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Honolulu, Hawaii – The Hawaii Air National Guard (HIANG) today held its annual “Launa Ole” awards ceremony for outstanding achievement over the past year.  Launa ‘Ole means “beyond comparison” or “without peer.”  Airman nominated for the Hawaii Air National Guard “Launa’Ole” award are judged in the following categories, (1) Outstanding Airman of the Year (Traditional ...
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By Col. Ed Toy, Deputy Brigade Commander 29th IBCT, Hawaii Army National Guard Pohakuloa, Hawaii- Amongst the shadows and the crisp cold air between two of the tallest mountains in the world huddles a leader, his Soldiers and their Shadows. In this case, the Shadows are Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. Earlier this year, Lt. Col. James ...
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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE   NEIL ABERCROMBIE GOVERNOR   MAJ. GEN. DARRYLL D.M. WONG DIRECTOR   MEDIA RELEASE   SGT Drew M. Scobie Memorial Services set   Feb. 11, 2014     #2014-003   Memorial services for Hawaii Army National Guard soldier Sgt. Drew M. Scobie will be held at Hawaii Memorial Park Chapel located at 45-425 Kamehameha ...
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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE NEIL ABERCROMBIE GOVERNOR MAJ. GEN. DARRYLL D.M. WONG DIRECTOR MEDIA RELEASE Feb. 7, 2014    #2014-002 State of Hawaii, Department of Defense (Office of Homeland Security), Hawaiian Electric, IBM, Mehta Tech Inc,Pacific Disaster Center and U.S. Pacific Command Explore Methods to Improve Energy Efficiency and Grid Operations Honolulu, Hawaii – The State of ...
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The Hawaii Army National Guard soldier killed in an aircraft accident in eastern Afghanistan on Friday, has been positively identified as Sgt. Drew M. Scobie, of Kailua. Sgt. Scobie was one of three Americans aboard the MC-12 surveillance aircraft that crashed. There were no survivors. Sgt. Scobie’s remains were flown to Dover AFB, Delaware, where positive identification was made. His remains are expected to arrive in Hawaii in the next several days. Funeral arrangements are pending.

    As a part of an ongoing exchange of military experience and expertise between the United States and the Philippines members of the Philippine Air Force recently toured Hawaii National Guard Facilities at Wheeler Army Air Field. The delegation was briefed on the aviation capabilities of the Hawaii Army National Guard and inspected its ...
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By William Cole Some Hawaii Army National Guard soldiers will soon be flying missions in unarmed civilian turboprop aircraft over battle zones in Afghanistan. The Detachment 55 soldiers will be using Super King Air 300s loaded with high-resolution sensors and cameras to support troops on the ground. They’ll be able to see — but will be ...
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As part of the State Partnership Program, Hawaii National Guard Soldiers travelled to Bogor, Indonesia for a five-day Non-Commissioned Officer Development Class with the Indonesian Armed Forces. The class focused on advanced, platoon sergeant and above leadership skills. Available in High Definition. Read more: http://www.dvidshub.net/video/302769/hawaii-national-guard-soldiers-take-part-nco-development-indonesia#.UlMWTmSglhp#ixzz2h4XHAneL

Based on explicit guidance from the National Guard Bureau and the DoD, the Hawaii National Guard is recalling almost all of its federal technician workforce, beginning Monday, 7 Oct. In rare exceptions some technicians will not be recalled to work immediately. They will be notified individually by their supervisors. All other fed tech will begin ...
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To all members of our Hawaii National Guard and your families: I wanted to express to you my deepest concern for you and your families over this Federal Government shutdown and the impact it has on our Hawaii National Guard Family. Due to the lack of appropriated funds for this new fiscal year, we have ...
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