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Perch Base attended the Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day event on 12/07/2018 at the Wesley Bolin Plaza by the Arizona State Capitol to place wreaths during the ceremony.
We placed two wreaths. One for the WW2 Submarine Veterans and one for Perch Base.
VIPs in attendance included Governor Doug Ducey, Official State Historian Marshall Trimble, Arizona Department of Veterans' Services director Wanda Wright, and Keynote Speaker Commander Justin C. Collins.

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December 2018 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

The 108th Army Band, directed by Chief Warrant Officer Steve Banning entertain the audience with patriotic music prior to the ceremony.

December 2018 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

The 108th Army Band, directed by Chief Warrant Officer Steve Banning entertain the audience with patriotic music prior to the ceremony.

December 2018 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

The 108th Army Band, directed by Chief Warrant Officer Steve Banning entertain the audience with patriotic music prior to the ceremony.

December 2018 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

The USS Arizona (BB-39) anchor.

December 2018 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

Perch Base members in the front row (l-r) Joan Miner, Carl Miner, Howard Doyle, Jim Denzien.

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The Perch Base wreath.

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The WW2 Sub Vets wreath.

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Other wreaths placed in preparation for the ceremony. The 16-inch gun barrel from the USS Missouri, where the Japanese surrender was signed is on the right. The 14-inch gun barrel from the USS Arizona is on the left.

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VIP seating. Pearl Harbor attack survivor Jack Holder is on the left.

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The 48-Star flag is hoisted on the USS Arizona (BB-39) Mast.

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The Commemorative Air Force flyover by the Boeing B-17 G "Sentimental Journey."

December 2018 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

The Commemorative Air Force flyover by the Boeing B-17 G "Sentimental Journey."

December 2018 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

The Commemorative Air Force flyover by the Boeing B-17 G "Sentimental Journey."

December 2018 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

The Commemorative Air Force flyover by the Boeing B-17 G "Sentimental Journey."

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Director, AZ Dept. of Veterans' Services, Col. Wanda Wright (USAF, ret) reads Governor Ducey's Proclamation.

December 2018 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

Perch Base Holland Club and Life member and Western District 1 Commander Jim Denzien placed the wreath for the SubVets of WW2.

December 2018 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

Perch Base Holland Club and Life member and Western District 1 Commander Jim Denzien placed the wreath for the SubVets of WW2.

December 2018 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

Perch Base Holland Club and Life member and Western District 1 Commander Jim Denzien placed the wreath for the SubVets of WW2.

December 2018 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

Perch Base COB Carl Miner placed the wreath for the Perch Base Sub Vets.

December 2018 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

Perch Base COB Carl Miner placed the wreath for the Perch Base Sub Vets.

December 2018 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

Perch Base COB Carl Miner placed the wreath for the Perch Base Sub Vets.

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Carl and Jim returning from placing the wreaths.

December 2018 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

Perch Base members in the front row (l-r) Joan Miner, Carl Miner, Don Demarte, Howard Doyle.

December 2018 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

Perch Base members in the front row (l-r) Joan Miner, Carl Miner, Don Demarte, Howard Doyle.

December 2018 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

Posting of the Colors by the POW/MIA/KIA Honor Guard with the National Anthem sung by Sgt. 1st Class Vernon West.

December 2018 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

Perch Base members in the front row (l-r) Joan Miner, Carl Miner, Don Demarte, Howard Doyle, Jim Denzien.

December 2018 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

Perch Base members in the front row (l-r) Joan Miner, Carl Miner, Don Demarte, Howard Doyle, Jim Denzien.

December 2018 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

Director, AZ Dept. of Veterans' Services, Col. Wanda Wright (USAF, ret) reads the Governor's Proclamation and introduces Governor Ducey.

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Governor Ducey thanks the VIPs.

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Governor Ducey addresses the audience.

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Official State Historian and Master of Ceremonies Marshall Trimble addresses the audience.

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Keynote Speaker Commander Justin C. Collins addresses the audience.

December 2018 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

Keynote Speaker Commander Justin C. Collins addresses the audience.

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Pearl Harbor survivor Jack Holder describes what happened to him during the attack on Ford Island.

December 2018 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

Pearl Harbor survivor Jack Holder describes what happened to him during the attack on Ford Island.

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Official State Historian and Master of Ceremonies Marshall Trimble serenades the audience with "God Bless America."

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Perch Base COB Carl Miner pays his respect to Pearl Harbor Survivor Jack Holder.

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USS Arizona, BB-39, commissioning.

If you have never been to the Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza, here's some pictures of the many memorials, including the future site of the Arizona Silent Service Memorial, adjacent to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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The Arizona State Capitol Building.

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Wesley Bolin Memorial Marker.

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Crime Victims Memorial.

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Father Kino Statue.

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Navajo Code Talkers Memorial.

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Bushmasters Memorial.

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Arizona Workers Memorial.

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Arizona Pioneer Women Memorial.

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The 10 Commandments Memorial.

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Civilian Conservation Corps Memorial.

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4th Marine Division Memorial.

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Law Enforcement Memorial.

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Confederate Troops Memorial.

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Jewish War Veterans Memorial.

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Martin Luther King Memorial.

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Armenian Holocaust Memorial.

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Desert Storm Memorial.

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Enduring Freedom Memorial.

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American Merchant Seaman Memorial.

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Father Albert Braun O.F.M. Statue.

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Arizona Peace Officer Memorial.

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Purple Heart Memorial.

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Battle of the Bulge/Ardennes Veterans Memorial.

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Arizona Law Enforcement K9 Memorial.

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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Future site of the ASSM Memorial.

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Enduring Freedom Memorial.

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Korean War Memorial.

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USS Arizona Mast Memorial.

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14" gun barrel from the USS Arizona, lost during the Pearl Harbor attack.

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16" gun barrel from the USS Missouri, where the Japanese surrender was signed.

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Korean War Memorial.

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Arizona Fallen Firefighters & Emergency Paramedics Memorial.

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Arizona Fallen Firefighters & Emergency Paramedics Memorial.

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Arizona Fallen Firefighters & Emergency Paramedics Memorial.

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9-11 Memorial.

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World War I Veterans Memorial.

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