News Briefs: June 3, 2016

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USAG-HI CoC — Col. Stephen E. Dawson assumes command of U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii at 10 a.m., on Weyand Field, Schofield Barracks, from Col. Richard A. Fromm.

Also, Command Sgt. Maj. Lisa C. Piette-Edwards takes responsibility as senior enlisted adviser from Command Sgt. Maj. Louis Felicioni.

The awards ceremony begins at 9:45 a.m.

 

E-Waste Green — The City and County of Honolulu will host a free “Going Green” community recycling event at Honolulu Hale, 9 a.m.-11 a.m.

The public is invited to bring computers, printers, scanners, one TV per car, cell phones, ink cartridges, PDAs, usable clothing and household items, used eyeglasses and hearing aids, used household cooking oil, all types of batteries, dog and cat food, towels and blankets, prom dresses, women’s business suits, and other women’s accessories.

Incandescent bulbs can be swapped for compact fluorescent bulbs, a maximum of four per car, and free towing of unwanted cars is available by appointment.

Residents are also encouraged to bring donations of rice and canned goods to benefit the Hawai‘i Foodbank. Call 291-6151.

 

4 / Saturday

Hurricane exercise Makani Pahili will use a simulated hurricane path through the Hawaiian Islands. (Courtesy Image)

HUREX — U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii will be conducting its annual hurricane exercise June 4-14. The key objective is to prepare all installations for the hurricane season, which runs from June 1 to Dec. 1. The HUREX also tests disaster preparedness plans and procedures and tests alert procedures and communications.

 

8 / Wednesday

8th MPs — Col. Shannon-Mikal Lucas assumes command of the 8th Military Police Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainmen Command, at 8:30 a.m., from Col. Duane Miller, at Hamilton Field, Schofield Barracks.

Also, Command Sgt. Maj. Teresa Duncan assumes responsibility as senior enlisted adviser from Command Sgt. Maj. Angelia Flournoy.

 

10 / Friday

Soldiers enjoy a slice of a colossal Army birthday cake, June 14, 2010, in the Pentagon courtyard. The Army’s 236th birthday is this year, and Army commands worldwide will be celebrating more than 200 years of strong history and service to the nation with special commemorations of their own. (Courtesy Photo)

Birthday Commemoration — U.S. Army-Pacific will celebrate the 241st Army birthday commemoration at Hilton Hawaii Village, June 10th. Military should wear dress blues or mess, and civilians should wear formal evening attire. Call 438-6361 for more details.

 

13 / Monday

USS Arizona — From today through June 26, the dock for the USS Arizona Memorial will be dismantled, removed and

Air Force Col. David Kirkendall, the commander of the 647th Air Base Group and the deputy commander of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, tours the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, with Kathryn L. Miles, a World War II Women Airforce Service Pilot, and her daughters, Beth Tillinghast and Anne Miles, June 6, 2014. WASPs performed noncombat missions to enable male pilots to fill combat roles in the war effort. (Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal)

replaced. Visitors will not be able to disembark onto the USS Arizona Memorial during this time, although a boat ride to observe the memorial will still be available. All other visitor services will remain unchanged.

The dock was designed in Hawaii by a local company. A series of skid-proof ramps will replace the combination of steps and ramps that currently provide walking and wheelchair access from the dock to the memorial. Visit www.facebook.com/ValorNPS and www.nps.gov/valr.

 

14 / Tuesday

Army Birthday — Soldiers celebrate their 241st birthday today, as well as Flag Day.

 

21 / Tuesday

2BCT — Col. Anthony Lugo assumes command of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, from Col. David B. Womack at 10 a.m., on Weyand Field, Schofield Barracks.

 

23 / Thursday

USAHC-SB — Col. Deydre Teyhen will assume command of the U.S. Army Health Clinic-Schofield Barracks at 1 p.m. at the Health Clinic’s Soldier’s Pavilion from Col. Pete Eberhardt.

 

27 / Friday

Broncos CoC — Col. Robert M. Ryan assumes command of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th ID, from Col. Scott W. Kelly, 10 a.m., on Schofield’s Weyand Field.

 

29 / Wednesday

 

CIE — Soldiers, family members and civilians are invited to attend the Community Information Exchange meeting at the Nehelani, Schofield Barracks, from 9-10:30 a.m. to learn about what’s happening in the next 90 days. Also, ask subject matter experts your questions about services and programs.

 

July

 

11 / Monday

Engineers CoC — Outgoing commander Lt. Col. Christopher W. Crary, Army Corps of Engineers-Honolulu District, will be relieved by Lt. Col. James D. Hoyman at a change of command ceremony, 2 p.m., at Palm Circle, Fort Shafter. Call 835-4000.

 

14 / Thursday

500th MI — Col. William “Doug” Conner assumes command of the 500th Military Intelligence Brigade from Col. Patrick J. Wempe at 10 a.m. on Weyand Field, Schofield Barracks.

 

18 / Monday

DIVARTY — Col. Matthew N. Stader assumes command of the Division Artillery, 25th ID, from Col. Christopher J. Cardoni at 10 a.m. on Weyand Field, Schofield.

 

20 / Wednesday

ERP — Garrison personnel are invited to attend the next Employee Recognition Program luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Leilehua Golf Course.

 

27 / Wednesday

CIE — Soldiers, family members and civilians are invited to attend the Community Information Exchange meeting at the Nehelani, Schofield Barracks, from 9-10:30 a.m. to learn about what’s happening in the next 90 days. Also, ask subject matter experts your questions about services and programs.

 

August

 

4 / Thursday

25th ID — Maj. Gen. Christopher G. Cavoli assumes command of the 25th Infantry Division from Maj. Gen. Charles A. Flynn at 10 a.m. on Weyand Field, Schofield.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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