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2014-04-15 12:21:03

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Operational readiness of the U.S. Navy's MK-48 heavyweight torpedo inventory will continue to be ensured by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT]. The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) awarded Lockheed Martin a contract option worth approximately $10 million to support the Navy's intermediate-level maintenance activities for all MK-48 torpedoes. This is the first option exercised from a contract awarded in 2013 and brings the total contract...

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....

2013-04-05 08:20:25

HONOLULU, April 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor welcomed its 1,000,000(th) visitor today, the Valencia family from Modesto, CA. Mr. Ivan Valencia and Mrs. Mari Valencia and their two children Hiram, 9 and Christopher, 5, received four gift bags filled with books, aviation gear, aircraft memorabilia, plus a Lifetime Family Membership to the Museum. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130405/PH89406 ) They were greeted with a balloon, confetti and cake...

2011-12-06 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7: PEARL HARBOR 70TH ANNIVERSARY Profile America -- Wednesday, December 7th. Seventy years ago today, aircraft from carriers of the Japanese Navy attacked the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor and other military installations in Hawaii without warning. The attack...

2011-12-06 16:00:00

The nationally recognized mass tort and personal injury litigation firm, which stewards the cases of many former service members with cancer, hopes to spread the word about the dangers of asbestos exposure to those who served aboard Navy ships. New York City (PRWEB) December 06, 2011 Weitz & Luxenberg founding partner Arthur Luxenberg said today that the firm is taking special action to commemorate National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. The New York-based law firm, which represents the...

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

2011-12-06 09:40:00

NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National WWII Museum is inviting the public to share a day filled with observations and an exhibition opening on Wednesday, December 7, the 70th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. "Pearl Harbor forever changed America," said Dr. Gordon H. "Nick" Mueller, president and chief executive officer of The National WWII Museum. "It is appropriate and important that we observe this anniversary at the national Museum devoted to...

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...

2010-12-06 08:30:00

DALLAS, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Students with the Big Brothers Big Sisters Military Mentoring Program are receiving a once in a lifetime opportunity to experience history firsthand and learn from WWII veterans. Through an essay contest sponsored by AT&T, three students along with their "Big Sisters" and guardians will join three AT&T* retirees, who served in WWII, and travel to the historic battle site of Pearl Harbor where the students will get a chance to "life shadow" the...