Military Bases Hickam and Pearl Harbor Merge

Military Bases Hickam and Pearl Harbor Merge

Written by KGMB9 News –

August 26, 2009 06:58 PM

The military has signed a deal to combine the neighboring bases of Hickam and Pearl Harbor.

Hickam will keep it’s mission as an Air Force facility, but the new joint base will be under the control of the Navy.

They’ll combine 46 functions in order to make them more efficient.

Everything from maintenance, and emergency services, to housing, food and legal support.

This is one of 12 such deals mandated by congress.

The Navy says the new joint-base will be fully operational by october 2010.


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