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| March 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

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Prayer Breakfast — The National Resiliency Prayer Breakfast is set for 7-9 a.m., March 11, at the Nehelani, Schofield Barracks. Guest speaker will be Chaplain (Brig. Gen.) Eugene Woolridge III. Soldiers can obtain tickets from unit command sergeants major; civilians can obtain tickets by contacting Sgt. 1st Class Stephen Chinen at 656-4481, or Donations will be accepted at the door.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony — The community is invited to the Smart-Charging Micro Grid, or SCMG, ribbon cutting ceremony, 2 p.m., March 11, Headquarters, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, Building 106, Wheeler Army Airfield. The U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center created the demonstration system, a new type of micro grid that will help make the installation energy independent.


14 / Monday 

Lane Closure — A lane closure at Mua and Kamehameha roads at Helemano Military Reservation is set for March 14-28 due to repaving and repairs. Call 656-2525. Get the latest traffic updates at; click on “Post Information,” then “Traffic Updates.”

15 / Tuesday

PT Field Closure — The Fort Shafter Flats physical training field will close 8 a.m.-3 p.m., March 15. Helicopters will be landing and loading for an event hosted by the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii. Areas affected are the Fort Shafter Flats PT field and its surrounding track and parking areas. Call 656-0223 or 656-0220.

16 / Wednesday

Town Hall — Army-Hawaii community members are invited to attend the Oahu-South community town hall with Col. Douglas Mulbury, commander, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, 6:30-7:30 p.m., March 16, at Aliamanu Military Reservation Chapel. Community issues will be discussed. Call 438-6996.

18 / Friday

Change of Command — Maj. William Hannan will assume command from Maj. Evan Ting, commander, 565th Engineer Detachment, Forward Engineer Support Team-Advance, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Honolulu District, 10 a.m., March 18, 9th Army Reserve Center’s Outdoor Pavilion, Fort Shafter Flats. The community is invited; RSVP by March 14 by calling 438-7069.

Women’s History Month — An observance is set for 10 a.m., March 18, Sgt. Smith Theater, Schofield Barracks. Guest speaker is Brig. Gen. Colleen McGuire, Provost Marshal General of the Army, and commander, U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command. The 8th Military Police Brigade and Team-Hawaii Equal Opportunity are event sponsors. Call 655-4901.

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