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| April 20, 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); or email Voting materials are available at 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.


26 / 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 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. 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 (main lobby).
The off-post population can also participate in National Prescription Take Back Day at four locations on Oahu, 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 — The U.S. Army Museum of Hawaii, Fort DeRussy, Waikiki, will commemorate Armed Forces Day, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., May 19. Events include military memorabilia; re-enactors in period uniforms from the Civil War, the Spanish-American War and Vietnam; and hands-on displays of military artifacts. Call 438-2822.


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