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21st Century Sailor director holds all hands call at JBPHH

21st Century Sailor director holds all hands call at JBPHH

Story and photo by MC2 Johans Chavarro Navy Public Affairs Support Element West, Detachment Hawaii Sailors stationed throughout Pearl Harbor gathered at historic Bloch Arena at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for an all-hands call Jan. 23 hosted by Rear Adm. Rick P. Snyder, director, 21st Century Sailor office. Snyder spoke to Sailors on how the […]

CMSAF visits joint base, shares knowledge with Airmen

CMSAF visits joint base, shares knowledge with Airmen

Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Alexander Martinez 15th Wing Public Affairs Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Cody visited with Airmen and hosted separate all-calls with junior and senior enlisted Airmen during his visit Jan. 15-16 to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH). Cody’s discussion-style all-calls allowed for Airmen to openly express their […]

Pearl Harbor celebrates honor and heritage of military, families

Pearl Harbor celebrates honor and heritage of military, families

MC2 Laurie Dexter Navy Public Affairs Support Element West, Detachment Hawaii Service members, families and guests gathered to celebrate the Pearl Harbor Colors Honor and Heritage ceremony held Jan. 15 at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center of the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument, overlooking the USS Arizona Memorial. The ceremony, themed […]

High winds fell tree at Bloch Arena

High winds fell tree at Bloch Arena

A military and civilian team responded to a downed kiawe tree at the Bloch Arena parking lot at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam earlier this week. The tree was toppled by high winds shortly after New Year’s Day. Though parts of the lot remain closed for safety reasons, parking is still available at Bloch Arena. U.S. […]

Coast Guard Cutter Rush grants a holiday wish for a special child

Coast Guard Cutter Rush grants a holiday wish for a special child

STORY AND PHOTOS BY CHIEF PETTY OFFICER KURT FREDRICKSON U.S. Coast Guard District 14 Hawaii For more than 40 years the Coast Guard Cutter Rush has answered the needs of the service and the nation, traversing the globe from Vietnam to the Arctic. On Tuesday it was called on to fulfill a unique request — […]

An underwater change of command

An underwater change of command

STORY BY 8TH THEATER SUSTAINMENT COMMAND Public Affairs Office The Army’s 7th Engineer Dive Detachment’s mission is to perform underwater reconnaissance, demolition and salvage operations across the Pacific Theater, so it only makes sense for it to conduct its change-of-command ceremony where it feels most at home — underwater. The dive detachment, which falls under […]

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 […]