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Team Hawaii leaves for 2018 National Veterans Golden Age Games

Team Hawaii leaves for 2018 National Veterans Golden Age Games

Veteran Affairs Pacific Island Health Care System (VAPIHCS) bids aloha to Veteran athletes who will compete at the 2018 National Veterans Golden Age Games. 

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715th MI provides strategic assets during Lightning Forge

715th MI provides strategic assets during Lightning Forge

Nearly a dozen Soldiers assigned to Delta Company, 715th Military Intelligence (MI) Battalion, 500th Military Intelligence Brigade-Theater (MIB-T) provided support to 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (IBCT), 25th Infantry Division (ID) during its Validation Exercise (VALEX) Lightning Forge throughout various locations on the island of Oahu July 18-25. 

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2IBCT, 25th ID participates in CALFEX

2IBCT, 25th ID participates in CALFEX

U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment “Gimlets”, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, prepare to clear a building during a combined arms live-fire exercise at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, August 9, 2018.

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Army commits to provide additional cultural access at Makua

Army commits to provide additional cultural access at Makua

Allowing public access on an active training range may seem unusual, but at Hawaii’s Makua Military Reservation the Army has been doing it for over 15 years.

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Senator Mazie Hirono visits Tripler AMC to present health care award

Senator Mazie Hirono visits Tripler AMC to present health care award

Hawaii Senator Mazie Hirono visited Tripler Army Medical Center today to present an award to Tripler Nurse Case Manager, Lesley Yoshimori.

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Opting for Thrift Savings Plan smart idea, says leader

Opting for Thrift Savings Plan smart idea, says leader

One of the wisest financial choices a Soldier can make is to
opt in for the Thrift Savings Plan program, said Henry Manning.

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1st Bn., 27th Inf. Regt., 2IBCT participates in CALFEX

1st Bn., 27th Inf. Regt., 2IBCT participates in CALFEX

U.S. Army Soldier assigned to 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment “Wolfhounds”, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, echoes fire commands at the support-by-fire position during a combined arms live-fire exercise at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, August 3, 2018.

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25th CAB Black Hawks continue to fight wildfire at Ma’kua Kee’au Forest Reserve

25th CAB Black Hawks continue to fight wildfire at Ma’kua Kee’au Forest Reserve

The crew of a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter of 2-25 Aviation Regiment, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, observe the wildfire near the Makua Keaau Forest Reserve, Aug. 6.

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599th Trans. Bde. executes another quick turnaround

599th Trans. Bde. executes another quick turnaround

The 599th Transportation Brigade performed another fast turnaround in missions as they worked both Pearl Harbor and Barbers Point Harbor operations July 19 and 21.

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Recent Community Articles

Getting off tobacco road leads to renewed relief

Getting off tobacco road leads to renewed relief

I always thought about quitting smoking. I hated the taste, the smell on my clothes, the constant coughing and belabored breathing. But I thought it made me feel better emotionally — even though I felt worse physically.

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IRS urges taxpayers to check withholding now

IRS urges taxpayers to check withholding now

With the year more than halfway over, the Internal Revenue Service urges taxpayers who haven’t yet done a “Paycheck Checkup” to take a few minutes to see if they are having the right amount of tax withholding following major changes in the tax law.

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Molinari wonders, ‘Can’t we all just get along?’

Molinari wonders, ‘Can’t we all just get along?’

Last year, after my husband, Francis, transitioned out of the military and and we moved off base, I had to find new friends. Again. This isn’t easy at age 52, when most of my peers have well-established social circles with little room for newbies.

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Exchange warns shoppers about ‘Exchange Inc.’ scams

Exchange warns shoppers about ‘Exchange Inc.’ scams

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is warning military shoppers about scammers offering to broker the sale of used cars, trucks, motorcycles, boats and boat engines through the Department of Defense retailer using the name “Exchange Inc.”

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Communities should remain prepared for hurricanes

Communities should remain prepared for hurricanes

National Weather Service (NWS) is issuing advisories on Hurricane Hector, located about 1770 miles east-southeast of Hilo. Based on recent forecasts, Hector was expected to move into the Central Pacific, Aug. 5.

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‘Infofinder i’ web app provides school bus transportation information

‘Infofinder i’ web app provides school bus transportation information

As part of the Hawaii State Department of Education’s ongoing effort to modernize Hawaii’s pupil transportation system, the Student Transportation Services Branch has launched a bus stop locator/bus schedule information web application called, “Infofinder i.”

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DES reminds motorists, parents of summertime issues

DES reminds motorists, parents of summertime issues

Summer may be the most anticipated season for students of all ages.

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Molinari says survival of the friendliest means evolving as women

Molinari says survival of the friendliest means evolving as women

February was not the best month to PCS (make a permanent change of station move) to England.

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Recent Health Articles

Team Hawaii leaves for 2018 National Veterans Golden Age Games

Team Hawaii leaves for 2018 National Veterans Golden Age Games

Veteran Affairs Pacific Island Health Care System (VAPIHCS) bids aloha to Veteran athletes who will compete at the 2018 National Veterans Golden Age Games. 

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Getting off tobacco road leads to renewed relief

Getting off tobacco road leads to renewed relief

I always thought about quitting smoking. I hated the taste, the smell on my clothes, the constant coughing and belabored breathing. But I thought it made me feel better emotionally — even though I felt worse physically.

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Recent Fitness Articles

Team Hawaii leaves for 2018 National Veterans Golden Age Games

Team Hawaii leaves for 2018 National Veterans Golden Age Games

Veteran Affairs Pacific Island Health Care System (VAPIHCS) bids aloha to Veteran athletes who will compete at the 2018 National Veterans Golden Age Games. 

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Army Combat Fitness Test set to become new PT test of record in late 2020

Army Combat Fitness Test set to become new PT test of record in late 2020

Army senior leaders have approved a new strenuous fitness test designed to better prepare Soldiers for combat tasks, reduce injuries and lead to ample cost savings across the service.

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‘Tropic Lightning’ Soldiers conduct APFT for EIB

‘Tropic Lightning’ Soldiers conduct APFT for EIB

A Soldier assigned to the 25th Infantry Division performs the push-up portion of the Army Physical Fitness Test during Expert Infantryman Badge testing at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, on June 11, 2018.

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5 tips help improve men’s health

5 tips help improve men’s health

June is Men’s Health Month. This month-long observance is an opportunity for men to take command of their health.

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Female warriors need to optimize performance nutrition

Female warriors need to optimize performance nutrition

While Congress hashes out readiness in terms of equipment and dollars, the warfighter must understand what readiness means for them.

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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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