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“In case of an emergency, stand up and exit the helicopter”

“In case of an emergency, stand up and exit the helicopter”

Helocasting from a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter off the coast of Hawaii sounds like the perfect scene for a big screen action movie or military recruiting video.

Army Chief of Staff visits China, South Korea, Japan, Hawaii

Army Chief of Staff visits China, South Korea, Japan, Hawaii

Gen. Mark A. Milley, the 39th U.S. Army Chief of Staff, is visiting the Asia-Pacific region from Monday, Aug. 15, to Tuesday, Aug. 23.

‘Watchdogs’ bid aloha to 706th EOD Company

‘Watchdogs’ bid aloha to 706th EOD Company

The 303rd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Battalion, 8th Military Police “Watchdog” Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, hosted an inactivation ceremony for its 706th Ordnance Company (EOD), Aug. 3, at Hamilton Field.

Director Leaf to depart DKI APCSS at end of term

Director Leaf to depart DKI APCSS at end of term

Retired Air Force Lt. Gen. Dan “Fig” Leaf, director of the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS), has announced that he will be departing the Center at the end of his current term in January. His last day in the office will be Oct. 31.

Recent Community Articles

Making communities safe: National Night Out joins residents, garrison agencies

Making communities safe: National Night Out joins residents, garrison agencies

The family-friendly event also offered children a chance to interact with first-responders and learn what to do in emergencies.

Movies at Sgt Smith Theater

Movies at Sgt Smith Theater

This weekend at Sgt Smith Theater, Schofield Barracks

Hui Super Sign Up set for Aug. 30

Hui Super Sign Up set for Aug. 30

The purpose of the Hui is promoting unity and friendship while continuing in the traditions of enhancing community spirit through the coordination of revenue-producing projects to finance community needs.

The Great Outdoors: ODR patrons experience Hawaiian adventures

The Great Outdoors: ODR patrons experience Hawaiian adventures

Escape into the natural beauty of Oahu with trained staff from the Outdoor Recreation Center (ODR) in their Adventure Program activities.

Recent Columns

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.

DES urges safety for keiki returning to school

DES urges safety for keiki returning to school

In a few short weeks summer will be over and school will be back in session. The first day of school for the four on-post schools is Aug. 1.

Recent Health Articles

Crisis support help is now only a text away

Crisis support help is now only a text away

The Crisis Text Line covers all crisis issues: suicidal ideation, LGBTQ issues, abuse, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, eating disorders and beyond. When someone is in immediate need of crisis support, they can send a text to 741741 and a trained crisis counselor will respond.

TAMC Tip: Playground Safety

TAMC Tip: Playground Safety

It’s hard to believe that summer is almost over, and the time to send the kids back to school is once again upon us. Back to school time means it’s also time to think about safety, beginning with play.

Immunizations offer protection for all life stage

Immunizations offer protection for all life stage

August is Immunization Awareness Month and a great time to find out which vaccines you and yours need to be protected at different ages and stages in life.

Army readies 1.6 million seasonal flu shots

Army readies 1.6 million seasonal flu shots

The Army estimates it will use about 1.6 million doses of the injectable influenza vaccine (i.e., the flu shot) this upcoming flu season to keep both active duty and reserve Soldiers, civilian staff and family members healthy.

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

FMWR Briefs

FMWR Briefs

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

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Upcoming events and programs in the Honolulu community area.

News Briefs: August 19, 2016

News Briefs: August 19, 2016

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