Velino takes final flight as 15th Operations Group commander

Col. Charles Velino, 15th Operations Group commander, flies a C-17 Globemaster III over the Hawaiian Islands during his final flight, June 16. Velino is a command pilot with more than 3,500 flying hours and will be leaving the 15th Operations Group to take command of the 47th Flying Training Wing in Laughlin AFB, Texas. Photo […]

Aloha Capt. Keeve, welcome Capt. Bernard

Blair Martin Gradel Joint Base Pearl Harbor- Hickam Public Affairs Capt. Jeff Bernard relieved Capt. Stanley Keeve, Jr. as the commander of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) during a change of command ceremony at Kilo Piers, June 15. Rear Adm. John Fuller, commander of Navy Region Hawaii, was the keynote speaker and also presented Keeve […]

75th Battle Of Midway Commemoration ceremony honors American service, sacrifice

Jim Neuman Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs June 5 marked the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Midway. The U.S. Navy, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Park Service commemorated the historic event and honored the veterans of the battle in a special ceremony that took place on both Midway Atoll and at […]

75th Battle of Midway Commemoration

Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs June 2017 marks the 75th anniversary of the Navy’s and the nation’s most historically significant naval victory. The Battle of Midway took place from June 3 to 7, 1942 and changed the tide of the war in the Pacific and the course of world history. The following events have been […]

West Loch disaster victims honored

MC2 Somers Steelman Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii Service members from all branches of the military gathered on the U.S. Army Logistics Support Vessel 2, the Chief Warrant Officer 3 Harold C. Clinger, for the 73rd West Loch Disaster Remembrance Ceremony, May 20, hosted by the U.S. Army’s 8th Theater Sustainment Command. The […]

Northern Edge concludes

Sgt. 1st Class Joel Gibson NE17 Joint Information Bureau Approximately 6,000 Sailors, Soldiers, Airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen, as well as Department of Defense civil servants and contractors participated in Exercise Northern Edge 2017 (NE17) at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska and at Eielson Air Force Base near Fairbanks, May 1-12. Pilots and crew of various […]