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February Community Calendar

February Community Calendar

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY TODAY — A Hawaii Foodbank volunteer opportunity to help distribute food to low-income families will be held at noon at 2243 Kalaunu St., Honolulu. Volunteers should wear closed-toed shoes. This opportunity consists of packaging up and distributing perishable and nonperishable items for a low-income housing area. FMI: CS1 Alyssa Crowder at GARY […]

MWR announces Pool 1 closure

JBPHH Morale, Welfare and Recreation The Hickam training pool, Pool 1, is closed until further notice due to a mechanical issue. The Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) department are working closely with public works to resolve the problem. In the meantime, lap swims are available at alternative locations: Scott Pool and […]

Former WAVE to  be honored at JBPHH

Former WAVE to be honored at JBPHH

Monica Sosaya, a Korean War era former WAVE (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service), will be honored with a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. March 8 at the Silver Dolphin Bistro, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. The luncheon will be held in conjunction with Women’s History Month. Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis. To RSVP, […]

‘Military Saves’ promotes financial freedom

Joint Base Military and Family Support Center Military Saves, a component of America Saves and a partner in the Department of Defense’s Financial Readiness Campaign, is a nonprofit campaign that seeks to motivate, support and encourage military families to save money, reduce debt and build wealth. The program encourages service members and their families to […]

20th annual Ford Island Bridge Run registration now open

20th annual Ford Island Bridge Run registration now open

Helen Ko Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation Registration for this year’s 20th annual 10K Ford Island Bridge Run is being accepted now. The run will be held on Saturday, April 1 at Ford Island beginning at 7 a.m. Registration forms are available at or participants can register directly through The […]

Concert, demo, garage sale featured by MWR

• Gary Sinise & the Lt. Dan Band concert will begin at 7 p.m. today at the Freedom Tower. Patrons can bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy the show. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. The event is open to all Department of Defense ID card […]

Whitmore, Luapele Gates scheduled to close

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Public Affairs Two Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) gates are scheduled to close during the installation of automated vehicle gates: • Whitmore Gate at JBPHH Wahiawa Annex will be closed until July 31. Drivers should use Saipan Gate. • Luapele Gate at the Makalapa compound will be closed from March 6 […]

Traffic alerts in support of Great Aloha Run

Traffic alerts in support of Great Aloha Run

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Public Affairs In support of the 33rd Great Aloha Run on Presidents Day, Feb. 20, the following traffic modifications and gate closures will be in effect during the run. Borchers Gate will be closed, and Luapele Gate will be open from 4 a.m. to 1 p.m. In addition, Center Drive and […]

USS Greeneville earns Battle ‘E’

USS Greeneville earns Battle ‘E’

Submarine Force Pacific Public Affairs Capt. Rick Seif, commander of Submarine Squadron 1 presented the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Greeneville (SSN 772) a Battle Efficiency (Battle “E”) award at the Hale Koa hotel, Jan. 27. The Battle “E” award recognizes the Greeneville for having attained the highest overall readiness to carry out wartime tasks. […]

'Firings' lead to recognition, award

‘Firings’ lead to recognition, award

Brian Melanephy Naval Surface Warfare, Port Hueneme Division In May and June of 2016, Navy Test Officer (NTO) Lt. Jillian Bahlman went off to the shores of Kauai to the Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF) where she served in various critical roles including the execution of challenging Aegis Baseline 9.C1 (Ballistic Missile Defense 5.0 capability […]