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SECAF begins Pacific visit at JBPHH

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

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'

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 […]

Technology brings history to life today in Pearl Harbor

Technology brings history to life today in Pearl Harbor

Story and photos by MC3 Johans Chavarro Navy Public Affairs Support Element West, Detachment Hawaii Every year, millions of people walk through the gates of the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii to look back on Dec. 7, 1941— the day that has lived in infamy. The USS […]

USS Michael Murphy departs on maiden deployment

USS Michael Murphy departs on maiden deployment

Story and photos by MC2 Tiarra Fulgham Navy Public Affairs Support Element West, Detachment Hawaii Navy Region Hawaii and Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific Public Affairs The guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) departed Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on Oct. 20 for its maiden deployment to the western Pacific Ocean. The ship and crew […]

Gen. Robinson takes command of PACAF

Gen. Robinson takes command of PACAF

Headquarters Pacific Air Forces Public Affairs Gen. Lori Robinson took command of Pacific Air Forces from Gen. Hawk Carlisle Oct. 16 during a change of command ceremony held Oct. 16 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Presiding over the ceremony, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III praised Carlisle’s past accomplishments and expressed […]

Military, state reach new heights with crane blessing ceremony

Military, state reach new heights with crane blessing ceremony

Story and photo by MC2 Diana Quinlan Navy Public Affairs Support Element West, Detachment Hawaii Representatives from the U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, Hawaii Air National Guard and the state of Hawaii participated in an Alternate Port Memorandum of Understanding signing ceremony followed by a traditional Hawaiian blessing of a new mobile crane on Oct. […]

Fleet engagement team visits JBPHH Sailors

Fleet engagement team visits JBPHH Sailors

Story and photo by MC2 (SW) Laurie Dexter Navy Public Affairs Support Element West, Detachment Hawaii Representatives from Bureau of Naval Personnel Millington/Navy Personnel Command (BPM/NPC) fleet engagement team met with Sailors and leadership at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) on Sept. 22-23 to discuss personnel policies and force management measures impacting the fleet. The […]

Air show set to soar this weekend

Air show set to soar this weekend

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Public Affairs The general public is invited to experience two of the world’s most exciting flight demonstrations as they soar in the skies over Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam during the Wings Over the Pacific air show on Sept. 27 and 28. The U. S. Navy Blue Angels F/A-18 Hornets and the […]

New chiefs receive gold anchors

New chiefs receive gold anchors

MC2 Diana Quinlan Navy Public Affairs Support Element West, Detachment Hawaii Following six weeks of training, 32 Sailors assigned to various commands at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) received their gold anchors and chief combination covers and joined the Chief’s Mess during a chief petty officer (CPO) pinning ceremony Sept. 16 at the Historic Hickam […]