Tree lighting ceremonies ahead for Schofield and Fort Shafter

| November 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
SCHOFIELD BARRACKS — The Murray ohana (left) pushes the button to light up the holiday tree during the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s annual Tree Lighting Ceremony, here, last December. This year’s ceremonies are scheduled Dec. 3 at Schofield Barracks and Dec. 5 at Fort Shafter. Both events begin at 5 p.m. and will feature a concert by the 25th ID Band, light refreshments and photo opportunities with Santa Claus. (File photo)

SCHOFIELD BARRACKS — The Murray ohana (left) pushes the button to light up the holiday tree during the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s annual Tree Lighting Ceremony, here, last December. This year’s
ceremonies are scheduled Dec. 3 at Schofield Barracks and Dec. 5 at Fort Shafter. Both events begin at 5 p.m. and will feature a concert by the 25th ID Band, light refreshments and photo opportunities with Santa Claus. (File photo)

Mark your calendars for the annual tree lighting celebrations, hosted by Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation:
•Dec. 2, 5 p.m., General’s Loop, Schofield Barracks; and
•Dec. 4, 5 p.m., Palm Circle, Fort Shafter.

The family fun for all ages includes pictures with Santa and costumed-characters appearances, as well as light refreshments from Island Palm Communities.

This year’s highlight is Army Music Hawaii’s “A Soldier’s Carol,” a holiday film, accompanied by live music and culminating with a live scene. Get a preview at http://youtu.be/O4VSavbHMaU.

SCHOFIELD BARRACKS — Siblings Bella (4), Zoe (15) and Sam (6), children of Lt. Col. Spence Wieman, 8th Human Resources Sustainment Center, 8th Special Troops Battalion, 8th Theater Sust. Command, and wife Beth, sit for a photo with Santa and Mrs. Claus during the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation's annual Tree Lighting Ceremony, here, last year. (Photo by Tashika Scott-Dixon, Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation; U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii)

SCHOFIELD BARRACKS — Siblings Bella (4), Zoe (15) and Sam (6), children of Lt. Col. Spence Wieman, 8th Human Resources Sustainment Center, 8th Special Troops Battalion, 8th Theater Sust. Command, and wife Beth, sit for a photo with Santa and Mrs. Claus during the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s annual Tree Lighting Ceremony, here, last year. (Photo by Tashika Scott-Dixon, Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation; U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii)

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