ARIZONA OBSERVES 81st ANNIVERSARY OF ATTACK AT PEARL HARBOR
PHOENIX – The Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services and Honoring America’s Veterans will host the State’s Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Ceremony on Wednesday, December 7, 2022 at Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza. The 108th Army Band from the Arizona Army National Guard will provide the musical backdrop for the program that officially begins at 10:55 am with a flyover by World War II Combat Biplanes led by the Stearman Group. The start time of 10:55 a.m. is the local time of the attack on U.S. naval and military facilities 81 years ago in Hawaii.
This event is free and open to the public. Veterans Service Organizations and patriotic groups from across Arizona will offer memorial wreaths in remembrance of the attack at Pearl Harbor. There will also be a Pearl Harbor survivor in attendance who will lay the Pearl Harbor Remembrance wreath.
This observance began in 1958 when the Pearl Harbor Survivors Association began hosting the ceremony. TriWest Healthcare Alliance is this year’s distinguished service sponsor of the ceremony.
What: Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Ceremony
When: Wednesday, December 7, 2022
10:30 a.m. Musical preshow by the 108th Army Band, Arizona Army National Guard
10:55 a.m. Official program begins with a flyover by World War II Combat Biplanes
Where: Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza, World War II Memorial
1700 West Washington Street, Phoenix, AZ 85007