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Perch Base attended the Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day event on 12/07/2017 at the Wesley Bolin Plaza by the Arizona State Capitol to place wreaths during the ceremony.
We placed two wreaths. One for the WW2 Submarine Veterans and one for Perch Base.
VIPs in attendance included Aruziba Governor Doug Ducey, Judge Rick Romley, Official State Historian Marshall Trimble, Arizona Department of Veterans' Services director Wanda Wright, and Keynote Speaker Rear Admiral Ron Tucker.

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USS Arizona, BB-39, commissioning.

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The crowd scanning the sky for the B-17G "Sentimental Journey" and C-47A Skytrain "Old Number 30" while AZ State Historian Marshall Trimble describes their accomplishments.

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The Commemorative Air Force flyover.

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The Commemorative Air Force flyover.

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The Commemorative Air Force flyover.

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The 108th Army Band.

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Judge Rick Romley was the Master of Ceremonies.

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Perch Base Life member George Woods placed the wreath for the SubVets of WW2.

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Perch Base Life member George Woods placed the wreath for the SubVets of WW2.

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Perch Base COB Carl Miner placed the wreath for the Perch Base SubVets.

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Perch Base COB Carl Miner placed the wreath for the Perch Base SubVets.

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The POW/MIA/KIA Honor Guard posted the colors.

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Maddie Rose Holler, Miss Arizona 2017, leads the crowd reciting the Pledge of Allegiance as the colors are posted.

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Director, AZ Dept. of Veterans' Services, Col. Wanda Wright (USAF, ret) reads Governor Ducey's Proclamation.

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Director, AZ Dept. of Veterans' Services, Col. Wanda Wright (USAF, ret) introduces Governor Ducey.

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Governor Ducey addresses the crowd.

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SFC (USA, ret) "serenades" the crowd with "Remember Pearl Harbor".

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Guest Speaker RADM Ron Tucker (USN, ret) addresses the crowd.

Some of the Perch Base guests attending the ceremony.

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Perch Base Commander and Life member Howard Doyle.

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Perch Base COB Carl Miner and his wife, Joan.

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Perch Base Life member and Holland Club member Davy Jones.

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Perch Base member Ken Meeks and his wife, Soon Young.

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Perch Base Life member and Holland Club member Doug La Rock.

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Greg Posniack, guest of Glenn Posniack.

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Perch Base Vice Commander Glenn Posniack and his wife Shantil.

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Perch Base Life member and Holland Club member Bill Woolcott.

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Western Region District Commander 1, Perch Base Life member and Holland Club member Jim Denzien.

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Perch Base Life member George Woods.

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Perch Base associate member Don Demarte.

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Since the Perch Base Webmaster, Life member Dan Marks is always busy taking pictures, here's an old picture from the 2014 Pearl Harbor Remembrance ceremony.

If you have never been to the Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza, here's some pictures of the many memorials, including the future site of the Arizona Silent Service Memorial, adjacent to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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The Arizona State Capitol Building.

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Wesley Bolin Memorial Marker.

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Crime Victims Memorial.

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Father Kino Statue.

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Navajo Code Talkers Memorial.

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Bushmasters Memorial.

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Arizona Workers Memorial.

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Arizona Pioneer Women Memorial.

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The 10 Commandments Memorial.

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Civilian Conservation Corps Memorial.

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4th Marine Division Memorial.

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Law Enforcement Memorial.

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Confederate Troops Memorial.

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Jewish War Veterans Memorial.

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Martin Luther King Memorial.

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Armenian Holocaust Memorial.

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Desert Storm Memorial.

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Enduring Freedom Memorial.

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American Merchant Seaman Memorial.

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Father Albert Braun O.F.M. Statue.

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Arizona Peace Officer Memorial.

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Purple Heart Memorial.

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Battle of the Bulge/Ardennes Veterans Memorial.

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Arizona Law Enforcement K9 Memorial.

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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Future site of the ASSM Memorial.

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Enduring Freedom Memorial.

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Korean War Memorial.

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USS Arizona Mast Memorial.

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15" gun barrel from the USS Arizona, lost during the Pearl Harbor attack.

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15" gun barrel from the USS Missouri, where the Japanese surrender was signed.

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Korean War Memorial.

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Arizona Fallen Firefighters & Emergency Paramedics Memorial.

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9-11 Memorial.

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