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MCPON visits USS Chafee, joint base Sailors

MCPON visits USS Chafee, joint base Sailors

Story and photo by MC2 Tiarra Fulgham Navy Public Affairs Support Element West, Detachment Hawaii Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens visited Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on April 14 during a two-week fleet enhancement trip to the Pacific region. While at Pearl Harbor, Stevens visited the guided missile destroyer USS Chafee […]

Strategic bombers conduct low approaches over joint base

Strategic bombers conduct low approaches over joint base

Pacific Air Forces Public Affairs Two B-52 Stratofortress strategic bombers from Barksdale Air Force Base, La. and two B-2 Spirit strategic bombers from Whiteman Air Force base, Mo. flew non-stop from their respective home stations to training ranges within the vicinity of Hawaii and conducted range training operations and low approach training flights at Joint […]

SECDEF, defenseministers discuss rebalance atASEAN forum

SECDEF, defenseministers discuss rebalance atASEAN forum

Staff Sgt. Chris Hubenthal Defense Media Activity – Hawaii News Bureau U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel hosted the 2014 Association of Southeast Asian Nations Defense Forum held in Hawaii from April 1 to April 3 as part of a 10-day long trip across the Asia-Pacific region where Hagel spoke with ASEAN defense ministers. It […]

Theodore F. Roosevelt joins shipmates aboard USS Utah

Theodore F. Roosevelt joins shipmates aboard USS Utah

Story and photos by MC2 Tiarra Fulgham Navy Public Affairs Support Element West, Detachment Hawaii The ashes of Pearl Harbor survivor Quartermaster 2nd Class Theodore Franklin Roosevelt were interred at the USS Utah Memorial on Ford Island, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam during a ceremony held in his honor March 20. Roosevelt, a distant relative of […]

Officials unveil USS Arizona stamp

Officials unveil USS Arizona stamp

Largest Sentry Aloha exercise in history kicks off at JBPHH

Largest Sentry Aloha exercise in history kicks off at JBPHH

Tech. Sgt. Terri Paden 15th Wing Public Affairs The flightline at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam was abuzz with activity March 6 as the first sorties of Sentry Aloha were launched, signaling the official start of the aerial combat exercise. Sentry Aloha has been an ongoing series of exercises over the past three decades, but this […]

HMCS Protecteur returns after recovery at sea

HMCS Protecteur returns after recovery at sea

After Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Protecteur suffered an engine fire that left the ship dead in the water, the U.S. Navy provided support and assistance, using USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112), USS Chosin (CG 65), fleet ocean tug USNS Sioux (T-ATF-175) and Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 37 (HSM 37). Protecteur was towed into Joint […]

Bilateral U.S., Japan exercise promotes security

Bilateral U.S., Japan exercise promotes security

Capt. Justin Billot Pacific Air Forces Public Affairs Personnel from the U.S. military and Japan Self-Defense Forces (JSDF) engaged in the week-long “Integrated Air and Missile Defense Wargame V” at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam to strengthen ties between the two nations and unite missile defense operations through bilateral training. Representatives from the Army, Navy, Air […]

USS Lake Erie deploys to western Pacific

USS Lake Erie deploys to western Pacific

Story and photo by MCSA Rose Forest Navy Public Affairs Support Element West, Det. Hawaii Sailors aboard the Hawaii-based, Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) departed Feb. 18 for a western Pacific deployment, the ship’s last while being homeported at Pearl Harbor. Families gathered on the pier to say goodbye to loved ones, […]

PACAF C-17 demo team to perform in Singapore

PACAF C-17 demo team to perform in Singapore

Tech. Sgt. Terri Paden 15th Wing Public Affairs The Pacific Air Forces C-17 Demonstration Team departed for Singapore on Feb. 6 to take part in Singapore International Airshow 2014, the country’s bi-annual air show being held this year at Changi East International Airport. During the show, the C-17 demo team will demonstrate the flexible combat […]