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Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Event hosted at Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs

12/4/2019 11:29:21 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 4, 2019

Media Contact:
Anne Sonnee
(651) 757-1536
(651) 263-2640 cell
anne.sonnee@state.mn.us


WHAT :    

Pearl Harbor 78th Remembrance Day Event – “a date which will live in infamy.” An event to remember and honor the 2,403 members of the armed services and civilians who were killed in the attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii and that led to the United States entering World War II.

WHO :    

The public is invited to join survivors and their family members of the 1941 Pearl Harbor attack, Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Larry Herke, members of the Fort Snelling National Cemetery Memorial Rifle Squad, and guest speaker Charlie Korlath, a Veteran of the U.S. Navy 1944 - 1948 who served as a Gunners Mate in the Pacific Theater. He is also a 38-year volunteer with the Memorial Rifle Squad and has made more than 22,000 flag presentations.

WHEN :    

Saturday, December 7, 2019
Program: 10 - 11 a.m.
Reception: 11 - 11:30 a.m.

WHERE:    

Veterans Service Building, 20 W. 12th St., St. Paul, MN

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About MDVA
The Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs (MDVA) is a cabinet-level state agency dedicated to serving Minnesota Veterans and their families. In addition to overseeing the five State Veterans Homes, MDVA helps eligible Veterans and families secure state and federal benefits and provides programs and services relating to higher education, benefits, burial, claims, outreach and Veterans employment. Veterans and their families are encouraged to visit www.MinnesotaVeteran.org or call 1-(888)-LinkVet for more information about benefits.

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