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Kevin Knodell

Lessons From Hurricane Iniki Help Coast Guard Prepare For Douglas Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Lessons From Hurricane Iniki Help Coast Guard Prepare For Douglas

The coronavirus pandemic has presented unique challenges to overall readiness.

Two Philippine Navy Sailors In Quarantine As New Frigate Prepares For RIMPAC Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Two Philippine Navy Sailors In Quarantine As New Frigate Prepares For RIMPAC

But Philippine military officials insist all personnel on their way to Hawaii are healthy and COVID-19 free.

House Approves Measure Introduced By Gabbard Allowing Military Hemp Use Cory Lum/Civil Beat

House Approves Measure Introduced By Gabbard Allowing Military Hemp Use

The latest iteration of the National Defense Authorization Act loosens restrictions on hemp and cannabis use for active duty troops and veterans.

International Ships On Their Way To Hawaii For RIMPAC Civil Beat

International Ships On Their Way To Hawaii For RIMPAC

But you won’t be seeing Japanese or Australian sailors in Honolulu.

Army Holds First Large-Scale Training In Hawaii Since Start Of Pandemic Kevin Knodell/Civil Beat

Army Holds First Large-Scale Training In Hawaii Since Start Of Pandemic

During the combat training five soldiers displayed possible COVID-19 symptoms, but all five tested negative for the disease.

New Air Force Commander At Pearl Harbor-Hickam Darien Perez/U.S. Air Force

New Air Force Commander At Pearl Harbor-Hickam

Gen. Kenneth Wilsbach takes command of U.S. Pacific Air Forces.

Proposed Detonation of World War II-Era Bombs at Molokini Angers Activists Flickr: Forest and Kim Starr

Proposed Detonation of World War II-Era Bombs at Molokini Angers Activists

State and federal agencies have been planning to dispose of the bombs since last year.

Military In Hawaii Copes With Pandemic Challenges John Linzmeier/HING

Military In Hawaii Copes With Pandemic Challenges

The military declines to say how many Hawaii-based troops have been infected, but it has put restrictions on both daily operations and training efforts.

 

USS Preble Seized $40 Million Worth Of Cocaine On Counter Narcotics Mission Jaimar Carson Bondurant/U.S. Navy

USS Preble Seized $40 Million Worth Of Cocaine On Counter Narcotics Mission

The vessel is back in Hawaii after taking part in an interagency drug task force operating in waters around Central America.