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LSV-6 returns from vital Kuwait mission

LSV-6 returns from vital Kuwait mission

Despite its relatively small size, the Army’s watercraft community constantly demonstrates its flexibility and dedication to global readiness, with its Pacific-based mariners often operating on the other side of the world.

Delegates present AFAP issues

Delegates present AFAP issues

A group of about a dozen Army Family Action Plan (AFAP) delegates were gathered in one of the Nehelani conference rooms to discuss improvements to child care at U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii.

Dailey chosen as next SMA

Dailey chosen as next SMA

Secretary of the Army John McHugh and Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno have announced that Command Sgt. Maj. Daniel A. Dailey will become the 15th Sergeant Major of the Army, Jan. 30, 2015.

Comissary to get renovation in January

Comissary to get renovation in January

A renovation and design upgrade of the Schofield Commissary, which will include the replacement of refrigerated equipment, tiling and light fixtures, is scheduled to begin in January 2015.

Recent Community Articles

New exhibit tells of Nisei valor in fight against Japan

New exhibit tells of Nisei valor in fight against Japan

FORT DERUSSY — The U.S. Army Museum of Hawaii, here, in Waikiki, has opened “America’s Secret Weapon,” a colorful new exhibit that tells the little-known story of the 6,000 Japanese Americans who served in the Military Intelligence Service (MIS) in World War II.

Holiday Services

Holiday Services

The Religious Support Office will hold the following services during this holiday season.

Resource damage leads to changes at Kaena Point

Resource damage leads to changes at Kaena Point

HONOLULU — Following close collaboration with a community advisory group and a voluntary compliance trial, the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) is implementing a vehicle access permit system for the heavily used roads at Kaʻena Point State Park Reserve, Mokulē’ia section.

Exchange readies for holiday shopping season deals

Exchange readies for holiday shopping season deals

With a quarter of its workforce comprised of military family members, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) is a true example of family serving family.

Recent Columns

USARPAC sends holiday safety message

USARPAC sends holiday safety message

I challenge all leaders, Soldiers, civilians and family members to take an active approach to protection throughout this holiday season.

Community asked to reach out to families of deployed

Community asked to reach out to families of deployed

With Thanksgiving weekend, just around the corner, marking the beginning of our traditional holiday season, I wanted to take a moment and share a few thoughts with you.

IMCOM RD addresses Thanksgiving safety

IMCOM RD addresses Thanksgiving safety

This month, as we celebrate Thanksgiving, I ask you to be vigilant in looking after the safety of yourself, your friends and family.

Thanksgiving has become neglected in holiday season

Thanksgiving has become neglected in holiday season

It seems like time flies even faster now than it did when I was growing up.

Recent Health Articles

Your mom was right about the importance of sleep

Your mom was right about the importance of sleep

Turns out your mom was right all along.

Triad’s end approaches

Triad’s end approaches

The 26-week Performance Triad challenge is now entering its final week.

HPV vaccination recommended for those at risk

HPV vaccination recommended for those at risk

Immunization at a young age against the human papilloma virus can protect those who are typically infected in the U.S., such as military- or college-age young adults, from a range of cancers as adults, an expert from the Defense Health Agency has said.

TAMC trains to defend against infectious diseases

TAMC trains to defend against infectious diseases

A team of experts from the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) instructed service members on how to use necessary equipment while working around an infectious patient.

Recent Online Exclusives

IPC breaks ground on new community center

IPC breaks ground on new community center

The sounds of excavators, pulverizers and hammers at work may not be music to the ears, but it’s a sure sign of great news for residents in Island Palm Communities’ (IPC) Red Hill neighborhood.

9th Mission Support Command honors veterans

9th Mission Support Command honors veterans

GARAPAN, SAIPAN, NORTHERN MARIANAS ISLANDS — Brig. Gen. John Cardwell, Commanding General, 9th Mission Support Command attended a Veterans Day ceremony and gave the keynote speech to his Soldiers, local veterans and their families at the American Memorial Park, here, Tuesday, Nov.11 to honor their service and remember the fallen on Veterans Day.

Soldiers don Tropic Bs on Veterans Day

Soldiers don Tropic Bs on Veterans Day

Soldiers and military police that work at the different gates on Schofield Barracks don their Army Service Uniform, Tropical Bs, on Veterans Day, Nov. 11.

599th Transportation Brigade Visits Veterans

599th Transportation Brigade Visits Veterans

TRIPLER ARMY MEDICAL CENTER — For the third year in a row, Soldiers from the 599th Transportation Brigade visited residents of the Veterans Affairs Center for the Aging on the Tripler Army Medical Center campus, Nov. 6, to honor their fellow veterans on Veterans Day.

Recent Calendars

FMWR Briefs

FMWR Briefs

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

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

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Traffic Report: Nov. 21, 2014

Traffic Report: Nov. 21, 2014

Traffic Report lists road, construction and noise advisories received by press time from Army and Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) sources.

News Briefs: Nov. 21, 2014

News Briefs: Nov. 21, 2014

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