAB tournament Feb. 5-6, at the Community Fitness Center at Camp Humphreys.

  • E-cigarettes are prohibited in Army workspaces like other tobacco products

    Feb 24, 2014

    Don�'t forget where your smoking area is located just yet. A recent garrison policy memo places the same restrictions as cigarettes on electronic cigarettes.

  • VTF renovation completed

    Feb 24, 2014

    Tails were wagging and a loud round of "a-paws" rang out as the Schofield Barracks Veterinary Treatment Facility (VTF) reopened its doors at Building 936 on Duck Road, here, Tuesday.

  • Aviation Branch provides career guidance to Soldiers

    Feb 23, 2014

    HRC aviation branch representatives recently took time out of their schedules to visit the Soldiers of the 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade Jan. 27-30, at Camp Humphreys and K-16 Air Base.

  • DENTAC-Japan perform oral screenings at Arnn

    Feb 21, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Feb. 21, 2014) -- "I have no cavities," said Jeffery Malone, a John O. Arnn Elementary School fourth-grader, after a school-wide dental screening conducted Feb. 20, by the U.S. Army Dental Activity-Japan, headquartered here.

  • Unit Hits Environmental Home-run

    Feb 20, 2014

    Dennis Polaski, the United States Army Garrison Humphreys director of public works, along with Onsemus K. Smith, acting chief of USAG Humphreys Department of Public Works Environmental Division, presented the award to representatives of 602nd ASB, Jan. 21, 2014.

  • Port operations during PULSE-W

    Feb 19, 2014

    During the week of Jan. 20, soldiers from the 10th Regional Support Group supported port operation during the second phase of Pacific Utilities and Logistics Support Enablers - Watercraft, dubbed PULSE-W, at White Beach Naval Base, Okinawa, Japan.

  • 605th Soldiers deploy to Kuwait

    Feb 19, 2014

    More than 30 Soldiers from the 605th Transportation Detachment, 45th Sustainment Brigade, hugged their families and friends goodbye, Feb. 14, as they departed for Kuwait.

  • 'Warfighters' ensure first responders ready to go; maximize training

    Feb 19, 2014

    FORT SHAFTER FLATS, Hawaii - We live in an unpredictable world, in unpredictable times. Those among us that are tasked with the awesome responsibility of keeping our communities safe must always be ready to respond at a moment's notice. How awesome then is the task of ensuring that these elite responders are prepared, trained, and always ready to go in a time of crisis?

  • Spartan Brigade demonstrates quick response, airborne ability at Cobra Gold 2014

    Feb 19, 2014

    "Spartan" paratroopers with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, demonstrated their unique ability to rapidly deploy and conduct a forced entry airborne assault during Exercise Cobra Gold 2014 at the Khok Kathiam Royal Thai Air Force Base in Lopburi, Thailand, Feb. 15, 2014.

  • Gimlets certify for Live Fire

    Feb 18, 2014

    BAN DAN LAN HOI, Thailand -- The Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division have been conducting platoon live fire certifications as part of Exercise Cobra Gold during the month of Feb. here in Thailand. With an upcoming rotation to the National Training Center this summer, ensuring the Soldiers are prepared to work in large platoon live fire missions is essential as the entire 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team will be conducting operations.

  • 'Sisters in Arms' program goes international at Cobra Gold 2014

    Feb 18, 2014

    Women representing several countries participated in the first-of-its-kind International Sisters in Arms meeting, Feb. 17, 2014, at Camp Akatosarot, Phitsanulok, Kingdom of Thailand, during Cobra Gold 2014.

  • 1-21 Infantry 'Gimlets' go native in Thailand

    Feb 17, 2014

    Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment "Gimlets," 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, participated in multiple Thai led Jungle Survival Training classes in Ban Dan Lan Hoi, Thailand, throughout the month of February, as part of Exercise Cobra Gold 2014.

  • Deputy Commanding General, 25th Infantry Division, visits Cobra Gold

    Feb 15, 2014

    Brig. Gen. Todd McCaffery, Deputy Commanding General, 25th Infantry Division, visited with Soliders of 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Styker Brigade Combat Team, during Exercise Cobra Gold in Thailand.

  • Humphreys launches new Youth Center TV show

    Feb 13, 2014

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- "Oh, who are the people in your neighborhood? In your neighborhood? In your neighborhood? Say, who are the people in your neighborhood? The people that you meet each day."

  • Humphreys Hero

    Feb 13, 2014

    Andrea Vegvari is our February 2014 "Humphreys Hero" for the USAG-Humphreys Volunteer Program. Andrea has logged more than 600 hours of volunteer service during the past year as Editor-Administrator for the Camp Humphreys Wives/Spouses Group Facebook Page. Through her outstanding dedication and perseverance, this social-media site provides spouses within the community up-to-date information, and enables instant dialog among member spouses which significantly enhances everyone's quality of life. This initiative also contributes significantly to sponsorship efforts for incoming families by providing them a wealth of information, networking, and timely responses to questions they may have prior to departing their current location. She also assists with conducting "Lunch with the Ladies," a weekly Wednesday off-post social event that encourages spouses to explore the local communities while strengthening friendship bonds and self-sufficiency. Thank you so much for your tremendous efforts on behalf of our community. Contact Hal Mullen, USAG-H ACS Volunteer Coordinator at 753-3266 or email harold.j.mullen.civ@mail.mil if you want to nominate a candidate for our monthly Humphreys Hero recognition.

  • Record numbers turn out for fun run, Polar Bear Plunge

    Feb 13, 2014

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- Chilling screams could be heard. There was cold anticipation in the air, with breath visible, and then, all at onceā€¦feet fiercely splashing against ice cold water as a herd of people desperately tried to reach the other side.

  • Exercise validates school lockdown, evacuation plans

    Feb 13, 2014

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- In an effort to make sure students, staff and faculty know the proper procedures in the event of a school lockdown or evacuation, Humphreys Central Elementary School and Humphreys Middle/High School, with the help of the garrison staff, conducted an exercise here Jan. 30.

  • U.S. Army aviation pioneer flies into sunset

    Feb 13, 2014

    The top U.S. Army aviator in South Korea completed his 33-year career, at Yongsan Garrison, South Korea, Feb. 13, 2014.

  • Surgeon General visits USARPAC

    Feb 13, 2014

    Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho, U.S. Army Surgeon General meets with Gen. Vincent K. Brooks during her visit throughout the Pacific theater Feb. 12. Horoho is the 43rd Surgeon General and the commanding general of the U.S. Army Medical Command.

  • Honolulu District Showcases Capabilities for 2014 Engineers Week Activities

    Feb 13, 2014

    More than 300 engineers and friends of the 17 organizations within the Hawaii Council of Engineering Societies plus invited local VIPs and dignitaries and engineers from the Honolulu District are expected to gather at the Hale Koa's Banyan Tree Showroom Feb. 18 for a luncheon to kick off Engineers Week 2014, which runs Feb. 16 to 22.

  • Hill 180 battle exemplifies U.S. Army's Pacific legacy

    Feb 12, 2014

    American and South Korean military officials remembered the Soldiers who fixed bayonets and charged up a mountain into withering enemy fire 63 years ago, during the Battle of Hill 180, at an anniversary ceremony on Osan Air Base, South Korea, Feb. 7, 2014.

  • Soldiers, elementary school students enjoy a day outside

    Feb 12, 2014

    About a dozen Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 311th Signal Command (Theater), brought their equipment for static display and interacted with students during Fern Elementary School's annual Drug Free Schools/Jump Rope for the Heart Field Day in Honolulu, Feb. 12.

  • Japanese Ground Self-Defense Forces train alongside U.S. Forces at NTC for first time

    Feb 12, 2014

    Soldiers from 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 7th Infantry Division, conducted bilateral training with Japanese Soldiers with their Ground Self-Defense Force's 1st Company, 1st Mechanized Battalion, from Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan, last month.

  • 25th ID arrives to support Cobra Gold 14

    Feb 11, 2014

    With just a few days until the official start of Exercise Cobra Gold 2014, approximately 500 soldiers with 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, and selected staff sections from the 25th Infantry Division staff arrived at Phitsanulok International Airport, Mueang District, Kingdom of Thailand, Feb. 6, 2014.

  • 'Never Daunted' Soldiers charge into 2014

    Feb 11, 2014

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Soldiers from the 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command started off the New Year with a fast paced, rigorous two-week battalion wide field training exercise that challenged 'Never Daunted' Soldiers both physically and mentally; simultaneously conducted in training areas throughout U.S. Army Garrison - Hawaii, Jan. 13 - 27.

  • Surgeon General of the Army visits Tripler

    Feb 11, 2014

    The Surgeon General of the Army visits Tripler Army Medical Center.

  • Annual exercise helps brigade perfect operations

    Feb 11, 2014

    Second Combat Aviation Brigade, 2nd Inf. Div., participated in a combined, annual command post exercise Dec. 6-15, 2013, at Camp Humphreys. The exercise was simulation based and not connected to any real world events, but provided command and staff sections an opportunity to perfect operations.

  • 8th Army Commander receives the Gen. Brehon B. Somervell Medal of Excellence award

    Feb 11, 2014

  • Army Surgeon General kicks off Asia-Pacific tour at Tripler Army Medical Center

    Feb 10, 2014

    Army Surgeon General, Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho kicked off her Asia-Pacific tour with a visit to Tripler Army Medical Center, Hawaii to meet with leaders from the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Pacific Regional Medical Command to discuss ongoing joint venture initiatives and the way ahead for continued partnership on February 10, 2014.

  • USARPAC DCG recives Joint Pacific Multinational Readiness Capability tour

    Feb 10, 2014

    The 196th Infantry Brigade (Training Support) hosted a visit by the U.S. Army Pacific Deputy Commanding General for Operations, Maj. Gen. Richard M. Burr, Feb 5, at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

  • Sappers enhance lifesaving skills while deployed

    Feb 10, 2014

    Soldiers with Joint Task Force Sapper Headquarters recently completed a refresher course on combat lifesaving skills.

  • 225th Brigade Support Battalion supports 1-21st Infantry 'Gimlets' during Exercise Cobra Gold 14

    Feb 10, 2014

    Soldiers of the 225th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, are supporting the 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, during Exercise Cobra Gold, throughout February, in the Kingdom of Thailand.

  • CID warns scam website similar to legitimate benefits website

    Feb 7, 2014

    The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command wants to clarify a press release that was issued Feb. 6, 2014, to help avoid any possible confusion regarding a false website and the official U.S. Army benefits website for former and current service members.

  • Combined Forces Command representatives visit 1st Signal Brigade

    Feb 7, 2014

    Representatives of Combined Forces Command's Combined Staff Command, Control and Communications Systems Office, including ROKA Brig. Gen Song Kyung-ho, assistant chief of staff and Col. Choi Nag-jung, chief of plans and operations division visited the 1st Signal Brigade on Jan 24.

  • Veterans attend school museum opening in Korea

    Feb 7, 2014

    Veterans from the California National Guard's 40th Infantry Division returned to the school they helped to build in Gapyeong, South Korea, for the opening of a museum, Feb. 7, 2014, that chronicles the 62-year relationship between the school and the division.

  • Fort Wainwright Police officers hone skills to nab intoxicated drivers

    Feb 7, 2014

    Getting drivers who are under the influence of alcohol off the road has long been a priority for law enforcement professionals throughout the nation.

  • Allies respond to potential crises at Keen Edge 14

    Feb 6, 2014

    Japan Self-Defense Forces and U.S. military forces participated in Exercise Keen Edge 2014, a joint-combined command post exercise, in an effort to better prepare and respond to potential emergency and crisis situations. Keen Edge 2014 is a weeklong, 24-hour-a-day exercise that used a computer-based system to simulate a potential real-life crisis and test the real-time response capabilities of all personnel and units involved. More than 500 U.S. participants from the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines worked together Jan. 27-31 to ensure mission success in several crisis areas to include force protection, ballistic missile defense, host nation support and noncombatant evacuation operations.

  • Fires Center teams up with South Korean Army

    Feb 6, 2014

  • Engineers support Jungle Operations Training Center

    Feb 6, 2014

    Engineering soldiers with the 643rd Engineer Company (Vertical Construction), 84th Engineer Battalion, constructed six huts Jan. 22-29 in remote areas throughout the Kahuku Training Area Command in support of the 25th Infantry Division's Jungle Operations Training Center.

  • Sagami Depot employee dominates as karate champion off the clock

    Feb 6, 2014

    Risa Sudo, a master labor contract employee assigned to the 403rd Army Field Support Battalion-Northeast Asia at Sagami General Depot in Japan, has been studying karate for 14 years and won a tournament in Poland in November 2013.

  • SMA: Soldiers have duty to end sexual assault, prevent suicides in Army

    Feb 5, 2014

    Soldiers have a duty to protect one another from sexual assault, help a battle buddy at risk for suicide, and create a safe and respectful environment for all members, said the sergeant major of the Army, Feb. 3, 2014, during a town hall at Fort Belvoir, Va.

  • Instructor shares combat experience with students

    Feb 5, 2014

    A combat veteran who earned the Purple Heart in Iraq is teaching a new generation of U.S. and South Korean non-commissioned officers in Korea.

  • DoD Chief Information Officer visits Korea

    Feb 5, 2014

    As part of the focus on the Pacific, the Department of Defense Chief Information Officer met with military communication leaders in the Republic of Korea and Japan during a week-long visit to the region.

  • Keen Edge 2014 exercise tests U.S., Japanese air defense interoperability

    Feb 5, 2014

    The 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command focused on testing its interoperability with its Japanese counterparts and other U.S. forces by participating in exercise Keen Edge 2014, Jan. 25-31, 2014, at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii.

  • 10th Missile Defense Detachment Determines Its "Best Crew" for 2014

    Feb 5, 2014

    Soldiers from the 10th Missile Defense Detachment, 100th Missile Defense Brigade, 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command Sensor Management Cell (SMC), participated in a unit annual sensor manager best crew" competition at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, Jan. 27 through Jan. 31.

  • Army accidents continue downward trend

    Feb 4, 2014

    Following the Army's safest year on record, accidental fatalities fell once again during the first quarter of fiscal 2014, according to data recently released by the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center.

  • 210th Field Artillery Brigade tests readiness to fight tonight

    Feb 4, 2014

    Soldiers from 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division participate in a division-wide alert Jan. 27, 2014, on Camp Casey, South Korea. They were able to practice loading ammunitions and convoying to a secure location. The alert was to test and improve the unit's readiness to fight tonight to deter any aggressions towards the Republic of Korea.

  • Army Aviators become Sea Warriors

    Feb 4, 2014

    KAUAI, Hawaii--The 25th Combat Aviation Brigade added a different twist to the primary joint training exercise Koa Kai 14-1 around the islands of Kauai and Ni'ihau Jan. 22-31.

  • Victims of sexual assault have new legal counsel

    Feb 3, 2014

    In June, the Chief of Staff of the Army identified the Army�'s number one priority as combating sexual assault and harassment within the ranks.

  • Comedy legend brings laughter to Yongsan troops

    Feb 2, 2014

    Legendary comedian George Wallace brought his sharp wit and patriotic spirit to the Yongsan community for a performance at the R & R Bar and Grill, 25 Jan.

  • U.S. Army, Australian leaders talk research, development cooperation

    Jan 30, 2014

    Australia's chief defense scientist met with U.S. Army leaders Jan. 27, 2014, at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., to explore opportunities for research and development partnerships.

  • Generals Visit Camp Zama, Japan, Keen Edge 2014 operations

    Jan 30, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan -- General Shigeru Iwasaki, chief of staff of the Joint Staff Council of the Japan Self-Defense Forces, and Lt. Gen. Masahiro Hidaka, commander of Japan Ground Self-Defense Forces's Central Rediness Force, visited here Jan. 29, to view bilateral command post exercise Keen Edge 2014 operations. During their visit, they held talks with Maj. Gen. James C. Boozer Sr., commander of U.S. Army Japan and I Corps (Forward), along with watching the bilateral activities. Keen Edge is a recurring combined-joint command post exercise held every two years with U.S. and Japan forces.

  • Female Soldiers learn reconditioning methods during mentorship program at Camp Zama

    Jan 30, 2014

    Female Soldiers from Camp Zama, Japan, learned how to "get back in the fight" during an open forum in conjunction with the U.S. Army Garrison Japan's female mentorship program held, Jan. 29, 2014.

  • Champoux sends message to mark Lunar New Year

    Jan 29, 2014

    The Eighth Army commander sent a message to the Korean people to mark the Lunar New Year.

  • 6th Bn., 37th FA Regt. conducts live-fire qualification training

    Jan 29, 2014

    CHEOLWEON, Korea -- Soldiers from B Battery, 6th Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division conduct a live-fire qualification exercise at Rocket Valley near Cheolweon, South Korea Jan. 28, 2014. During the training, Soldiers from B Battery fired rockets from the M270A1 Multiple Launch Rocket System to test their equipment, developed crew cohesion, and built confidence in their skills. 210th FA Bde. is committed to combined training opportunities with key regional military partners to build an increased combined capability to defend Korea. (U.S. Army photos by Staff Sgt. Carlos R. Davis, 210th Field Artillery Brigade Public Affairs/Released). For more photos of this event visit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/210fib/sets/72157640294260316/

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