Archive for February, 2010

Hawaii’s dirtiest race: Swamp Romp

Hawaii’s dirtiest race: Swamp Romp

| February 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

A record number of military personnel braved mud pits and water holes while here, Saturday, for the dirtiest footrace in the islands, with the Army entering more participants than any other service branch.

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IMCOM commander pledges full support to Family Covenant

IMCOM commander pledges full support to Family Covenant

| February 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

The Army Family Covenant will be fully funded. That is the Army’s non-negotiable contract with our Soldiers and families to provide the support and services they need,” said Lt. Gen. Rick Lynch, commander of Installation Management Command.

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Defense Department temporarily halts spouse employment program

Defense Department temporarily halts spouse employment program

| February 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

The Defense Department has temporarily halted a popular employment assistance program for military spouses while it conducts a “top-to-bottom” review of its services, officials said Feb. 19.

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Roadwork for new military vehicle route begins next month

Roadwork for new military vehicle route begins next month

| February 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

Portions of Wilikina Drive and Kaukonahua Road will be closed for five days each, in March, for U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii-planned road enhancements.

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Medical commands name best warriors

Medical commands name best warriors

| February 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

Early February found Pacific Regional Medical, Veterinary and Dental Command Soldiers competing in the Soldier and Noncommissioned Officers of the Year (Best Warrior) competitions here in Hawaii.

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‘Famous Amos’ says don’t hold on to the past

‘Famous Amos’ says don’t hold on to the past

| February 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

The man who built his name on chocolate chip cookies and self-help books told an audience of Soldiers and senior Army leaders that living in the present is much more important than dwelling on the past.

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Spring schedule on track to mark start of personnel system transition

Spring schedule on track to mark start of personnel system transition

| February 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

The Defense Department is on track to transition the majority of its more than 220,000 civilian employees out of the National Security Personnel System by Sept. 30, more than a year ahead of deadline, said the official heading up that transition, Feb. 19.

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25th ID greets new commander

25th ID greets new commander

| February 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

With the majority of the 25th Infantry Division’s Hawaii-based brigades and battalions in attendance, the collective voice of “Tropic Lightning” boomed louder than ever as members of the U.S. Army’s Pacific division bid aloha to their former leader and welcomed their new commanding general to Hawaii.

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Ask The Commander: Gate access, security

Ask The Commander: Gate access, security

| February 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

Wrapping up a two-part series, the colonel addresses community concerns presented during a live town hall, including gate closures and force protection conditions.

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Soldiers skip, hop, hula-hoop and jump to promote fitness

Soldiers skip, hop, hula-hoop and jump to promote fitness

| February 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

Soldiers from the 8th Theater Sustainment Command joined students from Gustav H. Webling Elementary School, here, to take part in the Jump Rope For Heart program, Feb. 19.

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