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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 […]

Taking steps to improve pedestrian safety

Taking steps to improve pedestrian safety

Anna General Managing Editor, Ho’okele Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs Three pedestrian incidents involving military members and civilians occurred at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) within a month. “This week, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam experienced its third pedestrian incident in the last 30 days involving personnel being struck by a moving vehicle,” said Capt. Stanley […]

Makin Island makes Hawaii port visit

Makin Island makes Hawaii port visit

MC1 Mathew Diendorf USS Makin Island Public Affairs The Sailors and Marines of the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group (ARG)/11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, May 1 for the final port call of the ARG/MEU’s deployment to the U.S. 3rd, 5th and 7th Fleet areas of operations. During the ARG/MEU’s […]

VP Pence speaks at Joint Base

VP Pence speaks at Joint Base

Story and photo by Senior Airman Michael Reeves Jr. 15th Wing Public Affairs Vice President Mike Pence made a brief stop at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam April 24 25 to speak with the troops on his way from American Samoa to Washington, D.C. The trip was intended as a chance for the vice president to […]

Earth Day is every day

Earth Day is every day

Anna General Managing Editor, Ho’okele Chief of Naval Operations Energy and Environmental Readiness Division Public Affairs Performing missions at sea, on land and in the skies daily around the globe, the military is a constant presence in the environment. To emphasize stewardship on all fronts, service members and civilians are taking part in Earth Day-related […]

Surface action group makes  JBPHH its first stop

Surface action group makes JBPHH its first stop

MC1 Byron C. Linder Destroyer Squadron 31 Public Affairs Ships and units from the Sterett-Dewey surface action group (Sterett-Dewey SAG) arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, April 11, the first stop of the group’s western Pacific deployment. The command staff of Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 31 and the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Sterett (DDG 104) […]

Proclamation signing honors military children

Proclamation signing honors military children

Anna General Managing Editor, Ho’okele Leaders from Navy Region Hawaii and Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) signed a proclamation poster in support of Child Abuse Prevention Month during a pinwheel planting ceremony at JBPHH, April 3. The event was hosted by the Military and Family Support Center (MFSC. April is the month that celebrates the […]

Chief petty officers celebrate 124th birthday

Chief petty officers celebrate 124th birthday

MC2 Jeffrey Troutman Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii In celebration of the 124th birthday of the chief petty officer (CPO), more than 400 CPOs from across the island of Oahu came together to conduct community relations projects, CPO 365 Phase I events, and history and heritage gatherings throughout the week of March 27 […]

Welcome home USS Port Royal

Welcome home USS Port Royal

Ensign Teresa Meadows USS Port Royal Public Affairs The guided-missile cruiser USS Port Royal (CG 73) returned from a 212-day independent deployment to the Arabian Sea, Arabian Gulf, Gulf of Oman, Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, South China Sea, western Pacific, and Indian Ocean, today. While deployed to the U.S. 5th, and 7th Fleet areas […]