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NS Pearl Harbor Navy Base in Oahu, HI





Check out this timelapse of the Republic of Korea Navy submarine, ROKS Park Wi leaving Pearl Harbor. #RIMPAC2018 #PearlHarbor

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Congratulations to the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard & IMF 1st Class Association, HDOT Highways, Oahu District’s Second Quarter 2018 Adopt-A-Highway Champions!

Their route is from Kamehameha Highway (from the H1 underpass) to Honomanu Street.

Machinist Mate Petty Officer 1st Class Tomas Kren, speaking for the group, issued a challenge to others. “Ask yourself,” he said, “‘Why not volunteer time to keep our environment trash-free?’ This is not just another place…Hawaii is our home.”

Mahalo to the volunteers and their efforts in helping prevent trash from entering our storm drains and protecting our waters! #AdoptAHighway #PHNSY

Ever seen a Harpoon anti-ship cruise missle be loaded into a submarine before?

This is the USS Olympia, a Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine. USS Olympia is one of five submarines taking part in #RIMPAC2018 #PearlHarbor

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Ready, Set, Go! #LGBT5kRun

Gathered in front of the Missing Man Memorial on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam are participants of the LGBT 5k Pride Run on June 29, 2018. The LBGT 5k Pride Run was hosted by Joint Base Diversity Committee in support of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month. #LGBT #DodPride #pridemonth #Pride

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#Views Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) gathers twenty-five nations, 46 ships, five submarines, about 200 aircrafts, and 25,000 personnel, and The Virginia-class fast attack submarine USS Hawaii (SSN 776) is one of many outstanding participants of RIMPAC 2018 that pulled into Pearl Harbor.

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CNO and CNP are hosting a Facebook Live all-hands call on July 10 starting
at 1100
(local), and the entire fleet is encouraged to participate.

They will be taking questions about uniforms, PCS moves and any other
personnel matters that are
on Sailors' mind.

The event will be at hosted at:

If interested in participating please discuss with your supervisor.

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7 JUL 2018, Saturday 0815 – 1600: RIMPAC 2018 Open Ship Tours are open to RIMPAC exercise participants, military and DoD ID cardholders and their sponsored guests. For safety reasons, guests must be independently mobile and able to walk and climb ladder wells, and must wear close-toed shoes (no heels or slippers). Do not carry bags on the tours. Photography will be limited to the immediate area and onboard the ship during the tour as permitted by the respective ship's commanding officer.

Flyers are available at the gate, providing a list of all ships open for tours.

For the latest RIMPAC news, visit the official RIMPAC website, and on Facebook at

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Did you miss the fireworks yesturday for Pearl Harbor's Independence Day celebration? #July4th

Check out a clip of the stunning show over the Military Sealift Command (MSC) hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) and the USS Arizona Memorial.

What a spectacular event during the Pearl Harbor July 4th, 2018 Fireworks! Fireworks were shot over Military Sealift Command (MSC) hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) and the USS Arizona Memorial at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Another fun and eventful celebration of our beloved countries independance!

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PHNSY&IMF personnel, parking in Lot D will continue to be closed in the area shown in the picture until 1500 July 5th for RIMPAC International Events. Please be advised that vehicles found parked inside the reserved area that are not affiliated with the international events will be towed at the owner’s expense.

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Mahalo to all who made it out to the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Hiring Event June 28th! We had such a great turnout for this direct hiring event, and look forward to bringing on board many of you.

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Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam to Celebrate Fourth of July

Open to military-affiliated personnel and their sponsored guests.

What: Featured entertainment Stone Temple Pilots performs at 7:30 p.m. with fireworks at 9 p.m. This event is free to attend for military-affiliated personnel and their families (and up to five guests). No tickets will be necessary.

When: Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Family Venue 3 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Concert Venue 4 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

Where: Ward Field and surrounding areas on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.

Who: Recommended for all audiences. Open to all military affiliated personnel, CAC holders and up to five sponsored guests.

Security restrictions, including limitations on items authorized for entry will be in effect for the show. For more information on the show, including unauthorized items, visit

Details: Headliner entertainment is Stone Temple Pilots, presented by Armed Forces Entertainment, which will be followed by a climatic firework spectacular punctuating the evening. Free activities include a petting zoo, Xpress Train rides, airbrush tattoos, contests, sponsor booths and a variety of field games and activities. Other free attractions include Car Show & Shine and a Roller Derby Exhibition. Inflateables and rides operated by Xtreme Fun will be available for purchase. Multiple food vendors will be offereing a wide variety of favorites. Hospitality tents will be offering refreshing beverages for purchase.

Security restrictions will be in effect in the area, including no outside food and beverages (except water), backpacks, purses (other than small clutches), barbecues, personal tents, pets, glass containers, and coolers. Reminder that JBPHH is a No Drone Zone! For additional security and safety inforamtion visit

JBPHH 2018 July 4th Traffic and Parking

On Wednesday, July 4th 2018, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam will host its annual Independence Day family event. This year's event coincides with the 26th Anniversary of the biennial Rim of the Pacific Exercise. Given the expected large crowd attendance from both our DoD ohana and our international exercise participants, safety and secuirty for participants in our celebrations are of utmost importance.
- North Road will be closed between Nimitz Gate and Mike-1 Pier parking area from noon-9:30 p.m. in both directions.
- Pearl Harbor Boulevard will be closed between the Fleet Store parking area entry and North Road from noon-9:30 p.m. in both directions.
- The entirety of Pearl Harbor Boulevard will be closed from 8:45-9:30 p.m. in both directions.
- Access event areas and parking through either Makalapa Gate or Nimitz Gate. Drivers must be aware of their surroundings and abide by all rules of the road. Be aware of posted event and parking signage due to the road closures.
- Parking is available in any of these areas: D Lot off Paul Hamilton Ave., Bravo Pier parking lots off Pearl Harbor Boulevard, parking lots surrounding McDonalds's and the basketball courts, Mike Pier parking lots off North Road, JBPHH Fitness Center off North Road, or any other general use parking areas appropriately marked on the base.

For the first time, JBPHH will have a separate keiki area with dedicated actitivies separate from the more active, adult-themed entertainment of Stone Temple Pilots. Road closures and traffic patterns are applied to create an avenue free from traffic incidents and enhance the safety and seicurty of everyone participating in events.

For JBPHH updates and information, continue to visit the JBPHH Facebook page, and Twitter@JointBasePHH.

PHNSY&IMF Personnel, please be advised that Parking in Lot D will be closed from COB 29 June to 1500, 06 July, 2018 for RIMPAC International Events. WARNING - Vehicles found parked inside the reserved area that are not affiliated with the international events will be towed at the owner's expense.

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4th of July is around the corner, and we can't wait for the July 4th Fireworks Spectacular at JBPHH!
MWR is coordinating the free annual Independence Day celebration at JBPHH, 4 JUL at Ward Field featuring Stone Temple Pilots at 1930, followed by a fireworks show at 2100. #JBPHH #PHNSY

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(June 21, 2018) Master-at-Arms 3rd Class Dianna Barbeito, left, a member of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam's Joint Force Diversity Committee, shares her story during a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transsexual (LGBT) Observance Storyteller's Panel at Ka Makani Community Center. Each panel member shared their unique story with the intent to inspire others and open the minds of those around them, and to increase awareness of, and sensitivity to, LGBT issues. #LGBTPrideMonth #DoDPride

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A Message from VADM Moore, commander of Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), highlights the success, accomplishment, and contribution Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard provided to end WWII. It was recognized that Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard continues to stay committed to three characteristics that represent everything we do; coordination, competency, and professionalism.

"On Wednesday [June 6, 2018] I had the honor of attending a Midway Day celebration over on Capitol Hill where we had four surviving members of Midway. Think about that! The first photo was taken with a gentleman who served on USS NAUTILIS, not the nuclear powered one. He did 14 combat patrols and had some fascinating stories about what it was like to have depth charges dropped on you. The second photo is of two gentleman who served on USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6)...note we are getting ready to sign a contract for USS ENTERPRISE (CVN-80)...and USS YORKTOWN (CV-5) - by the way he's wearing a YORKTOWN (CV-10) cap which was the second YORKTOWN after CV-5 was sunk at MIDWAY . The gentleman on ENTERPRISE told stories of being chased down the passageway by Bull Halsey. All the gentleman were in their 90's and were sharp as a tack. It was a true honor to be around them.

It's important to remember our Naval Heritage because it provides context and focus to what we do here each and every day. The Battle of Midway occurred between 4-7 June 1942 some 76 years ago and is arguably the most important battle in our Navy's history. Strategists and scholars consider the engagement around Midway Island the singular engagement of World War II in the Pacific - sinking four Japanese aircraft carriers, one heavy cruiser, and destroying 248 aircraft. Barely six months after the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, Adm. Chester Nimitz's intel team learned of another attack, this time on the island of Midway - named due to its location roughly mid-way between North America and Asia. Adm. Nimitz saw this as an opportunity to surprise the Japanese Fleet and turn the tide in the Pacific.

To win, we needed every available flattop in the Pacific Ocean to be manned and ready for combat operations. However, our aircraft carriers had sustained significant damage during the Battle of Coral Sea. USS YORKTOWN (CV 5) in particular was in bad shape, needing an estimated 90 days to repair. Adm. Nimitz gave Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard 72 HOURS to get YORKTOWN underway.

Faced with a seemingly impossible task, more than 1,400 Pearl Harbor NSY (PHNSY & IMF) workers swarmed YORKTOWN, executed the most critical repairs and returned it to the fight. This past Friday, PEO Carriers hosted its annual Battle of Midway commemoration and had retired Navy Captain Jack Crawford speak. Captain Crawford reported aboard YORKTOWN the day before setting sail to meet the Imperial Japanese Fleet at Midway and he was asked how the shipyard was able to get the carrier back to sea. He said three words, coordination, competency, and professionalism. These same characteristics required today in everything we do."

VADM Thomas J. Moore
Naval Sea Systems Command, SEA 00

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During the month of June, the Department of Defense recognizes lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Service Members and civilians for their dedicated service to both the DOD mission and to our nation. Pride Month is an occasion that brings the LGBT community together with their family, friends, and allies to take pride in themselves and their many achievements. #LGBTPrideMonth

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- The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (Hawaii-EMA), together with the City and County of Honolulu Department of Emergency Management, will conduct SIREN TESTS at the following locations sometime between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 13, 2018:
* Aolewa Place (near Daniel K. Inouye International Airport)
* Lagoon Drive (near Daniel K. Inouye International Airport)
* Waimanalo Beach Park (This is a siren RE-TEST.)

- These are only SIREN TESTS. There is NO cause for alarm.

NOTE: The siren testing may be heard on some areas of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) and within some of the Navy housing areas near the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport.

Again, these are only SIREN TESTS. There is NO cause for alarm.

Today marks the 74th Anniversary of #DDay, when nearly 160,000 Allied troops landed along a heavily fortified, 50-mile stretch of French coastline to begin the invasion that would eventually free Europe from tyranny during #WorldWarII. #DDay74 We honor and remember all the courageous troops who fought for freedom on D-Day in Normandy, Tuesday, June 6th, 1944.

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76 years ago, today, The Battle of Midway begins. This 4-day sea and air battle becomes one of our US Navy's most important World War II victories and changes the tide of World War II. #Midway76

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US Naval History - The Battle of Midway

Keeping them fit to fight since 1908 and will continue to do so! As the Navy’s No Ka Oi Shipyard, we are proud to be the force behind the fleet. Aloha!

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This #MemorialDay we celebrate, honor, and remember all who have died serving our country protecting our lives and our freedom, and their families who have lived and carried this burden. We can never thank you enough. #MemorialDayWeekend

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