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Ceremony officially marks beginning of Garuda Shield 15

Ceremony officially marks beginning of Garuda Shield 15

Soldiers with the Tentara Nasional Indonesia army and U.S. Army stood side-by-side on a parade field, here, Aug. 20, during an opening ceremony that officially marked the beginning of the ninth Garuda Shield exercise.

2nd SBCT trains to uphold combat readiness

2nd SBCT trains to uphold combat readiness

More than 270 Soldiers assigned to 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, completed the final leg of the weeklong Warrior Task Training (WTT), Aug. 14, with a six-mile ruck march and a medical evacuation lane at Watts Field, here.

Army sees challenges ahead to recruiting future Soldiers

Army sees challenges ahead to recruiting future Soldiers

This fiscal year, the Army will make its mission of 59,000 active duty accessions, or young civilians, who enter basic combat training, Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Snow has said.

‘Raiders’ dedicate conference room to Vietnam vet

‘Raiders’ dedicate conference room to Vietnam vet

Calvary troops honored one of their own during a conference room dedication ceremony, here, Aug. 19.

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Warriors find healing through paddling competition

Warriors find healing through paddling competition

Saturday, Aug. 22, marked the sixth annual Na Koa Wounded Warrior Canoe Regatta at Fort DeRussy Beach Park where over 80 teams competed.

Federal Survey Cards worth millions in impact aid for Hawaii schools

Federal Survey Cards worth millions in impact aid for Hawaii schools

Wednesday, Sept. 2nd, is an important date for Hawaii public schools.

Shopping the Hawaii Exchange pays dividends

Shopping the Hawaii Exchange pays dividends

All military and their families shopping and dining at Army & Air Force Exchange Service stores and restaurants in Hawaii Exchange generated nearly $1.4 million last year for Army and nearly $3.0 million for Air Force for quality of life programs.

Influenza may be preventable with vaccination

Influenza may be preventable with vaccination

The U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC) would like to remind all that August is National Immunization Awareness Month, which means it is time to ensure your family’s immunizations are up-to-date and to schedule your seasonal flu shot.

Recent Columns

Juvenile offenders could face review board

Juvenile offenders could face review board

Juvenile delinquency continues to be a concern for the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii community.

We must make time to take time

We must make time to take time

As Americans, we talk fast, walk fast and eat fast.

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who am I?

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who am I?

The similarities between pets and owners are sometimes eerie.

Impatience can lead to quick, needless judgment

Impatience can lead to quick, needless judgment

As human beings, we have a tendency to divide people into two categories: Saints and sinners. Good and bad. Wheat and weeds. But this categorizing can be unreal, because people cannot be easily categorized.

Recent Health Articles

Influenza may be preventable with vaccination

Influenza may be preventable with vaccination

The U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC) would like to remind all that August is National Immunization Awareness Month, which means it is time to ensure your family’s immunizations are up-to-date and to schedule your seasonal flu shot.

Parents should watch for signs of vision trouble in children

Parents should watch for signs of vision trouble in children

August is widely known as Child Eye Health & Safety Month.

TAMC Tip encourages sleep

TAMC Tip encourages sleep

Sleep is a necessity, just like food, water and air.

Military, civilians team up for National Disaster Medical System exercise

Military, civilians team up for National Disaster Medical System exercise

Members of the Healthcare Association of Hawaii (HAH) conducted a National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) tabletop exercise on Aug. 7.

Recent Online Exclusives

Wounded Warriors celebrated by Pacific Sustainers during canoe race

Wounded Warriors celebrated by Pacific Sustainers during canoe race

Since 2009, the State of Hawaii has been home to an annual canoe race to honor wounded warriors and assist in their recovery from their injuries.

Schofield Exchange partners with Disney/Lucas Films

Schofield Exchange partners with Disney/Lucas Films

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is teaming up with Disney/Lucas Films to offer Star Wars Jedi at the Exchange.

Odette “Odie” Laroya was the RCC-P mom

Odette “Odie” Laroya was the RCC-P mom

A gentle trade wind breeze cooled the crowd around the Palm Gazebo, offering a brief moment of respite from the sweltering heat of the afternoon sun on July 1.

July 24-26, Exchange doubles gas savings

July 24-26, Exchange doubles gas savings

In honor of its 120th anniversary, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is pumping up gas savings by doubling the discount for Military Star cardholders.

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News Briefs: August 28, 2015

News Briefs: August 28, 2015

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Traffic Report: August 28, 2015

Traffic Report: August 28, 2015

Traffic Report lists detours, road work, construction and noise advisories received by press time from U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii and Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) sources. Visit www.garrison.hawaii.army.mil/
trafficcalendar.htm for the latest Army Hawaii traffic advisories. Unless otherwise noted, all phone numbers are area code 808.

FMWR Briefs

FMWR Briefs

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

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Upcoming events and programs of interest around the Island of Oahu.