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  • 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.

  • Rape Aggression Defense training conducted at Camp Zama

    Jan 15, 2014

    Rape Aggression Defense training was conducted Jan. 13 and 14 here, allowing participants to learn a vital -- possibly lifesaving -- skill, the training instructor said.

  • Golden thanks Gangnam for supporting Eighth Army

    Jan 14, 2014

    The Eighth Army deputy commanding general for operations thanked the residents of the South Korean capital's Gangnam District for their support of Eighth Army.

  • With Army tools, NCOs can help Soldiers achieve their educational goals

    Jan 14, 2014

    Did you know it's possible for an enlisted Soldier to earn a degree by the end of his or her first term of enlistment? The framework is in place and the degree programs are available, but Army officials say Soldiers often don't learn of the opportunities until they have been in the Army for years

  • Japanese Soldiers train at National Training Center for the first time

    Jan 14, 2014

    Members of the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force arrived at Fort Irwin in a first-ever deployment of its kind. It is a trip eight years in the making. Global operational tempo of U.S. military forces in previous years made it difficult to schedule JGSDF units into the National Training Center's training calendar. Japanese military planners persisted and finally realized their goal this month.

  • 8th TSC chaplain wraps up 40 years of service

    Jan 14, 2014

    His life has been a roller coaster, an experience he equates to the ups and downs of ocean waves. During his four decades as a chaplain in the U.S. Army, the tide was sometimes so high it washed over the embankments, but other times it was so shallow the fish clamored for their lives. Chaplain (Col.) Dave Neetz's story started out, like many great ones do, because of a girl ... the problem was she smoked.

  • Change is Good: Martinez PFC pumps up facility, fitness options

    Jan 13, 2014

    It's a new year, and those looking to shed some weight, build lean muscle or just improve their overall physical health and well-being are in luck.

  • C Company, 1-24 IN conducts day and night small-arms live fire

    Jan 13, 2014

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska -- Soldiers from C Company, 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, conducted a day and night small-arms live-fire range Jan. 8-9 at the Manchu Range facility in the Yukon Training Area outside of Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska.

  • PMO Open House provides information

    Jan 9, 2014

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- The Provost Marshal's Office, located in Bldg. 481, opened its doors to the community "to see the inside of the MP Station without being in trouble," here Dec. 18.

  • Youth provide donation to local orphanage

    Jan 9, 2014

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- As a holiday project, members of the Humphreys Youth Center's Keystone Club and Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps spent many hours helping to collect donations for the Sung-yuk Orphanage, located in Songtan.

  • Army rebalancing to Pacific, seeking other alignments

    Jan 8, 2014

    With U.S. forces drawing down in Afghanistan, the Army is rebalancing to the Asia-Pacific region and seeking other regional alignments, said Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno.

  • Army engineers upgrade Marine Corps Base trail, enable demolition training

    Jan 8, 2014

    Troops from the 561st Engineer Company (Horizontal), 84th Engineer Battalion, demonstrated their commitment to all military facilities on the island by completing a 750-meter range road improvement mission Dec. 17, on Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

  • 25th Inf. Div. Strykers look to future during exercise in Korea

    Jan 8, 2014

    More than 80 staff members of the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, recently participated in the Warpath exercise in the Republic of Korea, as a subordinate brigade to the 2nd Infantry Division.

  • ROK-US Field Artillery share knowledge

    Jan 8, 2014

    Leaders from Republic of Korea Field Artillery School visit 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division on Camp Casey, South Korea Dec. 9, 2013. The ROK FA school leaders viewed tactical operations centers of 210th FA Bde. During the visits the leaders were able to receive a better understanding of the multiple launch rocket system. The visit was to share differences between systems of U.S. Army and the Republic of Korea Army and to better understand each other's capabilities.

  • Stadium bears name of war hero

    Jan 7, 2014

    Schoonover Bowl at Casey honors Korean War Medal of Honor recipient

  • Strykers look to the future and help the Army prepare

    Jan 7, 2014

    More than 80 members of the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division staff recently participated in the Warpath exercise in the Republic of Korea as a subordinate brigade to the 2nd Infantry Division.

  • Arctic Wolves train to survive, 'own the Arctic'

    Jan 7, 2014

    Soldiers in Alaska participate in yearly training designed to maintain the critical skills required to operate in an arctic environment, and prepare mentally and physically to operate safely and effectively in what is an inherently dangerous environment.

  • 1st Signal Brigade Commander speaks at AFCEA Luncheon

    Jan 6, 2014

    Seoul's Morning Calm Chapter of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) invited Col. Paul H. Fredenburgh, 1st Signal Brigade Commander to speak at a luncheon on Dec. 11, 2013 at the Hartell House on USAG Yongsan.

  • Fort Wainwright military police prepare for Arctic winter temperatures

    Jan 6, 2014

    As the snow poured from the clouds making it difficult to tell the difference from sky and ground, plow trucks took to the streets and the soldiers of 472nd Military Police Company, 793rd Military Police Battalion took to the field.

  • Welcome to USAG Daegu!

    Jan 6, 2014

    USAG Daegu is the Southern Enduring Hub for the U.S. Army in South Korea. Encompassing the southern third of the Korean Peninsula, Area IV is home to some 10,000 Soldiers, KATUSAs, Sailors, Marines, Airmen, Civilians, Retirees and their family members. The Garrison encompasses Camp Carroll in Waegwan, DLA Gimcheon, Camps Henry (with the Garrison HQ), George and Walker in Daegu, Busan Storage Facility and Pier 8 in Busan, as well as numerous remote sites spread throughout the Area.

  • Welcome to Camp Humphreys, South Korea

    Jan 4, 2014

    Welcome to U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys' official website. Located within the seaport city of Pyeongtaek, along the western coast of South Korea, and approximately 40 miles south of Seoul, Camp Humphreys is home to the Army's most active airfield in the Pacific and the center of the largest construction and transformation project in the U.S. Department of Defense's history.

  • Engineer troops wrap up 2013 by improving ranges, mitigating brush-fire risk

    Jan 3, 2014

    Troops from the 523rd Engineer Company, 84th Engineer Battalion, answered the call from U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii and Range Control Department in December, completing a week-long berm-improvement mission at the Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, range, where recurring brush fires have started.

  • Pyeongtaek, Korean-U.S. Alliance Friendliness Council Establishment

    Jan 2, 2014

    PYEONGTEAK, South Korea - Leaders from Pyeongtaek and the 2nd Infantry Division participated in a Foundation Ceremony for the Republic of Korea and U.S. Friendship Council of Pyeongtaek Nov. 27 at Pyeongtaek City Hall.

  • Soldiers use Stryker chemical reconnaissance vehicles during live-fire exercise

    Jan 2, 2014

    Soldiers with the 23rd Chemical Battalion, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, executed a live-fire exercise with their Stryker M1135 Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Reconnaissance Vehicles, Nov. 12-19, 2013, at the Rodriguez Live Fire Complex, South Korea.

  • 2nd Inf. Div. Soldiers deliver charcoal during local charity event

    Jan 1, 2014

    More than 70 Soldiers from 210th Field Artillery Brigade and 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, delivered charcoal briquettes to less fortunate families in Dongducheon, South Korea, to support a charity event sponsored by Gyeonggi Province, Dec. 18, 2013.

  • 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade Single Soldier Retreat to Seoraksan Mountain

    Dec 31, 2013

    Single Soldiers across the brigade participate in a single Soldiers retreat December 29-31, 2013 at the Seoraksan National Park in South Korea.

  • Guam Guard Soldiers depart Afghanistan

    Dec 30, 2013

    Operation Enduring Freedom is quickly coming to a close for the Guam Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 294th Infantry Regiment. Task Force Guam's first wave of troops departed Afghanistan and will soon return to United States soil to commence a redeployment process.

  • Soldiers set up 16-foot dish to support Signal Theater Exercise

    Dec 29, 2013

    The 304th Expeditionary Signal Battalion came to Yongsan from Camp Humphreys to provide signal support for the Signal Theater Exercise Dec. 1.

  • 1st Signal Brigade receives visit from Eighth Army Commander

    Dec 29, 2013

    Lt. Gen. Bernard S. Champoux, Commanding General, Eighth Army Chief of Staff, United Nations Command ROK -- U.S. Combined Forces Command United States Forces Korea, toured and visited with 1st Signal Brigade Soldiers Friday to learn about the operations of the Theater Signal Exercise at USAG Yongsan and Humphreys Dec. 5.

  • Army, Hawaii partner to protect watersheds

    Dec 27, 2013

    The Army and the state of Hawaii came together to transport nearly 200,000 pounds of fencing into the Ko'olau Mountains, as part of an airlift operation to protect Oahu's watersheds, Dec. 5, 2013.

  • President signs spending bill for military pay, bonuses

    Dec 27, 2013

    President Barack Obama signed House Resolution 3304, Dec. 26, 2013, which provides pay and bonuses for U.S. service members, enhances counter-terrorism efforts overseas, builds security capacities of key U.S. partner-nations, expands efforts to prevent sexual assault and strengthens protections for victims.

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    Dec 26, 2013

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  • FY14 tuition assistance policy changes New Year's Day

    Dec 24, 2013

    Jan. 1, 2014, the Army's fiscal year 2014 Tuition Assistance (TA) program will change.

  • Eighth Army commander thanks troops in Korea

    Dec 21, 2013

    The Eighth Army commanding general saluted U.S. troops in South Korea during the holiday season.

  • Humphreys Middle/High School to open in January

    Dec 19, 2013

    SEOUL -- On Nov. 27, Department of Defense Education Activity Korea District Superintendent Dr. Irby Miller announced the completion of the new Humphreys Middle/High School to students, parents, sponsors, faculty, and support staff.

  • Torch Club collects, donates blankets

    Dec 19, 2013

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- Members of the Humphreys Youth Center's Torch Club recently conducted a blanket drive. They thought that as the days were getting colder in Korea, there may be some needy people who could use a warm blanket. The kids made collection boxes and distributed them to all Child, Youth and School Services locations. They also made holiday cards to go along with the blankets. The Torch Club is a group of Middle School children who are beginning to develop leadership skills and concern themselves with community service. The blankets were donated to both the Pyeongtaek and Songtan food banks Dec. 4.

  • Tax Season is coming, tips help with preparation

    Dec 19, 2013

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- With the excitement that the upcoming holiday season brings, it is easy to forget that tax season is just around the corner. The U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys Tax Center will open Jan. 27, 2014 in Bldg. 578, in the Area III Consolidated Legal Center. This building is located in the group of buildings across from the Child Development Center, near the Quarry Gate.

  • Yongsan deputy garrison commander earns Stalwart award

    Dec 18, 2013

    Paul Stuart, deputy to the garrison commander of U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan, was caught completely by surprise when he was presented with the Installation Management Command Stalwart Award by Col. Michael E. Masley, the garrison commander for USAG Yongsan, during a garrison staff meeting, 17 Dec.

  • 5th Geo. Eng. donates to local school

    Dec 18, 2013

    Four soldiers with the 5th Engineering Detachment (Geospatial Planning Cell), 130th Engineer Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, donated 84 full-sized maps of Oahu and the world to the students and teachers of the Pearl Harbor Elementary School, Dec. 17. "We want to make sure our children and our community are receiving the best education possible," said Staff Sgt. Angelic Smith, whose idea it was to donate the maps and a mother of a child that attends Pearl Harbor Elementary. "We as soldiers want to support our community as much as they support us."

  • JBER Army, Air Force academies partner on enlisted-leader development

    Dec 18, 2013

    The purpose of this agreement is to prepare our personnel to anticipate and successfully meet challenges across the range of military operations and build a professional NCO Corps. Education is one of three core concepts that make up the Continuum of Learning, which encompasses the deliberate developmental path over the course of an NCO's career.

  • Honolulu District Continues Support to Army, Pacific Region in FY13

    Dec 18, 2013

    Highly motivated U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Honolulu District staff supported military construction, transformation and initiatives on Hawaii Army posts that included opening a new barracks and continue construction of a state-of-the-art, energy-efficient barracks at Helemano Military Reservation, the new Warrior in Transition barracks and complex, ongoing-South Range Projects and Quad D renovations at Schofield Barracks, and the continuation and completion of Air Force projects, the Combat Aviation Brigade Phase 1 at Wheeler Army Airfield, and the Command and Control Facility at Fort Shafter.

  • USAG Torii Station Launches 3D Campaign for Soldiers on Okinawa

    Dec 17, 2013

    December is National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month and the leadership of U.S. Army Garrison Torii Station has launched a comprehensive campaign to raise awareness about the dangers and consequences of driving while impaired.

  • 8th TSC wins annual USARPAC Career Counselor of the Year competition

    Dec 17, 2013

    They advise more than a thousand Soldiers at any given time, directly impacting each person's family, future, and physical and mental health. Army career counselors are highly trained Soldiers and products of an arduous qualification process. They counsel and mentor others on Army benefits, programs, and opportunities, and are the subject matter experts on all facets of uniformed life to include reenlistment, transfer of education benefits, and reclassification.

  • Commanding General's Holiday Protection Message

    Dec 17, 2013

    The holiday season is a special time of year marked by celebration with Family and friends. It is also important to be mindful of the increased potential for hazards during this busy time of year. Many of you will travel to the mainland or abroad to be with Family and friends. As you travel, I ask that each member of the USARPAC Team take precautions and include safety into all of your holiday planning and events.

  • Pacific Signal leaders hold town hall for Reserve Soldiers, Families

    Dec 17, 2013

    Soldiers of the 311th Signal Command (Theater) Support Unit hosted their 311th SC(T) leadership team, Maj. Gen. James T. Walton and Command Sgt. Maj. Travis L. Cherry, who visited during the unit's monthly Battle Training Assembly at the Reserve Center here, Dec. 7-8.

  • Army, Marines, Honolulu police compete for 'Best Sniper' title

    Dec 16, 2013

    Fifteen sniper teams from all over Oahu came together Dec. 2-4, 2013, at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, and Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kaneohe, to compete for the title Best Sniper.

  • Spartan paratroopers jump in arctic gear

    Dec 16, 2013

    For the first time since returning from Afghanistan last year, U.S. Army Alaska's 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, conducted an arctic airborne operation, Dec. 12, 2013, from a C-130 aircraft onto Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson's Malemute Drop Zone, Alaska.

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