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Visits to USS Arizona Memorial suspended due to dock damage


Visits onto the USS Arizona Memorial were suspended Wednesday due to damage at the memorial’s floating dock.

According to Abby Wines, National Park Service acting chief of interpretation, a tugboat was pulling the USNS Mercy sometime before 7:30 a.m. 636 more words

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Today, who are you standing for?

Growing up in a military town, one that was dominated by the Navy, you learn a few things: how to correctly display, fold, and store the American flag, all the words to the original version of Eternal Father, Strong to Save (the Navy hymn), and respect for when veterans from any branch, conflict, or theater are in the room with you. 628 more words

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Oahu, Hawaii-Pearl Harbour

We visited Pearl Harbour Historic Sites during a weekday.  Upon arrival, we found out that we had to pick up tickets and wait till the designated time to visit the USS Arizona Memorial site.   204 more words

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Our former enemy shares his wisdom

Kaname Harada once fought against the United States of America.

He was a Japanese fighter pilot. He’s 98 now. Frail. Near the end of the line … apparently. 386 more words

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Last of the Blues ... for right now anyhow...

Kinda sad… it’s all over… for NOW… haha   June will be here before too long and Ocean City, Maryland.

But check out these memorable photos… Thursday morning The Blue Angels flew over Cinderella’s Castle at Disney here in Florida.  78 more words

Hawaii: Arizona Memorial

I lived in Mililani, Hawaii, which is on the island of O’ahu for 4 years. While I was living in Hawaii, it wasn’t until my mom came to visit me my second year there that I finally went to see the Arizona Memorial. 597 more words

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Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor is a harbor in Honolulu on the island of Oahu. It became famous after the surprise military attack by the Japanese navy on the 7th December 1949. 115 more words

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