News Briefs: October 3, 2014

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News Briefs

News Briefs



Veterans’ Designations — Veterans’ designations are available for Hawaii driver’s licenses, state IDs, and instruction permits as of Wednesday. Persons who received a discharge other than dishonorable are eligible. Applicants must provide proof of qualification. Visit or and


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


6 / Monday

TLW — Residents in the vicinity of Schofield Barracks may hear periodic increases in aviation noise, 6-8 a.m., Oct. 6. A Black Hawk will fly over in observance of the Division Run during Tropic Lightning Week.


9 / Thursday

Long-Term Care — Garrison employees and their spouses are invited to attend an informational workshop on the Federal Long-Term Care Insurance Program, 1:30-3 p.m., Oct. 9, at the Directorate of Human Resources Lanai, Bldg. 750. Call 655-0107.


Hispanic Heritage South — Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the Grand Lanai at the Fort Shafter Exchange Lanai, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., hosted by the 94th Army and Air Missile Defense Command. The guest speaker is Lt. Col. Alberto Rodríguez.


11 / Saturday

Living History Day — See history come to life at the Tropic Lightning Museum, Schofield Barracks, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Civil War re-enactments take place at 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.; a K-9 demonstration at noon and 2 p.m.; and a children’s sidewalk chalk contest at 2:30 p.m. Call 655-0438.


29 / Wednesday

Water Outage — Six houses (6314, 6315, 6318, 6319, 6322, and 6323) on Aliamanu Military Reservation’s Nim Place in the Skyview community will have their water turned off, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.



SNAP Benefits — The federally funded SNAP program provides crucial food and nutritional support to qualifying low-income and needy households. State agencies determine applicant eligibility and monthly benefits. For more information about SNAP and other Department of Human Services benefits, visit


Supportive Services for Veteran Families — An additional $207 million in Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program grant awards will help an additional 70,000 homeless and at-risk veterans and their families. Call (877) 222-8387.


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. Visit the Combined Federal Campaign at


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 may watch TV or read while they’re donating. Call 433-6148 for details.




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