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  • USARPAC motorcycle safety ride thunders across Hawaii

    May 26, 2012

    U.S. Army Pacific kicked off the Army's 100 days of summer safety May 24 on historic Palm Circle with more than 250 motorcyclists from units throughout Hawaii with an 80-mile motorcycle safety ride.

  • A much needed service on Big Island provided by Tripler Occupational Health

    May 25, 2012

    TRIPLER ARMY MEDICAL CENTER, Hawaii - Members of the Department of Occupational Health, here, traveled to the Big Island May 7-11 to provide medical assessments for government employees working there.

  • Annual hurricane exercise to begin

    May 25, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii will conduct its annual hurricane exercise, Makani Pahili (Hawaiian for strong winds), May 29-June 7.

  • Yongsan spring cleans in anticipation of monsoon

    May 24, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan community members participated in the annual Spring Clean-Up Exercise focusing on unit, activity, troop billet areas and Family Quarters, May 14-18.

  • Aloha Center receives HFF award

    May 22, 2012

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii -- At the height of World War II, with the war raging at its peak, something unusual was happening near Fort Shafter. Local workers were building an oasis in the heart of the industrial munitions-production installation known as the Hawaiian Ordnance Depot.

  • US Army Pacific Memorial Day Message

    May 22, 2012

    Memorial Day is an American tradition marking the start of summer. The next 100 days represent one of the most enjoyable - and statistically dangerous -- periods of the entire year for US Army Pacific personnel, and I challenge each of you to put safety first during this summer season, whether on- or off-duty.

  • Army team begins Mount McKinley climb

    May 21, 2012

    Six instructors from Army's Northern Warfare Training Center cadre landed on the Kahiltna Glacier, Alaska, May 17, to begin a 14-to-20-day climb to the summit of Mount McKinley, also known as Denali

  • Korean students get taste of American life through Good Neighbor English Camp

    May 21, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan treated Korean high school students to a little slice of Americana during the 2012 U.S. Forces Korea Good Neighbor English Camp, May 13-19.

  • Eighth Army holds noncombatant evacuation exercise in Korea

    May 18, 2012

    A noncombatant evacuation exercise is being conducted on American military installations in South Korea, May 17-19, 2012.

  • KATUSA volunteers provide tutoring for children

    May 18, 2012

    KATUSAs, Korean soldiers attached to U.S. military units, from the 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command and the 403rd Army Field Support Brigade volunteer their time to tutor kids from the Hodongwon Children

  • Area 4 conducts the Courageous Channel exercise

    May 18, 2012

    DAEGU, South Korea - U.S. military dependents, contractors, and retirees in Area 4 participated in the Courageous Channel exercise at the Kelly Fitness Center on Camp Walker from May 17 to 19 as a way to practice non-combatant evacuation operations.

  • U.S. Army Alaska welcomes new commander

    May 18, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Michael X. Garrett became the 36th commander of U.S. Army Alaska in a change of command ceremony May 17 on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.

  • Tripler graduates new PAs to Army Medicine

    May 17, 2012

    HONOLULU - Tripler Army Medical Center's Interservice Physician Assistant Program Class 10-2 graduated in the TAMC Chapel May 14, here.


    May 16, 2012

    HICKAM AIR FORCE BASE, HAWAII--The 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command held a Volunteer Recognition Ceremony at the officer club located at Hickam Air Force Base on April 26, 2012.


    May 16, 2012

    HONOLULU-- The 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command and other members of the missile defense community were honored at the Hawaii Reception of Champions that was sponsored by the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance on May 4, 2012 at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel.

  • Military bands wow Waikiki audience during concert

    May 15, 2012

    WAIKIKI, Hawaii -- Military service members, along with families and friends, attended the 27th Annual Combined Forces Military Band Appreciation Concert, May 2, at the Hale Koa Hotel, here.

  • Hurricane season approaches

    May 15, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Hawaii's hurricane season is in effect, June 1-November 30.

  • U.S. Army Museum of Hawaii to bring history to life

    May 15, 2012

    HONOLULU, Hawaii -- The U.S. Army Museum of Hawaii, located on the grounds of the Hale Koa Hotel and the Fort DeRussy Recreation Center, is honoring Armed Forces Day at the 12th Annual Living History Day, here, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., May 19.

  • OANRP recognized for superior work

    May 15, 2012

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- The Army's Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Environment, Safety and Occupational Health presented the Natural Resources Conservation Team Award for 2011 to the Oahu Army Natural Resources Program, or OANRP, and U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, here, May 5.

  • Spouses support community

    May 15, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Col. Douglas Mulbury (center), commander, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, accepts a $169,094 check from Monica Land (left center), manager, Hui O Na Wahine Spouses Club Thrift Shop; and Jennifer Kelling (center, right), president, Hui O Na Wahine as Hui Thrift Shop employees look on, here, May 11.

  • Army celebrates military spouses with special events

    May 15, 2012

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii -- Locally, Army Community Service, Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, hosted Military Spouse Appreciation Day, May 9, at Fort Shafter's Hale Ikena.

  • Yongsan Military Police thwart thefts in housing areas

    May 15, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan Military Police have apprehended those suspected in several thefts troubling the Community. Credible evidence including fingerprints left at the scenes and resident interviews led investigators to question four individuals about the thefts that began last fall. About a dozen homes were hit in the Blackhawk and Eagle Grove housing areas. Among the items taken were iPods, iPhones, money and jewelry.

  • Yongsan thanks Korean National Police for keeping Community safe

    May 15, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea- You may or may not have recognized Korean National Police strolling the perimeter of U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan. They always stand guard at the gates, ensuring security at the border of garrison Yongsan 24/7 regardless of inclement weather to protect our Community.

  • 2nd ID conducts revolutionary combined training in Korea

    May 14, 2012

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Soldiers from 1st Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, conducted a combined battalion Culminating Training Event, formerly called External Evaluation, with their counterparts from the Republic of Korea Army's 125th Mechanized Battalion and 27th Tank Battalion.

  • Pacific Army Reserve names top Soldier, NCO

    May 13, 2012

    The 9th Mission Support Command announced the Pacific Army Reserve Soldier and noncommissioned officer of the year during a ceremony, here, May 12. The Soldier of the year title went to Spc. Chung Lee, a carpentry and masonry specialist with the 797th Engineer Company, 411th Engineer Battalion, 9th MSC, who rose above the region's top Army Reservists.

  • Yongsan Job Fair connects employers, job seekers

    May 11, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- Job fairs are a way for job seekers and employers to connect and add a personal touch to a job search characterized by email attachments and online notifications.

  • Moving with pets during summer requires homework

    May 11, 2012

    A U.S. Army veterinarian says that U.S. service members moving to Korea with pets will need to plan their moves carefully during the peak summer months.

  • Hawaii Military Appreciation Recognition Luncheon

    May 11, 2012

    May 10, 2012 The Army's top commander in the Pacific told a gathering of Hawaii's leading business and civic leaders that training Soldiers and taking care their families are his top priorities as the nation's focus shifts to the Asia-Pacific region.

  • U.S. Army Pacific and Royal Thai Army hold an Executive Steering Group

    May 10, 2012

    Lt. Gen. Francis J. Wiercinski, commanding general, U.S. Army Pacific and Lt. Gen. Surasak Karnjanarat, deputy chief of staff, Royal Thai Army co-chair the USARPAC - Royal Thai Army Executive Steering Group held from May 7 - 10 at Fort Shafter, Hawaii. This was the first ESG between USARPAC and the Royal Thai Army.

  • Pacific Army Reserve kicks off Best Warrior Competition

    May 9, 2012

    The 9th Mission Support Command kicked off the Pacific Army Reserve Best Warrior Competition May 7 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, pitting nine Reservists in a head-to-head battle for coveted titles of Soldier and Noncommissioned Officer of the Year. The participants represent the best Soldiers and NCOs from major subordinate units within the Pacific Army Reserve, which encompasses Alaska, American Samoa, Japan, South Korea, Saipan, Guam and the Islands of Hawaii.

  • Yongsan welcomes new Command Sergeant Major

    May 9, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - In a change of responsibility, the senior enlisted leadership of United States Army Garrison Yongsan was passed from outgoing Command Sgt. Maj. John C. Justis to incoming Command Sgt. Maj. Daniel L. Willing on Lombardo Field here, May 10.

  • "Miracle" from Haiti blesses Yongsan

    May 8, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- Do you remember it? The devastating magnitude 7.0 earthquake that hit Haiti in 2010 displaced roughly three million people. Haiti needed humanitarian aid even before the incident but the earthquake made the situation far worse byincreasing the number of dead, injured and homeless.

  • Tours highlight Korean culture

    May 8, 2012

    Sponsored by the United States Army Garrison Humphreys Public Affairs Office, cultural tours give Soldiers, Family members and civilians a chance to get a close look at Korea.

  • Army pilot flying high with 10,000 flight hours

    May 8, 2012

    Chief Warrant Officer 4 David R. Lilly, 3rd General Support Aviation Battalion, 2nd Aviation Regiment, 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, reached a milestone here today that very few military pilots ever achieve when he surpassed 10,000 flight hours as an Army rotary-wing aviator.

  • Royal Thai Army visits Tripler Army Medical Center

    May 8, 2012

    HONOLULU -- Members of the Royal Thai Army went on a tour of Tripler Army Medical Center, here, to include the Sleep Center, Pain Management Clinic and Emergency Room before heading to Camp Smith to meet with members of Pacific Command, May 7, 2012.

  • Zama Killer Katanas skate, shove their way to impressive performance in roller derby debut

    May 8, 2012

    An uninitiated spectator at the May 5, 2012, all-female roller derby bout here between the Zama Killer Katanas and the Yokota Scary Blossoms might have viewed the event as a frenzied spectacle; chaos on wheels.

  • Army truckers get real-world training on Alaska roads

    May 7, 2012

    There's little room for error when driving trucks filled with explosives through the mountains of south-central Alaska.

  • Quick Reaction Force deploys to Schofield

    May 7, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Soldiers of C Troop, 2nd Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division took part in an emergency deployment readiness exercise on May 1 as part of an effort by the 25th Infantry Division and 2nd Brigade Combat Team to ensure their Quick Reaction Force was prepared to perform its mission.

  • Yongsan Garrison wins 2012 Army Community of Excellence bronze award

    May 7, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - United States Army Garrison Yongsan was once again honored as an Army Community of Excellence (ACOE) during a ceremony at the Pentagon May 1. Col. William P. Huber, garrison commander, Casey Ross, chief of Plans, Analysis and Integration Office (PAIO), and Jeff Mones, lead management & program analyst PAIO, received the ACOE Bronze award on behalf of Yongsan.

  • Camp Zama students paint mural that illustrates history of physics

    May 4, 2012

    The worlds of art and science were brought together by six Zama American High School students in Japan, who utilized their own imaginations and creative skills to design and paint a large mural on the wall of their school's physics classroom.

  • Battaglia: U.S. troops in Korea ready and resilient

    May 4, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - The U.S. military's top enlisted leader met with American service members here in South Korea.

  • Eighth Army fields new protective equipment in Korea

    May 4, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - Post firemen, military police, American civilian employees, Korean Service Corps employees, Korean Augmentation to the U.S. Army troops and U.S. Soldiers of all ranks filed through lines lined with boxes of personal protective gear designed to protect the recipients in a chemically or biologically contaminated environment.

  • It's a kakou thing: Soldiers, community restore Kaena Point

    May 4, 2012

    KAENA POINT, Hawaii -- More than 50 Soldiers and community volunteers came together for a joint Earth Day restoration project, here, April 28.

  • School longitudinal study nearing deadline; students urged to sign up

    May 4, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Parents and students have until July 2 to take a survey that could change a child's educational experience in Hawaii.

  • Hui O Na Wahine club to hold end-of-year luncheon

    May 4, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The Hui O Na Wahine all-ranks Army spouses club is hosting its final luncheon of the year at the Nehelani Club, here, May 17.

  • Garrison reaffirms partnership with Yongsan-gu

    May 3, 2012

    SEOUL, South Korea -- Yongsan-gu government officials and U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan Soldiers and KATUSAs celebrated Yongsan-gu Citizens Field Day at Osan High School, April 28. The spirited event had participants compete against each other in different sports. But its main purpose was to bring citizens' harmony and unity. Yongsan-gu council and U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan have been building a firm partnership and have not stopped improving it.

  • Pacific Armies strengthen ties during medical conference in Thailand

    May 2, 2012

    Military Medicine professionals from 45 Pacific nations are in Bangkok this week taking part in the 22nd Asia Pacific Military Medicine Conference.

  • Yongsan-gu and Garrison fire departments showcase firefighting skills

    May 2, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- Katchi Kapshida. We go together. Two fire departments separated by language, but connected by mission held a joint fire drill at Hannam Village, April 19. Both the Yongsan-gu Fire Department and U.S. Army Garrison Fire and Emergency Services teamed up not only for an operational drill, but to solidify its strong working relationship.

  • Yongsan Soldier gives great show at Best Warrior

    May 2, 2012

    CAMP BULLIS, Texas -- "I want to be able to lead my Soldiers the way my NCOs are leading me." Those words helped sum up Pfc. Jacob Durski's excellent performance at the 2012 Installation Management Command Best Warrior Competition here, April 24.

  • Eighth Army CG addresses Korean Military Academy

    May 2, 2012

    The Eighth Army commanding general called South Korea an "amazing ally" during an address to the Korean Military Academy in Seoul, May 2, 2012.

  • 25th ID participates in Foal Eagle in South Korea

    May 2, 2012

    POCHEON, 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 plethora of training exercises at Rodriguez Live Fire Complex in March and April, as part of Foal Eagle 2012.


    May 2, 2012

    FORT SHAFTER, HAWAII-- The Army's top safety officer visits the 94TH Army Air and Missile Defense Command here at Fort Shafter on April 27, 2012.


    May 2, 2012

    FORT SHAFTER, HAWAII-- A 5th Battlefield Coordination Detachment family won the Volunteer Family of the Year award on April 18, 2012 at the 2ND Annual Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam volunteer recognition ceremony.

  • Prime Minister of Japan Honors American Veterans

    May 1, 2012

    Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda participated in an Armed Forces Full Honor Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery today honoring the sacrifice of America's veterans in foreign wars. Noda was escorted by U.S. Army Military District of Washington's (MDW) Commanding General, Maj. Gen. Michael S. Linnington.

  • 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.