Ceremony recalls those killed in Pearl Harbor attack
By Dennis Oda |
December 7, 2019
Maj. Gen. Charles Hamilton thans Don Long and shakes his hand. On the left looking on is 1st Lt. Abi Perdew.
WWII and Pearl Harbor survivors wait for the ceremony to begin on Saturday.
Lisa Barnes reaches out to her husband Thomas Berg, 97, as the WWII and Pearl Harbor survivors wait for the ceremony to start.
A rifle salute by the U.S. Marine Corps and echo taps played by the Pacific Fleet Band concluded the ceremony. The USS Missouri and Arizona Memorial are in the background.
The lone USS Arizona survivor that attended the ceremony, Lou Conter, left, sits with his son, Jim Conter and daughter, Louann Daley. On the right is Herbert Elfring.
Ernie Sombrero walks through the Walk of Honor at the conclusion of the ceremony.
First Lt. Abi Perdew escorts Don Long through the Walk of Honor at the conclusion of the ceremony.
Jason Blount (MC, Chief of Interpretation, Pearl Harbor National Memorial, National Park Service) shakes hands with the lone USS Arizona survivor that attended the ceremony, Lou Conter. Next to him on the right is Herbert Elfring.
Brigadier General Tracy Smith thanks Herbert Elfring, 97, for his service on Saturday.
Veterans sat on the stage during the ceremony.
Stuart Hedley and Thomas Berg wave their U.S. flags on Saturday.
Ambassador of the U.S. to South Korea, Harry B. Harris, leaves a the end of Saturday's ceremony.
Veterans salute as the USS Williams P. Lawrence passes by. The lone USS Arizona survivor to attend the ceremony is Lou Conter (standing back row on righ).