Warming up during Sentry Aloha 18-1

Airman 1st Class Eric M. Fisher 354th Fighter Wing Public Affairs Jan. 10 marked the beginning of Sentry Aloha 18-1, a large-scale fighter exercise hosted by the Hawaii Air National Guard (ANG). Sentry Aloha exercises are held to provide the ANG, U.S. Air Force and other Department of Defense agencies an opportunity to execute current, […]

MCPON talks about camaraderie with Hawaii Sailors

MC1 John Herman Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Steven Giordano met with Sailors and toured various commands during his visit at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH), Jan. 8. As part of the visit, the MCPON held an all-hands call at Bloch Arena where head-dressed hundreds […]

Final Port Call

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM — The amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, for a final port call en route to her new homeport of Sasebo, Japan, Dec. 28. Following its return from the Wasp’s first deployment in more than a decade, the ship entered a six-month maintenance […]

Army, Marines 3D Print Drones

STORY AND PHOTOS BY DAVID MCNALLY U.S. Army Research Laboratory Public Affairs Army researchers are working with the Marines at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, to develop 3D printed drones as materials science, aviation technology and software development merge to deliver new capabilities. “Several years ago when we were collaborating with our academic partner, Georgia Tech, […]

USS Preble responds to distress call from Iranian vessel

STORY AND PHOTO BY MC3 MORGAN K. NALL Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group Public Affairs The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Preble (DDG 88) rendered aid to a stranded Iranian fishing vessel, in the Arabian Sea, Dec. 16 at approximately 1 p.m. local time while transiting the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. Preble is […]

Sailor posthumously awarded Bronze Star

Story and photo by ET2 Jonathan Stremel Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii Chief Boatswain’s Mate Joseph George was post-humously awarded the Bronze Star with Valor during a ceremony aboard the USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7. The award was given in honor of the heroic efforts Chief George displayed in connection […]