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  • Jumping into Alaska's Malamute Drop Zone

    Feb 28, 2012

    Airborne engineers and infantry Soldiers jump into the deep snow of Malamute Drop Zone on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.

  • SAES gets hands on with robots

    Feb 28, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- As the students watched the presentation given by Robotis, a robotics manufacturing company based in Seoul, an excited whisper ran through the crowd of over a hundred students in the Seoul American Elementary School gymnasium Feb. 28. But, when they were told they got to 'fight' with the robots, the excitement burst.

  • Eighth Army encourages absentee voting in Korea

    Feb 27, 2012

    Eighth Army officials are encouraging U.S. troops in South Korea to exercise their right to vote through absentee ballots.

  • Hannam celebrates one year of Zumba

    Feb 27, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- Zumba, a fitness program that involves moving your body to fast-paced Latin music, may or may not be your idea of fun. For the residents of Hannam Village, however, Zumba offered much more than just a fitness program. It served as a way for the community at Hannam Village to meet new people, partake in an activity, and to get out of the house.

  • Yongsan celebrates Black History Month

    Feb 27, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- With the help of 8th Army Equal Opportunity Office, Yongsan garrison held it's Black History month observance celebrating the role of African American women in our nation's history at the R&R Bar and Grill, Feb. 23.

  • Odierno fleshes out Pacific strategy, Afghan advisory mission

    Feb 23, 2012

    The Army will remain strong in the Pacific to reflect the increased emphasis on the region, the Army chief of staff said Tuesday.

  • Students learn from Yongsan environmental office

    Feb 23, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- Students from the University of Seoul were given a first-hand look at how the US Army Garrison Yongsan manages environmental requirements during a seminar held by the Directorate of Public Works Feb. 21.

  • Leaders seek to help Soldiers at Town Hall

    Feb 23, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- Ensuring Solider health and well-being can be a challenge for any commander. Though they need information from doctors and health care providers about the Soldier's readiness, too much information can have dangerous consequences.

  • USAG Humphreys takes top honors for excellence in social media communications

    Feb 22, 2012

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, REPUBLIC OF KOREA - The U.S. Army Installation Management Command recognized USAG Humphreys today with a first place award in the 2011 Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware Public Affairs Competition for "Outstanding Initiatives in New Media," at the IMCOM-level.

  • Army unveils world's first military fleet of fuel cell vehicles

    Feb 22, 2012

    U.S. Army, Pacific, unveiled a fleet of 16 hydrogen fuel cell vehicles that the military services in Hawaii are testing in an effort to research efficient, clean and renewable energy sources, and reduce the U.S. military's dependence on petroleum.

  • 'Warrior' brigade Soldiers familiarize with new, improved weapon systems

    Feb 22, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- In an Army-wide effort to keep Soldiers equipped with the latest weapons and technology, equipment and doctrine constantly receive updates and revisions. Units then receive these updates through fielding distribution and training.

  • Area I holds anti-terror drill

    Feb 22, 2012

    During a mock car bombing outside the Camp Red Cloud commissary Feb. 16, smoke issues from a vehicle in which explosives were set off as Soldiers fall to the ground and pretend to be injured by the blast. The training episode was one of numerous terror incidents staged during antiterrorism exercise ADAPTIVE FOCUS, held Feb. 15-16 at Area I installations. Along with the 2nd Infantry Division and U.S. Army Garrison Red Cloud, South Korean troops and civil authorities took part.

  • Honored guests observe Stork's Nest renovations

    Feb 21, 2012

    Many hospitals provide a facility called a Stork's Nest. This refers to a temporary home for soon-to-be mothers approaching their final stages of pregnancy. Such facilities allow mothers, living far from hospitals to remain close to immediate labor care, while waiting for labor to start. At U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan, the Brian Allgood Army Community Hospital provides three Stork's Nest facilities that are open to pregnant patients living outside of Area II. But in August 2011, due to mold issues, they were shut down. Ever since then, the Directorate of Public Works conducted several projects, to eliminate the hygiene issues. In December 2011, one of the three facilities was reopened. To showcase the progress of the renovations, BAACH invited the wives of high ranking officials to observe each of its facilities, Feb. 1.

  • Taking the plunge

    Feb 21, 2012

    More than 200 brave participants got a four-month jump on summer by taking part in the garrison's annual Polar Bear Plunge at Camp Humphreys Feb. 18.

  • Vietnam vet awarded Silver Star after 45 years

    Feb 17, 2012

    An Alaska Vietnam veteran is awarded the Silver Star -- 45 years after earning it.

  • USNS Red Cloud loaded, off to Pacific prepared for next conflict

    Feb 17, 2012

    No one knows when the next crisis involving the U.S. military will occur, or where. But thanks to the personnel at the Army Strategic Logistics Activity Charleston, or ASLAC, supplies and equipment now aboard the U.S. Naval Ship Red Cloud are ready for action. Jon Connor of the Army Sustainment Command's Public Affairs Office offers this video report from Charleston, South Carolina.

  • Charging POVs is not authorized

    Feb 17, 2012

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- The numbers of privately owned, electric vehicles on Army installations in Hawaii are increasing.

  • Garrison uses voluntary realignments to fill over-hire positions

    Feb 17, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii hosted two employee town halls, here, and at Fort Shafter, Feb. 9-10, to address questions and to update personnel on Installation Management Command manpower reductions for fiscal year 2013.

  • Garrison addresses lack of participation for reveille, retreat

    Feb 17, 2012

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

  • Students make one of largest donations ever to TAMC-based facility

    Feb 17, 2012

    HONOLULU, Hawaii -- Navy Hale Keiki School teamed with Tripler Army Medical Center's Fisher House, here, to celebrate its supply collection drive, Feb. 7.

  • IPC establishes foundation to benefit military community

    Feb 17, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Empowering residents to build community within their own neighborhoods is the vision guiding a new foundation established by Island Palm Communities, or IPC, here.

  • Army Family Team Building helps to build values

    Feb 17, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The Army Family Team Building, or AFTB, program is a series of training modules designed for Soldiers, family members and Army civilians.

  • Portrait of Honor

    Feb 17, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Roger F. Mathews, Deputy Commanding General, U.S. Army Pacific, looks at the newly created portrait of the late 1st Lt. Jonathan Brostrom during a dedication ceremony Feb. 17 at Damien Memorial High School in Honolulu. The portrait was courtesy of the American Fallen Soldier project, a national non-profit organization that honors and forever memorializes fallen service members through paintings. Brostrom was a platoon leader assigned to 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, and died from wounds sustained during Operation Enduring Freedom July 13, 2008. Brostrom was a graduate of Damien High School, a recipient of one of the paintings, and the University of Hawaii. Mathews delivered a message from U.S. Army Pacific, thanking Brostrom and his family for making the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our nation.

  • 'With You All the Way' delights Yongsan kids

    Feb 16, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- On Feb. 7, students of Seoul American Elementary School had an opportunity to enjoy and share their feelings and concerns during the "Trevor Romain, With You All The Way" tour sponsored by the Yongsan United Service Organization.

  • Yongsan saves one million dollars by re-using excess materials

    Feb 16, 2012

    "In the fiscal year of 2011, the government saved one million dollars, in material costs alone, as a result of recycling used material on the garrison," said Enrique Blanco, U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan Roads and Grounds branch chief, in an interview, Jan. 26.

  • Author Romain visits Casey

    Feb 16, 2012

    Romain and several members of his "We're With You All the Way!" tour visited Hanson Fitness Center here Feb. 6 as part of a USO-sponsored tour. The comedy-based educational presentation is designed to entertain kids and give them strategies to cope with bullies, homework, deployments and more.

  • Pilot Part Day Toddler Program takes off at CYSS

    Feb 16, 2012

    Responding to Community demand, the Yongsan Child Development Center launched a Pilot Part Day Toddler Program, Feb. 1. The program was designed to give parents an option for their children under three years old, offering them a chance to play with children their age. It also gives the parents more time for themselves, so they can take care of business.

  • DOD leaders: Budget request supports adaptable future force

    Feb 16, 2012

    The Pentagon's fiscal year 2013 budget request follows the defense strategy in shaping an adaptable, rapidly deployable military force with key 21st-century capabilities, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta told Congress today.

  • Camp Humphreys ready for extreme weather

    Feb 15, 2012

    The U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security has learned Camp Humphreys was the first international U.S. military installation to be named "StormReady" and "TsunamiReady" by the U.S. National Weather Service.

  • Yongsan BOSS plays cupid

    Feb 15, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- Many Military couples undergo hardships due to deployment. As loved ones leave to serve in the Army, sometimes Families experience separation. To alleviate some of the difficulties Military couples may face as a result of separation, the Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers at U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan delighted Soldiers by delivering Valentine's Day balloons and flower grams on Valentine's Day, Feb. 14.

  • Army befriends youth home

    Feb 14, 2012

    At the Camp Hovey bowling center Feb. 3, Lt. Col. Benny Starks cuts a cake with the help of Kim Yoo-sung, nine. Starks is commanding officer of Army Field Support Battalion-Korea at Camp Mobile. The unit hosted 30 youngsters from a local youth home for a day of hamburgers and bowling.

  • Budget proposal requests smaller, more modern, agile force

    Feb 14, 2012

    The military will reduce its end strength by 5.5 percent over five years, while preserving military pay and benefits for current members and investing in technology and systems to counter future threats, according to Pentagon budget documents released Feb. 13, 2012.

  • Army's biggest warehouse honors Korean Service Corps

    Feb 13, 2012

    CAMP CARROLL, South Korea--Army Field Support Battalion--North East Asia held the opening ceremony for the Korean Service Corps Humidity Control Warehouse with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, Feb. 10.

  • Pentagon prepares for budget request rollout

    Feb 13, 2012

    Leaders will provide dollar details today for the Defense Department's fiscal year 2013 budget request, which is based on the defense strategic guidance framework announced last month, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said Feb. 10, 2012.

  • Firefighters respond to a different emergency

    Feb 13, 2012

    POHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, Hawaii -- The Fire Department, here, responds to fires, emergencies and calls for assistance year-round.

  • Sgt. Smith Theater enters 21st century with upgrades

    Feb 13, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The Sgt. Smith Theater, here, received a $600,000 Department of the Army facelift.

  • Army Family Team Building endures

    Feb 13, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The Army Family Team Building is a series of training modules designed for Soldiers, family members and Army civilians.

  • Community volunteers: Ret. Gen. Powell pays a visit to Hawaii JROTC Cadets

    Feb 13, 2012

    HONOLULU, Hawaii -- For former secretary of state and retired Army Gen. Colin Powell, his ROTC days were where he "found himself."

  • Community volunteers: Girl Scouts deliver lei, cookies to Soldiers

    Feb 13, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The Schofield Barracks-based Kolekole Service Girl Scout unit, comprised of more than 18 troops, has recently completed several community service projects.

  • Annual donor recognition ceremony highlights contributions

    Feb 10, 2012

    HONOLULU -- Deployed as a combat medic, Sgt. 1st Class James Lee was well aware how important having a reliable supply of blood is.

  • Schofield Barracks Health Clinic's own recognized for outstanding support to Reserve component

    Feb 10, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- For his unwavering support of Guard and Reserve employees, Maj. Todd Jackson, clinical nurse officer-in-charge at Schofield Barracks Health Clinic's Acute Care Clinic, earned the Patriot Award, Feb. 8.

  • Tripler Fisher House recognizes contributors, supporters

    Feb 10, 2012

    HONOLULU -- Tripler Fisher House held a recognition ceremony and luncheon for its donors and contributors, Feb. 3, here.

  • Your heart is in good hands at Tripler

    Feb 10, 2012

    HONOLULU -- Though you may not know it, Tripler Army Medical Center is making it easier for patients to take advantage of the robust and comprehensive set of heart services available to the Pacific region.

  • Tripler partners with Boy Scouts to help students explore medical careers

    Feb 10, 2012

    TRIPLER ARMY MEDICAL CENTER, Hawaii -- The first Medical Explorer Post on Oahu held its initial organizational meeting, here, Jan. 28.

  • Tripler receives low-level trauma, strives for excellence in care

    Feb 10, 2012

    HONOLULU --Tripler Army Medical Center started receiving low-level trauma Department of Defense beneficiary patients, Jan. 25.

  • Brian D. Allgood remembered by friends and family

    Feb 10, 2012

    U.S. ARMY GARRISON-YONGSAN, Korea -- The Brian Allgood Army Community Hospital/121st Combat Support Hospital held a remembrance service for Col. Brian Allgood, Jan. 20, at the chapel, here.

  • U.S. Army Pacific commander tours ongoing expansion in Japan

    Feb 9, 2012

    The commander of U.S. Army Pacific visited Camp Zama, Japan, for a firsthand look at the significant transformation, namely the construction of several new facilities, ongoing there.

  • Eighth Army hosts SHARP training in South Korea

    Feb 8, 2012

    Eighth Army is hosting sexual assault prevention training in South Korea through February.

  • Cobra Gold begins in Thailand

    Feb 8, 2012

    Excercise Cobra Gold 2012, the United States' largest multilateral exercise in the Asia-Pacific region, officially began Feb. 7, 2012, in Thailand.

  • Javelin training provides skills, sustainability for 'Warrior' brigade

    Feb 7, 2012

    On modern battlefields where the enemy rejects conventional warfare for irregular tactics, the U.S. Army continues to adapt with updated weapons and advanced training. Among the evolving capabilities stands the Javelin, a man-portable, anti-tank, shoulder-fired missile.

  • CSM Walk

    Feb 7, 2012

    The job of U.S. 8th Army's senior NCO is to make sure Soldiers deployed to Korea are prepared should the call come. Command Sergeant Major Rodney Harris stops in to check on Combat Service Support Soldiers.

  • Yama Sakura 61 cultural events augment exercise

    Feb 7, 2012

    This year's Yama Sakura exercise has been the largest bilateral exercise between the U.S. Army Pacific and the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force since the Great Tohoku Earthquake in March 2011.

  • Army demonstrates watercraft capabilities at Tokyo joint disaster-relief exercise

    Feb 6, 2012

    U.S. Army Soldiers assisted with a "sealift drill" during a large-scale Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Relief Exercise Feb. 3, 2012, that was coordinated by the Japanese government and included participation from more than 10,000 people.

  • Wolfhound rides ensures motorcycle safety

    Feb 6, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, participated in a spiritual motorcycle ride along Oahu's North Shore Jan. 27 in an effort to reinforce safety among Wolfhound riders.

  • Natural Resources Team wins top Army award

    Feb 3, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Spirit, hard work and scaling mountains paid off as U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's Natural Resources Team garnered one of the Army's most prestigious awards, Jan. 27.

  • USATDS offers legal advice to Soldiers

    Feb 3, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The U.S. Army Trial Defense Service, or USATDS, is set up to provide free legal advice and representation to Soldiers facing court-martial, nonjudicial punishment, Article 15, administrative separation and other adverse actions.

  • DODEA schools not needed

    Feb 3, 2012

    WASHINGTON -- The Department of Defense Education Activity, or DODEA, and the DOD were commissioned to study and validate the concerns that the Hawaii Department of Education's public schools aren't providing military-connected students with an adequate and appropriate set of educational services.

  • Families connect at Ohana Day

    Feb 3, 2012

    HONOLULU, Hawaii -- Football fans, both young and old, converged on Aloha Stadium, here, Saturday, to watch some of their favorite players in action.

  • Soldiers in Korea spend their days at the Joint Security Area at the Demilitarized Zone

    Feb 2, 2012

    The dividing line between North and South Korea is the 38th parallel, known as the Demilitarized Zone, or DMZ. American Soldiers spend their days at the Joint Security Area at the DMZ, making sure people remember why the country is divided.

  • 2ID Soldiers support needy in Dongducheon

    Feb 2, 2012

    Soldiers from the 2nd Infantry Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team and 210th Fires Brigade distribute charcoal and rice to the poor in Dongducheon City near Camps Casey and Hovey Feb. 1. The Soldiers raised more than $3,000 to support the needy in surrounding community as the temperature plummeted to record lows in Dongducheon.

  • Watercraft Soldiers prep for disaster-relief exercise in Japan

    Feb 1, 2012

    Soldiers performed maintenance checks and repairs on a U.S. Army watercraft at Yokohama North Dock, Japan, to ensure the vessel will be ready for use in a Japanese government-led exercise scheduled to begin Feb. 3, 2012.

  • Korean Connection Series Part Three- Closer look at the alliance between the U.S. and South Korea

    Feb 1, 2012

    The Korean peninsula stands out as a pivotal point in American security: politically, militarily and economically. In the third of a 3 part series, a closer look at the alliance between the U.S. and South Korea.

  • The Army Now - Soldiers taking part in Exercise Yama Sakura help cleanup a Japanese castle

    Feb 1, 2012

    Soldiers taking part in Exercise Yama Sakura help cleanup a Japanese castle.

  • Austin becomes 33rd Army vice chief

    Feb 1, 2012

    The Army welcomed the 33rd vice chief of staff during a swearing-in ceremony for Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Jan. 31, 2012.

  • USNS Red Cloud loaded, heads to Pacific prepared for next conflict

    Feb 1, 2012

    No one knows when the next crisis involving the U.S. military will occur, or where. But thanks to the personnel at the Army Strategic Logistics Activity Charleston, or ASLAC, supplies and equipment now aboard the U.S. Naval Ship Red Cloud are ready for action.

  • Local boy to play football at West Point

    Feb 1, 2012

    WAIKIKI, Hawaii -- Every year, on the first Wednesday of February, is the first day that a high school senior can sign a binding National Letter of Intent for college football with a school that is a member of the NCAA, the main governing body for college sports in the United States.

  • Zama teens make bid for top spot in engineering contest

    Jan 31, 2012

    What began four years ago as an opportunity for high school students to observe a construction site has blossomed into annual competitions that promote science education in concert with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

  • NFL players visit wounded warriors in Hawaii

    Jan 31, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Former National Football League player John Lynch and current player Calvin Johnson from the Detroit Lions met with wounded warriors from the Warrior Transition Battalion, at the Soldier and Family Assistance Center, here, Jan. 27. The players were in Hawaii preparing for the all-star Pro Bowl game.

  • Tripler head, neck docs use robot to increase patients' quality of life

    Jan 31, 2012

    In May of 2011, the da Vinci Surgical System was embraced by two otolaryngologists at Tripler Army Medical Center in Hawaii. The robot, which was first purchased in 2009, has been used to support a variety of surgical specialties.

  • School Behavioral Health Team tests its expertise in the community

    Jan 31, 2012

    TRIPLER ARMY MEDICAL CENTER, Hawaii -- Since 2008, the School Behavioral Health Team from the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Services, here, has been providing a comprehensive array of school-based behavioral health programs and services to support military students, families and community.

  • Austin sworn in as vice chief of staff

    Jan 31, 2012

    Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III was sworn in as the Army's 33rd vice chief of staff during a ceremony at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Jan. 31, 2012.

  • Alaska's engineers build ice bridges

    Jan 31, 2012

    Since mid-January, members of the 56th Engineer Company have been braving the Alaskan cold and dark to construct ice bridges to safely move Soldiers, weapons and equipment across the expanses of both the Tanana River and the Big Delta River near Delta Junction and Fort Greely.

  • Co-op members brief English students at Camp Kodaira

    Jan 31, 2012

    CAMP KODAIRA, Japan - A group of Japan Ground Self-Defense Force members, along with Soldiers from U.S. Army Japan, visited a language school here Thursday to brief students on the bilateral cooperative program in which they are currently taking part.

  • Odierno: Army will remain capable through drawdown

    Jan 30, 2012

    The Army will remain capable through its planned drawdown of 80,000 Soldiers and at least eight brigade combat teams, its chief of staff said Friday.

  • 'Torii' newspaper, 'USARJ This Week' TV program in Japan to become 'Rising Sun'

    Jan 30, 2012

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Jan. 30, 2012) -- A new year and a changing environment have provided the command information team here with an opportunity to announce: After nearly 40 years, the "Torii" is ready for a change.

  • Yama Sakura 61 begins with opening ceremony

    Jan 30, 2012

    Yama Sakura 61, an annual bilateral exercise with the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force and U.S. Army Pacific officially began Jan. 30, 2012, at Camp Itami, Japan.

  • Dempsey: Defense budget reflects clear strategic choices

    Jan 27, 2012

    The decisions behind the fiscal year 2013 defense budget request Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta announced yesterday represent the department's priorities of maintaining capability, keeping military pay and benefits fair, and managing risk, the nation's top military officer said today.

  • Servicemembers invited attend Pro Bowl players practice

    Jan 27, 2012

    More than 1,000 Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, Civilians and family members gathered to watch Pro Bowl players practice for the first time at Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam's Earhart Field, Jan. 26.

  • Recovery mission to begin this spring in North Korea

    Jan 27, 2012

    Members of the Joint Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Accounting Command are preparing for their first mission to North Korea in seven years to search for remains of missing U.S. Korean War veterans, a defense official reported.

  • Army Chief of Staff visits troops in Hawaii

    Jan 27, 2012

    The Army Chief of Staff visits troops in Hawaii and discusses the growing importance of the military's Pacific strategy.

  • Garrison plans way ahead

    Jan 27, 2012

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii -- "We can't do things the way we've always done them," said an attendee at U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's Strategic Planning Offsite held, here, Jan. 17-19.

  • Stoneman Field complex to receive major upgrades

    Jan 27, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The Stoneman Field complex, here, is undergoing a major $9.1 million renovation.

  • Progress made on local AFAP issues

    Jan 27, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Status updates on community issues raised at the fiscal year 2012 Hawaii Army Family Action Plan Conference were presented to U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii leadership, here.

  • Defense officials announce fiscal 2013 budget priorities

    Jan 26, 2012

    Spending priorities in the forthcoming fiscal year 2013 defense budget request call for reductions in the end strength of the Army and Marine Corps, an increase in special operations forces and maintaining the number of big-deck carriers, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said today.

  • Japanese police officers demonstrate martial arts for U.S. Army Japan officials

    Jan 25, 2012

    An exhibition of powerful and precise martial arts moves was presented Jan. 20, 2012, by members of the Sagamihara South Police Station in Japan, to an audience that included U.S. Army Japan Soldiers and Japanese city officials.

  • Odierno: Army seeks increased partnerships in Asia

    Jan 25, 2012

    The Army is looking for increased opportunities to partner with allies in Asia, including both Korea and Japan.

  • International training initiates at Camp Itami

    Jan 24, 2012

    OSAKA, JAPAN --U.S. Army Japan and the Japan Ground Self Defense Force prepare for the 2012 Yama Sakura 61 exercise at Camp Itami in Osaka, Japan, Jan. 23 -- Feb. 6.

  • Jan. 15, 2012 -- Media Q&A with CSA Gen. Raymond T. Odierno in Hawaii

    Jan 24, 2012

    Media question and answer session with Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

  • Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno visits South Korea

    Jan 24, 2012

    U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno visits Army Garrison Yongsan, South Korea Jan. 20, 2012 to meet with Gen. James D. Thurman and Lt. Gen. John D. Johnson.

  • Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno visits Japan

    Jan 24, 2012

    U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno meets with Japanese military officials during a visit to Tokyo, Japan Jan. 19, 2012.

  • USAG-HI Fellows graduate from program

    Jan 24, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii Fellows Program graduated its first class, here, recently.

  • Strategic-plan offsite to enable USAG-HI to be resilient, sustainable for the future

    Jan 24, 2012

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii -- During the past few years, a profound shift in the U.S. and global economies has led many to believe we have entered a fundamentally new era in which the U.S. Army will receive significantly less resources.

  • 2012 Excellence Awards to honor best practices

    Jan 24, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Nominations are now being accepted for the 2012 Excellence in Federal Government Awards for military and civilian employees in Hawaii.

  • New home construction on Schofield, HMR are underway

    Jan 24, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Construction crews soon will return, here, and make their first appearance at Helemano Military Reservation to build more new homes for Soldiers and their families.

  • Yama Sakura 61 Soldiers experience Japanese culture

    Jan 24, 2012

    The annual Yama Sakura in Japan offered U.S. Soldier a unique cultural experience designed to strengthen relationships between U.S. personnel and their Japanese counterparts.

  • U.S.-Japan exercises underscore new strategy guidance focus

    Jan 24, 2012

    Two bilateral command post exercises with Japan kicked off yesterday and today, reflecting the growing strategic importance of the Asia-Pacific region as outlined in the new defense strategy guidance President Barack Obama announced earlier this month.

  • Army chief of staff visits Alaska

    Jan 23, 2012

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno underscored Alaska's importance as one of the Army's premiere training locations during a Jan. 20, 2012, visit to U.S. Army Alaska headquarters.

  • Service members delivering food and clothing to the homeless

    Jan 23, 2012

    Service members delivering food and clothing to the homeless in Korea.

  • Army chief of staff discusses way forward during visit to Japan

    Jan 23, 2012

    The Army's top-ranking officer was in Japan on Jan. 19, 2012, to meet with senior leaders from both the U.S. and Japanese militaries and governments to discuss the U.S. Army's role in helping to shape the future of the Pacific region.

  • Tax center opens

    Jan 23, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- It's that time of year again. With the new year underway and tax forms trickling in, the process of filing taxes for 2011 has begun.