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  • Alaskan exercise tests Oregon Guard's CERFP agility

    Apr 11, 2014

    Nearly 200 Soldiers and Airmen of the Oregon National Guard's highly trained emergency response team participated with the Hawaii National Guard during Vigilant Guard-Alaska 2014, near Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, March 24 through April 3, 2014.

  • 552nd MP Co. ensuring PSD ready to go

    Apr 10, 2014

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - A personal security detachment team, most commonly referred to as a PSD, has the awesome responsibility of protecting, escorting, and navigating battlefield leaders safely across the battlefield.

  • Be ready for complexities of divorce

    Apr 9, 2014

    The following article on divorce is by Capt. David Retland, an attorney assigned to the 2nd Infantry Division's Office of the Staff Judge Advocate. It is the latest in an occasional series of articles on legal matters published in the Area I section of the Morning Calm newspaper.

  • Leisure - Steel team runs Seoul International Marathon

    Apr 9, 2014

  • Talon Café aims to please Soldiers' palette

    Apr 9, 2014

    Leaders from the 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade Talon Café hosted a council meeting at the DFAC on March 21, 2014, in order to give 2nd CAB Soldiers a chance to have their feedback heard.

  • 8th TSC hosts USARPAC retention training

    Apr 9, 2014

    Nearly 140 Soldiers from commands across Hawaii and Japan graduated from the annual United States Army Pacific Command's Mobile Retention Training, April 4, hosted by the 8th TSC at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

  • Champoux: Alliance serves as 'insurance policy'

    Apr 8, 2014

    The top U.S. Army commander in South Korea said the Republic of Korea-U.S. Alliance serves as an "insurance policy" for the global economy by maintaining stability in Northeast Asia.

  • 8th MPs celebrate Women's History Month with 5K run; raise awareness of domestic violence

    Apr 8, 2014

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - "Throughout our Nation's history, American women have led movements for social and economic justice, made groundbreaking scientific discoveries, enriched our culture with stunning works of art and literature, and charted bold directions in our foreign policy. They have served our country with valor, from the battlefields of the Revolutionary War to the deserts of Iraq and mountains of Afghanistan. During Women's History Month, we recognize the victories, struggles, and stories of the women who have made our country what it is today," - a passage from President Barack Obama's March proclamation of Women's History Month, 2014.

  • Classroom presentation has earthquake's impact

    Apr 8, 2014

    Theodore Kubista, a country program manager for the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command, described his personal experience of the earthquake and tsunami that stuck Japan in March 2011.

  • Month of the Military Child: Youth attempt a world record

    Apr 8, 2014

    Move over Richard Simmons and "Sweating to the Oldies."

  • CSF2 teaches teens resiliency performance skills

    Apr 8, 2014

    Twenty-nine teenagers took time away from their spring break, recently, to take part in a Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness (CSF2) training program, which is designed to enable them to learn mental skills to enhance their communication, academics, athletic performances and relationships with others.

  • MacArthur's leadership ideals seen in 1/25 officer

    Apr 8, 2014

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska - "Duty, Honor, Country - those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you will be. They are your rallying point to build courage when courage seems to fail, to regain faith when there seems to be little cause for faith, to create hope when hope becomes forlorn," said Gen. Douglas MacArthur during his Thayer Award acceptance speech given in 1962.

  • Masters of Fitness

    Apr 7, 2014

    On March 19, leaders from the 2nd Infantry Division began arriving at the Schoonover Bowl, which is a sports stadium located on Camp Casey, South Korea. It was a show of commitment and focus as they prepared to take a difficult physical readiness test -- another step on the path to becoming a Master Fitness Trainer. The test involved pushups, sit-ups and running, which would determine their ability to attend the Eighth U.S. Army Master Fitness Trainer Course given by a mobile training team from the U.S.

  • USAG-HI master plan is a sustainable, holistic effort

    Apr 7, 2014

    Failure to plan is planning to fail, and no place is this adage truer than when it comes to mapping out U.S. Army installations.

  • Soldiers compete in the Thunder Crucible

    Apr 7, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- More than 125 Soldiers from 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division competed in the Thunder Crucible, a team competition held April 3-4 on Camp Casey, South Korea. The two-day Thunder Crucible event was designed to test Soldier�'s mettle, teamwork and mastery of individual skills and knowledge including: the Army Physical Fitness Test, chemical defense, combat casualty care, tactical communications, weapons mastery skills, a foot march, written tests on Korean culture and the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention program, vehicle preventive maintenance checks and services, urban orienteering, and a surprise paintball event. The Thunder Crucible was an opportunity to highlight the demanding training required of 210th Field Artillery Brigade Soldiers as well as build espirit de corps within the brigade. (U.S. Army photos by 210th Field Artillery Brigade Public Affairs Team/Released)

  • 210th FA Bde. finishes the fight at Eighth Army Tournament

    Apr 7, 2014

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea -- Four Soldiers from the 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division took part in the Eighth Army Combatives Tournament April 4 at Seoul American High School in Yongsan Garrison, South Korea. Two of the four Soldiers won first place, one Soldier won second place, and one took fourth place in the tournament. The team will be continuing on to the All-Army Combatives Tournament in the near future. The Modern Army Combatives Program was introduced in 1995 as a way for Soldiers to become confident in their ability to deter and defeat enemies in close combat. The team�'s success in the competition demonstrates the 2nd Inf. Div. readiness to deter aggression toward the Republic of Korea. (U.S. Army photos by Spc. Sara E. Wiseman, 210th Field Artillery Brigade Public Affairs/Released)

  • Humphreys' troop selected to Army Soldier Show

    Apr 6, 2014

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- A Camp Humphreys Soldier has been selected to the cast of the 2014 U.S. Army Soldier Show.

  • Event celebrates women of 'character, courage and commitment'

    Apr 6, 2014

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- Soldiers, civilians and family members joined together in the Community Activity Center here, March 19, to celebrate Women's History Month.

  • Air Traffic Controllers cited as tops in their career field

    Apr 6, 2014

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- Spc. Karl D. Gordwin Jr. and Staff Sgt. Monica Y. Willard, both assigned to the 4-58th Airfield Operations Battalion as air traffic controllers in the A-511 Tower, were recently honored by the Army Aviation Association of America for the outstanding work they do each day. Willard was named the 2013 Air Traffic Controller of the Year during the association?'s annual functional awards dinner, held at Fort Rucker, Ala., Feb. 5. Gordwin received the same award from the AAAA Morning Calm Chapter.

  • Aviators compete to surpass their peers

    Apr 6, 2014

    Best Warrior Competition pushes Soldiers to be mentally, physically and tactically proficient Soldiers from 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, competed in the Best Warrior Competition March 24-27 on Camp Humphreys, South Korea.

  • Weekend ruck march results in big win for Guardians

    Apr 4, 2014

    Guardian Soldiers at Camp Carroll don't just enjoy endurance training during the week; they love it so much they do it on the weekends too…just for fun.

  • U.S. Army Soldiers and civilians in Japan learn more about the Army Profession

    Apr 4, 2014

    March 2014 represents the first month in ten plus years there were no U.S. fatalities among service members in Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. As we prepare to withdraw troops at the end of the year making sizable adjustments to the force, the U.S. Army is taking proactive steps to help Army professionals understand the current transition period and beyond. The Center for the Army Profession and Ethic was established in 2011 to determine the state of the Army Profession after more than a decade of conflict. The focus is to address the Army's culture and reemphasize our traditions and core values. The program also brings together Soldiers and Army civilians recognizing the incredible dedication and commitment made by America's Army. Sgt. Maj. David Stewart, senior enlisted advisor for CAPE, West Point, NY., provided 300 Soldiers and 50 Army civilians the opportunity to learn more about the program from Mar. 31st through Apr. 1st which he has been actively doing since Oct. 2013.

  • 1st Battalion, 1st Air Defense Artillery (Regiment) determines the best 'Snake Eyes'

    Apr 4, 2014

    Six soldiers from 1st Battalion, 1st Air Defense Artillery (Regiment), participated in a two-day Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Competition Feb. 19 and 21. The competition was designed to enhance specific skill sets as well as increase proficiency at various levels.

  • Cavalry Soldiers plant trees in Korea

    Apr 4, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- More than 40 1st Battalion, 12th U.S. Cavalry Regiment Soldiers helped local Uijeongbu, Korea residents plant 2,100 trees in commemoration of Arbor Day April.

  • Top U.S.-Japan military leaders meet at Fort McNair

    Apr 4, 2014

    General Shigeru Iwasaki, Chief of Staff, Joint Staff, Japan Self-Defense Forces was officially greeted upon his arrival in the United States by Gen. Martin Dempsey, the U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff at an arrival ceremony held at Fort Lesley J. McNair, April 3, 2014.

  • Feb. 21, 2014 -- CSA's remarks at Peking University, China

    Apr 4, 2014

    Feb. 21, 2014 -- CSA's remarks at Peking University, China

  • 58th MP prepare for joint mission

    Apr 4, 2014

    Through the billowing smoke of a downed aircraft, Soldiers of the 58th Military Police Company drag the bodies of casualties to a collection point to be evaluated and evacuated. Over the chaos, the sound of orders being shouted is heard and the sequential execution of a commander's guidance is evident.

  • Pre-deployment prayers and pancakes

    Apr 4, 2014

    Prayers and pancakes were plentiful among the Soldiers and families of the 45th Sustainment Brigade during a prayer breakfast, April 2, at Leleihua Golf Course, Wahiawa, Hawaii.

  • Local leaders call for community to 'Speak Up'

    Apr 3, 2014

    "It will take more than a month to eradicate this cancer from our ranks, it will take a concentrated effort from all of us to confront this and we must stand strong together. This is about trust, dignity, leadership, and accountability; we all own this problem," said the commander of the 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, Brig. Gen. Stephen E. Farmen.

  • Eighth Army strengthens small unit tactics training

    Apr 2, 2014

    The Eighth Army command sergeant major initiated a program to strengthen small unit tactics training for American Soldiers in South Korea.

  • Japanese students tour Camp Zama Chapel, meet USAGJ chaplain

    Apr 2, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (April 2, 2014) -- Nine students and nine staff members from the Japanese Christian Student Association toured the Camp Zama Chapel on March 24 and met two U.S. Army Garrison Japan chaplains during a recent visit to the installation, here.

  • Historical THAAD Battery in Guam Transfers Authority to its Sister Unit

    Apr 2, 2014

    Task Force Talon marks another historical milestone as its Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) battery completes its mission and transfers authority to one of its sister THAAD units already on the ground in Guam, Apr. 1.

  • New Signal Soldiers, Technology to Be Tested During Deployment to Guam

    Apr 2, 2014

    Soldiers from Alpha and Charlie Companies, 307th Expeditionary Signal Battalion (ESB), are deployed to Guam to conduct a relief in place of Soldiers from Bravo Company, 307th ESB.

  • Done correctly, DMV paperwork saves Soldiers $$$

    Apr 2, 2014

    Form CS-L (MVR) 50, a nonresidency form, is used to allow Soldiers and qualifying spouses to register their motor vehicles with the state for a greatly reduced registration fee.

  • Child Abuse Prevention Month is packed with activities

    Apr 2, 2014

    Child Abuse Prevention Month, or CAPM, is held each April to increase awareness about the importance of preventing child abuse and neglect.

  • Speak Up: April events encourage community involvement

    Apr 2, 2014

    Expect to see a gradation of teal and royal blue ribbons on lapels across the garrison, next month, as the U.S. Army recognizes two very important causes.

  • IPC festival full of fun, plus helpful education tips

    Apr 2, 2014

    The uplifting beat of Pharrel's smash "Happy" could be heard throughout Kaena Community Center, here, March 19, as Island Palm Communities presented its much-anticipated Live and Learn 101 Festival.

  • 413th Peacekeepers accept the Spartan Challenge

    Apr 2, 2014

    The 413th Contracting Support Brigade's Peacekeepers competed in a challenging Spartan Race for the second time, March 23.

  • Vet remembers Alaska's great quake of '64

    Apr 2, 2014

    Friday evening at the post officers' club was a great way for Army officers to shake off pressure from a full week of training, but on the evening of March 27, 1964, the earth did a little pressure shaking of its own.

  • An army marches on its stomach

    Apr 2, 2014

    Many often confuse the Army profession with being full of only infantrymen and tankers, but three culinary Soldiers from the 8th Theater Sustainment Command and the Hawaii Army National Guard visited a local high school to set the record straight, March 27, and show that the Army is more than just guns and tanks.

  • 8th TSC honors four centuries of combined service

    Apr 2, 2014

    The skies over Schofield Barracks wept aloha showers as the 8th Theater Sustainment Command family celebrated 423 years of combined military service and bid farewell to 16 retiring Soldiers, Thursday on Hamilton Field.

  • Stryker Soldiers Participate in Alaska Shield

    Apr 2, 2014

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska, April 2 -- The 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division demonstrated its ability to provide assistance to state and local emergency agencies in Alaska during the state-wide emergency response exercise, Alaska Shield, this week.

  • Troopers organize USARAK Winter Games

    Apr 2, 2014

    When U.S. Army Alaska needed a unit to carry out a unique and uncharted mission, the brigade commander of the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division called on the troopers of the 5th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment. The mission was to develop, plan, resource, and execute the inaugural U.S. Army Alaska Winter Games at Fort Wainwright, Alaska from March 9-13, 2014.

  • Signal Company FTX works to improve skills for Korea-wide exercises

    Apr 1, 2014

    Recently Charlie Company, from the 304th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, conducted a Field Training Exercise at the Camp Humphrey Training Area, in South Korea. We wanted to create a company FTX which was challenging, focused on core signal competencies while validating company support elements ensuring a 'Fight Tonight' posture...

  • HRC Road Show Comes to Korea

    Apr 1, 2014

    Maj. Gen. Richard P. Mustion, commanding general, U.S. Army Human Resources Command along with his top leaders, traveled almost 7,000 miles from their home base at Fort Knox, Ky. to spread an important message during a mission dubbed the "HRC Road Show."

  • Soldiers from 1st Bn. 15th FA Regt. prepare for Warrior Friendship Week

    Apr 1, 2014

    CAMP HOVEY, South Korea -- Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 15th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division participate in a battalion-level athletic competition on Camp Casey and Camp Hovey to build espirit de corps and to prepare for the 2nd Inf. Div. Warrior Friendship Week. Soldiers compete in several events that will range from soccer, basketball, tug of war, ssireum, and jok-ku with hopes to strengthen unit morale. (U.S. Army photos by Sara E. Wiseman, 210th Field Artillery Brigade Public Affairs/Released)

  • Regional Cyber Center-Korea secures, defends Army networks

    Mar 31, 2014

    Korea Theater Network Operations Security Center and Regional Computer Emergency Response Teams-Korea officially merged late last year to become the 6th Regional Cyber Center-Korea. The merger enables the 6th RCC-K to secure and defend the U.S. Army network against cyber attacks while providing network availability and quality of service to our customers across the Korean peninsula...

  • The Army Surgeon General Meets with Caroline Kennedy in Japan

    Mar 31, 2014

    D.C.'s Cherry Blossoms may not have quite bloomed yet due to winter over staying its welcome, however, the Cherry Blossom brooch that the U.S. Army Surgeon General Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho gifted to the Honorable Caroline Kennedy, U.S. Ambassador to Japan, is in full bloom.

  • 19th MP Bn. (CID) recognized as best in Army

    Mar 31, 2014

    Being a member of the Military Police Corps is a difficult task.

  • HI Medal of Honor presented to families of fallen warriors

    Mar 31, 2014

    In a special joint session of the Hawaii State Senate and the Hawaii House of Representatives, the legislature gathered, Tuesday, to present the Hawaii Medal of Honor (HMOH) to the families of Hawaii's fallen war heroes.

  • Army Audit one of Fed's best workplaces for 4th year

    Mar 31, 2014

    The U.S. Army Audit Agency was named one of the "Best Places to Work" in the federal government by the Partnership for Public Service for the fourth straight year.

  • Cav troops eager to explore Korea

    Mar 28, 2014

    Soldiers of 1-12 Cavalry hope to see much of Korea during nine-month rotational tour

  • Interoperability improves units' fire support operations

    Mar 28, 2014

    CHEORWON, South Korea -- The 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division joined U. S. Marines and Republic of Korea Army soldiers for a combined joint live-fire exercise in Rocket Valley near Cheorwon, South Korea March 24-28.

  • New Fort Wainwright Self Defense Class for Soldiers and Spouses

    Mar 28, 2014

    Soldiers and Spouses at Fort Wainwright, Alaska can now find the fitness, confidence and skill to defend themselves against would-be attackers. Instructors with the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division Combatives Center hold a free self defense class three nights a week for those needing the emotional and physical fitness to protect themselves. The class covers a diverse range of skills that increase your overall fitness and know-how so that the students are able to defend themselves.

  • Local garrisons take it 'to the paint'

    Mar 27, 2014

    Servicemembers on teams from each of the U.S. Army garrisons in Korea competed during a basketball tournament at Camp Humphreys, March 15-16.

  • What a day for a Knight jump!

    Mar 27, 2014

    They took to the sky together for the last time on the first day of spring. A beautiful sun splashed sky lay ahead as the father and son ascended several thousand feet into the air, taking in the vast beauty of the untouched wilderness and mountainous terrain of Alaska. They could see Mount McKinley to the north as they made their way to the storied Geronimo Drop Zone nestled high above in the undulating terrain of Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.

  • Soldiers collect more than 4,800 food items for Fairbanks

    Mar 27, 2014

    Soldiers of 5th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment reached out to the Fairbanks community with the annual 5-1 Cavalry Blackhawks Food Drive, collecting more than 4,800 food items and donating them to the Fairbanks community March 3.

  • McKiernan meets Korean War legend in Seoul

    Mar 26, 2014

    The Eighth Army deputy commander for operations met a Korean War legend and honorary Eighth Army commanding general in Seoul, South Korea, March 25, 2014.

  • Area II HAZMART offers free services: How can the HAZMART help you? (Part 1 of a 2 part series)

    Mar 25, 2014

    The Yongsan Hazardous Material Control Center offers many programs to help the community deal with hazardous waste and materials. To utilize it efficiently, it is essential for the community to understand the process.

  • AREA II Volunteer of the Quarter recognized at ACS

    Mar 25, 2014

    Cpt. Krista Z. McBayne, Volunteer of the Quarter, was recognized for her service to the community during a ceremony held for her and other volunteer nominees at the Army Community Services building, Mar 11.

  • U.S. Army leaders discuss transformation in Korea

    Mar 25, 2014

    U.S. Army leaders are gathering to discuss transformation in South Korea, March 25-27, 2014.

  • 19th ESC celebrates 21st annual Korean American Friendship Circle

    Mar 25, 2014

    CAMP WALKER, South Korea--As part of the 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command's 21st annual Korean American Friendship Circle, Soldiers, Families, student's, and sponsors came together March 15, at USAG Daegu's Evergreen Community Center, here, to celebrate St. Patrick's Day.

  • Female Soldier launches into history

    Mar 25, 2014

    Story and photos by Spc. Sara E. Wiseman 210 FA Bde. Public Affairs CHEOLWEON, South Korea -- A haze falls over the surrounding mountains of Rocket Valley. The tracks of multiple launch rocket systems leave deep trails in the mud. A group of Soldiers stand by their vehicle after just completing qualification fires.

  • Former 19th ESC commanding general visits Team 19

    Mar 24, 2014

    CAMP HENRY, South Korea - Former commanding general of the 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, Lt. Gen. Kenneth R. Wykle (R) visited Team 19 with the commander of the 19th ESC, Brig. Gen. Stephen E. Farmen here, Mar 20. Wykle is pointing at his own portrait hung on the wall that commemorates the former 19th ESC commanders. Wykle served as the 19th ESC commanding general from Aug. 1990 to Jan. 1992.

  • Industry Day held for Army relocation project

    Mar 24, 2014

    U.S. Army Program Executive Office, Enterprise Information Systems and Rock Island Contracting Command hosted representatives from companies bidding to build the communications infrastructure for the Army Corps of Engineers Far East District's largest construction project since the Panama Canal. The companies that attended Industry Day, an informational brief and tour included: AT&T, Avaya, BAE Systems, Blackbox, EPS, General Dynamics, LGS, Northrop Grumman, SAIC and Siemens; all hoping to get a better idea of the scope of the project they hoped to acquire for their company.

  • Army Civilians recognized for contributions to Team 19

    Mar 24, 2014

    CAMP HENRY, Korea--19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, "Team 19" held its quarterly Army Civilian award ceremony, March 21 at the 19th ESC headquarters, Camp Henry, Korea.

  • Signal Companies teach new Soldiers tech facility inspection

    Mar 24, 2014

    Working together, 30 Soldiers from 362nd and 552nd Signal Companies, 41st Signal Battalion, 1st Signal Brigade, conducted tech facility inspection training as part of the Battalion's week-long, post-Key Resolve White Week Training program on Mar. 13, in Uijeongbu, South Korea. During the tech facility inspection training, Soldiers learned to prepare for formal inspections they would receive during a Staff Assistance Visit; teaching and training personnel on goals and standards of the Army inspection policy for tech control units.

  • IPC Hawaiian classes embrace cultural awareness

    Mar 24, 2014

    Island Palm Communities (IPC) organizers are reaching out to Soldiers and families to offer their residents hands-on learning about traditional elements of Hawaiian culture.

  • Partnership provides education support to schools

    Mar 24, 2014

    Hawaii Education Week concludes today at the state legislature rotunda by saluting military partnerships.

  • Schofield Barracks VTR prepares for ROVR

    Mar 24, 2014

    Beginning April 14th, the Schofield Barracks Veterinary Treatment Facility (VTF) will become one of the last Army veterinary clinics to use a new Web-based records system.

  • 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade performs deck landing on USS Lake Erie

    Mar 22, 2014

    A U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter assigned to the 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, flies to perform a difficult deck landing on the Pearl Harbor-based Aegis cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) as part of the a final 2014 Foal Eagle exercise in the Yellow Sea, South Korea, March 16, 2014.

  • Shincheon River Clean-up

    Mar 21, 2014

    DONGDUCHEON, South Korea -- Soldiers from the 210th Field Artillery Brigade and 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division joined citizens of Dongducheon, South Korea in the annual Shincheon River Clean-up March 21, 2014. U.S. Soldiers and members of the community worked side-by-side to make a positive impact on the environment while continuing to build strong relationships with each other. Brig. Gen. Paul J. Laughlin, 2nd Inf. Div. deputy commanding general for maneuver, and Mayor Oh Sea-chang, Dongducheon city mayor, were the guest speakers for the event. (U.S. Army photos by 210th Field Artillery Brigade Public Affairs Team/Released).

  • New rules for Commander's Cup boosted Soldier fun, bonding, resilience

    Mar 21, 2014

    New Rules for Area I Commander's Cup in Korea seen as winning idea

  • Signal Battalion undertakes vehicle roll-over training

    Mar 20, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, REPUBLIC OF KOREA -- 30 Soldiers from 41st Signal Battalion's Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment convoyed to the High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle Egress Assistance Trainer facility to incorporate vehicle roll-over training as part of their week-long, post-Key Resolve White Week training program, in Dongducheon, South Korea.

  • Correctional Facility receives superior grade from ACA

    Mar 20, 2014

    The United States Regional Correctional Facility-Korea received a superior audit score, of 98.6 percent, following an inspection by the American Correctional Association, here, Feb. 23-25. The ACA conducts these inspections to ensure that correctional facilities are in compliance with the organizations small jail standards.

  • HCES, volunteers participate in Read Across America

    Mar 20, 2014

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- Spc. Georgina C. Terriquez, assigned to 557th Military Police Company, 94th Military Police Battalion, was one of many volunteers to take part in the Humphreys Central Elementary School; "Hats Off to Reading with the Cat in the Hat," March 3-7. The school celebrated its annual "Read Across America with Dr. Seuss" by having adult volunteers share their favorite childhood book or story to students in Kindergarten through Fifth Grade. -- U.S. Army photo by William Kim

  • Humphreys Hero

    Mar 20, 2014

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- Natasha Campbell is the March 2014 "Humphreys Hero" for the U. S. Army Garrison Humphreys Volunteer Program. Natasha has logged more than 350 hours of volunteer service during the past year. She has been a stalwart within several organizations, including being the 4-2 Aviation Reconnaissance Battalion Family Readiness Group Chairperson for supporting Family and MWR events, and as a mentor for other FRG leaders. Natasha also supports the United Club Spouses' Association as an executive board member, bazaar committee member and works with the Painted Door Thrift Store. She is also actively involved with the Girl Scouts as a secretary-member of the Overseas Committee Membership Team and is a Pathways Troop Volunteer. She is involved with both the Humphreys Central Elementary School Parent Teacher Student Organization and the Humphreys Middle/High School Advisory Council. As if that isn't enough, Natasha conducts a weekly Story Time session for preschool children and supports the Summer Reading Program at the Library. She also recently founded the Humphreys Book Club as well. Thank you so much for your tremendous efforts. Contact Hal Mullen, USAG-H ACS Volunteer Coordinator at 753-3266 or email harold.j.mullen.civ@mail.mil if you would like to nominate a candidate for the monthly Humphreys Hero recognition.

  • South Korean ministry honors late 8th Army commander, son

    Mar 19, 2014

    The South Korean Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs selected a former Eighth Army commander and his U.S. Air Force pilot son as the Korean War heroes of the month, for March 2014.

  • Soldier's faith leads to new calling

    Mar 19, 2014

    It's Sunday afternoon and Sgt. Peter Adams is at it again. He prepares his base guitar for a weekly worship service along with other church band members as he has done every Sunday during the last three and a half years while stationed at Camp Humphreys, South Korea. When he isn't playing an instrument during church services or volunteering in other events across Camp Humphreys, Adams, a quartermaster and chemical equipment repairer with Headquarters Support Company, 602nd Aviation Support Battalion, 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, and native of Kenai, Alaska, has an even bigger passion for leading people in faith.

  • 210th Field Artillery Brigade Best Warrior Competition day one

    Mar 18, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea - Soldiers from 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division participate in an Army Physical Fitness Test and written exam for the Best Warrior Competition day one on Camp Casey, South Korea March 18, 2014.The APFT is comprised of a two minute push up event, two minute sit-up event and a two mile run. The Best Warrior competition is a four day event where Soldiers are tested physically, mentally, and in the areas of land navigation, warrior tasks and battle drills, and a formal board. This event showcases Soldiers and demonstrates 210th FA Bde."Fight Tonight" spirit. (U.S. Army photos by 210th Field Artillery Brigade Public Affairs Team/Released). To download these high-quality photos and others from this event, click on the link to go to this set at the 210th Field Artillery Brigade Flickr page: https://www.flickr.com/photos/210fib/13233332264/

  • Signal Soldiers improve warrior skills with IED training

    Mar 18, 2014

    Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 41st Signal Battalion, 1st Signal Brigade, conducted mounted and dismounted training to practice reacting to improvised explosive devices at the Rodriguez Live Fire Complex near the Korean Demilitarized Zone March 12.

  • 196th Infantry Brigade Conducts JPMRC Small Unit Assessment

    Mar 18, 2014

    The 196th Infantry Brigade (Training Support) took another important step towards validating the Joint Pacific Multinational Readiness Capability (JPMRC) concept March 7 to 9 by conducting the first live test of the JPMRC Instrumentation System (JPMRC-IS) at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

  • Vietnam vets present painting at NIM

    Mar 18, 2014

  • Army mariners conduct live-fire gunnery exercise at sea

    Mar 17, 2014

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii - In the early morning, March 14, well before sunrise, silhouettes of Soldiers can be seen gathering and moving with a sense of purpose in preparation of a much anticipated live-fire gunnery exercise.

  • Door-to-door soliciting is NOT allowed on post

    Mar 17, 2014

    It's that time of year again, when pesky annoyances threaten to invade our homes.

  • Safety first: 'Bicycle Bonanza' teaches keiki rules of the road

    Mar 17, 2014

    Bicycle safety is a hot-button issue on Hawaii roadways these days.

  • EFMP, Navigators help solve IEP puzzle

    Mar 17, 2014

    Is your child enrolled in school and in need of special assistance? Does your child struggle with learning?

  • 10th Regional Support Group soldiers cross over to help Japanese children

    Mar 16, 2014

    Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 10th Regional Support Group, volunteered their time to help Japanese children get to school safely from March 3-7 as crossing guard in front of U.S. Army Garrison-Okinawa's Torii Station from March 3-7.

  • Dedication, commitment and perseverance guide a US soldier for 26 years

    Mar 16, 2014

    Twenty six years ago, a young man joined the U.S. Army as an enlisted member and went to training at Fort McClellan, Ala., home of the military police corps. During that same time, he started dating Julie who he married in 1990. On Feb 28, now Maj. Michael Streeter, 10th Regional Support Group, retired from the U.S. Army along with three other soldiers at Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan.

  • Brigade honors colleague at memorial service in Daegu

    Mar 14, 2014

    A sorrowful ambience greeted those attending the brigade's memorial service for another of its dedicated civilian teammates on Mar. 13, at Soldiers Memorial Chapel on Camp Walker. Brig. Gen. Stephen E. Farmen, commanding general, 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, Col. Paul H. Fredenburgh III, commander, 1st Signal Brigade, Command Sgt. Maj. Darris Curry, command sergeant major, 1st Signal Brigade, and numerous other officers, noncommissioned officers, Soldiers, and civilians were in attendance to honor the contributions of John E. McLeroy and pay their respects to his widow, Micha Kwon.

  • 403rd AFSB tests capabilities in Key Resolve/Foal Eagle exercises

    Mar 14, 2014

    The 403rd Army Field Support Brigade participated extensively during the Key Resolve/Foal Eagle 14 exercises from Feb. 23 to March 6 at Camp Henry, Republic of Korea.

  • Signal Soldiers take back satellite communications on mountaintop for combat exercise

    Mar 13, 2014

    Soldiers from the Maintenance Support Team, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 41st Signal Battalion, 1st Signal Brigade, conducted a simulated-combat training mission during the 2014 Key Resolve exercise at the Madison Site near Seoul, South Korea on March 4.

  • Military relationships with China under consideration

    Mar 13, 2014

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno said a military training relationship with China is possible as the U.S. strengthens its presence in the Asia-Pacific theater.

  • Former 82nd Airborne general lands in Korea

    Mar 12, 2014

    Eighth Army welcomed its new deputy commanding general for operations during Exercise Key Resolve 2014.

  • Senior leaders visit 19th ESC during Key Resolve

    Mar 12, 2014

    DAEGU, South Korea--The 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, "Team 19", successfully ended the Key Resolve/Foal Eagle exercise that combined soldiers from the Republic of Korea and joint service counterparts here, Feb. 24 -- Mar. 6.

  • ASC-Army Reserve Element participates in annual Korean exercises with AFSBn-NEA

    Mar 12, 2014

    Six Soldiers from ASC's Army Reserve Element participated in the Key Resolve/Foal Eagle exercises with the 403rd AFSBn-NEA in the Republic of Korea. This was a first.

  • Japanese special-needs students receive tour of Camp Zama

    Mar 12, 2014

    Four Japanese 10th-grade students from the Zama Special Needs School visited Camp Zama Feb. 7 for a tour of the installation and got to meet several personnel who work there and learn more about their diverse missions.

  • Resiliency stressed at Nat'l Prayer Breakfast

    Mar 11, 2014

    "Being here today is a very special opportunity to recognize the influence, the direction and what authenticates freedom, and that's faith," said Dave Roever to the large gathering of Soldiers and family members who packed into the Main Post Chapel, here, in the early hours of Tuesday for U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's 2014 National Prayer Breakfast.

  • Hui 'O Na Wahine holds mock dining it

    Mar 11, 2014

    March 1st, the Hui 'O Na Wahine hosted a Mock Dining In for the spouses, here, at the Nehelani.

  • Alien Species: USAG-HI native plantings prevent spread

    Mar 11, 2014

    The State of Hawaii is hosting the annual Hawai'i Invasive Species Awareness Week, March 3-9.

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