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USARHAW, USARPAC host luau to commemorate U.S. Army’s 242nd birthday

USARHAW, USARPAC host luau to commemorate U.S. Army’s 242nd birthday

| June 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

In observance of the Army’s 242nd birthday, and 119 years presence in the Pacific, U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii and U.S. Army Pacific celebrated with a luau, June 16, at Weyand Field, here.

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Greatest Generation honored at Fort DeRussy

Greatest Generation honored at Fort DeRussy

| December 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

World War II veterans and Pearl Harbor survivors stand as they are recognized for their service to the nation during a commemoration ceremony at Fort DeRussy, Dec. 7, 2016.

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Wheeler shares memories of an infamous day

Wheeler shares memories of an infamous day

| December 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

On the morning of Dec. 7, 1941, Stuart Hedley was stationed aboard the USS West Virginia, and Thomas Petso, stationed at Schofield Barracks, was playing football.

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25th ID Band honors survivors, those who gave their lives

25th ID Band honors survivors, those who gave their lives

| December 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

The 25th Infantry Division Band performs at Pearl Harbor,

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Pearl Harbor survivors pause to remember fallen at Wheeler

Pearl Harbor survivors pause to remember fallen at Wheeler

| December 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

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

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103-year-old survivor wants memory of attack to live on

103-year-old survivor wants memory of attack to live on

| December 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

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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A veteran born on Dec. 7th, 1941, shares his remarkable story

A veteran born on Dec. 7th, 1941, shares his remarkable story

| December 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

It was dark at Pearl Harbor’s Tripler Hospital on the evening of Dec. 7, 1941.

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Tripler nurses remember Pearl Harbor attack

Tripler nurses remember Pearl Harbor attack

| December 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Teresa Stauffer Foster was strolling through a garden near Hawaii’s Tripler Hospital on a quiet Sunday morning when a low-flying plane approached.

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The Greatest Generation remembers Pearl Harbor Day

The Greatest Generation remembers Pearl Harbor Day

| December 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

“This is a very special and historic moment,” said Col. Stephen Dawson, commander, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii.

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‘Remember Pearl Harbor’ is at JBPHH’s Kilo Pier

‘Remember Pearl Harbor’ is at JBPHH’s Kilo Pier

| December 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

On Wednesday, Dec. 7, the U.S. Navy and National Park Service will co-host a joint memorial ceremony commemorating the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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