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SHARP summit ‘rises to the challenge’

SHARP summit ‘rises to the challenge’

Staff Sgt. Justin Silvers and Russell Dodson U.S. Army Pacific-Public Affairs HONOLULU — U.S. Army-Pacific held a weeklong Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention, or SHARP, training summit at the Ford Island Conference Center, Aug. 7-11. The training summit theme, “Rising to the Challenge,” brought more than 90 personnel from across the Pacific region together to […]

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Honorable McCarthy named under secretary

Honorable McCarthy named under secretary

Ryan D. McCarthy is named 33rd Under Secretary of the Army.

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O’ahu’s ‘elepaio are struggling for survival

O’ahu’s ‘elepaio are struggling for survival

One of O‘ahu’s rare endangered birds makes its home, here, in the mountains above the Schofield training range. The O‘ahu ‘elepaio, a native flycatcher, is found nowhere else in the world.

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8th TSC EOD techs support Mine Action Training Center in Vietnam

8th TSC EOD techs support Mine Action Training Center in Vietnam

Soldiers from across U.S. Army-Pacific, including explosive ordinance disposal (EOD) technicians from the 303rd Ordnance Battalion, 8th Military Police Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, in conjunction with Golden West Humanitarian Foundation, held a closing ceremony and certificate presentation for 11 Vietnam Mine Action Training Center students on July 27.

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Antiterrorism awareness efforts focus on homegrown threats

Antiterrorism awareness efforts focus on homegrown threats

As forces around the globe continue to combat terrorism, Army officials want to ensure that Soldiers and citizens know what it means to be vigilant.

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RHC-P Soldier chosen for Green to Gold program

RHC-P Soldier chosen for Green to Gold program

Sgt. Mayra Bendavid, a combat medic assigned to Regional Health Command-Pacific (RHC-P) struck gold, recently. She is one of the Army’s newest Green to Gold selectees.

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Ceremony welcomes incoming chief of staff to USARPAC

Ceremony welcomes incoming chief of staff to USARPAC

Brig. Gen. Ronald P. Clark, incoming chief of staff, U. S. Army-Pacific, was honored during a Flying “V” ceremony held at historic Palm Circle, here, Aug. 2.

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Wolfhounds, O’Reilly family welcome children from the Holy Family Home Orphanage

Wolfhounds, O’Reilly family welcome children from the Holy Family Home Orphanage

Sixty years ago, honorary Sgt. Maj. Hugh O’Reilly led the 27th Infantry Regiment, “Wolfhounds.” in one of the greatest displays of compassion and outreach to come out of World War II.

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Recent Community Articles

Prepare to defend, All Army Softball once again seasoned with Aloha

Prepare to defend, All Army Softball once again seasoned with Aloha

Five members with Hawaii ties are among 25 invitees that will compete for 15 final spots, and one alternate spot, for the All Army Team.

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Going, going, GONE: FMWR launches vehicle turn-in, auto auction

Going, going, GONE: FMWR launches vehicle turn-in, auto auction

The Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation is launching its Vehicle Turn-In Service on Aug. 9. In tandem with the service, FMWR will begin holding weekly vehicle auctions.

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Finding beauty in trash is one family’s summer beach ritual

Finding beauty in trash is one family’s summer beach ritual

Interestingly, while on vacation, we find beauty in the shattered remnants of long-abandoned beer bottles, mayonnaise jars, wine jugs and other broken bits of glass that have been tossed about on the sea floor long enough to become sea glass.

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Back-to-school: A guide to ace-ing the new academic year

Back-to-school: A guide to ace-ing the new academic year

School starts on Aug. 7 and 8 for Hawaii’s public school students, and many campuses are hosting orientations, school-supply drop-offs and other new-school events to get students and parents ready to get back in the classrooms.

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Schofield ‘Back to School’ sidewalk sales coming Aug. 4-5

Schofield ‘Back to School’ sidewalk sales coming Aug. 4-5

Schofield Commissary patrons should mark Aug. 4-5 on their calendars for the sidewalk sale.

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ACS is 52 years old and still serving proudly

ACS is 52 years old and still serving proudly

ACS strives to strengthen our military community, and through ACS programs and services, our military is stronger, healthier and happier.

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Recent Columns

The Meat and Potatoes of Life

The Meat and Potatoes of Life

Despite the iconic yellow vehicle being the subject of happy nursery rhymes and jolly cartoons, taking school transportation is not always a stress-free experience.

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Footsteps in Faith: Prayer is a powerful way to close the distance

Footsteps in Faith: Prayer is a powerful way to close the distance

When all you can do is to pray, you learn that the best you can do is to pray.

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Recent Health Articles

Gov. Ige proclaims Gastroschisis Awareness Day

Gov. Ige proclaims Gastroschisis Awareness Day

In March, the Carrier family sent a proclamation to the governor’s office to recognize July 30th as Gastroschisis Awareness Day in Hawaii, to coincide with the nationally recognized day. The governor signed the proclamation, and the Carrier’s decided to organize a walk/run to celebrate the momentous occasion.

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You’ve been stung! Now what do you do?

You’ve been stung! Now what do you do?

Rarely, a large number of stings can trigger a life-threatening allergic reaction. Call 911 if someone develops chest pain, difficulty breathing, hoarseness or swelling of the tongue or throat.

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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

August 2017

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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

Send official announcements for Soldiers and civilians employees to editor@hawaiiarmyweekly.com.

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