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100-year-old veteran inspires bill for Pacific war memorial

  • JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    US Navy Rear Adm. Lloyd R. “Joe” Vasey (ret.) holds a group photo of the crew of the USS Gunnel at his home in Makiki.

Centenarian Adm. Lloyd “Joe” Vasey survived 21 attacks by the Japanese, one by the French, one by the Germans and three by friendly fire during his World War II years. But he said that he’s prepared to go to battle again to see his longtime dream of adding a Pacific war memorial to the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument. Read more

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