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Army Chief of Staff tours Army watercraft, views EOD and dive capabilities

Army Chief of Staff tours Army watercraft, views EOD and dive capabilities

Gen. Mark A, Milley, the 39th U.S. Army Chief of Staff, wrapped up his visit of the Asia-Pacific region by touring the U.S. Army Vessel Lt. Gen. William B. Bunker (Logistic Support Vessel – 4) and viewed capabilities from the 7th Engineer Dive Detachment, 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade and 303D Ordnance Battalion (EOD), 8th Military Police Brigade August 23 here.

Stepping up and saving a life

Stepping up and saving a life

Col. Mario A. Diaz, division deputy commander, 25th Infantry Division, recognizes and shakes the hand of Spc. Cristy Woodruff, with 40th Composite Supply Co., 524th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 25th Sustainment Brigade, 25th Infantry Division.

Army, HECO break ground for new biodiesel power plant

Army, HECO break ground for new biodiesel power plant

With many hands digging in to make it a reality, senior Army leaders, government officials and Hawaiian Electric Company executives broke ground on the Schofield Generating Station project, Aug. 22.

Army chief of staff wraps up Asia-Pacific tour

Army chief of staff wraps up Asia-Pacific tour

The chief of staff of the Army wrapped up a 10-day tour of the Asia-Pacific region on Tuesday, Aug. 23, with a troop visit in Hawaii.

Recent Community Articles

Healing waters: Paddling culture creates community, camaraderie

Healing waters: Paddling culture creates community, camaraderie

More than 70 Hawaii businesses featured their unique foods, drinks, beauty products and other specialty items for military commissaries and exchange personnel to sample.

ALA brings Hawaii flavor to military stores

ALA brings Hawaii flavor to military stores

More than 70 Hawaii businesses featured their unique foods, drinks, beauty products and other specialty items for military commissaries and exchange personnel to sample.

Hawaii PXs will return to fee-free holiday layaways

Hawaii PXs will return to fee-free holiday layaways

Starting Sept. 1, the Schofield and Hickam Exchange will waive the $3 service fee for items that are placed on layaway and paid for by Dec. 24, including toys and bikes.

EFMP systems navigators are designated to assist families

EFMP systems navigators are designated to assist families

As Army Community Service’s Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) systems navigators, we are here to serve military family members who have special needs.

Recent Columns

Footsteps in Faith: SB return becomes a Soldiers’ Chapel homecoming

Footsteps in Faith: SB return becomes a Soldiers’ Chapel homecoming

The Soldiers’ Chapel, here, is a combination of two churches. The entrance of Soldiers’ Chapel began as part of a church commissioned by Queen Lili‘uokalani of Hawaii in 1913. Then in 1925 it was combined with a second chapel and moved to its current location by Quad D.

Chaplain says Olympic tradition of competing to win honors all

Chaplain says Olympic tradition of competing to win honors all

According to historical records, the first ancient Olympic games can be traced back to 776 B.C. when they were dedicated to the ancient gods and were staged on the fields of Olympia. Temples, shrines and the modern day equivalent of sporting facilities were constructed.

Courts-martial Results: Aug. 5, 2016

Courts-martial Results: Aug. 5, 2016

The 25th Infantry Division Staff Judge Advocate posts recent general courts-martial results.

Pokémon GO ‘presents some unique challenges’

Pokémon GO ‘presents some unique challenges’

From a law enforcement and security standpoint, Pokémon Go presents some unique challenges.

Recent Health Articles

Zika virus information, protection updated

Zika virus information, protection updated

As of Aug.10, there are 69 confirmed Zika virus cases in Military Health System beneficiaries, including 52 service members, nine dependents and eight retirees. There is one confirmed case in a pregnant service member.

Attention needed for healthy keiki eye development

Attention needed for healthy keiki eye development

August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month.

Device security becoming a fitness routine consideration

Device security becoming a fitness routine consideration

Fitness tracking wearables and mobile devices store data about your health and physical activities. If they become infected, cyber thieves have access to this information.

Healthy start to the new school year starts with vaccinations

Healthy start to the new school year starts with vaccinations

Immunizations are something every child and young adult should have before they head back to school. That may be why August is National Immunization Awareness Month.

Recent Online Exclusives

25th ID NCOs showcase leadership capabilities at LANPAC

25th ID NCOs showcase leadership capabilities at LANPAC

Being the Army’s premiere experts on jungle operations and training isn’t the 25th Infantry Division’s only calling card.

Some state drivers licenses not to be recognized

Some state drivers licenses not to be recognized

Defense Department installations will no longer accept driver’s licenses from Minnesota, Illinois, Missouri, New Mexico and Washington as proof of identity, DoD officials have said.

VA expands access to care for Hawaii veterans

VA expands access to care for Hawaii veterans

The Veterans Affairs Pacific Islands Health Care System (VAPIHCS) has announced agreements with Native Hawaiian Health Care (NHHC) Systems that will greatly expand access to health care for veterans living on the islands of Hawaii using expanded authorities from the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act (VACAA).

Raiders conduct EDRE to maintain readiness

Raiders conduct EDRE to maintain readiness

Soldiers from 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, “Raiders,” 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, conducted an Emergency Deployment Readiness Exercise, Dec. 8-11.

Recent Calendars

Family and MWR Briefs

Family and MWR Briefs

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

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Upcoming community events and programs.

News Briefs: Aug. 26, 2016

News Briefs: Aug. 26, 2016

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Traffic Report: Aug. 26, 2016

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