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The Installation Voting Assistance Office switches to high gear as we reach the registration peak of the national election.

94th AAMDC Change of Responsibility

94th AAMDC Change of Responsibility

The 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command has a new command sergeant major.

Prescribed Burn

Prescribed Burn

The U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii conducted a prescribed burn this week. As of today, the burn is extinguished and under observation to ensure no flare-ups. The results of the burn will be published in the May 27 edition of the Hawaii Army Weekly.

DoD adds funding to enhance Zika surveillance by military labs

DoD adds funding to enhance Zika surveillance by military labs

The Defense Department is providing $1.76 million in extra funding to military laboratories to expand Zika virus surveillance worldwide and assess the virus’s impact on deployed service members’ health and readiness, Navy Cmdr. Franca Jones said in a recent interview.

Recent Community Articles

25th ID hosts free joint military band concert Saturday night

25th ID hosts free joint military band concert Saturday night

In recognition of National Military Appreciation Month, the Honolulu Council of the Navy League, Hawaii Theatre Center, and Major General Charles A. Flynn, Commanding General of the 25th Infantry Division will host the 31st Annual Combined Military Band Appreciation Concert on Saturday, May 21 at 6 p.m. at Hawaii Theatre Center.

Schofield Commissary 2-day closure to complete $10.9M job

Schofield Commissary 2-day closure to complete $10.9M job

The Schofield Commissary will close at 4 p.m., this Sunday, May 22, and will be completely closed next Monday and Tuesday, May 23 and May 24, for a total store reset.

Recent grad enlistees to be honored

Recent grad enlistees to be honored

The third annual Our Community Salutes High School Enlistee Recognition Ceremony and reception is scheduled for May 21. This event recognizes and honors Oahu’s high school seniors who have committed to enlisting into all branches of military service, after graduation this spring.

Lei donations sought for Memorial Day

Lei donations sought for Memorial Day

Every year leading up to Memorial Day, the Department of Parks and Recreation, City and County of Honolulu, and the Department of Education sponsors the “Sew a Lei” project. This year the Federal Fire Department has joined the project and will have three main fire stations located on base to be a collection point for lei donations.

Recent Columns

Harboring resentment is like drinking poison

Harboring resentment is like drinking poison

You will never die from a snake bite.

Although it may hurt, the wound itself doesn’t kill you — it’s the venom making its way through your body that will eventually kill you.

When helping others, are we just trying to help ourselves?

When helping others, are we just trying to help ourselves?

I think, for the most part, we desire to help people. But is it possible to be too helpful?

It’s great at the top when you can see it from the bottom

It’s great at the top when you can see it from the bottom

  Chaplain (Maj.) John Grauer Plans and Operations Chaplain U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii   Here’s a hypothetical situation: It is dark, really dark, except for the stars that illumine the sky. The platoon is conducting a dismounted patrol down a seemingly deserted road in Mosul, Iraq, when an explosion breaks the silence and gunfire erupts. A […]

Like rock climbing, just let go and lean back

Like rock climbing, just let go and lean back

These words come from a song I recently wrote; they express my struggle to be the best at my chosen career and also a good family man.

Recent Health Articles

DoD adds funding to enhance Zika surveillance by military labs

DoD adds funding to enhance Zika surveillance by military labs

The Defense Department is providing $1.76 million in extra funding to military laboratories to expand Zika virus surveillance worldwide and assess the virus’s impact on deployed service members’ health and readiness, Navy Cmdr. Franca Jones said in a recent interview.

TAMC Weekend youth physicals offered

TAMC Weekend youth physicals offered

With the school year wrapping up, Tripler Army Medical Center is ramping up: for school physicals.

Are organic foods worth their cost?

Are organic foods worth their cost?

To buy organic, or not to buy organic, that is the question.

TAMC Tip: Feel bad? Try regular exercise

TAMC Tip: Feel bad? Try regular exercise

Regular physical activity is good for everyone’s health and people of all ages and body types can be physically active.

Recent Online Exclusives

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.

‘Bronco’ brigade learns lessons during Exercise Yama Sakura

‘Bronco’ brigade learns lessons during Exercise Yama Sakura

The Soldiers of 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, conducted a war gaming exercise during Yama Sakura at Area X, here, Dec. 5-10.

Recent Calendars

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Upcoming concerts, festivals and events of interest.

MWR Briefs

MWR Briefs

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

News Briefs: May 20, 2016

News Briefs: May 20, 2016

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Traffic Report: May 20, 2016

Traffic Report: May 20, 2016

Traffic report lists detours, construction and noise advisories.