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  • Fox Sports broadcasts from U.S. Army post in Korea

    Nov 25, 2011

    Fox Sports broadcasted from the American military headquarters post at Yongsan Garrison in South Korea during their Thanksgiving Day coverage of the Detroit Lions-Green Bay Packers game.

  • Eighth Army marks first anniversary of Yeonpyeong Island attack

    Nov 23, 2011

    Eighth Army remembered the Republic of Korea Marines and civilians who died during the North Korean artillery attack on Yeonpyeong Island during a first anniversary memorial ceremony at Yongsan Garrison, South Korea, Nov. 23, 2011.

  • Panetta Issues Thanksgiving Message to Troops, Families

    Nov 23, 2011

    Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta today offered his gratitude to service members and their families in a Thanksgiving message.

  • Deadlines to mail Christmas packages approaching

    Nov 23, 2011

    If you want to send cookies or crocheted underwear to your Soldier overseas and have it in his hands before Christmas, the time to drop it in the mail is now -- or at the latest, Dec. 17.

  • USAG-HI to host second Facebook town hall

    Nov 23, 2011

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- The U.S. Army-Hawaii community can get their concerns and questions addressed during the garrison's second Facebook town hall.

  • Cosmic bowling 'glows' to next level

    Nov 23, 2011

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii -- Bowling in the dark never looked so good at the newly remodeled bowling center, here.

  • Going for green

    Nov 23, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Nik Nikolaidis (center), T & N Computer Recycling, assists Marie Burghardt (right) with a TV to be recycled while Burghardt's sister, Claudia Hernandez, looks on, during "Army Recycles Day," here, Saturday.

  • Fox Sports prepares for NFL game broadcast in Korea

    Nov 22, 2011

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - Fox Sports is preparing to broadcast live from Yongsan Garrison during their Thanksgiving Day coverage of the Detroit Lions-Green Bay Packers game.

  • 25th Infantry Division Soldiers begin redeployment

    Nov 22, 2011

    After a year in Iraq, about 250 Soldiers from the 25th Infantry Division arrived back at Schofield Barracks Nov. 21 at 9 p.m. The Tropic Lightening Division was selected to be the last U.S. division headquarters and organization in Iraq. Its mission was to oversee all forces that withdrew and removed equipment. The unit suffered no casualties during its deployment.

  • Tripler Medical Simulation Center achieves SSH accreditation

    Nov 21, 2011

    The Tripler Army Medical Center Medical Simulation Center in Hawaii recently achieved the Society for Simulation in Healthcare accreditation.

  • Yongsan expresses gratitude to Retirees

    Nov 21, 2011

    U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan celebrated its Retirees during the 2011 Area II Retiree Appreciation Day at the R & R Bar and Grill Nov. 19.

  • Installation's community members address quality-of-life issues

    Nov 21, 2011

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska -- (Nov. 18, 2011) Changes in Family Readiness Support Assistance roles and responsibilities, family care plans for married Soldiers and a variety of transportation issues concerning the Fort Wainwright community were a few of the topics discussed by the working groups during the Army Family Action Plan conference at the Last Frontier Community Activity Center this week.

  • Soldiers get rare glimpse at presidential compound

    Nov 20, 2011

    U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan Headquarters and Headquarters Company Soldiers visited the Blue House, Cheong Wa Dae, in Jongro-gu Nov. 16.

  • Itaewon becomes a new commercial hub of culture

    Nov 20, 2011

    Itaewon is a melting pot in Korea where people from all different nationalities gather and share their culture. Forming an international street since U.S. Soldiers were first stationed in Yongsan after the Korean War, Itaewon has gradually become the meeting spot of choice for people from all over the globe including the Western, Middle Eastern and Asian countries.

  • 'Army Wives' reality show comes to Alaska

    Nov 19, 2011

    A television production company is looking for military family members to appear in a new show about military spouses in Alaska.

  • US Army Pacific Thanksgiving Message

    Nov 18, 2011

    Thanksgiving is a day that allows us to reflect upon the blessings we share with friends and Family. It also is a day we should pause to remember the men and women who volunteer to defend our way of life enjoyed by all of us in the United States of America.

  • Forward observers train for close air support missions

    Nov 18, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Forward observers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, participated in the Joint Fires Observer training course Nov. 7 through Nov. 9 here. The course curriculum covered calls for fire and field artillery aspects and key points regarding close air support on the battlefield, said U.S. Air Force Maj. Scott Downey.

  • Soldiers give back to community

    Nov 18, 2011

    WAIANAE, Hawaii -- Broken boards, rusted bolts and worn paint were the signs of age and deterioration that covered the bleachers of the school. Over 1,500 seats unavailable for friends, family and students to cheer for their favorite community team. Funding was available, but only for materials, the school would have to wait to repair the bleachers until more funds became available. That was the reality, until a Soldier approached the school administration and asked if there was any way they could help.

  • Range reconnaissance equips commander with knowledge for future training operations

    Nov 18, 2011

    KAHUKU, Hawaii -- The commander stepped from the vehicle into the open air and surveyed the scenery. A vast expanse of rolling mountain ranges and deep ravines crowded with towering trees stood before him. The view, as eye-catching as it may have been, was not the center of attention. It was the vacant buildings in his near vicinity that were the main point of interest for the commander.

  • First lady helps lead charge to hire veterans

    Nov 17, 2011

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii -- The national unemployment rate is currently hovering at around 9 percent, but veterans who have served since 9/11 have a higher unemployment rate than the rest of the country at 12 percent.

  • Laughter is best medicine for resilient Soldiers, families

    Nov 17, 2011

    HONOLULU, Hawaii -- Laughter is the best medicine.

  • Major changes are underway for motorcycle riders

    Nov 17, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The Army Safety Center has released a radically different progressive training program for motorcyclists, which will be implemented Armywide as part of the Army Traffic Safety Training Program.

  • U.S., Australia expand military relations

    Nov 16, 2011

    President Barack Obama joined Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard today to announce expanded military-to-military relationships between the two countries as they commemorated the 60th anniversary of the Australia-New Zealand-U.S. alliance.

  • Garrison focuses on energy conservation

    Nov 15, 2011

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- In 2010, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's energy bill was $67 million.

  • New 'green' outdoor classroom features rainwater harvesting

    Nov 15, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- A big surprise was in store for students when they return to school following the fall break.

  • AFTB provides opportunities to meet new people, make connections

    Nov 15, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Army Family Team Building is a series of training modules designed for Soldiers, family members and Army civilians that enhances knowledge about the military and develops leadership skills.

  • CFC celebrates 50 years of giving back

    Nov 15, 2011

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- The Hawaii-Pacific area launched its annual Combined Federal Campaign, or CFC, Monday, and it is scheduled to run through Nov.18.

  • Garrison addresses lack of participation for reveille, retreat

    Nov 15, 2011

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- Ceremonies play a big part in the military lifestyle and are a part of its history and traditions.

  • Residents lower energy consumption

    Nov 15, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- From wind, sun and water power to geothermal advances and bioenergy, the global urgency to become more energy efficient has never been more apparent.

  • 'Open season' begins for federal employee health care

    Nov 15, 2011

    Even if a federal employee is happy with current health insurance, officials say it's probably a good idea to do at least a little research during "open season," which began Monday and runs through Dec. 12.

  • Paying tribute to America's veterans

    Nov 14, 2011

    President Barack Obama placed a wreath honoring America's veterans at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery in northern Virginia, on the 93rd anniversary of the armistice ending World War I.

  • Tree City USA

    Nov 14, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Col. Douglas Mulbury, commander, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, helps plant a tree at the Child Development Center as part of the Arbor Day celebration, here, Nov. 4.

  • 'Go for Broke' unit honors Gold Star Mother

    Nov 14, 2011

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii -- A Gold Star mother received a memento symbolizing her son's military service from the unit he served with in Iraq at a ceremony at the Sgt. Evan Parker Memorial Pavilion, here.

  • CATEP empowers Soldiers with alcohol problems

    Nov 14, 2011

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- Soldiers who meet specific criteria can now self-refer themselves to the Confidential Alcohol Treatment and Education Program, or CATEP, without notifying their commanders.

  • Garrison opens installation to local neighbors

    Nov 14, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Most people have wondered about their neighbors: Who are they? Where are they going? Why do they do certain things?

  • Army seeks input at public meetings

    Nov 14, 2011

    POHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, Hawaii -- U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii announced the availability of the Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement, or DPEIS, for modernizing of training infrastructure, construction and operation of an Infantry Platoon Battle Area, or IPBA, here, recently.

  • Resident Advisory Panel reaches out to community

    Nov 14, 2011

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's Directorate of Emergency Services, with its Neighborhood Watch Program, is partnering with Island Palms Community's Resident Advisory Panel program to reach out to residents on post.

  • USAG-HI Juvenile Review Board committed to setting youth straight

    Nov 14, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- When it comes to getting wayward youth back on track, the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii Juvenile Review Board is ready to step in and do its part.

  • Humphreys MASCAL tests first responders

    Nov 10, 2011

    A 25-passenger bus crashed into a bus stop, hitting a bystander who broke his back, paralyzing him from the waist down. The bus driver had suffered a heart attack, causing him to lose control of the bus, and the passengers suffered various injuries. With the bus on fire and completely covered with smoke, and the possibility that the bus could explode at any minute, the U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys Fire Department arrived to extinguish the fire and rescue the victims. While the firemen tended to the bus, local medical personnel performed first aid with the victims, and then transported them to the Osan Air Base Hospital, Good Morning Hospital and Dankuk Hospital.

  • Native Hawaiian plants featured in new outdoor classroom garden

    Nov 10, 2011

    A new outdoor classroom at Hale Kula Elementary School, here, was officially dedicated, here, Oct. 25.

  • IPC utilities trivia contest tests knowledge of energy, conservation

    Nov 10, 2011

    A new utilities trivia contest is being launched by Island Palm Communities in November, called "I Got the Power."

  • Army-Hawaii leadership renews commitment to families with AFC

    Nov 10, 2011

    The Army Family Covenant, or AFC, was renewed in a resigning ceremony, here, Oct. 20.

  • Combatives course builds Soldiers' confidence, individual skills

    Nov 10, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Two Soldiers stood opposite of each other on a gym mat, one Soldier armed with boxing gloves, the other, bare-fisted. As the unarmed Soldier barreled forward, the boxing gloves repeatedly connected with his face and head, yet he pushed onward, eventually locking his opponent's arms so he could no longer swing them.

  • 'Daring' do: Coalition partners exercise together

    Nov 10, 2011

    The Singapore Armed Forces participated in "Daring Warrior," a combined training exercise with the Fires Center for Excellence, for the third year in a row. They spent three weeks training on the M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System their country purchased from the United States.

  • Eighth Army trains for full-spectrum operations

    Nov 9, 2011

    Eighth Army is participating in exercise Warpath III in Seoul, South Korea, from Oct. 31 to Nov. 11, 2011, to hone its ability to command combat operations from its mobile headquarters.

  • Sesame Street launches site to help separated kids

    Nov 9, 2011

    In an effort to relieve confusion and anxiety that children feel during their parent's deployments, the non-profit organization behind television's "Sesame Street" has created a new digital initiative.

  • Snow White Flight

    Nov 9, 2011

    It was October 1997 when my UH-60 flight crew and I had a mission to fly from Croatia to our higher-command base in Bosnia for the pilots to attend a briefing. Little did I know what was in store for us.

  • USAG-HI encourages all to reduce, reuse, recycle

    Nov 9, 2011

    WHEELER ARMY AIR FIELD -- The Directorate of Public Works, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, aims to reduce solid waste by 50 percent by 2015 -- with an ultimate goal of zero solid waste, or net zero.

  • USO delivers slam dunk for 'Hoops for Troops'

    Nov 9, 2011

    The sound of sneakers squeaking against the gym floor at the Martinez Physical Fitness Center, here, filled the gymnasium as more than 100 eager children got the opportunity to learn from their basketball idols, Oct. 27.

  • IMCOM-Pacific region director surveys Korea

    Nov 9, 2011

    Debra Zedalis, IMCOM Pacific Region director, immersed herself in Korea Nov. 3-9 surveying the garrisons and seeking insight from U.S. Army leaders on the peninsula who will help her gauge how IMCOM-Pacific can best adjust to the mission of running Army posts on the peninsula.

  • Japan Ground Self-Defense Force unit celebrates dual anniversaries on U.S. Army installation

    Nov 9, 2011

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan -- The Japan Ground Self-Defense Force's 4th Engineer Group and its headquarters celebrated nearly 80 collective years in existence during a ceremony held Saturday inside the Yano Fitness Center here.

  • Dave Roever delivers message of hope to Soldiers, civilians at Camp Zama

    Nov 8, 2011

    An Army resiliency coach and Vietnam War veteran spoke to community members at Camp Zama, Japan, Nov. 2, 2011, in hopes of imparting to them a message of hope, inner strength, and facing life's challenges head on.

  • ROKA Forces use U.S. rail cars for first time

    Nov 8, 2011

    Soldiers from the Republic of Korea's Army conduct rail operations as part of an exercise at Camp Casey, Nov. 6. For the first time ever, ROKA forces used U.S. rail cars to transport their equipment during the exercise.

  • U.S. Army's top NCO returns to South Korea

    Nov 7, 2011

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III returned to South Korea more than 11 years after serving there in the 2nd Infantry Division.

  • SMA answers troop concerns on Yongsan

    Nov 7, 2011

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III visited Yongsan Garrison with his wife, Jeanne, to be briefed on the situation in the Republic of Korea and to show support for the troops at a town hall meeting Nov. 7, 2011.

  • Korean National Police recognized for protecting our Community

    Nov 7, 2011

    U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan invited Korean National Police to the KNP Appreciation Event in order to recognize them for their service in protecting our Community, Nov. 7. Four buses rolled into the Garrison carrying 100 KNP who would visit the Garrison for the day.

  • Eighth Army officials visit Seoul police headquarters

    Nov 4, 2011

    Eighth Army law enforcement officials got a first-hand look at the headquarters of one of the world's largest metropolitan police forces in Seoul, South Korea, Nov. 4, 2011.

  • Itaewon Global Village Festival spotlights Garrison relationship

    Nov 3, 2011

    Itaewon kicked off the annual Itaewon Global Village and Culture Festival Oct. 29. Several Itaewon officials, including Yongsan-gu District Mayor Sung Jang-hyun welcomed everyone and encouraged Community members to participate during the opening ceremony.

  • Brig. Gen. Haigler visits Signaleers in Guam and Okinawa

    Nov 3, 2011

    Newly appointed Brig. Gen. Janice Haigler, deputy commanding general, 311th Signal Command (Theater), visited the 58th Signal Battalion in Okinawa and 333rd Signal Company in Guam, both elements of the 311th SC, from October 23 through 26.

  • 40 Bronze Stars awarded to Japanese-American vets

    Nov 2, 2011

    More than 66 years after hostilities ended in World War II, 40 Americans were presented the Bronze Star medals they deserved for combat service in that conflict.

  • Japanese-American vets earn nation's highest civilian honor

    Nov 2, 2011

    Hundreds of former Soldiers, wearing blue and red veterans caps bearing the names of their World War II units, walked, shuffled or were wheeled in to the Capitol Visitors Center here, Nov. 2, to witness the presentation of the Congressional Gold Medal awarded for their bravery and contribution to country more than 66 years ago.

  • Tricks and treats mark Yongsan Halloween

    Nov 1, 2011

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- Halloween is a night filled with spooky delights. Children long past their bedtimes dress up in costumes ranging from the cute to the creepy. Princesses and witches laugh while mummies, ninjas and Batman ask for candy on doorsteps.

  • KATUSAs stand as symbol of ROK-U.S. alliance

    Nov 1, 2011

    The United States of America and the Republic of Korea maintain one of the strongest military alliances in the world. Korean Augmentation to the United States Army stands as a symbol of this prolonged alliance.

  • 100th Infantry: Cane fields to Congressional Gold Medal

    Nov 1, 2011

    Mitsuo "Ted" Hamasu will receive the Congressional Gold Medal Nov. 2 for his service in the Army during World War II as part of the all-Japanese-American 100th Infantry Battalion.

  • Baseball pros share faith

    Nov 1, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Two former Major League Baseball players spoke about their religious experiences during a Devotional Luncheon at the Warrior Inn Dining Facility here on Nov 1st. Terry Evans, formerly an outfielder for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, and Bryan Hickerson, formerly a pitcher for the Colorado Rockies, spoke of how their religious beliefs kept them grounded in light of their success in baseball.

  • 442nd legacy takes Soldiers from 'enemy aliens' to heroes

    Oct 31, 2011

    Japanese-American veterans of the 100th Infantry Battalion and 442nd Regimental Combat Team will receive Bronze Stars Nov. 1 and Congressional Gold Medals Nov. 2, 2011, for their contributions during World War II.

  • 8th TSC, 25th ID represent Army in Hawaii at AUSA

    Oct 31, 2011

  • 442nd ID "Go for Broke" honors mother of fallen Soldier

    Oct 31, 2011

    Members of the 100th Infantry Battalion, 442nd Infantry Division gathered with Anita Dixon at the Sgt. Evan S. Parker Memorial Pavilion, named after her son, Oct. 26, on Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

  • 8th TSC maintains vital role to help deployed forces stay, keep in touch

    Oct 31, 2011

  • 544th Trans. Det. cases guidon, deactivates unit

    Oct 31, 2011

  • Yongsan nominates outstanding volunteers

    Oct 31, 2011

    Eleven nominees from Garrison Yongsan were recognized for their endless support and dedication to the Community during the Volunteer of the Fourth Quarter Ceremony at the Army Community Services Building Oct. 28.

  • Disabled Employees honored by Yongsan Garrison

    Oct 31, 2011

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan celebrated the strength and diversity of their workforce by recognizing their disabled employees at the National Disability Employment Awareness Month Program at Yongsan Theater Oct. 27.

  • Military post offices in Iraq to close Nov. 17

    Oct 27, 2011

    Because U.S. forces are coming home from Iraq by the end of the year, the U.S. Postal Service will stop accepting mail addressed to military post offices in Iraq starting Nov. 17, Defense Department officials said today.

  • Hoops stars dine, train with Warrior brigade Soldiers

    Oct 27, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Soldiers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, "Warriors," 25th Infantry Division, enjoyed the company of some distinguished visitors on Oct. 24 at the Warrior Inn dining facility here.

  • Postal Service sets holiday mail deadlines

    Oct 26, 2011

    The United States Postal Service and Military Postal Service Agency have released deadlines to ensure packages arrive to Military and State Department post offices overseas by December 25, 2011.

  • Panetta thanks troops during Korea visit

    Oct 26, 2011

    The 23rd Secretary of Defense, Leon E. Panetta, marked his first visit to Korea as Defense Secretary with a Town Hall Meeting inside Collier Community Fitness Center for the Servicemembers and Families of Yongsan Garrison, Oct. 26.

  • Panetta: U.S. remains committed to South Korea

    Oct 26, 2011

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea -- Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta said the U.S. remains committed to defending South Korea and maintaining stability in Northeast Asia.

  • Nation honors military families' sacrifices

    Oct 25, 2011

    November is Military Family Appreciation Month, with the Army continuing its focus on building strong, resilient families.

  • Joint ROKA-U.S. training.

    Oct 25, 2011

    The 25th Trans. Bn. partnered with the Republic of Korea's 26th Mech. Div. at Camp Casey's rail head to conduct joint training in an ongoing effort to strengthen ROKA-U.S. military ties.

  • 10 U.S. Army Japan facilities voted 'Best of Pacific'

    Oct 24, 2011

    Ten mainland U.S. Army Japan facilities were voted "Best of the Pacific" in an annual online poll conducted by the regional edition of the Stars and Stripes newspaper.

  • Sergeant Major of the Army visits troops in Afghanistan

    Oct 24, 2011

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III, visited troops from 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, stationed at Forward Operating Base Masum Ghar in Afghanistan, Oct. 20, 2011.

  • USARJ receives token of appreciation for disaster relief operations in Tohoku area

    Oct 24, 2011

    Several thousand origami cranes were presented to U.S. Army Japan on behalf of the Japan Women's Association as a gesture of appreciation for the unit's support during relief efforts following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami.

  • Eighth Army participates in Seoul Air Show

    Oct 24, 2011

    SEONGNAM, South Korea - Eighth Army participated in the Seoul International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition here at Seoul Airport Oct 18 - 23.

  • 65th Medical Brigade hosts conference on Yongsan

    Oct 24, 2011

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - The 65th Medical Brigade hosted the 38th Parallel Military Medical Conference on Yongsan Garrison.

  • Wreath laying ceremony held at Korean War Memorial

    Oct 21, 2011

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The top U.S. military leaders in Korea honored the memory of those who died in the Korean War during a wreath laying ceremony at the Korean War Memorial here Oct. 11.

  • Military personnel tackle operations security in Korea

    Oct 21, 2011

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - U.S. military personnel took a close look at ways to safeguard important information Oct. 18 - 21.

  • Volunteer medical team brings things into focus

    Oct 21, 2011

    A team of volunteer ophthalmologists, optometrists, dermatologists and dentists spent two weeks working on the Marshall Islands helping the local people with health issues.

  • Fort Wainwright Transportation Motor Pool drivers receive top Army award

    Oct 21, 2011

    Fort Wainwright's own version of 'Ice Road Truckers' have taken it one step further. A small team of drivers from the Transportation Motor Pool has received the highest safety award given by the United States Army Information Management Command for operating a variety of vehicles for a 12-month period, accumulating 146,794 miles without a single accident, incident or citation.

  • Pets blessed as part of St. Francis celebration

    Oct 21, 2011

    "I thought it would be kind of cool to come out and get my dogs blessed," she said. She brought her dogs Bongo, a boxer mix, and Dexter, a six-month-old mastiff.

  • Save energy, save resources, save money

    Oct 21, 2011

    Twenty years from now will we have enough resources to supply the energy we need? And if so, will we have enough money to pay for it?

  • Army hospital fair offers Soldiers and Families the keys to early detection during Breast Cancer Awa

    Oct 21, 2011

    One in eight. According to the American Cancer Society, those are the odds of a woman being diagnosed with breast cancer during her lifetime.

  • Fort Wainwright Family dances at Friendship Day

    Oct 21, 2011

    The Family of Sgt. Duren Moses, 2nd Battalion, 8th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, is dancing through his deployment.

  • "Never Daunted" spouses get CrossFit

    Oct 21, 2011

    spouses from the 84th Engineer Battalion, "Never Daunted," 130th Eng. Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, can be found in Martinez Gym, here, dead-lifting weights, bear-crawling and swinging kettle bells.

  • Ceremony kicks off Orient Shield 2011 in Japan

    Oct 20, 2011

    Soldiers from the Texas National Guard joined with soldiers from the Japan Ground Self Defense Force in a ceremony that initiated the annual bi-lateral combined arms training dubbed Orient Shield 2011.

  • U.S., Japanese Soldiers practice squad live fire during Orient Shield

    Oct 20, 2011

    Soldiers with the 3rd Battalion, 141st Infantry Regiment and members of the 1st Division, Eastern Army, Japan Ground Self Defense Force, practiced tactical movement at the squad level as part of Orient Shield 11.

  • Japan, U.S. lift off; sights set on serious training

    Oct 20, 2011

    Soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, 141st Infantry Regiment, joined members of the Japan Ground Self Defense Force, Eastern Army, 1st Division, 1st Aviation in performing mounted heliborne operations at Kita-Fuji Training Area in Japan, Thursday.

  • Generals visit their Forces

    Oct 20, 2011

    KITA-FUJI TRAINING AREA, JAPAN --Soldiers of the 3rd Battalion, 141st Infantry Regiment and the 1st Division, Eastern Army, Ground Self-Defense Force continued their bilateral training during Orient Shield 11, as a special visit by two commanders joined the exercise in order to get a better understanding of what was being conducted at Kita-Fuji, in Lake Yamanaka Village, in Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan, Oct. 18.

  • New Bradleys add punch to pre-positioned stocks in Korea

    Oct 20, 2011

    Dozens of new Bradley M2A3 Infantry Fighting Vehicles have arrived in Korea, where they will improve the combat power of Army Prepositioned Stocks - 4, managed by Army Sustainment Command's 403rd Army Field Support Brigade.

  • Army hosts Army Hawaii Polo at Fort Shafter

    Oct 15, 2011

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii -- Lt. Gen. Francis Wiercinski, U.S. Army Pacific commanding general, threw out the match ball and welcomed the military and public to a day of Army polo Oct. 15 at historic Palm Circle on Fort Shafter. The exhibition match between the Army Gold and Army Black teams was a culmination of an inaugural polo season for Army Polo Hawaii that participated in five games, all of them a benefit for the Association of the U.S. Army, which supports Soldiers and their Families.

  • Air Defenders participate historical parade in Suwon

    Oct 14, 2011

    SUWON, South Korea - Soldiers from the 6th Battalion, 52d Air Defense Artillery proudly marched in traditional Korean military costumes as part of Suwon's annual historical re-enactment of a key moment in Korean history.