Of course I got the Hell Shot Out of Me. But it Didn’t Kill Me: Naming a new US Navy Destroyer

2017-07-17: Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr., commander of U.S. Pacific Command, speaks to an audience attending the commissioning of the newest Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, USS John Finn, at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, July 15, 2017. The ship is named for Navy Lt. John W. Finn, the first Medal of Honor…

F-35 Pacific Symposium

03/18/2017: In this Pacific Update, leaders gathered at Joint Base Pearl harbor-Hickam for the F-35B Lightning II Symposium with an interview of Brig. Gen. Craig Wills, Director of Strategic Plans, Requirements and Programs, Headquarters Pacific Air Forces, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Video by Staff Sgt. Mariko Frazee: 3/17/2017 American Forces Network…

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…

USS Mississippi (SSN 782) Getting Underway

03/19/2015: The Virginia-class fast attack submarine USS Mississippi (SSN 782) departs from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for a routine underway. Mississippi is one of four Virginia-class submarines home-ported in Pearl Harbor.  Credit: Commander Submarine Forces Pacific:1/5/15  

Japanese Submarine Arrives in Pearl Harbor

03/05/2015: The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force(JMSDF) submarine JS Hakuryu (SS 503) arrives at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Credit:Commander Submarine Forces Pacific:2/27/15  According to Wikipedia: The Sōryū-class submarines (16SS) are diesel-electric Attack submarines that entered service with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force in 2009. The design is an evolution of the Oyashio class submarine, from which it can…