News Briefs: Feb. 28, 2014

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News Briefs


Short Suspense! — The 2014 Excellence in Federal Government Awards is accepting nominations of outstanding federal employees in the Honolulu-Pacific area. The USAG-Hawaii commander may submit one nomination for each category recognizing achievements accomplished for 2013. Applications must be clean, readable and submitted by Monday. Call 656-1149.

Last Call — Today is the deadline for articles and photographs for the Apr-May-Jun 2014 “Environment and Sustainability” edition of the Public Works Digest. Articles should be of interest to the Public Works community. To submit, contact the garrison Public Affairs Office at 656-3155.


11 / Tuesday

Sailor Noon — The Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association hosts a buffet luncheon at Fort Shafter’s Hale Ikena, 11 a.m. The guest speaker will be Adm. Harry Harris, commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet. Call 441-8565/8524 or visit to register.

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.


Moving Soon? — U.S. Transportation Command and the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command strongly suggest you begin your move via the Defense Personal Property System (DPS). Visit

Rerun Recruiters Requested — Former recruiters can earn a $4,000 bonus if they reclassify and return to Recruiting Command for a minimum of 36 months. See your career counselor for more info.

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