Prior to sharing Davis' story, Newman told those in attendance about the diminishing generation of Pearl Harbor survivors.
At one point, Chief Quartermaster Michael "Mickey" Ganitch started to sing "Remember Pearl Harbor."
The 94-year-old recalls hearing an announcement notifying sailors to man their battle stations.
If you will allow me to use other language, I will say that he must indeed have a blind soul who can not see that some great objective and design is being worked out here below of which we have the honor to be the faithful servants.
Lawmakers and the Naval Supply Systems Command honored three survivors from the Keystone State: Isaac George, Richard Schimmel, and Pat Bonnelli. They engaged in banter with the president during the event.
The USS Midway (CV-41) Museum Ship will sponsor a special event for Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, December 9, 1700-2359 UTC, from NI6IW in San Diego, California.
"December 7, 1941 - a Date which will live in Infamy".
"Now that Vickie is gone, it is up to me, my siblings and all the rest of the family to carry on the legacy of Doris Miller", Henrietta said. To this day the U.S.S. Arizona still remains sunken, along with the remains of some of its crew members.
"I was on the other side of the island, and I heard blasts", he said of the sneak attack by the Japanese Empire. That part extended past his initial enlistment - past World War II and into Korea, where he turned down a battlefield promotion since it hinged on him remaining in the infantry. He said the attack was a "bad mistake of misjudging" America.
"We always need to be there in case a situation occurs", says Post II Commander Bill Davies.
A bugler played taps to bring the service to a close.
A wreath was dropped from a footbridge into the Kenduskeag River Thursday as veterans and community member came together to commemorate the 76th anniversary of Pearl Harbor. "We honor you for the proud cultural heritage of victory and toughness that you have bestowed on each of us that now wear the uniform in your honor".
For Herb Dareff, a U.S. Army veteran who served in the Korean War, the blanket gave him extra comfort on his wife's birthday who died in March from pulmonary fibrosis.