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77 years later, Veterans, friends, family remember USS Utah

77 years later, Veterans, friends, family remember USS Utah

MC2 Justin Pacheco Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii As the sun slowly lowered toward the horizon, service members, veterans, friends and family came together at the USS Utah Memorial Sunset Ceremony, held annually on historic Ford Island, to honor the loss of the USS Utah (BB-31/AG-16) and 58 of her crew still entombed […]

77 years later, We Remember

77 years later, We Remember

MC2 Allen McNair Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii Early Friday morning, as rain fell softly across the island, a crowd of approximately 2,000 people were focused on one man — Mr. Everett Hyland. Seventy-seven years ago, Hyland was on the deck of the USS Pennsylvania when it took a direct hit from a […]

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

NHCH CLOSURE TODAY — Naval Health Clinic Hawaii clinics will be closed today at 11 a.m. in order to conduct the biannual command training. This will include all ancillary services as well (pharmacy, radiology, laboratory etc.). NAVCO OFFERING SHOUT-OUTS NOW — The Navy Office of Community Outreach (NAVCO) is offering another opportunity to create and […]

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

NAVCO OFFERING SHOUT-OUTS NOW — The Navy Office of Community Outreach (NAVCO) is offering another opportunity to create and share short, recorded shout-outs (15-20 seconds) with a Navy key message for all Sailors. Call the toll-free number: 1-855-OUR-NAVY (1-855-687-6289) before Dec. 17 at 8 a.m. EST. Have the below script ready and follow the recorded […]

Lifesaver takes 'fast track' in career progression

Lifesaver takes ‘fast track’ in career progression

Story and photos by Senior Airman John Linzmeier 154th Wing Public Affairs Life-threatening scenarios seem to occur at the most random of times and places; and when they do, it’s usually not a pretty scene. While most people go about their daily lives hoping to steer clear and far away from incidents, there are others […]

Kilauea Military Camp open again after volcano eruption

Kilauea Military Camp open again after volcano eruption

Kilauea Military Camp Kilauea Military Camp (KMC) is now open to eligible patrons months after the eruption of Kilauea Volcano. KMC, a Morale, Welfare and Recreation facility on the island of Hawaii, reopened for business Sept. 22 following Kilauea Volcano’s summit activity within Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. A post-event assessment of KMC property was completed […]

The 'Hope Dealer' speaks to Sailors at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam

The ‘Hope Dealer’ speaks to Sailors at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam

Story and photo by MC2 Charles Oki Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs ‘Hope Dealer’ Jeremy Bates, a motivational speaker, spoke to Sailors about drug and alcohol abuse and its effects on decision-making and mental health as part of a resiliency presentation at Sharkey Theater, on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) […]

Littoral Combat Group One Public Affairs

Littoral Combat Group One Public Affairs

Littoral Combat Group One Public Affairs Littoral Combat Group One, comprised of USS Somerset (LPD 25) and USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108), arrived in Valparaiso, Chile, Nov. 29, where they will participate in festivities celebrating the bicentennial of the Chilean Navy and in the 11th International Maritime and Naval Exhibition and Conference for Latin […]

67th annual Operation Christmas Drop kicks off in Pacific

67th annual Operation Christmas Drop kicks off in Pacific

Pacific Air Forces Public Affairs The U.S. Air Force and regional allies and partners are set to participate in the 67th iteration of Operation Christmas Drop in the southeastern Pacific Dec. 10. During the week-long international humanitarian effort, Pacific Air Forces Airmen from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam; Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii; and Yokota […]

Remains of World War II Sailors, Marine identified

Remains of World War II Sailors, Marine identified

Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency Public Affairs The Defense POW/ MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) recently announced the remains of USS Oklahoma Sailors and a Marine from World War II who have been identified. The Sailors are Navy Radioman 3rd Class Jack R. Goldwater, 19, of San Francisco; Navy Shop-fitter 3rd Class John M. Donald, 28, of […]