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Name one tip to avoid getting the flu.

Name one tip to avoid getting the flu.

Families, friends welcome home USS Chafee

Families, friends welcome home USS Chafee

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. honored at chapel

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. honored at chapel

Story and photos by Don Robbins Ho‘okele Editor Sailors, Airmen and civilians attended a special observance celebration in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Pearl Harbor Memorial Chapel, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH), Jan. 17. The ceremony was organized by the Joint Base Diversity Committee and led by master of ceremonies Cryptologic […]

Missile alert, false alarm

Missile alert, false alarm

Anna General Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs Many Hawaii residents woke up early Saturday morning, Jan. 13 with an emergency alert received on their mobile phones of an incoming ballistic missile attack, which set off widespread panic and confusion, as acknowledged by state officials. The emergency alert read: “Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii. Seek […]

MCPON, Tim Tebow meet USS Chung-Hoon Sailors

MCPON, Tim Tebow meet USS Chung-Hoon Sailors

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Steven S. Giordano visits with Sailors during a tour of guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93), Jan. 11. Former National Football League (NFL) player Tim Tebow addresses the crew of Chung-Hoon over the ship’s intercom system during his tour of the ship. Photos by MC3 Jessica O. […]

Warming up during  Sentry Aloha 18-1

Warming up during Sentry Aloha 18-1

Airman 1st Class Eric M. Fisher 354th Fighter Wing Public Affairs Jan. 10 marked the beginning of Sentry Aloha 18-1, a large-scale fighter exercise hosted by the Hawaii Air National Guard (ANG). Sentry Aloha exercises are held to provide the ANG, U.S. Air Force and other Department of Defense agencies an opportunity to execute current, […]

Navy asks for feedback

Chief of Naval Personnel Public Affairs The Navy announced that is it soliciting feedback from Sailors through the biennial Personal and Professional Choices Survey. This secretary of the Navy-directed survey collects data and comments from Sailors across the fleet to gauge the present-day impact of Navy policies on Sailors and their families. The survey touches […]

USS Michael Murphy departs to western Pacific

MC3 Jasen Moreno-Garcia Carl Vinson Strike Group Public Affairs The guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) departed Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Jan. 15, for a regularly scheduled deployment to the western Pacific with the Carl Vinson Strike Group. Michael Murphy deployed with a crew of approximately 320 Sailors and a detachment of MH-60R helicopters […]

Community Calendar - January

Community Calendar – January

PARENT-CHILD COMMUNICATION JAN. 16 — A class on parent-child communication will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at Military and Family Support Center Pearl Harbor. Parents can learn tips to improve their communication skills with their children of all ages. FMI: www.greatlifehawaii.com/family-support/ mfsc-class-schedule or call 474-1999. THRIFT SAVINGS PLAN JAN. 16 — A class […]

Upcoming Events – Winter

Single Sailors, Airmen bowling night to hit the lanes • Free golf clinic will be on the green at 2 p.m. Jan. 11 at Mamala Bay Golf Course. Pre-registration is encouraged. For more information, call 449-2304. • Free meet and greet with Olympian Gabby Douglas will be held at 11:30 a.m. Jan. 12 at Bloch […]