Fort Shafter
Honolulu, HI 96819, USA

RELOCATION/WELCOME GUIDE

Digital Relocation/Welcome Guide

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FORT SHAFTER

Fort Shafter, outside Honolulu, has been home to the senior Army headquarters in Hawaii for almost a century. Principal tenants include U.S. Army Pacific, the 8th Theater Sustainment Command, the 311th Signal Command, the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, the 9th Mission Support Command (U.S. Army Reserve) and

UNITS

U.S. Army, Pacific USARPAC commands Army forces in the Asia-Pacific region, the largest area of responsibility in the Department of Defense, covering half the globe, including 36 countries, from its headquarters at Fort Shafter. Major USARPAC units include 8th Army; 25th Infantry Division; U.S. Army, Alaska; U.S. Army, Japan and

PLANNING YOUR MOVE

The key to a successful transition is your sponsor; however, reading this guide and taking the time to familiarize yourself with all the services and facilities available to you will better prepare you for your move to Hawaii. May your tour of duty here be a rewarding, enjoyable experience. Another

HOUSING

Island Palm Communities — South Regional Leasing Office 111 Seventh St. Honolulu, HI 96819 808-275-3800 Email IPC-Leasing@ipchawaii.com Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday Island Palm Communities serves Army installations on Oahu, including Fort Shafter. IPC offers a great on-post living experience to families from all military branches.

MEDICAL AND DENTAL SERVICES

If you and your family are moving to Hawaii, work with your health care provider, whether it’s TRICARE (service members and their families) or another provider (Department of the Army civilians and their families) before you arrive to ensure a seamless transition in care. Civilians For TRICARE self-service options, visit

FAMILY SERVICES

Family and MWR Hawaii is a valuable resource guide to family services for the soldiers, family members, retirees and DOD civilians stationed with the Army in Hawaii. For information about special events, entertainment, dining, recreation, ongoing programs and support services, go to: https://hawaii.armymwr.com/pacific/hawaii www.facebook.com/fmwr.hawaii www.twitter.com/FMWRArmyHawaii www.youtube.com/mwrarmyhawaii www.flickr.com/himwr www.pinterest.com/fmwrhawaii Army Community

DINING

Hale Ikena: The picturesque Hale Ikena (meaning “house with a view”) dining and meeting facility at Fort Shafter is next to Walter J. Nagorski Golf Course. Mulligan’s Bar and Grill, inside Hale Ikena, serves up weekday specials that are sure to keep you coming back for more. With a variety

RECREATION

For more information about these and other recreational opportunities at Fort Shafter, visit https://hawaii.armymwr.com/pacific/hawaii . Auto Skills Center The Auto Skills Center at Fort Shafter, 808-438-9402, is a state of Hawaii-certified safety inspection station. The center offers everything you need to work on your vehicle, including automotive bays, lifts and

HISTORY

Fort Shafter The Early Years Construction of Fort Shafter began in 1905 on the ahupua’a of Kahauiki, former Hawaiian Crown Lands ceded to the U.S. government after annexation. The fort was part of an ambitious War Department building program that included the Army’s Fort DeRussy, Fort Ruger and Schofield Barracks.

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