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New Air Force Commander At Pearl Harbor-Hickam Darien Perez/U.S. Air Force

New Air Force Commander At Pearl Harbor-Hickam

Gen. Kenneth Wilsbach takes command of U.S. Pacific Air Forces.

Proposed Detonation of World War II-Era Bombs at Molokini Angers Activists Flickr: Forest and Kim Starr

Proposed Detonation of World War II-Era Bombs at Molokini Angers Activists

State and federal agencies have been planning to dispose of the bombs since last year.

USS Preble Seized $40 Million Worth Of Cocaine On Counter Narcotics Mission Jaimar Carson Bondurant/U.S. Navy

USS Preble Seized $40 Million Worth Of Cocaine On Counter Narcotics Mission

The vessel is back in Hawaii after taking part in an interagency drug task force operating in waters around Central America.

US Senate Approves Funding for Hawaii Missile Radar System Chinese Ministry of Defense

US Senate Approves Funding for Hawaii Missile Radar System

The $162 million authorization for the system reverses the Trump Administration’s decision to slash the program’s funding.

Hawaii-Based General Confirmed As First Black Air Force Chief Of Staff Staff Sgt. Jack Sanders/Pacific Air Forces Public Affairs

Hawaii-Based General Confirmed As First Black Air Force Chief Of Staff

Gen. Charles Brown, the current commander of the Pacific Air Forces, accepted the nomination just days after speaking out on institutional racism and the national protests triggered by the killing of George Floyd.

Lawsuit Filed By Guardian Of Child Abused By Military Parents Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Lawsuit Filed By Guardian Of Child Abused By Military Parents

Tripler Army Medical Center should have reported signs of abuse in another child who died earlier, lawsuit says.

US Air Force Sergeant Convicted In Beating Of Daughter Cory Lum/Civil Beat

US Air Force Sergeant Convicted In Beating Of Daughter

Caleb Humphrey, stationed at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, was found guilty in a court martial of aggravated assault and child endangerment.

3 Detained With Live Mortar Round At Pearl Harbor Gate Cory Lum/Civil Beat

3 Detained With Live Mortar Round At Pearl Harbor Gate

After a guard noticed the smell of marijuana, he then looked inside the vehicle and saw the ordnance.

Why Are Soldier Suicides On The Rise? Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Why Are Soldier Suicides On The Rise?

Suicide rates among soldiers from the 19th century to today can’t be explained by combat alone, according to a new report.

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