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| April 30, 2010 | 0 Comments

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Tax Center — The Schofield Barracks Tax Center has closed for the season.

DODEA Schools — In response to the Hawaii Department of Education 17-day furloughs (this year and next), the Department of Defense is conducting a study on the feasibility of establishing DoD Education Activity schools in Hawaii. Soldiers with school-aged children attending public, private, charter or home-schools may complete the survey on Hawaii’s education quality. Visit  

Ethics Competition — The U.S. Army’s professional ethic is strong, and you can make it Army Strong. The U.S. Army Center of Excellence for the Professional Military Ethic is sponsoring an Army-wide ethics competition. Soldiers, civilians and family members may choose up to seven ways to share powerful personal stories about how we maintain the U.S. Army’s high ethical standards in this era of persistent conflict. The competition runs through Aug. 15. Visit


1 / Saturday

Military Decals — All drivers who live on, work on or frequently use Army installations need to register their vehicles at an Army Vehicle Registration Office for an official military decal on the vehicle. Starting May 1, vehicles without a decal will be routed to a Visitor Control Center for a temporary pass. Call 656-5398, 655-9496 or 438-2230.

9 / Sunday

Flagler Closure — Flagler Road between Matthews Avenue and Lyman Road, on Schofield Barracks, is closed through May 9. 

12 / Wednesday

UVA Courses — Unit Victim Advocate Refresher trainings are May 12,  June 9 and July 21, 8 a.m., at the Sgt. Yano Library Education Center, Schofield Barracks.  

Lane Closures — Starting May 12, lanes on Flagler Road, between Foote and Waianae, on Schofield Barracks, will be closed. Call 234-9102.

14 / Friday

Diverse Leadership — The 500th Military Intelligence Brigade presents the Asian-Pacific American Heritage May Day Celebration, “Diverse Leadership for a Diverse Workforce,” May 14, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sills Field, Schofield Barracks. Experience cultural diversity through music, song and dance. Families are welcome to attend the hula, martial arts, chinese dance and dragon show, and cowboy parade. Call 655-1125.

18 / Tuesday

Education and Career Fair — The Employment Readiness Program and 516th Signal Brigade are hosting an Employment & Education Career Fair, May 18, at Fort Shafter. Call 655-4227.

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