Hawaii prepares for 75th commemoration

Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs The 75th commemoration of the attack on Pearl Harbor has launched with plans of an unprecedented series of events that will take place now through Dec. 11. Themed, “Honoring the Past, Inspiring the Future,” the 75th commemoration events are designed to attract thousands of global visitors and Hawaii residents. Centered […]

Rear Adm. Hopper receives Presidential Medal of Freedom

April Grant Navy Office of Information Rear Adm. Grace Murray Hopper, best known for her advancements in computer programming and data processing, was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom posthumously by President Barack Obama during a White House ceremony, Nov. 22. “If Wright is flight, and Edison is light, then Hopper is code,” Obama said […]

USS William P. Lawrence joins Hawaii-based ships

Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific Public Affairs Guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Nov. 14 as part of a homeport swap with USS Paul Hamilton (DDG 60), which departed Hawaii earlier in the year for its new homeport of San Diego. “The Navy ohana (family) in Hawaii […]

Events today commemorate Veterans Day

• A Veterans Day ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. today at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl.) • A Bowfin Base U.S. Submarine Veterans organization Veterans Day ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. at the USS Parche Submarine Memorial, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Rear Adm. Frederick Roegge, commander, Submarine Force […]

Decatur, Spruance visit Pearl Harbor

Commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet Public Affairs Guided-missile destroyers USS Spruance (DDG 111) and USS Decatur (DDG 73), along with embarked Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 49 and staff from Destroyer Squadron (CDS) 31, arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Nov. 3 for the final port visit in their Pacific Surface Action Group (PAC SAG) western […]

Women’s symposium leads joint effort

Leading with a purpose: Embracing the future Story and photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Somers Steelman Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii The Hawaii Women’s Joint Leadership Committee hosted the 2016 Women’s Leadership Symposium at the Ford Island Conference Center at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Oct. 24 and 25. The two-day symposium marked […]