Hawaii-based Sailors Honor Navy's 237th Birthday


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SAILORS FROM SHIPS ASSIGNED TO PEARL HARBOR ALONG WITH SURVIVORS OF THE DECEMBER 7TH 1941
ATTACKS ON THE BASE ATTENDED A CEREMONY TO HONOR THE NAVY'S 237TH BIRTHDAY. THE U.S.
PACIFIC FLEET COMMANDER , ADMIRAL CECIL HANEY SAID THIS BASE IS STRONGLY CONNECTED TO NAVY
HERITAGE.
"THE MANY REMINDERS OF OUR UNIQUE MARITIME HISTORY. IN ADDITION TO THE ARIZONA MEMORIAL,
THE BOWFIN, WHICH IS ALSO CALLED THE AVENGER, THE BATTLESHIP MISSOURI, AND OTHER SITES SUCH
AS THE NATIONAL MEMORIAL OF THE PACIFIC, REMIND US OF WHAT IT TAKES TO MAINTAIN THE FREEDOMS
WE ENJOY."
THE SAILORS ALSO TOOK TIME TO REMEMBER THOSE WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE TERRORIST ATTACK
ON THE DESTROYER USS COLE ON OCTOBER 12TH, 2000.
TECH SERGEANT MICHAEL JACKSON, JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM