NEWS | Nov. 30, 2011

Pearl Harbor remembered on USS Yorktown

By Butch Hills Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum

The Mount Pleasant Veteran's of Foreign Wars Post 10624 will conduct the annual Pearl Harbor Memorial Day service on the USS Yorktown (CV-10) with participation from the South Carolina Pearl Harbor Survivors Association, Dec. 7 from 11 a.m. to noon. The guest speaker will be retired Navy Rear Adm. Bob Besal.

Patriots Point is anticipating that at least six Pearl Harbor survivors will attend the program, including South Carolina Pearl Harbor Survivors State Chairman Donald Ralph.

An estimated 40 Pearl Harbor survivors currently live in South Carolina.

Attendance at the program is free to the public. Parking rates will apply.