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Junior Golf Clinic will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday at Mamala Bay Golf Course. The pro will offer tips for junior golfers at this free clinic. FMI: 449-2304. Family/Group Sailing Instruction will be held from 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at Rainbow Bay Marina. Students ages 10 years and older can get a brief introduction […]

New sport coming to JBPHH

New sport coming to JBPHH

Helen Ko Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation A new game called FootGolf is starting up at the Ke’alohi Golf Course on the Hickam side of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. It will begin in early or mid-March. The game is played like golf, with either two, three or four players, according to Carl […]

Library promotes reading with bowling

Library promotes reading with bowling

Justin Hirai Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation Kindergarteners through 12th graders can earn free games of bowling by using the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Library. The return of the Bowled Over by Books program brings the joint efforts of the library and the bowling centers together to benefit youth on base. The […]

USS Paul Hamilton enters U.S. 7th Fleet AOR

USS Paul Hamilton enters U.S. 7th Fleet AOR

Ensign Ashleigh Share USS Paul Hamilton (DDG 60) Public Affairs WESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) — The Arleigh Burke-class, guided-missile destroyer USS Paul Hamilton (DDG 60) arrived Feb. 19 in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR). The destroyer is scheduled to conduct presence operations and good will port visits to enhance maritime partnerships and […]

15th Medical Group provides oral hygiene tips for National Children's Dental Health Month

15th Medical Group provides oral hygiene tips for National Children’s Dental Health Month

Story and photo by Tech. Sgt. Aaron Oelrich 15th Wing Public Affairs The 15th Medical Group’s dental clinic reached out to local preschool and elementary schools Feb. 19 to educate keiki about National Children’s Dental Health Month. This year the 15th Aerospace Medicine Squadron will visit four elementary schools and two child development centers at […]

Leave: Use It or Lose It

Leave: Use It or Lose It

Chief of Naval Personnel Public Affairs WASHINGTON (NNS) — Military service members’ February leave and earning statement (LES) will carry a reminder that as of Oct. 1, any accrued leave of more than 60 days will be lost. Since 2008, Sailors have been allowed to carry over up to 75 days of leave each fiscal […]

NHHC historian describes century of changes for African Americans

NHHC historian describes century of changes for African Americans

Phyllis Tolzmann Naval History and Heritage Command Public Affairs WASHINGTON — Dr. Regina Akers, a historian with the Naval History and Heritage Command and an expert on diversity issues in naval history, was the keynote speaker at an event in honor of African American History Month held Feb. 23 at the Pentagon. During the hour-long […]

Army in Hawaii announces new traffic policies in Army installations

Army in Hawaii announces new traffic policies in Army installations

Information provided by U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii Beginning March 15, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii will begin enforcing U.S. Army-Hawaii Regulation 190-5, the U.S. Army-Hawaii Traffic Code. According to Col. Duane R. Miller, director of emergency services for U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii and commander, 8th Military Police Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, this regulation will mark the first codified […]

Louisville returns to Yokosuka during western Pacific deployment

Louisville returns to Yokosuka during western Pacific deployment

Ensign Hobart Kistler USS Louisville (SSN 724) Public Affairs Officer FLEET ACTIVITIES YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) — The Los Angeles-class, fast-attack submarine USS Louisville (SSN 724) arrived Feb. 19 at Fleet Activities Yokosuka for a port visit during its deployment to the western Pacific. This was the second port visit for Louisville’s crew of 140 during […]

Pause in gunfire during Vietnam War

Pause in gunfire during Vietnam War

Seaman Nelson B. Brown looks out from the USS Newman K. Perry (DD-883) forward 5/38 twin gun mount during a pause in gunfire operations in support of friendly forces ashore in Vietnam, Dec. 16, 1966. Expended five-inch shell casings can be seen on deck outside the gun mount. Official U.S. Navy photograph