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  • Yongsan expresses gratitude to Retirees

    Nov 21, 2011

    U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan celebrated its Retirees during the 2011 Area II Retiree Appreciation Day at the R & R Bar and Grill Nov. 19.

  • Installation's community members address quality-of-life issues

    Nov 21, 2011

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska -- (Nov. 18, 2011) Changes in Family Readiness Support Assistance roles and responsibilities, family care plans for married Soldiers and a variety of transportation issues concerning the Fort Wainwright community were a few of the topics discussed by the working groups during the Army Family Action Plan conference at the Last Frontier Community Activity Center this week.

  • 94TH AAMDC's Guardian Angel

    Nov 21, 2011

    Senior noncommissioned officers are faced with making on the spot decisions everyday when dealing with Soldiers safety and their well-being.

  • Soldiers get rare glimpse at presidential compound

    Nov 20, 2011

    U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan Headquarters and Headquarters Company Soldiers visited the Blue House, Cheong Wa Dae, in Jongro-gu Nov. 16.

  • Itaewon becomes a new commercial hub of culture

    Nov 20, 2011

    Itaewon is a melting pot in Korea where people from all different nationalities gather and share their culture. Forming an international street since U.S. Soldiers were first stationed in Yongsan after the Korean War, Itaewon has gradually become the meeting spot of choice for people from all over the globe including the Western, Middle Eastern and Asian countries.

  • 'Army Wives' reality show comes to Alaska

    Nov 19, 2011

    A television production company is looking for military family members to appear in a new show about military spouses in Alaska.

  • US Army Pacific Thanksgiving Message

    Nov 18, 2011

    Thanksgiving is a day that allows us to reflect upon the blessings we share with friends and Family. It also is a day we should pause to remember the men and women who volunteer to defend our way of life enjoyed by all of us in the United States of America.

  • Forward observers train for close air support missions

    Nov 18, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Forward observers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, participated in the Joint Fires Observer training course Nov. 7 through Nov. 9 here. The course curriculum covered calls for fire and field artillery aspects and key points regarding close air support on the battlefield, said U.S. Air Force Maj. Scott Downey.

  • Soldiers give back to community

    Nov 18, 2011

    WAIANAE, Hawaii -- Broken boards, rusted bolts and worn paint were the signs of age and deterioration that covered the bleachers of the school. Over 1,500 seats unavailable for friends, family and students to cheer for their favorite community team. Funding was available, but only for materials, the school would have to wait to repair the bleachers until more funds became available. That was the reality, until a Soldier approached the school administration and asked if there was any way they could help.

  • USARPAC's CCP demonstrates real-world capabilities during Autumn Laulima

    Nov 18, 2011

    U.S. Army Pacific's Contingency Command Post demonstrated its flexible capability to Lt. Gen. Francis J. Wiercinski, USARPAC commander, during the deployment readiness training exercise Autumn Laulima, Nov. 10 on Fort Shafter Flats.

  • Range reconnaissance equips commander with knowledge for future training operations

    Nov 18, 2011

    KAHUKU, Hawaii -- The commander stepped from the vehicle into the open air and surveyed the scenery. A vast expanse of rolling mountain ranges and deep ravines crowded with towering trees stood before him. The view, as eye-catching as it may have been, was not the center of attention. It was the vacant buildings in his near vicinity that were the main point of interest for the commander.

  • First lady helps lead charge to hire veterans

    Nov 17, 2011

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii -- The national unemployment rate is currently hovering at around 9 percent, but veterans who have served since 9/11 have a higher unemployment rate than the rest of the country at 12 percent.

  • Garrison focuses on energy conservation

    Nov 15, 2011

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- In 2010, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's energy bill was $67 million.

  • New 'green' outdoor classroom features rainwater harvesting

    Nov 15, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- A big surprise was in store for students when they return to school following the fall break.

  • AFTB provides opportunities to meet new people, make connections

    Nov 15, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Army Family Team Building is a series of training modules designed for Soldiers, family members and Army civilians that enhances knowledge about the military and develops leadership skills.

  • CFC celebrates 50 years of giving back

    Nov 15, 2011

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- The Hawaii-Pacific area launched its annual Combined Federal Campaign, or CFC, Monday, and it is scheduled to run through Nov.18.

  • Garrison addresses lack of participation for reveille, retreat

    Nov 15, 2011

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

  • Tree City USA

    Nov 14, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Col. Douglas Mulbury, commander, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, helps plant a tree at the Child Development Center as part of the Arbor Day celebration, here, Nov. 4.

  • 'Go for Broke' unit honors Gold Star Mother

    Nov 14, 2011

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii -- A Gold Star mother received a memento symbolizing her son's military service from the unit he served with in Iraq at a ceremony at the Sgt. Evan Parker Memorial Pavilion, here.

  • CATEP empowers Soldiers with alcohol problems

    Nov 14, 2011

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- Soldiers who meet specific criteria can now self-refer themselves to the Confidential Alcohol Treatment and Education Program, or CATEP, without notifying their commanders.

  • Garrison opens installation to local neighbors

    Nov 14, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Most people have wondered about their neighbors: Who are they? Where are they going? Why do they do certain things?

  • Native Hawaiian plants featured in new outdoor classroom garden

    Nov 10, 2011

    A new outdoor classroom at Hale Kula Elementary School, here, was officially dedicated, here, Oct. 25.

  • Army-Hawaii leadership renews commitment to families with AFC

    Nov 10, 2011

    The Army Family Covenant, or AFC, was renewed in a resigning ceremony, here, Oct. 20.

  • AFAP Conference discusses security, commissary issues

    Nov 10, 2011

    A man standing in front of the classroom's whiteboard directed a dozen delegates like a traffic cop controlling a busy intersection.

  • Combatives course builds Soldiers' confidence, individual skills

    Nov 10, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Two Soldiers stood opposite of each other on a gym mat, one Soldier armed with boxing gloves, the other, bare-fisted. As the unarmed Soldier barreled forward, the boxing gloves repeatedly connected with his face and head, yet he pushed onward, eventually locking his opponent's arms so he could no longer swing them.

  • 'Daring' do: Coalition partners exercise together

    Nov 10, 2011

    The Singapore Armed Forces participated in "Daring Warrior," a combined training exercise with the Fires Center for Excellence, for the third year in a row. They spent three weeks training on the M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System their country purchased from the United States.

  • Eighth Army trains for full-spectrum operations

    Nov 9, 2011

    Eighth Army is participating in exercise Warpath III in Seoul, South Korea, from Oct. 31 to Nov. 11, 2011, to hone its ability to command combat operations from its mobile headquarters.

  • USAG-HI encourages all to reduce, reuse, recycle

    Nov 9, 2011

    WHEELER ARMY AIR FIELD -- The Directorate of Public Works, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, aims to reduce solid waste by 50 percent by 2015 -- with an ultimate goal of zero solid waste, or net zero.

  • Japan Ground Self-Defense Force unit celebrates dual anniversaries on U.S. Army installation

    Nov 9, 2011

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan -- The Japan Ground Self-Defense Force's 4th Engineer Group and its headquarters celebrated nearly 80 collective years in existence during a ceremony held Saturday inside the Yano Fitness Center here.

  • ROKA Forces use U.S. rail cars for first time

    Nov 8, 2011

    Soldiers from the Republic of Korea's Army conduct rail operations as part of an exercise at Camp Casey, Nov. 6. For the first time ever, ROKA forces used U.S. rail cars to transport their equipment during the exercise.

  • Charity Hockey match raises funds for the Wounded Warrior Project

    Nov 8, 2011

    Air Force Lt. Col. Thomas A. Bell, captain of the Army, Air Force hockey team and Petty Officer 1st Class David Taylor, captain of the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard hockey team present a hockey stick Nov. 8, to Lt. Gen. Francis J. Wiercinski, U.S. Army Pacific commander on behalf of the component commands across Oahu.

  • U.S. Army's top NCO returns to South Korea

    Nov 7, 2011

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III returned to South Korea more than 11 years after serving there in the 2nd Infantry Division.

  • Businesses offer free meals, deals on Veterans Day

    Nov 7, 2011

    More than a score of restaurant chains and businesses are offering free meals or specials to over the Veterans Day weekend to those who have served in the military.


    Nov 7, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii-- During Ulchi Freedom Guardian (UFG) Non-Commissioned Officers of the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command proved themselves to be a valuable resource to one of the most essential training operations in the U.S. Army. Spread across multiple nations and continents they displayed competent leadership in a joint environment under simulated high stress conditions.

  • Eighth Army officials visit Seoul police headquarters

    Nov 4, 2011

    Eighth Army law enforcement officials got a first-hand look at the headquarters of one of the world's largest metropolitan police forces in Seoul, South Korea, Nov. 4, 2011.

  • Brig. Gen. Haigler visits Signaleers in Guam and Okinawa

    Nov 3, 2011

    Newly appointed Brig. Gen. Janice Haigler, deputy commanding general, 311th Signal Command (Theater), visited the 58th Signal Battalion in Okinawa and 333rd Signal Company in Guam, both elements of the 311th SC, from October 23 through 26.

  • 40 Bronze Stars awarded to Japanese-American vets

    Nov 2, 2011

    More than 66 years after hostilities ended in World War II, 40 Americans were presented the Bronze Star medals they deserved for combat service in that conflict.

  • Fort Sill trains with Singaporean Army

    Nov 2, 2011

    Soldiers from Fort Sill's 214th Fires Brigade

  • 442nd legacy takes Soldiers from 'enemy aliens' to heroes

    Oct 31, 2011

    Japanese-American veterans of the 100th Infantry Battalion and 442nd Regimental Combat Team will receive Bronze Stars Nov. 1 and Congressional Gold Medals Nov. 2, 2011, for their contributions during World War II.

  • 8th TSC, 25th ID represent Army in Hawaii at AUSA

    Oct 31, 2011

  • 442nd ID "Go for Broke" honors mother of fallen Soldier

    Oct 31, 2011

    Members of the 100th Infantry Battalion, 442nd Infantry Division gathered with Anita Dixon at the Sgt. Evan S. Parker Memorial Pavilion, named after her son, Oct. 26, on Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

  • 8th TSC maintains vital role to help deployed forces stay, keep in touch

    Oct 31, 2011

  • Career peak

    Oct 27, 2011

    Alaska-based Soldiers with 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division re-enlist on a craggy mountaintop high above Forward Operating Base Masum Ghar, Afghanistan.

  • Warrior brigade command team takes cues from cooks in kitchen

    Oct 27, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The clanging of dishes and pans against the metal countertops rang throughout the kitchen as Soldiers hastily prepared for the first meal of the day. Potato cubes dropped in the fryer, spatulas flipped flapjacks on the griddle and knives sliced fresh vegetables into pieces hours before the dining facility had even opened.

  • Hoops stars dine, train with Warrior brigade Soldiers

    Oct 27, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Soldiers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, "Warriors," 25th Infantry Division, enjoyed the company of some distinguished visitors on Oct. 24 at the Warrior Inn dining facility here.

  • Under SecArmy Westphal discusses key issues for Army Civilians at the 2011 AUSA Annual Meeting

    Oct 26, 2011

    Under SecArmy discusses key issues

  • Panetta: U.S. remains committed to South Korea

    Oct 26, 2011

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea -- Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta said the U.S. remains committed to defending South Korea and maintaining stability in Northeast Asia.

  • Korean Service Corps Employee of the Year

    Oct 25, 2011

    Mr. Won, Chae Yon, of the 84th Ord. Co., 6th Ord. Bn., 19th ESC is presented the Korean Service Corps Employee of the Year by Gen. James Thurman for his outstanding efforts in support of the 6th Ord. Bn. mission at Camp Carroll, Republic of Korea.

  • Joint ROKA-U.S. training.

    Oct 25, 2011

    The 25th Trans. Bn. partnered with the Republic of Korea's 26th Mech. Div. at Camp Casey's rail head to conduct joint training in an ongoing effort to strengthen ROKA-U.S. military ties.

  • 10 U.S. Army Japan facilities voted 'Best of Pacific'

    Oct 24, 2011

    Ten mainland U.S. Army Japan facilities were voted "Best of the Pacific" in an annual online poll conducted by the regional edition of the Stars and Stripes newspaper.

  • Sergeant Major of the Army visits troops in Afghanistan

    Oct 24, 2011

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III, visited troops from 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, stationed at Forward Operating Base Masum Ghar in Afghanistan, Oct. 20, 2011.

  • USARJ receives token of appreciation for disaster relief operations in Tohoku area

    Oct 24, 2011

    Several thousand origami cranes were presented to U.S. Army Japan on behalf of the Japan Women's Association as a gesture of appreciation for the unit's support during relief efforts following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami.

  • Eighth Army participates in Seoul Air Show

    Oct 24, 2011

    SEONGNAM, South Korea - Eighth Army participated in the Seoul International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition here at Seoul Airport Oct 18 - 23.

  • Military personnel tackle operations security in Korea

    Oct 21, 2011

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - U.S. military personnel took a close look at ways to safeguard important information Oct. 18 - 21.

  • Fort Wainwright Transportation Motor Pool drivers receive top Army award

    Oct 21, 2011

    Fort Wainwright's own version of 'Ice Road Truckers' have taken it one step further. A small team of drivers from the Transportation Motor Pool has received the highest safety award given by the United States Army Information Management Command for operating a variety of vehicles for a 12-month period, accumulating 146,794 miles without a single accident, incident or citation.

  • "Never Daunted" spouses get CrossFit

    Oct 21, 2011

    spouses from the 84th Engineer Battalion, "Never Daunted," 130th Eng. Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, can be found in Martinez Gym, here, dead-lifting weights, bear-crawling and swinging kettle bells.

  • Ceremony kicks off Orient Shield 2011 in Japan

    Oct 20, 2011

    Soldiers from the Texas National Guard joined with soldiers from the Japan Ground Self Defense Force in a ceremony that initiated the annual bi-lateral combined arms training dubbed Orient Shield 2011.

  • U.S., Japanese Soldiers practice squad live fire during Orient Shield

    Oct 20, 2011

    Soldiers with the 3rd Battalion, 141st Infantry Regiment and members of the 1st Division, Eastern Army, Japan Ground Self Defense Force, practiced tactical movement at the squad level as part of Orient Shield 11.

  • Japan, U.S. lift off; sights set on serious training

    Oct 20, 2011

    Soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, 141st Infantry Regiment, joined members of the Japan Ground Self Defense Force, Eastern Army, 1st Division, 1st Aviation in performing mounted heliborne operations at Kita-Fuji Training Area in Japan, Thursday.

  • Texas guard unit gets taste of Japanese culture

    Oct 20, 2011

    OSHINO VILLAGE, JAPAN--Soldiers from the Texas National Guard 3rd Battalion, 141st Infantry Regiment were treated Saturday to an evening of history, performing arts, and cuisine.

  • Texas Guard Unit Explodes Ordnance

    Oct 20, 2011

    Kita-Fuji Training Area, Japan -- Soldiers with the Texas National Guard trained with live explosives as Japanese members watched and learned how to use M18A1 claymore mines during "Orient Shield 11" at the demolition range at Kita-Fuji Training Area in Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan, Oct. 13.

  • Generals visit their Forces

    Oct 20, 2011

    KITA-FUJI TRAINING AREA, JAPAN --Soldiers of the 3rd Battalion, 141st Infantry Regiment and the 1st Division, Eastern Army, Ground Self-Defense Force continued their bilateral training during Orient Shield 11, as a special visit by two commanders joined the exercise in order to get a better understanding of what was being conducted at Kita-Fuji, in Lake Yamanaka Village, in Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan, Oct. 18.

  • New Bradleys add punch to pre-positioned stocks in Korea

    Oct 20, 2011

    Dozens of new Bradley M2A3 Infantry Fighting Vehicles have arrived in Korea, where they will improve the combat power of Army Prepositioned Stocks - 4, managed by Army Sustainment Command's 403rd Army Field Support Brigade.

  • Another closing chapter is written in the history of U.S. Military operations with the transition of

    Oct 19, 2011

    As U.S. Forces withdraw from Iraq the final chapter of Camp Fallujah has been written as the camp is handed over to the Iraqi Army and the Government of Iraq.

  • Biden, Odierno support military children

    Oct 17, 2011

    Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, and Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno spoke on behalf of military children, at the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's national conference, citing the challenges and stresses they endure to an audience of child support professionals from across the nation.

  • Soldier ranks tops in All Army and Armed Forces golf

    Oct 17, 2011

    Fort Jackson, S.C. -- 18th Medical Command (Deployment Support) officer finishes first overall in All Army golf trials and top for the Army women in the annual Armed Forces golf championships held this year at the Wildcat golf course on Fort Jackson, SC Sept. 28 - Oct. 1.

  • Army hosts Army Hawaii Polo at Fort Shafter

    Oct 15, 2011

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii -- Lt. Gen. Francis Wiercinski, U.S. Army Pacific commanding general, threw out the match ball and welcomed the military and public to a day of Army polo Oct. 15 at historic Palm Circle on Fort Shafter. The exhibition match between the Army Gold and Army Black teams was a culmination of an inaugural polo season for Army Polo Hawaii that participated in five games, all of them a benefit for the Association of the U.S. Army, which supports Soldiers and their Families.

  • Air Defenders participate historical parade in Suwon

    Oct 14, 2011

    SUWON, South Korea - Soldiers from the 6th Battalion, 52d Air Defense Artillery proudly marched in traditional Korean military costumes as part of Suwon's annual historical re-enactment of a key moment in Korean history.

  • Pacific Soldiers compete for top honors in USARPAC's Paralegal Warrior Challenge

    Oct 14, 2011

    Five noncommissioned officers and five Soldiers representing major U.S. Army Pacific commands gathered, here, to compete for a title in USARPAC's fourth Annual Paralegal Warrior Challenge, Sept. 19-23.

  • Strykers learn vehicle recovery in Afghanistan

    Oct 13, 2011

    Soldiers deployed to Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, with the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, recently honed their ability to recover damaged vehicles during a wheeled vehicle recovery course Sept. 26-28, 2011.

  • Alaska Sappers train on forced entry ops

    Oct 13, 2011

    Operation Boreal Wolverine tests Alaska Sappers' ability to support forced entry operations.

  • Alaska aviators on the move in Iraq

    Oct 13, 2011

    Soldiers of the 6th Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, an Attack-Reconnaissance Squadron consisting of OH-58 Kiowa Warriors, based out of Fort Wainwright, Alaska, are the first aviation unit in Iraq to close a forward operating base.

  • Alaska MPs host 'Spouses Challenge'

    Oct 13, 2011

    Spouses of the 793rd Military Police Battalion walk a mile in their Soldiers' boots.

  • New app to spotlight Army exhibits, forums at AUSA

    Oct 11, 2011

    A new app for smartphones will allow Soldiers worldwide to visit Army exhibits and watch presentations taking place at the Washington Convention Center Oct. 10-12.

  • 2011 AUSA Annual Meeting and Exposition Forums and Live Webcast Schedule

    Oct 11, 2011

    2011 AUSA Annual Meeting and Exposition Forums and Live Webcast Schedule

  • Army leaders pledge to continue family support

    Oct 11, 2011

    Family programs remain important and their budgets will not be used to fund other initiatives, the secretary and chief of staff of the Army pledged Monday.

  • Polo Paina to make its debut on historic Palm Circle

    Oct 11, 2011

    Palm Circle will become a battle ground Oct. 15 when riders mount their horses for the inaugural polo match between Army Gold and Army Black. Polo Pa'ina starts 11 a.m. on the grounds of Fort Shafter's historic Palm Circle. Activities include pony and carriage rides, military static displays, kids' activities, food, music and other entertainment.

  • In the biggest operations, the littlest things matter most

    Oct 10, 2011

    Maj. Gen. Michael T. Harrison Sr., commander of U.S. Army Japan and I Corps Forward, high fives a toddler April 15 displaced by the earthquake that struck Japan March 11. The child is a beneficiary of Operation Shower Power which provides shower access for more than 1,000 displaced Japanese citizens. Maj. Gen. Harrison visited shower points, schools, train stations and shelters for displaced citizens in regions affected by the earthquake to reaffirm the U.S. military's commitment to helping the Japanese people.

  • Japanese American Soldiers will receive Congressional gold medal

    Oct 6, 2011

    More than 1,500 Japanese American representatives, including Soldiers, widows and family members associated with the 100th Infantry Battalion, the 442d Regimental Combat Team, and Military Intelligence Service -- collectively known as "Go for Broke" -- will descend upon the nation's capital this November to receive the Congressional Gold Medal.

  • Special concert held to mark ROK Armed Forces Day

    Oct 5, 2011

    SEOUL - A concert was held to mark the 63rd anniversary of the formation of the Republic of Korea Armed Forces here Sept. 30.

  • Eighth Army commander observes TROKA exercise

    Oct 5, 2011

    POCHEON, South Korea - The Eighth Army commanding general viewed a Third Republic of Korea Army live fire exercise here Sept. 30.

  • 2-1st ADA Battalion holds anti-terrorism exercise

    Oct 5, 2011

    CAMP CARROLL, South Korea - Soldiers from D Battery, 2-1st Air Defense Artillery Battalion conducted Quick Reaction Force training here Sept. 27 as a part of a quarterly exercise.

  • JSA Security Battalion conducts live fire exercise

    Oct 4, 2011

    CAMP BONIFAS, South Korea - U.S. Soldiers assigned to the United Nations Command Security Battalion-Joint Security Area do more than serve as security escorts and give historical briefs to visitors of the Joint Security Area at Panmunjom.

  • Dempsey outlines key themes in letter to troops

    Oct 3, 2011

    The new chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff outlined key themes for the military in a letter to the force released today.

  • Community can end domestic violence

    Sep 29, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's annual campaign against domestic violence was launched, here, Monday.

  • MUST SEE Army Exhibit in D.C.

    Sep 27, 2011

    The U.S. Army Exhibit is a must-see, interactive, audio-visual experience featured at the AUSA Annual Meeting and Exposition, to be held Oct. 10-12, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.

  • Read-aloud DVDs help families ease deployment stress

    Sep 27, 2011

    'United Though Reading' lets deployed Soldiers read bedtime stories to their children via DVD.

  • Army's top NCO visits Alaska Soldiers

    Sep 27, 2011

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III visited the Soldiers and families of U.S. Army Alaska Sept. 22, 2011, to talk about proposed policy changes and to answer questions on a variety of topics ranging from retirement, a drawdown of Army personnel and what the repeal of the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy.

  • Engineer brigade stands up in Alaska

    Sep 27, 2011

    The colors of the 2nd Engineer Brigade were uncased for the first time in 56 years Sept. 21 in Alaska.

  • U.S. Army Alaska focuses on resilience

    Sep 27, 2011

    U.S. Army Alaska leaders take stock of a campaign to build resilience among its Soldiers, families and communities.

  • 303rd Maneuver Enhancement Brigade launches first Army Reserve MEB Academy

    Sep 25, 2011

    FORT SHAFTER FLATS, Hawaii -- The 9th Mission Support Command's 303rd Maneuver Enhancement Brigade kicked off the first-ever, U.S. Army Reserve MEB Academy, here, Sept. 17-18.

  • SMA conducts forum, dines with Soldiers

    Sep 23, 2011

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond Chandler III, accompanied by his wife, Jeanne, hosted a forum to talk with noncommissioned officers, Soldiers and spouses at the Aliamanu Military Reservation Chapel, Monday.

  • SMA visits Oahu, addresses Armywide changes

    Sep 23, 2011

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III and his wife, Jeanne, met with U.S. Army Hawaii Soldiers and their family members at Wheeler Army Airfield, Hawaii, for the first time, Sept. 18-21, 2011.

  • Army Wife Network brings Field Exercise to Fort Wainwright

    Sep 22, 2011

    Crooks and Henderson tag themselves as interactive empowerment for Army wives. They have a radio show, a website (, an online advice column entitled "Field Problems" (which can be found on their website) and the "Field Exercises."

  • Wainwright runners conquer Equinox Marathon

    Sep 22, 2011

    With a climb of almost 2,000 feet to the summit of Ester Dome and then a steep descent back down, this marathon is known in running circles as one of the most difficult races in North America.

  • 311th hosts Signal Regimental Week

    Sep 22, 2011

    Signaleers from the Pacific and around the globe gathered Sept 12-16 for Signal Regimental Week in Hawaii. This year's annual event celebrated 151 years of the Signal Corps Regiment, and consisted of two days of tactical and technical forums for Signal leaders, a golf scramble, a prayer breakfast, and culminated with a Regimental Run and Formal Signal Regimental Ball.

  • Army Reservist team up with Malaysian Army to provide medical care to rural village

    Sep 22, 2011

    Members of the 1984th are partnering with the Malaysian Army and the local community in one of two medical civil action programs that are part of Keris Strike 2011, a bilateral exercise with the Malaysian Army that focuses on strengthening ties and increasing interoperability.

  • Students celebrate learning, literacy at Hale Kula Elementary's Family Night

    Sep 22, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Hale Kula Elementary School families traveled to a galaxy far, far away when they attended the school's Book Fair and Beyond Family Night, here, Sept. 16.

  • Cardon assumes command of only permanently forward deployed division in Army

    Sep 20, 2011

    CAMP CASEY, SOUTH KOREA -- Major Gen. Edward C. Cardon assumed command from Maj. Gen. Michael S. Tucker as commander of the 2nd Infantry Division during a change of command ceremony Sept. 20 at Indianhead Field on Camp Casey, South Korea.

  • McHugh Cites Major Improvements at Arlington National Cemetery

    Sep 20, 2011

    Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh today released publicly a Report to Congress, updating improvements made at Arlington National Cemetery more than a year after he ousted the cemetery's leadership and made sweeping changes in its structure and oversight.