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America Amphibious Group arrives

America Amphibious Group arrives

MCSN (SW) Daniel Pastor USS America (LHA 6) Public Affairs The Sailors and Marines of the America Amphibious Ready Group (ARG)/15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Jan. 22 and 23, for the final port call of the ARG/ MEU’s deployment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific, Horn of Africa, Mediterranean, and Middle East. […]

Warming up during  Sentry Aloha 18-1

Warming up during Sentry Aloha 18-1

Airman 1st Class Eric M. Fisher 354th Fighter Wing Public Affairs Jan. 10 marked the beginning of Sentry Aloha 18-1, a large-scale fighter exercise hosted by the Hawaii Air National Guard (ANG). Sentry Aloha exercises are held to provide the ANG, U.S. Air Force and other Department of Defense agencies an opportunity to execute current, […]

MCPON talks about camaraderie with Hawaii Sailors

MCPON talks about camaraderie with Hawaii Sailors

MC1 John Herman Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Steven Giordano met with Sailors and toured various commands during his visit at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH), Jan. 8. As part of the visit, the MCPON held an all-hands call at Bloch Arena where head-dressed hundreds […]

Final Port Call

Final Port Call

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM — The amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, for a final port call en route to her new homeport of Sasebo, Japan, Dec. 28. Following its return from the Wasp’s first deployment in more than a decade, the ship entered a six-month maintenance […]

Army, Marines 3D Print Drones

Army, Marines 3D Print Drones

STORY AND PHOTOS BY DAVID MCNALLY U.S. Army Research Laboratory Public Affairs Army researchers are working with the Marines at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, to develop 3D printed drones as materials science, aviation technology and software development merge to deliver new capabilities. “Several years ago when we were collaborating with our academic partner, Georgia Tech, […]

USS Preble responds to distress call from Iranian vessel

USS Preble responds to distress call from Iranian vessel

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) rendered aid to a stranded Iranian fishing vessel, in the Arabian Sea, Dec. 16 at approximately 1 p.m. local time while transiting the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. Preble is […]

Sailor posthumously awarded Bronze Star

Sailor posthumously awarded Bronze Star

Story and photo by ET2 Jonathan Stremel Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii Chief Boatswain’s Mate Joseph George was post-humously awarded the Bronze Star with Valor during a ceremony aboard the USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7. The award was given in honor of the heroic efforts Chief George displayed in connection […]

Remembering Pearl Harbor

Remembering Pearl Harbor

MC2 Somers Steelman Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii Veterans, active duty service members and their families gathered at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center to commemorate the 76th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor during a commemoration ceremony, Dec. 7. The theme, “Rising to the Challenge,” highlights events in the days, weeks and […]

Commemorating the 76thanniversary of Pearl Harbor Rising To The Challenge

Commemorating the 76thanniversary of Pearl Harbor Rising To The Challenge

National Park Service On Thursday, Dec. 7, the National Park Service and the United States Navy will host the 76th Anniversary National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Commemoration Ceremony to honor and remember the 2,390 American casualties lost during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and on the island of Oahu, Dec. 7, 1941. The ceremony […]

Nimitz CSG, USS Coronado to visit Hawaii

Nimitz CSG, USS Coronado to visit Hawaii

Commander, 3rd Fleet and USS Coronado Public Affairs The Nimitz Strike Group (CSG 11) is scheduled to arrive in Pearl Harbor Nov. 25, following a six-month deployment to the Arabian Gulf in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. Steaming in with the group will be the littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) for a final […]