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| November 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

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9 / Friday

Holiday Card Lane — Entry forms for the annual Holiday Card Lane must be submitted today, Nov. 9, to the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s Special Events office. Cards will be displayed Nov. 20 through Jan. 7. All units, staff offices and organizations are invited to participate.
Designated locations for displays are Macomb Gate Road at Schofield Barracks and in front of Richardson Theatre at Fort Shafter. Call 656-0110 or fax 655-1780.

 

10 / Saturday

Arizona Memorial — The National Park Service at the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument will host author and historian Vera Williams, 6:30 p.m., to discuss Women Air Force service pilots of the war to commemorate Veterans Day.
This event is free and open to the public. RSVP to Amanda Carona at 423-7300, ext. 7048.

 

Prescribed Burn — Army fire, safety and environmental specialists will conduct a prescribed burn of approximately 90 acres at the Schofield Barracks live-fire range and impact area to reduce fire danger by eliminating fire-prone vegetation, according to officials of the U.S. Army Wildland Fire Program, the supervising agency.
A contingency date of Nov. 17 is set if rainfall and unfavorable weather occurs two days prior to the target burn date. Residents should not be alarmed if they see or smell smoke.

 

12 / Monday

Veterans Day Federal Holiday — See “Veterans Day Events“.

 

16 / Friday

The Pacific Regional Medical Command’s — Care Provider Support Program will host “Whole Body Wellness & Resiliency: How to Recover from Illness Naturally,” 1-2:30 p.m., in the Tripler Army Medical Center Chapel, 3rd floor, D wing.
This free lecture features Myra Lewin and will focus on whole body resiliency and Ayurvedic approaches to well-being for doctors, medical staff, care staff and military patients. If interested, call 433-3283 to RSVP by Nov. 14.

 

Employee Town Halls —Col. Daniel Whitney, garrison commander, will host employee town halls at 10 a.m., at the Schofield Barracks Main Chapel, and at 1:30 p.m. at the Aliamanu Military Reservation Main Chapel.

 

17 / Saturday

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

 

22 / Thursday

USAG-HI Thanksgiving — Four installation dining facilities on Schofield Barracks and Wheeler Army Airfield are welcoming service members, families, retirees and authorized patrons to traditional Thanksgiving feasts.
The three Schofield Barrack DFACs are serving from 11 a.m.- 2 p.m.. They include 2nd Brigade Combat Team’s Warrior Inn DFAC, Bldg. 2085; 8th Military Police Brigade’s K Quad DFAC, Bldg. 780; and 25th Infantry Division’s C Quad DFAC, Bldg. 357.
The 25th Combat Aviation Bde.’s Wings of Lighting Inn DFAC, Bldg. 107, on WAAF, will feature Thanksgiving dinner from 11 a.m.- 2:30 p.m.
Cost for the holiday meal is free for meal cardholders, $6.40 for family members of E-4 and below, and $7.50 for all other authorized participants.
See next week’s newspaper for a complete Thanksgiving menu.

 

27 / Tuesday

Facebook Town Hall — Do you have questions about garrison services, facilities or support, or about how to make the installation better? The next online Facebook Town Hall, hosted by the garrison commander, is scheduled from 6-7:30 p.m., at www.facebook.com/usaghawaii, under the “Events” tab.
If your question does not pertain to the public at large, email the Interactive Customer Evaluation System, or ICE, at http://ice.disa.mil, or AskTheCommander.us aghi@us.army.mil. Call 656-3153 with questions.

 

Ongoing

PCS Survey and Training — All Soldiers and civilians making a permanent change of station move from all Hawaii units must complete an online out-processing Sponsorship Survey (https://www.research.net/s/outprocess) and electronic Sponsorship Application Training, or eSAT, (http://apps.mhf.dod.mil/esat) prior to receiving installation clearing papers.
The Military Personnel Division at the Directorate of Human Resources will add the survey and eSAT to the installation’s out-processing clearance checklist. Call 655-1272/8276.

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