Hawaii remembers Dec. 7, 1941

MC2 Diana Quinlan Navy Public Affairs Support Element West Detachment Hawaii Veterans, service members, families and guests commemorated Pearl Harbor Day with multiple ceremonies at Ford Island and Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on Dec. 7. The theme of this year’s historic commemorations, “Preserving the Memory,” focused on keeping the story of the attacks on Oahu […]

USS Arizona survivors piped aboard, welcomed back

Story and photo by Brandon Bosworth Assistant Editor, Ho‘okele Four Sailors who were serving on the USS Arizona and survived the Dec. 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor paid a visit on Dec. 2 to the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument. Upon arrival, all four—John Anderson, Louis Conter, Donald Stratton, and […]

Pearl Harbor Day events set for Dec. 5-7

National Park Service The National Park Service and the U.S. Navy will host a joint memorial ceremony on Dec. 7 from 7:45 to 9:30 a.m. commemorating the 73rd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. The ceremony will take place on the main lawn of the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center, looking directly out to the […]

SECAF begins Pacific visit at JBPHH

Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Alexander Martinez 15th Wing Public Affairs Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James toured the 15th Wing flight line and met with wing leadership and Airmen during a brief visit Nov. 17 to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH). JBPHH was James’ first stop on an 11-day trip through […]

Commemoration ceremonies honor veterans

Navy Public Affairs Support Element West, Detachment Hawaii Commander Submarine Force U.S. Pacific Fleet Public Affairs Office HONOLULU Veterans, along with friends and family members, gathered with service members Nov. 11 to commemorate Veterans Day at four distinct and historic locations throughout Oahu, Hawaii. Veterans Day, which originally began as Armistice Day in November 1919, […]

Veterans to be honored at sunset ceremony on ‘Mighty Mo’

USS Missouri Memorial Association As daylight fades on Nov. 11, the Battleship Missouri Memorial will bring all veterans and Armistice Day observances around the world to a close with a special sunset ceremony at Pearl Harbor. “It is a special privilege to conclude our nation’s commemorations of Veterans Day here in historic Pearl Harbor on […]