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Oldest survivor of Pearl Harbor attack visits Tripler

Oldest survivor of Pearl Harbor attack visits Tripler

| December 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

The oldest survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor, U.S. Navy veteran Ray Chavez of California, visited Tripler Army Medical Center, Dec. 8, as part of his trip to attend to the 76th Pearl Harbor commemoration ceremonies.

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World War II unit stands among the Army’s most decorated

World War II unit stands among the Army’s most decorated

| May 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

In 1940, Mitsuo “Ted” Hamasu was working in the sugar cane fields of Hawaii, as well as on a second job as a carpenter’s assistant for his uncle.

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Senior enlisted advisors tour Hilltop House

Senior enlisted advisors tour Hilltop House

| January 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

The senior enlisted staff ride was meant to educate the leaders about the critical importance of that day, and honor those that were lost during the attacks.

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USAG-HI wraps up year providing tons of support

USAG-HI wraps up year providing tons of support

| December 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

2016 began with good financial news and a new state law: Pay raises, though just 1.3 percent, were issued for the federal government – both military and civilian personnel. In Hawaii, the new law changed the smoking age to 21 for tobacco purchase, possession or consummation.

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New York Times bestselling author is former Soldier, editor

New York Times bestselling author is former Soldier, editor

| December 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Although the nation wrapped up its commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, last week, a lesser-known attack on Dec. 7, 1941, remains mostly shrouded in mystery.

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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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