African American History Month

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Public Affairs National African American History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing the central role they have played in the history of the United States. In observance of African American History Month, celebrated each year during the month of February, Navy Region […]

USS Chung-Hoon departs for western Pacific deployment

Story by Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs Photo by Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii Editor ‘s Note: USS Chung-Hoon is participating in the Great Green Fleet, an initiative that highlights the Navy’s efforts to transform its energy use to increase operational capability. The guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) departed Joint Base Pearl […]

Carter expresses condolences for deceased Marines

Department of Defense News, Defense Media Activity Editors note: the status of these Marines officially changed to “deceased” on Jan. 20 after five full days of search and rescue operations. WASHINGTON— Yesterday, Defense Secretary Ash Carter provided the department’s condolences to the loved ones and families of 12 Marines who’ve gone missing since two Marine […]

Joint Base to honor MLK

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Public Affairs A celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. today at Pearl Harbor Memorial Chapel, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. The following will take place at the event: • Clips from King’s speeches. • Music from gospel/ jazz saxophonist Andrew Tillman. • A […]

Friends In High Places

When this F-16 Fighting Falcon needed to be refueled, its crew simply had to signal a KC-135R Stratotanker during a recent exercise over the coast of North Carolina. The aircrew and other support units from multiple bases were conducting training missions designed to bolster cohesion between forces. U.S. AIR FORCE PHOTO/SENIOR AIRMAN JOHN NIEVES CAMACHO

Coming Home

Sailors man the rails of the guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) as it returns to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam following an independent deployment to the Western Pacific. Deployed since May, the crew of more than 350 Sailors steamed a total of 42,000 nautical miles across the U.S. 3rd, 4th and 7th Fleet areas of […]