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| January 14, 2011 | 0 Comments
Send announcements for Soldiers and civilian employees to news@ Unless otherwise indicated, all phone numbers are area code 808.

Send announcements for Soldiers and civilian employees to news@
Unless otherwise indicated, all phone numbers are area code 808.

Send announcements for Soldiers and civilian employees to

Traffic Updates — For the latest traffic updates, visit, click on “Post Information,” then “Traffic Updates.”

Kolekole Pass — Kolekole Pass, connecting the Waianae Coast to Schofield Barracks through Naval Magazine-Lualualei, will be will be closed Jan. 14, 20-21 and 27-28. Call 656-3152.

McCornack Road — Road construction is underway on McCornack Road, Schofield Barracks, across from Building 692, through Jan. 14. Call 656-2479.

Pierce Street Bridge — The bridge on Pierce Street, Fort Shafter, near the Post Exchange, is undergoing repair through Jan. 20. Traffic may be limited to one lane. Call 438-1314.


Free Training — Apply today for the free “Winning Through Customer Service” and “Growing Leaders” courses offered through the Workforce Development Office, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii. To register, send in an SF-182 “Authorization, Agreement and Certification of Training” application and UWSP supplemental form through your respective directorate training point of contact to Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis; courses are limited to 25 employees per class. Call 655-9032.

Spice Law — The Department of Defense will begin testing Soldiers for Spice in January. Possession and sale of five chemicals used in products with effects similar to marijuana, like Spice, became illegal Dec. 24, 2010. The U.S. Army-Pacific policy already prohibits use, possession, distribution or purchase of these substances. Soldiers and civilians who possess or sell these substances may face disciplinary action for violation of a federal law.


RASS — Updated security measures for the Army civilians’ Resource Allocation Selection System will remove the capability to log in via a user-ID/password. The projected effective date for this change is Jan. 14. Once this change is in effect, all users will need to log into RASS using their common access card.

15 / Saturday

Power Outages — Brief power outages will occur in homes and buildings on Wheeler Army Airfield, 7-9 a.m., Jan. 15. For a listing of affected areas, visit, click on “Post Information,” then “Community Calendar.” Call 656-3065.

17 / Monday

Employer Support Freedom Award — The nomination season for the 2011 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award is open through Jan. 17, at National Guard and Reserve service members and their families are encouraged to nominate employers who have provided exceptional support of military employees above federal law requirements.

18 / Tuesday

FBI Recruitment — Attend an FBI career presentation and learn about the FBI, 10 a.m., Jan. 18, at the Soldiers Support Center, Building 750, 673 Ayers Ave., Schofield Barracks. Call 566-4488/4300.

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