Washington Ceremony Commemorates Pearl Harbor Attack

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Navy Adm. Jonathan Greenert, the Vice Chief of Naval Operations, touches a wreath at the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., Dec. 7, 2010, during a ceremony commemorating the 1941 Japanese attacks on Pearl Harbor. A handful of World War II and Pearl Harbor veterans wait to participate in the wreath-laying ceremony.   DOD photo by Fred W. Baker III
  • A U.S. military color guard presents the colors at the National World War II Memorial Dec. 7, 2010, during a ceremony commemorating the 1941 Japanese attacks on Pearl Harbor.  DOD photo by Fred Baker III
  • A U.S. military color guard presents the colors at the National World War II Memorial Dec. 7, 2010, during a ceremony commemorating the 1941 Japanese attacks on Pearl Harbor. 
 DOD photo by Fred Baker III
  • A U.S. military color guard presents the colors at the National World War II Memorial Dec. 7, 2010, during a ceremony commemorating the 1941 Japanese attacks on Pearl Harbor.  DOD photo by Fred W. Baker III
  • Kenneth Walser, a veteran of both World War II and Korea, listens Dec. 7, 2010 as “Taps” is played at the National World War II Memorial during the commemoration of the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Walser’s brother, Roy, survived the Pearl Harbor attack.  DOD photo by Fred W. Baker III
  • World War II veteran Stensel Walser talks with Navy Capt. Wayne Porter, with the office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Dec. 7, 2010, at the National World War II Memorial during the commemoration of the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Walser’s brother, Roy, survived the Pearl Harbor attack.  DOD photo by Fred W. Baker III
  • Members of the U.S. Navy Band based out of Washington, D.C., play at the National World War II Memorial Dec. 7, 2010, during a ceremony commemorating the 1941 Japanese attacks on Pearl Harbor. 

 DOD photo by Fred W. Baker III