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  • Tripler Army Medical Center combats homelessness

    Jun 16, 2014

    On the dawn of the Army's 239th Birthday, Oahu area Soldiers, along with community partners rolled up their sleeves to serve the island's most needy neighbors -- Hawaii's homeless.

  • Tripler graduates 121 healthcare professionals during commencement ceremony

    Jun 16, 2014

    The newest batch of healthcare professionals, 121 in total, have graduated from Tripler's Graduate Health Education program on Friday, June 13, 2014 during a commencement ceremony at Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC).

  • JED host 20th annual safety day event

    Jun 16, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (June 17, 2014) -- The Japanese Engineering District held their 20th annual "Safety Day" event on June 13, here.

  • USARPAC announces NCO and Soldier of the Year

    Jun 16, 2014

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii-- Top U.S. Army Soldiers and non-commissioned officers from across the Pacific joined June 9 through 13 to compete at the 2014 U.S. Army Pacific Warrior Challenge in hopes of earning the title of USARPAC NCO and Soldier of the Year. Participants were each selected amongst their peers throughout the Pacific region, and were winners at their own local levels of competition. USARPAC's NCO of the Year is Staff Sgt. Adam White, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1-501 Infantry (Airborne), 4th Brigade 25th Inf. Div., Fort Richardson, Alaska. The Soldier of the year is Spc. Thomas Boyd, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 500th Military Intelligence Brigade.

  • Eighth Army celebrates United States Army's 239th Birthday

    Jun 13, 2014

    Eighth Army celebrated the U.S. Army's 239th Birthday at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Seoul June 6.

  • Legendary Korean War veteran visits battlefield after 63 years

    Jun 12, 2014

    Retired Col. Ramon M. Padilla, a Korean War veteran, visited Hill 296 in Yeoju, South Korea, June 5, 2014, to reminisce about his participation in a battle there 63 years ago.

  • Retired General and Sergeant Major of the Army visit 1st Signal Brigade

    Jun 12, 2014

    Soldiers, noncommissioned officers, officers and leadership of the 1st Signal Brigade and its 41st Signal Battalion held a leadership professional development event at the USAG Yongsan multi-purpose theater facility June 6.

  • Band Soldier uses bilingual skills, music to strengthen bonds with Japanese community

    Jun 11, 2014

    "Thank you for saving me that day." Sgt. Cameron Blackhurst, assigned to the U.S. Army Japan Band, at Camp Zama, Japan, was told those words by a tearful Japanese woman after he, along with other band members, put on a concert at Showa Kinen Park on the outskirts of Tokyo, in November 2013.

  • US Forces conduct JFEX in The Last Frontier

    Jun 11, 2014

    More than 400 Paratroopers and Airmen participated in a large scale exercise at Fort Greely, Alaska, June 7-10, 2014. The Joint Forcible Entry Exercise (JFEX) included an airborne jump and trained Paratroopers to get on the ground quickly and efficiently.

  • Distracted driving: an Armywide hazard

    Jun 11, 2014

    In January 2014, the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center released a 19-question survey tailored specifically for respondents to report their perceptions of distracted driving, awareness of hazards and potential legal implications, and whether they have knowingly participated in any activity that distracted them while driving. A random sample of 1,099 Soldiers was selected for the survey, and some findings are outlined below.

  • Warrior Challenge 2014 Soldier and NCO of the Year competition

    Jun 11, 2014

    The 2014 U.S. Army Pacific Warrior Challenge (WC14) began with 17 professional Soldiers competing against one another in hopes of earning the title of USARPAC Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year.

  • 8th TSC troops prepare for Pacific Theater Humanitarian Assistance Survey Team mission

    Jun 11, 2014

    More than half the people in the world call the Pacific region home, and history reflects extremely high odds that each of their lives will be impacted in some way by a natural disaster. Typhoons, tsunamis, earthquakes, cyclones, floods and mudslides characterize the region's past and realistically loom over its future, creating a constant need for readiness and partnership across the massive theater. "At the most basic level we're all humans, and we want to be prepared and able to help other humans in distress," said Col. John Ellis, the officer in charge of the 8th Theater Sustainment Command's newly-formed Humanitarian Assistance Survey Team.

  • 1st Signal Brigade bids farewell to 251st Signal Detachment at Deactivation Ceremony

    Jun 10, 2014

    The 251st Signal Detachment of the 1st Signal Brigade encased its guidon and officially deactivated from the Regular Army at USAG Yongsan's multi-purpose theater facility June 6.

  • Korean American shares experiences during Fort Gordon observance

    Jun 9, 2014

    The 35th Signal Brigade (Theater Tactical) hosted Fort Gordon's command program May 29 in Alexander Hall. "Mr. Eugene Yu is living the American dream," Edmonson said. "His is the life of an immigrant who came to the United States with nothing more than a dream and the promise of opportunity. The Yu family immigrated from South Korea to Augusta over 40 years ago and Eugene has called Georgia home ever since."

  • Spur Ride tests Soldiers' physical and mental capabilities

    Jun 9, 2014

    The 5th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, held a traditional spur ride on Fort Wainwright, Alaska June 5, with nearly 80 Soldiers participating in an effort to earn their spurs under the Order of the Spur, a tradition that reaches back to the beginning of the Cavalry. Earning their spurs identifies Cavalry troopers as experts in their profession of arms.

  • 'Performance Triad' fuels Soldiers' IRONMAN finish

    Jun 9, 2014

    The Army Medical Command recently rolled out the Performance Triad at bases throughout the Army in order to stress the importance of leading a healthy, balanced lifestyle.

  • 'EOD Team of the Year' emerges from USARPAC competition

    Jun 9, 2014

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The best explosive ordnance disposal teams from throughout United States Army Pacific gathered here to compete in USARPAC's EOD Team of the Year Competition held June 1 - 6.

  • Army, Coast Guard intel troops share experiences to increase harbor awareness

    Jun 9, 2014

    Intelligence troops from the 8th Theater Sustainment Command embraced the characteristics of their water-locked home by welcoming the opportunity to learn from their Coast Guard counterparts during a joint training here last month. The 15 Soldiers visited The Coast Guard Integrated Support Command to increase their knowledge of threats to the Honolulu Harbor, and learn best practices for gathering information, developing threat assessments and briefing commanders of possible vulnerabilities in the area.

  • Ready Battalion headquarters maintains readiness with FTX

    Jun 9, 2014

    When the 304th Expeditionary Signal Battalion deploys to support exercises, it is usually the line companies that spend time in the field leaving Headquarters and Headquarters Company in place to support daily operations and provide higher command.

  • 6-17th Cavalry Regiment begins deployment to South Korea

    Jun 9, 2014

    YONGSAN GARRISON- The Department of the Army has approved the rotational deployment of the 6th Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment from Fort Wainwright, Alaska, to Camp Humphreys, South Korea within the month of June.

  • Enlightened training

    Jun 9, 2014

    For the last 25 years, chaplains and chaplains' assistants throughout U.S. Army Pacific have come together annually to participate in some devotion, prayer and like all Soldiers, training. More than 80 combined USARPAC chaplains and chaplains' assistants attended the Chaplaincy Annual Sustainment Training held at the Joseph Estabrook Chapel on Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Kaneohe, Hawaii from June 5-6.

  • 304th ESB Supports 2ID at Camp Red Cloud

    Jun 6, 2014

    Soldiers from the 304th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, 1st Signal Brigade, traveled from Camp Humphreys to Camp Red Cloud to provide tactical signal support for the 2nd Infantry Division May 28.

  • Honolulu declares June 14th Army Day

    Jun 6, 2014

    Soldiers from U.S. Army Pacific attended a "United State Army Day" proclamation hosted by City and County of Honolulu. The event was held June 5 at Honolulu Hale in Honolulu.

  • Soldier is first female to complete JOTC

    Jun 6, 2014

    A female Soldier from 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, became the first female to complete the Jungle Operations Training Course as an infantryman when she graduated from the course, June 2, 2014.

  • Eighth Army to celebrate 70th anniversary in June

    Jun 5, 2014

    The top U.S. Army formation in South Korea, Eighth Army will celebrate its 70th anniversary on June 10, 2014.

  • Air Cav Soldiers Earn their Spurs for the first time in Korea

    Jun 5, 2014

    For 4-6 ARS, an air cavalry squadron that flies OH-58D Kiowa helicopters, the event was a last "hoorah" before wrapping up its nine-month tour on the peninsula before returning to their home station on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. With this rhyme on their lips and a packed rucksack on their backs, about 60 troopers of the 4th Attack Reconnaissance Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade, participated in a Spur Ride, May 21-22, in Chungcheong Province, South Korea.

  • "Our desire for peace will never cease" NNSC hosts annual Spring Reception

    Jun 5, 2014

    Story and photos by Spc. Sara E. Wiseman 210 FA BDE Public Affairs PANMUNJEOM, South Korea --The Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission invited delegates and ambassadors from all over the world to join them in their annual Spring Reception at the Demilitarized Zone of the Joint Security Area in Panmunjeom, South Korea, May 16.

  • Engineer troops wrap-up mission as lead engineer element in Afghanistan

    Jun 5, 2014

    More than 100 Soldiers from the 130th Engineer Brigade's headquarters reunited with their families here Wed., after serving nine months as the Theater Engineer Brigade for Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. The unit first deployed to Bagram Airfield in September 2013 and then moved to Kabul to support the International Security Assistance Forces by providing theater engineer capabilities to include the development of the Afghan National Army Engineer Force, ISAF construction projects, base realignment and closure operations, and route clearance missions.

  • Former leaders of the Army visit 210th FA Bde.

    Jun 4, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea - Former Chief of Staff of the United States Army Gen. Gordon R. Sullivan and former sergeant major of the Army Kenneth O. Preston, visit the Thunder Inn dining facility, to have lunch with Soldiers from 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, June 4, 2014 on Camp Casey, South Korea. During their meal, Soldiers had the opportunity to talk about current events and various policies within the Army.

  • Tripler hosts BASS Research Symposium

    Jun 4, 2014

    Graduate Medical Education students presented their Pacific Regional Medical Command (PRMC) Research projects to PRMC staff and their peers during a Research Symposium at Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) on May 21, 2014.

  • My Korea, My Life -- Pfc. Park

    Jun 4, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- The Korean Augmentation to the United States Army program has existed for more than 60 years and it showcases the Alliance between the Republic of Korea and the United States. For Pfc. Sanghyeok Park, from La Crescenta, Calif., an automated logistical specialist assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, it means Family.

  • CMRE Soldiers celebrate Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage month with luau

    Jun 3, 2014

    Sodliers of the 45th Sustainment Brigade -- CENTCOM Materiel Recovery Element and the 82nd SB-CMRE welcomed Wounded Warriors participating in Operation Proper Exit on Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, May 30, as part of an Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage month event that included music, a barbeque, and Hawaiian dancers.

  • Mighty 41st Signal Battalion Competes in Stress Shoot Competition

    Jun 3, 2014

    Senior leaders representing 41st Signal Battalion convoyed to the Ingman Range at Camp Casey to conduct a Stress Shoot Competition that is designed to hone their warrior skills and test their ability to accurately engage targets on a firing range under extreme stress and exhaustion in Dongducheon, South Korea May 20.

  • U.S. Air Defense doctrine release marks 'cornerstone' in South Korea/U.S. interoperability

    Jun 2, 2014

    The commander of the 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade presented the Republic of Korea Air Force Air Defense Missile Command with the historic release of U.S. Air and Missile Defense doctrine specifically approved for South Korea's Patriot force, May 29, 2014, at the Air Defense Missile Command headquarters at Osan Air Base, South Korea.

  • Teach Thy Neighbor: Middle School Students Learn English from Soldiers

    Jun 2, 2014

    -- U.S. service members are visitors to the Republic of Korea and it is important to foster positive relations with our host nation. U. S. Forces Korea, peninsula wide operates the Good Neighbor Program to assist the U.S. military in making and keeping positive, friendly relations, and maintaining a strong Alliance. As ambassadors to the U.S., it is important to visit the local community, showing a friendly presence. Soldiers from 602nd Aviation Support Battalion, 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, create that presence with their own English camp.

  • Hurricane season begins

    Jun 2, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii is conducting its annual hurricane exercise, Makani Pahili, May 28-June 4.

  • Tripler Army Medical Center hosts simulation center open house

    Jun 2, 2014

    Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, hosted an open house for its Medical Simulation Center, May 27, 2014, to highlight virtual reality and robotic technologies available to medical residents and staff. The interactive training equipment is used as part of continuing education and training requirements.

  • New leadership team for Pacific Signaleers

    Jun 2, 2014

    The 311th Signal Command (Theater) welcomed a new leadership team for the Soldiers and Civilians supporting the Army's Signal mission throughout the Pacific region during two official ceremonies on Fort Shafter's historic Palm Circle Parade Field Wednesday, May 28.

  • Korean rodeo determines "King of the Road"

    May 30, 2014

    CAMP STANLEY, South Korea -- The 46th Transportation Company, 194th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion conducted their Annual Sustainment Truck Rodeo allowing Soldiers to demonstrate driving skills and warrior tasks and battle drills in the spirit of a friendly competition from May 28 -- 29.

  • 8th TSC surpasses safety record at 1,000 days

    May 29, 2014

    The nearly 5,000 Soldiers and civilians of 8th Theater Sustainment Command surpassed an extraordinary safety milestone May 29, 2014, reaching 1,000 days without an accident-related death.

  • Engineer Soldiers make training grounds safer

    May 29, 2014

    After completing a 60-day construction mission and multiple training exercises at the Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii, April 1 through June 1, the Soldiers of the 561st Engineer Company (Horizontal), 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, returned to Oahu.

  • Army engineers train with explosives

    May 29, 2014

    For the past three weeks, the 95th Engineer Company (Clearance), 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command put their skills to the test during a three-week-long demolition range density and route clearance field training exercise at Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA), May 1 through June 1.

  • Korean Service Corps personnel perfect their skills during AWT

    May 29, 2014

    DAEGU GARRISON, South Korea - Korean Service Corps personnel provide invaluable support to USAG Daegu and Area IV day in and day out - and they stay "Ready to Fight Tonight" by honing their battlefield skills during annual Army Warrior Task training.

  • Combat vets look back on Strike Brigade deployment

    May 29, 2014

    A few months into their historic first operational deployment from South Korea, many of the Soldiers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team "Strike Brigade," were asking their commander the same question: Where are we going next?

  • 80th Training Command course helps new leaders adapt to The Army School System

    May 28, 2014

    Master Sgt. Rafael Camacho describes the 15 years he spent teaching the Army Supply Specialist reclassification course as some of the most rewarding times of his life. The Army Reserve Soldier says, it's gratifying to meet former students who tell him of the positive impact he's had on their careers.

  • Signal Soldiers Compete for Best Warrior

    May 28, 2014

    Commitment to excellence, desire to succeed, and an unquenchable thirst to improve. Six Soldiers and NCOs of the 311th Signal Command (SC) said these were the motivations that drove them to be recognized and selected to compete in this year's annual Best Warrior Competition (BWC), May 9-13, 2014.

  • Hazardous Material Control Center keeps community and environment safe

    May 28, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (May 29, 2014) -- "Save the world." "Buy green." "Reduce your carbon footprint." The slogans have been heard before, and including the affects of global warming and the rapid depletion of natural resources. The Honshu, Japan Hazardous Material Control Center is showing their concerned about the environment and the affects of hazardous material on human health with their new mission to control and manage hazardous materials entering the United States Army Garrison Japan installations.

  • U.S., Austrian armies train together at Combined Resolve II

    May 27, 2014

    U.S. and Austrian Soldiers jumped out of Army UH-60 Black Hawks and Austrian helicopters to begin an air assault mission to attack and defend an operating base during Combined Resolve II.

  • 1st Signal Brigade hosts regimental ball in South Korea

    May 27, 2014

    1st Signal Brigade hosted the 2014 Signal Corps Regimental Ball at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Seoul, South Korea May 16 to celebrate and honor the dedicated work of Signaleers, Soldiers, civilians and all of those who contribute to the Republic of Korea/United States Alliance's successful communications needs.

  • Army to observe National Safety Month in June

    May 27, 2014

    The Army will begin its annual observance of National Safety Month June 1, and senior leaders are encouraging Soldiers, civilian employees and their Family members to use the time to focus on mitigating summertime risks.

  • Senior officer of KTO tours Patriot brigade

    May 26, 2014

    The commander of United Nations Command, Combined Forces Command, and U.S. Forces Korea, visited Soldiers of 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade on Osan AB May 20 to gain a better understanding of the unit's mission readiness and combined interoperability within the Korean Theater of Operations.

  • Soldiers lead Korean War remains excavation

    May 23, 2014

    Nearly 40 Soldiers from units across Camp Carroll, South Korea, participated in an excavation in support of the Republic of Korea Army 50th Infantry Division, in Chilgok, May 14, 2014.

  • 2ID hosts Memorial Wreath Laying Ceremony in Korea

    May 22, 2014

    The 2nd Infantry Division hosted a Memorial Wreath Laying Ceremony at the 2nd Inf. Div. Museum, May 22, 2014, on Camp Red Cloud in Uijeongbu, South Korea.

  • Service members honored during 70th anniversary of West Loch disaster

    May 22, 2014

    Gen. Vincent Brooks, Commanding General of U.S. Army Pacific, and Hawaii's joint military forces honored the West Loch disaster fallen during the 5th Celebration of Life for West Loch Internees ceremony at the National Cemetery of the Pacific May 21.

  • Engineer Soldiers participate in elementary school 'GET FIT' program

    May 22, 2014

    Soldiers from the 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade volunteered their morning at Mililani Uka Elementary school, to support the school's "GET FIT" program, a program that promotes a healthy and fit lifestyle.

  • Arrowhead Soldiers return to JBLM following successful completion of multi-national mission in Phili

    May 21, 2014

    Soldiers from 3-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 7th Infantry Division returned to Joint Base Lewis-McChord from the Philippines Sunday after the successful completion of a three-week multinational, joint forces exercise with Soldiers from the Armed Forces of the Philippines.

  • From wheelchair to Ironman, 10th RSG NCO owns resiliency

    May 21, 2014

    From a wheelchair to the finish line, Sgt. 1st Class Raul Otero knows what it is like to keep fighting to stay in the fight. Soldiers train regularly on how to be resilient, on how to bounce back from stressful situations to maintain their statuses as good Soldiers or otherwise good citizens. In some cases, those same Soldiers training might well ask "what does a resilient Soldier look like?"

  • Army engineers improve roads, demolition range

    May 21, 2014

    At the end of February, the Schofield Barracks, Hawaii range control requested the battalion's assistance with a few projects for range maintenance. The "Wolverines" of the 523rd Eng, Co. took the lead on the nearly three-month-long mission, starting March 17 through May.

  • US Army Pacific commander guest speaker at ROTC commencement ceremony

    May 21, 2014

    The University of Hawaii at Manoa hosted its104th Reserve Officer Training Corps spring commencement ceremony at the Kennedy Theatre, May 19. Thirty cadets were commissioned as second lieutenants; 25 joined the ranks of the Army and five raised their hands to serve the Hawaii National Guard.

  • Maj. Gen. Vandal visits Thunder Inn to talk to 70th BSB Soldiers

    May 21, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Maj. Gen. Thomas Vandal, commanding general of the 2nd Infantry Division, visits the Thunder Inn, to meet Soldiers from 70th Brigade Support Battalion, 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Inf. Div., May 21, 2014 on Camp Casey, South Korea. They had breakfast together and talked about various policies and programs within the division.

  • Soldiers take on the Thunder Fitness Challenge

    May 21, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- More than 85 Soldiers from the 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division compete in the Thunder Fitness Challenge May 21, 2014 on Camp Casey. To qualify for the competition the Soldiers must have scored 270 or above on the Army Physical Fitness Test prior to the competition. During the event the Soldiers completed five events that tested them both physically and mentally. The fitness challenge included the push-up event for two minutes, the sit-up event for two minutes, the pull-up event for 10 repetitions, the dip event for 20 repetitions, and a three-mile run in 22 minutes or less.

  • Army watercraft prove ability, benefit of enduring presence in Pacific

    May 20, 2014

    Two crews of Army watercraft operators are wrapping up a five-month mission at the end of May that successfully demonstrates how operationalizing the unique Army capability in the Pacific contributes to that team effort.

  • Balikatan culminates in 'fire and fury'

    May 20, 2014

    About 250 Philippine and U.S. infantrymen participated in a battalion field training exercise at the end of Balikatan 2014, at Fort Ramon Magsaysay, Philippines, May 14-15, 2014.

  • Zama International host "World Cooking Class"

    May 20, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (May 20, 2014) -- Four Camp Zama community members participated in the Zama City International Association's "World Cooking Class" event held on May 18 at the Zama City Citizens' Health Center to get a first-hand experience with the Tunisian culture.

  • Preparation for hurricane season begins now

    May 19, 2014

    Hurricane season in the Central Pacific Region, which includes the Hawaiian Islands, begins June 1 and lasts until Nov. 30.

  • Col. Richard A. Fromm welcomed as new USAG-HI commander

    May 19, 2014

    Col. Richard A. Fromm took command of U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii from Col. Daniel Whitney during a change of command ceremony, here, May 13.

  • 94th AAMDC's new communication system, Soldiers are tested in capability

    May 19, 2014

    The 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command teamed up with the 307th Expeditionary Signal Battalion to surmount a complex training mission in a multi-day exercise, April 28 through May 16, to integrate a new multifaceted missile defense communication system into the military's existing communication satellites, giving the 94th AAMDC Headquarters the capability required to operate from a remote location anywhere in the world.

  • White inducted into Pentagon's Hall of Heroes

    May 16, 2014

    Former Sgt. Kyle J. White White's induction into the Hall of Heroes, a ceremonial room at the Department of Defense headquarters, one day after he received the Medal of Honor for actions in Afghanistan during the Battle of Aranas in 2007. (U.S. Army photos by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller)

  • 8th STB inducts NCOs at historic Fort DeRussy

    May 16, 2014

    Twenty-four Soldiers from the 8th Special Troops Battalion, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, were inducted into the ranks of the Noncommissioned Officer Corps., May 16, at historic Fort DeRussy Army Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii. The ceremony is a time-honored tradition in the Army that recognizes the step from Soldier to NCO, and holding the ceremony at the former military bunker, now museum, added to the importance of it.

  • 304th ESB honors lost signaleer at memorial service

    May 15, 2014

    304th Expeditionary Signal Battalion held a memorial service on May 13 at the MP Hill Fitness Center on USAG Humphreys to honor the loss of one of their young, warrior communicators. Spc. Carl A. Lissone, 20, an Information Technology Specialist, Bravo Company, 304th ESB, 1st Signal Brigade, a native of Covington, Ga., was pronounced dead at the Good Morning Hospital in Pyeongtaek on May 4.

  • 2CAB Unveils Newest Chinook Model

    May 15, 2014

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea-- The 3rd Battalion, 2nd Aviation Regiment General Support Avn. Battalion, 2nd Combat Avn. Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, unveiled the CH-47F at an activation ceremony at Camp Humphreys in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, May 13.

  • AMC, ACC commanders visit Pacific

    May 15, 2014

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii--Members of the 413th Contracting Support Brigade here got a chance to tell their two senior commanders about contracting operations in the Pacific theater.

  • USARPAC FY14 Memorial Day and Summer Safety Message

    May 15, 2014

    Memorial Day is a time of reflection, a time to remember the sacrifices of those who have come before us and to honor all of the brave men and women who gave their lives defending our nation and values. I need your support in making this solemn holiday a time to pay tribute to our fallen comrades, while also ensuring that we do not lose a single Soldier, Family member, or Civilian employee to a preventable accident.

  • JTF-NCR teams up with Arrowhead Soldiers for multinational, joint forces live-fire exercise

    May 15, 2014

    In front of a multitude of distinguished visitors, a dozen soldiers from the Philippine Army's Special Operations Force leap from a C-130 troop transport aircraft during a High Altitude Low Opening jump onto their objective far below.

  • State of Hawaii honors soldiers during Military Appreciation Month

    May 14, 2014

    The State of Hawaii House of Representatives and Senate honors military personnel and family members based in Hawaii during Military Appreciation Month with proclamations. Congress designated May as a way to recognize service members. Every May has been designated as National Military Appreciation Month since 1999.

  • Exercise Kai Malu O' Hawaiian helps keep Hawaii's waters safe

    May 14, 2014

    HONOLULU--The sixth annual Kai Malu O' Hawaii joint and interagency full-scale threat training exercise took place at the Honolulu Airport and Bellows Air Station training areas, May 7 to 9.

  • Army divers complete underwater salvage exercise

    May 14, 2014

    Divers with the 7th Engineer Dive Detachment, 130th Engineer Brigade, recently completed their annual salvage exercise, May 9, at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam that focused on salvage and construction tasks that are common to the detachment.

  • 10th Regional Support Group Unit Ministry Team conducts relationship training Okinawa-style

    May 14, 2014

    Single Soldiers of the 10th Regional Support Group Headquarters and Headquarters Company conducted relationship training March 24 at Okuma Recreation Facility, Okinawa Japan. Soldiers were taught by the 78th Signal Battalion's Chaplain Mike Jernigan of Fayetteville, North Carolina, in the beautiful Okinawa outdoors to learn how to foster positive relationships.

  • 10th Regional Support Group Enhances Opportunities for Children

    May 14, 2014

    The Bob Hope Primary School and 10th Regional Support Group signed the Partners in Education Proclamation on May 8 in front of the school grounds.

  • 210th Soldiers get a day of adventure

    May 13, 2014

    INJE, South Korea -- For Soldiers assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, even fun starts before the sun rises over the mountain ridge and its rays tumble into Camp Casey, South Korea.

  • 'Strike Brigade' vets to mark deployment anniversary

    May 13, 2014

    Combat veterans of the 2nd Infantry Division's 2nd Brigade Combat Team will mark the 10th anniversary of the U.S. Army's historic first operational deployment from South Korea this August.

  • Senior leaders highlight ASC capabilities in Pacific

    May 13, 2014

  • 40th Quartermasters win DA level ROWPU RODEO

    May 13, 2014

    The 40th Quartermaster Company, 45th Sustainment Brigade came away with first place after traveling to Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story to participate in the Sergeant Major John C. Marigliano Reverse Osmosis Water Purification Unit (ROWPU) Rodeo May 5-9.

  • Fort Wainwright offers MFT

    May 13, 2014

    It was a little before 8 a.m. on a Thursday morning and while most Fort Wainwright Soldiers headed to the showers 43 of their peers began their second hour of Physical Readiness Training as part of the Master Fitness Trainer Class.

  • 45th takes over CMRE mission in Afghanistan

    May 13, 2014

    More than 100 Soldiers from the 45th Sustainment Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command cased their unit's colors during a deployment ceremony, May 13, in preparation for their upcoming deployment to Kandahar, Afghanistan, in support of the Central Command's Materiel Recovery Element mission.

  • Soldiers from 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, "Got Your Back"

    May 13, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea --Soldiers from 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division participate in "Got Your Back," an interactive training session that is part of the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention program May 9, in the Casey Theatre on Camp Casey, South Korea. The "Got Your Back" instructors opened up the dialogue for Soldiers to learn the differences between healthy situations and language, and the harmful kind through real-life scenarios.

  • 210th FA Bde. Soldiers win EFMB

    May 13, 2014

    WARRIOR BASE, South Korea -- Soldiers from 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, win the Expert Field Medical Badge on May 2, 2014 on Warrior Base, South Korea. Maj. Paul Clark, a native of Fairfax Station, Va., the brigade surgeon, and Pfc. William Barton, from San Antonio, Texas, a health care specialist assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 38th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th FA Bde., 2nd Inf. Div., won the coveted badge.

  • Commissary, TRICARE adjustments needed to retain readiness, senators told

    May 12, 2014

    Slowing the growth of military pay and housing allowances, reducing commissary subsidies and adjusting TRICARE costs will save $31 billion over the next five years and enable enhanced readiness, senior leaders told lawmakers.

  • 210th FA Bde. conducts ACL retrieval exercise

    May 12, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Soldiers from 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division participate in an Ammunition Combat Load Retrieval Exercise May 7-8, 2014 on Camp Casey, South Korea. The training exercise focused on the brigade's ability to retrieve, upload and transport the brigade's ACL.

  • Soldiers from 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, "Got Your Back"

    May 12, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea --Soldiers from 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division participate in "Got Your Back," an interactive training session that is part of the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention program May 9, in the Casey Theatre on Camp Casey, South Korea. The "Got Your Back" instructors opened up the dialogue for Soldiers to learn the differences between healthy situations and language, and the harmful kind through real-life scenarios. (U.S. Army photos by Spc. Sara E. Wiseman, 210th Field Artillery Brigade Public Affairs/Released)

  • Dr. Seuss is on the loose!

    May 12, 2014

    Excitement and joy filled the hearts and faces of students at Bob Hope Elementary School as U.S. Army Soldiers served a "Green Eggs and Ham" breakfast kicking off the Read Across America program on Mar. 3rd, for Dr. Seuss' birthday. Soldiers from the 10th Regional Support Group adopted the school earlier this year and now visit the students and faculty periodically helping by teach curriculum.

  • US Army Japan on Okinawa builds lasting friendships with Japanese Ground Self Defense Force officers

    May 12, 2014

    Eleven U.S. Army Officers were joined by their Japanese counterparts for a three day friendship cultural exchange focusing on Army organizations, physical fitness, promotions and information exchanges from Mar. 12-14th.

  • 416th Army Field Support Brigade participates in Key Resolve 2014 in Korea

    May 12, 2014

    The 416th Army Field Support Brigade participated in Operation Key Resolve in the Republic of Korea. Soldiers of this brigade supported the 403rd Army Field Support Brigade, including preparation for the issue of war stock equipment and providing contracting support for base operations in the event that hostilities occur on the Korean peninsula.

  • 94th AAMDC troops compete for "Best Sea Dragon" NCO, Soldier of the year

    May 12, 2014

    Winners of the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier quarterly boards over the past year competed in a demanding battle for the titles of "Best Sea Dragon" NCO and Soldier in the command May 6 and 7.

  • Joint Chiefs: Pay and benefits must remain competitive

    May 11, 2014

    Budgetary pressures mean military compensation must be scrutinized but service members must get the best support the nation can afford, military leaders told senators Tuesday.

  • Cavalry Soldier to represent USFK at NASCAR race

    May 9, 2014

    A cavalry sergeant will represent U.S. Forces Korea at the Quicken Loans 400 NASCAR race at the Michigan International Speedway on June 15.

  • 2014 Military Spouse Appreciation Day: "Military Spouses: Keeping Army Families STRONG"

    May 9, 2014

    Congress officially made Military Spouse Appreciation Day part of National Military Appreciation Month in 1999. This year the commemoration falls on May 9, 2014, and the theme is Army Spouses: Keeping Army Families STRONG.

  • Sea Dragons combine Thunder Ride with SAAM awareness

    May 9, 2014

    The 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command "Sea Dragons" successfully completed their quarterly motorcycle mentorship ride, April 25, combined with the unit's ongoing Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) observances for April.

  • That's for the Birds

    May 8, 2014

    It's 6:30a.m., and the base is alive like the city that never sleeps. Soldiers everywhere are executing their daily exercise regimens when suddenly a loud shotgun-like sound is heard echoing across the base. As some Soldiers continue what they were doing, others looked startled, scratching their heads in confusion. What those Soldiers were hearing, is the same sound Airmen at Osan and Kunsan Air Bases hear every day. The sounds come from a deterrent system called the 'bird cannon.' These cannons are well known to those who work in the aviation field, but not all Soldiers assigned here are aviators.

  • FTX caps off month-long training

    May 8, 2014

    Moving personnel and equipment across the battlefield is a ground unit's most important tasks in combat. This is especially true of sustainment Soldiers, for whom this isn't an occasional mission, but a daily responsibility. It is because of this importance that the Forward Support Company, 84th Engineer Battalion held a field training exercise (FTX) April 28 - May 1 at Kahuku Training Area, Hawaii.

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