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National Disaster Preparedness focuses on planning

National Disaster Preparedness focuses on planning

September is National Preparedness Month.

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25th CAB hosts Regional Aviation Operation Symposium

25th CAB hosts Regional Aviation Operation Symposium

The 25th Combat Aviation Brigade hosted Soldiers from the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam, recently, for a Regional Aviation Operation Symposium, or RAOPS.

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South Pacific partners for natural disasters

South Pacific partners for natural disasters

For the members of the U.S. Army Reserve’s 9th Mission Support Command, their time on New Caledonia was spent hunkered down in conference rooms, working with NATO allies and other partner nations to coordinate responses to a hypothetical natural disaster during Exercise Equateur 2017.

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PTA’s Public Works team builds wash table

PTA’s Public Works team builds wash table

PTA’s Public Works team (DPW) are building a wash table out of concrete, so Soldiers and Marines can hose off their field gear.

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Transition Summit scheduled Oct. 10-12 at SB

Transition Summit scheduled Oct. 10-12 at SB

The 2017 Hawaii Transition Summit will be hosted, here, Oct. 10 thru 12. Service members, veterans and military spouses can join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Hiring our Heroes Foundation for this free hiring fair and transition summit that’s designed just for them.

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Joint MOUT in Guam

Joint MOUT in Guam

Joint military operations in urbanized terrain (MOUT) training was conducted at Andersen South Air Force Base, Guam, September 2, 2017. Marines with BLT 3/5 train regularly in different environments to maintain their readiness as the Ground Combat Element of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. The 31st MEU partners with the Navy’s Amphibious Squadron 11 to form the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group, providing a cohesive blue-green team capable of accomplishing a variety of missions across the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.

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RHC-P provides forward surgical team SMEE to Malaysia Armed Forces

RHC-P provides forward surgical team SMEE to Malaysia Armed Forces

Regional Health Command-Pacific (RHC-P) continues to build relationships and strengthen security in the U.S. Pacific Command (USPACOM) area of responsibility through global health engagements. RHC-P, in coordination with the 25th Infantry Division, sent a team of medical personnel to Malaysia, recently, to perform a bilateral military-to-military subject matter expert exchange (SMEE).

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Leaders sign suicide prevention pledge

Leaders sign suicide prevention pledge

Emphasizing a message that losing even one service member to suicide is too many, leaders across the armed forces came together at the Missing Man Memorial, here, Sept. 6, to sign a proclamation declaring September as National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.

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Recent Community Articles

Summit to host event for military spouses

Summit to host event for military spouses

Schofield Barracks is hosting the 2017 Hawaii Transition Summit, Oct. 10-12.

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Schofield Exchange invites ‘Star Wars’ to ‘Find the Force’

Schofield Exchange invites ‘Star Wars’ to ‘Find the Force’

  Army & Air Force Exchange Service Public Affairs SCHOFIELD BARRACKS — Defenders of the Force can become one with the “Star Wars” universe during “Find the Force,” a special augmented reality event, Sept. 30, at the Schofield Main Store Exchange, here. “Star Wars” fans start the smartphone-assisted treasure hunt by downloading the Star Wars […]

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Soldier’s daughter wins big on Food Network

Soldier’s daughter wins big on Food Network

How many teenagers can say they successfully cooked insects for actor David Arquette?

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HIDOE names Schofield Inouye Elementary School employees2017 Team of the Year

HIDOE names Schofield Inouye Elementary School employees2017 Team of the Year

The Daniel K. Inouye Elementary School Custodial Team was named HIDOE’s 2017 Team of the Year.

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WAAF Civil Air Patrol cadet earns prestigious Spaatz award

WAAF Civil Air Patrol cadet earns prestigious Spaatz award

Earning the Spaatz award requires passing a rigorous four-part exam testing fitness, moral reasoning, leadership knowledge and aerospace education. Those who pass are promoted to the grade of cadet colonel.

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JVEF Forum highlights school/military education partnerships

JVEF Forum highlights school/military education partnerships

“JVEF is an important collaboration between the HIDOE and our military leadership,” said HIDOE Superintendent Christina Kishimoto.

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Survive the ordeal of college tours, Trojan Wars with my experience

Survive the ordeal of college tours, Trojan Wars with my experience

According to the National Association for College Admission Counseling, 77 percent of colleges in the United States rate campus visits as a top recruitment strategy for prospective freshmen.

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Look to Adam and Eve as a surprising love story

Look to Adam and Eve as a surprising love story

Kind of a bad choice for “perfect love,” you might say, but while it is true that Adam and Eve are best known for the single worst mistake in history, as the first couple – literally – ever to fall in love, their relationship was part of God’s handiwork.

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Recent Health Articles

TAMC strives to improve the patient experience

TAMC strives to improve the patient experience

Within the last year, TAMC has updated and rebuilt three major clinics: the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, the Progressive Care Unit and, most recently, the Pediatric Specialty Clinic.

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TAMC patrons, beneficiaries urged to be good neighbors

TAMC patrons, beneficiaries urged to be good neighbors

With more than 7,000 vehicles entering the installation daily, instances of speeding or loud noise can quickly become a major issue. The command team at Tripler wants to remind visitors and staff members to be aware of how their actions outside the facility can negatively impact the community and urges them to embrace the “aloha spirit.”

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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

September 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

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