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25th Division Artillery aids in joint exercise

25th Division Artillery aids in joint exercise

Local Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Army first responders, including a medical evacuation (MEDEVAC), from 3rd Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, reacted to a simulated mass casualty (MASCAL) exercise at the 25th Infantry Division’s Jungle Operations Training Center (JOTC), Jan. 6.

UMTs train on supporting tactical agility in the field

UMTs train on supporting tactical agility in the field

25th Infantry Division chaplains and chaplain assistants went to the field just before the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

Military dress rehearsed for 58th presidential inauguration

Military dress rehearsed for 58th presidential inauguration

Before today’s inauguration, about 5,000 service members had participated in the 58th Presidential Inauguration dress rehearsal, Jan. 15.

State tax domicile should be a big deal for military

State tax domicile should be a big deal for military

Under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, service members do not lose their state tax domicile merely by joining the service and moving from state to state, or abroad, on military orders.

McNair brothers sworn in, together, by father

McNair brothers sworn in, together, by father

Clayton McNair, 25, and his younger brother, Austin McNair, 23, have always been close.

Over 150 years of military service honored at Celebration of Service

Over 150 years of military service honored at Celebration of Service

Army forces are essential for defending the homeland and conducting operations all around the world.

Citizens must be vigilant against digital scammers

Citizens must be vigilant against digital scammers

Today, in an age when most individuals communicate through their social media profiles, they should also be aware that online predators and scammers are lurking and actively stalking their next unsuspecting victim.

Bonuses, incentives to retain Soldiers amid push for million-strong force

Bonuses, incentives to retain Soldiers amid push for million-strong force

With the total Army tasked to expand by 28,000 troops this year, the service hopes to retain quality Soldiers with incentives, such as cash bonuses up to $10,000 for extensions, the Army’s top enlisted member said Jan. 12.

Recent Community Articles

Programs help teens find jobs, apprenticeships and a future

Programs help teens find jobs, apprenticeships and a future

Karen A. Iwamoto Staff Writer SCHOFIELD BARRACKS — The average military child will move three to nine times during a single school year, or three times as often as the average non-military child during the same time period, according to the Department of Defense. With frequent relocations come the stress of adapting to different achievement […]

Honolulu’s Chinatown district throws a New Year’s party, Saturday

Honolulu’s Chinatown district throws a New Year’s party, Saturday

Chinatown Merchants Association News Release HONOLULU — The Chinatown Merchants Association, the Honolulu Chinese Jaycees and the City & County of Honolulu will celebrate the Year of the Rooster with their annual “Night In Chinatown” Festival and Parade on Saturday, Jan. 21st, on Maunakea, Pauahi and Smith streets, right in the heart of Honolulu’s Chinatown. […]

USAG-HI, IPC receives community award

USAG-HI, IPC receives community award

For the fifth consecutive year, IPC was recognized with an award in the Community/Neighborhood category, and DES received with an award in the Military category for the fourth year in a row.

New Complex Area Superintendent announced

New Complex Area Superintendent announced

A new complex area superintendent has been ushered in for the North Complex of the Central District of Oahu.

Training leaves lasting impression on Cub Scouts

Training leaves lasting impression on Cub Scouts

It was a chance for the Scouts and their families to spend some time together learning a little about the Army.

Fisher House military child scholarship applications now available

Fisher House military child scholarship applications now available

In the past 16 years of its existence, the program has awarded more than $15 million in scholarships to over 9,000 students.

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Recent Columns

The Meat and Potatoes of Life: Do you know what your photo says about you?

The Meat and Potatoes of Life: Do you know what your photo says about you?

In today’s social-media savvy world, profile photos are not just for identification anymore. These carefully selected images convey a message about one’s personality, political affiliation, financial success, sex appeal, fashion sense, spontaneity, worldliness, athleticism and intelligence.

IMCOM-P extends MLK safety message

IMCOM-P extends MLK safety message

Monday, Jan. 16, is the national holiday celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. and his accomplishments in the civil rights movement.

Recent Health Articles

TAMC focuses on Cervical Cancer

TAMC focuses on Cervical Cancer

At Tripler Army Medical Center health care professionals recognize there is more to Cervical Cancer Awareness Month than you might expect.

Affordable Care Act mandates reporting minimum essential health care coverage

Affordable Care Act mandates reporting minimum essential health care coverage

As tax season approaches, Defense Department civilians, military members, nonappropriated funds employees and their families will need to validate their minimum essential health care coverage as reported to the Internal Revenue Service, the Pentagon’s top health official said in a phone interview, Dec. 23, 2016.

Recent Online Exclusives

Sea Dragons Continue Tradition of Saint Barbara’s Day

Sea Dragons Continue Tradition of Saint Barbara’s Day

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii— The 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command hosted its annual ball at the Hale Koa Hotel in Honolulu to honor Saint Barbara, the patron saint of artillery, Dec. 8.

Hawks welcome new commander

Hawks welcome new commander

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii –Capt. Wilfredo Santiago, a chemical officer with the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, U.S. Army Pacific, was welcomed by Sea Dragon Soldiers as the commander of the Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, Dec. 16, 2016, during a change of command ceremony on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.

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