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  • U.S. Army South Chaplain rallies Salvadoran religious leaders: Discusses disaster response initiativ

    Oct 6, 2008

    COMALAPA AIR BASE, El SalvadorAca,!" Laughter erupted throughout a hotel conference room near Comalapa Air Base, El Salvador as U.S. and Salvadoran Army officials, meeting with local religious leaders for a conference, enjoyed a light moment.

  • Fort Rucker's Army 10-Mile team takes top spot second year in a row

    Oct 6, 2008

    Fort Rucker's 10-Miler team takes first place honors again this year in the Open Mixed Team category.

  • PERSEVERE - Army Ten-Miler

    Oct 6, 2008

    WASHINGTON D.C. - There were at least 26,000 motivations for running in the U.S. ArmyAca,!a,,cs 24th annual Aca,!A"Ten MilerAca,!A? here Saturday.

  • FM 3-07 - Stability Operations Manual (.pdf download)

    Oct 6, 2008

    FM 3-07 - Stability Operations Manual (.pdf download)

  • Army unveils new Stability Operations manual

    Oct 6, 2008

    The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command today unveiled a new stability operations field manual, FM 3-07 at the annual meeting of the Association of the U.S. Army in Washington.

  • USAPAC NCO Vies for "Best Warrior"

    Oct 3, 2008

    The U.S. Army Pacific's Staff Sgt. Jacob Ferrara takes a moment to ponder prior to the 9-line Medical Evaluation event Oct 2. He was one of 24 Soldiers who competed in the 2008 Department of the Army NCO and Soldier of the Year "Best Warrior" Competition held Sept. 28 - Oct. 3. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • USAPAC NCO Competes at "Best Warrior"

    Oct 3, 2008

    The U.S. Army Pacific's Staff Sgt. Zachary Ferrara responds to a grader after peforming emergency medical procedures on a casualty Oct. 2. He was one of 24 Soldiers competing in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 28-Oct.6 at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • Every Soldier a Sensor

    Oct 2, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Jacob Ferrara, U.S. Army Pacific, walks carefully through the lane to seek out improvised explosive devices during the Warrior Tasks and Battle Drill portion of the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition Sept. 28 - Oct. 3, at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser

  • Ready for Urban Orienteering

    Oct 2, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Jacob Ferrara, U.S. Army Pacific, leaves the start point during the night urban warfare orienteering course Oct. 1, at the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • Map Check

    Oct 1, 2008

    The U.S. Army Pacific's Sgt. Luke A. Solorzano reads a map during the Urban Warfare Orienteering Course event Oct. 1. He is one of the 24 Soldiers who are competing in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 28-Oct. 3 at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • Almost Finished

    Oct 1, 2008

    Sgt. Luke Solorzano, U.S. Army Pacific

  • Running with a Purpose

    Oct 1, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Jacob Ferrara, keeps focus during the two-mile run portion of the Army Physical Fitness Test. The APFT was the first event Oct. 1 of the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • Getting Ready for "Best Warrior"

    Sep 30, 2008

    Sgt. Luke Solorzano, U.S. Army Pacific, tightens the straps on his ruck sack as he conducts pre-combat checks and inspections during the 2008 Department of the Army "Best Warrior" Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser, Public Affairs Office

  • Getting Ready for "Best Warrior"

    Sep 30, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Julian Wiggins, U.S. Army Materiel Command competitor, checks the sling on his M16, while Sgt. 1st Class Darnyell Parker, Fort Lee Warrior Training Center instructor observes. The pre-combat checks and inspections were scheduled Sept. 30 during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va.

  • "Backbone" of Joint Logistical Operation - Army NCOs

    Sep 29, 2008

    Soldiers, NCOs and Officers from the 8th Theater Sustainment Command (TSC) headquarters led Joint Logistics Over The Shore (JLOTS) 2008, Exercise Pacific Strike, June 1 to Aug. 1. Soldiers from the 45th Sustainment Brigade, 8th TSC, and the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division loaded their equipment for transport on the USNS Pililaau. The Pililaau brought the equipment to Camp Pendleton where it would be downloaded in-stream to the beaches of Camp Pendleton, where later all of it would be driven to Fort Irwin, Calif., for a mission rehearsal exercise prior to their deployments to Afghanistan and Iraq.

  • Exiting the Board

    Sep 29, 2008

    Sgt. Luke Solorzano, U.S. Army Pacific Command, looks for his sponsor as he exits the board appearance Sept. 29, during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year competition at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Massage aids in stress release and overall health

    Sep 29, 2008

    WAHIAWA, Hawaii Aca,!" Rest & Recuperation (R&R) leave for military members means just that, and Soldiers find many different ways to relax with family and friends between trips overseas.

  • Making a Good Board Appearance

    Sep 29, 2008

    Spc. Jeremy Whipple, U.S. Army National Guard competitor, smiles as his sponsor makes an adjustment to his uniform prior to the board apperance Sept. 29 during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year competition at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Soldier's ohana in Hawaii makes return memorable

    Sep 29, 2008

    HONOLULU Aca,!" When Sgt. Nathan Rolens packed for his return to Honolulu last week, one item Aca,!" a pea-sized pebble Aca,!" took priority. In fact, the pebble was so special, Rolens decided to carry it on the flight with him.

  • Beaming with Confidence

    Sep 29, 2008

    A confident Spc. Alexander Elkassamani, US Army Forces Command exits the Soldier of the Year Board Event Sept. 28 at Fort Lee, VA.

  • Heating things up at the FRG chili cook-off

    Sep 29, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Family readiness groups (FRGs) from across the 25th Infantry Division put their cooking skills to the test, Sept. 19, at the Tropics, here, as part of Family and Morale, Welfare and RecreationAca,!a,,cs (FMWR) Chili Cook-Off.

  • Preparing for the Board

    Sep 29, 2008

    Spc. Alexander Elkassamani, U.S. Army Forces Command, straightens the pockets on his Class A jacket before entering the Soldier of the Year Board Event on Sept. 29, at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Dressed for Success

    Sep 29, 2008

    Spc. Eric Kocourek, Eighth Army's Soldier of the Year, double checks his Class A uniform before his board appearance Sept. 29 at the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Police teams compete for top honors

    Sep 29, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Aca,!A"You go left; you go right,Aca,!A? yelled the team leader dressed in full battle gear to his two snipers as they jumped out of the command vehicle.

  • Answering to the Sgt. Maj. of the Army

    Sep 29, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Christopher Barber, Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, appears before board members during the board appearance event of the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 29 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Knock With a Purpose

    Sep 29, 2008

    Eighth Army's Sgt. Victor Berlus knocks on the door just prior to his board appearance during the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 29 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Last-Minute Adjustments

    Sep 29, 2008

    The Army National Guard's Staff Sgt. Michael Noyce Merino receives some last-minute uniform adjustments from his sponsor, Sgt. 1st Class Larry Ganieany, prior to the board appearance event during the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 29 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Testing Army Knowledge

    Sep 29, 2008

    Sgt. Lisa Morales, U.S. Army Forces Command NCO of the year, answers questions during her board appearance at the 2008 Department of the Army Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Competition held Sept. 29 Aca,!" Oct. 3 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Ready for the Board

    Sep 29, 2008

    Sgt. Lisa Morales of the U.S. Army Forces Command awaits her turn prior to the board appearance event during the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 29 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Sound Advice

    Sep 29, 2008

    The U.S. Army Medical Command's Staff Sgt. Julian Wiggins gets instructions from Sgt. Maj. Alice Dallman while his sponsor, Staff Sgt. Anthony McDougal looks on. Wiggins was competing in the board appearance event during the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 29 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Attention to Detail

    Sep 29, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Julian Wiggins of the U.S. Army Medical Command gets a few last minute uniform adjustments from his sponsor, Staff Sgt. Anthony McDougal prior to the board appearance event during the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 29 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Awaiting the Board

    Sep 29, 2008

    U.S. Army Europe's Staff Sgt. Jonathan "Jack" Higgs awaits the word to knock and enter just prior to his board appearance during the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 29 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Final Preparation

    Sep 29, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Eric Przybylski of the National Capital Region, gets in some last minute study time from his sponsor, Sgt. 1st Class Gary Bouchard, prior to the board appearance event during the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 29 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Lawmakers bid farewell on Fort Myer's Whipple Field

    Sep 29, 2008

    Sen. Warner, Congressman Hunter retire on Fort Myer's Whipple Field

  • Retirement Ceremony

    Sep 29, 2008

    Retirement ceremony took place 24 Sept. 08 for Sen. Warner, Congressman Hunter

  • Wright Flyer 'returns' to Fort Myer after 100 years

    Sep 29, 2008

    It took a century to achieve, but for the hundreds gathered in Fort Myer's Conmy Hall this month, it was well worth it.

  • Welcome Warriors

    Sep 29, 2008

    Maj. Gen. James E. Chambers, Combined Arms Support Command and Fort Lee commanding general, welcomes each competitor to the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition during a Welcome Social Sept. 28 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Welcome Warriors

    Sep 29, 2008

    Maj. Gen. James E. Chambers, Combined Arms Support Command and Fort Lee commanding general, welcomes each competitor to the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition during a Welcome Social Sept. 28 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Welcome Warriors

    Sep 29, 2008

    The 24 Soldiers and noncommissioned officers from 12 major commands gathered Sept. 28 for a Welcome Social to kick off the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year "Best Warrior" Competition at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Veterans feel nation's appreciation on honor flight

    Sep 25, 2008

    World War II veteran Paul Taylor enjoyed seeing the memorial built in his honor during the Sept. 13 Tennessee Valley Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. Yet, for Taylor, the highlight of the trip was not so much the memorialAca,!a,,cs brick and mortar, but the people who made the day memorable.

  • 'They brought me back to life'

    Sep 25, 2008

    Spc. Wesley Hixon never set out to get a Purple Heart or to be a hero when he left for Iraq. But on Sept. 18, hundreds of his family members, friends, fellow Soldiers and medical staff packed into the Letterman Auditorium at Fort LewisAca,!a,,c Madigan Army Medical Center to hear the story of how he ended up fighting for his life while fighting for his country.

  • RDECOM Demonstrates Samples of its Newest Technologies at the 2008 Infantry Warfighter Conference

    Sep 25, 2008

    The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command participated in the 2008 Infantry Warfighter Conference Sept. 16 to 17 in Columbus, Ga. Six of nine RDECOM laboratories and technology centers showcased technologies, demonstrating the innovations the Army is working towards for the Warfighter.

  • RDECOM Showcases Technologies at 2008 Infantry Warfighter Conference

    Sep 24, 2008

    The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command participated in the 2008 Infantry Warfighter Conference Sept. 16 to 17 in Columbus, Ga. Six of nine RDECOM laboratories and technology centers showcased technologies, demonstrating the innovations the Army is working towards for the Warfighter.

  • Going over the wall

    Sep 23, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Members of the Army's Special Response Team (SRT) navigate an eight-foot wall during the Army sponsored SWAT team competition, Sept. 16. Teams from Schofield Barracks, Tripler Army Medical Center, Maui and Marine Corps Base Kaneohe competed here for top bragging rights in Hawaii Sept. 16-18.

  • Conference inspires 8th TSC leaders

    Sep 23, 2008

    KANEOHE BAY, Hawaii Aca,!" Commanders and senior leaders from around the Pacific region flocked to the 2nd Annual 8th Theater Sustainment Command (TSC) Commanders Conference at the Officers Club on Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Kaneohe Bay, Sept. 11-13.

  • Volunteers across the country to 'dig in' for National Public Lands Day

    Sep 23, 2008

    KAHANAHAIKI, Hawaii Aca,!" Volunteers and Army staff will roll up their sleeves, Sept. 27, as they join the nation in honoring National Public Lands Day.

  • 45th Sustainment Brigade trains up for deployment

    Sep 23, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" American Soldiers surrounded the building and rushed in to secure it as men with faces partially obscured by turbans taunted the Soldiers.

  • Hawaii witnesses demonstration of 'instant' causeway

    Sep 23, 2008

    WAIPAHU PENINSULA, Hawaii Aca,!" Military and community members gathered here to witness the first official demonstration of the Lightweight Modular Causeway System (LMCS), Sept. 15.

  • Military kids rock on

    Sep 23, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" The rhythmic motion of 11 heads nodding to the beat of a semitogether version of the Boys Like GirlsAca,!a,,c tune Aca,!A"ThunderAca,!A? introduced passersby to the newest craze to hit the installation here.

  • 'Best Warrior' to challenge Soldiers

    Sep 23, 2008

    A select group of Soldiers will take center stage during the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year, Best Warrior Competition at Fort Lee, Va., Sept. 28 Aca,!" Oct. 3.

  • Icon of Photography: Yu spends 50 years documenting Soldiers

    Sep 22, 2008

    The 71-year-old photographer, Yu, Hu Son, has followed 2nd Infantry Division Soldiers throughout the Korean peninsula for more than 50 years.

  • FA Soldiers take 'challenge' at Hovey

    Sep 22, 2008

    Officers and senior non-commissioned officers from 1st Battalion, 15th Field Artillery Regiment, 2-9 Infantry and 302nd Brigade Support Battalion underwent common field artillery and Soldier training tasks Sept. 4 at Camp Hovey.

  • Paralegal Soldiers "judged" in USARPAC competition

    Sep 16, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii (September 12, 2008) Aca,!"After an uninterrupted Army Physical Fitness Test, a 100 meter swim, a pull-up contest, a correspondence memorandum review and a 3-to-5 mile urban orienteering contest, most would be ready for a break, but at the U.S. Army, Pacific first annual Paralegal Challenge, the 12 competitors were met with a final mental challenge - an Article 15 Review. And that was day one.

  • Paralegal Soldiers "judged" in USARPAC competition

    Sep 16, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii (September 12, 2008) Aca,!"After an uninterrupted Army Physical Fitness Test, a 100 meter swim, a pull-up contest, a correspondence memorandum review and a 3-to-5 mile urban orienteering contest, most would be ready for a break, but at the U.S. Army, Pacific first annual Paralegal Challenge, the 12 competitors were met with a final mental challenge - an Article 15 Review. And that was day one.

  • Paralegal Soldiers Aca,!A"judgedAca,!A? in USARPAC competition

    Sep 16, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii (September 12, 2008) Aca,!"After an uninterrupted Army Physical Fitness Test, a 100 meter swim, a pull-up contest, a correspondence memorandum review and a 3-to-5 mile urban orienteering contest, most would be ready for a break, but at the U.S. Army, Pacific first annual Paralegal Challenge, the 12 competitors were met with a final mental challenge - an Article 15 Review. And that was day one.

  • Paralegal Soldiers Aca,!A"judgedAca,!A? in USARPAC competition

    Sep 16, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii (September 12, 2008) Aca,!"After an uninterrupted Army Physical Fitness Test, a 100 meter swim, a pull-up contest, a correspondence memorandum review and a 3-to-5 mile urban orienteering contest, most would be ready for a break, but at the U.S. Army, Pacific first annual Paralegal Challenge, the 12 competitors were met with a final mental challenge - an Article 15 Review. And that was day one.

  • 129th Medical Detachment (Veterinary Medicine)

    Sep 16, 2008

    The 129th Medical Detachment (Veterinary Medicine,) U.S. Army Yongsan Garrison, South Korea, is a self-contained and deployable veterinary animal treatment facility. It is one of only three mobile veterinary clinics in the U.S. Army regularly conducting field exercises.

  • 8th TSC recognizes Volunteer of the Year

    Sep 15, 2008

    ALIAMANU MILITARY RESERVATION, Hawaii Aca,!" The military community is full of volunteers Aca,!" military, civilian and family members, who go above and beyond their duties everyday as an effort to enrich the quality of life for everyone.

  • Mosaic tile: Blue Star Card holders become artists at the Arts & Crafts Center

    Sep 15, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Army family member Catherine Florang sat at a long table with other military spouses, carefully placing small pieces of broken tile on a wood board at the Schofield Barracks Arts & Crafts Center, Aug. 23. She reminisced about the day spent with her husband, Pvt. Robert Florang, 2nd Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, prior to his deployment to Iraq.

  • Face of energy savings appointed

    Sep 15, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Utilities conservation (water, electricity and propane) has a new leader in U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii (USAG-HI): Robin Hibler.

  • 'Cell Phones for Soldiers' keeps lines of communication open

    Sep 15, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Communication is important, and communication between families and their deployed Soldier is essential, said Sgt. Maj. Lisa Torello, 322nd Civil Affairs Brigade.

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

    Sep 12, 2008

    080911-F-1725G-005.jpg - A young child waves to her father during the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Divisions' deployment ceremony Sept. 10, 2008 at Fort Wainwright. The deployment ceremony included a pass-in-review portion where the families could view the whole brigade. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Willard E. Grande II)

  • 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)

  • 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

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    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

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    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.

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    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.

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