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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE NEIL ABERCROMBIE GOVERNOR MAJ. GEN. DARRYLL D.M. WONG DIRECTOR MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release          July 16, 2014 #2014-0014               New Survey to Assess Needs of Hawaii’s Women Veterans HONOLULU — A survey addressing the unique needs of women veterans has been launched ...
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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE NEIL ABERCROMBIE GOVERNOR MAJ. GEN. DARRYLL D.M. WONG DIRECTOR MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release         July 12, 2014 #2014-0013 HAWAII ARMY NATIONAL GUARD UNIT RETURNS FROM AFGHANISTAN DEPLOYMENT WHEN: 3:30 p.m., Saturday, July 12, 2014 WHAT: Detachment 55 returns to Hawaii from Deployment from Afghanistan WHO: Detachment 55 (Det 55), Operational Support Airlift ...
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Press Release #6 For Immediate Release,  May 30, 2014 HAWAII ARMY NATIONAL GUARD SOLDIER DIES ON OAHU WAHIAWA, HI- A Hawaii Army National Guard (HIARNG) Soldier died this morning while on duty performing the Army Physical Fitness Test. He was an Active Guard/Reserve Soldier, meaning he works full time for the National Guard. He was ...
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2014 Memorial Day

Memorial Day 2014

Posted on May 27, 2014 in FY2014, In The News, News Release, slider

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE NEIL ABERCROMBIE GOVERNOR MAJ. GEN. DARRYLL D.M. WONG DIRECTOR MEDIA RELEASE May 5, 2014    #2014-005 Improvements Coming to Maui Veterans Cemetery Honolulu, Hawaii – The Office of Veterans Services plans to begin improvement projects for the Maui Veterans Cemetery in Makawao that will temporarily impact nearly half of the existing gravesites.  The ...
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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.