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Hickam Thrift Shop assists military families, seeks volunteers

Hickam Thrift Shop assists military families, seeks volunteers

Story and photos by David D. Underwood Jr. Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Public Affairs The Hickam Thrift Shop at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam offers bargains for the thrifty shopper and a home for your unwanted items. Military families making a PCS move to the island and looking for something inexpensive for the home, or those […]

Volunteers Help Clean Pearl Harbor Bike Path

Volunteers Help Clean Pearl Harbor Bike Path

Lt. j.g. Eric Galassi Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs In observance of Earth Month, the City and County of Honolulu held the semiannual Pearl Harbor Bike Path Cleanup on April 5 with volunteers coming from organizations such as the Navy, Air Force, Hawaii Hiking Group, Hawaiian Electric and Surfrider Foundation. Hundreds of volunteers participated. Among […]

In Memory of our fallen: Hickam TACP hosts 24-hour run

In Memory of our fallen: Hickam TACP hosts 24-hour run

Members of the 25th Air Support Operations Squadron (25th ASOS) organized and participated in a 24-hour run challenge at the Hickam running track at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, March 27-28. The annual challenge, a worldwide tactical air combat party (TACP) event, honors fallen members of the career field and raises money for the U.S. Air […]

Local Girl Scouts sport 'Air Force Pride' after visit to JBPHH

Local Girl Scouts sport ‘Air Force Pride’ after visit to JBPHH

Story and photos by Tech. Sgt. Terri Paden 15th Wing Public Affairs Volunteers from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam recently had the opportunity to help a group of Girl Scouts from the local community earn the Air Force Pride Badge. To attain their badge, the girls participated in a “pilot for-a-day” style career day hosted March […]

'Stamp of approval'

‘Stamp of approval’

MC2 Tiarra Fulgham Navy Public Affairs Support Element West, Detachment Hawaii The United States Postal Service revealed a new priority mail express stamp featuring the USS Arizona Memorial during a first day of issue ceremony March 13 at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center at the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument. Some […]

Hickam Airmen Lend A Helping Hand

Hickam Airmen Lend A Helping Hand

Hickam Airmen and other volunteers gave back to the community on March 5 by helping to build homes for families in need. The effort was part of a Honolulu Habitat for Humanity Volunteer Day that took place in Waimanalo. U.S. Air Force photos by Staff Sgt. Alexander Martinez

Search And Rescue Simulation

Search And Rescue Simulation

Navy Public Affairs Support Element West, Det. Hawaii Search and rescue swimmers stationed on Hawaii-based ships participated in training Feb. 27 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. The training was run by the Afloat Training Group Middle Pacific which provides dynamic, quality afloat training for the Navy and Coast Guard in the middle Pacific region. It […]

Honors

Honors

MCSA Rose Forest Navy Public Affairs Support Element West, Det. Hawaii Brandon Bosworth Ho’okele Staff Writer The ashes of Lt. Cmdr. Karl C. Gresowski, (Navy ret.), a Pearl Harbor survivor, were scattered in the waters near the USS Utah Memorial on Ford Island, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam during a ceremony Feb. 25. Among the more […]

Sounds of Freedom ring out at Great Aloha Run

Sounds of Freedom ring out at Great Aloha Run

Story and photos by MC3 Johans Chavarro Navy Public Affairs Support Element West, Det. Hawaii Service members from all five branches of the military on Oahu participated in the 30th Annual Great Aloha Run in Honolulu on Feb. 17. The Great Aloha Run spanned 8.15 miles, starting in downtown Honolulu at the Aloha Tower and […]

Summer league champs Port Royal open with win

Summer league champs Port Royal open with win

Story and photos by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor Led by the shooting of team captain Seaman London Waldon, USS Port Royal (CG 73) broke out to a 33-9 lead in the first half and then cruised to a 46-25 victory over USS Asheville (SSN 758) on Feb. 8 in an Afloat Division intramural basketball […]