The Pentagon wants more time to weigh its options before it complies with an order from the Hawaii state government to drain the fuel out of a strategically important resupply hub at Red Hill, department officials said this week. Read More
Tag Archives: Pearl Harbor
Pearl Harbor Attacks, Veterans Remembered in 80th Anniversary Ceremony
A reminder of the attack on Pearl Harbor sits in the office of Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro. Read More
VIDEO: Research Groups Find Wreck of ‘Unsinkable Battleship’ USS Nevada
This post has been updated with an audio clip from the Naval Institute’s oral history program.
USS Nevada (BB-36) – dubbed the “unsinkable battleship” that served in two world wars – was found nearly three miles below the water’s surface about 65 nautical miles southwest of Pearl Harbor, a team of researchers announced Monday. Read More
Next Ford-class Carrier to be Named After Pearl Harbor Hero Doris Miller
This post has been updated with additional information.
The fourth Ford-class carrier will be named in honor of World War II icon Doris Miller, the first black recipient of the Navy Cross, Navy officials confirmed to USNI News on Saturday. Read More
First Virginia-Class Block V Subs Named For Pearl Harbor Battleships
The Navy will name the first two Block V Virginia-class attack submarines in honor of the crews of a pair of battleships forever enshrined in the memory of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
Pentagon, State Department Creating New Standards to Vet Foreign Military Students
In the wake of last week’s deadly shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola, the Pentagon and State Department are developing new vetting procedures for foreign military members seeking to attend U.S. -based training, officials said on Friday. Read More
Two Sailors Honored for Bravery 76 Years After Pearl Harbor Attack
On the 76th anniversary of the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, the Navy is posthumously honoring two sailors from USS Oklahoma (BB-37) and USS Vestal (AR-4) for bravery.
Video: First Restart Arleigh Burke Destroyer Completes Builder’s Trials
The first restart Arleigh Burke guided missile destroyer (DDG-51) completed its builder’s trials this week, according to a Friday statement from Naval Sea Systems Command. Read More
Video: Navy Decommissions Attack Boat USS City of Corpus Christi
The following is a Pentagon video of the Monday decommissioning ceremony of the Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS City of Corpus Christi (SSN-705) at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Read More
Navy to Christen Destroyer After MoH Recipient John Finn on Saturday
The Navy will christen the first Arleigh Burke restart guided missile destroyer on Saturday, slightly more than a month after launching the ship in late March, the service announced this week. Read More