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| October 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Voting Assistance Program — The Installation Voting Assistance Office is located at the Schofield Barracks Soldier Support Center, Bldg. 750, 673 Ayers Ave., Room 103. Email or call 655-7182. The federal voting assistance web portal provides help with the absentee ballot process at Call (703) 588-1584, or toll free at (800) 438-1584. Email the program at

16 / Tuesday
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

31 / Wednesday
Halloween — Authorized Halloween Trick or Treat hours for the Fort Shafter and Schofield Barracks areas will be 5:30-9 p.m., Oct. 31. Children under the age of 10 will require an adult escort. The Directorate of Emergency Services will provide increased presence in the community during trick or treat hours. Military and Department of the Army civilian police will ensure all activities are conducted in a safe manner.

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

Army Substance Abuse Program Survey — The Inspector General for Installation Management Command-Pacific is seeking anyone who has sought ASAP services to complete a short confidential survey.
Information from the survey will be helpful in understanding better ways to service Soldiers, civilians and family members. Participation is heartily encouraged for this important survey at

Flu Vaccinations — Tricare beneficiaries can now receive their flu vaccine at military medical treatment facilities. Vaccines will be available at post exchanges throughout October and at local schools in October and November.
For hours and locations, visit

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

K Quad DFAC — The “Grab and Go” area in the K Quad dining facility is now open weekdays (excluding holidays) from 7:30-9 a.m. for breakfast and 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. for lunch. A Lumber Jack breakfast meal and breakfast sandwiches are featured in the morning, and pizza and assorted hot and cold sandwiches are offered for lunch. This service is free for meal cardholders. For non-cardholders and civilians breakfast is $2.45; lunch is $4.55.

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