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| September 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

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7 / Friday

Medal of Honor Winners —  Tickets can be purchased now for the 2012 Medal of Honor Convention, Oct. 6, featuring more than 50 Medal of Honor recipients who will be available for a book signing open to the public. Tickets for the event are $20 and can be purchased at

Recipients will meet and greet the public during two signing sessions: 9-11 a.m. and 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Hale Koa Hotel in Waikiki.

Only 500 tickets for each session will be sold. Tickets will not be sold at the door.

13 / Thursday

Scheduled Water Outage —  The Directorate of Public Works will be connecting temporary water lines, 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m., outside the main command center construction site at Fort Shafter. The following areas will be affected: Bldgs. 503A, 503B, 502 and 517. Call (808) 835-4208 or email

15 / Saturday

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 allow for extra time in their commute.

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