News Briefs

| March 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

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Today
Vehicle Inspection Area Closure
— The Fort Shafter Buckner Gate vehicle inspection area will be closed March 26-28. Buckner Gate will remain open with no change to gate operations and traffic flow. Visitor passes will be issued at the gate. Call 656-6751 or 656-6750.

Resale Lot — The Schofield Barracks Vehicle Resale Lot is relocating to Wheeler Army Airfield, in the parking lot near the Kawamura Gate entrance, March 19–31. The WAAF site will be the only authorized location to position vehicles for resale, effective April 1. To register vehicles, call 655-0497.

29 / Monday
Road Closure
— Devol Street, between Waianae and Kolekole avenues on Schofield Barracks, will be closed for road surfacing, March 29-April 11.

Red Cross Office Closure — The Schofield Barracks Red Cross service center will close temporarily, March 29, until staff training can be completed. To send or receive an emergency Red Cross message 24/7, call 1-877-272-7337. To request support for pre-deployment, rear detachment or family readiness group briefings and presentations, call 257-8848.

April

1 / Thursday
Sewer Lines Smoke Testing
— Annual sewer main smoke testing will be conducted April 1-2, on Aliamanu, from the Post Exchange to the sewer pump station next to the skate park and baseball fields. Although smoke testing will not be within neighborhoods, smoke may traverse to nearby areas. The smoke is non-toxic and non-staining, and it has no odor. The smoke is white to gray in color and creates no fire hazard. Call 621-3098.

Ongoing

Motorcycle Safety Program — Register for a U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii one-day training class on creating and managing a unit motorcycle safety program. This class is open to any U.S. Army unit and will be held May 13, from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Class is limited to 16 students, on a first-come basis. E-mail william.n.maxwell@us.army.mil or call 655-6746.

“Train as you Ride” — U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii will host instructors from the California Superbike School for the advanced motorcycle course “Train as you Ride,” May 5-6. Classes are limited to military personnel only, with priority going to Soldiers. Students must sign up online at https://airs.lmi.org, select “Pacific,” “Hawaii” and “Advanced Motorcycle Course.”  Slots are assigned on a first-come basis. E-mail william.n.maxwell@us.army.mil or call 655-6746.

Personal Relationships Worries? — Tripler’s marriage and family therapists, as well as licensed clinical social workers, provide individual, couples and family counseling to help military personnel and family members. Tripler medical personnel can help with communication, conflict resolution, parenting and deployment issues. No referrals are required. For more details, call the Social Work Outpatient Services Clinic at 433-6606.

Network Service Interruption —  During the upcoming network transformation over the next several months, the 311th Signal Command will make improvements to the classified and unclassified networks to improve network infrastructure for continued reliability, and increase the size and processing power of e-mail and data file servers. Users may experience short-term interruption of services.

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