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IMCOM Pacific announces new ‘Director’s Dispatch’ blog

IMCOM Pacific announces new ‘Director’s Dispatch’ blog

| May 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Aloha from Fort Shafter, Installation Management Command-Pacific Team!

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MPs see increase in thefts on installations

MPs see increase in thefts on installations

| May 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

None of us want to spend our hard earned money purchasing items we already had at one point. However, it appears that lately there have been several property break-ins forcing some installation community members to repurchase either privately owned property or government property.

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Lisa Smith Molinari gives the truth about her son

Lisa Smith Molinari gives the truth about her son

| May 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

“It’s a boy,” Doc Walker said as plainly as, “Please pass the salt.”

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Surviving military spouses get the suicide ‘postvention’ they need

Surviving military spouses get the suicide ‘postvention’ they need

| May 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

Every time I hear the gut-wrenching statistic that twenty military veterans commit suicide every day, my throat catches.

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She said ‘no’ to the dress and prom traditions

She said ‘no’ to the dress and prom traditions

| April 26, 2018

Last weekend, our youngest daughter, Lilly, went to senior prom. Three weeks before that, we had an epic mother-daughter argument in a TJ Maxx dressing room.

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Is technology ruining our kids’ lives?

Is technology ruining our kids’ lives?

| April 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

At about eight o’clock each night, a little voice calls me: “C’mon,” it says, “it will relax you. You know you want it.”

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Month of the Military Child: A ‘season of change’ comes for children

Month of the Military Child: A ‘season of change’ comes for children

| April 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

“When we were leaving Guam, Devon isolated himself from his friends as they were isolating him.”

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‘Best for last,’ ‘delayed gratification’ and ‘peak-end bias’ applies to military, too

‘Best for last,’ ‘delayed gratification’ and ‘peak-end bias’ applies to military, too

| April 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

You know those people who open bags of M&Ms and dump the entire contents into their upturned mouths? They’re the same ones who eat icing roses off of birthday cakes, open big presents before little ones, and ask for the good news first.

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Yellow Ribbon Program helps military families with college tuition

Yellow Ribbon Program helps military families with college tuition

| April 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

Reality has set in. There’s no turning back. The kids are going off to college. 

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Do you believe people can change or not?

Do you believe people can change or not?

| April 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

According to a medical study, there is a high correlation between your beliefs and healing. 

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