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HISTORIC SITES OFFER FREE PASS DAYS NOW THROUGH DEC. 16 — Pearl Harbor Historic Sites will commemorate the official birthdays of each U.S. military branch by offering “free pass days” to active duty service members, retirees and their dependents. The Battleship Missouri Memorial, Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum and Park […]

Welcome RIMPAC 2018

Welcome RIMPAC 2018

Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs Dozens of ships from 26 nations are arriving in Pearl Harbor this month for the biennial Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise. RIMPAC 2018 will be held in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California June 27 to Aug. 2. RIMPAC brings together a robust constellation of allies and […]

Carriers and escorts in 1972

Carriers and escorts in 1972

Canadian, Australian, and U.S. Navy ships are underway near Hawaii during the “RIMPAC ’72” exercise. Identifi able ships are the frigate HMCS Gatineau (DDE 236), followed by the aircraft carriers HMAS Melbourne (R21) and USS Ticonderoga (CVS-14). U.S. Navy Naval Aviation News December 1972

Let RIMPAC 2018 be ‘our finest hour’

Let RIMPAC 2018 be ‘our finest hour’

Rear Adm. Brian Fort Commander, Navy Region Hawaii and Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific The Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise is the world’s largest maritime exercise. It happens right on our doorstep once every two years. The Navy’s 26th RIMPAC starts here next week, hosted by Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet and led by Commander, […]

Innovative postal solution provides rapid package retrieval

Innovative postal solution provides rapid package retrieval

Story and photo by Shannon Haney NAVSUP FLC PH Office of Corporate Communications Innovative intelligent locker systems (ILS) are in use at the Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Pearl Harbor Regional Mail Center, the first Department of Defense installation to leverage this state-of-theart technology. As you walk through the automatic sliding […]

Air traffic controllers answer call

Air traffic controllers answer call

Master Sgt. Christopher Schepers State of Hawaii, Department of Defense, Public Affairs Office When the Kilauea volcano erupted on Hawaii’s Big Island, members of the 297th Air Traffic Control Squadron, Hawaii Air National Guard, were just getting home from a seven-month deployment that sent them to Al Asad Airbase, Al Anbar Province, Iraq. The day […]

Pearl Harbor survivor Ray Emory honored

Pearl Harbor survivor Ray Emory honored

Bill Doughty Navy Region Hawaii and Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific Public Affairs Sailors from seven homeported surface ships in Pearl Harbor saluted, cheered and thanked 97-year-old former Chief Boatswain’s Mate Ray Emory in a surprise ceremony, June 19. Emory thought he was just visiting the site of where his beloved USS Honolulu (CL 48) […]

15th Wing welcomes new commander

15th Wing welcomes new commander

Story and photo by Capt. Nicole White 15th Wing Public Affairs Members of the 15th Wing offered aloha to a new commander during a change of command ceremony June 20. During the ceremony, Col. Kevin Gordon transferred command to Col. W. Halsey Burks. Lt. Gen. Kenneth Wils-bach, 11th Air Force commander, presided over the ceremony […]

Upcoming Events – Summer

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation • Registration for Summer Craft Camp is open now at the Arts & Crafts Center. These four-day sessions give the child a chance to express their artistic freedom. Sessions run Tuesday through Friday until July 31 (except the week of July 3 to 6). Cost of the […]

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT FOR AHUA REEF WETLAND RESTORATION NOW — Help restore a coastal wetland by creating a habitat for native plants and birds, June 22 from 8 to 11 a.m. and June 23 from 8 to 11 a.m. Activities include pulling invasive weeds and trash collection. Ahua Reef Wetland is located on the Hickam side […]