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Fostering positive foreign relations a key mission of the National Guard thru the State Partnership Program. Hawaii has partnership relations with Indonesia and the Philippines. Recently at Hawaii’s Department of Defense Joint Forces Headquarters Hawaii’s Deputy Adjutant General Brig. Gen. Joseph Kim Hosted a delegation from Indonesia containing Major General Hambali, Deputy Assistant to the ...
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The Hawaii National Guard’s Youth Challenge Academy is currently making a relocation of one of its campuses from Kulani to Keaukaha Military Reservation on the island of Hawaii.  The move will provide a cost savings that directly translates into the potential for increasing the number of cadets allowed into the program and the option to ...
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Red Flag 2013

Posted on Feb 4, 2013 in In The News

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Read More The Hawaii Air National Guard’s 199th Fighter Squadron and the active duty Air Force’s 19th Fighter Squadron team returned to Hawaii after participating in a Red Flag exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.  Red Flag is a realistic combat training exercise involving the air forces of the United States and its allies, ...
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HAWAII ARMY NATIONAL GUARD PUBLIC AFFAIRS UNIT RETURNS FROM SECOND AFGHANISTAN DEPLOYMENT   WHEN:  Thursday, Jan. 31, approximately 3:45 p.m.   WHAT:  Welcome home ceremony for 117th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment Soldiers   WHO: Members of the Hawaii Army National Guard (HIARNG) and their families   WHERE: 103rd Troop Command, Waiawa Armory, Pearl City Industrial ...
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FORWARD OPERATING BASE LAGMAN, Afghanistan (Jan. 28, 2013) — “Hippos” is the name the 11-man Security Forces Assistance Team goes by when rolling off Forward Operating Base Lagman for a mission. Assigned as advisers for the Qalat Reserve Kandak, an Afghan Uniformed Police, or AUP, battalion in Zabul province, SFAT 21, part of the 29th ...
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Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam- A team from the Hawaii Air National Guard’s 199th Fighter Squadron and the active duty Air Force’s 19th Fighter Squadron, departed Hawaii today to participate in a Red Flag exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.  The exercise will run through February 1.  The fighter jets departed in small groups over ...
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Royal Guard 49th Anniversary

Posted on Dec 4, 2012 in In The News

Nov 16 2012, Members of Hawaii’s Royal Guard celebrated 49 years of existence at the state capital by re-enacting the posting of the Guard. The Royal Guard consists of members of Hawaii’s Air National Guard and, was reestablished on November 16 1963 By Colonel Walter Judd. Their mandate is to protect the Historical ties of ...
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Hawaii National Guard search and rescue experts are sharing from their wealth of knowledge of interagency operations, and the latest in rescue techniques as a part of the state partner ship program with the Philippines. The unique civil-military nature of the National Guard allows for active participation in a wide range of security cooperation activities ...
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HONOLULU – Nov. 9, 2012 – The Hawaii Air National Guard’s 199th Fighter Squadron and the active duty Air Force’s 19th Fighter Squadron (Those squadrons fall under the 154th Wing and 15th Wing, respectively) have achieved Initial Operational Capability (IOC) status.  The IOC announcement comes at the end of a three day long exercise that ...
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The Hawaii Air National Guard (HIANG) announced the recipients of its annual “Launa Ole” awards this afternoon at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam ceremony held in Hangar 19. The Launa Ole (meanings include: unequalled, superior) awards are for outstanding performance for individuals and teams over the past year. Airman of the Year Full Time – SrA ...
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