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Upcoming Events - Summer

Upcoming Events – Summer

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation ● Tee off at a free golf clinic July 7 at 9 a.m. at Barbers Point Golf Course. Enjoy this introduction to the great game of golf. For more information, call 682-2098/2911. ● Cosmic bowling gets rolling at 3 p.m. July 8 and every Sunday at Naval […]

My Favorite Photo

My Favorite Photo

John Burns took this photo of a juvenile white-rumped shama bird, July 1. As an older adult, their tail is very long and black on top, and white underneath. They sing a lot of different and interesting songs. The birds are usually found up in the mountains or near it. They are not seen very […]

Sports Highlights

Sports Highlights

USS Preble wins RIMPAC 2018 basketball tournament

USS Preble wins RIMPAC 2018 basketball tournament

MCSN Daniel Zink U.S. 3rd Fleet Sailors from guided-missile destroyer USS Preble (DDG 88) won the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) basketball tournament during the June 30 finals with a score of 54 to 43 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Sailors assigned to Preble and the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) made it […]

USS Halsey, HMCS Ottawa kick off RIMPAC 2018 soccer tournament

USS Halsey, HMCS Ottawa kick off RIMPAC 2018 soccer tournament

Story and photo by MC1 Corwin Colbert Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs Sailors from the guided-missile destroyer USS Halsey (DDG 97) and the Royal Canadian Navy Halifax-class frigate HMCS Ottawa (FFH 341) kicked off the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2018 soccer tournament June 27 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. The tournament ran through July […]

4th Of July Celebration

4th Of July Celebration

Stone Temple Pilots, fireworks and more highlight America’s independence Reid Tokeshi Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation A celebration that looked to be one of the biggest ever on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam lived up to the billing. Thousands of patrons, including many of the international participants here for the Rim of the […]

Pearl Harbor-Hickam Highlights

Pearl Harbor-Hickam Highlights

Nations perform in harmony

Nations perform in harmony

U.S. Navy Ensign Matthew Shea, assistant fleet bandmaster for the U.S. Pacific Fleet Band, conducts an ensemble of musicians from the Royal Australian Navy, Royal Canadian Navy, Republic of Indonesia Navy, and Pacific Fleet Band during the Rim of the Pacific exercise 2018 International Band Concert at Fort DeRussy Beach Park, July 3. U.S. Navy […]

NIOC Hawaii welcomes Means, bids farewell to Gagnon

NIOC Hawaii welcomes Means, bids farewell to Gagnon

CTR2 (IW) Brooke Miller Navy Information Operations Command Hawaii Public Affairs Capt. Madelene Means relieved Capt. Todd Gagnon as commanding officer of Navy Information Operations Command (NIOC) Hawaii during a change of command ceremony held at Nob Hill Community Center on Ford Island, June 22. Vice Adm. Timothy “T.J.” White, commander of U.S. Fleet Cyber […]

DESRON 31 holds change of command on USS William P. Lawrence

DESRON 31 holds change of command on USS William P. Lawrence

Story and photo by MC1 John Herman Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii Commander, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 31 held a change of command ceremony aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110), June 29. Capt. Joseph Ring relieved Capt. David Bretz as commander, DESRON 31 during the ceremony. “You are a special […]