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  • Alaska Stryker brigade comes home

    May 1, 2012

    In a dimly lit hangar here April 22, friends and families gathered anxiously awaiting the arrival of more than 300 Arctic Wolves Soldiers returning from a yearlong deployment in Southern Afghanistan.

  • May is Hawaii Military Appreciation Month

    May 1, 2012

    HONOLULU -- The state of Hawaii has declared the month of May as Hawaii Military Appreciation Month. This is a time for everyone to give thanks to the troops and their families for their untold and unselfish sacrifices.

  • Observance honors military kids' resiliency

    May 1, 2012

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii -- More than 200 attentive and engaged youngsters jointheir active duty Soldier parents for a child-sized physical training exercise hour, Tuesday, at the annual "PT in the Gym" event, at Fort Shafter, April 24

  • Pacific Armies strengthen ties during medical conference in Bangkok

    Apr 30, 2012

    The 22nd iteration of the Asia-Pacific Military Medicine Conference (APMMC) began in the Thai capital April 30. Nearly 500 military medical professionals from over 40 nations are attending this year's conference, which is co-hosted by the Royal Thai and the United States armies.

  • USARPAC Soldiers Train for Disaster During Balikatan

    Apr 29, 2012

    Soldiers from the Fort Shafter, Hawaii based U.S. Army Pacific Contingency Command Post, U.S. Army Japan's Disaster Assessment Team from Camp Zama, and members of Joint Task Force Homeland Defense are at Camp Aguinaldo in Manila exercising their ability to form a U.S. Army command element which is part a joint task force stood up in response to a humanitarian assistance and disaster relief mission.

  • KATUSA and U.S. Soldier Friendship Week closes with flourish

    Apr 27, 2012

    The KATUSA and U.S. Soldier Friendship Week in Area IV ended with the Republic of Korea Army military band and a Taekwondo demonstration team giving performances to celebrate the week of festivities. The U.S. Army Garrison Daegu Commander, Colonel Kathleen Gavle, made a speech and encouraged both KATUSAs and US Soldiers to stay united as one team. The friendship week is an annual event across the peninsula, celebrating the alliance between the U.S. and the Republic of Korea.

  • Tripler's NICU discharges smallest preemie

    Apr 27, 2012

    HONOLULU -- To the complete joy of his parents, baby Aidan, a premature twin, who spent 126 days in Tripler Army Medical Center's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, finally joined brother Declan at home following his discharge April 20, here.

  • Field training exercise ends, lifelong friendships remain

    Apr 27, 2012

    Like lifelong friends, they gathered to revisit memories of the past. By meeting's end, they give each other a firm handshake and a smile, silently acknowledging their paths will cross again.

  • Tripler uses cutting-edge procedures to manage pain

    Apr 26, 2012

    Advancements in the use of spinal cord stimulators for the treatment of chronic pain have brought relief to patients at the Integrative Pain Management Clinic here.

  • SecArmy announces new division headquarters coming to Lewis-McChord

    Apr 26, 2012

    Joint Base Lewis-McChord will soon be home to the headquarters of the 7th Infantry Division, Secretary of the Army John McHugh announced April 26, 2012.

  • Yongsan recognizes the best KATUSAs

    Apr 26, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- The best Korean Augmentation to the United States Army Soldiers were honored for their outstanding work and service April 18 during a KATUSA U.S. Soldier Friendship Week ceremony at the R&R Bar and Grill.

  • Prevention of Sexual Assault Public Service Announcement

    Apr 25, 2012

    BG Hurley, 19th ESC Commander, and COL Gavle, USAG-Daegu installation commander join forces to speak out againt sexual assaults.

  • Eighth Army returns to operational roots in Korea

    Apr 25, 2012

    More than 61 years after arriving in Korea to repel communist aggression, Eighth Army returned to its operational roots this year.

  • The U.S. Army in a time of transition - Building a flexible force

    Apr 25, 2012

    Gen. Ray Odierno, chief of staff of the Army, wrote this commentary for the May/June edition of Foreign Affairs, which is published by the Council of Foreign Relations.

  • U.S. Army Pacific Soldiers participate in disaster relief training in Manila

    Apr 25, 2012

    Soldiers from the U.S. Army Pacific, Contingency Command Post (CCP), I Corps Forward, U.S. Army Japan and Joint Task Force Homeland Defense (JTF-HD) have joined forces to take part in a command post exercise focusing on humanitarian assistance and disaster relief during exercise Balikatan 2012.

  • Gimlets gain counter-IED knowledge on Korean Peninsula

    Apr 25, 2012

    Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, "Gimlets," 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division received counter improvised explosive device training during their recent deployment to the Republic of Korea, April 1-30, 2012.

  • Camp Zama commemorates anniversary of Japan earthquake, tsunami with road-renaming ceremony

    Apr 25, 2012

    Three streets on an Army installation in Japan now bear new names that commemorate the worst natural disaster in the country's history, but also pay tribute to the joint relief and rebuilding efforts that followed.

  • 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command rigging and airdrop recovery training exercise

    Apr 24, 2012

    Soldiers from the 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command oversee Soldiers from 1st Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division at Osan Air Base April 16 as they load pallets as part of a rigging and airdrop recovery training exercise. The 19th served as the liaison between the Air Force and Army during the exercise which took place from April 16-20.

  • ROK Army honors legendary IX Corps commander

    Apr 24, 2012

    YEOJU, South Korea - The Republic of Korea Army honored the U.S. Army commander who helped to liberate Seoul at a memorial unveiling ceremony here April 24.

  • USARPAC financial staff gains efficiencies through consolidation

    Apr 24, 2012

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii -- The USARPAC G-8 hosted an "Office Warming" April 5 to celebrate the staff's relocation back to building T-102, located on Fort Shafter, Hawaii after 1-1/2 years in temporary office spaces due to building renovations. The move to T-102 was accomplished in two phases.

  • Training system enhances Balikatan 2012

    Apr 24, 2012

    Philippine and U.S. Army soldiers taking part in the field training exercise of Balikatan 2012 were introduced to the Initial - Homestation Instrumentation Training System, which offers real-world dynamics to training events.

  • U.S., Japanese firefighters host first-ever joint Incident Command System seminar at Camp Zama

    Apr 23, 2012

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (April 23, 2012) -- A training event on responding to hazardous material- and weapons of mass destruction-related disasters was conducted by members of the U.S. Army Garrison Japan Fire Department and their Japanese counterparts April 19 here.

  • Families run to raise awareness

    Apr 23, 2012

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Soldiers running on the streets of any military installation is a normal occurrence. On April 14, Camp Casey added a handful of bicycles, a sprinkling of strollers, and several hundred Soldiers and family members to the mix and came up with the 5K Run/Walk, 10K Run and 30K Bike Ride to support the Month of the Military Child and Child Abuse Prevention Month.

  • Combined Forces Command hosts Tae Kwon Do competition in Korea

    Apr 23, 2012

    American Soldiers and Republic of Republic of Korea troops tested their martial arts mettle at Yongsan Garrison, South Korea, April 21, 2012, during the Combined Forces Command Combat Tae Kwon Do competition.

  • Foal Eagle 2012 wraps up

    Apr 23, 2012

    U.S. and Republic of Korea troops wrap-up their latest combined training exercise on the peninsula. LTC Tim Hayden comments on the benefits of the unique training opportunity.

  • Honor's Café chef wows national competition

    Apr 23, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- Jerk chicken and mango salsa accompanied by cranberry walnut couscous with sautéed asparagus. Dinner at a 5-star restaurant? No, that's what Pvt. Chainisha Williams cooked to clinch the bronze medal at the 37th Annual U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition at Fort Lee, Va., March 9.

  • Volunteer recognition ceremony shines spotlight on everyday heroes

    Apr 22, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- There was a movement in the Force behind the Force as hundreds of volunteers gathered together in celebration here, April 20. A world-changing story in itself, the 2012 Area II Volunteer of the Year award ceremony showed the Yongsan Community the faces of several life-changing individuals. Volunteers, regardless of their rank or position, were welcomed to the R&R Bar and Grill as the Community held the ceremony to thank them for their service.

  • Students in Japan gain Earth, science knowledge from Camp Zama experts

    Apr 22, 2012

    Though they lack the alliterative ring of the "Three Rs," the essential subjects of Science, Technology and Engineering were brought to life for Arnn Elementary students by subject-matter experts from the community here.

  • US Army Pacific CCP conducts load exercise with US Coast Guard

    Apr 20, 2012

    U.S. Army Pacific, Contingency Command Post, Humanitarian Assistance Survey Team held a load exercise with the U.S. Coast Guard April 11 at Barbers Point Naval Air Station, Hawaii.

  • Hawaii Cadets honored at 30th JROTC Governor's Ceremony

    Apr 20, 2012

    Hawaii's top Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets were honored during the annual Governor's JROTC Awards Ceremony and Review at Fort Shafter's historic Palm Circle April 19. More than 800 cadets representing 26 schools participated in the event, which was hosted by Maj. Gen. William J. Beard, deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Pacific U.S. Army Reserve, and Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie

  • Teddy Bear Round Up targets abuse

    Apr 20, 2012

    AEIA, Hawaii -- Teddy bears were all the rage at Pearlridge Mall, here, Saturday.

  • Mid-year AFAP issues updated

    Apr 20, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Status updates on community issues raised at the fiscal year 2012 Hawaii Army Family Action Plan, or AFAP Conference, were presented to U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii leadership, here, recently.

  • Recruits sought for Kaena clean up

    Apr 20, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Soldiers and Department of the Army civilians are invited to help restore one of Oahu's most beautiful treasures during a joint Earth Day activity at Kaena Point State Park Reserve, April 28.

  • Foal Eagle: 25th ID mortar men put rounds on target in Korea

    Apr 19, 2012

    Soldiers from 1-21 Infantry out of Schofield Barracks in Hawaii participated in mortar training at Rodriguez Live Fire Complex in South Korea, April 13, as part of Foal Eagle 2012.

  • At first medical outreach clinic of Exercise Balikatan 2012, civil affairs coordinate, docs deliver

    Apr 19, 2012

    Exercise Balikatan 2012, in its 28th iteration, inaugurated its first medical and veterinary outreach clinic at the Barangay Inagawan Sub on April 11 where Philippine and U.S. professionals delivered services for both people and animals.

  • U.S., Republic of Korea team up for Exercise Foal Eagle

    Apr 19, 2012

    U.S. Soldiers joined their counterparts from the Republic of Korea to conduct live fire tank training during the annual Exercise Foal Eagle.

  • Senior enlisted Soldier offers wisdom to AFP Advance NCO School students

    Apr 19, 2012

    A senior enlisted U.S. soldier addressed Armed Forces of the Philippines' non-commissioned officers during a visit, April 17, at the advance military schools on Fort Magsaysay.

  • Friendship Week makes U.S. and KATUSA Soldiers one

    Apr 19, 2012

    The 2012 KATUSA U.S. Soldier Friendship Week began April 16, 2012, hosted by the Republic of Korea Army Support Group.

  • Arctic Wolves come home

    Apr 18, 2012

    Soldiers of the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, return home to Fort Wainwright, Alaska, after a yearlong deployment to Afghanistan.

  • CYSS helps military children

    Apr 17, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- Jump houses, face painting and cotton candy. It was a child's dream come true as U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan Child Youth and School Services celebrated Month of the Military Child with a Fun Fair at the Child Development Center parking lot, April 14.

  • Medical Explorers learn communication, teamwork skills

    Apr 17, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Tripler Army Medical Center's Medical Explorer Post 1948 had their first off-site at a litter, or stretcher, obstacle course, here, April 7.

  • Pets receive vaccinations during Balikatan 2012

    Apr 17, 2012

    Free veterinary care was provided April 13, 2012, for pets of the San Pedro barangay, Puerto Princesa Palawan, Philippines, during Exercise Balikatan 2012, which officially began April 16.

  • Japanese employee at Camp Zama wins safety award at Army-wide level

    Apr 17, 2012

    A Japanese employee at Camp Zama, Japan, will be recognized with an award at the Army-wide level for his hard work and dedicated efforts while assigned to the U.S. Army Garrison Japan Safety Office.

  • MSEP helping spouses find work

    Apr 16, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- Though the issue is not just in South Korea, spouses across the Army can often find themselves in a difficult situation when it comes to finding employment, especially overseas. Jobs can be scarce leaving a spouse few or no options when they decide to help supplement their Family's income.

  • Focus on Earth Day, fun

    Apr 16, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Thousands of family members converged on Weyand Field for the annual Fun Fest and Earth Day festivals, here, April 7.

  • Army family JROTC members win national cyber defense award

    Apr 16, 2012

    WASHINGTON -- Three Leilehua High School Army JROTC students, all Army family members of parents stationed at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, defeated more than 1,000 other teams to win the Top Service Award from the U.S. Army at the National High School Cyber Defense Competition.

  • 25th ID Soldiers train with ROK Army in South Korea

    Apr 16, 2012

    RODRIGUEZ LIVE FIRE COMPLEX, South Korea - Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, from Schofield Barracks in Hawaii, participated in a combined live-fire training exercise with Republic of Korea Soldiers from the 11th Infantry Division here April 13 as part of Exercise Foal Eagle 2012.

  • United States Forces Korea commander observes training

    Apr 16, 2012

    RODRIGUEZ TRAINING RANGE, South Korea -- Gen. James D. Thurman, commander United States Forces Korea, met with soldiers from 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, "Gimlets," 25th Infantry Division, here, to observe their combined training with Republic of Korea Army units as part of the annual Foal Eagle exercise 2012, April 12.

  • Combined US, South Korean forces train together

    Apr 16, 2012

    POCHEON, South Korea -- Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, "Gimlets," 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, participated in a combined live-fire training exercise with Republic of Korea Soldiers at Rodriguez Multi-purpose Range Complex, Friday, to train not only on their war fighting skills but their ability to execute and accomplish missions as a single, cohesive unit.

  • Continuing legacy: 'Gimlets' return to South Korea

    Apr 16, 2012

    Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, deployed to South Korea to conduct Foal Eagle, a joint combined training exercise designed to strengthen the U.S. - Republic of Korea alliance.

  • Camp Zama kicks off Earth Day Week

    Apr 15, 2012

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (April 16, 2012) -- Members of the Camp Zama Girl Scouts, along with Col. Eric D. Tilley, commander of U.S. Army Garrison Japan, plant a pine tree April 13 at Arnn Elementary School during the kickoff ceremony for Earth Day Week. More than 80 people attended the ceremony.

  • Shoulder-to-shoulder cooperation invests in knowledge at Philippine, U.S. medical symposium

    Apr 14, 2012

    PUERTO PRINCESA, Palawan, Republic of the Philippines -- Though not officially started, Exercise Balikatan 2012 is already doing something different this year than its past 27 iterations. This year, several agencies, including the U.S. Army Pacific partnered together to host a medical symposium in Palawan on April 10 for over 250 medical and veterinary care practitioners.

  • Thurman visits 25th ID Soldiers training in Korea

    Apr 13, 2012

    The top U.S. military commander in Korea met with American Soldiers from the Hawaii-based 25th Infantry Division at Rodriguez Live Fire Complex in South Korea, April 12, 2012.

  • Secure messaging system connects patients, health care team 24/7

    Apr 13, 2012

    Patients at Pacific Regional Medical Command primary care clinics have a new way to keep in touch with their health care team.

  • NCO induction ceremony held on Yongsan Garrison

    Apr 12, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - A U.S Army noncommissioned officer induction ceremony was conducted here on Yongsan Garrison April 10.

  • Gen. Thurman visits Rodriquez Range, Republic of Korea

    Apr 12, 2012

    Gen. James D. Thurman, commander, United States Forces Korea, visits with Soldiers from Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry, 25th Infantry Division, during Exercise Foal Eagle. Thurman told the Soldiers that the training and participation with Republic of Korea forces is essential to the ongoing deterrence and security of the Korean Peninsula.

  • Yongsan leaders pledge to stop sexual assault

    Apr 11, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- Leaders from across Yongsan garrison teamed up with Army Community Service to help bring attention to the fight against Sexual Harassment and Assault by signing the proclamation to end sexual harassment and assault here April 3.

  • Earth Day celebration set

    Apr 11, 2012

    The Camp Humphreys Earth Day Celebration is scheduled for April 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Transformation Park.

  • CAPE conducts Army Profession training in Korea

    Apr 11, 2012

    Representatives from the Center for the Army Profession and Ethic conducted Army profession and ethic training April 2, 2012, at Youngsan Garrison, South Korea.

  • 28,000 visit Camp Zama for annual Cherry Blossom Festival

    Apr 10, 2012

    The annual open-post Cherry Blossom Festival at Camp Zama, Japan, which drew more than 28,000 visitors April 7, 2012, coincided with the 100-year anniversary of then-Tokyo Mayor Yukio Ozaki's gift to the city of Washington, D.C., of more than 3,000 cherry blossom trees.

  • 18th MEDCOM (DS) and Radford High School start health program sponsorship

    Apr 10, 2012

    Members of the 18th Medical Command (Deployment Support) kick-off a partnership with Radford High School's health department. The event was in conjunction with Women's History Month as four members from 18th MEDCOM (DS) including the commander, talked to the students about expectations of becoming a medical professional.

  • Soldiers shine at Six Star Salute

    Apr 10, 2012

    SEOUL, Republic of Korea -- April 5 was the night to shine for 80 Soldiers across the Republic of Korea. The United Service Organizations, with the help of several business partners and guests, honored these outstanding Servicemembers at the 41st Annual Six Star Salute at the Seoul Grand Hyatt.

  • Students 'spring' into learning

    Apr 9, 2012

    A group of 30 Solomon Elementary School students at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, spent their spring break learning new math and reading skills instead of spending time at the beach or hanging with friends.

  • Students in Japan 'Jump Rope for Heart' to raise money

    Apr 9, 2012

    Students at Arnn Elementary School raised money for children suffering from heart illnesses and also promoted the benefits of healthy living during a "Jump Rope for Heart" event at their school, April 3 and 5, 2012, at Camp Zama, Japan.

  • U.S. Army Pacific breaks ground on command, control facility

    Apr 9, 2012

    U.S. Army Pacific held a groundbreaking ceremony April 9, 2012, to inaugurate the new command and control facility operational headquarters at Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

  • Families receive Hawaii Medal of Honor at joint legislative session

    Apr 6, 2012

    HONOLULU, Hawaii -- The Hawaii State Senate and Hawaii State House of Representatives convened in a special joint session to recognize military service members who have made the ultimate sacrifice.

  • Sexual assaults and child abuse have no place in the our community

    Apr 6, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Sexual assaults and child abuse are deplorable crimes that bring shame to the military community.

  • JTF-HD help deliver vaccines to the Pacific

    Apr 6, 2012

    Thousands of dollars worth of excess vaccines are distributed each year to needy children and others in the Joint Task Force Homeland Defense Joint Operations Area

  • Red Cross volunteers recognized for service in 2011

    Apr 4, 2012

    TRIPLER ARMY MEDICAL CENTER, Hawaii -- American Red Cross volunteers from all branches of service on island met for the Armed Forces 2011 Volunteer Recognition Ceremony, here, March 29.

  • SAES Students get right angle at Geometry night

    Apr 3, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- To help get kids excited about geometry, and to give parents a chance to learn and play with their kids, Seoul American Elementary School hosted Geometry Night inside the SAES cafeteria March 30.

  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month tri-signed letter

    Apr 3, 2012

    Sexual Assault Awareness Month tri-signed letter

  • 24 service members awarded Hawaii Medal of Honor

    Apr 3, 2012

    Hundreds of service members and civilians filled the Hawaii state capital Wednesday, March 28, to remember 24 fallen heroes from the United States Army, Navy and Marines, and honor them with the state's highest accolade: the Hawaii Medal of Honor.

  • Soldiers create green space in Yongsan

    Apr 2, 2012

    April, the spring season when all living things come to life, is upon us. In celebration of Arbor Day and the ROK-U.S. Alliance, Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan joined the city of Yongsan-gu to give back to the Community by planting hundreds of trees and shrubs at Yongsan Family Park March 29.

  • Proclamations to raise awareness

    Apr 2, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- What do quilts, denim and your support have to do with child abuse and sexual assault?

  • Families invited to celebrate Earth Month, Fun Fest

    Apr 2, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Building on the annual Earth Day Festival that has grown to attract nearly a thousand Soldiers and family members at Schofield Barracks, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii and Island Palm Communities are now taking Earth Day to the next level with the garrison's first-ever Earth Month celebration.

  • Commander in Korea: Keep accompanied Korea tours at current level

    Mar 30, 2012

    Family-member-accompanied tours for U.S. service members in South Korea should not expand beyond the roughly 4,600 family members now authorized, the commander of U.S. Forces Korea told Congress March 28, 2012.

  • Environmental superstars in South Korea honored by Yongsan Directorate of Public Works

    Mar 30, 2012

    U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan Directorate of Public Works, Environmental Division is dedicated to the stewardship of the earth's natural resources and Community outreach. The hard work of the DPW personnel was highlighted during the quarterly Environmental Quality Control Committee (EQCC) meeting, March 29.

  • Army Spring Summer Safety Campaign Underway

    Mar 30, 2012

    Fort Rucker, Ala. (April 1, 2012) -- The U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center commences it's official Spring and Summer safety campaign and encourages all Soldiers, Family Members and Department of the Army Civilians to remain prepared for the fun and hazards associated with warmer weather.

  • Partnership expands job opportunities for spouses

    Mar 29, 2012

    To expand career opportunities for military spouses, the Department of Defense launched the Military Spouse Employment Partnership in June 2011 to match Fortune 500 companies with military spouses worldwide.

  • Women's History Month Observation

    Mar 28, 2012

    The18th Medical Command hosted an annual Women's History Month Observance at Fort Shafter's Hale Ikena March 21. The luncheon featured female Soldiers wearing various historical uniforms representing the role of women in the Army spanning from World War II to present day and keynote speaker Rear Adm. Raquel C. Bono, U.S. Navy Command Surgeon, U.S. Pacific Command

  • JAPAN AIR SELF DEFENSE FORCE VISIT WITH 5th BATTLEFIELD COORDINATION DETACHMENT PROMOTES MILITARY CO

    Mar 28, 2012

    HICKAM AIR FORCE BASE, HAWAII--Key leaders from the Japan Air Self Defense Force visited the 5th Battlefield Coordination Detachment March 12, 2012 on Hickam Air Force base.

  • Garrison strengthens relationship with Itaewon

    Mar 27, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- Itaewon is a city district, in Yongsan-gu, Seoul. Many restaurants serving international dishes and major hotels can be found here as well as dozens of shops and services aimed at tourists. Most importantly, it is the most frequently visited area by U.S. Soldiers stationed at the U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan.

  • Eighth Army pays tribute to fallen Cheonan heroes

    Mar 27, 2012

    Eighth Army marked the second anniversary of the attack on the Republic of Korea Navy Ship Cheonan that claimed 46 ROK sailors.

  • Kids learn about Women's History

    Mar 27, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan celebrated Women's History Month with a book reading at Yongsan Library, March 27. It was just one of several events the Garrison held throughout March to recognize, remember and celebrate the role of women in our nation's history.

  • Army Leaders Visit Joint Base Lewis-McChord

    Mar 26, 2012

    Joint Base Lewis-McChord welcomed General Lloyd Austin, and other leaders to observe the post, and discuss topics of concern with JBLM leaders.

  • 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).

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