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  • Enlightened training

    Jun 9, 2014

    For the last 25 years, chaplains and chaplains' assistants throughout U.S. Army Pacific have come together annually to participate in some devotion, prayer and like all Soldiers, training. More than 80 combined USARPAC chaplains and chaplains' assistants attended the Chaplaincy Annual Sustainment Training held at the Joseph Estabrook Chapel on Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Kaneohe, Hawaii from June 5-6.

  • Thunder Soldiers awarded coveted Bronze Order of Mercury

    Jun 8, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea - The Army Signal Corps is the force that ensures commanders have full control on the battlefield, and have served a major role in helping units and commanders communicate since the Civil War.

  • 304th ESB Supports 2ID at Camp Red Cloud

    Jun 6, 2014

    Soldiers from the 304th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, 1st Signal Brigade, traveled from Camp Humphreys to Camp Red Cloud to provide tactical signal support for the 2nd Infantry Division May 28.

  • Soldier is first female to complete JOTC

    Jun 6, 2014

    A female Soldier from 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, became the first female to complete the Jungle Operations Training Course as an infantryman when she graduated from the course, June 2, 2014.

  • Eighth Army to celebrate 70th anniversary in June

    Jun 5, 2014

    The top U.S. Army formation in South Korea, Eighth Army will celebrate its 70th anniversary on June 10, 2014.

  • Air Cav Soldiers Earn their Spurs for the first time in Korea

    Jun 5, 2014

    For 4-6 ARS, an air cavalry squadron that flies OH-58D Kiowa helicopters, the event was a last "hoorah" before wrapping up its nine-month tour on the peninsula before returning to their home station on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. With this rhyme on their lips and a packed rucksack on their backs, about 60 troopers of the 4th Attack Reconnaissance Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade, participated in a Spur Ride, May 21-22, in Chungcheong Province, South Korea.

  • "Our desire for peace will never cease" NNSC hosts annual Spring Reception

    Jun 5, 2014

    Story and photos by Spc. Sara E. Wiseman 210 FA BDE Public Affairs PANMUNJEOM, South Korea --The Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission invited delegates and ambassadors from all over the world to join them in their annual Spring Reception at the Demilitarized Zone of the Joint Security Area in Panmunjeom, South Korea, May 16.

  • Former leaders of the Army visit 210th FA Bde.

    Jun 4, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea - Former Chief of Staff of the United States Army Gen. Gordon R. Sullivan and former sergeant major of the Army Kenneth O. Preston, visit the Thunder Inn dining facility, to have lunch with Soldiers from 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, June 4, 2014 on Camp Casey, South Korea. During their meal, Soldiers had the opportunity to talk about current events and various policies within the Army.

  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Far East District construction division moves to Humphreys

    Jun 4, 2014

    The majority of the district's construction division employees are set to move to U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys by Oct. 15. The move coincides with a ramping up of construction at the garrison, part of the United States Forces Korea's Yongsan Relocation Plan (YRP), the largest base relocation program in the Department of Defense.

  • My Korea, My Life -- Pfc. Park

    Jun 4, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- The Korean Augmentation to the United States Army program has existed for more than 60 years and it showcases the Alliance between the Republic of Korea and the United States. For Pfc. Sanghyeok Park, from La Crescenta, Calif., an automated logistical specialist assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, it means Family.

  • Dirty Jobs -- Safety NCO

    Jun 3, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Summer is coming and people are ready to have fun in the sun. However, it is vital that they stay alert and keep their eyes open for unexpected dangers that may come along, and have someone as an anchor to warn them and keep them safe.

  • Thunder Fitness Challenge Award Ceremony

    Jun 3, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Soldiers from the 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division are awarded for their achievements during the Thunder Fitness Challenge May 30, 2014 on Camp Casey, South Korea. Of the 85 Soldiers who competed, only 20 achieved the standard of the challenge. To qualify for the competition the Soldiers must have scored 270 or above on the Army Physical Fitness Test prior to the competition. During the event the Soldiers completed five events that tested them both physically and mentally. The fitness challenge included the push-up event for two minutes, the sit-up event for two minutes, the pull-up event for 10 repetitions, the dip event for 20 repetitions, and a three-mile run in 22 minutes or less.

  • Sgt. 1st Class Prince recognized for his dedication

    Jun 3, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea - Sgt. 1st Class Justin Prince, from Clifton, Texas, the intelligence non-commissioned officer in charge assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, receives the Meritorious Service Medal from Lt. Col. Shane Barna, the commander of 70th Brigade Support Battalion, 210th FA Bde., 2nd Inf. Div., for his dedicated service for the unit May 30, 2014 on Camp Casey, South Korea.

  • Mighty 41st Signal Battalion Competes in Stress Shoot Competition

    Jun 3, 2014

    Senior leaders representing 41st Signal Battalion convoyed to the Ingman Range at Camp Casey to conduct a Stress Shoot Competition that is designed to hone their warrior skills and test their ability to accurately engage targets on a firing range under extreme stress and exhaustion in Dongducheon, South Korea May 20.

  • U.S. Air Defense doctrine release marks 'cornerstone' in South Korea/U.S. interoperability

    Jun 2, 2014

    The commander of the 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade presented the Republic of Korea Air Force Air Defense Missile Command with the historic release of U.S. Air and Missile Defense doctrine specifically approved for South Korea's Patriot force, May 29, 2014, at the Air Defense Missile Command headquarters at Osan Air Base, South Korea.

  • Teach Thy Neighbor: Middle School Students Learn English from Soldiers

    Jun 2, 2014

    -- U.S. service members are visitors to the Republic of Korea and it is important to foster positive relations with our host nation. U. S. Forces Korea, peninsula wide operates the Good Neighbor Program to assist the U.S. military in making and keeping positive, friendly relations, and maintaining a strong Alliance. As ambassadors to the U.S., it is important to visit the local community, showing a friendly presence. Soldiers from 602nd Aviation Support Battalion, 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, create that presence with their own English camp.

  • Heritage of Strength

    Jun 2, 2014

    In the wake of the Cambodian Civil War in the early 70s, following America's withdrawal from neighboring Vietnam, genocide wrapped the countryside in fear.

  • Army Corps, Sumo-Nan, Inc. Reopen Renovated UEPH for Tripler Troop Command Soldiers

    Jun 2, 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, Tripler Army Medical Center and contractor Sumo-Nan, Inc. officials opened a renovated Unaccompanied Enlisted Personnel Housing (UEPH/Building 104) May 30 during a blessing and maile lei untying ceremony. The upgraded UEPH will house Companies A, B and D of the Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) Troop Command.

  • KATUSAs exercise rights as Soldiers and citizens

    Jun 2, 2014

    The 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command Korean Augmentation to the U.S. Army Soldiers, or KATUSAs, voted for the 6th Provincial election May 30.

  • Tripler Army Medical Center hosts simulation center open house

    Jun 2, 2014

    Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, hosted an open house for its Medical Simulation Center, May 27, 2014, to highlight virtual reality and robotic technologies available to medical residents and staff. The interactive training equipment is used as part of continuing education and training requirements.

  • New leadership team for Pacific Signaleers

    Jun 2, 2014

    The 311th Signal Command (Theater) welcomed a new leadership team for the Soldiers and Civilians supporting the Army's Signal mission throughout the Pacific region during two official ceremonies on Fort Shafter's historic Palm Circle Parade Field Wednesday, May 28.

  • 210th FA Bde. Memorial Day Enlisted Run

    Jun 2, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Command Sgt. Maj. Mark Brinton, 210th Field Artillery Brigade command sergeant major, leads Soldiers from 210th FA Bde., 2nd Infantry Division, on a brigade noncommissioned officer and enlisted run on Camp Casey, South Korea, May 22, 2014. The run focused on building unit cohesion and morale within the brigade.

  • 1st Bn. 15th FA Regt. Change of Command ceremony

    Jun 2, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- A change of command ceremony was held to honor Lt. Col. Jeremy McGuire, a native of Manhattan, Kansas, the outgoing commander for 1st Battalion, 15th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, and to welcome Lt. Col. Michael Kimball, the incoming commander for the battalion.

  • Gen. Scaparrotti visits Camp Casey

    Jun 2, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti, commanding general of the United Nations Command, Combined Forces Command, and United States Forces Korea command, visits 210th Field Artillery Brigade, May 29, 2014 on Camp Casey, South Korea to see demonstrations of the equipment used by the brigade and to enjoy a meal with senior leaders at the Thunder Inn dining facility.

  • Korean rodeo determines "King of the Road"

    May 30, 2014

    CAMP STANLEY, South Korea -- The 46th Transportation Company, 194th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion conducted their Annual Sustainment Truck Rodeo allowing Soldiers to demonstrate driving skills and warrior tasks and battle drills in the spirit of a friendly competition from May 28 -- 29.

  • North Korean defector separates fact from fiction for Area IV KATUSAs

    May 30, 2014

    Korean Augmentation to the United States Army Soldiers across Area IV gathered to receive a lecture from a North Korean defector. The Area IV Republic of Korea Army Support Group invited Choi Jung-hoon, a security lecturer and former North Korean soldier, as a guest speaker to teach the KATUSAs the reality of North Korea and the necessity for unification on May 27.

  • 8th TSC surpasses safety record at 1,000 days

    May 29, 2014

    The nearly 5,000 Soldiers and civilians of 8th Theater Sustainment Command surpassed an extraordinary safety milestone May 29, 2014, reaching 1,000 days without an accident-related death.

  • AFN-Daegu dedicated to serving America's best

    May 29, 2014

    DAEGU GARRISON, South Korea - The DINFOS-trained broadcasters of the American Forces Network-Daegu never miss a beat in keeping the Southern Hub and Area IV community entertained and informed.

  • Korean Service Corps personnel perfect their skills during AWT

    May 29, 2014

    DAEGU GARRISON, South Korea - Korean Service Corps personnel provide invaluable support to USAG Daegu and Area IV day in and day out - and they stay "Ready to Fight Tonight" by honing their battlefield skills during annual Army Warrior Task training.

  • Combat vets look back on Strike Brigade deployment

    May 29, 2014

    A few months into their historic first operational deployment from South Korea, many of the Soldiers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team "Strike Brigade," were asking their commander the same question: Where are we going next?

  • DHS student to add USC to pre-college resumé

    May 29, 2014

    DAEGU GARRISON, South Korea - A Daegu H.S. student will make the long trip from South Korea to Southern California to add a taste of college life and studies to his growing accomplishments.

  • Story of rescue and opportunity shared at AAPI Observance

    May 28, 2014

    The 1st Signal Brigade hosted the main observance for 2014 Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month at the Dragon Hill Lodge Naija Ballroom May 19.

  • Signal Soldiers Compete for Best Warrior

    May 28, 2014

    Commitment to excellence, desire to succeed, and an unquenchable thirst to improve. Six Soldiers and NCOs of the 311th Signal Command (SC) said these were the motivations that drove them to be recognized and selected to compete in this year's annual Best Warrior Competition (BWC), May 9-13, 2014.

  • Hazardous Material Control Center keeps community and environment safe

    May 28, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (May 29, 2014) -- "Save the world." "Buy green." "Reduce your carbon footprint." The slogans have been heard before, and including the affects of global warming and the rapid depletion of natural resources. The Honshu, Japan Hazardous Material Control Center is showing their concerned about the environment and the affects of hazardous material on human health with their new mission to control and manage hazardous materials entering the United States Army Garrison Japan installations.

  • 1st Signal Brigade hosts regimental ball in South Korea

    May 27, 2014

    1st Signal Brigade hosted the 2014 Signal Corps Regimental Ball at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Seoul, South Korea May 16 to celebrate and honor the dedicated work of Signaleers, Soldiers, civilians and all of those who contribute to the Republic of Korea/United States Alliance's successful communications needs.

  • Soldiers lead Korean War remains excavation

    May 23, 2014

    Nearly 40 Soldiers from units across Camp Carroll, South Korea, participated in an excavation in support of the Republic of Korea Army 50th Infantry Division, in Chilgok, May 14, 2014.

  • Commentary -- Philippine Scouts exemplify honor

    May 22, 2014

    As the nation celebrates the history of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, a Fort Jackson officer looks back at the story of the Philippine Scouts.

  • 2ID hosts Memorial Wreath Laying Ceremony in Korea

    May 22, 2014

    The 2nd Infantry Division hosted a Memorial Wreath Laying Ceremony at the 2nd Inf. Div. Museum, May 22, 2014, on Camp Red Cloud in Uijeongbu, South Korea.

  • China-U.S. cooperating on natural disaster mitigation, says top Army engineer

    May 22, 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is cooperating with China on a number of fronts involving areas of mutual interest, such as storm and earthquake mitigation, according to the USACE commander.

  • Service members honored during 70th anniversary of West Loch disaster

    May 22, 2014

    Gen. Vincent Brooks, Commanding General of U.S. Army Pacific, and Hawaii's joint military forces honored the West Loch disaster fallen during the 5th Celebration of Life for West Loch Internees ceremony at the National Cemetery of the Pacific May 21.

  • Engineer Soldiers participate in elementary school 'GET FIT' program

    May 22, 2014

    Soldiers from the 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade volunteered their morning at Mililani Uka Elementary school, to support the school's "GET FIT" program, a program that promotes a healthy and fit lifestyle.

  • Army engineers improve roads, demolition range

    May 21, 2014

    At the end of February, the Schofield Barracks, Hawaii range control requested the battalion's assistance with a few projects for range maintenance. The "Wolverines" of the 523rd Eng, Co. took the lead on the nearly three-month-long mission, starting March 17 through May.

  • US Army Pacific commander guest speaker at ROTC commencement ceremony

    May 21, 2014

    The University of Hawaii at Manoa hosted its104th Reserve Officer Training Corps spring commencement ceremony at the Kennedy Theatre, May 19. Thirty cadets were commissioned as second lieutenants; 25 joined the ranks of the Army and five raised their hands to serve the Hawaii National Guard.

  • Maj. Gen. Vandal visits Thunder Inn to talk to 70th BSB Soldiers

    May 21, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Maj. Gen. Thomas Vandal, commanding general of the 2nd Infantry Division, visits the Thunder Inn, to meet Soldiers from 70th Brigade Support Battalion, 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Inf. Div., May 21, 2014 on Camp Casey, South Korea. They had breakfast together and talked about various policies and programs within the division.

  • Soldiers take on the Thunder Fitness Challenge

    May 21, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- More than 85 Soldiers from the 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division compete in the Thunder Fitness Challenge May 21, 2014 on Camp Casey. To qualify for the competition the Soldiers must have scored 270 or above on the Army Physical Fitness Test prior to the competition. During the event the Soldiers completed five events that tested them both physically and mentally. The fitness challenge included the push-up event for two minutes, the sit-up event for two minutes, the pull-up event for 10 repetitions, the dip event for 20 repetitions, and a three-mile run in 22 minutes or less.

  • Army watercraft prove ability, benefit of enduring presence in Pacific

    May 20, 2014

    Two crews of Army watercraft operators are wrapping up a five-month mission at the end of May that successfully demonstrates how operationalizing the unique Army capability in the Pacific contributes to that team effort.

  • Balikatan culminates in 'fire and fury'

    May 20, 2014

    About 250 Philippine and U.S. infantrymen participated in a battalion field training exercise at the end of Balikatan 2014, at Fort Ramon Magsaysay, Philippines, May 14-15, 2014.

  • Zama International host "World Cooking Class"

    May 20, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (May 20, 2014) -- Four Camp Zama community members participated in the Zama City International Association's "World Cooking Class" event held on May 18 at the Zama City Citizens' Health Center to get a first-hand experience with the Tunisian culture.

  • Optometrist keeps an eye on Daegu's healthcare needs

    May 20, 2014

    CAMP WALKER, South Korea - The lone optometrist serving USAG Daegu and Area IV happily takes on the challenge of keeping eyes of the community healthy.

  • 2014 NNSC Spring Reception at JSA

    May 19, 2014

    PANMUNJEOM, South Korea --The Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission invited delegates and ambassadors from all over the world to join them in their annual Spring Reception at the demilitarized zone in Panmunjeom, South Korea, May 16. The committee hosted a luncheon for guests with fare from macaroni and cheese to reindeer and moose meats. The reception is held as a testament to the NNSC and its ally's commitment to and desire for peace.

  • Veterans remember historic 'Strike Brigade' deployment

    May 19, 2014

    When notice arrived that he was deploying to Iraq, 1st Lt. Scott McCullough was ready to return from his year-long tour with the 2nd Infantry Division, in South Korea.

  • Preparation for hurricane season begins now

    May 19, 2014

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

  • SKIES is designed to excite, inspire, learn

    May 19, 2014

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

  • 8th STB inducts NCOs at historic Fort DeRussy

    May 16, 2014

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

  • 304th ESB honors lost signaleer at memorial service

    May 15, 2014

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

  • 2CAB Unveils Newest Chinook Model

    May 15, 2014

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

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

    May 15, 2014

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

  • AMC, ACC commanders visit Pacific

    May 15, 2014

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

  • USARPAC FY14 Memorial Day and Summer Safety Message

    May 15, 2014

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

  • History remembered: Casey's cross

    May 15, 2014

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

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

    May 15, 2014

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

  • DAS Kids and Chilgok officials see green during Earth Day

    May 14, 2014

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

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

    May 14, 2014

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

  • Job fair helps service members land dream career

    May 14, 2014

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

  • Engineer Soldiers visit local elementary school

    May 14, 2014

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

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

    May 14, 2014

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

  • 10th Regional Support Group Enhances Opportunities for Children

    May 14, 2014

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

  • Camp Zama Exchange offers protection for bikers

    May 13, 2014

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

  • 210th Soldiers get a day of adventure

    May 13, 2014

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

  • 'Strike Brigade' vets to mark deployment anniversary

    May 13, 2014

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

  • Senior leaders highlight ASC capabilities in Pacific

    May 13, 2014

  • 40th Quartermasters win DA level ROWPU RODEO

    May 13, 2014

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

  • 45th takes over CMRE mission in Afghanistan

    May 13, 2014

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

  • Holocaust Remembrance Day 2014

    May 13, 2014

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

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

    May 13, 2014

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

  • Thunder Inn grand opening ceremony

    May 13, 2014

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

  • 210th FA Bde. Soldiers win EFMB

    May 13, 2014

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

  • 210th FA Bde. conducts ACL retrieval exercise

    May 12, 2014

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

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

    May 12, 2014

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

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

    May 12, 2014

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

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

    May 12, 2014

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

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

    May 12, 2014

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

  • Something's Cooking at Henry's Place

    May 12, 2014

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

  • Cavalry Soldier to represent USFK at NASCAR race

    May 9, 2014

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

  • That's for the Birds

    May 8, 2014

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

  • Humphreys Hero May 2014

    May 8, 2014

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

  • Ribbon cutting ceremony 'officially' opens HM/HS

    May 8, 2014

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

  • Humphreys volunteers cited at annual ceremony

    May 8, 2014

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

  • Area IV Retirement Ceremony honored 69 years of combined service

    May 7, 2014

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

  • American troops honored at Korean Cultural Night

    May 6, 2014

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

  • US Army Pacific's positive approach to suicide prevention

    May 6, 2014

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

  • US Army Japan identifies its best of the best!

    May 6, 2014

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

  • Improving materiel fielding on the Korean Peninsula

    May 5, 2014

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

  • Sergeant; the first mentor, leader of Soldiers

    May 5, 2014

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

  • Culture, language skills position future leaders for success

    May 5, 2014

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

  • Seven honored at Hawaii Military Appreciation Month celebration

    May 5, 2014

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

  • Signal Soldiers support Yongsan's STEM Week

    May 2, 2014

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

  • 2ID dominates EFMB on the DMZ

    May 2, 2014

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

  • Theater Signal Command observes Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    May 2, 2014

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

  • Tropic Lightning Division top leadership changes

    May 2, 2014

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

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