Army Logisticians Conduct Weapons Training at Sea

06/27/2016: JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii – The crew of the 545th Transportation Company, 8th Theater Sustainment Command’s Logistical Support Vessel-2, the CW3 Harold C. Clinger, conducted weapons training miles of the coast of Oahu, Hawaii, May 16. The Soldiers trained with M249 squad automatic weapons, M2 .50 caliber machine guns…

Continued Progress on Missile Defense

05/26/2016: The Missile Defense Agency, U.S. Pacific Command, and U.S. Navy sailors aboard USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) successfully conducted a flight test involving the launch of a medium-range ballistic missile target from the Pacific Missile Range Facility located on Kauai, Hawaii. The flight test, designated Flight Test Other-21 (FTX-21),…

USS Boxer Takes on Food and Supplies During a Replenishment-at-Sea

04/18/2016: PACIFIC OCEAN (Feb. 21, 2016) Amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) takes on food and supplies during a replenishment-at-sea with fleet replenishment oiler USNS Henry J. Kaiser (T-AO 187). Credit: Navy Public Affairs Support Element West:2/21/16    

USCG Hercules In Rescue Effort at Sea

03/14/2015: An HC-130 Hercules airplane crew from Air Station Barbers Point dropped a dewatering pump and supplies to 42 people who abandoned ship after their fishing vessel caught fire 1,800 miles south of Hawaii, Feb. 10, 2016. The Hercules crew worked with Fong Seong 888, a Tuvalu-flagged oil tanker, to successfully…

PACFLEET Commander Discusses the Pacific

08/25/2015: 2015- U.S. Pacific Fleet Commander, Admiral Scott Swift serves as its 35th commander since the Fleet was established since February 1941 and is headquartered at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Credit:DoD News:8/20/15 For our series on MARFORPAC and PACFLEET, see the following: Also, see,

Multi-Mission Warfare (MMW) Events 1-4

08/16/2015: The Missile Defense Agency (MDA), U.S. Pacific Command, and U.S. Navy sailors aboard the USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) successfully conducted a series of four flight test events exercising the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) element of the nation's Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS). The flight test, designated…

SBX Entering Pearl Harbor, October 2014

01/07/2015: The SBX is a one of a kind radar deployed near Japan used for monitoring missile threats in the Pacific, notably from North Korea.  Credit:Commander Navy Region Hawaii:10/24/14 According an Hawaii News Now story published in 2011: The SBX-1 structure towers, 28 stories high. "It's similar to a Nimiz…

Marines Unmanned Vehicle-Ground Unmanned Support Surrogate (GUSS)

10/01/2014: U.S. Marines and civilians with the Marine Corps Warfighting Lab conducted experiments using the Ground Unmanned Support Surrogate (GUSS) 10-13 July, 2014 at the Kahuku Training Area on the island of Oahu in Hawaii during the Marine Corps' Advanced Warfighting Experiment. The GUSS is a multi-use vehicle that can…