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| January 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

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23 / Monday

Tax Center — The Hawaii Army Tax Center at Schofield Barracks will be open for appointments for E4s and below, 7 a.m.-4 p.m., Jan. 23-24, and will be accepting appointments for everyone else starting Jan. 25. The Hawaii Army Tax Center at Fort Shafter Tax Center is booking appointments, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning Jan. 26. Call 655-1040 for either location.

GSA Closure — The General Services Administration’s Customer Supply Center at Hickam Air Force Base will close for annual inventory, Jan. 23-27. Customers can shop at the GSA Schofield Barracks store during this time. The GSA Schofield Barracks store will close for inventory Jan. 30-Feb. 3. Customers can shop at the GSA Hickam store during this time. Call 448-8937, ext. 241, or 655-0280.


2 / Thursday

Blended Learning Meeting — Parents of third- and fourth-graders can learn more about Hale Kula Elementary School’s blended learning initiative pilot program for School Year 2012-2013, 8 a.m. or 6 p.m., Feb. 2, in the Hale Kula cafeteria. RSVP at

15 / Wednesday

Black History Celebration — Everyone is invited to celebrate Black History Month, 10 a.m., Feb. 15, at the Sgt. Smith Theater, Schofield Barracks. Guest speaker is Libra Forbe of Utopian Academics for Military Children. Call 808-655-4901 or email


New Post Office Hours — Business hours have changed at the Fort Shafter and Tripler Army Medical Center Post Offices, effective Jan. 16. Hours were changed to reduce costs and to restructure operations.

New hours are:

  • Fort Shafter, 1-4 p.m.
  • TAMC, 8-11 a.m.

Traffic Lights — All traffic lights at the intersections on Schofield Barracks will be flashing red, 8 p.m.-6 a.m., daily. All motorists shall stop at the intersection with the flashing red, yield to cars with the right of away and then proceed into the intersection with caution. Call 655-1333.

Retention Policy — Soldiers with an expiration time of service date, or ETS, of Sept. 30 or earlier need to re-enlist by Jan. 31. The 90-day window still applies and no exceptions will be made. Soldiers with an estimated time of service, or ETS, date that falls in fiscal year 2013 (Oct. 1-Sept. 30, 2013) will be notified after Army guidance and policy have been released. Exceptions for Soldiers with a fiscal year ETS date to re-enlist are provided on a case-by-case basis for deployed Soldiers. Call Master Sgt. John Stiles, Retention Operations, U.S. Army-Pacific, at 438-1123 or your resident retention office for more details.

Ohana Clinic — Tripler Army Medical Center’s Warrior Ohana Medical Home is accepting enrollment. The center is a full-service, primary care clinic and is open 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday, at 91-1010 Shangrila St., Ste. 100, in Kalaeloa. Call 433-5401/5402.

TARP Training — Hawaii’s Army Counterintelligence Office holds monthly Threat Awareness and Reporting Program, or TARP, training throughout different locations in Hawaii. Call 655-1306/9501 for locations.


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