Fort Shafter: A Short History


Aloha!  Fort Shafter is perhaps one of the most beautiful military installations in the world, and reflects the pride and spirit of the Soldiers and Civilians of Today’s Army. As the oldest Army installation in Hawaii, Fort Shafter is very rich in military history.

  1. The Early Years
  2. The Day of Infamy – December 7, 1941
  3. Post-War Years
  4. A National Historic Landmark


USARPAC postures and prepares the force for unified land operations, responds to threats, sustains and protects the force, and builds military relationships that develop partner defense capacity in order to contribute to a stable and secure U.S. Pacific Command area of responsibility.


General Vincent K. Brooks Commanding General

Vincent K. Brooks

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