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McChrystal gives keynote talk at prayer breakfast

McChrystal gives keynote talk at prayer breakfast

The Army community came together, here, for food and fellowship during the 25th Infantry Division and U.S. Army Hawaii Prayer Breakfast on March 15.

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Army to increase end strength by 28,000 Soldiers

Army to increase end strength by 28,000 Soldiers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Department of the Army will add 28,000 Soldiers to its ranks by Sept. 30, 2017, officials have announced.

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Part 2 of 2: 94th AAMDC pursues continuous growth leaders

Part 2 of 2: 94th AAMDC pursues continuous growth leaders

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM — Leaders with the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, U.S. Army-Pacific, participated in Command Sgt. Maj. John W. Foley’s Leader Professional Development (LPD) Week in February.

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Retired Sailor brings host of talents to 599th Transportation Brigade

Retired Sailor brings host of talents to 599th Transportation Brigade

MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII, Kaneohe Bay — Although some other members of the 599th Transportation Brigade have taken a circuitous route to get to their current occupation, as a former Navy helicopter pilot, battle watch captain, director, deputy director, surfboard shaper, and boat builder, Charles Loiselle, the brigade director of administration and human resources is unique for variety.

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Clinic gets latest LPD from retired major general

Clinic gets latest LPD from retired major general

Col. Deydre Teyhen, commander of the U.S. Army Health Clinic at Schofield Barracks (USAHC-SB), hosted retired Maj. Gen. David Rubenstein, a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, to discuss the importance of an organization’s mission, vision and values with the USAHC-SB staff.

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Army announces annual environmental award winners

Army announces annual environmental award winners

The Army recently announced the winners of the Fiscal Year 2016 Secretary of the Army Environmental Awards. Five installations and three teams will receive the highest honor in the field of environmental science and sustainability conferred by the Army.

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Do you qualify for the Post 9/11 GI Bill?

Do you qualify for the Post 9/11 GI Bill?

More than 200,000 U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers who have active duty training (ADT), active duty special work (ADSW), or active duty operational support-Reserve Component (ADOS-RC) service after Sept. 10, 2001, may now be eligible for the Post 9/11 GI Bill (PGIB) and for the Transfer of Education Benefits (TEB).

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Senior enlisted military advisers call for budget certainty

Senior enlisted military advisers call for budget certainty

The military’s senior enlisted members appeared before Congress, recently, to discuss quality of life issues and advocate for budget certainty to maintain military superiority and recruit and retain the best people.

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Recent Community Articles

TAMC partners with UH-Manoa for Career Fair

TAMC partners with UH-Manoa for Career Fair

Tripler Army Medical Center’s Industrial Hygiene Service participated in a career fair with its partner school, the University of Hawaii, in order to recruit local college graduates to fill industrial hygienist positions at Tripler and the U.S. Army Health Clinic-Schofield Barracks.

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‘Fitness Fun Day’ brings together community partners

‘Fitness Fun Day’ brings together community partners

WAHIAWA — Cheers erupted from the elementary school students at various physical fitness stations for Fitness Fun Day inside the Hugh Yoshida Stadium at Leilehua High School, here, on March 10.

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Kolekole 10K boasts view worth running to

Kolekole 10K boasts view worth running to

Story and photos by Kristen Wong Contributing Writer SCHOFIELD BARRACKS — Runners paused at the top of Kolekole Pass to take in the view of the mountains, ocean, greenery and the city of Waianae, during the Kolekole 10K Run, Saturday. “This is a great race,” said Capt. David Niblick, the commander of Headquarters and Headquarters […]

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Are there no riches in military life?

Are there no riches in military life?

“What the (unexpressed expletive)?” my 16-year-old daughter, Lilly, stopped herself short in front of our minivan on a blustery, rainy morning before school this week.

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History accompanies weekend Kolekole run

History accompanies weekend Kolekole run

As runners gear up for the Kolekole 10K on March 11, and the Kolekole Walking Path reaches its second anniversary of being reopened to the community for limited use on March 14, the Hawaii Army Weekly takes a look back at the area’s rich history.

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Weekend Honolulu Festival unites Pacific Rim cultures

Weekend Honolulu Festival unites Pacific Rim cultures

With this year’s theme, “Cultural Harmony, Journey to Peace,” this weekend’s Honolulu Festival strives to strengthen ties between cultures and ethnicities.

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The Meat and Potatoes of Life: Over-informed 21st century life generates new stresses

The Meat and Potatoes of Life: Over-informed 21st century life generates new stresses

Lying there before dawn, under the rumpled covers of our bed, I squeeze the minute muscles of my eyelids in hopes of delaying the morning grind.

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Yes, we sometimes grieve, but we must become unstuck soon

Yes, we sometimes grieve, but we must become unstuck soon

Have you ever lost your cell phone? You begin checking your pockets and rechecking your pockets as if maybe you missed it on the first check.

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Recent Health Articles

Proper diet boosts brainpower with veggies, berries

Proper diet boosts brainpower with veggies, berries

Look for food items with minimal processing, and engage in a lifestyle that involves regular physical activity for an added brainpower boost.

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Commissary groceries are ‘thumbs up’ for health

Commissary groceries are ‘thumbs up’ for health

Dietitians and health professionals are quick to point out that no one diet is right for everyone. It’s important to follow a healthful eating plan that fits each person’s unique lifestyle.
So what does NGP do?

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Recent Online Exclusives

USARPAC liaisons share common vision for cross-domain integration

USARPAC liaisons share common vision for cross-domain integration

Twenty-four Ground Liaison Detachments (GLDs) and Reconnaissance Liaison Detachments (RLDs) from seven U.S. Air Force bases spanning from Guam and Japan to Alaska and Arizona met at Nellis AFB, Nevada for the inaugural 5th Battlefield Coordination Detachment (BCD) Ground and Reconnaissance Liaison Detachment Academics.

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Do you qualify for the Post 9/11 GI Bill?

Do you qualify for the Post 9/11 GI Bill?

More than 200,000 U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers who have active duty training (ADT), active duty special work (ADSW), or active duty operational support-Reserve Component (ADOS-RC) service after Sept. 10, 2001, may now be eligible for the Post 9/11 GI Bill (PGIB) and for the Transfer of Education Benefits (TEB).

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Traffic Report

Traffic Report

Advisories from Army and Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) sources. Provides construc- tion and outage information.

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Upcoming events and programs in the Honolulu area community.

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News Briefs

News Briefs

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

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MWR Briefs

MWR Briefs

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

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