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  • Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin addresses deploying 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team

    Sep 12, 2008

    080911-F-1725G-003.jpg - Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin addresses the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division during their deployment ceremony Sept. 10, 2008. Gov. Palins' son is one of the Soldiers deploying. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Willard E. Grande)

  • CSA inspires Hawaii recruiters

    Sep 12, 2008

    PEARL CITY, Hawaii Aca,!" Hawaii recruiters met the ArmyAca,!a,,cs senior officer recently when Gen. George Casey, Army Chief of Staff, stopped in for a visit to the Pearlridge Recruiting Station, Sept. 4.

  • Army publishes Record of Decision for Army growth and force structure realignment

    Sep 12, 2008

    The Army announced today the availability of the record of decision (ROD) for growing and realigning the Army's force structure to support operations in the Pacific Theater. The ROD explains that the Army will proceed with its preferred alternatives to station approximately 1,980 new Soldiers in Hawaii and approximately 2,200 new Soldiers in Alaska, including a new maneuver enhancement brigade (MEB) headquarters at Fort Richardson.

  • Defense Language Institute 67th Anniversary Ball

    Sep 11, 2008

    Announcement for DLIFLC Anniversary celebration in Monterey Calif.

  • U.S. Represents at Singapore Army Half Marathon

    Sep 9, 2008

    Soldiers, participated in the Republic of SingaporeAca,!a,,cs 17th Annual Singapore Army Half Marathon, August 24 in Singapore City.

  • AHFH takes home two top awards for 'going green'

    Sep 8, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Army Hawaii Family Housing (AHFH) was recently selected as the recipient for two Multifamily Executive Awards.

  • Commentary: All in Army must work to prevent suicides

    Sep 8, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" The loss of any Soldier's life is a great tragedy, regardless of cause or reason. In the case of suicide, a preventable tragedy, the aftermath for Soldiers and family members can be devastating.

  • JVEF honors Wheeler's contribution

    Sep 8, 2008

    WAIKIKI, Hawaii Aca,!" More than 300 educators, volunteers and family members gathered to celebrate military participation in schools at the Hale Koa, Aug. 29, for the annual Joint Venture Education Forum (JVEF) meeting.

  • 70th Engineer Company deploys

    Sep 8, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Aca,!A"You have trained long and hard for the challenges that lie ahead, and you should feel confident that you are ready,Aca,!A? said a proud Lt. Col. Scott Petersen, 65th Engineer Battalion commander, to more than 30 members of the 70th Eng. Company during the unitAca,!a,,cs deployment ceremony here, Aug. 28.

  • Garrison shifts energy conservation efforts to fifth gear

    Sep 8, 2008

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii Aca,!" Aca,!A"It is the little things that really matter. Simple conservation measures Aca,!" for example, turning off lights when you leave the room, washing clothes in cold water, turning off the window air conditioner when you leave your house, and just leaving the windows open Aca,!" can make a huge difference,Aca,!A? said Col. Matthew Margotta, commander, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii (USAG-HI).

  • Soldier earns Silver Star for actions in Iraq

    Sep 8, 2008

    Master Sergeant Eric J. Geressy, a student of the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy, Fort Bliss, Texas, Sergeants Major Course Class 59, was awarded the Silver Star Medal for his action on Sept. 4, 2007 while serving as the First Sergeant of Eagle Company, 2nd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, assigned to Multi-National Division-Baghdad, Iraq.

  • U.S., Korea strengthen air defense readiness

    Sep 5, 2008

    SEOUL, South Korea- Soldiers of the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, based out of Fort Shafter, trained with U.S. and Republic of Korea Combined Forces air defense during the Ulchi Freedom Guardian Exercise here Aug. 18-22.

  • CSA inspires Hawaii recruiters

    Sep 5, 2008

    PEARL CITY, Hawaii Aca,!" Hawaii recruiters met the ArmyAca,!a,,cs senior officer recently when Gen. George Casey, Army Chief of Staff, stopped in for a visit to the Pearlridge Recruiting Station, Sept. 4.

  • GOLDEN KNIGHTS SWEEP CANOPY PILOTING COMPETITION, DONATES PRIZE MONEY TO WOUNDED WARRIOR FOUNDATION.

    Sep 4, 2008

  • GOLDEN KNIGHTS' 2008 ASSESSMENT AND SELECTION UNDERWAY.

    Sep 4, 2008

  • COE Humanitarian Workshop

    Sep 4, 2008

    CAMP ZAMA, JAPAN Aca,!" More than 30 U.S. Servicemembers from around the Pacific Rim attended a five-day training workshop that focused on military assistance to civilian-led humanitarian assistance and disaster responses here on Aug. 25 Aca,!" 29. The Hawaii-based Center for Excellence in Disaster Management & Humanitarian Assistance administered the Combined Humanitarian Assistance Response Training, which focused on a wide variety of topics such as refugee assistance, food and water distribution, and public health considerations.

  • 129th Medical Detachment, South Korea

    Sep 4, 2008

    Maj. Michelle Franklin, commander of the 129th Veterinary Medicine Medical Detachment, and 1st Lt. Park, Sung-gu, a veterinarian with the 1st Republic of Korea Military Working Dog Center, operate on Kase, a 5-year-old German shepherd while Pvt. 1st Class Jo, Sung-ha, 1st ROK MWDC records the operation for training purposes at the ROK MWDC. The 129th Veterinary Medicine Medical Detachment, a self-contained and deployable veterinary animal treatment facility, deployed to the ROK MWDC, Chuncheon, South Korea, Aug. 23 - 31 to conduct combined veterinarian-care operations.

  • Couples strengthen communication skills at retreat

    Sep 2, 2008

    LAIE, Hawaii Aca,!" They came from across the 9th Mission Support Command (MSC) prepared to strengthen their marriages and repair strained relationships brought on by the stress and uncertainty of separation and deployment to a war zone.

  • Deployed civilians aid Soldiers in global war on terror

    Sep 2, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Lost in the mass of Army Combat Uniform-clothed Soldiers downrange, one can also find Department of Defense (DoD) civilians deployed right alongside those Soldiers.

  • Speaker shares survival story

    Sep 2, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" With Nov. 3 just around the corner, when Americans Aca,!" men and women Aca,!" will turn out in multitudes to elect the 44th President of the United States, it seems fitting that this yearAca,!a,,cs WomenAca,!a,,cs Equality Day theme was Aca,!A"Celebrating WomenAca,!a,,cs Right to Vote.Aca,!A?

  • Wheeler school earns JVEF award

    Sep 2, 2008

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii Aca,!" The 2008 Joint Venture in Education Forum (JVEF) Norbert Commendation Award was bestowed on Wheeler Middle School, the first middle school to earn this honor.

  • National award recognizes Army-Hawaii's own

    Sep 2, 2008

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii Aca,!" Since graduating college and taking her first civil service job in 1967, Vanita Rae Smith has had one goal.

  • Rainbow jumpers: Youth hone basketball skills at UH-sponsored clinic

    Sep 2, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Hundreds of sneakers squeaked across the polished hardwood floor at Martinez Gym as children learned fundamentals from members of the University of Hawaii MenAca,!a,,cs Basketball Team, Aug. 18-21.

  • Shocking experience

    Sep 2, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Sgt. Aaron Knight, Personal Security Detachment, Headquarters Company, 25th Inf. Div., Aca,!A"experiencesAca,!A? the latest in nonlethal incapacitating technology as part of division training on the Taser X26E, a device that will be available to select Soldiers downrange.

  • Local flavors spice up the commissary

    Sep 2, 2008

    WAIKIKI, Hawaii Aca,!" The smell of fresh 100-percent Kona coffee permeated the Mauna Kea Ballroom at the Hawaii Prince Hotel here, Aug. 21, for the 11th Annual American Logistics Association Hawaii Food Show.

  • "Together Each Achieves More"

    Sep 2, 2008

    Leadership from the 25th Infantry Division, along with brigades joining the division on the upcoming deployment, participated in physical, mental and ethical challenges at a two-day team building and development exercise at Young MenAca,!a,,cs Christian Association(YMCA) Camp H.R. Erdman at Mokuleia Aug. 30- 31st.

  • Child Development Center makes reading fun for keiki

    Aug 29, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Before TV, computers and video games, families around the world read as a primary leisure activity. People would spend hours reading books and travel to far away lands solely in their minds.

  • PAMSXXII

    Aug 29, 2008

    Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon, commanding general, United States Army, Pacific, passes the Pacific Armies Management Seminar colors to Japanese Maj. Gen. Misakazu Kakegawa as co-host for next yearAca,!a,,cs PAMS during the closing ceremony in Jakarta Aug. 29.

  • PAMSXXXII

    Aug 29, 2008

    Japanese Maj. Gen. Misakazu Kakegawa accepts the Pacific Armies Management Seminar colors as co-host for next yearAca,!a,,cs seminar during the closing ceremony in Jakarta Aug. 29.

  • PAMSXXXII

    Aug 29, 2008

    Members of the Indonesian 7th Cavalry Battalion demonstrate martial art skills by jumping through a ring of fire for participants in this yearAca,!a,,cs Pacific Armies Management Seminar in Jakarta Aug. 28. PAMS is the U.S. ArmyAca,!a,,cs largest Asia-Pacific theater security cooperation program event.

  • PAMS XXXII - Pacific Armies managment Seminar

    Aug 29, 2008

    Delegates listen to a briefing by Malaysian Maj. Gen. Martial DatoAca,!a,,c Zulkipk bin HJ. Kassim on Aca,!A"Transitioning from conflict to post-conflict coalition operationsAca,!A? during Pacific Armies Management Seminar XXXII in Jakarta Aug. 27. Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Jason Shepherd, United States Army Pacific

  • PAMSXXXII_final_closing

    Aug 29, 2008

    JAKARTA- Senior leaders and security officers from 30 countries converged here Aug. 25-29 with the goal of sharing experiences, fostering partnerships and furthering multi-lateral cooperation in the Pacific region during this yearAca,!a,,cs Pacific Army Management Seminar. PAMS is the U.S. ArmyAca,!a,,cs largest Asia-Pacific theater security cooperation program event. It is a multinational military seminar that provides a forum for senior-level officers from the Asia PacificAca,!a,,cs regional ground forces in U.S. Army, PacificAca,!a,,cs area of responsibility to exchange views and ideas.

  • PAMSXXXII_final_closing

    Aug 29, 2008

    JAKARTA- Senior leaders and security officers from 30 countries converged here Aug. 25-29 with the goal of sharing experiences, fostering partnerships and furthering multi-lateral cooperation in the Pacific region during this yearAca,!a,,cs Pacific Army Management Seminar. PAMS is the U.S. ArmyAca,!a,,cs largest Asia-Pacific theater security cooperation program event. It is a multinational military seminar that provides a forum for senior-level officers from the Asia PacificAca,!a,,cs regional ground forces in U.S. Army, PacificAca,!a,,cs area of responsibility to exchange views and ideas.

  • PAMS XXXII - Pacific Armies managment Seminar

    Aug 28, 2008

    Delegates listen to a briefing by Malaysian Maj. Gen. Martial Dato' Zulkipk bin HJ. Kassim on "Transitioning from conflict to post-conflict coalition operations" during Pacific Armies Management Seminar XXXII in Jakarta Aug. 27. Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Jason Shepherd, United States Army Pacific

  • PAMS XXXII - Pacific Armies managment Seminar

    Aug 28, 2008

    Malaysian Maj. Gen. Martial Dato' Zulkipk bin HJ. Kassim, gives a briefing on "Transitioning from conflict to post-conflict coalition operations" during Pacific Armies Management Seminar XXXII in Jakarta Aug. 27.

  • PAMS XXXII - Pacific Armies managment Seminar

    Aug 28, 2008

    Malaysian Maj. Gen. Martial Dato' Zulkipk bin HJ. Kassim, gives a briefing on "Transitioning from conflict to post-conflict coalition operations" during Pacific Armies Management Seminar XXXII in Jakarta Aug. 27.

  • PAMS XXXII - Pacific Armies managment Seminar

    Aug 28, 2008

  • PAMS XXXII - Pacific Armies managment Seminar

    Aug 28, 2008

  • PAMS XXXII - Pacific Armies managment Seminar

    Aug 28, 2008

  • PAMS XXXII - Pacific Armies managment Seminar

    Aug 28, 2008

  • PAMS XXXII - Pacific Armies managment Seminar

    Aug 28, 2008

    PAMS XXXII - Pacific Armies managment Seminar

  • PAMS XXXII - Pacific Armies managment Seminar photos

    Aug 27, 2008

    JAKARTA- Senior Army and security officials from 30 nations gathered for the Pacific Armies Management Seminar (PAMS) XXXII. PAMS is the U.S. Army's largest Asia-Pacific theater security cooperation program event. It is a multinational military seminar that provides a forum for senior-level officers from the Asia Pacific's regional ground forces in U.S. Army, Pacific's area of responsibility to exchange views and ideas. This year's main theme is "Critical Land/Security Forces' Challenges."

  • Army Trial Defense Service protects Soldiers

    Aug 27, 2008

    Army Trial Defense Service protects Soldiers - Double Jeopardy isn't just the second round of a television game show. It also deals with how people are protected from repeated prosecution and punishment for the same crime.

  • 6 foot 3 versus 3 foot 6

    Aug 26, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Kareem Nitoto, a point guard with the University of Hawaii Men's Basketball Team, coaches Preston Jenkins in the "triple threat" position at the Martinez Gym, Aug. 18. The team spent four days teaching military children basketball fundamentals and learning about the Army.

  • 25th Trans. Co. comes home

    Aug 25, 2008

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii Aca,!" Shouts of excitement, cries of joy, and thunderous applause filled the air as friends and family welcomed home the more than 150 members of the 25th Transportation Company, Aug. 14.

  • 9th Mission Support Command dedicates pavilion to fallen hero

    Aug 25, 2008

    FORT SHAFTER FLATS, Hawaii Aca,!" The 9th Mission Support Command (MSC) dedicated a pavilion here, Aug. 18, in honor of a Soldier who was killed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) while deployed to Iraq in 2005.

  • Sen. Inouye receives Medal of Honor flag

    Aug 25, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" A rainy morning was quickly ushered out by a welcoming rainbow as Soldiers, guests, and family members of the Tropic Lighting community gathered to recognize the achievements of a Hawaiian hero and political icon.

  • 2008 Infantry Warfighting Conference Sept. 15-17

    Aug 25, 2008

    Fort Benning Aca,!" The Commanding General of the United States Army Infantry Center will host the 2008 Infantry Warfighting Conference Sept. 15-17 at the Columbus Iron Works and Trade Center, Columbus, Ga. The theme for this yearsAca,!a,,c conference is: "The Infantry: Heart of the Army in the Contemporary Operational Environment." The conference assembles Army leaders with recent experience in combat, training for combat, and with Army transformation and modularity. The aim of the conference is to identify the methods that are working well in preparation and in execution of the Global War On Terrorism and to see how future systems will benefit Soldiers.

  • Hawaii Senator Inouye Awarded National Honor

    Aug 23, 2008

    The 25th Infantry Division honored Medal of Honor recipient, Hawaii Senator Daniel K. Inouye during a Medal of Honor flag presentation ceremony on Sills Field Wednesday. Inouye was presented a congressionally approved Medal of Honor flag by Capt. Terry H. Zoch, commander, Echo Company, 2nd Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, 25th ID. Zoch and her Soldiers represented men from InouyeAca,!a,,cs Aca,!A"Go For BrokeAca,!A? 442nd Regimental Combat Team.

  • 8th Theater Sustainment Command Deploys Forward Command Post

    Aug 22, 2008

    The 8th Theater Sustainment Command deployed its Forward Command Post to Camp Zama, Japan, to work through standard operating procedures and to test existing systems.

  • Comment: Soldiers benefit from education in today's Army

    Aug 22, 2008

    Soldiers today need to be more adaptable than ever before in the Army's history Aca,!" and the enlisted education system is helping them succeed in the face of that challenge.

  • USARPAC Warrior Challenge '08

    Aug 20, 2008

    U.S. Army Pacific's Soldier/NCO of the Year competition.

  • Spouses enjoy Ladies' Night at the Tropics

    Aug 15, 2008

    Ladies received an evening of pampering, fashion, food and drink at LadiesAca,!a,,c Night at the Tropics, Aug. 8

  • Soldiers support the community as Big Brothers

    Aug 15, 2008

    Family and friends crowded around a picnic table as Raymond Saragosa blew out the nine glowing candles atop his Indiana Jones birthday cake here, Aug. 10.

  • Martin Yan cooks up fun at NEX

    Aug 14, 2008

    More than 100 aspiring chefs crowded around a long table filled with delicacies at the Navy Exchange Hawaii (NEX) here, Sunday, to learn from a master.

  • Arlington County and Fort Myer sign Community Covenant

    Aug 13, 2008

    Arlington County and Fort Myer signed a Community Covenant Aug. 7

  • Pacific partnership produces Indonesian Army's first WLC

    Aug 5, 2008

    Three U.S. Army, Pacific NCOs traveled to Indonesia to train junior NCOs by conducting the first U.S. Army Warrior Leader Course with the Indonesian Army.

  • Operation Homefront makes school fun

    Aug 5, 2008

    The Oahu Veterans Center was a meeting ground for excited children and parents as they gathered to pick up much-needed school supplies here, July 27. More than 100 brightly colored backpacks filled with notebooks, pens, crayons and folders lined the sidewalk as children picked out their favorite color and excitedly rummaged through supplies. Shy smiles from childrenAca,!a,,cs faces showed appreciation for the volunteersAca,!a,,c efforts.

  • Goats, fire endanger Waikoloa dry forests

    Aug 5, 2008

    Satisfaction is the end word for this all-volunteer force trying to protect Big Island land against forest fires and feral goats living in the area.

  • Consumers in Hawaiian military communities can drink their water confidently

    Aug 5, 2008

    Every year since 1999, public water suppliers have been required by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to provide Consumer Confidence Reports to their water users. These reports are essentially annual water quality reports that provide information on the origin of the drinking water, any sources of potential contamination, and the contaminant data for the previous year.

  • 'Conservation Camp' interns clean up Makua Valley

    Aug 5, 2008

    In the last morning hours, Friday, in the fern-filled gully of Kahahaiki, the northern most gulch of valley here, strange sounds could be heard echoing off the valley walls.

  • Community collects, sends aloha to deployed Soldiers

    Aug 5, 2008

    More than 15 Soldiers lined up as 300 cases of Girl Scout cookies passed effortlessly between their hands and were stacked outside of the 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team (SCBT) building here, July 17. The cases, along with 1,000 donated aloha shirts, are currently on their way to Soldiers in Iraq.

  • Chiarelli takes oath as vice chief

    Aug 5, 2008

    In a Pentagon ceremony Monday afternoon, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates promoted Lt. Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli to four-star general and Army Secretary Pete Geren administered ChiarelliAca,!a,,cs oath of office as the ArmyAca,!a,,cs 32nd vice chief of staff.

  • AMC pilot program identifies, tracks contractors

    Aug 1, 2008

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. -- U.S. Army Materiel CommandAca,!a,,cs Synchronized Pre-deployment Operational Tracker Aca,!" or SPOT Aca,!" may soon make access for contractors to American installations easier.

  • U.S. ARMY PARACHUTE TEAM TAKES SILVER FOR OVERALL BEST COUNTRY

    Jul 31, 2008

    The U.S. Army Parachute Team's Female Style and Accuracy competitors took Silver in overall country for the 30th FAI World Style and Accuracy Parachuting Championships in Slovakia.

  • U.S. ARMY PARACHUTE TEAM TAKES BRONZE IN ACCURACY

    Jul 31, 2008

    The U.S. Army Parachute Team continues to battle for placement in the Women's division at the 30th FAI World Style and Accuracy Parachuting Championships in Slovakia.

  • U.S. Army Parachute Team's Tennyson Takes Silver in World Games

    Jul 30, 2008

    Sgt. 1st Class Elisa Tennyson, a member of the U.S. Army Parachute Team, battled to hold on to second place during the 30th FAI World Style and Accuracy Parachuting Championships in Slovakia.

  • AFN Korea: The frontline network

    Jul 29, 2008

    The official birth of the American Forces Network Aca,!" Korea occurred in 1945, but the event that cemented the unitAca,!a,,cs place in history took place on Oct. 4, 1950, at the height of the Korean War that had begun some four months earlier.

  • The Korean housing boom!

    Jul 29, 2008

    The Quonset hut, once the symbol of a hardship tour and living quarters for Soldiers of all ranks during the Korean War and Vietnam era, is slowly dying in Korea as Army officials revolutionize life on the peninsula, building some of the most modern, well-maintained facilities in the Army.

  • Bringing more families to Korea

    Jul 29, 2008

    While the number of command-sponsored positions in Korea doubled over the past few years to the current 3,000, the goal is to give every Soldier the option of bringing family members to Korea, according to the 8th Army command sergeant major.

  • Soldiers in Korea get full-spectrum training

    Jul 29, 2008

    Soldiers assigned to Korea donAca,!a,,ct just have the opportunity to live in one of the fastest growing, technologically advanced countries in the world. They also get a military assignment where Army training is second to none, and that will fully prepare them for any follow-on assignment they take.

  • Transformation in Korea

    Jul 29, 2008

    For more than half a century now, since the cessation of fighting between North and South Korea, American Soldiers have taken the lead role in the stand-off between South Korea and its communist neighbors to the north.

  • Living the Korean culture

    Jul 29, 2008

    Korea is a land of contrasts. Ancient temples and palaces nestle into hillsides as high-rise apartment buildings spring up everywhere. It is one of the most wired, tech-savvy nations in the world, but is also filled with tradition-al markets and rice paddies.

  • JLOTS 2008

    Jul 25, 2008

  • Avian Influenza epidemic played out during Exercise 'Lightning Rescue 08'

    Jul 25, 2008

    Lightning Rescue 08 Exercise

  • Joint Logistics Over The Shore 2008

    Jul 25, 2008

    A series of photographs from Joint Logistics Over The Shore 2008.

  • Stabbing the Beach at JLOTS

    Jul 24, 2008

  • Hawaii native son immortalized for giving ultimate sacrifice

    Jul 24, 2008

    Pfc. Herbert K. Pililaau, C Company, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, a native son of Hawaii, is a true American hero who made the ultimate sacrifice on Sept. 17, 1951, at KoreaAca,!a,,cs Aca,!A"Heartbreak Ridge.Aca,!A?

  • Batman Technologies Mirror Those of the Warfighter

    Jul 24, 2008

    Aca,!A"The Dark KnightAca,!A? has emerged once again in theatres with his futuristic technologies to help capture the infamous Joker. BatmanAca,!a,,cs needs for increased capabilities are parallel with that of todayAca,!a,,cs Soldiers and it appears so are some of his gadgets.

  • Army Publishes Final Supplemental Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Army Growth and Fo

    Jul 23, 2008

    The Department of the Army announced today the availability of the final supplemental programmatic environmental impact statement (SPEIS) that evaluates the potential environmental and socioeconomic effects associated with alternatives for growing and realigning the ArmyAca,!a,,cs force structure to support military operations in the Pacific Theater.

  • FRSAs vital link between commanders, families

    Jul 22, 2008

    Unit family readiness groups (FRGs) exist to help address needs that arise out of questions like: What can my spouse do to better tolerate our separation' Where can we get help for a child whoAca,!a,,cs having difficulties at school' Are resources available to help us manage deployment pay'

  • Kids learn teamwork, drug education at DEFY camp

    Jul 22, 2008

    Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Adrien Allen from the USS Chafey sat in a small raft offshore here, July 11, shouting words of distress to a small group of children on the beach. The children located a rope, tied a knot and cast the rope out to sea.

  • Army Hawaii receives military's first gold-certified homes

    Jul 22, 2008

    Olympic hopefuls are not the only ones going for the gold this summer. Army Hawaii Family Housing (AHFH) will deliver the militaryAca,!a,,cs first homes to receive the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for Homes Gold Certification.

  • Mechanic Platform Answers Technology Needs of Soldiers

    Jul 22, 2008

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. Aca,!" The days of repairing vehicles while standing on a lug nut or tire of 5-ton vehicles are coming to an end, as the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command seeks solutions to the needs of warfighter.

  • 3/405th AFSB supports USAID mission to the Philippines

    Jul 22, 2008

    SECKENHEIM, Germany-The 3rd Battalion of the 405th Army Field Support Brigade recently supported a U.S. Agency for International Development mission to the Philippines after the country was hit by a typhoon last month.

  • Ordway blazes new trail of discovery for USASMA

    Jul 18, 2008

    The U.S. Army Sergeants Major Acadmey is moving the Sergeants Major Course of instruction into the future with the help of thin client technology and a focus geared more towards educating senior NCOs about the opereational and strategic implications for the Army.

  • New Army parents to get more time at home

    Jul 17, 2008

    Military mothers of newborns, and certain Army parents adopting a child, will be able to stay home longer before deploying or serving overseas starting Aug. 1.

  • Foreclosure: Garrison brings together experts on surviving the housing crisis

    Jul 17, 2008

    In southern Florida, U.S. Army Garrison Aca,!" Miami is continuing to partner with other public and private agencies to educate members of the South Florida military community who are concerned, in default, or facing foreclosure; to give them tools to empower and protect them so they can avoid foreclosure and minimize financial damage.

  • Training tool deploying for first time in August

    Jul 16, 2008

    A team here is preparing to deploy a tool in early August that promises to make training easier, more efficient, and more meaningful for units preparing to deploy to Iraq.

  • JLOTS 2008 exercise Pacific Strike

    Jul 15, 2008

    080712-a-1211m-003.jpg Aca,!" The U.S. Naval Ship Pililaau passes the historic Diamond Head Crater in Honolulu as it heads to port in the home of its namesake, Medal of Honor awardee Herbert K. Pililaau. The USNS Pililaau, a large, medium-speed Roll-on/Roll-off Ship, is here in support of JLOTS 2008 exercise Pacific Strike, a joint exercise of the U.S. militaryAca,!a,,cs ability to transfer war fighting and humanitarian equipment to shore from ships at sea. The Pililaau will transport 3rd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division equipment and 45th Sustainment Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command equipment from Hawaii to Camp Pendleton, Calif., for reception, staging and onward movement to the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, Calif. US Army photo by Sgt. Matthew C. Moeller

  • Golden earns star

    Jul 15, 2008

    Col. Walter M. Golden Jr. was promoted to brigadier general in an Honor Eagle ceremony at Fort Rucker on July 2.

  • PTA's Fire & Emergency 'rescues' top award

    Jul 14, 2008

    No one knows about fires and emergencies better than the firefighters and emergency medical technicians here. The U.S. Army recently selected Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA) Fire and Emergency Services as the Army Fire Department of the Year 2007 (small department category).

  • Wounded warrior gets ESPY nod

    Jul 14, 2008

    Capt. Scott Smiley brings new meaning to the section of the Warrior Ethos that reads Aca,!A"I will never quit.Aca,!A?

  • Country superstar Billy Ray Cyrus visits wounded warriors

    Jul 9, 2008

    More than 100 wounded warriors and their family members gathered in anticipation for a meet and greet with Grammy Award-nominated American country star Billy Ray Cyrus at the Warrior Assistance Center here, on the Fourth of July. As the performer entered the building, one could not decide who was more excited Aca,!" the star or the fans Aca,!" each thanking the other for their presence. Aca,!A"Our wounded warriors are very deserving of an opportunity like this,Aca,!A? said Kristina Kalili, outreach program coordinator at the Warrior Assistance Center. Aca,!A"The Soldiers are excited and feel honored to have a superstar donate (his) time for a visit.Aca,!A?

  • Billy Ray Cyrus performance

    Jul 6, 2008

    Maj. Gen. Raymond V. Mason, 8th Theater Sustainment Command commanding general, presented a commemorative plaque to Billy Ray Cyrus for his participation in the Army Community Covenant signing and performance at the 37th Annual 4th of July Spectacular on Sills Field, Schofield Barracks. (Photo by Sgt. David House)

  • Saluting a war hero

    Jul 6, 2008

    Maj. Gen. Raymond V. Mason, 8th Theater Sustainment Command commanding general, salutes Sgt. Maj. Allen J. Kellogg (retired). Sergeant Major Kellogg is a veteran of the Vietnam War and one of HawaiiAca,!a,,cs three surviving Medal of Honor recipients and was on hand to sign the Army Community Covenant at Schofield Barracks, HI July 4.

  • Military ohana open hearts, homes to raise service dogs

    Jul 3, 2008

    It has happened to all of us. YouAca,!a,,cre running late for work, scampering around the house grabbing everything you need for the day, and you canAca,!a,,ct find your keys.

  • Garrison shines at awards luncheon

    Jul 3, 2008

    Just before lunch, June 23, Catherine Ballie joked with her staff at U.S. Army Garrison-Oahu North about being Aca,!A"short.Aca,!A? Although she does stand around five feet, she was using short in reference to the fact that sheAca,!a,,cll retire June 30. And though sheAca,!a,,cs been mentally pre-paring for this week for the past 32 years, there was one event she hadnAca,!a,,ct planned for.

  • Lean Six Sigma project shortens DD214 processing time at DHR

    Jul 3, 2008

    Because the garrison knows a SoldierAca,!a,,cs time is valuable, the staff at the Directorate of Human Resources (DHR) took on a Lean Six project to reduce the wait time for DD 214 Aca,!" a report of military separation Aca,!" processing and achieved better than anticipated results.

  • Garrison sponsors Team Hawaii in Ten-Miler

    Jul 3, 2008

    For the upcoming Army Ten-Miler, Oct. 5 in Washington, D.C., Team Army Hawaii has been chosen based on results from the 10-Mile Race Around Wheeler, held here, June 14.

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