SecAF concludes first Indo-Pacific tour

PACAF Public Affairs Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson completed her nine-day tour of the Indo-Pacific at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Feb. 2. “The United States plays an important role in maintaining peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific,” Wilson said. “No nation is strong enough on its own. We have to do it with, […]

Hokule‘a to set historic first sail to Pearl Harbor

Polynesian Voyaging Society For the first time in Hokule‘a’s 42-year history, the legendary canoe will sail into the waters of Pearl Harbor and visit the Puuloa region. The crew will be welcomed at Rainbow Bay Marina on Saturday, Feb. 10 at 10 a.m. by the Puuloa community and U.S. Navy who are hosting the canoe. […]

Homeport change JBPHH welcomes USS Missouri

MC2 Shaun Griffin COMSUBPAC Public Affairs The Pearl Harbor submarine community welcomed the crew of 160 Sailors and officers, along with their families, of the Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS Missouri (SSN 780) to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) following a successful homeport change from Groton, Connecticut, Jan. 26. Missouri is now assigned to Submarine Squadron […]

America Amphibious Group arrives

MCSN (SW) Daniel Pastor USS America (LHA 6) Public Affairs The Sailors and Marines of the America Amphibious Ready Group (ARG)/15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Jan. 22 and 23, for the final port call of the ARG/ MEU’s deployment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific, Horn of Africa, Mediterranean, and Middle East. […]

Warming up during Sentry Aloha 18-1

Airman 1st Class Eric M. Fisher 354th Fighter Wing Public Affairs Jan. 10 marked the beginning of Sentry Aloha 18-1, a large-scale fighter exercise hosted by the Hawaii Air National Guard (ANG). Sentry Aloha exercises are held to provide the ANG, U.S. Air Force and other Department of Defense agencies an opportunity to execute current, […]

MCPON talks about camaraderie with Hawaii Sailors

MC1 John Herman Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Steven Giordano met with Sailors and toured various commands during his visit at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH), Jan. 8. As part of the visit, the MCPON held an all-hands call at Bloch Arena where head-dressed hundreds […]