News Briefs

| June 4, 2010 | 0 Comments

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Today

Memorial Dedication Ceremony — Join the 8th Military Police Brigade during its Memorial Dedication Ceremony, June 4, 2 p.m., at the brigade headquarters, Building 759, at 455 Williston Ave., on Schofield Barracks. Call 655-0157.

Fort Shafter Gates — Fort Shafter traffic will be redirected through June 5. ID cardholders may enter through  the previous outbound lane of Buckner Gate, between 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Visitors and trucks must enter through Patton Gate. Outbound traffic will exit through the Wisser/Patch Gate, by the post exchange gas station. Call 864-1469.

Traffic Delays — Military units will convoy from Kawaihae Harbor to Pohakuloa Training Area, June 5, 12 p.m.-4 p.m., via Akoni Pule-Queen Kaahumanu, Waikoloa Road, and Mamalahoa Saddle Road Corridor. Motorists are advised to be alert and drive with care. Call 656-3152. 

7 / Monday

Road Closures — Portions of  Ayres Avenue, from Cadet Sheridan Road to Abbot Street on Schofield Barracks, will be closed for road resurfacing, June 7-18. Call 656-2473.

8 / Tuesday

Troops to Teachers — Learn the requirements to obtain a teacher’s license and the benefits available through “Troops to Teachers” at a “Teaching as a Second Career” seminar, June 8, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., in the 9th Mission Support Command Education Center, Building 1550, Fort Shafter Flats. Lunch will be provided for attendees who RSVP. E-mail mdiderrich@mwttt.com or call 438-6851. 

Employee Town Hall — All garrison employees are invited to attend a town hall with Col. Matthew Margotta, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii commander,  June 8, at the Sgt. Smith Theater, Schofield Barracks, 10-11 a.m. or 1:30-2:30 p.m.

SFOD Recruiting — Attend the 1st Special Forces Operations Detachment-Delta (Airborne) recruiting briefing, June 8, 10-11 a.m. or 2-3 p.m., at the Schofield Barracks Army Education Center, Building 560, Room 220. The PT test is June 9, 7 a.m., Stoneman Field. The IQ test is June 9, 9:30-11 a.m., Schofield Barracks Army Education Center, Room 220. Ensure the chain of command is aware of your attendance. Attend the PT and IQ testing even if you are unable to attend the briefing. Soldiers need to be a male, specialist through master sergeant or captain; have at least 2.5 years time in service; be at least 21 years old; and have a GT score of at least 110 or higher, or able to raise the score to 110. Contact sof8.recruiter@us.army.mil or 910-643-5833.  

9 / Wednesday

45th Bde. Change of Command — Col. Clay Hatcher, commanding officer, 45th Sustainment Brigade, will relinquish command to Col. Diana Roberson at Hamilton Field, Schofield Barracks, June 9, at 10 a.m.

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