Rear Adm. Fort leads Region, MIDPAC

Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs With a reading of his orders to a packed “all-hands call” of Sailors, Airmen and Department of Defense (DoD) civilians, Rear Adm. Brian P. Fort became commander of Navy Region Hawaii and Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific at 10:30 a.m., Aug. 9. Commander, Navy Region Hawaii has leadership oversight of […]

Hawaii ships join COMPTUEX

USS Theodore Roosevelt Public Affairs (Editor’s note: Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam’s homeported ships – USS Halsey (DDG 97) and USS Preble (DDG 88), are among the ships participating with the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group for COMPTUEX.) The ships of the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group (TRCSG) departed, Aug. 1, for Composite Training Unit Exercise […]

Navy Region Hawaii to conduct Citadel Pacific exercise

Grace Hew Len Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Public Affairs Navy Region Hawaii will participate in the annual anti-terrorism/ force protection exercise, Citadel Pacific 2017 from July 31 to Aug. 4. The annual exercise is designed to enhance the training, readiness and capability of Navy security forces to respond to threats to Navy installations and units. […]

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 […]