This statement was written by Drake Logan, a civilian ally to About Face: Veterans Against the War, with input on content by About Face members (post 9/11 military veterans) including Lisa Ling, Krystal Two Bulls, Maggie Martin, Erica Manley, Shawn Fischer, Jovanni Reyes, Matt W. Howard, Derek S. Matthews, Ramon Mejía, and Brittany DeBarros. Editorial… Read more »
“We love our island. We don’t want to give it up,” says Jerome Aldan, the mayor of the Northern Mariana Islands. “This proposal is going to turn it into a wasteland.” (David Cloud, Los Angeles Times) The Navy’s plan to conduct live fire training on Tinian and Pagan islands in the Commonwealth of… Read more »
Photo: Ken Quinata/KHON Planet Earth seems to be experiencing a period of geophysical turbulence. Molten magma on the move. Earthquake clusters near the crater of Kilauea. The lava lake of Halemaʻumaʻu exploding and overflowing its banks, then subsiding. Earthquakes and volcanic eruptions at tectonic hotspots around the worlds including Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, Japan, and the… Read more »
KHON reports that two grounds maintenance workers were injured in Mākua Valley when an unexploded munition exploded: According to the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii’s public affairs office, two ground maintenance contractors were injured after encountering an apparent unexploded ordnance at Makua Military Reservation. It happened at around 1:45 p.m. An Army contracted medevac helicopter airlifted the… Read more »
Here’s the footage from the January 27, 2015 Army Listening Hearing at the Halekoa Hotel:
Hi all– Click on this link to watch footage from the Army Downsizing Listening Hearings. http://new.livestream.com/accounts/3132312/events/3764047 Thanks to our friend Doug Matsuoka for so diligently archiving our movement!
The Honolulu Star Advertiser reported: A hiker who fell to his death off the Pali Notches trail on Sunday has been identified as Navy sailor Johnathan McNeeley, 21. McNeeley, a native of Lake Wales, Fla., was assigned to the USS John Paul Jones, based at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.
KUAM news reports that on Monday, March 23, 2015 the Navy was conducting exercises using sonar, when three beaked whales beached themselves. The U.S. Navy is now confirming that the day three whales were beached in Southern Guam, sonar testing was in fact being conducted. But Joint Region Marianas is waiting for test results to… Read more »