Total force effort ensures successful typhoon evacuation

Senior Airman Orlando Corpuz 154th Wing Public Affairs A C-17 Globemaster III cargo plane and crew from the Hawaii Air National Guard at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam evacuated more than 125 Department of Defense (DoD) personnel from Wake Island, July 14. The evacuation was executed as Typhoon Halola, which at the time was packing sustained […]

U.S. and Australia team up during Talisman Sabre

Lt. Jamie C. Seibel Amphibious Squadron 11 Public Affairs INDIAN OCEAN (NNS)— For two years, service members from both the U.S. and Australian Navies have prepared for a complex amphibious assault scenario taking place on the shores of the Northern Territory of Australia during Talisman Sabre 2015. Talisman Sabre is a comprehensive biennial military exercise, […]

U.S. Chamber of Commerce hosts ‘Hiring Our Heroes’

Story and photo by MC3 Gabrielle Joyner Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii The U.S. Chamber of Commerce hosted a “Hiring Our Heroes” service member transition summit July 8-9 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. “Hiring Our Heroes” is a nationwide initiative to help veterans, transitioning service members and military spouses find meaningful employment opportunities […]

MCPON engages Sailors and families in Hawaii

MC3 Gabrielle Joyner Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens visited Oahu, Hawaii, meeting Sailors, their families and leadership throughout the island during a two-day visit June 30-July 1. The visit is part of MCPON’s fleet engagement. Stevens held all hands calls at Joint Base […]

Navy Region and MIDPAC command to change today

Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs With the traditional reading of official orders, exchange of salutes and ceremonial speeches, command of Navy Region Hawaii and Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific will pass from Rear Adm. Richard L. Williams Jr. to Rear Adm. John V. Fuller at 10 a.m. today. The ceremony will be held at Kilo […]

Navy in Hawaii honors Vietnam veterans

Story and photos by MC1 Omari K. Way Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs During yesterday’s Pearl Harbor Colors ceremony, Navy Region Hawaii, in conjunction with National Park Service, honored the flag and paid tribute to American service members who were on duty during the Vietnam War. Set at the World War II Valor in the […]