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Perch Base attended the Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day event on 12/07/2019 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 Official State Historian Marshall Trimble, Arizona Department of Veterans' Services director Wanda Wright, and Keynote Speaker Captain Ande Bergmann.

First, some pictures of our Perch Base members.
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December 2019 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

(l-r) Life Member & Perch Base Commander W. Howard Doyle, Jr., Life & Holland Club Member Doug La Rock, Life & Holland Club Member Davy Jones, Danielle Skranak (Miss Gilbert), Charles Tobias.

December 2019 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

(l-r) Life & Holland Club Member Mike Keating, Life & Holland Club Member & Western Regional Director Jim Denzien, Erik Foge.

December 2019 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

Life Member Bob Gilmore.

December 2019 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

(l-r) Life Member & Perch Base Commander W. Howard Doyle, Jr., Perch Base COB Carl Miner, Life & Holland Club Member Doug La Rock, Life & Holland Club Member Capt. Dick Noreika, Life & Holland Club Member Davy Jones, Danielle Skranak (Miss Gilbert), Charles Tobias, Life Member Joe Trotter.
2nd row, behind Howard Doyle: Perch Base Membership Chair Joan Miner & Erik Foge.

December 2019 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

(l-r) Life & Holland Club Member & Western Regional Director Jim Denzien, Life Member & Perch Base Commander W. Howard Doyle, Jr., Perch Base COB Carl Miner, Life & Holland Club Member Doug La Rock, Life & Holland Club Member Capt. Dick Noreika, Life & Holland Club Member Davy Jones, Danielle Skranak (Miss Gilbert).
2nd row, behind Howard Doyle: Perch Base Membership Chair Joan Miner & Erik Foge.

December 2019 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

(l-r) Life Member & Perch Base Commander W. Howard Doyle, Jr., Perch Base COB Carl Miner, Life & Holland Club Member Doug La Rock, Life & Holland Club Member Capt. Dick Noreika, Life & Holland Club Member Davy Jones, Danielle Skranak (Miss Gilbert).

December 2019 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

(l-r) Life & Holland Club Member & Western Regional Director Jim Denzien, Life Member & Perch Base Commander W. Howard Doyle, Jr., Perch Base COB Carl Miner, Life & Holland Club Member Doug La Rock, Life & Holland Club Member Capt. Dick Noreika.
2nd row, behind Howard Doyle: Perch Base Membership Chair Joan Miner & Erik Foge.

December 2019 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

(l-r) Life & Holland Club Member & Western Regional Director Jim Denzien, Life Member & Perch Base Commander W. Howard Doyle, Jr., Perch Base COB Carl Miner.
2nd row, behind Howard Doyle: Perch Base Membership Chair Joan Miner & Erik Foge.

December 2019 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

(l-r) Life & Holland Club Member & Western Regional Director Jim Denzien, Life Member & Perch Base Commander W. Howard Doyle, Jr., Perch Base COB Carl Miner, Life & Holland Club Member Doug La Rock, Life & Holland Club Member Capt. Dick Noreika.
2nd row, behind Jim Denzien: Erik Foge.

December 2019 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

Perch Base Member Glenn Posniack.

December 2019 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

Perch Base Life & Holland Club Member Mike Keating

December 2019 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

The 108th Army Band, Arizona National Guard, led by Chief Warrant Officer 2 Steve Brining, entertained the audience with patriotic music prior to the ceremony. They are under the 16-inch gun barrel from the USS Missouri, where the Japanese surrender was signed.

December 2019 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

The 108th Army Band, Arizona National Guard, led by Chief Warrant Officer 2 Steve Brining, entertained the audience with patriotic music prior to the ceremony. They are under the 16-inch gun barrel from the USS Missouri, where the Japanese surrender was signed.

December 2019 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

The ceremony was conducted at the USS Arizona (BB-36) 16,000-pound anchor.

December 2019 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

The ceremony was conducted at the USS Arizona (BB-36) 16,000-pound anchor.

December 2019 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

The ceremonies were conducted by (l-r) Master of Ceremonies Marshall Trimble, State Historian; Keynote Speaker Capt. Andree Bergmann, ASU Naval ROTC Commanding Officer; Reading of the Governor's Proclamation by Col. Wanda Wright, Director, Arizona Department of Veterans' Services; Invocation and Benediction by Chaplain (Maj.) Lauralee Ozello, 161st Air Refueling Wing; and the Pledge of Allegiance led by Lance Cpl. Jackson Knight, North Valley Young Marines.

December 2019 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

Master of Ceremonies Marshall Trimble, State Historian.

December 2019 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

The Mesa Caledonian Pipe Band performs.

December 2019 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

The Mesa Caledonian Pipe Band performs.

December 2019 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

The Mesa Caledonian Pipe Band performs.

December 2019 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

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

December 2019 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

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

December 2019 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

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

December 2019 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

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

December 2019 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

The Commemorative Air Force flyover by the Boeing B-17 G "Sentimental Journey." See the Event Program for more details about the "Sentimental Journey."

December 2019 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

The Commemorative Air Force flyover by the Boeing B-17 G "Sentimental Journey." See the Event Program for more details about the "Sentimental Journey."

December 2019 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

The Perch Base wreath.

December 2019 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

Perch Base Life Member, Holland Club Member & Base Vice-Commander George Woods placed the wreath for the Perch Base Sub Vets.

December 2019 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

Perch Base Life Member, Holland Club Member & Base Vice-Commander George Woods placed the wreath for the Perch Base Sub Vets.

December 2019 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

The WWII Sub Vets wreath.

December 2019 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

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

December 2019 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

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

December 2019 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

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

December 2019 Pearl Harbor Day Photos

Captain Andree Bergmann, Commanding Officer of the Naval ROTC Unit at ASU, was the Keynote Speaker. Left click the photo for Capt Bergmann's biography.

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. Follow this LINK to the tour of Wesley Bolin Plaza displayed in last year's photos.

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