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Joint MOUT in Guam

Joint MOUT in Guam

| September 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Joint military operations in urbanized terrain (MOUT) training was conducted at Andersen South Air Force Base, Guam, September 2, 2017. Marines with BLT 3/5 train regularly in different environments to maintain their readiness as the Ground Combat Element of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. The 31st MEU partners with the Navy’s Amphibious Squadron 11 to form the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group, providing a cohesive blue-green team capable of accomplishing a variety of missions across the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.

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RHC-P provides forward surgical team SMEE to Malaysia Armed Forces

RHC-P provides forward surgical team SMEE to Malaysia Armed Forces

| September 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Regional Health Command-Pacific (RHC-P) continues to build relationships and strengthen security in the U.S. Pacific Command (USPACOM) area of responsibility through global health engagements. RHC-P, in coordination with the 25th Infantry Division, sent a team of medical personnel to Malaysia, recently, to perform a bilateral military-to-military subject matter expert exchange (SMEE).

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Leaders sign suicide prevention pledge

Leaders sign suicide prevention pledge

| September 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Emphasizing a message that losing even one service member to suicide is too many, leaders across the armed forces came together at the Missing Man Memorial, here, Sept. 6, to sign a proclamation declaring September as National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.

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Diary of Hawaii Soldier on display at Army museum

Diary of Hawaii Soldier on display at Army museum

| September 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Army Museum of Hawaii recently accepted a donation associated with Staff Sgt. James S. Nishi, a Soldier from Hawaii who served during the Korean War. Of particular interest is the diary he kept while deployed to Korea.

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311th Signal supports Eighth Army during 2017 UFG

311th Signal supports Eighth Army during 2017 UFG

| September 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Republic of Korea and the U.S. Combined Forces Command conducted the annual Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise, Aug. 21-31.

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First responders stage disaster preparedness exercise at HMR

First responders stage disaster preparedness exercise at HMR

| September 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Approximately 100 first responders from multiple agencies engaged in an incident management exercise, here, Sept. 8. It was the first time the exercise was conducted at HMR.

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Threats on social media highlight need for strategy

Threats on social media highlight need for strategy

| September 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Soldiers and family members are facing the growing need to protect themselves from cyber threats on social media, according to top leadership, at U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr in Germany. A Soldier within the U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria footprint recently received messages on a private Facebook page deemed by investigators as malicious and aggressive.

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Groundbreaking held for Gold Star Monument

Groundbreaking held for Gold Star Monument

| September 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

As the nation paused to remember the 16th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on Monday, a smaller group gathered at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery, in Kaneohe, to break ground on the site of a future Gold Star Families Memorial Monument.

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Women and Equality; The journey continues

Women and Equality; The journey continues

| September 13, 2017 | 1 Comment

Nearly 300 Soldiers, family members and civilians came together for a ceremony to celebrate Women’s Equality Day, which commemorate the passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, granting the right to vote to women.

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94th AAMDC sharpens skills, builds ties during UFG

94th AAMDC sharpens skills, builds ties during UFG

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Airmen of Allied nations entered the Korean Air and Space Operations Center to begin the 2017 Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise, often called UFG.

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