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| August 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

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Hale Kula Elementary EA — In a jointly funded project, the Department of Defense’s Office of Economic Adjustment and the Hawaii Department of Education are proposing to improve facilities at Hale Kula Elementary School on Schofield Barracks.

Information regarding a Draft Environmental Assessment is available in The Environmental Notice, published in the Aug. 23 issue of the State of Hawaii’s Office of Environmental Quality Control.

The Environmental Notice can be accessed electronically at Contact Malia Cox at (808) 521-5631 or


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WAAF Power Shutdown — A scheduled power shutdown, 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Sept. 15, will affect all of Wheeler Army Airfield. The Hawaiian Electric Company will be inspecting and performing routine maintenance of its substation transformer. Call (808) 656-3065.


Temporary Schofield VCC — Due to construction on Lyman Gate, the Schofield Barracks Visitor Control Center, or VCC, has relocated to Kawamura Gate, Wheeler Army Airfield. Visitors and contractors who require an installation pass to SB must use the temporary VCC.

Drivers should anticipate a change in traffic patterns on the installation and allow for extra time in their commute. For current traffic advisories, visit

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 (808) 655-1989 or email

Suicide Prevention — The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a free, 24-hour crisis intervention hotline at (800) 273-TALK (8255), and online at, available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress, to include all military members and their families.

Dealing With Stress — Visit the Employee Assistance Program office, Bldg. 2091, Schofield Barracks, for help and ideas on dealing with stress or other issues affecting job performance. Call (808) 655-6047/6046.

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