Archive for August, 2015

Ceremony officially marks beginning of Garuda Shield 15

Ceremony officially marks beginning of Garuda Shield 15

| August 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Soldiers with the Tentara Nasional Indonesia army and U.S. Army stood side-by-side on a parade field, here, Aug. 20, during an opening ceremony that officially marked the beginning of the ninth Garuda Shield exercise.

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2nd SBCT trains to uphold combat readiness

2nd SBCT trains to uphold combat readiness

| August 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

More than 270 Soldiers assigned to 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, completed the final leg of the weeklong Warrior Task Training (WTT), Aug. 14, with a six-mile ruck march and a medical evacuation lane at Watts Field, here.

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Army sees challenges ahead to recruiting future Soldiers

Army sees challenges ahead to recruiting future Soldiers

| August 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

This fiscal year, the Army will make its mission of 59,000 active duty accessions, or young civilians, who enter basic combat training, Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Snow has said.

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‘Raiders’ dedicate conference room to Vietnam vet

‘Raiders’ dedicate conference room to Vietnam vet

| August 28, 2015 | 1 Comment

Calvary troops honored one of their own during a conference room dedication ceremony, here, Aug. 19.

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Pacific troops keep Sgt. Audie Murphy’s legacy alive

Pacific troops keep Sgt. Audie Murphy’s legacy alive

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“You lead from the front.” – Sgt. Audie Murphy

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Partnerships with military strengthen Hawaii schools

Partnerships with military strengthen Hawaii schools

| August 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Karen A. Iwamoto Staff Writer KAPOLEI — Officials from Hawaii’s military community and the Hawaii State Department of Education gathered at the Kroc Center, here, Aug. 21, for the 2015 Joint Venture Education Forum. The forum highlighted the partnerships between service members and military-impacted public schools in the state. The Army partners with more than […]

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2nd SBCT Soldiers recognized for community service

2nd SBCT Soldiers recognized for community service

| August 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Four Soldiers from 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, were recognized during the Joint Venture Education Forum (JVEF) at the Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Community Center, here, Aug. 20, for their hard work, commitment and dedication working with Hawaii schools.

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Forum highlights state partnerships with Hawaii’s military community

Forum highlights state partnerships with Hawaii’s military community

| August 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Joint Venture Education Forum (JVEF), a cooperative partnership between Hawaii’s military community, public schools and other community organizations, highlighted success stories of Hawaii’s military students and their families at its 14th annual meeting, Aug. 20, here.

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Antiterrorism awareness requires planning for the worst

Antiterrorism awareness requires planning for the worst

| August 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Terrorists have struck military targets in the United States, as well as overseas, and it is likely such attacks will continue. Terrorism experts caution to plan for the worst.

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Changes to Military Lending Act better protect service members

Changes to Military Lending Act better protect service members

| August 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

In July, the Defense Department closed loopholes against financial firms, protecting service members from institutions that have, among other things, charged interest rates in the triple digits.

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