Commander, Navy Region Hawaii
Navy Region Hawaii oversees the U.S. Navy's largest and most strategic island base in the Pacific. The Navy region extends over 23,000 acres of land and water on Oahu and Kauai and serves as the host for the headquarters of seven major Navy commands, including the Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet.
Navy Region Hawaii enables Navy and joint operations, providing Base Operating Support that is capabilities-based, integrated, and optimally ready. People, our most valuable resource, achieve success through innovation and process and performance. Quality of Service defines our covenant of leadership.
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Recently, Rear Adm. Mike Franken, director of the OSD Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, and I had the distinct privilege of meeting with retired Navy Capt. Gerald “Jerry” Coffee and retired Capt. Jim Hickerson. Both are American heroes and former Vietnam prisoners of war at the prison branded the “Hanoi Hilton.” Read more...