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  • Yongsan reacts, recovers from historic 100-year flood

    Sep 24, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- Weather reports Tuesday said that the Seoul metropolitan area would only receive one to two inches of rain.

  • Curtis Wilbur Host Open Ship in Incheon South Korea

    Sep 23, 2010

    USS Curtis Wilbur hosts an open ship during 60th anniversary of the Incheon Landing ceremonies.

  • Teamwork vital to USARPAC CCP readiness

    Sep 23, 2010

    Senior field grade officers, noncommissioned officers and junior enlisted Soldiers from the U.S. Army, Pacific Contingency Command Post worked side-by-side Sept. 7-24 at Fort Shafter Flats for Exercise Autumn Laulima, turning an empty field into a self-sustained operational command post.

  • 22nd MLRS/ATACMS Program Management Review

    Sep 23, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Representatives from the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command recently participated in the 22nd Multiple Launch Rocket System and Army Tactical Missile System Program Management Review with the Republic of Korea.

  • Installation Management Community names mentoring program selectees

    Sep 23, 2010

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Thirty members of the Installation Management community have been selected as mentees in the IM Headquarters Centralized Mentoring Program.

  • USARPAC Commander visits BCTC

    Sep 22, 2010

    Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon, commanding general, USARPAC, and Maj. Gen. Bernard Champoux, commanding general, 25th ID, walk through the "Mission Rehearsal Exercise" training event during his visit to the First Lieutenant Nainoa Hoe Battle Command Training Center, at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Sept. 21. The MRX is a scenario-based training event designed to prepare the "Tropic Lightning Division" for their upcoming deployment to Iraq.

  • Wounded Stryker Heroes receive Purple Heart back home

    Sep 21, 2010

    Two wounded Soldiers receive the Purple Heart from the 25th Infantry Division commanding general back home in Hawaii.

  • 8th TSC cooks up excellence

    Sep 20, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Napoleon said it best, "An Army marches on its stomach." Clearly, military personnel need to eat well to perform well, and Soldiers definitely performed well after the meal they ate, here, Sept. 10.

  • Fitzpatrick's 'Stone Flower' best of show in Army Arts and Crafts Contest

    Sep 20, 2010

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Tatiana Fitzpatrick took best-of-show honors in the 2010 Army Arts and Crafts Contest with an elaborate "Stone Flower" necklace that topped the accomplished metals and jewelry category.

  • War vets return to transformed South Korea

    Sep 20, 2010

    When Korean War veteran Fred Brady, now age 84, had last set foot in South Korea, the country was in the throes of a brutal conflict that left devastation at every turn.

  • Eighth Army establishes Facebook, Twitter pages

    Sep 20, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - Eighth Army has joined millions of other Facebook and Twitter users in the world of social media by launching its own organizational pages Sept. 10 to better communicate with servicemembers, families and civilians.

  • Sharp: Korea plan synchronizes capabilities

    Sep 17, 2010

    SEOUL, South Korea, Sept. 17, 2010 - Though all systems were "go" toward transferring wartime operational control of forces here to South Korea in 2012, delaying that transition at the South Korean government's request will enable a broad range of initiatives to unfold in a more synchronized way, the top U.S. commander said.

  • U.S. presence necessary for Korean security, officials say

    Sep 17, 2010

    The sinking in March of the South Korean ship Cheonan underscores the importance of U.S. troops to security in Northeast Asia and the defense of South Korea, top defense officials told Congress today.

  • Wainwright newcomers: Being new, not lost in the Last Frontier state

    Sep 16, 2010

    Being new to an installation does not have to mean being lost and alone.

  • When disaster strikes, are you ready'

    Sep 16, 2010

    Most people don't think about emergencies or disasters until they happen to someone else.

  • Revamped CYSS program means the "SKIES" the limit for Wainwright children

    Sep 16, 2010

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska - Fort Wainwright's Schools of Knowledge, Inspiration, Exploration and Skills Unlimited program is back by popular demand and better than ever, according to Amy Nott, SKIES program manager.

  • Those who catch and release today, will catch and release another day

    Sep 16, 2010

    The Chena River, which winds through Fort Wainwright property, supports many easily accessible fishing areas and the grayling are there for the patient angler, showing an unexpected amount of vigor pound for pound on light tackle.

  • Schofield Barracks hosts AUSA President

    Sep 16, 2010

    Former CSA and CG current AUSA President, Army Gen. retired Gordon R. Sullivan tours Oahu and pays a visit to Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Sept. 14.

  • Schwarzenegger to troops: 'You are the true action heroes'

    Sep 15, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger thanked U.S. troops and their families during a rally here Sept. 15.

  • Army hosts DOD, Indian delegation to discuss future R&D collaboration

    Sep 14, 2010

    The U.S. Army, Navy and Air Force met with an Indian delegation at Fort Monmouth, N.J. to discuss potential collaboration efforts in emerging information and command and control technologies, Aug 31 - Sept. 3. Government, industry and academia representatives from both countries presented research and discussed projects in the areas of service-oriented architecture, intelligent agents, language translation and artificial intelligence technologies.

  • Holiday Greeting Team comes to Tripler

    Sep 13, 2010

    The Defense Media Activity's Holiday Greeting Team will visit Tripler Army Medical Center in Hawaii Sept. 20 to film anyone with a military affiliation - active, Reserve, Guard, Family members and civilian employees.

  • New command chaplain looks to help

    Sep 13, 2010

    In one of his eight deployments, he was in the heat of battle in Iraq. With the blink of an eye, a nearby Soldier was injured and reA,A!acting instantly, he ran to the Soldier's aid. He sees the grave pain the Soldier is going through and supports the Soldier staying by his side offering words of comfort as he is swiftly transported to an aid station. He only parts ways when the Soldier is moved to a hospital to be taken care of.

  • US and ROK commemorate 60th Korean War anniversary

    Sep 13, 2010

    The Republic of Korea Army 2nd Operations Command hosted the Nak-dong River battle re-enactment with support from the 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command at Waegwan Sept. 3. The re-enactment commemorated one of the major battles during the early Korean War for its 60th anniversary.

  • Competitors 'TRY' something new at PARC

    Sep 13, 2010

    PILILAAU ARMY RECREATION CENTER, Hawaii - Excitement filled the air, as competitors in the first Pokai TRY gathered near the starting line, here, Aug. 28.

  • Army announces results of DU risk assessment

    Sep 13, 2010

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii - Results of the Army's recent depleted uranium Basic Human Health Risk Assessment for the Pohakuloa Training Area impact area indicate no likely adverse impacts to current and potential future persons working on or living near PTA, due to DU present at PTA.

  • 'Tropic Lightning' Band makes history, entertains overseas

    Sep 13, 2010

    History was made, not once but twice, by the 25th Infantry Division "Tropic Lightning" Band as they traveled to Shanghai, China and then Sakhalin, Russia, to perform for new audiences during an international community relations mission for the U.S. Army, and Pacific Command.

  • Office of the Native Hawaiian Liaison to sponsor hula workshops

    Sep 13, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Hawaii. Ah, just the very sound conjures up images of gentle, tropical breezes, lightly scented with plumeria flowers; endless miles of white, sandy beaches; catching the perfect wave; and learning the hula.

  • 8th Army, IMCOM-K recognize food service excellence

    Sep 13, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - The 43rd Annual 8th Army and Installation Management Command-Korea Philip A. Connelly Awards Ceremony was held here Sept. 8 to recognize some of the Army's finest food service professionals.

  • USARPAC honors 9/11 victims, Soldiers at retreat ceremony

    Sep 11, 2010

    Soldiers and Family members from the U.S. Army Pacific paid tribute to the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States during a retreat ceremony Sept. 10 at 4:30 p.m. on historic Palm Circle at Fort Shafter. Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon, U.S. Army Pacific commanding general said the atrocities of Sept. 11, 2001, did not go unanswered by our nation. "In response to the attacks, the United States entered the War on Terror, and soon Soldiers were serving in harm's way in Afghanistan, Iraq, and multiple other hot spots around the globe," Mixon said.

  • U.S., Japanese Generals Visit Army Reserve Soldiers in Japan

    Sep 10, 2010

    The commanding general of U.S. Army, Japan and the chief of staff of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force visited soldiers of the 311th Expeditionary Sustainment Command and 364th Expeditionary Sustainment Command taking part in an exercise here Aug. 28.

  • Spouse rocks Operation Rising Star competition

    Sep 9, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON - Petite and dressed to the nines in a sparkling gown she took the stage with grace and the presence of a superstar, and then she dazzled the audience with a stunning performance of "I Have Nothing."

  • Military policemen aid injured Soldier

    Sep 9, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON, South Korea - Two Soldiers from the 55th Military Police Company here come to the aid of an unconscious, injured Soldier found along the side of the road in a remote part of the installation Aug. 14.

  • Got issues' Fort Wainwright's Customer Management Services has solutions

    Sep 9, 2010

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska - In a time of tough budget decisions and reduced resources and programs throughout the country, Fort Wainwright Soldiers and families are hearing "yes" instead of "no" when it comes to implementing their ideas and suggestions, particularly when it comes to Child, Youth and School Services programming.

  • Troops to Teachers comes to Wainwright

    Sep 9, 2010

    It was a full classroom of Soldiers, airman, military retirees and Education Center employees, all present to find out more about how the program works and what opportunities there might be for a career in education after military service.

  • 25 ID Band trip to China and Russia

    Sep 7, 2010

    The Division band is the first U.S. military band to perform in the World Expo and the first cultural exchange unit in China this year.

  • Hockey charity game for wounded warriors breaks the ice

    Sep 7, 2010

    HONOLULU - It may have been cold inside the Ice Palace, here, but hockey players from the Navy, Marines, Air Force, Army and Coast Guard heated up the ice during an intense hockey contest benefiting wounded warriors, Aug. 29.

  • AHFH gets brand makeover to reflect communities, services

    Sep 7, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Army Hawaii Family Housing reinvented itself, Aug. 30.

  • 'Under a Jarvis Moon' tells story of U.S. colonies on deserted islands

    Sep 7, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - "Under a Jarvis Moon," a 45-minute documentary developed by the Bishop Museum, was presented at the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's Distinguished Lecture Series, at the Nehelani, here, Aug. 27.

  • ROTC cadet receives scholarship of honor

    Sep 7, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The 1st Lt. Nainoa Hoe Scholarship of Honor was presented to University of Hawaii-Manoa freshman and Army ROTC Cadet, Haley Rintaro Kanda Okamura, at the Battle Command Training Center, here, Aug. 26.

  • PTA fire crews control flames

    Sep 7, 2010

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii - The wildfire at the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's Pohakuloa Training Area, which began at approximately 9:30 a.m., Aug. 22, about a quarter mile east of PTA's main gate by Mauna Kea State Park, is 80-percent extinguished and has burned an estimated 1,386 acres, as of Sept. 1.

  • Couples bond at largest 9th MSC Married Skills Workshop

    Sep 7, 2010

    Fifty couples attended the U.S. Army Reserve 9th Mission Support Command's Married Skills Workshop here, Aug. 27-29, making it the command's largest couples event held in Hawaii to date.

  • Commanding General hosts town hall in American Samoa

    Sep 7, 2010

    The commanding general of the U.S. Army Reserve 9th Mission Support Command (MSC) hosted a town hall meeting at the Sergeant First Class Pele U.S. Army Reserve Center in American Samoa Sept. 1. Brig. Gen. Michele G. Compton met with more than 100 members of the 9th MSC community to include the command's Soldiers, family members and full-time support staff.

  • First CCP load exercise prepares new unit for rapid deployments

    Sep 3, 2010

    The U.S. Army, Pacific, Contingency Command Post, the first unit of its kind in the U.S. Army, successfully conducted a load exercise with the U.S. Air Force 535th Airlift Support Squadron, 15th Air Wing, at Hickam Air Force Base, Sept. 1.

  • One Team! key leaders collaborate on Asia-Pacific disaster contingencies, cooperation

    Sep 3, 2010

    U.S. Army, Pacific senior leaders met with more than 30 other military and government leaders from countries in the Pacific area of responsibility at the Asia Pacific Senior Civil Military Seminar here Aug. 31 to Sept. 1. Focused on improving regional disaster response the inaugural seminar was the first in a series of annual events to bring together senior military and civilian leaders from around the Asia-Pacific region.

  • Typhoon Kompasu strikes U.S. military garrisons in Korea

    Sep 3, 2010

    Military garrisons in Korea were ready for Typhoon Kompasu, which hit the peninsula early Sept. 2 with 65-mph sustained winds.

  • Army families mingle with Korean neighbors at Do Dream Festival

    Sep 1, 2010

    DONGDUCHEON, South Korea - Army family members attend the 6th Annual Do Dream Festival - the Republic of Korea and United States friendship event sponsored by Dongducheon City - at the Bosan-dong special tourist area outside Casey Garrison's main gate Aug. 28. The event included games, a variety of contemporary and traditional Korean folk music, and prize drawings.

  • IMCOM Korea commander tells Red Cloud Garrison leaders to prepare for tough decisions

    Sep 1, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON, South Korea - With Defense Department Secretary Robert Gates announcing Aug. 9 that financial belt-tightening may result in the shutter of a major command employing 5,000 people and the elimination of at least 50 general and flag officer, and 150 Senior Executive Service positions within the next two years, the new Installation Management Command Korea commander who visited here Aug. 24 is grappling with a very tough question - "what is good enough'"

  • 25th Infantry Division Band to perform in China, Russia

    Aug 30, 2010

    The marching band, the brass ensemble which mostly plays jazz, and a pop and rock group which plays modern music will perform in different cities of Sakhalin Island, Russia, to help celebrate the Island's independence day from Japan and at the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai, China.

  • Double amputee 'drops' into TAMC

    Aug 30, 2010

    HONOLULU - If it's true that actions speak louder than words, than retired Sgt. 1st Class Dana Bowman, "roared" as he parachuted onto the grounds of Tripler Army Medical Center, here, Aug. 19, bringing with him an American flag, captain bars and commander coins.

  • 16th CAB to support Pakistan flood relief

    Aug 27, 2010

    Soldiers and helicopters of the 1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Regiment, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade are preparing to rapidly deploy in support of U.S. Government humanitarian assistance and disaster relief efforts in Pakistan.

  • UNC increases participation in annual UFG exercise

    Aug 25, 2010

    COMMAND POST OSCAR, South Korea - Officers from five of the nations that fought together with the United Nations Command in Korea 60 years ago participate in annual exercises such as Key Resolve/Foal Eagle and Ulchi Freedom Guardian.

  • Command post exercise winds down in Korea

    Aug 25, 2010

    COMMAND POST OSCAR, South Korea - Exercise Ulchi Freedom Guardian 2010 concluded Aug. 26.

  • Arsenal commander selected for Korea assignment

    Aug 23, 2010

    The Department of the Army has announced that Col. Craig S. Cotter, who currently serves as commanding officer of the U.S. Army Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center has been selected as the deputy commander for the 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command headquartered in Daegu, Republic of Korea. The Army also announced that Col. Cotter's successor is Col. James O. Fly, Jr. Prior to becoming the Arsenal's 46th commander, Col. Fly served as the deputy commander of the 402nd Army Field Support Brigade at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.

  • Canine cuties strut their stuff on the dog walk

    Aug 20, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The petite model glided down the runway, pausing so adoring fans could admire his impeccable grooming and fashion sense.

  • Staff sergeant receives second Purple Heart

    Aug 20, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Staff Sgt. Llewellyn Grant, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, received his second Purple Heart from Col. Jay Hammer, executive officer, USAG-HI, during a special award ceremony, at the Tropic Lightning Memorial, outside the 25th Infantry Division Headquarters, here, Aug. 10.

  • School Partnership Program builds, strengthens relationships

    Aug 20, 2010

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii - In the spirit of community partnership, the Army School Partnership Program encourages a voluntary partnership between the Hawaii Department of Education and Army units to enhance the educational experience of the children of Hawaii.

  • Fitness Facts: Adequate water intake essential for health

    Aug 20, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - With summer here, people should be conscious of their water intake.

  • PARC lifeguards work together to save a life

    Aug 20, 2010

    PILILAAU ARMY RECREATION CENTER, Hawaii - An emotional reunion happended, recently, when Gilbert Rodriguez, Hizson Lin-Kee, Russell Purdy and Theo Auwau saw each other for the first time during an appreciation ceremony, after what could have been a tragic event, here.

  • Motorcycle safety course hones riders' skills

    Aug 20, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - After spending months in the pressure cooker, known as a combat zone, many Soldiers find solace in the simple freedom of a motorcycle ride once home. Unfortunately, what begins as a carefree weekend ride sometimes ends in roadside tragedy.

  • Avatars teach realistic challenges of working with interpreters

    Aug 20, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The young Soldier jumped up in frustration exclaiming, "This darn computer doesn't understand a thing that I am saying." Could it be that a real, live, foreign national interpreter might also not understand anything the Soldier had to say'

  • Fort Wainwright kicks off recycling program

    Aug 19, 2010

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska - On Aug. 16, Capt Timothy Hall, HHC USAG commander and Fort Wainwright recycling coordinator, watched as two men from K & K Recycling Inc. positioned a large yellow recycling bin on a wide open space of ground, just past the far end of the Commissary parking lot, behind the furniture store.

  • Barracks living doesn't have to be unhealthy

    Aug 19, 2010

    It really is possible to live in the barracks and have a healthy lifestyle

  • Fort Wainwright Fire Department dive team assists in body recovery

    Aug 19, 2010

    The Fort Wainwright Fire Department dive team was activated Aug. 14 to assist with recovering a body from Eleanor Lake in Anaktuvuk Pass.

  • 472D Military Police Company redeploys

    Aug 19, 2010

    The Soldiers of the 472nd Military Police Company returned home from a deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom Aug. 13.

  • Gyeonggi Province: A trip 'off the beaten path'

    Aug 18, 2010

    Gyeonggi Province: A trip "off the beaten path.'

  • Sports director offers tips for running performance

    Aug 18, 2010

    RED CLOUD GARRISON, South Korea - Fall is approaching, which means the weather will get a little cooler and more people will be running outside. Here are a few tips easy to implement.

  • End of light near for incandescent bulbs

    Aug 18, 2010

    RED CLOUD GARRISON, South Korea - Ever since Thomas Alva Edison invented them in 1878, incandescent light bulbs have been the most common source of lighting around the world, but as energy efficiency becomes more important the venerable old incandescent bulbs will be retired.

  • USARPAC National Guardsmen provide medical support at Khaan Quest 2010

    Aug 18, 2010

    ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia- Three Alaska National Guard members are providing medical support for U.S. and Mongolian troops during Khaan Quest 2010, a bilateral peacekeeping operations training exercise in Ulaanbaatar and Five Hills Training Area, Mongolia Aug. 8-29.

  • Dongducheon welcomes Army spouses to area

    Aug 18, 2010

    DONGDUCHEON, South Korea - Dongducheon City and Casey Garrison's Community Activity Center officials are working to take the confusion out of an assignment to this installation in Warrior Country for new families who arrive in the area.

  • Alaska and Washington National Guardsmen experience Mongolian culture

    Aug 18, 2010

    ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia - Soldiers with the Alaska and Washington National Guard had the opportunity to explore the city of Ulaanbaatar and dive into the history and culture of Mongolia during a Morale, Welfare and Recreation Day Aug. 15.

  • USARPAC Reservists labor for Mongolian bath house luxury

    Aug 18, 2010

    ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia - Guam-based, U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from the 797th Engineer Company, which is a subordinate unit of the 411th Engineer Battalion and 9th Mission Support Command, are working side by side with Mongolian Armed Forces here to provide humanitarian assistance as part of U.S. Army, Pacific's exercise Khaan Quest.

  • Army Reserve Officer takes helm in Samoa

    Aug 18, 2010

    Fellow Soldiers, leaders and community members gathered at the 9th Mission Support Command's Sgt. 1st Class Koneilio Pele U.S. Army Reserve Center to welcome the new installation commander in a change of command ceremony, here, August 7.

  • "Wildcards" prepare for Tropical Storm Dianmu

    Aug 18, 2010

    SEOUL AIR BASE, Republic of Korea - With a looming tropical storm on the horizon, the 2nd Battalion (Assault), 2nd Aviation Regiment, 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade activated their severe weather protocol to prevent damage to the battalion's UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters Aug. 10 at Seoul Air Base.

  • DoD to open new schools, renovate others this year

    Aug 16, 2010

    Soldiers will have three new Department of Defense schools to send their children to starting this month, and $3.7 billion has been slated for school construction projects through 2016.

  • Eighth Army participates in Ulchi Freedom Guardian

    Aug 16, 2010

    COMMAND POST OSCAR, South Korea - Eighth (Field) Army is honing its ability to defend the Republic of Korea from Aug. 16 - 26 during exercise Ulchi Freedom Guardian, the world's largest annual command post exercise.

  • It's Not M*A*S*H, But It's Close

    Aug 14, 2010

    Medical operations during Alaska Move, a joint operation building a new village for the native Yup'ik tribe in Alaska. Second in a series.

  • PRT inspects recent flood damage

    Aug 14, 2010

    Heavy rains flooded the Kunar river July 25-26, affecting thousands of people, destroying more than 800 homes and damaging infrastructure.

  • Hui Thrift Shop reopens

    Aug 12, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The Hui Thrift shop, here, reopened Aug. 3, 2010, after renovations, which included installation of air conditioning and new flooring. The facility is sponsored by the Hui O' Na Wahine, Schofield Barracks' all-ranks spouses' club.

  • Eagle Scout harvests rainwater for natural resources program

    Aug 12, 2010

    The path to becoming an Eagle Scout is always a little bit "greener" when Boy Scouts partner with the Oahu Army Natural Resources Program, for their Eagle Scout service projects.

  • Fort Wainwright hosts IMCOM commander, assistant secretary

    Aug 12, 2010

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska - Fort Wainwright hosted two top Army officials last week when the Honorable Katherine Hammack, assistant secretary of the Army for Installations and Environment, and Lt. Gen. Rick Lynch, commander of Installation Management Command, visited Alaska.

  • USARPAC reachback tools aid accurate disaster assessment

    Aug 12, 2010

    When an earthquake devastates an Asia-Pacific nation, crushing buildings, toppling bridges and making roads impassable, U.S. Army, Pacific experts from the Contingency Command Post Deployable Assessment Team arrive on the ground within hours of the disaster to assist the host nation deal with the tragedy.

  • Red Cloud Garrison leaders urge safety

    Aug 11, 2010

    RED CLOUD GARRISON, South Korea - Warrior Country officials used a recent safety council advisory meeting to urge Soldiers and family members pushing baby strollers on Red Cloud Garrison installations to watch out for vehicular traffic by practicing good road safety habits and situational awareness.

  • Strategic planning takes aim at services, delivery

    Aug 11, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON, South Korea - U.S. Army Garrison Red Cloud command and staff members gathered at Casey Garrison's Warrior's Club July 26-27 for a strategic planning session to improve, align and fully deploy the newly released Installation Management Campaign Plan in Warrior Country.

  • Army gives its housing residents 'Bill Of Rights'

    Aug 11, 2010

    Installation Management Command this month revised application procedures at its 44 stateside privatized housing facilities , providing residents with a "Bill of Rights" and a guarantee of superior customer service.

  • Hawaii Army Reserve unit set to deploy

    Aug 10, 2010

    Fellow Soldiers, families, friends and guests gathered to honor and bid farewell to the Soldiers of the 305th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment in a deployment ceremony here Aug. 8.

  • 403rd AFSB deputy at 'home' in Korea

    Aug 10, 2010

    Personality sketch of 403rd Army Field Support Brigade Deputy to the Comander, William H. "Bill" Rutherford III

  • Why is recycling important'

    Aug 9, 2010

    FORT GREELY, Alaska -- For decades we have been creating waste; some of it toxic, and dumping into our environment.

  • Soldier returns to unit, duty less than a year after helicopter crash

    Aug 6, 2010

    Less than a year after a helicopter crash in Iraq that left one Soldier dead and several others, including himself, critically injured, Sgt. Justin LaFountain has returned to his unit.

  • Reserve Soldier competes for Best Warrior title

    Aug 6, 2010

    A Fort Wainwright Army Reserve Soldier, Spc. Gary G. Olsen-Saville, participated in the US Army Reserve's Best Warrior competition at Fort McCoy, Wis., last week.

  • Arctic Legion Soldiers move up the training glide path, take on collective training

    Aug 6, 2010

    Planning and executing the first large-scale, collective battalion training event since redeploying from Iraq last year while integrating aviation assets, rugged and diverse terrain and a whole crop of new-to-the-Army and new-to-the-battalion Soldiers is no easy task.

  • Center aids in defeating explosive devices

    Aug 5, 2010

    The U.S. Army, Pacific's Asia-Pacific Counter IED Center uses state-of-the art training lanes aimed at defeating the weapon causing the greatest number of casualties in worldwide contingency operations.

  • Command Surgeon Inspects Hospitals around Atoll

    Aug 5, 2010

    On July 12, Col. John Albano--USASMDC/ARSTRAT's first command surgeon-- arrived at Kwajalein Atoll to inspect ways to improve both the physical and administrative work environments so that both the medical and range communities can exercise their respective trades without barriers or distractions.

  • Hovey team smashes Warrior Country triathlon record

    Aug 4, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON, South Korea - With a gold medal from the 8th Army Triathlon already safely in his possession, Richard Gash set his sights on fielding a team that would duplicate that performance in the Warrior Country Team Triathlon Championship July 31 at Casey Garrison's Hanson Field House.

  • Warrior Country engineer gets top Army award

    Aug 4, 2010

    RED CLOUD GARRISON, South Korea - When children walk through the doors at Casey Elementary School and the bell rings for the first time Aug. 30, a award-winning Department of the Army engineer from the Red Cloud Garrison Directorate of Public Works will have had a hand in that historic occasion.

  • Eighth Army capitalizes on MC4 system in South Korea

    Aug 2, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - Eighth U.S. Army is leveraging an Army electronic medical records system to provide better combat medical care to its Soldiers and better situational awareness to its leaders.

  • Chile furthers reach in Asia by hosting PAMS XXXIV

    Aug 2, 2010

    Senior officers from 25 nations traveled to Santiago to discuss the role of land forces to combat transnational threats in the Asia-Pacific region, as part of the 34th iteration of the Pacific Armies Management Seminar.

  • Senior US. military leaders hike Namsan Mountain

    Aug 1, 2010

    SEOUL Aca,!" Senior American military leaders and their spouses hiked to the top of Namsan Mountain in Seoul July 30.

  • Army works towards implementing standard child care fees in accordance with new DoD policy

    Jul 30, 2010

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Beginning Oct. 1, most Army Families will see an increase in their child care fees, while others will see a reduction and some will see no change in fees for School Year 2010-2011.

  • Leaders recognized at Yongsan induction ceremony

    Jul 30, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - An induction ceremony was held here July 28 for the Sgt. Audie L. Murphy Club, Gen. Paik Sun-yup Leadership Award and Dr. Mary E. Walker Award.

  • Outgoing U.S. Army Pacific Chief of Staff is honored at Flying V Ceremony

    Jul 29, 2010

    U.S. Army Pacific (USARPAC) paid tribute to its outgoing Chief of Staff today with a Flying V Ceremony at Fort Shafter's Palm Circle. At the same ceremony, the incoming Chief of Staff, Col. Lewis F. Setliff, III was recognized.