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  • Maintenance team claims second straight award

    Jun 25, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON South Korea - Terry Blevins, chief of Red Cloud Garrison's award-winning Directorate of Logistics Maintenance Division, has an unlikely secret weapon in his toolbox - a friendly rivalry that fuels the competitive spirits of his combined Casey and Red Cloud garrison team.

  • 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division deployment ceremony

    Jun 24, 2010

    The 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division held its deployment ceremony on Sills Field, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii June 24. The brigade will deploy as an Advise and Assist Brigade in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in Northern Iraq, where it will be at the forefront of training and empowering the Iraqi Security Forces.

  • Basketball legend meets with Soldiers at Korean DMZ

    Jun 24, 2010

    JOINT SECURITY AREA, Panmunjom, South Korea - A legendary Los Angeles Lakers player, coach and general manager visited the Korean DMZ and met with United Nations Command Security Battalion Soldiers here June 24.

  • Tropic Lightning bids farewell to the Chief

    Jun 24, 2010

    Friends and colleagues bid farewell to Col. Thomas P. Guthrie, the outgoing chief of staff, 25th Infantry Division, during a "Flying V" ceremony held in his honor, June 23 at Sills Field, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

  • GI Jane Day: An atypical day in the lives of Army spouses

    Jun 24, 2010

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska - It's not every day that an Army spouse gets to don an old pair of ACUs or BDUs and hit the range for a morning of weapons-firing and then complete an invigorating run through Fort Wainwright's obstacle course.

  • Silver spurs and yellow garters: 5-1st spur ride participants chase the dream, earn the spurs

    Jun 24, 2010

    For cavalry Soldiers, it's all about the spurs. And not just any spurs. Silver spurs signify leadership and that the bearer conquered the renowned spur ride, a rite of passage for the "Cav."

  • EFMB training and testing held at Fort Wainwright

    Jun 24, 2010

    Last week 183 Soldiers from 24 units and 10 states were at Fort Wainwright in hopes of earning the Expert Field Medic Badge. After five grueling days of qualification, followed by a 12-mile ruck march, only 31 were left standing for graduation.

  • North Korea attacks across 38th parallel, 60 years ago

    Jun 23, 2010

    Sixty years ago, the Korean War became the first major armed clash between the free world and Communist forces, as the so-called Cold War turned hot.

  • Statue honors legendary Eighth U.S. Army commander

    Jun 23, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - A statue that honors legendary Eighth U.S. Army Commander Gen. Walton H. Walker was unveiled at the 8th Army headquarters, June 23.

  • U.N. training simulates operational environment: peace and stability, watchwords for GS 2010

    Jun 22, 2010

    In a scripted exercise of event-driven scenarios by military and non-military subject matter experts in an operational environment, U.N. representatives had just met with Zapatos, one of the faction leaders causing trouble, in an effort to quell violence in an "affected area" of the Island of Pacifica. The 18th Brigade comprised of Soldiers from Indonesia and the U.S. has stood by as negotiations take place with the rogue leader by promising to work fairly with him and his rival St. Pierre in an effort to help the indigenous population.

  • USAG-HI welcomes its new commander

    Jun 21, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Soldiers, family members and government civilians, along with local civic and Native Hawaiian leaders, gathered on Sills Field, here, Monday, to bid aloha to Col. Matthew Margotta, outgoing commander, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, and to welcome Col. Douglas Mulbury, incoming commander.

  • Commentary: Military partnership improves education for all Hawaii's children

    Jun 21, 2010

    HONOLULU - It's no secret that many military families coming from beyond our shores arrive with negative perceptions of Hawaii public schools.

  • Virtual Squad Training simulates patrolling techniques, tasks

    Jun 21, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Sgt. Jerel Concepcion, a squad leader with 25th Transportation Company, 45th Sustainment Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, was leading his squad through the streets of Baghdad.

  • Korean students learn to cope with fire emergencies

    Jun 18, 2010

    Louie, an 8-year-old student from the J-House English Language School in Dongducheon, spraying water to simulate an emergency situation with Kwon Soon-cheol, a Casey Garrison firefighter, during a field tour to the fire station June 4. Twenty-one students 6 to 11 years old visited the fire station to learn what firefighters do during an emergency. The tour was conducted in English by fire station staff members to help the students practice English.

  • Racing season reopens at Casey 500 Go-Cart Track

    Jun 18, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON South Korea - Soldiers, civilians and family members gathered at the Casey 500 Go-Cart Track May 29 for the season reopening.

  • Children encouraged to voice their opinions in Military Child in Hawaii study

    Jun 17, 2010

    SCHOFIELDAca,!E+BARRACKS, Hawaii - Why do some families stationed in Hawaii choose public, private or parochial schools'

  • Sleep deprivation can lead to weight gain, illness

    Jun 17, 2010

    SCHOFIELDAca,!E+BARRACKS, Hawaii - Studies have shown that sleep-deprived people eat more snacks.

  • Soldiers compete in Garuda Shield 2010 sports day

    Jun 17, 2010

    BANDUNG, Indonesia -- America's partnership with nations across southeast Asia was on display June 9 as soldiers of seven countries took a break from building projects and training exercises to play sports at the Mason Pines Hotel and the Infantry Training Center, here.

  • Warriors battle for track, field awards

    Jun 17, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON South Korea - Though they run nearly every day for physical training, more commonly known as PT, Soldiers from Warrior Country came to the Casey Garrison's Schoonover Bowl June 5 to put their speed and skills to the test at the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Track and Field Championship.

  • Team Hawaii plans repeat victory at Ten-Miler

    Jun 17, 2010

    WHEELERAca,!E+ARMYAca,!E+AIRFIELD, Hawaii - They crossed the finish line first, second, third, fourth.

  • Intrepid Warriors fall short of Eighth Army 10-Miler records

    Jun 17, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON South Korea - Against inclement weather, Warriors from all garrisons on the peninsula gathered in Carey Fitness Center June 12 for the annual running of the Eighth U.S. Army Annual 10- Miler. The race is held to determine who will represent the Eighth U.S. Army for the annual race Oct. 24 in Washington, D.C.

  • Army's top graphic designer is passionate about her work

    Jun 17, 2010

    Venus Sung, a graphic designer for the Fort Wainwright Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Marketing Department recently won the grand prize in the Edge Family and MWR Command contest.

  • Buying a Home in Alaska - Financing - Part 2 in a 4-part series

    Jun 17, 2010

    Tips on financing a home in Alaska.

  • Beware of scams and hoaxes targeting Soldiers and families

    Jun 17, 2010

    When conducting any sort of business, such as renting a home, buying a car or entering a work-at-home agreement you should keep in mind that if it looks too good to be true, it probably is.

  • Fort Wainwright children wish Army "many more" with birthday celebration

    Jun 17, 2010

    Fort Wainwright kids help celebrate Army's birthday.

  • Purposeful motorcycle ride prevents injuries, accidents

    Jun 17, 2010

    Unit takes a group motorcycle ride to promote bike safety.

  • 1-5 Infantry prepares for mountain combat

    Jun 17, 2010

    Infantry trains in the mountains of Alaska.

  • Makani Pahili 2010 debuts emerging rapid response capability

    Jun 17, 2010

    Each year,the local and state Hawaii government, U.S. Federal Government and Department of Defense participate in a statewide scenario-driven hurricane preparation exercise known as Makani Pahili, which means "strong wind" in Hawaiian, held this year May 24 through June 4.

  • 413th receives four stars during leadership visit

    Jun 17, 2010

    Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody and Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey J. Mellinger included a visit to the 413th Contracting Support Brigade, Fort Shafter, Hawaii, during a recent tour of the Pacific. Dunwoody is the commanding general of the Army Materiel Command and Mellinger is the organizationAca,!a,,cs senior enlisted advisor. The two were in the Pacific to visit AMC assets and attend briefings and meetings with AMC supported organizations. The 413th is an Expeditionary Contracting Command unit.

  • Eighth Army celebrates U.S. Army's 235th birthday

    Jun 17, 2010

    SEOUL - The United States Army Birthday Ball was held here at Grand Hyatt Hotel June 11 to celebrate the U.S. Army's 235th birthday.

  • U.S. Army reservists aid Indonesia in humanitarian effort

    Jun 16, 2010

    On the outskirts of the heavily-populated and poverty-stricken city of Bandung, American and Indonesian forces have banned together to build a civic center and baby care clinic as part of Operation Garuda Shield 2010, a training and humanitarian exercise in Indonesia.

  • Winner: 'Wolfhound' earns title of Army Hawaii's top Soldier

    Jun 15, 2010

    Specialist Andy James, a Soldier representing the 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment and the 25th Infantry Division, wins the honor of representing the U.S. Army Pacific as the Soldier of the Year at the Department of the Army competition later this year.

  • USARPAC celebrates 235th Army Birthday

    Jun 15, 2010

    USARPAC concluded its Army Birthday commemoration activities with a gala dinner-dance at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Hotel in Honolulu on June 12.

  • U.S., Indonesia maintain a partnership of peace

    Jun 14, 2010

    Continuing an era of cooperation, the Indonesian military hosted the opening ceremony of Garuda Shield 2010 on June 10 at the Tentara Nasional Indonesia (TNI) Infantry Training Center in the District of Cipatat.

  • Army directs global inspection of armor plates

    Jun 14, 2010

    The Army recently issued a message for all troops and units to inspect their body armor in search of a specific model that was not made according to contract requirements.

  • Margotta reminisces about tour as he prepares for change of command

    Jun 14, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The key to being a successful garrison commander is understanding and working within limitations of time, people and money.

  • Honouliuli preservation involves work of many hands

    Jun 14, 2010

    KUNIA VILLAGE, Hawaii - On the eastern slopes of the Waianae Mountains, there is a "wahi pana," a "celebrated place," called Honouliuli.

  • Tropic Lightning Soldiers compete in USARPAC Warrior Challenge

    Jun 13, 2010

    Spc. Andy James and Sgt. Colin Whyte, represent the 25th Infantry Division in the five-day U.S. Army Pacific 2010 Warrior Challenge June 7-12.

  • Center aids in defeating explosive devices

    Jun 11, 2010

    U.S. Army Pacific's newly established Asia-Pacific Counter - Improvised Explosive Device (C-IED) Center provides servicemembers stationed in the Pacific access to cutting-edge training in the fight to defeat improvised explosive devices.

  • Hawaii's PTA protects natural resources

    Jun 10, 2010

    POHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, Hawaii - The Army is waging a war, here.

  • Army uses one portal-of-access for counseling services, support

    Jun 10, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Soldiers and family members in Hawaii are now able to contact counselors at Military OneSource through a single portal-of-access.

  • Hawaii residents urged to prepare now for hurricane season

    Jun 10, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The hurricane season, which runs from June 1 through Nov. 30, requires all residents to be vigilant and prepared for the worst.

  • Casey Garrison goes hog wild

    Jun 10, 2010

    RED CLOUD GARRISON - The Commanding General's Mess filled wall to wall May 21with the curious and those waiting to learn about the contributions Asians and Pacific Islanders have made to America.

  • Casey HHD passes guidon for change of command

    Jun 10, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON, South Korea - A new leader took command of a small contingent of Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, U.S. Army Garrison Soldiers, who assist with installation operations during a change of command ceremony May 25 in Casey Garrison's Carey Physical Fitness Center.

  • DoDEA releases school eligibility policy

    Jun 10, 2010

    RED CLOUD GARRISON - Department of Defense Dependents Schools-Korea officials have released the policy outlining enrollment eligibility for all DOD-eligible students who will reside in Warrior Country during the 2010-2011 school year.

  • Gird your loins: The onslaught of family, friends is coming

    Jun 10, 2010

    We just welcomed round one of what looks to be a very busy tourist season around our house and I'll admit it, we were intimidated. Could we fulfill all of their Alaskan hopes and dreams in about a week and on a somewhat limited budget' Would they go home disappointed or would this be a vacation of a lifetime for them'

  • Soldiers, family members walk in Relay for Life

    Jun 10, 2010

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska - Soldiers and family members from Fort Wainwright made a difference in the fight against cancer by participating in the Relay for Life, held at West Valley High School last weekend.

  • Korean Service Corps Battalion celebrates 60th anniversary

    Jun 10, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - The Korean Service Corps Battalion celebrated its 60th anniversary June 9 here at Knight Field.

  • Another I Corps chapter closes, as Lt. Gen. Jacoby relinquishes command

    Jun 9, 2010

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - Another chapter in the history of I Corps came to a close Tuesday when its commanding general, Lt. Gen. Charles H. Jacoby Jr., relinquished his three-year command. With his successor not yet approved by Congress, Jacoby turned over the corps colors to his senior deputy for the interim, Maj. Gen. John D. Johnson.

  • Warrior Challenge 2010 tests Soldiers physical, mental strength

    Jun 9, 2010

    The annual, five-day competition, hosted at Schofield Barracks, June 7-11, pushes the Soldiers and NCOs through a variety of challenges, both mental and physical, said Sgt. Maj. Alan S. Hatton, operations sergeant major, USARPAC. The goal of the competition is to find the best, most well-rounded Soldier and NCO in USARPAC.

  • Warrior Challenge 2010 tests Soldiers physical, mental strength

    Jun 9, 2010

    The annual, five-day competition, hosted at Schofield Barracks, June 7-11, pushes the Soldiers and NCOs through a variety of challenges, both mental and physical, said Sgt. Maj. Alan S. Hatton, operations sergeant major, USARPAC. The goal of the competition is to find the best, most well-rounded Soldier and NCO in USARPAC.

  • Digging in the dirt for Soldier safety

    Jun 9, 2010

    An environmental surveillance team traveled from Camp Zama, Japan to Schofield Barracks, Hawaii to train deploying Soldiers of 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. After a couple days of classroom training, instructors and students went to nearby Lake Wilson, also known as Wahiawa Reservoir, to collect samples of water, soil and insects, just as the Soldiers will do in Iraq when the brigade deploys this summer.

  • Army realigns substance-abuse services

    Jun 8, 2010

    The Army has implemented improvements in the way it delivers alcohol and drug-abuse services on its installations, combining all clinical services with testing, education, counseling, prevention and training under the oversight of the Installation Management Command.

  • Army veterinarians work in Vietnam

    Jun 8, 2010

    Members of the government of Vietnam's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development met with U.S. Army veterinarians for the first time during a veterinary care conference held here June 3-6.

  • JSA Security Battalion holds change of command

    Jun 8, 2010

    CAMP BONIFAS, Panmunjom, South Korea - The combined Republic of Korea-U.S. Army battalion that maintains security inside the Joint Security Area held a change of command ceremony here June 8.

  • Aca,!EoeRock & LuauAca,!a,,c May Festival

    Jun 7, 2010

  • Warriors wage war on excess

    Jun 7, 2010

  • Korean students sit in the flyer's seat

    Jun 7, 2010

  • Warriors scout out Korean culture

    Jun 7, 2010

  • Korean War veterans commemorate 'three hard nights' of battle

    Jun 7, 2010

    Waving flags, school children and Republic of Korea and U.S. Army Soldiers in full dress uniform greeted veterans of a little known but pivotal battle of the Korean War - the battle of Chipyong-ni, a small town about 90-minutes east of Uijeongbu.

  • Top Army NCO promotes 'complete fitness' to Soldiers

    Jun 7, 2010

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston talked about the Army's plan for the continued complete fitness and well-being of Soldiers, and stressed the importance of mental fitness for today's Soldier while meeting with Hawaii-based Soldiers, June 3.

  • Colonels reclaim bragging rights in softball challenge

    Jun 7, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - The annual Softball Challenge between the colonel and sergeant major teams was held May 29 at the Yongsan Garrison baseball field.

  • Book helps children celebrate Army's birthday, understand Army history

    Jun 4, 2010

    As the Army prepares to celebrate its 235th birthday, three women have taken the broad theme of the Army's long tradition and history and transformed it into a series of books designed for children.

  • New center dedicated to children of local fallen Soldiers

    Jun 4, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii dedicated a new School Age Center, here, June 2, to children of all fallen Soldiers of the U.S. Army in Hawaii.

  • AFAP offers community way to affect change

    Jun 4, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The Army Family Action Plan program is dedicated to changing the lives of our Soldiers, families, civilians and retirees, and it works.

  • USARPAC specialists secure safe training operations

    Jun 3, 2010

    U. S. Army, Pacific's Safety Office works diligently across the command to ensure that mission goals are met without incident. Soldiers' lives are rife with risk-travel, tactical and physical training and Warrior lifestyle-too often result in injury or even death and the Army is committed to doing all it can to enhance the safety of its fighting force, while maintaining training intensity.

  • RVTT's virtual simulations help squads train for deployment, threat scenarios

    Jun 3, 2010

    SCHOFIELDAca,!E+BARRACKS, Hawaii - While training with the Virtual Squad Training System, here, Sgt. Michael Diaz' squad from 25th Transportation Company, 25th Infantry Division, skipped breaktime to be the first group to visit the Reconfigurable Vehicle Tactics Trainer.

  • Day of Reflection: USAG-HI celebrates Memorial Day

    Jun 3, 2010

    SCHOFIELDAca,!E+BARRACKS, Hawaii - Reminders of America's history and of personal sacrifice were voiced at Memorial Day ceremonies, here, and throughout the nation, May 31.

  • Seniors create, donate lei to venerate veterans, Soldiers

    Jun 3, 2010

    WAHIAWA, Hawaii - Dozens of members from local community organizations here participated in a picking and stringing event, May 28, continuing an island tradition honoring Soldiers buried at the Schofield Barracks Post Cemetery.

  • Commissary awards scholarships

    Jun 3, 2010

    Commissary awards scholarships to two.

  • Dust-off, dust-off, this is Renegade two five with medevac

    Jun 3, 2010

    The 539th Transportation Company is ready for the worst case-scenario.

  • 16th CAB honors its fallen comrades

    Jun 3, 2010

    "This brigade's great strides and accomplishments will be sowed in the annals of military history but our success exacted a cost from the nation's most precious resource, our sons and daughters,"

  • Tropic Lightning holds Sergeant Audie Murphy Club Board

    Jun 1, 2010

    Candidates from the 25th Infantry Division endured a long day of qualification events for the Sgt. Audie Murphy Club May 25 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. The Soldiers did pushup and situps in the Army Combat Uniform (minus blouse and headgear), an 8-mile ruck march with full battle gear, weapons qualification, six common task training lanes, and six round-robin board appearances before individual board members.

  • Chaves named USARPAC Deputy CG for Guard

    Jun 1, 2010

    Maj. Gen. Joseph J. Chaves became the U.S. Army, Pacific Deputy Commanding General , Army National Guard effective June 1 after pinning on his second star.

  • Sponsorship: Start Strong to Be Strong

    Jun 1, 2010

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - I have moved many times in my career, within the United States and overseas. I have deployed several times, leaving my wife to pull double duty at home.

  • Army implements strategic plan to improve safety

    May 28, 2010

    The "101 Critical Days of Summer" campaign, which began on Memorial Day, and the larger National Safety Month observation during June, provide opportunity to focus on the goals outlined in the latest version of the Army Safety and Occupational Health Strategic Plan that was released in February.

  • U.S. Forces Korea honors fallen warriors at ceremony

    May 28, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - A memorial ceremony was held May 27 at Knight Field here to honor fallen service members.

  • PACOM Soldier gives back to Hawaii as a foster parent

    May 27, 2010

    HONOLULU - A Soldier assigned to U.S. Pacific Command was honored for his contribution to community service by the Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii in a ceremony in downtown Waikiki, May 19.

  • Community bids aloha to military ohana with parade, festival

    May 27, 2010

    WAIKIKI, Hawaii - The parade route down scenic Kalakaua Avenue offered plenty of elbow room for the thousands of spectators, but South Korea-based Sgt. 1st Class Robert Alvarez and his newlywed bride, Sarah, clung tightly to each other as they watched the USO's Welcome Home Heroes Parade, here, May 22.

  • Makani Pahili HUREX begins in Hawaii

    May 27, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - We live in an era of persistent conflict; global terrorism and extremist ideologies threaten our safety and freedom.

  • Army community invited to join legendary race around Wheeler

    May 27, 2010

    WHEELERAca,!E+ARMYAca,!E+AIRFIELD, Hawaii -Aca,!'Runners will take to the streets as the U.S. Army in Hawaii hosts the annual 10 Mile Race Around Wheeler, here, June 12.

  • Personal trainer tells the fitness facts of burning belly fat with cardio

    May 27, 2010

    SCHOFIELDAca,!E+BARRACKS, Hawaii - One of the most commonly asked questions in my line of work from clients and gym patrons is "How do I lose my belly fat and get a six-pack'"

  • 307th deploys in support of surge efforts

    May 26, 2010

    For the first time since the Vietnam War, friends and family members of Soldiers from the 307th Integrated Theater Signal Battalion's Headquarters and Headquarters and Bravo Companies gathered May 24 to bid farewell to the Soldiers at a deployment ceremony at Helemano Military Reservation in Wahiawa.

  • Korea LARs Improve Defensive Capabilities

    May 26, 2010

    LARs and Soldiers of 2-2 Aviation, 2nd ID, worked on the division's aerial mine capability at K-16 Airbase, South Korea.

  • South Korea sets responses to North Korean provocations

    May 26, 2010

    South Korean officials have laid out a full and appropriate response to the North Korean sinking of a South Korean frigate that killed 46 sailors in March, and the U.S. government fully supports the response.

  • Warrior Country recognizes its 'true treasures'

    May 26, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON South Korea - Nearly 100 residents embarked on a simulated treasure hunt through Warrior Country during the 2nd Infantry Division and U.S. Army Red Cloud Volunteer Recognition Awards Ceremony at the Warrior's Club May 18.

  • Chaplain says farewell to students

    May 26, 2010

    RED CLOUD GARRISON, South Korea - When Chaplain (Lt. Col.) David Acuff, Red Cloud Garrison chaplain, came to Korea he wanted to get involved in a few good neighbor projects with the local community outside of the garrison.

  • Casey school on track for August opening

    May 26, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON South Korea - Casey Elementary School Principal Shelly Kennedy and Department of Defense Education Activity Pacific officials met with garrison leaders May 20 to talk about logistics issues and check on progress of the new school, which will open for the 2010-2011 academic year.

  • 'Tropic Lightning' deputy general moves on

    May 25, 2010

    Formations of Soldiers, friends, guests, and family gathered at Sills Field, here, May 25, to offer their thanks and pleasant farewells to a key officer for "Tropic Lightning."

  • U.S., South Korea increase military exercises following attack

    May 25, 2010

    The U.S. and South Korean militaries will undergo two new training exercises in light of last week's finding that North Korea sank a South Korean navy ship, killing 46 sailors.

  • USFK hosts English Camp for Korean high school students

    May 25, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - Fifty-nine Korean 10th graders from Seoul, Pyeongtaek and Daegu meet their host families here at Camp Kim on the first day of United States Forces of Korea Good Neighbor English Camp May 16.

  • Garrison leaders provide updates about AFAP

    May 24, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii leadership plans to tackle more than 15 quality of life issues to emerge from the 2010 Army Family Action Plan conference, including a strategy to better assist families with disabled children and a plan to provide residents with shuttle service to and from Army medical centers, early next month.

  • Major reconstruction to get under way at historic Fort DeRussy

    May 24, 2010

    FORT DERUSSY, Hawaii - The U.S. Army Museum of Hawaii, located, here, at Battery Randolph, in the heart of Waikiki, is currently undergoing some major renovations to more than double its existing gallery space

  • PTA's Coloma named best firefighter in IMCOM-Pacific

    May 24, 2010

    POHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, Hawaii - The Department of the Army Fire and Emergency Services has recognized a firefighter for his continued excellence in improving safety conditions, both here and in the greater community.

  • 25th ID trains equal opportunity leaders

    May 24, 2010

    The 25th Inf. Div. Equal Opportunity Office took the lead in preparing and teaching a course training new equal opportunity representatives from May 10-20.

  • 'Pacific Thunder' circles Oahu, shares the road with Hawaiian motorists

    May 21, 2010

    More than 250 Soldiers gathered at Sills Field, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, for the first 25th Infantry Division-level organized motorcycle ride circling Oahu known as "Pacific Thunder," May 20. Pacific Thunder is planned to be a quarterly ride open to open to motorcycle-licensed "Tropic Lightning" Soldiers and military personnel who have completed the Motorcycle Safety Course.

  • Wainwright program takes summer to the EDGE for youth, teens

    May 20, 2010

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska -- Fort Wainwright parents have a new resource to turn to if their youth and teens make the all-too-familiar claim this summer, "There's nothing to do here" - the Child, Youth and School Services' Experience, Develop, Grow and Excel program.

  • Soldiers applying humanitarian assistance learned overseas at home

    May 20, 2010

    "They work so hard to do everything you do, here at work, with reset, with training and then, for them to volunteer their time to go out and do these things on weekends, it's a selfless move."

  • Wainwright employee is scientist, researcher, children's book author

    May 20, 2010

    Sturm is working on another book, tentatively titled "21 Science Activities You Can Do with Snow," an activity book for teachers to use in their classrooms, something teachers have told him they need.

  • Arctic Wolves go to the field with area students

    May 20, 2010

    Most field problems Soldiers tackle are of a tactical nature and do not include activities like tug-of-war, water-balloon toss and sack races . . .

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