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Mamala Bay Course Championship will be held Saturday and Sunday at Mamala Bay Golf Course. Admission for spectators is free. FMI: 449-2304. Inntramural Racquetball Tournament will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Hickam Fitness Center. The tournament is open to authorized fitness center users 18 years and older. Awards will […]

Sam Choy’s unveils new lunch, dinner menus

Sam Choy’s unveils new lunch, dinner menus

Reid Tokeshi Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation Sam Choy’s Island Style Seafood Grille introduced updated menus Oct. 12, featuring new lunch and dinner items and a new Sunday brunch menu. Sarah Wiggins, general manager, said that the updates are the brainchild of Harold Beltran, executive chef. “Chef worked tirelessly to breathe life […]

Gallery showcase reception shows off art

Gallery showcase reception shows off art

Justin Hirai Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation The Hickam Arts & Crafts Center held its second annual gallery showcase reception Oct. 15 in the gallery. The event featured a total of 98 entries that were on display. The event also offered appetizers. Music was provided by ukulele player Terry Brown for the […]

Historic aircraft on O’Malley Boulevard to undergo restoration

Historic aircraft on O’Malley Boulevard to undergo restoration

Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Alexander Martinez 15th Wing Public Affairs In an effort to preserve a part of Hickam’s history and legacy, the four static aircraft displays on O’Malley Boulevard are undergoing an extensive, on-the-spot restoration. With the 15th Wing tasked as the caretaker of the aircraft, the 15th Maintenance Squadron’s (15th MXS) […]

Aircrew members go behind-the-scenes of 735th AMS

Aircrew members go behind-the-scenes of 735th AMS

Tech. Sgt. Terri Paden 15th Wing Public Affairs The first operation aircrew orientation took place Oct. 9 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. The 735th Air Mobility Squadron (AMS) hosted the half-day information exchange, which gave members of the 535th Airlift Squadron (AS) a look at the squadron’s day-to-day operations. “This is an opportunity for locally-stationed […]

NAVFAC Hawaii completes urgent Marine aid station repairs

NAVFAC Hawaii completes urgent Marine aid station repairs

Naval Facilities Engineering Command Pacific MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Hawaii personnel recently led a joint engineering team that completed urgent interim repairs to a Marine aid station at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Kaneohe. The 3rd Marine Regimental Aid Station repair project started Sept. 11 and passed recertification inspection Oct. 6, […]

Aircrew members traverse SERE combat survival training challenges

Aircrew members traverse SERE combat survival training challenges

Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal Defense Media Activity-Hawaii Placed in the middle of the woods, pursued by an unknown number of adversaries, and facing the day’s last light sinking beyond the horizon is exactly the type of setting survival, evasion, resistance and escape (SERE) in which instructors hope to train aircrew members. […]

Dreamboat flies nonstop from Hickam to Cairo

Dreamboat flies nonstop from Hickam to Cairo

Col. Clarence Irvine and crew flew B-29 Dreamboat from Hickam Field to Cairo, nonstop in 39 hours and 36 minutes. They flew 9,444 miles via the North Pole, from Hawaii to Alaska, Iceland and Cairo in October 1946, 68 years ago this month. Photo courtesy of the Hawaii Department of Transportation

Former region commander to become new CNIC at change of command today

Former region commander to become new CNIC at change of command today

Commander Navy Installations Command Vice Adm. Dixon R. Smith will relieve Vice Adm. William D. French as commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) during a change of command ceremony to be held today at the Washington Navy Yard, Admiral Leutze Park. Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. Jonathan Greenert, will be the keynote speaker for the event. […]

‘Know Load’ tips can help residents conserve energy

‘Know Load’ tips can help residents conserve energy

Todd Thom Navy Region Hawaii Housing Liaison The Navy Resident Energy Conservation Program (RECP) is reaching its fourth year at the Navy/Forest City public private venture (PPV) housing in Hawaii. By now, residents should be familiar with RECP and the fact that the cost of Hawaii electricity is the highest in the nation. Navy Region […]