DECEMBER 7th . . . 71 YEARS AGO
CORPUS CHRISTI – The staff and volunteers of the USS LEXINGTON will hold a Commemoration Ceremony on board the WWII aircraft carrier at 2:00 pm, Friday 7 December 2012, to mark the 71st anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, 7 December 1941.
The service will be in memory of those who died in the attack, a tribute to the Pearl Harbor survivors who have since died, and in honor of the remaining survivors of that “ . . . date which will live in infamy . . .”
The Corpus Christi Fire Department Pipes and Drums and the Veterans Band of Corpus Christi will perform musical selections during the program. The Flour Bluff High School NJROTC will present the Colors.
The ceremony is sponsored by the USS LEXINGTON volunteer organization and will be hosted by Captain Rocco Montesano, USN (Ret), Executive Director, USS LEXINGTON Museum.
WHAT: Memorial Service
WHEN: 2:00 pm – Friday 7 December 2012
WHERE: USS LEXINGTON Museum