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Tag: 25th Combat Aviation Brigade
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.
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.
The 599th Transportation Brigade and its partners loaded out 25th Combat Aviation Brigade cargo and equipment for Pacific Pathways 17-1 exercises, here, from Jan. 23-24.
Soldiers from F Company, 3rd Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, with support from A, B and C companies, 3-25th Avn. Regt.; from 2nd Bn., 25th Assault Bn.; and from the Hawaii Army National Guard represented the 25th CAB and 25th Infantry Division as part of an air traffic control (ATC) training mission, here, from Jan. 17 to 20.
The 599th Transportation Brigade and its partners uploaded 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, cargo for the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk, Louisiana, onto the USNS Brittin from Jan. 3-8, here.
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.
The 3rd Brigade Combat Team, “Broncos,” 25th Infantry Division, began a successful year as companies assigned to 2nd Battalion, 27th Inf. Regiment, “Wolfhounds,” loaded up a U.S. Army logistics support vessel for an exercise at the Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA), on the island of Hawaii, in January.
Throughout 2016, the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade impressively embodied its motto, “We Fly for the Troops,” by providing unique functional aviation support and expertise to the 25th Infantry Division, its partner nations and joint counterparts.
During 2016, highly motivated U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Honolulu District staff supported military construction at Hawaii Army posts and throughout the Pacific region, awarding more than 520 contract actions totaling $220,443,332, including $127.2 million for small businesses.