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| May 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

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28 / Saturday

“Battleship”— A free, advance screening of the movie, “Battleship,” is 6 p.m., April 28, Sharkey Theater, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.The ticket booth will open at 4 p.m. to distribute 400 tickets on a first-come, first-served basis. Active duty members in uniform, their families, and authorized patrons are welcome.Military uniform is the short-sleeved equivalent for all services and ranks. The movie opens nationwide May 18. Visit www.greatlifehawaii.com.

 

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 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; 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 (bandstand), 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 www.dea.gov.

 

May

3 / Thursday

Motorcycle Ride — Riders are invited to join the Rolling Steel Thunder II Motorcycle Ride, sponsored by 3rd Battalion, 7th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, 7 a.m.-2 p.m., May 3. The ride begins at Bowen Medal of Honor Park on Lyman Road, Schofield Barracks, travels around the island and ends at Schofield Barracks. The event is open to all riders who have access to Schofield Barracks. RSVP to johnny.lunn@us.army.mil or call 265-9460.

 

9/ Wednesday

Religious Support Office Closures — The following Religious Support Operation Offices will be closed, May 9-11, for the Chaplains’ annual sustainment training:
•Garrison Chaplain’s Office, Schofield Barracks; Resources Management Office, Schofield Barracks; Wheeler Army Airfield Chapel; Main Post Chapel, Schofield Barracks, and Aliamanu Military Reservation Chapel.
In case of an emergency, call the on-call duty chaplain at 217-5959.

 

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.

 

June

1 / Friday

Road Closures — Starting June 1 through December, work will begin on sections of Macomb/Austin Road and 7th Street, Schofield Barracks. The south section of Macomb Road, as well as Chamberlain Road will be closed. 7th Street will be one-way down to Wisser. Two-way traffic will commence over Artillery Hill onto Parks and Macomb roads. Motorists  are advised to expect delays and use caution while driving through these affected work areas. Call 438-1238.

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