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| November 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
Send announcements for Soldiers and civilian employees to news@ Unless otherwise indicated, all phone numbers are area code 808.

Send announcements for Soldiers and civilian employees to news@
Unless otherwise indicated, all phone numbers are area code 808.

13 / Wednesday

Suicide Prevention — Dr. Michelle Linn-Gust will discuss understanding the language of suicide at 9:30 a.m., Nov. 13, at Schofield Barracks’ Sgt. Smith Theater, and at 9:30 a.m., Nov. 15, at Building 1554 auditorium on Fort Shafter Flats.
The discussion is open to all Soldiers and Army civilians. Call 438-4173 or visit


15 / Friday

Road Reconstruction — Parking stalls on the southbound side of Schofield Barracks’ Beaver Road will be closed until Nov. 15 for reconstruction.


18 / Monday

Reconstruction, continued — Beaver Road, between Trimble and McMahon roads, will be closed for reconstruction, 7 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Nov. 18-26. Project schedule is subject to change, pending weather delays. Appropriate safety signs and barriers will be in place.


26 / Tuesday

USPS — Today is the first APO mailing deadline of the 2013 holiday season. To ensure timely delivery of holiday wishes by Dec. 25, send cards and packages to military APO/FPO/DPO addresses overseas no later than the following mailing dates:
•Nov. 12, standard;
•Nov. 26, space available;
•Dec. 3, parcel airlift;
•Dec. 3, priority and first-class letters addressed to ZIP codes beginning with 093;
•Dec. 10, priority and first-class letters; and
•Dec. 17, express (except ZIP codes beginning with 093).



Green to Gold — Officer-potential Soldiers who are interested in earning a degree are encouraged to apply. Check the Green to Gold website for complete benefits, eligibility requirements and the appropriate applications at

CID — Are you interested in a career as a special agent with the Army Criminal Investigation Command? If so, call 655-1989/0541.
For more information and prerequisites, visit

ARSOF Recruiting — Attend unclassified briefings on the mission, make-up and requirements of the Army Special Operations Force (ARSOF) assessment and selection, and qualification courses.
Information pertaining to stationing and areas of operations for each ARSOF entity — Special Forces (SF), Civil Affairs (CA) or Military Information Support Operations (MISO) — will be provided.
The brief will identify qualified candidates to attend the assessment and selection course.
CA/MISO briefs are noon, Tuesdays; SF briefs are noon and 3:30 p.m., Wednesdays.
Call Special Operations Recruiting at 655-4397 or visit Building 690, Room 3G, Schofield Barracks.

Computer Literacy — Operation Life Transformed, a public charity, offers free scholarships for computer literacy courses to all active duty military, military spouses, war-wounded caregivers and transitioning veterans, included National Guard and Reserves.
For more details or to apply for a scholarship, visit
For more information, visit or call 800-342-9647.

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