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| July 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

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Garrison Survey — The U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii is fielding a community-wide survey through July 31. The survey will gather customer feedback about the quality and importance of garrison services, including ID cards, Child and Youth Services, housing, physical fitness centers and retirement services.
The survey is open to all Soldiers, family members, retirees and civilians who use garrison services. It can be accessed at
Responses are anonymous. Call Gayle Yanagida at 808-655-8391 for more details.

Road Closure — Sections of Airdrome/Latchum roads will be fully closed, 24/7, during reconstruction. July 2-Aug. 17, subject to change, pending weather delays.
•Airdrome Road will be fully closed between Sasaoka Street and Denny Road from July 2-25.
•The one-way portion of Latchum Road, near Building 1006, will be closed from July 26-Aug. 6.
•Airdrome Road will be fully closed between both sides of Denny Road, Aug. 7-17.

10 / Tuesday
Fire Alarm Upgrade — The Federal Fire Department will upgrade the fire alarm radio receiver repeater at its location from 9 a.m.-noon, July 10. Buildings with fire alarm systems on Fort Shafter, Schofield Barracks, Aliamanu Military Reservation and Wheeler Army Airfield will be operational and will sound the local alarm in each building.
If there is a fire in any building during this time, call the Federal Fire Department at 808-474-2222.

12 / Thursday
USAG-HI Employee Town Halls — Col. Douglas Mulbury, commander, U. S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, will conduct two Garrison Employee Town Halls, 1:30-2:30 p.m., July 12, at the Schofield Barracks Main Post Chapel, and 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., July 13, at the Fort Shafter Brostrom Community Center.
The commander will address USAG-HI’s current manpower situation; ongoing personnel realignment efforts; Voluntary Early Retirement Authority, or VERA; Separation Incentive Pay, orVSIP; plans to conduct a Mock Reduction-in-Force and Installation Management Command’s Employee Placement Program. Call Nevin Field at 808-656-5830.

DOD Business Outreach — Oahu contracting officials from the Department of Defense are hosting a Small Business Industry Day outreach event, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., July 12, at the Honolulu Country Club. Cost is $50 per participant, and includes continental breakfast and luncheon buffet.
To register, visit Same-day walk-in registration is available. Call Dr. Donna Peebles, 808-655-3049.

19 / Thursday
Antiterrorism Exercise — U. S. Army Garrison-Hawaii will be conducting its annual antiterrorism exercise on Fort Shafter Flats, July 19, and on Wheeler Army Airfield, July 20.
Key exercise objectives are to test law enforcement response to a suspected terrorist incident, to test alert procedures/communications systems, to test mass casualty plans/procedures, and to ramp up access control gates to higher force protection conditions.
Motorists may encounter temporary delays at all gates entering Fort Shafter, Fort Shafter Flats and Wheeler Army Airfield during the exercise.
All residents can also expect to see and hear “Exercise-Exercise-Exercise” alerts and announcements from area mass notification/giant voice systems, from emails, and from websites during the exercise.
Call Donald Murray, USAG-HI antiterrorism officer, 808-656-0152.


New PTO Location — The Personnel Property Transportation office is now located in the Soldier Support Center, Building 750, Schofield Barracks. The Carlson Wagonlit Official Travel Office will remain at Building. Call 656-2391.

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