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| February 20, 2010 | 0 Comments

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19 / Today
Oahu South Stable Call —
The Fort Shafter Hale Ikena is hosting a “Stable Call” for all Oahu South-based units and organizations, today, at 4 p.m. All Soldiers and Department of Defense-affiliated civilians working for units and organizations within the Oahu South area are invited to enjoy an evening of great food, great music and great camaraderie. Tickets are $8. Tickets include free pupus and a chance to win door prizes. Call 438-1974.

20 / Saturday
IRS Assistance Available —
The Honolulu IRS office will be open Feb. 20, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. IRS employees will answer questions for taxpayers on the full range of tax law provisions such as the new allowance for $2,400 of tax-free unemployment compensation benefits. Call 1-800-906-9887.

23 / Tuesday
Black History Celebration —
25th Infantry Division will host “The History of Black Economic Empowerment,” Feb. 23, 10 a.m., at the Nehelani, Schofield Barracks. Guest speaker will be “Famous Wally Amos” founder of “Chip and Cookie.” Call 655-5183.

PWOC Meeting — Join the Protestant Women of the Chapel for food, fun and fellowship as guest speaker Julie Daubenspeck from Cracked Egg Ministries and author of May I See the King will speak on healing and brokenness, Feb. 23, 9 a.m., at the Schofield Barracks Main Post Chapel Annex, Room 212. Free limited child care is available with R.S.V.P. Call Valerie at 753-3584 or e-mail

Wet Hens Sailing Course — Sign-ups for this  nine-week beginning sailing course will be held Feb. 23 at Hickam Harbor from 9-11 a.m. The class will meet at Hickam Harbor, Thursdays, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. from March 25-May 20 and costs $80. Call Sandi Hanlon at  450-3729 or Teresa Brown, 772-4114.

25 / Thursday
Kolekole Pass Closure —
Kolekole Pass will be closed Feb. 25-27 to allow for live-fire training. Additionally, movement from Lualualai to Kolekole will not be permitted. 

Ask The Commander — The next “Ask the Commander” community television taping is scheduled, Feb. 25, 3-4 p.m., at the Schofield Barracks Post Exchange. U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii community members are encouraged to ask their questions on camera during an open session. Questions for the commander can also be submitted by e-mail, at any time, to or online at the “Ask the Commander” mailbox link at

Operation Kid Comfort — Comfort, create, unite. Operation Kid Comfort creates comfort quilts and pillows for children of deployed service men and women, and offers an opportunity for America to unite in support of military families. E-mail the Armed Services YMCA for more information at or call 473-3398.


1 / Monday
Oahu North Community Council —
The next PX/Commissary/Nehelani Advisory Council Meeting is scheduled March 1, 10:15-11:15 a.m., at the Nehelani, Schofield Barracks.

12 / Friday
Honolulu Festival —
The 16th Annual Honolulu Festival will showcase cultural performances, exhibits and a parade at four locations downtown, March 12-14. The festival promotes understanding, economic cooperation and ethnic harmony between the people of Hawaii and the Pacific Rim region. For a schedule and list of events, visit

19 / Friday
Art and Essay Contest —
The Armed Services YMCA’s annual art and essay contest invites students in grades 1-12 to write an essay about “My Military Hero.” Entries must be postmarked no later than March 19. Winning entrees will be displayed in a number of locations in the Washington D.C. area, and winners will be recognized at a luncheon on Capitol Hill. Entry forms are available at


Military Order of the Purple Heart — Are you on active duty or a veteran that has been wounded in combat? Have you been awarded a Purple Heart for those wounds? If so, you are invited to join the Military Order of the Purple Heart. Local chapters are located on the islands of Oahu, Maui, Kuai and the Big Island. The Oahu chapter meets the second Saturday of every month. Visit or call 433-0428 or 772-1963.

Sexual Assault Prevention — The Army has a sexual assault prevention program as part of its “I.A.M. Strong” sexual assault prevention campaign. Visit

























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