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Hawaii prepares for 75th commemoration

Hawaii prepares for 75th commemoration

Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs The 75th commemoration of the attack on Pearl Harbor has launched with plans of an unprecedented series of events that will take place now through Dec. 11. Themed, “Honoring the Past, Inspiring the Future,” the 75th commemoration events are designed to attract thousands of global visitors and Hawaii residents. Centered […]

Rear Adm. Hopper receives Presidential Medal of Freedom

Rear Adm. Hopper receives Presidential Medal of Freedom

April Grant Navy Office of Information Rear Adm. Grace Murray Hopper, best known for her advancements in computer programming and data processing, was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom posthumously by President Barack Obama during a White House ceremony, Nov. 22. “If Wright is flight, and Edison is light, then Hopper is code,” Obama said […]

USS William P. Lawrence joins Hawaii-based ships

USS William P. Lawrence joins Hawaii-based ships

Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific Public Affairs Guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Nov. 14 as part of a homeport swap with USS Paul Hamilton (DDG 60), which departed Hawaii earlier in the year for its new homeport of San Diego. “The Navy ohana (family) in Hawaii […]

Events today commemorate Veterans Day

Events today commemorate Veterans Day

• A Veterans Day ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. today at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl.) • A Bowfin Base U.S. Submarine Veterans organization Veterans Day ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. at the USS Parche Submarine Memorial, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Rear Adm. Frederick Roegge, commander, Submarine Force […]

Decatur, Spruance visit Pearl Harbor

Decatur, Spruance visit Pearl Harbor

Commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet Public Affairs Guided-missile destroyers USS Spruance (DDG 111) and USS Decatur (DDG 73), along with embarked Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 49 and staff from Destroyer Squadron (CDS) 31, arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Nov. 3 for the final port visit in their Pacific Surface Action Group (PAC SAG) western […]

Women's symposium leads joint effort

Women’s symposium leads joint effort

Leading with a purpose: Embracing the future Story and photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Somers Steelman Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii The Hawaii Women’s Joint Leadership Committee hosted the 2016 Women’s Leadership Symposium at the Ford Island Conference Center at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Oct. 24 and 25. The two-day symposium marked […]

Big-name celebrities  to rock Joint Base

Big-name celebrities to rock Joint Base

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Public Affairs Rock The Troops, a music and entertainment event, will be held at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on Saturday, Oct. 22 at 5:30 p.m. at the Hickam flight line. Gates will open at 3 p.m. Actor Dwayne Johnson will host the event, which will feature performances by stars in music, […]

Joint Base marks Energy Action Month with energy fair

Joint Base marks Energy Action Month with energy fair

Story and photo by Brandon Bosworth Assistant Editor, Ho`okele As part of Energy Action Month, an energy fair was held at the Ford Island Conference Center, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) Oct. 11. Presented by the Navy Region Hawaii Energy Team, the event was an opportunity for building energy monitors (BEMs) to learn more about […]

JBPHH celebrates six years of partnership

JBPHH celebrates six years of partnership

Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Stoltz Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Public Affairs Air Force and Navy leaders of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) gathered for a cake-cutting ceremony at the Silver Dolphin Bistro to celebrate the sixth-year anniversary of JBPHH, Oct. 3. The event highlighted six years of joint basing, which was a […]

First MIDPAC tactical conference held at JBPHH

First MIDPAC tactical conference held at JBPHH

MC1 Meranda Keller Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii Key leaders in the Pacific Fleet gathered together at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for the first Commander Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific Tactical Symposium, Sept. 23. The event provided an opportunity for Navy leaders from different commands to discuss the profession of arms and how […]