Tag: Army Community Service

ACS celebrates turning 49 in July

ACS celebrates turning 49 in July

| July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Army gradually recognized the need for an official “Family Services Program,” and in 1963 Lt. Col. Emma Marie Baird developed the concept of a system of social services that eventually would evolve into Army Community Service (ACS).

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School directory guides parents of special needs kids

School directory guides parents of special needs kids

| July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

A permanent change of station move prompts its own challenges, but family members with special needs children face another complexity when looking for the right schools at their new home, a Defense Department official has said.

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IPC program promotes child safety

IPC program promotes child safety

| July 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

With schools set to start in less than a month, many parents have their hands full buying supplies and registering their children for classes.

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Garrison, state pledge hiring support

Garrison, state pledge hiring support

| May 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Representatives from the State of Hawaii Department of Labor and U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii signed an agreement, here, recently, in a formal ceremony that pledged continued support in the hiring and employment of military spouses.

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Spouse appreciation can be found in Philly airport

Spouse appreciation can be found in Philly airport

| May 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Last week, in an ironic twist of fate, I spent Military Spouse Appreciation Day (May 9) stuck in the Philadelphia airport for hours trying to get back to Rhode Island.

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Job fair helps service members land dream career

Job fair helps service members land dream career

| May 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

In response to the upcoming involuntary separation programs instated by both the Army and Air Force, the Army Career Alumni Program (ACAP) and the Joint Employment Management System (JEMS) have joined forces to host a special job fair, here, May 16, to assist service members affected by the drawdown.

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Garrison, state pledge hiring support

Garrison, state pledge hiring support

| May 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Representatives from the State of Hawaii Department of Labor and U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii signed an agreement, here, Friday, in a formal ceremony that pledged continued support in the hiring and employment of military spouses.

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Upcoming ACS Career Fair targets spouses

Upcoming ACS Career Fair targets spouses

| April 12, 2014 | 2 Comments

Army Community Service (ACS), here, and at Fort Shafter is hosting a career fair for military spouses. The job fair will be held Friday, April 25, at the Nehelani, located at 563 Kolekole Ave., here, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

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CSF2 teaches teens resiliency performance skills

CSF2 teaches teens resiliency performance skills

| April 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Twenty-nine teenagers took time away from their spring break, recently, to take part in a Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness (CSF2) training program, which is designed to enable them to learn mental skills to enhance their communication, academics, athletic performances and relationships with others.

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Child Abuse Prevention Month is packed with activities

Child Abuse Prevention Month is packed with activities

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Child Abuse Prevention Month, or CAPM, is held each April to increase awareness about the importance of preventing child abuse and neglect.

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