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Berger Takes Over From Neller as Marine Corps Commandant DATE: July 18, 2019

Congratulations to General Berger in his new position as Marine Corps Commandant! One of our favorite Marines, former Commander at MARFORPAC and a regular attendee at Navy League events!

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USS Inouye Christening DATE: June 24, 2019

Bath Iron Works’ 37th Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer, the future USS Daniel Inouye (DDG 118), was christened Saturday by the namesake’s widow, Irene Inouye. Honolulu Navy League's Sr. Vice-President Bill Kearns attended the christening and celebrated with the large Hawaii delegation in...

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Command changes for Navy Region Hawaii, COMNAVSURFGRU MIDPAC DATE: June 17, 2019

A Navy Region Hawaii and Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific (MIDPAC) change of command ceremony was held June 14 at Kilo Pier on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH). Rear Adm. Robert Chadwick II relieved Rear Adm. Brian Fort as commander...

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USS Preble Returns to Pearl Harbor DATE: June 14, 2019

The USS Preble (DDG 88), along with the “Easyriders” of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 37, Detachment ONE, returned to Pearl Harbor June 13 following a deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations.

The Preble participated in multiple exercises with...

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77th Anniversary Battle of Midway DATE: June 11, 2019

Navy Region Hawaii executed the 77th Anniversary Battle of Midway Dining Out on Friday, June 7th.  RADM Fort, LCDR Bencini, LTJG Farnsley and Navy League Executive Director Jane Ferreira engineered an exciting and educational night at the Hilton Hawaiian Village.   Thanks...

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Honoring Stu “Bub” Burley DATE: June 11, 2019

Captain Vincent Johnson, Commanding Officer at the Pacific Missile Range Facility on Kauai honored Stu “Bub” Burley on June 4th, 2019.  The Memory of the man will forever live with the friends, family and service men and women who loved...

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USS Chung-Hoon Homecoming DATE: June 11, 2019

The Navy League welcomed home the USS Chung-Hoon (DDG93), one of their Adopted ships, on May 31 after a 7 month, very successful, deployment. A young sailor saw his baby for the first time. Lots of hugs and kisses! 

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Memorial Day: a day of remembrance and honor DATE: May 24, 2019

Memorial Day is so much more than a three-day weekend for family and friends get-togethers or picnics. Although that is how most Americans view the holiday, the day has a long and interesting history that started in mid-1800s when people...

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Navy League Military Appreciation Night Recap DATE: May 24, 2019

May 18th the Navy League hosted the one-night only performance of the 34th Annual Joint Military Band Appreciation Concert!  This was  another amazing performance by the U.S. Pacific Fleet, 111th Hawaii Army National Guard, 25th Infantry Division, Marine Corps Forces Pacific, and Air Force of...

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National Maritime Day DATE: May 21, 2019

Each year on May 22 our country celebrates National Maritime Day.

The United States has always been and will always be a great maritime nation. From our origins as 13 British colonies, through every period of peace and conflict since...

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