Archive for October, 2017

205th MI Soldiers engage readiness training with Reservists

205th MI Soldiers engage readiness training with Reservists

| October 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

The 205th Military Intelligence Battalion, 500th MI Brigade-Theater (MIB-T), conducted a joint training mission with Soldiers from the 301st MI Battalion (Reserve component), 500th MIB-T, July 10-Sept. 29, here.

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Foreign nationals entering military have new rules

Foreign nationals entering military have new rules

| October 31, 2017 | 2 Comments

The Defense Department is releasing two policies that will affect foreign nationals entering the military or who are already in the military, Stephanie Miller, DoD’s director of accessions, said Oct. 13.

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Marine Corps World War II veterans visit Pohakuloa Training Area

Marine Corps World War II veterans visit Pohakuloa Training Area

| October 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

Veterans of the 5th Marine Division visited Pohakuloa Training Area, Oct. 20, as part of the 68th annual reunion of the 5th Marine Division Association.

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Army developing lasers that can pierce fog and dust

Army developing lasers that can pierce fog and dust

| October 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

A lot of people think that high-energy lasers, or HELs, can’t penetrate fog, rain and dust, said Thomas Webber. That’s just plain wrong. Webber, director of the Directed Energy Division’s Technical Center, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command, spoke at the Association of the United States Army’s Annual Meeting and Exposition, Oct. 9.

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Endangered species benefit from evolving technologies

Endangered species benefit from evolving technologies

| October 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

In the rodent business, a lot can change in five years. That’s according to small mammal control biologist Tyler Bogardus with the Pacific International Center for High Technology Research. Bogardus is helping the U.S. Army protect endangered species on O‘ahu by controlling one of their largest threats: rats.

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Despite challenges, enlistment standards not lowered

Despite challenges, enlistment standards not lowered

| October 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

In an increasingly complex world in which higher demands will be placed on Soldiers, “we cannot afford to lower our standards” for enlistment, said Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey.

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Filipino WWII vets receive Congressional Gold Medal

Filipino WWII vets receive Congressional Gold Medal

| October 31, 2017 | 1 Comment

Sen. Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii), Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) and Congressional leaders presented the Congressional Gold Medal to Filipino World War II veterans, here, Oct. 25.

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U.S. rejects nuclear-armed DPRK

U.S. rejects nuclear-armed DPRK

| October 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis reiterated that the United States will not accept a nuclear-armed North Korea, here, Oct. 28.

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The undead run

The undead run

| October 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Participants ran in the Zombie 5K Run, Oct. 13, 2017 at Leader’s Field.

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A pro answers: Is it time to pull wisdom teeth?

A pro answers: Is it time to pull wisdom teeth?

| October 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Typically people have four wisdom teeth but it is not uncommon for someone to have more or less. When they come in straight behind your last tooth and are cleansable, there is no reason to extract (pull) them. Often times, though, wisdom teeth develop at an angle or below the level of the gums and jawbone.

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