News Briefs

| May 22, 2018 | 0 Comments
News Briefs

News Briefs

August 2018

8 / Wednesday

Antiterrorism Month — Do you know about iWATCH? It’s an Army neighborhood watch focused on the threat of terrorist activity. Established in April 2010, it encourages and empowers the Army community to identify and report suspicious behavior potentially associated with terrorist activity.

Always be aware of what’s going on in your surroundings. Take action and report suspicious behavior or activities to military police or local law enforcement for investigation. Oahu North, call 655-7114; Oahu South, call 438-7114.

17 / Friday

Legal Closures — The Legal Assistance Office at Schofield Barracks will be closed all day on the following dates: Aug. 17 and 31. For more details, call 655-8607.


5 / Wednesday

Suicide Prevention — September is National Suicide Prevention Month, and all services will sign a proclamation and create a Human Awareness Ribbon to recognize and encourage awareness to help prevent suicides. Attend the proclamation signing on Wednesday, Sept. 5, from 8 to 11 a.m., at Freedom Tower on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Register and get more info at Call 474-1999 for more details.


1 / Monday

Retiree Appreciation — If you plan to have breakfast at the annual Retiree Appreciation Day, Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Hale Ikena, Fort Shafter, an advance payment of $12 is due by Oct. 1. The U.S. Army Retiree Council-Hawaii will be hosting this event; doors will open at 8 a.m.

This free event is for all retirees, surviving spouses and family members. Several guest speakers will discuss topics pertinent to the Army retired community and provide updates about current programs. For more information, visit or call the Retirement Services Office at 655-1514.


Recycling — The Army Recycle Center on Schofield Barracks is collecting recyclable items in just one bin – yes, in just one bin! Recycle all of your cardboard; newspapers; shredded, office and mixed papers; aluminum cans, plastic bottles, glass bottles and plastics. Call 656-5411 or 656-3085 for more details.

PAO Survey — All Soldiers, spouses, civilians and contractors are encouraged to take the Public Affairs survey at This quick survey seeks information about your communication habits and will only take 5-7 minutes to complete.

Reunion — The Second (Indianhead) Division Association is searching for anyone who served in the Army’s 2nd Infantry Division, at any time. For information about the association and our 97th annual reunion in Jacksonville, Florida, from Sept. 19-23, 2018, contact Mike Davino at, visit or call 919-498-1910.


Suicide — No matter what you think, you are needed and wanted in this world! If you’ve been thinking about taking your life, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK or 800-273-8255. Someone does care!

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