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Homeland Security Office Created

Posted on Jun 26, 2013 in In The News

Yesterday Gov. Neil Abercrombie today enacted State Bill SB680 (Relating to Homeland Security): “Long-overdue, this bill modernizes state statutes regarding Civil Defense and homeland security in light of federal changes. It aligns state and federal best practices.”    

Important TRICARE Announcement.

Posted on May 17, 2013 in In The News, Main

Changes to the TRICARE program policy requires Reserve Select (TRS) and Retired Reserve (TRR) beneficiaries to establish an automated method for payment of monthly premiums and discontinues the acceptance of checks as a form of monthly payment. This policy change was effective January, 2013 across all regions, but was temporarily suspended for the West Region ...
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HIARNG participated in its 1st Earth Day Beach Clean Up on 4/20/13. Thank you to all the volunteers for making this a huge success!  On April 20, 2013 the HIARNG Environmental Office partnered with Sustainable Coastlines Hawai‘i (SCH) to conduct a beach cleanup on 12 of our windward-side beaches on the island of O‘ahu. This ...
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Hawaii Army National Guard’s search and extraction experts return to Subic Bay to help their Philippine counter parts prepare for and participate in Balikatan 2013. During two separate engagements since late 2012, the Hawaii National Guard’s rescue experts have groomed teams of rescue professionals in preparation for Balikatan 2013.  Now the guardsmen working with the ...
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  HAWAII-BASED F-22 RAPTORS ACHIEVE FULL OPERATIONAL CAPABILITY WHEN: Sunday, April 7 WHAT: The Hawaii Air National Guard (HIANG) and the U.S. Air Force declare Full Operational Capability (FOC) of Hawaii-based F-22 aircraft WHO: Members of the HIANG’s 199th Fighter Squadron and the active duty’s 19th Fighter Squadron (Those squadrons fall under the 154th Wing ...
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MALANG, Indonesia – Hawaii Army National Guard Noncommissioned Officers share their knowledge and experience in NCO corps with 35 Indonesian NCOs during a five day Subject Matter Expert Exchange. The exchange is designed to foster positive foreign relations, and develop professional international relationships. The Noncommissioned Officer (NCO) is the backbone of any military establishment. Recently ...
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By Gary T. Kubota HonSA Mar 28, 2013 Gov. Neil Abercrombie and state lawmakers on Wednesday recognized 19 Hawaii-based members of the U.S. military who died in defense of their country. “They were willing to put themselves forward to accomplish that. … They are buried in our hearts,” Abercrombie said during a ceremony in the ...
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Members of the Hawaii Air National Guard 292st Combat Communications Squadron and others, recently participated in a Cyber Defense Exercise dubbed “Big Splash”. The exercise was designed to bring practitioners in industry and government together with students to practice cyber-security event response, mitigation, and strategy. Hawaii’s cyber-security Airmen exercised with Washington Army National Guard; the ...
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Airmen from the15th Wing and the Hawaii Air National Guard’s 154th wing recently completed a joint operational readiness exercise here at joint base Pearl Harbor Hickam. The exercise demonstrated the effectiveness of the total force integration initiative. For some of the airmen this was their first time operating in a joint environment. During the exercise ...
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In the event of a natural or man-made disaster members of Hawaii National Guard prove are ready to respond to save lives and provide security. Hawaii’s CERF-P team demonstrated their ability to respond to a mass casualty event in a contaminated area during a recent evaluation, where National Guard Soldiers and Airmen work and in ...
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