Pearl Harbor Ceremony

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December 7, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am PST

On the 78th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, we will commemorate this day with a special remembrance ceremony.

This ceremony will include:

  • Remembrance Wreath Presentation by Pearl Harbor Survivor Clayton Schenkelberg
  • Special Guest Speaker: USS Midway’s Ship Historian Karl Zingheim, How Pearl Harbor’s Losses Guaranteed America’s Victory in WWII
  • Invocation by Darcy Povich and Benediction by Pastor David Plank
  • Traditional Pearl Harbor Two-Bell Ceremony & Taps
  • Flyover by Air Group One

Please note, this ceremony is from 9 am – 10 am before regular museum hours. The ceremony is free to the public. Guests must arrive to the ceremony no later than 9:30 am to receive free admission to the museum following the ceremony.

Details of the event are subject to change, please check the website regularly for updates.


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