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Service members honor 1944 West Loch victims

Service members honor 1944 West Loch victims

Staff Sgt. John Garver 8th Theater Sustainment Command Hawaii government officials, community representatives, and retired and active service members from all branches of the military gathered on the U.S. Army Logistic Support Vessel 4, the Lt. Gen. William B. Bunker, for the 72nd West Loch Disaster Remembrance Ceremony, May 20, hosted by U.S. Army Pacific […]

USNS Mercy visits Pearl Harbor in preparation for Pacific Partnership

USNS Mercy visits Pearl Harbor in preparation for Pacific Partnership

Pacific Partnership Public Affairs USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) arrived in Pearl Harbor May 18 as the ship and approximately 700 embarked personnel begin Pacific Partnership 2016. In its 11th year, Pacific Partnership will emphasize disaster preparedness through multilateral cooperation in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. While in port, Mercy will take on supplies and additional mission members, […]

Helo hovers over harbor

Helo hovers over harbor

On May 12 an AH-64 Apache from the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade lands at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam en route to Wheeler Army Airfield. The Apaches are assigned to the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade from National Guard units as part of U.S. Army aviation restructuring. U.S. Navy photo by MCC(SW) John M. Hageman

PACFLT commander holds PAC SAG all hands call

PACFLT commander holds PAC SAG all hands call

Adm. Scott Swift Editor’s note: The Pacific Surface Action Group departed Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, April 27 following a port visit en route to the western Pacific. U.S. Pacific Fleet Commander Adm. Scott Swift delivered the following remarks during an all hands call at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, April 26. First, let me add my […]

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 […]