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  • 18 July 2017

    U.S. Navy’s amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) pulled into Pearl Harbor on July 14 for its first scheduled port visit of the 2017 deployment. The ship’s arrival at its namesake location marks the first time Pearl Harbor has visited Hawaii since completing Pacific Partnership in 2013, followed by a nearly two-and-a-half-year […]

  • 6 April 2017

    Yesterday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced an agreement with the U.S. Navy to close three illegal large capacity cesspools on Oahu. The Navy will pay a civil penalty of $94,212 for violations of the federal Safe Drinking Water Act at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. “All large capacity cesspools must be closed to protect Hawaii’s […]

  • 7 December 2016

    The USS Bowfin Submarine Museum and Park has received a new submarine exhibit in honor of the 75th commemoration of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Rear Adm. Frederick “Fritz” J. Roegge in partnership with Chuck Merkel, executive director of the USS Bowfin Submarine Museum and Park, unveiled the exhibit on December 6. Roegge, commander, submarine force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, […]

  • 13 April 2018
    Training & Education

    US Navy’s Harpers Ferry-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) arrived in Victoria, British Columbia on April 12, for a scheduled port visit. “This visit helps to demonstrate the continuing commitment the US has to our long-standing and important relationship with Canada,” said Cmdr. Ben Miller, Pearl Harbor’s commanding officer. “The US […]

  • 8 December 2017

    The US Pacific Fleet hosted a Commemoration Ceremony on December 7 to mark the 76th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. At the ceremony, Navy Adm. Scott H. Swift told an audience of World War II veterans, Pearl Harbor survivors, families and friends that American service members stationed at Pearl Harbor that day in 1941 […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A three-ship Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) training squadron (JTS) began a three-day port visit at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam June 1 as part of an around the world deployment to 16 ports in 13 countries. During the port visit, Adm. Scott Swift, commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, toured the JTS flagship JS Kashima […]

  • 19 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Naval Submarine Support Command (NSSC) Pearl Harbor held a change of command and retirement ceremony at the submarine piers on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, May 18. Commander Lawrence D. Ollice, commanding officer of NSSC, was relieved by Cmdr. Michael D. Eberlein. Guest speaker Capt. Steve G. Mack, who is currently serving at U.S. Pacific Command […]

  • 5 October 2011
    Industry news

      General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., was awarded on Sept. 30 2011, a $12,005,287 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to previously awarded basic ordering agreement to support repair work at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard on USS Key West (SSN 722), USS City of Corpus Christi (SSN 705), USS Charlotte (SSN 766) and USS Jacksonville (SSN 699). […]

  • 16 October 2011
    Training & Education

      Dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) successfully completed certification exercise (CERTEX) and pulled back into San Diego Oct. 14. Pearl Harbor worked with the rest of the Makin Island Amphibious Readiness Group (ARG) and the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (11th MEU) to complete CERTEX. The Makin Island ARG consists of amphibious assault […]

  • 25 November 2011
    Training & Education

    The dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) is underway once again following a Nov. 21-23 port visit to its historic namesake of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Cmdr. Homer Denius, USS Pearl Harbor’s commanding officer, said every visit to the place where the ship earned her namesake is a special visit. “The men and women […]

  • 15 July 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy has shared a time lapse video of ships getting underway from Pearl Harbor earlier this week for the sea phase of the international Rim of the Pacific exercise 2016. From submarines through destroyers to large aircraft carriers, Naval Station Pearl Harbor tug operators show how it’s done. This year’s edition of the world’s largest maritime […]

  • 6 January 2017

    U.S. Navy’s Submarine Squadron 1 welcomed a new commander during a change of command ceremony at the historic submarine piers of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, January 5. Capt. Timothy Rexrode, commanding officer of Submarine Squadron 1, was relieved by Capt. Richard Seif. Commander, Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet Rear Adm. Frederick Roegge was the guest speaker […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will live-stream a dive on two Japanese mini submarines sunk during the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. 75 years later, a team of maritime archaeologists and scientists from NOAA’s office of national marine sanctuaries and office of ocean exploration and research will live-stream the dive. A remotely operated […]

  • 4 October 2011
    Industry news

    BAE Systems Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, was awarded on Sept. 30, a $16,516,656 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-06-C-4408) for USS Lake Erie (CG-70) drydocking selected restricted availability. Work will be performed in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, and is expected to be completed by February 2012.  Contract funds in the amount of $16,516,656 will expire at the […]

  • 8 February 2018

    The US Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair a $34.1 million contract for the overhaul of USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52). The contract will see BAE Systems perform a selected restricted availability which will include a combination of maintenance, modernization, and repair of USS Pearl Harbor. This contract also […]

  • 2 April 2012
    Training & Education

      Amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) and embarked Marines assigned to the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) participated in the Doha International Maritime Defense Exhibition and Conference (DIMDEX), March 26-28. DIMDEX featured 14 warships from 11 different navies, as well as exhibitors and guest speakers from all over the world. “One […]

  • 10 December 2013
    Training & Education

    More than 250 veterans, attack survivors and members of the local community, gathered aboard the USS Midway Museum in the San Diego harbor to remember the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7. The annual remembrance ceremony included stories told by Pearl Harbor survivors, prayer, taps, a two-bell ceremony honoring survivors who […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval Air Station Whidbey Island (NASWI), Electronic Attack Squadron 129 (VAQ-129), the Pearl Harbor Survivors’ Association, and North Cascades Chapter 5 honored those killed at Pearl Harbor 72 years ago during a commemoration ceremony, Dec. 6. VAQ-129 hosted the Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration Ceremony at the PBY Memorial Foundation and Navy Heritage Center on the […]

  • 25 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    BAE Systems Hawaii is being awarded a $39,1 million modification to previously awarded contract for scheduled drydocking selected restricted availability (DSRA) of USS Halsey (DDG 97). The scheduled DSRA is the opportunity in the ship’s life cycle primarily to conduct repair and alteration to systems and hull not available when the ship is waterborne. Work […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    BAE Systems, Honolulu, Hawaii received a $13,7 million final determination to a previously awarded contract for scheduled drydocking selected repair availability (DSRA) of USS O’Kane (DDG 77). The scheduled DSRA is the opportunity in the ship’s life cycle primarily to conduct repair and alteration to systems and hull not available when the ship is waterborne. Work […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Training & Education

    The dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) arrived here, Aug. 16 after completing the annual Pacific Partnership (PP13) mission, which this year visited six nations in the Oceania region beginning in May.  Pacific Partnership is the largest disaster response preparedness mission in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region and has been conducted since 2006. PP13 mission […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Training & Education

    On May 6, friends and family members of the crew from USS Hopper (DDG 70) gathered at the Bravo piers to welcome back the guided-missile destroyer as she returned to her homeport Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam after completing an eight-month independent deployment to the 5th and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility.   USS Hopper and […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Training & Education

    Amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4), with embarked units from Amphibious Squadron 1 and the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Aug. 29 for their first port visit in the U.S. since leaving their San Diego homeport for a seven-month deployment. “The Sailors and Marines aboard Boxer did an […]

  • 23 November 2013
    Training & Education

    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Chosin (CG 65) returned to its homeport of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Nov. 22 from a deployment to the Western Pacific. Commanded by Capt. Patrick Kelly, the ship and its crew of nearly 340 Sailors departed Hawaii on April 30th and conducted integrated operations with allies and partners during the […]

  • 10 December 2014

    The officers and crew of amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) gathered to remember those lost during the attacks on Pearl Harbor during a Remembrance Day ceremony, Dec. 7. The attacks brought more than 2,400 service member and civilian casualties, 2,008 of whom were Sailors. Seventy-three years ago President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivered one […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    BAE Systems is being awarded a $6,7 million undefinitized contract action to previously awarded contract for additional repair and alteration of USS O’Kane (DDG 77). USS O’Kane will be undergoing a scheduled drydocking selected repair availability which is the opportunity in the ship’s life cycle to primarily conduct repair and alteration to systems and hull not available […]

  • 25 October 2013

    U.S. Navy landing dock ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) recovered a bale of marijuana Oct. 23 found adrift while conducting training exercises off the Southern California coastline. Pearl Harbor was conducting underway training exercises when crewmembers spotted a suspicious object adrift near the ship. Upon recovery and inspection it was determined that the object […]

  • 22 May 2013
    Training & Education

     Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMDSF) ships, landing ship tank JS Shimokita (LST 4002); destroyer JS Atago (DDG 177) and helicopter destroyer JS Hyuga (DDH 181) departed Pearl Harbor May 20 following a five-day port visit.  During the visit JMSDF sailors conducted wreath-laying ceremonies at the USS Arizona Memorial, National Cemetery of the Pacific, Makiki Cemetery […]

  • 7 June 2016

    The U.S. Navy started preparations to decommission one more Los Angeles-class submarine, just seven days after bidding farewell to USS City of Corpus Christi at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, May 30. On June 6, the Pacific Submarine Force and the Pearl Harbor waterfront bid farewell to the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Houston (SSN 713) in an […]