Tag: Fort Shafter

Sharpen skills for civilian world with CSP Skills Program

Sharpen skills for civilian world with CSP Skills Program

| March 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

When Ryan White was a first lieutenant with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 8th Special Troops Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, he was asked to approve his company first sergeant’s packet to participate in the Concrete Preservation Institute (CPI) via the Army Career Skills Program (CSP).

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Disaster training boosts readiness of Pacific Reserve families

Disaster training boosts readiness of Pacific Reserve families

| March 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Many in Hawaii during the false missile alert on Jan. 13 thought it was going to be their last day on Earth. For more than half-an-hour after the alert was issued, until it was eventually corrected, residents and visitors were in a state of panic. Since then, the U.S. Army Reserve 9th Mission Support Command, headquartered here at Fort Shafter, has been proactive in training and equipping not just their Soldiers, but their families as well, to prepare for similar scenarios.

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USARPAC honors eight for 180 years of service

USARPAC honors eight for 180 years of service

| March 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

U.S. Army Pacific Soldiers, families and friends came together at historic Palm Circle, here, to honor eight Soldiers during a Celebration of Service ceremony, March 7.

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18th MEDCOM welcomes its new commander

18th MEDCOM welcomes its new commander

| March 8, 2018 | 1 Comment

Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Luisito J. Brooks 18th Medical Command (Deployment Support) FORT SHAFTER — The 18th Medical Command (Deployment Support) conducted a change of command ceremony at historic Palm Circle, here, March 2, to bid farewell to Col. Ann Sammartino, outgoing commander, and to welcome incoming commander, Col Edward H. Hailey. Brig. […]

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SEC teaches financial literacy to service members

SEC teaches financial literacy to service members

| March 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Perhaps money can’t buy happiness, but understanding how to manage money can make life easier. That’s why the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Office of the Securities Commissioner, held a class, here, at the Aloha Center, March 2.

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205th MI competes for Best Warrior Competition

205th MI competes for Best Warrior Competition

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

After a week of mental and physical challenges, noncommissioned officers and Soldiers assigned to 205th Military Intelligence Battalion, 500th MI Brigade-Theater, gave their all as they competed and battled it out to be the No. 1 in the battalion’s Best Warrior Competition, or BWC, here, Feb. 1-9.

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Army Reserve answers first call for disaster relief

Army Reserve answers first call for disaster relief

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

When disaster strikes at home, who answers the call to clean up and rebuild? After a destructive storm struck, here, recently, Army Reserve forces took immediate action. In concert and coordination with various federal, state, local, interagency and non-governmental organization partners, Army Reservists transported Federal Emergency Management Agency and American Red Cross relief supplies and equipment to support their fellow citizens following the destructive path of Tropical Cyclone Gita across the island of American Samoa, Feb. 11-16.

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8th TSC honors retirees during Celebration of Service

8th TSC honors retirees during Celebration of Service

| February 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

The 8th Theater Sustainment Command celebrated the careers of four sustainers during a celebration of service ceremony, at Fort Shafter’s historic Palm Circle, Feb. 9.

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SFL-TAP director meets with stakeholders in Hawaii

SFL-TAP director meets with stakeholders in Hawaii

| February 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Soldiers attending an employment readiness workshop for retirees at the Soldier for Life-Transition Assistance Program Center, at Schofield Barracks, got an unexpected opportunity to exchange ideas with an influential member of the program on Feb 1.

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USARPAC says farewell to DCG-South MG Flynn

USARPAC says farewell to DCG-South MG Flynn

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

U.S. Army-Pacific bid farewell to Maj. Gen. Charles A. Flynn, outgoing deputy commanding general–South during a Flying V ceremony, Jan. 29, at historic Palm Circle, here.

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