Pearl Harbor-Hickam Highlights

Sailors and Marines assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) secure from standing at the rails as the ship departs Joint Base Pearl Harbor- Hickam Jan. 25 after a scheduled port visit. America and its amphibious ready group are returning from a seven-month deployment to the U.S. 3rd, 5th and 7th fleet areas of operation. Photo by MC1 Demetrius Kennon

Republic of Korea (ROK) Chief of Navy, Adm. Hyun-seong Um, center, and ROK and U.S. officers render salutes during a wreath-laying ceremony at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl, Jan. 25. Um was on a two-day visit to Oahu, meeting with U.S. military leaders in the Pacific. Photo by MC1 Phillip Pavlovich

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and her husband, Jay Hone, walk with Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) Commander Gen. Terrence O’Shaughnessy, upon her arrival to the PACAF headquarters building at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Jan. 23. This was the first leg of her Indo-Pacific tour, allowing her to meet with allies and partners as well as Airmen and their families in Hawaii, Guam, the Philippines, the Republic of Korea and Japan. Photo by Staff Sgt. Jack Sanders

he Navy Jack — featuring a rattlesnake, 13 red-and-white stripes and the “Don’t Tread On Me” motto — soars in the sky directly beneath the American flag at NAVSUP FLC Pearl Harbor in honor of 17 Sailors killed in a pair of Pacific collisions last year. Rear Adm. Brian Fort, commander, Navy Region Hawaii and Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific, directed the base headquarters building at JBPHH, to fly the First Navy Jack throughout 2018. NAVSUP FLC Pearl Harbor followed in their footsteps. Photo by Shannon Haney

Adm. Harry Harris, commander of U.S. Pacific Command (USPACOM), has a conversation with U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis upon his arrival at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Jan. 25. Mattis was on travel in the USPACOM area of responsibility, where he was met with leaders from Indonesia and Vietnam to discuss safety, security and shared interests. Photo by MC2 James Mullen

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