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3 fatal military events in 3 days- 2 shootings, 1 crash

This week has been fairly tragic for the military.  More specifically, the helicopter crash and two Naval base shootings that have all happened since Wednesday, Dec. 4.  Overall, at least 10 service members were killed in these events and at least eight wounded. On Wednesday, an active duty sailor shot three civilian employees at Pearl …

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WWII submarine USS Grayback located after 75 years

Modern technology allows people to do many things in the palm of their hands these days.  Most people use this technology to communicate about themselves faster, posting selfies and statuses on social media.  Others, however, use the gifts of modern technology to go back in time and find missing submarines. The USS Grayback played a …

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Mario Tonelli – Notre Dame grad, Bataan Death March participant

Mario Tonelli was the son of an Episcopalian minister and graduate of Notre Dame University in 1938. He played football as a fullback for “The Fighting Irish.” Upon his graduation, he joined the military – a career which began in Manila, Philippines; just two months before the Japanese would launch a surprise attack on Pearl …

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Pearl Harbor Survivors Share Their Stories [Video]

Today marks the 75th anniversary of Japan’s sneak attack on Pearl Harbor, where more than 2,000 United States service members were killed and several ships were sunk, including the USS Arizona. The attack, which took place at 7:48 Hawaii time, was conducted by 353 Japanese Imperial fighter, bomber and torpedo planes, launched from six different …

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Shinzo Abe Will Become First Japanese Leader to Visit Pearl Harbor

The Prime Minister of Japan said on Monday that he would visit Pearl Harbor, the first Japanese leader to do so in the 75 years since the surprise attack that drew the United States into World War II. Mr. Abe said he would travel to the naval base on the island of O’ahu, Hawaii between …

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