News Briefs: 1 Aug.

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

1 / Friday
Child Safety — Community members should take extra safety precautions as the 2014-2015 school year has begun. Watch out for children walking on sidewalks, riding their bicycles and crossing roads. School zone speed limits are 15 mph.
Parents are reminded that children younger than 10 cannot be left alone at a bus stop or walk to school alone. A parent or sibling who is 12 or older must escort them.

News Briefs

News Briefs

Platelets — The Tripler Blood Donor Center needs donations of platelets, which are essential to saving lives as a component of blood that helps to stop bleeding. Donors can watch TV or read while they’re donating. Call (808) 433-6148 for details.

TAMC Construction — A construction and renovation project at Tripler Army Medical Center, 3rd Floor, B wing, began July 27 with a projected completion time of Spring 2015. There will be minimal impact to patients and staff.
Patient access to the Provost Marshal Office and the Veterans Affairs Pacific Island Health System Psychiatric Ward will continue to be accessible from the breezeway extending from 3B1 to 3G, and through elevators 6 and 7 from within the hospital.
Traffic cutting through 3B1 will be temporarily closed off during construction. Access to elevators remains open from levels 1 and 2.
Stairway #4, located near elevators 6 and 7, also remains open for access between floors. Visit for construction updates.


4 / Monday
CIE Oahu North — Garrison directors and key service providers are giving the monthly Community Information Exchange meeting at 10 a.m., Aug. 4, at the Nehelani, Schofielf Barracks, for Oahu North. This new forum replaces the monthly Spouse Information Meeting and is open to all who wish to attend.

5 / Tuesday
Change of Responsibility — Command Sgt. Maj. Louis C. Felicioni will accept responsibility from Command Sgt. Maj. Philip J. Brunwald as the new senior enlisted adviser at U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii. The ceremony will take place at Weyand Field, Schofield Barracks, at 10 a.m.

6 / Wednesday
CIE Oahu South — The monthly Community Information Exchange meeting is at 9 a.m., Aug. 6, at Aliamanu Military Reservation Chapel for Oahu South. This new forum replaces the monthly Spouse Information Meeting and is open to all who wish to attend.

7 / Thursday
Flats TARP — Attend the hourlong, mandatory annual Threat Awareness and Reporting Program training, 9 a.m., at Bldg. 1554, Fort Shafter Flats. Note, the specific classroom varies, so there will be a notice posted on the main entrance directing individuals to the appropriate room.

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