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  • 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.

  • 25th ID arrives to support Cobra Gold 14

    Feb 11, 2014

    With just a few days until the official start of Exercise Cobra Gold 2014, approximately 500 soldiers with 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, and selected staff sections from the 25th Infantry Division staff arrived at Phitsanulok International Airport, Mueang District, Kingdom of Thailand, Feb. 6, 2014.

  • 'Never Daunted' Soldiers charge into 2014

    Feb 11, 2014

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Soldiers from the 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command started off the New Year with a fast paced, rigorous two-week battalion wide field training exercise that challenged 'Never Daunted' Soldiers both physically and mentally; simultaneously conducted in training areas throughout U.S. Army Garrison - Hawaii, Jan. 13 - 27.

  • Surgeon General of the Army visits Tripler

    Feb 11, 2014

    The Surgeon General of the Army visits Tripler Army Medical Center.

  • Annual exercise helps brigade perfect operations

    Feb 11, 2014

    Second Combat Aviation Brigade, 2nd Inf. Div., participated in a combined, annual command post exercise Dec. 6-15, 2013, at Camp Humphreys. The exercise was simulation based and not connected to any real world events, but provided command and staff sections an opportunity to perfect operations.

  • 8th Army Commander receives the Gen. Brehon B. Somervell Medal of Excellence award

    Feb 11, 2014

  • Army Surgeon General kicks off Asia-Pacific tour at Tripler Army Medical Center

    Feb 10, 2014

    Army Surgeon General, Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho kicked off her Asia-Pacific tour with a visit to Tripler Army Medical Center, Hawaii to meet with leaders from the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Pacific Regional Medical Command to discuss ongoing joint venture initiatives and the way ahead for continued partnership on February 10, 2014.

  • USARPAC DCG recives Joint Pacific Multinational Readiness Capability tour

    Feb 10, 2014

    The 196th Infantry Brigade (Training Support) hosted a visit by the U.S. Army Pacific Deputy Commanding General for Operations, Maj. Gen. Richard M. Burr, Feb 5, at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

  • Sappers enhance lifesaving skills while deployed

    Feb 10, 2014

    Soldiers with Joint Task Force Sapper Headquarters recently completed a refresher course on combat lifesaving skills.

  • 225th Brigade Support Battalion supports 1-21st Infantry 'Gimlets' during Exercise Cobra Gold 14

    Feb 10, 2014

    Soldiers of the 225th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, are supporting the 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, during Exercise Cobra Gold, throughout February, in the Kingdom of Thailand.

  • CID warns scam website similar to legitimate benefits website

    Feb 7, 2014

    The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command wants to clarify a press release that was issued Feb. 6, 2014, to help avoid any possible confusion regarding a false website and the official U.S. Army benefits website for former and current service members.

  • Combined Forces Command representatives visit 1st Signal Brigade

    Feb 7, 2014

    Representatives of Combined Forces Command's Combined Staff Command, Control and Communications Systems Office, including ROKA Brig. Gen Song Kyung-ho, assistant chief of staff and Col. Choi Nag-jung, chief of plans and operations division visited the 1st Signal Brigade on Jan 24.

  • Veterans attend school museum opening in Korea

    Feb 7, 2014

    Veterans from the California National Guard's 40th Infantry Division returned to the school they helped to build in Gapyeong, South Korea, for the opening of a museum, Feb. 7, 2014, that chronicles the 62-year relationship between the school and the division.

  • Fort Wainwright Police officers hone skills to nab intoxicated drivers

    Feb 7, 2014

    Getting drivers who are under the influence of alcohol off the road has long been a priority for law enforcement professionals throughout the nation.

  • Allies respond to potential crises at Keen Edge 14

    Feb 6, 2014

    Japan Self-Defense Forces and U.S. military forces participated in Exercise Keen Edge 2014, a joint-combined command post exercise, in an effort to better prepare and respond to potential emergency and crisis situations. Keen Edge 2014 is a weeklong, 24-hour-a-day exercise that used a computer-based system to simulate a potential real-life crisis and test the real-time response capabilities of all personnel and units involved. More than 500 U.S. participants from the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines worked together Jan. 27-31 to ensure mission success in several crisis areas to include force protection, ballistic missile defense, host nation support and noncombatant evacuation operations.

  • Fires Center teams up with South Korean Army

    Feb 6, 2014

  • Engineers support Jungle Operations Training Center

    Feb 6, 2014

    Engineering soldiers with the 643rd Engineer Company (Vertical Construction), 84th Engineer Battalion, constructed six huts Jan. 22-29 in remote areas throughout the Kahuku Training Area Command in support of the 25th Infantry Division's Jungle Operations Training Center.

  • Sagami Depot employee dominates as karate champion off the clock

    Feb 6, 2014

    Risa Sudo, a master labor contract employee assigned to the 403rd Army Field Support Battalion-Northeast Asia at Sagami General Depot in Japan, has been studying karate for 14 years and won a tournament in Poland in November 2013.

  • SMA: Soldiers have duty to end sexual assault, prevent suicides in Army

    Feb 5, 2014

    Soldiers have a duty to protect one another from sexual assault, help a battle buddy at risk for suicide, and create a safe and respectful environment for all members, said the sergeant major of the Army, Feb. 3, 2014, during a town hall at Fort Belvoir, Va.

  • Instructor shares combat experience with students

    Feb 5, 2014

    A combat veteran who earned the Purple Heart in Iraq is teaching a new generation of U.S. and South Korean non-commissioned officers in Korea.

  • DoD Chief Information Officer visits Korea

    Feb 5, 2014

    As part of the focus on the Pacific, the Department of Defense Chief Information Officer met with military communication leaders in the Republic of Korea and Japan during a week-long visit to the region.

  • Keen Edge 2014 exercise tests U.S., Japanese air defense interoperability

    Feb 5, 2014

    The 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command focused on testing its interoperability with its Japanese counterparts and other U.S. forces by participating in exercise Keen Edge 2014, Jan. 25-31, 2014, at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii.

  • 10th Missile Defense Detachment Determines Its "Best Crew" for 2014

    Feb 5, 2014

    Soldiers from the 10th Missile Defense Detachment, 100th Missile Defense Brigade, 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command Sensor Management Cell (SMC), participated in a unit annual sensor manager best crew" competition at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, Jan. 27 through Jan. 31.

  • Army accidents continue downward trend

    Feb 4, 2014

    Following the Army's safest year on record, accidental fatalities fell once again during the first quarter of fiscal 2014, according to data recently released by the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center.

  • 210th Field Artillery Brigade tests readiness to fight tonight

    Feb 4, 2014

    Soldiers from 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division participate in a division-wide alert Jan. 27, 2014, on Camp Casey, South Korea. They were able to practice loading ammunitions and convoying to a secure location. The alert was to test and improve the unit's readiness to fight tonight to deter any aggressions towards the Republic of Korea.

  • Army Aviators become Sea Warriors

    Feb 4, 2014

    KAUAI, Hawaii--The 25th Combat Aviation Brigade added a different twist to the primary joint training exercise Koa Kai 14-1 around the islands of Kauai and Ni'ihau Jan. 22-31.

  • Victims of sexual assault have new legal counsel

    Feb 3, 2014

    In June, the Chief of Staff of the Army identified the Army�'s number one priority as combating sexual assault and harassment within the ranks.

  • Comedy legend brings laughter to Yongsan troops

    Feb 2, 2014

    Legendary comedian George Wallace brought his sharp wit and patriotic spirit to the Yongsan community for a performance at the R & R Bar and Grill, 25 Jan.

  • U.S. Army, Australian leaders talk research, development cooperation

    Jan 30, 2014

    Australia's chief defense scientist met with U.S. Army leaders Jan. 27, 2014, at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., to explore opportunities for research and development partnerships.

  • Generals Visit Camp Zama, Japan, Keen Edge 2014 operations

    Jan 30, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan -- General Shigeru Iwasaki, chief of staff of the Joint Staff Council of the Japan Self-Defense Forces, and Lt. Gen. Masahiro Hidaka, commander of Japan Ground Self-Defense Forces's Central Rediness Force, visited here Jan. 29, to view bilateral command post exercise Keen Edge 2014 operations. During their visit, they held talks with Maj. Gen. James C. Boozer Sr., commander of U.S. Army Japan and I Corps (Forward), along with watching the bilateral activities. Keen Edge is a recurring combined-joint command post exercise held every two years with U.S. and Japan forces.

  • Female Soldiers learn reconditioning methods during mentorship program at Camp Zama

    Jan 30, 2014

    Female Soldiers from Camp Zama, Japan, learned how to "get back in the fight" during an open forum in conjunction with the U.S. Army Garrison Japan's female mentorship program held, Jan. 29, 2014.

  • Champoux sends message to mark Lunar New Year

    Jan 29, 2014

    The Eighth Army commander sent a message to the Korean people to mark the Lunar New Year.

  • 6th Bn., 37th FA Regt. conducts live-fire qualification training

    Jan 29, 2014

    CHEOLWEON, Korea -- Soldiers from B Battery, 6th Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division conduct a live-fire qualification exercise at Rocket Valley near Cheolweon, South Korea Jan. 28, 2014. During the training, Soldiers from B Battery fired rockets from the M270A1 Multiple Launch Rocket System to test their equipment, developed crew cohesion, and built confidence in their skills. 210th FA Bde. is committed to combined training opportunities with key regional military partners to build an increased combined capability to defend Korea. (U.S. Army photos by Staff Sgt. Carlos R. Davis, 210th Field Artillery Brigade Public Affairs/Released). For more photos of this event visit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/210fib/sets/72157640294260316/

  • Fantasy meets reality for NFL fans

    Jan 28, 2014

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii -- Service members and their Families lined a security fence anxiously awaiting National Football League Pro Bowl all-stars to begin their practice Jan. 23.

  • 2ID soldiers deliver charcoal during GPO charity event

    Jan 27, 2014

    Forward deployed soldiers experience what it's like giving to the less fortunate community.

  • 1-1 ADA Iron Men and Women

    Jan 27, 2014

    There are a few, perhaps more than a few, words and phrases service members use to describe those that stand apart from the rest of the formation. Such individuals are called "high-speed" or "hard-core." They are the fastest, the strongest, and the bravest among us. They are the first to accept a challenge and the last to accept defeat. They are the winners; they are featured on posters inside a recruiter's office. In short, they are those that go above and beyond.

  • 210th FA Bde. qualifies Soldiers, shoot live artillery rounds

    Jan 26, 2014

    Soldiers assigned to A Battery, 1st Battalion, 38th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division conduct section certification training Jan. 6 -- 10 on Camp Casey, South Korea, which qualifies them to participate in upcoming live-fire exercises. There is no other place on the globe where the potential for large-scale, full-spectrum conflict exists on a daily basis like it does on the Korean Peninsula. The 210th Fires Brigade is trained and ready to respond to any contingency and to fight tonight and win if called upon.

  • JSA Soldiers conduct training to secure the DMZ

    Jan 26, 2014

    WARRIOR BASE, South Korea -- Soldiers assigned to the United Nations Command Security Battalion-Joint Security Area, 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division conduct team live fire exercise at story live fire complex near Warrior Base Jan. 23, 2014. The purpose of the training is to certify fire teams capable of employing in the military armistice commissioned headquarters area at the Korean Demilitarized Zone. (U.S. Army photos by Staff Sgt. Carlos R. Davis, 210th Field Artillery Brigade Public Affairs/Released).

  • Japanese junior-high students shadow various jobs on Camp Zama

    Jan 24, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Jan. 24, 2014) -- Three Japanese students from nearby Sagamihara City Shincho Junior High School participated in a job-shadowing program at Camp Zama Jan. 17 to experience a variety of possible future academic and career options.

  • ROTC program molds future U.S.-South Korea alliance leaders

    Jan 24, 2014

    The Eighth Army deputy commander for sustainment said the Reserve Officers' Training Corps program molds the future leaders who will defend freedom on the Korean Peninsula.

  • Honolulu District, American Samoa schools partner to advance STEM education

    Jan 24, 2014

    The Honolulu District and the government of American Samoa signed a Memorandum of Agreement today to formalize a partnership for the Corps to sponsor STEM activities in American Samoa schools. The goal is to advance science, technology, engineering and math education in local schools.

  • U.S. Army Garrison Gets Name Change

    Jan 23, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison Torii Station has been officially renamed U.S. Army Garrison Okinawa.

  • Special Troops Battalion named Camp Zama's 2013 Commander's Cup winners

    Jan 23, 2014

    U.S. Army Japan's Special Troops Battalion won its first ever Commander's Cup title for the fiscal 2013 intramural sports season and was recognized for the achievement during a ceremony held Jan. 22 at Yano Fitness Center here.

  • Weather doesn't stop 2ID, competition remains

    Jan 23, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, Korea -- The sun beats down, glistening on the ice, covering the leafless trees up ahead. Although it's freezing, senior Soldiers remain motivated as they huff and puff the ice-cold air burning their lungs competing to be the best in the Warrior competition.

  • CID warns of Government Travel Card phishing scam

    Jan 23, 2014

    The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly referred to as CID, is warning the greater Army community about a new phishing scam where criminals are targeting U.S. Government Travel Card holders.

  • Biofuel-capable plant may be coming to Schofield

    Jan 23, 2014

    The Army invites the public to provide input on the scope of a future Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the construction and operation of a 50-megawatt biofuel-capable power generation plant, here.

  • 6-37 FA section competition

    Jan 23, 2014

    Soldiers from 6th Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division conduct a battalion section competition Jan. 13-16, 2014 on Camp Casey, South Korea. The training was a team competition within the battalion including written test, hands-on equipment test and warrior skills test. Soldiers get to know their strengths and weaknesses through the competition and enhance the readiness to be able to fight tonight.

  • 94th AAMDC Chaplain Focuses Unit Event to Honor MLK

    Jan 22, 2014

    The 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command hosted a prayer breakfast for its Soldiers Jan. 15, 2014 at the Hale Ikena Hotel on Fort Shafter.

  • NTC hosts 3-2 SBCT, 7th ID and Japanese unit for their first decisive action rotation

    Jan 22, 2014

    Several firsts at National Training Center. 3-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 7th ID and Japanese unit conducting its first decisive action rotation. The first Stryker brigade ever activated in the Army is now conducting its first decisive action rotation with a unit from the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, Calif.

  • Sisters in Arms empower one another

    Jan 22, 2014

    After only 120 days in existence, the U.S. Army Pacific's Sisters in Arms program continues to garner attention throughout the Pacific theater.

  • U.S. Army leaders outline way ahead in South Korea

    Jan 22, 2014

    U.S. Army leaders outlined the way ahead for Soldiers, civilians and families in South Korea during a conference, Jan. 22-23, 2014, at Yongsan Garrison, South Korea.

  • Remembering the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    Jan 21, 2014

    Soldiers from 210th Field artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division gathered together at the Warrior's Club Jan. 15, 2014 on Camp Casey to remember and celebrate the impact and influence on humanity by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. King. He not only had a significant impact on the civil rights movement but also the human rights movement. King's guiding beliefs as a nonviolent advocate is similar to our Warrior Ethos. He stood up for the voiceless regardless of race, religion, gender, national origin, or color.

  • ROKAF cadets learn U.S. Patriot missile anatomy

    Jan 21, 2014

    Nearly 100 Republic of Korea Air Force cadets visited Delta Battery of the 6th Battalion, 52nd Air Defense Artillery Regiment here, January 21 as part of the ongoing 7th Air Force Fighter Wing partnership program.

  • Senior leaders from 210th Field Artillery Brigade participate in Warrior Leader Crucible team compet

    Jan 20, 2014

    Five teams from 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division participated in the first Warrior Leader Crucible team competition Jan. 14, 2014 on Camp Casey, South Korea. The division-wide Warrior Leader Crucible event was designed to test the mettle, teamwork and the mastery of individual skills and knowledge including chemical defense, tactical communications, combat casualty care, weapons skills, and a foot march. The event was an opportunity to highlight the demanding training required of 2ID leaders as they prepare to Fight Tonight to defend the Republic of Korea. The 6th Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th FA Bde. team, Lt. Col. Mark Brock, from Stillwater, Okla., the battalion commander, and 1st Sgt. Joseph Taylor, from Waterford, Conn., the bravo battery first sergeant, took fourth place out of 40 teams.

  • Eighth Army recognizes top logisticians in Korea

    Jan 17, 2014

    The Eighth Army commanding general recognized the top U.S. Army logisticians in South Korea, during a ceremony at Yongsan Garrison, South Korea, Jan. 16, 2014.

  • More than a dream

    Jan 17, 2014

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- While most Soldiers prepared for an early weekend, some took the time to reflect at the Martin Luther King Jr. observance, Jan. 16.

  • Army wife embraces community, Alaska adventures

    Jan 16, 2014

    Army spouse gets involved in the local community and participates in outdoor activities.

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