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| July 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

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Temporary Closure — The Schofield Barracks and Fort Shafter Legal Assistance offices will close July 29 and reopen Aug. 1. Call 655-0663.


3 / Wednesday

Advisory Meeting — The PXmarket and Hale Ikena Advisory Meeting for the Oahu-South community is 10:15-11:15 a.m., Aug. 3, at the Hale Ikena, Fort Shafter. All Oahu-South community members are invited. Call 438-0428.

9 / Tuesday

AFCEA Luncheon — This Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association event is 11 a.m., Aug. 9, Hale Ikena, Fort Shafter. Guest speaker is Navy Capt. Bruce Loveless, commander, Joint Intelligence Operations Center, or JIOC, U.S. Pacific Command. Loveless will discuss “PACOM JIOC Operations and Operation Tomodachi Lessons Learned.” Call 441-8524 or visit All military and civilians are welcome.

10 / Wednesday

POSH — Civilian employees and military and civilian supervisors need to attend mandatory Prevention of Sexual Harassment, No Fear Act and Equal Employment Opportunity training sessions. All sessions are at the Nehelani, Schofield Barracks, Aug. 10:

•Employees, 8:30-9:30 a.m. or 1-2 p.m.

•Supervisors, 10-11 a.m. or 2:20-3:30 p.m.

Call 655-9382.

15 / Monday

Temporary Closure — The Tropic Lightning Museum at Schofield Barracks will close for interior renovations, Aug. 15-Sept. 29. Normal hours will resume Sept. 30; normal hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The museum is closed Sundays, Mondays and on federal holidays. Call 655-0438.



Lyman Road Construction — Through July 2012, construction work will be underway, Monday-Saturday, on the Lyman Road Sewer Upgrade and Reclaimed Water Transmission Project at Schofield Barracks and Wheeler Army Airfield. Construction will start at the Schofield Barracks Waste Water Treatment Plant and will continue to the intersection of Lyman and Hewitt roads. Most of the construction will take place during the day; however, some night work is anticipated to relieve rush hour impacts. Night work will be limited to nonresidential areas that are away from homes. Drivers are encouraged to take alternate routes and drive with caution in construction areas. For current traffic advisories, visit, click on “Post Information,” then “Traffic Updates.” Call 674-7656.

Financial Readiness Program — To register for one-on-one personal financial counseling and the Financial Peace University, call 655-4227.

Special Forces Recruiting — If you have an interest in joining the Army’s Special Forces, visit the Special Forces Recruiting Team, Building 2082, Schofield Barracks, or the Aloha Center, Building 690. Unclassified briefings are held at noon every Wednesday.Call 655-4397/5809 or email or

Green to Gold — The Army Green to Gold program offers enlisted Soldiers a chance to earn commissions as Army second lieutenants through college ROTC. Visit Soldiers can also attend a Green to Gold briefing the last Wednesday of every month at education centers at Schofield Barracks and Tripler Army Medical Center. Call the University of Hawaii Army ROTC program at 956-7766 or email

Online Traffic Safety — Army Hawaii Soldiers and civilians can request traffic safety classes through their Army Knowledge Online account at Select “View Available Courses,” “Pacific Region” and garrison “Hawaii;” then select the desired course. Call 655-6455.

Veterans Affairs — The VA can assist Soldiers who plan to leave the military. The office is located in the Soldier Family Assistance Center, Building 692, across from the Schofield Barracks Health Clinic. Call 433-7838.

AER Referral — All Army Emergency Relief requests from commanders should be submitted Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Requests can be picked up between 2-3:30 p.m., the same duty day. Requests submitted after 1 p.m. will be ready the following duty day between 2-3:30 p.m. Call 655-4227.

LES Review — Civilian employees can review tax withholding information and deductions for the correct state and locality rate via MyPay or call (800) 538-9043, Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m., EDT.

ID Card Appointments — Customers needing to make, change or cancel ID card appointments at Schofield Barracks or Fort Shafter can do so online. A computer system is available in ID card offices for walk-in patrons to make or change appointments, as necessary. Appointment hours are 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Visit to make, change or cancel ID card appointments. Call 655-6884 or 438-1757 or visit, click on “Services,” and from the drop-down menu, select “ID Card Services.”

Deployment Books and Audio Books — The Sgt. Yano Library on Schofield Barracks will issue paperback books and Playaway preloaded digital audio book kits to deploying units. Call 655-9143.

Blue Star Card — The Blue Star Card is a Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation deployment discount card for spouses of deployed Soldiers. The card offers discounts at FMWR facilities and activities throughout the deployment. Visit


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