Feb. 6: News Briefs

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(Note: Unless otherwise listed, all phone numbers are area code 808.)

6 / Friday

Ring — A ring was found by the Installation Security Office, Bldg. 580, on Schofield Barracks. Call 655-8879 to discuss its features if you believe the ring is yours.

FFD Training — The Federal Fire Department’s Prevention Division will be conducting fire safety training at FFD Headquarters, Bldg. 284, Center Drive, on specific days once a month, per topic. The training will provide the region with a more consistent training program and provide supervisors the ability to schedule workers to set dates eliminating waiting on class availability.

News Briefs

News Briefs

Training will be as follows:

•Every Friday is CDC and Home Care Provider training at 9 a.m.

•The second Thursday is Fire Warden training at 10 a.m.

•Also, the second Thursday is Permit Authorizing Individual at 12:30 p.m.

•The first Tuesday is Fire Safety/Extinguisher training at 8:30 a.m.

Call Jeffrey Fernaays at 471-3303, ext. 600, or David Jimenez at 471-3303, ext. 631, for more details.

H20 — The Clean Water Program needs your input. 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.

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.

12 / 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.

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 656-3272.

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.


•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 655-4227.

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

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

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