Tuesday, 12 December, 2017

Flags flown at half-staff in honor of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Community honors Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, local hero Flags flown at half-staff in honor of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
Sammy Stanley | 08 December, 2017, 09:27

"Today, our entire nation pauses to REMEMBER PEARL HARBOR - and the courageous warriors who on that day stood tall and fought for America", he wrote.

Service members, veterans and local dignitaries gathered on the Willard Carlton Orr Bridge in Bangor on Thursday to commemorate the 76th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

Retired Army Sergeant First Class Everett Evans is the chairperson of the event.

Two B-1B Lancers stage drills on western coast of Korean peninsula
Heritage Foundation defense specialist Thomas Spoehr told Stars and Stripes North Korea would see such a move as a provocation. North Korean foreign minister Ri Yong Ho said in September the country reserved the right to shoot down U.S.

President Donald Trump slightly misquoted one of former President Franklin Roosevelt's most famous speeches in a tweet commemorating the anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack. "And we don't want the people to forget the sacrifices that were made in that short time that morning".

Students, faculty and community members came out to a year ago honor George Gannam.

Per U.S. Flag Code, all U.S. and Alaska flags at federal, state, and public facilities should be flown at half-staff at sunrise on Thursday, December 7.

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