• America250: Navy Veteran John William Finn

    This week’s America250 salute is Navy Veteran John Finn, who received a Medal of Honor during the attack on Pearl Harbor.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army and Air Force Veteran Louis Rocha

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army and Air Force Veteran Louis Rocha. Rocha served during the Korean War as the noncommissioned officer in charge of radio operations for an Air Force detachment.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Air Corps Veteran Francis S. “Gabby” Gabreski

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Air Corps Veteran Francis S. “Gabby” Gabreski. Gabreski was an ace in both World War II and the Korean War.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Monica Benning

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Monica Benning, who took care of patients as a nurse during the attack on Pearl Harbor Dec. 7, 1941.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Navy Veteran Joseph Norman “Jack” Holder

    On his 100th birthday, today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Joseph Norman “Jack” Holder, a survivor from the attack on Pearl Harbor.

  • Commemorating a legacy of service on the 80th anniversary of Pearl Harbor

    Today, we observe the 80th anniversary of the Japanese attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor. On the morning of Dec. 7, 1941, men and women of the armed forces faced one of the most lethal threats in our country’s history with astounding heroism.

  • Pearl Harbor survivor, 100, recalls tragic day 80 years later

    After 80 years, the sounds are what Veteran Ken Potts recalls from Pearl Harbor Dec. 7,1941. “It was like the whole world was on fire.”

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Navy Veteran Isaac C. Kidd

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Isaac C. Kidd, the commander of USS Arizona killed Dec. 7, 1941, during the attack on Pearl Harbor.

  • Pearl Harbor attack sailors killed, interred at national cemetery

    Of the 2,341 service members killed at Pearl Harbor Dec. 7, 1941, nine who died are buried at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minnesota.

  • Pearl Harbor survivor recalls fateful day before passing

    On Dec. 7, 1941, Willett “Will” Lehner was aboard USS Ward (DD-139), a World War I “four-stacker” patrolling the entrance to Pearl Harbor.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Navy Veteran Howard “Ken” Potts

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Howard “Ken” Potts, who served on USS Arizona during the attack on Pearl Harbor Dec. 7, 1941.

  • Remains of North Texas sailor killed at Pearl Harbor laid to rest 80 years later

    Harold William Lindsey joined the Navy from Waxahachie, a small town just south of Dallas, Texas. Originally from California, fate would place him on the USS Oklahoma on December 7, 1941, when the Japanese Empire attacked Pearl Harbor. Navy Seaman 2nd Class Lindsey was one of the battleship’s 429 crewmembers killed in the attack. Almost 80 years later, the North Texas sailor finally returned to his family and friends. 

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