“On December 7, 1941, Japanese planes attacked the United States Naval Base at Pearl Harbor External, Hawaii Territory, killing more than 2,300 Americans. The U.S.S. Arizona was completely destroyed and the U.S.S. Oklahoma capsized. A total of twelve ships sank or were beached in the attack and nine additional vessels were damaged. More than 160 aircraft were destroyed and more than 150 others damaged.” (Credit: Library of Congress)

“So long as there are veterans, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks will never forget them.”

For over 100 years the Elks continue to remember and serve our nations’ veterans. You can learn more about the Elks National Veterans Service Commission here: https://www.elks.org/vets.

Are you interested in providing direct service to veterans, and making a difference in your community?  Consider joining the Elks – come down and meet us at Watchung Hills Elks Lodge #885 – click here for our contact information and a map.

Air Raid on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941
Air Raid on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941

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