tripler: Oahu Hawaii Military Hospital to Serve Civilians - 01/03/12 02:20 AM
Tripler Army Medical Center on the island of Oahu in Hawaii will soon service civilian trauma patients in approximately the next 6 months.  Currently, Tripler Army Medical Center is only used to service Military and Department of Defense (DOD) employees.  The new plan will have Tripler Army Medical Center stabilize trauma patients from Waianae to Aiea until they can be transported to Queens Hospital in Honolulu.  This new service at Tripler Army Medical Center will be a great help after the closing of Hawaii Medical Center West in Ewa Beach in Dec 2011.
A lot of the doctors, nurses and support staff from Tripler have experience in combat from Iraq and Afghanistan and will be a great asset to serving the civilians on … (7 comments)

tripler: 2012 Military BAH Rates For Honolulu County - 12/19/11 03:44 AM
The 2012 Military BAH Rates for Honolulu County are now published and approved.  For most ranks, the amount of Hawaii Housing Allowance decreased from the rates of 2011.  Here are the ranks, amount of increase (+) or decrease (-) and the difference between 2012 and 2011.
These rates apply to servicemembers stationed at Schofield Barracks, Marine Corps Base Kaneohe, Joint Base Pearl Harbor, Barbers Point, Tripler Army Medical Center, Camp H.M. Smith and Wheeler Army Airfield.
For more information on Military BAH rates in Hawaii, Oahu Real Estate and VA Loans in Hawaii, contact Hawaii Military Realty, Inc., your Hawaii Military Relocation … (0 comments)

tripler: Military Rank Structure: Army Enlisted Soldiers - 07/04/07 03:59 PM
By: First Sergeant David J. Kucic, US Army Retired
Team Kucic Home Buying and Selling Team of Hawaii
While I am out in Hawaii whether I am on Schofield Barracks, Ft Shafter, Wheeler Army Airfield, Camp Smith or Tripler Army Medical Center, I hear and see the use of Army rank being used in an incorrect manner.  I hope to use this post to educate people on the proper way to address the rank and to help in identifying each rank.  The ranks that you see below are for United States Army Active Duty, Army Reservists and Army National Guardsmen stationed all over the world.
There … (4 comments)

tripler: 1SG (Ret) David Kucic Writes: What Is A Military Relocation Specialist? - 07/02/07 08:13 PM
What Is A Military Relocation Specialist?: By 1SG (Ret) David Kucic
To answer in very simple terms, this means assisting the moving of a military family from one military installation to another.  It is not nearly as easy as that simple explanation though.
For those of us that have served in the military know that there is A LOT more to moving from one place to another.  Tonya and I have moved well over 25 times during our military life that we have become accustomed to moving and look at it more like embarking on a new adventure rather than a stressful task.  … (7 comments)

tripler: PCS Orders to Hawaii? Make Lodging Reservations Early! - 04/09/07 11:00 AM
PCS Orders to Hawaii?  Make Your Reservations Early
By:  David Kucic, (RA) GRI, ABR
        First Sergeant, USA (Retired)
        Hawaii Real Estate Relocation Expert       
Did you receive orders or are you about to get them for a PCS move to paradise in Hawaii?  Where will you stay when you get here?  There are several options for you to choose from.  Schofield Barracks, Pearl Harbor, Hickam Air Force Base and Marine Corp Base Kaneohe all have their own on post/base temporary lodging.
The key is to make your reservations ASAP after getting your assignment.  As you are aware, Hawaii is a major tourist destination and a … (0 comments)

tripler: Real Estate and VA Home Loans for the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard in Hawaii - 03/18/07 06:56 PM
By: 1SG (Ret) David and Tonya Kucic, Hawaii Real Estate Agents
If there was ever a time in your military career to purchase real estate, the time is now.  First of all, the BAH rates for Hawaii are at an all time high.  You may have already done your research on Hawaii BAH Rates but here are a few examples:  E1-E4 with dependents receives $1925 per month, E7 with dependents receives $2553 per month, 1LT without dependents receives $1815 per month and a CPT with dependents receives $2797 per month.  Add in COLA and … (2 comments)

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