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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 […]

Hickam Elementary hosts Sept. 11 remembrance

Hickam Elementary hosts Sept. 11 remembrance

Story and photo by Sr Airman Christopher Stoltz Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Public Affairs Hickam Elementary School hosted a Sept. 11 remembrance commemoration assembly and march to honor the victims who perished 13 years ago during the terrorist attacks on the Twin Towers in New York City, the Pentagon and Flight 93 in a field […]

Battleship Missouri Memorial hosts end of WWII ceremony

Battleship Missouri Memorial hosts end of WWII ceremony

MC2 Diana Quinlan Navy Public Affairs Support Element West, Detachment Hawaii Hawaii-based service members, veterans, government leaders and civilians attended a ceremony commemorating the 69th anniversary of the end of World War II held Sept. 2 aboard the Battleship Missouri Memorial. Now moored at Ford Island, the location where Sailors first witnessed the attack that […]

USS Lake Erie to depart for new homeport of San Diego

USS Lake Erie to depart for new homeport of San Diego

Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific Public Affairs The guided missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) will depart Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam today for a new homeport in San Diego. USS Lake Erie was commissioned in Pearl Harbor July 24, 1993. It is the first Navy ship in modern times to be commissioned in Hawaii […]

Anti-terrorism exercise here next week

Anti-terrorism exercise here next week

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Public Affairs Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) will conduct the anti-terrorism exercise Citadel Pacific 2014 from Aug. 25 to 29. The five-day exercise is designed to enhance the training, readiness and capabilities of Navy security forces and other personnel in response to threats to Navy installations and units. Exercise Citadel Pacific […]