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Rising above sexual assault

Rising above sexual assault

Story and photos by 2nd Lt. Kaitlin Daddona 15th Wing Public Affairs The rising of the sun represented a lot more than an early start to the day for Airmen and their families who got their toes in the sand during the Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAPR) morning yoga session held April 24 […]

Teens lead the way at Operation Megaphone

Teens lead the way at Operation Megaphone

Annie Case Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Teen Center On April 24, a total of 83 young people gathered at the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Teen Center for the worldwide lock-in known as Operation Mega-phone. Operation Megaphone is an annual lock-in created to connect military teens from all over the world so that they can discuss […]

Pound Town Completes Perfect Season With Title Victory!

Pound Town Completes Perfect Season With Title Victory!

Story and photos by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho‘okele Kentucky University fell short in the NCAA basketball finals, but here at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, the 647th Security Forces Squadron Pound Town put the exclamation mark on a perfect season by beating Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard (PHNSY), 58-53, on April 20 to win the […]

Sailors honor Hawaii, hula heritage

Sailors honor Hawaii, hula heritage

Story and photos by MC2 Laurie Dexter Navy Public Affairs Support Element West Det. Hawaii Sailors and Navy representatives based in Hawaii participated in the 52nd annual Merrie Monarch Royal Parade in Hilo on the Big Island of Hawaii April 11. Capt. Mark Manfredi, chief of staff for Navy Region Hawaii; Cmdr. Tom Ogden, executive […]

Bike path cleanup celebrates Earth Month

Bike path cleanup celebrates Earth Month

Story and photos by MC1 Meranda Keller Navy Public Affairs Support Element West, Det. Hawaii Military and civilian volunteers from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam and other military organizations partnered with the City and County of Honolulu for a Pearl Harbor Bike Path cleanup April 4. The cleanup along Pearl Harbor’s historic waterfront in Aiea was […]

Sea Cadets learn naual tradition, leadership skills

Sea Cadets learn naual tradition, leadership skills

Story and photos by Lt. Damall Martin Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs Aboard the Battleship Missouri Memorial on March 28 the leading petty officer called, “sweepers, sweepers, man your brooms” as cadets grabbed their brooms and began sweeping the decks of the memorial, which is also known as the “Mighty Mo.” “We are the Battleship […]

Sailors Train To Fight Fire

Sailors Train To Fight Fire

Navy Public Affairs Support Element West, Det. Hawaii Sailors participated in a general shipboard firefighting training evolution last week at the Surface Warfare Officer’s School (SWOS) at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. The training allowed students to practice proper fire hose handling procedures, firefighting maneuvers, teamwork and nozzle-man relieving procedures.

Women Of Honor

Women Of Honor

Navy Region Hawaii honored the history of women in uniform during a Pearl Harbor Colors ceremony held March 19 at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center. March is Women’s History Month. Eugenia Woodward, a member of the Women Accepted for Voluntary Emergency Service (WAVES), attended as guest of honor. Woodward received applause and thanks for her […]

Hawaii Welcomes 2015 Wounded Warrior Pacific Trials

Hawaii Welcomes 2015 Wounded Warrior Pacific Trials

Patty Babb Navy Installations Command, Navy Wounded Warrior – Safe Harbor The 2015 Wounded Warrior Pacific Trials — which are hosted by Commander, Navy Region Hawaii and Navy Wounded Warrior (NWW) – Safe Harbor — launched March 10 in Honolulu and concludes today in a closing luau ceremony from 4 to 8 p.m. at the […]

Highlighting History

Highlighting History

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Public Affairs A series of heritage events last week at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam celebrated African American History Month. A Pearl Harbor Colors honors and heritage ceremony took place Feb. 26 at Pearl Harbor Visitor Center. In celebration of African American History Month, Pearl Harbor Colors in February highlighted the accomplishments […]