Recent News Articles

Army and Marines Support Waimea Fall Festival

Army and Marines Support Waimea Fall Festival

Hawaii Island residents recently kicked-off the fall season with the Waimea Fall Festival, Oct. 13, at the Waimea District Park. It’s estimated that over 8,000 community members attended the festival.

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500th MI Bde. celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

500th MI Bde. celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

Although the times have changed since the Civil War, the history and legacy of Hispanic Soldiers and civilians who have served in the U.S. Army, in the past and who are currently serving in the present, is celebrated to show appreciation of their influence and direct impact on the strength of the U.S. Army’s diverse force. 

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Reduce your risk of running and sports injuries

Reduce your risk of running and sports injuries

In the last year, more than half of all Soldiers were diagnosed with an injury. Those injured are usually treated through outpatient visits but may be severely limited in their ability to perform certain physical activities for weeks or months. In some cases, injuries even result in medical discharges from the Army.

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CID says to beware of ‘hijacked’ webcam scams

CID says to beware of ‘hijacked’ webcam scams

U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command (CID) is warning individuals to be on the lookout for cybercriminals who are attempting to blackmail victims with compromising videos.

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U.S. Army Reserve provides energy message

U.S. Army Reserve provides energy message

The United States Army Reserve is dependent on natural resources and reliable energy.

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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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Recent Community Articles

Together we can prevent suicide

Together we can prevent suicide

Do you know somebody who has thought about or died by suicide? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), suicide is a top cause of death in the U.S. Suicide is a complex problem. It affects people from all backgrounds, age groups, races, education levels, and military ranks.

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‘Kalikimaka Kritters’ picked as theme for 33rd Annual Holiday Wreath Contest

‘Kalikimaka Kritters’ picked as theme for 33rd Annual Holiday Wreath Contest

The Mayor’s Office of Culture and the Arts (MOCA) has selected “Kalikimaka Kritters” as the theme for the city’s 33rd Annual Holiday Wreath Contest.

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Seasonal savings are heating up at the Commissary

Seasonal savings are heating up at the Commissary

The weather will soon turn cooler in many parts of the country, but savings at your commissary are heating up for the fall season.

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Commissary’s online shopping is simplified

Commissary’s online shopping is simplified

The Defense Commissary Agency’s new customer portal, MyCommissary, launches Oct. 1, laying the foundation for more ways to shop and offering patrons access to their commissary’s biweekly sales flyer.

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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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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

Together we can prevent suicide

Together we can prevent suicide

Do you know somebody who has thought about or died by suicide? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), suicide is a top cause of death in the U.S. Suicide is a complex problem. It affects people from all backgrounds, age groups, races, education levels, and military ranks.

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Compare TRICARE plan costs with Cost Comparison Tool

Compare TRICARE plan costs with Cost Comparison Tool

Do you have questions about your TRICARE costs? Your health care costs depend on your health plan, and who you are.

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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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DFMWR rec center offers fun, active options for all

DFMWR rec center offers fun, active options for all

“The environment, the weather, the people, the food … everything in Hawaii pulls together to enjoying yourself outdoors, and Outdoor Rec exists to show people and teach people how to have fun safely in Hawaii’s outdoors,” Leslie added.

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Wounded warriors surf with celebrities

Wounded warriors surf with celebrities

Learning to surf is on the bucket list of many Soldiers who get stationed in Hawaii.

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Sun worshipers should shield their skin!

Sun worshipers should shield their skin!

Attention sunbathers, golfers and outdoor enthusiasts!

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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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