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  • Exercise Yama Sakura 59

    Jan 18, 2011

    <b>What is it' </b> U.S. Army Pacific's Yama Sakura is USARPAC's premier bilateral command post annual exercise between Japanese and U.S. military forces. The simulation-driven exercise is the foundation of Japanese and U.S. defense cooperation.

  • Gates consults with South Korea on North's provocations

    Jan 14, 2011

    Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates visited South Korean leaders Jan. 14 in Seoul, South Korea, to demonstrate American solidarity against North Korean provocations. "We are all concerned about the tense situation on the peninsula caused by North Korea's continued belligerence and repeated provocations over the past few months," Gates said at the beginning of a meeting with Defense Minister Kim Kwan-jin.

  • CBRN Training at Camp Carroll, Republic of Korea

    Jan 14, 2011

    Soldiers of 498th Combat Service Support Battalion, 501st Sustainment Brigade conducted Chemical,, Biological, Radiation and Nuclear training at Camp Carroll, Republic of Korea Jan. 13, 2011.

  • Military police begin Area I bicycle roundup

    Jan 13, 2011

    CAMP RED CLOUD, South Korea - Military Police have spent the past two weeks tagging abandoned and unregistered bicycles on Warrior Country installations.

  • New director wants to bring Alaska adventure to youth

    Jan 13, 2011

    "We want to provide an exceptional experience and superior customer service that our families will always remember," Sagartz said.

  • Musician, storyteller visits Wainwright

    Jan 13, 2011

    The reasons behind his visit to Fort Wainwright are simple, he said. He loves God and loves Soldiers and wants to encourage them. "The first thing I want to say is 'thank you for your service,'" he said.

  • Carol Holley, Photographer of Fort Wainwright

    Jan 13, 2011

    A typical day starts early for Holley. Minutes ahead of their appointed times, Soldiers arrive with dress uniforms in hand and extra attention having been paid toward haircuts and appearance; they come prepared for a DA photo session, clean and sharp.

  • Gates visits Japan, stresses need to prevent North Korean provocations

    Jan 13, 2011

    Preventing another North Korea provocation of South Korea is in everyone's interest, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said in Tokyo, today.

  • Gates says China relations ready for next level

    Jan 12, 2011

    Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates ended his meetings in China Jan. 12, saying the discussions he had with Chinese officials will take the military-to-military relationship between the two countries to the next level.

  • Gates: North Korea becoming direct threat to US

    Jan 11, 2011

    If it continues on its current path, North Korea could be a "direct threat" to the United States in five years or less, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said in Beijing, today.

  • Lt. Gen. Formica Visits Remote Arctic Post during the Holidays

    Jan 11, 2011

    Lt. Gen. Richard Formica, commanding general, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, visited the Soldiers of the 49th Missile Defense Battalion during this holiday season. During this second visit to the Missile Defense Complex he spent his time interfacing with more than 200 Alaska Army National Guard Soldiers who operate and secure the system at Fort Greely, Alaska.

  • U.S. Army Pacific Health Promotion Council meeting focuses on Soldier wellness programs

    Jan 10, 2011

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii - The U.S. Army Pacific Surgeon's Office discussed suicide prevention and wellness programs at the quarterly Pacific Health Promotion Council meeting Jan. 7 at USARPAC headquarters. "The goal of the council is to have a better appreciation of the significance of suicide and wellness issues throughout the command," said Col. Joseph S. Pina, USARPAC deputy surgeon.

  • Gates: US, China must cooperate as world powers

    Jan 10, 2011

    The United States and China are world powers that need to cooperate, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said. At a news conference after their meeting at the Bayi Building, Gates and Gen. Liang Guanglie, China's minister of national defense, spoke of the importance of strong, reliable military-to-military contacts between the nations.

  • Contracting specialists train for disasters during contingency contracting exercise

    Jan 7, 2011

    Fort Shafter, Hawaii - The 413th Contracting Support Brigade at Fort Shafter become the first CSB to support a disaster scenario based on real-world events during a recent joint contracting field training exercise. The exercise, Pacific Contingency Contracting Disaster Training, was based on Operation Unified Assistance after the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. The exercise focused on providing emergency contracting to a joint task force supporting a foreign disaster relief effort.

  • 25th CAB prioritizes re-deploying Soldiers, families

    Jan 7, 2011

    Leadership with the 25th CAB prioritized the needs of its Soldiers and their families upon the brigade's return from Iraq earlier this summer with a robust Soldier Reset and Reintegration Program targeting physical, emotional, spiritual, family and social dynamics with activities and events from Schofield Barracks to Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.

  • Military Child in Hawaii surveys families for second year

    Jan 6, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The U.S. Pacific Command-hosted longitudinal study by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, in conjunction with the Curriculum Research and Development Group at the University of Hawaii, is currently in its second year of collecting data from military families.

  • Stryker vehicles loaded for NTC

    Jan 6, 2011

    Lt. Philip Anklin, 1-25th SBCT officer in charge of the operation watched over 80 Soldiers and contractors as they performed the tasks of loading and securing 111 Strykers, five HEMTTS (Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Trucks) Load Handling Systems and four trailers all bound for the National Testing Center at Fort Irwin, Ca.

  • Deputy commander returns to Alaska 28 years later

    Jan 6, 2011

    Lowe sticks to four principles he believes in: Teach, coach, train and mentor. "Out there, that's what I saw the NCOs doing." He said, after being with the Soldiers as they trained, "I'd go to combat with any of these guys in a heartbeat."

  • Soldier graduates at top of Marine sniper course

    Jan 4, 2011

  • Casey visits Warrior Country

    Jan 4, 2011

    CAMP CASEY - Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey, Jr., made an early Christmas visit to Soldiers and families packed into the Carey Physical Fitness Center on Camp Casey, Dec. 22.

  • Army honors best in food service

    Jan 4, 2011

    The Department of the Army G-4 and the Joint Culinary Center of Excellence at Fort Lee are proud to announce the winners of the annual Philip A. Connelly Awards Program for Excellence in Army food service. From providing nutritional meals to creating morale boosting environments, food service professionals keep the Army rolling along. This program honors those professionals, Soldiers and Department of the Army Civilians, who rise above the standard and continually demonstrate excellence in food service.

  • 6-52nd Soldiers brighten holiday season in Suwon

    Jan 2, 2011

    SUWON AIR BASE, South Korea - Smiles lights up across the faces of the children as they try so hard to hide their excitement.

  • Retired Army Lt. Gen. Rienzi laid to rest at Punchbowl

    Dec 30, 2010

    HONOLULU - A man described as being one of the greatest Army communicators, retired Lt. Gen. Thomas M. Rienzi, 91, was laid to rest Dec. 30 at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific after receiving full military honors. Rienzi died Dec. 15 at Tripler Army Medical Center. Rienzi was the former deputy director general, chief of staff, and chief engineer of NATO Integrated Communications Systems Management Agency (NICSMA) in Brussels, Belgium when he retired in 1979. "He was one of the greatest of the Great Generation," said Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon, commander of the U.S. Army Pacific, during his condolences to the family. "And frankly, I'm humbled to be able to honor him today. He loved Soldiers - those he commanded and those he taught, his cadets at West Point. He always took the time to develop those who served him and was deeply committed to them."

  • Retired Army Lt. Gen. Thomas M. Rienzi laid to rest at Punchbowl

    Dec 30, 2010

    A man described as being one of the greatest Army communicators, retired Lt. Gen. Thomas M. Rienzi, 91, was laid to rest Dec. 30 at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific after receiving full military honors. Rienzi died Dec. 15 at Tripler Army Medical Center.

  • SEC hosts Korean Army representatives, tours new labs

    Dec 29, 2010

  • USARPAC deployment team attains operationally capable status

    Dec 28, 2010

    The U.S. Army Pacific Contingency Command Post Deployable Assessment Team B was certified as fully operational capable at Fort Shafter, Hawaii, Dec. 22.

  • 501st SBDE Helps Children

    Dec 27, 2010

    Soldiers from 501st Special Troops Battalion, 501st Sustainment Brigade help with English lessons at Seokjeon Middle School near Camp Carroll, Republic of Korea during a visit Dec. 16, 2010.

  • KSC Battalion delivers holiday cheer to orphanage

    Dec 26, 2010

    SEOUL - The Korean Service Corps Battalion delivered holiday cheer to the Hwasung Orphanage in Seoul Dec. 23.

  • Army chief of staff receives 'Order of the Rising Sun' decoration during Japan visit

    Dec 23, 2010

    The Army's chief of staff was presented with one of Japan's most distinguished decorations during a visit to Camp Ichigaya, the headquarters of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force.

  • Army Chief of Staff visits with 2nd ID Soldiers and Families

    Dec 22, 2010

    Gen. George Casey visits with 2nd Infantry Division Soldiers and Families during a visit to Camp Casey, Republic of Korea.

  • Gen. Casey tours first DoDDS school north of Seoul, Republic of Korea

    Dec 22, 2010

    Gen. George Casey, U.S. Army Chief of Staff, visited Camp Casey, Republic of Korea, where he toured the new Casey Elementary School. The Casey School is the first Department of Defense Dependents School to open in the previously dependent-restricted Area I, north of Seoul.

  • Casey visits Camp Zama

    Dec 22, 2010

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr. visits Soldiers and their families at Camp Zama, Japan.

  • CSA holds town hall meeting on Yongsan

    Dec 22, 2010

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. holds a town hall meeting Dec. 22 on Yongsan Garrison in South Korea.

  • Army Chief of Staff Visits Japan's Ministry of Defense

    Dec 21, 2010

    Pictures from CSA General Casey's Holiday visit to Japan.

  • Fort Wainwright Holiday Tree Lighting

    Dec 21, 2010

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska - Brig. Gen. Raymond P. Palumbo, commander U.S. Army Alaska, asks for their help in lighting this year's Fort Wainwright Holiday Tree from a crowd of eager children.

  • Blackhawk Soldiers finish year strong, take on "Cav Stakes"

    Dec 21, 2010

    Soldiers from C Troop, 5th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division performed a multi-day competition, through a variety of individual tasks such as; weapons assembly and disassembly, combat lifesaver evaluation and communication checks.

  • Arctic Legion Soldiers assist Santa, donate toys

    Dec 21, 2010

    Soldiers from B Company, 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Team, 25th Infantry Division load a box of donated toys collected during the battalion's toy drive Dec. 10 at the B/1-24th company area. 150 toys were donated to the Salvation Army for families in the Fairbanks, Alaska area.

  • Army Chief of Staff visits Fort Wainwright

    Dec 21, 2010

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska - Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. and his wife Sheila paid a holiday visit to troops in the heart of the Last Frontier.

  • Eighth Army Surgeon Office honors troops with tree

    Dec 21, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - To honor U.S. troops during the holidays, the 8th Army force health protection chief recently decided to give an old Christmas standard a new twist.

  • Supply, maintenance units awarded for excellence

    Dec 21, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - Eighth Army maintenance and supply units were recognized for excellence during ceremony here Dec. 16.

  • Iron Horse Soldiers bond with ROK Special Forces

    Dec 21, 2010

    SUWON AIR BASE, South Korea - Pfc. Richard Dejesus never thought that he would find a best friend thousands of miles away from the United States.

  • 2nd Infantry Division to be issued new combat vehicles in 2011

    Dec 21, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - Units of the 2nd Infantry Division will receive new M1A2 Abrams Tanks and M2A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicles from December of 2010 to May of 2011.

  • USAKA heads to Ebeye for softball game

    Dec 20, 2010

    In an endeavor to continue positive relations with its Marshallese neighbors and friends, U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll/Reagan Test Site staff arranged to have an international softball game between the best of USAKA and the Ebeye All-Stars. The game was hosted by Ebeye on Dec. 11 and USAKA came out on top with a score of 11-7.

  • Eighth Army celebrates holidays at annual concert

    Dec 20, 2010

    SEOUL - South Korean and American sevicemembers and families celebrated the holidays at the Korea-America Friendship Holiday Concert here at Seoul Performing Arts Center Dec. 19.

  • Sharp: Alliance will respond 'decisively' to attacks

    Dec 19, 2010

    SEOUL - The top American military officer here said the Republic of Korea-U.S. Alliance will respond "rapidly, proportionately and decisively" to any future North Korean provocations.

  • US troops to observe South Korean live-fire drills

    Dec 18, 2010

    U.S. trainers and observers will be present for South Korean live-fire artillery drills planned to start tomorrow and to continue until Dec. 21, Defense Department officials said today.

  • Retired Lt. Gen. Rienzi dies at Tripler Army Medical Center

    Dec 17, 2010

    Retired U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Thomas Rienzi, former Deputy Director General, Chief of Staff, and Chief Engineer of NATO Integrated Communications Systems Management Agency (NICSMA) in Brussels, Belgium, died Dec. 14 at Tripler Army Medical Center, Hawaii. He was 91.

  • ACS opens its doors to a 'Winter Wonderland'

    Dec 17, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - SCHOFIELD BARRACKS - Army Community Service invited the community to their "Winter Wonderland," here, Tuesday. Childrend shared their holiday wishes with Santa and Mrs. Claus and got their photos taken with the jolly pair. They participated in interactive craft activities like decorating Christmas stockings and making candy-cane-reindeer to give as gifts.

  • Army chef to compete in national culinary contest

    Dec 16, 2010

    SUWON AIR BASE, South Korea - When Sgt. Jeffrey Matthews first won the silver medal at the prestigious National Culinary Art Competition at Fort Lee, Va., in 2007, he felt that was the defining moment of his life.

  • Ensemble jazzes up holiday season in South Korea

    Dec 16, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - The sparkling of holiday lights, smells of sweet eggnog and swinging sounds of brass instruments were among the festivities avid holiday goers enjoyed Dec. 11 as the 8th Army Band Jazz Ensemble performed a holiday concert at the Dragon Hill Lodge.

  • Vets caution against pets as holiday presents

    Dec 16, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The holidays can be a tempting time to get someone an adorable puppy or kitten for Christmas; however, Army veterinarians are urging prospective pet owners and pet givers to take a page from Santa's book and check twice - or rather think twice, before making any decisions.

  • ASC Directorate of Logistics team visits OCONUS sites

    Dec 13, 2010

    Army Sustainment Command's Directorate of Logistics Enterprise Transformation Team visited Europe and Asia, Oct. 23-Nov. 15. Seeking out issues and solutions, the transformation team visited Germany, Japan and Korea in preparation for overseas DOL realignment from the Installation Management Command to the Army Materiel Command.

  • Tree lighting brightens Palm Circle

    Dec 13, 2010

    Residents, community members and employees at Fort Shafter, Hawaii, embraced the holiday season with the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony Dec. 9 on Fort Shafter's historic Palm Circle. Col. Douglas Mulbury, U.S. Garrison-Hawaii commander, welcomed everyone to the ceremony. Kailei'a Duriano and her brother Darian Duriano lit up the tree on Palm Circle with the push of a giant candy cane lever to bring the tree to life full of lights. Santa arrived after the tree lighting ceremony aboard a fire truck. Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation treated children to cookies while Santa heard everyone's wishes for Christmas.

  • Eighth Army announces MacArthur award nominees

    Dec 13, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - Eighth Army announced its nominees for the 2010 U.S. Army-level General Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award Competition here Dec. 10.

  • KSC Battalion conducts annual mobilization drill

    Dec 13, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - The Korean Service Corps Battalion conducted its annual mobilization rehearsal Dec. 8 at Collier Field House here to demonstrate to the 8th Army leadership how the process works at a theater level.

  • Traweeks spend 10 great years on Kwajalein

    Dec 10, 2010

    After almost 10 years of service to U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll/Reagan Test Site, Billy Traweek and his wife Lauren are moving on to their next assignment. USAKA/RTS staff hosted a farewell luncheon and ceremony Dec. 8 to thank the Traweeks for their hard work and dedication while here on Kwajalein. At the luncheon Traweek was awarded an Achievement Medal for Civilian Service, which was presented by Col. Joseph Gaines, the commander of USAKA/RTS.

  • Holiday crowd enjoys snow at AMR

    Dec 10, 2010

    ALIAMANU MILITARY RESERVATION, Hawaii - Snow fell, here, Saturday. Keiki wearing summer shorts and sandals jumped right into the piles of snow, specially brought in for the 14th Annual Holiday Fun Fest. The event was organized by the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation and drew in more than 1,000 visitors.

  • Ask the Garrison Commander: On-post animal policies, housing BAHAca,!E+issues addressed

    Dec 10, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The "Ask the Garrison Commander" program is designed as a communication tool to allow Soldiers, civilians and family members to have their concerns addressed and questions answered by the commander, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii.

  • APS - 3 equipment overhauled in Korean port

    Dec 10, 2010

    Packed with more than 1,000 trucks, trailers, and other equipment belonging to the Army's Prepositioned Stocks - 3 program, the USNS Watson docked in Gwangyang, South Korea, to service its cargo.

  • USARHAW celebrates holiday creativity

    Dec 9, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Greeting cards go hand-in-hand with the holidays, and on Army installations across Oahu, it's no different. Well, maybe a little different. Giant holiday cards measuring 4 feet by 8 feet have greeted residents, employees and visitors as they enter Schofield Barracks, Fort Shafter and Tripler Army Medical Center since the 1990s.

  • JVEF renews funding for Army School Partnership Program

    Dec 9, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The Joint Venture Education Forum allotted $94,000 for the Army School Partnership Program, here, Nov. 10.

  • DoD housing project reaches milestone

    Dec 9, 2010

    HONOLULU - The largest, privatized housing contract ever awarded by the Department of Defense and the Department of the Army - one that has earned recognition as one of the largest solar-powered communities in the world - has achieved another notable milestone.

  • Food, culture mixed together, served at workshop

    Dec 9, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - A helping of Hawaiian culture and food was served to the audience at the traditional Hawaiian foods workshop, Nov. 16, here, at the Sgt. Yano Library.

  • Community policies aim to ensure safe holiday season

    Dec 9, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" To help ensure this holiday season is a safe one, residents in Island Palm Communities at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, should heed installation policies when decorating their homes.

  • 'Tis the season

    Dec 9, 2010

    Beatris Parra searches for holiday decorations at the Hui Thrift Shop's Christmas Room, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Nov. 16.

  • Delivering the Army Family Covenant: Army Community Service, the gift that keeps on giving

    Dec 9, 2010

    ACS will continue to give Soldiers and families gifts that last and keep on giving.

  • Fake pot lies go up in smoke

    Dec 9, 2010

    Make the choice to stay away from the three-time loser, Spice. Not safe. Not legal. Not undetectable.

  • Winter outing breaks ice, creates bond

    Dec 8, 2010

    UIJEONGBU, South Korea - As the Siberian chill from the north pushed its way down the Korean peninsula, 12 Army family members from Pear Blossom Family Outreach Centers throughout Warrior Country flocked to the Uijeongbu Ice Rink - just a short 10-minute walk from Red Cloud Garrison's back gate - for its annual excursion Nov. 30.

  • Red Cloud Theater gets sparkling facelift

    Dec 8, 2010

    RED CLOUD GARRISON, South Korea - Moviegoers here can now enjoy the plush, newly-renovated Red Cloud Theater, which received its first major upgrade to the facility since it was built 25 years ago.

  • Quality of life issues dominate town hall

    Dec 8, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON, South Korea - Quality of life issues - everything from new facilities coming online to access to healthcare to the new U.S. Forces Korea Command Sponsorship Program - took top billing at the Warrior Country Community Town Hall in the Casey Garrison Community Activity Center Dec. 1.

  • Updated equipment goes back aboard USNS Watson

    Dec 8, 2010

    Prepositioned equipment aboard USNS Watson undergoes maintenance in Korea

  • Mullen arrives in South Korea to address tensions

    Dec 8, 2010

    U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, arrived here Dec. 8, after crossing the international dateline, to meet with South Korean defense officials and reinforce U.S. commitment to the U.S.-South Korean alliance amid escalating tensions on the peninsula.

  • 8th Army Band to perform at holiday concert in Seoul

    Dec 6, 2010

    SEOUL - The 8th Army Band is scheduled to perform Dec. 19 at the annual holiday concert here at the Seoul Performing Arts Center.

  • Pentagon Channel puts Yongsan social media in spotlight

    Dec 6, 2010

    The Pentagon Channel aired a story this weekend that takes a look at what has made U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan's social media so effective through a series major events, including a 100-year flood and North Korean attack in late November.

  • US Army upgrades pre-positioned stocks in South Korea

    Dec 6, 2010

    GWANGYANG, South Korea - Demonstrating the ability to rapidly equip forces for any crisis or conflict, the U.S. Army is off-loading and upgrading pre-positioned stocks from USNS Watson (T-AKR 310) at this commercial seaport on South Korea's scenic southern coast.

  • Seagoing prepositioned equipment downloaded for maintenance

    Dec 4, 2010

    Army Prepositioned Stocks - Afloat equipment downloaded for services in Korea.

  • Land Warfare Conference held in Australia highlights robotics

    Dec 3, 2010

    The Land Warfare Conference, an event that highlights the defense industry's newest equipment to meet battle contingencies, recognized advances in skilled robotics recently at the Brisbane, Australia, Convention Center.

  • New policy bridges South Korea tour normalization

    Dec 3, 2010

    The top U.S. commander in South Korea has introduced a new policy prioritizing what positions qualify for highly sought-after command sponsorships for family members.

  • Col. Barry Diehl addresses questions during Media Day

    Dec 3, 2010

    Col. Barry Diehl (right), 403rd Army Field Support Brigade commander, responds to questions from news outlets during the December 3 Media Day concerning the downloading of equipment from the USNS Watson at Gwangyang, Republic of Korea.

  • Army prepo equipment arrives in Korea

    Dec 3, 2010

    The USNS Watson docked at Gwangyang, Republic of Korea on Dec. 3 and prepared as to download trucks and Army Prepositioned Stock equipment for scheduled maintenance. The USNS Watson, which is equivalent to more than five football fields, carries about 1,500 pieces of equipment. Army Sustainment Command's 403rd Army Field Support Brigade assures APS equipment is maintained and ready for use.

  • Media records images of APS equipment

    Dec 3, 2010

    Various news outlets record images during media day for the downloading of Army Prepositioned Stock equipment from the USNS Watson at Gwangyang, Republic of Korea on Dec. 3. The partial download of equipment provided an opportunity for the Army Sustainment Command's Material Enterprise and Korean partners to perform scheduled maintenance.

  • 403rd AFSB Commander answers media questions

    Dec 3, 2010

    Col. Barry Diehl, 403rd Army Field Support Brigade commander, answers media questions about the downloading and maintenance of vehicles and equipment aboard the USNS Watson in Gwangyang, Republic of Korea on Dec. 3. The partial download of Army Prepositioned Stock equipment is part of a scheduled maintenance cycle to ensure readiness.

  • APS 3 Vehicle Downloaded from USNS Watson

    Dec 3, 2010

    A M915 truck rolls off the USNS Watson for scheduled maintenance at Gwangyang, Republic of Korea on Dec. 3. Personnel from the Army Sustainment Command's 403rd Army Field Support Brigade will repair air conditioning compressors on 113 vehicles before returning to Army Prepositioned Stocks Afloat.

  • USASAC reps attend 4th Taiwan PMR

    Dec 3, 2010

    TAIPEI, Taiwan - Representatives from the U.S. Army Security Assistance attended the fourth Taiwan Patriot Program Management Review Nov. 1-5.

  • HRC Visits Troops in Kuwait

    Dec 3, 2010

    A short article capturing the US Army Human Resource Command's site visit to Kuwait to provide career management tips to the officers and NCOs in the logisitics branch

  • Wainwright Soldier chisels role in ice sculpting competition

    Dec 2, 2010

    This was his first attempt at ice sculpting. "I got involved because I was looking for some ice to do sculptures with my kids in the front yard of our on-post house," he said. "One thing led to the next and there I was, sculpting with the pros." Sculptors had 30 hours over two days to finish their work and temperatures ranged from 10 degrees to 18 below zero throughout the competition.

  • You're HIRED!

    Dec 2, 2010

    The HIRED! Apprenticeship Program is set up to enroll teens in a work apprenticeship with local post agencies, providing valuable work experience in an apprentice's particular area of interest.

  • Wainwright Soldiers promote volunteerism, serve community

    Dec 2, 2010

    Rather than sleeping in or getting an early jump on holiday shopping, 1-24th Soldiers spent Saturday morning delivering 861 pounds of food they had collected, working on an assembly line putting food boxes together, unloading pallets, breaking down boxes and other tasks to help food bank staff.

  • VCSA visits 25ID, hears Soldiers' concerns

    Dec 2, 2010

    Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli, vice chief of staff of the Army, visited the Tropic Lightning Division and hosted a working lunch at Schofield Barracks, Nov. 16, with Soldiers from across the division, including 14 Soldiers from the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, to discuss some of the issues he deals with on a regular basis: TBI, PTSD and suicide.

  • Soldier-entertainers' season finale rocks Warrior Country

    Dec 1, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON, South Korea - They could've simply called it a "wrap." But like Broadway performers, these entertainers from the 2010 U.S. Army Soldier Show brought incredible energy and passion to their 120th and final performance of the season.

  • 2nd Infantry Division troops dominate rucksack challenge

    Dec 1, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON, South Korea - Warrior Country Soldiers strapped on a heavy load of 35 pounds and simply walked away from all competition during the annual 8-mile Rucksack Challenge Nov. 20 at Casey Garrison.

  • Korea BOSS reps gather to network, improve programs

    Dec 1, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON, South Korea - Soldiers from across across the Korean peninsula spoke out passionately about what Better Opportunity for Single (and unaccompanied) Soldiers has to offer and can offer in the future during its annual conference at the Community Activity Center here Nov. 17.

  • Applications sought for Quality of Life Awards

    Dec 1, 2010

    The Army is seeking applications for its third annual Secretary of the Army Quality of Life Awards program.

  • SMA Preston visits Korea

    Dec 1, 2010

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston traveled to Korea Nov. 29 and spent most of the week meeting with Soldiers, civilians and families at various locations on the peninsula.

  • Troops celebrate Thanksgiving at friendship party

    Nov 29, 2010

    SEOUL Aca,!" The Korean American Friendship Association Thanksgiving and Year-end Party for U.S. Forces Korea was held here at the Shilla Hotel Nov. 23 to recognize the contributions of Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines to security on the Korean Peninsula.

  • Induction ceremony held for Soldiers in South Korea

    Nov 29, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - An induction ceremony for the Sgt. Audie L. Murphy Club and Gen. Paik Sun-yup Leadership Award was held here Nov. 24 to recognize exemplary U.S. Army Noncommissioned Officers of the Army and Korean Augmentees to the U.S. Army.

  • Top U.S. Army NCO leads run on Yongsan Garrison

    Nov 29, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - "It was a small run but it was a great run," said Sergeant Major of the Army Kenneth O. Preston following an early morning NCO run Nov. 29.

  • Garrison Commander's Corner: Mulbury addresses IAC concerns past, present

    Nov 29, 2010

    The U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's Installation Action Council is comprised of senior military leaders, Soldiers and family members from each major command, and community groups such as the civilian workforce and Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers.

  • Army leads way in turning trash into treasure

    Nov 29, 2010

    Commanders from Oahu's military installations formalized their unified commitment to reduce solid waste and enhance recycling with a memorandum of understanding, or MOU, signing at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Nov. 16.

  • Veterans' Day Parade

    Nov 29, 2010

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