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Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day 2017 in Imperial Beach

Dec 09, 2017 11:38PM ● By Paul Spear
Imperial Beach Held a Service for National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day on Thursday December 7th at the Imperial Beach Pier. Members of the Fleet Reserve, VFW and American Legion in Imperial Beach attended along with City Officials and the public in observance of the Remembrance. At the end of the service, flowers are thrown off the pier as a way of showing our respect for those who payed the ultimate price for our freedom.

Thank you to Sergio Frost of the Fleet Reserve 289 for providing the photos.

National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

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National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
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DateDecember 7
Next time7 December 2018

National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, also referred to as Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day or Pearl Harbor Day, is observed annually in the United States on December 7, to remember and honor the 2,403 citizens of the United States who were killed in the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii on December 7, 1941. Every year the United States honors the people who were in the war.

On August 23, 1994, the United States Congress, by Pub.L. 103–308, designated December 7 of each year as National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.[1] On November 29, President Bill Clinton issued a proclamation declaring December 7, 1994 the first National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.[2]

On Pearl Harbor Day, the American flag should be flown at half-staff until sunset to honor those who died as a result of the attack on U.S. military forces in Hawaii.[3] Pearl Harbor Day is not a federal holiday – government offices, schools, and businesses do not close. Some organizations may hold special events in memory of those killed or injured at Pearl Harbor.[3]


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