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  • Hawaii-based Soldiers Inducted into Sgt. Audie Murphy Club

    Apr 28, 2009

    The U.S. Army-Hawaii Sergeant Audie Murphy Club hosted its quarterly induction ceremony, Wednesday at the Hale Ikena here, and also recognized two Dr. Mary E. Walker award recipients. Four new members were inducted into SAMC, which recognizes exemplary performance by noncommissioned officers (NCOs) throughout the Army.

  • Combat Sustainment Soldiers Train For Deployment

    Apr 28, 2009

    One year ago, Soldiers from the 524th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion returned from a long deployment in Iraq. No strangers to training, the Soldiers traveled to Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA) in April to hone their war fighting capabilities for any future deployments.

  • 'Voices of Men' Informs, Educates Hawaii Soldiers

    Apr 28, 2009

    To the music of "Eye of the Tiger," the feminist, activist Ben Atherton-Zeman took the spotlight at 9th Mission Support Command Auditorium April 22 at Fort Shafter, Hawaii, to raise awareness about sexual assault. As part of the nationwide observance this month to raise awareness about one of the country's most under-reported crimes, Defense Department officials have developed initiatives and unconventional teaching methods to help prevent sexual assault.

  • General Passes on Love of Reading

    Apr 28, 2009

    MG Raymond Mason, commanding general, 8th Theater Sustainment Command made a special trip to Gustav H. Webling Elementary School, April 17 to promote reading and the month of the military child.

  • Tropic Lightning Security Detachment Donates Books to Local Tikrit Schools

    Apr 27, 2009

    Soldiers with the 25th Special Troops Battalion, 25th Infantry Division's Security Detachment distributed dozens of boxes of text books to several local "primary schools", near Tikrit, Iraq, April 20.

  • The Voices of the CH-47 Chinook

    Apr 27, 2009

    For many first-time passengers, these voices are noises, threatening to deafen unprotected ears and, still, overwhelming even the protected. For the Soldiers and military personnel who operate these aircraft daily on an intimate level, these voices are clear and defined, speaking volumes of information. The CH-47 Chinook Helicopter's remarkable hold over those who know it best.

  • Army Hawaii gives thanks to volunteers

    Apr 24, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - More than 25 community volunteers, senior spouses and garrison leadership rallied together the morning of April 20 to kick off the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii (USAG-HI) Volunteer Appreciation Week activities with a special breakfast and shopping event at the Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) Main Exchange, here.

  • Blue Star Card holders learn to paddle like professionals

    Apr 24, 2009

    WAIANAE, Hawaii - Blue Star Card members grabbed paddles and stood next to large stand-up paddleboards at Pokai Bay Beach, April16, for a lesson from the Schofield Barracks Outdoor Recreation Center (ODR).

  • FMWR pools prepared to make a splash this summer

    Apr 24, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Opportunities for swimming on the island of Oahu are plentiful whether at the beach or at one of the four Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (FMWR) swimming pools available to residents of U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii (USAG-HI) communities and Army families stationed here.

  • Pinwheels ignite abuse awareness

    Apr 24, 2009

    HONOLULU - Eli Joor, 8, held the shiny blue metallic pinwheel in his hands and carefully placed it onto the lawn of the State Capitol building here, April 20.

  • Earthday Festival: AHFH promotes sustainable communities

    Apr 24, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - "When is my interview'" 10-year-old Aaron Washington eagerly inquired, repeatedly. The Solomon Elementary School fourth grader wanted to make certain he would be on-the-record concerning his views about Earth Day. He came prepared to share his environmental wisdom.

  • Directorate of Public Works leader named best support executive

    Apr 24, 2009

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii - Recently, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii (USAG-HI) earned several environmental and conservation awards. However, the programs that garnered the recognition didn't happen in a vacuum. In fact, they had to be nurtured like seedlings in a garden.

  • Community center pool opens at Fort Shafter

    Apr 24, 2009

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii - Residents of Army Hawaii Family Housing (AHFH) have a new amenity to enjoy here.

  • HMR CDC Parade

    Apr 24, 2009

    HELEMANO MILITARY RESERVATION, Hawaii -The Child Development Center', here, held a parade, April 16, in honor of Month of the Military Child (MOMC). Escorted by the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii military police and fire department, more than 175 children and parents marched to patriotic songs, blew bubbles and had fun celebrating the military's smallest heroes.

  • Annual Balikatan 2009 exercise begins in the Philippines

    Apr 24, 2009

    Balikatan 2009 jumped off to a running start as Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 294th Infantry Regiment, Guam National Guard, joined together with Filipino soldiers from the 49th Infantry Battalion at Fort Magsaysay military reservation, four hours from the Philippine capital of Manila.

  • From Baltimore to the Army, a tale of marriage

    Apr 23, 2009

    Once upon a time, when a Soldier in the Army wanted to get married there was a good chance he would hear someone say, "If the Army had wanted you to have a wife, it would have issued you one." While the Army certainly didn't issue spouses, its outlook on married soldiers has changed dramatically. Just ask Warrant Officer Steven Kambouris and his wife, Staff Sgt. Adrienne Kambouris-who he met while in the Army.

  • Humphreys Garrison Soldiers learn cooking, display skills from Food Network Champ

    Apr 23, 2009

    Chef Ray Duey, the 2008 Food Network Challenge Fantasy Fruit Sculpture gold medalist, has brought his skill, experience and dedication to the military to U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys, South Korea.

  • Medal of Honor recipient speaks with 2nd CAB pilots

    Apr 23, 2009

    Medal of Honor recipient Lt. Col. Bruce P. "Snake" Crandall, a twenty-four year veteran of the Army, spoke with 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade officers and Family Members during an officer professional development course at Humphreys Garrison April 16.

  • 'We're very proud to have been able to guide Soldier's lives'

    Apr 23, 2009

    You may have encountered them during your tour of duty; they are the married military couple, both in uniform, and they often have children. One such active duty Army NCO couple recently hit the ground running in Korea, bringing with them not only their children and more than 40 years of combined service - but a unique distinction: they are both former Army Advanced Individual Training drill sergeants.

  • Battle of the Branches Boxing Invitational

    Apr 22, 2009

    FORT HAMILTON, N.Y. - It was standing room only at the Fort Hamilton Fitness Center, Saturday, April 11, when spectators began filing through the doors at 5 p.m. for the three-round, two-minute boxing matches.

  • Battle of the Branches Boxing Invitational

    Apr 22, 2009

    FORT HAMILTON, N.Y. - It was standing room only at the Fort Hamilton Fitness Center, Saturday, April 11, when spectators began filing through the doors at 5 p.m. for the three-round, two-minute boxing matches.

  • Korean Headstart language program released

    Apr 21, 2009

    The Defense Language Institute has released a new computer-based Headstart language program in Korean.

  • 2ID Spartans earn their Shield

    Apr 21, 2009

    Soldiers from 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division participated in the Order of the Hoplite in order to earn their 'shields' and keep tradition alive April 9 to 10 at Camps Casey and Hovey, Korea.

  • First four-star female general amazed by Sierra's unique capabilities, strategic location

    Apr 20, 2009

    Sierra Army Depot had the opportunity to show off their unique capabilities April 2 to the Department of the Army's highest ranking female officer.

  • Students walk toward drug-free life during awareness event walk

    Apr 17, 2009

    Middle school students are too young to drive, too young to vote and too young to watch "R" rated movies; yet, these adolescents are not too young to see the issue of drugs or alcohol firsthand.

  • Annual Fun Fest draws a crowd and brings families together for Easter fun

    Apr 17, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Sills Field was jam packed with inflatable bouncers, games, rides, activity booths, food vendors, a rock climbing wall, and more than 5,000 Soldiers and family members during the 15th Annual Fun Fest & Information, Ticketing and Registration (ITR) Travel Fair here, April 11.

  • Children celebrate Month of the Military Child with Disney characters

    Apr 17, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. For 350 children and parents gathered at Sills Field, here, April 11, breakfast became the most exciting part of the day, too.

  • Rangers walk in annual Bataan Memorial March

    Apr 17, 2009

    Five Rangers from Regimental Special Troops Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, participated in the 20th annual Bataan Memorial Death March at White Sands, N.M., March 29.

  • Area I Easter egg hunts delight children

    Apr 17, 2009

    To celebrate Easter and the Month of the Military Child, Family, Morale, Welfare, and Recreation along with Better Opportunities for Unaccompanied and Single Soldiers, USAG-RC Commissary, and Army and Air Force Exchange Service sponsored Easter egg hunts at USAG-RC, USAG-Casey and Camp Stanley April 10, 11, and 12.

  • Humphreys Garrison Soldiers celebrate Year of the NCO with 5K Run

    Apr 17, 2009

    (left to right) Command Sergeant Major Victor Garcia, Defense Commissary Agency Senior Enlisted Advisor, USAG-Humphreys Garrison Command Sergeant Sergeant Major Jason K. Kim and USAG-Humphreys Korean Augmentee to the U.S. Army Command Sergeant Major Jang, Dae-sung raise their fists in jubilation as they lead about 600 U.S. and KATUSA Soldiers to the finish line of the second in a series of 5 kilometer runs here celebrating Year of the Noncommissioned Officer.

  • 600 Soldiers join Year of the NCO 5K run

    Apr 17, 2009

    As the sun rose over Humphreys Garrison, 30 Soldiers and noncommissioned officers formed up near the post chapel to begin the second post-wide "Year of the NCO" five kilometer run.

  • Warrior Country community experiences Korean culture

    Apr 17, 2009

    RED CLOUD GARRISON - To celebrate Easter and the Month of the Military Child, Family, Morale, Welfare, and Recreation along with Better Opportunities for Unaccompanied and Single Soldiers, USAG-RC Commissary, and Army and Air Force Exchange Service sponsored Easter egg hunts at USAG-RC, USAG-Casey and Camp Stanley April 10, 11, and 12.

  • Month of the Military Child celebrated on Red Cloud

    Apr 17, 2009

    RED CLOUD GARRISON - Celebrations for the Month of the Military Child got underway in the Red Cloud Food Court April 10 when members of Army Community Services staked out a corner filled with information about how to prevent child abuse and other areas of parenting.

  • Cleanup heralds spring at Red Cloud Garrison

    Apr 17, 2009

    RED CLOUD GARRISON -- USAG-Red Cloud Command Sgt. Maj. Earlene Lavender, and Richard C. Davis, deputy garrison commander, perform spring clean-up April 9 around the USAG-RC building T-613. In preparation for spring, Lavender and Davis joined Headquarters and Headquarters Company Soldiers by picking up trash, raking pine needles and cones, cleaning drainage areas, removing tree branches from across the facility and pulling weeds from around the trees. - U.S. Army photo by Margaret Banish-Donaldson

  • Destructive weather preparations underway in Area I

    Apr 17, 2009

    RED CLOUD GARRISON - Every year Korea experiences seasonal rains from June 1 through Sept. 30. These rains can cause floods, which are one of weather's most deadly hazards. Floods come in two varieties, flash floods and the kind often called 'river floods' or 'main stream floods.'

  • Soldiers take on all services in Combatives tournament

    Apr 17, 2009

    A total of 120 competitors representing all service branches from across the Republic of Korea and Japan formed teams to compete in the day-long tournament that tested their combative skills, agility and endurance at the Osan Air Base, April 4.

  • Bosandong beautification to start soon

    Apr 17, 2009

    DONGDUCHEON, South Korea - Mayor Oh, Sechang of Dongducheon and his city engineers have decided to give the area outside USAG-Casey's main gate a face lift. They will be changing the looks and adding many new features to the area known as Bosandong village. Many enjoy the entertainment and shopping, which has been a feature of the area since the Korean War ended in 1950. The mayor and his engineers will add popular sports sections and popular shops such as those found in Itaewon in Seoul near USAG-Yongsan.

  • Family members find answers from TRICARE

    Apr 17, 2009

    CASEY GARRISON - Maj. Gen. Elder Granger, deputy director and program executive officer of the TRICARE management activity, office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs), Washington, D.C., came to the USAG-Casey Community Activity Center with his wife, Brenda, April 8 to brief Family members, Soldiers, Civilians, and Retirees about improvements to TRICARE coverage and other access situations.

  • 'I teach my Soldiers what was taught to me by my NCO's'

    Apr 17, 2009

    For many new enlistees in the Army, the road to the non-commissioned officer ranks begins before enlistment day. It starts with inspirations that range from a basic sense of patriotic duty to role models in the community or an immediate Family member who also served their country in the armed forces.

  • Command-directed EROD delivers severe consequences

    Apr 16, 2009

    BAMBERG, Germany -- Civilian misconduct and poor decisions overseas can lead to a range of consequences, ranging from community service to being involuntarily removed from the country.

  • USARAK NCOs in Action: Arctic Light Individual Training

    Apr 15, 2009

    U.S. Army Alaska NCOs conduct Arctic Light Individual Training in extreme cold weather conditions at Fort Wainwright. The three-day course helps minimize cold weather injuries by preparing Soldiers for operating in extreme cold weather. It also assists leaders in mitigating the risks associated with the cold.

  • USARAK NCOs in Action: SFC Kieth Hiura

    Apr 15, 2009

    U.S. Army Alaska NCOs in action

  • Soldier claims 'Best Warrior-NCO of the Year' victory

    Apr 15, 2009

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - Many Soldiers try to be the best, but few can claim the title. A 65th Medical Brigage Soldier has earned that right.

  • Faces of Strength: Sgt. David Dasilma

    Apr 15, 2009

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - There's an Army noncommissioned officer who works at the Acute Care Clinic inside Brian Allgood Community Hospital who has yet to deploy, but feels fearless and confident about leading Soldiers into combat.

  • Yongsan Soldiers enter NCO corps with rite of passage

    Apr 15, 2009

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - Senior enlisted leaders welcomed 16 noncommissioned officers into the corps with an NCO Induction Ceremony April 14 at the Yongsan Multipurpose Training Facility.

  • PT in the park

    Apr 13, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - More than 157 children showed up to PT in the Park, the kick off event for Month of the Military Child for U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, April 4, at Bennett Youth Center. Mickey and Minnie Mouse were on hand to lead the children, ages 2-8, and their parents through an aerobic "mousercise."

  • Sexual assault victims have options

    Apr 13, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The team at U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's (USAG-HI) Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Program is teaching Soldiers the principles of the Army's new I. A.M. Strong sexual assault campaign.

  • JROTC cadets hone leadership skills during spring break

    Apr 13, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - More than 200 cadets represented the Army and Air Force Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) at the 38th Annual JROTC Cadet Leadership Challenge (JCLC) held March 26-April 2, here, at Area X.

  • Athletes participate in Special Olympics

    Apr 13, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - "Repeat after me," said Special Olympics athlete Kimo Costa. "Let me win."

  • 'Lunch and Learns' serve up prevention

    Apr 13, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Quintin Ewing and Bernadette Wong are on a mission. They are members of a small army of education and support professionals working to raise awareness about child abuse prevention, one family at a time.

  • Soldiers and Civilians clock fast times in Warrior Country Duathlon

    Apr 10, 2009

    CAMP HOVEY - Soldiers, Civilians and Family members gathered in front of the Hovey Physical Fitness Center April 4 to participate and witness the annual Warrior Country Duathlon Championship, which has been held in Warrior Country since 1990. The all-time record for the event, which included a 5 kilometer run, followed by a 30 kilometer bike race, and a final 5 kilometer run, was broken by 5 minutes for both the Men's senior and Men's open categories. It has been standing at 1:30 since the first championship in 1990.

  • Camp Casey and Kolsandong celebrate Arbor Day

    Apr 10, 2009

    CASEY GARRISON - Members of the chain of command from USAG-Casey assisted residents of Kolsandong Village in planting an apricot tree in observance of Arbor Day at Kolsandong Village, April 2. The event was to display the friendship and support from Soldiers and community members on USAG-Casey and to continue to build that relationship with neighboring locals.

  • BOSS distributes care packages for Soldiers sent by corporations in the U.S.

    Apr 10, 2009

    Pfc. Jose Espinoza, 55th Military Police, looks through some of the magazines donated by Better Opportunities for Single and Unaccompanied Soldiers for the Soldiers in Warrior Country at the USAG-RC Community Activities Center, March 27. "The purpose of the event was to give Soldiers basic toiletry items and entertainment items from the companies in the States that make care packages for the Soldiers deployed," said Sgt. James Soto, military liaison. - U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Jamal Walker

  • Director of CHRA visits Red Cloud

    Apr 10, 2009

    Barbara Panther, Director of the Civilian Human Resources Agency, (left) talks to Col. Larry 'Pepper' Jackson, USAG-RC garrison commander, (right) about recruiting environment. She suggests publishing a story about working in Korea, stressing it was key to attracting people in Iraq despite the threat of war. - U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Kim, Tae Hoon

  • NCOs over Civilians in bowling tournament

    Apr 10, 2009

    Richard Davis, USAG-RC deputy commander, leads off the bowling tournament between 20 Noncommissioned Officers and 20 Civilians March 26 at USAG-Red Cloud lanes.

  • Fort Carson new home to Apaches

    Apr 8, 2009

    Twelve of the 24 AH-64 Apache attack helicopters from the 1st Battalion, 2nd Aviation Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division arrive at Fort Carson as part of that unit's realignment.

  • Drill Sergeants debunk myths

    Apr 8, 2009

    For years Hollywood has presented Army drill sergeants as gruff, in-your-face, yelling, and spitting Mad Max machines. And perhaps once-upon-a-time its stories portrayed an image that was partly deserved.

  • Humphreys Earth Day activities not limited to one day

    Apr 8, 2009

    Throughout the month of April, several events will take place at Humphreys Garrison to promote environmental awareness, and showcase ways for community members to be better stewards of our natural resources.

  • 'You have to do everything honorably, to the best of your ability - with no regrets'

    Apr 8, 2009

    Everybody has someone in their life that pushed them in some way to get to where they are today. Staff Sgt. William J. Schaffhauser, the schools supervisor with 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, had an early career mentor named Staff Sgt. Andre Frazier.

  • Workforce survey gives command passing grade

    Apr 7, 2009

    RED CLOUD GARRISON - A survey of U.S. Army Garrison Red Cloud's workforce indicates the command is successful in most areas regarding employee and customer satisfaction, with one exception - complaint feedback. Forty six percent of respondents to a combined workforce command climate survey conducted in late March said they did not receive a response when they complained about poor service.

  • Red Cloud CAC holds nine-ball tournament

    Apr 7, 2009

    RED CLOUD GARRSION - Soldiers and Civilians came to Warrior Country for the Installation Management Command-Korea Nine-Ball Tournament held at the USAG-RC Community Activities Center, March 28-29. Areas I-IV held separate tournaments in their local areas to determine who would represent them in the IMCOM-K tournament.

  • Sang Mu over Warriors 105-89 in friendship b-ball

    Apr 7, 2009

    CASEY GARRISON - Republic of Korea army's Sang Mu professional basketball team toyed with Casey's Warriors ad hoc basketball team and stayed between 10 and 20 points ahead throughout the ROK/U.S. Friendship Basketball game held in Carey Fitness Center on USAG-Casey the evening of March 26.

  • LSS sponsors trained on Red Cloud

    Apr 7, 2009

    RED CLOUD GARRISON - Lean Six Sigma project sponsors and green belts received training by Black Belt Todd Knowlton, contractor, Installation Management Command-Korea March 27 in the USAG-RC conference room to learn how to identify, define, categorize and execute projects.

  • HAS students spearhead donation drive for Iraqi children

    Apr 7, 2009

    Community service effort led by Humphreys American School students in South Korea result in more than 800 Iraqi school children from Tariq Benziat Elementary school in the Huriya section of Baghdad receiving hundreds of pounds of Humanitarian Aid there, March 19. HAS student council members spearheaded a donation drive during February after hearing about efforts of American Soldiers at Camp Liberty, Iraq to collect HA items to help the children of Iraq.

  • Army couple flies high to re-enlist

    Apr 7, 2009

    PAN MUN JOM - Spc. Ronald Gray of the United Nations Command Security Battalion-Joint Security Area, re-enlisted for his second tour during a routine evacuation exercise flying over the demilitarized zone in a CH-47 Chinook helicopter March 27. Gray's wife Theresa participated in the exercise, dressed in her advanced combat uniform, and boarded the helicopter with her husband to support him in his re-enlistment.

  • Warriors sign wall of fame, 'graduate' from Warrior Transition Clinic

    Apr 6, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - As patients walk into the Warrior Transition Clinic (WTC), health care posters, numerous handouts and fire escape plans hang on the wall - all information patients would expect in a health clinic. However, something unusual sticks out.

  • Soldiers and veterans share combat experiences, healing over coffee

    Apr 6, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Soldiers, generations apart, discussed the realities of combat during "Java with Joe," at the Tropics, here, April 1.

  • OANRP restores Makua Valley, protects endangered species

    Apr 6, 2009

    MAKUA VALLEY, Hawaii - The rough crunching sounds of spiked hiking shoes mixed with morning bird calls, as a crew of field technicians from the Oahu Army Natural Resource Program (OANRP) made their way into the native forest at the back of Makua Valley, recently.

  • Momentum increases for going green

    Apr 6, 2009

    Cars pass James Jefferson as he putts along at 20 mph down the East Range's Higgins Road, but he doesn't mind.

  • Family member wins international environmental art contest

    Apr 6, 2009

    HONOLULU - The color blue often equates to the ocean. Different shades of this simple color can stimulate thoughts of different times of the day. Aqua blue appears as the morning sun reflects off the water; then pale blue emerges as the sun slips beyond the horizon, while midnight blue settles within the depth of the underwater world.

  • Men, women learn sexual assault prevention

    Apr 6, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - You enter the barracks, you see a couple stumbling down the hallway. Their hands are all over each other in a clearly sexual way. A few minutes later, you hear a struggle, then loud voices and yelling coming from the room they entered. What would you do'

  • Junior leaders get certified at Korea's 'Warrior Base'

    Apr 6, 2009

    Receiving proper training is crucial to officers in the U.S. Army as they will be expected to prepare their Soldiers for combat. That's why a group of Lieutenants recently went through the Leader Certification Program at Warrior Base in Korea.

  • U.S., R.O.K Artillery Battalions camaraderie is 'Second to None'

    Apr 6, 2009

    Members of the U.S. Army 1st Battalion, 15th Field Artillery and the Republic of Korea's 7th Artillery Brigade, 661st Field Artillery met to discuss the units new Paladins, discuss tactics, techniques and procedures, and to have a friendly match of soccer.

  • Units of 1HBCT, 2ID still make time for families

    Apr 6, 2009

    1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team of the 2nd Infantry Division take a day to celebrate families.

  • DOD civilians get a taste of Soldier life from 2-9 Inf.

    Apr 6, 2009

    Students from the Department of Defenses' Executive Leadership Development Program come to Korea's Rodriguez Live Fire Complex to be trained in warrior tasks by Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division.

  • 1st Armored Division Commander Visits FFID

    Apr 3, 2009

    Maj. Gen. Mark P. Hertling, who commands the 1st Armored Division in Germany, visited Fort Bliss last week and included a stop at the Future Force Integration Directorate (FFID) Battle Command Complex (BCC). The Soldiers of the 5th Brigade, 1st Armored Division, Army Evaluation Task Force, presented information on the Future Combat Systems (FCS) Spin Out equipment they are testing and evaluating.

  • Joint Logistics Command Soldiers train Afghans on radio communications

    Apr 3, 2009

    Soldiers from the Joint Logistics Command trained members of the Afghanistan National Army's Central Movement Agency on radio procedures March 23 through March 28 here. Proper radio communications will allow the Afghan soldiers to communicate to the Tactical Operations Center, which tracks information on current operations.

  • Arbor Day events grow stronger Korean-American alliance

    Apr 3, 2009

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - U.S. Army and Yongsan government officials gathered April 3 to celebrate Arbor Day at Yongsan Garrison and Hyochang Park in Seoul.

  • Foal Eagle in Full Spin for Desert Rogues

    Apr 2, 2009

    Nearly 58 years to the day, Soldiers from 1st Battalion 64th Armor, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division returned to the Republic of Korea near the North Korean Border, March 20, the same ground former Desert Rogues helped secure during the Korean War as part of Task Force Hawkins.

  • Fallacies about civilian misconduct debunked

    Apr 2, 2009

    BAMBERG, Germany -- Civilian Misconduct Action Authority is the process used for civilian residing overseas with their sponsor who break the law in their host nation. Used as a surrogate to the local judicial system, CMAA reinforces and supplements civilian legal processes.

  • Women's History Month observed at Fort Shafter

    Apr 1, 2009

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii - (March 31, 2009) The Oahu Army community observed Women's History Month, here, with the theme, "Women taking the lead to save our planet."

  • USAG Humphreys wins top prize in 2008 Army Community Relations awards

    Apr 1, 2009

    Army Public Affairs announced last week that U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys won first place in the Special Events category of the 2008 Department of Army Community Relations Awards for its Oct. 2008 Make a Difference Day. Humphreys Garrison captured the top prize out of a field of eight nominees from around the Army. Army Public Affairs officials will present the award on May 5 at the annual Worldwide Public Affairs Symposium in Crystal City, Va.

  • Returning Soldiers and Families find support to grow stronger

    Apr 1, 2009

    Spouses from 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team take a quick break between Family Strong Series classes at the Main Post Chapel Annex, Schofield Barracks.

  • 'There's nothing like putting on this uniform and being proud of it'

    Apr 1, 2009

    Army opportunities, chock-full of enlistment and re-enlistment bonuses have paved the way for professional success for tens of thousands of Army recruits and Soldiers over the last several years. For one noncommissioned officer who began her active duty Army journey more than 30 years ago the Army offered another type of opportunity--the chance to show her patriotism and sense of duty to her country during a troubled time.

  • 368th Military Police Train for Deployment

    Mar 31, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - (March 27, 2009) Spc. Michael Winn (on left) and Spc. Ronnie Manibusan, both from the 368th Military Police Co., Guam National Guard, prepare operations communications equipment from the unit's control room. The 368th MPs are training in preparation for a deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • Sergeants' Time Training at the Obstacle Course

    Mar 31, 2009

  • Kandahar Sustainment Soldiers take '60 Kg Challenge'

    Mar 31, 2009

    Two soldiers with the 143d Expeditionary Sustainment Command each lift a 60 kg barbell March 28 during the '60 Kg Challenge' held in the U.K. Fitness Centre at Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan. As part of the competition, each lifter bench-pressed as many repetitions as possible in one minute. The first place winner received a percentage of the cash prize, while the remainder went to Help for Heroes, a British charity for wounded troops.

  • USARPAC Conducts WLC for Indonesian Sergeants

    Mar 30, 2009

    United States Army, Pacific operations non-commissioned officer, discusses troop leading procedures with an Tentara Nasional Indonesia - Angkatan Darat (TNI-AD) instructor during the Warrior Leader Course.

  • Hawaii Medal of Honor recognizes heroes

    Mar 27, 2009

    HONOLULU - The Hawaii State Senate and Hawaii House of Representatives will convene in a special joint session to recognize military service members who have made the ultimate sacrifice.

  • Couples, singles learn relationship skills during strong bonds retreat

    Mar 27, 2009

    WAIKIKI, Hawaii - Sumptuous crab legs, chocolate-covered strawberries, perfect Hawaiian sunsets, and tools that could save your marriage.

  • Medically boarded Soldiers gain better legal counsel

    Mar 27, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - They're not your parents, but Mark German and Capt. Sherrie Rivera just want what's best for you, the Soldier.

  • Cooking and coping go hand in hand at ACS class

    Mar 27, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Someone once said that nothing brings people together like food, maybe because conversations seem to flow effortlessly around dinner tables and memories are shared. Also, friendships blossom and family ties strengthen. And honestly, who doesn't love to eat'

  • Hollywood Knights: Stars shoot hoops with troops

    Mar 27, 2009

    ALIAMANU MILITARY RESERVATION, Hawaii - Cheers and laughter echoed through the gymnasium as family members and fans lined the bleachers to kick off the Hollywood Knights celebrity basketball game here, March 18.

  • Television celebrities visit Fisher House before basketball game

    Mar 27, 2009

    TRIPLER ARMY MEDICAL CENTER, Hawaii - The small frame of 14-month-old Robert Anthony Duenas seemed lost in the arms of an American Gladiator.

  • Army Emergency Relief fundraiser kicks off in Hawaii

    Mar 27, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The 2009 Army Emergency Relief (AER) campaign kicked off March 20 at the Nehelani with a challenge to the more than 30 key leaders, project officers and unit commanders in attendance.

  • Budding friendships

    Mar 27, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Grace Dixon, Friends of Honolulu Botanical Gardens, presents a native Hawaiian tree, Ohia lehua, to Patrick Ching, agronomist, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii Directorate of Public Works. The group presented the tree to the garrison for its support of the landscape and exceptional tree tour here, March 21.

  • AFAP brief highlights dedication to service

    Mar 27, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -Army Family Action Plan (AFAP) delegates provided a voice for the community during the 2009 AFAP brief-out, here, March 18.

  • Phantom Warriors transition from Key Resolve to Unified Endeavor

    Mar 27, 2009

    A,AThe III Corps Headquarters concluded Key Resolve, a joint command post exercise with the 3rd Republic of Korea Army at Yongin, South Korea Saturday and will immediately begin transitioning into another command post exercise, Unified Endeavor, Friday at Fort Hood. Both exercises are critical training events for the command as it prepares for possible deployment.

  • Kandahar joint sustainment operations center opens for business

    Mar 27, 2009

    The 143d Expeditionary Sustainment Command held a ribbon-cutting ceremony March 16 to officially open the new Joint Sustainment Operations Center at the 143d's Joint Sustainment Command Headquarters here at Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan.

  • Kandahar troops observe Women's History Month

    Mar 27, 2009

    Soldiers in Kandahar, Afghanistan honored Women's History Month by hosting an event hosting a decorated woman veteran who led an MP battalion into combat in Iraq.

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