Jan. 30: News Briefs

| January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

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30 / Friday

CSA Town Hall — Soldiers may review comments made during the virtual town with U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno and former Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Changler III at www.army.mil/article/141599/Jan__6__2015____CSA_s_remarks_at_Virtual_Town_Hall/.

News Briefs

News Briefs

H20 — The Clean Water Program needs your input. Please comment on the 2014 Storm Water Annual Report and participate in U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii’s Program to improve water quality.

The public comment period runs through Feb. 13. Access the plan at www.garrison.hawaii.army.mil/sustainability/CleanWater.aspx.

February

5 / Thursday

Readiness Expo — The U.S. Army Hawaii Community Readiness Expo is scheduled every Thursday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Nehelani, Schofield Barracks. It’s designed to support Soldiers and spouses new to Hawaii and/or preparing to deploy.

Over 30 USARHAW service providers are available to share information to increase community member awareness regarding services and programs.

10 / Tuesday

Black History Month — The 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, will host the African American/Black History Month observance at 10-11:30 a.m., Feb. 10, at Wheeler Army Airfield Chapel.

21 / Saturday

Castner Outage — A power outage is scheduled, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., to support Schofield Barracks’ Castner Substation renovation project.

In the event you are still experiencing disruption in electrical services after the outage has been completed and power restored, call (808) 656-3272.

March

6 / Friday

Clinical Outage — U.S. Army Health Clinic-Schofield Barracks will experience the second of three total power outages, including its Acute Care Clinic, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. The last outage is scheduled for June 6.

25 / Wednesday

SS Benefits Training — Register for a class in Social Security Benefits. Topics to be covered by a Public Affairs specialist from the Social Security Administration follow:

•When to start receiving retirement benefits.
•Your retirement benefit: How it is figured.
•Family benefits.
•How work affects benefits.
•Ways to maximize your Social Security benefits.
•The importance of keeping your earnings record.
•Accuracy.
•Using the statement to plan your financial future.

Class dates follow:
•Feb. 25 at noon and 2 p.m.
Army Community Service.
2091 Kolekole Avenue, Schofield Barracks.
Call (808) 655-4227.

•Feb. 26 at 9:30 a.m.
Army Community Service.
Aloha Center, Building S-330, Room 111, Fort Shafter.
Call (808) 438-4227.

Register at www.himwr.com/special-events/family-and-mwr-calendar.

27 / Friday

AER Kickoff — Army Community Service begins the 2015 Army Emergency Relief Campaign in Hawaii at Schofield’s Nehelani, 3:30 p.m. The 2015 campaign runs March 1-May 15.

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