Pearl Harbor-Hickam Highlights

The amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) passes the USS Arizona Memorial upon arrival to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam April 27. Hawaii is the Bonhomme Richard’s first port visit since it entered U.S. 3rd Fleet. Bonhomme Richard is stopping in Pearl Harbor as part of the ship’s transit from Sasebo, Japan to San Diego, where the ship will be permanently homeported. Photo by MC2 Somers Steelman

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104) arrived in Pearl Harbor May 1. Related story on page A-1.
Photo by MC3 Class Jessica O. Blackwell

Quartermaster 3rd Class Alden Brown of Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) emerges from the mist as duty section practices basic damage control on the pier with expired CO2 bottles for training.
Photo by FC2 Tyler Nielsen

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Raquel Griffin, a public affairs specialist, takes the oath of enlistment to serve for an additional three years in the Air Force Reserve conducted by Col. Kenneth Lute, 624th Regional Support Group commander, April 26 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Photo by Master Sgt. Theanne Herrmann

Rear Adm. Gayle Shaffer, chief of the Navy Dental Corps, stands with Gloria Alexander Rogers during the reading of Lt. Cmdr. Hugh Rossman Alexander’s posthumous Silver Star citation at Naval Air Station North Island, San Diego. Alexander, Rogers’ father, was the senior dental officer aboard battleship USS Oklahoma during the attack on Pearl Harbor Dec. 7, 1941. He was awarded the decoration during a ceremony April 2. Photo by PS1 Marissa Brown

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