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Survivors, friends, families remember Hickam Field attacks in 1941
Col. Kevin Gordon, 15th Wing commander, presents a gift to (retired) Command Sgt. Maj. Armando Galella during the 75th Commemoration of the Dec. 7, 1941 attack on Hickam Field ceremony Dec. 7, 2016, at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. On Dec. 7, 1941, Galella was assigned to the 428th Signal Maintenance company. After the attack, he served in Guadalcanal, Leyte Gulf, Iwo Jima, and Okinawa, earning the Bronze Star and a number of other awards. Galella's best friend, Jack Horan, was killed during the attack and Galella's presence at the ceremony was dedicated to Jack's memory. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nathan Allen)

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Photo by: Tech. Sgt. Nathan Allen |  VIRIN: 161207-F-YN203-0149.JPG