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Saturday, April 19, 2014
Tulsi Gabbard Helps Republicans Shadow Obama in Asia
By Andrew Walden @ 2:33 PM :: 7453 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Military, Obama

To see what coverage of the delegation looks like in a newspaper which does not worship at the shrine of home-state congressional seniority, readers must turn to the Wall Street Journal....

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Thursday, April 3, 2014
Back from Afghanistan: 100 Soldiers from 536th Support Maintenance Co
By Selected News Articles @ 4:20 AM :: 3985 Views :: Military

The 536th SMC conducted a number of unique missions during their deployment, to include partnering with multinational forces in Regional-Command East...

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Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Pentagon Overhauls Effort to Identify its Missing
By Selected News Articles @ 7:44 PM :: 4428 Views :: Military

...the Pentagon is eliminating the Hawaii-based Joint Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Accounting Command and the Washington-based Defense Prisoner of War Missing Personnel Office — and creating a new single agency....

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Wednesday, March 26, 2014
'Land Power in the Pacific' Comes to Sheraton Waikiki
By News Release @ 1:16 AM :: 4292 Views :: Military

The three-day program will highlight information warfare and cyber activities; leveraging training with technology; partnerships with nongovernmental organizations; humanitarian assistance and disaster response; and changes, challenges and opportunities in the Pacific strategic security environment....

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Wednesday, March 26, 2014
The 2014 Hawaii Medal of Honor Ceremony
By News Release @ 1:05 AM :: 4300 Views :: Military

We can only hope that after 12 years of continuous military engagement, the U.S. military and the Hawaii ‘ohana may begin a period of peace....

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Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Veterans Association of Real Estate Professionals Launches Honolulu Chapter
By News Release @ 12:21 AM :: 5956 Views :: Military, Small Business

The Chapter Launch Ceremony will be held at the Hale Koa Hotel, 2055 Kalia Road, Honolulu, on Friday, April 4, 2014.....

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Thursday, March 20, 2014
Army on budget, on schedule with hypersonic missile program
By News Release @ 1:09 PM :: 3563 Views :: Military

...an AHW was launched from the Pacific Missile Range Facility, Kauai, Hawaii, and arrived 30 minutes later at the Reagan Test Site, U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands -- a distance of about 2,500 miles....

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Thursday, March 20, 2014
Hawaii laments defense cuts in Asia-Pacific theater
By Malia Zimmerman @ 1:07 AM :: 3600 Views :: Military

It’s a lot of bad news, says one Hawaii Democrat....

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Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Back from Afghanistan: Soldiers Return to Schofield
By News Release @ 4:00 AM :: 3732 Views :: Military

More than 60 Soldiers from the 524th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 45th Sustainment Brigade, reunited with their families here....

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Sunday, March 9, 2014
Hawaii National Guard builds global partnerships, proven on battlefield
By Selected News Articles @ 12:49 AM :: 3760 Views :: Military

USPACOM's partnerships: Alaska and Mongolia; Guam, Hawaii and the Philippines;Hawaii and Indonesia....

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Friday, March 7, 2014
UH Manoa to host veterans conference
By News Release @ 4:22 AM :: 4940 Views :: Higher Education, Military

March 19 and 20 in the UH Mānoa Campus Center Ballroom....

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Friday, February 28, 2014
Obama Reappoints Abercrombie to Council of Governors
By News Release @ 10:12 PM :: 3813 Views :: Military

The council consists of 10 governors appointed by the President to focus on matters of national security, homeland defense, synchronization and integration of state and military activities in the United States and matters of mutual interest pertaining to the National Guard....

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Thursday, February 27, 2014
Fallen Marine Rafael Peralta's family accuses reporter of playing 'race card'
By Selected News Articles @ 7:08 PM :: 4086 Views :: Military

Ten years after he died in a 2004 firefight in Iraq, Sgt. Rafael Peralta's death continues to ignite controversy....

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Wednesday, February 26, 2014
HI leaders worry military cuts will compromise Pacific security
By Malia Zimmerman @ 5:51 PM :: 3980 Views :: Military

Hawaii’s political and military leaders are worried proposed cuts to the military will affect the state’s economy and national security....

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Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Looks Like Hawaii Won't Need To Count All Those Soldiers, Sailors, And Marines In The Next Reapportionment Anyway
By Robert Thomas @ 12:47 AM :: 5536 Views :: Military, Office of Elections

Not only will the soldiers, sailors, Marines, airmen, and their families be legally invisible, they might be really gone as well....

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Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Union Contractors to get Exclusive Deal on NAVFAC Project at Hawaii Marine Corps Base?
By News Release @ 12:55 PM :: 4706 Views :: Labor, Military

NAVFAC and other federal agencies have issued more than 200 similar surveys requesting information about the potential use of PLAs on specific construction projects....

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Thursday, February 20, 2014
See it Live: Famed Nimitz' WWII 'Diary' to be Unveiled Online Monday
By News Release @ 8:18 PM :: 5147 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

The Naval War College Library in Newport, R.I. will publicly unveil online the 4,000-page "Gray Book" collection of Fleet Adm. Chester Nimitz communications that started in the wake of the Pearl Harbor attack and ran right up until the closing days of the war....

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Thursday, February 20, 2014
A Major Hurdle for Student Veterans
By Selected News Articles @ 8:01 PM :: 5696 Views :: Higher Education, Military

SB2131 covers veterans' college tuition at the UH’s colleges and universities up to the in-state tuition amount...

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Thursday, February 20, 2014
VA Mortgages Again Available as DoH Reverses Catchment Tank Rules
By News Release @ 1:35 AM :: 5160 Views :: Hawaii County , Military

...After discussions with VA, DOH has determined that water catchment systems may be made safe for domestic use....

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Friday, February 14, 2014
Flags to Fly at Half-Staff for Sgt Drew M Scobie
By News Release @ 11:47 PM :: 4013 Views :: Military

...flags of the United States and State of Hawaii shall be flown at half-staff at all state offices and agencies, as well as the Hawaii National Guard, from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, the day of his memorial service....

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Friday, February 7, 2014
Flags Fly at Half-Staff for Chief Warrant Officer Edward Balli
By News Release @ 3:36 PM :: 3842 Views :: Military

Balli, 42, of Kapolei, was killed in an insurgent attack in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, on Jan. 20....

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Friday, February 7, 2014
Hawaii Aerospace Caucus Explores the Final Frontier
By News Release @ 2:03 AM :: 4201 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Military

Initiatives include studies for a space exploration R&D park, international flight training center and a laser optical communications ground station in Hawaii....

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Thursday, February 6, 2014
China Will Deploy Subs that Could Nuke Alaska or Hawaii This Year
By Selected News Articles @ 5:26 PM :: 5441 Views :: Military

The People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) Jin-class nuclear ballistic missile submarine is set to begin patrols in 2014 — armed with the PLAN’s new Ju Lang 2 (JL2)....

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Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Schofield Engineers Return from Afghanistan
By Video @ 4:41 PM :: 3519 Views :: Military

...nine months in Afghanistan supporting Operation Enduring Freedom....

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Saturday, February 1, 2014
Living History Day: USS Missouri Celebrates Double Anniversary
By News Release @ 9:57 PM :: 5711 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

On January 29, 1999, exactly 55 years after its launch, the Battleship Missouri Memorial opened in Pearl Harbor ....

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Friday, January 31, 2014
Veterans Treatment Court Celebrates its One-Year Anniversary
By News Release @ 4:01 PM :: 5556 Views :: Judiciary, Military

The specialized court began last year with three defendants and has now grown to ten defendants....

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Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Supreme Court Upholds Hawaii Redistricting Plan
By Robert Thomas @ 11:06 AM :: 5295 Views :: Military, Office of Elections

...the Court's order ends the case....

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Tuesday, January 21, 2014
These Words from Obama Are Frightening -- and Revealing
By Heritage Foundation @ 10:04 AM :: 2927 Views :: Military

...in the real world, war doesn’t end until both sides stop fighting....

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Friday, January 17, 2014
89 Year Old Ewa Aviation Site, Battlefield and Top Secret Cold War Mission Control
By John Bond @ 11:31 PM :: 10730 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

One of Hawaii's least known very historic sites is the former Ewa Gate (Gate Two) of former NAS Barbers Point. It has a history going back to 1925....

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Friday, January 17, 2014
U.S. military dominance in Pacific in decline, says top admiral
By Selected News Articles @ 2:57 PM :: 3763 Views :: Military

The Pentagon's top commander for Asia said outright this week that U.S. military dominance in the Pacific is on the decline and that Washington should get used to the idea of having its superiority challenged by China....

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Friday, January 17, 2014
Why Did the Benghazi Story Change?
By Heritage Foundation @ 1:23 PM :: 6667 Views :: National News, World News, Military

An explosive intelligence report made public this week revealed that officials knew it was a terrorist attack that killed four Americans on September 11, 2012—and they knew right away....

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Thursday, January 9, 2014
3 Things You Don't Need Robert Gates's Book to Know
By Heritage Foundation @ 12:22 PM :: 2999 Views :: Military
“You don’t need a book from the former Secretary of Defense to know that many of the decisions Obama made during Gates’s watch were a disaster.”
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Sunday, January 5, 2014
Hawaii Perspectives Survey Shows Strong Support for Military Presence
By News Release @ 1:45 AM :: 6207 Views :: Economy, Military

...and a solid majority – 77 percent – supports continued military training exercises in Hawaii....

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Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Schofield Combat Engineers Train Afghan Soldiers
By Selected News Articles @ 1:54 PM :: 3805 Views :: Military

Dec. 7 marked the start of the Afghan National Engineer Brigade (NEB) training mission....

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Monday, December 16, 2013
NOAA announces regulations to protect marine mammals during Navy training
By News Release @ 5:07 PM :: 4334 Views :: Environment, Military

... final  regulations requiring the United States Navy to implement protective measures during training and testing activities off the coasts of California and Hawaii and on the high seas ....

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Monday, December 9, 2013
Hale Kula Elementary to Mark 'Hour of Code' at Schoefield
By News Release @ 8:31 PM :: 4584 Views :: Education K-12, Military

Hale Kula’s “Hour of Code” event will include the presentation of a $10,000 check by Code.org and a brief session on computer programming with Hale Kula students....

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Sunday, December 8, 2013
27 Service Members Reenlist on 72nd Anniversary of Pearl Harbor Attack
By News Release @ 2:17 AM :: 4436 Views :: Military

Paul Koester, 58, the Air Force's oldest current active-duty member, raised the Stars and Stripes above the Mighty Mo. Koester was one of 27 Armed Forces members to reenlist in today's ceremony....

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Saturday, December 7, 2013
Sunday Morning: Ewa Battlefield Commemoration
By John Bond @ 11:17 AM :: 5397 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

Ewa battlefield area involved not only destruction of planes at Ewa Field but also overhead air battles between Japanese planes, Army P-40's and Navy SBD's....

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Friday, December 6, 2013
Honor Thy Father: Battleship Missouri Sneak Preview of Hawaii 5-0 WW2 Remembrance Episode
By News Release @ 2:17 PM :: 5132 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

...the episode focuses on the attempted murder of a Pearl Harbor veteran that lead Five-0 to use decades old evidence to investigate....

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Friday, December 6, 2013
Oneula Beach Dec 7, 1941: Air Photos from Landing B-17 Flying Fortress
By John Bond @ 5:14 AM :: 21021 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

On the morning of 7 December 1941, twelve Boeing B-17 Flying Fortresses were approaching Hawaii after a 14-hour flight from California....

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Tuesday, December 3, 2013
University of Hawaii honors Wounded Warriors and US service members
By Selected News Articles @ 10:35 PM :: 4625 Views :: Higher Education, Military

...the Black Knights from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point played the University of Hawaii Warriors, Saturday, Nov. 30....

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Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Navy League, Mayor to Recognize Outstanding Military Spouses
By News Release @ 2:35 AM :: 3850 Views :: Military
Award Ceremony at City Hall on 27 NOV at 1:30 PM
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Sunday, November 24, 2013
Obama Lifts Sanctions on Iran as Nuke Program Nears Finish
By News Release @ 12:05 PM :: 5880 Views :: World News, Military

By not agreeing to dismantle a single centrifuge, Iran has not rolled back its nuclear infrastructure.  Iran retains the ability to produce enough weapons-grade uranium for a nuclear weapon in as little as 2 months....

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Saturday, November 23, 2013
UH task force on veterans affairs formed
By News Release @ 12:40 AM :: 4991 Views :: Higher Education, Military

A UH systemwide task force to work on improving services for student veterans has been formed and held its organizational meeting on Friday, November 22....

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Friday, November 22, 2013
Fort Shafter Project Labor Agreement Survey Due Dec. 2
By News Release @ 12:49 AM :: 7071 Views :: Labor, Military, Small Business

...a federal construction contract to build Phase 2 of the USARPAC Command and Control Facility at Fort Shafter....

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Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Hickam POW/MIA lab, slow to ID human remains, has time to shoot Bradley Cooper movie
By Selected News Articles @ 3:13 PM :: 3593 Views :: Military

...a Pentagon spokeswoman said that no human remains were shown on camera....

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Friday, November 15, 2013
Kona Comedy Festival to Benefit Wounded Warrior Project
By News Release @ 5:02 PM :: 3779 Views :: Military

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii: Humpy’s Big Island Alehouse & The Frisky Seal announced plans to host a 2-night, 2-show comedy festival featuring 5 stand-up comics from around the islands....

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Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Honolulu Muslim Eye-Gouge Attacker Tied to Staten Island Jihadi
By Selected News Articles @ 1:44 PM :: 7817 Views :: Law Enforcement, Military, Religion

...he was subpoenaed to testify in New York in a terrorism case against a friend he met in a Hono­lulu mosque....

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Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Nisei WW2 Vets Honored at Missouri Memorial
By News Release @ 4:13 AM :: 4903 Views :: Military
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Monday, November 11, 2013
Why Our Veterans Fight
By Heritage Foundation @ 12:37 PM :: 3260 Views :: Military

Today we thank all of our veterans who have fought and continue to fight for freedom around the world....

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