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  • Legal Service Agency director visits Humphreys

    Apr 4, 2012

    Brigadier Gen. Flora Darpino, director of the Army Legal Service Agency, visited Camp Humphreys on April 3.

  • Humphreys deputy commander to bid farewell

    Apr 4, 2012

    David W. Frodsham will say goodbye to friends and co-workers during a farewell dinner April 6. Frodsham is leaving United States Army Garrison Humphreys after serving as deputy garrison commander for almost five years.

  • Camp Humphreys, Area III recognized for CFC performance

    Apr 4, 2012

    United States Army Garrison Humphreys and Area III have been recognized with the Special Merit Award for the Pacific Region for its outstanding performance in the 2011 Combined Federal Campaign.

  • Senior leaders of Area IV sign Sexual Assault Awareness Proclamation

    Apr 4, 2012

    DAEGU, South Korea--Brig. Gen. Paul C. Hurley, 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command commanding general, and Col. Kathleen Gavle, United States Army Garrison--Daegu commander, signed this year's Sexual Assault Awareness Proclamation April 4 in front of the 19th ESC headquarters building located on Camp Henry.

  • "Honk!" delivers some sweet music

    Apr 4, 2012

    "Honk!" made a lot of spectacular noise March 30-31, as Play Bill's Humphreys Community Theatre put on a show that wasn't just for the birds. "Honk!" is a musical rendition of The Ugly Duckling and was filled with humor, song, and dance. It took place at the Community Activity Center on Camp Humphreys.

  • Chili pot that will keep on giving

    Apr 4, 2012

    At Camp Red Cloud March 24, John Smith of the U.S. Army Garrison Red Cloud stirs the chili that won him first prize at the chili cook-off at Mitchell's Club. Smith won a 42-inch plasma TV and donated it to the Red Cross. -- Photo courtesy of American Forces Network Casey

  • In education, fertilizer for growth

    Apr 4, 2012

    Area 1 Women's Professional Development Symposium March 30 For Women's History Month Area 1 held a Women's Professional Development Symposium at the Camp Casey Community Activity Center, March 30.

  • SAES Students get right angle at Geometry night

    Apr 3, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- To help get kids excited about geometry, and to give parents a chance to learn and play with their kids, Seoul American Elementary School hosted Geometry Night inside the SAES cafeteria March 30.

  • Retired General inspires Yongsan during Women's Month

    Apr 3, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- A retired Army general gathered with over a hundred members of the Yongsan Community here to reflect on the contributions of women in history and the role of women in the Army, March 29. During the 501st Military Intelligence Brigade hosted Women's Month event, Brig. Gen. (Ret.) Anne Macdonald shared some of her West Point stories and experiences during her 30-year career in the Army.

  • Soldiers create green space in Yongsan

    Apr 2, 2012

    April, the spring season when all living things come to life, is upon us. In celebration of Arbor Day and the ROK-U.S. Alliance, Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan joined the city of Yongsan-gu to give back to the Community by planting hundreds of trees and shrubs at Yongsan Family Park March 29.

  • Proclamations to raise awareness

    Apr 2, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- What do quilts, denim and your support have to do with child abuse and sexual assault?

  • Prayer breakfast hones in on resiliency

    Apr 2, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Soldiers, families and civilians received messages that, coupled with resiliency, are the foundation to overcoming adversity, during the National Resiliency Prayer Breakfast at the Nehelani, here, March 21.

  • USAG-HI recognizes efforts of commendable employees

    Apr 2, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Twenty-three stellar employees received recognition for their roles and the impacts they have made in U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii during an Employee Recognition Breakfast at the Nehelani, here, March 20.

  • Installation Access Council among garrison's customer service venues

    Apr 2, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- To address concerns and take needed actions are the functions of the Installation Access Council, which met, here, March 22.

  • Families invited to celebrate Earth Month, Fun Fest

    Apr 2, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Building on the annual Earth Day Festival that has grown to attract nearly a thousand Soldiers and family members at Schofield Barracks, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii and Island Palm Communities are now taking Earth Day to the next level with the garrison's first-ever Earth Month celebration.

  • 'Blended learning' offers a new model for 21st century education

    Apr 2, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- When Department of Defense Education Activity, or DoDEA, grants were announced in the fall of 2011 the staff at Hale Kula Elementary and Wheeler Middle schools were excited to learn that they are receiving a $482,000 three-year grant to implement a new model for education called "blended learning."

  • 'Sex Signals' teach about preventing sexual assault

    Apr 2, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- Sexual Assault is a serious offense. The Military has zero tolerance for sexual assault. An assault can degrade the abilities of a unit, sow distrust among its members and keep the unit from being able to perform at their best to accomplish the mission.

  • Commander in Korea: Keep accompanied Korea tours at current level

    Mar 30, 2012

    Family-member-accompanied tours for U.S. service members in South Korea should not expand beyond the roughly 4,600 family members now authorized, the commander of U.S. Forces Korea told Congress March 28, 2012.

  • Environmental superstars in South Korea honored by Yongsan Directorate of Public Works

    Mar 30, 2012

    U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan Directorate of Public Works, Environmental Division is dedicated to the stewardship of the earth's natural resources and Community outreach. The hard work of the DPW personnel was highlighted during the quarterly Environmental Quality Control Committee (EQCC) meeting, March 29.

  • Tripler's fallen warrior receives Hawaii Medal of Honor

    Mar 30, 2012

    Twenty-four service members who deployed from Hawaii, who died in 2011 in Iraq or Afghanistan, were honored with a Hawaii Medal of Honor at the State Capital during a ceremony, March 28, 2012.

  • PRMC joins community to help foster successful postsecondary transition for wounded warriors

    Mar 30, 2012

    HONOLULU -- Members from the Pacific Regional Medical Command and Tripler Army Medical Center joined wounded warriors and private sector subject matter experts at a think tank hosted by the Pacific Alliance and the Center on Disability Studies, University of Hawaii at Manoa, March 23, here.

  • Partnership expands job opportunities for spouses

    Mar 29, 2012

    To expand career opportunities for military spouses, the Department of Defense launched the Military Spouse Employment Partnership in June 2011 to match Fortune 500 companies with military spouses worldwide.

  • Yokohama North Dock workers keep Army floating

    Mar 28, 2012

  • Strategic decisions sway Army to defer construction

    Mar 28, 2012

    The Army's military construction budget request for next year is 32 percent less than this year, Katherine Hammack, assistant secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment, told senators.

  • Thurman: Keep accompanied Korea tours at current level

    Mar 28, 2012

    WASHINGTON, March 28, 2012 - Family-member-accompanied tours for U.S. service members in South Korea should not expand beyond the roughly 4,600 family members now authorized, the commander of U.S. Forces Korea told Congress today.

  • Yongsan employee chosen to mentor

    Mar 27, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- The Pacific Region Mentoring Program, a program started by Installation Management Command to help train it's employees, has selected Jim North, a strategic planning specialist with the USAG Yongsan Plans, Analysis and Integration office as a mentor in their program.

  • Garrison strengthens relationship with Itaewon

    Mar 27, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- Itaewon is a city district, in Yongsan-gu, Seoul. Many restaurants serving international dishes and major hotels can be found here as well as dozens of shops and services aimed at tourists. Most importantly, it is the most frequently visited area by U.S. Soldiers stationed at the U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan.

  • SAMS students remember Black History

    Mar 27, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- Last month, U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan observed Black History Month. To celebrate this year, for the first time ever, Seoul American Middle School students researched, filmed and produced a documentary titled "Progress: A Look Back, A Step Forward". Their hard work paid off with a screening among their peers on March 23at Seoul American High School Auditorium.

  • Eighth Army pays tribute to fallen Cheonan heroes

    Mar 27, 2012

    Eighth Army marked the second anniversary of the attack on the Republic of Korea Navy Ship Cheonan that claimed 46 ROK sailors.

  • Army's upgraded tactical communications network passes cold weather test, moves closer to fielding

    Mar 27, 2012

    Warfighter Information Network-Tactical Increment 2 successfully completed its Cold Weather Natural Environments Testing in January at Fort Greely, Alaska, receiving positive test results in the execution and in its recently released test report from the Army's Aberdeen Test Center.

  • AFSBn-Korea holds ice cream social at orphanage

    Mar 27, 2012

    Lt. Col. Benny L. Starks Jr., commander of the Army Field Support Battalion-Korea, serves a resident of the My Home Orphanage during an ice cream social hosted by the battalion March 12 at the orphanage. The battalion, headquartered at Camp Casey, South Korea, conducts numerous events throughout the year with the orphanage, located in Dongducheon.

  • President visits Soldiers on Demilitarized Zone

    Mar 27, 2012

    American Soldiers who guard the border here between South and North Korea were surprised, March 25, 2012, to get a visit from their commander in chief.

  • Young Soldiers Reflect on Why Bataan Memorial Death March is Meaningful

    Mar 27, 2012

    Seventy years ago, young American and Filipino men began a grueling and deadly forced march as prisoners of war through the Bataan Peninsula in the Philippines. Army Sergeant Janelle Sennert speaks with young Soldiers who explain why an annual memorial march commemorating that event inspires them to be tomorrow's Army leaders.

  • U.S. Army Tropic Regions Test Center puts MRAP through its paces

    Mar 27, 2012

    U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground played an extensive role in the rapid initiative to field the mine-resistant, ambush protected vehicle by conducting punishing durability testing on virtually all of its variants.

  • Humphreys Fire and Emergency Services wins three awards

    Mar 27, 2012

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea -- Another year has brought another round of recognition for U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys Fire and Emergency Services.

  • 'Take pride in your Army Hawaii home'

    Mar 26, 2012

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- March 27-29, Soldiers, family members and civilian employees on Schofield Barracks and Wheeler Army Airfield will participate in a massive community spring cleanup.

  • Flag disposal

    Mar 26, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Boy Scouts from Troop 135 prepare to retire an American flag in a flag retirement ceremony at East Range, here, March 14.

  • Counter IED experts prepare peacekeepers during Angkor Sentinel

    Mar 26, 2012

    Trainers from the Asia Pacific Counter Improvised Explosive Device Fusion Center based at Fort Shafter, Hawaii, helped prepare Cambodian peacekeepers for future United Nations humanitarian missions.

  • MP readiness pays off for Presidential visit

    Mar 25, 2012

    To prepare for a visit by President Barack Obama the U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan Directorate of Emergency Services and Soldiers from the 142nd Military Police Company prepared for weeks to ensure the safety of Yongsan, South Korea.

  • Philippine community, Civil Affairs work shoulder-to-shoulder to break ground at local school

    Mar 24, 2012

    PUERTO PRINCESA, PALAWAN, Philippines --Barangay Santa Cruz community members with service members from the Armed Forces of the Philippines and U.S. Marines with U.S. Army Civil Affairs attended a groundbreaking ceremony here March 19.

  • Groundbreaking for school building projects marks Exercise Balikatan

    Mar 23, 2012

    Members of the community from the Barangay Inagawan sub district, as well as service members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and United States armed forces attended a groundbreaking ceremony March 19.

  • Tripler, USAG-HI, community join forces to offer car seat safety check

    Mar 23, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Thirty-three of the youngest members of the military ohana on Oahu are riding a little bit more safely after their parents had their car seats checked out, here, March 17.

  • Hawaiian installations welcome IMCOM leadership

    Mar 22, 2012

    Lt. Gen. Michael Ferriter, commander of Installation Management Command, his wife, Margie, and IMCOM Command Sgt. Maj. Earl Rice recently visited Army installations in Hawaii to meet with Soldiers, Civilians and their Families. During their visit, they toured training ranges, recreational facilities and Family Member programs.

  • Officials offer tips to beat summer moving rush

    Mar 22, 2012

    With military moving season about to kick into high gear, officials are urging service members to book their moving dates early and to remain as flexible as possible when doing so.

  • Welfare of Army families in the Pacific is a top priority

    Mar 22, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The Ferriters know what it means to be "Army strong."

  • IMCOM commander visits Hawaii

    Mar 22, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- A three-star general clad in the Army Combat Uniform grapples with a sergeant first class, also wearing ACUs, in a steamy and stuffy exercise room, here. About two dozen junior Soldiers, sitting on a blue mat, watch as the pair demonstrates a triangle choke.

  • Eighth Army off-loads Strykers in South Korea

    Mar 21, 2012

    The U.S. Army off-loaded Stryker combat vehicles at Pier 8 in Busan, South Korea, March 20, 2012, to support the annual Foal Eagle exercise in South Korea.

  • Yongsan MPs step up bicycle registration campaign

    Mar 21, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- Yongsan Garrison Military Police are on the lookout for a threat to the Community. But only with your help can they stop the danger posed by unregistered bicycles on post.

  • Groundbreaking for school marks Exercise Balikatan's official humanitarian civil assistance start

    Mar 21, 2012

    Members of the community from the Barangay Inagawan sub district, as well as service members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and United States armed forces attended a groundbreaking ceremony March 19.

  • Yongsan reaffirms partnership with Bupyeong-gu KAFC

    Mar 21, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan Commander Col. William P. Huber, Bupyeong-gu Mayor Hong, Mi-young and members of the Bupyeong-gu Korean American Friendship Council attended a luncheon at Bupyeong-gu, March. 20. Hong delivered opening remarks, emphasizing cooperation and alliance.

  • Yongsan declares women's history month

    Mar 21, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan is participating in the nationwide recognition of March Women's History Month. U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan is celebrating Women's History Month with several events. The 5K Fun Run was held at Collier Fitness Center on March 10. Two Book Readings events were planned with the first one held at Hannam Village on March 22, and the second one scheduled to be held on March 27, at the Yongsan Library. The Women's History Month's main event will be held on March 29 at the R&R Bar and Grill. Performances and music is prepared and retired Brigade General Anne MacDonald will be the guest speaker.

  • Yongsan Soldiers clean up Itaewon

    Mar 21, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- Soldiers got down and dirty to clean up the streets of Itaewon with the help of Yongsan-gu government officials, members of the Itaewon Tourist Association, and the citizens of Itaewon, March 21.

  • Yongsan helps Soldiers in financial emergency

    Mar 20, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan Army Community Service kicked off the annual Army Emergency Relief Campaign to move one step forward of fulfilling its motto, "Helping the Army Take Care of Its Own." The campaign started on March. 19 and will be held until April. 27.

  • IMCOM commander visits Hawaiian installations

    Mar 20, 2012

    Lt. Gen. Michael Ferriter, commander of Installation Management Command, and IMCOM Command Sgt. Maj. Earl Rice visited Army installations in Hawaii to meet with Soldiers, families and Department of the Army civilians.

  • Humphreys Resource Managmement wins Army award

    Mar 20, 2012

    The Department of the Army has bestowed the Outstanding Resource Management Organization Award, for below the Army command level, to the United States Army Garrison Humphreys Directorate of Resource Management.

  • Humphreys hosts social media workshop

    Mar 20, 2012

    More than 70 public affairs, marketing, and installation management professionals from across the Korean peninsula gathered at the Camp Humphreys Super Gym, March 16, to take part in the garrison's first social media workshop.

  • FWMR reprioritizes program, services funds

    Mar 19, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- As a directorate within the Army, Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation was not immune to the budget reductions. The FMWR operating budgets were reduced 27 percent, or $3.2 million, from previous years funding levels, and program changes were required.

  • Funding cuts impact FMWR

    Mar 19, 2012

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- Facing a funding reduction of 27 percent, the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation announced a series of program changes, here, effective April 1.

  • Advice for prospective owners includes choosing pets with care

    Mar 19, 2012

    Pet over population is a sad reality in the U.S. Military families on the move should think carefully before taking in an animal to avoid contributing to this problem.

  • Philippine, U.S. service members build relationships, schools through Balikatan

    Mar 17, 2012

    PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, PALAWAN, Philippines -- Philippine and U.S. personnel combine forces to begin construction, March 14, at Tagbarungis Elementary School here, marking the groundbreaking start to Balikatan 2012.

  • Utah National Guard, Republic of Korea Army conduct artillery exercise

    Mar 16, 2012

    South Korean and U.S. Army units unleashed a precise barrage of 155m self-propelled artillery rounds during a live-fire exercise March 15, 2012, at a training range close to the Korean Demilitarized Zone.

  • Tripler's pain physicians help geriatric patients relieve compressed lumbars

    Mar 16, 2012

    TRIPLER ARMY MEDICAL CENTER, Hawaii " The Department of Integrative Pain Management, here, completed the first minimally invasive lumbar decompression in Hawaii, Jan. 20.

  • Tripler's Dept. of Social Work enhance well-being of beneficiaries

    Mar 16, 2012

    HONOLULU " The Department of Social Work, or DSW, at Tripler Army Medical Center and Schofield Barracks Health Clinic, provides comprehensive social work services to all Pacific Regional Medical Command beneficiaries.

  • Camp Humphreys social media initiatives named 'Best in Army'

    Mar 15, 2012

    The U.S. Army recognized Camp Humphreys, South Korea, with a first place award in the 2011 Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware Public Affairs Competition for "Outstanding Initiatives in New Media."

  • CBRNE Analytical and Remediation Activity labs do more than impress

    Mar 15, 2012

    CAMP STANLEY, Korea -- These are not your average bi-focal wearing, white lab coat clad, gray bearded scientists that don't stray far from their experiments. Instead, they are deployable men and women of all sizes and ages who have a laundry list of advanced degrees and a passion for what they do--diagnosing chemical, biological and explosive samples.

  • Swedish Delegation visits Yongsan Army Community Service

    Mar 14, 2012

    Representatives from the Swedish Delegation to the Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission visited Army Community Service to learn about ACS programs and services available to Servicemembers and their Families while they are serving with the Delegation in Korea, Mar. 14.

  • Alabama National Guard heat it up in Yongsan

    Mar 14, 2012

    The state of Alabama's National Guard answered the call to serve and support their fellow Servicemembers during Key Resolve 2012. The Alabama National Guard team put their cooking skills to great use during the two-week exercise in Yongsan.

  • Director of Army National Guard visits Humphreys

    Mar 14, 2012

    Lt. Gen. William Ingram Jr., director of the U.S. Army National Guard, visited Camp Humphreys, Republic of Korea, March 6, 2012.

  • Area III CFC campaign a success

    Mar 14, 2012

    Good work and good results from the past year were recognized during a Combined Federal Campaign Overseas Unit Awards ceremony March 13.

  • Culinary arts competitors collect medals, titles

    Mar 14, 2012

    More than 340 military food service specialists gathered at Fort Lee, Va., for the final event of the largest culinary arts competition in North America.

  • Women veterans mark 60th anniversary of Korean War

    Mar 14, 2012

    Women veterans of what is often referred to as the "Forgotten War" celebrated the 60th anniversary of the Korean War, March 9, 2012.

  • Nephew of Benjamin K. Humphreys visits post

    Mar 14, 2012

    In 1962, K-6 was renamed as Camp Humphreys in honor of Chief Warrant Officer 2 Benjamin K. Humphreys, a pilot assigned to the 6th Transportation Company, who died in a helicopter accident on Nov. 13, 1961. On March 9, John Humphreys, a grand nephew of Benjamin K. Humphreys, visited Camp Humphreys for the first time.

  • Keeping the Yongsan Community safe

    Mar 14, 2012

    Recent incidents of theft on U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan has prompted leadership to remind the Community of a simple, yet powerful message: Lock your doors.

  • Fusion restaurant offers Yongsan delectable delights

    Mar 13, 2012

    When people are away from home, there are countless things that they may miss about their native land. Obvious aspects include family, friends, and neighborhoods. However, it also includes little things such as the way houses are aligned, the smell of the ground, and the sounds of the environment. Another crucial thing that we tend to miss about home is the food.

  • Soldiers can help Soldiers through AER Campaign

    Mar 13, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The Army Emergency Relief Campaign, or AER, has kicked off and runs through May 15.

  • Exchange, JRB spread shoplifting awareness

    Mar 13, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The Exchange facility, here, continues to deal steadily with individuals who are stealing from their stores.

  • Facebook town hall addresses issues

    Mar 13, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii hosted its third Facebook town hall, here, Feb. 29, to address community issues and concerns.

  • Primaries, general elections are fast approaching

    Mar 13, 2012

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- The direction of the economy, scheduled Department of Defense budget cuts, taxes and a drawdown of U.S. forces all combine to serve as potential hot-button issues for the upcoming general election.

  • ACS restructures Soldier, family program services

    Mar 13, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Despite a reduction in staff, Army Community Service, or ACS, and Survivor Outreach Services offices, or SOS, will continue to provide services for units, Soldiers and families located in the south community.

  • Schofield Exchange pledges competitive pricing

    Mar 13, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- With smart phones becoming more prevalent as shopping tools, price matching is becoming increasingly popular.

  • Hui O Na Wahine offers a 'Better You'

    Mar 13, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The Hui O' Na Wahine all-ranks Army spouses club is hosting a luncheon about unlocking talents and developing success strategies.

  • Upscale living: Slimy residents fill gated community

    Mar 13, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Army staff have welcomed the last incoming residents to a gated community high atop the Waianae Mountains.

  • Area II standardizes hours to purchase alcohol

    Mar 12, 2012

    A recently approved policy change will limit the hours that alcohol is available for sale at Army and Air Force Exchange Service facilities within U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan. The AAFES supported change prohibits the sale of alcoholic beverages after 9 p.m., 7 days a week and goes into effect on March 15, 2012. The affected Yongsan AAFES Shoppettes are located at the Dragon Hill Lodge and the Main Post Mini-Mall.

  • U.S. leaders recall Japan disasters, relief efforts

    Mar 11, 2012

    President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta issued statements Friday marking the upcoming one-year anniversary of the "3/11" earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disasters that devastated Japan.

  • US - ROK partnership forged in iron

    Mar 9, 2012

    2nd Infantry Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team Soldiers and Republic of Korea soldiers conduct Iron Forge exercise.

  • 2nd CAB officer mentors, leads by example

    Mar 9, 2012

    2nd Infantry Division's woman officer leads junior women Soldiers to B.E.S.T.

  • Eighth Army maintains readiness with Key Resolve, Foal Eagle

    Mar 9, 2012

    Eighth Army trained with its South Korean allies during exercise Key Resolve from Feb. 27 through March 9, 2012.

  • Yongsan wins 2012 Communities of Excellence award

    Mar 8, 2012

    U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan was recently selected as a Bronze winner of the 2012 Army Communities of Excellence by the Army chief of staff. The ACOE award recognizes USAG Yongsan's performance excellence in installation management and its direct efforts to improve and sustain the quality of support to Servicemembers, Families, Civilians, Local Nationals and contractors who work, live and train on the Area II installation.

  • Students promote breast cancer awareness at Tripler Army Medical Center

    Mar 8, 2012

    TRIPLER ARMY MEDICAL CENTER, Hawaii -- A breast cancer awareness display stood in the Oceanside lobby, here, Feb. 21-24.

  • Tripler Army Medical Center's 68W sustainment program brings real combat experience to students

    Mar 8, 2012

    TRIPLER ARMY MEDICAL CENTER, Hawaii - The Department of Health Education and Training, here, completed another iteration of their 68W Sustainment Program, Feb. 28.

  • USARPAC Humanitarian Assistance Survey Team conducts disaster training at Schofield Barracks Hawaii

    Mar 8, 2012

    As the Department of Defense begins to focus on the pacific, the US Army Pacific continues to do what it has always done, prepare for the inevitable.

  • 'Read Across America' promotes literacy among elementary students in Japan

    Mar 7, 2012

    More than 40 volunteers from Camp Zama, Japan, read books to students Monday at Arnn Elementary School in honor of an annual event that celebrates the birthday of Dr. Seuss, one of America's most famed children's authors.

  • Yongsan's ACE-SI training helps save lives

    Mar 7, 2012

    Suicide is a critical issue that impacts several people in the military. These may be people who have lost their spouses, brothers, sisters, parents, siblings, and co-workers. They may also be survivors themselves. It is easy to assume that suicide is something that we will never experience or be a part of. The statistics, however, seem to indicate otherwise.

  • 2012 Balikatan Exercise

    Mar 7, 2012

    2012 Balikatan Exercise

  • Exerecise Shanti Doot 3

    Mar 7, 2012

    Buildings at Bipsot Training area approximately 50 kilometers north of Dhaka Bangladesh. Thai soldiers arriving at Bipsot Training area off loading Equipment, checking in and unpacking in their barracks. Other clips show Military units from around the world in formation and moving on to busses. 11 countries are here for Exercise SHANTI-DOOT-3 a Bangladesh--hosted and US sponsored multinational exercise designed to train defense personnel from Bangladesh US and GPOI partner countries. The goal and objectives of the exercise are to increase the participants interoperability and peace keeping skills prior to deployment to UN missions. SHANTI-DOOT means ambassador / messenger of peace.

  • U.S. Army Alaska's Polar Express

    Mar 7, 2012

    Black ice, blowing snow, ice fog, treacherous hills and subzero temperatures are just some of the conditions the Soldiers of the 109th Transportation Company face each week to get cargo and supplies across Alaska from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson to Fort Wainwright.

  • 94TH AAMDC CIVILIAN RECEIVES LETTER OF APPRECIATION FROM MAYOR OF HONOLULU

    Mar 7, 2012

    FORT SHAFTER, HAWAII-- A 94TH AAMDC civilian received a letter of appreciation from the mayor of Honolulu for his hard work and support during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation conference at the Department of Emergency Management meeting on Feb. 27, 2012.

  • 94TH AAMDC PARTICIPATES IN KEEN EDGE 2012

    Mar 7, 2012

    FORT SHAFTER, HAWAII-- The 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command participated in Keen Edge 2012 that convened from 22-27 Jan. 2012 from the Air and Space Operations Center on Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii.

  • Talks reaffirm growing U.S.-India partnership

    Mar 6, 2012

    Recent bilateral security talks between the United States and India reaffirmed the importance of the partnership between the two nations and the growing U.S. interest in advancing it, as reflected in the new defense strategic guidance, a senior official said March 2, 2012.

  • Thrift shop holds savings and style event

    Mar 6, 2012

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, Republic of Korea -- The Painted Door Thrift Shop held a "Spring into Savings and Styles" fashion show on March 3. All donated long sleeve merchandise, such as jackets, sweaters, and shirts, was offered at a 50 percent discount. Also, spring and summer clothes went on sale.