Category: Commander’s Column
October proved itself a difficult month for U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, especially the end of last week, which saw the evacuation of coastal areas in anticipation of a tsunami that never arrived and the unfulfilled threat of an active shooter at Schofield Barracks, Oct. 25.
The Army is resurrecting an old theme, the “Back to Basics” mentality.
During the past three years as commander of the 8th Theater Sustainment Command, my family and I have been blessed to be a part of a great organization made that much greater through the support of dedicated family and friends who make up our communities.
Army regulations define the role of the noncommissioned officer; the NCO guide lists the skills, knowledge and attitudes of each grade; and the NCO Creed is the guiding document on how we must perform our duties. These are “tools” we add to our own “leader’s toolbox.”
The “Ask the Garrison Commander” program allows Soldiers, civilians and family members to present concerns and recommend outcomes.