News Briefs: Aug. 8

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8 / Friday
Hurricane Updates — U.S. Army Hawaii personnel are reminded to review U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii’s websites for the latest information on hurricanes and tropical storms:

•Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/usaghawaii;
•Twitter  at https://twitter.com/usaghawaii;
•Nixle at http://local.nixle.com/us-army-garrison-hawaii-emergency-response/; and
•Alerts at www.hawaiiarmyweekly.com/category/alerts-2/.

To find current lists of on-post and off-post shelters/safe havens, visit www.garrison.hawaii.army.mil, click on “Staying Safe” in the left menu, and then “Emergency Management.”

Be sure to have three-five days of basic disaster supplies, to include food, water and other essentials.

News Briefs

News Briefs

Customer Voices — Take part in a community survey to share perceptions of how garrison services are performing and how important those services are to organizational mission accomplishment and for individual needs.

This customer feedback will help the garrison answer whether its efforts to deliver high-quality services are making a difference and meeting its customers’ expectations.
Visit www.surveymonkey.com/s/2014_USAG-HI_Community_Survey.

Hawaii Primary — Hawaii residents are reminded that the state’s primary is Saturday, Aug. 9.

Stress Help — Got stress? Anyone on the Army team who is feeling overcome by stress and looking for some help can check out the free mobile app developed by military medical experts and tested by Soldiers at www.t2.health.mil/apps/virtual-hope-box.

Child Safety — The 2014-2015 school year has begun. Community members are advised to watch 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 years cannot be left alone at a bus stop or walk to school alone; a parent or sibling who is age 12 or older must escort them.

12 / Tuesday
Helemano Military Reservation — New housing area units 114, 116, 118, 120, 122, 124, 130 and 132 on He‘e Nalu Court will experience a planned power outage, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., to support Solar City installation.

Please note that this list may not be all inclusive; the extent of the outage area may increase, so be prepared for an extended outage.

14 / Thursday
Tripler TARP — Attend the hourlong, mandatory annual Threat Awareness and Reporting Program training, 9 a.m., in Tripler’s Kaiser Auditorium. Call (808) 655-1306.

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