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  • 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.

  • SMA talks veterans support during Hawaii visit

    Nov 8, 2013

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III took time during a visit to Hawaii this week to remind today's Soldiers of the importance of America's veterans.

  • Mail early to ensure packages reach loved ones over holidays

    Nov 7, 2013

    With the holidays coming up fast, now is the time to consider mailing early, especially to loved ones overseas, said an official with the Military Postal Service Agency.

  • Disc Golf championship held at Beacon Hill

    Nov 6, 2013

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- The Third Annual Disc Golf Lost in the Woods Open Tournament, hosted by Outdoor Recreation, was held at Beacon Hill Park, Oct. 19.

  • Humphreys retirees feted at annual event

    Nov 6, 2013

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys hosted its annual Retiree Appreciation Day event Oct. 19 at the Humphreys Community Fitness Center here.

  • Sunset Beach Elementary students SURF to 303rd EOD Bn.

    Nov 6, 2013

    SURF stands for self-discipline, unity, respect and friendliness and these four core values are the foundation of Sunset Beach Elementary's school rules. The school's SURF program is a rewards based program that accentuates and reinforces the positive behaviors of students.

  • TSC professional development session studies sustainment concepts in Vietnam

    Nov 6, 2013

    Leaders from the 8th Theater Sustainment Command headquarters looked back in time Tuesday as they studied the logistical operations in Vietnam during a leader professional development session at the Hale Ikena.

  • 70th BSB conducts SHARP training

    Nov 5, 2013

    The Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault representatives and Soldiers assigned to 70th Brigade Support Battalion, 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, put on a skit to promote the battalion's Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention Program Nov. 1 on Camp Casey, South Korea. The SHARP program's mission is to promote an Army culture and command climate that ensures adherence to the Army Values and ensures that every Army team member will be treated with dignity and respect at all times.

  • 210th Fires Brigade hosts Thunder Fitness Challenge

    Nov 4, 2013

    Soldiers from the 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division competed in the first ever Thunder Fitness Challenge Oct. 30, 2013 on Camp Casey. Of the 104 Soldiers who competed, only 14 Soldiers achieved the standard of the challenge. To qualify for the competition the Soldiers must have scored 270 or above on the Army Physical Fitness Test prior to the competition. During the event the Soldiers completed five events that tested them both physically and mentally. The fitness challenge included the push-up event for two minutes, the sit-up event for two minutes, the pull-up event for 10 repetitions, the dip event for 20 repetitions, and a three-mile run in 22 minutes or less.

  • The Run of the Living Dead

    Nov 4, 2013

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea -- Some people like to run. Others will only run if something is chasing them. Soldiers from Company A, 602nd Aviation Support Battalion, 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, put together an event that would cater to both types of people and their children.

  • Korean consulate honors retired U.S. general

    Nov 4, 2013

    The Consulate General of the Republic of Korea presented Lt. Gen. (R) Francis J. Wiercinski, former United States Army Pacific commander, the Order of National Security Merit, Gukseon Medal, in Honolulu Oct. 30.

  • "Fight Tonight" readiness on display for Eighth Army commander

    Nov 4, 2013

    Lt. Gen. Bernard Champoux, the Eighth Army commanding general, visits 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division Oct. 25, 2013 on Camp Casey, South Korea. During the visit, Soldiers demonstrated Thunder Brigade's "Fight Tonight" readiness to defend the Republic of Korea by displaying avenger air defense weapon system, AN/TPQ-37 firefinder radar, and multiple launch rocket system.

  • 70th BSB Rib Cooking Contest

    Nov 4, 2013

    Soldiers from 70th Brigade Support Battalion, 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, participate in a rib cooking contest Nov. 1, 2013 on Camp Casey, South Korea. The winners were Pfc. Raymond Briscoe, from Lexington Park, Md., a field artillery automated tactical data systems specialist, and Pfc. Christian Groce, from Cleveland, Ohio, a human resources specialist, both assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 210th Fires Brigade. The event was to build unit cohesion and morale throughout the unit.

  • Bassett Army Community Hospital hosts ladies luau

    Nov 1, 2013

    The luau organizers sought to offer a festive environment to encourage women to take an evening for themselves to relax, have fun and think about their own wellbeing.

  • Gold Line bus starts Monday

    Nov 1, 2013

    More than 16,000 Soldiers, military Family members, Department of Defense civilians and Bureau of Land Management employees work and live on Fort Wainwright. This number does not include the seasonal construction contractors, delivery businesses or our local veterans and retirees who frequent the post on a daily basis.

  • Soldiers experience Alaska Native culture during convention

    Nov 1, 2013

    Perkins said he was there to provide leadership to young Soldiers and show them how important it is to give back to the community that has shown so much support to Fort Wainwright over the years. "I remember an old saying I learned when I was a young Soldier," he said. "'To whom has been given so much. much is expected.' Whenever we have an opportunity to return that support, we should."

  • ASYMCA: A mission to support for Soldiers, Family members

    Nov 1, 2013

    There are a lot of things the Armed Services YMCA does for military members and their families, from the After 5 Boutique, to the Food Pantry and Thrift Store. "Our mission is to help E5 and below," said Rachel Oldfield, ASYMCA program manager, "when some of our Soldiers and families are simply stretched financially, we are there to help them out."

  • Children serve Wounded Warriors

    Nov 1, 2013

    One hundred school age children participated with a joint Boys & Girls Club of America and 4-H community service project Oct. 28.

  • Signal Soldiers read to Elementary School students

    Nov 1, 2013

    About a dozen Soldiers assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 311th Signal Command (Theater), paid their monthly visit to Fern Elementary School to read books out loud to students Friday.

  • Asia-Pacific allies share munitions' ideas, challenges

    Oct 31, 2013

    McALESTER, Okla. -- With the U.S. pivot policy putting a greater emphasis on the Asia-Pacific region, several of those allies paid visits to the Army ammunition plant here to share ideas and learn best munitions business practices.

  • Hawaii vendors vie for Commissary, Soldier business

    Oct 31, 2013

    The coordinated opportunity for local Hawaii businesses to have their products sold in Hawaii military commissaries first sprang to life in 1997, and is now in full-flower, as evidenced Oct. 16, as military representatives met with local vendors during the 16th annual American Logistics Association (ALA) Hawaii Show.

  • Full Scale Exercise proves Yongsan readiness

    Oct 31, 2013

    U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan conducted a Full Scale Exercise to train soldiers and civilians in the event of an emergency or military threat, Oct 22 -- Oct 24.

  • Sesame street visits Yongsan

    Oct 29, 2013

    The Sesame Street-USO Experience for Military Families visited U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan at the Collier Community Fitness Center, Oct. 24.

  • Female Paratrooper shines through Indian partnership

    Oct 29, 2013

    Army 1st Lt. Laura Condyles, a rigger-qualified officer with the 725th Brigade Support Battalion, recently returned from graduating second place at the Indian Army's Heavy Drop Course in Agra, India.

  • Aaron Tippin concert headlines Humphreys Oktoberfest 2013

    Oct 28, 2013

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea -- Country music legend Aaron Tippin headlined the 2013 Camp Humphreys Oktoberfest Celebration at Freedom Field here Oct. 26. Prior to Tippin arriving to play for the community, there were plenty of other activities at what has become a yearly Humphreys tradition. The day's events included a Volksmarch, a performance by the Eighth Army Band, the "Running of the Wieners," a keg rolling competition, the Mr. & Mrs. Oktoberfest competition, children's activities and games and food. Following Tippin's concert, Col. Darin S. Conkright, the Humphreys Garrison commander, presented him with a thank you gift for his performance. Then, after one final song and a short break, Tippin signed autographs and visited with everyone that wanted to speak with him.

  • Humphreys AFAP seeks to improve services offered

    Oct 28, 2013

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- All of the services, programs and quality of life initiatives here would not be what they are without community members like those who participated in the Army Family Action Plan Conference here, Oct. 9-10, in the Humphreys Community Fitness Center (Super Gym).

  • AFAP panel reports health, other community issues

    Oct 28, 2013

    AFAP forums are held annually on Army installations worldwide. They seek to identify the most urgent quality-of-life concerns among those submitted for consideration by members of military communities. Army leaders then look to resolve the issues to the extent possible.

  • Staying Yongsan strong against the flu

    Oct 25, 2013

    The 65th Medical Brigade and Combined Naval Forces Korea (CNFK) hosted a influenza administration event to get the Yongsan community vaccinated against the flu virus at the Post Exchange parking lot here, 16 Oct.

  • Army personnel on Okinawa are making a difference with community service projects

    Oct 25, 2013

    The lingering effects of Typhoon Francisco could not dampen the spirits U.S. Army personnel on Okinawa who turned out in force to support U.S. Army Garrison Torii Station's Make a Difference Day project on Oct. 25.

  • Camp Zama Soldiers, civilians participate in suicide-prevention training course

    Oct 25, 2013

    The "Ask, Care, Escort" method of suicide-intervention was taught to attendees at a training course held Oct. 23 and 24 at the Community Activity Center here. About 30 service members and Department of Army civilians participated in "train-the-trainer" course, which was coordinated through the installation's Army Substance Abuse Program.

  • HHB, 210th Fires Brigade enhances CBRN readiness

    Oct 25, 2013

    Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, conducts chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear training on Camp Casey, South Korea, Oct. 24, 2013. The purpose of this training was to familiarize Soldiers with knowledge and skills they need to know to protect themselves from CBRN attack. The 210th Fires Brigade is dedicated to improving the unit's readiness to "Fight Tonight" to defend the Korean peninsula from any threat.

  • The 210th Fires Brigade celebrates 2nd Infantry Division's 96th birthday

    Oct 25, 2013

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- The 210th Fires Brigade celebrates 2nd Infantry Division's 96th birthday at the Thunder Inn dining facility on Camp Casey, South Korea Oct. 25, 2013. The 2nd Infantry Division works with Republic of Korea allies as a member of the strong ROK-U.S. Alliance and is committed to the defense of the Korean peninsula. (U.S. Army photos by Cpl. Kim Han-byeol, 210th Fires Brigade public affairs specialist/Released).

  • Group Soldiers enjoy a competitive day at the beach

    Oct 24, 2013

    TORII STATION, Japan (Oct. 24, 2013) -- Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 10th Regional Support Group, enjoyed a day away from routine physical training to participate in a sports day Oct. 18th at Torii Beach.

  • Ammunition retrieval tests unit readiness

    Oct 24, 2013

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- The 210th Fires Brigade is part of the Counter Fire Task Force, with a mission to provide timely and accurate rocket and missile fire in the defense of the Republic of Korea.

  • Overcoming the stigma of depression, achieving emotional resilience

    Oct 24, 2013

    Overcoming the stigma of depression is often a team effort. October is National Depression Awareness Month, with the theme "The courage to seek help." Chaplain (Maj.) Dwight Broedel said, "Folks can easily get bogged down in the goo that tends to collect there and occasionally have difficulty getting out on their own." Without reaching for a helping hand or a life-line, a person can get stuck or even buried in the quagmire of desolation.

  • Youth Center has new look and more to do than ever

    Oct 24, 2013

    Child and Youth School Age Services' Youth Center, building 4109, upgraded its facility with changes and improvements.

  • First Army shares best practices with Korean Army

    Oct 24, 2013

    JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. -- A Republic of Korea Army Major recently visited two First Army Division East brigades as part of a mobilization assessment to assist in the ROK's development of an operational Reserve force.

  • Humphreys hosts fourth Army Ten Miler Shadow Run

    Oct 23, 2013

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- Although it's slightly less than the amount of runners at its stateside counterpart, more than 300 runners from across the Korean peninsula took part in the installation's fourth annual Army Ten-Miler Shadow Run, Oct. 20.

  • 1-1 ADA soldier earns highest level Japanese combatives certification

    Oct 23, 2013

    Army Spc. Jeffrey Shepard became the first U.S. service member to achieve a Japanese combatives level one certification Sept. 20 at Yoza Dake Air Station.

  • USARJ, Okinawa celebrates Hispanic American Heritage Month

    Oct 23, 2013

    On Oct. 15th, the 10th Regional Support Group, Headquarters and Headquarters Company hosted a 90-minute program in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month at Havana's Restaurant on Torii Station, Okinawa, Japan.

  • 349th Signal hosts local Japanese soldiers for a day

    Oct 23, 2013

    About 20 Japanese soldiers from the 15th Brigade, Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force, gathered for a United States and Japanese military bi-lateral event Oct. 10 on Torii Station, Okinawa, Japan.

  • US Army Pacific senior enlisted leader conducts town hall meeting with Soldiers in Japan

    Oct 23, 2013

    Command Sgt. Maj. Frank M. Leota, command sergeant major for United States Army Pacific, paid a visit to Okinawa, Japan to speak with soldiers assigned to U.S. Army Japan on Okinawa on Oct. 1st at Camp Foster's community center.

  • Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 10th Regional Support Group Soldiers enjoy a competitive day

    Oct 23, 2013

    Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 10th Regional Support Group, enjoyed a day away from routine physical training to participate in a sports day Oct. 18 at Torii Beach.

  • Soldiers help make joint contracting team successful for the Pacific

    Oct 23, 2013

    Vince Lombardi was quoted as saying: "Individual commitment to a group effort that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work."

  • The Gift of Fuel

    Oct 22, 2013

    While moving their aircraft from the port of Busan to their new home at Camp Humphreys, 4th ARS-6th Cav. Regt., made a stop at Camp Walker, where the Company A Soldiers anxiously awaited their arrival to do what they were trained to do which is supply petroleum to the new aircraft.

  • 4-6 ARS equipment floats into port

    Oct 22, 2013

    The 4th Attack Reconnaissance Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment arrrives to South Korea to join 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Oct. 22, 2013.

  • Thrift Store reopens with larger space, more items

    Oct 22, 2013

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- After receiving an interior renovation, the Painted Door Thrift Store located in Bldg. 360, reopened to the community, Oct. 1. The thrift store is operated by the Humphreys United Club, a non-profit service organization for all ID cardholders. Established in 1997, the primary function of the United Club is to manage the thrift shop and return the profits to the U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys and Area III communities.

  • Dive deep, face fears, build strength

    Oct 21, 2013

    First Lt. George Edward Smith who is currently serving as the operations officer for C Battery, 1st Battalion, 38th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division failed out of pre-scuba before he was commissioned. Today the artillery officer enjoys exploring the waters around the peninsula. (Photo courtesy of 1st Lt. George Edward Smith)

  • Eighth Army revitalizes physical readiness training

    Oct 21, 2013

    The top U.S. Army command in South Korea revitalized its physical readiness training program.

  • 2ID Soldiers, KATUSAs earn honors, display Sgt Audie Murphy skills

    Oct 21, 2013

    CAMP RED CLOUD, Korea--Four Soldiers from the 2nd Infantry Division were inducted in to the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club during a luncheon Oct. 10 at the Commanding General's Mess.

  • Aviation Unit Arrives to Korean Peninsula

    Oct 21, 2013

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea -- Many Soldiers know what it is like to be stationed in the Republic of Korea but only one unit knows what it is like to be deployed to Korea. The land of the morning calm welcomed Soldiers from the 4th Attack Reconnaissance Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment much the same way it welcomes all the Soldiers that have served on her shores; with the promise of new friendships and a unique training environment.

  • The Gift of Fuel

    Oct 21, 2013

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea -- For anyone coming into a new home it is traditional to give them a house-warming gift that will serve them well in creating a warm environment in their future home.

  • 210th Fires Bde focus on survivability training

    Oct 21, 2013

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Realistic training builds Soldiers' confidence in their equipment, ensuring they can provide a strong defense to deter aggression against the Korean peninsula.

  • Families learn to act during natural disaster

    Oct 21, 2013

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea--The laughter and the enthusiasm of children filled the air as they learn how to react to disasters and emergencies. The Red Cross hosted a National Preparedness Month event for Soldiers and their Families at Camp Casey in late September.

  • Army seeking in-depth engagements in Asia-Pacific theater

    Oct 21, 2013

    Countries throughout the Asia-Pacific region are "excited by our increased participation here," said the Army's top general in that area.

  • A New Addition

    Oct 21, 2013

    Soldiers assigned to 4th ARS, 6th Cav. Regt., marked their historic nine-month deployment with a unit colors uncasing ceremony Oct. 18.

  • Leader serves two countries

    Oct 20, 2013

    Maj. Lee Geun-hyung, from Killeen, Texas, and originally from Angang, South Korea is the 210th Fires Brigade chaplain and is one of a handful of Soldiers, who served as a member of both the ROK and U.S. Army.

  • Yongsan lights up the night against domestic violence

    Oct 18, 2013

    Members from throughout the Area II community gathered at Collier Field to participate in the annual "Take Back the Night" walk against domestic violence, Oct 16.

  • Schoonover Bowl at Camp Casey reopens after renovation

    Oct 18, 2013

    The reopening was marked with a ribbon-cutting and cake-cutting ceremony, during which Lt. Col. Edward D. Eldridge, Commander, U.S. Army Garrison Casey, made brief welcoming remarks.

  • Paramedics respond quickly

    Oct 18, 2013

    Quick action by a pair of Wheeler Federal Fire Department professionals has been recognized for heroic work that saved a man's life.

  • SAMC Hawaii Koa: Master Sgt. Talley

    Oct 18, 2013

    Master Sgt. Melinda T. Talley, the Equal Opportunity Advisor for the 500th Military Intelligence Brigade, was inducted into the prestigious Sgt. Audie Murphy Club at Fort Hood, Texas in 2009.

  • 210th Fires Brigade NCO Wins WLC Leadership Award

    Oct 17, 2013

    CAMP JACKSON, South Korea -- Soldier starts his second career in the Army Sgt. Felix Mena, who is a native of Whittier, Calif., is far from the typical Soldier, joining the Army at the age of 40, after working an assortment of different jobs to include coaching professional tennis.

  • Warriors pledge support to 2013 Combined Federal Campaign

    Oct 17, 2013

    The 2nd Infantry Division command team, Maj. Gen. Thomas Vandal and Command Sgt. Maj. Andrew Spano make their pledges to some of the many organizations listed in the 2013 Combined Federal Campaign Oct. 17 at Freeman Hall, the division headquarters. PHOTO BY: 2ID PAO, PAK, CHIN-U

  • Dirty Jobs: Air Traffic Control Operator

    Oct 17, 2013

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea -- When helicopters come in for a landing it's normal for Soldiers standing in the vicinity to take cover behind an object or turn away to avoid dirt, dust or debris that is stirred up from the helicopter's rotors.

  • SAMC Hawaii inducts four, continues tradition of excellence

    Oct 17, 2013

    Four soldiers from the 8th Theater Sustainment Command were inducted into the prestigious Sgt. Audie Murphy Club, Oct. 16, aboard the Logistics Support Vessel 7, the Staff Sgt. Robert T. Kuroda.

  • 1st Signal Brigade celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

    Oct 17, 2013

    Members of United States Forces Korea came to celebrate and recognize Hispanic culture and Latinos that serve our nation's armed forces. 1st Sgt. Jose J. Santiago, USFK, Special Troops Battalion, United Nations Command Honor Guard Company, was the event's guest speaker.

  • 210th Fires Bde. conducts ACL retrieval training exercise

    Oct 17, 2013

    210th Fires Brigade participates in an Ammunition Combat Load Retrieval Exercise Oct. 17-18 on Camp Casey. The training exercise focused on the brigade's ability to pull ammunition out of storage facilities and distribute it to the units in case of emergency situations. The retrieval, uploading and transporting of the Brigade's ACL is critical to the success of the Brigade's mission.

  • Company commanders participate in 8th TSC Crossfit Challenge

    Oct 16, 2013

    Company commanders throughout the 8th Theater Sustainment Command got a chance to get their fitness on, Oct. 4th, during a Crossfit challenge on Schofield Barracks. The tournament, hosted by the 45th Sustainment Brigade, 8th TSC, saw more than 40 officers participate throughout the 8th TSC.

  • Kids turn up the heat on fire prevention

    Oct 15, 2013

    The USAG Yongsan Fire Department and Emergency Services, with the help of Seoul City Fire Services gave students from Seoul American Elementary School fire prevention tips to help raise their emergency readiness during Fire Prevention Week here, Oct. 9.

  • Realistic training for a strong defense

    Oct 15, 2013

    The 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division conducted a brigade-wide recall alert Sept. 17 on Camp Casey.

  • Korean National Defense University hosts first combined training course

    Oct 15, 2013

    The Korean National Defense University welcomed American military officers to its first combined training course in Seoul, in September.

  • U.S. Army Garrison Torii Station welcomes Command Sgt. Maj. Gilbert

    Oct 15, 2013

    Command Sgt. Major Antez Gilbert assumed the responsibilities and duties as the senior enlisted advisor of U.S. Army Garrison Torii Station during an Assumption of Responsibility ceremony held on Torii Beach today.

  • Volunteer of the quarter awarded at Yongsan

    Oct 14, 2013

    The U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan volunteer of the quarter was named at the Army Community Services building, Oct. 1.

  • Yongsan declares war on domestic violence

    Oct 14, 2013

    Domestic violence appears to be on the rise in the military, so much so that the Department of Defense considers it an item of specific concern. U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan held a proclamation ceremony to increase awareness, Oct. 1.

  • Army spouses host JSC 'Operation Hooah 2013'

    Oct 11, 2013

    Hundreds of military spouses gathered to take part in the Joint Spouses' Conference, "Operation Hooah 2013."

  • USAG-HI to enforce new guidelines for off-duty attire

    Oct 11, 2013

    Fashion abides by a set of rules all its own.

  • Yongsan talent, rising stars

    Oct 10, 2013

    Service members, family members and civilians in Korea rose to be stars to showcase their singing talents during a singing competition at R&R Bar and Grill here, Oct. 4.

  • Combined training increased capabilities for US,ROK 'Redlegs'

    Oct 10, 2013

    Soldiers from 6th Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division conducted live-fire qualification exercises Sept. 25 to 27 at Rocket Valley in Cheolweon.

  • Humphreys softball enthusiasts keep the season going

    Oct 10, 2013

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- Leave the tuxedo and sequin gowns at home, this year's "Fall Ball" is not about fancy attire in a high-class ballroom, but it is all dirt (sort of), fun, and skid marks, as the 2013 Fall Softball League continues through the end of the month.

  • Korean War vets, college students visit Camp Humphreys

    Oct 10, 2013

    Soldiers from the 194th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion pose for a group photo with eight Korean War veterans at the Provider Grill Dining Facility, on Camp Humphreys, Oct. 4. The veterans visited the garrison as part of a College of the Ozarks (Mo.) Patriotic Education Travel Program. Designed to provide once-in-a-lifetime experiences for students and veterans, the program pairs College of the Ozarks students with veterans, taking them back to the battlefields where they fought. The program honors veterans and was established to encourage an understanding of American Heritage, civic responsibilities, love of country, and a willingness to defend it.

  • 210th Fires Brigade conducts NCO and enlisted run

    Oct 10, 2013

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Command Sgt. Maj. Mark Brinton, 210th Fires Brigade command sergeant major, led the Soldiers from 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, in the first brigade noncommissioned officer and enlisted run on Camp Casey Oct. 10, 2013. This run focused on building unit cohesion, morale throughout the brigade. At the end of the run Col. Michael Lawson, 210th Fires Brigade commanding officer, recognized the 210th Fires Bde. Soldier of the Quarter Board winners., Sgt. John Rodriguez, of Aiea, Hawaii, a multichannel transmission systems operator-maintainer assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, Pfc. Aaron Bell, of Lawton, Okla., and Cpl. Shin Jae-min, of Seoul, South Korea, both are field artillery firefinder radar operators assigned to 333rd Field Artillery Target Acquisition Battery, 1st Battalion, 38th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th Fires Bde., by presenting them with the Army Commendation Medal and an Indianhead statue. The 210th Fires Brigade is proud to serve and protect its nation and remains ready to "Fight Tonight" to defend the Republic of Korea and the U.S.

  • Wolfpack soldiers lead Mililani Uka Elementary during 'Get Fit' day

    Oct 10, 2013

    The 643rd Vertical Engineer Company, 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade, volunteered Sept. 27 at Mililani Uka Elementary School during a daylong "Get Fit" event.

  • USAG-HI, ohana of fallen commemorate sacrifice

    Oct 10, 2013

    After a rainy beginning to the morning, Sunday, the skies over the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, here, suddenly cleared, just in time for the start of a lei of honor and remembrance ceremony at the bottom of the Punchbowl stairs.

  • PTA Employee of the 3rd Quarter

    Oct 10, 2013

    Expert fiscal oversight and proactive command initiatives, particularly during austere funding times, were recognized, here, by naming Lori Horner, assistant executive officer, U.S. Army Garrison-Pohakuloa, Employee of the Quarter for the third quarter of 2013.

  • Parent involvement in school is vital for the child's success

    Oct 10, 2013

    Success. That's what every parent wants for his or her child -- success in athletics, academics and life in general.

  • Federal Fire reminds all to 'prevent kitchen fires'

    Oct 10, 2013

    It's time for Fire Prevention Week, and from Oct. 6-12, the Federal Fire Department is joining forces with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to remind local residents to "Prevent Kitchen Fires."

  • CYSS' kids event draws crowd

    Oct 10, 2013

    In support of the Boys & Girls Club of America's mission to honor our nation's children, the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation's Child, Youth, and School Services held its annual "Day for Kids" event at the School Age Center, here, recently.

  • 84th Engineers return from Guam

    Oct 10, 2013

    The 84th Engineer Battalion cased its colors Aug. 26 and completed their support of U.S. Pacific Fleet operations in Oceania during a change of charge ceremony on Naval Base Guam.

  • Engineer defense

    Oct 10, 2013

    The 34th Sapper Company, 84th Engineer Battalion, 8th Military Police Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, conducted a squad training exercise throughout Sept. 16-20 on East Range, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

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