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Milhorn leaves, Michael joins USARPAC

Milhorn leaves, Michael joins USARPAC

Brig. Gen. Jeffrey L. Milhorn, outgoing assistant chief of staff of operations, U.S. Army-Pacific, and Brig. Gen. Stephen L.A. Michael, incoming assistant chief of staff of operations, were honored during a Flying “V” ceremony at historic Palm Circle, Fort Shafter, July 14.

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Army launches summer campaign to get Soldiers hired

Army launches summer campaign to get Soldiers hired

The Army’s Soldier for Life–Transition Assistance Program (SFL-TAP) is hosting a Hire a Soldier Campaign from now until Aug. 11 on SFL-TAP’s Facebook and Twitter pages.

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8th HRSC deploys to Qatar, Kuwait

8th HRSC deploys to Qatar, Kuwait

Approximately 50 Soldiers from the 8th Human Resources Sustainment Center, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, have deployed to Qatar and Kuwait in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

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Suit of future could feature ‘pulleys and gears’

Suit of future could feature ‘pulleys and gears’

Thanks to a new “suit” being developed by the Department of Defense-funded Warrior Web program, future Soldiers will be able to march longer, carry heavier gear and improve mental sharpness.

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West Point, ROTC cadets shadow 3BCT

West Point, ROTC cadets shadow 3BCT

U.S. Military Academy and Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets received a taste of big Army life as more than a dozen cadets trained with the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, “Broncos,” 25th Infantry Division, this month.

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Five discharged at courts-martial

Five discharged at courts-martial

The following personnel received courts-martial through the Staff Judge Advocate, 25th Infantry Division.

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Registering firearms is a must

Registering firearms is a must

With all the stresses of arriving to a new duty station – in-processing, unpacking, enrolling children in child care and schools – sometimes the other important aspects, such as registering pets, vehicles and weapons, slip through the cracks.

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Prepare for Hurricane Season

Prepare for Hurricane Season

Hurricane season has arrived and the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency recommends residents prepare an “emergency kit” of a minimum of 14 days of food, water and other supplies.

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Recent Community Articles

Scholarships for Military Children awards 700 grants

Scholarships for Military Children awards 700 grants

Attending college just got more affordable for 700 sons and daughters of active duty, retired, National Guard and Reserve military commissary customers. Each was competitively selected to receive a $2,000 grant from the Scholarships for Military Children program.

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New commissary brand hits shelves, including Hawaii

New commissary brand hits shelves, including Hawaii

Schofield Store Manager Brad McMinn confirmed the stocking of the Home Base Bags and many of the Top Care items, including first aid supplies, vitamins, over-the-counter medications and beauty care.

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Hawaiian Humane Society holds senior-prom adoption event

Hawaiian Humane Society holds senior-prom adoption event

On Saturday, July 15, from 9 a.m. to noon at Ward Warehouse, Hawaiian Humane will be hosting a special adoption event for senior dogs.

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TRICARE team conducts site visits in Hawaii

TRICARE team conducts site visits in Hawaii

From June 23-28, the Defense Health Agency’s TRICARE online patient portal (TOL PP) project team conducted Military Treatment Facility (MTF) site visits to Hawaii Enhanced Multi-Service Markets (eMSM) at Naval Branch Health Clinic at Makalapa, Naval Branch Health Clinic at Kaneohe Bay, Schofield Barracks Health Clinic, Tripler Army Medical Center, and Hickam Air Force Base Health Clinic.

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Revelers reminded to celebrate safely

Revelers reminded to celebrate safely

This year’s Fourth of July Spectacular at Weyand Field is the first since 2012 to be open to the general public.

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Sit back and enjoy fireworks show safely

Sit back and enjoy fireworks show safely

Summer is here and with it, barbecues, parades and fireworks displays. However, along with the fun, may be plenty of visits to emergency rooms.

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Footsteps in Faith: Consider kindness in discouraging times

Footsteps in Faith: Consider kindness in discouraging times

Kindness can be as simple as offering a smile to a stranger, giving an encouraging word, letting someone in front of you while driving, or speaking positively about a Soldier when others attempt to ridicule them. The sky is truly the limit.

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The Meat and Potatoes of Life: A pet-sitting experience turns into life lesson

The Meat and Potatoes of Life: A pet-sitting experience turns into life lesson

The life-threatening nature of my experience with P’Nut had arguably paid my debt of service to my friend Tara. However, I decided that it was time for me to get out of the pet care business.

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Recent Health Articles

Health symposium part of Na Koa Regatta kickoff efforts

Health symposium part of Na Koa Regatta kickoff efforts

The U.S. Army Health Clinic, is helping to kick off the 8th annual Na Koa Regatta by hosting the Na Koa Health Matters Symposium, “Warrior and Family Wellness-Imua One Team!” on Aug. 16 at the Nehelani Banquet & Conference Center, here.

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Educational event targets young adults with cystic fibrosis

Educational event targets young adults with cystic fibrosis

Tripler Army Medical Center hosted the sixth annual Hawaii Cystic Fibrosis Education Day at the Hale Koa Hotel, recently

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Recent Online Exclusives

USARHAW, USARPAC host luau to commemorate U.S. Army’s 242nd birthday

USARHAW, USARPAC host luau to commemorate U.S. Army’s 242nd birthday

In observance of the Army’s 242nd birthday, and 119 years presence in the Pacific, U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii and U.S. Army Pacific celebrated with a luau, June 16, at Weyand Field, here.

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Army Reserve celebrates 109 years of service

Army Reserve celebrates 109 years of service

FORT SHAFTER FLATS — Soldiers and civilians across Oahu celebrated the 109th United States Army Reserve Birthday at the 9th Mission Support Command Assembly Hall on April 20.

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MWR Briefs

MWR Briefs

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

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Movies at Sgt. Smith Theater

Movies at Sgt. Smith Theater

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Upcoming events and programs of interest.

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Traffic & Outages

Traffic & Outages

Advisories from Army and Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) sources. Provides traffic, construction and outage information.

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News Briefs

News Briefs

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