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8th MP ‘Warfighters’ receive 2016 Farley Awards

8th MP ‘Warfighters’ receive 2016 Farley Awards

SCHOFIELD BARRACKS — Two companies within the 728th Military Police Battalion, “Warfighters,”8th MP Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, each received the Fiscal Year 2016 Command Sgt. Maj. Mark Farley Award, April 11, recognizing them as the best MP units in the Pacific, here.

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DoD approves $70 million grant for Solomon Elementary

DoD approves $70 million grant for Solomon Elementary

The Department of Defense’s Office of Economic Adjustment has approved approximately $70 million in grant funding to the Hawaii Department of Education for the rebuilding of Solomon Elementary School.

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Promotion reflects strength of family, commitment

Promotion reflects strength of family, commitment

A promotion ceremony was held April 13 in honor of then-Col. Peter B. Andrysiak Jr., commander, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Pacific Ocean Division on Palm Circle, here, marking his transition to brigadier general.

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2017 AER update

2017 AER update

The Army Emergency Relief Program at Schofield Barracks has raised approximately $103,855 as of April 17, according to staff at the Army Community Service’s Financial Readiness Program.

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Army working to consolidate training systems, improve content delivery

Army working to consolidate training systems, improve content delivery

An effort to streamline planning and conducting Army training recently received an important boost.

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Facebook Town Hall is Tuesday

Facebook Town Hall is Tuesday

The Army community is invited to participate in the next U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii quarterly Facebook Town Hall, 6-7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 18, to present community-wide concerns.

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Best Warrior competitors are recognized for Pacific Region

Best Warrior competitors are recognized for Pacific Region

The Pacific Region of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command’s Best Warrior Competition took place March 26-29, and the winners are preparing to face off in the command-level event, May 8-12, in Colorado Springs.

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IG has resources to assist w/transgender issues

IG has resources to assist w/transgender issues

The Department of Defense lifted the ban on transgender service members, last year, and as the Army adjusts to accommodate this decision, Soldiers and leaders may have questions about the implementation of this policy change.

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Recent Community Articles

USAHC-SB observes Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

USAHC-SB observes Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, a month to recognize and bring attention to putting an end to, and reporting, sexual harassment and assault.

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2IBCT engineers teach, mentor and showcase equipment during STEM

2IBCT engineers teach, mentor and showcase equipment during STEM

On April 7, for the second year in a row, members of the 65th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 2nd Infantry Bde. Combat Team, 25th Inf. Division, were invited to showcase their equipment to the community.

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Schofield teen named Hawaii Military Youth of the Year

Schofield teen named Hawaii Military Youth of the Year

Xavier Garrido, an 18-year-old senior at Leilehua High School, has been named the Hawaii Military Youth of the Year by the Boys & Girls Club and will be heading to California in August to compete for the regional title.

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JROTC cadets showcase drill competition skills

JROTC cadets showcase drill competition skills

More than 400 cadets from 19 schools across Oahu, the island of Hawaii and Japan showed their drill expertise at the Pacific Region JROTC Drill Championship at the Hawaii Army National Guard’s Rainbow Hangar in Kapolei, April 8, 2017.

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Month of the Military Child: Army celebrates children with pinwheels, parade

Month of the Military Child: Army celebrates children with pinwheels, parade

The 2017 Child Abuse Prevention Month parade on March 29 was off to a euphonic start.

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Changes coming to Family & MWR programs

Changes coming to Family & MWR programs

The Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation is making Army-wide changes to all programs to better align with the readiness and resiliency initiatives set by Army senior leaders.

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Recent Columns

The Meat and Potatoes of Life: You can’t rush into military transition

The Meat and Potatoes of Life: You can’t rush into military transition

It hasn’t been easy, but we realize that our transition is not complete. We are still cultivating our future.

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The Meat and Potatoes of Life: Holidays test relevance of jellybeans, other dilemmas

The Meat and Potatoes of Life: Holidays test relevance of jellybeans, other dilemmas

As the 8 mm reel of my memories slows to a film-flapping stop, I realize that the meaning of a holiday is not in the traditions, but the principals observed.

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Recent Health Articles

Do you know everything you should about sugar?

Do you know everything you should about sugar?

But did you know that on average, Americans consume 19.5 teaspoons of sugar per day? This is approximately 2-3 times the recommended amount!

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TAMC highlights alcohol awareness

TAMC highlights alcohol awareness

Alcohol dependence is the inability to quit drinking alcohol. Alcohol dependence is a serious medical problem.

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Recent Online Exclusives

27 Hawaii post offices to offer Tax Day late collections

27 Hawaii post offices to offer Tax Day late collections

A total of 27 Post Offices across the state will offer late collection of mail from specially marked collection boxes on federal Tax Day, Tuesday, April 18, to accommodate last-minute filers of federal tax returns.

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USARPAC liaisons share common vision for cross-domain integration

USARPAC liaisons share common vision for cross-domain integration

Twenty-four Ground Liaison Detachments (GLDs) and Reconnaissance Liaison Detachments (RLDs) from seven U.S. Air Force bases spanning from Guam and Japan to Alaska and Arizona met at Nellis AFB, Nevada for the inaugural 5th Battlefield Coordination Detachment (BCD) Ground and Reconnaissance Liaison Detachment Academics.

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Sgt. Smith Movies

Sgt. Smith Movies

Upcoming movies at Sgt. Smith Theater

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MWR Briefs

MWR Briefs

Upcoming events and programs from Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Upcoming events and community programs.

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News Briefs

News Briefs

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