Archive for October, 2014

38 candidates of 236 Soldiers, Airmen earn EFMB

38 candidates of 236 Soldiers, Airmen earn EFMB

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

While not actual combat duty, the test itself is so difficult that only 19 percent of those who have tried it, across the Army, have passed it this year.

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2-11th Field Artillery gun crews recertify on M777 howitzer

2-11th Field Artillery gun crews recertify on M777 howitzer

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

As the Army’s mission evolves, so does it’s training.

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FMWR Briefs

FMWR Briefs

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation upcoming events and programs of interest.

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25th ID ‘survives’ Australian outback

25th ID ‘survives’ Australian outback

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

“Just outside of our fishing lines, there were crocodiles lined up like cars at a car show trying to take fish from us. There were some big boys out there.”

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100 complete jungle training

100 complete jungle training

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

“We’ve sent our instructors to Australia, Malaysia, Brunei, Okinawa and a number of other places, and what we’ve done is we’ve combined the best elements of those foreign courses into the course here.”

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Best Warrior & Soldier of the Year

Best Warrior & Soldier of the Year

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Spc. Thomas Boyd, cryptologic linguist, won the Army’s Best Warrior Competition, Oct. 9, at Fort Lee, Virginia, and is the 2014 Soldier of the Year.

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USAG­HI focuses on energy conservation

USAG­HI focuses on energy conservation

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

U.S. Army Garrison­Hawaii has implemented a number of strategies to cut back on energy consumption at its installations over the last several years.

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65th BEB engineers join Tropic Lightning Division

65th BEB engineers join Tropic Lightning Division

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

With all seven companies of the 65th assembled in one place for the first time, the battalion command team, Lt. Col. David W. Acker and Command Sgt. Maj. Giovanni P. Fuentes, uncased the unit’s colors during a ceremony on Weyand Field, Oct. 21.

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New motorcycle safety policy effective Nov. 1

New motorcycle safety policy effective Nov. 1

| October 31, 2014 | 4 Comments

The senior commander, U.S. Army-Hawaii, distributed Policy Letter 11, Motorcycle Safety, to subordinate commanders in advance of Saturday’s new requirements taking effect to allow them to educate all riders.

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Activation of 14th MDB strengthens US-Japan alliance

Activation of 14th MDB strengthens US-Japan alliance

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

“There is no better demonstration of America’s commitment to the Pacific region’s security than the cooperation between 94th AAMDC Soldiers and our Japanese partners in this mission,” said Brig. Gen. Eric L. Sanchez, commander, 94th AAMDC.

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