Tag: Big Island

‘Broncos’ take by air, sea for Lightning Kokua

‘Broncos’ take by air, sea for Lightning Kokua

| June 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Soldiers, vehicles and equipment of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, “Broncos,” 25th Infantry Division, are traveling by air and sea for preparation of Lightning Kokua this month taking place at Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA) on the Big Island of Hawaii.

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Schofield library named for Medal of Honor recipient

Schofield library named for Medal of Honor recipient

| May 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Not everyone can maintain composure when the aircraft he’s in starts to lose control. But that’s just what this Medal of Honor recipient did, despite being severely wounded while it was happening.

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‘Wolfhounds,’ Singapore army conduct live fire

‘Wolfhounds,’ Singapore army conduct live fire

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Soldiers with the 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, “Wolfhounds,” 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Inf. Division, and Singapore troops with 9th Inf. Bde., 6th Div., Singapore Armed Forces, trained together during a combined arms live-fire exercise (CALFEX), here, for exercise Tiger Balm, July 28.

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Small KMC community shows big heart on Memorial Day

Small KMC community shows big heart on Memorial Day

| June 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

The small, tight-knit community, here, in Volcano National Park, commemorated Memorial Day with an emotional ceremony that paid homage to those who died in service to the country, Monday.

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561st conducts MSR construction, live-fire

561st conducts MSR construction, live-fire

| June 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

The construction projects were a part of a variety of road repairs throughout PTA assigned and funded by the Directorate of Public Works (DPW), U.S. Army Garrison-Pohakuloa, for troop construction.

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95th Eng. trains with explosives

95th Eng. trains with explosives

| June 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

“I’ve never seen a fireball that big, except in the movies.”

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Firefighters muster for heated competition

Firefighters muster for heated competition

| May 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

“I think the Firemen’s Muster is a phenomenal way to team build for joint operations,” said John Bertsch, volunteer fire captain, Company 7B, Hawaii Fire Department.

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USAG-P fire cap is recognized

USAG-P fire cap is recognized

| May 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mateo honored as PTA’s Employee of the Quarter recently.

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Troopers at PTA get a chow break from MREs

Troopers at PTA get a chow break from MREs

| October 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

In the middle of a long, hard shift of maintaining aircraft during the yearly gunnery rotation for 2nd Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, crew chiefs and maintainers were pleasantly surprised to be provided a meal from a stranger.

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PTA Employee of the 3rd Quarter

PTA Employee of the 3rd Quarter

| September 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

“Lori Horner was an easy choice for Employee of the Quarter,” agreed Louis Roach, deputy garrison commander. “Horner ensured the accuracy of critical audit and fiscal reporting programs at PTA.”

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