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Air Assault instructor learns to lead, mentor students

Air Assault instructor learns to lead, mentor students

| July 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

After training hundreds of Soldiers as a cadre, Sgt. Samnith Thy says that without a doubt, he has learned how to be a more effective leader from his students.

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8th Army CSM seeking to duplicate Lightning Academy success in Korea

8th Army CSM seeking to duplicate Lightning Academy success in Korea

| November 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

When the 8th Army’s top senior enlisted adviser visited the 25th Infantry Division’s Lightning Academy, recently, it was more than just seeking ways to create a similar training experience on the peninsula; it was also a trip down memory lane.

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Adaptive leaders think outside the box

Adaptive leaders think outside the box

| September 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

“We go deeper than check-the-block training. This course shows a person who they really are and hits your core values as a leader.”

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Senator Hirono visits

Senator Hirono visits

| July 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

“The opportunities to witness firsthand the Tropic Lightning Academy’s Jungle Operation Training Center and engage with senior division leaders gave me a deeper appreciation of the specialized training provided to our soldiers in order for our Army to be regionally engaged and globally responsive.”

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| July 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

“It is pretty impressive of the different techniques and skills that the Soldiers learn through this course,” said Perez.

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Soldiers learn survival skills at Jungle Training Center

Soldiers learn survival skills at Jungle Training Center

| May 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

On a hilltop nestled deep in the Wahiawa jungle, Staff Sgt. Jeff Bermudez reminded his students, laden with gear and rifles, that despite their imminent task to rappel down a 60-foot drop to flatter ground, they’re lucky.

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Secretary identifies linchpin in Army’s Pacific plans

Secretary identifies linchpin in Army’s Pacific plans

| April 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Describing the U.S. Army-Pacific and the 25th Infantry Division as a “linchpin” in America’s strategic rebalances to the Pacific, Army Secretary John McHugh said ground forces are key to any success.

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I Corps seeks to provide 25th ID with more support

I Corps seeks to provide 25th ID with more support

| December 9, 2014 | 3 Comments

All Army divisions need a corps to support them, and I Corps wants to be that support element for the 25th Infantry Division, according to its deputy commanding general of operations.

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100 complete jungle training

100 complete jungle training

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

“We’ve sent our instructors to Australia, Malaysia, Brunei, Okinawa and a number of other places, and what we’ve done is we’ve combined the best elements of those foreign courses into the course here.”

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Cambodian delegation visits Tropic Lightning Academy

Cambodian delegation visits Tropic Lightning Academy

| September 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

One of the primary goals when training foreign nations is to show the capabilities of the backbone of the Army, the NCO Corps.

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