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| September 7, 2013 | 0 Comments
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6 / Friday

Suicide Prevention — September is Suicide Prevention Month. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a free, 24-hour crisis intervention hotline and online service provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

The service is available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress, to include military members and their families, Guard and Reserve service members, Individual Ready Reserve and Individual Mobilization augmentees.

Credentialed consultants offer confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through phone or online consultation. Call 800-273-TALK (8255)) or visit

7 / Saturday

Fisher Run — Be at the Pacific Aviation Museum on Ford Island, 6 a.m., for the 8k Hero and Remembrance Fisher House Run, Walk or Roll. No cost to participate. Register at

11 / Wednesday

Facebook Town Hall — Participate in the quarterly online Facebook Town Hall, hosted by Col. Daniel Whitney, commander, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, 1-2:30 p.m., at, under the Events tab.

13 / Friday

G1s and S1s — Today is the last day to reserve your seat for the 5th annual Military Personnel Division (MPD) G1/S1 Conference, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Sept. 18, at the Nehelani.

This conference provides administrative personnel an overview of the services offered to Soldiers, family members, civilian workforces and retirees; the latest operational procedures and services; and enhances MPD-S1 partnerships to provide better customer service.

Kindly respond with topics or issues you feel are relevant to your units for inclusion and discussion in the conference. Call (808) 655-1653.

20 / Friday

Signal Ball — “Semaphores to Satellites, Global Professionals … Guardians of the Grid,” Signal Regimental Ball takes place at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, 5 p.m. To purchase tickets, call (808) 656-1723 or visit

27 / Friday

Job Fair — The Schofield Barracks Army Career & Alumni Program hosts a job fair, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at the Soldier Support Center Lanai (Building 750). For details and a list of companies attending, visit


Survey — Take the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii customer survey. Your feedback will help improve services provided on all of Army Hawaii’s installations. Call (808) 656-0880/0881.

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