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By Scott McGaugh

May 28 Ceremony to Honor Pearl Harbor Survivors

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he USS Midway Museum’s annual “Legacy Week” activities over Memorial Day Weekend are designed to showcase those who serve America in uniform. Presented by USAA, a very special event will take place on Saturday, May 28, at 9 a.m. on the flight deck. Supporting sponsors include Kaiser Permanente and Booz Allen.

The annual Veterans Remembrance Ceremony will honor Pearl Harbor survivors in the 75th anniversary year of the attack on Pearl Harbor. It’s free to the general public, family oriented, and those who attend can remain aboard and enjoy the museum the rest of the day at no charge. Everyone is invited to attend the Veterans Wreath Ceremony on Saturday, May 28, at 9 a.m. on the USS Midway Museum’s flight deck. It will be a day to honor the words of President Franklin Roosevelt. “No matter how long it may take us to overcome this premeditated invasion, the American people will through their righteous might win through absolute victory.” Ultimately 16 million Americans answered their nation’s call by serving in World War II.

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