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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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