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Congresswoman Gabbard tours Red Hill facility

Congresswoman Gabbard tours Red Hill facility

Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs Rear Adm. John Fuller, commander, Navy Region Hawaii, and Capt. Ken Epps, commanding officer of Fleet Logistics Command Pearl Harbor, hosted U.S. Congresswoman Tulsi Gab-bard Aug. 25 for a familiarization visit to the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility. Gabbard’s office released photos to the media Aug. 26. According to […]

Pearl Harbor Colors honors end of WWII

Pearl Harbor Colors honors end of WWII

MC2 Johans Chavarro Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii A Pearl Harbor Colors honors and heritage “morning colors” ceremony held Aug. 20 commemorated the 70th anniversary of the War in the Pacific at the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument Visitor Center at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH). Hosted by Navy […]

70 Years Of Peace

70 Years Of Peace

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Public Affairs The U.S. Navy and the sister cities of Nagaoka, Japan and Honolulu will join together Saturday to celebrate 70 Years of Peace as the city of Nagaoka brings its famous fireworks to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. The event will commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of World War […]

Japanese sailors pay respects

Japanese sailors pay respects

MC2 Johans Chavarro Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii Approximately 40 Japanese soldiers and sailors gathered Aug. 4 aboard the historic USS Arizona Memorial at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for a wreath-laying ceremony. They are assigned to Japan Ground Self-Defense Force and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMDSF) helicopter destroyer JS Hyuga (DDH 181), destroyer […]

Oklahoma unknowns receive honors

Oklahoma unknowns receive honors

Story and photo by MC2 Jeff Troutman Navy Public Affairs Support Element West, Det. Hawaii HONOLULU—A dignified transfer for unknown service members who once served aboard the USS Oklahoma was held July 27 at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl) in Honolulu. The dignified transfer was performed by the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency […]

Total force effort ensures successful typhoon evacuation

Total force effort ensures successful typhoon evacuation

Senior Airman Orlando Corpuz 154th Wing Public Affairs A C-17 Globemaster III cargo plane and crew from the Hawaii Air National Guard at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam evacuated more than 125 Department of Defense (DoD) personnel from Wake Island, July 14. The evacuation was executed as Typhoon Halola, which at the time was packing sustained […]

U.S. and Australia team up during Talisman Sabre

U.S. and Australia team up during Talisman Sabre

Lt. Jamie C. Seibel Amphibious Squadron 11 Public Affairs INDIAN OCEAN (NNS)— For two years, service members from both the U.S. and Australian Navies have prepared for a complex amphibious assault scenario taking place on the shores of the Northern Territory of Australia during Talisman Sabre 2015. Talisman Sabre is a comprehensive biennial military exercise, […]

U.S. Chamber of Commerce hosts 'Hiring Our Heroes'

U.S. Chamber of Commerce hosts ‘Hiring Our Heroes’

Story and photo by MC3 Gabrielle Joyner Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii The U.S. Chamber of Commerce hosted a “Hiring Our Heroes” service member transition summit July 8-9 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. “Hiring Our Heroes” is a nationwide initiative to help veterans, transitioning service members and military spouses find meaningful employment opportunities […]

MCPON engages Sailors and families in Hawaii

MCPON engages Sailors and families in Hawaii

MC3 Gabrielle Joyner Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens visited Oahu, Hawaii, meeting Sailors, their families and leadership throughout the island during a two-day visit June 30-July 1. The visit is part of MCPON’s fleet engagement. Stevens held all hands calls at Joint Base […]

Navy Region and MIDPAC command to change today

Navy Region and MIDPAC command to change today

Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs With the traditional reading of official orders, exchange of salutes and ceremonial speeches, command of Navy Region Hawaii and Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific will pass from Rear Adm. Richard L. Williams Jr. to Rear Adm. John V. Fuller at 10 a.m. today. The ceremony will be held at Kilo […]