USS Paul Hamilton returns from deployment

USS Paul Hamilton (DDG 60) Public Affairs The guided-missile destroyer USS Paul Hamilton (DDG 60) returned Sept. 29 from an independent deployment to the Arabian Gulf and western Pacific Ocean. Deployed since February, the ship and crew of more than 300 Sailors steamed a total of 40,538 nautical miles across U.S. 3rd, 5th and 7th […]

Japanese ships make port visit

Line handlers receive a mooring line from Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) guided missile destroyer JS Ashigara (DDH 178) as the ship pulls pier-side into Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Sept. 23 after completing multilateral exercise Dawn Blitz 2015 in San Diego. Dawn Blitz is a scenario-driven exercise led by U.S. 3rd Fleet and 1st Marine […]

Pacific Partnership team returns home to Hawaii

U.S. Pacific Fleet Public Affairs Pacific Partnership 2015 personnel stationed in Hawaii, but recently assigned to the hospital ship USNS Mercy (TAH 19), returned home Wednesday as the ship pulled in to Joint Base Pearl Harbor/Hickam for a liberty port call. The 10th iteration of the U.S. Pacific Fleet’s annual humanitarian assistance/ disaster relief preparedness […]

96th ARS deactivates at JBPHH

Tech. Sgt. Terri Paden 15th Wing Public Affairs The 96th Air Refueling Squadron (ARS) officially deactivated Sept. 3 during a ceremony held at hangar 13 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Base leaders and members of Team Hickam gathered to witness the casing of the 96th ARS guidon, which signified the official deactivation of the squadron. […]

Mighty Mo hosts 70th anniversary of end of WWII

Story and photos by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal Defense Media Activity Hawaii The 70th anniversary of the end of WWII was celebrated during a commemoration ceremony held Sept. 2 aboard the Battleship Missouri Memorial on Ford Island. Seventy years ago, Gen. Douglas MacArthur oversaw the signing of Imperial Japan’s instrument of surrender on the Missouri. […]

Congresswoman Gabbard tours Red Hill facility

Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs Rear Adm. John Fuller, commander, Navy Region Hawaii, and Capt. Ken Epps, commanding officer of Fleet Logistics Command Pearl Harbor, hosted U.S. Congresswoman Tulsi Gab-bard Aug. 25 for a familiarization visit to the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility. Gabbard’s office released photos to the media Aug. 26. According to […]