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Miller assumes command of 515th AMOW

Miller assumes command of 515th AMOW

Kristine Hojnicki 515th Air Mobility Operations Wing Col. Douglas K. Lamberth relinquished command of the 515th Air Mobility Operations Wing to Col. Albert G. Miller during a change of command ceremony July 22 at the Hickam Officers’ Club, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. “I am extremely thankful and honored to have commanded this phenomenal wing over […]

Mark Twain’s colors: ‘Following the Equator’

Mark Twain’s colors: ‘Following the Equator’

Review by Bill Doughty This is a book by one of America’s greatest writers. Mark Twain’s “Following the Equator” takes the reader not just to different places around the globe but also back in time. Volume I covers the Pacific Ocean—to Hawaii and Fiji, to Australia and New Zealand. Volume II continues into the Indian […]

Service member replaces coins and cards with shoes

Service member replaces coins and cards with shoes

Story and photos by Senior Airman Christopher Stoltz Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Public Affairs Senior Airman (staff sergeant-select) Andrew Anglo is stationed at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. As an air mobility command senior controller for the 735th Air Mobility Squadron, Anglo performs numerous tasks throughout his day. Whether he is tracking inbound and outbound aircraft, […]

Your Weekly Fun with MWR

Dollar-Fifty Bowling will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. tonight at the Escape Bowling Center at Wahiawa Annex. Bowling games are $1.50 (limited to three games of bowling if there is a waiting list). FMI: 473-2651. Chinatown Food & Historic Tour will be held from 8:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Participants can discover […]

ITT introduces new Ford Island and battleship tour

ITT introduces new Ford Island and battleship tour

Justin Hirai Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation The joint base Morale, Welfare and Recreation Information, Tickets & Travel (ITT) Office recently announced the start of its new Ford Island and Battleship Tour, which is available on Wednesdays from 8 a.m. to noon. The tour combines ITT’s Ford Island tour with the Battleship […]

Biggest Little Airshow to be held on Aug. 16, 17

Biggest Little Airshow to be held on Aug. 16, 17

The Biggest Little Airshow in Hawaii will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Aug. 16 and 17 at Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor. The event will include a morning airshow from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; a live remote broadcast from 10 a.m. to noon (Saturday only); candy bombers from 12:30 to […]

Vacation Bible School at joint base finishes 2014 session

Vacation Bible School at joint base finishes 2014 session

Story and photo by Brandon Bosworth Assistant Editor, Ho’okele The 2014 Vacation Bible School (VBS) session at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam concluded today. The session began July 21. Classes were held at both Pearl Harbor Memorial Chapel and Hickam Chapel. Classes for children ages K through second grade were held on the Hickam side, and […]

96th ARS refueling capability keeps planes flying high during RIMPAC 2014

96th ARS refueling capability keeps planes flying high during RIMPAC 2014

Tech. Sgt. Terri Paden 15th Wing Public Affairs With more than 200 aircraft participating in Rim of the Pacific 2014, the 96th Air Refueling Squadron is playing an integral role in this year’s exercise. The 96th ARS is partnering with the Hawaii Air National Guard’s 203rd Air Refueling Squadron, as well as the 465th Air […]

USS Paul Hamilton supports Operation DEFY

USS Paul Hamilton supports Operation DEFY

Ensign Ashleigh Share USS Paul Hamilton (DDG 60) Public Affairs Twenty-six Oahu children participating in Operation DEFY (Drug Education for Youth) visited the Pearl Harbor-based, guided-missile destroyer USS Paul Hamilton (DDG 60) on July 16 for a guided tour that included five interactive stations. Operation DEFY is a leadership and mentorship program sponsored by the […]

Son of fallen USS Utah Sailor pays respects

Son of fallen USS Utah Sailor pays respects

Story and photos by Brandon Bosworth Assistant Editor, Ho`okele Lt. j.g. John G. Little III wanted nothing more than to be there when his first child was born. Unfortunately, Little’s wife was on the mainland, and he was unable to make it back home to witness the birth of his son, John G. Little IV. […]