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Hawaiian culture shared

Hawaiian culture shared

Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii The Department of Defense (DoD) along with Native Hawaiian Organizations (NHO) held a three-day DoD Native Hawaiian Cultural Communications and Consultation Course (NHCCCC) at Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam beginning Feb 7. The course focused on how to provide DoD employees awareness of Hawaiian history and culture, as […]

Success! U.S., Japan conduct intercept test

Success! U.S., Japan conduct intercept test

Missile Defense Agency The U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA), the Japan Ministry of Defense, and U.S. Navy Sailors aboard USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) successfully conducted a flight test Feb. 3 (Hawaii Standard Time), resulting in the first intercept of a ballistic missile target using the Standard Missile-3 (SM-3). The SM-3 Block IIA is […]

Lost, but not forgotten

Lost, but not forgotten

Story and photos by MC2 Johans Chavarro Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii Buddy Scribner paid tribute to his cousin, Seaman Apprentice Leroy Dennis, during his visit to USS Utah Memorial at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Jan. 29. At 8:01 a.m. on Dec. 7, 1941, one of the bombs from an enemy plane that […]

CNIC commander visits Joint Base

CNIC commander visits Joint Base

Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) Vice Adm. Dixon Smith visited Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Jan 23-24. This was a return visit for Smith who served as the former Commander, Navy Region Hawaii and Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific from 2008 to November 2011. CNIC’s mission is to enable the Navy’s […]

Family farewell

Family farewell

USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) Command Master Chief Ben Pierson from Dallas, wishes his family farewell on the pier at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Jan. 13. U.S. Navy photo by Ensign Britney Duesler

Chief of Naval Personnel visits Sailors in Hawaii

Chief of Naval Personnel visits Sailors in Hawaii

Chief of Naval Personnel Public Affairs The Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP) Vice Adm. Robert Burke visited Hawaii Sailors to discuss Sailor 2025 and some of the Navy’s other personnel initiatives at an all-hands call at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Jan. 9. While in Hawaii, Burke and Fleet Master Chief April Beldo met with Sailors […]

Obama, Abe pay respects at memorial

Obama, Abe pay respects at memorial

KAREN PARRISH Department of Defense News Defense Media Activity President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met Dec. 27 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, to pay their respects to the victims and honor the survivors of the attack 75 years ago that drew the United States into World War II. “It is here […]

Daddy's Home

Daddy’s Home

A Sailor greets his loved one pierside, Dec. 23, at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam after the arrival of the Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Bu~ alo (SSN 715). The submarine recently completed her deployment to the Western Pacific Ocean. U.S. NAVY PHOTO BY PETTY OFFICER 1ST CLASS DANIEL HINTON

VCNO visits Naval Shipyard

VCNO visits Naval Shipyard

PEARL HARBOR NAVAL SHIPYARD AND INTERMEDIATE MAINTENANCE FACILITY PUBLIC AFFAIRS The Vice Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. Bill Moran, visited Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) on Dec. 15. The visit to the shipyard was part of a multi-day/ multi-nation visit to the Pacific area of operations to examine various […]

Pearl Harbor survivors, WWII veterans depart Hawaii

Pearl Harbor survivors, WWII veterans depart Hawaii

Pearl Harbor survivors, World War II veterans depart Hawaii after Pearl Harbor 75th commemoration events. More than 100 World War II veterans, including Pearl Harbor survivors, participated in remembrance events throughout the week to honor the courage and sacrifices of those who served during Dec. 7, 1941, and throughout the Pacific Theater.