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Army Combat Fitness Test set to become new PT test of record in late 2020

Army Combat Fitness Test set to become new PT test of record in late 2020

| July 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Army senior leaders have approved a new strenuous fitness test designed to better prepare Soldiers for combat tasks, reduce injuries and lead to ample cost savings across the service.

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599th Trans. Bde. proves versatility w/back-to-back air- and seaport ops

599th Trans. Bde. proves versatility w/back-to-back air- and seaport ops

| July 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Transporters from the 599th Transportation Brigade made a quick turnaround as they worked both air- and seaport missions from June 11-20.

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599th Trans. Bde. first-aid team takes life-saving on the road

599th Trans. Bde. first-aid team takes life-saving on the road

| June 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Members of the 599th Transportation Brigade became a lot more prepared as the unit’s first-aid team took training on the road from April 28-May 9.

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Army to field Squad Designated Marksman Rifle in September

Army to field Squad Designated Marksman Rifle in September

| June 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

The new Squad Designated Marksman Rifle, or SDM-R, is scheduled to be fielded at the brigade level starting in September, according to the Program Executive Office Soldier.

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Army National Guard helping in Hawaii as volcano erupts

Army National Guard helping in Hawaii as volcano erupts

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Joint Task Force 5-0 in Hawaii is helping authorities handle evacuations, provide security and monitor air quality as Mount Kilauea spews out clouds of toxic gas and lava destroys homes in its path.

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First-aid team at 599th Transportation Brigade takes lifesaving on the road

First-aid team at 599th Transportation Brigade takes lifesaving on the road

| May 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Members of the 599th Transportation Brigade became a lot more prepared as the unit’s first-aid team took training on the road from April 28-May 9.

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New changes announced to Army retention bonuses, kickers

New changes announced to Army retention bonuses, kickers

| May 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Officials released new guidance Tuesday (May 15) on the Army’s Selective Retention Bonus Program, which includes first-ever bonuses up to $52,000 for those who reenlist for critical Security Forces Assistance Brigade positions.

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Regional Health Command-Pacific’s Kelly Wheeler practices service before self

Regional Health Command-Pacific’s Kelly Wheeler practices service before self

| May 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

It could be said that music is the fabric of life for Kelly Wheeler – the binding fiber that connects and harmonizes her stories.

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Retired Soldiers bolstering Army recruiting efforts

Retired Soldiers bolstering Army recruiting efforts

| May 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

A generation gap hasn’t stopped the Army’s retired community from using its circles of influence to help the service gain new recruits. As Army Recruiting Command continues its push toward its 2018 recruitment goals, it has increasingly turned toward retired Soldiers for help.

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Barracks program aims to improve Soldier’s quality of life

Barracks program aims to improve Soldier’s quality of life

| May 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management has recently implemented a new barracks program to improve quality of life of unaccompanied Soldiers, increase leadership accountability of daily operations, and optimize available resources.

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