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Arizona survivors kick off week of tribute

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Petty Officer 1st Class Brian Tuczynski played taps Friday during the USS Arizona Reunion Association Wreath Laying Ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl. It was the first in a week of events to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Above, fellow USS Arizona survivor Lou Conter saluted as he arrived for the ceremony.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Pearl Harbor attack survivor Don Stratton placed a wreath with the help of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific Director James Horton on Friday during the USS Arizona Reunion Association Wreath Laying Ceremony at Punchbowl.

One of the five remaining USS Arizona battleship survivors Friday laid a wreath at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl in the first of the ceremonial events over the next week commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Read more

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