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CTMSN Joy Armstrong is proud to be part of survivor ceremonies

CTMSN Joy Armstrong is proud to be part of survivor ceremonies

Story and photos by MC2 (SW) Mark Logico Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs Barely two weeks after arriving in Hawaii, Cryptologic Technician (Maintenance) (CTM) Seaman Joy Armstrong was temporarily reassigned from Navy Information Operations Command to the Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam (JBPHH) Navy Detachment Honor Guard. “I’ve been in the honor guard since June […]

Staff Sgt. Robert Woolley

Staff Sgt. Robert Woolley

Staff Sgt. Robert Woolley supports medical team Story and photos by SrA Gustavo Gonzalez 15th Wing Public Affairs Staff Sgt. Robert Woolley, 15th Medical Operations Squadron aerospace medical technician, is this week’s Hickam Warrior. His responsibilities include providing medical administrative support to two physicians, ensuring 3,100 joint base beneficiaries receive $2 million a year in […]

Ronald Reagan gunnerʼs mate turns Rihanna into Sailor

Ronald Reagan gunnerʼs mate turns Rihanna into Sailor

Story and photos by MC2 (SW) Mark Logico Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs Director Peter Berg recently hand-picked a Sailor assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) to be part of a Universal Picture’s movie “Battleship” while it was filming at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on Sept. 13 and 14. Gunner’s Mate […]

SrA Ryan Ellis works to improve processes

SrA Ryan Ellis works to improve processes

Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Nathan Allen 15th Wing Public Affairs Senior Airman Ryan Ellis, 15th Maintenance Operations Squadron aerospace maintenance journeyman, is this week’s Hickam Warrior. Ellis’ job requires him to track and coordinate aircraft maintenance and flying schedules for nine home stationed C-17s and numerous transient aircraft. He also ensures aircraft mission […]

JBPHH Sailor follows in footsteps of family, friends

JBPHH Sailor follows in footsteps of family, friends

Story and photos by MC2 Robert Stirrup Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs Before the age of 18, Delfin Espiritu moved with his family from the Philippines to Hawaii after his father was granted U.S. citizenship after retiring from the Filipino military. At 19, Espiritu found his calling by following in the footsteps of his cousins […]

Staff Sgt. Ryan Boehm - AF loadmaster exemplifies highest standards

Staff Sgt. Ryan Boehm – AF loadmaster exemplifies highest standards

Story and photo by SrA Gustavo Gonzalez 15th Wing Public Affairs Staff Sgt. Ryan Boehm, 535th Airlift Squadron (AS) loadmaster, is this week’s Hickam Warrior. He flies C-17 airland and airdrop combat missions, and administers evaluations to 37 assigned load-masters. “Staff Sgt. Boehm is one of the most experienced C-17 loadmasters in the 535th Airlift […]

Airman’s know-how supports knowledge operations

Airman’s know-how supports knowledge operations

SrA Gustavo Gonzales 15th Wing Public Affairs Staff Sgt. Derek Johnson, 15th Operations Group knowledge operations manager, is this week’s Joint Base Warrior of the Week. His job requires him to support more than 350 service members throughout four squadrons, installing and configuring computer hardware and software. Johnson troubleshoots more than 100 computer issues monthly. […]

JIOC Sailor revered as ‘top-notch’

JIOC Sailor revered as ‘top-notch’

Story and photos by MC2 Robert Stirrup Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs When then-19-year-old Reginald Shepard decided to enroll in college, he took a step back and took a deeper look at his options. One day while at home, Shepard turned on the television and saw a Navy commercial that grabbed his attention. After thinking […]

A1C Shea monitors munitions stockpile

A1C Shea monitors munitions stockpile

SrA Gustavo Gonzalez 15th Wing Public Affairs Airman 1st Class Daniel Shea, 15th Maintenance Squadron munitions material section apprentice at Hickam, is this week’s Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Warrior of the Week. Shea is responsible for monitoring the condition of a $20 million munitions stockpile. He also is responsible for maintaining two above ground storage […]

Hopper Sailor brings Kenya spirit

Hopper Sailor brings Kenya spirit

Story and photos by MC2 (SW) Mark Logico Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs Kenya-born Sammy Kamau Nganga always knew he wanted to join the military, so when he was unable to join the Armed Forces of Kenya because of a single missing tooth, he was thoroughly disappointed. Nganga explained that it was very hard to […]