Archive for March, 2010

Workgroups gives vital suggestions to leaders as AFAP conference closes

Workgroups gives vital suggestions to leaders as AFAP conference closes

| March 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

SCHOFIELD BARRACKS — Army Family Action Plan delegates developed suggestions to improve the quality of life for Soldiers and family members at this year’s conference brief-out, while also being reminded that strengthening Hawaii’s education system remains the top priority among Army senior leaders.

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Oahu serves as host to MEDCOM’s ‘Best Warriors’

Oahu serves as host to MEDCOM’s ‘Best Warriors’

| March 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

FORT SHAFTER — Primed from numerous noncommissioned officer and Soldier competitions earlier in the year, 20 of the Army Medical Command’s best of the best looked forward to claiming the title of “Best Warrior” for 2010 in a competition held March 13-19 on Oahu.

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Army Family Covenant takes spotlight

Army Family Covenant takes spotlight

| March 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

SCHOFIELD BARRACKS — Army senior leaders recommitted themselves to the promises they first made more than two years ago in improving quality of life services to Soldiers and their family members, with the re-signing of the Army Family Covenant, here, at the Nehelani Banquet and Conference Center, March 18.

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New ID card appointment system on the way

New ID card appointment system on the way

| March 26, 2010 | 2 Comments

SCHOFIELD BARRACKS —  The U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii’s identification card issuing facilities will soon transition from the current walk-in system to an appointment-only system creating a valuable time savings for customers, here.

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Straight Talk: DES to enforce the  vehicle decal policy

Straight Talk: DES to enforce the vehicle decal policy

| March 26, 2010 | 3 Comments

WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD — Starting May 1, all vehicles entering Army installations in Hawaii will be required to have a Department of Defense decal. Drivers without decals will be immediately redirected to the nearest Visitor Control Point to obtain a one-day pass.

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Firemen perform storybook rescue

Firemen perform storybook rescue

| March 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

SCHOFIELD BARRACKS — Just this past week, I had the opportunity to meet a group of heroes. 
Schofield Federal Fire Department personnel became first responders when a baby was delivered in a car, here.

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Footsteps in Faith: Hectic lives, busyness can cause alienation

Footsteps in Faith: Hectic lives, busyness can cause alienation

| March 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

Everyone seems to be busy these days. I guess it’s the sign of the times.

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IMCOM to  transition from NSPS to GS in August

IMCOM to transition from NSPS to GS in August

| March 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON — The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 10 recently repealed the authority for the National Security Personnel System.

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A dog ‘tail’ of two snails

A dog ‘tail’ of two snails

| March 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

WAIANAE MOUNTAINS — Some may say, “It’s all in a hard day’s work,” but workdays are not so typical for Tia and Wicket.

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History comes alive at Tropic Lightning Museum

History comes alive at Tropic Lightning Museum

| March 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

SCHOFIELD BARRACKS — All “taro leaf” veterans have stories to tell, and so do the relics on display at the Tropic Lightning Museum, here.

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