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Pacific Agility 17-0 enhances capabilities for two nations

Pacific Agility 17-0 enhances capabilities for two nations

Story and photo by Tech. Sgt. Heather Redman 15th Wing Public Affairs The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) teamed up with Airmen from the Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) to participate in Phase III of Pacific Agility 17-0. This Pacific Agility exercise brought together the U.S. Air Force 15th Maintenance Group (15 MXG), from Joint Base […]

Welcomed with aloha - Future USS John Finn (DDG113) arrives in Pearl Harbor

Welcomed with aloha – Future USS John Finn (DDG113) arrives in Pearl Harbor

Don Robbins Editor, Ho’okele The Navy’s newest Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, the future USS John Finn (DDG 113) will be commissioned at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 15 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam’s Pier Kilo 10. The commissioning ceremony is by invitation only. A live stream video will also be available at www.dvidshub.net/webcast/11834 for those […]

Hawaii athletes compete at DoD Warrior Games

Hawaii athletes compete at DoD Warrior Games

Information Systems Technician 1st Class Pou Pou participates in the archery portion for Team Navy during the 2017 Warrior Games at McCormick Place in Chicago. Photo by MC2 Timothy Schumaker Master Sgt. Jarod Jones from Team Air Force competes in the standing discus event in the 2017 Department of Defense (DoD) Warrior Games. Jones, an […]

Joint Base honors USS Fitzgerald

Joint Base honors USS Fitzgerald

Ensign flies half-mast at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam June 27 in remembrance of seven Sailors, assigned to the USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62), who died tragically June 17 when their ship collided with a merchant vessel southwest of Yokosuka, Japan. Photo Illustration / Photo by MC2 Katarzyna Kobiljak The deceased are: Gunner’s Mate Seaman Dakota Kyle […]

Velino takes final flight as 15th Operations Group commander

Velino takes final flight as 15th Operations Group commander

Col. Charles Velino, 15th Operations Group commander, flies a C-17 Globemaster III over the Hawaiian Islands during his final flight, June 16. Velino is a command pilot with more than 3,500 flying hours and will be leaving the 15th Operations Group to take command of the 47th Flying Training Wing in Laughlin AFB, Texas. Photo […]

Aloha Capt. Keeve, welcome Capt. Bernard

Aloha Capt. Keeve, welcome Capt. Bernard

Blair Martin Gradel Joint Base Pearl Harbor- Hickam Public Affairs Capt. Jeff Bernard relieved Capt. Stanley Keeve, Jr. as the commander of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) during a change of command ceremony at Kilo Piers, June 15. Rear Adm. John Fuller, commander of Navy Region Hawaii, was the keynote speaker and also presented Keeve […]

75th Battle Of Midway Commemoration ceremony honors American service, sacrifice

75th Battle Of Midway Commemoration ceremony honors American service, sacrifice

Jim Neuman Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs June 5 marked the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Midway. The U.S. Navy, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Park Service commemorated the historic event and honored the veterans of the battle in a special ceremony that took place on both Midway Atoll and at […]

75th Battle of Midway Commemoration

75th Battle of Midway Commemoration

Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs June 2017 marks the 75th anniversary of the Navy’s and the nation’s most historically significant naval victory. The Battle of Midway took place from June 3 to 7, 1942 and changed the tide of the war in the Pacific and the course of world history. The following events have been […]

West Loch disaster victims honored

West Loch disaster victims honored

MC2 Somers Steelman Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii Service members from all branches of the military gathered on the U.S. Army Logistics Support Vessel 2, the Chief Warrant Officer 3 Harold C. Clinger, for the 73rd West Loch Disaster Remembrance Ceremony, May 20, hosted by the U.S. Army’s 8th Theater Sustainment Command. The […]

Northern Edge concludes

Northern Edge concludes

Sgt. 1st Class Joel Gibson NE17 Joint Information Bureau Approximately 6,000 Sailors, Soldiers, Airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen, as well as Department of Defense civil servants and contractors participated in Exercise Northern Edge 2017 (NE17) at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska and at Eielson Air Force Base near Fairbanks, May 1-12. Pilots and crew of various […]