Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day


“May we never forget our fallen comrades. Freedom isn’t free.”

— Sgt. Major Bill Paxton

U.S. Marine Corps, retired


On this day we honor all who lost their lives on December 7, 1941, in the bombing of Pearl Harbor on the Hawaiian island of Oahu. More than 3500 Americans lost their lives or were wounded in the early morning aerial attack by the Japanese that drew the U.S. into World War II.



Pearl Harbor remains the final resting place for many of the crew of the USS Utah, USS Arizona, and USS Oklahoma.



Often, crew members who survived the attack chose to have their ashes interred with crew mates. RIP


Robert Bishop, distinguished US Army Veteran; Korean War


Freedom isn’t free. Ask any military veteran. Thank every military veteran.


About Cathy Burnham Martin

Author of 20+ books, and counting! A professional voice-over artist, dedicated foodie, and lifelong corporate communications geek, Cathy Burnham Martin has enjoyed a highly eclectic career, ranging from the arts and journalism to finance, telecommunications, and publishing. Along with her husband, Ron Martin, she has passions for entertaining, gardening, volunteering, active and visual arts, GREAT food, and traveling. Cathy often says, "I believe that we all should live with as much contagious enthusiasm as possible... Whether we're with friends or family, taking people along for the ride is more than half the fun."
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