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NAVFAC breaks ground for new CDC

NAVFAC breaks ground for new CDC

Naval Facilities Engineering Command Hawaii Public Affairs Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Hawaii hosted a groundbreaking ceremony Dec. 11 for the new Peltier Child Development Center (CDC), National Atmospheric and Oceanographic Administration (NOAA) Wing at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH). “The project will enable childcare for an additional 122 Department of Defense (DoD) children,” said […]

Hawaii remembers Dec. 7, 1941

Hawaii remembers Dec. 7, 1941

MC2 Diana Quinlan Navy Public Affairs Support Element West Detachment Hawaii Veterans, service members, families and guests commemorated Pearl Harbor Day with multiple ceremonies at Ford Island and Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on Dec. 7. The theme of this year’s historic commemorations, “Preserving the Memory,” focused on keeping the story of the attacks on Oahu […]

USS Arizona survivors piped aboard, welcomed back

USS Arizona survivors piped aboard, welcomed back

Story and photo by Brandon Bosworth Assistant Editor, Ho‘okele Four Sailors who were serving on the USS Arizona and survived the Dec. 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor paid a visit on Dec. 2 to the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument. Upon arrival, all four—John Anderson, Louis Conter, Donald Stratton, and […]

Pearl Harbor Day events set for Dec. 5-7

Pearl Harbor Day events set for Dec. 5-7

National Park Service The National Park Service and the U.S. Navy will host a joint memorial ceremony on Dec. 7 from 7:45 to 9:30 a.m. commemorating the 73rd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. The ceremony will take place on the main lawn of the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center, looking directly out to the […]

SECAF begins Pacific visit at JBPHH

SECAF begins Pacific visit at JBPHH

Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Alexander Martinez 15th Wing Public Affairs Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James toured the 15th Wing flight line and met with wing leadership and Airmen during a brief visit Nov. 17 to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH). JBPHH was James’ first stop on an 11-day trip through […]

Commemoration ceremonies honor veterans

Commemoration ceremonies honor veterans

Navy Public Affairs Support Element West, Detachment Hawaii Commander Submarine Force U.S. Pacific Fleet Public Affairs Office HONOLULU Veterans, along with friends and family members, gathered with service members Nov. 11 to commemorate Veterans Day at four distinct and historic locations throughout Oahu, Hawaii. Veterans Day, which originally began as Armistice Day in November 1919, […]

Veterans to be honored at sunset ceremony on 'Mighty Mo'

Veterans to be honored at sunset ceremony on ‘Mighty Mo’

USS Missouri Memorial Association As daylight fades on Nov. 11, the Battleship Missouri Memorial will bring all veterans and Armistice Day observances around the world to a close with a special sunset ceremony at Pearl Harbor. “It is a special privilege to conclude our nation’s commemorations of Veterans Day here in historic Pearl Harbor on […]

Technology brings history to life today in Pearl Harbor

Technology brings history to life today in Pearl Harbor

Story and photos by MC3 Johans Chavarro Navy Public Affairs Support Element West, Detachment Hawaii Every year, millions of people walk through the gates of the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii to look back on Dec. 7, 1941— the day that has lived in infamy. The USS […]

USS Michael Murphy departs on maiden deployment

USS Michael Murphy departs on maiden deployment

Story and photos by MC2 Tiarra Fulgham Navy Public Affairs Support Element West, Detachment Hawaii Navy Region Hawaii and Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific Public Affairs The guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) departed Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on Oct. 20 for its maiden deployment to the western Pacific Ocean. The ship and crew […]

Gen. Robinson takes command of PACAF

Gen. Robinson takes command of PACAF

Headquarters Pacific Air Forces Public Affairs Gen. Lori Robinson took command of Pacific Air Forces from Gen. Hawk Carlisle Oct. 16 during a change of command ceremony held Oct. 16 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Presiding over the ceremony, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III praised Carlisle’s past accomplishments and expressed […]