Archive for June, 2017

U.S. Army Health Clinic-Schofield prepares for the storm to come

U.S. Army Health Clinic-Schofield prepares for the storm to come

| June 29, 2017 | 1 Comment

Picture this: The wind is howling as debris becomes high-speed projectiles that penetrate the body upon impact. Trees are toppling over, and significant structure damage occurs within Schofield Barracks due to the category four hurricane sweeping over Oahu. The health clinic, here, is destroyed and staffs are forced to relocate to the open fields of Area X-Ray.

The tents that housed all of the medical lifesaving equipment were already set up and ready to go as the clinical staff stood by to receive an unknown number of patients with varying degrees of injuries during this recent mass casualty, or MASCAL exercise.

By its end, one thing was certain: The staff at USAHC-SB is ready.

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Laser weaponry is bringing sharp advantages

Laser weaponry is bringing sharp advantages

| June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Army and Navy are increasingly incorporating laser weapons on a limited number of platforms and training exercises, according to Matthew Ketner, branch chief of the High Energy Laser Controls and Integration Directorate at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division, Virginia.

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‘Forged in Fire’ shares capabilities, builds relationship

‘Forged in Fire’ shares capabilities, builds relationship

| June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear subject matter experts with the 303rd Ordnance Disposal Battalion (EOD), “Forged in Fire,” 8th Military Police Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, hosted an SME exchange with the Royal Thai Armed Forces (RTARF), at Schofield Barracks’ Area-X, June 8.

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Revelers reminded to celebrate safely

Revelers reminded to celebrate safely

| June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

This year’s Fourth of July Spectacular at Weyand Field is the first since 2012 to be open to the general public.

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Eight decades of military service honored at Celebration of Service

Eight decades of military service honored at Celebration of Service

| June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

On June 22, family, friends and colleagues of four U.S. Army Soldiers came together at historic Palm Circle, at Fort Shafter, for a ceremonial expression of appreciation and gratitude for their combined 84 years of federal service to the U.S. Army, the U.S. Army-Pacific and the nation.

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Sit back and enjoy fireworks show safely

Sit back and enjoy fireworks show safely

| June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Summer is here and with it, barbecues, parades and fireworks displays. However, along with the fun, may be plenty of visits to emergency rooms.

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Annual Healthy Lifestyle Festival arrives at Schofield

Annual Healthy Lifestyle Festival arrives at Schofield

| June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

FORT LEE, Virginia — Special savings on commissary and exchange products, along with the opportunity to participate in fitness-related events, are in store for military members and their families during the worldwide Your Healthy Lifestyle Festival, June 29-July 2, at Schofield Barracks.

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Commissaries celebrate 150 years with specials

Commissaries celebrate 150 years with specials

| June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Commissary shoppers worldwide will be a part of history, July 1, as the Defense Commissary Agency observes the 150th anniversary of the benefit with special sales promotions, contests and giveaways.

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Football ProCamp to host event in Hawaii

Football ProCamp to host event in Hawaii

| June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Eleven military communities have been chosen to host the 2017 football ProCamps events for boys and girls.

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HIDOE announces transition centers initiative

HIDOE announces transition centers initiative

| June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

In partnership with Hawaii 3Rs and the Military Affairs Council, the Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) has announced an effort to develop high-quality transition centers for Hawaii’s public schools.

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