Special Events


Monday, November 12

5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Young AFCEAN Networking Social

Sheraton Waikiki, Rum Fire

All Young AFCEANs and Potential Young AFCEANs (40 and under) are invited to attend the TechNet Asia-Pacific 2012 Young AFCEAN Networking Social. Enjoy yourself with games, prizes, food and drinks!

For more information contact James Micciche



Tuesday, November 13

6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Welcome to Hawaii – A Gala Evening Honoring our Veterans Aboard the Mighty Mo

Co-sponsored by and


Bus transportation sponsored by


Join us for an exciting evening aboard a most memorable ship, USS Missouri, as we salute our military heroes, from Pearl Harbor to present. You'll be captivated by good food, music and a richly rewarding historical experience as you tour the Mighty Mo situated on Ford Island.


Note: Personal entrance to Ford Island is restricted to individuals with valid DoD identification.  Personal vehicles to Ford Island require base access as well as valid DoD identification.

Bus transportation is available from the Sheraton Waikiki.  Pickup will be at the bus depot, located on the ground floor of the Sheraton parking garage.  Departure times from the Sheraton will be 5:00pm, 5:15pm, and 5:30pm.

Attendees without DoD identification/base access are also welcome to drive to the USS Arizona Memorial and park in the lot there.  The busses from the Sheraton will be stopping there for a pickup of anybody who drives.  Pickup at the Arizona Memorial lot will be ~45 minutes after busses depart from the Sheraton.

Return busses will depart at 8:30pm, 8:45pm, and 9:00pm and will stop at the Arizona Memorial lot upon request.


Due to the strict security policy and to avoid any surprises or delays:


All attendees must have a valid government issued photo identification, i.e.driver’s license, state ID, military card or passport.  Visitors are not allowed to bring bags of any size aboard the busses or the USS Missouri. This includes backpacks, diaper bags, fanny packs, camera bags, purses, luggage, shopping bags, large cameras or other items that can offer concealment.  Flat shoes are recommended and encouraged.

WHAT IS ALLOWED: Wheelchairs, strollers, walkers, canes, umbrellas, jackets, sweaters, small wallets, medication, small cameras and camcorders, cell phones are permitted and subject to inspection. 

(Suggestion - your conference badge makes a great holder for small personal items such as IDs)