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  • Camp Zama Japan Cherry Blossom Festival 2013

    Apr 9, 2013

    Camp Zama's annual Cherry Blossom Festival was held Saturday, April 6, on the installation. Japanese and Americans from both on and off the installation enjoyed this year's festivities together. With more on this is a report from Dustin Perry, U.S. Army Garrison Japan Public Affairs.

  • Soldiers plant trees, friendship

    Apr 9, 2013

    To commemorate the Korean national holiday of Arbor Day, and promote friendship between Korea and the United States, soldiers from U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan visited Singye Historic Park and planted trees with their good neighbors, Yongsan-gu, April 5.

  • Land Forces: Assuring stability, security in Pacific region

    Apr 9, 2013

    The U.S. Army Pacific helped jump start the inaugural 2013 Land Power in the Pacific Symposium and Exposition, April 9, 2013, at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel in downtown Honolulu.

  • Spirit of friendship alive at Camp Zama's annual Cherry Blossom Festival

    Apr 8, 2013

    The annual Cherry Blossom Festival at Camp Zama, Japan, an open-base event, was held April 6 on the installation and drew more than 7,000 visitors. The event featured a three- and seven-kilometer youth and adult run, a golf tournament, live music, a boxing showcase, games, food vendors and a flea market.

  • 10th Regional Support Group Shares Lessons Learned

    Apr 8, 2013

    TORII STATION, Japan-- The 10th Regional Support Group traded in their office and living space this week for a more austere location for five days, at the helicopter landing zone on Torii Beach. But they were not the only ones present for this learning experience.

  • Hirono visits 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks

    Apr 8, 2013

    U.S. Senator Mazie Hirono toured Schofield Barracks during a recent visit to Hawaii , April 3, 2013. During her visit to the post, the senator toured the Hale Kula Elementary School, the 25th Infantry Division Headquarters and the Warrior Transition Center.

  • Yongsan officials visit museum neighbor

    Apr 5, 2013

    The National Museum of Korea was established in 1945, and relocated in 2005 to Yongsan district, right next door to the Yongsan garrison. The museum has attracted an attendance of 20 million visitors and has been committed to various studies and research activities in the fields of archaeology, history, and art.

  • State legislature salutes Hawaii's military keiki

    Apr 5, 2013

    The Hawaii State House of Representatives approved a House Resolution recognizing Hawaii's advocates for military children, April 1, 2013, the first day of the Month of the Military Child.

  • Month of the Military Child: Children First

    Apr 5, 2013

    What do all of us have in common when it comes to children? Protecting them.

  • Fun Fest, Earth Day converge

    Apr 5, 2013

    The smell of fried carnival food lingered into the crisp spring air, March 30, 2013.

  • New Helemano homes readied for Soldiers, families

    Apr 5, 2013

    Moving trucks began rolling into Helemano Military Reservation, in March, delivering household goods to nearly two dozen families moving into the first new homes constructed in Island Palm Communities' (IPC) Helemano community.

  • Garrison volunteers recognized for selfless service

    Apr 5, 2013

    The reasons for the donation of hours for a variety of tasks vary, but hundreds of Soldiers, family members and civilians were feted together, March 27, at Fort Shafter's Hale Ikena, for a year of selfless volunteer service that assisted U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's programs, services and community members.

  • PT in the Park

    Apr 5, 2013

    Military youth in the Child, Youth and School Services; Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation; U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii; were treated to PT in the Park at Bennett Youth Center, with aerobic activities, breakfast and characters as part of Month of the Military Child, April 2, 2013.

  • Soccer champions

    Apr 5, 2013

    Chief Warrant Officer 4 Matthew Roman (blue, on ball) and teammate Capt. Steve Martin (right), both from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, control the ball in the 2013 Army Hawaii Intramural Soccer Championship game at Tripler Army Medical Center, April 1, 2013.

  • PTP Seoul Chapter recognized for inspiring support

    Apr 4, 2013

    Yongsan thanked People to People Seoul chapter members for the sincere help they have been giving for United States Force Korea, during a luncheon, Mar. 28.

  • Warrior Zone grand opening held at Torii Station

    Apr 4, 2013

    TORII STATION, Okinawa (April 4, 2013) -- Single Soldiers who live or work on U.S. Army Garrison Torii Station now have a new place to hang out without ever having to leave the installation. The Morale, Welfare and Recreation Directorate held a grand-opening ceremony March 14 for the "Warrior Zone."

  • Easter egg hunt hatches fun

    Apr 4, 2013

    Hundreds of children and parents gathered at the Youth field located in U.S. Army garrison Yongsan on Mar. 30. For the annual Easter egg hunt hosted by Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation.

  • Decorated World War II Army officer returns to Okinawa

    Apr 4, 2013

    Last week, the U.S. Army welcomed back to Okinawa a highly decorated Army officer who fought in the Battle of Okinawa during World War II.

  • Army Reserves' first-ever KATUSA joins the ranks of the 9th MSC

    Apr 4, 2013

    Being selected to serve as a Korean Augmentation to the U.S. Army (KATUSA) is an honor in itself. But, being selected as the U.S. Army Reserves' first-ever KATUSA takes the distinction to a whole new level.

  • 10th RSG tests its capabilities during exercise in Japan

    Apr 3, 2013

    The 10th Regional Support Group conducted its command post exercise Apr. 1st - 5th at Torii Station's Renegade landing zone. The unit established a command post for base support using existing equipment and resources to respond to a simulated exercise scenario involving a massive earthquake that resulted in a tsunami in Southeast Asia.

  • Dongducheon, South Korea thanks 210th Fires Brigade Soldiers for community support

    Apr 2, 2013

    Dongducheon, South Korea, Mayor Oh Sea-chang presented Col. Tracy P. Banister, commander, 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, an appreciation award for supporting the annual Wang Bang International Mountain Bike Race, April 1, 2013, at Dongducheon City Hall.

  • Garrison Japan children work with parents for the day

    Apr 2, 2013

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (April 3, 2013) -- Children of U.S. Army Garrison Japan employees joined their parents at work for the 2nd annual 'Bring your children to work day' event April 2 for a chance to see what Moms and Dads do at work.

  • Youth wrestlers learn from national champ

    Apr 2, 2013

    Since the age of eight, wrestling has been Jeremy Larson's sport.His impressive grappling resume includes winning the individual Minnesota state high school championship as a senior, followed by a scholarship to the University of Minnesota, where he wrestled for five years. He and his team won the NCAA national championship and the Big Ten team title in the 2006 to 2007 academic year.

  • Security Assistance Enterprise engages Pacific partners

    Apr 2, 2013

    Recent visits by U.S. Army Security Assistance Command senior leaders to the Philippines, Australia, and the Republic of Korea, afforded the opportunity to discuss current and potential security assistance and Foreign Military Sales cases and issues.

  • US Army Garrison Japan named Army Communities of Excellence silver award winner

    Apr 2, 2013

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (April 3, 2013) -- U.S. Army Garrison Japan was named a silver award winner in the annual Army Communities of Excellence program following an announcement released to the garrison March 26.

  • Task Force Faith veteran remembers heroic leader

    Mar 29, 2013

    Former U.S. Army Cpl. Ray Vallowe vividly remembers the bitter cold and the fierce fighting at the Chosin "Jangjin" Reservoir.

  • Arnn Elementary students count success at American-Japanese 'soroban' competition

    Mar 29, 2013

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (March 29, 2013) -- Youth members of the John O. Arnn Elementary School Soroban Club counted their way to success at the 15th annual American and Japanese Children's Soroban Competition held March 28 at the Shimin Kaikan Center in Sagamihara City.

  • Eighth Army deputy commander retires from Army

    Mar 29, 2013

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - Eighth Army bid farewell to Deputy Commander Maj. Gen. Eldon P. Regua who retired from the U.S. Army after 36 years of steadfast service to his country.

  • Eighth Army celebrates Women's History Month

    Mar 29, 2013

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - The Eighth Army 2013 Women's History Month Ceremony was held in the Naija Ball Room at the Dragon Hill Lodge March 27.

  • USAG-HI celebrates Month of the Military Child

    Mar 29, 2013

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii events feature special MOMC activities for enrolled families, including "Read to Me," luau, barbecues, mini carnivals, teen lock-ins and book fairs.

  • EFMP stages rallies to 'End the R-Word'

    Mar 29, 2013

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Cars honked in support as they passed cheering volunteers on Trimble Road, waving signs that read "Rally for Respect" and "End the R-Word."

  • Leilehua High repeats as national 'cyber' champions

    Mar 29, 2013

    WASHINGTON -- Five Leilehua High Army JROTC students defeated more than 800 teams to win the top U.S. Army Service Award at CyberPatriot V, the nation's premier cyber defense competition held March 14-15, here.

  • HI Legislature honors fallen war heroes

    Mar 29, 2013

    HONOLULU -- The Hawaii State Senate and Hawaii State House of Representatives held a special joint session in the Senate Chambers, here, Wednesday, to recognize military service members who have made the ultimate sacrifice.

  • Tropic Lightning Soldiers Celebrate Women's History Month

    Mar 29, 2013

    Soldiers of the 25th Infantry Division hosted a Women's History Month observance March 27, 2013 in the Sgt. Smith Theater on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

  • Well tests for fresh water at PTA

    Mar 29, 2013

    POHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, Hawaii -- A 6,400-foot-deep test water well is being drilled, here, in a first step to determine if the high-altitude base and its surrounding communities could be sustained by their own water supply.

  • Garrison honors exemplary employees

    Mar 29, 2013

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Fifty-three stellar employees received recognition for their performance and the impacts they have made in U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii during an Employee Recognition Program breakfast at the Nehelani, here, Tuesday.

  • Learning to lead

    Mar 28, 2013

    Some 2nd Infantry Division Soldiers from the 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade recently took the time to reflect on what they have learned from their leaders as well as what it means to be a leader in the U.S. Army while attending the brigade's Talon Academy.

  • The Reading Vacation

    Mar 28, 2013

    The Camp Humphreys Post Library is open to provide those television shows and movies you desire and a good book to snuggle into bed with this weekend. If that's not your speed then they also offer computer services.

  • Central Readiness Force Headquarters Relocation Ceremony

    Mar 28, 2013

    The Japan Ground Self-Defense Force's Central Readiness Force headquarters relocation ceremony was held recently at Camp Zama, Japan. During the ceremony, which celebrated the completion of the relocation of the unit from Camp Asaka in Tokyo to Camp Zama, a ribbon-cutting was conducted by Lt. Gen. Masahiro Hidaka, commander of the CRF, and Maj. Gen. Michael Harrison, commander of U.S. Army Japan and I Corps (Forward), along with the mayors of nearby Sagamihara and Zama cities.

  • Yongsan hosts Passover, honors Jewish traditions

    Mar 27, 2013

    In celebration of the biggest Jewish holiday, Passover, Yongsan hosted Passover Seder and celebrated the meaningful day with the presence of fellow Jewish service members, families and civilians here, March 26.

  • Demons work with community outreach

    Mar 27, 2013

    Thoughts about demons are usually associated with fear and death. When U.S. Army units adopt the moniker "Demon," they typically want to project a strong and almost ghostly image on the battlefield.

  • Prime Powers Soldiers help accomplish Guam mission

    Mar 27, 2013

    CAMP COVINGTON, Guam--Soldiers from the 249th Engineer Battalion (Prime Power) providing their technical experience and assessments to support the 523rd Engineer Company during their deployment to Guam. The 249th Engineer Battalion (Prime Power) is a versatile power generation battalion assigned to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that provides commercial level power and electrical systems expertise to military units and federal relief organizations during full-spectrum operations.

  • 523rd Bulldogs make progress on Project 808

    Mar 27, 2013

    GUAM -- While the submarine tender vessel, USS Frank Cable, sat docked idly next to their construction site, the Soldiers of Bravo Company, 84th Engineer Battalion, were anything but stagnant. Second Platoon, currently stationed in Guam, has taken over from the Seabees of the Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 74 on the Polaris Point Pure Water Tanker Storage Facility Project, nicknamed Project 808.

  • Northern Warfare Training Center adds arctic challenge

    Mar 27, 2013

    The Army's Alaska-based North Warfare Training Center has given a competitive edge to its arctic skills course for junior leaders.

  • Pacific Reservists treat, examine American Samoa-based Soldiers, improve dental readiness

    Mar 27, 2013

    Hawaii-based Soldiers of the 9th Mission Support Command traveled thousands of miles to the remote island of American Samoa to assist in providing invaluable dental care to more than 250 American Samoa-based Reserve Soldiers, at the Pele U.S. Army Reserve Center, at Pago Pago, American Samoa, March 22-27, 2013.

  • 84th Engineer Battalion conducts Emergency Deployment Readiness Exercise

    Mar 26, 2013

    The Forward Support Company, 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, conducted a 48-hour Emergency Deployment Readiness Exercise during their deployment at Camp Covington, Naval Base Guam.

  • 84th Engineer Battalion earns regimental awards

    Mar 26, 2013

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade, selected four of its Soldiers to compete for various regimental awards with in the Army engineer community. 1st Lt. Shane Wright, Chief Warrant Officer 2 Edgar Espiritu, Staff Sgt. Charles Worley and Spc. Austin Gonzalez was nominated for the Grizzly Award, the Warrant Officer Award, the Sturgis Award, and the Van Autreve Award, respectively.

  • Japan Ground Self-Defense Force unit's relocation onto Camp Zama a 'major milestone'

    Mar 26, 2013

    The relocation of a Japan Ground Self-Defense Force unit onto Camp Zama, Japan, which culminated with a welcome ceremony, held March 26, 2013, marks a "major milestone" in the U.S.-Japan security arrangement, the commander of U.S. Army Japan and I Corps (Forward) said.

  • 1st ABCT soldier wins the MacArthur Award for Company Grade excellence

    Mar 25, 2013

    A very modest Capt. Andrew C. Webb would have you believe he's just like any other soldier, and clearly hoped the talk about his behavior would quietly go away. But that's the burden you reap when you stand head and shoulders above your peers.

  • Tripler promotes Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month

    Mar 25, 2013

    In an effort to help educate beneficiaries on what brain injury services and support are available, a Brain Injury Awareness Open House was held, March 21, 2013, at Tripler Army Medical Center.

  • Security measures in place at all HI schools

    Mar 25, 2013

    HONOLULU -- The Hawaii State Department of Education Safety, Security and Emergency Preparedness Branch, met with Honolulu Police Department officials recently to review security procedures for the state's public schools.

  • Beached whale discovered off Okinawan coast at Torii Station

    Mar 25, 2013

    TORII STATION, Okinawa (March 26, 2013) -- A beached humpback whale was discovered March 20 on a reef approximately 300 yards off Torii Beach here by a Directorate of Public Works employee.

  • Eighth Army hosts community leaders at exercise

    Mar 22, 2013

    The Eighth Army commanding general hosted community leaders at his mobile command post at Warrior Base, South Korea, March 21, 2013, on the last day of Exercise Key Resolve.

  • One community working together to improve the environment

    Mar 22, 2013

    DONGDUCHEON, South Korea -- Soldiers from the 210th Fires Brigade and 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, both with the 2nd Infantry Division, and the citizens of Dongducheon take part in an annual clean-up exercise sponsored by the city of Dongducheon. Soldiers of the Warrior Division are committed to working together as neighbors to make the community a better place, demonstrating Katchi Kapshida (We Go Together). This event allows U.S. Soldiers and members of the community to work together and learn about each other, while improving the environment.

  • Seeds are planted for Earth Day, Earth Month activities

    Mar 22, 2013

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii will be hosting numerous events for its second annual Earth Month celebration.

  • USAG-HI begins to plan for furloughs

    Mar 22, 2013

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has stated that he has been deeply concerned about the potential direct impact of sequestration on you and your families.

  • DHR lists possible furlough changes

    Mar 22, 2013

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- The installation's Directorate of Human Resources will proceed with the following plan in the weeks ahead.

  • 'Pono' needed in the Army's modern social media world

    Mar 22, 2013

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- The Army lives by its core values of loyalty, duty, respect, selfless service, honor, integrity and personal courage.

  • AAFES announces movie upgrades

    Mar 22, 2013

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Customers at the Schofield Barracks and Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam base theaters will be seeing a brand new look for these two theaters.

  • Volunteer youth sponsors welcome young newcomers

    Mar 22, 2013

    HONOLULU -- For children and youth of Army families, relocation is a common occurrence.

  • Vets caution against pets as presents

    Mar 22, 2013

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Surprising your loved one with a kitten or puppy may seem like the perfect present, especially if you dress it up in a big red bow.

  • CYSS 'Parent to Parent' offered

    Mar 22, 2013

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Research has shown Army dependent children attend on average seven to nine schools between kindergarten and 12th grade.

  • Hawaiian cultural classes are expanding

    Mar 22, 2013

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii is delighted that its popular Hawaiian cultural classes have resumed.

  • Army Reserve Theater Support Group-Pacific conducts first-ever annual training event

    Mar 21, 2013

    The U.S. Army Reserve's only Theater Support Group gathered its nearly 100 Soldiers from across the Pacific to conduct its first-ever consolidated annual training event, at Fort Shafter Flats and at Bellows Air Force Base, Hawaii, March 6-13, 2013.

  • Step with Care

    Mar 21, 2013

    HONOLULU -- Hiking is an excellent way to explore Hawaii's vast and varying landscapes.

  • Testing Pono: Three P's should guide all customer interactions

    Mar 21, 2013

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- During recent weeks, the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii community's normal routines have been disrupted by the Macomb Gate closure, major road construction projects and several unscheduled power outages.

  • Yongsan leaders review partnership plan

    Mar 21, 2013

    Members of the Yongsan-gu Korean American Friendship Council (KAFC) were invited to Yongsan Garrison to discuss their efforts strengthening the friendship between Republic of Korea and the United States here, March 21.

  • Service members deliver hospitality

    Mar 21, 2013

    Helping people in need has always been a priority concern for service members in Korea.

  • Japanese reality TV contestants experience Army life during filming at Camp Zama

    Mar 20, 2013

    Fifteen young women with aspirations for a career in entertainment experienced some of the unique aspects and challenges of Army life here as part of a reality TV program that will determine "Japan's Next Beauty."

  • Eighth Army commander visits Republic of Korea's 17th ID

    Mar 20, 2013

    Lt. Gen. John D. Johnson, commander of Eighth Army, met with the commanding general of the Republic of Korea's 17th Infantry Division, Maj. Gen. Song Yoo-jin, March 19, 2013, at Warrior Base, South Korea, to discuss the division's participation in Exercise Key Resolve.

  • Real world crashes into annual exercise

    Mar 20, 2013

    Eight soldiers from the 2nd Infantry Division were recognized for their lifesaving efforts in Thailand during Cobra Gold 2013 at ceremony on Camp Casey, Korea, March 20, 2013.

  • 210th Fires Brigade Best Warrior Competition

    Mar 19, 2013

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- The 210th Fires Brigade Best Warrior Competition kicks off at Soldier's Field near Carey Gym on Camp Casey, South Korea March 18, 2013. Soldiers will compete in several events over the next three days that will range from a physical fitness test, a written examination, a ruck march, weapon qualification, warrior task and drills lanes, a day and night land navigation course, and a formal question and answer board. The 210th Fires Bde. Best Warrior Competition is an individual competition that demonstrates the 210th Fires Bde. readiness to fight tonight in order to deter aggression toward the Republic of Korea. (U.S. Army photos by 210th Fires Brigade Public Affairs Team/Released).

  • Pacific Command senior enlisted adviser visits troops in Korea

    Mar 19, 2013

    The senior enlisted adviser of U.S. Pacific Command visited American military personnel participating Exercise Key Resolve, at Warrior Base, South Korea.

  • Girl Scouts adopt playground

    Mar 19, 2013

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Girl Scout Troop 530 and the Army share a common goal: to be good stewards of the community in which they live and work.

  • Renovated USO Center reopens at Honolulu airport

    Mar 19, 2013

    HONOLULU -- With the release of a maile lei, Maj. Gen. Anthony Crutchfield, chief of staff, U.S. Pacific Command, alongside USO sponsors, staff and Hawaii's senior military leaders, officially reopened USO Hawaii's renovated Honolulu airport center, recently.

  • Leilehua Army JROTC seeks repeat at CyberPatriot finals

    Mar 19, 2013

    WAHIAWA, Hawaii -- Leilehua High School returned to the national CyberPatriot Finals after finishing as the top Army JROTC qualifier in the nation.

  • DOE's on-post schools score

    Mar 19, 2013

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The Hawaii Department of Education (DOE) released its "Race to the Top" (RTTT) accomplishments for the year showing positive results.

  • Concert celebrates 60 year US-ROK alliance partnership

    Mar 18, 2013

    CAMP HUMPHREYS - In celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the U.S.-ROK alliance and Pyeongtaek University's centennial anniversary, a concert featuring the Korean pop singer "Rain," was held at the Pyeongtaek University 90th Anniversary Building, March 7.

  • School officials prepare for new construction

    Mar 18, 2013

    The three-year $33.2 million re-construction plan for the 1959 built Hale Kula Elementary School, at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, is scheduled for rapid implementation.

  • Major renovation funded for Hale Kula Elementary

    Mar 18, 2013

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The Department of Defense announced, March 7, a grant from the Office of Economic Adjustment (OEA) for $26,560,000 to the Hawaii Department of Education for the renovation and expansion of Hale Kula Elementary School, here.

  • Residents remember Prince Kuhio

    Mar 18, 2013

    HONOLULU -- Few individuals in Hawai'i's history have been as influential in the lives of contemporary Native Hawaiians as Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalaniana'ole.

  • Invasion of the aina snatchers

    Mar 18, 2013

    HONOLULU -- Carnivorous wolf snails, Jackson's chameleons, pigs, goats, deer, fountain grass, strawberry guava, rats, slugs, devil weed, ants, coqui frogs, sheep.

  • Hale Kula offers 'Blended Learning'

    Mar 18, 2013

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Parents of students who are presently enrolled in the third or fourth grade are invited to participate in Hale Kula Elementary School's Department of Defense Education Activity-funded Blended Learning (BL) program for school year 2013-2014.

  • Mililani Army JROTC cadets tackle marsh cleanup

    Mar 18, 2013

    WAIPAHU, Hawaii -- More than 33 students and Mililani High School Army JROTC cadets arrived at Pouhala Marsh, here, on an early Saturday morning to connect what they learned about invasive species, in class, with the real-world experience of removing non-native plants.

  • Cultural ties: Schofield area rich in historic Hawaiian birthing stones

    Mar 18, 2013

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Centuries before the area became a modern, major U.S. military installation, traditional Hawaiian leaders developed governance and management techniques that revolutionized Hawaii.

  • Camp Zama lifeguard awarded for taking action

    Mar 15, 2013

    A lifeguard at the Yano Fitness Center, Camp Zama, Japan, was recognized March 12, for rescuing a drowning Soldier at the Yano swimming pool, March 5.

  • Families begin move into new Army Family Housing

    Mar 15, 2013

    REPUBLIC OF KOREA -- The next step in the Camp Humphreys transformation was realized March 6 when the first families began moving into the new Army Family Housing towers here.

  • Eighth Army remembers fallen Cheonan heroes

    Mar 15, 2013

    Eighth Army marked the third anniversary of the North Korean attack on the Republic of Korea Navy Ship Cheonan that claimed the lives of 46 ROK Sailors.

  • Yongsan visits good neighbor: Ministry of National Defense

    Mar 14, 2013

    Leaders from U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan, South Korea, visited the Republic of Korea's Ministry of National Defense (MND) Service Support Group to strengthen the friendship and alliance between the R.O.K. and U.S. here, March 12.

  • Eighth Army tackles vital mission during exercise

    Mar 14, 2013

    The U.S. Army's top operational command in Korea is training for its primary mission as a combined and joint task force headquarters during Exercise Key Resolve 2013.

  • Army's 'Ready and Resilient Campaign' kicks off

    Mar 13, 2013

    The Army has made available to Soldiers a new online resource to complement the Ready and Resilient Campaign that launched, March 12, 2013.

  • Headquarters Company scores safety 'Hat trick'

    Mar 13, 2013

    U.S. Army Garrison-Yongsan's Headquarters and Headquarters Company was awarded the Army Safety Excellence Streamer by Brig. Gen. Chris R. Gentry, deputy commanding general of the 8th Army here, March 12.

  • Civil Action Team helps Palau community

    Mar 12, 2013

    The 523rd Engineer Company, 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, charged 13 Soldiers with continuing the success of the inter-service rotational Civic Action Team in Palau, an island in the western Pacific Ocean and part of the larger island group of Micronesia, for the next eight months.

  • 2nd annual all-island combatives tournament wows spectators

    Mar 12, 2013

    More than 150 service members gathered to grapple and strike their way to a medal at the second annual All-Island Army Combatives Tournament, at the Fort Shafter Physical Fitness Center, Hawaii, March 2-3, 2013.

  • Army education centers in Korea help hundreds facing Tuition Assistance deadline

    Mar 12, 2013

    Army education centers in Korea last week helped more than 900 Soldiers Korea-wide who sought help enrolling for courses only hours before the Army's suspension of Tuition Assistance took effect, and staffers say they're poised to further help Soldiers in seeking education funding in the wake of the suspension.

  • Chaplain (Capt.) Emil Kapaun to receive Medal of Honor

    Mar 12, 2013

    A former Soldier with the 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, will be posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor by President Barack Obama, April 11, 2013, at the White House.

  • PTA maintenance specialist receives award

    Mar 12, 2013

    POHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, Hawaii -- Anthony Texeira, a maintenance specialist, here, has received the Quarterly Employee Award for his exceptional work.

  • JOINT 94TH AAMDC AND MEDCOM SAFETY TRAINING

    Mar 12, 2013

    FORT SHAFTER FLATS, HAWAII-- Office of the Surgeon General and Headquarters U.S. Army Medical Command (MEDCOM) Safety Management Office sent a representative to update safety officers of the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command (AAMDC), Hawaii Medical Command and the 5th Battlefield Coordination Detachment (BCD) on the Army's new safety changes Feb. 27, 2013.

  • Team USA routs Team Japan 57-21 at second annual Tomodachi Bowl

    Mar 12, 2013

    YOKOTA AIR BASE (March 13, 2013) -- Team USA routed Team Japan 57-21 at the second annual Tomodachi Bowl, an all-star high school football showcase, held March 10 at Bonk Field on Yokota Air Base. Team USA was comprised of players from Zama American, Yokota, Nile C. Kinnick, American School In Japan, Seoul American, Kubasaki and Kadena high schools. Team Japan consisted of players from Waseda and Hosei high schools. Team USA dominated on both sides of the field, leading 35-7 at the half. Contributing to Team USA's overall score was a touchdown run from ZAHS' Mitchell Harrison.

  • Army names Yongsan Soldier 'Coach of the Year'

    Mar 11, 2013

    Sgt. Angel L. Rivera, a human resource specialist for U.S Army Garrison Yongsan, was named 2012 Army Coach of the Year after successfully leading his men's volleyball team to a perfect record.

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