Archive for October, 2013

The Meat and Potatoes of Life:  Parent tricks bag Halloween treats

The Meat and Potatoes of Life: Parent tricks bag Halloween treats

| October 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

You see, it’s Halloween, and as much as we won’t admit it, we parents are just like our sticky, chocolate-smeared, sugar-mongering little rug rats.We want candy too, and lots of it.

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Halloween Happenings

Halloween Happenings

| October 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Hawaii’s history is rich in tales of supernatural beings, occurrences and mythology.

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524th CSSB sees end of OEF era with massive retrograde convoy

524th CSSB sees end of OEF era with massive retrograde convoy

| October 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Capt. Jerry Garner 524th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion 45th Sustainment Brigade 8th Theater Sustainment Command KUNDUZ OPERATING BASE, Afghanistan — As coalition forces work feverishly to prepare for the 2014 withdrawal, Soldiers from the 524th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion made one last retrograde run to Kunduz. This run was to be the cumulative event moving […]

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SAMC Hawaii inducts four, continues tradition of excellence

SAMC Hawaii inducts four, continues tradition of excellence

| October 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Sgt Audie Murphy Club is an elite organization of noncommissioned officers who have demonstrated inherent leadership qualities and abilities characterized by those of Sgt. Audie Murphy, the highest decorated Soldier in U.S. Army history.

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Air Cav qualify at PTA

Air Cav qualify at PTA

| October 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

“OH-58D pilots provided convoy security, route reconnaissance and close-combat attack support during the convoy live-fire training and completed their aerial gunnery at the same time,” Scher said.

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Bike patrol plays active role in community relations

Bike patrol plays active role in community relations

| October 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Bike patrol officers conduct regular patrols in the housing areas to enforce laws, educate the community and raise safety awareness. They also interact with children in schools and in the community after school hours.

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Garrison leadership is a lost art after 10 years

Garrison leadership is a lost art after 10 years

| October 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

The SAMC re-emphasizes professionalism, selfless service, caring and understanding — all of which are the characteristics we want our junior leaders to embody — and is a forcing function for senior squad leaders and platoon sergeants to get back into the regulations.

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Army service answers deeper questions of life’s meaning

Army service answers deeper questions of life’s meaning

| October 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

What is the meaning and purpose of your life?

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Hawaii vendors vie for Commissary, Soldier business

Hawaii vendors vie for Commissary, Soldier business

| October 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

The coordinated opportunity for local Hawaii businesses to have their products sold in Hawaii military commissaries first sprang to life in 1997, and is now in full-flower, as evidenced Oct. 16, as military representatives met with local vendors during the 16th annual American Logistics Association (ALA) Hawaii Show.

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1-14th Inf. shares PT with Nanaikapono Elementary keiki

1-14th Inf. shares PT with Nanaikapono Elementary keiki

| October 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, gathered at Nanaikapono Elementary, recently, as they do every Tuesday, to work on physical fitness with the students as part of their local school partnership program.

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