Tag: U.S. Army-Pacific (USARPAC)

Tropic Lightning Division meets mission

Tropic Lightning Division meets mission

| December 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Tropic Lightning Division used 2017 to focus on the Chief of Staff of the Army’s No. 1 priority: readiness. In doing so, the Division prepared to deploy, fight and win tonight while working with allies and partner nations to improve regional stability and security.

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USARPAC engages multiple exercises

USARPAC engages multiple exercises

| December 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

It was another busy year for U.S. Army-Pacific. The command participated in 36 joint, bilateral and multilateral exercises across the Pacific in 2017 and continued its initiatives toward developing multi-domain battle concepts and improving leader development.

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OHDACA-funded kindergartens open in Vietnam

OHDACA-funded kindergartens open in Vietnam

| December 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Representatives from the U.S. Army-Pacific, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Embassy in Vietnam were met with throngs of dancing children during a ribbon cutting ceremony at a new U.S. funded kindergarten, here, Dec. 7.

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U.S. Army-Pacific honors its Soldiers

U.S. Army-Pacific honors its Soldiers

| December 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

U.S. Army-Pacific Soldiers, family and friends came together at historic Palm Circle, here, to pay homage to five Soldiers during a Celebration of Service ceremony, Dec. 6.

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USARPAC holds change of responsibility ceremony

USARPAC holds change of responsibility ceremony

| November 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

U.S. Army-Pacific held its change of responsibility ceremony, here, Nov. 17, at historic Palm Circle.

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U.S., China armies open 13th annual DME

U.S., China armies open 13th annual DME

| November 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

The 13th annual U.S.-China Disaster Management Exchange (DME) Table Top Exchange (TTE) and Practical Field Exchange (PFE) portions commenced on Nov. 16 with an opening ceremony at Camp Rilea, Oregon.

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RHC-P commander meets incoming USARPAC development advisor

RHC-P commander meets incoming USARPAC development advisor

| October 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sandra Minkel, the new senior development advisor to the U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM) for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and Ebony Tran, the deputy development advisor, met with Brig. Gen Bertram C. Providence, commander of Regional Health Command-Pacific, last week, in Honolulu.

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Pacific Pathways maintains freedom of maneuver

Pacific Pathways maintains freedom of maneuver

| September 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pacific Pathways is not a single event but, rather, a sequenced execution of multiple exercises at the Joint Chiefs of Staff, geographic combatant command, and Army service component command levels. The exercises are carried out through three expeditionary deployments. Each deployment links several exercises, resulting in unit deployments that are five to seven months long.

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USARPAC warrior receives Soldier’s Medal

USARPAC warrior receives Soldier’s Medal

| September 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

U.S. Army-Pacific held an award ceremony for Maj. Andrew “Drew” Downey, Aug. 29, here, at historic Palm Circle.
Downey, a native of Philadelphia, and the USARPAC special technical operations chief, received the Soldier’s Medal for rescuing a family from drowning earlier in the year.

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USARPAC SHARP summit ‘rises to the challenge’

USARPAC SHARP summit ‘rises to the challenge’

| August 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

U.S. Army-Pacific held a weeklong Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention, or SHARP, training summit at the Ford Island Conference Center, Aug. 7-11.

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