Recent News Articles

West Point grad confirmed as new secretary of Army

West Point grad confirmed as new secretary of Army

Dr. Mark T. Esper was confirmed by a vote in the Senate, 89-6, to become the 23rd secretary of the Army shortly after noon on Nov. 15.

Continue Reading

In nation’s capital, ground officially breaks for National WWI Memorial

In nation’s capital, ground officially breaks for National WWI Memorial

Descendants of Soldiers and other veterans of World War I will soon be able to visit a national memorial in the nation’s capital that commemorates the sacrifices of their great-grandfathers who fought in “the Great War.” An array of politicians, military leaders, veterans and officials from the World War I Centennial Commission officially broke ground for the National World War I Memorial, Nov. 9, at Pershing Park in Washington, D.C.

Continue Reading

U.S., China armies open 13th annual DME

U.S., China armies open 13th annual DME

The 13th annual U.S.-China Disaster Management Exchange (DME) Table Top Exchange (TTE) and Practical Field Exchange (PFE) portions commenced on Nov. 16 with an opening ceremony at Camp Rilea, Oregon.

Continue Reading

U.S., China participate in Disaster Management Exchange

U.S., China participate in Disaster Management Exchange

Senior leaders with U.S. Army-Pacific, the People’s Liberation Army and representatives from various disaster management agencies participated in an expert academic discussion (EAD) during the 13th iteration of the U.S.-China Disaster Management Exchange (DME), here, Nov. 13-14.

Continue Reading

West Point cadets experience cultural lessons firsthand

West Point cadets experience cultural lessons firsthand

Participants in the 13th annual U.S.-China Disaster Management Exchange (DME) experienced many firsts, but this year marked the first time U.S. Military Academy West Point cadets participated in the event in Warrenton, Oregon.

Continue Reading

Child custody is often ‘no man’s land’

Child custody is often ‘no man’s land’

When a married couple separates and the parties move to separate residences, there are many issues that require prompt attention.

Continue Reading

The United States Department of Energy honored the Army Reserve with two Federal Energy
Management Program (FEMP) awards this year.

Continue Reading

2IBCT celebrates Veterans Day on Waianae Coast

2IBCT celebrates Veterans Day on Waianae Coast

On Nov. 4, the communities of the Leeward Coast of Oahu gathered along Farrington Highway, here, for the 35th annual Veterans Day Parade, paying tribute to the service and sacrifice of all military veterans.

Continue Reading

Recent Community Articles

Wheeler Middle Schoolers walk in support of orphans

Wheeler Middle Schoolers walk in support of orphans

The walk-a-thon was symbolic for the daily struggles that children around the world must endure to provide for basic needs.

Continue Reading

Pacific Regional track and field athletes shine

Pacific Regional track and field athletes shine

Despite the warm temperatures, track and field contenders gave it their all on race day. About 30 wounded-athletes received medals following the track and field events during Pacific Regional Trials 2017. The preliminary wounded warrior sports competition took place earlier in the month marking the very first in the “Aloha State.”

Continue Reading

Schofield Exchange delivers November holiday savings

Schofield Exchange delivers November holiday savings

The Schofield Exchange will be closed Thanksgiving Day, but shoppers can still save on the season’s hottest electronics, housewares and apparel from the comfort of their own homes starting at 8 p.m., Hawaii time, on Nov. 22 at ShopMyExchange.com.

Continue Reading

ASYMCA honors six families, 100 years of service

ASYMCA honors six families, 100 years of service

“The honorees range from a seasoned service member who’s overcome extreme hardship to a dual active duty couple balancing careers and health concerns, to a young service member who’s already demonstrated selfless service and extraordinary leadership.”

Continue Reading

‘Day at the beach’ offers new meaning for local JROTC

‘Day at the beach’ offers new meaning for local JROTC

The AccesSurf program offers help to children, adults and veterans with disabilities. The goal is to help attendees discover their level of abilities in the ocean, and just have fun.

Continue Reading

DOE instructs teachers about military culture

DOE instructs teachers about military culture

The Military Culture Course, taught by military school liaison officers, here, completed classes on Nov. 2 designed to help instructors develop school programs to assist military families.

Continue Reading

U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii

Recent Columns

Cultivate thankfulness this holiday season

Cultivate thankfulness this holiday season

When it seems that complaints are overwhelming, making a deliberate decision to focus instead on being thankful can counteract the attitude.

Continue Reading

The Meat and Potatoes of Life

The Meat and Potatoes of Life

Eighty-one percent of consumers feel that holiday shopping is stressful, and 45 percent mark Black Friday as the most nerve-racking time to shop.

Continue Reading

Recent Health Articles

Pacific Regional Trials shooting, archery and cycling competition results

Pacific Regional Trials shooting, archery and cycling competition results

Soldiers and veterans compete in the shooting competition at the Pacific Regional Warrior Game Trials 2017 at Schofield Barracks.

Continue Reading

TAMC Tip: Lung Cancer Awareness Month

TAMC Tip: Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Erin Hernandez Tripler Army Medical Center November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, and there is no better time to consider getting screened. According to the American Cancer Society, more than 225,000 people are diagnosed with lung cancer every year, and it causes more deaths than breast, prostate and colon cancer combined. Lung cancer is often […]

Continue Reading

Recent Online Exclusives

Thursday’s ‘Smokeout’ at Shafter PX encourages smokers to quit

Thursday’s ‘Smokeout’ at Shafter PX encourages smokers to quit

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), each year 6 million people die from smoking-related causes.

Continue Reading

Boy Scout partners with 500th MI to reach Eagle Scout goal

Boy Scout partners with 500th MI to reach Eagle Scout goal

Tyler Struble, 16, of Boy Scout Troop 44 in Kapolei, along with the help of over a dozen volunteer Soldiers and Department of the Army (D.A.) Civilians of the 500th Military Intelligence Brigade-Theater (MIB-T) and family members, successfully completed his Eagle Scout Project at the Pacific Foundry Building Sep. 30, here.

Continue Reading

Flip through the full issue

Recent Calendars

Traffic & Outages

Traffic & Outages

Provides traffic, construction and outage information.

Continue Reading

News Briefs

News Briefs

Send announcements for Soldiers and civilian employees to editor@hawaiiarmyweekly.com.

Continue Reading

MWR Briefs

MWR Briefs

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

Continue Reading

Movies at Sgt. Smith Theater

Movies at Sgt. Smith Theater

November/December 2017 Save

Continue Reading

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Upcoming events and programs of interest.

Continue Reading