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Pictures from the USS Abraham Lincoln

Last weekend, right after Hawaii’s tsunami scare, I had the luck of touring the Navy aircraft carrier, the USS Abraham Lincoln. The Lincoln was on its way back to San Diego then Washington for servicing. While docked in Hawaii, the Lincoln hosted many tours, and I latched onto one for Kamehameha students. I had always […]

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What to Expect from the Kaneohe Bay Air Show 2010

Here’s what you can expect from the Kaneohe Bay Air Show 2010… in pictures. Lots and lots of seating but expected to be filled. Emergency services and plentiful police (watching Fat Albert). Aircraft, lots and lots of aircraft, both civilian and military. Music from the Pacific Fleet Band. Vendors. The Mobile Gamer Guys. It’ll be […]

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Discussion between U.S. and Japan Naval Officers

“Agility, Synergy, and Support”

I don’t pretend to be a Naval strategist or any kind of expert, but when asked to attend the naval Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise press conference and tour of Japan’s JS ATAGO destroyer, how could I say no? Synergy The day began with remarks given by Admiral Patrick Walsh, Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, […]

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The Embrace of Mercy

On the eve of Mother’s Day, the USNS Mercy docked in Hawaii to take on supplies and personnel before launching on its Pacific Partnership 2010 mission. Thanks to the graces of Pacific Command, the Pacific Fleet, and Naval Region Hawaii, a group of local bloggers, tweeters, and social media mavens was allowed to tour the […]

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