Monthly Archives: January 2015

Quaker Proposal to Downsize Army Presence on Oʻahu

January 11, 2015.   Regarding proposals for downsizing the presence of the Army on Oʻahu   Aloha Editor,   Let us attempt to bring an end to poverty.   We believe that it is not a coincidence that homelessness increased with the military buildup of the early 1980s, and it has expanded since then as […]

Quick Guide to Benefits of Army Downsizing on Oahu

ENVIRONMENT: The US military controls a quarter of land on Oahu. Military training imposes tremendous environmental burdens on our land and water. Downsizing could significantly reduce this burden. HOUSING: Housing and cost of Living Allowances for soldiers inflate the cost of housing. Troop reduction will ease this strain on the housing market, and could provide […]