In the Military
Isle Guard heads for new duties
Sixteen Hawaii Army National Guard soldiers from various units will be sent to Afghanistan this month to help train members of the Afghan police force.
A farewell ceremony will be held for these soldiers on Friday at the 103rd Troop Command at 96-1230 Waihona St. in Pearl City.
Tomorrow is the deadline for public comment on the Navy's Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement for the ocean and land training areas in Hawaii.
The draft impact statement studies the impact of Navy training and other naval activities in Hawaii Range Complex, which covers 270,250 square miles of water surrounding the main Hawaiian Islands.
The draft statement and Hawaii Range Complex information can be found online at www.govsupport.us/hrc.
Written comments may be submitted by tomorrow through e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to:
Public Affairs Officer
Pacific Missile Range Facility
P.O. Box 128
Kekaha, HI 96752
"In the Military" was compiled from wire reports and other sources by reporter Gregg K. Kakesako
, who covers military affairs for the Star-Bulletin. He can be reached by phone at 294-4075 or by e-mail at email@example.com