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 the area around it are the main training areas on Schofield Barracks. Air assault operations are supported in area X.

Active military installation.


Schofield Barracks Partial Commanders List (edit list)
Assumed Relieved Rank Name Cullum Notes
1911-04-01 1912-07-15  Col. Mansfield, Francis Worthington 2397
1915-01-14 1915-11-06  Brig.‑Gen. Wisser, John Philip 2517
1915-12-13 1916-11-09  Brig.‑Gen. Strong, Frederick Smith 2837
1919-07-13 1920-09-27  Brig.‑Gen. Hodges, Henry Clay, Jr. 2901
1920-09-27 1923-09-02  Brig.‑Gen. Kuhn, Joseph Ernst 3058
1925-02 1927-08  Maj.‑Gen. Smith, William R. 3459
Dates are formatted in yyyy-mm-dd to sort correctly.
The Cullum Number is the graduation order from the United States Military Academy by year and class rank and links to a page for the officer on the website version of the Cullum Register. Listings without a Cullum Number indicate that the person was not a graduate of the United States Military Academy.

Current Status

Active military installation near Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii.


USGS Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) Database Entry: 2512003


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

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Lat: 21.4981176 Long: -158.0616975

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