Upcoming Pearl Harbor Day to honor remaining heroes
By William Cole firstname.lastname@example.org
May 10, 2016
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Torpedoed and bombed by the Japanese, the battleship USS West Virginia begins to sink after suffering heavy damage, center, while the USS Maryland, left, is still afloat in Pearl Harbor in a Dec. 7, 1941 file photo. The capsized USS Oklahoma is at right. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
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The 75th Commemoration of Pearl Harbor Committee briefed the media and organizers on May 8 about the series of events being planned for the 75th Commemoration of the attack on Pearl Harbor. The 11-day tribute to be held this December will be themed, “Honoring the Past, Inspiring the Future.” Pictured from left are members from the 75th Commemoration of Pearl Harbor Committee: Ray L’Heureux, John Monahan, George Szigeti, Neil Sheehan, Chuck Cotton, Ret. Adm. Thomas B. Fargo, Tony Vericella, Ret. Adm. R. J. Zlatoper, Sherry Menor-McNamara, Clint Churchill, Roy Amemiya, Tim Guard, Mike Carr, Elissa Lukasik and Noelani Schilling-Wheeler.