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Commander, Navy Region Hawaii
Navy Region Hawaii
Navy Region Hawaii.jpg
Command insignia of Navy Region Hawaii
Active 1999 - present
Country United States
Branch United States Navy
Type Region Commander
Part of Naval Installations Command
HQ Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii
Nickname(s) CNRH
Commanders
Flag of a United States Navy rear admiral (lower half).svg Commander RDML Brian Fort
US-O6 insignia.svg Chief of Staff CAPT James Jenks
Badge of a United States Navy command master chief petty officer.png Command Master Chief CMDCM David B. Carter

Navy Region Hawaii (CNRH or NAVREGHI) is one of eleven current naval regions responsible to Commander, Navy Installations Command for the operation and management of Naval shore installations in Hawaii. The region is commanded by RDML Brian Fort, who also serves additionally as the commander of Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific.

The region's most important installation, Joint Base Pearl Harbor–Hickam hosts two of United States Pacific Command subordinate Service components - United States Pacific Fleet on the Pearl Harbor side, and Pacific Air Forces on the Hickam side. The region also oversees installation support for the Pacific Missile Range Facility, the world's largest instrumented, multi-dimensional testing and training missile range in Kekaha, Hawaii.

History[edit | edit source]

Most of the current day boundaries of Navy Region Hawaii encompass what was previously known as the Fourteenth Naval District. The Fourteenth District was formed in 1916 by then-Acting Secretary of the Navy Charles H. Darling, headquartered on the property of Naval Station Pearl Harbor. By 1945, the district consisted of the following geographic areas: the Hawaiian Islands, and islands to westward, including Midway, Wake, Kure, and Johnston, and Kingman Reef.[1]

The Fourteenth Naval District was disestablished on 30 June 1979 and control was passed on to the Commander in Chief, U.S. Pacific Fleet.[3]

Subordinate Units/Installations[edit | edit source]

As an Echelon III commander, Commander, Navy Region Hawaii reports directly to Commander, Navy Installations Command for the operation and readiness of the following subordinate commands/installations:

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