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Secretary of the Interior’s Visit to the USS Arizona Memorial

September 18, 2013

Secretary of the Interior, Sally Jewell, spent several days in early September in Hawaii and the Marshall Islands following her keynote address at the 12th annual Native Hawaiian Convention. During her time in Hawaii, Jewell visited WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument. Her visit included a wreath dedication on the USS Arizona Memorial, time with Pearl Harbor survivors, and a screening of Under a Jarvis Moon.

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Park Superintendent, Paul DePrey discussed the history of the USS Arizona Memorial with Secretary Jewell with the help of Chief of Interpretation Eileen Martinez and Staff Historian Amanda Carona

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Secretary Jewell dedicated this wreath to those who lost their lives on the morning of December 7, 1941

Secretary Jewell visits with Pearl Harbor Survivor Herb Weatherwax

Secretary Jewell visits with Pearl Harbor Survivor Herb Weatherwax

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