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| April 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

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Soldier Stories — Tripler Army Medical Center is looking for Soldiers to tell their story about their battle with and recovery from Post Tramatic Stress Disorder or other behavioral health issues resulting from their combat tours. The testimonials collected will encourage Soldiers to come forward and seek medical care. Contact

“Behind Closed Doors: What’s In Your Closet?” — This training presentation, followed by the movie “Precious,”  incorporates all of the different types of child maltreatment — emotional, verbal, sexual, physical abuse and neglect — during performances April 16, at Sgt. Smith Theater, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. or 1:30-3:30 p.m. Earn six training credit hours from the Army Substance Abuse Program, the Family Advocacy Program, and Sexual Assault Prevention and Response. 

Temporary Stadium Closure — Stoneman Stadium on Schofield Barracks will be temporarily closed April 16-17, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. to host the 2010 Special Olympics Track and Field events. Call 655-4804.

Cadet Sheridan Closure — The northbound lane on Cadet Sheridan Road between Trimble Road and Kolekole Avenue on Schofield Barracks is closed until April 20. Call 237-4570.

17 / Saturday

Flagler Closure — Flagler Road between Matthews Avenue and Lyman Road on Schofield Barracks, will be closed April 17-May 9. Call 234-9102.

19 / Monday

“Theater of War” Presentations — A dramatic reading of two Sophocles plays, “Ajax” and “Philoctetes” will increase awareness of post-deployment psychological health issues, disseminate information regarding resources, and foster greater family and troop resilience. This event is open to all U.S. Army Hawaii units, Soldiers and families. Sessions follow:

•April 19, 9 a.m., at Sgt. Smith Theater, Schofield Barracks; 

•April 21, 1 p.m., at Sgt. Smith Theater (female warrior session); 

•April 22, 9 a.m., at Kyser Auditorium, Tripler Army Medical Center; or 

•April 23, 1 p.m., at Sgt. Smith Theater, Schofield Barracks (Wounded Warrior session).

Call 655-0110/4778/0968/ 7158, 330-9458, 673-3506, 258-3752, or 398-4543.

Tripler Newcomers Orientation — Army Community Service is providing an overview of services to in-processing Soldiers, April 19, 9-9:15 a.m., at Tripler’s Kyser Auditorium.

20 / Tuesday

Sexting, Cyber Bullying and Internet Safety — Learn what every parent should know to protect children from becoming victims or perpetrators of social technology, April 20, 6-7:30 p.m., Sgt. Smith Theater, Schofield Barracks, or April 22, 6-7:30 p.m., Tripler Army Medical Center Kyser Auditorium. Call 655-1670.

21 / Wednesday 

Hurricane Awarness — Hurricane training to educate commanders and family readiness groups on emergency readiness is April 21, 9-10:30 a.m., Schofield Barracks Army Community Service. Call 655-4227.

22 / Thursday

ID Cards — The Schofield Barracks ID Cards/DEERS/In-Out Processing/Passports sections will be closed all day, April 22. Alternate locations for ID cards are Fort Shafter Flats, Building 1507C, 7:30-11:30 a.m., 438-1757, or Tripler Army Medical Center, Building 1, Main Hospital, Oceanside, Room 1A-016, 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. CAC support is available at Tripler, 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Call 433-9166.

26 / Monday

First Termers — Financial Management Training First Termers is a mandatory eight-hour financial management course for first term Soldiers, to provide them a strong financial foundation, alternatives and strategies that will enhance their readiness throughout their career, April 26, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m, Schofield Barracks Army Community Service. Call 655-4227.


“A” Closure — Road “A” between Quad A and Quad B or Waianae and Kolekole avenues on Schofield Barracks will be closed for road surfacing through April 25.

Water Restrictions — The Directorate of Public Works asks all residents and building occupants on Schofield Barracks, Wheeler Army Airfield, East Range and Helemano Military Reservation to conserve water because of electrical problems at the main water treatment plant for Schofield Barracks. Water should be used for essential purposes only. Residents and tenants should refrain from watering lawns or washing cars until further notice.  DPW Operations and Maintenance Division are on-site with back-up generators and are working diligently to permanently resolve the problem. Call 656-3296.

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