News Briefs: January 24, 2014

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News Briefs


Change of Responsibility — Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Crosby, senior enlisted leader, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, will relinquish duties to Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey Sweezer at a ceremony, 10 a.m., on Schofield’s Weyand Field.

Paperless LES — In a memo dated March 14, 2011, the Secretary of Defense mandated the elimination of paper Leave and Earnings Statements (LES) for all DOD employees. If an employee needs to continue receiving a paper LES, a completed “Request for Waiver of Electronic Distribution of Leave and Earnings Statement” form must be submitted. Once complete, please submit form for processing to the ESS Civ Pay Customer Service mailbox at Questions? Call the U.S. Army Financial Management Command at (407) 646-4442.


3 / Monday

Jr. Enlisted Taxes — The Schofield Tax Center will open for single junior enlisted (E-1 to E-4) on a walk-in basis only and begin fielding appointment phone calls at 655-1040. Tax preparation will be open to all service members, retirees and family members by appointment only. The center is in a new 2014 location: Trailer #1, across the street from the Soldier Support Center (Bldg. 750.)

11 / Tuesday

AFCEA Luncheon — The Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association hosts a lunch, 11 a.m., at Fort Shafter’s Hale Ikena. The guest speaker will be MG Darryl Wong, Adjutant General, State of Hawaii, National Guard. The subject will be an update on the Hawaii National Guard and Homeland Security. To register, visit or call 441-8565/8524.

14 / Friday

Final Word — The Clean Water Program public comment period ends today on the 2013 draft Storm Water Management Plan and the garrison wants to know what you think. To participate in U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii’s program to improve water quality, visit Water.aspx or call 656-3105/3317.

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