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Friday, September 13, 2013
Event Celebrates Military Volunteers at Hawaii Schools
By Selected News Articles @ 11:54 PM :: 3415 Views :: Education K-12, Military

More than 300 people attended the Joint Venture Education Forum’s 12th annual meeting, Aug. 29, 2013 at The Salvation Army’s Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center in Kapolei....

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Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Battleship Missouri Reenlistment Ceremony Marks September 11
By News Release @ 8:22 PM :: 3666 Views :: Military
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Wednesday, September 11, 2013
What Shoes Are You Wearing Today?
By Heritage Foundation @ 11:41 AM :: 3476 Views :: National News, Military

At 10:28 a.m., FDNY lieutenant Mickey Kross was in the third-floor stairwell of the north tower when he heard a “tremendous roar,” and the building began to crumble....

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Tuesday, September 10, 2013
September 11 Commemoration, Flags at Half-Staff
By News Release @ 11:43 PM :: 3375 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

In observance of the 12th anniversary of the attacks of 9/11....

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Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Hawaii Veterans' Memorial: State Task Force Seeks Input
By News Release @ 10:03 PM :: 2540 Views :: Military

...seeking input from the public on the design and location of a newly planned memorial honoring Hawaii veterans....

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Friday, September 06, 2013
The Varmint Goats of Kahoolawe
By Selected News Articles @ 12:10 AM :: 7779 Views :: Hawaii History, Military, Second Amendment
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Thursday, September 05, 2013
The Obama Administration, Marriage, and the States
By Heritage Foundation @ 2:10 PM :: 2769 Views :: Family, Military

...the Obama Administration has rolled out new policies that disregard states’ authority over marriage....

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Thursday, September 05, 2013
Experts Answer: What Do You Want to Know About Syria?
By Heritage Foundation @ 2:06 PM :: 1957 Views :: Military

Yesterday, President Obama made headlines by saying that the red line wasn’t really his, but the whole world’s, and that “Congress’s credibility is on the line” now that he has punted....

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Wednesday, September 04, 2013
5 Reasons Congress Should Press Obama on Syria
By Heritage Foundation @ 12:54 PM :: 1987 Views :: Military

The Obama Administration’s Syria policy has been disturbingly ad hoc and reactive....

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Monday, September 02, 2013
Abercrombie’s Refusal to Help Veterans Secure Home Loans Makes National News
By News Release @ 1:03 AM :: 5298 Views :: Hawaii County , Military, Cost of Living

A story invoking Governor Abercrombie’s war-protester past, has surfaced on Breitbart.com....

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Thursday, August 29, 2013
Navy Releases Final EIS for Hawaii-Southern California Training Area
By News Release @ 3:14 PM :: 2604 Views :: Military

The Hawaii-Southern California Training and Testing Final Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement is available for download....

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Thursday, August 29, 2013
Progress on Veteran Affairs Backlog Is an Illusion
By NCPA @ 12:45 PM :: 2220 Views :: Military

...the costly push to bring the numbers down is unsustainable and could doom those seeking benefits to years-long waits in appeals....

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Thursday, August 29, 2013
What to Do in Syria
By Heritage Foundation @ 12:44 PM :: 2305 Views :: Military

Reports are rampant that the Obama Administration will call for U.S. missile strikes against the regime in Syria at any time now....

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Sunday, August 18, 2013
Army to construct infantry platoon battle course at Pōhakuloa
By News Release @ 12:57 PM :: 3324 Views :: Hawaii County , Military

...The U.S. Army published the record of decision to construct and operate a modern Infantry Platoon Battle Course and associated infrastructure to support current and future Army training requirements at Pōhakuloa Training Area....

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Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Update On Hawaii Reapportionment SCOTUS Appeal
By Robert Thomas @ 11:35 PM :: 3166 Views :: Military, Office of Elections

In state reapportionment cases such as this, the Court has "appellate" jurisdiction to directly review decisions by the US District Court for the District of Hawaii....

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Tuesday, August 06, 2013
Hiring Our Heroes Job Fair for Veterans and Military Spouses in Honolulu
By News Release @ 11:04 PM :: 3582 Views :: Military

Friday, August 16, 2013 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. HST...

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Tuesday, August 06, 2013
Where NOT to Travel This Month
By Heritage Foundation @ 3:13 PM :: 3631 Views :: World News, Military

The State Department closed 21 U.S. embassies over the weekend....

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Thursday, July 18, 2013
Hyatt Place Waikiki Beach Harasses Combat Disabled Veteran, Apologizes
By Selected News Articles @ 10:36 PM :: 4260 Views :: Military, Tourism
Photo: Please help us spread this around: Yesterday, one of the combat disabled vets that frequents this page attempted to check into The Hyatt Place in Waikiki, HI. He was tagging along with his wife, who is government employee. Their family is being relocated to HI and this trip was for them to find adequate housing for the family and their two small children while they are stationed out there for the next few years. The trip was booked through SATO (mil travel). While checking in, this vet was approached by the hotel's General Manager, a man named Imre Gonczy, who asked about the service dog who was standing at the counter with his owner. The service dog was wearing a clearly marked "SERVICE DOG" vest and had it's paperwork with it. (The picture attached is the dog in question.) The hotel's GM, Gonczy, challenged the service dog's role and asked questions that, by federal law he is not allowed to ask, and then stated, " I can't tell you you can't stay here... but I will tell you I don't like it." From that point, in the vet's own words: "The GM then proceeded to tell me to avoid all public areas due to my service dog, not to eat at the breakfast buffet, and should I need to walk "that thing", I was told to call ahead to the desk to inform them I was coming down the elevator and then I was expected to walk about 250m east down an alley, cross a major road in Waikiki (about 8 lanes total across) and walk him on the front lawn of the Honolulu Zoo. Then he informed me they'd also be charging me pet fees because he's not a service animal, he's a service "dog." When I asked him politely "Is this how you treat all combat vets w/ disabilities? You do understand you're violating a handful of laws right now?", he smiled and grabbed my shoulder and said "why don't we discuss this in my office"" Unacceptable. Period. Unacceptable, according to federal law. Unacceptable according to human decency. Unacceptable treatment for a combat disabled veteran. Again, please share this. I believe Imre Gonczy needs to learn a valuable lesson regarding the proper treatment of our nation's veterans. Thanks, Shaggy.
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Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Wounded Warrior Canoe Regatta
By News Release @ 9:40 PM :: 3478 Views :: Military
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Tuesday, July 16, 2013
UH Applied Research Laboratory (ARL) Contract Extended
By News Release @ 11:34 PM :: 3026 Views :: Higher Education, Military

There were no other modifications to the existing $44.7-million contract except for its duration....

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Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Federal court says military can go unrepresented in HI reapportionment
By Malia Zimmerman @ 5:47 PM :: 2959 Views :: Military, Office of Elections

...removal of 108,000 non-permanent military and their families is “unconstitutional” and “discriminatory”....

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Friday, July 12, 2013
Audit: Kahoolawe Money Gone After 18 years Without a Plan
By News Release @ 6:50 PM :: 5531 Views :: Akaka Bill, Environment, Military, OHA

...the impending total depletion of its trust fund....

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Friday, July 12, 2013
Why Does Egypt’s Turmoil Matter to Us?
By Heritage Foundation @ 10:52 AM :: 3656 Views :: World News, Military

Obama backed the administration of Mohamed Morsi, a member of the Muslim Brotherhood, who was just ousted by the protesters and the military....

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Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Senator Probes 'Corrupt' POW/MIA Program
By Selected News Articles @ 7:17 PM :: 2772 Views :: Military

Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., sent a letter to JPAC’s commander, demanding information about that internal report and the military’s efforts to suppress it....

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Tuesday, July 02, 2013
18 Agencies, 613 Forms: Paperwork Makes Veterans Wait Year for Benefits
By Selected News Articles @ 2:01 PM :: 2655 Views :: Health Care, Military

The number of veterans waiting more than a year to receive benefits jumped from 11,000 in 2009 to 245,000 by December 2012....

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Friday, June 28, 2013
Full Text: DoD ‘Briefing Card’ on Same Sex Benefits
By News Release @ 12:17 AM :: 4371 Views :: Family, Military

The US Department of Defense has released the following ‘Briefing Card’ to military officers in the wake of yesterday’s Supreme Court decision....

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Friday, June 21, 2013
Molokai’s Larry Helm dies
By Malia Zimmerman @ 8:31 PM :: 3935 Views :: Maui County, Military
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Friday, June 21, 2013
Feds Release Economic Report on U.S. Shipyards
By Michael Hansen @ 4:16 AM :: 2908 Views :: Jones Act, Military

60% of all shipbuilding and repairing revenue is from U.S. military sources....

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Tuesday, June 18, 2013
‘Bureaucratic abuse’: Molokai vets wait a decade for center, services
By Malia Zimmerman @ 2:29 PM :: 4062 Views :: Maui County, Development, Military

As a part of the 2011 settlement, Maui County had to issue the permit, pay the veterans $200,000 and the mayor was required to issue an apology....

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Sunday, June 09, 2013
Hawaii Based NSA Worker Exposes Obama Spying, Flees to Hong Kong
By Selected News Articles @ 11:26 PM :: 2875 Views :: Military
PHOTOS: For $555K You Can Own former Spy’s Home in Waipahu....
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Monday, May 27, 2013
5,000 Candle-lit Lanterns Float Off of Magic Island
By News Release @ 11:00 PM :: 3258 Views :: Military
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Monday, May 27, 2013
Serving Those Who Served
By Heritage Foundation @ 1:14 PM :: 2521 Views :: Military
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Sunday, May 26, 2013
Hawaii Memorial Day Ceremonies
By Selected News Articles @ 12:23 AM :: 3430 Views :: Military

Statewide list of Memorial Day ceremonies Sunday May 26 and Monday May 27....

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Friday, May 24, 2013
Obama Is Tired of Fighting Terrorism
By Heritage Foundation @ 2:25 PM :: 2433 Views :: Military

In his speech, he promised to do even less and make the less more transparent....

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Thursday, May 23, 2013
DoD Report: 14,000 Military Personnel Victims of Homosexual Rapists
By Selected News Articles @ 12:45 AM :: 3776 Views :: Military
More military men than women are sexually abused in the ranks each year, a Pentagon survey shows...
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Thursday, May 23, 2013
VIDEO: Honolulu Airman Trains Afghan National Police
By Video @ 12:03 AM :: 2500 Views :: Military
Task Force 455 trains Afghan National Police.
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Monday, May 13, 2013
Video: Hawaii Wounded Warriors Qualify for 2013 Warrior Games
By Video @ 12:21 AM :: 2750 Views :: Military
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Friday, May 10, 2013
Flags to Fly at Half-Staff in Honor of Capt. Reid K. Nishizuka
By News Release @ 5:48 PM :: 2128 Views :: Military
... on April 27, his MC-12 aircraft crashed near Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, and he was killed ....
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Thursday, May 09, 2013
White House struggles to respond to new Benghazi revelations
By Selected News Articles @ 11:52 AM :: 2072 Views :: Military

White House spokesman Jay Carney said Wednesday he could not immediately respond to live testimony from the House hearing on the 2012 Benghazi attack....

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Sunday, April 28, 2013
Army Completes EIS for Pōhakuloa Battle Course
By News Release @ 12:04 AM :: 3182 Views :: Environment, Military

Army announces the completion of the Final Environmental Impact Statement to construct and operate a modern Infantry Platoon Battle Course and associated infrastructure at Pōhakuloa....

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Wednesday, April 24, 2013
25th CAB Reaches out to Fallen Heroes' Families
By Selected News Articles @ 11:27 PM :: 2503 Views :: Military
One of the ways SOS helps families through hard times is by introducing them to others who have gone through similar situations....
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Saturday, April 20, 2013
US Deploys Its Newest Missile Defense System to Guam
By News Release @ 1:30 PM :: 2333 Views :: Military

THAAD remains the most successfully tested Missile Defense system since 2003, with a 10 for 10 intercept flight record....

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Friday, April 19, 2013
Sequester: DoD Civilian Furloughs Still Under Review
By News Release @ 12:33 AM :: 2549 Views :: Military

Department employees were initially told to expect to be furloughed for up to 22 days, but that was reduced to 14 days....

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Sunday, April 14, 2013
Kerry: Give Up Missile Defense for more North Korean Promises
By Selected News Articles @ 2:12 PM :: 2592 Views :: Military
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Thursday, April 11, 2013
Gabbard: Now is not the Time to Cut Missile Defense
By News Release @ 1:53 PM :: 3717 Views :: Military

Next year, the proposed missile defense budget has actually been cut to $9.16 billion....

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Thursday, April 11, 2013
Lawmaker drops bombshell: North Korea may have nuclear missiles
By Selected News Articles @ 1:51 PM :: 2950 Views :: Military
...a classified Defense Intelligence Agency report indicate that “North Korea now has nuclear weapons capable of delivery by ballistic missiles.”....
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Wednesday, April 10, 2013
North Korea on the Edge
By Heritage Foundation @ 1:07 PM :: 2315 Views :: Military
“North Korea can already hit Hawaii, parts of Alaska, and California. It can also hit U.S. forward-deployed troops in South Korea, Japan, and Guam…"
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Saturday, April 06, 2013
North Korea tells Russian Diplomats to get out — sets April 10 deadline
By Selected News Articles @ 10:17 AM :: 4502 Views :: World News, Military
...South Korean workers employed in factories in the North were also told to leave by April 10...
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Tuesday, April 02, 2013
China mobilizing troops, jets near Korea
By Selected News Articles @ 4:00 AM :: 5481 Views :: World News, Military
China has placed military forces on heightened alert in the northeastern part of the country as tensions mount on the Korean peninsula....
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Monday, April 01, 2013
3 Reasons the U.N.'s Arms Treaty Is Useless
By Heritage Foundation @ 1:22 PM :: 3661 Views :: World News, Military
Many media reports have said that Iran, North Korea, and Syria were the reasons the treaty failed....
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