Tag: Medal of Honor

196th Inf. Bde. embodies motto ‘Ahead of the Rest’

196th Inf. Bde. embodies motto ‘Ahead of the Rest’

| December 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

2017 proved to be a banner year for Soldiers and civilians of the 196th Infantry Brigade.

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HIARNG’s Maui armory renamed for Medal of Honor hero

HIARNG’s Maui armory renamed for Medal of Honor hero

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

About 200 family members, friends, elected officials, veterans and Hawaii Army National Guards members gathered, here, Oct. 13, to witness the HIARNG’s Puunene armory become the Pfc. Anthony T. Kahoohanohano Armory.

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President awards Medal of Honor to former combat medic

President awards Medal of Honor to former combat medic

| August 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

President Donald J. Trump awarded the Medal of Honor to former Spc. 5 James McCloughan during a White House ceremony, here, July 31.

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Oahu observes Memorial Day throughout weekend

Oahu observes Memorial Day throughout weekend

| May 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

The following events will honor service members and civilians who gave their lives for our country in current and past conflicts. The public is invited to these events.

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World War II unit stands among the Army’s most decorated

World War II unit stands among the Army’s most decorated

| May 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

In 1940, Mitsuo “Ted” Hamasu was working in the sugar cane fields of Hawaii, as well as on a second job as a carpenter’s assistant for his uncle.

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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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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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Mendoza earns his way into Sgt. Audie Murphy Club

Mendoza earns his way into Sgt. Audie Murphy Club

| December 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

A 599th Transportation Brigade noncommissioned officer was formally recognized as a member of the top three percent of all NCOs in the Army during an end-of-tour award ceremony at brigade headquarters, here, Dec. 2.

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Japanese-American veterans to be honored during 75th commemoration

Japanese-American veterans to be honored during 75th commemoration

| December 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Veterans of four military units comprised primarily of Americans of Japanese ancestry (AJAs) will be honored in this year’s commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Oahu that thrust the United States into World War II.

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NCOIC provides an inside look at myths about chaplains

NCOIC provides an inside look at myths about chaplains

| September 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Chaplains, chaplain assistants and the chaplain section each have specific duties.

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