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New IMCOM director takes responsibility for region

New IMCOM director takes responsibility for region

“My command philosophy is simple: to be responsive. Being responsive does not equate with always saying yes, but it is a character trait that is necessary when one is working in a support command,” said Altendorf. “

8th MP’s SRT tests readiness, hone skills

8th MP’s SRT tests readiness, hone skills

With the employees locked in their offices and the wounded scattered throughout the long hallway, the shooter managed to take the entire floor and now had hostages.

Broncos earn Expert Infantry Badge

Broncos earn Expert Infantry Badge

More than 600 “Bronco” Infantry Soldiers were willing to shed blood, sweat and tears for a chance to earn this award named the Expert Infantryman Badge (EIB), here, March 30-April 10.

Innovative technology destroys old munitions

Innovative technology destroys old munitions

Army officials have brought a state-of-the-art system, here, to destroy several historic munitions, beginning in late April.

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Volunteer service recognizes with inaugural ‘Na Koa Award’

Volunteer service recognizes with inaugural ‘Na Koa Award’

A dozen exemplary volunteers were awarded the inaugural U.S. Army-Hawaii Na Koa Award at the Volunteer Recognition Ceremony, Tuesday, at the Nehelani.

Volunteer Appreciation Week: Ceremony honors ‘hands that serve, hearts that care’

Volunteer Appreciation Week: Ceremony honors ‘hands that serve, hearts that care’

Crowell, Burleson and McGlothlin were among more than a dozen volunteers to receive a prestigious Na Koa Award at the Volunteer Recognition Ceremony, Tuesday morning, at the Nehelani. Combined, the three of them donated more than 1,000 hours of volunteer time to various U.S. Army-Hawaii programs in 2014.

USARPAC military spouses learn about sleep hygiene

USARPAC military spouses learn about sleep hygiene

Capt. Jason Judkins, the chief of Occupational Therapy at U.S. Army Health Clinic-Schofield Barracks, recently offered instruction to U.S. Army-Pacific (USARPAC) senior spouses about the importance of proper sleep hygiene and how to accomplish healthy rest cycles.

Considering children as BRATs seems appropriate upon reflection

Considering children as BRATs seems appropriate upon reflection

As a military child, our oldest went to three different high schools. He grew up in eight different homes, in three different states and two foreign countries. He has said goodbye to six different best friends, six different piano teachers and four different Boy Scout troops.

Recent Columns

Eyes must focus on future to move forward

Eyes must focus on future to move forward

Wouldn’t that be great if you could get a redo in life, or another opportunity to make a wrong right, or to win a battle that was lost?

DES advises on installation towing guidelines

DES advises on installation towing guidelines

The Directorate of Emergency Services continues to enforce its guidelines on vehicle towing across all garrison installations, as outlined in the recently published U.S. Army-Hawaii Traffic Code (USARHAW Regulation 190-5).

Easter is about hope and all things new

Easter is about hope and all things new

Orthodox, Roman Catholic and Protestant churches have different points of emphasis and traditions that have developed over the centuries in their observance of this celebration.

Use of JRB has been immensely successful

Use of JRB has been immensely successful

The use of the JRB has been immensely successful. One percent of our youths that go before the board end up being repeat offenders.

Recent Health Articles

USARPAC military spouses learn about sleep hygiene

USARPAC military spouses learn about sleep hygiene

Capt. Jason Judkins, the chief of Occupational Therapy at U.S. Army Health Clinic-Schofield Barracks, recently offered instruction to U.S. Army-Pacific (USARPAC) senior spouses about the importance of proper sleep hygiene and how to accomplish healthy rest cycles.

TRICARE protects client information

TRICARE protects client information

You should never give out personal information, like your social security number, to anyone over the phone.

April underscores Women’s Eye Health and Safety

April underscores Women’s Eye Health and Safety

Yet, did you know that two thirds of the people in the world affected by visual impairments and blindness are women – even though they represent only 53 percent of the population?

Use of dietary supplements requires caution, education

Use of dietary supplements requires caution, education

While it may be easy to simply follow the suggestions of a friend, trainer or family member, if an individual plans on trying or consistently using dietary supplements, becoming educated on those products and their potential effects is a wise strategy.

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Battle of Okinawa

Battle of Okinawa

Seventy years later, on Saturday, April 11, the Battleship Missouri Memorial unveiled an exhibit of rare artifacts collected about Japanese kamikaze pilots that have never been previously displayed outside Japan.

500th MI Bde. signs SHARP proclamation

500th MI Bde. signs SHARP proclamation

April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM).

Signal remembers, honors colleague after 29 years with DOD

Signal remembers, honors colleague after 29 years with DOD

Department of the Army civilians, Soldiers, families and friends gathered to celebrate the life of a cherished friend and colleague, Charles D. Rosehill, affectionately known as “Chuck,” at the chapel, here, April 1.

Cacti reunite with brethren from Vietnam

Cacti reunite with brethren from Vietnam

Once you are a member of the Cacti Battalion, you are part of a family of veterans who are never forgotten.

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Community events and programs of interest.

FMWR Briefs

FMWR Briefs

Upcoming events and programs of interest from Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation

News Briefs: April 10, 2015

News Briefs: April 10, 2015

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Traffic Report: April 10, 2015

Traffic Report: April 10, 2015

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