Given the fast pace of an Army life, many find it daunting to balance academics with their daily workload.
As the third iteration of the 8th Theater Sustainment Command’s Young Alaka’i (YA) Leader Development Program comes to a close, the attendees and planners reflect on a great run with the 8th TSC and a bright future, as the mid-career professional development initiative transitions to U.S. Army Pacific sponsorship.
“I wouldn’t necessarily call it advice, but my high school basketball coach, Joe Cortez, taught me a strong work ethic. He always said, ‘If you work hard and put forth your best effort, you can accomplish anything. You can’t control the talents you were given, but you can control how hard you work.’”
With a combined total of more than 348 years of selfless service to our nation and the commands and Soldiers they served with, 14 leaders from the 8th Theater Sustainment Command were recognized for their dedication during a Celebration of Service retirement ceremony, here, at the Hale Ikena, April 13.
Leaders with the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, U.S. Army-Pacific, participated in Command Sgt. Maj. John W. Foley’s Leader Professional Development (LPD) Week in February.
Persevering through four days of intense physical and mental challenges, 20 squads from the 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade, competed in the 2017 “Never Daunted” Best Squad Competition, March 13-16, here.
For many developing nations, clean water is a luxury, not the standard.
Imagine one day you’re enjoying the sweet Hawaiian breeze from your backyard hammock, and then the next two days you’re traveling the United Kingdom to study strategic military culture.