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Jan. 10, 2019

World War II Veterans Pay Homage on Pearl Harbor Anniversary

In tribute to the 77th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, a group of 12 World War II veterans journeyed from Austin, Texas, to the nation’s capital to join their brethren in remembering the fallen and honoring those who served.

May 15, 2018

USS Milius Brings Enhanced Missile Defense to U.S. 7th Fleet

The USS Milius entered the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to join the forward-deployed naval forces in Japan.

Dec. 7, 2017

Pacific Fleet Commander: Pearl Harbor Response Had No Shortage of Bravery

Amid the chaos of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 76 years ago, there was no shortage of bravery, as sailors, soldiers, airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen overcame shock, uncertainty and fear, the commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet said.

Dec. 7, 2017

Sailors Honored at USS Utah Ceremony

Service members, families and friends gathered at sunset around the USS Utah Memorial on historic Ford Island to honor victims of the Pearl Harbor attacks with a ceremony and interment service.

Dec. 28, 2016

Obama, Japanese Prime Minister Pay Respects at Pearl Harbor

President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe paid their respects at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, to the victims and survivors of the attack that drew the United States into World War II 75 years ago.

Dec. 7, 2016

Chief of Naval Operations Honors Pearl Harbor Survivors, WWII Veterans

On the eve of the 75th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack, the chief of naval operations paid tribute to World War II veterans and the men and women who serve around the globe today.

Dec. 7, 2016

U.S., Japan Extend Peace Offerings in "Blackened Canteen" Ceremony

American and Japanese representatives extended an offering of peace at the USS Arizona Memorial, gently pouring bourbon whiskey from a World War II-era canteen into the hallowed waters below.

Dec. 6, 2016

Pearl Harbor Survivors Pause to Remember Fallen at Wheeler

A lone bugler played taps as Pearl Harbor veterans saluted in silence, pausing to remember the more than 30 men killed at Wheeler Army Airfield 75 years ago, as Japan began its attack on the island of Oahu, Hawaii.

Dec. 5, 2016

Pearl Harbor Survivor Wants Memory of Attack to Live On

As the second-oldest known Pearl Harbor survivor, retired Navy Lt. Jim Downing, 103, wants the memory of the Dec. 7, 1941, attack to stay alive for future generations.

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