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Community Calendar - October

Community Calendar – October

COACHING OPPORTUNITIES NOW — Joint Base Morale, Welfare and Recreation Youth Sports is looking for volunteer coaches for baseball, basketball and cheerleading. The winter youth sports season begins Jan. 3 and ends March 10. There will be training and meetings prior to the beginning of the season. FMI: Brittany Bigham at 473-0789 or email Brittany.bigham@navy.mil. […]

Upcoming Events – Autumn

Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation • Free golf clinic will be held at two locations on Oct. 21, 9 a.m. at Barbers Point Golf Course and 2 p.m. at Mamala Bay Golf Course. Advance sign-up is welcome. For more information, call 682-1911 (Barbers Point) or 449-2304 (Mamala). • Learn to stand up paddleboard from 9:15 […]

‘Boo-Tiful’ Array Of Events Planned – Halloween

Halloween is Tuesday, Oct. 31 and Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam trick-or-treat hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m. In addition, Halloween events will be held throughout this month. • The Wahiawa Annex Block Party will feature a free Harvest Festival from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 20 at Wahiawa Annex Sports Field. The event […]

Cheering for breast cancer awareness

Cheering for breast cancer awareness

5and 6-year-olds on the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam cheer team perform at the Pink Day Fun Run event Oct. 13. More than 300 active duty military, retirees, families and Department of Defense civilians also joined in the event, beginning at the Pearl Harbor Navy Exchange parking lot. Participants ran or walked two miles to bring […]

JBPHH Fitness Center gets new equipment

JBPHH Fitness Center gets new equipment

Veronika McKenney Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation Gym users at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) Fitness Center can now utilize new, state-of-theart equipment for traditional weight lifting and functional training. The 42-foot-long, 6-foot-wide and 12-foot-high rig is the most recent addition to this modern facility. It offers multiple exercise stations where users […]

Sailors clean bike path

Sailors clean bike path

Story and photo by AT3 Brittany Whitney Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii Sailors assigned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam assisted City and County of Honolulu with cleaning the Pearl Harbor Bike Path, Oct. 14. The Sailors strengthened community relationships by their involvement with the cleanup. As the volunteers contributed to the community, they […]

Karen Pence expresses admiration for military spouses at conference

Karen Pence expresses admiration for military spouses at conference

Don Robbins Editor, Ho’okele Karen Pence, the wife of Vice President Mike Pence, shared gratitude for military spouses as the keynote speaker at last month’s 2017 Joint Spouses’ Conference, an annual conference for all military spouses held this year at Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall in Honolulu. “You’ve had to leave your homes, you’ve had to […]

Military man makes milestone achievement

Military man makes milestone achievement

The first military man to parachute from a balloon in Hawaii was Army Lt. Ben Cassiday (left). He is pictured with Capt. R. Hoyt. A member of 3rd Balloon Company, Cassiday parachuted from the balloon during military review on Oct. 22, 1921 (96 years ago this month.) He retired as a colonel in Hawaii. Photo […]

‘Thank you for all you do’

‘Thank you for all you do’

Commentary Vice Adm. Mary Jackson Commander, Navy Installations Command Aloha Team Hawaii! I would like to thank Navy Region Hawaii and Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) for hosting me during my recent visit. My time here provided an opportunity to witness firsthand your many accomplishments, better understand the challenges you face, and determine ways on […]

Protect the power

Protect the power

Tech. Sgt. Heather Redman 15th Wing Public Affairs Energy is all around us. We rely on it to power our equipment, technology and facilities. Without energy we would not be able to meet our mission to fly, fight and win—in air, space and cyberspace. October is 2017 Energy Action Month. Everyone, whether military, civilian or […]