‘Local boy’ wants PTA to be a good steward

  • Lt. Col. Loreto V. Borce Jr., commander at U.S. Army Garrison Pohakuloa Training Area, addresses the Hawaii Island Chamber of Commerce in Hilo Friday. (Nancy Cook Lauer/West Hawaii Today)
  • Lt. Col. Loreto V. Borce Jr., commander at U.S. Army Garrison Pohakuloa Training Area, addresses the Hawaii Island Chamber of Commerce in Hilo Friday. (Nancy Cook Lauer/West Hawaii Today)

HILO — Self-proclaimed “local boy” Lt. Col. Loreto V. Borce Jr., commander at U.S. Army Garrison Pohakuloa Training Area, hit the ground running when he took over PTA in late May, with goals of readiness, workforce and community.