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Rps Celebrate Rating's Birthday Aboard John C. Stennis

Story by PO3 Jacob L Greenberg on 01/17/2019 Religious program specialists (RPs) aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), celebrated their rating's 40th birthday while underway, Jan. 15. In 1979, Secretary of the Navy Edward Hidalgo established the permanent RP rating in response to the vital role read more

Wach's Rch-C Visit Highlights Enhanced Services For Beneficiaries

Story by Jalonda Garrison on 01/17/2019 Weed Army Community Hospital's staff welcome Brig. Gen. Jeffrey J. Johnson, Commanding General of Regional Health Command-Central, and Command Sgt. Maj. Joseph L. Cecil, RHC-C CSM, for a return tour of its footprints showcasing the many enhancements executed in order to service the Soldiers, 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 for Maj. Gen. William R. Shafter (1835-1906), who led the U.S. expedition to Cuba in 1898. Tripler Army Medical Center, Fort DeRussy and 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