News Release

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 ...
Read More Upcoming UTA affected by shutdown of the Federal Government

  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 ...
Read More HAWAII-BASED F-22 RAPTORS ACHIEVE FULL OPERATIONAL CAPABILITY

Bellows Air Force Station, HI – Members of the Hawaii National Guard’s Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, high-yield Explosive Response Force Package (CERF-P) will be participating in an evaluation from March 5 to 9, 2013, at Bellows Air Force Station, Hawaii. The evaluation examines the CERF-P’s ability to respond to a mass casualty event in a ...
Read More National Guard Undergoes Disaster Response Evaluation

Kalaeloa, Oahu- The Hawaii Army National Guard’s 29th Infantry Brigade Combat Team will break ground Thursday, Feb.14th, 2013 at 10 a.m. for a new Readiness Center in Kalaeloa.  Gov. Neil Abercrombie, commander-in-chief of the Hawaii National Guard, is scheduled to attend the ground breaking ceremony.   When completed, the readiness center will provide support for individual ...
Read More 29th IBCT Breaking Ground on New Readiness Center

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 ...
Read More HAWAII ARMY NATIONAL GUARD PUBLIC AFFAIRS UNIT RETURNS FROM SECOND AFGHANISTAN DEPLOYMENT

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 ...
Read More F-22 Raptors Participating in ‘Red Flag’ Exercise.

December 07, 2012 Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam. Upon landing this morning at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, an F-22 Raptor belonging to the 199th and 19th Fighters Squadrons, sustained damage to both horizontal stabilizers. The initial cost estimate for repairs is $1.8 million.   The pilot of the aircraft was uninjured.  The cause of the mishap is under ...
Read More F-22 Raptor Damaged Upon Landing

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 ...
Read More Hawaii Partners with Pacific Neighbor to Increase their Disaster Preparedness

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 ...
Read More HAWAII-BASED F-22 RAPTORS ACHIEVE INITIAL OPERATIONAL CAPABILITY