Story by SGT Jessica DuVernay on 09/26/2017In a humbling ceremony, the Honorary Consul of France, Mr. Guillaume Maman, bestowed three veterans with the highest award recognition France gives, the Legion D'Honneur, in a quiet ceremony 21 Sep., at the Hawaii State Capitol, in the historic House Chamber.
Story by SGT Jessica DuVernay on 09/26/2017"The opportunity to command and the understanding of the impact of that responsibility is difficult to quantify," said Lt. Col. Matthew Cloud, commander, 100th Inf. Bn., 442nd Inf. Reg., 9th MSC. "A leader that steps forward to accept that responsibility willingly and selflessly sacrifices their time demonstrates a sincere commitment to those Soldiers for which they are responsible."
Story by SPC Anthony Martinez on 09/18/2017
"I don't consider this a mission, I consider it a responsibility," said Spc. Akil Vanterpool. "A responsibility that we all have to uphold, helping each other and providing each other whatever we need."
Story by PO2 Brittney Cannady on 09/07/2017
This year marks the first time Spearhead is serving as the deploying platform for Continuing Promise. Chief Mate Adam Streeper, who as the first officer is responsible for cargo operations, training, safety and security matters aboard Spearhead, believes the ship is more than ready for the task.
Story by SFC Richard Stowell on 06/15/2017
Army Staff Sergeant Juan Cruz looks on as Belizean soldiers stucco the new building's western face.
East of the construction site stands Belize Rural High School, a single story structure with exterior corridors and brightly painted columns. Cruz knows it well. He was there when it went up, too, in 1995. He laughs as he thinks about how long it took him to realize it.