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| August 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

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Fort Shafter Traffic Alert — Portions of the large parking lot on Palm Circle Drive will be closed from 7 a.m., Aug. 24, to 5 p.m., Aug. 28. Also, portions of Palm Circle Drive will be closed at various times between 5 a.m.-5 p.m., Aug. 28. Drivers are encouraged to plan for delays and use alternative routes, if possible. Call 438-6350.


27 / Monday

CI Special Agent Recruitment — The U.S. Army’s Counterintelligence Special Agent recruiting team will conduct two sessions 1:30-3 p.m. and 3:30-5 p.m., Aug. 27, at the 205th Military Intelligence Battalion Conference Room, Bldg. 520, Fort Shafter. Presentations will provide information concerning career field MOS 35L, CI special agent, and include criteria for entry into the MOS and how to apply for reclassification, missions, assignments and training opportunities. Briefings are primarily directed toward grades E4 and E5. Call 655-1285.


28 / Tuesday

Noise Advisory — Residents in the immediate vicinity of Schofield Barracks may experience an increase in noise as a result of 25th Infantry Division field artillery training exercises, from 8:30-11 a.m., Aug. 28. Call the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii Noise Concern Line at 656-3487 to report concerns.


Women’s Equality Day — A celebration/presentation will be held 10:30 a.m., Aug. 28, at the Sgt. Smith Theater, Schofield Barracks, with a food sampling at the Nehelani following the event. Call (443) 504-7720 or email


CID Recruitment — The Army’s Criminal Investigation Command, or CID, is seeking qualified, high-caliber Soldiers for CID special agents. Recruiting briefings are at 9:30 a.m., Tuesdays, at the Hawaii CID Office, Bldg. 3026, Schofield Barracks. Visit, call 655-1989 or email


29 / Wednesday

USAG-HI Facebook Town Hall — Do you have ideas about how to make the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii community better? Do you have questions about USAG-HI services, facilities or support? If so, get ready for the next online Facebook Town Hall, hosted by Col. Daniel Whitney, commander, USAG-HI, 6-7:30 p.m., Aug. 29, at, under the “Events” tab. All U.S. Army-Hawaii Soldiers, family members, retirees and civilians can ask questions, address concerns and get responses. If your question does not pertain to the public at large, please email the Interactive Customer Evaluation System, or ICE, at or email Ask the Garrison Commander at Call 656-3153 or email with questions or concerns.



1 / Saturday

Kaneohe Bay Prohibition — The Hawaii Board of Land and Natural Resources will enforce a ban on the use/consumption of alcohol and loud, abusive or disorderly conduct at Kaneohe Sandbar during the Labor Day weekend, Sept. 1-3. See next week’s newspaper for more details.


15 / Saturday

WAAF Power Shutdown — A scheduled power shutdown from 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Sept. 15, will affect all of Wheeler Army Airfield, to allow the Hawaiian Electric Company time to perform inspection and routine maintenance of its substation transformer. Call 656-3065.



DEERS — The 9th Mission Support Command (Theater) is issuing Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System ID cards by appointment only; walk-ins will not be accepted. Visit

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