Category: Standing Columns

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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Have you reflected on life’s oldest question?

Have you reflected on life’s oldest question?

| March 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Chaplain (Capt.) James Fryer 84th Engineer Battalion 130th Eng. Brigade 8th Theater Sustainment Command Have you ever wondered about the origins of the universe and the mysteries relating to the source of human life? Medieval Catholic theologian Thomas Aquinas (1224-1274) reasoned that we should come to the basic appreciation of a mighty architect of all […]

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Prevent break-ins, keep your vehicles safe

Prevent break-ins, keep your vehicles safe

| March 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

As we come to the end of the second quarter of the fiscal year, we’ve noticed an uptick in vehicle break-ins on some of our installations.

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The fresh air of openness withers away the seeds of despair

The fresh air of openness withers away the seeds of despair

| March 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

What’s underneath of your uniform jacket?

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Traffic Report: March 11, 2016

Traffic Report: March 11, 2016

| March 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Send your traffic, noise and construction announcements to news@hawaiiarmyweekly.com.

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