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  • Runners converge at Camp Casey for shot at Army Ten-Miler

    Jun 13, 2012

    Runners from all over Korea took to the streets of Camp Casey June 9 for a shot at representing 8th U.S. Army at the upcoming 28th Army Ten-Miler in Washington, D.C. this fall. Sara Rainville (#64), Patrick Noble (#301) and Austin Partan (#189) lead a pack of runners during a 10-mile run on Camp Casey, June 9. The race was a qualifier for the 28th Army Ten-Miler.

  • Cpl. Mitchell Red Cloud Jr. Annual ceremony planned in memory of Medal of Honor recipient

    Jun 13, 2012

    The Army in Area I plans new steps to keep alive the memory of Cpl. Mitchell Red Cloud Jr., the Soldier whose fight-to-the-death valor in the Korean War was recognized with a posthumous Medal of Honor, and for whom Camp Red Cloud is named.

  • 237th Army Birthday Ball - Daegu, South Korea

    Jun 12, 2012

    DAEGU, South Korea--Soldiers, civilians and spouses from Area IV attended the 237t h Army Birthday Ball celebration hosted by the 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command at Hotel Inter-Burgo June 9.

  • DoDEA Director meets parents at Seoul American Elementary School

    Jun 12, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- The director of Department of Defense Education Activity visited Seoul American Elementary School to meet with parents and discuss how parents could help their children stay academically engaged over the summer, June 11.

  • Camp Zama's 2012 graduates reach milestone step toward adulthood

    Jun 12, 2012

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (June 11, 2012) -- Forty-nine graduating seniors from Zama American High School received their diplomas during a ceremony held June 9 at the Music Theater Workshop here, with more than 500 family members and friends in attendance to witness the milestone.

  • Former Army chief of staff thanks Soldiers in Korea

    Jun 12, 2012

    A former U.S. Army chief of staff thanked U.S. Soldiers in South Korea for upholding America's commitment to security on the Korean Peninsula and stability in Northeast Asia.

  • Class of 2012 SAHS students start new chapter of their lives

    Jun 11, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- From where can you feel the spirit of anxiety, relief, excitement and melancholy at the same time? The Seoul American High School class of 2012 of over 150 graduates had the opportunity to feel all those emotions on Commencement Day here, June 9.

  • Indonesian Army and USARPAC Conduct Pacific Resilience Disaster Response Expert Exchange

    Jun 11, 2012

    Malang, Indonesia -- In partnership with Tentara Nasional Indonesia or TNI (Indonesian Army), the US Army Pacific successfully conducted the Sixth Annual Pacific Resilience Disaster Expert Exchange (PR/DREE), 21-24 MAY12.

  • One Team! Pacific Army Week Message

    Jun 11, 2012

    This week marks the 237th birthday of America's Army. Born on Lexington Green, our Army's heritage is that of the Nation. For over 237 years our Soldiers, Families, and Army Civilians have defended America with courage and honor, and I am proud to say that this generation carries on that tradition in splendid fashion.

  • Former Army Chief of Staff, Gen. Gordon Sullivan, visits Humphreys

    Jun 10, 2012

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, Republic of Korea - Retired Gen. Gordon Sullivan, former Army chief of staff, visited here June 6 to receive a brief on post transformation. Sullivan, president of the Association of the United States Army, received the briefing from Mark Cox, United States Army Garrison Humphreys deputy commander.

  • Japan's Central Readiness Force commander observes future HQ construction site at Camp Zama

    Jun 10, 2012

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (June 10, 2012) -- Lt. Gen. Hiroshi Yamamoto, second from left, commanding general of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force's Central Readiness Force, shakes hands with Col. Ronald Rallis, U.S. Army Japan and I Corps (Forward) Headquarters, Office of Staff Judge Advocate, during his visit to USARJ headquarters June 7.

  • Monument dedicated to honor fallen heroes in Korea

    Jun 8, 2012

    Senior military officials dedicated a monument June 8, 2012, to the American troops and Korean Augmentees to the U.S. Army who have died defending freedom in South Korea since the Korean War Armistice was signed.

  • Yongsan reaches new agreement with ROK Air Force unit

    Jun 8, 2012

    SEOUL AIR BASE, Republic of Korea -- After going through numerous negotiations, Col. William P. Huber, garrison commander for U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan, and Col. Kim, Ik-Hyun, base support group commander for 15th Composite Wing, signed an international Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the two units here, June 5.

  • Women in the Wilderness, a chance for adventure in Alaska

    Jun 8, 2012

    Outdoor Recreation Center provides a chance to explore Alaska's great outdoors through it's Women in the Wilderness program at Fort Wainwright.

  • Residents, USAG-HI leaders connect via social network

    Jun 8, 2012

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii hosted its fourth quarterly Facebook town hall, here, May 29, to address issues and concerns from Soldiers, families and civilians.

  • Political do's, don'ts for civilian employees outlined

    Jun 8, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Many of us have seen media coverage of a corporal appearing onstage in military uniform at a political rally for former Republican presidential hopeful Ron Paul.

  • AFAP delegate applauds, recommends volunteering

    Jun 8, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- If Heather Miles, program manager, Army Family Action Plan; Army Community Service; Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation; U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, can find more delegates like Linda Lee, she will enter the 2012 AFAP with confidence.

  • FMWR offers outdoor 'ADventures' for Soldiers, families

    Jun 8, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Being stationed in Hawaii gives you and family members a chance to experience outdoor recreation activities, such as hiking, snorkeling and surfing.

  • Humphreys Elementary School teacher lands major honor

    Jun 7, 2012

    The Veterans of Foreign Wars has honored a Humphreys Elementary School teacher with its Teacher of the Year award for Korea. Amira Ammari, who teaches a Kindergarten class of 22 students, received the award during a ceremony at the school on June 6. She had previously won the post-level Teacher of the Year award, making her eligible for the Korea-wide honor.

  • Tripler's Cystic Fibrosis Center hosts educational, social event for families

    Jun 7, 2012

    HONOLULU -- Members of the military's tight-knit cystic fibrosis community gathered at the Hale Koa hotel in Waikiki, here, May 25, for Cystic Fibrosis Family Education Day.

  • Occupational therapist joins Reserve to better understand, connect to patients

    Jun 7, 2012

    HONOLULU -- One of Tripler Army Medical Center's occupational therapists answered the nation's call, May 30, when she took the oath and was commissioned as a first lieutenant in the U.S. Army Reserve.

  • Eighth Army signs historic agreement with ROK Army

    Jun 6, 2012

    The Eighth Army commander signed a historic agreement with the commander of the Republic of Korea Army formation that serves along the Korean Demilitarized Zone.

  • MI battalions recognized for spring cleaning effort

    Jun 6, 2012

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- Soldiers with 719th and 532nd Military Intelligence Battalions were recognized for their spring cleaning accomplishments during a ceremony here, June 5. During the ceremony, the winner's of this year's spring cleaning competition were presented a streamer from Maj. Alfred Muna, director of the Humphreys Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security. They also received free passes to the garrison's Splish & Splash water park.

  • Memorial dive in Okinawa honors fallen Sailors aboard USS Emmons

    Jun 5, 2012

    TORII STATION, Okinawa (June 5, 2012) -- Six members of the 10th Regional Support Group here conducted a dive to the sunken USS Emmons May 25 in memory of those who served aboard the vessel 67 years ago.

  • Johnson: Alliance crucial to U.S. shift to Asia Pacific

    Jun 5, 2012

    Eighth Army Commanding General Lt. Gen. John D. Johnson talked about the growing importance of the Asia Pacific region during an address to the students and faculty of Sungshin Women's University in the South Korean capital.

  • Vietnam opens sites to Joint POW/MIA investigators

    Jun 5, 2012

    The Vietnamese government will open three areas to help resolve the fate of Americans missing in action from the Vietnam War, DOD officials said in Hanoi, Vietnam.

  • Camp Zama duathlon features shared men's, rookie women's champs

    Jun 5, 2012

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (June 6, 2012) -- Cementing the notion that the duathlon is unique in the world of sports, Camp Zama's second annual running of the event featured shared men's champions and a woman who won in her division without training.

  • Humphreys hosts prayer breakfast

    Jun 4, 2012

    Praise, song and testimony filled the Super Gym on June 1, as United States Army Garrison Humphreys chaplains hosted a prayer breakfast. The National Day of Prayer is an annual event that was established by Congress in 1952.

  • Strong Beginnings prepares Army Childrens' strong future

    Jun 4, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- Army Children often aren't able to build stable friendships because of constant moving. To support those children and to make everlasting memories for them, U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan's Child Youth & School and Services held a graduation ceremony at the R&R Bar and Grill for Pre-Kindergarteners, who successfully finished their Strong Beginnings program, June 1.

  • US-ROK Army conduct joint ammunition retrograde operation at Jinhae

    Jun 4, 2012

    JINHAE, South Korea--Subordinate units of the 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command and the 837th Transportation Battalion in tandem with the Republic of Korea Army Port Operation Group conducted the uploading of 1,252 twenty-foot equivalent unit containers holding pre-positioned war reserve assets at the Jinhae ROK Ammunition Pier May 31.

  • Tourism chief urges U.S. troops to explore Korea

    Jun 4, 2012

    The Korean Tourism Organization president encouraged U.S. troops in South Korea to get off base and explore the country.

  • USAG-HI, IPC seeking help for installation speeding campaign

    Jun 4, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Island Palm Communities, in partnership with U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's Directorate of Emergency Services, is launching a sign-waving campaign that will raise the awareness of the dangers of speeding and the importance of driving safe in and around IPC neighborhoods.

  • Army School Liaison Office supports families, schools

    Jun 4, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- We know how important education is to the well-being and quality of life of Army families. When a Soldier moves to Hawaii with a family, his/her first questions are usually, "Where will I live and where will my child(ren) go to school?"

  • USAG-HI honors those who served

    Jun 4, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- At 6 a.m., Monday, Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts met here at the Post Cemetery to place U.S. flags and lei at the gravesites of the fallen in honor of Memorial Day.

  • Hale Kula Cyborg Eagles wrap up an inventive year

    Jun 4, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The school year has come to a close, but some students at Hale Kula Elementary School on Schofield Barracks have not only put away their books, pencils, and markers; they have inventoried their NXT Lego parts, deconstructed their PVC pipe maze, and stored their PC laptops for the summer.

  • Provider Grill opens at new location

    Jun 4, 2012

    The Provider Grill opened at its new location on June 4. The 194th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion will continue to operate the Provider Grill at its new location, Building 1291. The dining facility had previously been the Red Dragon Inn and was operated by the 719th Military Intelligence Battalion.

  • Korean War vet receives Purple Heart 60 years later

    Jun 2, 2012

    The family of the late Sgt. 1st Class (retired) Alepio Solmirin was posthumously awarded the Purple Heart medal for combat injuries he sustained during the Korean War.

  • SAES celebrates Field Day in Yongsan

    Jun 1, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- Seoul American Elementary School students took learning out of the classroom and into the sun during Field Day, May 30-31.

  • Garrison Hawaii conserves resources while balancing mission preparedness

    Jun 1, 2012

    Oahu Natural Resources Team from U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii won both the FY2011 Secretary of the Army and Secretary of Defense team awards for Natural Resources Conservation.

  • Army medics tackle EFMB program near Korean DMZ

    May 31, 2012

    U.S. Army medics participated in the Expert Field Medical Badge qualification course at an installation near the Korean Demilitarized Zone, in May.

  • U.S. Army Alaska welcomes new CSM

    May 31, 2012

    Command Sgt. Maj. Bernard L. Knight becomes U.S. Army Alaska's new top enlisted leader May 30 on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.

  • Students participate in English camp at Humphreys

    May 31, 2012

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, Republic of Korea - The Good Neighbor English Camp was held here May 17-19. The camp aims to give standout Korean students a better grasp on English, while strengthening U.S.-Korea relations. More than 60 students attended the camp, which also included basketball, pull-ups, climbing instruction and a visit to the Humphreys airfield.

  • Perry HS takes Far East Boys' Division 2 soccer crown

    May 31, 2012

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, Republic of Korea -- Matthew C. Perry High School of Iwakuni, Japan, won the 2012 Far East Boys' Division 2 Soccer Championship here, going 6-0-1 in the eight-team, double elimination tournament.

  • Army sees excellence at Reggie's Club

    May 31, 2012

    Clarence "Dave" Sisney, who managed Camp Stanley's Reggie's Club for nearly eight years, has won the U.S. Army's prestigious James A. Carroll Excellence in Management Award for management of Reggie's.

  • Red Cloud English Camp gets high marks from local youngsters

    May 31, 2012

    At Camp Red Cloud May 23, Spc. Ryan Johnson of U.S. Army Garrison Red Cloud, works with Korean sixth-graders who seek to improve their English during an "English Camp" the post hosted May 22 to 25 .

  • Girl Scouts in Japan receive 'Good Deed' citation at Meiji Shrine in Tokyo

    May 30, 2012

    Girl Scouts from an Army installation in Japan were recognized May 26, 2012, at the site of the country's largest Shinto shrine for aid they provided to children displaced by the earthquake and tsunami that struck here last year.

  • Seoul American Elementary School honors fallen heroes

    May 30, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- "Miss Jackson's class chose a hero who is very special to me," said Summer Norman, a Seoul American Elementary School 2nd grader. "Very special to me because he is my dad."

  • May Fest Splashes Down at Camp Casey

    May 30, 2012

    Area I held a Mayfest Splash at Camp Casey offering a variety of poolside and other events at the Hanson Fitness Center. It featured a swimming pool obstacle course, kids' dodge ball, a USO hot dog eating contest, separate water basketball events for adults and youngsters, Zumba by the pool, family one-pitch softball, and live entertainment. In addition, a BOSS golf scramble is took place at the Indianhead Golf Course on Camp Casey. U.S. Army photo by Sgt 1st Class Jeff Troth

  • Retired Korean general visits Camp Humphreys

    May 30, 2012

    Retired Republic of Korea Army Gen. Paik, Sun-yup, the first four-star general in Korean history, visited Camp Humphreys, May 24.

  • U.S. Soldiers train with Japanese counterparts on water-survival techniques

    May 30, 2012

    U.S. Soldiers at Camp Zama, Japan, conducted training earlier this month with their Japanese counterparts on a variety of water-survival techniques as part of a cooperative work program conducted here regularly.

  • Memorial Day ceremony at Yokohama War Cemetery honors fallen service members

    May 29, 2012

    "Honor" and "sacrifice" were the two words most often repeated by those who were at the Yokohama War Cemetery, May 27, 2012, during a Memorial Day ceremony that paid tribute to fallen service members.

  • USARPAC motorcycle safety ride thunders across Hawaii

    May 26, 2012

    U.S. Army Pacific kicked off the Army's 100 days of summer safety May 24 on historic Palm Circle with more than 250 motorcyclists from units throughout Hawaii with an 80-mile motorcycle safety ride.

  • USAG Red Cloud headquarters company has new leaders

    May 25, 2012

    A headquarters unit whose troops work mainly in key administrative offices of the U.S. Army Garrison Red Cloud has new leadership following ceremonies here May 23.

  • A much needed service on Big Island provided by Tripler Occupational Health

    May 25, 2012

    TRIPLER ARMY MEDICAL CENTER, Hawaii - Members of the Department of Occupational Health, here, traveled to the Big Island May 7-11 to provide medical assessments for government employees working there.

  • DPW releases water reports

    May 25, 2012

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- Every year since 1999 the Environmental Protection Agency has required public water suppliers to provide Consumer Confidence Reports, or CCRs, to their water users. These reports are designed to educate the public on the origin of drinking water and provide water quality information for the previous year.

  • Annual hurricane exercise to begin

    May 25, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii will conduct its annual hurricane exercise, Makani Pahili (Hawaiian for strong winds), May 29-June 7.

  • Pre-planning makes clearing quarters a breeze

    May 25, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Whether you are transferring to a new duty station, retiring or moving off-post, your lease agreement with Island Palm Communities requires you to notify your community center in writing no less than 28 days prior to vacating your home.

  • Army Family Child Care offers a home away from home

    May 25, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- For military parents, child care is a top priority.

  • USAG employees celebrate success

    May 25, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii held its annual Garrison Organization Celebration, at Richardson Pool, here, May 18.

  • Military history comes alive at Fort DeRussy annual event

    May 25, 2012

    FORT DERUSSY, Hawaii -- The U.S. Army Museum Hawaii celebrated Armed Forces Day with Living History Day at Battery Randolph, Fort DeRussy, here, Saturday.

  • Tips offered for a stress-free PCS move

    May 25, 2012

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- More than 40 million Americans -- about 14 percent of the population -- move every year. For many in the military, the next move will be coming soon. The summer is peak season for permanent change of station.

  • Options, resources available to lessen the stress of relocating with pets

    May 25, 2012

    HONOLULU -- Military moves can be tough on military families, especially if a spouse is deployed. It's hard enough to get the humans in the family ready for a big move, let alone a family pet.

  • Mobile Retention Program helps Soldiers continue to serve

    May 24, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- Having the right job, a job that fits, is very important for both employees and employers. To make sure Soldiers make the right decision, U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan's Eighth Army Retention Office conducted Mobile Retention Training, May 21-24.

  • Road blocks don't end at the front gate

    May 24, 2012

    George Watson, Sr., a former Tech. SGT with the Tuskegee Airmen, points out a photo of himself in President Obama's inaugural book to Sgt. Samuel Conrad of the 326th MPAD during an interview in Watson's home on February 21, 2012.

  • Humphreys celebrates Asian American, Pacific Islander heritage

    May 23, 2012

    CAMP HUMPHREYS - Asian-American and Pacific Islander heritage was celebrated with song and dance at the Youth Gym here May 23.

  • Yongsan conducts noncombatant evacuation operation exercise

    May 22, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- U.S. Military dependents, non-emergency essential Civilians and contractors took part in Courageous Channel 12, a mandatory noncombatant evacuation operation exercise here on garrison, May 17-19.

  • Aloha Center receives HFF award

    May 22, 2012

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii -- At the height of World War II, with the war raging at its peak, something unusual was happening near Fort Shafter. Local workers were building an oasis in the heart of the industrial munitions-production installation known as the Hawaiian Ordnance Depot.

  • Hawaii residents, community urged to prepare now for hurricane season

    May 22, 2012

    U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii is preparing for hurricane season by conducting its annual hurricane exercise, Makani Pahili, which is Hawaiian for "strong winds," from May 29 to June 8, 2012.

  • Army Family Child Care offers options

    May 22, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Many military families are unaware of the Army's Family Child Care Program, or FCC, as a viable child care option.

  • US Army Pacific Memorial Day Message

    May 22, 2012

    Memorial Day is an American tradition marking the start of summer. The next 100 days represent one of the most enjoyable - and statistically dangerous -- periods of the entire year for US Army Pacific personnel, and I challenge each of you to put safety first during this summer season, whether on- or off-duty.

  • TAMC ohana embrace Asian, Pacific Island cultures

    May 22, 2012

    HONOLULU -- Kyser Auditorium at Tripler Army Medical Center was standing room only as staff piled in to celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, May 17.

  • Chinooks make historic 3,400-mile journey to Alaska

    May 22, 2012

    Four Chinook helicopters were flown 3,400 miles from Hunter Army Airfield, Ga. to their new home with the 1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Regiment, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade, in Fairbanks, Alaska.

  • American students visit DMZ, North Korea

    May 22, 2012

    Seoul American Middle School students visited Camp Bonifas and the Joint Security Area on the border of North and South Korea, May 18, 2012, stepping foot into North Korea.

  • Luau-themed dinner shows appreciation for spouses of deployed service members in Okinawa

    May 22, 2012

    TORII STATION, Okinawa -- A little rain didn't dampen the fun at a luau held May 19 on Torii Beach here for spouses of deployed military members from all branches of service.

  • Army team begins Mount McKinley climb

    May 21, 2012

    Six instructors from Army's Northern Warfare Training Center cadre landed on the Kahiltna Glacier, Alaska, May 17, to begin a 14-to-20-day climb to the summit of Mount McKinley, also known as Denali

  • Pancake breakfast brings night shift workers together for fun, resiliency

    May 21, 2012

    HONOLULU - Because resiliency isn't just a 9-5 proposition, inclusive only to those who work when the sun shines, Tripler Army Medical Center's Care Provider Support Program, or CPSP, brought resiliency training to those who man the mission on what the rest of us consider "after hours" May 4, here.

  • Parent, child therapy aims to improve military family relationships

    May 21, 2012

    HONOLULU --A family-focused therapy program has been adopted recently by Tripler Army Medical Center with the intent to improve military family relationships.

  • Humphreys holds Courageous Channel exercise

    May 21, 2012

    Courageous Channel 12, a noncombatant evacuation operation exercise, was conducted here May 17-19. Courageous Channel is an annual exercise held in Korea, which allows U.S. military dependents, non-emergency essential civilians and contractors to walk through the evacuation process that would be used in a noncombatant evacuation scenario.

  • Water park a splash

    May 21, 2012

    Splish & Splash made quite a wave on May 19, as the popular water park opened here for the season.

  • K-16 Commissary open, stocked and ready

    May 21, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- K-16 Community members were thrilled to see their long-anticipated commissary open, May 17. The $3.8 million project would give the more than 1,400 authorized shoppers living in the vicinity of the K-16 Air Field access to over 4,500 items of groceries, produce and meat products.

  • Korean students get taste of American life through Good Neighbor English Camp

    May 21, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan treated Korean high school students to a little slice of Americana during the 2012 U.S. Forces Korea Good Neighbor English Camp, May 13-19.

  • Camp Humphreys hosts aerobithon

    May 21, 2012

    An aerobithon was held at the Super Gym here on May 19, with participants dancing, spinning, and jumping their way to better fitness. The aerobithon included a warm-up session, followed by Zumba, a stationary bicycle workout and yoga.

  • SAHS students deliver donations to orphanage in style with the Road Dragons

    May 21, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- Students from Seoul American High School and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority delivered donations and various supplies for kids in Namsan-won, an orphanage located near Namsan, May 20.

  • Job opportunities abound at USAG Yongsan

    May 21, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- In order to enrich the lives and careers of Community members, Army Community Service of U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan held a job fair at the Dragon Hill Lodge, May 18.

  • Eighth Army holds noncombatant evacuation exercise in Korea

    May 18, 2012

    A noncombatant evacuation exercise is being conducted on American military installations in South Korea, May 17-19, 2012.

  • KATUSA volunteers provide tutoring for children

    May 18, 2012

    KATUSAs, Korean soldiers attached to U.S. military units, from the 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command and the 403rd Army Field Support Brigade volunteer their time to tutor kids from the Hodongwon Children

  • U.S. Army Alaska welcomes new commander

    May 18, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Michael X. Garrett became the 36th commander of U.S. Army Alaska in a change of command ceremony May 17 on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.

  • Boys of Bravo Company become 'Bravo Family' - finally

    May 17, 2012

    On the day after President Barack Obama presented Rose Mary Sabo-Brown, Spc. 4 Leslie Sabo's widow, with the Medal of Honor, Jim Waybright and other Soldiers who had fought alongside Sabo the day he was killed, sat down to remember the battle, their friend, and how the boys of Bravo Company have come together to be a family once again.

  • Tripler graduates new PAs to Army Medicine

    May 17, 2012

    HONOLULU - Tripler Army Medical Center's Interservice Physician Assistant Program Class 10-2 graduated in the TAMC Chapel May 14, here.

  • Art helps Tripler's cancer patients, families cope

    May 17, 2012

    HONOLULU - Patients and their families joined staff from Tripler Army Medical Center, May 11-12, to participate in the 6th Annual Oncology on Canvas.

  • Camp Humphreys breaks ground on Conference and Dining Center for Soldiers, civilians and families

    May 17, 2012

    Army officials broke ground on a $22.5 million project to construct the Camp Humphreys Conference and Dining Center here, May 16.

  • Odierno: Regional alignments to begin next year

    May 16, 2012

    The Army will begin implementing a regionally-aligned force concept next year to better support combatant commanders, Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno announced May 16.

  • President awards posthumous Medal of Honor to Vietnam-era Soldier

    May 16, 2012

    President Barack Obama paid tribute today to a man who died defending his fellow Soldiers 42 years and six days ago, and who the commander-in-chief said represents a generation's honorable and undervalued service.

  • Danish Crown Couple visits War Memorial

    May 15, 2012

    SEOUL, Republic of Korea-- Danish Crown Prince Frederik Andre Henrik Christian and his wife, Princess Mary Elizabeth Donaldson, visited the War Memorial of Korea near U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan to commemorate the Soldiers under United Nations Command who lost their lives during the Korean War, May 10.

  • Military bands wow Waikiki audience during concert

    May 15, 2012

    WAIKIKI, Hawaii -- Military service members, along with families and friends, attended the 27th Annual Combined Forces Military Band Appreciation Concert, May 2, at the Hale Koa Hotel, here.

  • Hurricane season approaches

    May 15, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Hawaii's hurricane season is in effect, June 1-November 30.

  • OANRP recognized for superior work

    May 15, 2012

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- The Army's Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Environment, Safety and Occupational Health presented the Natural Resources Conservation Team Award for 2011 to the Oahu Army Natural Resources Program, or OANRP, and U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, here, May 5.

  • Spouses support community

    May 15, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Col. Douglas Mulbury (center), commander, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, accepts a $169,094 check from Monica Land (left center), manager, Hui O Na Wahine Spouses Club Thrift Shop; and Jennifer Kelling (center, right), president, Hui O Na Wahine as Hui Thrift Shop employees look on, here, May 11.

  • Army celebrates military spouses with special events

    May 15, 2012

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii -- Locally, Army Community Service, Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, hosted Military Spouse Appreciation Day, May 9, at Fort Shafter's Hale Ikena.

  • Yongsan thanks Korean National Police for keeping Community safe

    May 15, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea- You may or may not have recognized Korean National Police strolling the perimeter of U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan. They always stand guard at the gates, ensuring security at the border of garrison Yongsan 24/7 regardless of inclement weather to protect our Community.