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  • Young local artists enlighten, impress at Yongsan

    Dec 17, 2013

    A group of local kids and teens showcased their artwork at the annual Boys and Girls Club of America Fine Arts Exhibition at the R&R Bar and Grill, Dec. 12.

  • Top Area II volunteer of the quarter named

    Dec 17, 2013

    A group of volunteers nominated for their contributions to the Area II community were recognized during the Volunteer of the Quarter ceremony at Yongsan Army Community Services, Dec. 13.

  • Army, Marines, Honolulu police compete for 'Best Sniper' title

    Dec 16, 2013

    Fifteen sniper teams from all over Oahu came together Dec. 2-4, 2013, at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, and Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kaneohe, to compete for the title Best Sniper.

  • We want you... To get a job

    Dec 16, 2013

    Servicemembers, family members and retirees looking for a new job or exploring career opportunities attended a job fair at the USAG Yongsan Army Community Services building, Dec 11.

  • Platoon leader commands joint, multinational platoon

    Dec 16, 2013

    More than 70 Soldiers from 2nd Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division finished the month-long training exercise, Southern Katipo 2013, on Nov 29.

  • Signal leaders assess progress at Humphreys before summit meeting

    Dec 15, 2013

    Leaders from the office of the Army Chief Information Officer/G-6, 311th Signal Command (Theater), Army Network Enterprise Technology Command and 1st Signal Brigade met to see the overall construction efforts underway to make USAG Humphreys the main hub for U.S. forces before attending the Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (C4I) Summit the following day.

  • Eighth Army participates in exercise in South Korea

    Dec 13, 2013

    Eighth Army participated in exercise Warpath III, at Yongsan Garrison, South Korea, Dec. 7-15, 2013, to hone its ability to command combat operations.

  • 'Tis the season to brunch with Santa

    Dec 12, 2013

    Santa Claus came to town a bit early at Brian Allgood Community Hospital for a special brunch with local children, Dec 7.

  • Army, Cambodia divers work together to de-mine Pacific waters

    Dec 12, 2013

    The Pacific theater's waterways are still filled with explosive remnants of war, sunken munitions that are dangerous if mishandled. Clearing out these munitions and making these rivers safe for everyone who relies on them for subsistence is the goal of a joint effort between U.S. divers and their Pacific neighbors.

  • Wainwright kicks off the holiday season

    Dec 12, 2013

    Fort Wainwright kicks off the holiday season with the annual tree-lighting and party.

  • Tradition carries on through the years

    Dec 12, 2013

    Maj. Gen. Michael Shields continued a tradition dating back to the days when Army installations were remote outposts when he hosted the holiday reception at the Last Frontier Community Activity Center Dec. 10.

  • Zemp takes command of Fort Wainwright

    Dec 12, 2013

    Col. Sidney C. "Cape" Zemp took charge of the United States Army Garrison Fort Wainwright in a ceremony at the Physical Fitness Center on post Dec. 6.

  • Champoux: South Korea-U.S. alliance strongest in world

    Dec 11, 2013

    The commanding general of the top U.S. Army formation in South Korea said the Republic of Korea-U.S. alliance is the strongest military alliance in the world.

  • I Corps and JGSDF tackle logistics task

    Dec 11, 2013

    While artillery and jet engines make some of the louder noises associated with war, it's another kind of noise that ensures the fight continues - the sounds of chatter between logisticians supplying the battlefield. On Japan's northern island of Hokkaido that chatter was between logisticians I Corps and the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force's Northern Army Dec. 7.

  • Weather Squadron works for joint and bilateral operations

    Dec 11, 2013

    Rain, snow and cloud cover can all hinder operations on the battlefield. Fortunately there are Air Force personnel constantly working to give the latest updates and information on how that weather may impact the fight.

  • Army Corps, Nan Inc. Hold Site Blessing for Quad B Renovation Project

    Dec 11, 2013

    Honolulu District and contractor Nan Inc. held a traditional Hawaiian site blessing and groundbreaking ceremony Dec. 4 in Quad B at Schofield Barracks to signify the start of construction and renovation for three of the quad's four buildings -- 156, 157 and 158.

  • Yama Sakura: From tents to temples

    Dec 11, 2013

    To further the spirit of cultural understanding and bilateral partnership embraced by exercise Yama Sakura 65, chaplains assigned to I Corps took advantage of the opportunity to meet with the master of a local Budhist temple in Chitose, Japan, Dec. 9, 2013.

  • 8th TSC CG's holiday reception and donation drive

    Dec 10, 2013

    Soldiers, leaders, and families of the 8th Theater Sustainment Command donated more than $1,000 worth of school supplies during the commanding general's, Maj. Gen. Stephen R. Lyons, annual holiday reception, Dec. 7. The supplies will be given to local elementary schools before the upcoming Christmas holiday. For more photos, visit the 8th TSC's Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/8thTSC

  • USASAC helps Philippines recover from typhoon

    Dec 10, 2013

    M-35 trucks, sold through the Army's foreign military sales program to the Philippine Armed Forces, were used to transport goods, personnel and other requirements to remote areas of the country following Super Typhoon Haiyan.

  • 'Ready and Resilient' marches on at Yongsan

    Dec 9, 2013

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- A group of distinguished service members gathered for a unique day of training here at the Army Community Service building, Nov. 21. This group of high ranking officers and non-commissioned officers were met with a full day of lectures and presentations designed to make them 'Ready and Resilient.'

  • 2ID holds annual division training exercise

    Dec 8, 2013

    CAMP MOBILE, Korea -- The 2nd Infantry Division is conducting its annual WARPATH III exercise Dec. 7-15.

  • This week in history‚ĶArmy Engineers fought and lived through the attack on Pearl Harbor

    Dec 6, 2013

    Seven December 1941 was the opening scene of World War II, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was there. At 7:55 a.m., two waves of Japanese warplanes from a naval task force about 250 miles north of Hawaii appeared over Oahu. Some headed for American warships at Pearl Harbor and the planes on the ground at nearby Hickam Field; others hit Schofield Barracks, Wheeler Field, and Bellows Field. The Corps of Engineers in Hawaii consisted of Soldier-engineers in the Army's Hawaiian Department, and the Corps' Honolulu Engineer District, then part of the South Pacific Division.

  • USAG-HI, IPC continue building 'Best Places' to live

    Dec 6, 2013

    Four thousand ninety-seven, and counting. This is the number of military families now living in a newly constructed Island Palm Communities (IPC) home at U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, with an additional 2,200 families living in a renovated home.

  • Area educators, Army gather to recognize achievements

    Dec 6, 2013

    How do you show your appreciation to the Army for its contributions to the public schools in the Leilehua Complex?

  • Garrison recognizes stellar employees

    Dec 6, 2013

    More than 60 distinguished employees received recognition for their performance and the impacts they have made in U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii during the Employee Recognition Program breakfast at the Nehelani, here, Tuesday.

  • Yongsan library hosts Christmas storytime tradition

    Dec 5, 2013

    Col. Michael E. Masley, commander of U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan continued the traditional annual Christmas Book Reading hour at the Yongsan library, Dec. 3.

  • New Suicide Prevention policy regains 'human element'

    Dec 5, 2013

    U.S. Army Pacific has a new command policy regarding suicide that broadens the attack on suicide stigma, and addresses the human element in training and preparedness.

  • 403rd AFSBn-Korea conducts HMEE-I training for division Soldiers

    Dec 5, 2013

    CAMP CASEY, Republic of Korea -- The 403rd Army Field Support Battalion-Korea recently joined JCB field service representatives in training Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division Soldiers on the special tools needed for maintenance on the High Mobility Engineer Excavator-I at Camp Casey.

  • USFK rewards KN, Civilian employees

    Dec 5, 2013

    United States Forces of Korea honored both Korean Nationals and U.S. Civilian employees for their hard work and dedication to the peninsula during the twenty-first annual USFK Civilian Employee of the Year Award ceremony at Dragon Hill Lodge here, 20 Nov.

  • District volunteers help make kimchi for those in need

    Dec 4, 2013

    Volunteers from the Far East District joined members of the Seoul Jung-gu Saemaul Women's Club to make kimchi for the area's needy and elderly families Nov. 27.

  • 'Iron Soldiers' support South Korean combined training exercise

    Dec 4, 2013

    Soldiers assigned to the 1st Battalion, 72nd Army Regiment, and the 501st Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear Company, 23rd Chemical Battalion, both of the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, collectively aided the Republic of Korea Army's 2nd Battalion, 100th Infantry Regiment, 17th Division, during a combined training exercise, Nov. 15, 2013, at Rodriguez Live Fire Range Complex, South Korea.

  • Rescue mission thanks Soldiers for sharing Thanksgiving meal

    Dec 4, 2013

    Two Soldiers assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 311th Signal Command (Theater), received a tour and heartfelt thanks from the manager of a local rescue mission in Chinatown here, Monday.

  • Soldiers, spouses honored at Hawaii vs. West Point football game

    Dec 4, 2013

    United States Army Pacific Command Soldiers and an Army spouse were honored as part of an annual military appreciation night as the University of Hawaii Rainbow Warriors football program hosted the Army Black Knights, Nov. 30, at Aloha Stadium. Before the game, spouses from each service, including Erika Gronenthal, an Army spouse whose husband is currently deployed with the 130th Engineer Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, were honored with the Honolulu's Navy League Key Spouse Awards for their commitment to their units and the community. Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, commanding general of United States Army Pacific, participated in the coin toss as well as several other events throughout the day.

  • Army spouse earns Hawaii award for unit, community dedication

    Dec 4, 2013

    It's one of the toughest jobs on the planet. Kissing their loved ones goodbye for months or even years at a time is rough, but like in their soldiers' ranks, Army spouses lead, pull resources together, make decisions, and are voices of direction and reason.

  • Navy gets capsized by Army at Yongsan

    Dec 3, 2013

    The Army and Navy football teams took to the field for the 14th annual flag football game here at the Seoul American High School, Nov. 30.

  • Leaders remember heroic Korean War commander

    Dec 3, 2013

    U.S. military leaders and Korean War veterans remembered the Eighth Army commander who stopped communist forces from overrunning the last corner of Korea.

  • U.S. Army Pacific Fiscal Triad critical to operational success

    Dec 2, 2013

    Units from the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard, as well as Department of Defense civilians participated in the 413th Contracting Support Brigade's third annual disaster training exercise held at Hawaii Army National Guard Training Center- Bellows Air Base, Hawaii, Nov. 16-23, 2013.

  • Military, civil leaders strengthen ROK-U.S. alliance

    Dec 2, 2013

    Bupyeong-gu Korean American Friendship Council members assembled for its quarterly meeting in Korea to enhance ROK-U.S. relations in the Area II military community, Nov. 27.

  • Eighth Army Band to play at top South Korean venue

    Nov 29, 2013

    The Eighth Army Band will perform a holiday concert at the Seoul Performing Arts Center, South Korea's top concert venue, Dec. 1, 2013.

  • Warfighters celebrate Military Families

    Nov 29, 2013

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - "Throughout our Nation's history, an unbroken chain of patriots has strengthened us in times of peace and defended us in times of war. Yet the courageous men and women of the United States military do not serve alone. Standing alongside them are husbands and wives, parents and children, sisters and brothers. During Military Family Month, we celebrate the families who make daily sacrifices to keep our Nation whole, and we remember a most sacred obligation - to serve them as well as they serve us," President Barack Obama, from his Presidential Proclamation proclaiming November 2013 as Military Family Month.

  • Teen speaker makes impact at annual family conference

    Nov 27, 2013

    The voice of U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's teens echoed with poise and assurance at this years' Army Family Action Plan conference Report Out, held at the Nehelani, here, Nov. 15.

  • Warriors Partner with Marines and NZ Defense Forces

    Nov 27, 2013

    NEW ZEALAND -- Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 14th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division traveled to New Zealand for the month of November to participate in Southern Katipo 2013 with U.S. Pacific Command forces and New Zealand Defense Force personnel.

  • Joint Service FARP Rodeo

    Nov 27, 2013

    The 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, hosted a joint service Forward Arming and Refueling Point Rodeo competition on Wheeler Army Airfield, Hawaii, Nov. 20.

  • US Army Garrison Japan welcomes first female commander

    Nov 26, 2013

    Col. Joy L. Curriera became the first female commander of U.S. Army Garrison Japan following an assumption-of-command ceremony held Nov. 26 at Camp Zama.

  • Memorial Service held for a 1st Signal Brigade technician

    Nov 26, 2013

    1st Signal Brigade held a memorial service for Lee Jae-min, desktop technician of the Field Service Support Team, Joint Command Information Systems Activity, 1st Signal Brigade, in the Memorial Chapel on USAG Yongsan in South Korea, Nov. 22.

  • Thanksgiving Storytime with the General

    Nov 26, 2013

    Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti, Commander of United Nations Command, R.O.K.-U.S. Combined Forces Command, and U.S. Forces Korea, visited the post library to read Thanksgiving stories to local children, Nov 23.

  • Area II Religious Retreat Center decommissioned with honor

    Nov 25, 2013

    The Religious Retreat Center, located 2.5 miles from U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan, was decommissioned during a solemn ceremony, Nov. 21.

  • Soldiers contribute to joint task force to help relief efforts in Philippines

    Nov 25, 2013

    More than two weeks ago Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines and left behind a path of destruction the region will not forget for a long time. The remnants of the super typhoon were staggering as an estimated 4,000 were killed and another 18,000 injured.

  • US Army soldiers in Japan Support American Education Week

    Nov 25, 2013

    Take 667 elementary students, 98 staff members then mix in 15 highly motivated U.S. Army soldiers and you get smiles, laughter and a unique learning experience for both students and soldiers. On Nov. 20, soldiers with the 10th Regional Support Group spent the entire day at Bob Hope Primary School on Kadena Air Base as part of a weeklong program designed to gain knowledge and appreciation for the value of education.

  • Families turn up for foggy Fall Family 5K and Kids 1-Miler.

    Nov 25, 2013

    CAMP HUMPHREYS- The Fall Family 5K and Kids 1-Miler was held at the MP Hill Fitness Center, Nov. 16. About 90 participants gathered for the start despite a thick early morning fog. In addition to the 5K walk and kids 1-miler, the event featured an adult 10K and unit 5K run in eight divisions.

  • 70th BSB sling-load training

    Nov 24, 2013

    CAMP MOBILE, South Korea -- Soldiers from 70th Brigade Support Battalion, 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division conduct a sling-load training Nov. 22, 2013 on Camp Mobile, South Korea. The training was to ensure that Soldiers are prepared for real world missions and transporting military equipment. The 210th Fires Brigade improves the unit's readiness to "Fight Tonight" to deter any aggression towards South Korea. (U.S. Army photos by 210th Fires Brigade Public Affairs Team/Released).

  • Community group fueled by CrossFit

    Nov 22, 2013

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- CrossFit has been sweeping the nation for quite some time. Spouses from Area I were not letting this opportunity pass them by.

  • Far East District engineers share their experiences with JROTC cadets

    Nov 22, 2013

    A team of military and civilian engineers from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Far East District set upon Seoul American High School Nov. 21 and 22 to tell Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) cadets all about what life is like as an engineer.

  • Community gains safety advice at Camp Zama event

    Nov 22, 2013

    Nearly 500 Camp Zama community members attended the Winter and Fall Health and Safety fair held Nov. 22 at the Community Activity Center here.

  • Leaders celebrate legendary Korean War general

    Nov 22, 2013

    Top American and South Korean military leaders praised the Republic of Korea Army's first four-star general at Yongsan Garrison, South Korea, Nov. 22, 2013, on his 93rd birthday.

  • Signal Support for Joint Disaster Training Exercise

    Nov 22, 2013

    Six Soldiers from the 307th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, 516th Signal Brigade, 311th Signal Command (Theater) provided top notch communications support for the fourth iteration of Operation Pacific Response, a joint collaboration of more than 200 military and civilian personnel from across the globe and from all branches of the service, both Active and Reserve Components.

  • U.S., China conduct Disaster Management Exchange

    Nov 21, 2013

    Soldiers from United States Army Pacific, Hawaii Army National Guard and Army Corps of Engineers along with representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency participated with the People's Liberation Army in a Disaster Management Exchange, Nov. 12-14, 2013, at Marine Corps Training Area-Bellows, Hawaii.

  • U.S. Army Garrison Torii Station hosts safety event for employees

    Nov 21, 2013

    The Safety Office on U.S. Army Garrison Torii Station hosted a special event Nov. 21 to remind employees to stay safe during the holiday season while on and off duty.

  • Dignity, respect are cornerstones of EEO

    Nov 21, 2013

    U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan's goal is to operate a premier Equal Employment Opportunity Office with a model EEO program so customers can succeed in an environment free from harassment and retaliation.

  • Devens describes NCO's role in ROK-U.S. Alliance

    Nov 21, 2013

    The Eighth Army command sergeant major described the important mission that American and South Korean noncommissioned officers accomplish on the Korean Peninsula.

  • Retirees gather in fellowship, appreciation at Yongsan

    Nov 21, 2013

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- U.S. military retirees from all over Korea were recognized for their service, Nov. 16, during the annual Retiree Appreciation Day on U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan. The event began with a color guard from the local ROTC presenting the colors. Col. Michael. E. Masley, garrison commander of U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan, gave opening remarks, thanking the retirees for their service and their continuing support in the community.

  • 2-2 Assault Battalion Streamlines Combined Training

    Nov 21, 2013

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea -- A cold, gray day did not stop Soldiers from conducting the largest combined air assault training exercise, for the division of the year, living up to the "Going Together" mantra with Republic of Koreas 2nd Battalion, 100th Regiment, 17th Infantry Division Nov. 14, 2013 at Rodriguez Range, South Korea.

  • DIRTY JOBS

    Nov 21, 2013

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- As technology develops, so do many kinds of threats. Some of them include chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear attacks. Some Soldiers help us to defend ourselves from those threats.

  • Army, DOD team together to increase Pacific military satellite access

    Nov 20, 2013

    By building a "slice" of its larger Network-Centric Teleport system at the Army's Regional Hub Node in Guam, the Department of Defense can access an additional military satellite that was previously out of its reach and improve its support in the Asia-Pacific region.

  • Army divers support ongoing tsunami repairs during training exercise

    Nov 20, 2013

    More than a dozen Soldiers from the 7th Engineer Dive Detachment, 130th Engineer Brigade and construction contractors from Sea Engineering Inc. conducted underwater training and repairs, Nov. 4-22, to the remaining damage to Keauhou Small Boat Harbor caused by the 2011 tsunami. The detachment's divers perform reconnaissance, demolition, and salvage missions in underwater conditions throughout the Pacific.

  • 14 years in the making, the Special Olympics program on Okinawa is thriving!

    Nov 19, 2013

    On Nov. 2, 843 athletes, 1,200 visiting family members along with 1,400 American service member volunteers, 453 Japanese interpreters and 164 Japanese and American entertainers gathered at the Risner Sporting Complex in celebration of the 14th Annual Special Olympics Games.

  • Toyota Industries Shuttles Rugby Team visit Torii Station

    Nov 19, 2013

    When soldiers assigned to U.S. Army Japan went to the gym Nov. 5 and 7, players from the Toyota Industries Shuttles Rugby Team greeted them and worked out side by side with soldiers, family members and DA civilians working out in the gym.

  • Troops can call in holiday greetings for satellite radio

    Nov 19, 2013

    The Joint Hometown News Service is partnering this year with SiriusXM Radio to allow service members worldwide to send holiday greetings to loved ones back home.

  • Logistics experts, movement team join typhoon relief efforts

    Nov 19, 2013

    Approximately 30 Soldiers from the 8th Theater Sustainment Command departed for the Philippines, Nov. 17, 2013, to assist in Super Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda relief efforts.

  • Chungju City trounces AUSA in friendly 'Good Neighbor' showdown

    Nov 19, 2013

    The Chungju City soccer team visited recently and played a friendly soccer game against The Association of United States Army Korean Chapter at the Seoul American High School football in support of a good neighbor cultural and sports exchange program, Nov. 16.

  • Eighth Army, Third ROK Army hold alliance festival

    Nov 18, 2013

    U.S. and South Korean Army leaders gathered for an alliance festival at Camp Humphreys, South Korea, on the future headquarters post for American military forces in Korea, Nov. 15, 2013.

  • 12 Thunder Brigade Soldiers graduate from WLC

    Nov 18, 2013

    CAMP JACKSON, South Korea -- Twelve Soldiers from 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division graduated from the Eighth Army Wightman Noncommissioned Officer Academy Warrior Leaders Course Nov. 15, 2013, at Camp Jackson, South Korea. The training focused on improving proficiency and enhancing their leadership development as they strive to become future leaders. Six of the 12 Soldiers, from 210th Fires Brigade, who attend the course made the Commandant's List. The Commandant's List is a leadership award that is earned by finishing with a grade point average that ranked in the top 10 percent of the class. "Behind every great Soldier stands a great NCO," said Col. Michael Lawson, commander of 210th Fires Brigade. The following Soldiers made the Commandant's List Spc. Ren A. Alexius, who is assigned to B Battery, 6th Battalion 37 Field Artillery Regiment Spc. Elijah J. Clay, who is assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Battery Sgt. Alexander J. McHenry, who is assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Battery Cpl. Eric S. Ortega, who is assigned to 579th Signal Company, 70th Brigade Support Battion Cpl. Sohn Hyun-sik, who is assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Battery Spc. Tiffany Dobson, who is assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Battery (U.S. Army photos by Capt. Kelly E. McKenzie, 210th Fires Brigade Public Affairs/Released).

  • Schofield Main Exchange shows families appreciation

    Nov 18, 2013

    The Schofield Main Exchange, here, was full of fun and entertainment, Nov. 2, as children bounced around the block from activity to activity during a Military Family Appreciation Month Fair.

  • Army youth get sponsorship help

    Nov 18, 2013

    Military-connected students move from different school systems about three times more often than other students, which presents many unique challenges.

  • Soldiers help Cub Scouts pledge to be 'drug-free'

    Nov 18, 2013

    Cub Scout Pack 176, in partnership with the Schofield Barracks Provost Marshall's Office, celebrated Red Ribbon Week, Oct. 23-31, by participating in anti-drug discussions and activities, held both here and at school, to highlight the importance of being drug-free.

  • Operation Rising Star: FRG spirit leads Wolfhounds to talent contest wins

    Nov 18, 2013

    Buoyed by a pair of talented singers supported by a raucous cheering section, Company F, 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, "Wolfhounds," 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Inf. Division swept the top two spots at U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's 2013 Operation Rising Star Competition, here, Oct. 24.

  • Rapid response team prepared to assist during disasters

    Nov 18, 2013

    Nations in the Pacific region deal with changing weather patterns on a yearly basis. Some of these changes will funnel in heavy rains, hurricanes, tsunamis, and typhoons -- along with volcanic eruptions and earthquakes.

  • Operation Neukdae (Wolf) revisits fundamentals

    Nov 18, 2013

    The 95th Engineer Company (Clearance), 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, conducted Operation Neukdae or wolf, Nov. 4-7, at the Kahuku Training Area, Hawaii. The purpose of the training event was to introduce young soldiers to wire obstacles. Furthermore, this event aimed to remind the more experienced soldiers of what it means to be a Sapper, outside the parameters of route clearance.

  • Working with ROK counterparts to strengthen defense

    Nov 18, 2013

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- While Soldiers are standing by for their missions, suddenly voices echo "fire mission!" inside the building. Soon, Soldiers are busy focusing on radios and sending out messages.

  • Masters of resilience strengthen Korea

    Nov 17, 2013

    Resilience took center stage for over 90 Soldiers, civilians and family members from around the Korean peninsula as they completed the Master Resilience Training course in Seoul, South Korea, Nov. 4-15. The 10-day MRT course is the foundation for training resilience skills and serves as one of the pillars of the Comprehensive Soldier Fitness program.

  • Vehicle transfers now much faster

    Nov 17, 2013

    Col. John M. Scott, Commander, U.S. Army Garrison Red Cloud and Area I and Dongducheon City Mayor Oh Sea-chang, sign a memorandum of agreement for vehicle registration between Dongducheon and the garrison at city hall Oct. 31.

  • Building a strong Alliance while making kimchi

    Nov 17, 2013

    DONGDUCHEON, South Korea -- Soldiers from 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division and citizens of Dongducheon worked side-by-side to make kimchi at the Annual Kimchi Charity Event Nov. 15, 2013 at the DDC Citizens Center in Dongducheon, South Korea. The event is a demonstration of 210th Fires Bde.'s commitment to strengthening the U.S.-ROK Alliance through community involvement. (U.S. Army photos by Staff Sgt. Carlos R. Davis, 210th Fires Brigade Public Affairs/ Released). To download these high-quality photos and others, click on the link to go to this set at the 210th Fires Brigade Flickr page: http://www.flickr.com/photos/210fib/sets/72157637789475085/

  • Fitness guru trains 'Yongsan Strong'

    Nov 15, 2013

    Professional fitness instructor, Tony Horton visited the garrison and taught his exercise routine to more than 50 people at the Collier Community Fitness Center, Nov 13.

  • Ulses welcomed to USARPAC with Flying V ceremony

    Nov 15, 2013

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii - Colonel (Promotable) Robert J. Ulses was welcomed as the Assistant Chief of Staff of Operations, U.S. Army-Pacific, during a Flying V ceremony at Palm Circle, here, November 15. The ceremony was officiated by USARPAC Commanding General, Gen. Vincent K. Brooks. Ulses was joined by wife Kathy Ulses and son 1st Lt. Brian Ulses and daughter-in-law Valerie Ulses, who were presented with leis as a welcome to the USARPAC. Brooks welcomed Ulses and his family for his third time to Hawaii, although the first time, according to Brooks, was birth.

  • 25th ID enforces standards and discipline

    Nov 14, 2013

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Courtesy patrols began here Oct. 7 at the behest of the commanding general of the 25th Infantry Division and his command sergeant major. A courtesy patrol team is comprised of a lieutenant and a sergeant first class who patrol an assigned area to inform Soldiers and Family members if they are violating 25th Inf. Div. or garrison policies. Four teams patrol four areas of Schofield Barracks and Wheeler Army Airfield. The teams patrol housing areas, the Post Exchange, the commissary, the gyms, and the Nehelani and Tropics Clubs.

  • US, ROK MILITARIES HONOR MISSILE DEFENDERS

    Nov 14, 2013

    OSAN AIR BASE -- Air Defenders from the 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, the U.S. Air Force, the U.S. Navy and the Republic of Korea Air Force gathered at Yongsan Army Garrison's Dragon Hill Lodge for the Missile Defender of the Year Ball, Nov. 8.

  • Garrison Soldiers deliver warmth

    Nov 13, 2013

    Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, USAG Yongsan, visited Hongeun-dong to deliver coal bricks to members of the community, Nov 6.

  • 1st BN, 38th FA Regt. sweeps Thunder Fitness Challenge

    Nov 13, 2013

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- More than 100 Soldiers came out to see if they were up to the Thunder Fitness Challenge.

  • Army's largest multi-functional battalion holds mobilization drill

    Nov 13, 2013

    The U.S. Army's largest multi-functional battalion conducted a mobilization drill on K-16 Air Base, South Korea, Nov. 13, 2013.

  • An uphill climb for clean, safe Namsan

    Nov 13, 2013

    Leaders of the Yongsan-gu Korean-American Friendship Council and the U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan team began the campaign to clean up Mount Namsan and prevent forest fires during a Namsan Hiking event, Nov. 7.

  • U.S. artillerymen complete Seoul marathon

    Nov 13, 2013

    SEOUL, Korea -- A team of 18 Soldiers from A Battery, 1st Battalion, 38th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division completed the JoongAng Seoul Marathon together in Seoul, South Korea Nov. 3.

  • Eighth Army commander honors veterans in Korea

    Nov 12, 2013

    The top U.S. Army operational commander in South Korea thanked veterans at a ceremony, Nov. 11, 2013, at Yongsan Garrison, South Korea.

  • Oregon, Georgetown hoops teams visit, play at Camp Humphreys

    Nov 12, 2013

    Approximately 2,000 military personnel and family members were on hand for the second installment of the ESPN Armed Forces Classic, featuring the men's basketball teams from the University of Oregon and Georgetown University, played in the Humphreys Community Fitness Center at Camp Humphreys, South Korea, Nov. 9, 2013.

  • Yongsan community honors veterans

    Nov 12, 2013

    The colorful flags of all allied nations line a temporary outdoor gallery at the Eighth Army War Memorial on U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan. The collection of photographs, provided by Benedict An, depict scenes from the Korean War era, illustrating the tragic struggle of the nation and the soldiers who fought for the freedom of the people here. The scene helped set the tone for a Veterans Day ceremony at the memorial honoring U.S. military veterans here, Nov. 11. The annual event is coordinated by the Department of Pacific Area, Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW). Approximately 250 people attended the gathering, including young service members, senior officers, retired veterans, civilians and school children.

  • Ducks top Hoyas in Armed Forces Classic at Camp Humphreys

    Nov 12, 2013

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea -- In a season opener between teams led by newcomers, Joseph Young scored 24 points to lead No. 19 Oregon to an 82-75 victory over Georgetown in the 2013 Armed Forces Classic here.

  • NCAA teams host youth basketball clinics on Camp Humphreys

    Nov 8, 2013

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea -- Approximately 120 children from Camp Humphreys and Osan Air Base took part in youth basketball clinics hosted by the Georgetown University Hoyas and University of Oregon Fighting Ducks men's basketball teams, Thursday (Nov. 7), here.

  • Georgetown Hoyas, Oregon Ducks visit 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade

    Nov 8, 2013

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea -- A large aviation hangar bustled with Soldiers performing daily helicopter maintenance. It is their job to ensure the machines are in pristine working condition as always; yet this is no ordinary day. The "Talon" Warriors of the 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division were in for a very special treat.

  • Chandler visits 'Tropic Lightning' Soldiers, families

    Nov 8, 2013

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III held a town hall meeting for about 1,500 Soldiers and family members, Nov. 5, 2013, at Smith Theater on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

  • Exposure to domestic violence affects children later in life

    Nov 8, 2013

    Children are like camcorders; from the moment they're born, they watch and record everything around them. This includes the good and the bad. This is how children learn.

  • CYSS youth flag football season begins with pro flair

    Nov 8, 2013

    Football fever is upon U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii.

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