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South Korean-Born Soldier Owes Life Of Service To An Act Of Kindness

Story by SFC Wynnfred Hoke on 09/20/2019 By Sgt. Laura Martin, 8th Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii As Lieutenant Colonel Jun Yi types diligently at his computer, it's hard to believe this strong and noble looking man came from anything but an idyllic upbringing. Long gone are read more

Air Force, Army Medevacs 30 Patients

Story by SSgt Gregory Nash on 09/12/2019 Chaos ensues on the flightline as 30 battered and bruised patients ail from injuries suffered during simulated wartime contingencies. Responsible for rapidly responding and stabilizing the situation, a special crew of U.S. Air Force and Army medical professionals rush to the scene with read more

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Fort Shafter

Outside Honolulu, Fort Shafter has been home to the senior Army headquarters in Hawaii for almost a century. When the post opened in 1907, it was named forMaj. Gen. William R. Shafter (1835-1906), who led the U.S. expedition to Cuba in 1898. Tripler Army Medical Center, Fort DeRussy and the read more

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U.S. Army, Pacific USARPAC commands Army forces in the Asia-Pacific region, the largest area of responsibility in the Department of Defense, covering half the globe, including dozens of countries, from its headquarters at Fort Shafter. Major USARPAC subordinate commands include 8th Army; I Corps; U.S. Army Alaska; U.S. Army Japa read more