News Briefs

| February 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

February

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 hpunationaltestingcenters.wordpress.com/about/

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 http://bit.ly/VrROpe

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 www.facebook.com/usagha 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 http://ice.disa.mil, or Ask the Garrison Commander at AskTheCommander.usaghi@us.army.mil.

Ongoing
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 www.garrison.hawaii.army.mil, click on the “News & Events tab, and then on “Advisories.”

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