Sailors ‘Chart the Course’ at Leadership Symposium

Story and photo by MC2 Gabrielle Joyner Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii The 2017 Hawaii Women’s Joint Leadership Symposium, hosted by the Hawaii Women’s Joint Leadership Committee, was held at Ford Island Conference Center on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH), Oct. 17. The theme for this year’s symposium was “Charting Your Course, Navigating […]

Lone Sailor statue takes a stand in Hawaii

By Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs Commander, Navy Region Hawaii will host a bell-ringing ceremony today, Oct. 13 at the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument Visitor Center at 8 a.m. to mark the Navy’s 242nd birthday. Rear Adm. Brian Fort, commander of Navy Region Hawaii and Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific, […]

‘Energy action = mission success’

Chief of Naval Operations Energy and Environmental Readiness Division Since 2012, October has been designated Energy Action Month, a celebration of energy as a pillar of the nation’s economy and a time to recognize the role individual Americans can play in reducing energy waste. The Department of the Navy’s Energy Action Month theme for this […]

Hawaii Navy commands pin new chiefs

Newly appointed chief petty officers (CPO) assigned to various commands in Hawaii were recognized at this year’s CPO pinning ceremony, Sept. 15. Ceremonies were held at the Historic Hickam Officers’ Club, USS Bowfin Submarine Museum and Park and other venues. The chief pinning ceremony is a part of a long-standing tradition that honors and recognizes […]

Chief selectees take part in CPO Pride Week

Story and photo by William J. Blees Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii Approximately 100 chief petty officer (CPO) selectees from 11 different commands stationed across Hawaii honored 124 years of Navy chief heritage by participating in the third annual island-wide CPO Pride Week at the Battleship Missouri Memorial on Ford Island, Sept. 7. […]

Battleship Missouri Memorial commemorates 72 years of peace in the Pacific

Battleship Missouri Memorial Association “Today the guns are silent. A great tragedy has ended. A great victory has been won,” were Gen. Douglas MacArthur ‘s words from Sept. 2, 1945, which rang out again across the decks of the USS Missouri on Sept. 2, 72 years later. Hundreds gathered to commemorate the 72nd anniversary of […]