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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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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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