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  • Understanding the past to build for the future

    Aug 22, 2013

    DONGDCUCHEON, South Korea -- To understand the future, one must first understand the past.

  • Arctic Army officer excels on India's high ground

    Aug 22, 2013

    Eleven weeks of rigorous high-elevation training in India culminated with the "Best Student" trophy awarded to U.S. Army artillery officer Capt. Matthew Hickey with the 2nd Battalion, 377th Parachute Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division.

  • Task Force Wilson training exercise

    Aug 21, 2013

    Medics from 210th Fires Brigade conduct ground casualty evacuation and air casualty evacuation training during the Task Force Wilson exercise on Camp Casey Aug. 20. The exercise is a four-day event held on Camp Casey and Camp Stanley to train, execute and evaluate Soldiers performing proper medical care. Medics from 210th Fires Brigade continually develop and maintain their combat readiness to support the brigade's "Fight Tonight" readiness. (U.S. Army photos by 210th Fires Brigade Public Affairs Team/Released).

  • Pirate-themed facility at Camp Casey for Soldiers, families too

    Aug 21, 2013

    The pirate-themed interior of the Buccaneer Bowling Center at Camp Casey, which reopened Aug. 17 after undergoing a major renovation.

  • Kingdom Rock talk

    Aug 20, 2013

    Many of us view summer as a time to catch-up and take a few deep breaths. After all, school is out, but that does not mean your child's learning must stop. From August 12th through the 16th, Kingdom Rock, a summer Bible school enrichment program was held at the Torii Station Chapel. The program offers endless opportunities for children who are naturally curious and eager to explore. This year, close to 50 children, ages 5 thru 11 participated in numerous Bible study activities and games.

  • JSA holds memorial ceremony for fallen Soldiers

    Aug 19, 2013

    The Joint Security Area holds the Barrett-Bonifas Memorial Ceremony on Camp Bonifas Aug. 16. The ceremony was to remember the two officers, Capt. Arthur Bonifas, the Joint Security Force Company commander, and 1st Lt. Mark Barrett, the 1st Platoon Leader, who were killed by Korean People's Army guards during the Axe Murder Incident 37 years ago. The ROK-U.S. Alliance has become significantly stronger following the 1976 attack. It is an enduring partnership, committed to the strong defense of the Korean Peninsula. (U.S. Army photos by 210th Fires Brigade Public Affairs Team/Released).

  • Eighth Army trains for task force mission during Ulchi Freedom Guardian

    Aug 19, 2013

    Eighth Army will continue its transformation to a combined joint task force headquarters during exercise Ulchi Freedom Guardian, Aug. 19-30, 2013.

  • USARPAC, Bangladesh army kick off Disaster Relief Exercise & Exchange

    Aug 18, 2013

    U.S. Army Pacific, the Bangladesh Armed Forces Division, government and civil organizations, and international observers kicked off the 2013 Pacific Resilience Disaster Response Exercise & Exchange, during an opening ceremony, Aug. 18, 2013, in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

  • K-A Joint Summer School a hit with local youngsters

    Aug 16, 2013

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- Two hundred Korean and American students participated in the fourth annual version of the Korean-American Children's Joint Summer School here Aug. 6-9. The event, hosted by Pyeongtaek City and Gyeonggi Province and organized by the Pyeongtaek Cultural Center, offers 100 Korean and American children each to participate in this cultural exchange.

  • Summer 5K/Kid's One-Miler held

    Aug 16, 2013

    About 200 runners participated in the Summer 5K/Kid's One-Miler Fun Run, Aug. 10, kicking off at 8 a.m. at Zoeckler Fitness Center. Besides the more than 100 individual runners, seven units participated, along with 18 children. In the 5K, the overall top finisher was Capt. Bradley Glosser, of Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 94th Military Police Battalion, with a time of 18 minutes, five seconds. He was competing in the Men's Master (40-49) category. The overall fastest woman was Sgt. Miae Phipps, of Company A, 719th Military Intelligence Battalion, with a time of 23:14.

  • Community partnership pulls together for beautification project

    Aug 16, 2013

    Community Partnership Day shows community support of our military, alternating projects between Eielson Air Force Base and Ft. Wainwright Army Post annually.

  • Youth, teens join in plentiful summer

    Aug 16, 2013

    Fort Wainwright youth took full advantage of all the activities offered during the all-too-short summer.

  • Labor Day Fest set for Aug. 31

    Aug 15, 2013

    Area I's biggest annual event to feature carnival rides, food, live bands and much more.

  • Stress can lead to early death

    Aug 15, 2013

    Soldier fitness has key role in countering its ill.

  • USARPAC Commanding General visits Religious Support Team

    Aug 15, 2013

    U.S. Army Pacific, Commanding General, Gen. Vincent Brooks provides a candid photo opportunity with the 'One Team' Religious Support Team (RST). The USARPAC RST hosted Brooks Aug. 14 and provided valuable background and information on the assigned RST and Unit Ministry Team's efforts with Soldiers and Families locally, and across the Pacific theater.

  • Gold found in the 303rd EOD Bn.'s S-1 shop

    Aug 14, 2013

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS -- On any given day, the personnel shop (S-1) in the 303rd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Battalion., 8th Military Police Brigade, is bustling with the activity that one would expect to see accompanying the responsibility of supporting a battalion of Soldiers with any and all personnel matters. The leader of the shop, 2nd Lt. Ali Giraud, officer in charge S-1 shop, 303rd EOD Bn., 8th MP Bde., at first glance also seems typical of what you would expect of a leader managing her team.

  • MEDDAC-Japan breaks ground on new complex

    Aug 13, 2013

    A groundbreaking ceremony, Aug. 9, 2013, marked the start of a major renovation project of the Brig. Gen. Crawford F. Sams U.S. Army health clinic, U.S. Army Dental Activity Japan health clinic and the construction of a new preventive health facility at Camp Zama, Japan.

  • 210th Fires Brigade change of responsibility

    Aug 13, 2013

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- The 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, conducted a change of responsibility ceremony at Carey Gym on Camp Casey Aug. 9, 2013. The change of responsibility ceremony was held in honor of Command Sgt. Maj. Carlos E. Esmurria for his work as the brigade command sergeant major for the past two years and to welcome Command Sgt. Maj. Mark L. Brinton as the new brigade command sergeant major. (U.S. Army photos by 210th Fires Brigade Public Affairs Team/Released).

  • Yongsan promotes proper use of government vehicles

    Aug 13, 2013

    The number of cases of inappropriate use of government vehicles has steadily increased across the garrison, and USAG Yongsan wants all personnel to be aware of the proper and legitimate use of the non-tactical vehicles (NTV) to prevent waste of resources and abuse of privileges.

  • Understanding the past to build for the future

    Aug 12, 2013

    DONGDUCHEON, South Korea -- To understand the future, one must first understand the past.

  • Army Strong: Sgt. Odyssey U. Martin named the women's tall figure and bodybuilding heavyweight champ

    Aug 11, 2013

    Do you think you have what it takes to become a champion bodybuilder? Could you do it in just four months? Sgt. Odyssey U. Martin, a human resources sergeant for the 247th Military Police Detachment and native of Lexington Park, Md. can proudly answer yes to both those questions after winning at the 2013 Muscle Beach women's figure tall and bodybuilding heavyweight categories on August 4th at Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan.

  • Col. Lawson visits Taeseongdong

    Aug 9, 2013

    TAESEONGDONG, South Korea -- Col. Michael J. Lawson, commander of 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, participates in the Taeseongdong Village 60th Anniversary Celebration in the Joint Security Area of the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea August 2, 2013. The ceremony marked the establishment of the small village, known as "Freedom Village," after the signing of the Korean War Armistice in 1953. Attendees included senior leaders from Gyeonggi-do Province, the United Nations Command Military Armistice Commission, the Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission, 2nd Infantry Division, and delegates from several embassies. The event included performances by the Taeseongdong Elementary School percussion band and the 1st Infantry Division Band. It ended with participants joining the citizens of Taeseongdong to build a rice cake tower of peace. The village is a symbol of the success of the ROK-U.S. Alliance that was forged during the Korean War and has grown stronger over the last 60 years. (U.S. Army photos by Capt. Kelly E. McKenzie, 210th Fires Brigade Public Affairs Officer/Released).

  • 210th Fires Brigade cadets tour DMZ

    Aug 9, 2013

    CAMP BONIFAS, South Korea -- Cadets participating in the Cadet Troop Leadership Training program with 210th Fires Brigade tour the Demilitarized Zone on Camp Bonifas, South Korea Aug. 3, 2013. Cadets visited the United Nations Command Military Armistice Commission Conference Building, museum and gift shop to understand the history and importance of the 210th Fires Brigade's mission. The 210th Fires Bde. is dedicated to building adaptive and confident leaders of the future. (U.S. Army photos by Cpl. Kim Han-byeol, 210th Fires Brigade public affairs specialist/Released).

  • U.S. Army Pacific Commander visits JSA

    Aug 9, 2013

    CAMP BONIFAS, South Korea -- Gen. Vincent Brooks, commander of U.S. Army Pacific, visits the Joint Security Area and Demilitarized Zone, South Korea Aug. 3, 2013. Maj. Gen. Thomas Vandal, 2nd Infantry Division commander, and Lt. Col. Daniel Edwan, the commander of the United Nations Command Security Battalion-Joint Security Area, escorted Brooks through the tour, highlighting key terrain and security operations. (U.S. Army photos courtesy of Capt. Marckenzie Boutin, 210th Fires Brigade/Released).

  • Avenger crews qualify with machine guns

    Aug 9, 2013

    CHIPORI RANGE, South Korea -- Soldiers from E Battery, 6th Battalion, 52nd Air Defense Artillery Regiment, attached to 6th Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, conduct M3P .50 caliber machine gun qualification at Chipori Range, South Korea Aug. 7, 2013. The exercise was to qualify Soldiers on the Avenger Gunnery Program to enhance the unit's readiness to fight tonight to deter aggression against South Korea. (U.S. Army photos by 210th Fires Brigade public affairs specialist/Released).

  • 1-38 FA Cadets flying above Camp Casey

    Aug 9, 2013

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Cadets participating in the Cadet Troop Leadership Training program with 1st Battalion, 38th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th Fires Brigade take a ride with 2nd Battalion (Assault), 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade in a UH-60 Black Hawk Helicopter around Camp Casey, South Korea Aug. 8, 2013. This flight gave cadets an opportunity to learn more about Army aviation and broaden their CTLT experience. The 210th Fires Bde. is dedicated to building adaptive and confident leaders of the future. (U.S. Army photos by Cpl. Kim Han-byeol, 210th Fires Brigade public affairs specialist/Released).

  • Commanding generals visit Soldiers, tour Fort Wainwright

    Aug 9, 2013

    Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, U.S. Army Pacific's commanding general, and Maj. Gen. Michael H. Shields, U.S. Army Alaska's commanding general, received a comprehensive tour of Fort Wainwright, Fort Greely and the Northern Warfare Training Center's Black Rapids site.

  • Been there, done that and just when you think you've seen it all

    Aug 9, 2013

    A 50-50 shot brought John Binder, mechanic for Outdoor Recreation, Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, to the Last Frontier.

  • First responders ready to stand as one against threats

    Aug 9, 2013

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS -- August is the Army's annual Antiterrorism Awareness Month, but for the first responders who have the awesome responsibility of preventing and responding to potential threats and incidents within our community, preparing and training to respond to terrorism happens all year-round. Federal firefighters, emergency medical technicians, military police and the Special Reaction Team, 728th MP Battalion, were among the first responders from the garrison community that participated in an antiterrorism force protection exercise, July 29-30, testing the participants in various scenarios such as mass casualties, triage, active shooters, hostage negotiations and more.

  • 2nd Infantry Division commander mentors cadets

    Aug 8, 2013

    Maj. Gen. Thomas Vandal, the 2nd Infantry Division commanding general, meets with cadets participating in the Cadet Troop Leadership Training program with 210th Fires Brigade and 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team at Hovey Theater on Camp Hovey, South Korea July 31, 2013. Maj. Gen. Vandal told cadets to enjoy Korea, to try to learn as much as they can during the leadership training, and discussed his expectations for them as future leaders of the Army. The 2nd Infantry Division is dedicated to building adaptive and confident leaders of the future.

  • 2nd Infantry Division deputy commander visits 210th Fires Brigade

    Aug 8, 2013

    Brig. Gen. Erik C. Peterson, the 2nd Infantry Division deputy commanding general for support, visits the 210th Fires Brigade on Camp Casey, South Korea July 31, 2013. During the visit, Col. Michael J. Lawson, the 210th Fires Brigade commander, presented a capabilities brief, explaining the brigade's mission and ability to Fight Tonight. Then they toured the brigade area, including the 70th Brigade Support Battalion's Supply Support Activity, 333rd Field Artillery Target Acquisition Battery, 1st Battalion, 38th Field Artillery Regiment's Q-37 radar, C Battery, 1st Bn., 38th FA Regt.'s M270A1 multiple launch rocket system, and 6th Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment's Ammunition Holding Area. The visit wrapped up at the Thunder Inn where Brig. Gen. Peterson ate lunch with the brigade and battalion commanders.

  • Dirty Jobs: Paralegal Specialist

    Aug 8, 2013

    It's a dirty job, but someone's got to do it. The paperwork side of military justice takes a lot of time and effort. It's critical that it is done correctly, so justice is served and every Soldier is treated fairly under the law. Paralegal specialists get it done.

  • HHPC at Casey will offer broad menu of cutting-edge workouts, health info

    Aug 8, 2013

    The new Health and Human Performance Center at Camp Casey features a spacious room equipped for functional fitness workouts, as well as a cardiovascular workout area, flexibility and recovery room and a "stress-less" area.

  • Humphreys Theatre presents 'Kiss Me, Kate'

    Aug 8, 2013

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- "Kiss Me, Kate" was a fun-filled, creative, and entertaining production put on by the Camp Humphreys Community Theater, July 26--28, in the Community Activity Center. The show had a terrific start, with singing and dancing and continued to be energetic and enjoyable. This modern adaption of the "Taming of the Shrew" was sprinkled with song and dance and had colorful sets and costumes.

  • Korean-American Friendship Hoops

    Aug 8, 2013

    Area III Sports hosted a four-team Korean-American Friendship Basketball Tournament, in Zoeckler Fitness Center, Aug.4. The tournament, won by team MIX, was organized and held to promote friendship, cooperation and Good Neighbor relations. The tournament consisted of two on-post teams and a team from Songtan and Pyeongtaek. MIX, consisting of both American and Korean players, took first place for the second straight year.

  • Korean Kids tour K-16

    Aug 8, 2013

    Children from lower income and single parent Korean families visited K-16 U.S. Army airbase as part of an English Camp program sponsored by Segok-dong office, July 25.

  • Manchu officers return to leadership roles in Korea

    Aug 7, 2013

    During his first visit to Korea since assuming command, the U.S. Army Pacific commanding general discovered that four officers he used to lead in the 2nd Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment "Manchus," were serving in key leadership positions in Korea.

  • 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, Navy perform deck landings

    Aug 7, 2013

    Pilots and flight crews with the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade worked closely with the U.S. Navy to conduct deck landing qualifications aboard the USS Chafee, USS Hopper, USS Guadalupe, and the USS Tarawa, in the Pacific Ocean near Hawaii, July 15-19, 2013.

  • New 307th Expeditionary Signal Battalion Motor Pool Makes the Cut

    Aug 7, 2013

    With a snip of the Signal orange ceremonial ribbon, 307th Expeditionary Signal Battalion made history, opening an impressive new motor pool on Helemano Military Reservation that will vastly improve their ability to efficiently conduct maintenance, train, and deploy teams and equipment.

  • US Army on Okinawa participates in a bilateral exchange with 15th Brigade, Japan Ground Self-Defense

    Aug 7, 2013

    Fifteen American and Japanese soldiers were on hand to participate in a noncommissioned officer bilateral exchange program from Aug. 5-9 at the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force's 15th Brigade headquarters in Naha, Japan.

  • What is Korean Liberation Day?

    Aug 6, 2013

    Korean Liberation Day is celebrated each year. After the end of World War II, Japan terminated their 30 years of dictatorship against the Korean government ending the torture and oppression of millions of people.

  • Warrior Adventure Quest unites soldiers

    Aug 6, 2013

    Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Company of United States Army Garrison Yongsan participated in Warrior Adventure Quest (WAQ) program to enhance unit cohesion and individual coping skills when facing challenges, Aug. 6.

  • Korean War armistice recalled

    Aug 6, 2013

    Resplendent in the Marine uniform of his youth, John Cole snapped a salute July 27 as he and thousands of his fellow Korean War veterans and their families gathered at the Korean War memorial in Washington, D.C., to mark the 60th anniversary of the armistice that ended what has been called "the forgotten war."

  • RDECOM Reservists address technology gaps at Ulchi Freedom Guardian

    Aug 6, 2013

    U.S. Army Reserve officers are serving a key role in identifying and addressing science and technology needs during a major U.S. Army exercise in the Pacific. Col. John Olson is leading four officers from the Army Reserve Sustainment Command, Detachment 8, who will deploy to South Korea in August for Ulchi Freedom Guardian 2013.

  • Japanese 'Bon Odori' Festival at Camp Zama draws 26,000 visitors

    Aug 6, 2013

    The 54th annual Bon Odori Festival at Camp Zama, Japan, culminated Aug. 3, 2013, with more than 1,000 people performing the moves of traditional Japanese dances in sync, circled around a large, ornate wooden tower erected at the installation's Rambler Field.

  • U.S. Army Pacific commander visits troops in Korea

    Aug 5, 2013

    The four-star general who commands U.S. Army forces in the Asia Pacific region is making his first trip to Korea this week.

  • Yongsan Kids Conquer "Kingdom Rock"

    Aug 5, 2013

    Children from Yongsan and the Hannam Village community gathered at South Post Chapel for 'Kingdom Rock', USAG Yongsan's week-long Vacation Bible School from July 29 - Aug 2.

  • Exercise Lightning Strike Comes to a Close

    Aug 5, 2013

    Members of the Singapore Armed Forces and U.S. Army soldiers joined together to celebrate the end of Exercise Lightning Strike during a ceremony here July 26.

  • Army completes coalition network fielding in South Korea

    Aug 5, 2013

    The Army has strengthened its ability to share critical data with its coalition partners with the fielding of coalition network equipment to South Korea.

  • US and Australian War Games - Talisman Saber 2013

    Aug 3, 2013

    Exercise TALISMAN SABER has it all; Special Forces, Royal Australian Air Force, Australian Army, Royal Australian Navy, and the U.S. Marines, Army, Air Force, and Navy. It is the largest Australian military exercise and one of the largest U.S. exercises. The exercise is a major undertaking that reflects the closeness of our alliance and the strength of the ongoing military-military relationship.

  • Bilateral training sharpens mission readiness

    Aug 2, 2013

    Charlie Battery, 1st Battalion, 1st Air Defense Artillery, hosted Officers and Non Commissioned Officers from the Southwestern Composite Air Division from Naha Air Base showcasing battery command post operations, surface to air orders and air control orders on July 17th at Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan. These operations direct states of readiness, search sectors, identified threats, and instructions from higher headquarters.

  • Bilateral training enhances interoperability between intelligence sections

    Aug 2, 2013

    Five soldiers from the 10th Regional Support Group S-2 Intelligence Section and 10 soldiers from the 15th Brigade, Japanese Ground Self Defense Force G-2, engaged in the first intelligence bilateral exchange July 23 at Torii Station, which consisted basic soldiering skills as well as intelligence analytical techniques.

  • 10th Regional Support Group participates in Sobe Ward Sports Day

    Aug 2, 2013

    One of the most enjoyable things to do while you are stationed overseas is to participate in local community events and on July 28, 22 soldiers and family members from the 10th Regional Support Group participated in the Annual Sobe Ward Sports Day in Yomitan.

  • Combined simulation exercise strengthens ROK-U.S. Alliance

    Aug 2, 2013

    The 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, and the Third Republic of Korea Army, conducted a Combined Counterfire Exercise on Camp Casey, South Korea, July 17-19, 2013. The simulation-based exercise was to enhance the ROK-U.S. counterfire capability, improve staff coordination and test battle command computer systems.

  • Surviving in water

    Aug 2, 2013

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, conducts Combat Water Survival Training at Hanson Outdoor Swimming Pool on Camp Casey, South Korea July 12, 2013. The training began with basic water survival skills which consisted of practicing to safely enter the water with a weapon; and protecting their weapons while swimming; how to remove equipment while in the water; and how to use their uniforms to increase buoyancy. The training prepares Soldiers to react to unexpected water landings and vehicle rollovers. The 210th Fires Bde. trains its Soldiers for all possible situations to be prepared to defend the Republic of Korea from any threat.

  • Chena Bend Golf Course: Every hole is a treasure, especially number 14

    Aug 2, 2013

    On June 26 of this year, the Taylors had their wedding in front of the green on Hole 14, inviting friends, family and many golfers they knew through their Chena Bend affiliation.

  • Military youth win in the (sports) field

    Aug 2, 2013

    The U.S. Army Installation Management Command is introducing the NFL's Punt, Pass and Kick program to all garrison locations this year, with a focus of efforts during National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month in September. Due to the abbreviated season in the Interior, the program was held on Fort Wainwright July 13.

  • JSC preparations underway

    Aug 1, 2013

    Operation HOOAH! is in full swing, here, as the Army takes the lead on this year's Joint Spouses Conference, which will be held at the Nehelani, Saturday, Oct. 5.

  • Hi, friends, English spoken here

    Aug 1, 2013

    Students from Dongducheon Foreign Language High School visited Camp Casey in Dongducheon and Camp Red Cloud in Uijeongbu for an up-close glimpse at life inside the installation gates.

  • Program promotes fun, safe activities for single Soldiers

    Aug 1, 2013

    The U.S. Army offers vast opportunities to the brave men and women who choose to enlist in its ranks and serve their country.

  • Furlough, older equipment cause DPW delays

    Aug 1, 2013

    Customers have been complaining about the length of time necessary to get a customer service phone call through to the Directorate of Public Works.

  • Mommy and Me Tea

    Aug 1, 2013

    A full house attended the Mommy and Me Tea, July 27, in the Community Activity Center. Mothers, daughters and their dolls were able to get all dressed up and spend some quality time together, participating in a "proper" English-style tea party.

  • ROTC cadet experiences life in Korea

    Aug 1, 2013

    OSAN AIR BASE -- The reserve officer training corps is an important facet of leadership development within the U.S. military that starts at the college level and trains students to lead Soldiers. The education doesn't stop at book-smarts and formation rehearsals, though.

  • Korean Kids tour K-16

    Jul 31, 2013

    Children from lower income and single parent Korean families visited K-16 U.S. Army airbase as part of an English Camp program sponsored by Segok-dong office, July 25.

  • In Asia-Pacific, Army policy not one of containment

    Jul 31, 2013

    Despite a Department of Defense focus on the Asia-Pacific region, there is no Army policy to "contain" China, said the service's senior-most officer.

  • Lewis-McChord Soldier to be awarded Medal of Honor

    Jul 30, 2013

    The room hummed with the steady clicks of camera shutters as Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter and his wife, Shannon, were the center of attention during a press conference at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., July 29, 2013.

  • U.S. Army Japan senior leaders emphasize importance of SHARP

    Jul 29, 2013

    To emphasize the importance of the Army's Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention program, Maj. Gen. James C. Boozer Sr., commander of United States Army Japan and I Corps (Forward), personally met with each unit victim advocate during his command visit to Okinawa, July 22-25, 2013.

  • Veterans return to Korea for armistice anniversary

    Jul 29, 2013

    Korean War veterans returned to South Korea to mark the 60th anniversary of the signing of the armistice agreement that brought the brutal conflict to an end.

  • Texas Guardsmen train with Australian army for Talisman Saber

    Jul 29, 2013

    Texas' 36th Infantry Division deployed approximately 150 Soldiers to Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., July 14-29, 2013, to participate in the fifth Talisman Saber training exercise.

  • Residents advised to prepare for Tropical Storm Flossie

    Jul 29, 2013

    Tropic Storm Flossie is expected to make landfall on Oahu later this evening, July 29.

  • USARPAC commanding general visits Talisman Saber 2013

    Jul 29, 2013

    SHOALWATER BAY TRAINING AREA, Australia - General Vincent Brooks, U.S. Army Pacific commanding general, visited Soldiers July 27 training in Australia as part of Talisman Saber 2013. Talisman Saber, currently in its fifth iteration, is a biennial training exercise that hones the interoperability of U.S. and Australian militaries. The bilateral training included a variety of missions from conventional conflict to peacekeeping and humanitarian assistance efforts. Brooks visited U.S. Army Pacific Soldiers training with their Australian counterparts at Shoalwater Bay training area in Queensland. He presented award to several Soldiers with 4th Brigade, 25th Infantry Division and toured areas of the battlefield to view training first hand.

  • Eighth Army activates digital liaison detachment

    Jul 26, 2013

    Eighth Army established the 2503rd Digital Liaison Detachment to serve as the primary link with the Republic of Korea Ground Component Command.

  • New hangars mean mission readiness, future savings

    Jul 26, 2013

    The extreme climate of Interior Alaska calls for dependable, robust heating and lighting systems which allow the mission to continue no matter the temperature during the long, dark winter months.

  • Team Wainwright represents during 2013 Alaska State BBQ championships

    Jul 26, 2013

    Seven teams comprised of Soldiers, Family members, DoD civilians and retirees finished in the top 15 overall, and many of those teams did extremely well in their respective categories.

  • Training to survive in a chemical environment

    Jul 25, 2013

    Soldiers from HHB conducted a mask confidence chamber and operational decontamination training on Camp Casey, South Korea, June 6, 2013. The purpose of this training was to teach Soldiers the knowledge and skills to survive chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear attacks.

  • Relieving stress and anxiety outdoors

    Jul 25, 2013

    When needing to feel the rush, the Army has a high-adventure outdoor recreation program as a part of the Army's approach to reset for units to explore -- Warrior Adventure Quest. Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, hosted Warrior Adventure Quest for Soldiers June 7.

  • Odierno visits India, focuses on future opportunities

    Jul 25, 2013

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno traveled to New Delhi this week, where he visited with his Indian counterpart, Gen. Bikram Singh, chief of army staff.

  • Garrison breaks ground on KORCOM Operations Center

    Jul 25, 2013

    U.S. and Republic of Korea officials broke ground on the U.S. Korea Command Operations Center Thursday, July 18, at U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys. The operations center will be the first building of the U.S. Korean Command headquarters complex.

  • A week of Shakespeare

    Jul 25, 2013

    "To be or Not to Be" was answered with a resounding "Yes" by the Camp Humphrey's Community theatre as two Shakespearean performances took to the stage here, July 15-21. Both plays were directed by Christi Mancha, a local theater volunteer. The first performance, "A Mid-Summer Night's Dream", was presented by the youth ages 7-16, "The Complete Works of Shakespeare" rounded out the second stage performance of the week.

  • 1-38 FA hosts urban assault course for 8A Best Medic competition

    Jul 25, 2013

    C Battery, 1st Battalion, 38th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division hosted the Urban Assault lane for the 8th Army Best Medic Competition at Rodriguez Range, South Korea July 22-25. The competition is a two-Soldier team event that challenges medics in a realistic, tough, simulated operational environment. Medics tested their skills and proved they are ready to support the brigade's "Fight Tonight" readiness.

  • Camp Humphreys Youth Sports Invitational Swim Meet

    Jul 25, 2013

    Boys 13--15: 1st place: Seth Markowskiy, Osan Air Base; 2nd place: Joshua Lee, USAG Yongsan; 3rd place: Gavin Kim, Osan Air Base. Girls 13--15: 1st place: Stephanie Choe, USAG Yongsan; 2nd place: Eun jo Kim, from USAG Yongsan; 3rd place: Sophia Walsh, USAG Humphreys. Boys 11--12: 1st place: Cole Dudley, USAG Yongsan; 2nd place: Andrew Hutchins, Osan Air Base; 3rd place: William Fricke, Osan Air Base. Girls 11--12: 1st place: Kennedy Davis, USAG Yongsan; 2nd place: Sarah Morris, USAG Yongsan; 3rd place: Kai-Li, Osan Air Base & Grace Kim, USAG Yongsan. (tied with 16 points each) Boys 9--10: 1st place: Brian Choe, USAG Yongsan; 2nd place: Enrique Oti, Osan Air Base; 3rd place: Same Houston, USAG Yongsan. Girls 9--10: 1st place: Rayli Markowski, Osan Air Base; 2nd place: Alexia Sumpter, Osan Air Base; 3rd place: Megan Schlak, Hannah Balettie, and Bever Haley Davidson, Osan Air Base. (tied with 19 points each) Boys 5--8: 1st place: Carter Lindsey, USAG Yongsan; 2nd place: Joshua Cook, USAG Yongsan; 3rd place: Joshua Hansen, USAG Yongsan. Girls 5--8: 1st place: Kaidence Sampsel and Anna Dunnagan, USAG Yongsan (tied for first place); 3rd place: Anna Piccone, USAG Daegu.

  • Armistice anniversary marks milestone for alliance

    Jul 24, 2013

    American and South Korean officials and veterans will commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice Agreement in the United States and South Korea this week.

  • Singapore fun run brings two armies together

    Jul 24, 2013

    With the sights and sounds of downtown Singapore as their backdrop, Singapore armed forces and U.S. soldiers came together for a run in the sun, July 19.

  • US Army expands knowledge of jungle tactics

    Jul 24, 2013

    Soldiers from the U.S. and Singapore armies keep jungle tactics fresh as they train together during a jungle familiarization battle course near Amoy Quee Camp, Singapore, July 18, 2013.

  • 'Talisman Saber' shows Army's expanding role in Pacific

    Jul 24, 2013

    I Corps is playing a key role in Exercise Talisman Saber in Australia, demonstrating the Army's increasing influence in the Pacific, said one of the exercise planners.

  • Army Heritage and Education Center to host Korean War Commemoration Event

    Jul 24, 2013

    The 60th anniversary of the signing of the Korean Armistice Agreement is inspiration for the Army Heritage and Education's special event, July 27 at 11 a.m. on the Army Heritage Trail in Carlisle,Pa., to commemorate the anniversary.

  • US Army Pacific welcomes new Chief of Staff

    Jul 24, 2013

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii -- Soldiers and officers from throughout U.S. Army Pacific (USARPAC) gathered to welcome Maj. Gen. Jim Pasquarette as their new chief of staff during a Flying "V" ceremony July 24 at historic Palm Circle, here. Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, USARPAC commanding general, officiated the ceremony and welcomed Pasquarette and his family into the ranks of the USARPAC Ohana. The Flying "V" ceremony traditionally honors senior Army officials when they assume duties or depart from an Army command and refers to the way the colors are posted in a V-shaped formation during the ceremony.

  • Leaders sign MOU to keep Itaewon safe

    Jul 24, 2013

    A Memorandum of Understanding was re-signed by the Itaewon Bar Owners' Association and U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan to strengthen the partnership between Korea and the United States, July 24. Wonsoon Yoo, president of IBOA, and Col. Michael. E. Masley, garrison commander for USAG Yongsan, and other respective business and military leaders joined together for the signing event, which last occurred in 2009.

  • Korean War Armistice turns 60 July 27

    Jul 24, 2013

    Signing at Panmunjom halted fighting that left Korea desolate.

  • Gen. Brooks delivers first U.S. Army Pacific One Team message

    Jul 24, 2013

    U.S. Army Pacific, Commanding General, Gen. Vincent K. Brooks initial message to USARPAC Soldiers, Family Members and Army Civilians. One Team!

  • Party on the DMZ: JSA Battalion's ninth birthday

    Jul 24, 2013

    U.S. and Republic of Korea Soldiers and families serving at the Joint Security Area participated in a Freedom-Victory Day festival on June 30, to celebrate the ninth anniversary of the JSA ROK Army Battalion activation.

  • 94th AAMDC Briefs Secretary of the Army John McHugh on Its Mission

    Jul 23, 2013

    With the United States Army's growing strategic role in the Pacific region, Secretary of the Army John McHugh was at the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command 16 July, where he was briefed on the unit's successful deployment of a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense System to Guam.

  • New ladder truck raises fire response

    Jul 23, 2013

    USAG Yongsan's Department of Emergency Services (DES) unveiled their new fire station stall and presented a new hi-tech fire truck to the community during a ribbon cutting ceremony, June 25.

  • U.S. Soldiers teach Korean kids Army PT

    Jul 23, 2013

    Soldiers from the 106th Medical Detachment (VS) visited Sunin Church Yongsan Wonhyoro to enhance the Korea-U.S. relationship with middle school children, July 13.

  • Cloud Storage Increases Threat To Military Networks

    Jul 23, 2013

    The latest cyber challenge that Army networks in South Korea, as well as the Department of Defense, is facing is the increasing use of internet based, or cloud, storage services which pose network vulnerabilities.

  • Little devil girl amuses Yongsan

    Jul 23, 2013

    A world-renowned 10-Ball billiards champion showcased her talents to the military community of U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan, July 17.

  • DENTAC-Japan's 'Go First Class' dental program ahead of game

    Jul 23, 2013

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (July 23, 2013) -- U.S. Army Dental Activity-Japan, headquartered here, is proving to be the Army's top command regarding the implementation of a new dental program, the unit's commander said during a recent interview.

  • Army Rec Center provides outstanding services

    Jul 23, 2013

    The U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan, Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation's Moyer Recreation Center has been known for providing amazing service to the service members, families, and civilians of the Yongsan community.

  • Exercise Talisman Saber 13

    Jul 23, 2013

    U.S. and Australian forces are reinforcing their ability to conduct contingency operations at Exercise Talisman Saber 13. Gail McCabe brings us this report from Queensland, Australia.

  • SecArmy, U.S. Army Pacific commander honor late Senator Inouye

    Jul 23, 2013

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh and Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, U.S. Army Pacific commanding general, honored the late U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye, July 23, 2013, at a wreath-laying ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific on Honolulu, Hawaii.

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