Tag: World War II

Career Skills graduates nine for future positions

Career Skills graduates nine for future positions

| December 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Soldiers preparing to re-enter the civilian sector graduated from the Career Skills Program, Dec. 1, in a ceremony at the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument’s Pearl Harbor Visitor Center.

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Engineers fought, lived through Pearl attack

Engineers fought, lived through Pearl attack

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dec. 7, 1941, was the opening scene of World War II, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was there.

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New exhibit remembers internment at KMC

New exhibit remembers internment at KMC

| November 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

U.S. Sen. Mazie K. Hirono joined the superintendent of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Cindy Orlando, to dedicate a new exhibit recounting the internment of Japanese Americans at the Kilauea Military Camp (KMC) during World War II.

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Marine Corps World War II veterans visit Pohakuloa Training Area

Marine Corps World War II veterans visit Pohakuloa Training Area

| October 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

Veterans of the 5th Marine Division visited Pohakuloa Training Area, Oct. 20, as part of the 68th annual reunion of the 5th Marine Division Association.

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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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Veterans bestowed with France’s highest honor

Veterans bestowed with France’s highest honor

| September 28, 2017 | 6 Comments

The Honorary Consul of France, Guillaume Maman, bestowed three veterans with the highest award recognition France gives – the Legion D’Honneur – in a quiet ceremony, Sept. 21, at the Hawaii State Capitol, in the historic House Chamber.

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World War II Filipino veterans should register right away

World War II Filipino veterans should register right away

| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Filipino World War II veterans and surviving family members are being urged to register, so they can receive long-overdue recognition of their service during the war in the Pacific.

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CSA says Soldiers are wise to learn from MacArthur

CSA says Soldiers are wise to learn from MacArthur

| June 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Gen. Douglas MacArthur “was a brilliant general, make no mistake about it,” said Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Mark A. Milley, adding that MacArthur’s performance as a younger officer in World War I was “nothing short of amazing.”

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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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Civic Action Team Palau strengthens international bond

Civic Action Team Palau strengthens international bond

| March 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Twelve Soldiers from the Civic Action Team (CAT) Palau, 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Eng. Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, redeployed in February after a six-month, joint-rotational mission demonstrating the U.S. continued support and partnership with the Republic of Palau.

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