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| November 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

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Holiday Card Lane — The annual Holiday Card Lane will be held Nov. 20 through Jan. 7. All units, staff offices and organizations are invited to participate. Designated locations for Holiday Card Lane displays are Macomb Gate Road at Schofield Barracks and in front of Richardson Theater (across from Chapel Field) at Fort Shafter. Entry forms are available from the Special Events Office and must be submitted by Nov. 9 to, or by fax to 655-1780.


PCS Survey and Training — Effective immediately, all Soldiers and civilians making a permanent change of station move from all Hawaii units must complete an online out-processing Sponsorship Survey ( and electronic Sponsorship Application Training, or eSAT, ( prior to receiving installation clearing papers. The Military Personnel Division at the Directorate of Human Resources will add the out-processing Sponsorship Survey and eSAT to the installation’s out-processing clearance checklist. For more details, call 655-1272/8276.


Mystery Customer Program — USAG-HI is looking for volunteers to participate in a new program aimed at evaluating customer service in its facilities. The Mystery Customer Program helps the garrison provide world-class customer service, to Soldiers, family members, retirees and civilians. Provide contact information (name, email and phone number) to James Brown at 655-9026 or A response will request your availability to evaluate one of the garrison’s services and provide further details.


3 / Saturday

Early Voting — Three locations are open early for voting, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., through Nov. 3. Visit If you are a registered voter, you can find your polling place and a sample of the actual ballot for your precinct and look up any candidates you are not familiar with before you go. Visit


6 / Tuesday

Election Day — Exercise your franchise to vote! 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.


12 / Monday

Wahiawa Veterans Day Parade — The Wahiawa Lions Club conducts its annual Veterans Day Parade, beginning at 10 a.m., Nov. 12, in Wahiawa.


17 / Saturday

Benefit Breakfast — The Hawaii Sergeants Major Association conducts its third annual benefit breakfast, 8-10 a.m., Nov. 17, at Mililani Middle School to support Soldiers, families, students and the homeless. Tickets are $7. Call 433-6646.


27 / Tuesday

Facebook Town Hall — Do you have questions about USAG-HI services, facilities or support, or about how to make the installation better? The next online Facebook Town Hall, hosted by Col. Daniel Whitney, commander, USAG-HI, is scheduled from 6-7:30 p.m., Nov. 27, at, under the “Events” tab. All Soldiers, family members, retirees and civilians in U.S. Army-Hawaii can ask questions, address concerns and get responses. If your question does not pertain to the public at large, email the Interactive Customer Evaluation System, or ICE, at, or Ask the Garrison Commander at Call 656-3153 or email with questions or concerns.

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