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Community Calendar - August

Community Calendar – August

SILENT DISCO TODAY — Silent disco will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. at Pier Foxtrot 5 aboard the Battleship Missouri Memorial fantail. Music beats are transmitted live over channels mixed by different DJs, synched onto specialized wireless headsets. Attendees can dance together to the same music or change to a completely different playlist […]

Friends, neighbors celebrate National Night Out

Friends, neighbors celebrate National Night Out

Story and photo by Hickam Communities Hundreds of families walked, biked and drove to National Night Out festivities Aug.1 at Ka Makani Community Center at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH). “My kids had a blast and we really appreciate all you did to bring that together,” said Hickam Communities resident Mary Strobel. “The police cars […]

Glowing for resiliency

Glowing for resiliency

Service members and their families participate in the Glow for Awareness family fun run at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Aug. 4. The fun run was sponsored by the Hickam Sexual Assault Prevention and Response office to help bring the community together to focus on resiliency in a fun environment. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. […]

COMSUBPAC welcomes midshipmen during its summer cruise program

COMSUBPAC welcomes midshipmen during its summer cruise program

Story and photo by MC2 Michael Lee COMSUBPAC Public Affairs While the majority of college students enjoy their summer freedom from classrooms and exams, midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy and Navy Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) discover the potential to become officers in the submarine community through the summer cruise program hosted by Commander, […]

Memorial service honors life of JBPHH Sailor

Memorial service honors life of JBPHH Sailor

Story and photo by MC2 Somers Steelman Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii A memorial service was held Aug. 5 at the Pearl Harbor Memorial Chapel honoring and celebrating the life of Senior Chief Culinary Specialist Mandy Pante Francisco who passed away on July 23. Francisco was born on Nov. 18, 1974, in Pamplona, […]

Security Forces, TACP ushers new capability across PACAF

Security Forces, TACP ushers new capability across PACAF

Story and photo by Tech. Sgt. Heather Redman 15th Wing Public Affairs Security Forces Airmen and the 25th Air Support Operations Squadron joined forces to increase base defense capabilities across the Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) area of operations at Schofield Barracks, July 31-Aug. 4. Throughout the week, Security Forces Airmen from bases throughout the Pacific […]

Sailors celebrate end of war

Sailors celebrate end of war

Crewmembers on USS Wileman (DE-22) celebrate upon hearing of Imperial Japan’s acceptance of surrender terms, circa Aug. 15, 1945. The surrender took place 72 years ago this month. U.S. Navy photograph

Our mission: ‘Something larger than ourselves’

Our mission: ‘Something larger than ourselves’

Commentary Rear Adm. Brian Fort Commander, Navy Region Hawaii and Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific [Rear Adm. Brian Fort previously served here aboard USS Ingersoll (DD 990) and USS Lake Erie (CG 70) and as XO aboard USS Port Royal (CG 73).] Aloha! It is a remarkable privilege to return for duty in Hawaii — […]

The train is coming through

The train is coming through

Rail construction to begin outside Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Harold Nedd STG Public Relations Construction work will get underway this month on the next 5.2 miles of the Honolulu Rail Transit Project, which is expected to create additional traffic congestion and nighttime construction noise in the Pearl Harbor area for the next five years. The […]

JBPHH holds active shooter drill for CP17

JBPHH holds active shooter drill for CP17

Members of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) security forces search a tenant command office complex on Hickam during an active shooter drill for the force protection exercise Citadel Pacific, Aug 3. The annual exercise is performed to enhance training, readiness and capability of Navy security forces to respond to threats to installations, commands and units. […]