Since 1945, Army medical professionals who demonstrate their ability to provide medical care while engaged in actual combat are able to earn the Combat Medical Badge.
Recent News Articles
Countless wounded Soldiers have yelled out this word over the years, and it takes a highly skilled warrior to provide first aid and trauma care on the battlefield.
Nearly 50 delegates representing all ranks of the Army, family members, and Department of the Army civilians joined forces at this week’s annual Army Family Action Plan (AFAP) conference to address ways to improve the quality of life in the U.S. Army.
Soldiers of the 8th Special Troops Battalion, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, recognized the lack of training areas located on the south side of Oahu and created a place they call the Warrior Training Center, here.
Recent Community Articles
Due to inclement weather, the date of the Schofield Barracks Tree Lighting Ceremony has changed.
Civilians and current and former service members, alike, came to celebrate and honor those who served during the Veterans Day parade, here, on Nov. 11.
Studies show that when parents are involved in their child’s education, students do better in school.
Did you know Thanksgiving Day is the No. 1 day of the year for home fires involving cooking equipment?
The community experienced three separate incidents of missing children over the past couple of weeks. Thankfully, the children were found safely and returned to their families.
In March, Sergeant Major of the Army Daniel A. Dailey kicked-off Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month with “Not in my Squad, Not in our Army.”
Bad news is good when grown in humility
In ancient times, salt was extremely important.
Recent Health Articles
The reunions are a time to see the difference they have made in the life of one person. It is a true celebration of life.
Thanksgiving may not be a time to “diet,” but it also should not be the time to induce DBFC, or death by food coma.
Many people on Oahu experience mold issues at one point or another and why wouldn’t they? The Hawaiian environment is perfect for mold to reproduce, thrive and spread.
DOD has asked the independent, nonprofit RAND Corporation to design, field and analyze this anonymous, Web-based survey, and ICF International will assist with data collection.
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In appreciation for military service, many restaurants across the nation are offering free meals to veterans and active duty service members on Veterans Day.
Not every Soldier can consider oneself an Ironman athlete, as did Capt. Travis Kaufman, a physician assistant assigned to 2-35th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, here, on Oct. 10.
The 25th Combat Aviation Brigade gave a demonstration of its aircraft, along with static displays for the local community to see at the Kaneohe Bay Airshow, Oct. 17 -18.
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.
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Upcoming events and programs from Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation.
Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) and USAG-HI advisories for detours, construction and noise advisories. Unless indicated, all area codes are 808.
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