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  • 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.

  • C-17 lands at Wheeler Army Airfield

    Dec 16, 2013

    The 25th Infantry Division and the Air Force's 15th Wing conducted joint training with a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft, Dec. 16 on Wheeler Army Airfield, Hawaii.

  • Signal leaders assess progress at Humphreys before summit meeting

    Dec 15, 2013

    Leaders from the office of the Army Chief Information Officer/G-6, 311th Signal Command (Theater), Army Network Enterprise Technology Command and 1st Signal Brigade met to see the overall construction efforts underway to make USAG Humphreys the main hub for U.S. forces before attending the Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (C4I) Summit the following day.

  • Arrowhead soldiers load vehicles, save money

    Dec 13, 2013

    Soldiers from 3-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 7th Infantry Division, out of Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., are loading vehicles onto railcars throughout December in advance of their scheduled rotation to the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., in early January of next year.

  • Eighth Army participates in exercise in South Korea

    Dec 13, 2013

    Eighth Army participated in exercise Warpath III, at Yongsan Garrison, South Korea, Dec. 7-15, 2013, to hone its ability to command combat operations.

  • From tents to temples

    Dec 12, 2013

    To further the spirit of cultural understanding and bilateral partnership embraced by exercise Yama Sakura 65 chaplains assigned to I Corps took advantage of the opportunity to meet with the master of a local Buddhist temple, Dec. 9.

  • US, Japanese forces discuss ways to reduce suicide

    Dec 12, 2013

    Some lessons can only be learned the hard way. I Corps soldiers participating in Yama Sakura 65 and their Japanese counterparts hope suicide prevention isn't one of them.

  • Army, Cambodia divers work together to de-mine Pacific waters

    Dec 12, 2013

    The Pacific theater's waterways are still filled with explosive remnants of war, sunken munitions that are dangerous if mishandled. Clearing out these munitions and making these rivers safe for everyone who relies on them for subsistence is the goal of a joint effort between U.S. divers and their Pacific neighbors.

  • Thousands of officers to face boards for early separation

    Dec 12, 2013

    Nearly 19,000 active-duty captains and majors in the Army Competitive Category will go before either an Officer Separation Board or Enhanced Selective Early Retirement Board early next year.

  • Champoux: South Korea-U.S. alliance strongest in world

    Dec 11, 2013

    The commanding general of the top U.S. Army formation in South Korea said the Republic of Korea-U.S. alliance is the strongest military alliance in the world.

  • I Corps and JGSDF tackle logistics task

    Dec 11, 2013

    While artillery and jet engines make some of the louder noises associated with war, it's another kind of noise that ensures the fight continues - the sounds of chatter between logisticians supplying the battlefield. On Japan's northern island of Hokkaido that chatter was between logisticians I Corps and the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force's Northern Army Dec. 7.

  • Weather Squadron works for joint and bilateral operations

    Dec 11, 2013

    Rain, snow and cloud cover can all hinder operations on the battlefield. Fortunately there are Air Force personnel constantly working to give the latest updates and information on how that weather may impact the fight.

  • Soldiers and Family Members Enjoy Themselves at the Annual St. Barbara's Day Ball

    Dec 11, 2013

    More than 700 Soldiers and guest assembled into the Lanai Ballroom at the JW Marriott Hotel and Resort to celebrate the annual St. Barbara's Day Ball, hosted by the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command on December 6, 2013.

  • Army Corps, Nan Inc. Hold Site Blessing for Quad B Renovation Project

    Dec 11, 2013

    Honolulu District and contractor Nan Inc. held a traditional Hawaiian site blessing and groundbreaking ceremony Dec. 4 in Quad B at Schofield Barracks to signify the start of construction and renovation for three of the quad's four buildings -- 156, 157 and 158.

  • Yama Sakura: From tents to temples

    Dec 11, 2013

    To further the spirit of cultural understanding and bilateral partnership embraced by exercise Yama Sakura 65, chaplains assigned to I Corps took advantage of the opportunity to meet with the master of a local Budhist temple in Chitose, Japan, Dec. 9, 2013.

  • Tri-signed letter on Army Safety 2013: Milestone Achievements, but Challenges Remain

    Dec 10, 2013

    In the fall of 2012, our Army marked the passing of its safest year since September 11 , 2001. At that time, we asked you to capitalize on that success during fiscal year 2013 by staying engaged on risk management and treating safety as an imperative. You did just that, and your hard work resulted in the best year for Soldier safety on record. We could not be more proud of this accomplishment- thank you and congratulations on a job well done!

  • 8th TSC CG's holiday reception and donation drive

    Dec 10, 2013

    Soldiers, leaders, and families of the 8th Theater Sustainment Command donated more than $1,000 worth of school supplies during the commanding general's, Maj. Gen. Stephen R. Lyons, annual holiday reception, Dec. 7. The supplies will be given to local elementary schools before the upcoming Christmas holiday. For more photos, visit the 8th TSC's Facebook at

  • Indian Army Chief of Staff Visits with United States Army Chief of Staff

    Dec 6, 2013

  • Area educators, Army gather to recognize achievements

    Dec 6, 2013

    How do you show your appreciation to the Army for its contributions to the public schools in the Leilehua Complex?

  • Sugar Bears give Spartans a lift

    Dec 6, 2013

    Paratroopers with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, exited a CH-47 Chinook helicopter and descended to the ground Dec. 4, 2013 at the Malemute Drop Zone at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The 4-25th partnered with the "Sugar Bears," Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 52d Aviation Regiment from Fort Wainwright, Alaska for the day's mission, which demonstrated the Spartan Brigade's forced entry capabilities.

  • CID Offers Holiday Safety Tips

    Dec 5, 2013

    Across the nation, shoppers will be out in force searching for big bargains in the stores and on the World Wide Web, but criminals will be out too.

  • New Suicide Prevention policy regains 'human element'

    Dec 5, 2013

    U.S. Army Pacific has a new command policy regarding suicide that broadens the attack on suicide stigma, and addresses the human element in training and preparedness.

  • Yama Sakura 65

    Dec 5, 2013

    Yama Sakura (YS) is an annual, bilateral exercise with the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) and the U.S. military. The exercise rotates each year to one of the five JGSDF regional armies. Co-hosted by U.S. Army Pacific and the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force, this year's player units will be the U.S. Army I Corps and the JGSDF Northern Army. Yama Sakura 65 (YS65) will be conducted at Camp Higashi-Chitose in Hokkaido, Japan, from Dec. 8-14. Check out the Exercise YS65 Facebook page daily for articles, photos and videos at

  • Releasing the reins, still in the saddle

    Dec 4, 2013

    HEADQUARTERS, U.S. ARMY ALASKA, Fort Wainwright, Alaska -- The 6th Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment at Fort Wainwright, Alaska hosted a change of command ceremony December 3. The ceremony welcomed the new commander, Lt. Col. Matthew F Ketchum and honored the outgoing commander, Lt. Col. Adam w. Lange and his wife, Capt. Brandi Lange, an Army nurse assigned to Medical Department Activities-Alaska.

  • Leaders remember heroic Korean War commander

    Dec 3, 2013

    U.S. military leaders and Korean War veterans remembered the Eighth Army commander who stopped communist forces from overrunning the last corner of Korea.

  • Ready, set, resilient

    Dec 2, 2013

    HEADQUARTERS, U.S. ARMY ALASKA, Fort Wainwright, Alaska -- U.S. Army Alaska leaders, Soldiers, families and civilians had the opportunity to see, experience and learn about the plethora of resources and support available to help them bounce back from the rigors and stresses of a demanding lifestyle in the military, and specifically within U. S. Army Alaska.

  • U.S. Army Pacific Fiscal Triad critical to operational success

    Dec 2, 2013

    Units from the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard, as well as Department of Defense civilians participated in the 413th Contracting Support Brigade's third annual disaster training exercise held at Hawaii Army National Guard Training Center- Bellows Air Base, Hawaii, Nov. 16-23, 2013.

  • Military, civil leaders strengthen ROK-U.S. alliance

    Dec 2, 2013

    Bupyeong-gu Korean American Friendship Council members assembled for its quarterly meeting in Korea to enhance ROK-U.S. relations in the Area II military community, Nov. 27.

  • Eighth Army Band to play at top South Korean venue

    Nov 29, 2013

    The Eighth Army Band will perform a holiday concert at the Seoul Performing Arts Center, South Korea's top concert venue, Dec. 1, 2013.

  • Spartan riggers ready for success

    Nov 27, 2013

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska -- "I will be sure always," is the motto of the U.S. Army parachute rigger. Every rigger is Airborne qualified and by tradition required to be ready to jump any parachute, packed by any rigger.

  • Happy Thanksgiving from the Warrior Brigade Command Team

    Nov 27, 2013

    The Mackey and Crosby Families would like to wish each and every member of Warrior Brigade family a Happy Thanksgiving. On this Thanksgiving, we are thankful for the opportunity to live and train with this great brigade combat team in the Hawaiian Islands. The islands offer unique terrain, environmental and cultural challenges that enhance our unit's ability to accomplish its mission and answer our Nation's call anywhere in the world.

  • 1-24th conducts arctic skills training during "Legion Avalanche"

    Nov 27, 2013

    Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division participated in Operation Legion Avalanche, a battalion training event focusing on developing survival skills and conducting battle drills in an arctic environment.

  • 1/25 SBCT Holds Ready and Resilent Week

    Nov 27, 2013

    The 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division took a pause in tactical training and focused on building toughness. The brigade kicked off their Ready and Resilient Campaign with a focused week of training that included suicide prevention, sexual assault prevention, and building the psychological, mental, as well as physical strength of Soldiers and Family members of the brigade at Fort Wainwright, Alaska, Nov. 18-22.

  • Safety doesn't happen by accident: 2nd SBCT, 25th ID Conducts Motorcycle Safety Training

    Nov 27, 2013

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Whether you're on your motorcycle to take in the scenery or riding on a Sunday afternoon with friends, spending a day on your motorcycle is a great way to relax and enjoy the outdoors. For the uninitiated or unprepared, however, participating in this activity without a proper risk assessment can be deadly. As leaders and safety professionals, it should never be far from our minds that this time of year is historically the most risky for our Soldiers off duty.

  • Joint Service FARP Rodeo

    Nov 27, 2013

    The 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, hosted a joint service Forward Arming and Refueling Point Rodeo competition on Wheeler Army Airfield, Hawaii, Nov. 20.

  • USAG-HI ohana voice top issues at AFAP

    Nov 27, 2013

    "Your role, as delegates, is to let leadership know your top concerns and issues," said Mele Stender, program manager, Army Family Action Plan 2014, in her opening address to the individuals seated at the Main Post Chapel Annex, here, Nov. 13.

  • US Army Garrison Japan welcomes first female commander

    Nov 26, 2013

    Col. Joy L. Curriera became the first female commander of U.S. Army Garrison Japan following an assumption-of-command ceremony held Nov. 26 at Camp Zama.

  • Aviation Soldiers learn life-saving techniques

    Nov 26, 2013

    The Second Infantry Division prides itself as being always ready to fight and defend the Republic of Korea at the drop of a dime. In the event that conflict arises, a Soldier's training and expertise will immediately kick in. A grim reality of war and conflict is casualties on the battlefield; but with frequent and thorough training Soldiers can reduce combat deaths and save the lives of their comrades.

  • Arrowhead Brigade salutes veterans old and young at ceremonies across South Puget Sound

    Nov 25, 2013

    Soldiers from 3-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 7th Infantry Division, took part in Veterans Day ceremonies throughout South Puget Sound during the last week that included a wreath laying, several speaking events and culminated with Soldiers taking part in the City of Auburn's Veterans Day Parade Nov. 9.

  • Soldiers contribute to joint task force to help relief efforts in Philippines

    Nov 25, 2013

    More than two weeks ago Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines and left behind a path of destruction the region will not forget for a long time. The remnants of the super typhoon were staggering as an estimated 4,000 were killed and another 18,000 injured.

  • US Army soldiers in Japan Support American Education Week

    Nov 25, 2013

    Take 667 elementary students, 98 staff members then mix in 15 highly motivated U.S. Army soldiers and you get smiles, laughter and a unique learning experience for both students and soldiers. On Nov. 20, soldiers with the 10th Regional Support Group spent the entire day at Bob Hope Primary School on Kadena Air Base as part of a weeklong program designed to gain knowledge and appreciation for the value of education.

  • US Army Pacific Commanding General and Command Sgt. Maj. send holidays wishes

    Nov 25, 2013

    U.S. Army Pacifc Commanding General, Gen. Vincent K. Brooks and Command Sgt. Maj Frank Leota send their holiday greetings to the Soldiers, family members and Army civilians of USARPAC.

  • Best Warrior winners credit success to family, command, hard work

    Nov 24, 2013

    The winners of the Army's 2013 Best Warrior Competition credit their success in the intense challenge to hard work and the support from their command and family.

  • 70th BSB sling-load training

    Nov 24, 2013

    CAMP MOBILE, South Korea -- Soldiers from 70th Brigade Support Battalion, 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division conduct a sling-load training Nov. 22, 2013 on Camp Mobile, South Korea. The training was to ensure that Soldiers are prepared for real world missions and transporting military equipment. The 210th Fires Brigade improves the unit's readiness to "Fight Tonight" to deter any aggression towards South Korea. (U.S. Army photos by 210th Fires Brigade Public Affairs Team/Released).

  • Community gains safety advice at Camp Zama event

    Nov 22, 2013

    Nearly 500 Camp Zama community members attended the Winter and Fall Health and Safety fair held Nov. 22 at the Community Activity Center here.

  • Leaders celebrate legendary Korean War general

    Nov 22, 2013

    Top American and South Korean military leaders praised the Republic of Korea Army's first four-star general at Yongsan Garrison, South Korea, Nov. 22, 2013, on his 93rd birthday.

  • Signal Support for Joint Disaster Training Exercise

    Nov 22, 2013

    Six Soldiers from the 307th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, 516th Signal Brigade, 311th Signal Command (Theater) provided top notch communications support for the fourth iteration of Operation Pacific Response, a joint collaboration of more than 200 military and civilian personnel from across the globe and from all branches of the service, both Active and Reserve Components.

  • Army names 2013 Soldier, NCO of year

    Nov 22, 2013

    The 2013 Best Warrior Competition concluded Nov. 22, 2013, at Fort Lee, Va., with the announcement of the 2013 Soldier and Non-commissioned Officer of the Year winners.

  • U.S., China conduct Disaster Management Exchange

    Nov 21, 2013

    Soldiers from United States Army Pacific, Hawaii Army National Guard and Army Corps of Engineers along with representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency participated with the People's Liberation Army in a Disaster Management Exchange, Nov. 12-14, 2013, at Marine Corps Training Area-Bellows, Hawaii.

  • U.S. Army Garrison Torii Station hosts safety event for employees

    Nov 21, 2013

    The Safety Office on U.S. Army Garrison Torii Station hosted a special event Nov. 21 to remind employees to stay safe during the holiday season while on and off duty.

  • Dignity, respect are cornerstones of EEO

    Nov 21, 2013

    U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan's goal is to operate a premier Equal Employment Opportunity Office with a model EEO program so customers can succeed in an environment free from harassment and retaliation.

  • Devens describes NCO's role in ROK-U.S. Alliance

    Nov 21, 2013

    The Eighth Army command sergeant major described the important mission that American and South Korean noncommissioned officers accomplish on the Korean Peninsula.

  • 2-2 Assault Battalion Streamlines Combined Training

    Nov 21, 2013

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea -- A cold, gray day did not stop Soldiers from conducting the largest combined air assault training exercise, for the division of the year, living up to the "Going Together" mantra with Republic of Koreas 2nd Battalion, 100th Regiment, 17th Infantry Division Nov. 14, 2013 at Rodriguez Range, South Korea.

  • U.S. and Korean Signal Battalions enjoy Organizational day together

    Nov 21, 2013

    The second annual Combined Organizational Day between the 41st Signal Battalion and the 60th Signal Battalion, Republic of Korea Army, was held Oct. 31 at Collier Field on Yongsan Army Base.

  • Army divers support ongoing tsunami repairs during training exercise

    Nov 20, 2013

    More than a dozen Soldiers from the 7th Engineer Dive Detachment, 130th Engineer Brigade and construction contractors from Sea Engineering Inc. conducted underwater training and repairs, Nov. 4-22, to the remaining damage to Keauhou Small Boat Harbor caused by the 2011 tsunami. The detachment's divers perform reconnaissance, demolition, and salvage missions in underwater conditions throughout the Pacific.

  • 14 years in the making, the Special Olympics program on Okinawa is thriving!

    Nov 19, 2013

    On Nov. 2, 843 athletes, 1,200 visiting family members along with 1,400 American service member volunteers, 453 Japanese interpreters and 164 Japanese and American entertainers gathered at the Risner Sporting Complex in celebration of the 14th Annual Special Olympics Games.

  • Toyota Industries Shuttles Rugby Team visit Torii Station

    Nov 19, 2013

    When soldiers assigned to U.S. Army Japan went to the gym Nov. 5 and 7, players from the Toyota Industries Shuttles Rugby Team greeted them and worked out side by side with soldiers, family members and DA civilians working out in the gym.

  • Logistics experts, movement team join typhoon relief efforts

    Nov 19, 2013

    Approximately 30 Soldiers from the 8th Theater Sustainment Command departed for the Philippines, Nov. 17, 2013, to assist in Super Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda relief efforts.

  • Eighth Army, Third ROK Army hold alliance festival

    Nov 18, 2013

    U.S. and South Korean Army leaders gathered for an alliance festival at Camp Humphreys, South Korea, on the future headquarters post for American military forces in Korea, Nov. 15, 2013.

  • Schofield Main Exchange shows families appreciation

    Nov 18, 2013

    The Schofield Main Exchange, here, was full of fun and entertainment, Nov. 2, as children bounced around the block from activity to activity during a Military Family Appreciation Month Fair.


    Nov 18, 2013

    The 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command is slated to move to Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam in FY2014.


    Nov 18, 2013

    The 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command hosted a unit blood drive on Nov. 13 in the command's battery conference area.

  • Rapid response team prepared to assist during disasters

    Nov 18, 2013

    Nations in the Pacific region deal with changing weather patterns on a yearly basis. Some of these changes will funnel in heavy rains, hurricanes, tsunamis, and typhoons -- along with volcanic eruptions and earthquakes.

  • Operation Neukdae (Wolf) revisits fundamentals

    Nov 18, 2013

    The 95th Engineer Company (Clearance), 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, conducted Operation Neukdae or wolf, Nov. 4-7, at the Kahuku Training Area, Hawaii. The purpose of the training event was to introduce young soldiers to wire obstacles. Furthermore, this event aimed to remind the more experienced soldiers of what it means to be a Sapper, outside the parameters of route clearance.

  • US-China Disaster Response Field Exchange

    Nov 15, 2013

    The 2013 U.S. China Disaster Management Exchange held Nov. 12-14 is a U.S. Army Pacific hosted subject matter expert exchange focused on an international Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief operations.

  • Ulses welcomed to USARPAC with Flying V ceremony

    Nov 15, 2013

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii - Colonel (Promotable) Robert J. Ulses was welcomed as the Assistant Chief of Staff of Operations, U.S. Army-Pacific, during a Flying V ceremony at Palm Circle, here, November 15. The ceremony was officiated by USARPAC Commanding General, Gen. Vincent K. Brooks. Ulses was joined by wife Kathy Ulses and son 1st Lt. Brian Ulses and daughter-in-law Valerie Ulses, who were presented with leis as a welcome to the USARPAC. Brooks welcomed Ulses and his family for his third time to Hawaii, although the first time, according to Brooks, was birth.

  • 25th ID enforces standards and discipline

    Nov 14, 2013

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Courtesy patrols began here Oct. 7 at the behest of the commanding general of the 25th Infantry Division and his command sergeant major. A courtesy patrol team is comprised of a lieutenant and a sergeant first class who patrol an assigned area to inform Soldiers and Family members if they are violating 25th Inf. Div. or garrison policies. Four teams patrol four areas of Schofield Barracks and Wheeler Army Airfield. The teams patrol housing areas, the Post Exchange, the commissary, the gyms, and the Nehelani and Tropics Clubs.


    Nov 14, 2013

    OSAN AIR BASE -- Air Defenders from the 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, the U.S. Air Force, the U.S. Navy and the Republic of Korea Air Force gathered at Yongsan Army Garrison's Dragon Hill Lodge for the Missile Defender of the Year Ball, Nov. 8.

  • Garrison Soldiers deliver warmth

    Nov 13, 2013

    Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, USAG Yongsan, visited Hongeun-dong to deliver coal bricks to members of the community, Nov 6.

  • Army's largest multi-functional battalion holds mobilization drill

    Nov 13, 2013

    The U.S. Army's largest multi-functional battalion conducted a mobilization drill on K-16 Air Base, South Korea, Nov. 13, 2013.

  • U.S. artillerymen complete Seoul marathon

    Nov 13, 2013

    SEOUL, Korea -- A team of 18 Soldiers from A Battery, 1st Battalion, 38th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division completed the JoongAng Seoul Marathon together in Seoul, South Korea Nov. 3.

  • US-China Disaster Management Exchange

    Nov 13, 2013

    The 2013 DME is a U.S. Army Pacific hosted subject matter expert exchange focused on an international Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief operation. The highlight of this year's DME 2013 is a Practical Field Exchange at MCTAB on Nov.14.

  • Eighth Army commander honors veterans in Korea

    Nov 12, 2013

    The top U.S. Army operational commander in South Korea thanked veterans at a ceremony, Nov. 11, 2013, at Yongsan Garrison, South Korea.

  • Oregon, Georgetown hoops teams visit, play at Camp Humphreys

    Nov 12, 2013

    Approximately 2,000 military personnel and family members were on hand for the second installment of the ESPN Armed Forces Classic, featuring the men's basketball teams from the University of Oregon and Georgetown University, played in the Humphreys Community Fitness Center at Camp Humphreys, South Korea, Nov. 9, 2013.

  • SMA Chandler meets with Schofield Soldiers, families

    Nov 12, 2013

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III toured Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Nov. 5, to meet with Soldiers and families to discuss important topics and worries Soldiers have about budget cuts and troop drawdown.


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