News Briefs: June 24, 2016

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Siren Test — The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency monthly test of the statewide outdoor siren warning system, coordinated with the test of the live audio broadcast segment of the Emergency Alert System (EAS), takes place at 11:45 a.m. The siren test is a steady one-minute tone on all sirens. The steady tone is used to alert the public to any emergency that may pose a threat to life and property. Besides natural hazards, the EAS could be used for terrorist incidents or acts of war.

Oahu residents in areas surrounding Campbell Industrial Park, Honokai Hale, Makakilo, Kapolei Regional Park, Kapolei Golf Course and the Coast Guard Station at Kalaeloa may also hear a “whooping” tone following the siren test. This whooping tone is a test of the hazardous materials siren-warning group that will be activated in the event of a HAZMAT incident.

When the siren signal is sounded in your area, tune to any local radio or television station for emergency information and instructions broadcast by emergency management agencies. Participating stations will carry a detailed explanation of what the sirens mean, as well as other related information, during the monthly test.

Tests of outdoor warning sirens and the emergency alert system are conducted simultaneously, normally on the first working day of the month, in cooperation with Hawaii’s broadcasting industry. Emergency management and disaster preparedness information is located in the front section of telephone directories in all counties.

Call 723-8960.

 

5 / Tuesday

Army and Navy personnel prepare an F-18 for launch aboard the USS Nimitz supercarrier during RIMPAC 2012, held in and around the Hawaiian Islands, June 20-Aug. 3. (Master Sgt. Charles Lightner | 5th Battle Coordination Detachment Ground Liaison Det., U.S. Army-Pacific)

Army and Navy personnel prepare an F-18 for launch aboard the USS Nimitz supercarrier during RIMPAC 2012. (Master Sgt. Charles Lightner, 5th Battle Coordination Detachment Ground Liaison Det., U.S. Army-Pacific)

RIMPAC — Adm. Scott Swift, commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, will deliver opening remarks to announce the beginning of Rim of the Pacific 2016 during a press conference, 10 a.m., on pier S-1A, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.

This year’s exercise includes forces from Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Denmark, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, People’s Republic of China, Peru, the Republic of Korea, the Republic of the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Tonga, the United Kingdom and the United States. Visit www.cpf.navy.mil/rimpac/2016/.

 

11 / Monday

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

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.

 

12 / Tuesday

USACE-POD — Outgoing commander Brig. Gen. Jeffrey L. Milhorn, Army Corps of Engineers-Pacific Ocean Division, will be relieved by Col. Peter B.Andrysiak at a change of command ceremony, 10 a.m., at Palm Circle, Fort Shafter. Call

 

14 / Thursday

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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

Battery A, 3rd Battalion, 7th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th ID, fires in salute during the DIVARTY Reactivation Ceremony on Weyand Field, Wednesday.

Battery A, 3rd Battalion, 7th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th ID, fires in salute.

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.

 

21 / Thursday

Soldiers in PT gear running

Maj. Gen. Lawrence Brock III, commander, 311th Signal Command (Theater), and Maj. Gen. John Morrison Jr., commander, NetCom, lead the mass formation of several hundred Signal Soldiers from various commands and units across Oahu on the annual Signal Corps Regimental Run, Sept.5.

Signal CoCs — Maj. Gen. Lawrence W. Brock III, 311th Signal Command (Theater), will retire after relinquishing command to Brig. Gen. Lawrence F. Thoms, currently the commander, 335th SC (T) (Provisional) in Kuwait.

 

 

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

From left, Command Sgt. Maj. Benjamin Jones, outgoing senior enlisted adviser to the 25th ID and USARHAW, Maj. Gen. Charles Flynn, commander, and incoming senior enlisted adviser, Command Sgt. Maj. Scott A. Brzak, take to Weyand Field, Monday, for the change of responsibility ceremony.

Maj. Gen. Charles Flynn (center), commander, 25th Infantry Division.

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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