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Hickam airlift squadrons participate in Balikatan 2016

Hickam airlift squadrons participate in Balikatan 2016

Story and photo by Tech. Sgt. Andrew Jackson 154th Wing Public Affairs Airmen and C-17 Globe-master III aircraft from the active duty 535th Airlift Squadron and Hawaii Air National Guard 204th Airlift Squadron returned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam after participating in exercise Balikatan 2016. 

 Balikatan is an annual bilateral exercise designed to increase […]

Base commander signs Child Abuse Prevention proclamation

Base commander signs Child Abuse Prevention proclamation

Story and photo by Anna Marie G. General Managing Editor, Ho’okele Capt. Stanley Keeve, Jr., commander of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, signed a proclamation banner in support of Child Abuse Prevention Month during a pinwheel planting ceremony at the Center Drive Child Development Center (CDC), April 15. Hosted by the Military and Family Support Center […]

Welcome home Hawaiian Raptors

Welcome home Hawaiian Raptors

Story and photos by Tech. Sgt. Aaron Oelrich 15th Wing Public Affairs Editor’s note: Because of security considerations and host nation sensitivities, the Hawaii Air National Guard will not release the names of its personnel who deployed, and the country, or base where the Raptors operated. Friends and family celebrate the homecoming of their loved […]

JBPHH kicks off Sexual Assault Awareness Prevention Month

JBPHH kicks off Sexual Assault Awareness Prevention Month

Sailors and Airmen kicked off Sexual Assault Awareness Prevention Month (SAAPM) events at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. This year’s theme is “Eliminate Sexual Assault: Know Your Part. Do Your Part.” The events are designed to encourage and spread sexual assault awareness during the month of April.

Happy 123rd birthday chiefs!

Happy 123rd birthday chiefs!

Story and photo by MC2 Jeffrey Troutman Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment, Hawaii The week-long celebration brings together sea and shore Chiefs Messes by conducting community relations projects, athletic events, and social gatherings throughout the island of Oahu. This year’s chief petty officer (CPO) birthday week celebration featured a very special guest—retired Master Chief […]

USS Chosin departs for new homeport

USS Chosin departs for new homeport

Commander, Naval Surface Forces, U.S. Pacific Fleet Public Affairs SAN DIEGO – The U.S. Navy announced that USS Chosin (CG 65) will change its homeport from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, to San Diego, Calif. Chosin is scheduled to depart Pearl Harbor today to begin the cruiser modernization program in San Diego. The ship will be considered […]

USS Oklahoma Sailor from World War II to be buried today at Punchbowl

USS Oklahoma Sailor from World War II to be buried today at Punchbowl

Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency Public Affairs The Department of Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) has announced that the remains of a U.S. serviceman from World War II have been identified and will be returned to his family for burial with full military honors. Navy Ensign Lewis S. Stockdale, 27, of Anaconda, Montana, will be buried […]

USS Oklahoma Sailor receives full military honors

USS Oklahoma Sailor receives full military honors

Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs Navy Machinist’s Mate 1st Class Vernon T. Luke, 43, of Green Bay, Wisconsin, was buried March 9 with full military honors at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl). Luke was aboard USS Oklahoma (BB 37) during Imperial Japan’s attack of Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. He was […]

Joint Base to celebrate Women's History Month

Joint Base to celebrate Women’s History Month

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Public Affairs Women’s History Month highlights the achievements of women who contributed to our culture, society and America’s history. In honor of Women’s History Month, Navy Region Hawaii and Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) will host events to celebrate this month’s theme, “Working to form a more perfect union: Honoring women […]

Navy in Hawaii wins two CNO environmental awards

Navy in Hawaii wins two CNO environmental awards

Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs Two Hawaii based Navy commands were winners of Chief of Naval Operations Environmental Awards, it was announced Feb. 22, in Washington D.C. The Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF), Barking Sands, on Kauai won the award for Natural Resources Conservation for small naval installations (along with Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan […]