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Earth Day is every day

Earth Day is every day

Anna General Managing Editor, Ho’okele Chief of Naval Operations Energy and Environmental Readiness Division Public Affairs Performing missions at sea, on land and in the skies daily around the globe, the military is a constant presence in the environment. To emphasize stewardship on all fronts, service members and civilians are taking part in Earth Day-related […]

Surface action group makes  JBPHH its first stop

Surface action group makes JBPHH its first stop

MC1 Byron C. Linder Destroyer Squadron 31 Public Affairs Ships and units from the Sterett-Dewey surface action group (Sterett-Dewey SAG) arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, April 11, the first stop of the group’s western Pacific deployment. The command staff of Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 31 and the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Sterett (DDG 104) […]

Proclamation signing honors military children

Proclamation signing honors military children

Anna General Managing Editor, Ho’okele Leaders from Navy Region Hawaii and Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) signed a proclamation poster in support of Child Abuse Prevention Month during a pinwheel planting ceremony at JBPHH, April 3. The event was hosted by the Military and Family Support Center (MFSC. April is the month that celebrates the […]

Chief petty officers celebrate 124th birthday

Chief petty officers celebrate 124th birthday

MC2 Jeffrey Troutman Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii In celebration of the 124th birthday of the chief petty officer (CPO), more than 400 CPOs from across the island of Oahu came together to conduct community relations projects, CPO 365 Phase I events, and history and heritage gatherings throughout the week of March 27 […]

Welcome home USS Port Royal

Welcome home USS Port Royal

Ensign Teresa Meadows USS Port Royal Public Affairs The guided-missile cruiser USS Port Royal (CG 73) returned from a 212-day independent deployment to the Arabian Sea, Arabian Gulf, Gulf of Oman, Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, South China Sea, western Pacific, and Indian Ocean, today. While deployed to the U.S. 5th, and 7th Fleet areas […]

No Bystanders

No Bystanders

Adm. John Richardson Chief of Naval Operations Editors note: The following message was sent by Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson to all commanders fleetwide. Team, we have a problem and we need to solve it. Really solve it—not put a band-aid on it, not whitewash over it, not look the other way. The […]

From sea to shore: Sailor of the year

From sea to shore: Sailor of the year

MC2 Jeff Troutman Navy Public Affairs Support Element Hawaii MC2 Brian Wilbur PACFLT Public Affairs First-class petty officers selected as finalists from around Pacific Fleet (PACFLT) gathered at Pearl Harbor for the 2016 Pacific Fleet Sea And Shore Sailor of the Year (SOY), March 4-10. Throughout the week, the 14 finalists visited historical sites such […]

USS Michael Murphy  completes OMSI mission

USS Michael Murphy completes OMSI mission

Story and photos by MC3 Danny Kelley Navy Public Affairs Support West The U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Navy completed an 18-day joint mission in the Central and South Pacific under the Oceania Maritime Security Initiative (OMSI) to combat transnational crimes, enforce fisheries laws and enhance regional security, Feb. 18. A Coast Guard law enforcement […]

USS Hopper returns to Pearl Harbor

USS Hopper returns to Pearl Harbor

Commander, U.S. Third Fleet Public Affairs The guided-missile destroyer USS Hopper (DDG 70) returned from a 180-day independent deployment to the Arabian Gulf, western Pacific, and Indian Ocean, Feb. 21. While deployed to the U.S. 5th and 7th fleets, the ship and crew of more than 330 Sailors, assigned to Destroyer Squadron (CDS) 9, conducted […]

Hawaiian culture shared

Hawaiian culture shared

Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii The Department of Defense (DoD) along with Native Hawaiian Organizations (NHO) held a three-day DoD Native Hawaiian Cultural Communications and Consultation Course (NHCCCC) at Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam beginning Feb 7. The course focused on how to provide DoD employees awareness of Hawaiian history and culture, as […]