The words rings through your head like church bells on a calm, clear afternoon.
“Yesterday, December 7, 1941 – a date which will live in infamy – the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan,” Franklin Roosevelt sorrowfully stated.
For the next 1,348 days, the United States was tested, on two tremendous fronts, unlike ever before. And the Greatest Generation rose to the occasion to secure freedom and the American way of life.
So on the 65th anniversary of Pearl Harbor, I want to take a moment to thank all the American heroes who saved the world when it needed it most. It is because of you that we are here today, and I promise that we will never forget your sacrifice.
Here’s to the Greatest Generation!