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  • Area II Soldiers plant seeds of alliance

    Apr 23, 2015

    70th Arbor Day Event in Yongsan was held at the neighborhood park in Seobinggo, April 8. Mayor of Yongsan-gu, Mr. Sung Jang Hyun and U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan Commander Col. Maria P. Eoff has taken their time to work together to plant trees with thirty-one Garrison soldiers and fifty Yongsan-gu staff members. The trees that were planted are Japanese persimmon tree and Korean azalea.

  • Mr. Miyagi, Torii Station's Sensei for Japanese history, language, cuisine, culture

    Apr 22, 2015

    Soldiers and their spouses wait patiently for the sensei at the Torii Station Army Education Center to learn about Japanese history, cuisine, culture and language during the Newcomers Orientation and Japanese Headstart class 6-10 April.

  • Soldiers stay 'SHARP' on Okinawa

    Apr 22, 2015

    Soldiers and families take part in the annual Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Stand-down day at Torii Station 16 April.

  • PRMC staff conducts Arbinger Training

    Apr 22, 2015

    Command teams and staff members from throughout the Pacific Regional Medical Command (PRMC) participated in Arbinger Training presented by the Office of the U.S. Army Surgeon General's (TSG) Team and Organization Development Directorate (TODD), April 20-22, 2015.

  • Secretary identifies linchpin in Army's Pacific plans

    Apr 22, 2015

    Describing the U.S. Army Pacific and the 25th Infantry Division as a "linchpin" in America's strategic rebalances to the Pacific, Army Secretary John M. McHugh said ground forces are key to any success.

  • Cooking up some culture

    Apr 22, 2015

    The name of the cook was Jennifer McBroom, the wife of Capt. Philip McBroom, the chaplain for the 3rd General Support Aviation Battalion, 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade. She was one of many Soldiers and Family members from the 2nd CAB who participated in a cultural exchange cooking class April 21 at the Paengseong International Community Center which was hosted by the Pyeongtaek city government.

  • Chemical response Soldiers train with South Korean partners

    Apr 21, 2015

    Soldiers, from the 23rd Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive Ordnance Battalion, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, trained a month-long field training exercise, March 15 to April 14.

  • 18th MEDCOM (DS) shines a light on taking back the night

    Apr 20, 2015

    HONOLULU--The 18th Medical Command (Deployment Support) hosted the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii South "Take Back the Night" walk to increase awareness and prevention of sexual crimes within the military, April 16, 2015.

  • For the love of flight

    Apr 19, 2015

    Chief Warrant Officer 2 Tsuyoshi Konno, a medevac pilot with the Co. C, 3rd General Support Aviation Battalion, 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade, is one of the first Palauan warrant officers to pilot a rotary wing aircraft.

  • Eighth Army Closes Friendship Week Stronger and with Renewed Purpose

    Apr 17, 2015

    Army Garrison commands throughout the Eighth Army footprint hosted athletics, recreation and cultural events as part of the 2015 KATUSA-U.S. Soldier Friendship Week from April 13-17.

  • Eighth Army Community Celebrates Women's History and their contributions

    Apr 17, 2015

    It isn't every day that people have the chance to meet trailblazers in an industry or for a nation. Soldiers and civilians at U.S. Army Garrison-Yongsan recently had such an opportunity when one of Korea's leading news correspondents visited the base in the center of Seoul, South Korea.

  • Sexual Assault Survivor Hopes Personal Experience Helps Others

    Apr 17, 2015

    Sgt. Heather Franke, 1st Signal Brigade recounted her personal experience as a survivor of a sexual assault in order to raise awareness and prevent incidents like hers from further occurring during the 2015 Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month Kick-off Ceremony Apr. 1 at the South Post Chapel, Yongsan Garrison, South Korea.

  • Warrior Friendship Week 2015

    Apr 17, 2015

    June marks the anniversary of the 65-year alliance, which began as an informal agreement, uniting the Republic of Korea and U.S. forces to defend against northern aggression during the Korean War. Initially the agreement filled deficiencies within each nation's force. With the introduction of the Korean Augmentation to the United States Army program, integrating Korean soldiers into U.S. Army ranks, a new bread of warriors were born. The partnership combined the tactical skills and strengths of each nation, forming a united front ready to take on a common goal.

  • USARHAW celebrates strength of National Volunteer Week

    Apr 17, 2015

    Hundreds of organizations within the U.S. Army-Hawaii community rely on the service of volunteers.

  • Innovative technology destroys old munitions

    Apr 17, 2015

    Army officials have brought a state-of-the-art system, here, to destroy several historic munitions, beginning in late April.

  • SHARP team engaging community throughout April

    Apr 17, 2015

    U.S. Army-Hawaii's Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) is in full swing following a proclamation signing, earlier this month, at the USARHAW SHARP Resource Center engaging Soldiers, Department of the Army civilians and family members alike with SHARP events throughout Hawaii, both on and off the installation.

  • Ceremony honors 'hands that serve, hearts that care'

    Apr 17, 2015

    Connecting, making a difference in the community, helping -- there are many reasons for volunteering.

  • Garrison dedicates enlarged FMWR Pet Kennels

    Apr 17, 2015

    Pulling up to the gate of the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Pet Kennel on Halawa Valley Street, here, you will park your car and open the door to the delightful cadence of canines at play.

  • April 25 open house to showcase base housing availability

    Apr 17, 2015

    Military retirees, members of the Guard and Reserve, and Department of Defense employees now have an opportunity live on post.

  • My Korea My Life -- Pfc. Moon

    Apr 16, 2015

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea - Leaving your home country is hard, but coming back to defend it is rewarding. Pfc. Hyeyoung Moon, a behavioral health specialist assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, is a Korean native who is also a U.S. Army Soldier serving in Korea.

  • Friendship week

    Apr 16, 2015

    Camp Humphreys, South Korea -- Around a circle sandbox, hundreds of Soldiers gathered. All eyes were on two Soldiers, a KATUSA and a U.S. Soldier, who were in the sandbox. As a referee gave a sign to get ready, each contestant locked his hands on the opponent's belt (satba) which is wrapped around the waist and thigh.

  • Standing at the top

    Apr 16, 2015

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea -- The air was brisk and the sun was just above the horizon. All you could hear were footsteps and heavy breathing. All you could see was the steep climb to the top. There were boulders to get over and narrow walkways to get through above high drop-offs. The task was daunting, but with each individual who reached the peak the more smiles and triumph you could see and feel.

  • Riding for awareness

    Apr 16, 2015

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea -- It can happen in an instant, without warning and between people who you thought they knew each other. Sexual harassment and assault is not a joke. You can say you are against it, but what do you really do to prevent this problem?

  • U.S. Army's top Pacific commander visits Chile

    Apr 16, 2015

    Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, commanding general of U.S. Army Pacific, or USARPAC, conducted an official visit with the Chilean army at the invitation of the Chilean army commander, Gen. Humberto Oviedo, April 15-16.

  • System undergoes technical demonstration, heads to South Korea

    Apr 16, 2015

    An innovative system to warn of a biological attack recently underwent an advanced technical demonstration at Dugway Proving Ground, and is now in South Korea for an operations demonstration by Soldiers.

  • U.S. Army Garrison - Okinawa Celebrates Volunteer Appreciation Week

    Apr 15, 2015

    U.S. Army Garrison - Okinawa is celebrating Volunteer Appreciation Week, April 12-18, to recognize Army volunteers for their commitment and dedication to the Army Family on island - through thousands of hours of selfless service.

  • Eighth Army Community Celebrates Women's History

    Apr 15, 2015

    It isn't every day that people have the chance to meet trailblazers in an industry or for a nation. Soldiers and civilians at U.S. Army Garrison-Yongsan recently had such an opportunity when one of Korea's leading news correspondents visited the base in the center of Seoul, South Korea.

  • 2nd Annual 2015 SHARP / Austin Half Marathon Shadow Run

    Apr 15, 2015

    The 2nd Annual 2015 SHARP / Austin Half Marathon Shadow Run started off April 12 at Yongsan Garrison, South Korea to raise awareness for Sexual Harassment / Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP).

  • Marines, Okinawa residents share traditions during USO Easter celebration

    Apr 15, 2015

    Camp Schwab opened its gates for Henoko and Nago City residents to experience Easter traditions with service members and their families during an Easter celebration. The event was hosted April 4, by the United Services Organization.

  • Corps of Engineers Partners with Punahou JROTC to Clean Up Waikiki Beach as Part of Earth Month 2015

    Apr 15, 2015

    More than 40 volunteers from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers partnered with local JROTC students and others to clean up Waikiki Beach April 11 as part of Earth Month 2015.

  • Army's future strategic leaders complete second phase of Young Alaka'I program

    Apr 14, 2015

    Twenty-three officers, warrant officers and senior noncommissioned officers from 8th Theater Sustainment Command graduated the Young Alaka'i Leader Development Program's Phase II, April 10 atop the crater rim at Punchbowl on Oahu, Hawaii.

  • Brian Allgood Army Community Hospital Trains for Simulated Ebola Case

    Apr 13, 2015

    Medical personnel from the Brian Allgood Army Community Hospital (BAACH) along with the Korean Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDCP) recently participated in a Highly Infectious Disease Full Scale Exercise on March 31, 2015. The exercise provided Republic of Korea and US interagency and military participants the necessary training on how to respond to a simulated Ebola case.

  • 403rd AFSB supports Exercise Key Resolve 2015

    Apr 13, 2015

  • Yongsan thanks volunteers for 'devotion to service'

    Apr 12, 2015

    YONGSAN GARRISON- Forty five years since the transition to the All-Voluntary Force (AVF) of the United States Military, the U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan recognizes the volunteers that serve in the voluntary Army today. They are the hidden forces that allows for the garrison to continue its undisturbed journey to 'Strong and getting Stronger,' here, Mar. 19.

  • 304th Expeditionary Signal Battalion hosts SHARP walk

    Apr 10, 2015

    Over 1,000 Soldiers, civilians, family members, and pets attended the walk on April 03 to raise awareness and take a firm stand against Sexual Assault and Harassment. Lt. Col. Vanessa K. Ragsdale, commander of the 304th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, opened the auspicious event by introducing the guest of honor, Brig. Gen. Clayton M. Hutmacher, 2nd Infantry Division Deputy Commanding General for Sustainment.

  • 'Be a Voice' against sexual assault

    Apr 10, 2015

    Solders from across 1st Signal Brigade share how they can be a voice against Sexual Assault and Sexual Harrassment in today's Army.

  • Soldiers Compete in 2ID Best Warrior Competition

    Apr 10, 2015

    Gunshots could be heard nearby. He couldn't see anything in the tall grass. He scanned the area with a discriminating eye. All around him the terrain gave away to steep hills that dropped off. He knew he had to suppress enemy fire and keep pushing forward; there was a U.S. Army sniper team that was compromised and needed help. He saw enemy movement and began firing his rifle, hitting his targets. His heart pounded and his muscles ached as he sprinted forward again. He was near sniper team's last known location. He spotted a fallen sniper. The sniper was bleeding badly from his leg. After applying a tourniquet, he hoisted the sniper over his shoulder and ran to a safer position.

  • War hero revisits road to healing

    Apr 10, 2015

    It's been 20 years since Col. Cirilito Sobejana, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Philippine Army G3, visited Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC).

  • Medical Unit Earns Zero Alcohol Incidents Streamer

    Apr 9, 2015

    Soldiers from Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 65th Medical Brigade, were awarded the very first unit Zero Alcohol Incidents streamer on the Korean Peninsula, on April 9, 2015, for completing 119 days without experiencing an alcohol related incident.

  • USA Football clinic coming to Camp Humphreys

    Apr 8, 2015

    Skills & Drills, 7 on 7 competition and 1 on 1 development are just a few features young athletes will experience at the USA Football clinic hosted by USAG Humphreys Family and MWR Saturday and Sunday, May 2 and 3.

  • Honolulu District Women's History Month celebrates STEM

    Apr 8, 2015

    Five Honolulu District women employees shared their personal, educational, and professional experiences entering and working in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) career fields March 31, during the District's annual Women's History Month celebration.

  • Consideration of Economic, Social Environment Ensures Proper OCS

    Apr 8, 2015

    In times of conflict, socioeconomic vulnerabilities can be magnified. For Operational Contract Support professionals, recognizing trends and understanding the economic climate, within a region of operation, is essential to ensure tactical-level OCS decisions have positive strategic-level effects.

  • Becoming a leader

    Apr 7, 2015

    Soldiers from the 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division held an NCO corps induction ceremony April 1 at the post theatre on Camp Humphreys. The Soldiers celebrated the achievement of entering into the NCO Corps as a rite of passage bringing with it tradition, and honor that has been a custom in the U.S. Army.

  • CrossFit a "hit" with new Soldiers at Suwon Air Base

    Apr 7, 2015

    With its focus on a varied mix of high intensity exercises and functional strength conditioning, the fitness philosophy CrossFit has caught the attention of professional athletes and fitness trainers across the world looking to gain a competitive edge.

  • Hawaii's enhanced Multiservice Market Leaders meet

    Apr 7, 2015

    Members of the enhanced Multiservice Market (eMSM)-Hawaii Joint Executive Council meet on April 3, 2015 at Hickam Air Force Base/Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Together, the JEC serves as the communication forum intended to enhance inter-Medical Treatment Facility (MTF) collaboration, coordination and integration of the Direct Care System (DCS) in Hawaii.

  • Operation PACIFIC ANGEL 15-3 spreads care in Vietnam

    Apr 7, 2015

    The United States and Vietnam began humanitarian assistance operations here March 23 as part of Operation Pacific Angel 15-3.

  • 25th ID welcomes New Deputy Commander

    Apr 6, 2015

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, HAWAII -- The Tropic Lightning Division welcomed Brig. Gen. Gary M. Brito and his family during a "Flying V" Ceremony held on Weyand Field on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, April 2.

  • PRMC has a new Inspector General

    Apr 6, 2015

    Brig. Gen. Patrick Sargent (left), Commanding General, Pacific Regional Medical Command (PRMC), swears in the incoming Inspector General (IG), Lt. Col. Vernon Wheeler, here, in Honolulu, Hawaii, on April 3, 2015.

  • University Orchestra 'notes' appreciation for troops

    Apr 5, 2015

    Soldiers, families and community leaders gathered to hear the sounds of the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, March 25 at the Yongsan South Post Chapel.

  • Stop! Hammer Time! 94th HHB Changes Command

    Apr 4, 2015

    The Sea Dragons of the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command attended the change of command ceremony for the Headquarters and Headquarters Battery on April 3 in front of the 94th AAMDC Headquarters and Pacific Air Forces Headquarters building on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.

  • Spelling a military family

    Apr 3, 2015

    Nathan Tanner, a 3rd grader, competed in the schools first ever spelling bee April 1 in the school's cafeteria on Camp Humphreys in South Korea.

  • LRC-Daegu employee retires after 47 years of service

    Apr 3, 2015

  • Community urged to do its part to end sexual assault

    Apr 3, 2015

    April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM), an occasion recognized across the country.

  • Fun Fest, more events set to engage, entertain keiki

    Apr 3, 2015

    The 2015 Fun Fest, Earth Day and Leisure Travel Service Travel Fair have something for everyone.

  • Prayer breakfast focuses on humility, trust, leadership, identity

    Apr 3, 2015

    The Army community gathered at the Nehelani for the annual U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii National Prayer Breakfast, March 25.

  • Soldiers stay active in the PPPT program

    Apr 2, 2015

    Bright-colored yoga mats roll out across the floor at Health & Human Performance Center at Camp Casey, South Korea as female Soldiers of 2nd Infantry Division and their spouses practice yoga during the Pregnancy and Post-Partum Physical Training Program March 20.

  • Cavalry scouts and fire support teams provide eyes on the ground

    Apr 2, 2015

    Under the weight of their gear, five Soldiers climbed a steep, unforgiving hill. The soil shifted under their feet as they traveled through the early-morning darkness. Beads of sweat covered their faces as they made their way to their objective.

  • 1ABCT Soldiers train KMA cadets for the Sandhurst Military Skills Competition

    Apr 2, 2015

    The soldiers were training, moving to their next station, and then it happened. Suddenly, they scurried into position, reacting to an ambush. It was time to use the skills they had learned.

  • 2ID Soldiers clean up Sincheon River

    Apr 2, 2015

    Citizens wearing clothes of different colors, each color representing the community they belong to, and U.S. Soldiers in universal camouflage gathered along the Sincheon River March 19 to clean out trash and litter at Dongducheon, South Korea.

  • Brig. Gen. Sargent briefs Commanders within USARPAC on Army Medicine in the Pacific

    Apr 2, 2015

    Brig. Gen. Patrick Sargent, Commanding General, Pacific Regional Medical Command, attended the United States Army Pacific (USARPAC), commander's conference at the Hale Ikena, along with various other pacific area of operation commanders in order to receive the USARPAC commander's guidance for execution of the USARPAC's Theater Campaign Support Order. During the conference, Sargent also participated in senior leader professional development and had an opportunity to share and exchange information about Army Medicine in the Pacific.

  • PRMC Command Team proclaim their support of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

    Apr 2, 2015

    The Pacific Regional Medical Command Team proclaim their support of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, on April 2, 2015. Brig. Gen. Patrick Sargent, Commander, Pacific Regional Medical Command (PRMC) and Command Sgt, Maj. Robert Luciano, Command Sgt. Maj., PRMC, encourage all Soldiers, family members, and Department of the Army (DA) Civilians to join together, participate in all planned events and pledge to end sexual assault.

  • Task Force Talon welcomes Hill, first female to command deployed THAAD battery

    Apr 2, 2015

    U.S. Army Capt. Candace Hill, commander of Battery D, 2nd Air Defense Artillery Regiment, Task Force Talon, 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, is the first female officer to command a forward deployed Terminal High Altitude Area Defense battery.

  • Guam Strong: Enabling Sustained Missile Defense Operations

    Apr 2, 2015

    April 4th, 2015 marks the two year anniversary for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) mission on Guam. This important homeland defense mission takes incredible dedication from the THAAD Soldiers. However the Task Force Talon enablers set the stage for the first forward deployed THAAD Battery and are vital to the continued success of the THAAD mission on Guam.

  • Precision-guided howitzer projectiles tested at extreme cold temperatures

    Mar 31, 2015

    To evaluate performance at extremely cold temperatures, precision-guided projectiles were tested in sub-zero temperatures last month for the Precision Guidance Kit or PGK, which greatly increases the accuracy of 155 millimeter howitzer fires.

  • Brig. Gen. Sargent meets with Nepalese Army Medical Leaders

    Mar 31, 2015

    Brig. Gen. Patrick Sargent, Commander, Pacific Regional Medical Command (PRMC), meets with medical leaders from the Nepalese Army, during a visit which was aimed at discussing the goals and aspirations to enhance medical capabilities within the Nepalese Army through a bilateral partnership with PRMC and the U.S. Army Medical Department (AMEDD) on March 16-21, 2015.

  • Corps of Engineers Regulatory Ramps Up Public Outreach

    Mar 31, 2015

    In a continuing effort to help the people of Hawaii and the Pacific, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu District is increasing the number of outreach workshops it holds about the Corps' Regulatory program and how to best work with Corps Regulators. The workshops inform regulators, government officials, contractors, and the general public about the Corps' Regulatory Program, and especially how the Corps processes permit applications, according to Shelly Lynch, chief of the District's Regulatory Branch.

  • Alaska Soldiers take part in Gobi Wolf 2015

    Mar 31, 2015

    ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia -- Alaska soldiers joined an international team of members from Mongolia and the United States to conduct an earthquake-readiness exercise together here last week. Exercise Gobi Wolf 2015 was a civil-military disaster preparedness and response initiative that focused on regional readiness in response to natural and man-made disasters.

  • International Team Conducts Gobi Wolf 2015

    Mar 31, 2015

    The governments of Mongolia and the United States conducted an earthquake-readiness exercise together this week here. Gobi Wolf 2015 is a civil-military disaster preparedness and response initiative that focuses on regional readiness in response to natural and man-made disasters.

  • Arnn students learn about STEM

    Mar 31, 2015

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (April 1, 2015) -- "Science, Technology, Engineering and Math can be really fun," stated Madelyn Curriera, a 5th-grader from Arnn Elementary School, during the "STEMposium" event held March 26 at the school, on the Sagamihara Family Housing Area installation.

  • Sea Dragons share IAMD expertise at Key Resolve 15'

    Mar 31, 2015

    Soldiers from the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command deployed forward to the Republic of Korea to participate in the annual multi-national scenario based training exercise, known as Key Resolve, March 3-13.

  • Annual Combined Capabilities Exercise Enhances U.S., ROK Partnership

    Mar 27, 2015

    As part of Foal Eagle, one of the largest annual field-training exercises in the world, the 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division partnered with the Republic of Korea 137th Mechanized Infantry Brigade, 8th Infantry Division to conduct a combined capabilities exercise Mar. 25 at the Multi-Purpose Range Complex in Pocheon, South Korea.

  • South Korean President Reaffirms US-ROK Alliance, Vows to Strengthen Defense on Fifth Anniversary of

    Mar 27, 2015

    Republic of Korea President Park, Geun Hye joined bereaved family members, surviving crew members, senior government officials and military officers at the Daejon National Cemetery Mar. 26 on the fifth anniversary of the North Korean attack on the South Korean Navy Pohang-class Corvette Cheonan to mourn the loss of 46 sailors who perished on board and an underwater demolition team Warrant Officer who lost his life during search efforts.

  • Spring means Earth Month

    Mar 27, 2015

    Earth Month is quickly approaching, but for the O'ahu Army Natural Resources Program (OANRP), which manages endangered species on O'ahu, the busiest part of protecting the Earth, here, on island, is nearing the end of the season -- specifically, the season for planting.

  • Army resident housing survey set for April launch

    Mar 27, 2015

    Island Palm Communities' residents will receive an email on April 6 from CEL & Associates, the company hired by the Army to conduct a resident satisfaction survey for all privatized residential communities across U.S. Army installations.

  • USAHC-SB strides towards innovative care giving

    Mar 27, 2015

    Army Medicine leads the nation in transforming the delivery of health care.

  • Interoperability improved during annual Key Resolve exercise

    Mar 26, 2015

    CAMP MOBILE, South Korea -- There may be some truth to the proverbial saying: "time heals all wounds"; but the scars of history are an enduring reminder to prepare for the future.

  • OCSJX-15 Enters Next Phase at Schofield Barracks

    Mar 26, 2015

    The second portion of Operational Contract Support Joint Exercise 2015 began at Schofield Barracks, HI, as the scenario execution phase of the first portion of the exercise began at Fort Bliss, Texas. The first portion of OCSJX-15 replicates actions taken in support of, phase 0, deterrence activities. At the end of the execution phase at Fort Bliss, the exercise then transitions to the second portion here, with the establishment of the Joint Theater Support Contracting Command.

  • How do you get the cookie to the girl?

    Mar 26, 2015

    CAMP HOVEY, South Korea -- A girl, no more than four, stood behind a wooden post as she silently watched aid workers remove fallen palm trees and metal-roof sheets from the road, clearing a path for trucks making their way into the Philippine village. Typhoon Haiyan had transformed this once vibrant village into a disaster area reminiscent of a war zone. A truck came into the village, giving the basic survival supplies to the people in desperate need. The young girl and her mother were among the many that lined up to receive food and fresh water.

  • Thunder Inn serves up quality food, leaders

    Mar 26, 2015

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Few things are more essential to a Soldier's morale than the availability of a warm meal. Whether deployed overseas, training in a field environment or working in a garrison setting, dining facilities provide Army formations with the sustenance for success.

  • Alaska's Army aviators to the rescue

    Mar 26, 2015

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska -- Alaska consists of 663,300 square miles, with the interior being the largest region, home to the highest peak in North America and largely made up of uninhabited wilderness. The hunting, fishing and training in this area are among the best in the world and access to these remote locales can be extremely treacherous and sometimes life threatening. If you were to get lost or injured in some of these parts, help could be hours if not days away.

  • Oil spill responders train at CRREL to keep the Arctic clean

    Mar 25, 2015

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center's Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (ERDC-CRREL) recently hosted, for the fourth year, Alaska Clean Seas' (ACS) Advanced Oil Spill Response Training.

  • Army Raptors educate Sailors on Army refueling

    Mar 25, 2015

    Refuel Soldiers with 46th Aviation Support Battalion, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade hosted Army aviation training March 17 at the rapid refuel point on Joint Base Lewis-McChord in order for Sailors in the air department of the USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) to become familiarized with Army aircraft.

  • Hawaii governor visists Fort Shafter

    Mar 25, 2015

    Hawaii Gov. David Y. Ige made his first official visit as governor to the U.S. Army Pacific March 23, where he received briefings and an aerial tour of Army training areas and installations on Oahu.

  • OCSJX-15 scenario execution phase begins

    Mar 25, 2015

    Operational Contract Support Joint Exercise 2015 scenario execution phase began here March 24 and will continue through March 29. The exercise scenario focuses on training the workforce in OCS planning, execution and management.

  • Former Yankee players inspire American and Japanese youth during camp

    Mar 24, 2015

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (March 25, 2015) -- "This was a once in a lifetime experience," said Maya Carter, a 6th-grader from the Arnn Elementary School, when describing the Tomodachi Charity Baseball Camp held March 21at the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan.

  • IMCOM announces public affairs competition winners

    Mar 23, 2015

    SAN ANTONIO (Mar. 23, 2015) -- The U.S. Army Installation Management Command announced results of the IMCOM-level Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware Public Affairs Competition.

  • Task Force Talon supports future of Guam with PIE

    Mar 23, 2015

    Bright eyes follow the visitors entering the room. The low murmur of whispers builds into rumbling excitement, as students greet the volunteers who enter with warm smiles and eager anticipation.

  • Sea Dragons share IAMD expertise at Key Resolve 15'

    Mar 23, 2015

    Soldiers from the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command deployed forward to the Republic of Korea to participate in the annual multi-national scenario based training exercise, known as Key Resolve, March 3-13.

  • Traveling By Day -- Cheong Gye Cheon brings serenity, calm to travelers

    Mar 22, 2015

    City life is hectic. It is especially hard to maintain a balanced life when you're living in a densely populated megalopolis like Seoul. Congested traffic, skyscrapers piercing the skyline, and the never-sleeping streetlights keeps a man from inner peace. For serenity and tranquility people seek for parks or massages, but there's a better option here in Seoul.

  • Potential new way of producing water now comes in box form

    Mar 20, 2015

    U.S. Army Pacific Soldiers participated in a weeklong field-testing and train-the-trainer exercise using the Aspen 2000 water purification system combined with a water packaging trailer on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Feb. 9-18.

  • 2015 Pacific Regional Medical Command Best Warrior Competition

    Mar 20, 2015

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii --- Non-commissioned officers and junior enlisted Soldiers from Medical Department Activity Korea (MEDDAC-K), Medical Department Activity Japan (MEDDAC-J), Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) and United States Army Health Clinic - Schofield Barracks (USAHC-SB) participated in the 2015 Pacific Regional Medical Command (PRMC) Best Warrior Competition here, March 16-19, 2015.

  • Army Corps, Army Garrison-Hawaii Participate in Groundbreaking for Phase 2 of CAB Complex

    Mar 20, 2015

    Representatives from the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii Directorate of Public Works, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and contractor Nan-Samsung LLC personnel participated in a Hawaiian groundbreaking and site blessing March 18 on the south side of the Wheeler airstrip, officially starting the construction for the second phase of the 25th Infantry Division (25th ID) Combat Aviation Brigade Complex (CAB).

  • Paratrooper connects with grandfather in return to 'the Rock'

    Mar 19, 2015

    It was the last stronghold of the Japanese. A small tadpole shaped island in the Philippines known as Corregidor and it was all the Americans needed in order to secure a victory. The 503rd Parachute Regimental Combat Team, activated in August of 1941 prior to the beginning of World War II, was among the few chosen to combat Japanese defenses there.

  • Korean War POW gets final salute

    Mar 19, 2015

    Sixty-four years after being declared dead at Valley Number One POW Camp in North Korea, Army Sgt. Floyd J.R. Jackson, a Korean War prisoner of war, was returned home, March 5, 2015, to full military honors courtesy of Fort Carson.

  • AFSBn-NEA hosts Japanese officer in Co-Op program

    Mar 19, 2015

  • U.S., South Korean troops reunite for exercise

    Mar 19, 2015

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea -- American Soldiers who specialize in chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive hazards joined forces with South Korean troops during Key Resolve in Korea.

  • 'In front of them all': JSA shoots perfect gunnery

    Mar 18, 2015

    CHEORWON, South Korea - Imagine teeing off to a hole-in-one your first time on a golf course. For some, that may seem impossible, but an infantry crew from United Nations Command Security Battalion-Joint Security Area, an extension of the 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, did just that - shooting a perfect score during their very first gunnery.

  • 835th creates another port operations solution at White Beach

    Mar 18, 2015

    The 835th Transportation Battalion continues to create innovative solutions for unusual port operations problems at White Beach in Okinawa, Japan.

  • Acting IMCOM Region Director gains insight about the Camp Zama installation

    Mar 18, 2015

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (March 19, 2015) -- Installation Management Command's Acting Pacific Region Director, Gregory Kuhr, visited Camp Zama March 12 during a tour of Army installations in the Asia and Pacific region.

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