Category: Standing Columns

DES urges safety for keiki returning to school

DES urges safety for keiki returning to school

| July 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

In a few short weeks summer will be over and school will be back in session. The first day of school for the four on-post schools is Aug. 1.

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Chaplains are accessible to all Soldiers

Chaplains are accessible to all Soldiers

| July 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

The title of this column is “Footsteps in Faith.” What does that mean? The honest answer is that it can mean different things for different people.

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Hopefully, you remembered our heroes on Memorial Day

Hopefully, you remembered our heroes on Memorial Day

| June 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

As Soldiers, veterans and survivors of war, we had an opportunity on Memorial Day (as well as all other days) to honor our fallen comrades and mourn those who gave their life for their country.

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Traffic Report: June 3, 2016

Traffic Report: June 3, 2016

| June 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Check the Traffic Report for detours, construction and noise advisories.

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Harboring resentment is like drinking poison

Harboring resentment is like drinking poison

| May 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

You will never die from a snake bite.

Although it may hurt, the wound itself doesn’t kill you — it’s the venom making its way through your body that will eventually kill you.

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When helping others, are we just trying to help ourselves?

When helping others, are we just trying to help ourselves?

| May 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

I think, for the most part, we desire to help people. But is it possible to be too helpful?

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It’s great at the top when you can see it from the bottom

It’s great at the top when you can see it from the bottom

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

  Chaplain (Maj.) John Grauer Plans and Operations Chaplain U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii   Here’s a hypothetical situation: It is dark, really dark, except for the stars that illumine the sky. The platoon is conducting a dismounted patrol down a seemingly deserted road in Mosul, Iraq, when an explosion breaks the silence and gunfire erupts. A […]

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Like rock climbing, just let go and lean back

Like rock climbing, just let go and lean back

| April 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

These words come from a song I recently wrote; they express my struggle to be the best at my chosen career and also a good family man.

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Parking infractions lead to increase in tickets

Parking infractions lead to increase in tickets

| April 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Directorate of Emergency Services U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, and Commander, 8th Military Police Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command   Parking comes at a premium on all U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii installations. Whether you are attempting to visit your dining facility, pick up groceries at the commissary or any other location on our installations, one thing is clear: […]

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Hope in an Easter bunny, a football game and a comeback

Hope in an Easter bunny, a football game and a comeback

| March 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

“Touchdown!”

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