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October recognizes contributions of workers with disabilities

October recognizes contributions of workers with disabilities

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Its aim is to bring awareness and celebration to the positive contributions made by America’s workers with disabilities.

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USAG-HI continues to emphasize energy conservation

USAG-HI continues to emphasize energy conservation

October is Army Energy Awareness month. The Directorate of Public Works asks that all units, Soldiers, family members, and the civilian workforce take an opportunity to reflect on their energy practices and set reduction and efficiency goals for the upcoming fiscal year.

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Transition Summit is Tuesday-Thursday

Transition Summit is Tuesday-Thursday

The 2017 Hawaii Transition Summit is Oct. 10th thru 12th, here.

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25th Infantry Division holds Flying V ceremony for CSM Brzak

25th Infantry Division holds Flying V ceremony for CSM Brzak

Soldiers, families and friends said farewell to Command Sgt. Maj. Scott A. Brzak after the Flying V. He moves on to the Maneuver Center of Excellence, Fort Benning, Georgia.

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Pohakuloa Training Area gets new command sergeant major

Pohakuloa Training Area gets new command sergeant major

The new senior enlisted adviser at Pohakuloa Training Area is Command Sgt. Maj. Luis E. Ortiz.

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IMCOM celebrates 15 years of support

IMCOM celebrates 15 years of support

IMCOM celebrates 15 years of support.

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Guard Your Health app helps warriors prepare for physical fitness

Guard Your Health app helps warriors prepare for physical fitness

Chief Surgeon’s Office Army National Guard ARLINGTON, Virginia — It’s time for Soldiers to get the Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT) scores they’re capable of achieving. Guard Your Health, a comprehensive health and wellness campaign, exclusively for Army National Guard (ARNG) Soldiers, recently launched Guard Fit, the first and only mobile app designed to help […]

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Emergency preparedness is paramount

Emergency preparedness is paramount

“An informed public knows what to expect and what to do for all disasters – ahead of time!”

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Recent Community Articles

Living History Day a chance to experience the past

Living History Day a chance to experience the past

Living History Day returns to the Tropic Lightning Museum, here, on Saturday.

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Volunteers lend a hand to the forest on Public Lands Day

Volunteers lend a hand to the forest on Public Lands Day

On Saturday, Sept. 30, 13 volunteers with the Army’s natural resources program joined thousands of people across the nation in celebration of National Public Lands Day (NPLD), the nation’s largest single-day volunteer effort for public lands.

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Being vs. seeming generates awareness

Being vs. seeming generates awareness

Chaplain (Maj.) Jeremy A. Blanford 25th Infantry Division SCHOFIELD BARRACKS — A recurring theme in conversation lately has been this concept of personal identity, its various components and our ability to affect change. For the purposes of this conversation, identity is defined by one’s attitudes, beliefs and choices – who we are at our core. […]

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Yes, there have been other men (and a few women) in my life

Yes, there have been other men (and a few women) in my life

Lisa Smith Molinari details her encounters with the gate guards on military installations.

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FS school’s emergency evac drill is a safety win

FS school’s emergency evac drill is a safety win

Five schools located on U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii properties, have mandated safety drills aimed at preparing students and staff for possible emergencies. Major General William R. Shafter Elementary School, here, was first this school year to undertake a safety evacuation drill, on Sept. 27.

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Prōst! Celebrate German culture with food, fun and music

Prōst! Celebrate German culture with food, fun and music

The annual Rocktoberfest returns to Weyand Field at Schofield Barracks on Saturday, and an estimated 2,000 attendees are expected to join in this year’s festivities.

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Football parents guilty of excessive celebration

Football parents guilty of excessive celebration

Lisa Smith Molinari contrasts her experiences cheering on her son at football, and her daughters at cross-country.

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Good leaders push, encourage

Good leaders push, encourage

Ancient wisdom is the best wisdom. St Benedict of Nursia lived over 1,500 years ago, but his famous book, “The Rule” still speaks today. One of the most striking chapters gives timeless wisdom on leadership. Chapter 64 discusses how the head of a monastery, the abbot, is to lead the brethren under his charge and care. Benedict says this: “Let [the abbot] hate ill-doing but love the brethren. In administering correction, let him act with prudent moderation, lest being too zealous in removing the rust he break the vessel.”

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Recent Health Articles

USAHC-SB prioritizes chronic pain treatment

USAHC-SB prioritizes chronic pain treatment

Chronic pain and the over-prescribing of opioids are major issues in the Army. Forty-five percent of Soldiers and 50 percent of veterans suffer from pain on a regular basis. One of the issues is that prescription opioids are really not that effective for managing chronic non-cancer pain, but are often used at the tip of the spear for pain management.

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Hepatitis C should not be a surprise

Hepatitis C should not be a surprise

According to the Centers for Disease Control, or CDC, more than 4 million Americans are living with chronic hepatitis, and 75 percent of people with Hepatitis C were born from 1945-1965. This is why health care professionals at Tripler Army Medical Center, also known as TAMC, and at U.S. Army Health Clinic-Schofield Barracks, or USAHC-SB, stress the importance of testing for Hepatitis C.

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USARHAW, USARPAC host luau to commemorate U.S. Army’s 242nd birthday

USARHAW, USARPAC host luau to commemorate U.S. Army’s 242nd birthday

In observance of the Army’s 242nd birthday, and 119 years presence in the Pacific, U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii and U.S. Army Pacific celebrated with a luau, June 16, at Weyand Field, here.

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Army Reserve celebrates 109 years of service

Army Reserve celebrates 109 years of service

FORT SHAFTER FLATS — Soldiers and civilians across Oahu celebrated the 109th United States Army Reserve Birthday at the 9th Mission Support Command Assembly Hall on April 20.

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What are you up to this Halloween?

What are you up to this Halloween?

Halloween events of interest during October 2017.

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MWR Briefs

MWR Briefs

Events and programs from Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation.

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Movies at Sgt. Smith Theater

Movies at Sgt. Smith Theater

October 2017

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Upcoming events and programs of interest.

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Traffic & Outages

Traffic & Outages

Advisories from Army and Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) sources. Provides traffic, construction and outage information.

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