Archive for April, 2012

Earth Month Schedule of Events

Earth Month Schedule of Events

| April 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Throughout the month of April, many organizations on Oahu, as well as within U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii’s Island Palm Communities and the Directorate of Public Works, are recognizing Earth Month with free family events.

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Recruits sought for Kaena clean up

Recruits sought for Kaena clean up

| April 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Soldiers and Department of the Army civilians are invited to help restore one of Oahu’s most beautiful treasures during a joint Earth Day activity at Kaena Point State Park Reserve, April 28.

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JPAC to host arrival ceremony April 27

JPAC to host arrival ceremony April 27

| April 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command, or JPAC, will host an Arrival Ceremony, here, 9 a.m., April 27, in Hangar 35, to honor fallen U.S. personnel whose identities remain unknown.

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Thrift savings to offer new Roth option

Thrift savings to offer new Roth option

| April 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Service members and Defense Department civilian employees who are eligible for the thrift savings plan, or TSP, will soon have a new Roth option for retirement savings under the program, defense finance officials announced, April 13.

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Foal Eagle combines ‘Gimlets’, South Korean forces

Foal Eagle combines ‘Gimlets’, South Korean forces

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Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, “Gimlets,” 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, participated in a combined live-fire training exercise with Republic of Korea, or ROK, soldiers at Rodriguez Multi-Purpose Range Complex, here, April 13, to train not only on their warfighting skills, but also on their ability to execute and accomplish missions as a single, cohesive unit.

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News Briefs

News Briefs

| April 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

News briefs for Soldiers and Department of the Army civilians.

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Signal Corps town hall

Signal Corps town hall

| April 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald Pflieger (left), Signal Corps regimental sergeant major, held a noncommissioned officer town hall for Signal Soldiers, in the Main Post Chapel, here, April 11.

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Gen. Dempsey says TAPS represents best of USA

Gen. Dempsey says TAPS represents best of USA

| April 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors, or TAPS, signifies all that is good about America, said Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Wednesday.

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Confidential alcohol treatment program protects Soldier privacy

Confidential alcohol treatment program protects Soldier privacy

| April 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Soldiers who meet specific criteria can now self-refer themselves to the Confidential Alcohol Treatment and Education Program, or CATEP, without notifying their commanders.

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Recognizing early autism signals improves treatment strategies

Recognizing early autism signals improves treatment strategies

| April 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Did you know a child as young as 1 year old can show signs of autism, according to Autism Speaks?

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