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Strong Bonds helps warriors move forward

Strong Bonds helps warriors move forward

| April 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

In this fast-paced digital age, what could possibly convince a young single Soldier to put down his or her video game controller or a smart phone long enough to devote time to life planning?

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Singles in 8th MPs build ‘Strong Bonds’

Singles in 8th MPs build ‘Strong Bonds’

| February 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Company and 71st Chemical Co., 8th Military Police Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, participated in Single Soldier Resiliency Training, at the Hilton Waikiki Beach Hotel, here, Jan. 28-30.

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New comedic tool encourages Soldiers to think about safety first

New comedic tool encourages Soldiers to think about safety first

| November 11, 2010 | 0 Comments

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center has teamed up with the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command to provide Soldiers with a ready-to-use tool that builds hazard awareness and encourages Soldiers to think safety during their off-duty hours — but not without a little fun. 

According to USACR/SC Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Eyer, this is “anything but your boring safety presentation.”

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Sergeant starts SADD program on post

Sergeant starts SADD program on post

| September 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

Pfc. James Florence (left), FSC, 84th Eng. Bn., 130th Eng. Bde., 8th TSC, prepares to put a pie in the face of Command Sgt. Maj. Roy Ward, 130th Eng. Bde., 8th TSC, during a SADD fundraiser at Schofield Barracks. (Sgt. Kerrilee Fowler | 84th Eng. Bn., 130th Eng. Bde., 8th TSC)SCHOFIELD BARRACKS — It’s 1:40 a.m., on a Saturday when Sgt. Kerrilee Fowler, operations noncommissioned officer, Forward Support Company, 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Eng. Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, awakes to the sound of her cell phone.

The voice on the other end is a Soldier who tells her that he went out drinking and doesn’t want to drive home drunk. Without hesitation, Fowler writes down the address, gets in her car and picks up the Soldier.

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Living in the barracks doesn’t have to be unhealthy

Living in the barracks doesn’t have to be unhealthy

| September 9, 2010 | 0 Comments

FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska — It really is possible to live in the barracks and still have a healthy lifestyle, said Capt. Thomas Johnston, officer in charge of the Nutrition Care Division at Bassett Army Community Hospital, here.

 

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Couples bond at 9th MSC’s Married Skills Workshop retreat

Couples bond at 9th MSC’s Married Skills Workshop retreat

| September 7, 2010 | 0 Comments

Albert and Susan Puletasi (left) work with Eleanor and Colbert Low (right) to complete their couples’ bingo cards. Bingo was one of the many activities the couples participated in during the Married Skills Workshop, Aug. 27-29. Albert Puletasi is a noncommissioned officer in the 548th Transportation Battalion, and Colbert Low is the commander of the 4960th Multi-Functional Training Brigade, both part of the 9th MSC.KAPOLEI – Fifty couples attended the U.S. Army Reserve 9th Mission Support Command’s Married Skills Workshop, here, Aug. 27-29, making it the command’s largest couples-event held in Hawaii to date. 

Diverse couples ranging from newlyweds to those with 35-plus years of marriage gathered at the J.W. Marriott Resort with one common objective for the weekend retreat: to strengthen their marriages. 

The workshop is part of Strong Bonds for Couples, which is a unit-based, chaplain-led program designed to strengthen the marital bond by giving couples the tools and information they need for better communication and relationship building. 

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