U.S. Troops Honor Pearl Harbor Fallen, Survivors

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Pearl Harbor survivors observe the U.S. Naval Sea Cadets Concert Band of the West perform at the Pearl Harbor Memorial Museum & Visitor Center during Kama'aina and military appreciation day at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Dec. 4, 2011. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the 1941 attacks on Pearl Harbor in which more than 2,400 people died. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Daniel Barker
  • Retired Navy Master Chief Jim Taylor speaks about Pearl Harbor survivor Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Jack Gordon Franklin during Franklin's the burial service at the USS Utah Memorial on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Dec. 5, 2011.  U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Logico
  • Sailors perform facing movements during the burial service of Pearl Harbor survivor Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Jack Gordon Franklin at the USS Utah Memorial on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Dec. 5, 2011. The sailors are assigned to the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Navy Detachment Honor Guard.  U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Logico
  • U.S. Navy sailors present the national ensign during the burial service of Pearl Harbor survivor Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Jack Gordon Franklin at the USS Utah Memorial on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Dec. 5, 2011. Franklin, 81, was a boatswain's mate who died July 12, 2005. He was 17 years old during the attack on Pearl Harbor. The sailors are assigned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Navy Detachment Honor Guard. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Logico
  • Sailors form up during the burial service of Pearl Harbor survivor Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Jack Gordon Franklin at the USS Utah Memorial on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Dec. 5, 2011. The sailors are assigned to the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Navy Detachment Honor Guard.  U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Logico
  • Navy veterans, who were aboard the battleship USS Arizona during the Dec. 7, 1941, Japanese air attack on Pearl Harbor, are greeted with honors as they enter the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Dec. 6, 2011. The monument is hosting ceremonies throughout the week in remembrance of the attack on Pearl Harbor.  U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dustin W. Sisco
  • Lonnie Cook, a Navy veteran who was aboard the battleship USS Arizona during the Dec. 7, 1941 Japanese air attack on Pearl Harbor, reads the names of his lost shipmates on the wall of the USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Dec. 6, 2011.  U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dustin W. Sisco
  • U.S. Navy Lt. Steven Shelden stands in ranks with U.S. sailors and Marines during a remembrance ceremony in honor of the 70th anniversary of the Dec. 7, 1941, Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, aboard the USS Pearl Harbor under way in the Philippine Sea, Dec. 7, 2011. The Pearl Harbor, named in honor of the attack, is conducting operations in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility as part of the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group.  U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Alan Gragg
  • U.S. Navy Command Master Chief Steven Alt, left, and U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Major Scott Pile participate in a wreath laying ceremony aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island in honor of the 70th anniversary of the Dec. 7, 1941, Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in the Pacific Ocean, Dec. 7, 2011. Pile is assigned to the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit. The Makin Island, the Navy's newest amphibious assault ship and the only U.S. Navy ship with a hybrid electric propulsion system, is on its first operational deployment. U.S. Navy Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sarah Murphy
  • U.S. sailors and Marines stand in ranks aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor in the Philippine Sea, Dec. 7, 2011, during a remembrance ceremony marking the Dec. 7, 1941, attacks. The Pearl Harbor is conducting operations in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility as part of the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Alan Gragg
  • U.S. sailors, part of a flag detail, salute the national ensign aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor in the Philippine Sea, Dec. 7, 2011, during a remembrance ceremony for the Dec. 7, 1941, attack.  U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Alan Gragg
  • U.S. sailors fold the national ensign aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor in the Philippine Sea, Dec. 7, 2011, after a remembrance ceremony marking the Dec. 7, 1941, attacks.  U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Alan Gragg