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  • Holistic fitness, a family affair

    Apr 14, 2010

    The Comprehensive Soldier Fitness program takes a holistic approach to fitness by optimizing five dimensions of strength: Physical, Emotional, Social, Spiritual and Family.

  • Chesnutt a hit at Humphreys

    Apr 14, 2010

    HUMPHREYS GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- Veteran country music singer Mark Chesnutt performed at the Super Gym here April 9, entertaining a crowd of about 900 during the second leg of a three-stop tour through Korea.

  • American Soldiers honored by Republic of Korea Army

    Apr 14, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - Three U.S. Soldiers were awarded badges of honor by the Republic of Korea Army at a ceremony here April 14 to commemorate their distinguished service in support of ROK-U.S. aviation.

  • Hooah Fitness Challenge sweats the fat

    Apr 14, 2010

    RED CLOUD GARRISON - Warriors and their Family members along with Civilians who placed high in Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation Hooah Fitness Challenge were given awards during a ceremony held April 8 in Casey Garrison's Warrior's Club.

  • Soldier receives degree using CLEP

    Apr 14, 2010

    RED CLOUD GARRISON, Republic of Korea - Sgt. 1st Class Jorge Guzman was lauded for completing 18 College Level Examination Programs and Dantes Subject Standardized Tests April 9 in Red Cloud Garrison's Freeman Hall.

  • Harsh weather preparations on track in Korea

    Apr 14, 2010

    Every year Korea experiences seasonal rains from June 1 through Sept. 30. Monsoons, or rainy seasons, are a shift in wind direction, which causes excessive rainfall. These rains can cause floods, which are one of weather's most deadly hazards.

  • 2ID Commander reads story to children on Red Cloud

    Apr 14, 2010

    RED CLOUD GARRISON - Maj. Gen. Michael S. Tucker, 2nd Infantry Division commander, read a story to military children at the Red Cloud Library April 6.

  • Army donates computers to educate children on unexploded ordnance

    Apr 12, 2010

    Sen. Daniel K. Inouye, other veterans and officials from the Army visited students on the Waianae Coast April 1, to see first-hand how they are using computers donated by the Army to increase their safety and knowledge about unexploded ordnance.

  • Army dedicates month to honor military kids

    Apr 9, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Scores of young children marched their way through the hallways of the Child Development Center, here, in patriotic fashion, April 2, proudly displaying the American flag while humming tried-and-true nationalistic tunes like "The Star-Spangled Banner" and "Yankee Doodle Dandy."

  • PT in the Park: Children and parents laugh, dance, run and jump through the rain

    Apr 9, 2010

    SCHOFIELDAca,!E+BARRACKS - "It's raining, it's pouring, the old man is snoring." Well, no one was snoring Thursday morning, during "PT in the Park," a Month of the Military Child event for Soldiers, spouses and children at Bennett Youth Center Field, here.

  • Course introduces new employees to Army's environmental program

    Apr 9, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - More than 20 civilians and contractors who work for U.S. Army-Hawaii gathered in the Installation Training Center, here, for a weeklong introduction to the Army and the environment, March 29-April 2.

  • Stars of the Pacific

    Apr 8, 2010

    Segments from Stars of the Pacific, a television show honoring military service that will air May 27 on KHON Channel 2 as part of Military Appreciation Month, were taped at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii.

  • Fort Wainwright honors children

    Apr 8, 2010

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska - The designation of April as the Month of the Military Child began in 1986 and has become a regular part of celebrating families on military installations ever since.

  • Harlem Globetrotter visits Alaska, thanks Soldiers

    Apr 8, 2010

    Harlem Globetrotter visits Fort Wainwright

  • FAME

    Apr 8, 2010

    Family members participating and benefitting from FAME

  • Fairbanks shows appreciation to local military

    Apr 8, 2010

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska - More than 600 Fairbanks community members gathered at the Carlson Center April 2 for the 42nd Annual Military Appreciation banquet, honoring six Soldiers from Fort Wainwright, three from the Army National Guard and nine airmen from the Air Force and Air National Guard, for their military and community service.

  • Shafter Elementary gets national accreditation

    Apr 7, 2010

    FORTAca,!E+SHAFTER, Hawaii - Shafter Elementary School has been accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges for the next six years.

  • Warrior and wife place 1 in 30K bike race

    Apr 7, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON South Korea - Cyclists from Warrior Country gathered to compete in a 30 kilometer bicycle race April 3 at USAG-Casey's Hanson Field House.

  • Women's history remembered on Casey

    Apr 7, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON South Korea - Women of different ages and ranks came together to honor women's history in the military in Casey Garrison's Thunder Inn March 31.

  • DPW employees receive Awards

    Apr 6, 2010

    RED CLOUD GARRISON, Republic of Korea - Cho, Yang-hyup, acting director for the Directorate of Public Works, and Daniel Hong, DPW chief, received special recognition from Col. Larry 'Pepper' Jackson, garrison commander, during Red Cloud's quarterly awards presentation March 25 in the garrison Theatre.

  • Eighth Army to launch new finance system next year

    Apr 2, 2010

    Eighth Army is scheduled to launch a new financial management system next year.

  • USARAK engineers test squads in urban setting

    Mar 31, 2010

    The Fort Wainwright, Alaska-based 73rd Engineer Company conducted military operations on urban terrain training at the Pvt. Joseph P. Martinez Combined Arms Collective Training Facility March 25. The routine training was conducted to refresh Soldiers on how to properly clear a building and also provided Soldiers who were new to the unit an opportunity to establish teamwork.

  • Alaska Soldiers run cold weather training for Boy Scouts

    Mar 31, 2010

    With Alaska's temperatures dropping well below zero, many children can find themselves in hibernation during the winter months as their swing sets and go cart trails are covered in snow. For a group of Boy Scouts who teamed up with Fort Wainwright Soldiers, waiting for the snow and ice breakup was not an option.

  • U.S. continues to grow relationship with Indian Army

    Mar 31, 2010

    Senior leaders and planners from the Indian Army, U.S. Army, Pacific, Marine Forces Pacific, Special Operations Command, and the Department of the Army, met at the Indian Army's Western Command headquarters in Chandigarh, India, to discuss the future of bilateral ground and amphibious engagements between the two countries.

  • Ceremony held to recognize departing Army general

    Mar 31, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - A ceremony was held here on Knight Field March 30 to honor Maj. Gen. John E. Sterling Jr, the departing Assistant Chief of Staff for Operations for United Nations Command, ROK-U.S. Combined Forces Command and U.S. Forces Korea.

  • Warriors compete in Ultra Fitness Challenge

    Mar 30, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON South Korea - Warriors competed individually and in pairs during the Ultra Fitness Challenge held March 27 at Casey Garrison's Carey Physical Fitness Center.

  • Motorcycle safety taught on Camp Mobile

    Mar 30, 2010

    CAMP MOBILE - The Motorcycle Safety Foundation and the Army Traffic Safety Program offered a two-day basic motorcycle course March 22-23 at Camp Mobile.

  • Taking a Ride with the Tropic Lightning Jazz Band

    Mar 30, 2010

    The 25th Infantry Division Jazz Combo performed a variety of jazz music for guests at the Hale Koa Hotel underneath the banyan tree. They perform at the Hale Koa military hotel, Honolulu, at least twice a month.

  • ACAP prepares families for military to civilian transition

    Mar 29, 2010

    A Soldier's transition from military service to civilian life can be a stressful time for the Soldier and even more so for the family, as the transition is truly a family affair.

  • A dog 'tail' of two snails

    Mar 29, 2010

    WAIANAE MOUNTAINS - Some may say, "It's all in a hard day's work," but workdays are not so typical for Tia and Wicket.

  • Workgroups gives vital suggestions to leaders as Hawaii's AFAP conference closes

    Mar 29, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Army Family Action Plan delegates developed suggestions to improve the quality of life for Soldiers and family members at this year's conference brief-out, while also being reminded that strengthening Hawaii's education system remains the top priority among Army senior leaders.

  • New ID card appointment system on the way for USAG-HI

    Mar 29, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's identification card issuing facilities will soon transition from the current walk-in system to an appointment-only system creating a valuable time savings for customers, here.

  • Army Family Covenant takes spotlight

    Mar 29, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Army senior leaders recommitted themselves to the promises they first made more than two years ago in improving quality of life services to Soldiers and their family members, with the re-signing of the Army Family Covenant, here, at the Nehelani Banquet and Conference Center, March 18.

  • Eighth Army takes proactive approach to prevent insider violence

    Mar 29, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - While continuing to deter external threats to South Korea, Eighth (Field) Army is taking a proactive approach to prevent potential insider violence.

  • Children of Deployed Soldiers compete in 2/6 CAV Spur Ride

    Mar 27, 2010

    The 2-6 CAV Children's Spur Ride allowed children of 25th CAB Soldiers to get together for fun, games and a little military experience. More than 40 children participated in the day's events and each earned an honorary induction into the cavalry's prestigious Order of the Spur.

  • Research Lab in Thailand Uses Battlefield Medical Recording System

    Mar 26, 2010

    A military research lab in Thailand is using the deployed MHS medical recording system (MC4) to track occupational health records. LTC John McNally, deputy commander of the Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences (AFRIMS), cites improvement in record-keeping via MC4 as opposed to pen and paper, and suggests the system could be useful in larger research efforts, like the HIV study they just completed in coordination with Walter Reed Army Medical Center and others in the U.S.

  • VA proposes change to aid veterans exposed to Agent Orange

    Mar 26, 2010

    The more than 100,000 veterans exposed to herbicides while serving in Vietnam and other combat areas will have an easier path to qualify for disability pay under a proposed regulation published by the Department of Veterans Affairs that adds three new illnesses to the list of health problems found to be related to Agent Orange and other herbicide exposures.

  • STB-K logistics officer wins National Image Award

    Mar 26, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - An Army logistics officer who has built cultural bridges during his three tours in Korea was recently selected as the 2010 winner of the National Image, Inc., Meritorious Service Award.

  • Army signs covenant with native Hawaiians

    Mar 25, 2010

    FORT DERUSSY, Hawaii - Leaders from across Hawaii, representing various Native Hawaiian organizations, community groups, political and civil interests, joined Army leaders, here, March 24, to formally sign a Native Hawaiian Covenant.

  • Wainwright Soldiers finding fitness for body, mind, soul

    Mar 25, 2010

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska - Resiliency has become a catch-phrase used often in the combat-hardened world where many Soldiers and family members live, racking up multiple deployments during the past nine years. What one unit is doing to increase resiliency in its ranks.

  • Soldiers, civilian employees lose their hair to help kids with cancer

    Mar 25, 2010

    Fort Wainwright Soldiers and members of the Firefighters Association got into the spirit of St. Patrick's Day by shaving their heads to increase awareness of childhood cancer and to raise funds for research.

  • Band takes music to the kids

    Mar 25, 2010

    9th Army Band takes music to the schools

  • Gimlets take PT to the next level

    Mar 25, 2010

    . . . gone are the days of old-fashioned Army physical training

  • Gen. Wainwright survived Bataan Death March

    Mar 25, 2010

    Gen. Jonathan Wainwright survived the Bataan Death March.

  • Tropic Lightning Museum offers visitors personal Soldier histories

    Mar 23, 2010

    All 'taro leaf' veterans have stories to tell, as do the relics on display at the 25th Infantry Division's Tropic Lightning Museum at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

  • Military parents participate in Child Find

    Mar 23, 2010

    RED CLOUD GARRSION, Republic of Korea - Military spouses gathered in the Red Cloud Garrison Pear Blossom Cottage March 18 with their children aged from birth to 3 years for a one-on-one briefing from Davidia Stokes, early childhood special educator from Educational and Developmental Intervention Services.

  • Red Cloud Garrison gets modernized fuel delivery

    Mar 23, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON South Korea - Red Cloud Garrison took delivery of 39,000 gallons of JP8 fuel from a new railhead facility March 16 on Casey Garrison. The new delivery point enables Red Cloud Garrison to take delivery from railway cars specially made for transporting fuel oil and gasoline.

  • Hawaii Soldier Wins MacArthur Leadership Award

    Mar 22, 2010

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii (Mar. 12, 2010) -- Gen. Douglas MacArthur used the words duty, honor, country in his famous farewell speech to the West Point Corps of Cadets on May 12, 1962. Those three words accurately describe the principles of one 8th Theater Sustainment Command Soldier, Capt. Bryan Williams, Aide-de-Camp to the commanding general, 8th TSC, who was one of 28 active and reserve component company-grade officers announced last week as winners of the Gen. Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award.

  • Family advocacy manager named social worker of year

    Mar 19, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -Whoever said nice guys always finish last has never met Cole Weeks.

  • Fort Shafter Library rededication features Army family hula

    Mar 19, 2010

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii - The Fort Shafter Library staff celebrated the completion of a three-month renovation project in a festive setting, here, March 10.

  • Increasing sexual assault awareness

    Mar 19, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and U.S. Army-Hawaii Garrison's Family Advocacy Program is raising awareness and seeking to prevent sexual violence through the use of special events and public education, here.

  • SFAC provides tools, refuge during recovery process

    Mar 19, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The Soldier and Family Assistance Center or Na Kao Puuhonua, the Warrior Place of Refuge, is a one-stop shop for the Warrior Transition Battalion Soldiers and families here to fulfill their vital mission - to heal.

  • Eighteen Months of Preparation Lead to Alaskan Missile Test

    Mar 18, 2010

    Missile launch at 25 below zero.

  • Signals Showcase Signs of Stimulus

    Mar 18, 2010

    Stimulus funds pay for improvements at Fort Wainwright, Alaska.

  • Women's History Month: Soldiers March through History

    Mar 18, 2010

    Sgt. Kayla J. Elie, Brigade Support Medical Company, 25th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, is just one of the many women serving today who make up almost 14 percent of the active Army.

  • Eighth (Field) Army completes Key Resolve/Foal Eagle

    Mar 17, 2010

    COMMAND POST OSCAR, South Korea - After two weeks of demanding training peninsula-wide, Key Resolve/Foal Eagle 2010 came to an end March 18.

  • Korean, American Red Cross help the poor heat their homes

    Mar 17, 2010

    DONGDUCHEON CITY South Korea - The American Red Cross and Korean Red Cross accompanied by Soldiers, Family members, and members of the local community donated charcoal bricks, used to burn and provide heat, March 6 to persons who could not afford them.

  • AAFES and DECA welcome ideas

    Mar 17, 2010

    RED CLOUD GARRISON - Family Readiness Support Assistant members and military spouses came together to address issues Families are having with Red Cloud Garrison and Camp Stanley March 9 in Red Cloud Pear Blossom Cottage. The meeting was held to allow military spouses to voice their opinion about improvements needed in the Post Exchange and Commissary on Red Cloud and Stanley. Ken Limtiaco, Northern Region Army and Air Force Exchange Service manager, Robert Vagasky, manager of Red Cloud's commissary and Yong Baez, manager of Stanley's commissary came to represent their organizations and listen to concerns regarding improvements.

  • Army heralds Gateway Club as Best in the Army

    Mar 17, 2010

    USAG Casey, South Korea Aca,!" The Gateway Club on U.S. Army Garrison Casey and its business manager, Avelina Richardson, have been named best in the Army for 2009.

  • U.S. AND PHILIPPINE MEDICAL OPERATIONS DURING EXERCISE BALIKATAN 2010

    Mar 16, 2010

    Medical personnel from the U.S. and Philippines, conduct casualty evacuation training, and a Medical Civic Assistance Project (MEDCAP) during Exercise Balikatan 2010 in the Republic of the Philippines.

  • Eighth (Field) Army general to retire after KR/FE 2010

    Mar 16, 2010

    COMMAND POST OSCAR, South Korea - A former enlisted draftee who rose to the rank of major general will complete his service as an Eighth (Field) Army wartime general here during exercise Key Resolve/Foal Eagle 2010.

  • Locked up for Good: Sergeant Audie Murphy Club assists with local fundraiser

    Mar 15, 2010

    Soldiers representing the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, joined several of his peers to take on the task of apprehending charitable citizens of west Oahu for a fundraising event benefiting children afflicted with muscular dystrophy.

  • Soldiers inducted into Gallery of Heroes

    Mar 15, 2010

    FORT DERUSSY, Hawaii - Elaine Kahoohanohano-Schultz and Jean Ho stood 10 feet apart from each other - in front of a pair of lei-adorned black-and-white photographs and in the shadows of dozens of flags - never having before met, but sharing so much in common.

  • Army upgrades communication techniques

    Mar 15, 2010

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii - To "follow" and to "tweet" is now a good thing in the branch that gave the world leaders like MacArthur, Patton, Schwarzkopf and Powell.

  • Eighth Army launches Army.mil Web site during Key Resolve/Foal Eagle

    Mar 15, 2010

    COMMAND POST OSCAR, South Korea - To complement its primary Web site, Eighth (Field) Army launched its new Army.mil Web site March 10 during Key Resolve/Foal Eagle 2010.

  • Former 8th Army commander visits South Korea

    Mar 14, 2010

    COMMAND POST OSCAR, South Korea - Gen. Charles C. Campbell, former commanding general of 8th U.S. Army and the current commander of U.S. Army Forces Command, visited here March 10 during Key Resolve/Foal Eagle 2010.

  • Eighth Army gets ready for Key Resolve/Foal Eagle

    Mar 14, 2010

    COMMAND POST OSCAR, South Korea - Eighth Army Soldiers deployed in preparation for Key Resolve/Foal Eagle 2010.

  • Snow covers Korea during Key Resolve/Foal Eagle

    Mar 14, 2010

    CAMP WALKER, South Korea - Snow covered U.S. military bases across South Korea March 10, delivering a frigid blast of winter to troops participating in Key Resolve/Foal Eagle 2010.

  • ROK Army general meets with 8th Army leaders

    Mar 13, 2010

    COMMAND POST OSCAR, South Korea - The commander of the Republic of Korea Army's 2nd Operations Command visited here March 11 to meet with 8th (Field) Army leaders during exercise Key Resolve/Foal Eagle 2010.

  • Army Reserve Chief visits Korea during KR/FE 2010

    Mar 13, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - The U.S. Army Reserve commanding general and command sergeant major visited South Korea during Key Resolve/Foal Eagle March 11 - 13.

  • Engineer Soldier Awarded Silver Star

    Mar 12, 2010

    Sgt. Scott D. Brooks, 82nd Engineer Support Company, 65th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade, was awarded the Silver Star medal for his actions on June 25, 2007 where his bravery resulted in saving the lives of five Iraqi policemen and untold American Soldiers following a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device that struck the walls of Forward Operating Base Summerall in Iraq.

  • DES women in the spotlight

    Mar 11, 2010

    Spotlight on women at Fort Wainwright

  • Soldiers soar through women's history

    Mar 11, 2010

    Today women make up approximately 14 percent of the active Army and serve in more than 90 percent of all Army occupations, according to Army statistics, but that has not always been the case.

  • Fighting fire in the land of ice, snow

    Mar 11, 2010

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska - It's been a long difficult day and you're looking forward to a hot meal and an early bedtime.

  • Soldiers read Seuss stories to students

    Mar 10, 2010

    About a dozen Soldiers served up green eggs and ham for breakfast to students and helped out with other school activities based on the famous Dr. Seuss story, March 2, then returned to Hale Kula, March 4, to read books from many authors in the classrooms.

  • Spouses become financially ready on Red Cloud

    Mar 8, 2010

    Army Community Service held a Financial Readiness class for Soldiers and Family members Feb. 26 in the USAG-RC Pear Blossom Cottage. The class discussed how to save money and financial opportunities available for them within Area I. Sam Yu, Army Community Service financial readiness specialist (right), spoke with the members in the PBC about the Thrift Savings Plan and how beneficial it can be for Families looking into retirement plans. Yu also briefed about the Individual Retirement Account, a personal savings plan that provides income tax advantages to individuals saving money for retirement purposes. Yu grabbed the interest of many of the spouses when he spoke of Army grants for spouses allowing them to go to college. "Hopefully, they understand more about the scholarship because it is free money for a spouse and their children and they wouldn't have to pay from their pocket," Yu said. For more information about Financial Readiness inquire in the ACS offices on both the Red Cloud and Casey garrisons.

  • Warrior Country TMCs begin renovations

    Mar 8, 2010

    USAG RED CLOUD, Republic of Korea - For the first time since their arrival to Area I, the U.S. Army Garrison Red Cloud and the Camp Stanley Troop Medical Clinics will undergo renovations on their facilities as they marked the beginning of the construction process with a ground breaking ceremony March 3 and 5 at the USAG-RC and Camp Stanley TMCs. Renovations will be finished as early as December.

  • The 56th Engineer Company, U.S. Army, Alaska and members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines help

    Mar 8, 2010

    Members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and U.S. Army, 56th Engineer Company from Fort Richardson, Alaska are building the foundation of a new medical clinic in the town of Blauarte, Ilocos Province, Philippines in support of Balikatan 2010.

  • Engineer Civil Action Projects (ENCAP) taking place during Balikatan 2010

    Mar 8, 2010

    Balikatan 2010 is a bilateral exercise and security assistance program between the U.S. military and the Armed Forces of the Philippines.

  • Eighth Army participates in Key Resolve/Foal Eagle

    Mar 7, 2010

    COMMAND POST OSCAR, South Korea - Eighth (Field) Army Soldiers are participating from March 8 - 18 in Key Resolve/Foal Eagle 2010, the first of two annual peninsula-wide exercises in South Korea.

  • Allied Cadets visit Warrior Country

    Mar 2, 2010

    Leaders and Soldiers of the 2ID welcomed Korean brothers-in-arms to Warrior Country for a tour a major Division facilities and equipment.

  • Gen. Weyand funeral service

    Mar 2, 2010

    Funeral service for retired Army Gen. Frederick C. Weyand, former Army Chief of Staff, in Honolulu, Feb. 26.

  • Playgroups also bring parents together

    Mar 1, 2010

    USAG YONGSAN, Republic of Korea - Yongsan's Army Community Services Family Advocacy Program offers playgroups for interactive play for parents and children ages three and under.

  • 2nd Infantry Division celebrates African American History Month

    Feb 28, 2010

    RED CLOUD GARRISON - Barack Obama, President of the United States of America signed the Official Proclamation Reading of African History Month February 2, 2009. As Master Sgt. Kelley McKnight-Crosby, G-2 intelligence office, 2nd Infantry Division, read the proclamation again, Soldiers, Civilians, and Family members erupted in applause marking the beginning of the African American History Month Observance at the Feb. 19 2nd Infantry Divisions Commanding General's Mess.

  • AT/FP exercise flexes muscles on Casey

    Feb 28, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON South Korea - The leadership of Red Cloud Garrison and Casey Garrison came together with the leadership of the 2nd Infantry Division Feb. 18 to hold an Antiterrorism and Force Protection exercise to test how well Area I would respond when attacked.

  • U.S. Forces Train Philippine Special Forces Group

    Feb 27, 2010

    ZAMBOANGA, Philippines - Thirty members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines Special Forces (SF) Battalion are receiving specialized training from members of the U.S. Joint Special Operations Task Force-Philippines (JSOTF-P) in Recodo, Philippines over the next three months.

  • Top Army officer visits Hawaiian military families

    Feb 26, 2010

    Gen. George W. Casey Jr., chief of staff, U.S. Army, took the time to speak with Soldiers of the 25th Infantry Division and their family members at the Sergeant E.R. Smith Theater at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Feb. 26.

  • 'Famous Amos' says don't hold on to the past

    Feb 26, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The man who built his name on chocolate chip cookies and self-help books told an audience of Soldiers and senior Army leaders that living in the present is much more important than dwelling on the past.

  • Hawaii's dirtiest race: Swamp Romp

    Feb 26, 2010

    MARINE CORPS BASE-KANEOHE, Hawaii - A record number of military personnel braved mud pits and water holes while here, Saturday, for the dirtiest footrace in the islands, with the Army entering more participants than any other service branch.

  • Ice is nice

    Feb 26, 2010

    Ice fishing with Outdoor Rec

  • U.S. forces partner to help provide medical care for 1,000 patients in Philippines

    Feb 25, 2010

    Numerous governmental organizations, educational institutions, non-profit organizations, and military doctors from the Armed Forces of the Philippines and Joint Special Operations Task Force-Philippines teamed up to treat more than 1,000 patients at a Medical Civic Action Project.

  • Manchu company achieves 'mini-transformation'

    Feb 24, 2010

    No ground seems less hospitable to Family life than the training area surrounding a rifle company command post. One 2-9 Infantry senior enlisted leader stood that conventional wisdom on its head and in the process proved Family life can not only survive but thrive even in the heart of the Division's legacy infantry battalion.

  • Alaska-based Soldiers jump at unique training opportunity to build 'ice road'

    Feb 22, 2010

    A group of Soldiers from the Fort Richardson, Alaska, are getting a unique training opportunity this winter as they help build an 'ice road' to help support the U.S. Army Cold Regions Test Center.

  • Soldiers are Army Strong in Great Aloha Run

    Feb 22, 2010

    HALAWA, Hawaii - Minutes before the first military units of the Sounds of Freedom Division arrived at Aloha Stadium, several other "Army Strong" Soldiers hobbled across the finish line.

  • 'Tropic Lightning' leadership changes hands

    Feb 19, 2010

    Leadership of the 25th "Tropic Lightning" Infantry Division changed hands, Feb. 19, during a change of command ceremony on Sills Field at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, during which Maj. Gen. Bernard S. Champoux assumed command of the U.S. Army's major division in the Pacific. This slideshow is the first portion of the division's coverage of this momentous occasion in the history of the 25th Infantry Division.

  • Yukon Quest volunteers

    Feb 19, 2010

    Article on Soldiers volunteering at Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race, a 1,000-mile race from Fairbanks, Alaska, to Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada.

  • Survivor Outreach Services supports families of fallen Soldiers

    Feb 19, 2010

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska - The initial phone call to the family of a fallen Soldier is difficult, said Michelle Benjamin, Fort Wainwright's Army Community Service Survivor Outreach Services coordinator for the northern region of Alaska.

  • IMCOM commander considers role 'profession and a passion'

    Feb 19, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - "The Army Family Covenant will be fully funded. That is the Army's non-negotiable contract with our Soldiers and Families to provide the support and services they need

  • AFP, Local Government and JSOTF-P Treat 450 Patients at Medical and Dental Project

    Feb 18, 2010

    JOLO, Philippines- Sulu Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO), the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Joint Task Force Comet and the Joint Special Operation Task Force-Philippines teamed up with staff from Notre Dame of Jolo College to hold a Medical and Dental Civic Action Project in Jolo municipality Feb. 16.

  • This week at the 49th Missile Defense BN

    Feb 18, 2010

    Weekly submissions from the 49th Missile Defense BN at Fort Greely, Alaska. This Alaska Army National Guard unit operates and secures the nation's operational arm of the balistic missile defense system.

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