The following is the Aug. 15, 2023, Congressional Research Service Insight report, August 2023 Wildfires in Hawaii. Read More
Joint Task Force – Red Hill will begin to repack fuel lines at the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility at the end of the month, a step needed before complete defueling can start in October, as long as it gets pending approval. Read More
Joint Task Force – Red Hill finished removing fuel from surge tanks Friday, the task force announced in a Friday news release. Read More
All repairs to the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility, mandated by the Hawaii Department of Health, are complete, Joint Task Force – Red Hill announced in a Wednesday night news release. Read More
Australian and Japanese forces conducted exercise Trident 2023 over the weekend in the South China Sea. Read More
The following is the June 6, 2023, Congressional Research Service report, U.S. Defense Infrastructure in the Indo-Pacific: Background and Issues for Congress. Read More
Congressional members petitioned the House Armed Services Committee to research psychedelic drugs to treat post-traumatic stress during the panel’s annual member day ahead of the Fiscal Year 2024 defense policy bill markup. Read More
This post has been updated to correct that Yun was speaking at the Hudson Institute on Friday.
The Freely Associated States lying between Hawaii and the Philippines are crucial to the United States remaining a Pacific power, the special envoy to these three island nations said Friday. Read More
This story has been updated to clarify where Red Hill fuel will be stored once removed.
The Department of Defense’s Joint Task Force Red Hill has completed just over 50 percent of the needed repairs on the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility, according to a new online public dashboard the group rolled out Tuesday. Read More
This story has been updated to clarify that the Joint Task Force is responsible for defueling the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility.
The Joint Task Force – Red Hill is on target to meet the July 2024 deadline to defuel the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility in Hawaii, the Department of Defense said Thursday. Read More