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Gate Closures — Lyman Gate will be closed, 9:30 p.m.-5 a.m., March 15-28, for road construction. Visitors to Schofield Barracks must use Foote Gate, which will be open 24/7 during construction.
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Public Comment — Community members may provide comments on the draft sampling and analysis plan for the Army’s supplemental Makua Marine Resources Study through March 22.
Comments may be submitted via email to or by mail to U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, Environmental Division, Attn: Marine Study – Public Comments, 948 Santos Dumont Ave., Schofield Barracks, HI 96857.
All comments must be emailed or postmarked no later than March 22. Individuals who have questions may call 656-3089.


23 / Saturday

Multiple Scheduled Power Outages — Outages affecting Schofield Barracks areas, from Lyman Road to the post cemetery, are scheduled from 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m., March 23, for Bldgs. 2605 and 2606 (Burger King and Popeye’s), 2400, 2408, 2428, 2420, 2440, 2446, 2448, 2459, 2460, 2480, 2488, 2509, 2510, 934, 930, 936, 935, 2810-2818, 950, 2805, 910, 2802, 2800, 3026, 3021, 3010, 3004, 3005 and 3040-3050.
Power in Bldgs. 3021, 3026 and 3010 will be out until 3:30 p.m.
Bldg. 1020 will experience an outage 7 a.m.-2 p.m.
The fire lane behind Bldg. 1020 may be used temporarily (during the outage) by the contractor. Call 655-0591.


Sergeant Road Closure — Sergeant Road in front of the Pharmacy, Bldg. 695, Schofield Barracks, will be closed March 23 and 30, and April 6. Traffic will be detoured using the Exchange parking lot.
Also, traffic will be one-way in the westbound lane (toward the Exchange) fronting the Pharmacy, Sunday-Friday, March 24-April 9. Eastbound traffic (toward the Commissary) will be detoured through the Exchange parking lot.
Access to the Pharmacy will be maintained throughout the project. Allow extra time when traveling in this area, and drive with extra caution.


Road Detours — Lyman Road (between Hewitt Road and Carpenter Street) will be closed, 8 a.m.- 6 p.m., until March 23. Traffic is being detoured through Hewitt and Trimble roads and Carpenter Street. Call 656-3295.


25 / Monday

Commissary Power Outage — A power outage is scheduled from 7:30-8:30 a.m., March 25, at the Schofield Barracks Commissary, to install a meter on the building.
The Commissary will be open for normal store hours, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., but early bird hours will be cancelled that day.


Bragg Street Road Closure — Portions of Bragg Street between Williston and Ayres avenues will be closed, 24/7, March 25-April 5, for road reconstruction. Access will be allowed for local traffic only. Call 656-2532.


27 / Wednesday

Women’s History Month — Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 25th Infantry Division; U.S. Army Pacific Command; and Team EO/EEO sponsor “Proud of Who We Are, Honoring Our History, Continuing the Legacy,” with guest speaker U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, 10:30-11:30 a.m., March 27, at the Tropics Warrior Zone, Schofield Barracks. Call 655-0053.


28 / Thursday

Schofield Traffic Detours — Lyman Road (between the gate and Flagler roads on Schofield) will be closed for resurfacing, 8 p.m.-4 a.m., through March 28. Traffic will be detoured through Foote Gate. Normal traffic on Lyman will be restored during the day.
Emergency access to Bldgs. 3010 and 3026 will be from the existing temporary driveway west of Flagler Road off Lyman Road. Call 656-3295.


Retirement Ceremony — The public is invited to bid farewell to Sgt. Maj. George Walker, senior enlisted leader, 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, during a retirement ceremony, 10 a.m., March 28, at Bldg. 320, Fort Shafter. Walker will be retiring after 32 years of service with the Army.
Dress code is duty uniform or civilian aloha attire. Guests without a military ID should enter through Buckner Gate to obtain a visitor’s pass. A current ID, car registration, insurance and safety check is required. Call 438-2847.



Stress Help — Call the Employee Assistance Program Office, Bldg. 2091, Schofield Barracks, for help dealing with stress or any other issues affecting job performance.
Contact EAP specialist Cathy Heflin, 655-6047, or EAP coordinator Kathy Marugaki, 655-6046.

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