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  1. Leader of Army Corps' Puerto Rico power restoration effort talks about the challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 10 | Stars and Stripes

    In fact, the Lockport native, who is leading the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' efforts to restore power to Puerto Rico, characterizes his current duties as "probably one of the hardest missions we're doing right now." " Maria caused about 80 percent damage to the grid here in Puerto Rico and about 65 percent of the transmission and distribution lines in Puerto Rico were damaged or destroyed ... The grid system here in Puerto Rico.

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  2. Study aims to solve a prostheses problem: sweatRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    A simple prosthesis allows hundreds of thousands of people with lower limb amputations to get around more easily. And a normal bodily function - sweat - can render the prosthetic limb useless.

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  3. One of the last Pearl Harbor survivors from Kansas dies at age 95Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    Earl Michael "Mike" Schaeffer Jr. of Hays, a survivor of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and a pilot in the first wave of planes in the Battle of Midway during World War II, died Saturday, Sept. 16, at age 95 Mr. Schaeffer was born April 25, 1922 in Reading, Pa.

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  4. Hawaii center lets kids learn while having funRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    Let's from the get-go concede one problem with Hawaii Children's Discovery Center: It's hard to get a kid to leave this prepubescent paradise. And the center's short operating hours on the weekend - five hours a day - only add to the time crunch for the little ones.

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  5. SDSU football team's visit to MCAS Miramar provides perspective, inspirationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    San Diego State cornerback Kameron Kelly knew within moments of meeting Lance Cpl. Jaleel Young that they had something in common.

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  6. Guam residents fear attack after North Korea statementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    Residents of the tiny Pacific island of Guam say they're afraid of being caught in the middle of escalating tensions between the U.S. and North Korea after Pyongyang announced it was examining plans for attacking the strategically important U.S. territory. Though local officials downplayed any threat, people who live and work on the island, which serves as a launching pad for the U.S. military, said Wednesday they could no longer shrug off the idea of being a potential target.

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  7. 9 fun things in Honolulu: Foodie finds old favorites and newRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    This city isn't most travelers' postcard vision of Hawaiian paradise, with waves lapping at a tranquil beach and a bungalow surrounded by lush foliage in the background. The city looks startling flying in, a slew of tall buildings crowding around the harbor's azure waters.

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  8. Hurricane 06E (Fernanda), #1Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    At 3 p.m. Hawaii time, Fernanda was still about 1,400 miles east of Hilo on the Big Island, moving northwest at 9 mph and packing 98-mph sustained winds and 121-mph gusts at center - a Category 2 hurricane. CPHC projects Fernanda to gradually diminish as it rolls on a path taking it just northeast of the Big Island, though at that distance, the track could change.

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  9. Recently-identified USS Oklahoma sailor buried with full military honors in HawaiiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    Sailors of Navy Region - Hawaii's Funeral Honors Staff fold the American flag over the remains of U.S. Navy Seaman 1st Class Robert Monroe Temple, who was laid to rest July 12, 2017, in the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Hawaii. Temple was assigned to the USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship was attacked by Japanese aircraft on Dec. 7, 1941.

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  10. Navy admits lapses in Red Hill flow studiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    The Navy agreed it needs to do more to evaluate fuel and water flow modeling beneath and around the Red Hill fuel storage facility before a Dec. 8 deadline for a finalized fuel tank upgrade plan. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and state Department of Health sent a June 7 letter criticizing the Navy for providing too little information on water flow modeling to determine where previously spilled fuel might end up, even though the Navy has spent almost two years on the environmental investigation.

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  11. Edward Yamasaki dies; WWII veteran of the 442nd RCT wrote battle memoirRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    An Army veteran who wrote a memoir about how eight soldiers in his Japanese-American company survived while rescuing a battalion of Texans in World War II has died. Edward Yamasaki, author of "And Then There Were Eight," a story about Japanese-Americans rescuing 211 Texas soldiers surrounded by Germans, died April 27 in a hospital in Nagasaki, Japan, after suffering a stroke.

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  12. Memphis VA Medical Center to get permanent directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    The Memphis VA Medical Center will get the former commander of an Army medical center in Hawaii as its director, officials announced Friday. David K. Dunning will be the first director named to lead the low-rated Memphis VA, led by interim directors since February 2016.

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  13. Navy and state of Hawaii oppose Red Hill tank upgrade billRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    The Navy opposes proposed state legislation that would require the military's Red Hill fuel tanks to have secondary, or double- walled, containment by 2027 - and so does the state Department of Health. The Health Department said in written testimony on Senate Bill 1259 that its "top priority is the protection of public health and the environment," but "due to the unprecedented and massive scale of this project, rushing to implement secondary containment may actually not result in the best practicable solution."

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  14. Hike to the top of Oahu's Koko Crater Trail is pain worth the gainRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    For the more prosaic, outdoorsy types, it's simply Koko Crater Trail and a few hours of robust exercise and awesome scenery. For the occasional hiker, however, it can be a daunting trek straight up more than 1,000 steps on the side of the volcanic tuff cone of Koko Crater on the southeast corner of Oahu.

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