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| April 12, 2013 | 0 Comments
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12 / Friday

Tuition Assistance — The GoArmyEd online portal has been turned back on as of April 9, allowing Soldiers to request Tuition Assistance (TA) for the remainder of fiscal year 2013.
Eligibility for TA and annual caps ($4,500 per year, and $250 per semester hour) remain unchanged.
Visit www.goarmyed.com.

 

Employee Town Hall — Col. Daniel Whitney, commander, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, will conduct an Employee Town Hall, 1-2 p.m., April 12, at the Main Post Chapel, Schofield Barracks, with a hearing impaired interpreter available.

 

Lauhala Road Lane Closures — One lane of Lauhala Road will be closed, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m., April 12-25, to install an underground electrical conduit, waterline and asphalt restoration. Two-way traffic patterns will be restored after work hours.
Project schedule is subject to change, pending weather delays and unknown underground conditions. Call 656-2420 or 864-7014.
Visit www.garrison.hawaii.army.mil/info/trafficcalendar.htm for the latest Traffic Alerts.

 

Family Engagement Kit — The Family Engagement Kit is an awareness tool designed by the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center to involve Army families in Soldier safety. The kit is available online and includes an interactive two-part safety presentation, informational posters and handouts, videos, interviews with Army spouses, a train-the-trainer module and a listing of helpful family and behavioral health resources, all targeted to on- and off-duty safety hazards.
Visit https://safety.army.mil/multimedia/CAMPAIGNSINITIATIVES/FamilyEngagementKit/tabid/2150/Default.aspx.

 

15 / Monday

Technology Days — All interested personnel are invited to attend the 20th annual Technology Days, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., April 15, at the Hale Ikena, Fort Shafter, and April 17, at the Nehelani, Schofield Barracks.
More than 40 exhibitors will be on hand, with demos on some of the latest advancements in the information technology field from leading industry and government vendors.
There is no fee to attend; email dennis@fbcdb.com.

 

19 / Friday

Wheeler Road Closure — Wright Avenue, between Sperry Loop and Lilienthal Road, to Warhawk Field Road, near the Hawaii National Guard parking lot entrance, will be fully closed, 24/7, now through April 19, for construction.
The following traffic control measures will be implemented during two phases:
•Closure of Wright Avenue/Warhawk Field Road, from Peterson Court to Hawaii National Guard parking lot entrance; and
•Closure of Wright Avenue, from Lilienthal Road to Peterson Court.
Detours include Santos Dumont, Fernandez and Vought avenues.
Note that project schedule is subject to change, pending weather delays and unknown underground conditions. Call 656-2420.

 

Hewitt Road Closure — Portions of Hewitt Road, between Trimble and Lyman roads, will be fully closed for road reconstruction. Schedule is as follows and is subject to change, pending weather delays:
•Between Trimble Road and Waianae Uka, closed now through April 19 and May 7-8; and
•Between Waianae Uka and Lyman Road, closed April 22-May 6 and 9.
There will no parking along the westbound lane of Waianae Uka, between Floyd and Carpenter streets, April 22-May 9. Call 656-2532.

 

Bragg Street Road Closure — Portions of Bragg Street, between Williston and Ayres avenues, will be fully closed, 24/7, now through April 19, for road reconstruction. Access will be allowed for local traffic only.
Project schedule subject to change, pending weather delays. Call 656-2532.

 

25 / Thursday

Santos Dumont Closure — Portions of Santos Dumont, between Lauhala and Warhawk Field roads and Lilienthal Road, will be fully closed, 24/7, April 25-May 3, to install an underground electrical conduit, waterline and asphalt restoration. Detour signage will be posted.
Project schedule is subject to change, pending weather delays and unknown underground conditions. Call 656-2420 or 864-7014.

 

26 / Friday

Military Spouse Career Forum — U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii and its Army Community Service’s Employment Readiness Program sponsor a Military Spouse Career Forum and Career Fair, hosted by local TV personality Bernadette Baraquio of “Living Local,” 11: 30 a.m.-2 p.m., April 26, at the Nehelani, Schofield Barracks. Call 655-4788.

 

Aliamanu Drive/Skyview Loop Lane Closures — Portions of Aliamanu Drive, between Okamura Road and west of Ama Drive, and at the intersection of Skyview Loop and Bunker Access Road, will be partially closed, 7 a.m.-4 p.m., now through April 26, for installation of a new waterline. Traffic will be one way at all times, with two-way traffic during non-work hours.
Project schedule is subject to weather delays. Call 835-4078.

 

Ongoing

Prevention Month — April is National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. Trust your instincts. If you feel uncomfortable or something doesn’t feel right, leave and get to a safe place, immediately. Know how and where to get help.
Sexual assault is a crime. Report incidents of sexual assault to (808) 624-SAFE (7233).

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