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| July 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

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Water Conservation Notice — Residents and building occupants on Schofield Barracks, Wheeler Army Airfield, and Helemano Military Reservation are to conserve water due to a major water valve leak. Water should be used for essential purposes only. Residents should refrain from watering lawns or washing cars until further notice. The Directorate of Public Works is on-site working to resolve the problem. Once resolved, restrictions will be lifted. Call 655-0591.

Puerto Rico Birth Certificates — The Government of Puerto Rico extended the validity of current Puerto Rico birth certificates for three months through Sept. 30, 2010. Puerto Rico birth certificates issued prior to June 30, 2010 were scheduled to become invalid on July 1, 2010. Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System offices will only be accepting the new certified birth certificate for initial enrollment into DEERS.

Firearms and Weapons Usage — The use of firearms, weapons, explosives and fireworks on Army Hawaii installations is limited to designated areas by the senior commander. Designated areas are ranges under the control of range operations, Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization, and Security, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii; the Schofield Main Post Chapel, Wheeler Army Airfield Chapel, and the Post Cemetery when conducting military memorial services; the Duck Field parking lot adjacent to 25th Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 25th Infantry Division, at Schofield Barracks; and the paintball field at Wheeler Gulch, Wheeler Army Airfield. Call 655-0497.

Lunch Wagons — Army and Air Force Exchange Service is now offering two new lunch wagons at Fort Shafter. Kiani’s is located to the left as motorists enter Fort Shafter Flats and is serving guava chicken and beef ribs. Jay’s Steak Out is located in the parking area of the old dining facility (Building 503). Hours are 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Monday-Friday. Call 423-7302.


19 / Monday

Road Closures — Portions of Ayres Avenue, from Waianae Avenue to McNair Gate on Schofield Barracks, are closed for road resurfacing through July 19. Call 656-2473.

20 / Tuesday


East Range Supply — The East Range Supply Support Activity will be closed through July 20 for inventory. Only high priority emergency requests will be taken. Normal operation will resume July 25.

22 / Thursday


FBI Recruitment — Attend an FBI career presentation, July 22, 10 a.m., at the Soldier Support Center, Building 750 on Ayers Ave., Schofield Barracks. Call 655-1028 or 566-4488.

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