Wheeler Army Airfield, just 20 miles from the state capital of Honolulu, is home to the headquarters of U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii. USAG-HI operates 22 Army installations and subinstallations in Hawaii and provides quality installation management service and support for more than 98,000 Army and civilian personnel, as well as military
Centrally located on Oahu, on the eastern slope of the Waianae Mountain Range, Schofield Barracks is named in honor of Lt. Gen. John M. Schofield, who, in 1872, recognized the strategic importance of Oahu to the defense of the United States. Construction was begun on the barracks in 1909. Today,
USAG-HI reports directly to Installation Management Command-Pacific. USAG-HI operates 22 Army installations and sub-installations in Hawaii and provides quality installation management service and support for more than 98,000 Army and civilian personnel, as well as military family members and retirees, assigned to Fort Shafter, Tripler Army Medical Center, Schofield Barracks,
The key to a successful transition is your sponsor; however, reading this publication and taking the time to familiarize yourself with all the services and facilities available to you will better prepare you for your move to Hawaii. May your tour of duty here be a rewarding, enjoyable experience. Another
Island Palm Communities (IPC) offers a great on-post living experience to families from all military branches. Our services and amenities cannot be matched by any other residential community off post. In addition to excellent property management support, residents can enjoy many recreational amenities, such as tot lots, basketball courts, spray
If you and your family are moving to Hawaii, work with your health care provider, whether TRICARE (service members and their families) or another provider (Department of the Army civilians and their families), before you arrive to ensure a seamless transition in care.
The Family and MWR Blue Star Card is a discount and activities program for Army spouses and families of deployed, TDY and unaccompanied PCS Soldiers overseas for a period of 90 days or longer. The program is a joint effort of all Family and MWR facilities with the primary goal
Whether you’re in the mood for a filling entre, soup and salad or just need to grab a quick bite before hitting the golf course, Family and MWR Hawaii, the exchange and the Inn at Schofield Barracks offer a number of dining options to their patrons. Family and MWR Hawaii
The newest concept in the Army, a multipurpose recreation center, the Tropics offers food and entertainment for adults ages 18 and up. The Tropics is open seven days a week, 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
In 1873, Maj. Gen. John M. Schofield surveyed Pearl Harbor to evaluate its military potential, and for more than a century, Hawaii has played a major role as a headquarters for the U.S. Army in the Pacific. Following the Spanish-American War in 1898, the United States annexed Hawaii. With the
Story by SSG Armando Limon on 01/09/2017 SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii 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),
Story by Joseph Eddins on 12/12/2016 Seventy-five years ago, a young boy and his father stood on their porch, gazing out onto what should have been another Sunday morning in paradise. The man touched his son's shoulder with one hand and pointed to the southeast with the other. "I want
Story by Kristen Wong on 12/09/2016 WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD 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. When the Japanese began their attack on Oahu, Hedley nearly lost his legs to an