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8th TSC’s Intelligence focuses on humanitarian aid situations, plus sustainment

8th TSC’s Intelligence focuses on humanitarian aid situations, plus sustainment

Soldiers from 8th Theater Sustainment Command and its subordinate units – 8th Military Police Brigade and 130th Engineer Bde. – conducted intelligence exercise Perspicuous Provider, April 18-22, at Mission Training Complex, here.

Where there is a will, premier Soldiers will find a way

Where there is a will, premier Soldiers will find a way

Staff Sgt. Rodenay Joseph, the 8th Theater Sustainment Command administrative law noncommissioned officer in charge, wanted air assault to be one of his professional achievements, a stepping stone to his next goal.

Virtual town hall open to address community concerns

Virtual town hall open to address community concerns

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, May 3, to present community-wide concerns.

What you need to know if you get a letter in the mail from the IRS

What you need to know if you get a letter in the mail from the IRS

If you receive correspondence from the IRS, don’t panic.

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Cadets, governor recognize Hawaii’s JROTC heritage

Cadets, governor recognize Hawaii’s JROTC heritage

Pomp, ceremony and dignitaries marked the 34th anniversary of the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Awards Ceremony and Review at the historic Palm Circle, here, April 21.

Volunteers recognized for efforts in helping SB community

Volunteers recognized for efforts in helping SB community

U.S. Army Hawaii celebrated people positively influencing the community during the Volunteer Recognition Ceremony held at the Nehelani, here, April 22.

SB, IPC Earth Day celebrates wonders of the planet

SB, IPC Earth Day celebrates wonders of the planet

Crowds discovered the beauty in nature during the 8th Annual Earth Day Festival at the Kalakaua Community Center, here, April 20

State seeks public feedback for DOE/BOE Strategic Plan

State seeks public feedback for DOE/BOE Strategic Plan

The Strategic Plan sets the vision for Hawaii’s public school system, supported with strategies and objectives for the state’s students, educators and schools. The BOE approved the review and extension at its General Business Meeting on Jan. 19.

Recent Columns

It’s great at the top when you can see it from the bottom

It’s great at the top when you can see it from the bottom

  Chaplain (Maj.) John Grauer Plans and Operations Chaplain U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii   Here’s a hypothetical situation: It is dark, really dark, except for the stars that illumine the sky. The platoon is conducting a dismounted patrol down a seemingly deserted road in Mosul, Iraq, when an explosion breaks the silence and gunfire erupts. A […]

Like rock climbing, just let go and lean back

Like rock climbing, just let go and lean back

These words come from a song I recently wrote; they express my struggle to be the best at my chosen career and also a good family man.

Parking infractions lead to increase in tickets

Parking infractions lead to increase in tickets

Directorate of Emergency Services U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, and Commander, 8th Military Police Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command   Parking comes at a premium on all U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii installations. Whether you are attempting to visit your dining facility, pick up groceries at the commissary or any other location on our installations, one thing is clear: […]

Hope in an Easter bunny, a football game and a comeback

Hope in an Easter bunny, a football game and a comeback

“Touchdown!”

Recent Health Articles

New TRICARE Urgent Care Pilot Program earns spring test flight

New TRICARE Urgent Care Pilot Program earns spring test flight

Once you receive urgent care, you must notify your primary care manager about that care within 24 hours or the first business day after the urgent care visit.

TAMC Blood Donor Center thanks donors, volunteers

TAMC Blood Donor Center thanks donors, volunteers

More than 100 individuals in attendance for Tripler Army Medical Center’s Blood Donor Center annual Blood Donor Recognition Awards Luncheon packed into a room at the Navy Marine Golf Course, here, recently.

TAMC Tip: New Hearing Hours

TAMC Tip: New Hearing Hours

Hearing Conservation testing hours are changing.
Beginning Monday, April 25, Tripler will change the walk-in days/hours to Monday through Thursday 7-11 a.m.

2016 World Health Day focuses on diabetes prevention

2016 World Health Day focuses on diabetes prevention

Gloria Montgomery Army News Service This year, the World Health Organization, or WHO, dedicated its annual World Health Day (April 7) to diabetes, to celebrate the organization’s 1948 founding. According to WHO, more than 422 million adults worldwide live with diabetes ¬ a 26 percent increase since 1980. In 2014, more than one in three […]

Recent Online Exclusives

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.

‘Bronco’ brigade learns lessons during Exercise Yama Sakura

‘Bronco’ brigade learns lessons during Exercise Yama Sakura

The Soldiers of 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, conducted a war gaming exercise during Yama Sakura at Area X, here, Dec. 5-10.

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Upcoming community events of interest.

MWR Briefs

MWR Briefs

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

News Briefs: April 29, 2016

News Briefs: April 29, 2016

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Traffic Report: April 29, 2016

Traffic Report: April 29, 2016

 Today Restrictions — Vehicle traffic loading will be further restricted over the Paumalu Stream Bridge (located between Paumalu Place and Ke Nui Road, near Sunset Beach) to 15 tons. HDOT has been attempting to allow maximum usage of the structure while repairs are being planned. However, a recent inspection has provided information that indicates load […]