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Forging  the Future

Forging the Future

National Park Service The National Park Service and the United States Navy will host the National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day 77th Anniversary Commemoration Ceremony, today, to honor and remember the 2,390 American casualties lost during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and the island of Oahu Dec. 7, 1941. The ceremony will begin at 7:50 […]

'Day of infamy' remembered

‘Day of infamy’ remembered

Dec. 7, 2018 will mark 77 years since America was launched into World War II with the attack on Oahu, including Pearl Harbor. These are some commemorative events taking place this year, Dec. 1-7. Dec. 1 • A Pearl Harbor History Day will be held at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center from 8 a.m. to […]

HPD promotes off-duty safety

HPD promotes off-duty safety

Story and photo by MC2 Charles Oki Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs Officers from the Honolulu Police Department (HPD) spoke to Sailors assigned to Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 1 as part of a holiday safety stand down at the Ford Island Conference Center on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Nov. 15. The HPD officers […]

Honoring Veterans

Honoring Veterans

Battleship Missouri Memorial This year’s Veterans Day observances included a sunset ceremony aboard the Battleship Missouri Memorial at Ford Island, Nov. 11. All veterans were honored, both past and present, who have served our country with valor and heroism, and with many making the ultimate sacrifice. A special tribute was paid to “Korean War Veterans […]

Celebrating Makahiki

Celebrating Makahiki

MCC Donald W. Randall Navy Region Hawaii Regional Operations Center The annual Makahiki was celebrated at Rainbow Bay Marina, Nov. 3. The Makahiki, or Thanksgiving festival, featured ho‘okupu (gift) presentations, cultural demonstrations and ancient traditional games. The event was free and open to the public. Guests from Native Hawaiian organizations included the Royal Order of […]

Interception

Interception

Story and photo by Mark Wright Missile Defense Agency The U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA), and Sailors aboard USS John Finn (DDG-113) successfully conducted an intercept of a medium-range ballistic missile target with a Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IIA missile during a flight test off the west coast of Hawaii. The SM-3 Block IIA is […]

535th supports Arctic Anvil

535th supports Arctic Anvil

Army paratroopers from the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Alaska, wait to board an Air Force C-17 Globemaster III, assigned to the 535th Airlift Squadron, out of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. The Soldiers were participating in Arctic Anvil 19-01, hosted by Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Oct. 9. Arctic Anvil […]

Showing Our Colors

Showing Our Colors

Sailors with USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) stand at attention during evening colors, Oct. 13. All flags were displayed aboard Chung-Hoon in honor of the Navy’s 243rd birthday. Photo by DCC Bryce Lim

JBHPP celebrates anniversary, US Navy birthday

JBHPP celebrates anniversary, US Navy birthday

Jim Neuman Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs Today, Commander Navy Region Hawaii and Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam hosted a bell-ringing ceremony to mark the Navy’s 243rd birthday at the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument Visitor Center. The keynote speaker was Capt. Jeff Bernard, the commander of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. This […]

Protectors at sea

Protectors at sea

An MH-60R Seahawk, assigned to the “Easyriders” of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 37 lands on the flight deck of the Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) Sept. 25 in the South China Sea. Photo by MC2 Justin R. Pacheco