Pearl Harbor Day volunteers needed

| November 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
The 25th ID held “The Army’s Actions on December 7th, 1941 Commemoration” at Ft. De Russy, Dec. 7. The ceremony featured guests from the Greatest Generation and a Remembrance Wreath Laying. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Matthew G. Ryan, 25th Infantry Division Public Affairs)

The 25th ID held “The Army’s Actions on December 7th, 1941 Commemoration” at Ft. De Russy, Dec. 7, 2014. The ceremony featured guests from the Greatest Generation and a Remembrance Wreath Laying. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Matthew G. Ryan, 25th Infantry Division Public Affairs)

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Public Affairs

PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM — The joint National Park Service and U.S. Navy 74th Anniversary Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration will be held on Monday, Dec. 7, at 7:45 a.m. at Kilo Pier, here.

The Navy and NPS are looking for more than 700 active duty military volunteers to help with the following:

  • Navy and National Park Service 74th Anniversary Pearl Harbor Day commemoration,
  • USS Utah Memorial sunset ceremony,
  • USS Oklahoma Memorial ceremony,
  • USS Arizona interment ceremony, and
  • FOX Sports Pearl Harbor Invitational.

 

Volunteer tasks include the following:

  • Nov. 24-Dec. 3: Grounds preparation, ceremony setup, staging.
  • Dec. 1-7: Site preparations and event day support for the FOX Sports Pearl Harbor Invitational at Bloch Arena.
  • Dec. 6: USS Utah Memorial sunset ceremony setup and breakdown.
  • Dec. 7: Navy and NPS Pearl Harbor Day commemoration ushers, escorts, parking attendants and crowd control.
  • Dec. 7: USS Oklahoma Memorial ceremony setup/breakdown and ushers.
  • Dec. 7: USS Arizona interment ceremony side boys and setup/breakdown.

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Volunteering provides an opportunity for active duty members to personally contribute to the Pearl Harbor Day commemoration, preserving the memory and honoring those who have made the ultimate sacrifice 74 years ago.

To volunteer, call (904) 434-9485 or 473-5752.

Please sign up by Nov. 24.

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