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  • Close Combat Tactical Training

    Sep 22, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea--Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, train on the interactive Close Combat Tactical Trainer (CCTT) September 17 on Camp Casey, South Korea. The simulated training is part of the battery's continued effort to ensure Soldiers receive as much hands-on training as possible in order to maintain readiness at all times.

  • Air defense bilateral engagement bolsters U.S./ROK alliance

    Sep 22, 2014

    Senior leaders of 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade conducted a joint staff ride Sept. 19 with Republic of Korea's 2nd Air Defense Artillery Brigade to discuss interoperability of missile systems, deterrence of North Korean aggression and become familiar with recent incidents in the 2nd ROK Naval fleet's area of operations.

  • Engineers demonstrate physical, mental strength in 'Never Daunted' challenge

    Sep 22, 2014

    The 84th Engineer Battalion demonstrated its commitment to developing and motivating its troops by reinvigorating a unit-wide competition this month designed to instill its engineers with a drive to stay physically fit and up-to-date on their Soldier tasks.

  • Parents spend day celebrating their kids

    Sep 22, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Sept. 22, 2014) -- The Boys and Girls Club's "Day for Kids" event was held on Sept. 20 hosted by the Camp Zama Child, Youth and School Services at the Yano Ramble Field on Camp Zama, here.

  • Air Assault school students practice rappelling

    Sep 21, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Soldiers from 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, practice rappelling as a part of the Air Assault Course September 17, 2014 on Camp Casey, South Korea.

  • Frag Out: 29th ENG Soldiers throw live grenades

    Sep 19, 2014

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, HAWAII -- Nervous and tense, the sweat rolls off his face as he holds a live grenade firmly near his chest. He's trained all day with practice grenades, but now it was time to do the real thing. The safety noncommissioned officer calls his name. He takes a deep breath and walks to his fighting position. It was time to rise above the fear and trust his training. The NCO gives him instructions and in seconds a grenade was in the air. "Frag out" he shouts. He dodges in his foxhole and feels the impact of the explosion. "all clear" is echoed on the range. He stands up with a smile on his face and an overwhelming rush of adrenaline.

  • Malaysian Rangers teach U.S. Soldiers jungle survival tactics

    Sep 19, 2014

    U.S Army Pacific Soldiers participated in Jungle Survival Academics at Kem Desa Pahlawan (KDP), Malaysia, Sep. 17, during Keris Strike 14. The training familiarized U.S. Soldiers with jungle tactics and techniques used by Malaysian Rangers for jungle sustainment.

  • 121 Combat Support Hospital Medics at work

    Sep 18, 2014

    Soldiers from Alpha Company, 121st Combat Support Hospital served as stand by medical personnel Sept. 13, 2014 during the first home game of the Seoul American High School football season.

  • Raven operators train to strike hard

    Sep 18, 2014

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, HAWAII -- Picture a hot summer day in Afghanistan, and a squad of Soldiers assigned to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team preparing to convoy to their next checkpoint. Usually, the squad has to mentally prepare for the unknown but the advancement of technology works in their favor. The unit is fortunate enough to have a Raven operator, who deploys the unmanned aerial vehicle before the unit begins to travel. With 360 degrees of surveillance, the Raven's camera can observe enemy soldiers staged for an ambush. The Soldiers are able to avoid a firefight and ultimately save lives and equipment. This is just an example of how crucial the Raven can be to a unit's mission.

  • Disaster Response Exercise in Nepal Concludes

    Sep 18, 2014

    The final day of the Tribhuvan International Disaster Response Plan exercise ended with hand shakes and smiles Thursday, Sept. 18, as participants from various civilian and military agencies congratulated each other on completing a drill designed to save lives. For four days, civilian aviation leaders, along with members of Nepal's military and police and worked side-by-side with civilian and military professionals from U.S. Army Pacific, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and numerous international agencies, including the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, World Food Programme, and the International Civil Aviation Office to practice a plan developed to deal with a large earthquake at Nepal's only international airport.

  • U.S., Indonesian medical personnel assist over 350 during community event

    Sep 18, 2014

    Indonesian and U.S. medical personnel provided free medical attention to more than 350 patients during a Cooperative Health Engagement, CHE, held in Sumber Waru Village, Situbundo, Indonesia.

  • Army EOD Soldiers win bomb squad competition

    Sep 17, 2014

    U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldiers won first place in Urban Shield, a Bay Area bomb squad competition in California.

  • Train as we fight: 29th ENG BN prepares for the battlefield

    Sep 17, 2014

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, HAWAII -- A group of enemy combatants attack the 29th Engineer Battalion's command post with every intention of breaching the perimeter. They make numerous attempts to gain an advantage, but the structure looks to be impenetrable. This particular command post is a well built position, which is designed to prevent the loss of Soldiers and equipment. This is because of the dedication to duty and attention to detail of the Soldiers assigned to Alpha Company, 29th ENG BN, 3rd Brigade Combat Team.

  • 94th AAMDC Soldiers Make History at Valiant Shield 2014

    Sep 17, 2014

    Soldiers from the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command Headquarters; Battery C, 1st Battalion, 1st Air Defense Artillery (Regiment) and Task Force Talon come together for Valiant Shield 2014. The exercise began on Sept. 15 and concludes on Sept. 23.

  • Eighth Army Deputy Commanding General cooks at Yongsan Dining Facility

    Sep 17, 2014

    Eighth Army Deputy Commanding General (Sustainment) Brig. Gen. Chris R. Gentry got hands-on, cooking food for Soldiers at the Yongsan Honors Café Dining Facility Wednesday Sept. 17, 2014.

  • Soldier rescues woman from alligator-infested waters

    Sep 16, 2014

    A U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician rescued a woman from alligator-infested waters at Fort Stewart, Georgia.

  • 45th Sustainment Brigade Hosts Women's Equality Run

    Sep 16, 2014

    45th Sustainment Brigade Hosts Women's Equality Run

  • Disaster Response Exercise begins in Nepal

    Sep 16, 2014

    More than 100 civilian and military authorities gathered at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu Monday to begin the first test of the Disaster Response Plan crafted in 2012. The exercise runs from Sept. 15-18.

  • Spartans shoot for excellence in EIB

    Sep 16, 2014

    Paratroopers from the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division tested for the Expert Infantry Badge Tuesday through Saturday last week at Camp Mad Bull, Joint Base Elmendorf -Richardson, Alaska.

  • Lt. Gens. Isobe and Lanza Prepare for Bilateral US/Japanese Exercise

    Sep 16, 2014

    Lt. Gen. Koichi Isobe, the Eastern Army Commander of the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force, visited JBLM on Sept. 4 in preparation for a joint training exercise at Yakima Training Center.

  • Camp Zama hosts 5K run/walk, ceremony to commemorate 9/11

    Sep 15, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Sept. 15, 2014) -- Camp Zama's Soldiers, Civilians, family members, Japan Ground Self-Defense Force members and local national employees participated in the 1st annual "True Red, White and Blue" 5K run/walk, held on the morning of Sept. 11, here, to commemorate the 9/11 terrorist attack events. The U.S. Army Garrison Japan hosted its annual 9/11 commemorative ceremony at the Camp Zama Community Activity Center, later in the evening.

  • Two Vietnam War Soldiers receive Medal of Honor

    Sep 15, 2014

    Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie G. Adkins and Spc. 4 Donald P. Sloat were awarded Medals of Honor for valor in Vietnam, during a ceremony at the White House, Sept. 15, 2014.

  • 45th STB exercises land, air, sea capabilities during readiness training

    Sep 15, 2014

    To achieve "readiness" in the Pacific, a unit must be able to quickly prepare its equipment and troops for movement by land, air, and/or sea. Soldiers from the 45th Special Troops Battalion demonstrated their ability to maximize all three modes during a deployment readiness exercise held at several locations on the island, Sept. 8-12.

  • Hawaii Army National Guard concludes Garuda Shield CPX in Indonesia

    Sep 15, 2014

    An annual bilateral command post exercise between the Indonesian Armed Forces or Tentara Nasional Indonesia (TNI) and Hawaii Army National Guard, came to an end with a closing ceremony at Dodiklatpur in East Java, Indonesia on Sept. 11, 2014.

  • Team 19 grows stronger through prayer luncheon

    Sep 12, 2014

    The 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, "Team 19", held a prayer luncheon on Camp Henry, Sept. 5. Soldiers from 19th ESC attended the prayer luncheon after having successfully completed Ulchi-Freedom Guardian 2014. A 19th ESC Chaplain, Maj. Kevin S. Sears, helped celebrate the end of UFG and share prayers with the Soldiers for the start of the Korean Chuseok holiday.

  • TAMC Holds Remembrance Ceremony

    Sep 11, 2014

    HONOLULU - On the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, at 9:25 a.m. on the Generals Loop, Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) staff and leadership took the time to reflect on the fallen and to remember the lives that were lost on that tragic day.

  • 70th Brigade Support Battalion run

    Sep 11, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Lt. Col. Shane A. Barna and Command Sgt. Maj. Willie Singleton, the command team for 70th Brigade Support Battalion, 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, leads the battalion on a espirit de corps run September 5, 2014 on Camp Casey, South Korea. The run focused on building unit cohesion and morale within the battalion.

  • Never forgotten, Sept. 11 reenlistment ceremony on USS Missouri

    Sep 11, 2014

    HONOLULU, Hawaii -- Six Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 11th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Stryker Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, were part of the Joint Service Members Reenlistment Ceremony at the Battleship Missouri Memorial in Honolulu, Hawaii Sept. 11. The ceremony was held to honor the tragic events that forever changed our nation and remember the lives taken during the attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon. (U.S. Army photos by Staff Sgt. Carlos R. Davis, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs/Released).

  • 1st Signal Brigade provides communications support during Ulchi Freedom Guardian 2014 exercise

    Sep 10, 2014

    The 1st Signal Brigade is a key component in providing communications services to customers across the Korean Peninsula and proved to be up to the challenge during the annual Ulchi Freedom Guardian 2014 exercise.

  • 94th, 32nd, 263rd AAMDC Mark Milestone Supporting UFG '14

    Sep 10, 2014

    , Hawaii -- Soldiers from the 94th, 32nd, and 263rd Army Air and Missile Defense Command, made history when they joined more than 50,000 South Korean troops for the annual computerized command and control warfighting exercise, Ulchi Freedom Guardian, Aug. 17-28.

  • Torii Station wins prestigious award

    Sep 9, 2014

    OKINAWA, Japan (Sept. 9, 2014) -- The 10th Regional Support Group's Legal Assistance Office, station at Torii Station, on Okinawa, recently won the Chief of Staff Award for Excellence in Legal Assistance for the fiscal year 2013, in the small office category.

  • 20th CBRNE Soldiers conduct joint air training mission

    Sep 9, 2014

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Washington -- The 110th Chemical Battalion (Technical Escort) trained with the 502nd Military Intelligence Battalion during a joint air training mission.

  • 2nd SBCT, 25th Inf. Div. conducts motorcycle safety training

    Sep 9, 2014

    Schofield Barracks, Hawaii -- On average, the Army loses the equivalent of a company formation in off-duty accidents each year. These tragic deaths affect a unit's combat readiness.

  • MEDDAC-Japan participates in disaster drill

    Sep 9, 2014

    Medical Activity Japan (MEDDAC-J) participated in the 35th annual emergency response exercise deploying a medical team along with medical supplies during the Sagamihara Prefectura Disaster Drill, Sept. 1, 2014 linking various local area agencies, subject matter-experts, equipment, and operation procedures together to best respond to a disaster in Japan.

  • Army Launches New Safety Campaign

    Sep 8, 2014

    The Army launched the first installment of its new two-year seasonal safety awareness campaign today.

  • 20th CBRNE commander thanks 71st EOD Group

    Sep 8, 2014

    FORT CARSON, Colorado -- The commanding general of the U.S. Army's only formation that combats chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive threats praised the 71st EOD Group "Raptors" here Sept. 5.

  • 8th TSC celebrates junior enlisted troops with run, organizational day

    Sep 8, 2014

    The streets rumbled as hundreds of motivated junior enlisted troops (specialists and below) from the 8th Theater Sustainment Command kicked-off a day dedicated to them with a massive noncommissioned officer-free formation run here Sept. 5.

  • TAMC's 9/11 Motocycle Remembrance Ride

    Sep 8, 2014

    Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) held a motorcycle ride on September 11, 2014 to honor the fallen and remember the lives that were lost while promoting Motorcycle Safety and Awareness.

  • Thompson talks priorities, theater support, way forward for the 412th TEC

    Sep 7, 2014

    In his first interview since taking command on 29 June, Major General Tracy A. Thompson spoke in length about priorities, soldier readiness, relevance and support to the ASCCs, lessons learned, role models and much more. A lawyer by profession, Maj. Gen. Thompson was interviewed for this piece during his travels to the Pacific for the Ulchi Freedom Guardian Exercise, where approximately 80 Soldiers from the Deployable Command Post and TEC-Main deployed to Korea, Japan and Hawaii to provide engineering expertise and logistical support functions to US Army Pacific, US Forces Korea and Eighth Army. -- CPT Maryjane Falefa Porter, Public Affairs Officer, 412th Theater Engineer Command.

  • Indonesian, U.S. Soldiers conduct jungle survival training

    Sep 5, 2014

    Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment, 2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, learned how to survive in the jungle through a day of survival training during Garuda Shield 14 at Puslatpur, in Asem Bagus, Indonesia, Sept. 4, 2014.

  • Army Suicide Awareness Month 2014 tri-signed letter

    Sep 4, 2014

    Army Suicide Awareness Month 2014 tri-signed letter

  • 121 Combat Support Hospital conducts Mass Casualty Exercise

    Sep 4, 2014

    121 Combat Support Hospital Conducts Mass Casualty Exercise Aug. 14 - 29 at U.S. Army Garrison Camp Humphreys, South Korea to enhance Soldier performance in a training environment.

  • SHARP training conducted on Camp Zama

    Sep 4, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Sept. 5, 2014) -- Sexual Harassment Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) training was conducted on Sept. 2 at the Camp Zama Chapel, here. Russell Strand, chief of the Behavioral Sciences Educational and Training Division, U.S. Army Military Police School, talked to several of Camp Zama's senior leaders, Soldiers and Department of the Army Civilians about sexual harassment and assault in the workplace.

  • Pathfinders from 3-2 SBCT get current on CDS drops

    Sep 3, 2014

    Members of 3-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 7th Infantry Division, teamed up with elements of 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Aug. 28 to observe a containerized delivery system drop of simulated supplies onto Roger's Drop Zone as part of a Pathfinder refresher course that will bring their Pathfinder certifications up-to-date.

  • 1st Cavalry unit selected for South Korea deployment

    Sep 3, 2014

    The U.S. Army's III Corps announced Sept. 3, 2014, the rotational deployment of Fort Hood's 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, to Camp Hovey and Camp Stanley, in South Korea, in October.

  • Beard takes final march across historic Palm Circle

    Sep 3, 2014

    Maj. Gen. William Beard, deputy commanding general for U.S. Army Reserves, U.S. Army Pacific was honored during a celebration of service ceremony held at historic Palm Circle, Fort Shafter, Hawaii, Sept. 2.

  • 'Aurora Monsoon'

    Sep 3, 2014

    Paratroopers with the 1st Battalion, 501st Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division were introduced to jungle warfare training as they took part in "Aurora Monsoon," the first-ever platoon-level bilateral exchange between soldiers of the U.S. Army and the Bangladesh army at the Rajendrapur Cantonment Area near Dhaka, Bangladesh, Aug. 24-28, 2014.

  • Beard takes final march across historic Palm Circle

    Sep 3, 2014

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii -- Maj. Gen. William Beard, deputy commanding general for United States Army Reserves, U.S. Army Pacific was honored during a Celebration of Service ceremony held at historic Palm Circle, Fort Shafter, Hawaii, Sept. 2.

  • 20th CBRNE Soldiers complete Ulchi Freedom Guardian

    Sep 2, 2014

    Soldiers from 20th CBRNE Command (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives) conducted a change of mission and prepared for redeployment, following their recent participation in Ulchi Freedom Guardian in South Korea, Aug. 28, 2014.

  • Indonesian-U.S. exercise Garuda Shield begins in East Java

    Sep 2, 2014

    Soldiers with the Tentara Nasional Indonesia Army and U.S. Army stood side-by-side at the parade square of Dodiklatpur in Asem Bagus, Indonesia, in an opening ceremony to officially mark the beginning of the 8th annual Garuda Shield exercise, Sept. 1, 2014.

  • Spartans show they have what it takes to be one of The Few, The Proud, The Marines

    Sep 2, 2014

    Arctic Warriors were given an opportunity to experience Marine combat training while participating in Exercise Ulchi-Freedom Guardian (UFG) 2014, an annual joint/combined command post exercise designed to enhance the Republic of South Korea's defensive capabilities in the face of an aggressor threat.

  • Exercise in Korea strengthening Pacific partnerships

    Aug 29, 2014

    The Army is taking part in exercise Ulchi Freedom Guardian, from Aug. 18 to Aug. 29, 2014, with South Korean forces, to strengthen partnerships, mutual defense, and security cooperation.

  • SMA talks professionalism, commitment at 'The Last Frontier'

    Aug 29, 2014

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III visited "The Last Frontier," Aug. 25-28, 2014, to thank Soldiers, Army civilians and families of U.S. Army Alaska for their service and commitment, and to hear them voice their concerns that he will bring back to senior Army leadership.

  • Women's Equality Day observance held at Camp Zama

    Aug 29, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Aug. 28, 2014) -- The U.S. Army Aviation Battalion hosted a "Women's Equality Day" observance on Aug. 26 at the Camp Zama Community Activity Center, here.

  • Servicemembers, DoD civilians can't take Ice Bucket Challenge in uniform or during work hours

    Aug 29, 2014

    The Office of the Judge Advocate General is citing regulations which prohibit servicemembers and Department of Defense civilians from endorsing the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in any form of their military uniform or during official work hours. Though well-intentioned, these actions endorse a non-federal entity which is impermissible.

  • Arctic Warriors participate in Exercise Ulchi-Freedom Guardian 2014

    Aug 28, 2014

    The U.S. Army's only airborne brigade west of the Mississippi River participated in Exercise Ulchi-Freedom Guardian (UFG) here Aug. 18 - 29.

  • Special Reaction Team trains on antiterrorism

    Aug 28, 2014

    Members from the Special Reaction Team, 39th Military Police Detachment, 8th Military Police Brigade, reacted to an active shooter response training exercise Aug. 20, on Fort Shafter Flats, Hawaii.

  • 25th ID Soldier wins Army Music Soldier of the Year

    Aug 28, 2014

    Schofield Barracks -- Spc. Michael Cook, a musician from the 25th Infantry Division Band, was named Soldier of the Year for all Army musicians. Maj. Gen. Charles Flynn, the 25th Infantry Division Commanding General, presented him an Army Commendation medal and Arrowhead Trophy in recognition of his accomplishment during a ceremony on Weyand Field here Aug. 25.

  • 20th CBRNE training prepares Soldiers for all hazards

    Aug 27, 2014

    The 20th CBRNE Command (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives) is operating with ground combat units during decisive action training rotations at the U.S. Army's premier training centers.

  • Soldiers and their family members compete, "Engagement Skills Trainer Challenge"

    Aug 27, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Aug. 27, 2014) -- Twelve Soldiers and their family members participated in the "Engagement Skills Trainer Challenge", held on Aug. 23 at Sagami General Depot, here, as a part of the Camp Zama's Commander's Cup.

  • DOD and the NCAA join forces in a grand alliance to understand traumatic brain injury

    Aug 27, 2014

    The Army has signed on as the executive agent for the Department of Defense's (DOD) concussion initiative with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The initiative, known as the Grand Alliance, is a joint venture that will serve to enhance and accelerate research of traumatic injuries and concussive brain injuries, and the development, testing and regulatory approval of screening and diagnostic devices, clinical practice regiments, return to play/return to action protocol, and human prevention strategies, such as resiliency training to prevent such injuries.

  • Fifth annual disaster relief exercise closes in Bangladesh

    Aug 26, 2014

    The fifth annual Pacific Resilience Disaster Relief Exercise and Exchange (PR DREE) drew to an end during a closing ceremony at the Lakeshore Hotel in Dhaka Thursday.

  • State bird touches down at Wheeler

    Aug 25, 2014

    Several nene geese (Branta sandvicensis) landed at a construction site east of the runway, here, Aug. 14.

  • Hawaii runners eye Washington, Army 10-Miler team spots

    Aug 25, 2014

    The Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation's Sports, Fitness and Aquatics Office hosted its annual Hawaii Army 10-Mile Qualifying Race, here, Saturday, with the goal of crafting two teams that will face off against other Army bases worldwide.

  • 19th ESC supports during UFG

    Aug 22, 2014

    CAMP WALKER, Daegu -- The Life Support Area hosted by the 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, 'Team 19' is providing housing services to more than 520 multinational Soldiers across the world in support of Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise 2014.

  • Singapore's top defense chief honors the fallen during trip to Washington

    Aug 22, 2014

    Lt. Gen. Ng Chee Meng, Chief of Defense Force, Singapore Armed Forces, paid his respects to America's fallen during an Armed Forces Full Honors Wreath Laying ceremony with Maj. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region/U.S. Army Military District of Washington commanding general, at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery, Va.

  • Army Engineers, MPs conduct route clearance at JRTC

    Aug 22, 2014

    Months of training were put to the test for 1st Platoon, 95th Engineer Company (Clearance), 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade, as they supported 3rd Brigade (Rakkasans), 101st Airborne Division during Joint Readiness Training Center rotation 14-09.

  • PRMC's Newest Air Assault Graduates

    Aug 22, 2014

    Pacific Regional Medical Command (PRMC) graduated five Soldiers from the Air Assault course hosted by 25th Infantry Division (Lightning Academy) at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii on Aug. 18, 2014. The Soldiers participated in the 12-day course training on operations such as Air Assault, sling-load and rappelling. Pictured are the graduates with PRMC Command as followed (from left to right): Col. John McMurray, PRMC Ops Officer in Charge (OIC), Capt. Angela Weston of Bravo Company, Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC), 2nd Lt. Nathan Cox of Bravo Company, TAMC, Sgt. Cory Bell of Bravo Company, TAMC, Spc. Derek Winegar of MEDDAC-Japan, Pfc. DeQuan Davis of Alpha Company, TAMC, and Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Luciano, PRMC Command Sergeant Major. Holding the Alpha and Bravo guidons are Staff Sgt. Kurt Krause (left), TAMC and Sgt. Letisha Fleming (right), TAMC.

  • Sergeant Major of the Army talks Fort Huachuca's leadership, success in Army's future

    Aug 21, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - As force reduction kicks into gear, Soldiers can't help but begin to question what the future of the Army will hold -- and those assigned to Fort Huachuca are no different.

  • Hawaii-based team named Army's 2014 Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team of Year

    Aug 20, 2014

    A three-Soldier team from the 706th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, won the top prize in the 2014 EOD Team of the Year Competition at Fort A.P. Hill, Va.

  • Ulchi-Freedom Guardian 2014 kicks off, 8th TSC supports

    Aug 20, 2014

    Ulchi-Freedom Guardian 2014, a 10-day annual computerized command-and-control exercise, kicked off, Aug. 18, 2014.

  • Fifth annual DREE kicks off in Bangladesh

    Aug 20, 2014

    The fifth annual Pacific Resilience (PR) Disaster Response Exercise & Exchange (DREE) runs from Aug. 18-21 at numerous locations throughout Dhaka including the Fire Service and Civil Defence Training Academy and the airfield at Tejgaon. This engagement between the Bangladesh Armed Forces Division and U.S. Army Pacific (USARPAC) promotes emergency preparedness and enhances the steadfast relationship between the governments of Bangladesh and the United States.

  • SMA addresses National Guard troops, discusses Army profession

    Aug 20, 2014

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond Chandler III emphasized professionalism during a visit with enlisted Soldiers assigned to the Army National Guard Readiness Center,in Arlington, Virginia, and surrounding installations, Aug. 15, 2014.

  • 21 nations participate in largest peacekeeping training event in 2014

    Aug 20, 2014

    More than 800 participants representing 21 nations were united as the opening ceremony kicked off this year's largest peacekeeping training event Aug. 19, 2014 at the Indonesia Peace and Security Center in Sentul, Indonesia.

  • 20th CBRNE participates in Ulchi Freedom Guardian

    Aug 20, 2014

    The U.S. Army's only command that combats chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive threats is participating in Exercise Ulchi Freedom Guardian in South Korea, Aug. 18-29, 2014.

  • Dignity, Respect and Reverence: Bringing our Heroes home

    Aug 19, 2014

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea -- In a third-floor classroom, a handful of mortuary affairs and unit supply specialists wait to begin a slideshow. The phrase 'death by PowerPoint' sarcastically bounces its way around. When Sgt. 1st class Adan Flores wakes up his computer to start the presentation, the mood changes. The first slide is a photo focused on a flag-draped casket secured in an aircraft. The casket is lit by daylight, with several others behind it cloaked in shadow.

  • Home safe and sound

    Aug 19, 2014

    After nearly a year away from home in support of Area Support Group-Qatar, Soldiers from the Law Enforcement Detachment, 57th Military Police Company, 728th Military Police Battalion, 8th Military Police Brigade, were welcomed home by friends and family members, Aug. 16, at the company's training area on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

  • RDECOM engages in technology discussions at Ulchi Freedom Guardian

    Aug 18, 2014

    A team of U.S. Army Reserve officers is participating in Ulchi Freedom Guardian 2014, in South Korea, to engage with Soldiers about their technological needs.

  • Army EOD Soldiers suit up to help abandoned pets

    Aug 18, 2014

    Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians from the 710th EOD Company donned their 75-pound bomb suits and walked up and down the steps in Tacoma, Washington's Stadium Bowl, a sports venue with more steps than the Empire State Building, to raise money for abandoned pets.

  • Tripler Prepares for Flu Season

    Aug 18, 2014

    August is National Immunization Awareness Month and Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) is promoting the importance of immunizations, including the influenza vaccination.

  • Humphreys Red Cross Youth conduct 'Prepare and Share' drive

    Aug 15, 2014

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- The American Red Cross Summer Youth Program conducted a "Prepare and Share" kit drive, Aug. 6, at the Humphreys Main Exchange. The event is an activity in which essential preparedness items are collected, assembled, and packaged to be given to the community as start-up items in the event of a Noncombatant Evacuation Operation (NEO) bag is needed.

  • Soldier springs into action to save a life

    Aug 14, 2014

    One Soldier took matters into his own soon-to-be bloody hands when he noticed a traffic accident on a South Korean expressway July 12.

  • USARPAC Deputy Commander honored at Flying V ceremony

    Aug 14, 2014

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii -- United States Army, Pacific Deputy Commanding General Maj. Gen. Roger Mathews was officially honored at a celebration of service and Flying V ceremony Aug. 14 on historic Palm Circle. The Flying V formation was represented by USARPAC's subordinate commands and theater-enabling commands. Its name refers to the V shape in which the colors are posted during the ceremony. The Commander of Troops was Maj. Gen. James Pasquarette, USARPAC chief of staff.

  • Yongsan dining facility improvements focus on eating healthier and more conveniently

    Aug 13, 2014

    Honors Café, dining facility on Yongsan Garrison is making it easier for Soldiers to get food on the go with "Grab and Go" satellite DFAC's and also get healthier food choices.

  • 196th Infantry Brigade change of command

    Aug 13, 2014

    Colonel Michael Forsyth relinquished command of the 196th Infantry Brigade to Col. Scott Mitchell during a change of command ceremony at historic Palm Circle, Fort Shafter, Hawaii, Aug. 12

  • 20th CBRNE Soldiers head south for Panamax

    Aug 13, 2014

    Soldiers from 20th CBRNE Command (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives), are supporting Panamax, a U.S Southern Command-sponsored multinational exercise taking place in the United States and Central America.

  • Army divers aid in Cambodia de-mining

    Aug 13, 2014

    Army divers from the 7th Engineer Dive Detachment, 130th Engineer Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, certified equipped, trained and certified Cambodian Mine Action Center divers on military diving protocol and salvage diving operations, last year. This year the U.S. Army divers are back in Cambodia as the on-going partnership between the two nations continues.

  • Honolulu District Partners with USCG, FEMA, and Hawaii Civil Defense in Response to Hurricane Iselle

    Aug 13, 2014

    In response to Hurricane Iselle, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu District fielded multiple assets to assist the U.S. Coast Guard, Hawaii State Civil Defense, FEMA, and other federal, state, and local agencies. The Honolulu District, working with our local and federal partners, jointly conducted an underwater survey in Hilo Harbor on Aug. 8, and ensured there were no channel obstructions.

  • Felicioni becomes garrison CSM

    Aug 13, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii welcomed its new command sergeant major, here, Aug. 5.

  • Groundbreaking for new 'downtown' area conducted at Humphreys

    Aug 12, 2014

    Ground was broken at Camp Humphreys, South Korea, Aug. 11, 2014, for the new "downtown" area, featuring a new Exchange, commissary and bowling center, among other facilities.

  • KSC Battalion conducts mobilization drill

    Aug 12, 2014

    Seoul, South Korea - The 33rd Korean Service Corps (KSC) Company of the Eight Army KSC Battalion conducted a mobilization drill at Daewang Elementary School July 29 to 31.

  • Three Army 'ohana' prepare for the All-Army Softball Team tryouts

    Aug 12, 2014

    Four U.S. Army Pacific Soldiers stationed at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, were recently selected to try out for the All-Army Men's Softball Team at Fort Sill, Okla.

  • 20th CBRNE units 'hunt' for nuclear fallout during exercise

    Aug 11, 2014

    Units from 20th CBRNE Command (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives), trained with federal, state and local agencies during Exercise Prominent Hunt at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, Indiana.

  • Generous Donors receive Certificates of Appreciation

    Aug 10, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Ms. Paula Walsh and Ms. Summer Burton, members of the Kka Chi Community Association on Camp Casey, South Korea, receive Certificates of Appreciation from Col. Michael J. Lawson, the 210th Field Artillery Brigade commander, for donating $1000 to the Field Artillery Association August 8, 2014.

  • Soldiers take a dive during drownproof training

    Aug 10, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea--Soldiers of the 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, participate in drownproofing during physical readiness training (PRT) August 7, 2014 at the Camp Casey Hanson Outdoor Swimming Pool on Camp Casey, South Korea. Drownproofing is a method of water disaster survival practiced to enhance Soldier's readiness should such a situation arise for them.

  • 'Arctic Spartans' jump into Big Lake

    Aug 7, 2014

    Paratroopers with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, took advantage of the pleasant Alaskan summer by carrying out a water-landing airborne operation Aug. 6, 2014, at Big Lake, Alaska.

  • USAG-Daegu Summer Book Reading program ends

    Aug 7, 2014

    CAMP WALKER, South Korea -- "Reading is something you should do for a lifetime," said Brig. Gen. Stephen E. Farmen, Commanding General of the 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, as the Summer Book Reading program, sponsored by U.S. Army Garrison Daegu Library, finished with its closing ceremony at Camp Walker's Hilltop club, Aug 2.

  • Tuition assistance changes for Soldiers

    Aug 7, 2014

    The Army Tuition Assistance program is designed to help Soldiers achieve their higher-education goals, but major changes are coming to the program that each Soldier needs to know about.

  • Anti-Terrorism Awareness Month Message from USARPAC Commanding General

    Aug 7, 2014

    An anti-Terrorism Awareness Month Message from the U.S. Army Pacific Commanding General, Gen. Vincent K. Brooks

  • Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs officials visit Camp Carroll wetlands

    Aug 7, 2014

    DAEGU GARRISON - Every year, the Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs of Daegu makes a U.S. Army Garrison Daegu installation visit, and according to Sagong, Chan, the ministry's administrative officer, it's something they look forward to from one visit to the next. Last year, ministry officials visited Camp Walker. July 23, the group made its way to Camp Carroll and USAG Daegu's unique welands restoration project.

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