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Upcoming Events – Summer

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation ● The Eat the Street shuttle departs tonight at 6:30 p.m. from the Hickam Information, Tickets and Tours office. Avoid the traffic and parking woes and experience the biggest food truck rally on the island. The cost per person is $7 for the round-trip shuttle (bring money […]

Submarine Squadron 7 changes hands

Submarine Squadron 7 changes hands

MC2 Shaun Griffin COMSUBPAC Public Affairs Commander, Submarine Squadron 7 (COMSUBRON 7) held a change of command and retirement ceremony on the historic submarine piers at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, June 22. Capt. Robert Roncska, commanding officer of COMSUBRON 7, was relieved by Capt. Paul Davis. Capt. Dennis Murphy (Ret.) was the guest speaker for […]

VR-51 welcomes new commander

VR-51 welcomes new commander

Lt. Cmdr. Jesse Orebaugh Fleet Logistics Support Squadron 51 Public Affairs Cmdr. Matthew L. Abbot relieved Cmdr. Ronald R. Martin as commanding officer of Fleet Logistics Support Squadron 51 (VR-51) during a change of command ceremony June 9 at Marine Corps Base Hawaii. Rear Adm. William “Sky” Crane, commander, Naval Air Forces Reserve, presented Martin […]

Salvaging mission

Salvaging mission

A working party conducts a removal of ammunition on USS Arizona, July 1, 1942. Members of the working party are equipped for work in first platform magazines (in face masks) and on topside (in respirators). U.S. Navy file photo

Aloha! Welcome RIMPAC 2018 partners

Aloha! Welcome RIMPAC 2018 partners

Capt. Jeff Bernard Commander, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam On behalf of the men and women of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, welcome to your primary base of operations for the 26th Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise. As base commander, I am focused on several priorities in support of RIMPAC, chief among them: safety and security […]

JBPHH observes LGBT Pride month

JBPHH observes LGBT Pride month

Airman 1st Class Benjamin Thompson, left, a member of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam’s Joint Force Diversity Committee, shares his story during a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Observance Storyteller’s Panel at Ka Makani Community Center, June 21. Each panel member shared their unique story with the intent to inspire others and open the minds […]

Red Hill update: ‘Coupon’ plate testing starts

Red Hill update: ‘Coupon’ plate testing starts

Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs As part of the continuing Administrative Order on Consent (AOC) process, the Navy and Defense Logistics Agency invited regulators from the Environmental Protection Agency, Hawaii Department of Health, and other stakeholders to an initial viewing June 25 of steel plates called “coupons” removed from a Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage […]

JBPHH announces RIMPAC base advisory

JBPHH announces RIMPAC base advisory

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Public Affairs The biennial Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise began June 27 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH). Twenty-five nations, 45 ships, five submarines, and 25,000 personnel will participate in the exercise. Base personnel, residents and visitors should be aware of the following activities and events: • Helicopter operations on […]

4th of July events, traffic, road closures announced

4th of July events, traffic, road closures announced

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Public Affairs Stone Temple Pilots will headline an Independence Day celebration July 4 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH). Other events include a host of family activities and a fireworks show. The celebration is free and open to all military-affiliated common access cardholders and their immediate families and up to five […]

US 3rd Fleet hosts first RIMPAC Innovation Fair

US 3rd Fleet hosts first RIMPAC Innovation Fair

Commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet Public Affairs The U.S. 3rd Fleet is hosting the inaugural Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Innovation Fair at Club Pearl on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam through July 1. The fair will comprise 22 exhibitors from five countries that will discuss and demonstrate maritime capabilities and technology. The purpose of the fair […]