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Sailor Who Took His Own Life At Honolulu Resort Was A Career Navy Man Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Sailor Who Took His Own Life At Honolulu Resort Was A Career Navy Man

Lt. Cmdr. Russell Cruz, a native of New York, enlisted in the Navy about a month after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

The Navy Has Promised Action On Mental Health And Suicide, But Sailors Are Still Dying Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The Navy Has Promised Action On Mental Health And Suicide, But Sailors Are Still Dying

The death of a sailor from a self-inflicted gunshot at a luxury resort in Honolulu this weekend was the third gun death tied to the Pacific Fleet submarine force in just over 16 months.

Military Pilots Try To Keep Hawaii Skies Quiet. Here’s Why It’s Hard Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Military Pilots Try To Keep Hawaii Skies Quiet. Here’s Why It’s Hard

Oahu residents have long complained about noise from military flights — and some worry about safety.

Retiring Native Hawaiian Army General Was A Trailblazer Pacific Air Forces Public Affair

Retiring Native Hawaiian Army General Was A Trailblazer

Maj. Gen. Suzanne Vares-Lum was the first Native Hawaiian woman to be an Army general and was the face of the military for many of Hawaii’s leaders.

Coast Guard Cutter Returns To Honolulu After 82-Day Fishery Patrol U.S. Coast Guard

Coast Guard Cutter Returns To Honolulu After 82-Day Fishery Patrol

The deployment was part of a push for more aggressive fisheries enforcement as tensions rise between the U.S. and China.

COVID-19 Vaccines Now Available For All Veterans In Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat

COVID-19 Vaccines Now Available For All Veterans In Hawaii

It will also be available to veterans’ spouses and caregivers.

Veterans Home In Hilo To Get $600,000 In Federal Relief Funds Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Veterans Home In Hilo To Get $600,000 In Federal Relief Funds

The facility was the site of a COVID-19 outbreak that killed 27 and prompted a change in management, a lawsuit and a massive federal fine.

Veterans Near End Of Fight To Return Barbers Point Memorial To West Oahu Courtesy AMVETS

Veterans Near End Of Fight To Return Barbers Point Memorial To West Oahu

The AMVETS committee overseeing the effort hopes to have the memorial ready for the 79th anniversary of the Battle of Midway.

Military Has Begun Vaccinating Troops And Family Members From Age 16 Naval Health Clinic Hawaii

Military Has Begun Vaccinating Troops And Family Members From Age 16

Officials are registering people at Tripler and other military medical centers and setting up drive-thru clinics on bases.

Military in Hawaii