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| January 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

27 / Friday

18th MEDCOM

18th MEDCOM

18th MEDCOM CoR — Command Sgt. Maj. Thomas Wrighton Jr. will relinquish responsibility of the 18th Medical Command (Deployment Support) to Command Sgt. Maj. John E. Braham Jr. at 10 a.m., Jan. 27, at historic Palm Circle on Fort Shafter. In case of inclement weather, the CoR will move to the Fort Shafter Physical Fitness Center. Call (808) 437-5992 for more details.

Hiring Freeze — Effective immediately, the president has put a freeze on all civilian job offers and hiring actions for the Department of Defense and Veterans Affairs. No new employees may in-process.

File photo Boxes become plentiful during the PCS season.

Boxes become plentiful during the permanent change of station, or PCS, season. (File photo)

February

1 / Wednesday

New Hours — The Fort Shafter Personal Property office will be reducing services to Wednesdays only, beginning Feb. 1. Scheduled appointments will be provided from 7:30 to 11 a.m., only. Call 655-1868 for appointments.

Assistance is available for Defense Personal Property System (DPS) self-counseling from noon till 3:30 p.m.

2 / Thursday

TARP — Threat Awareness and Reporting Program briefings are held at 9 a.m.:

  • 2nd and 4th Thursdays, Kyser Auditorium, Tripler.
  • 1st Thursday, Bldg. 1554, Fort Shafter Flats.
  • 3rd Thursday, Sgt. Smith Theater, Schofield Barracks.
Command Sgt. Maj. Quintero stands in front of her troops during the 516th Sig. Bde. Change of Responsibility ceremony, at Palm Circle on Fort Shafter, Feb. 6. (Photo by Sgt. Christopher Tabor, 516th Signal Brigade)

Command Sgt. Maj. Quintero stands in front of her troops during the 516th Sig. Bde. Change of Responsibility ceremony, at Palm Circle on Fort Shafter, Feb. 6, 2015. She will relinquish command on Feb. 3, 2017. (Photo by Sgt. Christopher Tabor, 516th Signal Brigade)

3 / Friday

516th Signal CoR — Attend the 516th Signal Brigade change of responsibility ceremony at 10 a.m., Feb. 3, at historic Palm Cirle, Fort Shafter. Command Sgt. Maj. Delia Quintero will relinquish the 516th Signal Brigade’s NCO Sword to Command Sgt. Maj. Richard Knott, signifying the transfer of responsibility as the senior noncommissioned officer for Signal Soldiers of the 516th and assigned units throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

Knott most recently served with the 63rd Signal Battalion at Fort Stewart, Ga. For more information, contact Maj. Ladiero at 787-9272, or Sgt. 1st Class Commodore at 787-0769.

6 / Monday

College Education Fair — Attend the next College Education Fair on Monday, Feb. 6, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Education Center. It’s in the lobby area, second floor, of Yano Hall, Bldg. 560, 1565 Kolekole Avenue, Schofield Barracks.

 

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