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Ensign Phillip Harper

Navy Region Hawaii Sailor reaches career milestone

Story and photos by MC2 Robert Stirrup Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs Ensign Phillip Harper is this week’s Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Warrior of the Week. On April 29, Harper was able to mark off another milestone in his career as he went from the rank of first class petty officer to the rank of […]

Tech. Sgt. Alan Mann

Tech. Sgt. Alan Mann works to make a difference

Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Lauren Main 15th Wing Public Affairs Some would say that Tech. Sgt. Alan Mann was destined to be in the Air Force. He was born in Agana, Guam and moved around every few years with his family, following his father – a career Airman. “I always had a […]

BM2 (SW) Jeremiah Dwayne Harris gives prisoners hope

BM2 (SW) Jeremiah Dwayne Harris gives prisoners hope

Story and photo by MC2 (SW) Mark Logico Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs When Sailors participate in community out-reach programs, they donate blood, are ambassadors to the environment, or participate in projects like Habitat for Humanity. One Hawaii-based Sailor is doing something else: he counsels prisoners at local correctional facilities. Boatswain’s Mate 2nd Class (SW) […]

647th ABG Airman troubleshoots computer problems

647th ABG Airman troubleshoots computer problems

SSgt Carolyn (Viss) Herrick Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Staff Sgt. Tyesha Staton, a client support technician (CST) with the 647th Air Base Group (ABG), is this week’s Warrior of the Week. A Lancaster, S.C native, Staton has been at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) for five months and said that she enjoys hiking, hanging out […]

Damage Controlman 1st Class (SW) Joseph McGowan

Damage Controlman 1st Class (SW) Joseph McGowan

Damage Controlman 1st Class (SW) Joseph McGowan from Fallen, Nev. is a leader on the damage control training team aboard the amphibious transport dock ship, USS Cleveland (LPD 7), which recently visited Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. (Cleveland is the flagship for Pacific Partnership 2011.) In his 11 years of service, McGowan has gained pride and […]

Hickam Airman loves her job as crew chief

Hickam Airman loves her job as crew chief

Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Lauren Main 15th Wing Public Affairs Senior Airman Stephanie Tapia, a crew chief with the 15th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, is this week’s Joint Base Warrior of the Week. Prior to joining the Air Force, Tapia worked at a chicken farm in North Carolina as quality assurance. “I was […]

Senior Chief Engineman (SW) Shawn Etheridge

ENCS Shawn Etheridge talks about IA deployment

Story and photos by MC2 (SW) Mark Logico Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs Senior Chief Engineman (SW) Shawn Etheridge, assigned to waterfront operations based at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Kaneohe, is one of hundreds of Hawaii-based Sailors who has been sent on an individual augmentee (IA) deployment. Etheridge received overseas contingency operation orders to Afghanistan […]

Tech. Sgt. Randall Sole

Tech. Sgt. Randall Sole is avid outdoorsman

Story and photos by A1C Lauren Main 15th Wing Public Affairs Tech. Sgt. Randall Sole, an aircrew flight equipment technician with the 535th Airlift Squadron, is this week’s Warrior of the Week. Some would call Sole a dare-devil, others may just call him crazy, but as an avid outdoors-man, Sole feels he is a perfect […]

Intelligence Specialist 2nd Class Aimee Julian

JIOC Sailor leads by example

Story and photo by MC2 Robert Stirrup Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs Intelligence Specialist 2nd Class Aimee Julian, assigned to Joint Intelligence Operations Center (JIOC) at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, grew up in a military lifestyle and decided to enlist in the Navy. Since her father was a 25-year Air Force veteran and Julian was […]

Airman Carmen Gonzalez-Jorge

Airman Carmen Gonzalez-Jorge helps JBPHH personnel with fitness goals

Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Carolyn (Viss) Herrick Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Airman Carmen Gonzalez-Jorge, 647th Force Support Squadron, is this week’s Warrior of the Week from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. As a fitness center apprentice, her job is to provide fitness and recreation for JBPHH personnel in a $26 million facility. She […]