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

May 24 2012 The Hawaii Army National Guard (HIARNG) has, in the past, conducted live-fire munitions training in various locations across the State of Hawaii. Currently, these munitions response sites (MRSs) are being inspected and/or evaluated as part of the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) Military Munitions Response Program (MMRP). Taking into consideration various factors ...
Read More Munitions Response Site Prioritization Protocol Information Available From Hawaii Army National Guard (HIARNG)

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 ...
Read More HAWAII AIR NATIONAL GUARD HONORS TOP PERFORMERS

For Immediate Release January 30, 2012 VICE DIRECTOR OF STATE CIVIL DEFENSE SELECTED HONOLULU – The State of Hawaii Department of Defense announced the selection of retired Washington Army National Guard Lt. Col. Doug Mayne as vice director of State Civil Defense. Selected following a rigorous nationwide search process, Mayne will oversee the day-to-day administration, ...
Read More VICE DIRECTOR OF STATE CIVIL DEFENSE SELECTED

HILO, HAWAII- The Hawaii National Guard’s Youth CHalleNGe Academy (HNGYCA) will graduate its second class from the Kulani campus on the Island of Hawaii on Friday December 23rd at the Kamehameha Schools’ Hawaii Campus auditorium.   For Immediate Release                                                                                         December 21, 2011   HAWAII NATIONAL GUARD’S KULANI YOUTH CHALLENGE ACADEMY TO GRADUATE SECOND CLASS ...
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By Tech. Sgt. Michelle Thomas 154th Public Affairs While leaders from 21 Pacific Rim countries met this past week in Hawaii to hash out economic growth, trade issues and disaster response, a considerable number of Hawaii National Guard citizen Soldiers and Airmen were on hand to support the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit. Soldiers and ...
Read More Hawaii National Guard supports APEC Summit

Fort Hood, Texas- Company C, 1st Battalion, 207th Aviation Regiment of the Hawaii Army National Guard, which was originally scheduled to deploy to Iraq, is now on its way to Kuwait. For Immediate Release                                                                                              November 21, 2011     HAWAII ARMY NATIONAL GUARD’S UH-60 HELICOPTER UNIT NOW DEPLOYING TO KUWAIT, NOT IRAQ                                                                                                  ...
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HILO, HAWAII- About 50 Hawaii Air National Guard (HIANG) Airmen will deploy to Southwest Asia in support of Operation New Dawn (OND). For Immediate Release                                                                                           November 21, 2011     HAWAII AIR NATIONAL GUARD UNIT TO DEPLOY TO SOUTHWEST ASIA     HILO, HAWAII- About 50 Hawaii Air National Guard (HIANG) Airmen will deploy ...
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