"Yesterday, December 7, 1941–a date which will live in infamy–the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan."
– Franklin D. Roosevelt, on the morning after Pearl Harbor
The Pearl Harbor Memorial events are conducted across America and dedicated to the men and women killed or injured during the surprise attack on December 7, 1941. Learn about how America entered into World War II and the sacrifice demanded of our Armed Forces with team building and a history lesson. Participants who finish this event will receive the unique Pearl Harbor Memorial patch which is always earned and never sold.
“Team is Everything”
I retired after 20 years in the US Army (1984 – 2004). I spent over 16 years in the one and only Special Forces aka Green Berets. I was with 5th Special Forces Group (A). I started as a communications sergeant and retired as an ODA Team Sergeant (Best job in the World). I have been teaching JROTC since 2006 and will retire in 2026. I live in Upstate SC where I grew up.
“Your Pain is my Pleasure”
Desert Storm – Kuwait/Iraq 1991
Restore Hope – Somalia 1992
Uphold Democracy – Haiti 1994
Enduring Freedom – Afghanistan 2001-2002
Iraqi Freedom – Iraq 2003