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Golden DRAGONS WEEKLY 10 DECEMBER 2010

USO Gate Pass Program: If your FRG Leaders Contact Information HHC: frghhc114@hotmail.com A Co: acofrg114@gmail.com B Co: Bco_frg@yahoo.com C Co: 114CCOFRG@gmail.com D Co: Delta_company_frg@ yahoo.com 66th ENG Co: 66thengcofrg@gmail.com

loved one is arriving back in the islands for R&R – read below for information on how to greet them at the Honolulu International Airport. Gate Pass Program: USO Hawaii

along with TSA at the Honolulu International Airport (HNL) offer family and command members the opportunity to meet or escort their Warrior arriving or departing for IOF or OEF on domestic flights. Please ensure that you have a copy of your spouse’s orders, your ID card, and your loved one’s flight # (if applicable) before requesting a gate pass. Telephone #: 808-836-3351 E-mail: usohawaii@juno.com Location of USO office: HNL Airport - ground level in the main tower terminal

BN Christmas Party: Saturday, 18 DEC, 10am, BN Classroom. Breakfast provided and served to you by your FRG Leaders! Photos with Santa! Please see flyer on page 2 for more information.

Fundraisers: BN Afghans available for sale at BN HQ! $40.00 each Unit PT TShirt (w/new unit crest) Limited amount for sale at BN HQ $15.00 each. BN Yellow Ribbon Magnets- $7.00 each, POC: April Gonzalez

FRG Gift Wrapping fundraiser: Don’t forget the annual FRG gift wrapping fundraiser at the Schofield Barracks PX is going on! C CO - Monday, 13 Dec 9:00am to 1:30 pm 66th ENG Co- 9:00am to 1:00pm Delta– 1:00pm to 5:00pm HHC– 5:00pm to 9:00pm

1-14 IN BN Staff Duty (available 24 hours):

LETTERS FROM HOME:

808-655-6846 2SBCT Staff Duty (available 24 hours): 808-655-9200

1-14 IN BN FRSA M. Aloha Valverde Office: (808) 655-1823 Marie.valverde@us.army.mil

Soldiers Magazine: In recognition of Month of the Military Child in April, Soldiers Magazine is putting together a special layout called "Letters from Home." The section/layout will feature actual letters from children of deployed Soldiers, along with a photo of the Soldier and child." If you are interested in submitting a letter and photo please send the letters (scanned PDF) and hi-res photos by 5 Jan 2011 to Kristy Presock, kristy.n.presock@us.army.mil .


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DES Brief from SIMS Holiday Season Universal Precautions

Program to Strengthen our Community

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DES SIMS Brief Continued

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SB EXCHANGE

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM SCHOFIELD FOOD COURT

FOOD AND THEATER 11 DEC 2010

SCHOFIELD BARRACKS SGT SMITH THEATER FAMILY MOVIE 11:00 AM ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS $6 DEAL: ADMISSION, KID SIZE POPCORN AND DRINK. GOOD FOR ALL AGES

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MISC TOPICS: The Advisor, Free Video Messages Available to AKO users: The portal's Video Messaging service allows users to send secure video messages to friends and family -- for no charge. This month's Advisor gives more information about the service, including step-bystep instructions. Read the latest issue, including the Back Page, at https:// www.us.army.mil/suite/ doc/25498072 [you will need to log into AKO first]. Past issues of The Advisor are available in the Newsletter Archives [https://

www.us.army.mil/suite/ akonewsletter ]. CFC Program: Help support your local BOSS program by donating through CFC. Look for: “BETTER OPPORTUNITIES for SINGLE SOLDIERS (BOSS), HAWAII” Code # 40971 Every little bit helps!

DES Holiday Celebration Luncheon: The DES Vehicle Registration Offices, Installation Access Pass Office and Police Administration Offices will be closed to the public on Fri, 17 Dec to allow the staff to attend the DES Holiday Celebration Luncheon. The DES Police Desks, Visitor Control Centers and Installation Access Points at all installations will remain open to provide and support essential Law Enforcement and Guard Force Operations.

WHAT’S GOING ON AROUND HERE? Pro Bowl Tickets - Presale tickets available 1 Dec at Schofield Barracks ITR Office now! Tickets will be sold on a first come, first serve basis. Ticket purchaser must have a military ID card and be 18 years of age or older to purchase. Purchaser must be in line, no stand-ins. For more information please call 6559971. All Army Sports - Beginning 1 Dec, applications are being accepted NOW for the following sports: Boxing (M&W), Basketball (M&W), Triathlon (M&W) & Cross Country (M&W). For more information please call 6559914. Theatre Thursdays @ Sgt. Yano Library - Learn the basics of stage acting in our

ongoing theatre program for ages 12 and up. Meetings will be held the first and third Thursdays of the month (2 and 16 Dec) from 1600-1730. Learn stage presence, acting skills, improvisation techniques and the varying types of theatre. Call 655-8002 for more information or to register. Walk-ins are also welcome! Tropics Tasty Tuesday & Open Stage Night - Show off your talent no matter what it is and enjoy an evening of food and drink specials every 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month. Save the dates: 7 & 21 Dec. For additional information, please call 655-5697. Fishing Workshop (Boating) - In Hawaii you can experience fishing like nowhere else in the world! The warm water and variety of near shore game fish

make Hawaii an excellent place for you to pursue this fast growing sport. Join us 14 Dec from 1700-1930 for an awesome fishing/boating workshop. This is a FREE program. For more information or to register, please call 655-0143. Parent-to-Parent @ Sgt. Yano Library - Schofield Barracks’ Parent to Parent program will be presenting a special preschool story time at Sgt. Yano Library on 15 Dec at 1000. Please call 655-8002 for more information. Texas Holdem & Bunco Do you have the best poker face on the island? Join us every 3rd Thursday of the month for Texas Hold’em &


Bunco to prove your skills! Games start at 1830, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes will be awarded. For more information call 655-5697. Basketball Tournament Get in the game! Sign up now for the 2010 Basketball Tournament. Entry Deadline is 17 Dec at Fort Shafter & Schofield Barracks. The tournament will be 10 Jan –18 Mar 11. Please call 655-8056 for more information. Intramural Sports - It’s time to get in gear and put your game face on. Christmas Softball Tournament entry deadline is 29 Dec. Tournament dates are 13-17 December. Basketball Tournament will run from 10 Jan – 18 Mar 11, deadline is 17 Dec. Applications are being accepted now. For more information please call 6558056. On 31 Dec say goodbye to 2010 and ring in 2011 at Schofield Bowling Center’s Annual New Year’s Eve

Party! There will be food and drink specials and Cosmic Bowling while DJ Dynamic Sound entertains you all night long! A $50 fee reserves your lane (shoes included) for four hours. Wounded Warriors and Blue Star Card holders can reserve their lane for $45 for five hours (shoes included). All reservations must be received by 28 Dec along with a $30 deposit. Designated Drivers will receive FREE soda/ water/coffee all night! Please call 655-0573 for more information. BDE Halfway There event: after the Holiday season will be our half-way mark through 2BCT's deployment. Mark your calendars for Thursday, January 6, 2011 to celebrate and come together for a candlelight vigil in honor of our deployed troops. If we are

having rainy weather that day, our make-up day will be Thursday, January 13, 2011. Flyer to follow shortly. Laugh. Eat. Play: An event for pre teens and teens ages 9 - 18 of deployed Service Members. "Delayed Resistance", a Schofield Barracks teen band will be performing at the event. The event title is "Laugh.Eat.Play," from 5 - 9 PM, Sat, 11 Dec 2010 at the Hickam AFB Teen Center, Bldg 1335-B. Amply parking is available at the Teen Center. Hero Back Packs will be given away at the event for free to attending pre teens and teens of deployed Service Members from any military service branch. Call the Hickam AFB Teen Center at 488-2296 to let them know you're attending for their head count.

Army Community Services ACS Resiliency Matters: Learn Skills to Bounce Back! Strengthen relationships with family, spouses, and children. Enhance your self awareness, self regulation, optimism, mental flexibility, character strengths and connection skills. 25 through 27 Jan, 9:00 am to 12:00 at Kalakaua Community Page 7

Center. Please call Gina Peirce at ACS at 655-4227 for more information. Teen Job Fair: At Schofield Barracks ACS 17 December from 10 am until 1:00 pm. Please call HIRED at 655-0445 for more information

ACS office at Tripler: The office will be closed on Friday, 10 December from 1100 hours for the annual ACS holiday party. The office will be open for business at 0730 hours, Monday, 13 December. If there is an emergency, please call the Schofield ACS office at 2270144. G O L D E N D R A G O NS W E E K L Y B I N D E R


Army Family Action Plan

Army Hawaii Family Housing DEC Community Events

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Schofield Barracks Health Clinic


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SB Arts and Crafts

Call 4202 5 5 6 e mor r o ! F tion a m r info

Hui O’ Na Wahine Presents

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Helping Parents With Child care: By Kathy Chen, Executive Director for PATCH

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If you wouldn't put it on a sign in your front yard, don't put it on Facebook. This includes deployment dates, troop movements, weapons capabilities, security procedures and much more. Think Operations Security, think about keeping yourselves, your Families and your buddies safe. Roger? (from the U.S Army Facebook) Page 13


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