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  • Patriot integrates into Air Force's Vigilant Ace

    Nov 6, 2015

    Soldiers of 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade took part in the Air Force centric, theater-wide exercise, Vigilant Ace from November 1-7 at various U.S. and Republic of Korea Air Force bases throughout the peninsula.

  • ASC-ARE supports annual exercise in Korea

    Nov 6, 2015

    Twenty Soldiers assigned to Army Sustainment Command-Army Reserve Element participated in the annual major exercise, Ulchi Freedom Guardian 15, supporting the 402nd Army Field Support Brigade in Hawaii and the 403rd AFSB in Daegu, Korea, Aug. 10-28.

  • SECDEF visits service members at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam

    Nov 6, 2015

    Secretary of Defense Ash Carter hosted a town hall with service members at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Nov. 6. Carter fielded several questions from the audience on topics ranging from budget cuts to the U.S. military's commitment in the Pacific.

  • Japanese Test Engages Supersonic Target on WSMR

    Nov 5, 2015

    The Japanese Ministry of Defense conducted a total of 10 successful flight tests at White Sands Missile Range during the summer of 2015 using a Japanese-made air defense system to successfully engage and destroy cruise missile representative targets. WSMR is a premiere location for missile and air defense system testing, and the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force takes full advantage of the range annually to conduct the acceptance test for their existing Chu-SAM missiles.

  • A Sea Dragon's story: From Honduras to the Army

    Nov 5, 2015

    Army Sgt. Claudia Desantiago has accomplished more than she could have ever imagined at this point in her Army career. Her military journey has made the impossible possible, and it was all achieved through hard work, dedication and believing in herself.

  • Red Ribbon Week teaches students healthy life choices

    Nov 5, 2015

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Nov. 6, 2015) -- Red Ribbon Week, a national campaign that brings drug abuse awareness to school systems, was held Oct. 26 to 30 at Arnn Elementary School on Sagamihara Family Housing Area installation.

  • What is an Army Family?

    Nov 5, 2015

    A group of Soldiers from the Co. D, 3rd General Support Aviation Brigade, 2nd CAB competed in an obstacle course called the 'Spartan Race' on October 31 at the Elysian Gangchon Resort in South Korea. It was a 12-mile course with over 20 different obstacles.

  • 2nd CAB completes NEO exercise

    Nov 4, 2015

    Family members, DOD civilians, and non-combatants from the 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade visited the Super Hangar on October 30 during the non-combatant evacuation operation training exercise, Courageous Channel. As a part of exercise, the training helps the non-combatants get familiar with the evacuation process during a real-world crisis such as a military conflict or natural disaster.

  • 'War on Excess' at LRC-Camp Red Cloud

    Nov 4, 2015

    Accounting for government property is the primary duty of the property book officer. Government property, regardless of how or where it was acquired, must be accounted for and given proper disposition in accordance with Department of Defense and U.S. Army regulations.

  • Surgeon General for the Indonesian Armed Forces visits Regional Health Command-Pacific

    Nov 4, 2015

    Rear Adm. Bambang Haryoto, Surgeon General, Indonesian Armed Forces visits the Regional Health Command-Pacific (RHC-P) Headquarters on Oct. 21, 2015. During the visit, Haryoto received a brief from RHC-P's Commanding General, Brig. Gen. Patrick Sargent, on Army Medicine and RHC-P capabilities; the two discussed the importance of continued global health engagements to strengthen relationships and enhance healthcare at both military and civilian levels.

  • Pacific Views

    Nov 4, 2015

    Military and state government personnel, area business leaders, and University of Washington-Tacoma students and faculty, gathered together to attend a Views on the Pacific Symposium held at William W. Phillip Hall on the UW-T campus in Tacoma, Washington, Oct. 29.

  • PREMIER volunteers recognized for supporting the youth

    Nov 4, 2015

    Two members of the 130th Engineer Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, among others stationed on Schofield Barracks, were recognized for their volunteer service by the 25th Infantry Division commanding general, Maj. Gen. Charles A. Flynn, and senior enlisted adviser, Command Sgt. Maj. Scott A. Brzak, during Na Koa Volunteer Recognition ceremony at the Nehelani Conference and Banquet Center here, Oct. 28.

  • VCSA visits 94th AAMDC, receives Pacific IAMD vision

    Nov 4, 2015

    Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Daniel B. Allyn spoke to leaders with the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, Nov. 2, 2015, and received a command brief during his visit to the Headquarters of the 94th AAMDC, U.S. Army Pacific at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.

  • Forward-stationed Patriot unit earns top honors from USARPAC

    Nov 3, 2015

    Soldiers of Charlie Battery, 6-52 Air Defense Artillery Battalion, 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade were selected as the AAME small unit winner October 30 and will continue on to compete at the Department of the Army level competition slated for early 2016.

  • 2nd CAB Soldier competes in 2015 World Military Games

    Nov 2, 2015

    The woman was Capt. Jessica H. Tackaberry, the public affairs officer for the 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade and a native of Missoula, Montana. She competed in taekwondo on October 9 at the 2015 World Military Games in Mungyeong, South Korea

  • 2016 voting season kicks off Army-wide push for registration

    Nov 2, 2015

    Wednesday will be the Army-wide kick-off to the 2016 voting season for Soldiers and their Families throughout the United States and around the world.

  • Army scientists improve biosurveillance technology

    Nov 2, 2015

     Members of an Army chemical-biological research team set up biological sensors for an operational demonstration at a U.S. military installation in Osan, South Korea.

  • COMET conducts Division-wide maintenance leader development program

    Nov 2, 2015

    The 25th Sustainment Brigade conducted a series of four leader professional development events that focused on instructing executive officers and maintenance leaders from the 25th Infantry Division on Department of the Army maintenance policy and available resources located here. The 25th Sust. Bde. Command Maintenance Evaluation Team spearheaded the events and provided overviews of field and sustainment levels of maintenance to include supporting doctrine throughout the series. The series ran from early September through the first week of October.

  • Expert Field Medical Badge test challenges Pacific Soldiers

    Nov 2, 2015

    Medic! Countless wounded Soldiers have yelled out this word over the years and it takes a highly-skilled warrior to provide first aid and trauma care on the battlefield.

  • Annual evacuation exercise enhances readiness throughout Korea

    Nov 1, 2015

    Family members, civilians, contractors and other non-emergency personnel visited noncombatant evacuation operation centers throughout the Korean Peninsula, Oct. 28 - Nov. 1, as part of Exercise Courageous Channel to learn more about what to expect during a real-world crisis or natural disaster.

  • Science advisors engage in technology discussions in Malaysia

    Oct 30, 2015

    U.S. Army science advisors traveled to Exercise Keris Strike 15 in Malaysia to discuss technological and equipment issues with Soldiers.

  • 2nd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division Tackles YTC

    Oct 30, 2015

    The ground shook as multiple artillery rounds impacted unseen targets, causing waves of dust and smoke to litter the training area. Soldiers scurried around an M777 Howitzer, some barking orders, others slamming rounds in the tube. The 2nd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division led this effort during an exercise at Yakima Training Center, Washington, Oct. 26.

  • Stop, drop, strive for excellence

    Oct 30, 2015

    YONGSAN GARRISON -- Becoming proficient in one's job can take years. Becoming an expert is a lifelong process. Chu Yong Suk, rescue crew chief from U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan's Fire Department, demonstrates expertise on a daily basis. Having been part of the community for the more than a decade, Chu shares his experience of how he got to where he is today:

  • Camp Zama hosts health, safety fair

    Oct 28, 2015

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Oct. 28, 2015) -- The U.S. Army Japan and I Corps (Forward) and U.S. Army Garrison Japan's Safety Offices hosted the annual Fall/Winter Safety and Health Fair Oct. 23 at the Camp Zama Community Activity Center.

  • Female Bangladesh officers get hands on training at Lightning Academy

    Oct 28, 2015

    Five female soldiers from Bangladesh visited the 25th ID Lightning Academy, Oct. 22, to learn about training opportunities for their female counterparts. The purpose of the visit was to build confidence in the Bangladesh female officer corps, and to obtain a better understanding of 25ID's training capabilities.

  • Warrior talks values with future generation

    Oct 28, 2015

    When Soldiers have the opportunity to make an impact on the lives of those they serve, they see it as a privilege and honor. Being a volunteer is the very core of how the Army is staffed. It is a way for Soldiers to give back to and take care of their host community. It is also a way for them to show both the American people and countries abroad the commitment the Army has to those it serves, even during peacetime.

  • Three US Soldiers lost in Vietnam War laid to rest 42 years after crash

    Oct 28, 2015

    Three U.S. Army Soldiers, Maj. Dale W. Richardson, 28, of Mount Sterling, Ill.; Staff Sgt. Bunyan D. Price Jr., 20, of Monroe, N.C.; and Sgt. Rodney L. Griffin, 21, of Mexico, Mo., were buried with full military honors in Arlington National Cemetery, Oct. 20.

  • Doctor Octopus? Tripler's new surgeon is 'Star Wars' technology now

    Oct 27, 2015

    State of the art medical technologies are available to beneficiaries right at their military treatment facility. Tripler Army Medical Center is using the latest version of the Da Vinci Robot for its complicated surgeries.

  • Soldiers share cultural differences, make special memories with children in South Korea

    Oct 27, 2015

    The sounds of children's laughter could be heard as Soldiers of 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade played games and shared stories with kids at Aehyangwon Orphanage in Songtan October 24.

  • Tripler begins room service dining

    Oct 27, 2015

    Tripler's Nutrition Care Division (NCD) began offering room service dining for in-patients on Oct. 27, 2015. Tripler's priority of providing patients with high-quality, personalized care continues with this new program. Tripler patients will now enjoy a similar dining experience to the room service guests receive at hotels.

  • 'Thunder Brigade' conducts leader development week

    Oct 27, 2015

    The ability of Army units to "Fight Tonight" is not just a casual phrase on the Korean Peninsula, it is a mental and physical state of readiness shared by Soldiers and officers alike.

  • MEDDAC-Japan Walks To Raise Breast Cancer Awareness

    Oct 27, 2015

    Each October, MEDDAC-Japan's Army Wellness Center hosts the Camp Zama Breast Cancer Awareness Walk to educate the community on the second most common form of cancer amongst American women.

  • DENTAC-J commander provides dental screenings at CDC

    Oct 26, 2015

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Oct. 27, 2015)-- Maj. Demarcio Reed, commander of U.S. Army Dental Activity-Japan, spoke with children from the Sagamihara Family Housing Area Child Development Center's Strong Beginnings Class Oct. 19 about the importance of taking care of their teeth.

  • The commanding general of U.S. Army Pacific Visits Korea

    Oct 25, 2015

    The commanding general of U.S. Army Pacific spent three days visiting various installations throughout Korea Oct. 19-21 during his Pacific Pathways Tour.

  • 2nd CAB Soldier reaches Operation Rising Star finals

    Oct 25, 2015

    Jackson is a senior human resource advisor for the 3rd General Support Aviation Battalion, 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade. She is also the winner of the Camp Humphreys Operation Rising Star 2015. Operation Rising Star is an individual vocal competition coordinated by the Morale, Welfare and Recreation's (MWR) Army Entertainment Division.

  • USA brings 17 medals home from World Games in South Korea

    Oct 23, 2015

    Team USA athletes who marched into the closing ceremony of the 6th Military World Games in Mungyeong, South Korea, Oct. 11, proudly wore 17 medals earned in competition against more than 100 nations.

  • Bridging the gap

    Oct 23, 2015

    Soldiers from the 74th Multi-Role Bridge Company, Task Force Ready participated in a combined wet-gap crossing exercise October 21 in Yeoju, South Korea. The unit's ROKA counterparts took part in the exercise to learn more about it's procedures and bridge a gap between the two units.

  • ZAHS brings school spirit for homecoming week

    Oct 23, 2015

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Oct. 23, 2015) -- School spirit was among the students, faculty and staff at Zama American High School as they celebrated homecoming week Oct. 13-17 with several events and activities leading up to the ZAHS Trojan's first home football game against the Yokota High School's Panthers on Oct. 16.

  • Army mariners complete trans-Pacific voyage supporting Pacific Pathways

    Oct 23, 2015

    Logistic Support Vessel-2, the U.S. Army Vessel CW3 Harold C. Clinger, returned here, Oct. 22, after completing the first Army-watercraft trans-Pacific voyage in support of Pacific Pathways 15.2.

  • PREMIER volunteers honored for service

    Oct 23, 2015

    Throughout the nation, Soldiers and their civilian counterparts volunteer beyond their selfless service to their country by taking time out to help others and their communities. Fourteen volunteers were recognized by the 8th Theater Sustainment Command for their contributions and dedicated selfless service to both the Army and the Hawaiian community, Oct. 22, at Historic Palm Circle.

  • Opening of 210th FA BDE's Spiritual Resiliency Center

    Oct 22, 2015

    Camp Casey Korea

  • Memories of 'Nam: vet used 'flags and wings' during two tours

    Oct 22, 2015

    Vietnam veteran Dave Yensan is fond of letting people know that the town where he grew up, Cheektowaga, New York - is Iroquois for 'land of the flowering crab apple tree." His thoroughly American upbringing compelled him to enlist in the Army before he was out of high school in 1961.

  • Australian general tours ANAD

    Oct 22, 2015

    Brig. Gen. David Creagh, the Australian Military Office attaché to North America, toured Anniston Army Depot Oct. 8 to view the installation's overhaul and repair processes for the M1 Abrams tank.

  • Camp Zama Girl Scouts give back, foster cross-cultural relationships

    Oct 21, 2015

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Oct. 20, 2015)-- As one of the many volunteer projects that the Camp Zama Girl Scouts take on over the course of a year, the Furusato Festival, which was held Oct. 18 this year, is one of the most memorable, said Melanie Kincaid, Camp Zama Girl Scout Overseas Committee Chair administrator. Over 45 Camp Zama Girl Scouts provided free Halloween themed stickers and applied removable tattoos to festival participants.

  • 2-2 SBCT provides breastfeeding room for Soldiers

    Oct 21, 2015

    Active duty females from the 2nd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, who are breastfeeding can find new support at their work. During a ribbon cutting ceremony Sept. 23, this support came at the first breastfeeding room in the brigade known as the "Mother's Room." The Mother's Room is a place breastfeeding mothers can go to either privately nurse their infants or pump breast milk while at work.

  • Army installations kick off voting season

    Oct 21, 2015

    The U.S. Constitution mentions numerous rights that America's forefathers believed every citizen should have. One of those rights is mentioned in the Constitution more than any other - the right to vote.

  • Football legends Bleier, Staubach discuss Vietnam War experiences

    Oct 21, 2015

    Army combat veteran and four-time Super Bowl champion Rocky Bleier of the Pittsburgh Steelers said he's often asked what it's like to be in combat.

  • Ready and Resilient Soldiers compete for title of 'Best Squad'

    Oct 21, 2015

    As the squads moved from station-to-station they accumulated points based on their ability to proficiently complete the tasks ahead of them. Soldiers battled not only a demanding scoring system but also muddy terrain and rainy weather, heavy ruck sacks, and increasing fatigue while displaying their tactical expertise during the 84th Engineer Battalion's Best Squad Competition.

  • 2nd CAB Soldier exceeds standards

    Oct 20, 2015

    Sgt. Chung Hyun Ku, an administration section essential personnel service (EPS) team action non-commissioned officer for the 2nd CAB took part in the exercise October 3 on Camp Casey, South Korea.

  • First Vietnamese-American U.S. general escaped Saigon as child

    Oct 20, 2015

    April 29, 1975 is a day then-9-year-old Viet Luong said he remembers vividly. He was at the Tan Son Nhut Airport in Saigon and bombs were dropping. North Vietnamese forces, led by Gen. Van Tien Dung, were on their final push to take the capital of South Vietnam.

  • 25th Infantry Division Soldier receives highest peacetime medal

    Oct 20, 2015

    A Human Resource Soldier assigned to the 25th Special Troops Battalion, 25th Sustainment Brigade, received the Army's highest non-combat medal, Oct. 7, at Weyand Field. Sgt. Jonathan Westbrook was presented the Soldier's Medal by the 25th Infantry Division's Deputy Commanding General-Support, Brig. Gen. Patrick Matlock.

  • Retired Col. David M. Casmus - The Heart and Soul of the Sea Dragons

    Oct 20, 2015

    Retired Col. David M. Casmus has been the Honorary Colonel for the 94th Air Defense Artillery Regiment since the reactivation of the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command 10 years ago on Oct. 16, 2005, at Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

  • 2nd CAB Soldier wins Armed Forces Softball Tournament

    Oct 20, 2015

    First Lt. Courtney Clausi, the assistant 2nd CAB personnel section officer and native of Ashland, Va., won the Armed Forces Tournament on September 21-25 at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina as part of the All-Army Softball Team. She arrived to training camp for the team in August not knowing if she would even make the team.

  • Army moves to curb wild boar forays in Area I

    Oct 20, 2015

    Wild boars rooting for food on Area I installations in recent weeks pose hazards to people and property, so the Army is taking steps to keep out the four-legged intruders without harming them.

  • 2nd CAB Soldier supports ROK community

    Oct 20, 2015

    In the middle of the celebrities, a proud Talon Warrior with his Army Service Uniform stood tall. Capt. Philip McBroom, the 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade Chaplain's assistant, was one of the awardees October 18 during the ceremony.

  • Spiritual resiliency center opens at 'Thunder Brigade'

    Oct 19, 2015

    After 40 days of hard work, the 210th Field Artillery Brigade cut the ribbon on its new spiritual resiliency center during a ceremony Sept. 23 on Camp Casey.

  • Army Entertainment announces 12 finalists for Operation Rising Star

    Oct 19, 2015

    Twelve finalists have been selected for the 2015 Operation Rising Star singing contest.

  • Enjoy Korea's autumn splendor, await holidays, onset of winter

    Oct 16, 2015

    Area I Command Perspective

  • Air Defenders get 'lift' from Aviators during sling load training

    Oct 16, 2015

    Soldiers from 6-52 Air Defense Artillery, Iron Horse, trained with aviator crews from Alpha Company, 2-2 ASLT at Osan Air Base, Oct. 14 to enhance their overall military readiness and to test the feasibility of air lift operations at their Patriot sites.

  • Special Forces Soldiers Jump Into Friendship Festival

    Oct 16, 2015

    The two-day event is a gesture of friendship and a celebration of the unwavering alliance between the U.S. and Japan, according to officials. The Special Forces Soldiers from the "First in Asia" battalion have participated in the event for several years.

  • From the fog of war, to a life-long journey in love; KW Vet recounts courtship near 38th Parallel

    Oct 16, 2015

    If you were to ask a Korean War veteran about their most memorable experience from the war they might recall a tense combat patrol, a challenging battle, or even the bone-rattling temperatures of some of the coldest Korean winters on record.

  • Inaugural President's Cup in Korea highlights strength of ROK-US Alliance

    Oct 16, 2015

    Sixty-two years ago as the dust settled from the ashes of the Korean War, an alliance between the Republic of Korea and the U.S. was born that has developed into one of the strongest partnerships in the world.

  • Field commanders report on global efforts to build stability, relationships

    Oct 16, 2015

    Gen. Vincent Brooks, commander, U.S. Army Pacific Command, said he's often asked about China and the relationship with that powerful and important nation.

  • USARPAC Commanding General Gen. Vincent K. Brooks to meet with senior JSDF leadership

    Oct 16, 2015

    The commanding general of U.S. Army Pacific Gen. Vincent K. Brooks will spend several days in Japan during his visit to the region this week. He will hold routine consultations with Japanese and U.S. counterparts to discuss a range of bilateral and regional security issues.

  • 8th Army remembers veterans at Korean War Memorial

    Oct 16, 2015

    Representatives of 8th Army laid wreaths at the Korean War Memorial here, Oct. 14, to commemorate those who fought to defend freedom on the Korean peninsula.

  • Transition in Leadership for 18th MEDCOM

    Oct 16, 2015

    Soldiers and leaders of the 18th Medical Command (Deployment Support) welcomed a new commander to Headquarters and Headquarters Company (HHC) during a change of command ceremony on historic Palm Circle at Fort Shafter, Hawaii, Oct. 16, 2015.

  • Fire dept. tells community to 'hear the beep'

    Oct 15, 2015

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea -- The USAG Yongsan Fire Department launched its Fire Prevention Week Campaign, Oct. 4. The Department supported this year's NFPA official theme for Fire Prevention Week, 'Hear the beep, where you sleep: Every bedroom needs a working smoke alarm.'

  • US Army Patriot systems transition into digital communications

    Oct 15, 2015

    Soldiers, assigned to the 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, were armed with a new communications capability this week after months of integration with U.S. Army Patriot missile systems across the Korean peninsula.

  • Energizing Our Nation's Diversity - 2015 Hispanic American Heritage Month

    Oct 15, 2015

    Medical Activity-Korea celebrates Hispanic American Heritage Month

  • Focus Forward, Looking Back: 10 Years of IAMD Excellence

    Oct 15, 2015

    With each passing year, Soldiers share the tales of missions past, where they have been and the events they have witnessed. Few have had the opportunity to convey moments of history where they were part of the spark and then again part of the fighting mission. For many Sea Dragons focusing forward on the future, means looking back over the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command's last 10 years.

  • Paying tribute to Soldiers of the Korean War

    Oct 15, 2015

  • TWO VIETNAM VETERANS & NFL LEGENDS, ONE SPECIAL EVENT

    Oct 14, 2015

    WASHINGTON--Vietnam Veterans and NFL Legends Roger Staubach and Rocky Bleier will be the guest speakers at a special event to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War. The event will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, October 21, 2015 in the Pentagon Auditorium. WATCH LIVE: https://www.dvidshub.net/webcast/6919#.VhKtFZc4Fqx

  • Sea Dragons honored by Maj. Gen. Ashley visit

    Oct 14, 2015

    The special assistant to the director of the Army staff, office of the chief of staff, U.S. Army; Maj. Gen. Robert P. Ashley, Jr., received a command brief from the intelligence Soldiers with the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command and the 5th Battlefield Coordination Detachment, Oct. 8, 2015, at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.

  • Honolulu District Awards $146 Million in FY15 Contracts in Hawaii, Pacific Region

    Oct 14, 2015

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Honolulu District recently completed a very successful Fiscal Year 2015 (FY15) during which 534 contract actions were awarded totaling $146,692,463.

  • South Korean President H.E. Park Guen-hye Honors Korean War Veterans

    Oct 14, 2015

    South Korean President H.E. Park Guen-hye Honors Korean War Veterans at the Korean War Memorial, Washington, D.C., October 14. President Park laid a wreath at the memorial as well as delivered short remarks honoring the sacrifices of those who fought, and reaffirming the two partner nation's continued alliance. As the senior U.S. official, Secretary of the Army Hon. John M. McHugh escorted President Park during the ceremony. (U.S. Army photo by Mr. John G. Martinez)

  • Fire safety and education aids in prevention

    Oct 13, 2015

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Oct. 13, 2015)-- Several events were held during Camp Zama's Fire Prevention Week from Oct. 4 to 9 to raise the awareness of fire safety throughout the community on Camp Zama and Sagamihara Family Housing Area.

  • Humphreys 5th Annual Breast Cancer Walk, Run and Race draws nearly 200

    Oct 13, 2015

    CAMP HUMPHREYS - Nearly 200 people gathered at the Humphreys High School track on a beautiful morning Oct. 3 for the 5th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Run/Walk/ Race.

  • Sea Dragons show support, Attend Pink Day Fun Run

    Oct 13, 2015

    Thirty-two Soldiers and family members with 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, participated in the Pink Day Fun Run, Oct. 7, 2015, to show support for breast cancer awareness at Honolulu.

  • USA sets record while winning gold in formation skydiving

    Oct 11, 2015

    U.S. Army Golden Knights parachutists set a world record as they beat out China to take the gold medal in women's formation skydiving, Oct. 7, 2015, in Pohang, South Korea, during the CISM World Games.

  • USA's Lester takes silver in Greco-Roman wrestling

    Oct 11, 2015

    U.S. Army Sgt. Justin Lester took silver, Oct. 10, in Greco-Roman wrestling in the 75-kilogram division at the Military World Games.

  • Member of Senior Executive Service joins USARPAC 'One Team' Ohana

    Oct 11, 2015

    J. Scott Norwood, deputy chief of staff and strategic effects director to the commander, U.S. Army Pacific, was honored during a Flying "V" ceremony held at historic Palm Circle, Fort Shafter, Hawaii, Oct. 6.

  • 35th ADA Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Through Food and Mentorship

    Oct 9, 2015

    As Soldiers lined up for lunch at the Iron Horse Dining Facility at Suwon Air Base, Korea, the typical lunch fare was noticeably different. Gone were the chicken parmigiana and pork chops and in their place were festive trays of enchiladas, tacos and tortilla chips. Today, 6-52 Air Defense Artillery battalion celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month and one of 35th ADA Brigade's senior leaders took center stage to address the occasion.

  • Ekiden relay race strengthens bonds, breaks down barriers

    Oct 8, 2015

    An international crowd flooded the grounds of the Sagami General Depot installation Oct. 4 to take part in the 26th annual East Japan International Ekiden relay race.

  • Community Resilience Fair: A night of togetherness at Camp Zama

    Oct 8, 2015

    Camp Zama's Army Substance Abuse Program hosted its second Community Resilience Fair Sept. 18 at the Camp Zama Community Club, in conjunction with a community forum event called, "It Takes a Community," and the quarterly community night event.

  • USA cyclists finish 131K race at CISM World Games

    Oct 8, 2015

    USA's hopes for a medal in men's team cycling were dashed on the last hill as a group of French bikers charged and cut off America's designated sprinter, U.S. Air Force Maj. Ian Holt.

  • USA takes gold in sailing at CISM World Games

    Oct 8, 2015

    Team USA beat out Russia for gold in women's two-person dinghy sailing during the Military World Games in South Korea, Oct. 7.

  • USARPAC Commanding General visits RHC-P HQ

    Oct 8, 2015

    Gen. Vincent Brooks (left), Commanding General, United States Army Pacific (USARPAC), visits the Regional Health Command-Pacific Headquarters on October 7, 2015.

  • Commissaries to start final leg of in-store Wi-Fi rollout

    Oct 8, 2015

    The last phase of the Defense Commissary Agency's in-store Wi-Fi rollout schedule begins Oct. 19.

  • Closing the Gap, Soldiers Teach English in Korean Schools

    Oct 7, 2015

    Fifteen Soldiers assigned to 6th Battalion, 52nd Air Defense Artillery Regiment visited students at Kwonsun Middle School September 23 to share their proficiency of conversational English and American culture.

  • Signal's CG and CSM visit Camp Zama

    Oct 7, 2015

    Maj. Gen. Lawrence W. Brock III and Command Sgt. Maj. Darris Curry, the commanding general and command sergeant major of 311th Signal Command (Theater), respectively, visited the 78th Signal Battalion from Sept. 28 to 30 on Camp Zama during a recent tour of their Pacific Region.

  • 2nd CAB's rising star

    Oct 7, 2015

    The singer was Capt. Cydnia Jackson, a senior human resource advisor for the 3rd General Support Aviation Battalion, 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division. She was the winner of the Camp Humphreys Operation Rising Star 2015.

  • Essential Soldier

    Oct 7, 2015

    The 4th Attack Battalion, 2nd Aviation Regiment, 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade and the 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team conducted a combined exercise Sept. 21 at the Rodriguez Live Fire Complex in South Korea. For a large scale exercise, the role of every single Soldier is crucial for its success. Spc. Caraccilo is one of the many essential Soldiers for the training.

  • USA wins first three para golds at world games

    Oct 6, 2015

    U.S. service members earned the first three gold medals presented for para-athletics at the Military World Games.

  • Army Reserve Soldiers train at Tripler Army Medical Center and Schofield Barracks Health Clinic

    Oct 6, 2015

    The 6253rd U.S. Army Hospital (6253rd USAH), provided more than 3,000 clinical care encounters during their annual training mission at Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) and Schofield Barracks Health Clinic (SBHC) Sept. 12-24.

  • Community celebrates Korea Day

    Oct 6, 2015

    During a ceremony presented in both the Korean and English language, the Fort Benning community celebrated the 65th anniversary of the creation of the Republic of Korea armed forces Oct. 2 in Derby Auditorium.

  • USAG Daegu wins BOSSfit competition

    Oct 6, 2015

    Through relentless determination and a goal to earn money for their garrison, the Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers council from U.S. Army Garrison Daegu won the inaugural BOSSfit competition in the "garrison" category. The council competed against 35 garrisons to earn the title. BOSS president Spc. Jamar Butler and Command Sgt. Maj. Ray Thornton were presented with a $25,000 check during the 2015 BOSS Future Leaders Training forum.

  • Over 125 years of military service honored at Celebration of Service

    Oct 6, 2015

    On Oct. 2, family, friends, and colleagues of five U.S. Army Soldiers came together at historic Palm Circle, Fort Shafter, Hawaii, for a ceremonial expression of appreciation and gratitude for their combined 125 years of federal service to the U.S. Army, the U.S. Army Pacific, and the nation.

  • Black Jack's 'Juggernaut' company builds new bonds

    Oct 5, 2015

    For the past year, Juggernaut, the Forward Support Company for 1st Battalion, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, has been involved in nearly non-stop support missions.

  • Col. Shauna Snyder aims for Gold during World Games

    Oct 5, 2015

    Col. Shauna Snyder represents Armed Forces Team USA at the sixth annual Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Games being held in Mungyeong, South Korea, October 2-11 2015.

  • U.S. to grapple with Iran, China and former Soviet nations next week

    Oct 5, 2015

    Iranian and Chinese troops will be among those fighting American service members next week as the U.S. Armed Forces Judo Team competes in the Military World Games.