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    “The forgotten ship” no more: USS Utah honored [Image 3 of 275]

    “The forgotten ship” no more: USS Utah honored



    Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Corwin Colbert 

    U.S. Navy           

    161207-N-QE566-006 PEARL HARBOR (Dec. 07, 2016) Retired Chief Petty Officer Gilbert Meyer,right, a USS Utah and Pearl Harbor survivor, and Capt. Jeffrey Rathbun, U.S. Pacific Fleet Command Deputy Director, Logistics, Engineering and Security Cooperation, return honors to USS Halsey (DDG 97) as the ship sailed past the USS Utah Memorial on Ford Island in Pearl Harbor as part of a pass in review and salute to USS Arizona and Pearl Harbor survivors Dec. 7. This is the first time a U.S. Navy Ship has rendered honors to the Utah as part of an official ceremony. The salute is part of the 75th Pearl Harbor Commemoration, co-hosted by the U.S. Military, the National Park Service and the State of Hawaii, provided veterans family members, service members and the community a chance to honor the sacrifices made by those who were present Dec. 7, 1941, as well as throughout the Pacific theater. As a Pacific nation, the U.S. is committed to continue its responsibility of protecting the Pacific sea-lanes, advancing international ideals and relationships, well as delivering security, influence and responsiveness in the region. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Corwin M. Colbert)



    Date Taken: 12.07.2016
    Date Posted: 12.09.2016 00:00
    Photo ID: 3044808
    VIRIN: 161207-N-QE566-006
    Resolution: 7360x4912
    Size: 1.63 MB
    Location: PEARL HARBOR, HI, US 

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