Schofield Barracks

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Schofield Barracks (1908-Present) - A U.S. Army post established in 1908 in present day Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Named for Lt. General John McAllister Schofield (Cullum 1585), Commanding General U.S. Army (1888-1895), U.S. Civil War Medal of Honor recipient, U.S. Secretary of War (1868-1869) and U.S. Military Academy Superintendent (1876-1881). Schofield Barracks is an active military installation.

Schofield Barracks Aerial View
Schofield Barracks Quadrangles I & J Barracks
Schofield Barracks 1925

Schofield Barracks History

The largest U.S. Army post in Hawaii (15,000 acres) established in 1908 on Oahu Island in Hawaii. The garrison headquarters of the 25th U.S. Infantry Division is located here.

The main post area of Schofield Barracks is primarily troop and family housing and support facilities. The main troop housing consists of six barracks quadrangles (A-F) arranged in a southeast - northwest line. The officer family housing area is parallel to the troop housing quadrangles on the northeast side and the enlisted family housing area is west of the quadrangles. Area X and and the area around it are the main training areas on Schofield Barracks. Air assault operations are supported in area X.

Active military installation.

Current Status

Active military installation near Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii.


USGS Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) Database Entry:

  • Name: Schofield Barracks Type: Historical Class: Military ID: 2512003
  • Location: Honolulu County, Hawaii, US, FIPS Code: 15003
  • Latitude: 21.5004552, Longitude: -158.0778105, Elevation: 958 Map: Haleiwa
  • As Of: 17 Nov 2008
Source: U.S. Board on Geographic Names

Location: Schofield Barracks, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii.

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Lat: 21.4981176 Long: -158.0616975

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