Archive for December, 2013

Special needs no longer a cause for isolation

Special needs no longer a cause for isolation

| December 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

A new, first of its kind program has been established at the main post chapel here to support families with special needs children by providing a safe learning environment during worship services.

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Helo Dunking

Helo Dunking

| December 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

U.S. Soldiers with the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade prepare to submerge underwater during a helo dunker simulator at the base pool aboard Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Kaneohe Bay, recently.

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25th ID, 535th Airlift Squadron conduct validation exercise

25th ID, 535th Airlift Squadron conduct validation exercise

| December 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

The 25th Infantry Division from Schofield Barracks and the 535th Airlift Squadron at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam conducted a validation exercise for their contingency response force, here, Dec. 16.

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8th TSC wins annual USARPAC Career Counselor of the Year

8th TSC wins annual USARPAC Career Counselor of the Year

| December 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

They advise more than a thousand Soldiers at any given time, directly impacting each person’s family, future, and physical and mental health.

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FIRST Lego League gets 1st runner-up at state championship

FIRST Lego League gets 1st runner-up at state championship

| December 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

We, the ShafterBOTs, sat on the floor of the Neal Blaisdell Exhibition Hall as teams from across the state of Hawaii were presented with awards ranging from “Most Promising Rookie” to “Most Innovative Solution.”

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Big aircraft lands on short runway

Big aircraft lands on short runway

| December 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

A C-17 Globemaster III piloted by Air Force Col. Michael Merritt, commander, 15th Operations Group, 15th Wing, landed, here, on a runway mostly used for helicopters, Dec. 16.

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2nd SBCT names Sprague Best Medic

2nd SBCT names Sprague Best Medic

| December 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Soldiers from across the 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, gathered, here, and on East Range, Dec. 9-13, to compete for the title of Best Medic.

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Army divers assist in de-mining Cambodia

Army divers assist in de-mining Cambodia

| December 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Pacific theater’s waterways are still filled with explosive remnants of war, sunken munitions that are dangerous if mishandled.

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YIR: USARPAC’s importance grows in Pacific theater

YIR: USARPAC’s importance grows in Pacific theater

| December 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Army-Pacific’s role in the Asia-Pacific region stepped up considerably this year.

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YIR: 8th TSC ensures warfighting readiness worldwide

YIR: 8th TSC ensures warfighting readiness worldwide

| December 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

In 2013, the 8th Theater Sustainment Command family demonstrated a continual commitment to its vital role as the senior Army logistics command in the Pacific.

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