Schofield BKS/500th MI Sponsorship Information

The following information should assist you and your family upon arrival and when In-processing at Schofield Barracks. Questions concerning in-processing or leave extensions should be directed to:

500th Military Intelligence Brigade, ATTN: S1
1295 Pirowski Road
Bldg 1410, Fukuhara Hall
Schofield Barracks, Hawaii 96857
COM: 808-787-6831 or DSN: 315-437-6831

Important. Make note of these first two items:

  1. There is a housing waiting list in Hawaii. Waiting times vary from a few days to a few months. For specifics contact the appropriate office:

    North Regional Office
    Army Hawaii Family Housing
    Bldg. 690 Aloha Center
    Schofield Barracks, HI 96857
    808-275-3700 Fax 808-275-3729
    Serves: Helemano, Schofield Barracks and Wheeler

    South Regional Office
    Army Hawaii Family Housing
    Bldg. 344 Montgomery Drive
    Fort Shafter, HI 96858
    808-275-3800 Fax 808-842-7506
    Serves: Fort Shafter, Tripler, Aliamanu, and Red Hill (Coast Guard)

    Some housing links:
    Schofield Barracks Housing contains general Schofield Barracks information. Army Family Housing (808) 275-3700 for Schofield BKS. Or Oahu guide of communities. Also Army Housing Information-worldwide and The Automated Housing Referral Network. For the BAH rate (use zip 96857, your rank): http://perdiem.hqda.pentagon.mil/perdiem/bah.html. And for COLA (use locality code HI009): http://perdiem.hqda.pentagon.mil/perdiem/ocform.html

  2. There is an animal quarantine law which may apply to your pet. Do not delay inquiring about this. Relevant contact info: Animal Quarantine Station, phone (808) 483-7151, email rabiesfree@hawaii.gov.

POV shipping: The Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC) uses an Internet system to locate vehicles 24/7: "Where is my POV?" (enter your order number and last name). Or telephone for the same information at 1-800-843-8755, (808) 473-7760.

Transportation: From Honolulu International Airport: Soldiers should inquire first at the airport USO (near baggage claim). Otherwise a taxi to Schofield is about $60.00. Remember to retain your receipts for finance. If driving yourself, head west (away from Honolulu) on H1, then take H2: See map.

Billeting: The Inn at Schofield is the only on post official lodging facility. Statements of non-availability are only issued if official on post lodging is not available. Official travelers must attempt to gain on post official lodging before a Statement of Non-availability is issued.

Permanent Party In-processing Requirements:

Sponsorship: IAW AR 600-8-8 only first-term Soldiers are automatically assigned a sponsor. The sponsor will be of the same gender. Non first-term soldiers may request a sponsor by completing and forwarding a DA Form 5434, Sponsorship and Counseling Information Sheet to your gaining unit. Although this form is normally provided to Soldiers at their levy briefing, you may complete and send the form as soon as you receive your orders. A sponsor is highly recommended for a smooth transition to the 500th MI Bde in Hawaii. Please call (808)655-4784 for Sponsorship Information

Documents required for Active duty, USAR and NG Soldiers In-processing:

General In-processing Information:

The Soldier and Family Support Center houses many of the in-processing stations:
3585 McCornack Road, Building 692
Schofield Barracks, HI 96789
Hours of Operation: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday (except Thursday afternoon)
Phone: (808) 655-1261/7171 DSN: None


There are two elementary schools on Schofield Barracks: Solomon Elementary School, (808) 624-9500, and Hale Kula Elementary School, (808) 622-6380. Also consult these websites: http://militaryfamily.k12.hi.us/. and FMWR public school information. Schofield Barracks Education Center, (808) 655-0800.

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