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| August 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

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1 / Wednesday

25th ID Values —Enter the 2nd Tropic Lightning Values photo contest that runs through Sept. 1. Soldiers can submit photographs of 25th Infantry Division Soldiers depicting Army Values, which will be used for posters and publicity items. For entry rules, call 655-8780, e-mail or visit the Division Retention Office at 1586 Trimble Rd., Building 585, Schofield Barracks.

2 / Thursday

Promotion — Col. William Scott, 311th Signal commander, will be promoted to brigadier general in a ceremony on Fort Shafter’s historic Palm Circle, Sept. 2, 2:15 p.m. A reception will immediately follow at the Hale Ikena Golf Course Clubhouse.

6 / Monday

Town Hall Meetings — Dates and times for the Oahu North community director’s town hall meetings and the Oahu North PX/Commissary/Nehelani Advisory Council meetings follow: 

•ONCD PX/Commissary/Nehelani Advisory Council, Sept. 6, 10:15-11:15 a.m., at the Nehelani, Schofield Barracks.

•ONCD Town Hall: Sept. 21, 6:30-8 p.m., at the large Post Conference Room, Schofield Barracks; 

Town hall meetings provide information about community events, security, housing updates, deployment and much more. Call 655-0497.

16 / Thursday

First-Termers — Financial Management Training is a mandatory eight-hour financial management course for first-term Soldiers, to provide them with a strong financial foundation and alternatives and strategies that will enhance their readiness throughout their career. The next class is Sept. 16, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Building 1599, Room 115, Fort Shafter Flats. Call 438-4499 to register.

17 / Friday

Regimental Ball — Contact Destiny McHale at 656-0358 or, or visit today about the 311th Theater Signal Command regimental ball. The event will be held at the JW Marriott Ihilani Resort and Spa in Ko Olina, Sept. 17, 5-11 p.m.  Cost is $65; dress is formal attire. Day care will be available.


Voting Assistance — The Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) opened its 24/7 call center, which makes voting information accessible to voters living in various time zones and ensures that all issues are addressed. Voters can call (800) 438-VOTE, e-mail or chat online at to access an easy flow of absentee voting assistance and information. Soldiers can also contact their unit voting assistance officers for more information. Call 655-8945.

ACAP Briefings — Visit the Army Career and Alumni Program to learn if you are good to go with a pre-separation briefing or if you are interested in job assistance workshops. Go to the Soldier Support Center, Building 750, Room 134, on Schofield Barracks. Hours are 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Call 655-1028.

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