Hopper: Innovation, Transformation, Inspiration

By Rear Adm. Brian Fort Commander, Navy Region Hawaii and Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific During last month’s historic first visit of the voyaging canoe Hokule‘a to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH), Master Navigator Nainoa Thompson spoke about his father, Myron “Pinky” Thompson, who was 15 years old at the time of the attack on …

Hopper: Innovation, Transformation, Inspiration

By Rear Adm. Brian Fort Commander, Navy Region Hawaii and Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific During last month’s historic first visit of the voyaging canoe Hokule‘a to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH), Master Navigator Nainoa Thompson spoke about his father, Myron “Pinky” Thompson, who was 15 years old at the time of the attack on …

U.S. Navy Toughness: ‘Amazing Grace’ and namesake USS Hopper

By Rear Adm. John Fuller Commander, Navy Region Hawaii and Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific Our Navy continues to grow as a force, with our Sailors judged based on the content of the individual’s character, leadership and performance, not gender. Women’s History Month is an opportunity to consider how far we’ve come: Women and men …

U.S. Navy Toughness: ‘Amazing Grace’ and namesake USS Hopper

By Rear Adm. John Fuller Commander, Navy Region Hawaii and Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific Our Navy continues to grow as a force, with our Sailors judged based on the content of the individual’s character, leadership and performance, not gender. Women’s History Month is an opportunity to consider how far we’ve come: Women and men …