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U.S. Pacific Fleet conducts change of command

U.S. Pacific Fleet conducts change of command

MC1 Phillip Pavlovich U.S. Pacific Fleet Public Affairs Adm. John C. Aquilino relieved Adm. Scott Swift as commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet (PACFLT) during a change of command ceremony on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam May 17. During his remarks, Swift reflected on his time in the Navy and thanked the Sailors and civilians at […]

Service members recognized

Service members recognized

In honor and recognition of active duty service members stationed in Hawaii, Gov. David Ige officially proclaimed May 2018 as Hawaii Military Appreciation Month. Seven military service members were recognized for their outstanding community service during an opening ceremony May 4 at the Governor’s Office, Hawaii State Capitol. Among the recipients was Quartermaster 2nd Class […]

Dewey, Sterett visit Hawaii

Dewey, Sterett visit Hawaii

Story and photo by MC2 Richard L.J. Gourley USS Sterett Public Affairs The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Dewey (DDG 105) and USS Sterett (DDG 104) arrived in Pearl Harbor May 1 and 2 for a final port visit before completing a three-month deployment. The visit will allow the ships to resupply before finishing their […]

USS Preble returns

USS Preble returns

Story and photo by MC3 Morgan K. Nall Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group Public Affairs The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Preble (DDG 88) is scheduled to return to its homeport, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH), after a successful seven-month deployment to the U.S. 5th and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility (AOR) April 27. While […]

PMRF assists with Kauai relief

PMRF assists with Kauai relief

Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs The U.S. Navy in Hawaii is part of a multi-agency team providing relief to hundreds of isolated or displaced residents on Kauai this week after a devastating storm caused several landslides and massive flooding. The Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF), Barking Sands, is conducting the relief effort in coordination with […]

USS Bremerton marks final deployment, returns home

USS Bremerton marks final deployment, returns home

Story and photo by MC1 Daniel Hinton COMSUBPAC Public Affairs Friends and families of the crew gathered on the pier at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) to welcome back the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Bremerton (SSN 698) as it returned from deployment, April 6. Bremerton successfully completed a six-month deployment while conducting operations in […]

Strength in the ‘Mess'

Strength in the ‘Mess’

Navy chief petty officers celebrate 125th birthday Story and photo by MC2 Justin Pacheco Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii Hawaii area chief petty officers (CPOs) and first class petty officers came together this week to take part in various pride and heritage events held to commemorate the 125th birthday of the United States […]

PACFLT Sea and Shore Sailors of Year announced

PACFLT Sea and Shore Sailors of Year announced

Story and photo by MC1 Rebecca Wolfbrandt Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii Adm. Scott H. Swift, commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet (PACFLT), announced Culinary Specialist 1st Class Latoya S. Farrish as 2017 PACFLT Sea Sailor of the Year (SOY) and Construction Mechanic 1st Class Cole K. Tankersley as the Shore SOY during a […]

Communicating the mission

Communicating the mission

Rear Adm. Brian Fort, commander, Navy Region Hawaii and Naval Surface Group Middle Pacifi c, speaks to service members and civilians during an all-hands call and award ceremony at the Pearl Harbor Memorial Chapel, March 15. Photo by MC1 Corwin Colbert

PHNSY, PMRF welcome CNIC commander

PHNSY, PMRF welcome CNIC commander

Pacific Missile Range Facility’s (PMRF) commanding officer, Capt. Vincent R. Johnson, (right) briefs Vice Adm. Mary Jackson, commander, Navy Installations Command, during a facilities familiarization flight, March 6. Jackson visited Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard (PHNSY) March 5. She visited Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam last fall. Photo by MC2 Omar-Kareem Powell