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Hundreds attend Army ‘Listening Session’

Hundreds attend Army ‘Listening Session’

Hundreds of community members gathered at DeRussy Hall, Hale Koa Hotel, here, Tuesday evening, at the first of two U.S. Army listening sessions on the island, to provide input regarding a possible reduction of Army personnel at Fort Shafter and Schofield Barracks.

Schofield Barracks Tax Center ready for 2015

Schofield Barracks Tax Center ready for 2015

fter a month of rigorous training, Soldiers from the 25th Infantry Division, the 8th Theater Sustainment Command, the 500th Military Intelligence Brigade and the 311th Signal Command are ready to take on their latest mission: helping military ID holders file their 2015 taxes.

Gimlets honor Hawaiian hero through leadership challenge

Gimlets honor Hawaiian hero through leadership challenge

Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, held the Nainoa Hoe Memorial Platoon Leadership Challenge closing ceremony, Jan. 22, at the Mission Training Complex, here.

Quad D honored with ribbon cutting ceremony, Jan. 23

Quad D honored with ribbon cutting ceremony, Jan. 23

Honolulu District officials and the 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, “Wolfhounds,” gathered in the center of historic Quad D, here, Jan. 23, for a ribbon cutting ceremony that officially reopened two barracks renovated by the Corps.

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Love of Learning: Army library programs designed to foster learning

Love of Learning: Army library programs designed to foster learning

“Electric Ed” Carbonell worked the young crowd with ease, Wednesday, here, at the library, as eager hands and arms flew skyward when a request was made for volunteer help.

Certificates no longer needed for those losing TRICARE coverage

Certificates no longer needed for those losing TRICARE coverage

TRICARE will no longer send beneficiaries certificates of creditable coverage when they lose TRICARE eligibility.

These certificates are no longer needed when beneficiaries transition off TRICARE.

All can protect their health through home testing

All can protect their health through home testing

The Environmental Protection Agency has launched the “Test Your Home, Protect Your Health” campaign to educate the public about how easy it can be to kick radon out before and after a home, school or worksite is built.

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Upcoming community events of interest.

Recent Columns

Something new requires focus, intentional thinking

Something new requires focus, intentional thinking

Each year, millions of people reset their clocks and set new goals.

Cornerstones and cannoli each discovered on weekend trip

Cornerstones and cannoli each discovered on weekend trip

George Washington once said, “If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent may we be lead, like sheep to slaughter.”

It was with this same logic that our kids mouthed off at us recently.

Police Call: Wildland fire services on our installations protect lives and property

Police Call: Wildland fire services on our installations protect lives and property

U.S. Army Hawaii is supported by a wealth of expertise and professionalism in the form of its Army wildland firefighters.

Footsteps in Faith: Burn the ships and press on

Footsteps in Faith: Burn the ships and press on

In 1519, the Spanish explorer Hernando Cortez set sail from Spain to the New World.

Recent Health Articles

Certificates no longer needed for those losing TRICARE coverage

Certificates no longer needed for those losing TRICARE coverage

TRICARE will no longer send beneficiaries certificates of creditable coverage when they lose TRICARE eligibility.

These certificates are no longer needed when beneficiaries transition off TRICARE.

All can protect their health through home testing

All can protect their health through home testing

The Environmental Protection Agency has launched the “Test Your Home, Protect Your Health” campaign to educate the public about how easy it can be to kick radon out before and after a home, school or worksite is built.

PRMC strategic off-site sets stage for transformation

PRMC strategic off-site sets stage for transformation

U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Patrick Sargent, commanding general of the Pacific Regional Medical Command (PRMC), hosted the 2015 PRMC Strategic Off-Site at the Hale Ikena, here, where stakeholders gathered together to discuss the strategic vision and transformation of PRMC to Regional Health Command-Pacific (RHC-P), a Medical Theater Enabling Command, Jan. 20-21.

Personal account highlights importance of upcoming strategy

Personal account highlights importance of upcoming strategy

Lt. Col George Corbari, U.S. Army-Pacific Command, Plans and Policy director, was invited to brief at the Pacific Regional Medical Command Strategic Off-Site held at Fort Shafter, Jan. 20-21.

Recent Online Exclusives

500th MI hosts prayer breakfast

500th MI hosts prayer breakfast

Soldiers and civilians from the 500th Military Intelligence Brigade gathered to observe the Brigade’s quarterly prayer breakfast on Thursday, Jan. 8th.

Celebrating three centuries of honored services

Celebrating three centuries of honored services

Friends, family and community members gathered at historic Palm Circle to honor and celebrate the service of 13 U.S. Army Pacific service members and civilian employees during a retirement ceremony, Dec. 18.

Couples Resilience Retreat well received

Couples Resilience Retreat well received

Army Community Service and the Comprehensive Solider and Family Fitness Training Center co-hosted a one-day Couples Resilience Retreat entitled “Give the Gift of Resilience,” Dec. 13.

Legacy Challenge puts Soldiers to the test

Legacy Challenge puts Soldiers to the test

Soldiers from 3rd Battalion, 7th Field Artillery Regiment, “Never Broken” 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, completed the battalion’s Legacy Challenge at Bellows Air Force Station Dec. 12, 2014.

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MWR Briefs

MWR Briefs

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

Jan. 30: News Briefs

Jan. 30: News Briefs

Send announcements for Soldiers and civilian employees to news@hawaiiarmyweekly.com.

Jan. 30: Traffic Report

Jan. 30: Traffic Report

Traffic Report lists road, construction and noise advisories received by press time from Army and Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) sources.

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Community events and programs of interest.