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| April 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

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Voting Assistance — Visit the Federal Voting Assistance Program website at for help with absentee voting. You can also call the FVAP at (703) 588-1584 or (800) 438-VOTE (8683); 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 19, Main Post Conference Room, Schofield Barracks.
•April 26, Main Auditorium, Camp Smith. Call 655-1306.


Autism Awareness Meeting — This meeting will be held 5:30-8 p.m., April 19, in the Anuenue Café conference room, Tripler Army Medical Center. Events include a guest speaker from Autism Speaks, diet modification and feeding issues, and information on the upcoming Autism Walk. Child care or respite care will not be provided, but all are welcome to attend. Email or call 433-8687.


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. to 2 p.m.:
•Exchange (inside, near the flower shop), Schofield Barracks;
•Marine Corps Exchange (front), Kaneohe Bay; and
•Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Exchange. 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.; and
•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; war period re-enactors; and hands-on artifact displays. Parking is available across the street from the museum. Call 438-2822 or email



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


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