Tag: World War II

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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World War II Tuskegee Airman packs in audience at PAM

World War II Tuskegee Airman packs in audience at PAM

| February 9, 2017 | 1 Comment

Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor and 400 guests paid tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen and the vital role they played during World War II with a special “WWII Tuskegee Airman Hangar Talk” by decorated World War II Tuskegee Airman and pilot Col. Charles McGee.

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PACOM marks 70 years of protecting, defending the U.S.

PACOM marks 70 years of protecting, defending the U.S.

| January 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

U.S. Pacific Command (USPACOM), America’s largest and oldest unified combatant command, turned 70 on Jan. 1, 2017.

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USAG-HI wraps up year providing tons of support

USAG-HI wraps up year providing tons of support

| December 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

2016 began with good financial news and a new state law: Pay raises, though just 1.3 percent, were issued for the federal government – both military and civilian personnel. In Hawaii, the new law changed the smoking age to 21 for tobacco purchase, possession or consummation.

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‘Broncos’ train, fight w/partners across Pacific

‘Broncos’ train, fight w/partners across Pacific

| December 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

The 3rd Brigade Combat Team, “Broncos,” 25th Infantry Division, began a successful year as companies assigned to 2nd Battalion, 27th Inf. Regiment, “Wolfhounds,” loaded up a U.S. Army logistics support vessel for an exercise at the Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA), on the island of Hawaii, in January.

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8th TSC units improve theater logistics

8th TSC units improve theater logistics

| December 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

During 2016, the 8th Theater Sustainment Command increased international and civic partnerships, and improved achievement and readiness.

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New York Times bestselling author is former Soldier, editor

New York Times bestselling author is former Soldier, editor

| December 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Although the nation wrapped up its commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, last week, a lesser-known attack on Dec. 7, 1941, remains mostly shrouded in mystery.

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Greatest Generation honored at Fort DeRussy

Greatest Generation honored at Fort DeRussy

| December 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

World War II veterans and Pearl Harbor survivors stand as they are recognized for their service to the nation during a commemoration ceremony at Fort DeRussy, Dec. 7, 2016.

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