Recent News Articles

Soldier for Life-Transition Assistance Program (SFL-TAP), Fort Shafter Center, Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

Soldier for Life-Transition Assistance Program (SFL-TAP), Fort Shafter Center, Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

The Soldier for Life -Transition Assistance Program celebrated its 1st year anniversary of Fort Shafter, Hawaii, offering full services. The special occasion included over 80 Soldiers, spouses, families, and civilians.

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500th MI Bde. NCO, Soldier of the Quarter selected

500th MI Bde. NCO, Soldier of the Quarter selected

The 500th Military Intelligence Brigade-Theater held its Noncommissioned Officer (NCO) and Soldier of the Quarter competition for second quarter, fiscal year 19 on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Jan. 30-31.

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Tolentino assumes command of 411th Eng. Bn., 303rd Maneuver Enhancement Bde., 9th MSC

Tolentino assumes command of 411th Eng. Bn., 303rd Maneuver Enhancement Bde., 9th MSC

U.S. Army Reserve Lt. Col Anthony Tolentino assumed command of the 411th Engineer Battalion, 303rd Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, 9th Mission Support Command, from outgoing commander Lt. Col. Henry Tennant at an official change of command ceremony here March 11.

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Spc. Mark Caseres of Team Hawaii wins best Armed Forces Chef

Spc. Mark Caseres of Team Hawaii wins best Armed Forces Chef

For the first time, the Marine Corps was recognized as the Culinary Team of the Year and 293 American Culinary Federation (ACF) medals were awarded to military chefs at the 44th annual Joint Culinary Training Exercise (JCTE) awards ceremony Mar. 15 here.

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599th facilitates cargo offload at Honolulu Harbor

599th facilitates cargo offload at Honolulu Harbor

The 599th Transportation Brigade facilitated port operations on the M/V Jean Anne on behalf of the 25th Infantry Division’s 25th Combat Aviation Brigade at Honolulu Harbor on March 12.

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Lightning 6 extends Women’s History Month message

Lightning 6 extends Women’s History Month message

In 1987, Congress passed Pub. L. 100-9, which designated March of 1987 as “Women’s History Month.”

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205th MI Battalion Welcomes New Command Sergeant Major

205th MI Battalion Welcomes New Command Sergeant Major

The 205th Military Intelligence Battalion, 500th Military Intelligence brigade-Theater welcomed its new command sergeant major during a change of responsibility ceremony at the historic Palm Circle on Fort Shafter, Hawaii, Feb. 1.

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Soldier pay, quality of life, modernization among priorities in budget proposal

Soldier pay, quality of life, modernization among priorities in budget proposal

With Soldiers increasingly being asked to shoulder heavier workloads, the Army hopes to compensate them for their efforts with a 3.1 percent pay raise.

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25th CAB participates in Exercise Keris Strike in Malaysia

25th CAB participates in Exercise Keris Strike in Malaysia

Soldiers from the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, and the Washington National Guard stand in formation during the opening ceremony of Exercise Keris Strike, March 11, 2019.

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Recent Community Articles

Admissions scam aside, kids should feel good enough

Admissions scam aside, kids should feel good enough

Back in 1983, I showed up for my SAT test with two number two pencils and a pack of gum. The night before, I talked to my best friend on the phone for two hours, but never cracked a book.

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Army Music Hawaii ‘lets the music play’

Army Music Hawaii ‘lets the music play’

Members of Disturbing The Peace, a branch of the 25th Infantry Division’s Army Music Hawaii, play musical selections for the soldiers and their families gathered for Music on The Lawn at Generals Loop, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii on March 15 2019.

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Two scholarship opportunities now available for Island Palm Communities residents

Two scholarship opportunities now available for Island Palm Communities residents

Two scholarship opportunities are now available for eligible Island Palm Communities residents pursuing a post-secondary education.

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Community meetings scheduled for input on potential road usage charge for Hawaii areas

Community meetings scheduled for input on potential road usage charge for Hawaii areas

The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) will hold 14 community meetings across the state to get public feedback on the concept of a road usage charge (RUC) to fund upkeep of roadways and bridges.

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Wheeler Middle School advances to regional National Geographic GeoChallenge competition

Wheeler Middle School advances to regional National Geographic GeoChallenge competition

A team of students from Wheeler Middle School participated in the local-level competition of the 2018-2019 National Geographic GeoChallenge.

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Happy Friday! The Exchange is giving away thousands in weekly prizes

Happy Friday! The Exchange is giving away thousands in weekly prizes

As if anyone needed another reason to love Fridays.

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Deadline approaching for Mayor’s Memorial Day Poster Contest

Deadline approaching for Mayor’s Memorial Day Poster Contest

The deadline for entries into the Mayor’s Memorial Day Poster Contest is fast approaching.   

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Scholarship opportunity opens for IPC residents

Scholarship opportunity opens for IPC residents

Scholarship applications are now available to Island Palm Communities (IPC) residents pursuing their post-secondary education.

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Molinari recalls something ‘remotely romantic’

Molinari recalls something ‘remotely romantic’

Valentine’s Day is coming, and while your civilian friends are picking out new lingerie and making dinner plans with their hubbies, you’re wallowing in self-pity because your soldier or sailor is deployed.

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Recent Health Articles

How does divorce affect your TRICARE benefit?

How does divorce affect your TRICARE benefit?

Closing the chapter on a marriage can be a confusing time. If you’re going through a divorce, you may be wondering about your TRICARE benefits.

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What is a TRICARE qualifying life event?

What is a TRICARE qualifying life event?

Every year during TRICARE Open Season, you can enroll in or change your TRICARE Prime or TRICARE Select health plan.

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Focus on heart-healthy diet is perfect fit for February

Focus on heart-healthy diet is perfect fit for February

February is the month of love, so they say. For many, it’s time to turn that love inward, toward your heart. Not the spiritual, emotional heart, but the blood-pumping, life-giving one.

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Get dental coverage through TRICARE Dental Program

Get dental coverage through TRICARE Dental Program

Are you keeping up with your and your family’s dental health, and dental options?

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Brush, clean in between to build a healthy smile

Brush, clean in between to build a healthy smile

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month and this year’s theme is “Brush and clean in between to build a healthy smile.”

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Awareness can help prevent a stroke

Awareness can help prevent a stroke

Stroke is the leading cause of serious, long-term adult disability in the United States.

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Learn more about your benefit with 2019 TRICARE resources

Learn more about your benefit with 2019 TRICARE resources

It’s a new year, which means it may be time to replace the old with the new.

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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

Here is the schedule for Sgt. E. R. Smith Theater.

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