Archive for December, 2010

Oaths affirmed before national 9/11 flag

Oaths affirmed before national 9/11 flag

| December 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

Soldiers from across Oahu gathered on board the USS Missouri, anchored in Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7, for a special re-enlistment opportunity in front of the very flag that flew at ground zero, Sept. 11, 2001.

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Holiday spirit

Holiday spirit

| December 16, 2010 | 2 Comments

With Christmas just around the corner, Soldiers from Company B, 1st Battalion, 52nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, decide to spruce up their desert surroundings and create a festive scene.

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‘Gimlets’ strengthen bonds with books

‘Gimlets’ strengthen bonds with books

| December 16, 2010 | 2 Comments

Several Soldiers sat on couches in a dimly lit tent, speaking softly to one another, each waiting for their turn, here, recently.

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605th Trans. Detachment uncases colors

605th Trans. Detachment uncases colors

| December 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

Soldiers of the 605th Transportation Detachment, 545th Trans. Company, 524th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 45th Sust. Brigade, 8th Theater Sust. Command, uncased their guidon, marking their official return from deployment, here, Dec. 6.

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NICU graduates are reunited at TAMC celebration

NICU graduates are reunited at TAMC celebration

| December 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

The Tripler Army Medical Center 10th floor conference room was full of laughing children, happy parents and an excited staff, Saturday, when the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit hosted its 2nd Annual Graduate Christmas Party.

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Hand off

Hand off

| December 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

History was made when the 8th Forward Surgical Team (Airborne), activated, here, Dec. 3, becoming the first FST in Alaska. Lt. Col. Charles Russell (left), commander, 17th Combat Service Support Battalion, passes the 8th FST (Airborne), unit flag to Capt. Nate Marsh, company commander, here.

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Sgt. 1st Class helps give closure to families of fallen warriors

Sgt. 1st Class helps give closure to families of fallen warriors

| December 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

A harsh reality for any Soldier during war is the chance he or she won’t be coming back, a chance that a Soldier’s family will never be able to find closure.

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8th MPs introduce Warfighter Integration Program

8th MPs introduce Warfighter Integration Program

| December 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

Comprehensive Soldier Fitness is not just another new Army buzzword for maintaining the resiliency of its Soldiers: it’s necessary.

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Recommitment

Recommitment

| December 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

Chief Warrant Officer 2 Maurice Morton (left) and Sgt. Vincente Suarez, both from the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, stand before the national 9/11 flag, which hung at the site of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center, as Suarez re-enlists on board the USS Missouri, Dec. 7.

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Sappers construct holiday cheer for students

Sappers construct holiday cheer for students

| December 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

Combat engineers from the 34th Sapper Engineer Co. (Rear Detachment), 65th Eng. Battalion, 130th Eng. Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, brought their skills to Mililani Ike Elementary, here, Dec. 8 and 10.

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