Friday, December 10, 2010

B*N*S*N4

12/07/2010 - U.S. Navy Logistics Specialist 1st Class Donal John Flemming, with USS Reuben James (FFG 57), talks with a Pearl Harbor survivor Dec. 7, 2010, during the commemoration and dedication ceremony of the new Pearl Harbor Visitor Center and museum at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The ceremony took place on the 69th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Approximately 200 survivors and 3,000 members of the public attended the dedication of the $56 million center. (DoD photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Michael Russell, U.S. Navy/Released)

1 comment:

TetVet68 said...

Remember Pearl Harbor -- Keep America Alert!

(Now deceased) America's oldest living Medal of Honor recipient, living his 101st year is former enlisted Chief Petty Officer, Aviation Chief Ordnanceman (ACOM), later wartime commissioned Lieutenant John W. Finn, U. S. Navy (Ret.). He is also the last surviving Medal of Honor, "The Day of Infamy", Japanese Attack on the Hawaiian Islands, Naval Air Station, Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, Territory of Hawaii, 7 December 1941.

(Now deceased) 'Navy Centenarian Sailor', 103 year old, former enlisted Chief Petty Officer, Aviation Chief Radioman (ACRM, Combat Aircrewman), later wartime commissioned Chief Warrant Officer Julio 'Jay' Ereneta, U. S. Navy (Ret.), is a thirty year career veteran of World War One and World War Two. He first flew aircrewman in August 1922; flew rearseat Radioman/Gunner (1920s/1930s) in the tactical air squadrons of the Navy's first aircraft carriers, USS LANGLEY (CV-1) and USS LEXINGTON (CV-2).

Visit my photo album tribute to these centenarian veteran shipmates and other Pearl Harbor survivors:

http://news.webshots.com/album/123286873BFAAiq

http://news.webshots.com/album/141695570BONFYl

San Diego, California