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A day in 'Wonderland' for Kids

A day in ‘Wonderland’ for Kids

Story and photos by Gaea Armour Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation More than 300 children were celebrated at this year’s Boys and Girls Clubs Day for Kids Sept. 16 at the Hickam School Age Center Kids Sports Field, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH). The JBPHH Child and Youth Programs (CYP) organized an […]

Run brings military, community together

Run brings military, community together

Story and photos by MC1 Corwin Colbert Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs Thousands of military personnel and the community honored American heroes during the Fisher House 8K Hero and Remembrance Run, Walk or Roll 2017 on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam’s Ford Island, Sept. 9. The event marked the six-year anniversary that honors fallen service members […]

JBPHH focuses on suicide prevention, awareness

JBPHH focuses on suicide prevention, awareness

Story and photos by Randy Dela Cruz Emphasizing a message that losing even one service member to suicide is too much, leaders across the spectrum of the armed forces came together at the Missing Man Memorial at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) on Sept. 6 to sign a proclamation declaring September as National Suicide Prevention […]

Kids go to ‘boot camp' Operation Hele On

Kids go to ‘boot camp’ Operation Hele On

Story and photos by MC3 Justin Pacheco Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii Growing up with military parents can be anything but easy, and having those parents deploy is one of the more challenging aspects of that situation. That’s why Operation Hele On was designed, and on Aug. 18, roughly 100 service members’ children […]

PACAF band members perform in Hawaii International Music Festival

PACAF band members perform in Hawaii International Music Festival

Story and photos by Tech. Sgt. Heather Redman 15th Wing Public Affairs Members from the U.S. Air Force Band of the Pacific-Hawaii joined a group of internationally acclaimed musicians for one of the Hawaii International Music Festival’s concerts at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Aug. 11. Tech. Sgts. Anthony Balester and Ryan Leatherman, saxophonists with the […]

ALA Food Show celebrates 20 years of success

ALA Food Show celebrates 20 years of success

Story and photos by Randy Dela Cruz Over the years, the American Logistics Association (ALA) Hawaii Food Show has grown into the number one venue for local vendors to audition their items to Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) and Military Exchange buyers for a chance to reach customers in the island’s commissaries. As the show celebrated […]

JBPHH teens attend STEAM Camp in Florida

JBPHH teens attend STEAM Camp in Florida

Hannah Bethard Joint Base Pearl Harbor- Hickam Teen Center On July 30, 10 teens from Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam (JBPHH) Teen Center boarded a plane coming back home from Florida. For eight days, these teens and two JBPHH Teen Center staff members attended 4-H STEAM Camp Timpoochee in Florida, exploring adventures in marine ecology […]

Football legend brings aloha to JBPHH kids

Football legend brings aloha to JBPHH kids

Story and photos by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho‘okele Legendary wide receiver Steve Smith Sr. put a big smile on the faces of kids from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam by hosting a two-day football camp on July 19-20 at Ward Field. Smith, who spent 16 years in the NFL as one of the most […]

PACFLT band inspires, mentors San Francisco sea cadets

PACFLT band inspires, mentors San Francisco sea cadets

Story and photos by MC1 Corwin M. Colbert Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs Then came the applause. This was the finale, the relaxing vibes of a woodwind quintet that incorporated mentorship, musical discovery and friendship. “I learned so much from the band and they have been amazing. I learned things I didn’t know about my […]

PMRF America's Most West Freedom Fest

PMRF America’s Most West Freedom Fest

Robert Purdy Pacific Missile Range Facility Public Affairs Thousands from all across Kauai joined Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF) in celebrating the nation’s independence at the PMRF America’s Most West Freedom Fest, July 3. Capt. Vincent Johnson, commanding officer of Pacific Missile Range Facility, welcomed guests to the free open-base event, which began with the […]