Archive for April, 2018

500th MI best Soldier, NCO named, advance to INSCOM

500th MI best Soldier, NCO named, advance to INSCOM

| April 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Best Warrior Competition is more than just a competition. It represents the commitment and ability of Soldiers and Noncommissioned Officers (NCOs) to be able to conquer any given situation using their basic Soldier skills.

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Bill Braden’s ‘Pacific Sea and Sky’ painting is unveiled at Schofield Barracks chapel

Bill Braden’s ‘Pacific Sea and Sky’ painting is unveiled at Schofield Barracks chapel

| April 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

After persevering for many years, the commitment and full creative abilities of artist Bill Braden are permanently on display at the Main Post Chapel, here.

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Island Palm Communities goes above and beyond to rescue neighborhood kitten, stuck in drainage pipe

Island Palm Communities goes above and beyond to rescue neighborhood kitten, stuck in drainage pipe

| April 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

Employees at Island Palm Communities, which provides asset, development, property and maintenance management support for more than 7,600 military families on Oahu, recently pulled off a daring rescue: saving a 3-week-old kitten that had fallen down a drainage pipe, where he remained for over 24 hours.

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Wheeler Middle School students participate in Microsoft Youth Spark Live

Wheeler Middle School students participate in Microsoft Youth Spark Live

| April 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

April 13, Microsoft Philanthropies, Wheeler Middle School and U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii partnered to provide a Microsoft Youth Spark Live event for 100 Wheeler Middle School students.

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2nd Brigade Warriors help JROTC cadets push themselves to the limit

2nd Brigade Warriors help JROTC cadets push themselves to the limit

| April 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

As the sun rose across Pililaau Army Recreation Center, Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps cadets from across Oahu, Alaska and California geared up for a multi-day team physical fitness challenge to hone their skills of leadership, here.

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She said ‘no’ to the dress and prom traditions

She said ‘no’ to the dress and prom traditions

| April 26, 2018

Last weekend, our youngest daughter, Lilly, went to senior prom. Three weeks before that, we had an epic mother-daughter argument in a TJ Maxx dressing room.

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‘Sextortion’ scams continue to occur, so don’t give into scammer’s demands

‘Sextortion’ scams continue to occur, so don’t give into scammer’s demands

| April 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command’s Computer Crime Investigative Unit (CCIU) continues to caution the Army community to be on the lookout for all types of “sextortion scams” where criminals will use any dishonest method to make contact with potential victims and then attempt to blackmail them.

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599th Transportation Brigade partners with 931st ETOE for offload

599th Transportation Brigade partners with 931st ETOE for offload

| April 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

The 599th Transportation Brigade and partners offloaded 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team cargo and equipment from the USNS Mendonca here, April 3-5.

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Secretary of the Army fully focused on SHARP

Secretary of the Army fully focused on SHARP

| April 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Shortly after Dr. Mark Esper was sworn in as the 23rd Secretary of the Army in November, he said he had one pressing priority in mind during his first days in office: Sexual Harassment Assault Response and Prevention, or SHARP.

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Basic training might be lengthened, says Army secretary

Basic training might be lengthened, says Army secretary

| April 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Army wants Soldiers who complete basic combat training and advanced individual training to be ready to deploy “on day one” once they reach their units, said Secretary of the Army Dr. Mark T. Esper.

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