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  • ROC keeps watch day and night

    Apr 15, 2011

    The Ronald Reagan Test Ballistic Missile Defense Test Site Operations Center (ROC) located in Huntsville helps save time and money while performing a vital mission for national defense from half a world away.

  • USARPAC Contingency Command Post conducts certification exercise

    Apr 15, 2011

    The Contingency Command Post consists of more than ninety personnel with the specific skills to provide a USARPAC forward command post capability, specifically focusing on small scale contingencies such as supporting humanitarian assistance, disaster relief and peace operations. The CCP can tailor personnel and equipment to fit the mission with a team as small as nine, to as many as more than one hundred twenty persons in augmenting forces.

  • Nepalese general joins International Hall of Fame

    Apr 15, 2011

    Gen. Chhatra Man Singh Gurung, chief of staff of the Nepalese army, joined the ranks of an elite group of people in Fort Leavenworth's International Hall of Fame April 7. The International Hall of Fame honors international graduates from the Command and General Staff College who have gone on to success. Some lead their nation's military. Others have become heads of state. Their portraits hang on the third floor of the Lewis and Clark Center.

  • US, AFP forces close Balikatan 2011 exercise in Philippines

    Apr 15, 2011

    Lt. Gen. Francis Wiercinski, U.S. Army Pacific commander, and Armed Forces of the Philippines Army Rear Adm. Victor Emmanuel Martir, retired the Balikatan 2011 colors during the closing ceremonies April 15 for the bilateral training event at Camp Aguinaldo, Philippines. Wiercinski and Martir were exercise directors for the event. "We have learned a lot from this training," said Martir. "We have tested our capabilities and increased them. Many smiles have been painted on the faces in the community. This is the very essence of what Balikatan is all about." Balikatan, which means "shoulder-to-shoulder" in Tagalog, the official language of the Philippines, is a joint exercise between U.S. and Philippines armed forces during which combat and humanitarian capabilities between the countries are reinforced.

  • Sharp says ROK-U.S. alliance ready to fight, win

    Apr 15, 2011

    The senior U.S. military commander in South Korea told the Senate Armed Services Committee that the Republic of Korea-United States alliance is ready to confront and defeat any aggression against South Korea.

  • Coin drive: Students hold fundraisers to provide assistance for Japanese tsunami survivors

    Apr 15, 2011

    WIESBADEN, Germany - When the tsunami and earthquakes struck Japan March 11, many people's thoughts turned to those in harm's way. A,A Wiesbaden military community members worried about Japanese friends and colleagues still serving with the U.S. military in the devastated country.

  • Tour normalization takes giant leap forward

    Apr 14, 2011

    Amenities in this once family member-restricted duty station took a quantum leap forward when U.S. Army Garrison Casey opened several new Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation facilities during an open house here, April 8, 2011.

  • Garrison opens new facilities, celebrates Month of Military Child

    Apr 14, 2011

    CAMP RED CLOUD, South Korea - U.S. Army Garrison Red Cloud hosted a Community Spring Festival to celebrate the opening of the Child, Youth and School Services and the Community Activity Center/Youth Center facilities as part of the Month of the Military Child here April 2.

  • Transformation takes top billing at town hall

    Apr 14, 2011

  • Live fire demo for Philippine President

    Apr 14, 2011

    U.S. Marines and members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines performed before a special guest as they conducted a combined live-fire demonstration at Fort Magsaysay, April 13 as part of Exercise Balikatan 2011.

  • First in, last out for logistics task force supporting Balikatan 2011

    Apr 14, 2011

    The logistics task force set up operations in early February to start the necessary contracts needed to get the life support in place by the time the exercise participants arrived in April. Those contracts made it possible to conduct Balikatan 2011 from six different locations across the northern region of the Philippines.

  • 6-52nd ADA recognizes families at volunteer lunch

    Apr 14, 2011

    SUWON AIR BASE, South Korea - Family Readiness Group leaders and other families from the 6th Battalion, 52nd Air Defense Artillery were recognized by the battalion command group during a special volunteer appreciation luncheon at the dining facility here April 8.

  • Contracting officials hold international conference in South Korea

    Apr 14, 2011

    SEOUL - Defense contracting officials from 14 nations gathered here in the South Korean capital April 11 - 13 to discuss best practices in government quality assurance.

  • US, Philippine forces build classrooms, friendships

    Apr 13, 2011

    Engineers from the U.S. and Philippine armed forces put finishing touches on new classrooms April 8 at the Pedro L. Quines Elementary School. The classrooms were built during a Balikatan 2011 community assistance project.

  • Apache Troop learns hand-to-hand combat at Fort Magsaysay, Philippines

    Apr 13, 2011

    Armed Forces of the Philippines soldiers train Apache Troop, 4th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division Soldiers based at Camp Hovey, South Korea on the art of hand-to-hand combat April 7 at Fort Magsaysay, Philippines as part of Balikatan 2011. This is the 27th exercise in the Balikatan series and serves as opportunity for bilateral training that is vital to maintaining readiness capabilities for both the U.S. and AFP. The exercise runs from April 5-15 in various places in the Philippines.

  • Canadian, U.S. paratroopers trade wings

    Apr 13, 2011

    Canadian and U.S. paratroopers exchange airborne badges in Alaska.

  • Range preps paratroopers for combat firing

    Apr 13, 2011

    Fighting a machine-gun heartbeat and labored breathing, the paratrooper peered through his optic. The reticle jumped and wagged.

  • Low-tech methods give useful intel on enemy fire

    Apr 13, 2011

    Much can be gleaned from analyzing the crater made by an enemy mortar, field artillery cannon or rocket launcher.

  • Engineers assess Micronesia hospital repair

    Apr 13, 2011

    A team of Soldiers from the 6th Engineer Battalion based here traveled to the Federated States of Micronesia in early April to perform an engineer assessment of a state hospital in the Pacific island nation.

  • Alaska paratrooper awarded for Afghanistan valor

    Apr 13, 2011

    An U.S. Army Alaska paratrooper is recognized for his decisive actions and leadership in Afghanistan fire fight.

  • US, Philippine servicemembers conduct medical exchange during Balikatan 2011

    Apr 13, 2011

    Members of the U.S. Army Pacific surgeon's cell and those with the Armed Forces of the Philippines Nurse Corps worked together over five days to exchange the latest medical practices during Balikatan 2011.

  • US Marines conduct training with Filipino forces during Balikatan 2011

    Apr 13, 2011

    The exhilarating live-fire training between U.S. Marines from Combat Logistic Battalion 4 and Armed Forces Philippine forces was conducted April 8 as part of Balikatan 2011, an annual joint military exercise between the United States and the Republic of the Philippines.

  • Logistics Soldiers keep Balikatan moving

    Apr 13, 2011

    It's said that in military operations the line between disorder and order lies in logistics. If that's true, credit members of the 45th Sustainment Brigade and 8th Theater Sustainment Command, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, provided logistical support for Balikatan 2011 from April 5-15, and helped ensure things stayed on track.

  • Food service specialists join forces to feed troops in Philippines

    Apr 13, 2011

    Joint service food specialists prepare meals everyday for the U.S. Armed Forces attending exercise Balikatan 2011

  • Redstone reaches out to detect radiation in Japan

    Apr 13, 2011

    A bit of Redstone Arsenal technology is now on the ground in Japan, helping to ensure the safety of Soldiers and other U.S. government personnel entering radiation contaminated areas of the country -- known as the Warm Zone and the Hot Zone -- to conduct search and rescue, and health and safety missions.

  • President to award posthumous Medals of Honor for Korea

    Apr 13, 2011

    The White House announced Wednesday evening that the president will present the nation's highest award for valor to the families of two Korean War heroes.

  • Philippine president attends joint military demonstration during Balikatan

    Apr 12, 2011

    President of the Republic of the Philippines Benigno Aquino III and Lt. Gen. Francis J. Wiercinski, U.S. Army Pacific commanding general, attended a joint military demonstration April 13 involving the armed forces of the U.S. and Philippines at Fort Magsaysay, Philippines. The demonstration is part of Balikatan 2011, an annual joint military exercise between the U.S. and the Republic of the Philippines. USARPAC directs Balikatan side-by-side with the Armed Forces of the Philippines to develop interoperability and cooperation. The exercise hones the armed forces' ability to quickly provide relief and assistance in the event of a natural disaster or other crises that threaten public safety and health.

  • U.S., South Korea prepared to deter aggression

    Apr 12, 2011

    The South Korean and U.S. militaries are well prepared to defend South Korea should North Korean provocations continue, the top U.S. military commander posted in the region told Congress today.

  • Guam Soldiers team up to hone combat life saver skills at Balikatan

    Apr 12, 2011

    Soldiers from the Guam National Guard worked shoulder-to-shoulder with U.S. Navy corpsmen to teach Combat Life Saver techniques to members of the Armed Forces Philippines April 8 as a part of Balikatan 2011.

  • Forces find gift of giving 'humbling' during Balikatan

    Apr 12, 2011

    United States servicemembers joined members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines in making donations to four villages in the Tarlac region of the Philippines, April 8, as a matter of good will during exercise Balikatan 2011.

  • 2nd ID commander visits Soldiers in Philippines

    Apr 12, 2011

    PAMPANGA, Philippines - Second Infantry Division Commander Maj. Gen. Michael S. Tucker visited troops from the division's 4th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment participating in Balikatan 2011 in the Republic of the Philippines.

  • 6-52nd ADA celebrates Women's History Month

    Apr 12, 2011

    SUWON AIR BASE, South Korea - Michelle Obama, Tina Turner, and Frita Kahlo all belong to a long list of women who had a significant impact in our contemporary world history.

  • US, Philippine forces train military working dogs during Balikatan

    Apr 11, 2011

    U.S. servicemembers exchanged K-9 training methods with troops from the Armed Force of the Philippines April 7 during exercise Balikatan 2011, an annual training and humanitarian assistance exercise between the U.S. and Philippines being held April 5-15.

  • U.S. military remains ready to help Japan

    Apr 11, 2011

    The U.S. military remains ready to help Japan, even as it has repositioned many assets since a 9.0 magnitude earthquake marked a chain of disasters there one month ago, military officials said.

  • Cobra blood a winning recipe for survival training at Balikatan

    Apr 11, 2011

    U.S. Soldiers and Marines conducted jungle survival training April 6, as part of Balikatan 2011 in the Philippines, an annual joint exercise between the armed forces of the United States and the Republic of the Philippines.

  • Joint weapons training at Clark Field

    Apr 11, 2011

    U.S. Marines from Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan, familiarized members of the Philippine Air Force with weapons in the United States arsenal April 7 in support of Balikatan 2011.

  • Nine commands win quality of life awards

    Apr 11, 2011

    Nine teams and garrisons from Korea to Maryland have earned recognition in the 2010 Secretary of the Army Quality of Life awards.

  • Ceremony honors Bataan Death March sufferers, survivors

    Apr 11, 2011

    Distinguished visitors, servicemembers, veterans and members of the community attended a wreath-laying ceremony here to remember the Bataan Death March and honor World War II veterans from the Philippines, United States, and allied nations.

  • Top NCOs visit ROK Army Division headquarters

    Apr 11, 2011

    HWACHEON, South Korea - To enhance alliance interaction and friendship, Republic of Korea Army Maj. Gen. Jun In-bum, commander of the ROK Army's 27th Infantry Division, invited senior alliance noncommissioned officers to the 27th Infantry Division headquarters March 22.

  • Army Family Action Plan Conference held in Korea

    Apr 11, 2011

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - The annual 2011 Eighth Army Army Family Action Plan Conference was held in the Dragon Hill Lodge here April 3 - 7.

  • SFAC director honored for small business program

    Apr 8, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Each year, the U.S. Small Business Administration honors outstanding small business owners, entrepreneurs and advocates who demonstrate the business acumen, tenacity and achievement, particularly in the face of adversity, to excel in their industry.

  • ECC ready to assist with the Operation Tomodachi mission

    Apr 8, 2011

    Life after an earthquake, a tsunami and currently dealing with the threat of radiation from damaged nuclear plants has left those on the East Asian island of Japan searching for answers. Expeditionary Contracting Command Soldiers and civilian are among the many providing support to those affected by the devastation.

  • Balikatan participants bring joy to Philippine orphanage

    Apr 7, 2011

    Smiling faces were everywhere and laughter was heard throughout the Shepherd of the Hill Orphanage as troops participating in Balikatan 2011 visited children to hand out clothing and toys during a outreach event at San Antonio, Zabales, Philippines.

  • Army Reserve Chaplain Detachment ready to deploy

    Apr 7, 2011

    Friends, families and fellow Soldiers gathered, here, Sunday, to honor the U.S. Army Reserve 9th Mission Support Command's 124th Chaplain Detachment in a small, intimate deployment ceremony.

  • Dignitaries attend Balikatan 2011 opening ceremony

    Apr 7, 2011

    U.S. military service members, Armed Forces of the Philippines personnel and distinguished visitors gathered April 5 for the opening ceremony of Exercise Balikatan 2011 at Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo. Balikatan is an annual AFP- and U.S.-sponsored joint exercise celebrating its 27th iteration since inception in 1981. Distinguished visitors and representatives from various media outlets attended the ceremony to honor the event.

  • Balikatan 2011 kicks off in Philippines for bilateral training

    Apr 7, 2011

    Servicemembers from the Republic of the Philippines and the U.S. military participated in the Exercise Balikatan 2011 opening ceremony April 5 at Camp Emilio Aguinaldo in Quezon City, Philippines.

  • U.S., Philippine teams offer free medical care during Balikatan

    Apr 5, 2011

    Armed Forces of the Philippines and United States servicemembers teamed together to provide free medical services to a community in the Philippines during Balikatan 2011.

  • Women's History Month Celebration

    Apr 5, 2011

    The 501st Special Troops Battalion hosted a Women's History Month celebration at the Evergreen Club on Camp Walker, South Korea Mar. 31, 2011. The 501st STB hosted the celebration to help create awareness within the Daegu enclave about the significant roles women have played in history.

  • Veterinary support helps Philippine towns during Balikatan

    Apr 5, 2011

    Members of the U.S. military, the Armed Forces of the Philippines, the Philippine Department of Agriculture, and local volunteers worked together March 28-29, during a veterinary civic action project in San Antonio, Philippines.

  • Army schedules RADical events for retirees

    Apr 5, 2011

    The Army has scheduled more than 50 Retiree Appreciation Days, or RADs, this year at communities around the world beginning in April and continuing into November.

  • 403rd AFSB provides support to Japan

    Apr 5, 2011

    Since mid-March, the 403rd Army Field Support Brigade has been issuing Army Prepositioned Stocks-4 equipment from its warehouses at Sagami Depot, south of Tokyo, for use in the tsunami relief efforts.

  • US Army Pacific unit goes wireless during exercise

    Apr 4, 2011

    The U.S. Army Pacific Contingency Command Post went wireless March 28, during its certification exercise, or CERTEX, at Clark Air Base, Philippines.

  • Convoy Training Develops Leaders, Instills Confidence in Soldiers

    Apr 4, 2011

    The successful execution of convoys is critical to ensuring Soldiers get the supplies they need. Soldiers of the 194th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion trained on this task, and how to defend themselves, during recent training near the Korean DMZ.

  • Reservists, veterans recreate historic WWII scene

    Apr 4, 2011

    Sixty-eight years has passed since the day when thousands of Japanese-American volunteers in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team gathered at Iolani Palace, Hawaii, before being shipped off to World War II.

  • DoD to drop social security numbers from ID cards

    Apr 4, 2011

    Beginning June 1, Social Security numbers on military identification cards will begin to disappear, said Air Force Maj. Monica M. Matoush, a Pentagon spokeswoman.

  • Team leader excels at critical air defense mission

    Apr 4, 2011

    SUWON AIR BASE, South Korea - Drops of sweat poured down from Spc. Dustin Cantu's chin onto his gear, which were already soaked with mud and rain.

  • US Army leaders map way ahead in South Korea

    Apr 4, 2011

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - U.S. Army leaders mapped the way ahead in South Korea during a Strategic Planning Conference here, March 29 - 31.

  • Army Medicine Supports Operation Tomodachi

    Apr 4, 2011

    Medical assets from the Western Regional Medical Command supported the efforts of U.S. Army North in the evacuation of thousands of military Family members following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, and the subsequent threat of radiation exposure there.

  • Kwajalein Atoll responds in wake of tsunami warning

    Apr 4, 2011

    As a tsunami radiated from epicenter of the March 11 earthquake that struck Japan and spread east through the Pacific, decisions were being made on Kwajalein about local repercussions, their severity and possible courses of action. The meteorologists at Kwajalein Weather Station relayed word of a tsunami warning to Col. Joseph Gaines and his staff, and an emergency operations center was activated at the Command Headquarters building around 8:30 p.m. After weighing predicted wave size, direction and speed, Gaines was advised to have the communities of Kwajalein and Roi-Namur take shelter in the upper levels of buildings and residences.

  • Spouses learn to 'Keep Off Pounds in Korea'

    Apr 3, 2011

    CAMP RED CLOUD - More than 20 spouses gathered for the first Area I "Keeping Off Pounds In Korea" meeting at the Camp Red Cloud Pear Blossom Family Outreach Center March 16.

  • 'It's Now or Never:' 2nd Infantry Division Solder takes grand prize

    Apr 3, 2011

    CAMP CASEY - He went to sign up just one day before the competition and was told all the slots were filled. But when the curtain dropped, no-shows thrust him under the bright lights during which he belted out Elvis Presley's "It's Now or Never" and with an assist from an enthusiastically approving audience, he walked off with the grand prize.

  • Dengue fever cases initiate preventive measures

    Apr 1, 2011

    HONOLULU - The Hawaii State Department of Health, or DOH, is investigating two confirmed cases and two suspected cases of Oahu residents who had become ill with dengue fever, in late February, according to a recent DOH news release.

  • Boy Scouts build benches for AMR

    Apr 1, 2011

    ALIAMANU MILITARY RESERVATION, Hawaii - An Army teen living, here, recently developed and planned a community service project that will benefit his community for years to come.

  • Deadline approaches for filing 2010 taxes

    Apr 1, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Already this year, our Hawaii Army Tax Centers have processed more than $2 million worth of refunds and saved the military community more than $500,000 in filing fees.

  • Designated drivers stay safe with free soft drinks, coffee

    Apr 1, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - A new designated driver campaign kicks off throughout U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, starting April 1.

  • Soldier returns home to help others at Balikatan 2011

    Apr 1, 2011

    Born in Bulacan Province, Philippines, and raised on a farm, U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Marie Lanoza returned to her homeland in March to participate in Balikatan 2011, a military exercise between the Armed Forces of the Philippines and United States military.

  • Soldiers participate in royal reenactment in Suwon

    Mar 31, 2011

    SUWON, South Korea - Soldiers from the 6th Battalion, 52nd Air Defense Artillery, along with members of the Republic of Korea Army 700th Special Operation Force, participated in the historical reenactment of a Joseon-era royal procession during the Hwaseong Fortress Spring Opening Ceremony here March 27.

  • USARPAC CCP goes to exercise Balikatan 2011

    Mar 30, 2011

    The U.S. Army Pacific Contingency Command Post prepares to leave for the Republic of the Philippines to participate in exercise Balikatan 2011. The goal of the exercises is to maintain military readiness through training and relationship-building between the two countries. The USARPAC CCP is a scalable command post designed to rapidly deploy.

  • SDDC's 599th activates Combined Seaport Coordination Center

    Mar 30, 2011

    The Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command's 599th Transportation Brigade, along with Soldiers and Sailors from the United States and the Republic of Korea army and navy, activated the Combined Seaport Coordination Center at Pier 8 in Busan, South Korea, supporting Exercise Key Resolve 2011, Feb. 28 to March 10.

  • Alaska mechanics help update Army repair manual

    Mar 30, 2011

    Two U.S. Army Alaska mechanics discover a critical omission in an Army technical manual that triggers corrective action at the Department of the Army level.

  • DoD announces stationing of two Combat Aviation Brigades

    Mar 30, 2011

    The Department of Defense announced today the stationing of two Army combat aviation brigades.

  • Balikatan to team US Soldiers with Filipino troops

    Mar 30, 2011

    Eighth Army will deploy about 500 Soldiers from Korea to the Philippines to participate with about 6,000 U.S. troops in the exercise Balikatan, April 5-15.

  • Black Hawks Fly To Help Japan

    Mar 30, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Black Hawks have long been viewed as "freedom flyers" in countries where the Army uses utility helicopters for medical, search and rescue, transport and combat missions in support of troops on the ground. But since the March 11 9.0-magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Japan, two of those "freedom flyers" have become symbolic with emergency assistance to this nation's people, who have been crushed by the two overwhelming natural disasters.

  • Combat camera takes the spotlight during Balikatan 2011

    Mar 29, 2011

    Service members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the United States military received training in basic camera operation and graphic design during Balikatan 2011

  • Leaders learn cold weather skills

    Mar 29, 2011

    The Army's Northern Warfare Training Center in Alaska shows leaders "what right looks like" in cold weather operations.

  • Philippine, US forces team up for medical, dental assistance

    Mar 29, 2011

    Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines from both the Armed Forces of the Republic of the Philippines and the U.S. military participated in a medical and dental civic action program at Babancal Elementary School in Zambales province.

  • Alaska MPs head to Afghanistan

    Mar 29, 2011

    Soldiers of the 164th Military Police leave Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, March 22 for a yearlong deployment in Afghanistan

  • Troops to get priority Ten-Miler registration

    Mar 29, 2011

    Army Ten-Miler race officials have announced changes to the registration date and procedures for signing up to run in the 2011 race.

  • USAG-HI cares for Hawaii's 'iwi kupuna'

    Mar 29, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Knowledge is key when it comes to caring for "iwi kupuna," or ancestral bones.

  • USAG-HI recognizes stellar employees

    Mar 29, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - To give credit where credit is due was the aim of U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's Employee Recognition Breakfast at the Nehelani, here, Friday.

  • USAG-HI conducts aviation noise, cultural impacts research

    Mar 29, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii will be conducting research on aviation noise and potential natural and cultural resource impacts, March 21-April 1, at the Pohakuloa Training Area and three proposed landing zones in the Mauna Kea Forest Reserve, on the Big Island.

  • Soldiers help open runways at Sendai International

    Mar 29, 2011

    U.S. servicemembers have been working jointly and around the clock with Japanese Self-Defense Forces since mid-March to help the nation get back on its feet following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami here.

  • Humphreys Family member shares artistic talents by providing free classes

    Mar 28, 2011

    USAG HUMPHREYS, South Korea - After recently receiving a slight nudge from someone in her Family Readiness Group, Ashley Robles decided it was time to share her artistic talents with the Humphreys community by offering free classes at the Arts and Crafts Center, inside the Community Activity Center

  • 175th FMC conducts Eagle Card survey in South Korea

    Mar 28, 2011

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - The 175th Financial Management Center is conducting a survey on the Eagle Cash Stored Value Card in South Korea.

  • How the Army keeps rolling along

    Mar 25, 2011

    Fort Wainwright's transportation office supports the 1st Stryker Brigade, 25th Infantry Division in the unit's efforts to successfully deploy approximately 4,000 Soldiers and their equipment across thousands of miles of land, air and sea from Fort Wainwright to Fort Irwin, Calif., and Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Soldiers battle cold at Army's northern warfare school

    Mar 25, 2011

    Soldiers at The Northern Warfare Training Center at Black Rapids Training Site south of Fort Greely, Alaska, learn how to survive, maneuver and fight in the these extreme conditions.

  • South Korean Army Visit to CASCOM

    Mar 25, 2011

    Maj. Gen. Choon Soo Kim, commander of the Republic of Korea Army Combined Logistics School (center), shakes hands with Warrant Officer Hee S. Yi (right), a student in the Transportation Warrant Officer Basic Course, Army Logistics University. The three-day visit to Fort Lee and Joint Base Langley-Eustis provided the general with an overview of the Combined Arms Support Command and the Transportation, Ordnance and Quartermaster schools as well as the Army Logistics University.

  • APS-4 equipment used in U.S.-Korea joint exercise

    Mar 25, 2011

    More than 800 U.S. and Republic of Korea Soldiers, Marines, Sailors and ROK Service Corps personnel joined forces for the Combined/Joint Logistics Over-the-Shore training exercise at Anmyeon Beach, March 23.

  • Missing for 70 years, 11 Army airmen return home

    Mar 24, 2011

    Eleven Army Air Force servicemembers, missing in action since Nov. 20, 1943, after they took off from Jackson Airfield, Port Moresby, New Guinea on an overwater mission, were finally laid to rest on American soil.

  • ROK, U.S. hold logistics exercise in South Korea

    Mar 24, 2011

    ANMYEON, South Korea - The Combined Forces Command held a combined joint logistics exercise as a part of Foal Eagle 2011 here March 22 - 24.

  • Army to celebrate Month of the Military Child

    Mar 24, 2011

    During April, U.S. military installations around the globe will recognize the contributions and sacrifices that servicemembers' sons and daughters make daily.

  • AFP, US Balikatan participants build schools and friendships during exercise

    Mar 23, 2011

    The two schools need additional classroom space due to their increasing student populations. Members of both the Armed Forces of the Philippines and U.S. armed forces are doing the construction as part of Balikatan 2011.

  • Logistics Task Force 35 sets up HA/DR supply center

    Mar 23, 2011

    U.S. Army Japan's Logistics Task Force 35 set up operations at Sendai Airport March 23. Among the equipment put in place was a satellite dish to ensure ease of communications. The disaster relief center will distribute supplies for the evacuations facilities near the Tohoku area to the Japan Ground Self Defense Force. The JGSDF will further distribute those supplies to people who need them.

  • DoD Education Activity opens online preregistration for schools

    Mar 23, 2011

    Defense Department officials have launched an online preregistration application that's intended to help parents get an early start on enrolling their children in DoD schools.

  • Philippine, US forces collaborate to build classrooms for elementary school

    Mar 22, 2011

    Soldiers from the United States and Armed Forces of the Philippines are teaming up to add new classrooms to Topes Elementary School in Zambales Province, Philippines.

  • Operation Tomodachi

    Mar 22, 2011

    Maj. Gen. Michael T. Harrison Sr., commander of U.S. Army Japan discusses USARJ humanitarian aid and disaster relief assistance with Japan Ground Self Defense Force officials March 15.

  • Kaena Point: Off-roading threatens fragile ecosystem

    Mar 22, 2011

    KAENA POINT STATE PARK, Hawaii - Navigating the pristine trails, here, which are dotted with native vegetation, offers an "a-ha" Hawaii nature experience.

  • USAG-HI grows next generation of leaders

    Mar 22, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - A group of employees here is learning how to become the people others will want to follow.

  • Army's first smart-charging micro grid unveiled

    Mar 22, 2011

    In efforts to provide a clean source of "green" power and control nearly any source of electrical power within an existing grid, Col. Douglas Mulbury, commander, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, hosted a formal maile lei untying and demonstration of the Army's first-ever smart-charging micro grid, Friday, outside the garrison headquarters, here.

  • Live utility billing to begin July 1

    Mar 22, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Live utility billing will begin July 1 for residents living in homes constructed after 2004, and those residents will receive their first live statement in August.

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