News Briefs

| February 1, 2013 | 0 Comments


2 / Saturday
Big Bang —
Expect a loud boom around 8:30 a.m. as the division cannon on Weyand Field sounds to begin the Bronco Memorial Run.

Power Outage — A power outage is scheduled for Schofield Barracks buildings 1500, 1502 and 1503, for installing electric meters. Call (808) 265-7497.

4 / Monday
Macomb Gate Open — Macomb Gate will open to inbound and outbound traffic, 5 a.m.-7 p.m., weekdays, during Macomb roundabout construction.

 GSA Closure — Schofield GSA Global Supply will be closed until Feb. 8, for 2013 annual inventory. The Hickham GSA facility will be open.

5 / Tuesday
Testing — The Schofield Army Education Center offers free College Level Examination Program (CLEP) and DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (DSST) every Tuesday, from 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m., and Fridays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., at the Education Center, Bldg. 560, Rm. 214. Study guides are available at the Learning Resource Center, Rm. 203. Visit

11 / Monday
Fort Shafter Gym Closure —
Weight Room #1, the Nautilus Equipment Room, in the physical fitness center in Bldg. 665, will be closed for lighting system replacement, Feb. 11-20. It will reopen at 5:30 a.m., Feb. 21. Call (808) 438-1152.

13 / Wednesday
Memorial Service — A unit memorial service will be held for Spc. Trevor McGurran, 715th Military Intelligence Battalion, 500th MI Brigade, is scheduled in the Schofield Barracks Main Post Chapel at 1 p.m.

15 / Friday
Scholarship Deadline — Applications for Tillman Military Scholars remain open until 11:59:59 p.m. PST. This scholarship supports active and veteran service members and their spouses to complete a degree program of their choice. Visit

20 / Wednesday
“Veterans of Color” Film Festival — From World War II through Vietnam, and more recently, learn stories of African-American men and women who served in our nation’s armed forces. The festival is specially presented Feb. 20-22 by the Honolulu Museum of Arts’ African-American Film Festival, in conjunction with the 25th Infantry Division and Schofield Barracks Team EO/EEO. Call (808) 655-9378.

26 / Tuesday
Black History Month — Join the celebration, 11:30 a.m., at the Tropics Warrior Zone, Schofield Barracks. Call (808) 655-0240.

27 / Wednesday
Facebook Town Hall — The next online Facebook Town Hall, hosted by Col. Daniel Whitney, commander, USAG-HI, is 6-7:30 p.m., Feb. 27, at waii, under the “Events” tab. 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

Stover Gate —
To reduce traffic congestion, until further notice, Stover Gate on Wheeler Army Airfield is open for outbound traffic only from 5:30-7:30 a.m., weekdays. Traffic must turn right onto Kamehameha Highway. Call (808) 656-6750.

Noise Advisory — Residents near Schofield Barracks may experience periodic increases in noise through Feb. 20, as a result of scheduled field artillery training. Training dates are subject to change due to weather. Call (808) 656-3487.

For all advisories, visit, click on the “News & Events tab, and then on “Advisories.”

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