Pacific Agility 17-0 enhances capabilities for two nations

Story and photo by Tech. Sgt. Heather Redman 15th Wing Public Affairs The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) teamed up with Airmen from the Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) to participate in Phase III of Pacific Agility 17-0. This Pacific Agility exercise brought together the U.S. Air Force 15th Maintenance Group (15 MXG), from Joint Base […]

Welcomed with aloha – Future USS John Finn (DDG113) arrives in Pearl Harbor

Don Robbins Editor, Ho’okele The Navy’s newest Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, the future USS John Finn (DDG 113) will be commissioned at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 15 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam’s Pier Kilo 10. The commissioning ceremony is by invitation only. A live stream video will also be available at for those […]

Hawaii athletes compete at DoD Warrior Games

Information Systems Technician 1st Class Pou Pou participates in the archery portion for Team Navy during the 2017 Warrior Games at McCormick Place in Chicago. Photo by MC2 Timothy Schumaker Master Sgt. Jarod Jones from Team Air Force competes in the standing discus event in the 2017 Department of Defense (DoD) Warrior Games. Jones, an […]

Joint Base honors USS Fitzgerald

Ensign flies half-mast at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam June 27 in remembrance of seven Sailors, assigned to the USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62), who died tragically June 17 when their ship collided with a merchant vessel southwest of Yokosuka, Japan. Photo Illustration / Photo by MC2 Katarzyna Kobiljak The deceased are: Gunner’s Mate Seaman Dakota Kyle […]

Velino takes final flight as 15th Operations Group commander

Col. Charles Velino, 15th Operations Group commander, flies a C-17 Globemaster III over the Hawaiian Islands during his final flight, June 16. Velino is a command pilot with more than 3,500 flying hours and will be leaving the 15th Operations Group to take command of the 47th Flying Training Wing in Laughlin AFB, Texas. Photo […]

Aloha Capt. Keeve, welcome Capt. Bernard

Blair Martin Gradel Joint Base Pearl Harbor- Hickam Public Affairs Capt. Jeff Bernard relieved Capt. Stanley Keeve, Jr. as the commander of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) during a change of command ceremony at Kilo Piers, June 15. Rear Adm. John Fuller, commander of Navy Region Hawaii, was the keynote speaker and also presented Keeve […]