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The Meat and Potatoes of Life: You can’t rush into military transition

The Meat and Potatoes of Life: You can’t rush into military transition

| April 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

It hasn’t been easy, but we realize that our transition is not complete. We are still cultivating our future.

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The Meat and Potatoes of Life: Holidays test relevance of jellybeans, other dilemmas

The Meat and Potatoes of Life: Holidays test relevance of jellybeans, other dilemmas

| April 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

As the 8 mm reel of my memories slows to a film-flapping stop, I realize that the meaning of a holiday is not in the traditions, but the principals observed.

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The Meat and Potatoes of Life: Can military families ever be ‘locals’?

The Meat and Potatoes of Life: Can military families ever be ‘locals’?

| April 7, 2017 | 1 Comment

In a blog post on Militarybratlife.com, titled “The Lost Ones,” former military brat Dawn Risas agrees: “We will always feel like outsiders to civilians. … As adults we cannot even answer the simple question at a dinner party, ‘So, where are you from?’”

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Footsteps in Faith: Intrusive leadership can be a good thing

Footsteps in Faith: Intrusive leadership can be a good thing

| April 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Above all, I challenge each of us to consider this, are our Soldiers our most critical asset? Are we prioritizing them above all else? I for one truly hope we are.

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The Meat and Potatoes of Life: Over-informed 21st century life generates new stresses

The Meat and Potatoes of Life: Over-informed 21st century life generates new stresses

| March 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lying there before dawn, under the rumpled covers of our bed, I squeeze the minute muscles of my eyelids in hopes of delaying the morning grind.

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Yes, we sometimes grieve, but we must become unstuck soon

Yes, we sometimes grieve, but we must become unstuck soon

| March 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Have you ever lost your cell phone? You begin checking your pockets and rechecking your pockets as if maybe you missed it on the first check.

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March Madness is POV towing

March Madness is POV towing

| March 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

This fiscal year the Directorate of Emergency Services has towed nearly 500 vehicles alone within U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii. A recent meeting with city, county and other services revealed potentially 500-700 vehicles abandoned by service members spread throughout the island.
This month we highlight the proper process to dispose of your vehicle if you are unable to sell it, as well as the proper way to transfer the title that relinquishes you of any responsibility to the vehicle. Failing to do so could end up costing you a lot more money if the government or City and County of Honolulu is forced to dispose of your vehicle.

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Find meaning, impact in remembrance

Find meaning, impact in remembrance

| March 9, 2017 | 1 Comment

The respected Austrian neurologist and psychologist, whom also survived the Holocaust, Viktor E. Frankl wrote in his book Man’s Search for Meaning that, “People tend to see only the stubble fields of transitoriness but overlook and forget the full granaries of the past into which they have brought the harvest of their lives: the deeds done, the loves loved, and last but not least, the sufferings they have gone through with courage and dignity.”

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Larceny, gate entry-exit, IDs need attention

Larceny, gate entry-exit, IDs need attention

| February 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Winter swells have not only brought in large waves, this month, the number of larcenies has also swelled in quantity when compared to this time last year.

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25th ID posts courts-martial

25th ID posts courts-martial

| February 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Monthly courts-martial results.

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