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Voting Assistance — Visit the Federal Voting Assistance Program website at for help with absentee voting. Call the FVAP at (703) 588-1584; (800) 438-VOTE (8683); or email Voting materials are available from the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii Records Holding Area/Forms Center, Building 6042, 1976 Higgins Rd., East Range, Schofield Barracks, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday. Call 656-0334.

19 / Thursday

TARP Training — The Threat Awareness and Reporting Program, or TARP training, is held every Thursday at 9 a.m. Training sessions in April follow:

  • April 12, Kaiser Auditorium, Tripler Army Medical Center.
  • April 19, Main Post Conference Room, Schofield Barracks.
  • April 26, Main Auditorium, Camp Smith.

Call 655-1306/9501.

28 / Saturday

National Take Back Day — Turn in unused or expired medication for safe, anonymous disposal on National Take Back Initiative Day, April 28. The military community – Soldiers, family members and civilians – can dispose of unwanted and unused prescription drugs at three locations, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.:

  • Exchange (inside, near the flower shop), Schofield Barracks
  • Marine Corps Exchange (front), Kaneohe Bay.
  • Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Exchange (main lobby).

The off-post population can also participate in National Prescription Take Back Day at four locations on Oahu, also from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.:

  • Mililani Town Center (middle of Center), 95-1249 Meheula Pkwy.
  • Hawaii State Capitol, 415 S. Beretania St., Honolulu.
  • Kapolei Police Station (parking lot), 1100 Kamokila Blvd.
  • Windward Mall (center court area), 46-056 Kamehameha Hwy, Kaneohe.

Call 541-1930 or visit


19 / Saturday

Living History Day — This event is 10 a.m.-3 p.m., May 19, U.S. Army Museum of Hawaii, Fort DeRussy, in Waikiki, to commemorate Armed Forces Day. Events include military memorabilia; re-enactors in period uniforms from the Civil War, the Spanish-American War to Vietnam; and hands-on displays of military artifacts. Parking is available across the street from the museum. Call 438-2822 or email


CID Special Agents — The U.S. Army’s Criminal Investigation Command is seeking qualified, high-caliber Soldiers to become CID special agents. Recruiting briefings are held 9:30 a.m. every Tuesday at the Hawaii CID Office, Building 3026, Schofield Barracks, just inside of Lyman Gate. Visit, email, or call 655-0541/1991.

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.

Tax Centers — This year’s tax filing deadline is April 17. The Schofield Barracks Tax Center is open on an appointment-only basis, 7 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday, through April 19, at Building 648, next to the Sgt. Smith Theater. The Fort Shafter Tax Center is located in the Aloha Center; hours are 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays. Soldiers, family members and retirees can schedule their appointments for either location by calling 655-1040. For those who have been unable to file during regular business hours, the tax centers will be open for two “Panic Saturdays,” 9 a.m.- 2 p.m., April 7 and April 14, on a walk-in only basis. After April 19, tax center hours will be limited, but will remain open through November for Soldiers who are continuing to return home from deployment.

USAG-HI Website — The USAG-HI website is now located at The old site is no longer is in use and contains old and outdated information. Call Lacey Justinger, USAG-HI, Public Affairs Office, at 656-3153.

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