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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 ...
Read More Members of the Hawaii National Guard CERF-P Search and Extraction Team Raises up Peers in the Philippines.

  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 ...
Read More Hawaii Army National Guard Soldiers Assist Indonesia in Developing Their Noncommissioned Officer Corp

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 ...
Read More 19 fallen Hawaii warriors honored with state medal

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 ...
Read More Hawaii Airmen Make a Big Splash During Cyber Defense Exercise

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 ...
Read More Hawaii National Guard proves that they are ready to respond to save lives and provide security

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 ...
Read More Hawaii National Guard’s Youth Challenge Academy aims to cut cost and add students with move to the Keaukaha Military Reservation