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  • Army Food Management Assistance Team visits LRC-Honshu

    Aug 6, 2015

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan -- The Department of the Army Food Management Assistance Team recently visited the Logistics Readiness Center-Honshu, 403rd Army Field Support Brigade, to evaluate the current food program at the Camp Zama Dining Facility, here.

  • 403rd Army Field Support Brigade supports KRF

    Aug 6, 2015

    CAMP CASEY, Korea -- The Army Field Support Battalion-Korea welcomed the 2nd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (Black Jack) and the 2nd Battalion, 20th Field Artillery Regiment (Deep Strike) to Camp Casey, Korea, July 2, as the newest Korea Rotational Forces.

  • Aloha Soldiers! Welcome Home

    Aug 5, 2015

    Ten Soldiers from the U.S. Army Priority Air Transport Command's (USAPAT) Pacific Flight Detachment (PFD), were welcomed back onto U. S. soil by their headquarters command at Joint Base Andrews, Md., after a four-month deployment to Afghanistan.

  • Eighth Army, Korean Partners Role out Red Carpet for Korean War Vets

    Aug 4, 2015

    The Pusan Perimeter, the Battle of the Chosin River, and the Battle of the Ch'ongch'on River are just a few of the most intense and hard-fought battles that took place during the Korean War. During those three clashes alone an estimated 88,000 United Nations forces gave their lives to fend off the communist invasion.

  • Volunteer dedicates more than 360 hours to deployed troops

    Aug 4, 2015

    The Na Koa Award Volunteer Ceremony is a quarterly ceremony which honors and recognizes U.S. Army Hawaii community's most dedicated volunteers. This ceremony was held at the Nehelani Banquet and Conference Center here, July 29.

  • 50 years ago: Army executes rapid buildup in Vietnam

    Aug 4, 2015

    In early 1965, about 50,000 U.S. troops, mostly advisors, were in South Vietnam. By the end of 1966, that number had grown to 385,000 with the majority being Army and by that time, they were on the offensive, said Frank L. Jones.

  • Sustainers join Pacific Ohana after 8-year mission deviation

    Aug 4, 2015

    In October 2006, the 402nd Army Field Support Brigade, originally scheduled for activation at Fort Shafter, Hawaii, was activated at Balad Air Base, Iraq, due to mission requirements of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • TAMC nurse featured in 'The Women and the Waves 2'

    Aug 3, 2015

    Bagalso is one of six women who will be featured in the film, "The Women and the Waves 2," directed and produced by Heather Hudson. Bagalso has been a nurse anesthetist at TAMC since August 2011. She recently commissioned into the 1984th United States Army Hospital Detachment, Hawaii, U.S. Army Reserve in March 2015 and is serving as a 1st lieutenant.

  • 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade KATUSA story

    Jul 31, 2015

    Please tell us your name and where you belong to.

  • To become the best medic

    Jul 31, 2015

    Sgt. Scott Lackey, an emergency care non-commissioned officer for the 602nd Aviation Support Battalion, 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, will participate the 2015 Command Sgt. Maj. Jack L. Clark Jr. Army Best Medic Competition after winning the 2nd Infantry Division competition and 8th Army competition.

  • Helping others get fit!

    Jul 31, 2015

    "Swing it higher!" a woman told them with excitement. She was 1st Lt. Laura Hinton, an assistant brigade logistics officer from the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade.

  • Issuing Army Prepositioned Stocks in Support of Pacific Reach 2015

    Jul 31, 2015

    YOKOHAMA, Japan -- Army Field Support Battalion-Northeast Asia exercised their ability to issue APS-4 watercraft to 7th Transportation Brigade (Expeditionary) during Exercise Pacific Reach 2015, which was held in May.

  • 20th CBRNE Command supports exercise in Australia

    Jul 31, 2015

    The 20th CBRNE Command (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives) participated in Exercise Talisman Sabre in Australia this month.

  • Everyone deserves an equal opportunity

    Jul 30, 2015

    This was a situation Sgt. 1st Class Spencer Howell, the 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade equal opportunity representative, said he gives to Soldiers from different units from the brigade on 'Talon Talk', a brigade command information radio show, on July 29 at the Armed Forces Network station on the Osan Air Base in the Republic of Korea.

  • Keeping the best in the 2nd CAB

    Jul 30, 2015

    Staff Sgt. Terence S. Harris, a native of Memphis, Tenn. and the career counselor for the 3rd General Support Aviation Battalion, 2nd CAB, is that Soldier.

  • 402nd AFSB cases colors, prepares for mission to support U.S. Army Pacific Command

    Jul 29, 2015

    The 402nd Army Field Support Brigade cased it colors during a ceremony here July 16 in preparation for a move to Hawaii where it will serve as the U.S. Army Materiel Command and U.S. Army Sustainment Command's liaison to the field for the U.S. Army Pacific Command.

  • 599th changes command onboard Missouri

    Jul 29, 2015

    Col. Shannon C. Cox relinquished command of the 599th Transportation Brigade to Col. James M. Smith in a change of command ceremony July 23 on the fantail deck of the Battleship Missouri Memorial here.

  • "No Tobacco Day" make steps to tobacco free military base

    Jul 29, 2015

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (July 30, 2015) -- The "No Tobacco Day" campaign was held July 24 in support of U.S. Army Medical Department Activities-Japan and the Camp Zama Army Wellness Center, at the Camp Zama Main Exchange parking lot.

  • USARPAC Commanding General Tours Historic Bldg. T-112

    Jul 28, 2015

    The Honolulu District was honored today to host a site visit for U.S. Army Pacific Commander Gen. Vincent K. Brooks and his staff at the Corps' Bldg. T-112 Renovation Project on Fort Shafter's historic Palm Circle. Building T-112, built in 1907 and also known as Dunning Hall, is an important structure that is a key part of the Palm Circle National Historic Landmark District.

  • Honoring community contributions of local Soldiers

    Jul 28, 2015

    WAHIAWA, Hawaii -- Soldiers participated in a ceremony, July 26, at the Wahiawa District Park War Memorial Swimming Pool in honor of the Sons of Wahiawa, 21 Soldiers who fought bravely to protect freedom in their country during World War II.

  • Sea Dragons conduct AMDPCS training, tests future software

    Jul 28, 2015

    Soldiers with 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, conducted an air and missile defense planning control system training exercise, July 13 to 24, 2015, at Shafter Flats, Hawaii.

  • Pacific culinary Soldiers advance skills

    Jul 28, 2015

    Food service Soldiers from 25th Infantry Division and 8th Theater Sustainment Command participated in the Advanced Culinary Arts Training Program at Bronco Dining Facility here, July 7-23.

  • Torii Station turtles saved from typhoon

    Jul 27, 2015

    The Environmental Division of the Directorate of Public Works at U.S. Army Garrison - Okinawa recently saved 88 Loggerhead Turtle hatchlings from Typhoon Chan-Hom, which made landfall on Okinawa July 10.

  • Soul food: Chaplains and Soldiers bond over burgers

    Jul 27, 2015

    Many people bond while sharing a meal together, the U.S. and Republic of Korea Army's are no different in that aspect.

  • ACS job fair provides opportunities in Yongsan

    Jul 24, 2015

    YONGSAN GARRISON -- Over 150 people, including service members and their families, looking for new opportunities attended the Army Community Service (ACS) Job Fair July 16 at Dragon Hill Lodge's Naija Ballroom, Yongsan. During the job fair, representatives from around the peninsula provided information and answered questions for potential future employees.

  • 'COEX' is shining jewel in Gangnam crown

    Jul 24, 2015

    YONGSAN GARRISON -- As PSY's 'Gangnam Style' hit the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart, it got people wondering where or what Gangnam is. Gangnam is a province located south of the Han River and it serves as the center of all business and entertainment of Seoul. As New York City has the Empire State Building, in the heart of Gangnam's central location lies the Convention and Exhibition (COEX) center. Standing as the core of the peninsula's MICE industry (Meeting, Incentives, Convention, Events and Exhibition), the COEX is one of the most popular convention centers in South Korea. Countless conferences of international significance were held at the COEX such as the ASEM (Asia-Europe Meeting) 2000, the G20 Seoul Summit 2010, and the Seoul 2012 Nuclear Industry Summit.

  • VBS offers kids, families summer fun, faith

    Jul 24, 2015

    YONGSAN GARRISON -- Summer is a busy time of the year as many families move in and out of U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan. In the midst of all this, the South Post Chapel offers an opportunity through their vacation Bible school (VBS) program for children to learn, grow and have fun. This year's VBS, which ran from July 13 to July 17, was slightly different from the ones in the past.

  • ROK, US Patriot crews seal gaps in combined air defense

    Jul 24, 2015

    Air defenders from Republic of Korea Air Force's 199th Air Defense Artillery Battalion and U.S. Army 2nd Battalion, 1st Air Defense Artillery Regiment joined forces for a week-long exercise linking U.S. and ROK air defense systems July 13-16 at Jungwon Air Base, South Korea. This is the second time the two countries have conducted this type of exercise.

  • PACFLT Commander Reaffirms U.S. ROK Navy Alliance

    Jul 24, 2015

    SEOUL -- Adm. Scott Swift, commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, visited South Korea July 19-20, to meet with senior military and government leaders and reaffirm the U.S. Navy and Republic of Korea's enduring alliance as a cornerstone of Indo-Asia-Pacific regional stability. During the two-day visit, Swift met with leaders from both the U.S. and the Republic of Korea, to include the Honorable Mark Lippert, U.S. ambassador to the Republic of Korea, Adm. Jung, Ho-sub, ROK chief of naval operations, Adm. Choi, Yoon hee, ROK chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Gen. Park, Seon-woo, deputy commander of the Combined Forces Command, to discuss the strength of the alliance between the U.S. and ROK.

  • USAG-HI provides opportunities to adopt chickens


    Jul 24, 2015

    It's unclear how they got, here, but hundreds of chickens have come home to roost at the U.S. Army Health Clinic-Schofield Barracks.

  • US Army, RTA engineers partner to build schoolhouse for local children

    Jul 24, 2015

    In a continued effort to strengthen multinational partnerships across the Pacific theater, U.S. Army and Royal Thai Army engineers partnered to build a two-room schoolhouse for the fifth and sixth grade children in Saraburi, Thailand, during the Hanuman Guardian 15 exercise, May through June.

  • USARHAW SHARP summits focus on examining biases

    Jul 24, 2015

    The Army is in the midst of a major culture change as it strives to eliminate sexual assault from its ranks.

  • Summit draws Soldiers, others

    Jul 24, 2015

    Hawaii's first Transition Summit for Soldiers, family members and veterans rolled into action here, July 7 and 8, with expert panels, workshops, a networking event and a hiring fair -- all aimed at connecting service members with private-sector companies looking to hire.

  • Preventing suicides is everyone's responsibility

    Jul 24, 2015

    Suicide prevention is a concern for all Soldiers and family members.

  • DPW to monitor energy usage

    Jul 24, 2015

    Hawaii's yearlong tropical environment creates conditions for Soldiers, family members and civilian employees to use energy more than average.

  • USAG-HI welcomes its new deputy commander

    Jul 24, 2015

    U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii welcomed its newest top civilian official to the island earlier this month, but Deputy Garrison Commander Leonard Housley is no stranger to Hawaii.

  • Sea Dragons provide feedback to ordnance CSM

    Jul 24, 2015

    U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Edward C. Morris, the ordnance regimental command sergeant major, and Sgt. Maj. Gene E. Canada, the ordnance chief enlisted career manager in the personnel development office, met with the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command ordnance Soldiers, July 21, 2015, at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.

  • RHC-P Command Team inducts the newest SAMC member

    Jul 24, 2015

    The Command Team from the Regional Health Command-Pacific (RHC-P) proudly inducted Staff Sgt. Diontae Allen into the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club at the U.S. Army Health Clinic-Schofield Barracks (USAHC-SB), on July 24, 2015.

  • Joint training exercise validates unit for CRF

    Jul 24, 2015

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii -- Soldiers from Company B, 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, were validated as a Contingency Response Force during a joint training exercise with the 30th Arial Support Squadron, out of Niagara Falls, N.Y., July 21, 2015, at Hickam Airfield.

  • 'VBS' offers kids, families summer fun, faith

    Jul 24, 2015

    YONGSAN GARRISON -- Summer is a busy time of the year as many families move in and out of U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan. In the midst of all this, the South Post Chapel offers an opportunity through their vacation Bible school (VBS) program for children to learn, grow and have fun.

  • 2nd CAB Soldier selected for All-Army softball trial

    Jul 23, 2015

    First Lt. Courtney Clausi, a native of Ashland, Va. and the assistant personnel officer for the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade, had softball practice July 21 at a softball field on Camp Humphreys in the Republic of Korea. Clausi isn't your typical softball player though. She has been selected to compete at a trial to be a part of the All-Army Softball Team.

  • MEDDAC-J gives training in food handling

    Jul 23, 2015

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (July 23, 2015) -- According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, each year roughly one in six Americans get sick; 3,000 die from foodborne illnesses.

  • Forgotten War remembered and honored

    Jul 23, 2015

    Gen. Dennis Via, U.S. Army Materiel Command (AMC) commanding general, and audience members from across the country honored and remembered the service of Korean War Veterans during the U.S. Army Military District of Washington's Twilight Tattoo, held on Whipple Field on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va.

  • Task Force Talon Soldiers honor Veterans during Guam Liberation Day Parade

    Jul 23, 2015

    For most Americans July 21 is just another day in the middle of summer, but for Americans on the US territory of Guam it is the island-wide holiday called "Liberation Day". This holiday is held in recognition of the day that the Battle of Guam began, 71 years ago, to free the island from the oppressive Imperial Japanese occupation during World War II. This year's holiday held extra meaning for the Soldiers of Task Force Talon, 94th Army air and Missile Defense Command, since it was the first time the unit participated in Liberation Day activities since deploying to Guam over two years ago.

  • USARPAC welcomes Chief of Staff to One Team Ohana

    Jul 23, 2015

    Major General Christopher Hughes was honored during a Flying "V" ceremony held on historic Palm Circle July 23.

  • Humphreys commander, Soldiers honor those who fought and fell during the Battle of Cheonan

    Jul 23, 2015

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, Korea -- U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys commander Col. Joseph C. Holland and 40 Camp Humphreys Soldiers honored the American and South Korean Soldiers who fought in the Battle of Cheonan during a poignant ceremony at Martin Park in Cheonan on July 8.

  • Continuing a 50 year legacy; Soldiers welcome orphans from Japan into their homes

    Jul 23, 2015

    HONOLULU, Hawaii -- Four orphans with the Holy Family Home, in Osaka, Japan, arrived in Hawaii at the Honolulu International Airport, July 21, to spend two weeks with the Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment (Wolfhounds), 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, for the 58th summer visit from The Holy Family Home.

  • Marines sharpen mountaineering skills in Alaska

    Jul 22, 2015

    BLACK RAPIDS TRAINING SITE, Alaska -- From the snow-kissed mountains to the icy rumblings of melting glaciers, Marines from 2nd Platoon, Force Reconnaissance Company, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, Camp Pendleton, Calif., along with instructors from U.S. Army Alaska's Northern Warfare Training Center conducted military alpine operations at Black Rapids Training Site and Gulkana Glacier.

  • EOD teams compete in annual USARPAC TOY competition

    Jul 22, 2015

    Four explosive ordnance disposal teams from throughout U.S. Army-Pacific gathered, here, to compete in USARPAC's EOD Team of the Year competition, July 13-17.

  • USAG Japan holds change of command ceremony

    Jul 21, 2015

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (July, 21 2015) -- Col. William B. Johnson assumed command of U.S. Army Garrison Japan in a change of command ceremony held July 8 inside the hanger at Kastner Army Airfield on the Camp Zama installation.

  • Surgeon General Welcomes Superintendent of the Korean Armed Forces Nursing Academy

    Jul 21, 2015

    Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho, Surgeon General of the Army, welcomed Brig. Gen. Kyung-Hye Choi, Superintendent of the Korean Armed Forces Nursing Academy, to the Office of the Surgeon General. Horoho presented Choi with the Order of Military Medical Merit.

  • Pacific Harbormaster Soldiers act as HUB in CJLOTS

    Jul 21, 2015

    Twelve watercraft troops served as the center of gravity for all Combined Joint Logistics Over-the-Shore (CJLOTS) 2015 operations on Amnyeon Beach, South Korea, June 29 through July 9.

  • 7th Infantry Division safety ride for summer 2015

    Jul 20, 2015

    More than 200 Soldiers from across JBLM participated in 7th Infantry Division's Safety Ride, May 15.

  • I Corps hosts JBLM community partnership tour

    Jul 20, 2015

    What do mortars, grenade launchers, Stryker vehicles, military working dogs, medical staff and air wing evacuation teams have in common, probably not much unless you are talking about Puget Sound Business Leaders, Executives and Veterans tour on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, June 18, 2015.

  • Tripler NCOs train federal marshals in Army style (Combatives)

    Jul 20, 2015

    Members of United States Marshals, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents practiced the techniques taught by TAMC NCOs during the Modern Army Combatives Program training.

  • Grandmother's love carries Soldier through Korean War

    Jul 20, 2015

    Sixty five years ago, on June 25, 1950, North Korean Forces attacked south across the 38th Parallel igniting the Korean War. The United States entered the war six days later and the U.S. and ROK militaries have been committed to preserving the freedom of the Republic of Korea ever since. The article you are about to read is part of a six-part series on Korean War veterans living in the Republic of Korea today. Through the eyes of these veterans, we got a glimpse into an important chapter in Korean history. ~35th Air Defense Artillery Public Affairs Officer, Capt. William Leasure

  • Talisman Sabre means commitment, I Corps commander says

    Jul 19, 2015

    As Exercise Talisman Sabre 15 wrapped up in Australia this past weekend, the land component commander of that 15-day exercise said the United States' involvement signifies commitment to partner nations in the Pacific region.

  • I Corps, Australian army wrap up Exercise Talisman Sabre 15

    Jul 17, 2015

    I Corps and the Australian army have completed the sixth iteration of Exercise Talisman Sabre 15 in Australia.

  • Crucial Pacific Rim partner honors America's fallen

    Jul 17, 2015

    Adm. Katsutoshi Kawano, Japan Chief of Staff of the Joint Staff Council, participated in an Armed Forces Full Honors Wreath Laying Ceremony with Maj. Gen. Bradley A. Becker, Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region/U.S. Army Military District of Washington commanding general, at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery.

  • Army civilian recognized by NAACP for workforce transformation

    Jul 17, 2015

    Stephanie C. Rainey, human resources program director, Civilian Human Resources Policy and Programs, U.S. Forces Korea, was named recipient of the 2015 Department of the Army's NAACP Roy Wilkins Renowned Service Award.

  • Kitchen Contribution

    Jul 17, 2015

    Talisman Sabre is a biannual exercise between the U.S. and Australia. At Shoalwater Bay Training Area cooks sustain the fighting force.

  • Open Forum for Interagency Day for TS 15

    Jul 17, 2015

    Civilian agencies play a vital part during exercises, disasters, or other critical incidents. In order to be successful in their mission, they need to work hand in hand with their military partners.

  • I Corps Soldiers experience Australian Weaponry for TS 15

    Jul 17, 2015

    Weapons training is a vital part of militaries throughout the world, as is the ability to adapt. So when the Royal Australian Army invited I Corps soldiers out to try their weapon systems, they had to apply those fundamentals and adapt to a weapon they've never fired before.

  • 599th team shines during Fisher offload at Pearl Harbor

    Jul 17, 2015

    The 599th Transportation Brigade and its partners offloaded 25th Infantry Division cargo and equipment July 9-12 from the USNS Fisher here as it returned from Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk, Louisiana.

  • Lt. Gen. Charles W. Bagnal

    Jul 17, 2015

    Lt. Gen. Charles W. Bagnal, former commander for the U.S. Army Western Command, later named US Army, Pacific, from June 1985 until his retirement in August 1989 died June 30, 2015 in Columbia, South Carolina. A West Point graduate, he was commissioned in 1956 into the Field Artillery.

  • LRC-Yongsan increases personal property shipment efficiency

    Jul 16, 2015

  • Sea Dragon Recognized for 25 Years of Civilian Service

    Jul 16, 2015

    Mrs. Athel Jaictin, a budget analyst with the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, was recognized for 25 years of civilian service to the government, July 8, 2015, during a ceremony at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.

  • US, South Korean Patriot crews seal the gaps in combined air defense

    Jul 16, 2015

    Air defenders, from Republic of Korea Air Force's 199th Air Defense Artillery Battalion and U.S. Army 2nd Battalion, 1st Air Defense Artillery Regiment, joined forces for a week-long exercise linking U.S. and ROK air defense systems on Jungwon Air Base, July 13-16.

  • ACS celebrates its 50th birthday poolside

    Jul 15, 2015

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (July, 15 2015) -- Camp Zama's Army Community Service hosted a pool party to celebrate its 50th birthday July 11 at the Sagamihara Family Housing Area pool.

  • Still donning the Globe & Anchor, ROK Marine remembers "6-25" War

    Jul 14, 2015

    Sixty five years ago, on June 25, 1950, North Korean Forces attacked south across the 38th Parallel igniting the Korean War. The United States entered the war six days later and the U.S. and ROK militaries have been committed to preserving the freedom of the Republic of Korea ever since. The article you are about to read is part of a six-part series on Korean War veterans living in the Republic of Korea today. Through the eyes of these veterans, we got a glimpse into an important chapter in Korean history. ~35th Air Defense Artillery Public Affairs Officer, Capt. William Leasure

  • Talisman Sabre 2015 Air Drop Maneuver

    Jul 14, 2015

  • Commanding generals change during ceremony

    Jul 14, 2015

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan -- Maj. Gen. James F. Pasquarette assumed command of U.S. Army Japan and I Corps (Forward) in a change of command ceremony held July 8 at Kastner Army Airfield Hanger.

  • Thunder Inn recognized as division's top DFAC

    Jul 14, 2015

    In a continued demonstration of their culinary excellence, the 210th Field Artillery Brigade was recently named the 2nd Infantry Division/ROK-US Combined Division and Area I's best dining facility for the third fiscal quarter during an awards presentation July 8 at the Thunder Inn DFAC on Camp Casey.

  • Gone but not forgotten

    Jul 14, 2015

    Col. William Taylor, the 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade commander, and Soldiers from the 2nd CAB took part in a Korean War Memorial Ceremony on July 10 on Gaemi Hill in Sejong, South Korea. The memorial service saw many performances and speeches paying tribute to the Soldiers who gave the ultimate sacrifice to support our allies in Korea.

  • SHARP color run builds esprit de corps

    Jul 13, 2015

    The SHARP Awareness Color Run paints USAG Yongsan and its service members with vibrant colors along with community safety, June 29. Col. Maria P. Eoff, Commander of U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan and Command Sgt. Maj. Henney Hodgkins joined approximately 500 people running with colorful sprints. The event concluded with a surprise quiz and prizes coordinated by Master Sgt. Turner, community SHARP representative (U.S. Army photo by Cpl. Yi Jung Uk).

  • 'Read to the Rhythm'

    Jul 13, 2015

    The Yongsan library celebrated its official Summer Reading Program "Read to the Rhythm." with the Eighth Army Band, July 7. The jazz ensemble, after having a sing-along session with the kids, allowed SPC Doo to read 'Dragon loves tacos' to the children. The band played great jazz tunes to approximately 20 enthusiastic children. The program concluded as the coordinator, with the help of the Yongsan library, introduced board games and activities for children to enjoy. "Read to the Rhythm" continues from June 20 - July 28. Contact the Yongsan library at DSN 723-6974, or Commercial 0503-323-6974. (U.S. Army - photo by Cpl. Yi Jung Uk)

  • It's our fight now

    Jul 13, 2015

    Today signifies a new era in the history of the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, the Black Jack Brigade. One month after arriving in South Korea, the 2nd ABCT completed a transfer of authority with the 1st Armored Brigade Combat, 2nd Infantry Division, the Iron Brigade, assuming their role in the defense network of U.S. forces that guards the Republic of Korea.

  • Australians provide Soldiers 'danger close' air support

    Jul 13, 2015

    The Army relies on its partners to win in an increasingly complex world. Such was the case demonstrated in Exercise Talisman Sabre 15 in Australia, which is going on from July 4 -19.

  • Hawaii-based troops set to provide critical HR support to CENTCOM

    Jul 13, 2015

    More than 50 Hawaii-based human resource Soldiers were recognized during a deployment ceremony at Fort Shafter, Hawaii, July 10, in preparation for their upcoming departure to Kuwait where they will support operations in the Central Command area of responsibility.

  • Australian, US forces apply first aid to Talisman Sabre 15

    Jul 13, 2015

    Expert, practiced medical care saves lives on the bat-tlefield and is one of the most important support functions during combat operations. The Australian Defence Force's 1st Close Health Battalion routinely rehearses medical treatment scenarios to keep their skills sharp and

  • The 18th Medical Command (Deployment Support) conducts a change of command ceremony

    Jul 11, 2015

    The 18th Medical Command (Deployment Support) (18th MEDCOM (DS)) hold their change of command ceremony at historic Palm Circle, on Fort Shafter, Hawaii, July 10, 2015.

  • Parachuting successfully into Australia requires timing, teamwork

    Jul 10, 2015

    "You come to battle under a canopy of a parachute and it gets your adrenaline up and you've got to keep your adrenaline up to keep moving" to your objective once you land, Lt. Col. Matt Hardman said.

  • I Corps Soldiers PT Australian Style

    Jul 10, 2015

    On a cool morning, six I Corps Soldiers conducted physical training, lifting truck tires, full water cans, and three-foot steel bars. It could have been any PT session, but this one had a bit of a twist. This session was led by several soldiers from the Royal Australian Army and served as an icebreaker before the start of Talisman Sabre 15.

  • I Corps Soldiers experience Australian culture

    Jul 10, 2015

    Most Americans only get to see Australian wildlife in their local zoos. But for approximately 50 I Corps Soldiers here for Talisman Sabre 15, the opportunity to experience this wildlife up close and personal was too good to pass up. These Soldiers traveled to the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary July 6 to see kangaroos and koalas.

  • I Corps celebrates Independence Day during Talisman Sabre 15

    Jul 10, 2015

    July 4th is an important holiday in the United States where families and friends come together and celebrate U.S. Independence. For approximately 300 I Corps Soldiers, they spent the day celebrating with their Australian counterparts prior to the start of Exercise Talisman Sabre 15.

  • Hawaii chemical soldiers complete mission in CENTCOM AOR

    Jul 10, 2015

    Soldiers from the 71st Chemical Company, 303rd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Battalion, 8th Military Police Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, were greeted by families and friends during a redeployment ceremony held July 8, here.

  • Paratroopers bring unique capability to Australia exercise

    Jul 9, 2015

    About 400 Soldiers, as well as a handful of Airmen and Marines, parachuted onto Kapyong Drop Zone, Williamson Airfield, in the northeast state of Queensland, Australia, the morning of July 8, as part of exercise Talisman Sabre 15.

  • Hawaii quartermaster troops excel in sustaining the force

    Jul 9, 2015

    "An Army runs on its stomach." - Napoleon Bonaparte. That is why it is important to recognize the accomplishments of those Soldiers behind the scenes who fuel our Soldiers. The 2nd Annual 8th Theater Sustainment Command Food Service Recognition Dinner was held at Nehalani Club on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, July 2, to recognize food service Soldiers who excel.

  • U.S. Army Pacific announces force structure decisions

    Jul 9, 2015

    Today, the Department of the Army announced force structure decisions affecting the U.S. Army Pacific (USARPAC).

  • U.S./ROK troop partnership takes flight through combined air defense

    Jul 9, 2015

    Five Soldiers and one Korean Augmentee to the U.S. took a 20-minute drive from their headquarters at Kunsan Air Base to visit the Republic of Korea Air Force's 517th Air Defense Artillery (Hawk) Battery at Gunsan.

  • Korean war vet remembers French connection in 2ID

    Jul 8, 2015

    Sixty five years ago, on June 25, 1950, North Korean Forces attacked south across the 38th Parallel igniting the Korean War. The United States entered the war six days later and the U.S. and ROK militaries have been committed to preserving the freedom of the Republic of Korea ever since. The article you are about to read is part of a six-part series on Korean War veterans living in the Republic of Korea today. Through the eyes of these veterans, we got a glimpse into an important chapter in Korean history. ~35th Air Defense Artillery Public Affairs Officer, Capt. William Leasure

  • US service members head Down Under for Talisman Sabre 15

    Jul 8, 2015

    More than 400 Army paratroopers, from the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, parachuted from seven C-17 Globemasters onto Kapyong Air Field, Australia, as part of Exercise Talisman Sabre 15, July 8.

  • Training on new satellite terminals is a "SNAP" for the 307th in Hawaii

    Jul 8, 2015

    A newly fielded ground satellite terminal that supports company-sized elements and remote forward operating bases is now smaller, lighter and easier to set up than its predecessor, aiding in the Army's push for a more expeditionary force.

  • First combined NCO induction ceremony

    Jul 8, 2015

    Soldiers and Korean Augmentees to the U.S. Army from the 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division participated in the first combined NCO Corps induction ceremony June 30 at the post theatre on Camp Humphreys.

  • 45th Sustainment Brigade Transitions to the 25th Infantry Division

    Jul 7, 2015

    The 45th Sustainment Brigade transitions from the 8th Theater Sustainment Command to the 25th Infantry Division during a Change of Command and Redesignation Ceremony on Hamilton Field at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. During the ceremony, the 45th SBDE cased its colors and uncased its new colors, becoming the 25th ID Sustainment Brigade. In February 2015, General Raymond T. Odierno, The Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army, directed that Sustainment Brigades be aligned to each division. This command relationship maximizes unit cohesion and mission command effectiveness with inherent impacts on organizational training, unit readiness and leader development.

  • Soldiers finish strong in grueling Expedition Alaska Adventure Race

    Jul 7, 2015

    SEWARD, Alaska -- The Army Special Operations Recruiting Battalion Team finished strong in the 378-mile Expedition Alaska Adventure Race, July 5.

  • Alaskan military resort booms on Independence Day

    Jul 7, 2015

    The 3,500 population of the Alaskan town of Seward exploded to more than 40,000 with visitor influx over Independence Day weekend.

  • Rockhampton hosts U.S., Australian militaries for Talisman Sabre Opening Day

    Jul 6, 2015

    Australian and United States service members marked the start of Talisman Sabre 15 with Opening Day events at the Rockhampton Showgrounds July 5, 2015. Talisman Sabre brings U.S. and Australian forces together for large-scale training events to focus on partnership and combat readiness.

  • Chapel builds international bonds

    Jul 6, 2015

    Australian and American service members have gathered at St. Christopher's Chapel in Nerimbera, Australia, to celebrate the chapel's 60-year commemoration, July 5, 2015.

  • Soldiers finish strong in grueling Expedition Alaska Adventure Race

    Jul 6, 2015

    The Army Special Operations Recruiting Battalion Team finished strong in the 378-mile Expedition Alaska Adventure Race, July 5.