USARPAC kicks off Army birthday commemoration with fun run, wellness fair

Story by SSG Christopher McCullough on 06/14/2017 FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii - Soldiers, civilians and family members from U.S. Army Pacific units across Hawaii gathered at historic Palm Circle, Fort Shafter for a 2-mile Family-Soldier Fun Run/Walk, June 12. The run marks the beginning of a week of events meant to
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Medics from across the Pacific fight to earn EFMB

Story by SGT Daniel Johnson on 06/09/2017 More than 200 medical Soldiers from across the Pacific gathered at Schofield Barracks at the end of June to compete for the Expert Field Medical Badge. The badge, held by only about 10% of the Army medical community, requires intense training to prepare
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Armed Services YMCA supports Army mission

Story by Karen Iwamoto on 06/09/2017 WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD On a recent sunny summer morning, a handful of children were playing in the Armed Services YMCA's courtyard, here. After about an hour of hula hooping, tossing balls and playing on the jungle gym, they lined up and made their way
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Stories that inspire: Army family redefines resiliency

Story by Amy Parr on 06/03/2017 "And they lived happily ever after." Those words are echoed in so many classic childhood fairy tales. While real life stories rarely mirror fairy tales, every once in a while a boy meets a girl, falls in love and a magical story ensues. Such
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Successful PCS'ing starts with good planning

Story by Karen Iwamoto on 05/19/2017 WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD Whether Soldiers and families are making their first permanent change of station move or have been doing it for years, they're almost certain to encounter challenges along the way. "There are just so many moving parts to juggle," said 1st Lt.
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USS Lake Erie Provides MEDEVAC Support

Story by Lucas T Hans on 05/16/2017 PACIFIC OCEAN Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) performed a medical evacuation after a request came from a U.S. Army logistics support vessel (LSV) in the early hours of May 15. After receiving the call, Lake Erie plotted a direct course
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