JBHPP celebrates anniversary, US Navy birthday

Jim Neuman Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs Today, Commander Navy Region Hawaii and Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam hosted a bell-ringing ceremony to mark the Navy’s 243rd birthday at the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument Visitor Center. The keynote speaker was Capt. Jeff Bernard, the commander of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. This […]

Protectors at sea

An MH-60R Seahawk, assigned to the “Easyriders” of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 37 lands on the flight deck of the Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) Sept. 25 in the South China Sea. Photo by MC2 Justin R. Pacheco

DPAA hosts POW/MIA recognition

Senior Airman Apryl Hall Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency Personnel from the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA), along with members of the community, veterans and other special guests — including Consulates General of Japan, Philippines, Australia, Republic of Korea and New Zealand — observed National POW/MIA Recognition Day during a ceremony held at the National Memorial […]

Hail to the Chiefs

Rear Adm. Brian Fort, commander, Navy Region Hawaii and Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific, congratulates newly-pinned Chief Information Systems Technician Shericka Brantley at the conclusion of the regional chief petty officer pinning ceremony at the Hickam Chapel Center on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Sept. 14. Photo by MC2 Jessica O. Blackwell

Aloha O’Kane and Wayne E. Meyer

Aloha means hello and goodbye: Navy Region Hawaii welcomes USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108), which arrived this week to its new homeport at JBPHH, and bids farewell to USS O’Kane (DDG 77). O’Kane was commissioned in Pearl Harbor Oct. 23, 1999 and has been homeported here for nearly 19 years. It has departed for […]

Services, community band together for awareness

Story and photos by MC1 Corwin Colbert Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs Navy Region Hawaii hosted a Joint Services Suicide Prevention Proclamation signing at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Sept. 5 in support of National Suicide Awareness Month. Hawaii Gov. David Ige, service members from every branch of service, Department of Defense (DoD) personnel as well […]