Archive for June, 2011

BayFest 2011 features Cecilio & Kapono, Hoobastank, Joe Nichols

BayFest 2011 features Cecilio & Kapono, Hoobastank, Joe Nichols

| June 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

The public is invited to Oahu’s largest music and family fun festival, featuring national concert acts, carnival rides, fireworks, competitions, food and military displays.

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‘Never Daunted’ Battalion hosts first FTX since returning from Iraq

‘Never Daunted’ Battalion hosts first FTX since returning from Iraq

| June 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

For the first time since returning from Iraq in late 2009, “Never Daunted” engineers have assembled to test their combat skills.

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News Calendar

News Calendar

| June 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

News briefs for Soldiers and Department of the Army civilians.

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DOD issues Purple Heart standards for brain injury

DOD issues Purple Heart standards for brain injury

| June 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

U.S. service members have long been eligible to receive the Purple Heart Medal for the signature wounds of current wars — including mild traumatic brain injuries and concussions — but now, more clarity is available about how medical criteria for the award is applied, Defense of Department officials said, recently.

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Hawaii sergeant honored in ceremony

Hawaii sergeant honored in ceremony

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The Brooke Army Medical Center, here, honored a Hawaii warrior during a Purple Heart ceremony, June 14.

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Service members, families pay the price of independence

Service members, families pay the price of independence

| June 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

As Americans prepare to celebrate the country’s independence this July Fourth, they should take time to think about the men and women who protect and defend that independence.

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Engineers improve road safety for Strykers

Engineers improve road safety for Strykers

| June 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

For almost four weeks, horizontal construction company engineers sharpened their construction skills and repaired roads used for Stryker vehicle training, here, on the Big Island of Hawaii.

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Hands-on FTX leads to improved logistical support, confidence

Hands-on FTX leads to improved logistical support, confidence

| June 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Logisticians are the pillars of every fighting force throughout history, and as their doctrines and technologies change, so too must logistics.

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561st Eng. Co. clears cliff, makes roadway to Mount Kawela

561st Eng. Co. clears cliff, makes roadway to Mount Kawela

| June 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

The road to the summit of Mount Kawela serves as a symbol to all units that their training can reach new heights in Hawaii.

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Addressing concerns

Addressing concerns

| June 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Coalition and Afghan forces gather to discuss top issues like education and noncommissioned officer development during the third Annual Sergeants Major Conference, here, recently.

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