Category: Pearl Harbor 75th Anniversary

Heroes in Plain Sight

I was really impressed by the fact that everywhere we went there were Heroes in Plain Sight. Sitting in hotel lobbies, on park benches and walking on the beach. These Heroes on any other day, in any other place, would have been passed by without any applause or thanks yous. But not on December 7,… Read more »

Distinguished and Celebrated Part II

Ewa Battlefield When my husband and I arrived in Waikiki, Hawaii we were tired but thrilled about the events we were going to be a part of. But, as previously stated, that all fell apart while we were in flight. Who knew what a blessing that would be. While we were preparing to leave, things… Read more »

All Gave Some and Some Gave All

We lived in Germany for 12 years and we loved it. I had the opportunity while there to tour a concentration camp or two and visit historical sites from WWII. These sites and tours were events that changed me and broke my heart at the horrors that had occurred. Visiting the memorial of the USS… Read more »

Distinguished and Celebrated Part I Ewa Battlefield Commemoration

The day ¬†we arrived in Hawaii Tim (my husband) and I were informed that the tours we were scheduled for and the awarding of the scheduled Quilts of Valor were cancelled due to scheduling problems. I was at a lost for what I was going to do with 31 Quilts of Valor. I took a… Read more »