JBPHH hosts safety standdown

Brandon Bosworth Assistant Editor, Ho`okele The Joint Base Pearl Harbor- Hickam Safety Department held a safety standdown at Sharkey Theater on May 19, 20 and 21. The event featured presentations about subjects such as water safety, personal safety and recreational offduty safety. “We want to bring a safety awareness to your everyday person, so they […]

USS Louisville changes command

MC1 Steven Khor Submarine Force Pacific Fleet Public Affairs Command of the Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Louisville (SSN 724) was passed May 12 as Cmdr. David Cox relieved Cmdr. Robert Figgs during a time-honored ceremony at the submarine piers at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Figgs expressed how proud he was of having the […]

Joint Base rescues sea turtle

Becky Hommon Navy Region Hawaii, Environmental Counsel Navy ohana (family) worked together on April 29 to save a honu (turtle) in distress. A swimmer reported to the Hickam marina staff that a turtle was offshore and entangled in fishing gear. Gavin Doi, a marina staff member, knew to call the Joint Base “turtle phone” and […]

Navy shows community partnership with Hawaii DOE

Military children recognized for scholastic achievements Story and photo by MC2 Jeff Troutman Navy Public Affairs Support Element West, Det. Hawaii Rear Adm. Rick Williams, commander of Navy Region Hawaii and Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific, hosted an educators’ reception April 23 to honor local high school students and emphasize the military community partnership with […]

Sustaining fun: Earth Day 2015

(from top left) Shari Gulledge, Navy Hale Keiki School director, helped distribute the certificates of appreciation to the active duty personnel for their long-standing partnership and support to the school throughout the years. Photo courtesy of Naval Supply Fleet Logistics Center Pearl Harbor Hickam Communities observed Earth Day April 22 with displays, information and a […]

SECDEF visits Sailors in Hawaii

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter speaks to Sailors aboard USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) April 12. Carter is on a visit to the U.S. Pacific Command area of responsibility to make observations for the force of the future and the rebalance to the Pacific. (Additional photo on page A-5.) DoD photo by Petty Officer […]