USS Michael Murphy departs on maiden deployment

Story and photos by MC2 Tiarra Fulgham Navy Public Affairs Support Element West, Detachment Hawaii Navy Region Hawaii and Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific Public Affairs The guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) departed Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on Oct. 20 for its maiden deployment to the western Pacific Ocean. The ship and crew […]

Gen. Robinson takes command of PACAF

Headquarters Pacific Air Forces Public Affairs Gen. Lori Robinson took command of Pacific Air Forces from Gen. Hawk Carlisle Oct. 16 during a change of command ceremony held Oct. 16 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Presiding over the ceremony, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III praised Carlisle’s past accomplishments and expressed […]

Military, state reach new heights with crane blessing ceremony

Story and photo by MC2 Diana Quinlan Navy Public Affairs Support Element West, Detachment Hawaii Representatives from the U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, Hawaii Air National Guard and the state of Hawaii participated in an Alternate Port Memorandum of Understanding signing ceremony followed by a traditional Hawaiian blessing of a new mobile crane on Oct. […]

Fleet engagement team visits JBPHH Sailors

Story and photo by MC2 (SW) Laurie Dexter Navy Public Affairs Support Element West, Detachment Hawaii Representatives from Bureau of Naval Personnel Millington/Navy Personnel Command (BPM/NPC) fleet engagement team met with Sailors and leadership at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) on Sept. 22-23 to discuss personnel policies and force management measures impacting the fleet. The […]

Air show set to soar this weekend

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Public Affairs The general public is invited to experience two of the world’s most exciting flight demonstrations as they soar in the skies over Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam during the Wings Over the Pacific air show on Sept. 27 and 28. The U. S. Navy Blue Angels F/A-18 Hornets and the […]

New chiefs receive gold anchors

MC2 Diana Quinlan Navy Public Affairs Support Element West, Detachment Hawaii Following six weeks of training, 32 Sailors assigned to various commands at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) received their gold anchors and chief combination covers and joined the Chief’s Mess during a chief petty officer (CPO) pinning ceremony Sept. 16 at the Historic Hickam […]