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FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941 ~ 07 December 2011
Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew

Posted on 12/06/2011 6:08:10 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska




~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~

~ Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941 ~


On Sunday, December 7th, 1941 the Japanese launched a surprise attack against the U.S. Forces stationed at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. By planning his attack on a Sunday, the Japanese commander Admiral Nagumo, hoped to catch the entire fleet in port. As luck would have it, the Aircraft Carriers and one of the Battleships were not in port. (The USS Enterprise was returning from Wake Island, where it had just delivered some aircraft. The USS Lexington was ferrying aircraft to Midway, and the USS Saratoga and USS Colorado were undergoing repairs in the United States.) In spite of the latest intelligence reports about the missing aircraft carriers (his most important targets), Admiral Nagumo decided to continue the attack with his force of six carriers and 423 aircraft. At a range of 230 miles north of Oahu, he launched the first wave of a two-wave attack. Beginning at 0600 hours his first wave consisted of 183 fighters and torpedo bombers which struck at the fleet in Pearl Harbor and the airfields in Hickam, Kaneohe and Ewa. The second strike, launched at 0715 hours, consisted of 167 aircraft, which again struck at the same targets. At 0753 hours the first wave consisting of 40 Nakajima B5N2 "Kate" torpedo bombers, 51 Aichi D3A1 "Val" dive bombers, 50 high altitude bombers and 43 Zeros struck airfields and Pearl Harbor. Within the next hour, the second wave arrived and continued the attack.

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1 posted on 12/06/2011 6:08:17 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Evening Kathy, Hugs.


2 posted on 12/06/2011 6:09:20 PM PST by TASMANIANRED (We kneel to no prince but the Prince of Peace)
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To: Kathy in Alaska


REQUEST PERMISSION TO COME ABOARD!





SUPPORT OUR TROOPS!!!





BOSTON, (Oct. 21, 2009) Boatswains Mate 2nd Class Philip Gagnon pipes as USS Constitution performs an underway demonstration in honor of the three-masted wooden frigate's 212th birthday. (U.S. Navy photo by Airman Mark Alexander/Released).




OUR TROOPS ROCK!!!!!!!





Lamh Foistenach Abu!
3 posted on 12/06/2011 6:09:29 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska
Aloha Night Owl!
4 posted on 12/06/2011 6:09:36 PM PST by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul Congress!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska

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This Do In Remembrance

December 7, 2011

When a US Navy vessel arrives or departs from the military bases in Pearl Harbor, the crew of that ship lines up in dress uniform. They stand at attention at arm’s length on the outer edges of the deck, in salute to the soldiers, sailors, and civilians who died on December 7, 1941. It is a stirring sight, and participants often list it among the most memorable moments of their military career.

Even for spectators on shore, the salute triggers an incredible emotional connection, but especially between the servants of today and the servants of yesterday. It grants nobility to the work of today’s sailor, while giving dignity to the sacrifice of those from the past.

When Jesus instituted the Lord’s Supper (Matt. 26:26-29), it was surely with an eye toward creating this same kind of emotional bond. Our participation in the Lord’s Table honors His sacrifice while also granting us a connection to Him unlike any other act of remembrance.

Just as the Navy carefully prescribes the way it salutes the fallen, so too Scripture teaches us how to remember Jesus’ sacrifice (1 Cor. 11:26-28). These acts of reverence and thanksgiving serve to honor past action while giving purpose to present service.

Action Suggestion:
Read with fresh eyes the detailed instructions Scripture
offers for the Lord’s Supper in 1 Corinthians 11, and
experience anew its power in your spiritual journey.

The Lord’s Supper— Christ’s memorial that He left for us.

Read: 1 Corinthians 11:23-34

When [Jesus] had given thanks, He broke it and said, “Take, eat; this is My body which is broken for you.” —1 Corinthians 11:24
Bible in a year:
Daniel 5-7; 2 John


5 posted on 12/06/2011 6:10:50 PM PST by The Mayor ("If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat" — Ronald Reagan)
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To: Kathy in Alaska; TASMANIANRED

Good Evening, Ladies!


6 posted on 12/06/2011 6:11:49 PM PST by Old Sarge (RIP FReeper Skyraider (1930-2011) - You Are Missed)
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To: MoJo2001; 007; 1 FELLOW FREEPER; 11B3; 1FreeAmerican; 1stbn27; 2111USMC; 2LT Radix jr; 300winmag; ..

~ Remembering Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941 ~

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Honoring those who have served before.

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To every service man or woman reading this thread.
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Know that we are are proud of each and everyone of you.

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The FR Canteen is Free Republic's longest running daily thread
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We are indebted to you for your sacrifices for our Freedom.



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7 posted on 12/06/2011 6:12:13 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: txradioguy; tongue-tied; SoldierDad; mike1sg; Milo828; mystery-ak; CMS; The Sailor; Jet Jaguar; ...
Honoring Our Heroes

1LT Carol USA, Nurse Corp (Vineyard)
2LT Rebecca USA (Daughter of U S Army EOD)
3 sons (armymarinemom and amdad)
86th Fighter Weapons Squadron "Combat Hammer" (saminfl)
AbnSarge USA
Adam USAF (Grumpybutt)
Allegra
Anoreth USCG (daughter of Tax-chick)
aviator USAF
BIGLOOK USN
Brett USN (CindyDawg)
Brother and Son-in-Law (kalee)
Cannoneer No. 4
CAPT Bryan USA (Diver Dave)
CAPT Future Snake Eater USA (RightOnline)
CAPT Jason Clendenin (friend of Frou)
Chris USA (amom)
Chuck USA (RightOnline)
COL Mike (gpapa)
CMS USA
ConorMacNessa USN USMC
David USAF (LUV W)
Defender2
Deven USA (Shimmer)
Diver Dave USN
Drumbo USN
Ethan USMC (georgiabelle)
forgotenknight13 USA (grandson of Monkey Face)
Fred (DocRock)
GulfWar1Vet USA
HiJinx USA
IS2 Brianne USN (My Hearts in London - Everett)
IS2 Heather USN (My Hearts in London - Everett)
Jade Falcon USN
James USA (Grumpybutt)
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Jet Jaguar USAF
Joel (NEMDF)
Jonathan USMC (AZbushgal)
Josh USN (doug from upland)
Karen USA (fatima's granddaughter)
Kenneth (Sweetbaby/LadyPilgrim)
Kevin USMC (skimask)
Kevin and David USA (vigilante2)
KJD USAF (SuzyQue)
Laurita USA
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LCpl Joe USMC (Don’tMessWithTexas)
Lindsay (Sweetbaby/LadyPilgrim)
LT David (Coldwater Creek)
LTjg Gerald USN (Vineyard)
M1911A1 USMC (M0sby)
M1Tanker
Major Jennifer USA (Diver Dave)
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MEG33's Navy Grandson
Michael USAR (RightOnline)
Mike1Sg USA (mystery-ak)
Milo828 USA (mystery-ak)
MSgt Eddie USAF ( Son of ThomasPaine2000, CMSgt USAF, Ret)
MSGT Glen Ignasiak USAF (nephew of AirForceMom)
Nate USN (sneakers)
Old Sarge USA
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Rick USAF (Doogle)
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SGT Ev USA (Mozie)
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SGT Robert USMC (MarineMom613)
SGT Sean Reed (preed)
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8 posted on 12/06/2011 6:15:13 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: ConorMacNessa
Permission Granted!


9 posted on 12/06/2011 6:16:49 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: TASMANIANRED

Good evening, Taz...((HUGS))...hope your day is going well, and that you are recovering from your roof laborer job.

How is the cut fingertip doing?


10 posted on 12/06/2011 6:20:28 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: TASMANIANRED
And in first....Taz grabs the gold!!


11 posted on 12/06/2011 6:22:56 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska

I remember back in my Navy Days we sailed into Pearl Harbor. As we made our way to our mooring, we passed by the Arizona Memorial.

It was an honor to render honors as we passed by. I’ll never forget those two experiences.


12 posted on 12/06/2011 6:28:17 PM PST by Diver Dave (Because He Lives, I Can Face Tomorrow)
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To: ConorMacNessa
And right behind in second....Mac snags the silver!!


13 posted on 12/06/2011 6:28:47 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska
Thanks very much, Kathy!

*HUGS*

And thanks very much for tonight's Pearl Harbor Day Remembrance thread!



(Dec. 7, 2007) Members of the Pearl Harbor Survivor's Association of Tidewater salute during the National Anthem.

Lamh Foistenach Abu!
14 posted on 12/06/2011 6:30:08 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska; GodBlessUSA; Mrs.Nooseman; AZamericonnie; HiJinx; Colonel_Flagg; BIGLOOK; ...

Pearl Harbor
December 7, 1941
NEVER FORGET!!

15 posted on 12/06/2011 6:32:47 PM PST by LUV W (This tagline reserved for a hero.......)
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To: Kathy in Alaska
Here's some appropriate music:
16 posted on 12/06/2011 6:32:47 PM PST by Fiji Hill
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To: ConorMacNessa

Evening Mac, Hugs.


17 posted on 12/06/2011 6:34:53 PM PST by TASMANIANRED (We kneel to no prince but the Prince of Peace)
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To: Diver Dave
Good evening, Dave! Hope all is well with you. I have never seen the USS Arizona Memorial in person - hope to sometime before I die. I'd like to render honors to our fallen shipmates there.

Lamh Foistenach Abu!
18 posted on 12/06/2011 6:35:26 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: BIGLOOK

Evening BigLook, Hugs across the waters.


19 posted on 12/06/2011 6:35:33 PM PST by TASMANIANRED (We kneel to no prince but the Prince of Peace)
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To: Diver Dave

Good evening, Dave...((HUGS))...I can imagine the intense feelings of honor as Navy men and women pass by their own of years past.


20 posted on 12/06/2011 6:37:16 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: TASMANIANRED
Good evening,Taz!

*HUGS*

Hope all is well with you. Saw the orthopod this a.m. He's pleased with the results - have pretty good function in the knee. He recommends walking in water. I'll see if if I can give that a try.

Lamh Foistenach Abu!
21 posted on 12/06/2011 6:39:31 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: BIGLOOK
And rounding out the top three.....Hawaii bags the bronze!!


22 posted on 12/06/2011 6:42:06 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: TASMANIANRED
Aloha Taz! ((HUGS))


23 posted on 12/06/2011 6:42:37 PM PST by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul Congress!)
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To: BIGLOOK
And rounding out the top three.....Hawaii bags the bronze!!


24 posted on 12/06/2011 6:42:42 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: BIGLOOK
Good evening, Biglook! Great to see you this evening! Do you ever attend the Pearl Harbor Day observances over there?

Lamh Foistenach Abu!
25 posted on 12/06/2011 6:44:03 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska
Aloha Night Owl!

So....now I have two?
26 posted on 12/06/2011 6:44:40 PM PST by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul Congress!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska; laurenmarlowe; BIGLOOK; alfa6; EsmeraldaA; SandRat; mylife; TMSuchman; PROCON; ...


Welcome To All Who Enter This Canteen, To Our Serving Military, To Our Veterans, To All Military Families, To Our FRiends and To Our Allies!





Missing Man Setting

Never Forget Those Who Sacrificed All That We Could Live In Freedom!!




Lamh Foistenach Abu!
27 posted on 12/06/2011 6:45:43 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska

A very solemn day of remembrance.


28 posted on 12/06/2011 6:47:14 PM PST by left that other site (Psalm 122:6)
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To: Old Sarge

Evening Sarge, Hugs.


29 posted on 12/06/2011 6:49:02 PM PST by TASMANIANRED (We kneel to no prince but the Prince of Peace)
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Finger is well.

Knee’s aren’t, still pretty scuffed up.


30 posted on 12/06/2011 6:50:41 PM PST by TASMANIANRED (We kneel to no prince but the Prince of Peace)
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Saluting our Heroes!

31 posted on 12/06/2011 6:51:02 PM PST by LUV W (This tagline reserved for a hero.......)
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Don’t think I’ve managed to get first in several years.


32 posted on 12/06/2011 6:55:22 PM PST by TASMANIANRED (We kneel to no prince but the Prince of Peace)
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To: BIGLOOK

Oops....consider yourself lucky. LOL!!


33 posted on 12/06/2011 6:55:40 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: ConorMacNessa

Good evening, Mac...*HUGS*...how’s the chair hunt?

Are you still driving to work? Taking the train?


34 posted on 12/06/2011 6:55:47 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska; laurenmarlowe; BIGLOOK; alfa6; EsmeraldaA; SandRat; mylife; TMSuchman; PROCON; ...


ENJOY FREEDOM? . . .

THANK YOUR VETS . . .



. . . AND SERVING MILITARY!!!!






Lamh Foistenach Abu!
35 posted on 12/06/2011 6:56:58 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: ConorMacNessa
Aloha Doc!

Wish I could but the expense on the local airline ticket is sky high for a 40 minute, 240 mile flight, it's not in my budget. I went there several times before.....during better times.
36 posted on 12/06/2011 6:57:10 PM PST by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul Congress!)
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To: LUV W

Evening Luvvy, Hugs.


37 posted on 12/06/2011 6:57:16 PM PST by TASMANIANRED (We kneel to no prince but the Prince of Peace)
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To: TASMANIANRED

Howdy, Taz! (((hugs)))

We got snow....and 19-degree weather. Who knew! :)


38 posted on 12/06/2011 6:58:28 PM PST by LUV W (This tagline reserved for a hero.......)
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To: ConorMacNessa

Congrats on the good report on the knee.

Do you have a YMCA with a heated pool any where close by?

It would be good for your back too.


39 posted on 12/06/2011 6:59:06 PM PST by TASMANIANRED (We kneel to no prince but the Prince of Peace)
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To: left that other site

Evening ElKabong, Hugs.


40 posted on 12/06/2011 7:00:31 PM PST by TASMANIANRED (We kneel to no prince but the Prince of Peace)
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To: Kathy in Alaska
No progress on the chair hunt as yet. Still driving to work - As long as I'm dependent on the walker I don't see the train as an option. With any luck, I'll be able to start taking the train again in January.

Lamh Foistenach Abu!
41 posted on 12/06/2011 7:02:19 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: LUV W

You are colder than we are.

How much snow?

We broke a rain record yesterday. Most rain in a single year since they have been measuring.


42 posted on 12/06/2011 7:02:48 PM PST by TASMANIANRED (We kneel to no prince but the Prince of Peace)
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To: BIGLOOK

Aloha, Hawaii...((HUGS))...any events planned on your island?


43 posted on 12/06/2011 7:04:10 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: TASMANIANRED
We don't have a YMCA anywhere close - we have a public indoor pool about five miles from my house - that's where I would probably go.

Lamh Foistenach Abu!
44 posted on 12/06/2011 7:05:22 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska

I was at my aunt’s house for Sunday dinner in MA when we got the news and the adults were all talking about war.

My cousin and I,both 9 years old, were afraid that Christmas would be cancelled. Kids !!!!!!

My son’s in-laws were kids in Honolulu that day. It was quite frightening for them.


45 posted on 12/06/2011 7:06:09 PM PST by Mears (Alcohol. Tobacco. Firearms. What's not to like?)
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To: LUV W
Good evening, Luv!

*HUGS*

Great to see you this evening!

Lamh Foistenach Abu!
46 posted on 12/06/2011 7:07:54 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: left that other site
Good evening, ML!

*HUGS*

A solemn day indeed!



071207-N-8623G-072 PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (Dec. 7, 2007) A Marine assigned to Headquarters Service Battalion, Camp Smith Hawaii, stands at attention across the bay from the USS Arizona Memorial during a joint U.S. Navy/National Park Service ceremony commemorating the 66th Anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. More than 2,500 people joined Sailors, Pearl Harbor survivors and their families for the annual observance. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communications Specialist 2nd Class Elisia V. Gonzales (Released)

Lamh Foistenach Abu!
47 posted on 12/06/2011 7:13:11 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska
Looking around town for the past couple days, there aren't any events going on. Just another sign of the times, I guess.

Are your roads clear yet?
48 posted on 12/06/2011 7:15:48 PM PST by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul Congress!)
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To: The Mayor

Good evening, Mayor...thank you for today’s sustenance for body and soul.


49 posted on 12/06/2011 7:16:33 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Mears

My family was visiting friends in MA that same Sunday, too. I was 10. I remember everyone asking “Where is Pearl Harbor?” We soon learned!


50 posted on 12/06/2011 7:17:00 PM PST by Exit148
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