Tag: World War II

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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Wheeler shares memories of an infamous day

Wheeler shares memories of an infamous day

| December 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

On the morning of Dec. 7, 1941, Stuart Hedley was stationed aboard the USS West Virginia, and Thomas Petso, stationed at Schofield Barracks, was playing football.

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25th ID Band honors survivors, those who gave their lives

25th ID Band honors survivors, those who gave their lives

| December 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

The 25th Infantry Division Band performs at Pearl Harbor,

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Pearl Harbor survivors pause to remember fallen at Wheeler

Pearl Harbor survivors pause to remember fallen at Wheeler

| December 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

A lone bugler played taps as Pearl Harbor veterans saluted in silence, pausing to remember the more than 30 men killed, here, 75 years ago, as Japan began its attack on the island of Oahu, Hawaii.

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