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Honoring Veterans

Honoring Veterans

Battleship Missouri Memorial This year’s Veterans Day observances included a sunset ceremony aboard the Battleship Missouri Memorial at Ford Island, Nov. 11. All veterans were honored, both past and present, who have served our country with valor and heroism, and with many making the ultimate sacrifice. A special tribute was paid to “Korean War Veterans […]

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

BLOOD DRIVE TODAY — Join Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility in building 2 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a blood drive. All blood types are needed, especially O Negative and O Positive. All donations made will directly support Tripler Army Medical Center, deployed service members, their families and military missions. […]

Upcoming Events – Autumn

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation • Reservations are being taken for at the various Information, Tickets and Tours for the Honolulu City Lights Holiday Tour, Dec. 7-23. Take a festive ride on ITT’s own trolley through Honolulu to view the city lights before stopping at Honolulu Hale and see the holiday displays. […]

Benefits of quitting tobacco

Naval Health Clinic Health Promotion and Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center This year, the Great American Smokeout was observed Nov. 15. The American Cancer Society’s California Division held its first smokeout Nov. 18, 1976, encouraging smokers to quit for the day. The campaign continued every third Thursday of November. According to the Centers […]

Take Command: First annual TRICARE open season has begun

TRICARE Do you want to make enrollment changes to your or to a family member’s TRICARE health plan for 2019? Your chance is around the corner during TRICARE Open Season. However, if you want to keep your current health plan, you don’t need do anything during TRICARE Open Season. Your current health care coverage will […]

My Favorite Photo

My Favorite Photo

John Burns took this photo of a rainbow a few days ago below the deep blue sky. Camp H.M. Smith is up the hill to the left. The gap in the middle of the mountains is where the H-3 John A. Burns (no relation) Freeway is. John Burns is an administrative support assistant with Navy […]

Speed Demons run away from Ballistic

Speed Demons run away from Ballistic

Story and photo by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho‘okele Always saving the best for last, two of the top teams in the intramural flag football Afloat Division finally got a chance to meet in the final regular season game, before both teams head off to the playoffs. The division-leading USS Missouri (SSN 780) Speed […]

Medical Group tries to keep playoffs alive

Medical Group tries to keep playoffs alive

Story and photo by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho‘okele Needing a win for even the slightest chance of getting into the postseason, the 15th Medical Group (15th MDG) got clutch performances from quarterback Staff Sgt. Larry Gauze and defensive back Senior Airman Zack Johnson to sneak past Naval Health Clinic Hawaii (NHCH), 12-6, Nov. […]

Happy Thanksgiving Events

Happy Thanksgiving Events

THANKSGIVING DINNER TO GO NOW — The Officers’ Club at Kaneohe Bay, and Sunset Lanai is offering 2018 Complete Thanksgiving Dinners to go for six to eight people. There is a turkey meal, ham meal, turkey and ham combo meal and pumpkin crunch pie. Orders will be taken through Nov. 20, Monday through Friday from […]

Navy celebrates American Indian, Alaska Native heritage

Yonca Poyraz-Dogan Navy Office of Information Public Affairs The Navy honors National American Indian Heritage Month in November celebrating achievements of American Indians and Alaska Natives and recognizing the central role they have played in the nation’s history. The theme for the month this year is “Sovereignty, Trust and Resilience.” American Indians and Alaska Natives […]