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Tuesday, June 03, 2014
Representative seeks access to private medical care for vets
By Malia Zimmerman @ 3:36 PM :: 2540 Views :: Health Care, Military

"...immediately allow our veterans to use their VA identification card to obtain medical care through the private health care system, with the VA paying the bill...."

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Monday, June 02, 2014
Pentagon wrestles with false climate predictions as military funds shifted to green agenda
By Selected News Articles @ 2:34 PM :: 3147 Views :: Energy, Environment, Military

Ten years ago, the Pentagon paid for a climate study that put forth many scary scenarios....

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Saturday, May 31, 2014
Djou: Allow vets to bypass VA for health care
By Rep Charles Djou @ 3:14 PM :: 3199 Views :: Military, Politicians

"Sec. Shinseki's resignation, however, does not fix the underlying failures at the VA."

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Friday, May 30, 2014
America's Veterans Deserve Better: 5 Priorities to Fix VA
By Heritage Foundation @ 3:41 PM :: 2083 Views :: Military
Washington is ever fixated on who’s in and who’s out. But the most important question here is: How can we build a more effective and efficient Department of Veterans Affairs?
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Friday, May 30, 2014
Am Samoa: Faleomavaega Losing Touch With Reality
By Selected News Articles @ 12:52 AM :: 3188 Views :: Military, OHA, Politicians

If anyone is looking for evidence that Faleomavaega really has lost his mind, perhaps his reaction to the growing Veterans Affairs crisis is providing it....

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Top 5 Things President Obama Should Do Today
By Heritage Foundation @ 3:12 PM :: 2187 Views :: Military

Only some of each president’s speeches are billed as “major,” and today’s is one of them....

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Monday, May 26, 2014
VA Exec Overseeing Hawaii has Fake Masters Degree
By Selected News Articles @ 9:55 PM :: 3803 Views :: Military

The director of VA's Sierra Pacific Network, Sheila M. Cullen falsely claimed in "numerous official documents" that Bernard M. Baruch College-Mount Sinai School of Medicine awarded her a master's degree she never earned....

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Monday, May 26, 2014
Afghanistan: The Meaning of Service on this Memorial Day
By Rep Charles Djou @ 8:05 PM :: 2129 Views :: Military

I was at the airport with my family on Friday evening, when we noticed Schofield-based soldiers heading for Afghanistan....

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Monday, May 26, 2014
Worth Dying For
By Heritage Foundation @ 1:25 PM :: 2127 Views :: Military

For myself and many other veterans, Memorial Day is encapsulated in one unforgettable experience....

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Sunday, May 25, 2014
Hawaii Memorial Day Ceremonies
By Andrew Walden @ 9:07 PM :: 2985 Views :: Military

NOTE: Flags to fly at half-staff until noon on Memorial Day....

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Friday, May 23, 2014
VA Hospitals: Why Single-Payer Systems Fail
By NCPA @ 11:55 AM :: 2380 Views :: Health Care, Military

The problems emerging from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) are deeper than corruption and mismanagement....

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Thursday, May 22, 2014
Djou Urges Thai armed forces to return power to democratic institutions
By Rep Charles Djou @ 9:43 PM :: 3547 Views :: World News, Military, Politicians

"I join the Obama administration in urging Thailand’s armed forces to return power to democratic institutions.”

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Thursday, May 22, 2014
Army hosts Memorial Day Remembrance
By News Release @ 8:23 PM :: 2034 Views :: Military

Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony at 10 a.m., Monday, at the Post Cemetery....

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Thursday, May 22, 2014
Life After War
By Heritage Foundation @ 4:10 AM :: 2036 Views :: Military
Coming home from war is a happy occasion – but transitioning back into civilian life carries unique challenges....
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Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Strange Lights Caused by Barking Sands Missile Launch
By Selected News Articles @ 8:35 PM :: 2127 Views :: Military

...During the test, a simulated ballistic missile target was acquired, tracked and engaged by the Aegis Weapon System. At approximately 7:35 p.m. Hawaii Standard Time....

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Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Terrorists Who Kidnap Little Girls
By Heritage Foundation @ 6:21 AM :: 4053 Views :: National News, World News, Military

Americans have increasingly been pulled into the frightening story of more than 250 schoolgirls in Nigeria who were kidnapped by terrorist group Boko Haram....

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Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Schofield: 100 Soldiers Deploy to Afghanistan
By News Release @ 2:51 AM :: 3000 Views :: Military

The CMRE mission focuses on tracking, sorting and recovering Army equipment from across Afghanistan....

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Tuesday, May 06, 2014
Does a Benghazi Select Committee Matter?
By Heritage Foundation @ 12:30 PM :: 1729 Views :: Military

House Republicans are moving to set up a select committee to investigate the Benghazi attacks....

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Thursday, May 01, 2014
No Speech Can Fix This
By Heritage Foundation @ 6:07 AM :: 2865 Views :: Military, Obama

...In the midst of these world crises—and a U.S. military readiness crisis—we have a president who questions “the efficacy and even legitimacy of American power”....

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014
HB849 Will Compromise Civil Liberties
By News Release @ 11:03 PM :: 4923 Views :: First Amendment, Law Enforcement, Military, Second Amendment
What will happen to our rights if a State of Emergency is declared?
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Monday, April 21, 2014
Latest Trick for Illegal Immigrants: Granting Amnesty in Return for Military Service
By Heritage Foundation @ 1:09 PM :: 2242 Views :: National News, Military

Here’s a disturbing new idea from some members of Congress....

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Saturday, April 19, 2014
Tulsi Gabbard Helps Republicans Shadow Obama in Asia
By Andrew Walden @ 2:33 PM :: 4259 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 03, 2014
Back from Afghanistan: 100 Soldiers from 536th Support Maintenance Co
By Selected News Articles @ 4:20 AM :: 2512 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 01, 2014
Pentagon Overhauls Effort to Identify its Missing
By Selected News Articles @ 7:44 PM :: 2712 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 :: 2658 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 :: 2691 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 :: 3594 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 :: 2144 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 :: 2224 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 :: 2233 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 09, 2014
Hawaii National Guard builds global partnerships, proven on battlefield
By Selected News Articles @ 12:49 AM :: 2304 Views :: Military

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

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Friday, March 07, 2014
UH Manoa to host veterans conference
By News Release @ 4:22 AM :: 2871 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 :: 1939 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 :: 2435 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 :: 2402 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 :: 3401 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 :: 2656 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 :: 2822 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 :: 3205 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 :: 2923 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 :: 1980 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 07, 2014
Flags Fly at Half-Staff for Chief Warrant Officer Edward Balli
By News Release @ 3:36 PM :: 1982 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 07, 2014
Hawaii Aerospace Caucus Explores the Final Frontier
By News Release @ 2:03 AM :: 2561 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 06, 2014
China Will Deploy Subs that Could Nuke Alaska or Hawaii This Year
By Selected News Articles @ 5:26 PM :: 4045 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 05, 2014
Schofield Engineers Return from Afghanistan
By Video @ 4:41 PM :: 2058 Views :: Military

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

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Saturday, February 01, 2014
Living History Day: USS Missouri Celebrates Double Anniversary
By News Release @ 9:57 PM :: 3326 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 :: 3189 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 :: 3094 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 :: 1740 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 :: 6849 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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