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  • Alaska-based aviators evacuate man on Mount McKinley

    Jul 15, 2010

    Soldiers from Fort Wainwright's B Company, 1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Regiment, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade, evacuated a Pennsylvania man from Mount McKinley July 7, after reports that he was acting mentally unstable.

  • From cold-weather tests to Strykers and helicopters - 70 years of history

    Jul 15, 2010

    Since then Fort Wainwright Soldiers and families have been called upon to endure the ongoing battle against terrorism and stand ready living the life as Arctic Warriors, training and surviving in one of the most unique duty stations in the world.

  • Ladd Airfield history sparks mystery, intrigue

    Jul 15, 2010

    "We have a lot of history on this base," she said. "Some really fantastic history."

  • Exceptional Family Member Program team streamlines program, removes confusion

    Jul 15, 2010

    Soldiers and family members may not understand fully what their enrollment means or all the benefits available to them because of their EFMP status

  • New ROK JCS chairman visits Yongsan Garrison

    Jul 15, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - The top U.S. commander in South Korea hosted the new chairman of the Republic of Korea Joint Chiefs of Staff and members of the ROK Ministry of National Defense July 8.

  • American Soldiers teach English at rural elementary school in Korea

    Jul 15, 2010

    SUBAEK-RI, Gangwon Province, South Korea - U.S. Soldiers and military retireees volunteered to hold an English Camp at Subaek Elementary School here July 3.

  • Dual ceremony highlights family military tradition

    Jul 14, 2010

    Col. Benjamin D. Lukefahr, U.S. Army, Pacific Contingency Command Post deputy director, promoted his son, David, to the rank of captain, who then performed his first action as a captain and retired his father.

  • Wright adds second Warrior Country triathlon

    Jul 14, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON, South Korea - Anja Wright from the 8th Army J6 knew she was a marked woman. She was the reigning women's division champion and like other top athletes motivated by competition, she delivered the performance of a champion to hold off her rival and capture her second straight title in the Warrior Country Triathlon Championship at Hanson Field House here June 26.

  • Warriors dominate EUSA swimming championship

    Jul 14, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON, South Korea - Warrior Country swimmers delivered a dominating performance claiming 13 of the 20 first place awards during the Eighth U.S. Army Swimming Championship July 10 at Hanson Field House here.

  • U.S., Malaysia launch exercise Keris Strike 2010

    Jul 14, 2010

    A bilateral command post exercise sponsored by U.S. Army, Pacific designed to strengthen the relationship between the United States and Malaysia officially got under way this week in Malaysia with an opening ceremony at Camp Kuantan.

  • Camp offers children fun, 'character counts'

    Jul 14, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON, South Korea - Children from kindergarten through fifth grade are gathering on Red Cloud Garrison every weekday for nine weeks this summer to learn and play at a summer camp sponsored by Child and Youth School Services, a division of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation's Army Community Service.

  • Award-Winning Food Service

    Jul 14, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON, South Korea - Ham Hyung-jin from Casey Garrison's Oriental Garden Dining Facility prepares shish kebabs under the watchful eye of Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jeffery Harley, food program manager for U.S. Army Garrison Red Cloud. The Oriental Garden was recently named the 43rd Annual Eighth U.S. Army/Installation Management Command-Korea Philip A. Connelly Awards winner in the large garrison category. The Oriental Garden team advances to compete in the upcoming Department of the Army level competition.

  • Families tour Tricare approved civilian hospital

    Jul 14, 2010

    UIJEONGBU - It may not provide the plush level of comfort that expectant mothers or others who need specialty medical care would expect at a medical facility in the United States, but Soldiers and family members in Warrior Country are glad to know the Army has an agreement with an approved civilian healthcare provider who can provide the same level of care they would get back home.

  • New site provides best safety practices for privately owned weapons

    Jul 14, 2010

    A new interactive site, called Firearms Safety Techniques, was developed by the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center to help reduce off-duty accidental firearms incidents and is now available online.

  • 25th CAB Soldiers land home

    Jul 12, 2010

    The 25th Combat Aviation Brigade Soldiers return home to their families following a 12-month deployment to northern Iraq following a Welcome Home ceremony. Division and brigade leadership joined the military families in extending a warm welcome to their newest combat veterans.

  • Wounded Warriors honored at Iolani School Parade

    Jul 12, 2010

    HONOLULU - Soldiers from Schofield Barrack's Warrior Transition Battalion were honored during Iolani School's 22nd Annual Independence Day Parade at Kozuki Stadium, here, July 2.

  • Fort DeRussy's parapets restored

    Jul 12, 2010

    FORT DERUSSY, Hawaii - Dignitaries, honored guests, Soldiers and local civilians gathered in front of the U.S. Army Museum, here, to celebrate the completion of two newly restored parapets, July 6.

  • Fitness Facts: Diabetes checklist details lifestyle factors to change

    Jul 12, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Diabetes is a quickly growing disease, as seen during the past 10 years.

  • Community enjoys Fourth of July festivities

    Jul 12, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Thousands of Soldiers, families and community members converged on Sills Field, here, to celebrate the nation's 234th birthday with the 39th annual Fourth of July Spectacular, a daylong bash complete with music, games and rides.

  • Signal Soldiers compete for NCO, Soldier of Year titles

    Jul 9, 2010

    These 13 Soldiers, who were selected as the best of the best in their respective Signal commands around the world, converged on Fort Huachuca to test their skills June 14-18 in the Network Enterprise Technology Command/9th Signal Command (Army) Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Competition.

  • 55th MP Company competes in field cooking competition

    Jul 8, 2010

    The 55th Military Police Company competed in the Eighth Army Philip A. Connelly Competition (Field Portion) Monday at the North Star Range near Camp Stanley.

  • Fort Wainwright celebrates 4th with city, Air Force

    Jul 8, 2010

    July 4th celebration in Fairbanks brings out Army, Air Force and civilians to celebrate together.

  • Wainwright chapel team heads north, makes a difference

    Jul 8, 2010

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska -- Spending a week in the wilderness of the northern Yukon River, working more than 12 hours per a day on grueling tasks like hauling logs from the water and clearing layers of untouched brush to benefit people they will never meet will most likely not top the lists of those flocking to the Last Frontier this summer.

  • After war, Fort Wainwright provided humanitarian support

    Jul 8, 2010

    Fort Wainwright is approaching the 70th anniversary of its airfield. This third installment of the post's history covers 1964-1986.

  • Library readers take a 'Voyage to Book Island'

    Jul 8, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Service members and their families took part in the second of five scheduled entertainment events, as a part of the Summer Reading Program at the Sgt. Yano Library, here, June 23.

  • U.S. Army, Pacific celebrates "One Team!" comaraderie

    Jul 7, 2010

    U.S. Army, Pacific celebrated "One Team!" organization day at Bellows Air Force Station on beautiful Waimanalo Bay on June 1.

  • Korean War remembrance tour highlights importance of peace, security

    Jul 7, 2010

    In the wake of the South Korean warship Cheonan sinking and the death of 46 sailors, the Gyeonggi Province Office of the Vice-Governor Choi Hong-chul gave a group of 2nd Infantry Division Band members and Koreans a tour, June 23, through early and late Korean history that included the Demilitarized Zone, or DMZ.

  • Red Cloud Golf Course tests even experienced duffers

    Jul 7, 2010

    RED CLOUD GARRISON - Every day is a special day on the Red Cloud Golf Course, says Don Durden, Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation golf course manager. It presents challenges for the best golfers and offers delights for those who are new to the game.

  • VA brief sheds light on post-military service benefits

    Jul 7, 2010

    RED CLOUD GARRISON - Service members from Warrior Country learned about a plethora of Veterans Affairs benefits that they and their families may be eligible to receive after leaving the military during a VA benefits class held June 23 in the Education Center.

  • Activities kick off children's summer reading club program

    Jul 7, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON, South Korea - School is out and the children are restless. So as a summertime service to families, the USAG Casey library kicked off a summer reading club with a party June 24 at the Gateway Club.

  • Warrior Country hails new command team

    Jul 7, 2010

    RED CLOUD GARRISON, South Korea - Amidst threatening overcast skies and high humidity the Soldiers and civilians of Red Cloud Garrison and numerous military and Korean dignitaries gathered to witness a historic first - a same-day change in leadership of both the garrison commander and command sergeant major - June 30 on the Village Green.

  • Family Child Care offers stable environment for military children

    Jul 7, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - With so many options for child care available in the local community, military families may ask why they should choose Family Child Care, a program overseen by Child, Youth and School Services.

  • 'Tropic Lightning' 4th of July Celebration

    Jul 5, 2010

    The 25th Infantry Division celebrates Independence Day with a variety of games, rides, contests, and concerts with the 39th Annual 4th of July Spectacular at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, July 4.

  • Wake up to the 'Sounds of Freedom'

    Jul 2, 2010

    The Tropic Lightning Band's brass ensemble "The Sounds of Freedom" perform on KITV's This Morning program, in Honolulu,, July 2.

  • Nine KATUSA Soldiers earn Expert Infantry Badge

    Jul 2, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - Nine Korean Augmentation to the U.S. Army Soldiers from the Theater Air, Naval and Ground Operation Security Force at K-16 were among the ten TANGO Security Force Soldiers to earn their Expert Infantryman Badge.

  • Tropic Lightning "Freedom Ride" feeds the homeless

    Jul 1, 2010

    As part of the of 25th Infantry Division "Freedom Ride", Soldiers and officers donated non-perishable foods to Kahikolu 'Ohana Hale 'O Wai'anae homeless shelter, Waianae, Hawaii, June 30.

  • 'Warriors' depart for Iraq

    Jul 1, 2010

    The Soldiers of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, depart for their 12-month deployment to northern Iraq. Their service was thanked by brigade veterans and division leadership as they boarded their aircraft.

  • Ladd Field has long history

    Jul 1, 2010

    History of 70-year-old airfield

  • Fort Wainwright Soldiers go the distance

    Jul 1, 2010

    . . . 23 Soldiers from various U.S. Army Alaska units underwent a battery of grueling tests, assessing their physical fitness, military bearing, leadership aptitude and skills proficiency, during a weeklong selection process called the USARAK Warrior Challenge at Fort Richardson.

  • Wainwright civilian employee wins community service award

    Jul 1, 2010

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska - Alaskans know what it means to volunteer.

  • U.S. Forces Korea bids farewell to ROK JCS chairman

    Jun 30, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - A ceremony was held here at Knight Field June 30 to honor Gen. Lee Sang-eui, the outgoing the Republic of Korea Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

  • Charlie Battery dominates swim meet

    Jun 30, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON, South Korea- Soldiers from C Battery, 6th Battalion, 37th Field Artillery, 2nd Infantry Division, took home 57 medals - more than one-third of the total awarded - during the Swimming Championship hosted by Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation June 19 here.

  • Casey Garrison unveils new Community Activity Center

    Jun 30, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON, South Korea - Soldiers, Civilians and Family members gathered in the new Community Activity Center June 26 to see the facilities and to enjoy an afternoon with a free buffet from Casey Garrison's Gateway Club.

  • USARPAC commander continues Pacific Rim tour

    Jun 30, 2010

    USARPAC Commander Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon recently visited Indonesia for the conclusion of exercise Garuda Shield before departing for the Philippines, New Zealand and Australia to meet with dignitaries in those countries.

  • Bronco infantrymen press for coveted Expert Infantry Badge

    Jun 29, 2010

    For infantry Soldiers of 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, the honor of being recognized as a true infantryman was given through the brigade's EIB testing at East Range, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, June 20-25.

  • Buying a Home in Alaska - Owning - third in a four-part series

    Jun 29, 2010

    When purchasing a home, ask lots of questions! Prospective homebuyers should ask for and review copies of a seller's utility bills before signing a written offer. This may come as a shock, but not every home can receive satellite TV or cable, so if this is an important item, ask.

  • U.S., South Korea to delay transfer of wartime control

    Jun 29, 2010

    The United States and South Korea have agreed to delay until December 2015 the transfer of wartime operational control of troops on the Korean peninsula to South Korea, the two nations' presidents announced following a June 26 meeting in Toronto.

  • Soldiers, civilians train to 'fight tonight'

    Jun 29, 2010

    DAEGU, South Korea - The 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command's mission to maintain the movement of supplies and information north to the fight during a contingency is essential in defeating the enemy. Whether transporting tanks and medical supplies, or moving classified information, in times of conflict, it is crucial that all of the 19th ESC's major support commands are trained and prepared to fight tonight.

  • Education Fair offers support in Saipan

    Jun 28, 2010

    SAIPAN, Northern Mariana Islands--Soldiers, families, veterans, high school seniors and other members of the community gathered at the U.S. Army Reserve Center, June 26, for the U.S. Army Reserve Theater Support Group's first-ever Education Fair in Saipan.

  • Exceptional Family Member Program: Fulfilling the promise to all Family members

    Jun 28, 2010

    ARLINGTON, Va. - Army Families deal with unique challenges associated with military life, especially when it comes to relocation.

  • Diaz fulfills a lifelong mission at Garuda Shield

    Jun 28, 2010

    Col. Tony Diaz spent his summers as a boy on his grandfather's ranch in Panama away from the comfortable confines of his childhood home in New York. The summers were filled with limited electricity, sparse running water and familiarizations of the damage poverty can have on people.

  • U.S. Soldiers forge new friendships in Indonesia

    Jun 28, 2010

    "What we leave behind will have a positive lasting impact," said Col. Tony Diaz, the U.S. commander for this year's fourth annual Garuda Shield 2010, which drew to a close June 22.

  • U.S. and ally demonstrate swift teamwork

    Jun 28, 2010

    A suspicious package is found at the Pier 8 post office in Busan. Moments later bomb disposal dogs enter the scene, sweep the hallways, and sniff out the package. Meanwhile other teams enter the scene quickly, evacuate the area and rapidly sweep, clear and patrol the location. Bomb dogs quickly identify the suspicious package. They signal the presence of explosives by sitting down firmly in front of the deadly box. The bomb squad enters the scene and diffuses the bomb. This sequence of events all occurred in a manner of minutes from the time the package was noticed, displaying the swiftness and readiness of the U.S. and South Korean support coordination.

  • IMCOM-Korea top warriors named

    Jun 28, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - For the 12 finalists of the Installation Management Command-Korea Best Warrior Competition, the preparation began months in advance but the final round looked a bit like a week on the set of the popular TV show Survivor.

  • 205th MI Battalion officer selected for MacArthur Award

    Jun 25, 2010

  • 500th MI Brigade welcomes home 205th MI Bn Multi-Functional Team

    Jun 25, 2010

    205th MI Bn Soldiers return from a year deployment in Afghanistan supporting 5th SBCT, 2nd Inf. Div.

  • Families embrace their 'Warrior' Soldiers

    Jun 25, 2010

    Family members just can't let them go quietly! Following the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division's deployment ceremony held at Sills Field on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, June 24, many family members just couldn't stop hugging their Soldiers.

  • Warrior Brigade bids farewell during ceremony

    Jun 25, 2010

    The Soldiers and officers of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, bid emotional good-byes to comrades, friends and family following a formal deployment ceremony at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, June 24, as they prepare to embark on a 12-month deployment to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • Veterans recall smells, cold of Korean War

    Jun 25, 2010

    War stinks. According to one veteran of the Korean War -- which started 60 years ago today -- it stinks specifically like coal and kimchi.

  • Eighth U.S. Army leaders run to Namsan summit

    Jun 25, 2010

    SEOUL - Eighth U.S. Army senior leaders hiked to the summit of Namsan Mountain here June 24 for a special physical fitness training session.

  • New CFC deputy commander assumes command

    Jun 25, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - Gen. Jung Seung-jo assumed the duties as the deputy commander of Combined Forces Command and commander of Ground Component Command at the assumption of command ceremony held June 24 here at Knight Field.

  • Army Birthday celebrated on Red Cloud and Casey Garrisons

    Jun 25, 2010

    Teresa Vaughn, military spouse, and her son Arryah read along during a story time reading of the Army's birthday in the Red Cloud Library June 15.

  • Motorcycle safety given for all in Warrior Country

    Jun 25, 2010

    CAMP MOBILE, South Korea - When Gregory Deschapell and Scott Steuerwald, instructors of the Army Traffic Safety Training Program from Cape Fox Corp. began talking about motorcycle safety, everyone listened.

  • 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.

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