News Briefs

| November 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
News Briefs

News Briefs

February

20 / Tuesday

Education Fair — Changes are coming to Army tuition assistance and taking effect on or after Feb. 20. Learn more when you attend the next College Education Fair on Schofield Barracks, Wednesday, Feb. 21, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., at Yano Hall, Bldg. 560, second floor lobby area of the Education Center.

 

27 / Tuesday

Observance — Attend the Black History Month Observance on Tuesday, Feb. 27, from 1 to 2 p.m., at the Sgt. Smith Theater, Schofield Barracks. The Operations sergeant major from 25th Infantry Division, Sgt. Maj. Reginald W. Butler, will speak. Call Sgt. 1st Class Garcia, 655-0053, for more details.

Ongoing

Recycling — Residents and workers are asked to not dump large items on the outside of dumpsters. Unfortunately, items such as barbecue grills, plywood and bed mattresses have been discarded outside dumpsters, particularly near the southside of Bldg. 310, by the Wheeler Army Airfield dog park. Please help the Garrison maintain a clean and safe environment around our facilities.

Soldier Support Center — The Military Personnel Division’s Soldier Support Center, Bldg. 750, at 673 Ayres Ave., has begun closing on Thursday afternoons for training, system maintenance and administrative transaction processing. Regular hours on Thursdays are from 7:30 a.m. to noon.

Emergency services will remain available in every section, and this timeframe does not impact Casualty Operations or scheduling for Soldier Readiness Process events at the Conroy Bowl.

Fort Shafter Dental Clinic — The Tripler dental clinic has moved to Fort Shafter. It’s now located at Bldg. 339, Montgomery Road, Fort Shafter. Soldiers may schedule an appointment by calling 438-5554 or 433-5555. Here are office hours:

  • Monday, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday through Friday, 7:15 a.m.-4:15 p.m.
  • Sick call hours are 9-10:30 a.m., Monday through Friday.

Cellphones — A new city ordinance makes it illegal to look at a cellphone or other electronic device while crossing a street or highway on Oahu. Read about this new law at www.hawaiiarmyweekly.com/2017/10/26/cellphone-safety-bill-now-in-effect/.

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