News Briefs: September 12, 2014

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13 / Saturday
RAD — The Schofield Barracks 2014 Retiree Appreciation Day takes place at the Nehelani, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Soldiers attending in uniform are advised to wear ACUs. Call the Retirement Services Office, 655-1585, for more details.

23 / Tuesday
Shafter Blood Drive — The blood collected, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at the 205th Military Intelligence Battalion (Bldg. 520) will support Tripler Army Medical Center needs, as well as weekly shipments to Afghanistan. All blood types needed, especially O negative.
Before you donate, drink lots of water, have a good breakfast, eat iron-rich foods and check your donor eligibility for medical/malaria risks. Call 433-6699 or visit www.militaryblood.dod.mil/Hawaii.

24 / Wednesday
Hispanic Heritage — Beginning at 11:30 a.m. in the 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team’s Warrior Inn (Bldg. 2085, Aleshire Ave.) is the first of several themed meals to promote awareness, mutual respect and understanding of cultural foods for Hispanic Heritage Month, with educational displays, videos, artifacts and handouts. Special meals will also be served Oct. 1 and 8, with the formal observation on Oct. 15. Call 655-4299

26 / Friday
MP Ball — Attend the 73rd Military Police Anniversary Ball, 5 p.m., at the Sheraton Hotel in Waikiki Beach. Call 655-6812 for tickets and details.

29 / Monday
Fall Cleanup — A weeklong fall cleanup campaign begins for Schofield Barracks/Wheeler Army Airfield. All units, individual Soldiers, Army civilians and family members will be involved. Call 655-1750.

 

October

 
3 / Friday
HSO Closed — The Shafter Housing Services Office closes, reopening Oct. 8. The Schofield HSO (Bldg. 950, 215 Duck Road) will remain open to assist. Call 655-3073.

4 / Saturday
Flu Fighters — It’s flu season once again and it’s time to get immunized. Tripler Family Medicine enrollees (6 months of age or older) may visit the Family Medicine Clinic, 8 a.m.-noon, and again, Oct. 18, for their annual flu shot.
Protect yourself and everyone around you. Fight the flu!

11 / Saturday
Living History Day — See history come to life at the Tropic Lightning Museum. Call 655-0438.

Ongoing

 

CFC — The Combined Federal Campaign is the world’s largest and most successful annual workplace charity campaign, with more than 150 CFC national and international campaigns raising millions of dollars each year. Defense Department employees nationwide have the opportunity to give to the DOD campaign through Dec. 15.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel expressed his unwavering support for the campaign and strongly encourages members of the workforce to participate in any way they can.
Learn more in the Defense.gov special report, Combined Federal Campaign at www.defense.gov/home/features/2014/0914_cfc/.

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