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Alcohol Awareness Month: Drink smart, ‘keep what you’ve earned’

Alcohol Awareness Month: Drink smart, ‘keep what you’ve earned’

Chief of Naval Personnel Public Affairs April is Alcohol Awareness Month, a national observance promoting ways to maintain healthy drinking habits. Navy Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention’s (NADAP) Keep What You’ve Earned Campaign has resources to help Sailors take proactive steps to drink responsibly. “April is a great time for Sailors and their families to […]

Culinary Specialist turns award-winning corrections specialist

Culinary Specialist turns award-winning corrections specialist

MC2 Matthew Riggs NPC Public Affairs The job is simple enough. Twelve-hour shifts seven days a week. Making sure prisoners are secure and orderly. Keeping on top of the security staff’s needs and qualifications. And after that, making sure that everything is in line with national standards. All this is par for the course for […]

Pearl Harbor-Hickam Highlights

Pearl Harbor-Hickam Highlights

Hundreds of runners join annual bridge run

Hundreds of runners join annual bridge run

Veronika McKenney Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) held its 21st annual Ford Island 10K Bridge Run Saturday, April 7. As one of the largest runs in Hawaii, more than 1200 runners participated in this 10K race. The race started at 7 a.m. at […]

USS Michael Murphy hosts Micronesian officials

Ensign Emma Gray USS Michael Murphy Public Affairs Sailors from USS Michael Murphy ( D D G 112) met with local officials while the ship was operating off the coast of Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), April 7. During the event, the ship hosted officials from FSM for a tour and discussion with Michael […]

CNIC conducts Navy spouse engagement online survey

CNIC conducts Navy spouse engagement online survey

Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) is conducting a Navy Spouse survey via social media. The purpose of this survey is to allow CNIC to help continue to support Navy families with relevant and easy to access services. This anonymous 10-minute survey includes questions such as “Which of the Fleet and […]

Traffic safety: Drive with aloha

Traffic safety: Drive with aloha

Capt. Jeff Bernard Commander, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam The first Hawaiian word we learn when arriving at O’ahu is Aloha. We quickly understand that it translates to hello and goodbye and, for most of us, that is how we use this revered word. Soon, if you listen — if you learn — we find that […]

April is Math Month. What’s your favorite number and why?

April is Math Month. What’s your favorite number and why?

‘Best American Science’ focuses on climate change

‘Best American Science’ focuses on climate change

Review by Bill Doughty Hope Jahren, author of “Lab Girl,” edits “The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2017” (Houghton Miflin Harcourt Publishing Company, 2017). Jahren reminds us that “science is essential and frivolous, jubilant and despairing, lovely and brutal, perfect and broken — all at the same time — just like the scientists who […]

PMRF wins CNO Environmental Award

PMRF wins CNO Environmental Award

Pacific Missile Range Facility Public Affairs Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF) won the 2017 Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Environmental Award. Awardees were announced April 5 in Washington D.C. PMRF won the Natural Resources Conservation (small installation) award. For the 2017 competition, 61 nominations from commands around the world competed in nine award categories. The […]