News Briefs

| February 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

News Briefs

Today, Feb. 21, 2014

TRICARE — TRICARE For Life (TFL) beneficiaries will receive letters guiding them to TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery or a military pharmacy for some prescriptions as part of a pilot program mandated by Congress. The pilot program starts March 15 and requires TFL beneficiaries to get certain meds through Home Delivery or at a military pharmacy. Visit

22 / Saturday

Business Fair — IRS co-hosts the 2014 Hawaii Small Business Spring Fair, “Launch Your Dreams into Reality,” at Leeward Community College in Pearl City. The free, one-day event features more than 30 workshops and exhibits from federal, state and local agencies and participating vendors. Preregister and reserve your seat at Call 694-8332 or 945-1430.

23 / Sunday

Gym Shorts — Several areas in Schofield Barracks’ Martinez Physical Fitness Center will be closed as follows:

•Feb. 23: non-A/C cardio room, 12:30-3:30 p.m.

•Feb. 24: courtyard, 6:30-8:30 a.m.

•Feb. 28: free weight room, 8:30-11:30 a.m.

Call 655-8006/4804.

25 / Tuesday

Breakfast at Tripler — Tripler Army Medical Center invites the community to attend its National Prayer Breakfast, 8:15 a.m., at the hospital chapel, 3rd floor, D-wing. Army Surgeon General Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho is the guest speaker. Call 433-5727.

Retirement Horizon— Schofield Army Benefits Center-Civilian hosts CSRS/FERS retirement briefings. Visit for more info. To print your benefit form, visit aspx.

28 / Friday

PW Digest — The Apr-May-Jun 2014 “Environment and Sustainability” edition of the Public Works Digest is now soliciting for articles. This edition of the PW Digest offers an opportunity for you to write about your installation policies, programs and projects from the headquarters, region, installation or district viewpoint. Please note, articles are for the Public Works community and should be public works related. Deadline to submit an article for this issue is Feb. 28. All USACE submittals need to be reviewed by garrison Public Affairs; call Aiko Brum at 656-3155. If submitting more than one article, send each in a separate message.


19 / Wednesday

Celebrating Women — Join the garrison’s Equal Employment Opportunity office to celebrate Women’s History Month, 11 a.m., at Wheeler chapel. The theme for 2014 is “Character, Courage and Commitment.” Call 655-9378.



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