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 […]

Hawaii Raptors surge to new sorties record

Story and photo by Tech. Sgt. Aaron Oelrich 15th Wing Public Affairs A record breaking number of F-22 Raptor sorties were successfully launched June 6 from the runway at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Pilots of the F-22 from the Hawaii Air National Guard’s 199th Fighter Squadron and the 19th Fighter Squadron (FS) teamed up with […]

USS Arizona Memorial to reopen after repairs

National Park Service Public Affairs Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs As of 3 p.m. on Thursday, repairs to the USS Arizona Memorial’s floating dock and brow are nearly complete. The Navy anticipates having the repairs finalized by Friday morning. Therefore, the National Park Service (NPS) hopes to resume tours out to Battleship Row and onto […]

Top Navy leadership in Hawaii changes hands

MC2 Tamara Vaughn U.S. Pacific Fleet Public Affairs Adm. Scott H. Swift returned to his home state and relieved Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr. as commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet during a change of command ceremony held May 27 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. “The magnitude of this moment is not lost on me, […]

JBPHH hosts safety standdown

Brandon Bosworth Assistant Editor, Ho`okele The Joint Base Pearl Harbor- Hickam Safety Department held a safety standdown at Sharkey Theater on May 19, 20 and 21. The event featured presentations about subjects such as water safety, personal safety and recreational offduty safety. “We want to bring a safety awareness to your everyday person, so they […]