Tag: 25th Infantry Division

Army has 25th ID test prototype of new ‘cooler’ uniform

Army has 25th ID test prototype of new ‘cooler’ uniform

| October 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

The current Army Combat Uniform top weighs in at about 650 grams, or about 1.4 pounds. It’s got a lot of pockets and multiple layers of fabric. When it gets wet, it tends to stay wet. And when it’s hot out, it tends to keep Soldiers hot.

The Army has a solution for that: the Improved Hot Weather Army Combat Uniform that has a whole lot fewer pockets, layers of fabric and Velcro, as well as a new fabric that is actually lighter than the current ACU.

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Lightning Forge engages global partners

Lightning Forge engages global partners

| October 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

As 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division began their second week of home station training during Lightning Forge 18-01, foreign visitors from across the Pacific came to Oahu to observe how the 196th Infantry Brigade and Joint Pacific Multinational Readiness Capability (JPMRC) can build readiness and interoperability for their respective national militaries.

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Tropic Lightning Forge(s) on to completion

Tropic Lightning Forge(s) on to completion

| October 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

The 25th Infantry Division’s annual Lighting Forge exercise is winding down and is nearing its scheduled Oct. 29 end.

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Preparation underway for 2017 Lightning Forge training exercise

Preparation underway for 2017 Lightning Forge training exercise

| October 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

From Oct. 21-29, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division Soldiers will deploy to various ranges across Oahu to engage in a decisive action training environment through an interactive and dynamic scenario developed by Joint Pacific Multinational Readiness Capability (JPMRC). During this period, 3rd IBCT will encounter multiple problem sets to include enemy opposition forces, a beleaguered host nation security force, interagency and multinational partnership, a civilian populace that broadly ranges from supportive of U.S. intervention to insurgency, and an emerging cyber threat.

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Schofield Barracks honors past with throwback day

Schofield Barracks honors past with throwback day

| October 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Schofield Barracks went back in time, Saturday, bringing back the military essence of various historical eras at the Tropic Lightning Museum’s annual Living History Day.

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599th Trans. Bde., partners, offload 25th CAB cargo

599th Trans. Bde., partners, offload 25th CAB cargo

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

599th Transportation Brigade and partners offloaded cargo and equipment from the M/V Jean Anne, here, on Oct.10, in support of 25th Combat Aviation Brigade’s return from training at the National Training Center.

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Hawaii’s Mixed Masters win Army Ten-Miler

Hawaii’s Mixed Masters win Army Ten-Miler

| October 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

A mixed masters active duty team from Hawaii, made up of Soldiers 40 years and older, raced to victory for their age division at the annual Army Ten-Miler on an unseasonably hot October day, Sunday. A total of 35,000 runners took part in the race, which begins at the Pentagon, then winds over the Potomac and past the National Mall, before returning to the Defense Department headquarters.

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Living History Day a chance to experience the past

Living History Day a chance to experience the past

| October 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Living History Day returns to the Tropic Lightning Museum, here, on Saturday.

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3BCT Soldier earns Army’s 2017 Best Warrior title

3BCT Soldier earns Army’s 2017 Best Warrior title

| October 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Army now has two more role models for all Soldiers to follow. After six days of demanding events at the Best Warrior Competition last week, a specialist and staff sergeant stood out among this year’s highly-skilled competitors. Spc. Hazen Ham, an infantryman with 25th Infantry Division’s 3rd Brigade Combat Team, and Staff Sgt. Ryan McCarthy, who represented the Army Training and Doctrine Command, were officially named the Army’s Soldier and NCO of the Year, respectively, during an awards luncheon Monday at the Association of the U.S. Army’s Annual Meeting and Exposition.

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25th Infantry Division holds Flying V ceremony for CSM Brzak

25th Infantry Division holds Flying V ceremony for CSM Brzak

| October 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Soldiers, families and friends said farewell to Command Sgt. Maj. Scott A. Brzak after the Flying V. He moves on to the Maneuver Center of Excellence, Fort Benning, Georgia.

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