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2014-03-13 23:02:24

USS Missouri Memorial Association celebrates 20th Anniversary with special Mahalo admission rates for Hawaii residents and military members, March 15-31. Pearl Harbor, HI (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 This Sunday, March 16, the USS Missouri Memorial Association, the nonprofit organization responsible for bringing the retired USS Missouri to Pearl Harbor and establishing the Battleship Missouri Memorial, celebrates its 20th anniversary. In honor of the Association’s anniversary, the Battleship...

2013-11-04 12:20:18

HONOLULU, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor today announced the appointment of Elissa Lines as National Campaign Executive Director to lead a nationwide campaign to secure financial support for the Museum's expansion. The Museum's master plan calls for the restoration of two additional historic hangars on Ford Island, aircraft acquisition, and significant exhibit preparation to portray the important contribution of aviation in the Pacific region....

2013-09-10 12:20:12

Of the seven jets released to civilian institutions, this is the only one given outside Australia HONOLULU, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor welcomed the General Dynamics F-111C jet (serial number A8-130) to its collection of vintage and high performance aircraft. A gift from the Royal Australian Air Force, the jet is one of seven airframes being released to civilian institutions, the only one being gifted outright, and the only one being given...

2011-12-06 11:50:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett has ordered all U.S. and Pennsylvania flags in the Capitol Complex and at commonwealth facilities statewide to fly at half-staff on Wednesday, Dec. 7 in honor of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. The Dec. 7, 1941 surprise attack on Pearl Harbor killed 2,403 Americans and led the United States to enter World War II. Media contact: Gary Miller, 717-783-1116 SOURCE Pennsylvania Office of the Governor

2011-08-11 04:00:00

FALL RIVER, Mass., Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- President Franklin Roosevelt called it "a date which will live in infamy." It is arguably the pivotal episode in the trajectory of World War II. But with the passage of time and passing of the war's veterans, the memory of what happened at Pearl Harbor and how it changed the course of world events may be fading. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110811/NE49832) As the country marks the 70th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor...

2010-06-01 16:39:00

HONOLULU, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arizona Memorial Museum Association (AMMA) made its own history today as the 31-year old non-profit organization officially changed its name to PACIFIC HISTORIC PARKS (PHP) http://pacifichistoricparks.org/ at the four National Parks it provides interpretive, educational and visitor activity support for. The sites include the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument http://pacifichistoricparks.org/phh.php at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; American...

2010-01-30 19:25:00

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaii Governor Linda Lingle and Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard commander Capt. Gregory R. Thomas today joined the Battleship Missouri Memorial in saluting its volunteers and supporters as the historic ship fully reopened to visitation following a multimillion-dollar drydocking project. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100130/LA46832-a ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100130/LA46832-b ) An ukulele band from the Big...

2008-12-04 12:01:00

NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- "Never forget." Those two words serve as both a remembrance and a call to action as America commemorates the 67th anniversary of the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor this Sunday, December 7th. The surprise air and submarine attack by Japan on the U.S. naval fleet stationed in Hawaii that early Sunday morning more than six decades ago shattered American neutrality in World War II. Pearl Harbor launched the country and its fledgling army headlong...

2005-12-15 17:57:53

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The remains of a U.S. Navy seaman, killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, and since dug up twice, have been identified and will be returned to his family for burial, the Pentagon said on Thursday. Seaman 2nd Class Warren Hickock of Kalamazoo, Michigan, was assigned to the mine-laying ship USS Sicard at the time but was believed to have been killed while doing temporary duty aboard the ill-fated battleship USS Pennsylvania. In the...

2005-12-07 13:27:29

FREDERICKSBURG, Texas (Reuters) - A U.S. admiral demoted after the surprise Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor should be cleared of blame and have his rank posthumously restored, his grandson said on Wednesday, the 64th anniversary of the carnage. Thomas Kimmel, born two years after the December 7, 1941, assault on the major U.S. naval base in Hawaii, said President George W. Bush should exonerate Rear Adm. Husband E. Kimmel. "My grandfather never knew anything about ... the secret...