Tag: Black History Month

DeCa asks patrons to ‘Tell Us Your Story’

DeCa asks patrons to ‘Tell Us Your Story’

| February 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

In observance of Black History Month, commissary and exchange patrons will be eligible to enter a social media contest telling their military service story for a chance to win one $5,000 or one of three $1,000 scholarships.

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African-American women sorted mail, blazed trail

African-American women sorted mail, blazed trail

| February 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

“I’m going to send a white first lieutenant down here to show you how to run this unit.”
The general’s yell hung in the air, shocking the Soldiers lined up at attention.

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Intrepid African-Americans broke barriers

Intrepid African-Americans broke barriers

| February 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Throughout the nation’s history, African-Americans have served in uniform with honor and distinction during times of war and peace.

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News Briefs

News Briefs

| February 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Send official announcements for Soldiers and civilians to editor@hawaiiarmyweekly.com.

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African-American received Medal of Honor during Civil War

African-American received Medal of Honor during Civil War

| February 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Of the 3,498 service members who have received the Medal of Honor throughout U.S. history, only 88 have been black.

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World War II Tuskegee Airman packs in audience at PAM

World War II Tuskegee Airman packs in audience at PAM

| February 9, 2017 | 1 Comment

Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor and 400 guests paid tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen and the vital role they played during World War II with a special “WWII Tuskegee Airman Hangar Talk” by decorated World War II Tuskegee Airman and pilot Col. Charles McGee.

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar

| February 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Upcoming events and programs in the community.

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News Briefs

News Briefs

| February 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Send official announcements for Soldiers and civilians to editor@hawaiiarmyweekly.com.

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News Briefs: February 12, 2016

News Briefs: February 12, 2016

| February 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

 Today  COLA Survey — In 2015, the cost of living allowance for active duty military personnel in Hawaii significantly decreased on three out of four islands, and many questions have been raised about the COLA determination process. All service members need to take the survey before March 1. In early 2014, only 4,800 out of […]

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News Briefs: February 5, 2016

News Briefs: February 5, 2016

| February 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Send News Briefs to news@hawaiiarmyweekly.com.

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