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Pentagon honors Secretary of Defense Environmental Award recipients – among them HIARNG

Pentagon honors Secretary of Defense Environmental Award recipients – among them HIARNG

The Defense Department is honoring nine winners with the 2018 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards for exceptional environmental achievements and innovative, cost-effective environmental practices.

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Specialist convicted at general court-martial

Specialist convicted at general court-martial

On April 6, 2018, at a general court-martial convened, here, a specialist was convicted by a military panel composed of officers and enlisted members.

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2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team puts lighter WIN-T secure communications system through its paces

2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team puts lighter WIN-T secure communications system through its paces

During a recent field test highlighting the Army’s push for more distributed mission command, a 25th Infantry Division brigade successfully held secure communications between light combat vehicles at three sites thousands of miles apart.

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IMCOM Commander Lt. Gen. Kenneth Dahl reviews USAG-Hawaii bio-fuel plant, other areas

IMCOM Commander Lt. Gen. Kenneth Dahl reviews USAG-Hawaii bio-fuel plant, other areas

Lt. Gen. Ken Dahl, commander, Installation Management Command, in San Antonio, Texas, participated in a question and answer session with U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii leaders, during lunch at the Nehelani, here, April 19.

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Former Chief of Chaplains talks at Schofield Barracks’ National Prayer Breakfast

Former Chief of Chaplains talks at Schofield Barracks’ National Prayer Breakfast

To have “undaunted courage” was the message retired Chaplain (Maj. Gen.) Douglas M. Carver hoped service members received at the National Prayer Breakfast, held here, at the Nehelani, April 18.

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25th Infantry Division Soldiers aid relief efforts on Hawaii Island Kauai

25th Infantry Division Soldiers aid relief efforts on Hawaii Island Kauai

Army aviators and other soldiers with the 25th Infantry Division assisted emergency response efforts here for the island’s residents and tourists in the aftermath of recent heavy rainstorms and mudslide-producing flooding.

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25th Infantry Division strives in Best Warrior Competition

25th Infantry Division strives in Best Warrior Competition

Soldiers from across 25th Infantry Division continued to strive for the title of Best Warrior by participating in an eight-mile ruck march, preparing a weapon for close combat and an essay about what it means to be a leader and how to prevent Sexual Harassment and Assault with in the military.

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Red Cross conducts reconnection workshop for Soldiers of 9th Mission Support Command

Red Cross conducts reconnection workshop for Soldiers of 9th Mission Support Command

American Red Cross Service to Armed Forces instructors conducted a Reconnection Workshop for Army Reserve Soldiers with the 302nd Quartermaster Company, 9th Mission Support Command, on Saturday, April 7, at the U.S. Army Reserve Center in Saipan.

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Sergeant Major of the Army Daniel Dailey visits 8th Theater Sustainment Command

Sergeant Major of the Army Daniel Dailey visits 8th Theater Sustainment Command

Staff Sergeant Jeffrey Stevenor, a watercraft operator with the 545th Transportation Company, briefs Sergeant Major of the Army Daniel A. Dailey on his unit’s field training exercise, April 12, at historic Ford Island.

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Recent Community Articles

Earth Day festivities held at Kalakaua Community Center on Schofield Barracks

Earth Day festivities held at Kalakaua Community Center on Schofield Barracks

One of the biggest community events on post celebrating Earth Day took place on Wednesday, April 18, from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., at the Kalakaua Community Center, here.

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U.S. Army Hawaii recognizes volunteers

U.S. Army Hawaii recognizes volunteers

U.S Army Hawaii’s Volunteer Recognition Ceremony, held at the Nehelani, here, April 20, is an annual event celebrated in the month of April  during  National Volunteer Appreciation Week.

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Girl Scouts give forward-deployed in 25th Sustainment Brigade some ‘sweets

Girl Scouts give forward-deployed in 25th Sustainment Brigade some ‘sweets

Forward-deployed troops from the 25th Sustainment Brigade will soon have a sweet treat to enjoy while they serve overseas.

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Cute pets from Schofield Barracks can cash in Exchange online photo contest

Cute pets from Schofield Barracks can cash in Exchange online photo contest

Cute canines, cats, canaries and other beloved pets can finally make their adorable looks pay off.

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Is technology ruining our kids’ lives?

Is technology ruining our kids’ lives?

At about eight o’clock each night, a little voice calls me: “C’mon,” it says, “it will relax you. You know you want it.”

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Defense Commissary Agency adds new private label lines to brands

Defense Commissary Agency adds new private label lines to brands

Two private label product lines have joined the Defense Commissary Agency’s family of commissary brands, adding organic baby food and organic vegetables to its growing inventory of low-cost, national brand equivalents.

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Is technology ruining our kids’ lives?

Is technology ruining our kids’ lives?

At about eight o’clock each night, a little voice calls me: “C’mon,” it says, “it will relax you. You know you want it.”

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Month of the Military Child: A ‘season of change’ comes for children

Month of the Military Child: A ‘season of change’ comes for children

“When we were leaving Guam, Devon isolated himself from his friends as they were isolating him.”

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Recent Health Articles

Do you know which TRICARE plan is right for you?

Do you know which TRICARE plan is right for you?

If you have health coverage with TRICARE, you can choose from a variety of plans, which provide you options in where and how you seek medical and dental services.

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New vision, dental plans coming soon to military families, retirees

New vision, dental plans coming soon to military families, retirees

The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM), in partnership with the Defense Health Agency (DHA) and the Department of Defense (DOD), announced the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP) will be offered for the first time to TRICARE eligible retirees and their families during the 2018 Federal Benefits Open Season. Active duty family members will be eligible to enroll in FEDVIP vision insurance.

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Recent Fitness Articles

Appointments available for kids’ school, sports physicals at Tripler Army Medical Center

Appointments available for kids’ school, sports physicals at Tripler Army Medical Center

Summer typically signals the end of the school year, summer vacations, and for a lot of military families, a permanent change of station, or “PCS” season.

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Exchange supports readiness, resiliency with gear essential to a BE FIT lifestyle

Exchange supports readiness, resiliency with gear essential to a BE FIT lifestyle

As the Department of Defense shifts the focus to readiness, Soldiers and Airmen can count on the Army & Air Force Exchange Service to have their six.

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Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel Dailey visits 25th ID

Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel Dailey visits 25th ID

Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel Dailey, the senior enlisted adviser for the Army, visited with Soldiers from across 25th Infantry Division and U.S. Army Pacific Command, April 12.

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Hawaii Soldiers gain advantage in returning to the fight with Army Wellness Center & USAHC-SB

Hawaii Soldiers gain advantage in returning to the fight with Army Wellness Center & USAHC-SB

While the U.S. Army’s reconditioning physical training program is not new, the systems and experts involved in the process are.

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Tripler Army Medical Center explains foam rolling

Tripler Army Medical Center explains foam rolling

This technique of foam rolling, which follows, is significantly effective in reducing delayed onset muscle soreness, improving your performance and improving your flexibility.

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Recent Calendars

MWR Briefs

MWR Briefs

Events and programs from the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, U.S. Army Garrison, Hawaii.

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Upcoming events and programs of interest in the on- and off-post community.

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Traffic & Outages

Traffic & Outages

Provides traffic, construction and outage information.

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News Briefs

News Briefs

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

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Movies at Sgt. Smith Theater

Movies at Sgt. Smith Theater

Sgt. Smith Theater, Schofield Barracks will be closed through October 31, 2018 during renovation work.

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