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Have you looked at an overview of the Post 9/11 GI Bill?

Have you looked at an overview of the Post 9/11 GI Bill?

Since 1944, the GI Bill has helped millions of Veterans pay for college, graduate school, and training programs. Under this bill, qualifying Veterans and their family members can get money to cover all or some of the costs for school or training.

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World War I Centennial, Veterans Day observances to be held at Waikiki Natatorium

World War I Centennial, Veterans Day observances to be held at Waikiki Natatorium

The 100th year Anniversary of the end of World War I, Armistice, will be commemorated on Veteran’s Day, November 11, 2018.

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USAG-Hawaii leaders sign pledges to employees, customers

USAG-Hawaii leaders sign pledges to employees, customers

U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii leaders signed a pledge to USAG-HI employees and customers, Monday, Oct. 15.

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Recruiters face anti-military influencers

Recruiters face anti-military influencers

Back in 2011, my husband, Francis, reported to Naval Station Mayport, Florida to be the staff intelligence officer (N2) of the US Fourth Fleet.

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USAG-Hawaii’s Building Energy Monitor (BEM) classes begin

USAG-Hawaii’s Building Energy Monitor (BEM) classes begin

The Directorate of Public Works  is re-energizing the Building Energy Monitor (BEM) training and monitoring program. The ultimate goal is to help units conserve energy through awareness and education, and reduce the amount of money used to pay for energy.

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Tropic Lightning Soldiers hone skills in Warfighter

Tropic Lightning Soldiers hone skills in Warfighter

Soldiers from the 25th Infantry Division and supporting units participated in Warfighter 19-01, here, from September 30 to October 11.

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3rd Brigade, 25th ID, bids farewell to the Mother of the Wolfhounds

3rd Brigade, 25th ID, bids farewell to the Mother of the Wolfhounds

Attendees of Yuko O’Reilly’s funeral service pay their respects to O’Reilly at the Schofield Barracks Chapel, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, October 12, 2018.

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Honolulu District awards $320.2M in FY18 contracts in Hawaii, Pacific Region

Honolulu District awards $320.2M in FY18 contracts in Hawaii, Pacific Region

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Honolulu District recently completed a very successful Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) during which 454 contract actions were awarded totaling $320,284,102.

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VA, DOD senior leaders commit to aligned electronic health records system

VA, DOD senior leaders commit to aligned electronic health records system

The U.S. Secretaries of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Defense (DOD) signed a joint statement Sept. 26 pledging that their two departments will align their plans, strategies and structures as they roll out a new electronic health records (EHR) system that will allow VA and DOD to share patient data seamlessly. 

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Recent Community Articles

Some horrors may not even scare kids anymore, says Molinari

Some horrors may not even scare kids anymore, says Molinari

Having grown up when kids roamed freely while parents smoked Salems, wore belted vests, ate pimento cheese and adjusted console televisions, my upbringing was undoubtedly different than my children’s.

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Say ‘shoo’ to the flu with TRICARE

Say ‘shoo’ to the flu with TRICARE

The best way to keep the flu at bay is prevention. Make sure you and your family members use your TRICARE benefit and get a flu shot.

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Exchange shoppers can save 15 percent on holiday shopping with new MILITARY STAR account

Exchange shoppers can save 15 percent on holiday shopping with new MILITARY STAR account

Army & Air Force Exchange Service shoppers can pick up extra savings before the holiday season by opening a new MILITARY STAR card account.

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DeCA reminds patrons to be aware of food borne illnesses

DeCA reminds patrons to be aware of food borne illnesses

Keeping foodborne illnesses at bay is a constant job, one shared by retailers and consumers alike, Defense Commissary Agency officials say.

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Defense Commissary Agency provides updates

Defense Commissary Agency provides updates

MyCommissary: OCT. 1 MARKS NEW DAY FOR PATRON ACCESS TO BENEFIT.

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Molinari is an ‘accidental regular at the commissary’

Molinari is an ‘accidental regular at the commissary’

The day after my honeymoon 25 years ago, I moved into my Navy husband’s apartment in Alexandria, Virginia. He carted me around to get a military ID, submit Tricare forms, and obtain base pass stickers for my car, so I’d be an official, card-carrying military spouse.

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Recent Columns

DES reminds motorists, parents of summertime issues

DES reminds motorists, parents of summertime issues

Summer may be the most anticipated season for students of all ages.

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Molinari says survival of the friendliest means evolving as women

Molinari says survival of the friendliest means evolving as women

February was not the best month to PCS (make a permanent change of station move) to England.

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Recent Health Articles

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month empowers patients through knowledge, shared decisions

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month empowers patients through knowledge, shared decisions

Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among males, second only to skin cancer, and affects more than 3 million men in the United States, according to the National Cancer Institute.

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TRICARE’s ‘Open Season’ begins Nov. 12

TRICARE’s ‘Open Season’ begins Nov. 12

Do you want to make enrollment changes to your or to a family member’s TRICARE health plan for 2019? Your chance is around the corner during TRICARE Open Season.

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Recent Fitness Articles

TRICARE’s ‘Open Season’ begins Nov. 12

TRICARE’s ‘Open Season’ begins Nov. 12

Do you want to make enrollment changes to your or to a family member’s TRICARE health plan for 2019? Your chance is around the corner during TRICARE Open Season.

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ECHO benefit year changes to calendar year

ECHO benefit year changes to calendar year

Do you have a family member who gets supplemental services through the TRICARE Extended Care Health Option (ECHO) program? If so, you need to know that beginning on Jan. 1, 2019.

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Army implements new fitness standards for recruits, MOS transfers

Army implements new fitness standards for recruits, MOS transfers

The Army has begun administering the Occupational Physical Assessment Test, or OPAT, to all recruits to assess their fitness for military occupational specialties.

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Army-Navy game played locally to 51-6 – Army!

Army-Navy game played locally to 51-6 – Army!

In the spirit of the 117th Army vs. Navy football game, the 9th Mission Support Command (the Army Reserve) challenged Navy Operational Support Command Pearl Harbor (Naval Reserve) to a flag football game on Takata Field, here, Saturday, Dec. 3.

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Conquering fears is the foundation for water survival

Conquering fears is the foundation for water survival

One by one, Soldiers ground their gear and stepped up to the edge of the pool.

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Recent Calendars

MWR Briefs

MWR Briefs

Events and programs from the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, U.S. Army Garrison, Hawaii.

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Upcoming events and programs of interest in the on- and off-post community.

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Traffic & Outages

Traffic & Outages

Provides traffic, construction and outage information.

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News Briefs

News Briefs

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

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Movies at Sgt. Smith Theater

Movies at Sgt. Smith Theater

Sgt. Smith Theater, Schofield Barracks will be closed through October 31, 2018 during renovation work.

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