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  • Mele Kalikimaka: Military riders participate in Toys For Tots run

    Dec 16, 2008

    WAIKIKI, Hawaii Aca,!" More than 6,000 motorcycles of all makes and sizes thundered through Waikiki during the 34th Annual Street Bikers United Hawaii Toy Run Parade benefiting the Marine Corps Reserves Toys For Tots, Dec. 7.

  • 53-year-old lieutenant graduates from BOLC II

    Dec 16, 2008

    Mike Finnegan might be the oldest first lieutenant to graduate from Basic Officer Leader Course II at Fort Benning, Ga. At 53, he completed the end of course Army Physical Fitness Test Monday with a score of 295, completing 84 push ups, 66 sit ups and running two miles in 15:22. But it took Finnegan 30 years to get there.

  • www.army.mil/warriorcaremonth is now www.army.mil/warriorcarenews

    Dec 16, 2008

    www.army.mil/warriorcaremonth is now www.army.mil/warriorcarenews

  • AMR families celebrate holiday spirit at Fun Fest

    Dec 15, 2008

    ALIAMANU MILITARY RESERVATION, Hawaii Aca,!" A long way from the North Pole, Santa Claus arrived at the 12th Annual Holiday Fun Fest here, Dec. 6, with a smile on his face and greeted excited children of all ages.

  • Generals Loop lights up night, installation

    Dec 15, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" More than 1,000 Soldiers, civilians, friends and family members gathered at Generals Loop, here, for the annual Community Holiday Concert and Tree Lighting Ceremony, Dec. 4.

  • Army releases new training manual

    Dec 15, 2008

    The Army released the new field manual FM 7-0, Training for Full Spectrum Operations, at the Training General Officer Steering Committee conference at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., Dec. 15.

  • Runners participate in Honolulu Marathon at Camp Taji

    Dec 15, 2008

    Approximately 160 Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and civilians braved the chilly morning Dec. 14 to run the Satellite Honolulu Marathon in Iraq at Camp Taji, northwest of Baghdad. The 26.2-mile course weaved its way through the roads of the camp and at some points proved to challenge the runnersAca,!a,,c mental toughness.

  • Arctic Wolf Soldiers Honor Fallen Soldiers, Friends

    Dec 14, 2008

    A group of "Arctic Wolves" Soldiers embrace at a memorial for Staff Sgt. Solomon Sam and Sgt. John Savage at Forward Operating Base Marez Dec. 10. Solomon served as a heavy equipment operator and squad leader of 3rd Platoon 523rd "Wolverine" Battalion, Savage served two tours of duty in Mosul, his latest with the 94th Engineer Battalion. Both Soldiers lost their lives following an improvised explosive detonated outisde of FOB Marez.

  • Iraqi Army, 25th ID Leaders Meet in Mosul

    Dec 14, 2008

    Iraqi Army leaders met with 25th Infantry Division leaders in the streets of a once-dangerous neighborhood in Mosul, Iraq. Together the two armed forces, sharing the same goal, displayed the vast improvement in the safety and liberty of Iraq.

  • Tropic Lightning

    Dec 14, 2008

  • FOB Gabe's Strykers

    Dec 14, 2008

    A 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division "Arctic Wolf" Soldier exits a Stryker in Gabe, Iraq Dec. 12 following a short convoy through the streets of Iraq. .

  • U.S. Army/Iraqi Army Camaraderie

    Dec 14, 2008

    A 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division Soldier enjoys a friendly chat with an Iraqi Army soldier in Forward Operating Base Gabe, Iraq Dec. 12.

  • Lovett Assumes Command of HHSB

    Dec 14, 2008

    Capt. Joseph J. LeMay, Headquarters and Headquarters Service Battery, 2nd Battalion, 8th Field Artillery, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, welcomes incoming company commander Capt. Kevin W. Lovett, HHSB, 2nd Btn., 8th FA, 1st Bde, 25th ID, at a change of command ceremony on Forward Operating Base Warhorse, in Iraq December 12.

  • MND-N Command Sergeant Major

    Dec 13, 2008

    Task Force Lightning Leaders pay a visit to Bravo Company 1/5, 25ID.

  • SLIDE SHOW: YAMA SAKURA, CAMP ASAKA, JAPAN

    Dec 12, 2008

    Japan Aca,!" Over 1,200 U.S. Army Soldiers and nearly 4,500 members of the Japan Ground Self Defense Force conducted exercise Yama Sakura 55 here December 7-14, 2008. Yama Sakura, which means Aca,!A"mountain cherry blossom,Aca,!A? is an annual bilateral exercise designed to strengthen military operations and ties between the U.S. Army and the JGSDF.

  • Technology improves unit communication

    Dec 12, 2008

    The annual Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiment concluded this week with an open house on McKenna MOUT Wednesday that showcased more than 30 kinds of technology. The open house presented an opportunity for industry and military leaders to learn about the uses and advantages of technology studied during the experiment, said Harry Lubin, chief of Fort BenningAca,!a,,cs Live Experimentation Division with the Maneuver Battle Lab. Now in its fifth year, the experiment focused on the impact of network technology on small units.

  • YAMA SAKURA, CAMP ASAKA, Japan

    Dec 12, 2008

    CAMP ASAKA, Japan Aca,!" Over 1,200 U.S. Army Soldiers and nearly 4,500 members of the Japan Ground Self Defense Force conducted exercise Yama Sakura 55 here December 7-14, 2008. Yama Sakura, which means Aca,!A"mountain cherry blossom,Aca,!A? is an annual bilateral exercise designed to strengthen military operations and ties between the U.S. Army and the JGSDF.

  • Support Soldiers Make It Happen For YS55

    Dec 12, 2008

    Task Force 35, stationed at Sagami Depot, 10 kilometers north of Camp Zama, is part of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs 8th Theater Sustainment Command (TSC), based at Fort Shafter, Hawaii. Its Soldiers are among the more than 1,000 American Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Airmen participating in Yama Sakura 55, along with their counterparts from the Japanese ground, air and maritime services. Yama Sakura is a bilateral U.S.-Japan, computerized command post exercise designed to better the defense of Japan, and to protect each countryAca,!a,,cs interests throughout East Asia.

  • 29th Infantry Division Soldiers Learn Lessons of a Lifetime

    Dec 12, 2008

    CAMP ASAKA, Japan Aca,!" A task force of the 29th Infantry Division, composed of Virginia and Maryland National Guardsmen, conducted two weeks of training near Tokyo with the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force 2-14 December, 2008.

  • Haley's Holiday Hope

    Dec 11, 2008

    A 9 year-old Lawton girl, whose father is a Fort Sill Soldier is giving up her birthday presents and asking birthday part-goers to donate a toy to a local children's shelter.

  • Holiday Greetings from Secretary Geren

    Dec 10, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren offers a holiday message to our troops around the world.

  • Yama Sakura tests U.S. Army, Pacific's new command posts

    Dec 10, 2008

    CAMP ASAKA, Japan (December 10, 2008) Aca,!" United States Army, Pacific and the Japan Ground Self Defense Force joined together Dec. 7-13 for Exercise Yama Sakura 55, considered one of the most important bilateral exercises of the year for USARPAC. This exercise has concentrated on the enhancement of the U.S. Army and JGSDF efforts in the area of bilateral planning, coordination and interoperability since 1982.

  • Yama Sakura kicks off in Japan

    Dec 10, 2008

    More than 1,000 U.S. and Japanese servicemembers are training together during the Yama Sakura exercise, Dec. 8-14.

  • Yama Sakura Opening Ceremony Video

    Dec 9, 2008

  • Chemical Company in Hawaii Takes Part in WMD Exercise

    Dec 9, 2008

    Soldiers from the 71st Chemical Company, 45th Sustainment Brigade, trained with the Soldiers and Airmen of the 93rd Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team (WMD-CST), a component of the Hawaii Army and Air National Guard on December 2nd at Barbers Point Naval Air Station, Hawaii.

  • Schofield Barracks Soldiers Return From Iraq

    Dec 9, 2008

    The 552nd Military Police Company returned to Hawaii from Iraq Dec. 3. During their 15-month deployment, the 160 member company worked closely with the Iraqi Police conducting patrols and training missions in order to ensure a better way of life from the countryAca,!a,,cs citizens.

  • Service members take in local culture during exercise

    Dec 9, 2008

    CAMP ASAKA, JAPAN Aca,!" Although the work carried out by U.S. forces in getting ready for Yama Sakura 55 has been intense, many have found time to experience the culture of their Japanese hosts.

  • Yama Sakura strengthens partnership between Japan and US forces

    Dec 9, 2008

    Exercise Yama Sakura, meaning Mountain Cherry Blossom in Japanese, which runs from Dec. 8 to Dec. 14, marks the 27th year Japanese and American forces have tested their ability to work together and their capability to defend the Japanese islands. This also is the first time USARPAC has taken on the role of being the operational command post for Yama Sakura.

  • Yama Sakura Opening Ceremony Celebrates Long Partnership

    Dec 9, 2008

    CAMP ASAKA, JAPAN Aca,!" Lieutenant Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon, USARPAC commander, and Lt. Gen. Kazushi Izumi, commander JGSDF Eastern Army, salute the colors during the playing of their nationAca,!a,,cs national anthems at the opening ceremony for Yama Sakura 55, held Sunday, Dec. 7, 2008, on the grounds of the JGSDF Transportation School.

  • Remembering Pearl Harbor

    Dec 8, 2008

    America remembers the infamous day Pearl Harbor came under attack on Dec. 7, 1941.

  • Medic who rescued troops from flames earns Distinguished Service Cross

    Dec 4, 2008

    The deep boom of an explosion shook the ground and awoke Staff Sgt. Christopher Waiters from sleep on April 5, 2007. The 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division Soldier had bedded down seconds before at the end of a nine-hour guard-duty shift in Old Baqubah, Iraq. A vehicle-borne improvised explosive device had detonated on a street nearby, engulfing a Bradley Fighting Vehicle and its crew in flames. That insurgent attack led to Waiters, now assigned to Fort Wainwright, Alaska, receiving a Distinguished Service Cross, only the 17th awarded since the war on terrorism began.

  • Education Front: Motivational speaker Michael Walden focuses on attitude

    Dec 4, 2008

    EWA BEACH, Hawaii Aca,!" Well-known motivational speaker Michael Walden made his first Hawaii appearance at Iroquois Point Elementary School here, Nov. 19. Walden began his speaking career 17 years ago as a sergeant in the ArmyAca,!a,,cs 82nd Airborne Division and since then more than 100,000 students have heard him speak.

  • Getting Lost

    Dec 4, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Terry OAca,!a,,cQuinn, an actor in the television series Aca,!A"LostAca,!A? met with wounded warriors from the Warrior Transition Battalion to enjoy lunch and sign autographs at the Tropics Recreation Center, here, Nov. 25. Wounded warriors met for a unit barbecue and were surprised by the guest appearance from the television show, which is beginning its fifth season.

  • 25th CAB gives Outdoor Recreation Center a much-needed makeover

    Dec 4, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" A fresh coat of paint made a big difference at the Outdoor Recreation Center here, recently. Dressed in jeans and paint-splattered T-shirts, six Soldiers from the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade cleaned, trimmed and painted the walls inside the nearly 4,000-square-foot building.

  • Identifying property helps in recovering stolen goods

    Dec 4, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Phillip Hendrix loved his scooter. Eyes lit up on the 4-year-oldAca,!a,,cs face when his parents brought it home. Less than two weeks later, the scooter was gone.

  • Soldier donates marrow

    Dec 4, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" A simple swab of a Q-tip more than five months ago led Sgt. 1st Class Jorge Cruz on a life-saving adventure 5,000 miles away.

  • First FA40 selected from career field for promotion to general

    Dec 4, 2008

    U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command takes pride in the many firsts in Army history. The Peterson Air and Space Museum was the setting for another Army first as the first Space Operations Officer (Functional Area 40), groomed and selected from the career field, was promoted to the ranks of general officer. During an afternoon ceremony, Col. Kurt S. Story, deputy commander for operations, SMDC/ARSTRAT was promoted to the rank of brigadier general.

  • US Soldier Saves Three Lives in Philippines, Earns Soldier's Medal

    Dec 2, 2008

    ZAMBOANGA, PHILIPPINES Aca,!" A deployed Army soldier assigned to the U.S. Joint Special Operations Task Force-Philippines here was awarded the SoldierAca,!a,,cs Medal for risking his life to save three Philippines college students from drowning 30 September 2007.

  • 18th MEDCOM (DS) activates on Fort Shafter

    Dec 2, 2008

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii -- United States Army, Pacific welcomed a new member to its ever-growing family. The 18th Medical Command (Deployment Support) unfurled its colors in an activation ceremony held on historic Palm Circle Nov. 25.

  • 196th Infantry Brigade spouse receives 'Shield of Sparta'

    Dec 1, 2008

    The legend of the 300 Spartans is well known. What isn't well known is the 300 spouses and even more children that waited at home for word of their husbands and fathers.

  • Peak Performance

    Nov 26, 2008

    An photo of a Soldier who earned second place in the Paradise Cup Bodybuilding Competition.

  • Hale Kula Fun Run

    Nov 26, 2008

    A photo of the beginning of the Hale Kula elementary School Fun Run.

  • University of Hawaii Warrior coin toss

    Nov 26, 2008

    Photo of a Wounded Warrior performing the coin toss at a University of Hawaii football game.

  • Military attaches visit Hawaii, Pohakuloa Training Area

    Nov 26, 2008

    An article about international military attaches visiting Hawaii and Pohakuloa Training Area.

  • Popular circle-island tour orients families with their new home

    Nov 26, 2008

    Army Community Service orients families new to Hawaii with a bus tour around the Island

  • Family Engagement Kit

    Nov 25, 2008

    The USACRC has updated its Family Engagement Kit developed to encourage Family Members to take an active role in their SoldierAca,!a,,cs off-duty safety, particularly those returning from a deployment. Research has shown that some Soldiers take deployment and the return home in stride, without missing a beat, for others it not a seamless reintegration. Some individuals have a more difficult time trying to re-connect with their past life or to integrate and modify their deployment behavior into their present situation. Regardless of whether Soldiers are readying for a deployment, returning from a deployment or neither, Family Members are a front line of defense and can positively affect Soldiers behavior. This kit has simple, yet effective, Aca,!A"how toAca,!A? instructions combined with other useful aids to help Family Members take care of all our Soldiers.

  • 25th CAB's "Mungadai" training tests leaders' limits

    Nov 25, 2008

    BELLOWS AIR FORCE STATION, Hawaii Aca,!" Hovering but a few feet above the oceanAca,!a,,cs surface, a CH-47 Chinook helicopter discharges Soldiers one-by-one into the windblown water and they begin to swim ashore. Their mission as part of the 25th Infantry DivisionAca,!a,,cs Combat Aviation BrigadeAca,!a,,cs (CAB) Aca,!A"MungadaiAca,!A? training exercise was to rescue a downed pilot in a nearby insurgent village and disrupt their information operations campaign.

  • Preparing for Thanksgiving Day food service competition

    Nov 21, 2008

    Soldiers make decorations for no holds barred food service competition between Hawaii Army installations.

  • Warrior Care Month stresses premium medical support

    Nov 21, 2008

    An article wounded warrior care, focusing on aiding injured Soldiers and their families, and the benefits of the Warrior Transition Battalion. Celebrating the focus of Warrior Care Month.

  • CD reminds Soldiers to 'Stay Strong'

    Nov 21, 2008

    Artists help Soldiers with post traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury by raising funds to build oceanfront PTSD treatment facility in Hawaii.

  • Parent-to-Parent offers deployment support to families

    Nov 21, 2008

    Parents and family members learn and share ideas on staying involved during deployment.

  • Family Fun Fridays kicks off at the Tropics

    Nov 21, 2008

    Families enjoy new night out at the Tropics

  • Retired Colonel honored with ihe

    Nov 21, 2008

    Retired Col. David Peters honored with 2008 Ihe Award by the Hawaii Army Museum Society for community service.

  • Secretary reaffirms commitment to wounded warriors, Alaska

    Nov 21, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren paid a call on recovering injured Soldiers at Fort Richardson, Alaska, as part of Warrior Care Month. During his trip the secretary visited wounded warriors at the fort's Wilderness Inn dining facility, spoke with Soldiers about their care and took a tour of the barracks.

  • Air Force wins rugby title

    Nov 21, 2008

    The Air Force claimed its fifth consecutive Armed Forces Rugby Championship Thursday on Stewart-Watson Field defeating the Navy 37-8. Air Force advanced to the championship match by posting a 4-0 record in the round-robin tournament while the Navy posted a 3-1 record to make it to the championship matchup. NavyAca,!a,,cs only loss during regular tournament play came at the hands of Air Force, losing 26-6 in their first match.

  • Secretary of the Army Pete Geren visits Fort Richardson, Alaska

    Nov 20, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren talks with wounded warriors at the Wilderness Inn dining facility at Fort Richardson, Alaska.

  • Folds Of Honor Foundation and Scholarships For Dependents

    Nov 20, 2008

    Description of the founding of Folds of Honor, a non-profit educational foundation to provide scholarships to the dependents of those killed or injured in the defense of the nation

  • Foreign Attaches visit USARPAC

    Nov 19, 2008

    Foreign Attaches visit Fort Shafter as part of a three day tour of Hawaii's military facilities.

  • USARPAC NCO Induction upholds traditional rite of passage

    Nov 19, 2008

    First USARPAC Special Troops Battalion non-commissioned officer induction ceremony.

  • USARPAC Good Samaritan Run

    Nov 19, 2008

    Soldiers from USARPAC Special Troops Battalion donating non-perishable goods to charity during a morning run.

  • U.S. and Indian Armies exercise peace keeping at Yudh Abhyas '08

    Nov 19, 2008

    HONOLULU - Wednesday November 5, 2008 marked the final day of Exercise Yudh Abhyas 2008 in which Soldiers from the Army Reserve's 9th Mission Support Command (MSC), the California Army National Guard's 40th Infantry Brigade Combat Team and the 49th Infantry Brigade (Indian Army) took part.

  • A four-star promotion

    Nov 19, 2008

    A slideshow of Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody's four-star promotion ceremony conducted in the Pentagon auditorium, Nov. 14, 2008.

  • Hawaii communities honor veterans

    Nov 16, 2008

    WAIANAE, Hawaii Aca,!" The Waianae Military Civilian Advisory Council (WMCAC) honored veterans and service members during its annual Veterans Day Parade and Hoolaulea (Hawaiian party), here, Nov. 8.

  • Soldiers keep up the family business

    Nov 16, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" There are as many father and son businesses as there are professions Aca,!" movers, roofers, landscapers and even junkyard men have proudly tacked on Aca,!A"and SonAca,!A? to their names. While the Army is not likely to be renamed Aca,!A"and SonsAca,!A? anytime soon, sometimes soldiering is the family business.

  • CYS2 increases benefits, free child care for military ohana

    Nov 16, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" With the Department of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs ongoing commitment to increasing quality of life for Soldiers and family members, Child, Youth and School Services (CYS2) has increased benefits and expanded services within the past several months and has many more in the works.

  • First female four-star in U.S. history takes command of AMC

    Nov 14, 2008

    Slideshow of Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody's change of command ceremony conducted at the Fort Belvoir, Va., parade field, Nov. 14. Gen. Benjamin Griffin retired from the Army during the ceremony.

  • First female four-star in U.S. history takes command of AMC

    Nov 14, 2008

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. -- In this world it is hard enough to make history once, but Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody has done it twice in one day.

  • Army promotes first woman to four-star general

    Nov 14, 2008

    Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody became the first female four-star general in the U.S. armed forces at a promotion ceremony Friday morning in the Pentagon.

  • First foreign-military spouses graduate from Fort Bliss SLDC course

    Nov 14, 2008

    The U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy recently held a graduation ceremony for the Senior Spouse Leadership Development Course that included for the first time, spouses of international students attending the Sergeants Majors Course Class 59.

  • Two planes, eight guns, and lots of Aca,!A"Zeros.Aca,!A?

    Nov 13, 2008

    When the Japanese launched a sneak attack on Pearl Harbor Dec. 7, 1941, Army aviators were among the first to respond and engage the enemy in combat marking our nation's entry into WWII.

  • Mixon shares historical rug with 25th ID museum

    Nov 7, 2008

    Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon, commander, U.S. Army, Pacific, presents a rug, a large piece of history, to the Tropic Lightning Museum on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. The rug was given to Mixon during his Operation Iraqi Freedom deployment as the commander of the 25th Infantry Division.

  • Young Presidents tour Army facilities

    Nov 7, 2008

    Members of Hawaii's Young Presidents' Organization, highly influential business leaders in the international and local community, are given a tour of U.S. Army facilities in Hawaii, courtesy of USARPAC and the 25th ID CAB, in order for them to gain a better understanding of Army operations.

  • Installation honors retirees' selfless service

    Nov 7, 2008

    Installation honors retireesAca,!a,,c selfless service

  • Fort Rucker salutes military Families

    Nov 7, 2008

    Fort Rucker kicks of Military Family Month

  • Caring and sharing, Credit union members, staff help keep post Food Locker shelves full

    Nov 7, 2008

    Caring and sharing, Credit union members, staff help keep post Food Locker shelves full

  • Primary School students cast their votes in civics process

    Nov 7, 2008

    Fort Rucker Primary School students cast votes

  • Dance your way to health with Zumba

    Nov 6, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" More than 20 women shook their hips and showed off their dance moves at the weekly Zumba exercise class at the Health & Fitness Center here, Nov. 5. An intricate array of music rang out as instructor Madalene Aponte led the group through a variety of global dances.

  • Assistant Secretary shares sustainability vision

    Nov 6, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" The Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army Office for Environment, Safety and Occupational Health visited Hawaii, Oct. 26-31. Tad Davis, a man passionate about the Army, its people and the environment, spent the week meeting with military and community leaders to share and continue the efforts underway in Hawaii to keep people safe.

  • Nov. 11 celebrates service, sacrifices of past 90 years

    Nov 6, 2008

    Ninety years ago on Nov. 11, 1918, at 11 a.m. on the 11th day of the 11th month Aca,!" the guns fell silent over the bloody battlefields of Europe after four years of slaughter, ending World War I.

  • Blue Star Card helps make deployment bearable

    Nov 6, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" ItAca,!a,,cs the last week of the month, and for many Army spouses, itAca,!a,,cs time to celebrate. Another month of deployment is completed, and Darlene Marshall, Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (FMWR), Blue Star Card Program coordinator, warmly greets spouses as they arrive at the Nehelani Club for the Aca,!A"Big R: Countdown to Redeployment Party.Aca,!A?

  • AFC a strong commitment to Soldiers and families

    Nov 6, 2008

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii Aca,!" One year ago, Gen. Richard Cody, then Army Vice Chief of Staff, signed the Army Family Covenant here in Hawaii, pledging a stronger commitment to Army families.

  • FMWR brings Army Family Covenant to families

    Nov 6, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" The Army Family Covenant has provided all Army installations the opportunity to increase the quality of life of Soldiers and families through increased funding and programming.

  • FMWR focused on improving quality of life

    Nov 6, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Even before the words Aca,!A"Army Family CovenantAca,!A? (AFC) were a part of everyday conversations in Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (FMWR) offices, the idea of bringing an increased quality of life to Soldiers and family members was a part of our everyday culture.

  • ACS continues efforts to aid family members with new hires

    Nov 6, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" With the signing of the Army Family Covenant (AFC) last November, Soldiers and family members have seen increased benefits and programs over the past year.

  • Make a movie - save a life

    Nov 6, 2008

    With the launch of a peer-to-peer video competition, the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center hopes to harness the power of peer influence to help prevent accidents and save lives.

  • Soldiers of Alpha Company, 205th give the "Mighty Mo" a good Army cleaning

    Nov 5, 2008

    Alpha Company, 205th Military Intelligence Battalion, 500th MI Brigade volunteered their time to clean-up the USS Missouri, Oct. 24.

  • Wounded warrior receives Purple Heart

    Nov 4, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" A member of the 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment received a Purple Heart at a ceremony here, Oct. 24. Sgt. Mark Yarbrough received the award for wounds he sustained when an improvised explosive device (IED) exploded near his vehicle while on patrol in Abu Ghraib, Iraq, June 17.

  • Dept. of Army Photo Lab ensures Soldiers look good

    Nov 4, 2008

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii Aca,!" A veteran of the photography business, Marc Parrone has been making people smile for more than 25 years. At the Department of the Army (DA) Photo Lab here, however, Parrone is the only one smiling Aca,!" behind the camera.

  • Making a difference

    Nov 4, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Pfc. John Butkus, infantryman with A Company, 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment Rear Detachment, cleans mold from the 1944 M-4A3E8 U.S. Medium Tank outside the Tropic Lightning Museum as part of National Make A Difference Day, Oct. 25. More than 10 volunteers of the 2-35th Inf. Regt. cleaned harmful organic material and mold from the artifacts outside and also painted the interior of the museum.

  • Country star entertains at Tropics

    Nov 4, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Many entertainers use to playing at large music festivals of thousands and opening for country legends such as Tracy Lawrence, George Jones and Tim McGraw, might balk at performing for an intimate crowd of Soldiers.

  • Neighbors from beyond: Military personnel share ghostly encounters from Hawaii's installations

    Nov 3, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Do you ever get that feeling that someone is following you' Or you see something from the corner of your eye, turn, and it is gone' Many equate this to an overactive imagination, but can imagination make those tiny hairs on the back of your neck stand up'

  • Watchdogs prepare to deploy: Headquarters makes history with first OIF deployment

    Nov 3, 2008

    The 8th Military Police Brigade, "Watchdogs", cased their colors during a ceremony on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Oct. 31. This is the first deployment for the brigade in support of the Global War on Terrorism.

  • Army Parachute Team graduates first wounded warrior and largest female class

    Oct 31, 2008

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. - The U.S. Army Parachute Team graduated 12 Soldiers including five females and the team's first wounded warrior.

  • American Freedom Festival

    Oct 31, 2008

    On October 25, 2008 the American Freedom Foundation presented the 5th Annual American Freedom Festival at the Patriot Center at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. American Freedom Foundation co-founder, Sergeant Major of the Army (retired) Jack L. Tilley hosted the event, which pays tribute to the men and women of AmericaAca,!a,,cs Armed Forces. More than 8,000 enthusiastic music fans packed the Patriot Center to hear country music stars Alan Jackson, Trace Adkins and James Otto. The entire event was broadcast to over 350 military bases in over 170 countries around the world on The Pentagon Channel. Lieutenant General Robert Wilson, Brigadier General Gary Cheek and Rear Admiral Matt Nathan were asked to come on stage to accept a contribution from the American Freedom Foundation to Giftstoarmy.army.mil in the amount of $100,000! It has been the mission of the foundation to help our wounded warriors and their families in as direct a way as possible. Giftstoarmy.army.mil will direct this contribution to Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Naval Medical Center San Diego, Brooke Army Medical Center and Bethesda Naval Hospital to help provide care to our wounded heroes. A hush came over the audience as Lieutenant General Wilson gave his moving remarks about our military and their families and what they meant to all of us.

  • Medic 'a true hero' on battlefield

    Oct 30, 2008

    A former 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division commander returned to Fort Lewis Oct. 23 to pin the nationAca,!a,,cs second-highest award for valor on the chest of one of the brigadeAca,!a,,cs medics. Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Peter Chiarelli presented the Distinguished Service Cross to Staff Sgt. Christopher B. Waiters, only the 17th awarded since the Vietnam War.

  • Commanding General

    Oct 29, 2008

  • USARPAC Home

    Oct 28, 2008

  • Engineers uncase colors in Hawaii

    Oct 24, 2008

    The 130th Engineer Brigade offically uncased their colors during a ceremony at Schofield Barracks Oct. 23. The ceremony formally completed the brigade's move from Germany to Hawaii.

  • Soldiers conduct bilateral training with Japanese allies

    Oct 24, 2008

    In its continuing dedication to supporting Pacific CommandAca,!a,,cs areas of responsibilities, I Corps and Fort Lewis played host Oct. 8-19 to the Japan Ground Self-Defense ForceAca,!a,,cs 22nd Regiment for two weeks of bilateral training.

  • Flu Shots

    Oct 24, 2008

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii- Specialist Laurie Choate, Health Care Specialist, U.S. Army, Pacific Special Troops Battalion, immunizes Sgt. Michael Starnes, USARPAC STB, against influenza. Units from Fort Shafter, in cooperation with Tripler Army Medical Center staged a mass influenza vaccination clinic for the post.

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