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647th Force Support Squadron Staff Sgt. Carolyn Herrick

647th Force Support Squadron Staff Sgt. Carolyn Herrick

Staff Sgt. Carolyn Herrick Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Public Affairs Staff Sgt. Barrita Simmons is the 647th Force Support Squadron assistant NCO in charge of force management. She is also the Warrior of the Week. As a personnel specialist with only five years in the Air Force, Simmons has been at Joint Base Pearl HarborHickam […]

Warrior of the Week: Chief Navy Diver Kevin Chinn

Warrior of the Week: Chief Navy Diver Kevin Chinn

Story and photos by MC2 (SW) Mark Logico Commander Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs A Navy diver assigned to Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit ONE (MDSU-1) is this week’s Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Warrior of the Week, Oct 7. Chief Navy Diver Kevin Chinn has been in the Navy for more than 11 years. During […]

Warrior of the Week: DC1 Floresdiaz has sights on Navy career

Warrior of the Week: DC1 Floresdiaz has sights on Navy career

Story and photo by MC2 (SW) Mark Logico Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs A Hawaii-based petty officer thought he would get out of the Navy because of Perform-to-Serve (PTS), but when he was selected for the next rank he said it felt like something heavy fell off his back. Damage Controlman 1st Class (SW) Hector […]

Warrior of the Week: Airman is rodeo team member and avid photographer

Warrior of the Week: Airman is rodeo team member and avid photographer

Story and photo by SrA Lauren Main 15th Wing Public Affairs Staff Sgt. Bradley Visitacion, avionics technician with the 154th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, is a Hawaii native and avid photographer. He is also an elite member of the 2011 C17 Rodeo Team and this week’s Hickam Warrior. The rodeo is an Air Force-wide and multinational […]

Warrior of the Week: NCO eager to tackle multiple roles

Warrior of the Week: NCO eager to tackle multiple roles

Jazzmin Williams Contributing Writer U.S. Navy photos by Chris Aguinaldo Airman, family man, leader, mentor and rodeo team member -these are just some of the many roles taken on by Master Sgt. Timothy R. Ledford, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam’s (JBPHH) Warrior of the Week. That last role, in particular, has been keeping him incredibly busy. […]

Warrior of the Week: AT2 Morgan offers help to prisoners at Navy Brig

Warrior of the Week: AT2 Morgan offers help to prisoners at Navy Brig

Story and photo by MC2 (SW) Mark Logico Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs A Navy Airman found himself in a unique position when he opted to take on a special duty billet at the Naval Consolidated Brig Miramar (NCBM) Detachment Pearl Harbor at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH). Aviation Electronics Technician 2nd Class Christopher Morgan […]

SrA Menefee looks forward to AMC Rodeo competition

SrA Menefee looks forward to AMC Rodeo competition

Staff Sgt. Carolyn Herrick Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Public Affairs Senior Airman Christopher Menefee, a 647th Security Forces Squadron fire team member, is not only this week’s Hickam Warrior but also an elite member of the team chosen for the 2011 Air Mobility Command Rodeo. The AMC Rodeo is a biennial, international airlift competition. The […]

SrA Williams is ready to participate in AF Rodeo

SrA Williams is ready to participate in AF Rodeo

Story and photo by SrA Lauren Main 15th Wing Public Affairs Senior Airman Shane Williams, KC-135 boom operator with the 96th Air Refueling Squadron (96 ARS), is not only this week’s Hickam Warrior but also an elite member of the 2011 KC-135 Aircrew Rodeo Team. “I’m excited to participate in rodeo,” said Williams. “It means […]

HM1 Bernhardt stays focused on Navy

HM1 Bernhardt stays focused on Navy

Story and photo by MC2 (SW) Mark Logico Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs Hospital Corpsman 1st Class (FMF) Benjamin Bernhardt is this week’s Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) Warrior of the Week. “It’s a rewarding rate to be a corpsman,” said Bernhardt, who has been in the Navy for 12 years. Assigned to Makalapa Naval […]

Airman 1st Class Andrew Rhoades

Airman makes sense of dollars, coaches Oreos

Story and photo by Chris Aguinaldo Contributing Writer Forget the notion that contracting is only about sitting at a desk, shuffling papers and typing out email. Because that’s not the case for Airman 1st Class Andrew Rhoades, contract specialist, 647th Contracting Squadron (647 CONS), our Warrior of the Week. The Brimfield, Ohio native recently hit […]