Archive for June, 2010

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

| June 25, 2010 | 0 Comments

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Reserve Enrichment Camp — Registration is open for Army Reservists’ children ages 6-15, who are invited to attend the Army Reserve Enrichment Camp, July 11-16, at Camp Erdman on the North Shore. This free event includes boating, fishing and archery. Activities are designed to challenge and support youth to develop skills like independence, leadership and peer relationships. Visit www.arfp.org/arec.

 

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FMWR Community Calendar

FMWR Community Calendar

| June 25, 2010 | 0 Comments

SKIES Unlimited — Schools of Knowledge, Inspiration, Exploration and Skills classes will continue at Schofield Barracks and Aliamanu Military Reservation without break during the summer, to include dance, theater, karate and little ninjas. Call 655-9818/8380 or 833-5393.

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News Briefs

News Briefs

| June 25, 2010 | 0 Comments

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POSH — Civilian employees and military and civilian supervisors need to attend mandatory Prevention of Sexual Harassment, No Fear Act and Equal Employment Opportunity training sessions. Schofield Barracks employee sessions are at the Sgt. Smith Theater, June 25, 10-11 a.m. or 2:30-3:30 p.m. Schofield Barracks supervisor sessions are at the Sgt. Smith Theater, June 25, 8:30-9:30 a.m. or 1-2 p.m. Call 655-9382.

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Community Sports Calendar

Community Sports Calendar

| June 25, 2010 | 0 Comments

26 / Saturday

Raging Isle Sprint — Join the Surf ’n Sea Swim Series, June 26, 9 a.m., for a one-mile swim from Sunset Beach to Ehukai Beach Park in Haleiwa. Visit www.hawaiiswim.com.

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FMWR Sports Calendar

FMWR Sports Calendar

| June 25, 2010 | 0 Comments

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Fun Run — Register for the Fourth of July celebration 5K and the children’s 1-Mile Fun Run by June 25. The 5K Run is at 9 a.m., and the 1-Mile Fun Run is at 10 a.m., July 4, at Sills Field on Schofield Barracks. The 5K entry fee is $20. A T-shirt is included with all 5K preregistrations. No entry fee is charged for the 1-Mile Fun Run, which is for children 12 years or under. All Fun Run finishers will receive ribbons, and Fun Run T-shirts are $10. E-mail michael.e.kim@us.army.mil or call 655-9650.  

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Team Hawaii plans repeat victory at Ten-Miler

Team Hawaii plans repeat victory at Ten-Miler

| June 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

Qualifying athletes pose after running great times in the 3rd Annual 10 Mile Race Around Wheeler, a time trial to determine members of Team Hawaii for the U.S. Army Ten-Miler later this year. Pictured are (left to right) Capt. John Mozer, Sgt. Sammy Ngatia, Sgt. 1st Class Paul Lancaster, Capt. Shawn Dodge and Lt. Col. Marty Muchow. (Courtesy Photo)WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD — They crossed the finish line first, second, third, fourth.

Team Hawaii was back in action for a second year. 

The Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation sponsored the Army Ten-Miler trial held here, Saturday. 

Runners completed the first stage in what looks to be a repeat of last year’s win: 

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Fourth of July schedule is released

Fourth of July schedule is released

| June 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

SCHOFIELD BARRACKS — Soldiers, civilians and families are invited to a myriad of activities as U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii and the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation honor and celebrate America’s Independence Day, here, July 4.

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8th MPs, Operation Purple help military children deal with deployment

8th MPs, Operation Purple help military children deal with deployment

| June 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

Spc. Edward Gonzalez, 13th Military Police Detachment, 728th MP Battalion, 8th MP, signals his search dog to start the demonstration.WAIALUA — “Kids serve, too,” according to the back of the shirts worn by a special bunch of children attending Hawaii’s Hideway Camp at the YMCA’s Camp Erdman, here. 

These children are part of Operation Purple, a program developed by the National Military Family Association, which reaches out to children of deployed service members. 

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JROTC: Magnet program attracts military students

JROTC: Magnet program attracts military students

| June 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

The JROTC magnet program attracts students, left to right, like Xylia Lydgate from Sacred Hearts Academy, homeschooler Hoku Tamala and Tommy Takao from Punahou High School. Students use a compass in a land navigation course at Area X, Schofield Barracks.SCHOFIELD BARRACKS — The Punahou High School JROTC magnet program draws in students from surrounding military communities on Oahu to participate in a program designed to develop lifelong leadership skills and community service initiatives in high school teenagers.

 The JROTC cadets attended a week of boots-on-ground adventure activities, June 7-11, where students — only a few weeks removed from air-conditioned classrooms — strapped on boots and sweated through their Army combat uniforms while camping in the woods at East Range, here.

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USARPAC safety specialists ensure safe operation

USARPAC safety specialists ensure safe operation

| June 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

Members of U.S. Army-Pacific’s safety team conduct a crew fire rescue plan safety briefing during Cobra Gold 2010 in February. The a joint training exercise focused on maintaining and improving military relationships among the U.S., Thailand, Singapore, Japan, the Republic of Korea and Indonesia. (Courtesy Photo)FORT SHAFTER — Unlike most military missions, the success of the Army’s safety mission lies in what does not happen.

U.S. Army-Pacific’s Safety Office works diligently across the command to ensure that mission goals are met without incident. 

Soldiers’ lives are rife with risk — travel, tactical and physical training and a warrior lifestyle — that too often results in injury or even death. 

The Army is committed to doing all it can to enhance the safety of its fighting force, while maintaining training intensity. 

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