Women and the U.S. Military in East Asia

Women and the U.S. Military in East Asia Volume 4, Number 9 March 1999 – revised July 2000 Written by Gwyn Kirk, Rachel Cornwell, and Margo Okazawa-Rey Editors: Tom Barry (IRC) and Martha Honey (IPS) Key Points Negative effects of U.S. militarism on women and children in East Asia include sexual exploitation, physical and sexual… Read more »

Gang-rape trial ends in prison term, probation

The accused rapists are members of the military-associated hip hop group/gang known as ABYSS. ABYSS <http://artists1.iuma.com/images/Band/hr-shape-E1EDEF.gif> http://artists.iuma.com/IUMA/Bands/Abyssmen/index-0.html ABYSS is a family comprised of fifteen (15) members. This includes eight (8) rappers (Masterful Shabbar, Pnal, Blac Mist, Gilla, Soul Sorcerer, Vonstar Killaton, Zodiac Killah, & A-Killah), A Production & Publishing team (Redbone Production & Publishing), Management… Read more »

The Role of National Missile Defense in the Environmental History of Alaska

Source: Peace Vision The Role of National Missile Defense in the Environmental History of Alaska Stacey Fritz, Northern Studies, University of Alaska Fairbanks Phi Alpha Theta Conference, April 2000 On the brink of the third millenium, America emerges as the world superpower and largely dictates the direction of international relations. Although the nuclear tension of… Read more »

Schofield soldier found guilty in pregnant wife’s murder

Friday, January 28, 2000 Schofield soldier found guilty in pregnant wife’s murder However, the military jury rejected the prosecution’s argument that the killing was premeditated By Gregg K. Kakesako Star-Bulletin A military jury has found a Schofield Barracks soldier guilty of the unpremeditated murder of his pregnant wife. Staff Sgt. Timothy Ward, 34, faces a… Read more »

Soldier had ‘feelings of hatred’ before slaying wife

Wednesday, November 10, 1999 Soldier ‘had feelings of hatred’ before wife’s slaying By Gregg K. Kakesako Star-Bulletin Ten days before Army Staff Sgt. Timothy Ward allegedly stabbed and bludgeoned to death his pregnant German-born wife, he sought the help of a mental health specialist because he was afraid he would harm her. During the second… Read more »

Soldier may face court-martial

Monday, November 8, 1999 By Ken Sakamoto, Star-Bulletin Staff Sgt. Timothy Ward, right, entering the U.S. Army Courthouse at Schofield Barracks. Soldier may face court-martial Sgt. Timothy Ward allegedly murdered his pregnant wife at their home in Helemano By Gregg K. Kakesako Star-Bulletin A 25th Infantry Division soldier this morning was to face a military… Read more »

Soldier could face death penalty for killing wife

Friday, October 15, 1999 Schofield soldier could face death penalty in wife’s slaying By Gregg K. Kakesako Star-Bulletin A 25th Infantry Division sergeant could be the first military person in decades in Hawaii to face the death penalty if convicted of beating and stabbing his wife to death. Staff Sgt. Timothy Ward, an infantry squad… Read more »

Man who left nightclub with attempted-murder victim might be in military

http://archives.starbulletin.com/1999/09/10/news/briefs.html Police/Fire By Star-Bulletin staff Honolulu Police Department Crimestoppers Police illustration Witness descriptions resulted in this sketch of the man last seen with Evelyn Luka. Man who left nightclub with attempted-murder victim might be in military Star-Bulletin staff Police are seeking a man who was seen leaving a Kapiolani nightclub with attempted-murder victim Evelyn Luka…. Read more »

Soldier stabs and kills pregnant wife

Tuesday, August 31, 1999 No signs of violence seen before stabbing But a pregnant mother was murdered and her husband is being held By Debra Barayuga Star-Bulletin To court officials, Timothy and Bianca Ward, going through a divorce, showed no signs of domestic violence. Apparently until Thursday. That morning, the military couple appeared in Family… Read more »

Hickam apologizes for reference to Hawaiians in terror exercise

The commander of Hickam Air Force Base apologized for depicting a fictitious terrorist group as a “Hawaiian Sovereignty Group” during a recent base drill.  She says it was an “error”. But this is not the first time that the military has conducted exercises with Hawaiian activists depicted as the enemy.  It reveals the perceptions and… Read more »