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  • Soldiers collect more than 4,800 food items for Fairbanks

    Mar 27, 2014

    Soldiers of 5th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment reached out to the Fairbanks community with the annual 5-1 Cavalry Blackhawks Food Drive, collecting more than 4,800 food items and donating them to the Fairbanks community March 3.

  • McKiernan meets Korean War legend in Seoul

    Mar 26, 2014

    The Eighth Army deputy commander for operations met a Korean War legend and honorary Eighth Army commanding general in Seoul, South Korea, March 25, 2014.

  • Area II HAZMART offers free services: How can the HAZMART help you? (Part 1 of a 2 part series)

    Mar 25, 2014

    The Yongsan Hazardous Material Control Center offers many programs to help the community deal with hazardous waste and materials. To utilize it efficiently, it is essential for the community to understand the process.

  • AREA II Volunteer of the Quarter recognized at ACS

    Mar 25, 2014

    Cpt. Krista Z. McBayne, Volunteer of the Quarter, was recognized for her service to the community during a ceremony held for her and other volunteer nominees at the Army Community Services building, Mar 11.

  • U.S. Army leaders discuss transformation in Korea

    Mar 25, 2014

    U.S. Army leaders are gathering to discuss transformation in South Korea, March 25-27, 2014.

  • 19th ESC celebrates 21st annual Korean American Friendship Circle

    Mar 25, 2014

    CAMP WALKER, South Korea--As part of the 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command's 21st annual Korean American Friendship Circle, Soldiers, Families, student's, and sponsors came together March 15, at USAG Daegu's Evergreen Community Center, here, to celebrate St. Patrick's Day.

  • Tripler leaders sign sexual assault awareness month proclamation

    Mar 25, 2014

    Leaders from Tripler Army Medical Center show their support for Sexual Harassment, Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) with a proclamation.

  • Industry Day held for Army relocation project

    Mar 24, 2014

    U.S. Army Program Executive Office, Enterprise Information Systems and Rock Island Contracting Command hosted representatives from companies bidding to build the communications infrastructure for the Army Corps of Engineers Far East District's largest construction project since the Panama Canal. The companies that attended Industry Day, an informational brief and tour included: AT&T, Avaya, BAE Systems, Blackbox, EPS, General Dynamics, LGS, Northrop Grumman, SAIC and Siemens; all hoping to get a better idea of the scope of the project they hoped to acquire for their company.

  • Signal Companies teach new Soldiers tech facility inspection

    Mar 24, 2014

    Working together, 30 Soldiers from 362nd and 552nd Signal Companies, 41st Signal Battalion, 1st Signal Brigade, conducted tech facility inspection training as part of the Battalion's week-long, post-Key Resolve White Week Training program on Mar. 13, in Uijeongbu, South Korea. During the tech facility inspection training, Soldiers learned to prepare for formal inspections they would receive during a Staff Assistance Visit; teaching and training personnel on goals and standards of the Army inspection policy for tech control units.

  • 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade performs deck landing on USS Lake Erie

    Mar 22, 2014

    A U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter assigned to the 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, flies to perform a difficult deck landing on the Pearl Harbor-based Aegis cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) as part of the a final 2014 Foal Eagle exercise in the Yellow Sea, South Korea, March 16, 2014.

  • Shincheon River Clean-up

    Mar 21, 2014

    DONGDUCHEON, South Korea -- Soldiers from the 210th Field Artillery Brigade and 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division joined citizens of Dongducheon, South Korea in the annual Shincheon River Clean-up March 21, 2014. U.S. Soldiers and members of the community worked side-by-side to make a positive impact on the environment while continuing to build strong relationships with each other. Brig. Gen. Paul J. Laughlin, 2nd Inf. Div. deputy commanding general for maneuver, and Mayor Oh Sea-chang, Dongducheon city mayor, were the guest speakers for the event. (U.S. Army photos by 210th Field Artillery Brigade Public Affairs Team/Released).

  • Signal Battalion undertakes vehicle roll-over training

    Mar 20, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, REPUBLIC OF KOREA -- 30 Soldiers from 41st Signal Battalion's Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment convoyed to the High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle Egress Assistance Trainer facility to incorporate vehicle roll-over training as part of their week-long, post-Key Resolve White Week training program, in Dongducheon, South Korea.

  • South Korean ministry honors late 8th Army commander, son

    Mar 19, 2014

    The South Korean Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs selected a former Eighth Army commander and his U.S. Air Force pilot son as the Korean War heroes of the month, for March 2014.

  • Signal Soldiers improve warrior skills with IED training

    Mar 18, 2014

    Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 41st Signal Battalion, 1st Signal Brigade, conducted mounted and dismounted training to practice reacting to improvised explosive devices at the Rodriguez Live Fire Complex near the Korean Demilitarized Zone March 12.

  • 196th Infantry Brigade Conducts JPMRC Small Unit Assessment

    Mar 18, 2014

    The 196th Infantry Brigade (Training Support) took another important step towards validating the Joint Pacific Multinational Readiness Capability (JPMRC) concept March 7 to 9 by conducting the first live test of the JPMRC Instrumentation System (JPMRC-IS) at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

  • Army mariners conduct live-fire gunnery exercise at sea

    Mar 17, 2014

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii - In the early morning, March 14, well before sunrise, silhouettes of Soldiers can be seen gathering and moving with a sense of purpose in preparation of a much anticipated live-fire gunnery exercise.

  • EFMP, Navigators help solve IEP puzzle

    Mar 17, 2014

    Is your child enrolled in school and in need of special assistance? Does your child struggle with learning?

  • 10th Regional Support Group soldiers cross over to help Japanese children

    Mar 16, 2014

    Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 10th Regional Support Group, volunteered their time to help Japanese children get to school safely from March 3-7 as crossing guard in front of U.S. Army Garrison-Okinawa's Torii Station from March 3-7.

  • Dedication, commitment and perseverance guide a US soldier for 26 years

    Mar 16, 2014

    Twenty six years ago, a young man joined the U.S. Army as an enlisted member and went to training at Fort McClellan, Ala., home of the military police corps. During that same time, he started dating Julie who he married in 1990. On Feb 28, now Maj. Michael Streeter, 10th Regional Support Group, retired from the U.S. Army along with three other soldiers at Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan.

  • Brigade honors colleague at memorial service in Daegu

    Mar 14, 2014

    A sorrowful ambience greeted those attending the brigade's memorial service for another of its dedicated civilian teammates on Mar. 13, at Soldiers Memorial Chapel on Camp Walker. Brig. Gen. Stephen E. Farmen, commanding general, 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, Col. Paul H. Fredenburgh III, commander, 1st Signal Brigade, Command Sgt. Maj. Darris Curry, command sergeant major, 1st Signal Brigade, and numerous other officers, noncommissioned officers, Soldiers, and civilians were in attendance to honor the contributions of John E. McLeroy and pay their respects to his widow, Micha Kwon.

  • Arctic Winter Games in Fairbanks, on post, perhaps 'once in a lifetime'

    Mar 14, 2014

    After two solid years of planning and coordinating, more than 2,000 athletes between 11 and 18 years of age, plus coaches, cultural delegates and family members from nine circumpolar regions have descended on Interior Alaska in the spirit of cooperation and competition for the 2014 Arctic Winter Games, March 15 through 22.

  • 403rd AFSB tests capabilities in Key Resolve/Foal Eagle exercises

    Mar 14, 2014

    The 403rd Army Field Support Brigade participated extensively during the Key Resolve/Foal Eagle 14 exercises from Feb. 23 to March 6 at Camp Henry, Republic of Korea.

  • Signal Soldiers take back satellite communications on mountaintop for combat exercise

    Mar 13, 2014

    Soldiers from the Maintenance Support Team, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 41st Signal Battalion, 1st Signal Brigade, conducted a simulated-combat training mission during the 2014 Key Resolve exercise at the Madison Site near Seoul, South Korea on March 4.

  • Former 82nd Airborne general lands in Korea

    Mar 12, 2014

    Eighth Army welcomed its new deputy commanding general for operations during Exercise Key Resolve 2014.

  • Senior leaders visit 19th ESC during Key Resolve

    Mar 12, 2014

    DAEGU, South Korea--The 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, "Team 19", successfully ended the Key Resolve/Foal Eagle exercise that combined soldiers from the Republic of Korea and joint service counterparts here, Feb. 24 -- Mar. 6.

  • U.S. Army Alaska Winter Games March 10-13, 2014

    Mar 12, 2014

    The U.S. Army Alaska Winter Games at Fort Wainwright, Alaska the games test the Soldiers and the units ability to execute required cold weather skills and tasks and build esprit de corps with tough, demanding and realistic training. There are 29 teams, each team is comprised of ten Soldiers. The teams are competing in seven different events March 10-13, 2014.

  • U.S. Army Alaska Winter Games

    Mar 12, 2014

    The U.S. Army Alaska Winter Games at Fort Wainwright, Alaska. The games will test the Soldiers and the units' ability to execute required cold weather skills and tasks and build esprit de corps with tough, demanding and realistic training. The teams are competing in seven different events March 10-13, 2014.

  • ASC-Army Reserve Element participates in annual Korean exercises with AFSBn-NEA

    Mar 12, 2014

    Six Soldiers from ASC's Army Reserve Element participated in the Key Resolve/Foal Eagle exercises with the 403rd AFSBn-NEA in the Republic of Korea. This was a first.

  • Strykers Conduct Digital Fires Support Coordination Exercise

    Mar 12, 2014

    A lot of training is involved in forming Army leaders. Many newly commissioned Army officers have a lot to learn and are often not presented with an opportunity to simultaneously integrate the multiple fires support platforms along with the additional enabling components in a maneuver company, an issue Maj. Matthew Hammons, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division brigade fires support officer, hopes to address head-on with a Digital Fires Support Coordination Exercise.

  • '1-Geronimo' snipers shoot from Black Hawk platform

    Mar 12, 2014

    U.S. Army paratroopers with Hatchet Company, 1st Battalion, 501st Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division carried out a weeklong, arctic field training exercise designed to hone skills in mountaineering, arctic survival, sling load and air assault operations, and sniper precision fire from high angle and aerial platforms March 3-6, 2014, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.

  • Japanese special-needs students receive tour of Camp Zama

    Mar 12, 2014

    Four Japanese 10th-grade students from the Zama Special Needs School visited Camp Zama Feb. 7 for a tour of the installation and got to meet several personnel who work there and learn more about their diverse missions.

  • Resiliency stressed at Nat'l Prayer Breakfast

    Mar 11, 2014

    "Being here today is a very special opportunity to recognize the influence, the direction and what authenticates freedom, and that's faith," said Dave Roever to the large gathering of Soldiers and family members who packed into the Main Post Chapel, here, in the early hours of Tuesday for U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's 2014 National Prayer Breakfast.

  • OANRP manager named 'Oahu MVP'

    Mar 11, 2014

    HONOLULU -- A staff member with U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's Oahu Army Natural Resources Program (OANRP) took home top honors from the Hawaii Invasive Species Council (HISC), Monday, during the kickoff of the second annual Hawaii Invasive Species Awareness Week at the state Capitol, here.

  • Camp Zama, Arnn students celebrate 'Read Across America' week

    Mar 10, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (March 10, 2014) -- "Peanuts and pineapples, noses and grapes. Everything comes in different shapes," said Capt Thomas Stowe as he read aloud "The Shapes of Me and Other Stuff" to a class of first-graders during "Read Across America" week, held March 3 through 7 at Arnn Elementary School here.

  • All hazards training tests cooperation, teamwork

    Mar 10, 2014

    Hostage negotiations, chemical attacks, and home explosions are the types of unpredictable events that demand instant, collaborated response from all agencies. That coordinated effort is what Soldiers, federal agents and firefighters teamed up to prepare for during an all hazards exercise, Feb. 26-27, here.

  • 84th Engineers host field trip for local school

    Mar 10, 2014

    Wandering eyes, pointing fingers, and the question, "What is that?" filled the air when second-grade students from Mililani Uka Elementary School stepped off a bus here, Feb. 25, to learn about Army engineers.

  • 95th Engineer Company conducts Blow in Place demolition training

    Mar 10, 2014

    Handling demolitions is a dangerous task best left to qualified professionals, but even those professionals need practice. That practice came for the Sappers of the 95th Engineer Company (Clearance), 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, when they conducted a Blow in Place demolition range, March 5, here.

  • 'Watchdogs' conduct all hazards training exercise; certify 71st Chem

    Mar 10, 2014

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The 8th Military Police Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, held a training exercise, Feb. 26 - 27, in which the vast and diverse array of elements within the brigade were put on display, such as Military Police; Chemical Soldiers; Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldiers; the Special Reaction Team; and Military Working Dogs to highlight a few, and if that weren't enough, the 8th MPs integrated the first responder community, here, into the exercise showcasing the skill, interoperability, and close working relationships of all first responders island wide.

  • Eight Army vets competing on U.S. Paralympic Team

    Mar 10, 2014

    An active-duty Soldier and seven Army veterans are competing this week in the Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

  • BILATERAL COOPERATIVE WORK GROUP CLASS 71 GRADUATES

    Mar 9, 2014

    Twelve Japan Ground Self-Defense Force members from units from the five major JGSDF armies and Central Readiness Force were presented certificates here March 5 as Class 71 graduates of the Cooperative Work Program.

  • Eighth Army trains with South Korean allies during Key Resolve

    Mar 7, 2014

    The U.S. Army's top operational command on the Korean Peninsula began training with its South Korean allies and joint service counterparts during exercises Key Resolve and Foal Eagle, which collectively run from Feb. 24 to April 18, 2014.

  • ROTC Cadets honor Bataan

    Mar 7, 2014

    U.S. Army ROTC Cadets have spent months preparing for the 25th anniversary of the Bataan Memorial Death March.They could certainly run the marathon but many walk the 26.2 miles, which doesn�'t seem like much until they put on a 35-pound pack. If you want to know what a death march is really like, the 70,000 service men and women captured by Japanese forces during World War II can tell you. They were part of the Bataan Death March--a forced march through 70 miles of Philippine jungle, with very little to eat or drink.

  • Children from Camp Zama visit Japanese kindergarteners for 'Friendship Day'

    Mar 6, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (March 6, 2014) -- Children from the Camp Zama and Sagamihara Family Housing Area Child Development Centers visited Hosen Kindergarten, a nearby Japanese school, March 3 to celebrate "Friendship Day" and learn about the traditional Japanese "hina" doll.

  • Japanese Ground Self Defense Force Visits Alaska

    Mar 6, 2014

    Soldiers from the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force conduct arctic training with U.S. Army Soldiers from the Northern Warfare Training Center in Alaska.

  • 16 JAPANESE & AMERICAN SERVICE MEMBERS INDUCTED INTO NCO CORPS

    Mar 6, 2014

    Sixteen service members of the U.S. Army and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force were inducted into the noncommissioned officer corps during a formal bilateral ceremony held at Camp Zama, Japan, Feb. 27, 2014.

  • Daegu Soldiers open up during suicide prevention training

    Mar 6, 2014

    Suicide remains a very real issue in Army communities everywhere, and for that reason, the U.S. Army continues to do what it can to raise awareness among Soldiers, Family members, and Department of Defense Civilians regarding its risks. USAG Daegu and the 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command (ESC) leadership found wisdom in making suicide awareness training available to Soldiers, KATUSAs and Civilians throughout Area IV both during and after the recent holiday season.

  • Army culinary arts team in Korea prepares for worldwide competition

    Mar 5, 2014

    A culinary arts team representing U.S. Army forces on the Korean peninsula, held a special luncheon to showcase their skills and thank their supporters at the K-16 airbase dining facility, Feb. 28. The team, consisting of twelve active service members from each main command in the peninsula, will be competing at Fort Lee against other teams from different regions.

  • 'Warfighters' visit the Battle of Nu'uanu

    Mar 5, 2014

    HONOLULU, Hawaii - "Presently we came to a place where no grass grew - a wide expanse of deep sand. They said it was an old battleground. All around everywhere, not three feet apart, the bleached bones of men gleamed white in the moonlight," Mark Twain, excerpt from 'Roughing It' 1872.

  • Anseong City mayor visits 2ID

    Mar 4, 2014

    Mayor of Anseong City, Hwang Eun Sung, along with the Anseong City Defense Council visited Camp Humphreys, Feb. 21, to meet with 2nd Infantry Brig. Gen. Erik C. Peterson, the division's deputy commanding general support.

  • Dragon Battalion builds its own IA Team

    Mar 4, 2014

    Information Assurance, or the systems the Army uses to protect unclassified, sensitive, or classified information stored, processed, accessed, or transmitted by information systems, at the battalion level is typically run by civilians who have the specialized training, certificates and skill-set to complete the mission.

  • Tripler awarded accreditation from The Joint Commission

    Mar 4, 2014

    Tripler Army Medical Center has earned accreditation from The Joint Commission, the nation's oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in healthcare, by demonstrating compliance with national standards for health care quality and safety.

  • Strategic signal company supports Eighth Army tactical communications

    Mar 4, 2014

    The 169th Signal Company, 36th Signal Battalion, 1st Signal Brigade, at Camp Walker has been tasked to provide network support for Eighth Army and other personnel during the 2014 Key Resolve training exercise at Area 4 in South Korea.

  • 45th SB Soldiers, families share day of resiliency

    Mar 4, 2014

    More than 200 Soldiers from the 45th Sustainment Brigade shared a day of resiliency and unity Feb. 28, at Honeymoon Beach here.

  • 'Got Your Back' training emphasizes every Soldiers' role

    Mar 4, 2014

    Trust ... It's supposed to come with the uniform. Trust in fellow Soldiers' actions, but also in their reactions during tough situations. Trust that they've got your back on the battlefield and in life. Trust that to them, the word bystander demands a call to action when something just doesn't seem right.

  • 412th TEC shares engineering capability at USARPAC commanders conference

    Mar 3, 2014

    Army Reserve Maj. Gen. William M. Buckler, Jr., commander of 412th Theater Engineer Command, Maj. Gen. James Boozer, commander of U.S. Army-Japan & I Corps (Forward), and Maj. Gen. Sanford Holman, commander of 200th Military Police Command, discuss initiatives and their unique responsibilities in supporting Korea and the Pacific Theater during the USARPAC Commanders Conference at Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

  • Defense Department recognizes Eighth Army NCO

    Mar 3, 2014

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - The U.S. Department of Defense recognized a senior Eighth Army noncommissioned officer in South Korea.

  • Annual Pacific-wide AER fundraiser begins

    Mar 3, 2014

    The 2014 Army Emergency Relief (AER) fundraiser returned for another year of "helping the Army take care of its own" with a kickoff ceremony at the Nehelani, here, Monday.

  • 19th ESC gas chamber runs hot

    Mar 3, 2014

    Soldiers, noncommissioned officers and officers of the 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command went through the gas chamber to conduct chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear training at Camp Carroll, Nov. 13.

  • 22nd Korean Service Corps conducts annual mobilization exercise

    Mar 3, 2014

    The Korean Service Corps, known as the "A-Frame Army" for its outstanding work and sacrifice during the Korean War, recently proved the current version is ready to fight alongside the U.S. and Republic of Korea armies when needed. The KSC was founded on July 26, 1950 under a Presidential Emergency Decree by Syngman Ree, then leader of the Republic of Korea, in response to an urgent request for manpower by Gen. Walton Walker, then the Eighth U.S. Army commanding general. The Civilian Transportation Corps, as the KSC was originally known, consisted of civilians who were drafted under an Emergency Mobilization Order.

  • Warrior by Day Prayer Warrior by Night

    Feb 28, 2014

    "It all begins with faith in God and a desire to serve. I am blessed on so many different levels. I love my family and the ministry I've been given with all my heart," said Lt. Col. Ronald Bonomo, a native of Pittsburgh, Pa. and currently assigned as the Public Affairs Officer (PAO) for the 401st Army Field Support Brigade (AFSB) in Bagram, Afghanistan.

  • Fairbanks couple supports military through kindness, selfless service

    Feb 28, 2014

    The Interior Alaska communities celebrate those who serve and support Soldiers and family members during their tours of duty here by making them feel at home. One local couple has taken that hospitality to whole new level for more than 30 years.

  • 304th ESB supports medical exercise during Key Resolve 14 Exercise

    Feb 28, 2014

    The Soldiers from 2nd Platoon, Charlie Company, 304th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, 1st Signal Brigade, made the trek from USAG Humphreys to North Star Range, near Camp Stanley in Uijeongbu, to provide communications support to 168th Multifunctional Medical Battalion, 65th Medical Brigade, on Feb. 24, 2014.

  • 304th ESB provides support for Eighth Army during Key Resolve 2014

    Feb 27, 2014

    Soldiers from the 304th Expeditionary Signal Battalion of the 1st Signal Brigade traveled from Camp Humphreys to Camp Walker last week to provide signal support for Eighth Army during the 2014 Key Resolve training exercise.

  • Odierno visits 4-6 ARS

    Feb 27, 2014

    After patiently waiting, the squadron was called to attention. The Soldiers then roared their unit motto, "Fighting Six" as the 38th Chief of Staff of the United States Army, Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, entered the hangar during part of his visit to the Korean Peninsula, Feb. 24, 2014, at Camp Humphreys, South Korea.

  • CSA talks Army with panel in Korea

    Feb 27, 2014

    During his visit to Korea, U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno took time out to do a video panel discussion with an Army captain and sergeant from Eighth Army and a Department of the Army civilian from 1st Signal Brigade.

  • Japanese military expand humanitarian aid training mission at Cobra Gold 2014

    Feb 27, 2014

    PHITSANULOK, Thailand- The Japan Ground Self-Defense Force joined Exercise Cobra Gold 2014's command post exercise with a 21 person team dedicated to Humanitarian Aid and disaster relief, from Feb. 10 through 20. The focus of the CPX was how to assist during natural disasters in an international environment. Although HA/DR table top exercises are regularly conducted within the country of Japan, Exercise Cobra Gold is a multinational multilateral exercise. CG 14 offered an opportunity to participate with multiple nations, much like in real world HA/DR.

  • Senior enlisted leader receives Tripler tour

    Feb 27, 2014

    Tripler Army Medical Center leadership put their capabilities on display during a tour of the facilities by Army Medicine's senior enlisted leader.

  • Brigade Commander Conducts Key Resolve Battlefield Circulation

    Feb 27, 2014

    Representatives of 1st Signal Brigade including Brigade Commander, Col. Paul H. Fredenburgh III, Command Sgt. Maj. Darris Curry and Chief Warrant Officer 4 Roy Rucker, Command Chief Warrant Officer, conducted a battlefield circulation during the 2014 Key Resolve exercise on Feb 24. in Seoul, South Korea.

  • ESC, TSC partner to support Key Resolve

    Feb 26, 2014

    The 8th Theater Sustainment Command is hosting the 593rd Sustainment Command's (Expeditionary) Early Entry Command Post, Feb. 19 - March 6, which deployed from the unit's home station of Joint Base Lewis-McChord to Fort Shafter to participate in one of the Pacific theater's major combined annual exercises.

  • Army Surgeon General visits Tripler Pain Management Center

    Feb 25, 2014

  • Odierno thanks U.S. troops, praises South Korean allies

    Feb 25, 2014

    The U.S. Army's top general made his second visit to South Korea, Feb. 23-25, 2014.

  • Army Medicine senior enlisted leader holds town hall

    Feb 25, 2014

    The senior most enlisted leader in Army Medicine held a town hall with senior enlisted leaders at Tripler Army Medical Center.

  • Yellow Ribbon Program provides support to Soldiers, Families

    Feb 25, 2014

    Soldiers and family members from the 311th Signal Command (Theater) attended an Army Reserve Yellow Ribbon Program event Feb. 21-23 in Dallas, Tx.

  • Army Surgeon General speaks at Tripler Prayer Breakfast

    Feb 25, 2014

    Army Surgeon General, Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho was the guest speaker at a Tripler Army Medical Center National Prayer Breakfast on February 25, 2014. Horoho spoke about her faith and the positive and profound impact it has had on her career in the military.

  • Army Chief of Staff wraps up Pacific trip in Republic of Korea

    Feb 25, 2014

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno recently returned from a visit to South Korea, Feb. 23-25, 2014.

  • Army Chief of Staff visits Camp Humphreys

    Feb 24, 2014

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno visited the Camp Humphreys Military Community in South Korea, Feb. 24, 2014, where he got a first-hand look at many of the transformation initiatives and construction projects currently underway there.

  • Soldier's Hobby leads to Combatives Success

    Feb 24, 2014

    Pfc. Clayton Quinalty, a wheeled vehicle mechanic, assigned to Headquarters Support Company, 602nd Aviation Support Battalion, 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, and a native of Fort Smith, Ark., is a martial arts enthusiast who competed in the 2nd CAB tournament Feb. 5-6, at the Community Fitness Center at Camp Humphreys.

  • E-cigarettes are prohibited in Army workspaces like other tobacco products

    Feb 24, 2014

    Don�'t forget where your smoking area is located just yet. A recent garrison policy memo places the same restrictions as cigarettes on electronic cigarettes.

  • VTF renovation completed

    Feb 24, 2014

    Tails were wagging and a loud round of "a-paws" rang out as the Schofield Barracks Veterinary Treatment Facility (VTF) reopened its doors at Building 936 on Duck Road, here, Tuesday.

  • Aviation Branch provides career guidance to Soldiers

    Feb 23, 2014

    HRC aviation branch representatives recently took time out of their schedules to visit the Soldiers of the 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade Jan. 27-30, at Camp Humphreys and K-16 Air Base.

  • DENTAC-Japan perform oral screenings at Arnn

    Feb 21, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Feb. 21, 2014) -- "I have no cavities," said Jeffery Malone, a John O. Arnn Elementary School fourth-grader, after a school-wide dental screening conducted Feb. 20, by the U.S. Army Dental Activity-Japan, headquartered here.

  • Unit Hits Environmental Home-run

    Feb 20, 2014

    Dennis Polaski, the United States Army Garrison Humphreys director of public works, along with Onsemus K. Smith, acting chief of USAG Humphreys Department of Public Works Environmental Division, presented the award to representatives of 602nd ASB, Jan. 21, 2014.

  • Port operations during PULSE-W

    Feb 19, 2014

    During the week of Jan. 20, soldiers from the 10th Regional Support Group supported port operation during the second phase of Pacific Utilities and Logistics Support Enablers - Watercraft, dubbed PULSE-W, at White Beach Naval Base, Okinawa, Japan.

  • 605th Soldiers deploy to Kuwait

    Feb 19, 2014

    More than 30 Soldiers from the 605th Transportation Detachment, 45th Sustainment Brigade, hugged their families and friends goodbye, Feb. 14, as they departed for Kuwait.

  • 'Warfighters' ensure first responders ready to go; maximize training

    Feb 19, 2014

    FORT SHAFTER FLATS, Hawaii - We live in an unpredictable world, in unpredictable times. Those among us that are tasked with the awesome responsibility of keeping our communities safe must always be ready to respond at a moment's notice. How awesome then is the task of ensuring that these elite responders are prepared, trained, and always ready to go in a time of crisis?

  • Spartan Brigade demonstrates quick response, airborne ability at Cobra Gold 2014

    Feb 19, 2014

    "Spartan" paratroopers with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, demonstrated their unique ability to rapidly deploy and conduct a forced entry airborne assault during Exercise Cobra Gold 2014 at the Khok Kathiam Royal Thai Air Force Base in Lopburi, Thailand, Feb. 15, 2014.

  • Gimlets certify for Live Fire

    Feb 18, 2014

    BAN DAN LAN HOI, Thailand -- The Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division have been conducting platoon live fire certifications as part of Exercise Cobra Gold during the month of Feb. here in Thailand. With an upcoming rotation to the National Training Center this summer, ensuring the Soldiers are prepared to work in large platoon live fire missions is essential as the entire 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team will be conducting operations.

  • 'Sisters in Arms' program goes international at Cobra Gold 2014

    Feb 18, 2014

    Women representing several countries participated in the first-of-its-kind International Sisters in Arms meeting, Feb. 17, 2014, at Camp Akatosarot, Phitsanulok, Kingdom of Thailand, during Cobra Gold 2014.

  • 1-21 Infantry 'Gimlets' go native in Thailand

    Feb 17, 2014

    Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment "Gimlets," 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, participated in multiple Thai led Jungle Survival Training classes in Ban Dan Lan Hoi, Thailand, throughout the month of February, as part of Exercise Cobra Gold 2014.

  • Deputy Commanding General, 25th Infantry Division, visits Cobra Gold

    Feb 15, 2014

    Brig. Gen. Todd McCaffery, Deputy Commanding General, 25th Infantry Division, visited with Soliders of 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Styker Brigade Combat Team, during Exercise Cobra Gold in Thailand.

  • Humphreys launches new Youth Center TV show

    Feb 13, 2014

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- "Oh, who are the people in your neighborhood? In your neighborhood? In your neighborhood? Say, who are the people in your neighborhood? The people that you meet each day."

  • Humphreys Hero

    Feb 13, 2014

    Andrea Vegvari is our February 2014 "Humphreys Hero" for the USAG-Humphreys Volunteer Program. Andrea has logged more than 600 hours of volunteer service during the past year as Editor-Administrator for the Camp Humphreys Wives/Spouses Group Facebook Page. Through her outstanding dedication and perseverance, this social-media site provides spouses within the community up-to-date information, and enables instant dialog among member spouses which significantly enhances everyone's quality of life. This initiative also contributes significantly to sponsorship efforts for incoming families by providing them a wealth of information, networking, and timely responses to questions they may have prior to departing their current location. She also assists with conducting "Lunch with the Ladies," a weekly Wednesday off-post social event that encourages spouses to explore the local communities while strengthening friendship bonds and self-sufficiency. Thank you so much for your tremendous efforts on behalf of our community. Contact Hal Mullen, USAG-H ACS Volunteer Coordinator at 753-3266 or email harold.j.mullen.civ@mail.mil if you want to nominate a candidate for our monthly Humphreys Hero recognition.

  • Record numbers turn out for fun run, Polar Bear Plunge

    Feb 13, 2014

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- Chilling screams could be heard. There was cold anticipation in the air, with breath visible, and then, all at onceā€¦feet fiercely splashing against ice cold water as a herd of people desperately tried to reach the other side.

  • Exercise validates school lockdown, evacuation plans

    Feb 13, 2014

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- In an effort to make sure students, staff and faculty know the proper procedures in the event of a school lockdown or evacuation, Humphreys Central Elementary School and Humphreys Middle/High School, with the help of the garrison staff, conducted an exercise here Jan. 30.

  • U.S. Army aviation pioneer flies into sunset

    Feb 13, 2014

    The top U.S. Army aviator in South Korea completed his 33-year career, at Yongsan Garrison, South Korea, Feb. 13, 2014.

  • Surgeon General visits USARPAC

    Feb 13, 2014

    Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho, U.S. Army Surgeon General meets with Gen. Vincent K. Brooks during her visit throughout the Pacific theater Feb. 12. Horoho is the 43rd Surgeon General and the commanding general of the U.S. Army Medical Command.

  • Honolulu District Showcases Capabilities for 2014 Engineers Week Activities

    Feb 13, 2014

    More than 300 engineers and friends of the 17 organizations within the Hawaii Council of Engineering Societies plus invited local VIPs and dignitaries and engineers from the Honolulu District are expected to gather at the Hale Koa's Banyan Tree Showroom Feb. 18 for a luncheon to kick off Engineers Week 2014, which runs Feb. 16 to 22.

  • Hill 180 battle exemplifies U.S. Army's Pacific legacy

    Feb 12, 2014

    American and South Korean military officials remembered the Soldiers who fixed bayonets and charged up a mountain into withering enemy fire 63 years ago, during the Battle of Hill 180, at an anniversary ceremony on Osan Air Base, South Korea, Feb. 7, 2014.

  • Soldiers, elementary school students enjoy a day outside

    Feb 12, 2014

    About a dozen Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 311th Signal Command (Theater), brought their equipment for static display and interacted with students during Fern Elementary School's annual Drug Free Schools/Jump Rope for the Heart Field Day in Honolulu, Feb. 12.

  • Japanese Ground Self-Defense Forces train alongside U.S. Forces at NTC for first time

    Feb 12, 2014

    Soldiers from 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 7th Infantry Division, conducted bilateral training with Japanese Soldiers with their Ground Self-Defense Force's 1st Company, 1st Mechanized Battalion, from Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan, last month.

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