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A convoy of military vehicles heads up Waikoloa Road Friday (May 27) on their way to Pohakuloa Training Area. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Military convoys between Kawaihae and PTA in March 2019

MEDIA RELEASE Military units are scheduled to conduct vehicle convoy movements between Kawaihae and Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA) on the following dates and times: 7 March between 8 am to 2 pm from Kawaihae to PTA 12 March between 8 am to 9 am from Kawaihae to PTA 13 March between 8 am to 12 […]

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Various military training and open house at PTA in March 2019

U.S. Army units from Oahu and Hawaii Island (Hawaii Army National Guard), are scheduled to conduct numerous types of training here during the month of March involving small arms, heavy machine guns, mortars and unmanned aerial systems (UAS). This training may be heard or observed by the surrounding communities, and Pohakuloa Training Areas (PTA) Public […]

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PTA training, hunting & community update for February 2019

US Air Force F-22 Raptor jets will be training above PTA on February 22 from 10-11 am. PTA will be taking part in the Engineer Bash at the Thelma Parker Community Library in Waimea on February 23 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Pilots of MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 268 (VMM-268), take part in aerial refueling recertification over Northern Territory, Australia, Aug. 17, 2018. Two KC-130 Hercules aircraft from Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 152 (VMGR-152), took part in the training in order to allow the Osprey pilots to fly their aircraft back to Hawaii at the end of the Marine Rotational Force – Darwin 18 deployment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Daniel Wetzel)

Military to conduct Osprey MV-22 training flights on Hawaii Island

U.S. Marine Corps units home-based on Oahu are scheduled to conduct MV-22 Osprey aviation training, here. Training will take place: Feb. 20, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. to midnight Feb. 22, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. This training may be heard or observed by the surrounding communities. The training here […]

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PTA training advisory for February 2019

U.S. Marine Corps and Air Force units home-based on Oahu, are scheduled to conduct numerous types of training here involving helicopter gunnery, mortar and artillery qualification and close air support by A-10 Thunderbolt aircraft beginning Feb 4 through 28 Feb. This training may be heard or observed by the surrounding communities.

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Military training in PTA for February 4-28, 2019

U.S. Marine Corps and Air Force units home-based on Oahu, are scheduled to conduct numerous types of training here involving helicopter gunnery, mortar and artillery qualification and close air support by A-10 Thunderbolt aircraft beginning Feb 4 through 28 Feb. This training may be heard or observed by the surrounding communities.

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A convoy of military vehicles heads up Waikoloa Road Friday (May 27) on their way to Pohakuloa Training Area. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Military convoys from Kawaihae to PTA Wednesday (Jan 30)

Military convoys traveling from Kawaihae to Pohakuloa Training Area Wednesday (Jan 30). There will be two convoys (separated by time and space) beginning at 11 a.m. and ending no later than 3 p.m.

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A field artilleryman with Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, pulls the lanyard on a M327 120 mm mortar system during Operation Spartan Fury at Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii, Feb. 21, 2013. The Alpha Battery Marines used the mortar system for the first time during the training exercise and were mentored by Marines from Bravo Battery to become familiar with the new weaponry. Photo courtesy USMC

PTA training set for U.S. Marines in January 2019

U.S. Marine Corps units home-based on Oahu, are scheduled to conduct various types of small unit training here involving helicopters, mortars and artillery beginning Jan. 7 through the end of the month. This training may be heard or observed by the surrounding communities.

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Navy welcomes public comments on training by January 7, 2019

The public still has seven days to comment on the Naval Special Operations Training State of Hawaii Draft Environmental Assessment (Draft EA). The Naval Special Warfare Command (NSWC) welcomes public comments, which must be postmarked or received online by Jan. 7, 2019, for consideration in the final EA.

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Navy extends public comment period for special operations training

The Naval Special Warfare Command (NSWC) is extending the public comment period for the Naval Special Operations Training State of Hawaii Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) until Jan. 7, 2019 to allow the public more time to submit comments. NSWC prepared the Draft EA to analyze the potential impacts of proposed naval special operations training in […]

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Hawaii based soldier sentenced to 25 years in prison for attempting to support ISIS

Ikaika Erik Kang, 35, a Sergeant First Class in the U.S. Army formerly stationed at Schofield Barracks, was sentenced today to 25 years in prison for attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), a designated foreign terrorist organization. Kang was sentenced to 240 months on Counts 2, 3, […]

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A convoy of military vehicles heads up Waikoloa Road Friday (May 27) on their way to Pohakuloa Training Area. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Military convoys and training for PTA in November 2018

Military units from Oahu (U.S. Marines) are scheduled to complete training in the first week of November and then to redeploy their equipment back to Oahu from Kawaihae Harbor.

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A 154th Wing Hawaii Air National Guard F-22 Raptor flies behind a 434th Air Refueling Wing KC-135 Stratotanker from Grissom Air Reserve Base, Indiana, near Hawaii during the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise, July 17, 2018. DOD Photo

Hawaii Air National Guard F-22 Raptor jets operating out of Hilo, public viewing available November 1-2, 2018

The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) informs Hawaii Island residents of an increase in air activity over the Hilo area from Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, through Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, as the Hawaii Air National Guard (HIANG) will be operating and repositioning four F-22 Raptors at the Hilo International Airport. HIANG will be continuing their […]

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An MV-22B Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 166 Reinforced, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), lands at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, during sustainment training exercise, July 21, 2018. This training allowed Marines and Sailors to sustain skills developed during a comprehensive six-month predeployment training cycle, and included planning and executing ship-to-shore operations, company-sized helicopter and amphibious raids, combat marksmanship and convoy operations. The Essex Amphibious Ready Group/MEU team is a strong, flexible, responsive and consistent force capable of maneuver warfare across all domains; it is equipped and scalable to respond to any crisis from humanitarian assistance and disaster relief to contingency operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. A. J. Van Fredenberg)

Army and Marines to support Waimea Fall Festival Saturday (Oct 13)

The U.S. Army’s Pohakuloa Training Area and the U.S. Marine Corps’ Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 363 will team-up at this year’s Waimea Fall Festival by bringing an MV-22B Osprey aircraft and tactical Army vehicles for the public to experience first-hand. The Marine aviation squadron, known as the “Lucky Red Lions,” falls under the command […]

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