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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 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.
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.
Maps & Images
Lat: 21.4981176 Long: -158.0616975
- Roberts, Robert B., Encyclopedia of Historic Forts: The Military, Pioneer, and Trading Posts of the United States, Macmillan, New York, 1988, 10th printing, ISBN 0-02-926880-X, page 241
- North American Forts - Schofield Barracks
- Wikipedia - Schofield Barracks
- 25th Infantry Division
- Garrison Hawaii
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