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Pearl Harbor survivor Ray Emory gets special Navy sendoff

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CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

Pearl Harbor survivor Ray Emory on Tuesday visited Pier Bravo 21 where his ship the USS Honolulu was moored on Dec. 7, 1941. More than 500 sailors were on hand to form an honor cordon to surprise Emory. Emory, at left, was driven through the honor cordon by Command Master Chief Greg Carlson. Emory later addressed an audience gathered in his honor.

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Pearl Harbor survivor Ray Emory

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CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

Volunteer Pearl Harbor survivor liaison for Navy Region Hawaii Jim Taylor gave Ray Emory a commemorative “missing man” flag Tuesday at a farewell ceremony for Emory at Pearl Harbor.