ACS restructures Soldier, family program services

| March 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Army Community Service
Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation



SCHOFIELD BARRACKS — Despite a reduction in staff, Army Community Service, or ACS, and Survivor Outreach Services offices, or SOS, will continue to provide services for units, Soldiers and families located in the south community.

Programs affected include Information, Referral and Relocation; Financial Readiness; initial in-processing and processing paperwork for the Exceptional Family Member Program, or EFMP.

ACS continues to offer the following classes and activities at Schofield Barracks and Fort Shafter:

Unless otherwise noted, get more information or register by calling 656-4277.


Installation Volunteer of the Year, March 9 — Deadline is 4:30 p.m., March 9, to submit nomination packets. Submit digital packets to either to or; hand-carry hard copies to Army Community Service, Schofield Barracks (across from Richardson Pool). Visit for details.

Federal Resume Seminar, March 15 — Learn how to write a resume for federal jobs, 9-11 a.m., March 15-16, ACS, Schofield Barracks. Classes will cover how apply for jobs at

EFMP Town Hall Meetings, March 21 — Participating military families can learn about changes in the EFMP Respite Care Program at these sites:
•March 21, 6-8 p.m., Aloha Center, ACS, Fort Shafter (south community)
•March 22, 6-8 p.m., ACS, Schofield Barracks (north community).
•March 23, 2:30-2 p.m., USAG-HI conference room, (Building 106), WAAF.

Active Military Families, March 26 — This seven-part series focuses on teaching parents how to communicate and build close connections. Attendance at each session is encouraged, but not mandatory. Call 655-1866 or 655-0669 to register.
•March 26, 6-7:30 p.m., ACS Training Center, Building 647, Schofield Barracks.
•March 29, 6-7:30 p.m., ACS, Fort Shafter.

Child Abuse Prevention Month and Sexual Assault Awareness Month, March 30 — The community is invited to witness the signing of these annual proclamations, 10:30-11:30 a.m., March 30, Main Post Conference Room, Schofield Barracks. Call 655-4787.

Army Family Team Building

AFTB is a series of classes that focus on basic Army subjects, such as customs and courtesies, stress management and leadership. Designed to teach spouses about the Army, classes are also open to Soldiers. To sign up for class or to volunteer as an instructor, call 655-0671.

The following AFTB classes are scheduled for March:

•AFTB Level I, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m., during March, at the Noncommissioned Officers Academy, Schofield Barracks. Call 655-0671 for dates.

•AFTB Level I, 5-9 p.m., March 13-14, Brostom Community Center, Fort Shafter. To register call 655-0671or 655-0670.

•AFTB Level III, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., March 20-22, ACS Training Center, Building 647, located next door to the Sgt. Smith Theater, Schofield Barracks.

Learn more about becoming an AFTB volunteer instructor, 10:30 a.m.-noon, March 28, Brostrom Community Center, Fort Shafter.

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