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15th Wing kicks off sexual assault awareness, prevention month

15th Wing kicks off sexual assault awareness, prevention month

The 2018 Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month proclamation outlines the 15th Wing’s goals for the month at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, March 28. The Department of Defense’s observation of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month during April is an opportunity to continue to improve outreach and support to victims while also expanding prevention efforts.

SAAPM 2018 events announced at Joint Base

SAAPM 2018 events announced at Joint Base

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Public Affairs Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) has scheduled events in April to highlight Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM). The events are in partnership with the Joint Base Military and Family Support Center (MFSC) and 15th Wing. In addition, people are encouraged to wear teal-colored attire or a teal […]

Chiefs listen to president's radio address

Chiefs listen to president’s radio address

USS Wichita (CA-45) ship’s chief petty officers listen to the radio broadcast of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s address to the Congress requesting a declaration of war against the Axis powers, circa Dec. 8, 1941. Note photograph of President Roosevelt on the bulkhead. The chief petty officer, as recognized today, was officially established April 1, 1893, […]

‘Indomitable Determination’ of John Paul Jones

‘Indomitable Determination’ of John Paul Jones

Rear Adm. Brian Fort Commander, Navy Region Hawaii and Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific April is a great month to remember the namesake of one of our Pearl Harbor guided-missile destroyers, USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53), named for a founding hero of our Navy and proudly known by the crew and their families and […]

Navy helps in Layson albatross translocation

Navy helps in Layson albatross translocation

Ensign Heather Hill Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs The return of a Layson albatross to the James Campbell National Wild-life Refuge March 26 is evidence of successful milestone in a long-term project co-sponsored by the Navy to relocate the endangered seabirds — from eggs to adults — to a healthier habitat. Three years ago, the […]

Proclamation signing, pinwheel planting raise awareness

Proclamation signing, pinwheel planting raise awareness

Capt. Jeff Bernard, commander, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH), signed a proclamation in support of Child Abuse Prevention Month. Service members, Military Fleet and Family Support Center employees and Department of Defense civilians plant pinwheels during the JBPHH Child Abuse Prevention proclamation signing, April 3. During the month of April, blue pinwheels, a national symbol […]

JBPHH brings attention to Tsunami Awareness Month with trot

JBPHH brings attention to Tsunami Awareness Month with trot

Story and photo by Tech. Sgt. Heather Redman 15th Wing Public Affairs Seventy-two years after a devastating tsunami struck Hawaii, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) is teaming up with agencies from all around Hawaii to promote Tsunami Awareness month. On April 1, 1946, an earthquake near the Aleutian Islands caused a tsunami that struck Big […]

Strength in the ‘Mess'

Strength in the ‘Mess’

Navy chief petty officers celebrate 125th birthday Story and photo by MC2 Justin Pacheco Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii Hawaii area chief petty officers (CPOs) and first class petty officers came together this week to take part in various pride and heritage events held to commemorate the 125th birthday of the United States […]

Community Calendar - March~April

Community Calendar – March~April

BLOOD DRIVE TODAY — An Armed Services Blood Program drive will be held today, March 30, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility in the Building 2 classroom. All blood types are needed, especially O Negative blood. FMI: Michelle Lele-Himalaya, public affairs specialist, Tripler Army Medical […]

Upcoming Events – Spring

● Vendor registration is open for the 43rd annual Spring Craft Fair which will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 5 at the Arts and Crafts Center. All items sold at the craft fair need to be handmade. Applicants will need to bring items (or photos of items) for screening at the […]