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Home of Headquarters Pacific Air Forces and the 15th Airlift Wing, this is the largest installation in the wing and consists of 2,850 acres of land and facilities valued at more than $405 million. Sharing its runways with adjacent Honolulu International Airport (HIA), Hickam and the HIA constitute a single airport complex operated under a joint-use agreement.

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Hickam Air Force Base News

TRICARE Online Medical Appointment Reminders

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January 27, 2014 in Hawaii, Hickam Air Force Base by clevine

Have you or your family members ever missed a medical appointment at the 15th Medical Group? Would a text-message or e-mail reminder have helped you remember? If you answered yes to either of these questions, we have a solution for you. TRICARE Online, which allows 15 MDG beneficiaries the ability to schedule, cancel and view appointments from any computer via the internet, now offers beneficiaries the ability to receive appointment reminders via email or text.
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15th Wing leadership recognizes hard work, dedication at commander’s call

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January 24, 2014 in Hawaii, Hickam Air Force Base by clevine

Col. Johnny Roscoe, 15th Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Leslie Bramlett, 15th WG command chief, hosted a commander's call at the base theater Jan. 23, 2014.

 

The commander's call began with recognizing the wing quarterly award winners, followed by remarks from Roscoe.
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Hickam hosts Official NFL Pro Bowl Practice

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January 23, 2014 in Hawaii, Hickam Air Force Base by clevine

The National Football League's top players took to Earhart Field for an Official NFL Pro Bowl Practice session Jan. 23.

 

Thousands of fans lined the field, wearing their favorite team's gear, in order to get a glimpse of the players and trainers.

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11th Air Force senior leaders discuss top concerns with 15 WG Airmen

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January 22, 2014 in Hawaii, Hickam Air Force Base by clevine

Airmen from the 15th Wing had the opportunity to hear from 11th Air Force leadership during a base familiarization tour here at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Hawaii, Jan 21.

Lt. Gen. Russell Handy, 11th Air Force commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Jerry Moore Jr., 11th Air Force command chief, met with Airmen to discuss current issues affecting readiness and the future of the Air Force.

Handy encouraged Airmen of all ranks to think of new efficient ways to conduct their business. He urged Airmen to speak up about any issue, concerns or
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11th Air Force commander visits the 15th Wing

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January 21, 2014 in Hawaii, Hickam Air Force Base by clevine


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Hickam comptrollers get hands dirty, take a volunteer day

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January 17, 2014 in Hawaii, Hickam Air Force Base by clevine

Airmen from the 15th Comptroller Squadron took time out of their busy schedule to volunteer with the Honolulu Habitat for Humanity Jan. 15.

 

The Airmen spent the day assisting construction professionals and other volunteers with building homes for Waimanalo families in need.

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Wounded Warriors participate in adaptive surf session

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January 15, 2014 in Hawaii, Hickam Air Force Base by clevine

For their last full day in Hawaii, several participants and volunteers of the 2014 Wounded Warrior Pacific Invitational participated in an adaptive surf session at Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, Hawaii, Jan. 11.

Under the instruction and supervision of trained surf professionals, the participants received training on how surf, specific to their comfort level, and hit the waves.

Tony Jasso, program manager for the Air Force Adaptive Sports Program, said he was impressed at how well the participants did during the surf activities.
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Warrior Day showcases Hickam’s ‘total force’ capabilities

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January 10, 2014 in Hawaii, Hickam Air Force Base by clevine

Air Force active duty, National Guard and Reserve Airmen and units participated in the Inaugural Total Force Integration Warrior Day Jan. 10, conducting in-air training that tested the cooperation and capabilities of multiple base agencies.

 

F-22 Raptors, KC-135 Stratotankers and C-17 Globemasters III from the 15th Wing and Hawaii National Guard's 154th Wing participated in the training day, testing their collective communication and mission execution skills. more...

Team Hickam advised against temporary weight loss solutions

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January 10, 2014 in Hawaii, Hickam Air Force Base by clevine

An increased emphasis on resiliency and readiness has led Airmen to potentially extreme or harmful measures to quickly shed extra pounds; however Hickam Human Performance and Rehabilitation Center personnel recommend Airmen choose quality over quantity when it comes to losing weight.

"Airmen should pair exercise with eating the proper amount of calories to lose weight," said Tech. Sgt. Lamarr Coleman, H-PARC NCO in charge of health promotion. "This does not require a diet. A diet is temporary, but a lifestyle change will permanently help to lose the weight and keep it off."
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Hickam HPARC offers new fitness opportunities for Airmen, Sailors

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January 10, 2014 in Hawaii, Hickam Air Force Base by clevine

For many, the New Year brings resolve to "get in shape," try new diets or lose those last few pounds. While these fitness goals can sometimes come with costly gym memberships or personal trainers, Airmen and Sailors stationed at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam need look no further than the Human Performance and Rehabilitation Center here to meet their fitness needs.

Formerly the Health and Wellness Center, the HPARC, seeks to promote good health and injury prevention through free educational classes and practical intervention.
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Leave it on the field! Wounded Warriors face off in track and field competition

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January 8, 2014 in Hawaii, Hickam Air Force Base by clevine


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Air Force wounded warriors receive Aloha welcome to PACAF

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January 7, 2014 in Hawaii, Hickam Air Force Base by clevine


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Air Force Wounded Warriors hone skills while at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam

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January 7, 2014 in Hawaii, Hickam Air Force Base by clevine

More than 120 wounded warriors arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam to prepare for the 2014 Wounded Warrior Pacific Invitational.

The WWPI is one in a series of adaptive athletic events leading up to the 2014 Warrior Games, an annual competition among wounded warriors from all branches of military service.

The Air Force athletes will train on the fundamental techniques of cycling, seated volleyball, swimming, track and field and wheelchair basketball, they will also scrimmage against, JBPHH Airmen, the Chief's Group and Pacific
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President Obama departs Hawaii

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January 5, 2014 in Hawaii, Hickam Air Force Base by clevine


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JBPH-H set to host first Wounded Warrior Pacific Invitational

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December 30, 2013 in Hawaii, Hickam Air Force Base by clevine

Thirty Air Force wounded warriors will face off against 90 other athletes during the first Wounded Warrior Pacific Invitational hosted by Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Jan. 8-10.

The week-long event will be the largest joint-service competition to take place outside of the annual Warrior Games.

"The goal of the Wounded Warrior Pacific Invitational isn't necessarily to identify the most skilled athletes, but rather to showcase the incredible potential of wounded warriors through competitive sports," said Tony Jasso, Air Force Wounded Warrior Adapted Sports Program manager.
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