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Arkansas Remembers Pearl Harbor: 82nd Anniversary

December 7, 2023 @ 11:58 am 1:00 pm

Who: North Little Rock Mayor Terry Hartwick; Commissioner of Revenue Charlie Collins, Arkansas Department of Finance & Administration; CDR Alan Malone, USN (ret); LCDR Sterling Claypoole, USNR.

What: State and local dignitaries will commemorate 82 years since the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Free tours of the USS Razorback submarine following the ceremony.

Why: Thursday, December 7, 2023, marks 82 years since the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Arkansas is one of two locations – the other being Honolulu, Hawaii – with ships present at both the beginning and end of World War Two. Per the US Department of Veterans Affairs, of the millions who served, there are 119,550 veterans of the Second World War alive today. Around 1,144 World War II veterans live in Arkansas. We hope you will take time to thank a veteran this historic week, step into their shoes for a day, and educate your family about this pivotal moment in our nation’s history.

Alternate location if inclement weather:
River House located a 120 S Olive (between the Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum and Downtown Riverside RV Park)

120 Riverfront Park Drive
North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114 United States
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