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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Charlie Rock says goodbye to Task Force Talon as Dogs of War assume Guam Security Force Mission

    Oct 1, 2015

    "Permission to assume the Defense of Guam Mission," echoed through the Coral Reef Fitness Center on Andersen Air Force Base, Guam as Capt. Joshua Geis, commander, Company D, 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade, 25th Inf. Division accepted his new duty as commander of the security force for Task Force Talon, 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command. Delta Company, known as the "Dogs of War" was taking part in a transition of authority ceremony where they officially uncased their colors and assumed responsibility of the security force mission for Task Force Talon.

  • 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.

  • Soldiers must complete school before promotion

    Aug 17, 2015

    Soldiers will no longer be promoted without first having successfully completed related professional military education courses, according to recently-signed Army Directive. Soldiers will need to complete their schooling before they are allowed their new stripes.

  • Air defense brigade tests 'support and report' of simulated missile fight

    Aug 16, 2015

    Soldiers, of 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, conducted their second world-wide defense simulation exercise utilizing netted remote terminal battle labs, Aug. 9-14.

  • Dangerous motorcyclists give the Army a bad name

    Aug 12, 2015

    Army leadership continues to stress the importance of motorcycle safety, but last week's tragic death of a Soldier on his motorcycle heading for early-morning PT underscores its importance.

  • Mann addresses missile defense future during symposium

    Aug 12, 2015

    The leader of U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command explained how the command is ensuring space and missile defense for the war fighter, the Army and the nation during the 18th annual Space and Missile Defense Symposium in Huntsville, Aug. 12.

  • USSTRATCOM commander speaks at 2015 SMD Symposium

    Aug 12, 2015

    USSTRATCOM commander speaks at 2015 SMD Symposium

  • 10th AAMDC Best Warrior Competition

    Aug 6, 2015

    Just before dawn on July 27, 12 Soldiers, non-commissioned officers, and officers from the 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, and 5th Battalion 7th Air Defense Artillery Regiment prepared to start day one of the 10th AAMDC's Best Warrior Competition.

  • Milley confirmed as CSA, Murphy nominated for under secretary

    Aug 6, 2015

    The Senate confirmed Gen. Mark A. Milley, Aug. 5, to become the 39th chief of staff of the Army.

  • Sea Dragons conduct AMDPCS training, tests future software

    Jul 28, 2015

    Soldiers with 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, conducted an air and missile defense planning control system training exercise, July 13 to 24, 2015, at Shafter Flats, Hawaii.

  • ROK, US Patriot crews seal gaps in combined air defense

    Jul 24, 2015

    Air defenders from Republic of Korea Air Force's 199th Air Defense Artillery Battalion and U.S. Army 2nd Battalion, 1st Air Defense Artillery Regiment joined forces for a week-long exercise linking U.S. and ROK air defense systems July 13-16 at Jungwon Air Base, South Korea. This is the second time the two countries have conducted this type of exercise.

  • PACFLT Commander Reaffirms U.S. ROK Navy Alliance

    Jul 24, 2015

    SEOUL -- Adm. Scott Swift, commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, visited South Korea July 19-20, to meet with senior military and government leaders and reaffirm the U.S. Navy and Republic of Korea's enduring alliance as a cornerstone of Indo-Asia-Pacific regional stability. During the two-day visit, Swift met with leaders from both the U.S. and the Republic of Korea, to include the Honorable Mark Lippert, U.S. ambassador to the Republic of Korea, Adm. Jung, Ho-sub, ROK chief of naval operations, Adm. Choi, Yoon hee, ROK chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Gen. Park, Seon-woo, deputy commander of the Combined Forces Command, to discuss the strength of the alliance between the U.S. and ROK.

  • USAG-HI provides opportunities to adopt chickens


    Jul 24, 2015

    It's unclear how they got, here, but hundreds of chickens have come home to roost at the U.S. Army Health Clinic-Schofield Barracks.

  • USARHAW SHARP summits focus on examining biases

    Jul 24, 2015

    The Army is in the midst of a major culture change as it strives to eliminate sexual assault from its ranks.

  • Summit draws Soldiers, others

    Jul 24, 2015

    Hawaii's first Transition Summit for Soldiers, family members and veterans rolled into action here, July 7 and 8, with expert panels, workshops, a networking event and a hiring fair -- all aimed at connecting service members with private-sector companies looking to hire.

  • Preventing suicides is everyone's responsibility

    Jul 24, 2015

    Suicide prevention is a concern for all Soldiers and family members.

  • DPW to monitor energy usage

    Jul 24, 2015

    Hawaii's yearlong tropical environment creates conditions for Soldiers, family members and civilian employees to use energy more than average.

  • Driving while 'intexicated' is expensive

    Jul 24, 2015

    Maybe you've taken evasive action because another driver was more interested in thumbing away on his phone than what's happening on the road.

  • USAG-HI welcomes its new deputy commander

    Jul 24, 2015

    U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii welcomed its newest top civilian official to the island earlier this month, but Deputy Garrison Commander Leonard Housley is no stranger to Hawaii.

  • Sea Dragons provide feedback to ordnance CSM

    Jul 24, 2015

    U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Edward C. Morris, the ordnance regimental command sergeant major, and Sgt. Maj. Gene E. Canada, the ordnance chief enlisted career manager in the personnel development office, met with the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command ordnance Soldiers, July 21, 2015, at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.

  • Task Force Talon Soldiers honor Veterans during Guam Liberation Day Parade

    Jul 23, 2015

    For most Americans July 21 is just another day in the middle of summer, but for Americans on the US territory of Guam it is the island-wide holiday called "Liberation Day". This holiday is held in recognition of the day that the Battle of Guam began, 71 years ago, to free the island from the oppressive Imperial Japanese occupation during World War II. This year's holiday held extra meaning for the Soldiers of Task Force Talon, 94th Army air and Missile Defense Command, since it was the first time the unit participated in Liberation Day activities since deploying to Guam over two years ago.

  • USARPAC welcomes Chief of Staff to One Team Ohana

    Jul 23, 2015

    Major General Christopher Hughes was honored during a Flying "V" ceremony held on historic Palm Circle July 23.

  • SMDC History: 1945 report recommends missile defense research and development

    Jul 22, 2015

    Report recommends missile defense research and development

  • Grandmother's love carries Soldier through Korean War

    Jul 20, 2015

    Sixty five years ago, on June 25, 1950, North Korean Forces attacked south across the 38th Parallel igniting the Korean War. The United States entered the war six days later and the U.S. and ROK militaries have been committed to preserving the freedom of the Republic of Korea ever since. The article you are about to read is part of a six-part series on Korean War veterans living in the Republic of Korea today. Through the eyes of these veterans, we got a glimpse into an important chapter in Korean history. ~35th Air Defense Artillery Public Affairs Officer, Capt. William Leasure

  • Crucial Pacific Rim partner honors America's fallen

    Jul 17, 2015

    Adm. Katsutoshi Kawano, Japan Chief of Staff of the Joint Staff Council, participated in an Armed Forces Full Honors Wreath Laying Ceremony with Maj. Gen. Bradley A. Becker, Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region/U.S. Army Military District of Washington commanding general, at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery.

  • Soldiers matriculate at newly-opened 'ArmyU'

    Jul 17, 2015

    The Army is consolidating Soldier education under "one roof" as part of the "Army University" concept, Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey said.

  • Task Force Talon

    Jul 17, 2015

    Mission: Task Force Talon deters, and if deterrence fails, neutralizes TBM threats to Guam IOT support USPACOM Regional Homeland Defense

  • Lt. Gen. Charles W. Bagnal

    Jul 17, 2015

    Lt. Gen. Charles W. Bagnal, former commander for the U.S. Army Western Command, later named US Army, Pacific, from June 1985 until his retirement in August 1989 died June 30, 2015 in Columbia, South Carolina. A West Point graduate, he was commissioned in 1956 into the Field Artillery.

  • 10th Missile Defense Battalion (Shariki Communications Site)

    Jul 17, 2015

    Samurai Detachment provides long range detection, classification, and tracking for the engagement of Strategic and Theater Ballistic Missile threats in support of Homeland Defense and PACOM's Area of Responsibility.

  • 1-1 Air Defense Artillary Brigade

    Jul 17, 2015

    Mission: 1-1 ADA Conducts Air Defense Operations integrated with the joint force and partner nations to defeat aerial threats targeting defended assets in order to protect the force, support friends and allies, and preserve peace in okinawa and throughout the pacific.

  • Sea Dragon Recognized for 25 Years of Civilian Service

    Jul 16, 2015

    Mrs. Athel Jaictin, a budget analyst with the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, was recognized for 25 years of civilian service to the government, July 8, 2015, during a ceremony at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.

  • US, South Korean Patriot crews seal the gaps in combined air defense

    Jul 16, 2015

    Air defenders, from Republic of Korea Air Force's 199th Air Defense Artillery Battalion and U.S. Army 2nd Battalion, 1st Air Defense Artillery Regiment, joined forces for a week-long exercise linking U.S. and ROK air defense systems on Jungwon Air Base, July 13-16.

  • Still donning the Globe & Anchor, ROK Marine remembers "6-25" War

    Jul 14, 2015

    Sixty five years ago, on June 25, 1950, North Korean Forces attacked south across the 38th Parallel igniting the Korean War. The United States entered the war six days later and the U.S. and ROK militaries have been committed to preserving the freedom of the Republic of Korea ever since. The article you are about to read is part of a six-part series on Korean War veterans living in the Republic of Korea today. Through the eyes of these veterans, we got a glimpse into an important chapter in Korean history. ~35th Air Defense Artillery Public Affairs Officer, Capt. William Leasure

  • U.S. Army Pacific announces force structure decisions

    Jul 9, 2015

    Today, the Department of the Army announced force structure decisions affecting the U.S. Army Pacific (USARPAC).

  • U.S./ROK troop partnership takes flight through combined air defense

    Jul 9, 2015

    Five Soldiers and one Korean Augmentee to the U.S. took a 20-minute drive from their headquarters at Kunsan Air Base to visit the Republic of Korea Air Force's 517th Air Defense Artillery (Hawk) Battery at Gunsan.

  • Korean war vet remembers French connection in 2ID

    Jul 8, 2015

    Sixty five years ago, on June 25, 1950, North Korean Forces attacked south across the 38th Parallel igniting the Korean War. The United States entered the war six days later and the U.S. and ROK militaries have been committed to preserving the freedom of the Republic of Korea ever since. The article you are about to read is part of a six-part series on Korean War veterans living in the Republic of Korea today. Through the eyes of these veterans, we got a glimpse into an important chapter in Korean history. ~35th Air Defense Artillery Public Affairs Officer, Capt. William Leasure

  • PAC-3 missile contracting team saves millions

    Jul 8, 2015

    The Army Contracting Command-Redstone, Patriot Directorate, Patriot Advanced Capability-3 missile production team provides contracting support for the Army's PAC-3 missile program, which falls under the Program Executive Office for Missiles and Space.

  • Statement by Secretary of Defense Ash Carter on Department of Defense Personnel Decisions

    Jul 7, 2015

    Secretary Carter announces Eric Fanning to serve as Acting Under Secretary of the Army

  • USARPAC bids farewell to Ulses; welcomes Fenton

    Jul 4, 2015

    Brig. Gen. Robert J. Ulses, outgoing assistant chief of staff of operations, U.S. Army Pacific, and Brig. Gen. Bryan P. Fenton, incoming assistant chief of staff of operations, were honored during a Flying "V" ceremony held at historic Palm Circle, Fort Shafter, Hawaii, July 1.

  • U.S./ROK remember cost of defending freedom

    Jul 2, 2015

    OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea -- While Americans prepare to celebrate their nation's Independence Day, community leaders at Osan commemorate sacrifices made by the first U.S. maneuver unit to enter combat in the Korean War during the annual Task Force Smith memorial ceremony July 2 at Jukmiryeong War monument.

  • BG Eric L. Sanchez's Independence Day Safety Message

    Jul 2, 2015

    Brig. Gen. Eric L. Sanchez, the commander general of the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, takes a moment to send out a Independence Day Safety message to all the Soldiers, Family and friends of the 94th AAMDC.

  • Hawaii Transition Summit kicks off July 7-8

    Jul 2, 2015

    Soldiers transitioning from the Army, family members and veterans have an opportunity to meet nearly 100 potential employers, here, July 7-8, at the Hawaii Transition Summit.

  • It's permanent change of station time of year

    Jul 2, 2015

    The Greek philosopher Heraclitus said, "The only constant is change."

  • IMCOM region leadership forum fosters teenagers

    Jul 2, 2015

    Twenty-six teenagers gathered in Hawaii, not to swim and snorkel, but to develop their leadership and team-building skills during the 2015 Installation Management Command-Pacific Region Youth Leadership Forum, June 13-18.