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O’ahu’s ‘elepaio are struggling for survival

O’ahu’s ‘elepaio are struggling for survival

| August 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

One of O‘ahu’s rare endangered birds makes its home, here, in the mountains above the Schofield training range. The O‘ahu ‘elepaio, a native flycatcher, is found nowhere else in the world.

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Volunteers help USAG-HI protect native habitats

Volunteers help USAG-HI protect native habitats

| April 21, 2017 | 1 Comment

In Hawaii, home to some of the world’s most isolated ecosystems and most threatened species, protecting native plants is key to protecting entire habitats.

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Clean water boosts capabilities for peacekeeping mission

Clean water boosts capabilities for peacekeeping mission

| March 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

For many developing nations, clean water is a luxury, not the standard.

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Army’s heavy lifting helps protect endangered snails

Army’s heavy lifting helps protect endangered snails

| March 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

On a clear morning, here, thousands of feet above Schofield Barracks, a pair of conservationists from the Oahu Army Natural Resources Program scanned the sky, waiting for the approach of a Black Hawk helicopter scheduled to sling load supplies for an enclosure that will protect a population of endangered Oahu tree snails.

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Army announces annual environmental award winners

Army announces annual environmental award winners

| March 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Army recently announced the winners of the Fiscal Year 2016 Secretary of the Army Environmental Awards. Five installations and three teams will receive the highest honor in the field of environmental science and sustainability conferred by the Army.

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Senior enlisted military advisers call for budget certainty

Senior enlisted military advisers call for budget certainty

| March 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

The military’s senior enlisted members appeared before Congress, recently, to discuss quality of life issues and advocate for budget certainty to maintain military superiority and recruit and retain the best people.

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Civic Action Team Palau strengthens international bond

Civic Action Team Palau strengthens international bond

| March 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Twelve Soldiers from the Civic Action Team (CAT) Palau, 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Eng. Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, redeployed in February after a six-month, joint-rotational mission demonstrating the U.S. continued support and partnership with the Republic of Palau.

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Army Reserve proves its commitment to conserve energy

Army Reserve proves its commitment to conserve energy

| February 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Energy touches nearly every aspect of the U.S. Army Reserve’s mission – from the electricity that powers our Army Reserve Centers to the fuel that powers our vehicles.

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Energy resilience ‘proudest’ achievement says outgoing assistant secretary

Energy resilience ‘proudest’ achievement says outgoing assistant secretary

| January 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Asked what stands out as her biggest achievement, Katherine Hammack replies, “I’m proudest of the Net Zero Program.”

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USAG-HI wraps up year providing tons of support

USAG-HI wraps up year providing tons of support

| December 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

2016 began with good financial news and a new state law: Pay raises, though just 1.3 percent, were issued for the federal government – both military and civilian personnel. In Hawaii, the new law changed the smoking age to 21 for tobacco purchase, possession or consummation.

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