PMRF “Dark Skies” Program Protecting Endangered Seabirds Starts Sept 15th

It will definitely be darker on Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF) beginning September 15th as the base begins its "Dark Skies" program. PMRF will be turning off all non-essential lighting on the base and modifying night time operations to help protect rare Hawaiian seabirds and prevent "shearwater fallout." The Newell's Shearwater and Hawaiian Petrel are [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:23+00:00 September 15th, 2016|0 Comments

Pacific Missile Range Facility Holds Change of Command

Pacific Missile Range Facility holds change of command Captain Vincent R. Johnson relieved Captain Bruce W. Hay Jr. as commanding officer of Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF) at a change of command and retirement ceremony held at the base air operations hangar on 12 August 2016. Hay retired from 26 years of honorable and dedicated naval service during [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:25+00:00 August 13th, 2016|0 Comments

PMRF Range and Operations Center Named for Late Senator Daniel K. Inouye

The Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF) Range and Operations Center was officially named in honor of the late Senator from Hawaii, Daniel K. Inouye, during a naming ceremony held at PMRF on the 20th of July. The former building 105 on PMRF was officially named the “Daniel K. Inouye Range and Operations Center (DIROC)”. The [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:28+00:00 July 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

Thousands Attend PMRF Independence Day Celebration

Thousands Attend PMRF Independence Day Celebration Pacific Missile Range Facility, Barking Sands welcomed thousands from all across Kauai to the annual Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF) “America’s Most West Freedom Fest 2016” celebration on Sunday, July 3, 2016 at PMRF. The free and open to the public event kicked off at 5 P.M. with live music by KaVibes, [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:29+00:00 July 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Three Civilian Swimmers Rescued From Majors Bay

Pacific Missile Range Facility Fire and Emergency Services (EMS) personnel rescued three distressed civilian swimmers from the waters off Majors Bay Wednesday at Pacific Missile Range Facility after they became caught in a strong rip current. The three swimmers were reportedly swimming at Majors Bay when one was carried out to sea by the strong rip current. Two of [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:30+00:00 June 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

For Kauai Calendar Events for June

For Kauai Island Events for June 2016 Tuesdays & Thursdays, Now-July 28, 9am-3 pm Hanalei Watershed Hui - Ahupua`a Explorations Afterschool and summer program. Ahupua`a Explorations is a place based watershed science and learning program. Upper elementary and junior high students will explore aspects of natural and cultural resources of the Hanalei watershed utilizing the [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:33+00:00 June 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Two Hawaii-based Navy Commands Advance to Win Secretary of the Navy Environmental Award

Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF) and the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) are winners of the 2015 Secretary of the Navy Environmental Award. Awardees were announced Friday, March 11, 2016 in Washington D.C. PMRF, Barking Sands, on Kauai won the award for Natural Resources (small installation) and USS Chafee (DDG 90) homeported at Joint Base [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:41+00:00 March 16th, 2016|0 Comments

PMRF Photographer Covers Veterans Day Activities

LENSED Credit for all photos: U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Mathew J. Diendorf/Released Veterans Day weekend activities — Friday, Nov. 9 at St. Theresa's in Kekaha, Saturday, Nov. 10 at the parade in Kapa`a, and Sunday, Nov. 11 at the ceremony in Hanapepe — kept MC2 (NAO/AW) Mathew Diendorf of the Pacific [...]

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