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  • Carter honors 6 'trailblazer' Sexual Assault Response Coordinators

    Apr 29, 2016

    Defense Secretary Ash Carter honored six individuals, April 28, from across the military as sexual assault response coordinators of the year, saying they promoted a climate of trust in which sexual assault is not tolerated or ignored.

  • Sea Dragons Go Ballistic at Balikatan'16

    Apr 29, 2016

    The 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command participated in Balikatan for the first time by sending a team of five Soldiers to teach the fundamentals of air defense to the Philippine army at Fort Magsaysay, Philippines from March 31 - April 15.

  • SMA Dailey: 'We must fight and win'

    Apr 26, 2016

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey told a gathering of U.S. Army Reserve senior leaders they must execute the Army's core mission of fighting and winning. In order to do that, Dailey said leaders must maintain readiness, look to the future of the Army, and take of Soldiers and their Families.

  • Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Gen. Brooks nomination

    Apr 26, 2016

    General, we congratulate you on your nomination. We thank you for your decades of distinguished service and your willingness to step forward (ph) and lead once again. Of course, we know today would not be possible with the support and sacrifice of wife Carol (ph) who's with us this morning. And (inaudible) our tradition, we hope you will take the opportunity to introduce your family joining you today.

  • Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment, Not in the Sea Dragon Ohana

    Apr 26, 2016

    Soldiers from the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command gathered April 1, and again on April 22, at the Hickam Beach, Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam, Hawaii to show their support for April 2016 as sexual assault awareness and prevention month (SAAPM).

  • NIMBLE TITAN provides multi-national cooperation for missile defense

    Apr 25, 2016

    24 nations join in integrated air and missile defense exercise

  • SMDC History: First Zeus launched From underground cell

    Apr 25, 2016

    SMDC remembers Nike Zeus history

  • Soldiers and Korean War Veterans Meet in Osan to Discuss War and Resiliency

    Apr 24, 2016

    OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea -- Soldiers travelled to the United Nations First Battle Memorial in Osan, April 23, 2016 to meet with local Korean War veterans to discuss their stories of resiliency and learn more about the Battle of Jukmiryeong and the legacy of Task Force Smith.

  • Army Air Defenders boost joint/combined interoperability at Max Thunder '16

    Apr 23, 2016

    OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea --Soldiers assigned to 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, Dragons, participated in Max Thunder '16, April 18-26, 2016 at locations across the Korean Peninsula, incorporating the Patriot Missile System's enhanced air-breathing threat capabilities into the Korean Theater of Operations Joint Integrated Air Defense System.

  • A Chance Documentary at 16 Inspires Female ADA Officer

    Apr 23, 2016

    During a speech in Washington, D.C., March 2, the First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama encouraged female veterans to tell their stories. "All of you learned how to build a team and lead others under pressure, and complete any mission in front of you no matter what it takes," she said. "See, that's why it's important that you tell your own stories. Our girls, our daughters and granddaughters, need to hear them," Obama said. This article is part of a five-part series highlighting female veterans serving with the 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, a Patriot Missile unit tasked to defend the skies over South Korea. Their stories are unique and empowering, a testament to the strength and diversity Army women bring to the profession of arms. CPT Bill Leasure, 35th ADA Brigade Public Affairs Officer.

  • "One Team" ohana says A hui kaua to USARPAC CoS

    Apr 22, 2016

    After 10 months of serving as the Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army Pacific, the "One Team" family gets ready to say good-bye to Maj. Gen. Christopher Hughes.

  • SMDC leadership speaks at AUSA missile symposium

    Apr 21, 2016

    SMDC leaders address AUSA symposium

  • Sea Dragons Go All In with ASIST

    Apr 20, 2016

    The 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command's ready and resilient team (RT2) hosted an applied suicide intervention skills training for trainers (ASIST T4T) five-day workshop at Schofield Barracks, 4-8 April.

  • SMA Dailey Visits Snake Eyes' Soldiers

    Apr 20, 2016

    The Soldiers of the "Snake Eyes" Battalion - 1st Battalion, 1st Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command were honored by a visit from Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey, the 15th sergeant major of the Army, to Kadena Air Base on Monday, April 5, 2016. The visit by Dailey was part of his continuing tour of the Pacific region. The visit consisted of an open forum discussion between Dailey and Soldiers on Okinawa, followed by a demonstration of Patriot missile reload operations by Battery D, 1-1 ADA.

  • AUSA Missile Symposium emphasizes innovation

    Apr 20, 2016

    Innovation was the topic of conversation at the Association of the United States Army's 17th annual Missile Symposium held April 19.

  • Distracted Driving - R U @ Risk?

    Apr 18, 2016

    Say the words "distracted driving" and most folks think of teens who text or gab excitedly with each other while navigating the streets. However, teens aren't the only ones out there paying less than full attention to the road. Distracted driving can just as easily happen to anyone -- maybe even you.

  • Dragon Brigade Crowns 'Best Warriors' in Peninsula-Wide Competition

    Apr 17, 2016

    OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea -- Officers, noncommissioned officers, junior Soldiers and Korean Augmentees to the U.S. Army competed in the 2016 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade Best Warrior Competition held at several installations across the Korean Peninsula, April 11-15, 2016.

  • Bravo Bulldogs, 1-1 ADA Take a Bite out of the 18th Wing MRE

    Apr 13, 2016

    Known as the "Hub of Pacific Air Power", the 18th Wing stationed on Okinawa's Kadena Air Base is the Air Force's largest combat wing. The 18,000 military and civilians on Kadena make up a world-class combat ready team with numerous missions and functions, which all rely on each other to fulfill a complex and vital role in the region.

  • Army's top enlisted leader stresses importance of SHARP during visit to South Korea

    Apr 11, 2016

    Not much appears to be going on in the tan building with the white numbers "360" here, but inside, the rooms are completely devoted to one complex issue in the Army: Sexual Harassment /Assault Response and Prevention.

  • Air Defender Uses ASAP for Positive Lifestyle Change

    Apr 8, 2016

    During a speech in Washington, D.C., March 2, the First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama encouraged female veterans to tell their stories. "All of you learned how to build a team and lead others under pressure, and complete any mission in front of you no matter what it takes," she said. "See, that's why it's important that you tell your own stories. Our girls, our daughters and granddaughters, need to hear them," Obama said. This article is part of a five-part series highlighting female veterans serving with the 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, a Patriot Missile unit tasked to defend the skies over South Korea. Their stories are unique and empowering, a testament to the strength and diversity Army women bring to the profession of arms. CPT Bill Leasure, 35th ADA Public Affairs Officer.

  • US, ROK air defenders demonstrate resolve during major command post exercise

    Apr 7, 2016

    "We have a volley!" was a common phrase heard on Osan Air Base this month, but it had nothing to do with the sport of volleyball. Instead, it was the phrase used to announce the launch of a simulated tactical ballistic missile (TBM) by Soldiers from the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command. The 94th AAMDC located at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii deployed a robust contingent of personnel to the Republic of Korea (ROK) this month to take part in Key Resolve 2016. Key Resolve is a major annual command post exercise that highlights the commitment of the U.S. and ROK militaries to the defense of the ROK and maintaining regional stability.

  • I'm a Survivor, not a Victim

    Apr 5, 2016

    Standing alone, in front of an auditorium filled with male and female Soldiers, no one making a sound, no one playing on their cell phones, all attention focused on the young female Soldier standing in the front of the room. "I was attacked, but I'm not a victim, I'm a survivor," says Spc. Brittany Leitner, a patient administration specialist with 18th Medical Command (Deployment Support).

  • Take back our Army 


    Mar 31, 2016

    This is our Army. It's time to stop pointing the finger at "them" as the status quo, and it's time to stop "passing the buck" when bad things happen. Our Soldiers deserve better and the American people expect more. We are either the solution, or part of the problem.

  • SMDC's Best Warriors face off for regional competitions

    Mar 30, 2016

    Winners announced for the Eastern Region; Pacific Region competes next

  • U.S. Army successfully fires AIM-9X missile from new interceptor launch platform

    Mar 30, 2016

    The U.S. Army successfully fired an AIM-9X missile from its newest launch platform.

  • Murphy: Sexual assault, harassment detrimental to combat readiness

    Mar 28, 2016

    Acting Secretary of the Army, Patrick J. Murphy, visited the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Academy at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., Thursday, March 24. Murphy was briefed by senior leaders and spoke with a class of future Victim Advocates (VA) and Sexual Assault Response Coordinators (SARC).

  • Maj. Gen. from Hawaii retires after 45 years' service

    Mar 25, 2016

    Hawaii native, Maj. Gen. Gary Hara, U.S. Army Pacific Deputy Commanding General - National Guard was honored during a Flying "V" retirement ceremony held at historic Palm Circle, Fort Shafter, Hawaii, March 23, 2016.

  • US, Cambodian forces close Angkor Sentinel 2016, celebrate strengthened partnership

    Mar 25, 2016

    U.S. and Cambodian forces wrapped up two weeks of bilateral training and relationship building, as they officially closed Angkor Sentinel 2016, March 25 at the Training School for Multinational Peacekeeping Forces in Kampong Speu Province, Cambodia.

  • Missile system would greatly increase defense capability in South Korea

    Mar 25, 2016

    Right now, the United States and South Korea are in discussions regarding the feasibility of deploying a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD system there, along with its associated radar, while nearby China has voiced objections to the idea.

  • Online conduct can have far-reaching effects: Think, Type, Post

    Mar 25, 2016

    The Army spelled out its online discipline policy last year in an "All Army Activities" message defining online misconduct. While the message is primarily of interest to Soldiers, it also has implications for civilians, contractors and family members.

  • JFCC IMD Helps Talon Soldiers Go Ballistic

    Mar 25, 2016

    "Who am I?" "Why am I here?" Philosophers and laymen alike have pondered these ancient, cosmic questions through the ages. Thanks to their attendance at a recent ballistic missile defense orientation, the Soldiers of Task Force Talon are one step closer to knowing what the answer means for themselves, at least as it pertains to their roles as defenders, of one sort or another, on Guam.

  • Women have contributed greatly to the U.S. military

    Mar 24, 2016

    We are reminded every day that our nation's freedom and justice is fought for and secured by the heroes of our military. It is the character of many individuals who display an indomitable American Spirit, the one that represents sacrifice, opportunity, and equality; who have committed to making this nation great.

  • US Army successfully fires Stinger missile from new launch platform

    Mar 24, 2016

    The U.S. Army successfully fired a Stinger missile from its newest launch platform on March 23, 2016.

  • ADA School welcomes new chief warrant

    Mar 24, 2016

    A change of responsibility and retreat ceremony for the Chief Warrant Officer (CW) of the Air Defense Artillery Branch and School was at Snow Hall, March 18.

  • Total Army working together to forge future

    Mar 23, 2016

    The Army, Army National Guard and Army Reserve are working together well to assess recommendations from a national commission on the service's future and fully implement the Army's Total Force Policy.

  • 94th AAMDC CSM selected as next ADA School CSM

    Mar 22, 2016

    The Army recently announced that Command Sgt. Maj. Finis A. Dodson has been selected as the command sergeant major, Air Defense Artillery School, Fort Sill, Okla. Dodson will assume the position from the outgoing command sergeant major, Command Sgt. Maj. Harold L. Lincoln.

  • National Women's History Month: A Sea Dragon chose to be more

    Mar 22, 2016

    With eyes wide, she stood with her right hand raised, ready to support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic. So help her God. On July 8, 1992, Cassandra McCoy, enlisted in the U.S. Army to break a cycle and to be more.

  • WOW!!!

    Mar 3, 2016

    As part of Women's History Month, Army Logistics is honoring the contributions of women like the 85,000 Women Ordnance Workers who helped improve logistics for Soldiers on the battlefield.

  • A former Soldier's lifelong devotion to 'fueling the fight'

    Mar 1, 2016

    With more than three decades of knowledge as a petroleum supply specialist, Russell Datts brings an extraordinary level of experience and enthusiasm to the classroom as a civilian contractor who teaches the Petroleum Specialist Reclassification Course at The Army School System Training Center Fort Lee, Virginia.

  • Sea Dragons shape healthy hearts at Pearl Harbor Elementary School

    Feb 26, 2016

    Ten Soldiers with 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, U.S. Army Pacific, participated as volunteers in Jump Rope for Heart, Feb. 26, 2016, at the Pearl Harbor Elementary School as part of the 94th AAMDC's commitment to community.

  • TF Talon welcomes Bravo-2 to defense of Guam mission

    Feb 5, 2016

    U.S. Army Delta Battery, 2nd Air Defense Artillery Regiment, Task Force Talon, a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) unit, passed the Defense of Guam mission to Bravo Battery, 2nd Air Defense Artillery Regiment, Feb. 5, 2016, during a relief in place ceremony at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.

  • Sea Dragons celebrate MLK, civil rights pioneer

    Jan 20, 2016

    The 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command hosted a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Observance 2016 ceremony Jan. 14, 2016, at the Fort Shafter Richardson Theatre.

  • Sea Dragons sharpen Bilateral Air and Missile Defense skills during Keen Edge 16

    Jan 18, 2016

    Soldiers and members of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force took part in the Keen Edge 2016, Jan. 21-28.

  • Army Basic Instructor Course makes teachers out of trainers

    Dec 11, 2015

    Soldiers who attend the Army Basic Instructor Course are usually experienced trainers, but many have difficulty translating their training skills to the classroom.

  • Sea Dragons have a ball while looking back

    Dec 11, 2015

    The 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command held its annual St. Barbara's Day Ball at the Modern Hotel in Honolulu on Friday, Dec. 4.

  • 94th AAMDC Year in Review -- 2015: 10 Years of IAMD Excellence

    Dec 11, 2015

    October 18, 2015 marked the 10-year anniversary since the activation of the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command Headquarters at Fort Shafter, Hawaii. The "Sea Dragons" have provided 10 years of integrated air and missile defense excellence in the Pacific and continue to set the standard for air and missile defense in the United States Army.

  • Updated Noncommissioned Officer Evaluation Report rating forms available online

    Dec 10, 2015

    U.S. Army Human Resources Command announced Monday the availability of the DA Form 2166-9 series, the revised Noncommissioned Officer Evaluation Report, and its activation in the web-based Evaluation Entry System.

  • Army Reserve, National Guard SLC students volunteer to help less fortunate service members

    Dec 9, 2015

    Twenty three Army Reserve and National Guard students enrolled in the 94th Training Division's Quartermaster Senior Leadership Course, took time out of their grueling 17 week class schedule to help the nonprofit Holiday Helper Association Toy Store prepare for the holidays. The students assembled 30 toy bicycles in an hour and they also helped beautify and organize the all-volunteer run facility in preparation of the association's annual open house, scheduled for Dec. 11, and two Christmas shopping days scheduled for Dec. 15 and 16, 2015.

  • What does a sexual offender look, sound, act like?

    Dec 4, 2015

    What does a sexual offender look like?

  • Sea Dragons receive prestigious Knowlton Award

    Nov 24, 2015

    Five exceptional service members from the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command received the prestigious Knowlton Award during a recognition ceremony, Nov. 23, at the Wright Brothers Café on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.

  • Change agents collaborate to improve the Army quality of life

    Nov 20, 2015

    Nearly 50 delegates representing all ranks of the Army, family members, and Department of the Army civilians joined forces at this week's annual Army Family Action Plan (AFAP) conference to address ways to improve the quality of life in the U.S. Army.

  • ASAP offers 'Prime-For-Life' program

    Nov 20, 2015

    Happy Holidays. It's that time of year again when some Soldiers engage in high-risk behavior. It's also a good time to make a change.

  • Sea Dragons conduct air and missile defense planning control system training in Hawaii

    Nov 16, 2015

    Soldiers with the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command conducted an air and missile defense planning control system training exercise, Nov. 2 to 13, 2015, at Helemano Military Reservation, Hawaii.

  • SECDEF visits service members at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam

    Nov 6, 2015

    Secretary of Defense Ash Carter hosted a town hall with service members at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Nov. 6. Carter fielded several questions from the audience on topics ranging from budget cuts to the U.S. military's commitment in the Pacific.

  • A Sea Dragon's story: From Honduras to the Army

    Nov 5, 2015

    Army Sgt. Claudia Desantiago has accomplished more than she could have ever imagined at this point in her Army career. Her military journey has made the impossible possible, and it was all achieved through hard work, dedication and believing in herself.

  • TFT and joint teammates make THAAD missile movement history

    Nov 5, 2015

    As members of Task Force Talon, the Guam-based Terminal High Altitude Area Defense-centric unit tasked to defend Guam against ballistic missile attacks, along with their joint and interagency teammates watched the great C-17 cargo plane disappear into the clouds above Andersen Air Force Base, Guam Nov. 5, 2015, they knew they had done something special, even historic.

  • AMCOM Welcomes Air Defenders To Missile Enterprise

    Nov 4, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Soldiers from the Army's most deployed branch -- air defense artillery -- came together at Aviation and Missile Command headquarters Oct. 27-28 for the chance to learn and network during the annual AMCOM 101 for Missiles.

  • VCSA visits 94th AAMDC, receives Pacific IAMD vision

    Nov 4, 2015

    Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Daniel B. Allyn spoke to leaders with the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, Nov. 2, 2015, and received a command brief during his visit to the Headquarters of the 94th AAMDC, U.S. Army Pacific at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.

  • 2016 voting season kicks off Army-wide push for registration

    Nov 2, 2015

    Wednesday will be the Army-wide kick-off to the 2016 voting season for Soldiers and their Families throughout the United States and around the world.

  • New NCO Evaluation Report to eliminate evaluation inflation

    Oct 27, 2015

    On Jan. 1, the Army will have a new tool to promote, retain and assign its noncommissioned officers: an upgraded NCO Evaluation Report.

  • Soldiers share cultural differences, make special memories with children in South Korea

    Oct 27, 2015

    The sounds of children's laughter could be heard as Soldiers of 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade played games and shared stories with kids at Aehyangwon Orphanage in Songtan October 24.

  • The commanding general of U.S. Army Pacific Visits Korea

    Oct 25, 2015

    The commanding general of U.S. Army Pacific spent three days visiting various installations throughout Korea Oct. 19-21 during his Pacific Pathways Tour.

  • Retired Col. David M. Casmus - The Heart and Soul of the Sea Dragons

    Oct 20, 2015

    Retired Col. David M. Casmus has been the Honorary Colonel for the 94th Air Defense Artillery Regiment since the reactivation of the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command 10 years ago on Oct. 16, 2005, at Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

  • US Army Patriot systems transition into digital communications

    Oct 15, 2015

    Soldiers, assigned to the 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, were armed with a new communications capability this week after months of integration with U.S. Army Patriot missile systems across the Korean peninsula.

  • Carter: Unstable budget harms defense capabilities

    Oct 15, 2015

    For the seventh year in a row Congress has failed to pass a defense appropriations bill in time for the fiscal year, and for four years the Defense Department and other agencies have struggled against sequestration impacts, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said today.

  • Focus Forward, Looking Back: 10 Years of IAMD Excellence

    Oct 15, 2015

    With each passing year, Soldiers share the tales of missions past, where they have been and the events they have witnessed. Few have had the opportunity to convey moments of history where they were part of the spark and then again part of the fighting mission. For many Sea Dragons focusing forward on the future, means looking back over the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command's last 10 years.

  • Sea Dragons honored by Maj. Gen. Ashley visit

    Oct 14, 2015

    The special assistant to the director of the Army staff, office of the chief of staff, U.S. Army; Maj. Gen. Robert P. Ashley, Jr., received a command brief from the intelligence Soldiers with the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command and the 5th Battlefield Coordination Detachment, Oct. 8, 2015, at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.

  • Sea Dragons show support, Attend Pink Day Fun Run

    Oct 13, 2015

    Thirty-two Soldiers and family members with 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, participated in the Pink Day Fun Run, Oct. 7, 2015, to show support for breast cancer awareness at Honolulu.

  • Closing the Gap, Soldiers Teach English in Korean Schools

    Oct 7, 2015

    Fifteen Soldiers assigned to 6th Battalion, 52nd Air Defense Artillery Regiment visited students at Kwonsun Middle School September 23 to share their proficiency of conversational English and American culture.

  • Dempsey retires

    Oct 7, 2015

    Marine Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., becomes 19th chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during joint base ceremony

  • Over 125 years of military service honored at Celebration of Service

    Oct 6, 2015

    On Oct. 2, family, friends, and colleagues of five U.S. Army Soldiers came together at historic Palm Circle, Fort Shafter, Hawaii, for a ceremonial expression of appreciation and gratitude for their combined 125 years of federal service to the U.S. Army, the U.S. Army Pacific, and the nation.

  • US, German air defenders conduct integrated live fire

    Oct 2, 2015

    Under misty skies but with high spirits, the 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, or AAMDC, Soldiers and German Air Force SAM Wing 1 soldiers start their second day of firing during a live-fire training exercise in Chania, Greece, Oct. 1, at the NATO Missile Firing Installation.

  • Pacific Theater Air and Missile Defenders of the Year recognized by MDAA

    Oct 2, 2015

    Ten individuals, representing the U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines and civilian entities, were recognized as Pacific Theater Air and Missile Defenders of the Year for integrated air and missile defense excellence, Sept. 26, 2015, by the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance during a ceremony at Waikiki, Hawaii.

  • Patriot missile live fire brings US and German Soldiers together

    Oct 1, 2015

    Soldiers from 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command brought five Patriot crews to train with German air defenders at the NATO Missile Firing Installation, or NAMFI, where the German soldiers are conducting their NATO evaluation.

  • COL Douglas J. Waddingham

    Sep 29, 2015

  • Air defense leaders mentor new Soldiers through tactical seminar

    Sep 25, 2015

    OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea -- Air Defense Artillery Fire Coordination officers from the 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade held a tactical seminar September 23-24 at Camp Carroll and Suwon Air Base to brief Information and Coordination Central/Engagement Control Station/Battery Command Post crews on theater-specific tactics and to generate discussion on Patriot system performance.

  • SMDC has high hopes for low-cost launcher

    Sep 25, 2015

    Members of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command Test Execution Support Division developed a transportable, mission-configurable, 25,000 pounds-capacity Transportable Target Launcher, or 25K TTL, to support Department of Defense operational testing of theater-class tactical ballistic missile targets.

  • Army divers support Hawaii DOT with salvage exercise

    Sep 25, 2015

    "This harbor is the most widely used on the island," said Capt. Troy Davidson, the 7th Engineer Dive Detachment commander. "If the harbor were shut down, the island wouldn't be able to support the population more than several days."

  • Soldiers hone skills to forge 'Strong Bonds' for life

    Sep 18, 2015

    More than 50 Soldiers from 35th ADA Brigade participated in a three-day, single-Soldier Strong Bonds retreat at the Hartell House on U.S. Army Garrison -- Yongsan September 9-11.

  • Gas, gas, gas: Sea Dragons conduct CBRN training

    Sep 18, 2015

    Soldiers with 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, learned to have confidence in their equipment upon entering the gas chamber during Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Training, September 17, 2015, at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii

  • PACC IX and PAMS XXXIX come to a close

    Sep 17, 2015

    DENPASAR, Indonesia-- A ceremony marked the end of the 9th Pacific Armies Chiefs Conference (PACC IX) and the 39th Pacific Armies Management Seminar (PAMS XXXIX) Sept. 17.

  • Senior enlisted leaders conduct second enlisted forum in Indonesia

    Sep 16, 2015

    Twelve senior enlisted leaders from 10 armies throughout the Pacific region shared ideas and military experiences during the second Senior Enlisted Leaders Forum at the 9th Pacific Armies Chief Conference and 39th Pacific Armies Management Seminar, Sept. 14-15.

  • Task Force Talon commander addresses Guam Armed Forces Committee

    Sep 15, 2015

    "Buen Binidu and Hafa Adai!" (translated into the native Chamorro, this means "welcome and greetings!") These were the opening remarks of Lt. Col. Jefferey Slown, commander, Task Force Talon, 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, as he addressed the general meeting of the Guam Chamber of Commerce Armed Forces Committee at the Outrigger Hotel in Tumon, Guam, Sept. 11.

  • Top Army leaders throughout Pacific region gather for PACC/PAMS

    Sep 15, 2015

    DENPASAR, Indonesia--The 9th Pacific Armies Chiefs Conference (PACC IX) & 39th Pacific Armies Management Seminar (PAMS XXXIX) began with opening ceremonies in Denpasar, Indonesia, Sept. 14.

  • Secretary of the Air Force visits SMDC

    Sep 14, 2015

    Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James visited leaders at the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command where she was introduced to the command's mission as well as its technology capabilities to provide space and missile defense forces to the Warfighter.

  • Sea Dragons reflect back on 9/11 during Prayer Breakfast

    Sep 11, 2015

    Leaders and Soldiers from the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command held a prayer breakfast in remembrance of 9/11 at Fort Shafter, Hawaii, Sept. 10.

  • Commentary: Reflection on stolen memories, time, what the next generation won't hear

    Sep 8, 2015

    I hate Dementia. She is time intensive, needy, steals and no one invited her. And she keeps too much time with my mother. My mother "magically" made Popsicle sticks disappear when I was three. She pulled bee stingers from my feet because I liked to run barefoot in the summer, and fed me Jell-O when I my tonsils were removed. Now, she wants to know who stole her purse, she shouldn't cook, and shouldn't drive.

  • Sea Dragons Share IAMD Vision with AFP CGSC

    Sep 3, 2015

    Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam, Hawaii - Officers attending the Armed Forces of the Philippines Command and General Staff College (AFP CGSC) were able to learn about the mission of the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command during a visit to Fort Shafter, Hawaii, Sept. 1.

  • Task Force Talon holds first prayer breakfast

    Sep 2, 2015

    "Praise the Lord and pass the...biscuits!" That was the spirit of the fourteen Soldiers from Task Force Talon, 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, as they met at the Top of the Rock Club on Andersen Air Force Base, Aug. 27, for the first Task Force Talon prayer breakfast since the unit's arrival on Guam in April 2013.

  • Multi-Mission Launcher Delivery Ceremony

    Sep 2, 2015

    The Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center will transfer the first prototype of the Multi-Mission Launcher to Program Executive Office, Missiles and Space at a ceremony Sept. 3 at 9 a.m. at the Arsenal.

  • Security assistance growth prompts restructuring

    Sep 2, 2015

    A significant transformation is on the horizon for one of the Army's critical security assistance programs. Facilities Security Forces-Training Advisor Group will be restructured as a part of the Ministry of Interior-Military Advisory Group, in response to the former program's growing mission.

  • 25ID Soldiers First in Army to Earn EIB under New Standards

    Sep 2, 2015

    WAHIAWA, Hawaii -- Young or old, enlisted or officer, vast experience or first duty station, during their careers, most infantry Soldiers will accept the challenge and attempt to earn their Expert Infantryman Badge (EIB).

  • September is Suicide Prevention Month

    Aug 31, 2015

    It is good that more and more service members are pursuing behavioral health care. Much of this change is a result of the concerted efforts to destigmatize seeking help, constant encouragement by fellow service members and family members, and increased Command emphasis. There are signs that concerned individuals can pay attention to in order to provide assistance to the person at risk. The American Association of Suicidology recommends using this easy-to-remember phrase: "IS PATH WARM."

  • Debra S. Wada visits Sea Dragon Headquarters

    Aug 25, 2015

    The Honorable Debra S. Wada, the assistant secretary of the Army (Manpower and Reserve Affairs), visits the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command Headquarters during her trip to Hawaii, Aug. 19.

  • Ranger class makes Army history

    Aug 25, 2015

    The first gender-integrated Army Ranger Course graduated Aug. 21 with two women and 94 men receiving their Ranger Tab at Victory Pond.

  • Army Signaleers keep 14th MDB connected

    Aug 25, 2015

    Signal Soldiers from the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, 78th Network Enterprise Center, and the 307th Expeditionary Signal Battalion enhanced the ability of the 14th Missile Defense Battery, 94th AAMDC to communicate with their higher headquarters and transmit accurate missile defense data to meet their regional and homeland defense missions.

  • Take a Stand! against complacency on workplace safety

    Aug 24, 2015

    Workplace safety is about preventing injuries and protecting the health of Soldiers, civilians and contractors by ensuring safe and healthy workplaces, whether it's in a Fort Shafter Flats office building or in the middle of a Schofield Barracks construction worksite.

  • EFMP activates new action team

    Aug 24, 2015

    Army families should be aware that changes have been made at the Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP).

  • ALA Hawaii Show fuels local food products worldwide

    Aug 24, 2015

    It started 18 years ago with about a handful of businesses and a desire make local products more readily available to Hawaii's military community.

  • Redstone missiles take spotlight in war of 25 years ago

    Aug 17, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Twenty-five years ago this month, the U.S. embarked on a war deployment that showed the world its military strength. Operation Desert Shield, and consequently Operation Desert Storm, became the largest deployment and subsequent combat use of Army missile technology in U.S. history.