Tag: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl

DPAA to host National POW/MIA Recognition Day Ceremony, Sept. 21

DPAA to host National POW/MIA Recognition Day Ceremony, Sept. 21

| September 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency will commemorate National POW/MIA Recognition Day on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, at 10 a.m. at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl), 2177 Puowaina Drive, Honolulu.

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POD, USACE CG honors POWs during memorial stone dedication

POD, USACE CG honors POWs during memorial stone dedication

| August 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

he Commanding General of Pacific Ocean Division (POD), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Brig. Gen. Thomas Tickner, helped to honor American and Allied forces, during a memorial stone dedication today, who were taken as Prisoners of War (POWs), following the first U.S. battles of World War II, the battle of Bataan and Corregidor in the Philippines. 

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Chaplains honored at memorial dedication ceremony

Chaplains honored at memorial dedication ceremony

| December 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Chaplains from the Army, Air Force, Navy and Marines – past and present – were honored at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, here, during the Chaplains Memorial Dedication on Dec. 13.

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Gold Star Mothers, Families honored at ceremony

Gold Star Mothers, Families honored at ceremony

| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Community members and military leaders gathered at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, also known as Punchbowl Cemetery, in Honolulu, on Sept. 24, to observe Gold Star Mothers and Families Day and to honor the survivors of those who gave their lives in service to this country.

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Oahu observes Memorial Day throughout weekend

Oahu observes Memorial Day throughout weekend

| May 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

The following events will honor service members and civilians who gave their lives for our country in current and past conflicts. The public is invited to these events.

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Vietnam veterans to be honored Memorial Day

Vietnam veterans to be honored Memorial Day

| May 19, 2017 | 2 Comments

In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, a special collaborative Memorial Day Ceremony will be held at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl, or Pūowaina in Hawaiian.

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Oahu to commemorate 50th anniversary of Vietnam War

Oahu to commemorate 50th anniversary of Vietnam War

| May 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Events will be held on Oahu from May 23 to 29 commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War.

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USACE-Honolulu District responsible for design, construction, much more

USACE-Honolulu District responsible for design, construction, much more

| December 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

During 2016, highly motivated U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Honolulu District staff supported military construction at Hawaii Army posts and throughout the Pacific region, awarding more than 520 contract actions totaling $220,443,332, including $127.2 million for small businesses.

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Disinterment for identification

Disinterment for identification

| November 18, 2016 | 2 Comments

Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) honor guard detail member, renders a salute to the colors during a disinterment ceremony for unknown U.S. Marines from the battle at Tarawa.

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Veterans Day Events

Veterans Day Events

| November 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

The national holiday will be observed today, Nov. 11. The following events are happening in observance of Veterans Day.

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