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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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Due to the shutdown of the Federal Government and the continuing uncertainty of a timely resolution, the Hawaii National Guard has postponed its weekend training, originally scheduled for Oct. 5-6. Most Hawaii Army National Guard (HIARNG) units are now tentatively scheduled to perform IDT drills Oct. 19-20. HIARNG soldiers should check with their respective commands ...
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  NGAUS, the National Guard Association of the United States held is 135th Annual conference in Honolulu this weekend. The delegates held sessions where force development, homeland security, tactical teams, and deployment management where discussed, included in the discussions robust debate was held about the efficacy and future of the National Guard in the main ...
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(22nd Avenue, DIAMOND HEAD) Today, Gov. Neil Abercrombie joined by Maj. Gen. Darryll D.M. Wong, the adjutant general and retired Maj. Gen. Ray Starling, Hawaii Energy program manager, shared how Hawaii State Department of Defense, Hawaii National Guard division, reduced its energy consumption in some facilities by as much as 23 percent. Last July, as ...
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The 2013 Adjutant General’s Award winner is Kimberly Magday, Office of Veterans Services. The employee of the year award (Adjutant General’s Award) is for distinguished service through consistent superior work performance and/or outstanding achievement during the current year. Kimberly Magday has consistently performed her work in an exemplary and exceptional manner.  Her efforts to take ...
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July fourth, a day celebrated by family and friends across the United States poses unique security and safety concerns for those entrusted to protect the public. The highly trained professionals of the Hawaii National Guard’s Weapons of Mass Destruction – Civil Service Team partnered with the Honolulu Fire Department, Honolulu Police Department, Honolulu Emergency Medical ...
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The first exercise using the University of Hawaii’s newly christened cyber range “Po’oihe” took place on the University of Hawaii, Manoa campus, August 2-4.  Some of the top hackers in the world squared off against cyber defense teams from the Hawaii National Guard, Pacific Air Forces, federal, state and county agencies, several utilities and private ...
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PASIR LABA CAMP, Singapore – Members of both forces continued a 32-year tradition Monday with the opening of the annual two-week wartime simulation exercise “Tiger Balm” at Pasir Laba Camp, Singapore. “We value the U.S. military’s presence here,” said Singapore Army Col. Chiang, commander of the 9th Infantry Divisions (Singapore). “This strong bond that we ...
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117th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment (Hawaii) Story by Spc. Tyler Meister Tuesday, June 6, 2013 BALIKITAN, Indonesia – Soldiers from the U.S. Army’s 82nd Airborne Div. and Tentara Nasional Indonesia Angkatan Darat (TNI-AD), 17th Airborne Brigade participated in the drop, which was one of several training initiatives incorporated into US Army Pacific (USARPAC) Garuda Shield ...
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