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‘Charlie Med’ 325th BSB flexes ‘Role II muscles’

‘Charlie Med’ 325th BSB flexes ‘Role II muscles’

It’s a challenge to balance training a real-world mission, but the Soldiers of Charlie Company, 325th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, were doing a great job of it as they juggled their daily task of caring for the Soldiers of 325th BSB with a Role II Field Training Exercise (FTX), where they administered simulating medical care from a tent, at Area X-Ray, Aug. 2-5.

2nd SBCT Soldiers honored as dedicated partners in education

2nd SBCT Soldiers honored as dedicated partners in education

Eight Soldiers from 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, were recognized during the 13th Annual Joint Venture Education Forum Meeting for their hard work, commitment and dedication with the school partnership program at the Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Community Center in Kapolei, Hawaii, Aug. 28.

Field to be dedicated to late Sen. Daniel K. Inouye

Field to be dedicated to late Sen. Daniel K. Inouye

The Fort Benning, Georgia, parade field adjacent to the National Infantry Museum was named for a Medal of Honor recipient, the late Sen. Daniel K. Inouye, at 9 a.m., Sept. 12.

Garuda Shield 14 begins in East Java, Indonesia

Garuda Shield 14 begins in East Java, Indonesia

Garuda Shield is a regularly scheduled bilateral exercise sponsored by U.S. Army-Pacific, hosted annually by the TNI to promote regional security and cooperation.

Recent Community Articles

Making the Grade: Absenteeism plummets 39 percent in public schools

Making the Grade: Absenteeism plummets 39 percent in public schools

Hawaii’s public elementary schools have made significant headway in reducing the number of students chronically absent, a strong predictor of academic success, according to the Hawaii State Department of Education 2013-14 Strive HI Performance System results.

2014 Federal Survey Cards translate into $$$

2014 Federal Survey Cards translate into $$$

All military families are highly encouraged to fill out the Federal Survey Cards, which students will take home from school in early September.
This card is an excellent means to support our public schools with funds to buy equipment and other school resources.

Hale Kula librarian honored

Hale Kula librarian honored

The Scholastic and School Library Journal announced the School Librarian of the Year award, Sept. 3.

More than 90 applicants from around the country were nominated, and Hale Kula Elementary School’s library media specialist, Michelle Colte, was selected as the winner of this prestigious award.

The Meat and Potatoes of Life: Driver’s Ed evolves before us

The Meat and Potatoes of Life: Driver’s Ed evolves before us

I was worried. But this was the last summer session of Driver’s Ed before the start of the school year, so Anna had no choice but to go.

Recent Columns

Courts-martial Results: September 12, 2014

Courts-martial Results: September 12, 2014

The Office of the Staff Judge Advocate releases the results of recent courts-martial for publication to inform the community of military justice trends and to deter future misconduct by Soldiers.

Police Call: Rules of the road govern driving, parking

Police Call: Rules of the road govern driving, parking

The garrison commander, through the Community Compliance Office, has issued 237 driving suspensions this year alone.

Footsteps in Faith: What keeps anyone stuck in bad stuff

Footsteps in Faith: What keeps anyone stuck in bad stuff

Whether it’s a bad job, financial problems, addictions, unhealthy relationships or even something as minor as a bad attitude, it can often seem like there’s nothing we can do to pull ourselves out of it.

Footsteps in Faith: Priorities should be set to be successful

Footsteps in Faith: Priorities should be set to be successful

Have you ever been to the circus and seen the guy who spins plates on top of sticks?

Recent Health Articles

Suicide preventable by watching buddy’s ‘6’

Suicide preventable by watching buddy’s ‘6’

We must continue to support our fellow Soldiers because one suicide is too many.

Soldiers should avoid overtraining to prevent injury

Soldiers should avoid overtraining to prevent injury

Soldiers should be aware of overuse and overtraining that can lead to injury, and they should modify their fitness plans accordingly, an Army doctor has said.

Feedback sought on new Performance Triad app

Feedback sought on new Performance Triad app

Important information and helpful links on sleep, activity and nutrition, the three components of the Performance Triad, are now available as an app that can be downloaded to any smartphone.

Triad challenge enters week 14

Triad challenge enters week 14

The 26-week Performance Challenge hopes to maintain, restore and improve the stamina, resiliency and health of the Army.

Recent Online Exclusives

‘Charlie Med’ 325th BSB flexes ‘Role II muscles’

‘Charlie Med’ 325th BSB flexes ‘Role II muscles’

It’s a challenge to balance training a real-world mission, but the Soldiers of Charlie Company, 325th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, were doing a great job of it as they juggled their daily task of caring for the Soldiers of 325th BSB with a Role II Field Training Exercise (FTX), where they administered simulating medical care from a tent, at Area X-Ray, Aug. 2-5.

2nd SBCT Soldiers honored as dedicated partners in education

2nd SBCT Soldiers honored as dedicated partners in education

Eight Soldiers from 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, were recognized during the 13th Annual Joint Venture Education Forum Meeting for their hard work, commitment and dedication with the school partnership program at the Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Community Center in Kapolei, Hawaii, Aug. 28.

Field to be dedicated to late Sen. Daniel K. Inouye

Field to be dedicated to late Sen. Daniel K. Inouye

The Fort Benning, Georgia, parade field adjacent to the National Infantry Museum was named for a Medal of Honor recipient, the late Sen. Daniel K. Inouye, at 9 a.m., Sept. 12.

Engineers handle routing challenges of JRTC

Engineers handle routing challenges of JRTC

Months of training were put to the test for 1st Platoon, 95th Engineer Company (Clearance), 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade, as they supported 3rd Brigade (Rakkasans), 101st Airborne Division during Joint Readiness Training Center rotation 14-09.

Recent Calendars

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News Briefs: September 12, 2014

News Briefs: September 12, 2014

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civilian employees to news@hawaiiarmyweekly.com.

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Events and programs of interest in the community.

FMWR Briefs

FMWR Briefs

Upcoming Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation events and programs of interest.