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| January 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

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15 / Tuesday

AFCEA Hawaii Buffet Luncheon — Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association will hold a luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hale Ikena Club, Fort Shafter. For reservations, visit or call (808) 441-8524.

17 / Thursday

Flying V — Lt. Gen. Francis Wiercinski, commander, U.S. Army-Pacific, will host a Flying V ceremony to honor and welcome Maj. Gen. Richard Burris, deputy commanding general for operations, USARPAC, at 10 a.m. on historic Palm Circle, Fort Shafter.

21 / Monday

2013 Freedom Award Nominations — Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve encourages Guardsmen and Reservists to nominate their civilian employers for the 2013 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award before the Jan. 21 deadline. For questions, contact ESGR Public Affairs at 571-372-0705 or email at

2013 Francis Lieber Prize Nominations — The deadline for nominations for the 2013 Francis Lieber Prize for publications considered to be outstanding in the field of law and armed conflict, is Jan. 21. Visit

23 / Wednesday

Tax Center Opening — The Schofield Barracks Tax Center’s opening ceremony takes place at 3:30 p.m. in Bldg. 648. Call (808) 655-1040 or visit

25 / Friday

MLK Observance — All are welcome to attend the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. observance at 11 a.m. at the Warrior Inn Dining Facility, Bldg. 2085, Schofield Barracks, hosted by 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th ID, Team EO and EEO Hawaii. The theme will be “Remember! Celebrate! Act!” Call (808) 655-0240.


Macomb Gate — Open for regular traffic operations, 5 a.m.-9:30 p.m., Monday-Friday, excluding holidays. Call (808) 656-6750.


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