Tag: Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)

1st Bn., 21st Inf. Regt., ‘Gimlets,’ honor fallen heroes

1st Bn., 21st Inf. Regt., ‘Gimlets,’ honor fallen heroes

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

On Jan. 22, Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, “Gimlets,” 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, paid tribute to fallen heroes of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. The ceremony brought guests from across the island to come together and pay their respects.

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Memorial room named for Gold Star ‘Mustang’

Memorial room named for Gold Star ‘Mustang’

| November 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Support troops honored one of their own during a memorial room dedication ceremony, here, Nov. 10.

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‘Bronco’ shares journey from Iraqi civilian to U.S. Soldier

‘Bronco’ shares journey from Iraqi civilian to U.S. Soldier

| September 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Most Americans who join the Army normally don’t have a difficult time entering the service, nor come from war-torn countries.

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Sustainers join Pacific ohana after 8-year mission

Sustainers join Pacific ohana after 8-year mission

| August 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

In October 2006, the 402nd Army Field Support Brigade, originally scheduled for activation, here, was activated at Balad Air Base, Iraq, due to mission requirements of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

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8th TSC honors, retires 205 years of combined service

8th TSC honors, retires 205 years of combined service

| July 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Centuries of duty receive a last salute.

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Reinvigorate NCOs, junior enlisted through professional development

Reinvigorate NCOs, junior enlisted through professional development

| June 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

I remember being introduced to my squad leader and thinking to myself, how impressive he was simply because he had a combat patch.

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HI Medal of Honor presented to families of fallen warriors

HI Medal of Honor presented to families of fallen warriors

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The HMOH is awarded on behalf of the people of the state to honor those with Hawaii ties who are killed in action while serving as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Imminent Danger Pay to end for 20 areas

Imminent Danger Pay to end for 20 areas

| March 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

DOD officials announced in January that service members in the 20 areas would no longer receive the additional imminent danger rate of $225 per month.

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NCO Creed is a way to ‘bridge the basics’

NCO Creed is a way to ‘bridge the basics’

| January 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

If NCOs live their creed every day, on and off duty, and enforce standards,
they can effectively transform their piece of the Army into the professional Army we seek to maintain.

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Sequestration calls for REST

Sequestration calls for REST

| June 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Creating new programs isn’t easy.

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