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  • Army Emergency Relief, ready to keep Yongsan strong

    Mar 10, 2014

    The Yongsan kickoff ceremony for the 2-14 Army Emergency Relief campaign was held in Army Community Services building, Mar. 4.

  • Camp Zama, Arnn students celebrate 'Read Across America' week

    Mar 10, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (March 10, 2014) -- "Peanuts and pineapples, noses and grapes. Everything comes in different shapes," said Capt Thomas Stowe as he read aloud "The Shapes of Me and Other Stuff" to a class of first-graders during "Read Across America" week, held March 3 through 7 at Arnn Elementary School here.

  • All hazards training tests cooperation, teamwork

    Mar 10, 2014

    Hostage negotiations, chemical attacks, and home explosions are the types of unpredictable events that demand instant, collaborated response from all agencies. That coordinated effort is what Soldiers, federal agents and firefighters teamed up to prepare for during an all hazards exercise, Feb. 26-27, here.

  • MFT prevents injuries, enables warfigher readiness

    Mar 10, 2014

    Preventing injuries is the idea behind the Master Fitness Trainer program, which is why approximately 50 Soldiers with the 8th Theater Sustainment Command and throughout the island of Oahu dedicated the past four weeks here, Feb. 10 through March 7, to train and become MFT qualified.

  • Sustainment Soldiers return after nine-month Afghanistan deployment

    Mar 10, 2014

    More than 60 Soldiers from the 524th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 45th Sustainment Brigade, reunited with their families here yesterday following a nine month deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • 95th Engineer Company conducts Blow in Place demolition training

    Mar 10, 2014

    Handling demolitions is a dangerous task best left to qualified professionals, but even those professionals need practice. That practice came for the Sappers of the 95th Engineer Company (Clearance), 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, when they conducted a Blow in Place demolition range, March 5, here.

  • 'Watchdogs' conduct all hazards training exercise; certify 71st Chem

    Mar 10, 2014

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The 8th Military Police Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, held a training exercise, Feb. 26 - 27, in which the vast and diverse array of elements within the brigade were put on display, such as Military Police; Chemical Soldiers; Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldiers; the Special Reaction Team; and Military Working Dogs to highlight a few, and if that weren't enough, the 8th MPs integrated the first responder community, here, into the exercise showcasing the skill, interoperability, and close working relationships of all first responders island wide.

  • Volunteers keep community clean

    Mar 10, 2014

    Are you new to the Republic of Korea or just looking for something new to do in your spare time? During winter months, cabin fever can set in and the cold weather can sometimes make you want to stay indoors. If you don't want to be stuck inside, there are opportunities to create memorable experiences. You will be able to give back to the local community, get actively involved and even meet some new friends while stationed in South Korea.

  • 210th FA Bde. combatives team dinner and 2ID tournament

    Mar 9, 2014

    CAMP HOVEY, South Korea -- Seven Soldiers from the 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division took part in the 2nd Inf. Div. Combatives Tournament March 7, 2014 at Hovey Gym in Dongducheon, South Korea. After six weeks of grueling training with a mixture of CrossFit, weight lifting and extreme combatives training the team finally gets to put their training to the test against other Soldiers across the peninsula with the hopes of making it to and representing the 2nd Inf. Div. in the upcoming Eighth Army Combatives Tournament in April. The event is an individual competition that demonstrates the 2nd Inf. Div. readiness to deter aggression toward the Republic of Korea. (U.S. Army photos by 210th Field Artillery Brigade Public Affairs Team/Released).

  • 6-52 ADA shows they are "Always Prepared" during Field Training Exercise

    Mar 7, 2014

    Soldiers from 6th Battalion, 52nd Air Defense Artillery participated in the "Iron Resolve" Field Training Exercise, Feb. 18 -27 across the ROK.

  • Eighth Army trains with South Korean allies during Key Resolve

    Mar 7, 2014

    The U.S. Army's top operational command on the Korean Peninsula began training with its South Korean allies and joint service counterparts during exercises Key Resolve and Foal Eagle, which collectively run from Feb. 24 to April 18, 2014.

  • Valor of nine selectees inspires others during Korean War

    Mar 6, 2014

    Nine Soldiers who served in the Korean War will be posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor during a March 18 ceremony at the White House.

  • 210th FA Bde. holds Sgt. Audie Murphy board

    Mar 6, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Two Soldiers from the 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division appear before members of the brigade's Sergeant Audie Murphy Club board Feb. 26, 2013, on Camp Casey, South Korea. Staff Sgt. Clayton G. Hodge, from Hampton, Va., the senior medical assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 38th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th FA Bde. and Sgt. 1st Class Floyd Jordan, from Burlington City, N.J., a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear noncommissioned officer in charge for 210th FA Bde. were tested by the board on the history of Sgt. Audie Murphy, their knowledge of Army regulations and their ability to apply them in real-life circumstances. The Audie Murphy Club originated in 1986 on Fort Hood, Texas, and recognizes noncommissioned officers that exemplify leadership characterized by personal concern for the needs, training, development and welfare of their Soldiers. These noncommissioned officers are a prime example of the 2nd Inf. Div. readiness to fight tonight. (U.S. Army photos by Spc. Sara E. Wiseman, 210th Field Artillery Brigade Public Affairs/Released)

  • 210th FA Bde. holds Black History Month observance

    Mar 6, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Soldiers from the 6th Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division joined several guest speakers at the Warrior's Club Feb. 21, 2013, at Camp Casey, South Korea, for an observance and celebration of National African American History Month. The ceremony was held to share American history and to show respect for the contributions, dedication and sacrifices made by African Americans. Lt. Col. Charlone Stallworth, the assistant chief of general staff for the 2nd Inf. Div. was the guest speaker for the event. "I wanted to mix my message on African American History Month and the struggles that our forefathers made and had on our behalf to get us to where we are today," she said. Soldiers from the Thunder Brigade were able to come together and build epirit de corps that displays both their respect for the past and their "Fight Tonight" readiness today. (U.S. Army photos by 210th Field Artillery Brigade Public Affairs Team/ Released)

  • Children from Camp Zama visit Japanese kindergarteners for 'Friendship Day'

    Mar 6, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (March 6, 2014) -- Children from the Camp Zama and Sagamihara Family Housing Area Child Development Centers visited Hosen Kindergarten, a nearby Japanese school, March 3 to celebrate "Friendship Day" and learn about the traditional Japanese "hina" doll.

  • Japanese Ground Self Defense Force Visits Alaska

    Mar 6, 2014

    Soldiers from the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force conduct arctic training with U.S. Army Soldiers from the Northern Warfare Training Center in Alaska.

  • Artworks Exhibited by Community Children

    Mar 6, 2014

    Yongsan Child Youth and School Services hosted an Art Exhibition at the Dragon Hill Lodge for the community to view award-winning artwork created by children, Feb 21.

  • Army culinary arts team in Korea prepares for worldwide competition

    Mar 5, 2014

    A culinary arts team representing U.S. Army forces on the Korean peninsula, held a special luncheon to showcase their skills and thank their supporters at the K-16 airbase dining facility, Feb. 28. The team, consisting of twelve active service members from each main command in the peninsula, will be competing at Fort Lee against other teams from different regions.

  • 'Warfighters' visit the Battle of Nu'uanu

    Mar 5, 2014

    HONOLULU, Hawaii - "Presently we came to a place where no grass grew - a wide expanse of deep sand. They said it was an old battleground. All around everywhere, not three feet apart, the bleached bones of men gleamed white in the moonlight," Mark Twain, excerpt from 'Roughing It' 1872.

  • Unit re-designated as U.S. Army Garrison Okinawa during ceremony

    Mar 5, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison Torii Station was officially renamed U.S. Army Garrison Okinawa during a re-designation ceremony held here March 4.

  • Anseong City mayor visits 2ID

    Mar 4, 2014

    Mayor of Anseong City, Hwang Eun Sung, along with the Anseong City Defense Council visited Camp Humphreys, Feb. 21, to meet with 2nd Infantry Brig. Gen. Erik C. Peterson, the division's deputy commanding general support.

  • Dragon Battalion builds its own IA Team

    Mar 4, 2014

    Information Assurance, or the systems the Army uses to protect unclassified, sensitive, or classified information stored, processed, accessed, or transmitted by information systems, at the battalion level is typically run by civilians who have the specialized training, certificates and skill-set to complete the mission.

  • Strategic signal company supports Eighth Army tactical communications

    Mar 4, 2014

    The 169th Signal Company, 36th Signal Battalion, 1st Signal Brigade, at Camp Walker has been tasked to provide network support for Eighth Army and other personnel during the 2014 Key Resolve training exercise at Area 4 in South Korea.

  • 45th SB Soldiers, families share day of resiliency

    Mar 4, 2014

    More than 200 Soldiers from the 45th Sustainment Brigade shared a day of resiliency and unity Feb. 28, at Honeymoon Beach here.

  • 'Got Your Back' training emphasizes every Soldiers' role

    Mar 4, 2014

    Trust ... It's supposed to come with the uniform. Trust in fellow Soldiers' actions, but also in their reactions during tough situations. Trust that they've got your back on the battlefield and in life. Trust that to them, the word bystander demands a call to action when something just doesn't seem right.

  • CSA talks Army with panel in Korea

    Mar 3, 2014

    During his visit to South Korea, Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno took time out to do a video panel discussion with an Army captain and sergeant from the Eighth Army and a Department of the Army civilian from 1st Signal Brigade.

  • Defense Department recognizes Eighth Army NCO

    Mar 3, 2014

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - The U.S. Department of Defense recognized a senior Eighth Army noncommissioned officer in South Korea.

  • Leaders' walk builds relationships

    Mar 3, 2014

    The Army is like a fortified fighting position; it has to be continually improved to provide the best protection and support for the troops.

  • Experience KMC: Big Island lodge offers exclusive stay near volcano

    Mar 3, 2014

    Steps from one of the world's most famous volcanoes -- Kilauea, and its crater, Halema'uma'u -- Kilauea Military Camp (KMC) offers a unique, and exclusive chance for military families to stay in proximity to one of nature's great wonders.

  • New 'Kids on Patrol' program promotes safety strategies

    Mar 3, 2014

    Do your kids 10 years of age and older need something to do after school?

  • IPC's 'Live & Learn' festival returns to Schofield, March 19

    Mar 3, 2014

    An afternoon packed with exciting activities, entertainment and interactive exhibits is planned at the annual Live & Learn 101 Festival.

  • Annual Pacific-wide AER fundraiser begins

    Mar 3, 2014

    The 2014 Army Emergency Relief (AER) fundraiser returned for another year of "helping the Army take care of its own" with a kickoff ceremony at the Nehelani, here, Monday.

  • Humphreys Central Elementary School celebrates 100th Day of School

    Mar 3, 2014

    In celebration of Humphreys Central Elementary School having been open for 100 days, the students and faculty participated in a "100 Days of School" event Feb. 12. After a morning assembly in the cafeteria, students from kindergarten through third grade, along with their teachers, had special activities to celebrate the day. Each class did different activities that were related to the number 100.

  • 22nd Korean Service Corps conducts annual mobilization exercise

    Mar 3, 2014

    The Korean Service Corps, known as the "A-Frame Army" for its outstanding work and sacrifice during the Korean War, recently proved the current version is ready to fight alongside the U.S. and Republic of Korea armies when needed. The KSC was founded on July 26, 1950 under a Presidential Emergency Decree by Syngman Ree, then leader of the Republic of Korea, in response to an urgent request for manpower by Gen. Walton Walker, then the Eighth U.S. Army commanding general. The Civilian Transportation Corps, as the KSC was originally known, consisted of civilians who were drafted under an Emergency Mobilization Order.

  • 304th ESB supports medical exercise during Key Resolve 14 Exercise

    Feb 28, 2014

    The Soldiers from 2nd Platoon, Charlie Company, 304th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, 1st Signal Brigade, made the trek from USAG Humphreys to North Star Range, near Camp Stanley in Uijeongbu, to provide communications support to 168th Multifunctional Medical Battalion, 65th Medical Brigade, on Feb. 24, 2014.

  • 304th ESB provides support for Eighth Army during Key Resolve 2014

    Feb 27, 2014

    Soldiers from the 304th Expeditionary Signal Battalion of the 1st Signal Brigade traveled from Camp Humphreys to Camp Walker last week to provide signal support for Eighth Army during the 2014 Key Resolve training exercise.

  • Odierno visits 4-6 ARS

    Feb 27, 2014

    After patiently waiting, the squadron was called to attention. The Soldiers then roared their unit motto, "Fighting Six" as the 38th Chief of Staff of the United States Army, Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, entered the hangar during part of his visit to the Korean Peninsula, Feb. 24, 2014, at Camp Humphreys, South Korea.

  • CSA talks Army with panel in Korea

    Feb 27, 2014

    During his visit to Korea, U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno took time out to do a video panel discussion with an Army captain and sergeant from Eighth Army and a Department of the Army civilian from 1st Signal Brigade.

  • Japanese military expand humanitarian aid training mission at Cobra Gold 2014

    Feb 27, 2014

    PHITSANULOK, Thailand- The Japan Ground Self-Defense Force joined Exercise Cobra Gold 2014's command post exercise with a 21 person team dedicated to Humanitarian Aid and disaster relief, from Feb. 10 through 20. The focus of the CPX was how to assist during natural disasters in an international environment. Although HA/DR table top exercises are regularly conducted within the country of Japan, Exercise Cobra Gold is a multinational multilateral exercise. CG 14 offered an opportunity to participate with multiple nations, much like in real world HA/DR.

  • Brigade Commander Conducts Key Resolve Battlefield Circulation

    Feb 27, 2014

    Representatives of 1st Signal Brigade including Brigade Commander, Col. Paul H. Fredenburgh III, Command Sgt. Maj. Darris Curry and Chief Warrant Officer 4 Roy Rucker, Command Chief Warrant Officer, conducted a battlefield circulation during the 2014 Key Resolve exercise on Feb 24. in Seoul, South Korea.

  • ESC, TSC partner to support Key Resolve

    Feb 26, 2014

    The 8th Theater Sustainment Command is hosting the 593rd Sustainment Command's (Expeditionary) Early Entry Command Post, Feb. 19 - March 6, which deployed from the unit's home station of Joint Base Lewis-McChord to Fort Shafter to participate in one of the Pacific theater's major combined annual exercises.

  • Odierno thanks U.S. troops, praises South Korean allies

    Feb 25, 2014

    The U.S. Army's top general made his second visit to South Korea, Feb. 23-25, 2014.

  • Football fans enjoy community Super Bowl party

    Feb 25, 2014

    R&R Bar and Grill opened up in the early morning hours to help service members, civilians and family members enjoy the Super Bowl, a challenge between Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos, Feb 3.

  • Yongsan shows gratitude to good neighbors

    Feb 25, 2014

    Yongsan hosted a luncheon to thank People to People Seoul Chapter members for the help they offer United States Forces Korea, Feb. 20.

  • Yellow Ribbon Program provides support to Soldiers, Families

    Feb 25, 2014

    Soldiers and family members from the 311th Signal Command (Theater) attended an Army Reserve Yellow Ribbon Program event Feb. 21-23 in Dallas, Tx.

  • Army Chief of Staff wraps up Pacific trip in Republic of Korea

    Feb 25, 2014

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno recently returned from a visit to South Korea, Feb. 23-25, 2014.

  • Army Chief of Staff visits Camp Humphreys

    Feb 24, 2014

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno visited the Camp Humphreys Military Community in South Korea, Feb. 24, 2014, where he got a first-hand look at many of the transformation initiatives and construction projects currently underway there.

  • E-cigarettes are prohibited in Army workspaces like other tobacco products

    Feb 24, 2014

    Don�'t forget where your smoking area is located just yet. A recent garrison policy memo places the same restrictions as cigarettes on electronic cigarettes.

  • SHARP hotline opens to aid victims

    Feb 24, 2014

    The unimaginable has happened; you've been sexually assaulted. Amongst the feelings of shock, disbelief and anger you may be experiencing, there's confusion. What do you do now?

  • VTF renovation completed

    Feb 24, 2014

    Tails were wagging and a loud round of "a-paws" rang out as the Schofield Barracks Veterinary Treatment Facility (VTF) reopened its doors at Building 936 on Duck Road, here, Tuesday.

  • Commissary seeking to cultivate young baggers

    Feb 24, 2014

    They work with lightning speed and efficiency, each move strategic, every technique finely tuned to ensure the success of their mission.

  • DeCA scholarship deadline nears

    Feb 24, 2014

    Applications for the 2014 Scholarships for Military Children Program must be turned in to a commissary by close of business Friday, Feb. 28.

  • ACS class opens public transportation doors to newcomers

    Feb 23, 2014

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- Each month, Army Community Service here offers newcomers an opportunity to learn how to use the varied public transportation options available and shows participants how and where to go for easy shopping on the local economy.

  • Honor's Café offers convenient breakfast to-go

    Feb 21, 2014

    To provide more convenient meals for soldiers heading to work, the Honor's café DFAC opened up a window for patrons to easily grab and go, Feb 5.

  • Buddhist temple tour enlightens Daegu's culture-curious

    Feb 21, 2014

    The Camp Carroll Community Activity Center hosted a tour to one of South Korea's most historic Buddhist temple sites, Bulguksa Temple.

  • DENTAC-Japan perform oral screenings at Arnn

    Feb 21, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Feb. 21, 2014) -- "I have no cavities," said Jeffery Malone, a John O. Arnn Elementary School fourth-grader, after a school-wide dental screening conducted Feb. 20, by the U.S. Army Dental Activity-Japan, headquartered here.

  • Unit Hits Environmental Home-run

    Feb 20, 2014

    Dennis Polaski, the United States Army Garrison Humphreys director of public works, along with Onsemus K. Smith, acting chief of USAG Humphreys Department of Public Works Environmental Division, presented the award to representatives of 602nd ASB, Jan. 21, 2014.

  • Port operations during PULSE-W

    Feb 19, 2014

    During the week of Jan. 20, soldiers from the 10th Regional Support Group supported port operation during the second phase of Pacific Utilities and Logistics Support Enablers - Watercraft, dubbed PULSE-W, at White Beach Naval Base, Okinawa, Japan.

  • 605th Soldiers deploy to Kuwait

    Feb 19, 2014

    More than 30 Soldiers from the 605th Transportation Detachment, 45th Sustainment Brigade, hugged their families and friends goodbye, Feb. 14, as they departed for Kuwait.

  • Spartan Brigade demonstrates quick response, airborne ability at Cobra Gold 2014

    Feb 19, 2014

    "Spartan" paratroopers with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, demonstrated their unique ability to rapidly deploy and conduct a forced entry airborne assault during Exercise Cobra Gold 2014 at the Khok Kathiam Royal Thai Air Force Base in Lopburi, Thailand, Feb. 15, 2014.

  • Gimlets certify for Live Fire

    Feb 18, 2014

    BAN DAN LAN HOI, Thailand -- The Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division have been conducting platoon live fire certifications as part of Exercise Cobra Gold during the month of Feb. here in Thailand. With an upcoming rotation to the National Training Center this summer, ensuring the Soldiers are prepared to work in large platoon live fire missions is essential as the entire 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team will be conducting operations.

  • Annual scholarship opportunity available to IPC residents

    Feb 18, 2014

    WinnCompanies, the firm providing the property management and maintenance services at Island Palm Communities, is celebrating more than four decades in business by offering an amazing scholarship opportunity to residents.

  • IPC receives national recognition for community 'Night Out'

    Feb 18, 2014

    With nearly a thousand residents and several government and community organizations participating in Island Palm Communities' (IPC's) National Night Out, each year, IPC has received national recognition.

  • 'Sisters in Arms' program goes international at Cobra Gold 2014

    Feb 18, 2014

    Women representing several countries participated in the first-of-its-kind International Sisters in Arms meeting, Feb. 17, 2014, at Camp Akatosarot, Phitsanulok, Kingdom of Thailand, during Cobra Gold 2014.

  • 1-21 Infantry 'Gimlets' go native in Thailand

    Feb 17, 2014

    Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment "Gimlets," 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, participated in multiple Thai led Jungle Survival Training classes in Ban Dan Lan Hoi, Thailand, throughout the month of February, as part of Exercise Cobra Gold 2014.

  • Deputy Commanding General, 25th Infantry Division, visits Cobra Gold

    Feb 15, 2014

    Brig. Gen. Todd McCaffery, Deputy Commanding General, 25th Infantry Division, visited with Soliders of 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Styker Brigade Combat Team, during Exercise Cobra Gold in Thailand.

  • Humphreys launches new Youth Center TV show

    Feb 13, 2014

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- "Oh, who are the people in your neighborhood? In your neighborhood? In your neighborhood? Say, who are the people in your neighborhood? The people that you meet each day."

  • Humphreys Hero

    Feb 13, 2014

    Andrea Vegvari is our February 2014 "Humphreys Hero" for the USAG-Humphreys Volunteer Program. Andrea has logged more than 600 hours of volunteer service during the past year as Editor-Administrator for the Camp Humphreys Wives/Spouses Group Facebook Page. Through her outstanding dedication and perseverance, this social-media site provides spouses within the community up-to-date information, and enables instant dialog among member spouses which significantly enhances everyone's quality of life. This initiative also contributes significantly to sponsorship efforts for incoming families by providing them a wealth of information, networking, and timely responses to questions they may have prior to departing their current location. She also assists with conducting "Lunch with the Ladies," a weekly Wednesday off-post social event that encourages spouses to explore the local communities while strengthening friendship bonds and self-sufficiency. Thank you so much for your tremendous efforts on behalf of our community. Contact Hal Mullen, USAG-H ACS Volunteer Coordinator at 753-3266 or email harold.j.mullen.civ@mail.mil if you want to nominate a candidate for our monthly Humphreys Hero recognition.

  • Record numbers turn out for fun run, Polar Bear Plunge

    Feb 13, 2014

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- Chilling screams could be heard. There was cold anticipation in the air, with breath visible, and then, all at once…feet fiercely splashing against ice cold water as a herd of people desperately tried to reach the other side.

  • Exercise validates school lockdown, evacuation plans

    Feb 13, 2014

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- In an effort to make sure students, staff and faculty know the proper procedures in the event of a school lockdown or evacuation, Humphreys Central Elementary School and Humphreys Middle/High School, with the help of the garrison staff, conducted an exercise here Jan. 30.

  • U.S. Army aviation pioneer flies into sunset

    Feb 13, 2014

    The top U.S. Army aviator in South Korea completed his 33-year career, at Yongsan Garrison, South Korea, Feb. 13, 2014.

  • Honolulu District Showcases Capabilities for 2014 Engineers Week Activities

    Feb 13, 2014

    More than 300 engineers and friends of the 17 organizations within the Hawaii Council of Engineering Societies plus invited local VIPs and dignitaries and engineers from the Honolulu District are expected to gather at the Hale Koa's Banyan Tree Showroom Feb. 18 for a luncheon to kick off Engineers Week 2014, which runs Feb. 16 to 22.

  • Hill 180 battle exemplifies U.S. Army's Pacific legacy

    Feb 12, 2014

    American and South Korean military officials remembered the Soldiers who fixed bayonets and charged up a mountain into withering enemy fire 63 years ago, during the Battle of Hill 180, at an anniversary ceremony on Osan Air Base, South Korea, Feb. 7, 2014.

  • Garrison leaders, parents discuss community child safety

    Feb 12, 2014

    Parents and other members of the community gathered for a Parental Advisory Council meeting at the Child, Youth and School Services School-Age Center, Jan. 29.

  • Soldiers, elementary school students enjoy a day outside

    Feb 12, 2014

    About a dozen Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 311th Signal Command (Theater), brought their equipment for static display and interacted with students during Fern Elementary School's annual Drug Free Schools/Jump Rope for the Heart Field Day in Honolulu, Feb. 12.

  • 70th BSB command team visits HHB, 210th FA Bde. Soldiers

    Feb 11, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- On Warrior Focus Day Lt. Col. Shane Barna (left), the commanding officer of 70th Brigade Support Battalion, 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, and Command Sgt. Maj. Willie Singleton (right), the senior noncommissioned officer of 70th BSB, visit the Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 210th FA Bde. Feb. 7, 2014, at HHB's conference room on Camp Casey, South Korea. During the visit the command team spoke with the Soldiers about finances, career progression, reviewed counseling packets, and answered questions the Soldiers had about the brigade. The 210th FA Bde. recognizes Soldier' dedication to the unit. They are the centerpiece of the brigade and what enables it to "Fight Tonight." (U.S. Army photos by Staff Sgt. Carlos R. Davis, 210th Field Artillery Brigade Public Affairs/Released).

  • 8th Army Commander receives the Gen. Brehon B. Somervell Medal of Excellence award

    Feb 11, 2014

  • Yongsan, K-16 sign 'sporting agreement' with ROK

    Feb 11, 2014

    Seungnam Airbase hosted a ceremonial event to sign the Memorandum of Understanding between 15th Special Missions Wing (SMW) and USAG Yongsan, K-16 installation, Feb 6.

  • SB Tax Center opens for 2014

    Feb 10, 2014

    Benjamin Franklin once said, "The only things certain in life are death and taxes," and now that we're already a week into February, rest assured, the dreaded April 15 deadline for tax returns will be here before you know it.

  • Common Core Standards impact Hawaii education future

    Feb 10, 2014

    The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Initiative is a state-led effort developed in coordination with teachers, school administrators and experts to provide a clear and consistent framework to prepare children for college and the workforce.

  • ACS workshop to focus on 'Home Alone' keiki issues

    Feb 10, 2014

    Parents with children between the ages of 9 (soon to be 10) and 12 are invited to participate with their children in an educational workshop to help prepare children for being left unsupervised.

  • 225th Brigade Support Battalion supports 1-21st Infantry 'Gimlets' during Exercise Cobra Gold 14

    Feb 10, 2014

    Soldiers of the 225th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, are supporting the 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, during Exercise Cobra Gold, throughout February, in the Kingdom of Thailand.

  • Lunar New Year volunteers deliver rice, friendship

    Feb 9, 2014

    Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan, South Korea, helped celebrate the Lunar New Year by volunteering to deliver rice, ramen and toiletries to the less fortunate in a nearby community, Jan. 28, 2014.

  • Combined Forces Command representatives visit 1st Signal Brigade

    Feb 7, 2014

    Representatives of Combined Forces Command's Combined Staff Command, Control and Communications Systems Office, including ROKA Brig. Gen Song Kyung-ho, assistant chief of staff and Col. Choi Nag-jung, chief of plans and operations division visited the 1st Signal Brigade on Jan 24.

  • Veterans attend school museum opening in Korea

    Feb 7, 2014

    Veterans from the California National Guard's 40th Infantry Division returned to the school they helped to build in Gapyeong, South Korea, for the opening of a museum, Feb. 7, 2014, that chronicles the 62-year relationship between the school and the division.

  • Fort Wainwright Police officers hone skills to nab intoxicated drivers

    Feb 7, 2014

    Getting drivers who are under the influence of alcohol off the road has long been a priority for law enforcement professionals throughout the nation.

  • Allies respond to potential crises at Keen Edge 14

    Feb 6, 2014

    Japan Self-Defense Forces and U.S. military forces participated in Exercise Keen Edge 2014, a joint-combined command post exercise, in an effort to better prepare and respond to potential emergency and crisis situations. Keen Edge 2014 is a weeklong, 24-hour-a-day exercise that used a computer-based system to simulate a potential real-life crisis and test the real-time response capabilities of all personnel and units involved. More than 500 U.S. participants from the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines worked together Jan. 27-31 to ensure mission success in several crisis areas to include force protection, ballistic missile defense, host nation support and noncombatant evacuation operations.

  • Engineers support Jungle Operations Training Center

    Feb 6, 2014

    Engineering soldiers with the 643rd Engineer Company (Vertical Construction), 84th Engineer Battalion, constructed six huts Jan. 22-29 in remote areas throughout the Kahuku Training Area Command in support of the 25th Infantry Division's Jungle Operations Training Center.

  • Sagami Depot employee dominates as karate champion off the clock

    Feb 6, 2014

    Risa Sudo, a master labor contract employee assigned to the 403rd Army Field Support Battalion-Northeast Asia at Sagami General Depot in Japan, has been studying karate for 14 years and won a tournament in Poland in November 2013.

  • Spartans hone Arctic warrior skills during winter FTX

    Feb 6, 2014

    Paratroopers with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, along with various units and enablers from across Alaska worked together to demonstrate their unique ability to carry out combat, as well as safety and security operations while operating in an Arctic environment during their winter field training exercise Jan. 28 through Feb. 5, 2014, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.

  • Artillery, air crews execute HI-RAIN joint exercise

    Feb 6, 2014

    Since June 2013, 17th Fires Brigade, 62nd Airlift Wing, 446th Airlift Wing and JBLM, have planned and rehearsed the forcible entry capability of the C-17 Globemaster and HIMARS launcher as an operational and strategic strike package. To date, they have successfully completed more than nine missions.

  • Instructor shares combat experience with students

    Feb 5, 2014

    A combat veteran who earned the Purple Heart in Iraq is teaching a new generation of U.S. and South Korean non-commissioned officers in Korea.

  • DoD Chief Information Officer visits Korea

    Feb 5, 2014

    As part of the focus on the Pacific, the Department of Defense Chief Information Officer met with military communication leaders in the Republic of Korea and Japan during a week-long visit to the region.

  • Keen Edge 2014 exercise tests U.S., Japanese air defense interoperability

    Feb 5, 2014

    The 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command focused on testing its interoperability with its Japanese counterparts and other U.S. forces by participating in exercise Keen Edge 2014, Jan. 25-31, 2014, at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii.

  • Job fair focuses on Childcare

    Feb 4, 2014

    School Age Center held a job fair for people looking for a position with the Yongsan Child Youth and School Services, Jan 28.

  • 210th Field Artillery Brigade tests readiness to fight tonight

    Feb 4, 2014

    Soldiers from 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division participate in a division-wide alert Jan. 27, 2014, on Camp Casey, South Korea. They were able to practice loading ammunitions and convoying to a secure location. The alert was to test and improve the unit's readiness to fight tonight to deter any aggressions towards the Republic of Korea.

  • Army aviators become 'Sea Warriors'

    Feb 4, 2014

    The 25th Combat Aviation Brigade added a different twist to the primary joint training exercise Koa Kai 14-1 around the islands of Kauai and Ni''ihau, Hawaii, Jan. 22-31, 2014.

  • Engineers, Families recognized during redeployment ceremony

    Feb 4, 2014

    Approximately 20 soldiers from the 14th Construction Management Team and the 15th Explosive Hazards Team, both from the 130th Engineer Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, were recognized during a redeployment ceremony at Schofield Barracks, HI, today after serving approximately nine months in Afghanistan supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Victims of sexual assault have new legal counsel

    Feb 3, 2014

    In June, the Chief of Staff of the Army identified the Army�'s number one priority as combating sexual assault and harassment within the ranks.

  • 19th MPs welcome home four of their own

    Feb 3, 2014

    The handmade signs and beaming smiles were a welcome sight for the Soldiers as they emerged from Gate 9B at the Honolulu International Airport, here, Jan. 17.

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