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Veterans Day event on Waianae Coast honors veterans, past and present

Veterans Day event on Waianae Coast honors veterans, past and present

| November 17, 2017 | 1 Comment

On Nov. 11, Pililaau Army Recreation Center served as the perfect gathering place for the local community for a Veteran’s Day Ceremony to honor the service and sacrifice of all who have served. Hosted by Oahu’s Leeward Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), Post 849, the ceremony began with a deep silence as a wreath was laid on the Veteran’s Memorial Monument that sits at PARC.

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2IBCT celebrates Veterans Day on Waianae Coast

2IBCT celebrates Veterans Day on Waianae Coast

| November 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

On Nov. 4, the communities of the Leeward Coast of Oahu gathered along Farrington Highway, here, for the 35th annual Veterans Day Parade, paying tribute to the service and sacrifice of all military veterans.

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Nation honors veterans’ service, sacrifice on Nov. 11

Nation honors veterans’ service, sacrifice on Nov. 11

| November 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Nov. 11, 1918, at 11 a.m. on the 11th day of the 11th month – the guns fell silent over the bloody battlefields of Europe after four years of slaughter, ending World War I. On that day, an armistice was signed between the United States, the Allied powers, including Great Britain, France, Italy and others, and the defeated Central powers of Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria and Turkey. Nov. 11 became known as Armistice Day, designated as a holiday in the U.S., signifying the end of the “War to End All Wars” – the greatest armed conflict the world had known.

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Veterans Day events listed for Oahu

Veterans Day events listed for Oahu

| November 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Veterans Day events are listed for Oahu.

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Filipino WWII vets receive Congressional Gold Medal

Filipino WWII vets receive Congressional Gold Medal

| October 31, 2017 | 1 Comment

Sen. Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii), Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) and Congressional leaders presented the Congressional Gold Medal to Filipino World War II veterans, here, Oct. 25.

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Afterburner to deliver USAA-sponsored information

Afterburner to deliver USAA-sponsored information

| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Afterburner, Inc., a global leadership training and consulting company, will travel to Schofield Barracks, to host a USAA-sponsored Military Transition Seminar (MTS), a career-planning event for exiting service members and their spouses.

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Transition Summit scheduled Oct. 10-12 at SB

Transition Summit scheduled Oct. 10-12 at SB

| September 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

The 2017 Hawaii Transition Summit will be hosted, here, Oct. 10 thru 12. Service members, veterans and military spouses can join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Hiring our Heroes Foundation for this free hiring fair and transition summit that’s designed just for them.

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Groundbreaking held for Gold Star Monument

Groundbreaking held for Gold Star Monument

| September 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

As the nation paused to remember the 16th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on Monday, a smaller group gathered at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery, in Kaneohe, to break ground on the site of a future Gold Star Families Memorial Monument.

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Translating military culture to the civilian workplace

Translating military culture to the civilian workplace

| June 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Military culture is drilled into Soldiers from the day they arrive at basic training.

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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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