Military Star News


Published - Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Military Star Says Goodbye


The Military Star News will discontinue publication May 26 as a result of the merging of the Honolulu Star-Bulletin and Honolulu Advertiser.

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Kagan’s Photo A Mystery Of Misinformation


Several questions are burning my brain after last week’s flare-up over The Wall Street Journal‘s decision to run a photo of Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan playing softball.

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Site Allows For Comments On Gays In Military


WASHINGTON - A new online inbox that enables servicemembers and their families to comment anonymously about the impact of a possible repeal of the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” law has gone live.

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Single Parents Face Special Difficulties


WASHINGTON - Army Spc. Sandie De Los Reyes steps over her threshold well after dark - balancing baby in one hand and grocery bags in the other - with her two sons following close behind.

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Subs Getting A Head Start On Smoking Ban


PEARL HARBOR (NNS) - USS Olympia, USS Greeneville, USS Pasadena, and USS La Jolla are getting a head start on the upcoming smoking ban below decks on submarines scheduled to become effective no later than Dec. 31, 2010.

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Veteran Hiking Across U.S. To Raise Funds


CAMP ATTERBURY, Ind. - Iraq combat veteran Troy Yocum is walking 7,000 miles across the nation, banging his drum, gathering followers and trying to meet his goal of raising $5 million for U.S. veterans and their families in need.

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Recalled Helmets Not Dangerous


WASHINGTON - The Army recall of 44,000 Advanced Combat Helmets that were issued to soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan is the result of a Department of Justice investigation as well as independent tests that show the helmets do not meet Army standards, officials confirmed.

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Military Takes Part In Parade


WAHIAWA - Along with the delicious taste of Hawaiian pineapple, diverse local culture and history were celebrated May 8 during the Wahiawa Pineapple Festival and parade.

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No Better Gift For Mother Than A Safe Son


Nell Ann Craig is not one of those mothers who need material proof of their sons’ love.

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HPD Chief Speaks About Leadership At Pearl


PEARL HARBOR (NNS) - The Honolulu Police Department chief of police spoke to more than 200 Pearl Harbor sailors and civilians as part of a “Learn from the Leaders” April 29 at the Ford Island Conference Center.

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