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Family farewell

Family farewell

USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) Command Master Chief Ben Pierson from Dallas, wishes his family farewell on the pier at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Jan. 13. U.S. Navy photo by Ensign Britney Duesler

Chief of Naval Personnel visits Sailors in Hawaii

Chief of Naval Personnel visits Sailors in Hawaii

Chief of Naval Personnel Public Affairs The Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP) Vice Adm. Robert Burke visited Hawaii Sailors to discuss Sailor 2025 and some of the Navy’s other personnel initiatives at an all-hands call at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Jan. 9. While in Hawaii, Burke and Fleet Master Chief April Beldo met with Sailors […]

Obama, Abe pay respects at memorial

Obama, Abe pay respects at memorial

KAREN PARRISH Department of Defense News Defense Media Activity President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met Dec. 27 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, to pay their respects to the victims and honor the survivors of the attack 75 years ago that drew the United States into World War II. “It is here […]

Daddy's Home

Daddy’s Home

A Sailor greets his loved one pierside, Dec. 23, at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam after the arrival of the Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Bu~ alo (SSN 715). The submarine recently completed her deployment to the Western Pacific Ocean. U.S. NAVY PHOTO BY PETTY OFFICER 1ST CLASS DANIEL HINTON

VCNO visits Naval Shipyard

VCNO visits Naval Shipyard

PEARL HARBOR NAVAL SHIPYARD AND INTERMEDIATE MAINTENANCE FACILITY PUBLIC AFFAIRS The Vice Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. Bill Moran, visited Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) on Dec. 15. The visit to the shipyard was part of a multi-day/ multi-nation visit to the Pacific area of operations to examine various […]

Pearl Harbor survivors, WWII veterans depart Hawaii

Pearl Harbor survivors, WWII veterans depart Hawaii

Pearl Harbor survivors, World War II veterans depart Hawaii after Pearl Harbor 75th commemoration events. More than 100 World War II veterans, including Pearl Harbor survivors, participated in remembrance events throughout the week to honor the courage and sacrifices of those who served during Dec. 7, 1941, and throughout the Pacific Theater.

Pearl Harbor Day remembered

Pearl Harbor Day remembered

Petty Officer 1st Class Rebecca Wolfbrandt Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii Thousands gathered at the 75th Anniversary National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Commemoration at Kilo Pier, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Dec. 7. The ceremony set to honor those who lost their lives during the attacks on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, included […]

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 […]