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  • Preparation for hurricane season begins now

    May 19, 2014

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

  • SKIES is designed to excite, inspire, learn

    May 19, 2014

    The U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii SKIES (Schools of Knowledge, Inspiration, Exploration, and Skills) Unlimited Program, now in it's 11th year, continues to radiate participation and excitement with a variety of programs that encourages movement of the mind and body.

  • 8th STB inducts NCOs at historic Fort DeRussy

    May 16, 2014

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

  • 304th ESB honors lost signaleer at memorial service

    May 15, 2014

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

  • 2CAB Unveils Newest Chinook Model

    May 15, 2014

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

  • U.S. builds six schools to shape future of Togo

    May 15, 2014

    The U.S. Embassy in Lomé, Togo, U.S. Africa Command and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District partnered to deliver six new schools to the children of Togo, in 2014, through a DOD humanitarian assistance program

  • AMC, ACC commanders visit Pacific

    May 15, 2014

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

  • USARPAC FY14 Memorial Day and Summer Safety Message

    May 15, 2014

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

  • History remembered: Casey's cross

    May 15, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, hike the steep incline of a nearby mountain through deciduous forest on a path long hidden by brown broad leaves from seasons past, May 10, Camp Casey, South Korea.

  • 311th Signal Command (Theater) Change of Command, Relinquishing of Responsibility ceremonies28 May 2

    May 15, 2014

    The 311th Signal Command (Theater) welcomes MG Lawrence Brock and CSM Allen Braswell!

  • DAS Kids and Chilgok officials see green during Earth Day

    May 14, 2014

    CAMP CARROLL, South Korea - Korean Environmental officials and Daegu American School Kids learn the meaning of Earth Day and th value of Camp Carroll's unique wetlands reclamation project.

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

    May 14, 2014

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

  • Job fair helps service members land dream career

    May 14, 2014

    "What do you want to be when you grow up?"

  • Engineer Soldiers visit local elementary school

    May 14, 2014

    The 142nd Engineer Detachment (Survey & Design), 84th Engineer Battalion, held a demonstration for a select group of fifth graders from Mililani Ike Elementary School, May 12, showing them the use and functional capabilities of their survey equipment.

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

    May 14, 2014

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

  • 10th Regional Support Group Enhances Opportunities for Children

    May 14, 2014

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

  • Camp Zama Exchange offers protection for bikers

    May 13, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (May 13, 2014) -- According to NBC 4 in Washington, 20 percent of Soldiers and six percent of Airmen ride motorcycles.

  • 210th Soldiers get a day of adventure

    May 13, 2014

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

  • 'Strike Brigade' vets to mark deployment anniversary

    May 13, 2014

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

  • Senior leaders highlight ASC capabilities in Pacific

    May 13, 2014

  • 40th Quartermasters win DA level ROWPU RODEO

    May 13, 2014

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

  • 45th takes over CMRE mission in Afghanistan

    May 13, 2014

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

  • Holocaust Remembrance Day 2014

    May 13, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- 1st Battalion, 38th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th Field Artillery Brigade, hosts the 2014 2nd Infantry Division Holocaust Remembrance Day at the Casey Theatre on Camp Casey, South Korea, May 1, 2014. The gathering is intended to provide insight into the history of the Holocaust, from a first person perspective. Col. Jacob Goldstein, from Brooklyn, N.Y., a 1st Mission Support Command chaplain spoke to troops about his experience with the Holocaust, and the importance of promoting understanding and compassion.

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

    May 13, 2014

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

  • Thunder Inn grand opening ceremony

    May 13, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Soldiers from 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division attend the grand opening ceremony for the Thunder Inn Dining Facility May 5, 2014 on Camp Casey, South Korea. The dining facility reopened after going through a renovation for the past two months.

  • 210th FA Bde. Soldiers win EFMB

    May 13, 2014

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

  • 210th FA Bde. conducts ACL retrieval exercise

    May 12, 2014

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

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

    May 12, 2014

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

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

    May 12, 2014

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

  • Spc. King takes the crown at the Eighth Army Best Warrior

    May 12, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Spc. Nickolaus King, from Mission Viejo, Calif., a small arms/artillery repairer assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 70th Brigade Support Battalion, 210th Field Artillery Brigade., 2nd Infantry Division, wins the Eighth Army Best Warrior Competition May 9, 2014 on Camp Casey, South Korea. The event was held to challenge the Soldiers physically and mentally, in order to select the best warrior.

  • HHB, 210th FA Bde. conducts change of command ceremony

    May 12, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, conducts a change of command ceremony at Carey Field May 9, 2014 on Camp Casey, South Korea. The change of command ceremony was held to honor Capt. Christopher Maes, a native of Billings, Mont., the outgoing battery commander, and to welcome Capt. Andrew Dietz, a native of Littleton, Colo., as the new battery commander.

  • Something's Cooking at Henry's Place

    May 12, 2014

    CAMP HENRY, South Korea - The cooks work hard behind the scenes at Henry's Place to keep Soldiers and Civilians happy.

  • Cavalry Soldier to represent USFK at NASCAR race

    May 9, 2014

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

  • That's for the Birds

    May 8, 2014

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

  • Humphreys Hero May 2014

    May 8, 2014

    Laura Dawson has embedded herself into the heartbeat of the Suwon Air Base community and made significant changes in the lives of the Soldiers and family members there and is recognized as the May Humphreys Volunteer Hero. She is a proud military spouse and an energetic Family Readiness Group leader and Volunteer Organization Point of Contact for Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 6-52nd Air Missile Defense Battalion.

  • Ribbon cutting ceremony 'officially' opens HM/HS

    May 8, 2014

    Students, parents and community members joined Department of Defense Education Activity and military officials for a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the new Humphreys Middle/High School and Humphreys Central Elementary School, April 24, in the HM/HS auditorium.

  • Humphreys volunteers cited at annual ceremony

    May 8, 2014

    To culminate what turned out to be a record year for volunteerism here, the community honored those unsung heroes with a dinner and program at the 2014 Volunteer of the Year recognition event, April 25, in the Community Activity Center. This year's celebration theme was "Camp Humphreys Volunteers Rock" and featured a buffet of "drive-in cuisine."

  • Area IV Retirement Ceremony honored 69 years of combined service

    May 7, 2014

    CAMP CARROLL, South Korea - The Area IV Quarterly Retirement Ceremony honoring three Soldiers for their 69 years of combined service was held at the Camp Carroll theater, April 25.

  • American troops honored at Korean Cultural Night

    May 6, 2014

    Senior South Korean officials and U.S. military leaders honored American troops at the Korean Cultural Night dinner in Seoul, South Korea, May 2, 2014.

  • US Army Pacific's positive approach to suicide prevention

    May 6, 2014

    U.S. Army Pacific: New Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention policy represents a strategic shift toward building individual protective factors in Soldiers and Family members.

  • US Army Japan identifies its best of the best!

    May 6, 2014

    Twelve Soldiers from Okinawa and mainland Japan test their warrior and soldiering skills in hopes of being named U.S. Army Japan Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year during USARJ's Warrior Challenge Competition April 22-25 on Okinawa, Japan.

  • Improving materiel fielding on the Korean Peninsula

    May 5, 2014

    The 8th Army G-3/5 section's force integration working group rectified fielding accountability issues that stemmed from high personnel turnover.

  • Sergeant; the first mentor, leader of Soldiers

    May 5, 2014

    The 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, hosted a Junior Leadership Development Program Seminar for all Soldiers in the rank of sergeant across the brigade, April 30, at the Community Activity Center on Camp Humphreys, South Korea.

  • Culture, language skills position future leaders for success

    May 5, 2014

    U.S. Army ROTC Cadets are participating in the ROTC Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency program, designed to immerse ROTC cadets in various languages, cultures and socio-economic situations so they can learn, through personal experience, that theirs is not the only culture in the world.

  • Seven honored at Hawaii Military Appreciation Month celebration

    May 5, 2014

    HONOLULU, Hawaii -- The Military Affairs Council (MAC) of the Chamber of Commerce Hawaii today joined Governor Neil Abercrombie in a proclamation ceremony designating May 2014 as the 29th Annual Hawaii Military Appreciation Month and to honor service men and women from the U.S. Pacific Command and the component commands for the U.S. Navy, Army, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and Hawaii National Guard for their community service contributions.

  • Signal Soldiers support Yongsan's STEM Week

    May 2, 2014

    1st Signal Brigade Soldiers supported USAG Yongsan's annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Week to help increase interest and competencies amongst Seoul American Elementary School students April 14-17.

  • 2ID dominates EFMB on the DMZ

    May 2, 2014

    Soldiers from the 2nd Infantry Division dominated the annual 2014 Eighth Army Expert Field Medical Badge qualification at Warrior Base, South Korea, May 2.

  • Theater Signal Command observes Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    May 2, 2014

    Soldiers and Civilians of the 311th Signal Command (Theater) and 516th Signal Brigade observed SAAM to raise awareness and prevent sexual violence in the military, through several unit activities to include a SAAM Run, Sexual Assault Stand Down and SHARP Bowling Tournament.

  • Tropic Lightning Division top leadership changes

    May 2, 2014

    The 25th Infantry Division welcomed a new commanding general and bid farewell to its seasoned leader during a change of command ceremony on Weyand Field, here, May 2.

  • Army's CIO visits Humphreys to see construction efforts

    Apr 30, 2014

    As part of the focus on the Pacific, the Army's new Chief Information Officer met with senior Army leaders in Hawaii before coming to Korea to see the massive construction project underway at USAG Humphreys. Lt. Gen. Robert S. Ferrell, Army CIO/G-6, was given an aerial tour of the construction area with communication leaders from United States Forces Korea, Eighth Army and 1st Signal Brigade. While in-route he received a brief on the Yongsan Relocation Plan and Land Partnership Plan before finishing the brief at the 304th Signal Battalion conference room on USAG Humphreys.

  • Camp Zama celebrates military children

    Apr 30, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (April 30, 2014) -- April is recognized annually as the "Month of the Military Child" throughout the Army, and all month long, Camp Zama's youth had the opportunity to attend various events to recognize all that they do to support their community.

  • Doolittle Copilot Recalls historic raid

    Apr 30, 2014

    April marks the 72nd anniversary of the Doolittle Raid, a decisive turning point in the 2nd World War. Staff Sgt. Brian McGovern takes us to the National Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg, Texas, to hear from one of the veterans of the famed flight. Available in high definition.

  • Earth Day shares annual Fun Fest spotlight at Schofield

    Apr 30, 2014

    A 20th anniversary Family Fun Fest entertained an estimated 3,000 Soldiers and family members, Saturday, here, at Weyand Field, with entertainment, petting zoos, horse and carriage and pony rides, bouncers, games and, of course, plenty of food.

  • Angkor Sentinel 2014 kicks off with opening ceremony

    Apr 29, 2014

    U.S. and Cambodian forces attended the opening ceremony at Kampong Speu Province, Cambodia, April 20, 2014, for Angkor Sentinel 2014, an annual bilateral military exercise hosted by the Royal Cambodian Army and sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific.

  • Leading scholar supports U.S. troops in Korea

    Apr 29, 2014

    During the Korean War, a young South Korean boy walked a mile to school every day inside the last defensive perimeter between enemy forces and United Nations Command troops.

  • South Korea, U.S. leaders discuss integrating women into field artillery

    Apr 29, 2014

    Leaders from 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, visited the Republic of Korea Field Artillery School in Jangsung, South Korea, April 1, 2014, to discuss integrating women into the field artillery career field.

  • Army recognized for historic preservation

    Apr 29, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii will be in good company, May 30, when it accepts not one, but two recognitions from the Historic Hawaii Foundation at the 40th annual Preservation Honor Awards ceremony.

  • USAG-HI awarded ACOE gold

    Apr 29, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii has received the 2014 Army Community of Excellence Gold Medal award as the top installation in the Army.

  • Eighth Army leaders visit Incheon landing sites

    Apr 28, 2014

    Leaders from the top U.S. Army formation in Korea visited the sites of the amphibious operation that turned the tide of the Korean War, 63 years ago.

  • 1st Signal Brigade hosts SHARP Stand Down

    Apr 28, 2014

    1st Signal Brigade hosted its first ever Sexual Harassment/Assault Response Prevention (SHARP) Stand Down April 18 at Yongsan's Multi-Purpose Training Facility to conduct annual training and promote sexual assault awareness.

  • Friendship week strengthens ROK/U.S. alliance

    Apr 28, 2014

    The USAG Yongsan Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization & Security, in coordination with USAG Yongsan Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Republic of Korea Army Support Group, Community Relations Office and Area II Tenant Units, put together a successful Korean Augmentation to the United States Army/U.S. Soldier Friendship Week during the week of 14-16 April 2014.

  • First Person: Battalion commander shares views on Alaska disaster exercise

    Apr 28, 2014

  • The Crucible: warriors bring the Thunder

    Apr 28, 2014

  • AUSA tournament is a hole in one

    Apr 28, 2014

  • BG Peterson visits Republic of Korea Army Aviation Operations Commander

    Apr 27, 2014

    2nd Infantry Division Deputy Commanding General for Support, Brig. Gen. Erik C. Peterson and 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade Commander, Colonel Walter T. Rugen, visited Korean Air Base G510, April 24, 2014. Peterson and Rugen met with ROK Army Lt. Gen. Kim, Hak Joo, commander of Republic of Korea Army Aviation Operations Command, before he retires later in the year.

  • Thunder KATUSAs meet a living legend

    Apr 27, 2014

    YONGSAN, South Korea -- The Korean War was a time of devastation and panic. However, there were heroes like retired Republic of Korea army, Gen. Paik Sun-yup who stood up to enemy forces to protect their nation and loved ones.

  • Army's top communicator visits Korea's combined military headquarters

    Apr 27, 2014

    Following his tour of the USAG Humphreys construction project, the Army's Chief Information Officer, joined by Eighth Army's G-6, continued south to Gyeryong to the Republic of Korea Army, Navy, Air Force Headquarters near Daejeon to meet with the chief and deputy chief of the ROK Army Office of Information Planning. Maj. Gen. Shin Dong-man, chief of the ROK Army Office of Information Planning, had previously met with Lt. Gen. Robert S. Ferrell, Army CIO/G-6, in Wash., D.C., in February after Ferrell's first month as the G-6. General Ferrell was happy to return the favor and also meet Shin's deputy Brig. Gen Cho In-hee and senior staff members.

  • 2ID Soldiers participate in head start program at local universities

    Apr 27, 2014

    DONGDUCHEON, South Korea -- Soldiers from 2nd Infantry Division joined community members from Kyungmin University in the opening ceremony of the Head Start Program in Uijeongbu, South Korea March 19, 2014.

  • New community meetings for Area I

    Apr 25, 2014

    Quarterly sessions to provide updates on key community developments

  • IPC celebrates observance at Schofield, Shafter, 4-23 & 26

    Apr 25, 2014

    Get ready for the 7th Annual Earth Day Festival.

  • Commissary offers MOMC fun

    Apr 25, 2014

    Nearly 1,000 kindergartners wiggled and giggled in anticipation of the "extra-special surprise guest" slated to make an appearance at any moment inside the Hale Kula Elementary School cafeteria, here, Tuesday.

  • Senior logistic command holds change of responsibility

    Apr 25, 2014

    Soldiers, family members and well-wishers from the 8th Theater Sustainment Command held a change of responsibility ceremony bidding farewell to Command Sgt. Maj. Nathan J. Hunt III, April 25, as he relinquished responsibility as the command sergeant major of the 8th TSC to Command Sgt. Maj. Charles M. Tobin, on Hamilton Field at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

  • Two cultures build long lasting friendships

    Apr 24, 2014

    U. S. Army Garrison Humphreys hosted the KATUSA/ U.S. Soldier Friendship Week. KUSFW is intended to promote friendship and cross-cultural awareness. Soldiers throughout the Brigade participated in the week-long event April 14-17.

  • United Club distributes scholarships, grants to community

    Apr 24, 2014

    The Humphreys United Club provided several organizations and individuals of the Camp Humphreys community with needed monies, through grants and scholarships, during its monthly membership meeting, April 3, in the Community Activity Center. The club distributed $20,000 during the meeting and with the more than $12,000 it distributed in the fall, has provided a total of $32,098 in the past year.

  • Humphreys community turns out for Earth Day Eggstravaganza

    Apr 24, 2014

    Hundreds of community members and their children turned out for the various events at the Earth Day Eggstravaganza, in the vicinity of Soldier Field, April 30. The event had a little bit of everything for the entire community. It opened with a 5K and Kid's 1-mile run and was followed by Earth Day activities and the Eggstravaganza.

  • 210th FA Bde. Soldiers sign a SHARP commitment pledge

    Apr 24, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Representatives of the 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Prevention program set up a table at the Post Exchange for Soldiers to sign a commitment pledge for the SHARP program April 18 on Camp Casey, South Korea. This event was held to encourage Soldiers to stay committed to the program.

  • Arnn Elementary students celebrate Earth Day

    Apr 24, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (April 22, 2014) -- "Keep our Earth clean" was the theme during the Earth Day Celebration, held at Arnn Elementary School on April 23 inside the Arnn cafeteria, here.

  • Camp Zama's community members share "Aloha"

    Apr 23, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (April 22, 2014) -- Nineteen volunteers from the Camp Zama community traveled nearly 300 miles to Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture on April 19 to host a Hawaiian party called "luau" for the local residents, who survived the Great East Japan earthquake, here.

  • Signal brigade hosts self-defense course for sexual assault awareness

    Apr 23, 2014

    The 1st Signal Brigade Sexual Harassment/Assault Response Prevention (SHARP) team hosted a self-defense course at Yongsan's Trent Warrior Fitness Facility April 14-18.

  • Tax Center closes for 2014 season

    Apr 23, 2014

    An overwhelming feeling of relief filled the inside the Post Conference Room, here, Wednesday morning, as Soldiers, advisers and leaders feted the close of the 2014 Schofield Barracks Tax Center.

  • 'What does it mean to you to be a military child?'

    Apr 23, 2014

    Aloha, my name is Sienna Burch. I am 14 years old. My father has served in the U.S. Army for 15 long years.

  • 19th ESC competes for Army's Top Dining Facility title

    Apr 22, 2014

    CAMP WALKER, SOUTH KOREA-- The 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command's Mountain Inn dining facility competed for the Army's Top Dining Facility title during the 46th annual Philip A. Connelly competition April 11, here, at Camp Walker.

  • RDECOM facilitates technology discussions at Alaskan exercise

    Apr 22, 2014

    U.S. Army science advisors partnered with military, federal and state agencies to discuss their technology needs during an emergency response exercise, from March 27 to April 2, 2014.

  • Blacksmith exercise renews alertness

    Apr 21, 2014

    YEONCHEON, South Korea -- Soldiers from 210th Field Artillery Brigade participated in a field training exercise March 3-12 near Yeoncheon, South Korea, to hone their skills in a field environment.

  • 210th FA Bde. Soldiers participate in Best Warrior Competition

    Apr 21, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Soldiers from 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division compete in the division Best Warrior Competition April 8th on Camp Casey, South Korea. The five-day event includes a day and night land navigation course, a question and answer board, and combat fitness tests set to challenge the Soldiers physically and mentally. All four Soldiers from the 210th FA Bde., 2nd Inf. Div., won the competition.

  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    Apr 21, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Soldiers from 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division attend the Sexual Assault Awareness Month Proclamation Signing Ceremony April 9th on Camp Casey, South Korea. During the ceremony, Maj. Gen. Thomas Vandal, from Rhode Island, the 2nd Inf. Div. commander, and Lt. Col. Priscella McIver, from Newark, N.J., the Equal Opportunity and Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Prevention Program manager for Area 1 and 3 talked about the importance of the program.

  • Gen. Paik Sun-yup Board winners meet the man himself

    Apr 21, 2014

    YONGSAN, South Korea -- Four Korean Augmentation to the U.S. Army Soldiers from 2nd Infantry Division, Command Sgt. Maj. Andrew Spano, the senior enlisted advisor for the 2nd Inf. Div., and Command Sgt. Maj. Jeong Woo-jin, the Republic of Korea Army Support Group senior enlisted advisor for the 2nd Inf. Div., visit retired Gen. Paik Sun-yup April 15 in Yongsan, South Korea. The four KATUSA Soldiers, who won the Gen. Paik Sun-yup Board March 20, got to meet the Korean War hero and living legend in person.

  • Humphreys units participate in KATUSA-US Soldier Week

    Apr 21, 2014

    For the 36th consecutive year, Korean Augmentation to the U.S. Army and U.S. Army Soldiers worked, played and ate together, side-by-side, during the 2014 KATUSA-U.S. Friendship Week activities, April 14-18. The week was first observed in 1977, in an effort to boost morale and strengthen the mutual relationship between U.S. and KATUSA Soldiers by conducting various friendship events and cultural exchanges between both nations. Ultimately, this event seeks to strengthen the ROK-US relationship and cooperative spirit through various sports events, where Soldiers of both nations participate.

  • Army, Marines train with South Korean Army to improve fire-support operations

    Apr 20, 2014

    Field Artillery Soldiers with the 2nd Infantry Division, U. S. Marines and Republic of Korea Army soldiers conducted a combined joint live-fire exercise in Rocket Valley near Cheorwon, South Korea, March 24-28, 2014.

  • 18th MEDCOM (DS) EFMB Graduate: Capt. Micah Sturgeon

    Apr 18, 2014

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii-- The Expert Field Medical Badge (EFMB) is a peacetime badge equivalent to the Combat Medical Badge and is a prestigious honor for Soldiers in the medical services profession. In order to earn this badge, participants have to successfully attend a one-week standardization phase, where the candidates complete a walkthrough of the course allowing them to ask questions of the staff, and one-week of testing. The testing phase includes three lanes consisting of multiple subtasks focusing on field medical care, proper radio communications, nuclear biological and chemical (NBC) knowledge, day and night land navigation, a written test, and a 12-mile ruck march. Capt. Micah Sturgeon, the 18th Medical Command (Deployment Support) Human Resources Operations Officer and a Health Services officer, decided he was ready for the challenge during the U.S. Army-Hawaii EFMB testing, Mar. 31-Apr. 11, 2014.

  • 25th Infantry Division team wins Best Ranger Competition

    Apr 17, 2014

    For the first time since 1995, a team representing the 25th Infantry Division took home top honors at the David E. Grange Jr. Best Ranger Competition.

  • Changes to DOD's Privately Owned Vehicle shipping program start May 1

    Apr 17, 2014

    The Personal Property directorate at Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command manages the Department of Defense's Privately Owned Vehicle shipping program and wants service members to know there are several changes in the program, starting May 1, 2014.

  • Dirty Jobs: Flight Medic

    Apr 17, 2014

    Sgt. Lisa A. Rodriguez, a flight medic, stationed in South Korea is one of those people. She serves her fellow Soldiers in need on the battlefield and at home. Similar to her civilian counterparts, Rodriguez utilizes a helicopter to treat and transport the injured. In her case, she is part of a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crew. This aircraft is equipped with special crew and equipment ready to carry out rapid medical responses.

  • U.S Marines and Republic of Korea Completes Air Assault Mission

    Apr 17, 2014

    Soldiers from 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade assisted the ROK and United States Marines in completing an air assault mission, March 13, 2014, at a multi-purpose range complex in Northern South Korean.

  • IPC receives national award for excellence in military housing satisfaction

    Apr 16, 2014

    WinnResidential Military Housing Services, the firm providing property management and maintenance services for Lend Lease's military housing portfolio, which includes Island Palm Communities (IPC), has been recognized as a 2013 SatisFacts National Award Winner for excellence in resident satisfaction.

  • ACS shows volunteers appreciation

    Apr 16, 2014

    Volunteers with Army Community Service (ACS); Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (FMWR); U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, received a big pat on the back -- along with some cake and door prizes -- at a Volunteer Open House at the ACS building, here, Monday.

  • Upcoming ACS' Career Fair targets spouses

    Apr 16, 2014

    Army Community Service (ACS) is hosting a career fair for military spouses.

  • Sustainment drill develops strategic understanding, relationships

    Apr 16, 2014

    Military logistics leaders and stakeholders from across the Pacific theater met at Pearl Harbor April 11 for an event designed to improve coordination, synchronization and assessment of sustainment requirements for future contingencies in the region.

  • Signal support at the forefront of second annual LANPAC symposium

    Apr 15, 2014

    Building partnerships throughout the Pacific and supporting the warfighter were topics of discussion during the Association of the U.S. Army's second annual Land Power in the Pacific symposium and exposition at the Sheraton Waikiki, April 8-10.

  • PACOM's lead communicator visits Korea to discuss troop relocation

    Apr 14, 2014

    During her trip to Korea, U.S. Pacific Command's lead communicator, Rear Admiral Nancy A. Norton, visited USAG Humphreys to assess the progress of the construction of the new Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (C4I) facilities and infrastructure for the troop movement into USAG Humphreys. Norton was given an aerial overview of the construction zone outside the fence at USAG Humphreys before touring family housing, receiving briefings focused on C4I support of the Yongsan Relocation Plan and Land Partnership Plan