Commander Bradley Whittington will be the guest speaker Dec. 7, 2019 in St. Peters
More than 2,300 service members lost their lives in the Dec. 7, 1941, attack by the Japanese on the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Hawaii.
The 78th anniversary of the infamous attack, which catapulted the U.S. into World War II, will be commemorated on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, when the St. Peters Veterans Memorial Commission holds its annual Pearl Harbor Day Ceremony.
This FREE event, which is open to the public, will begin at 10 a.m. at Water’s Edge Banquet Center, 200 Salt Lick Road. Refreshments will be served after the ceremony.
The guest speaker will be Commander Bradley R. Whittington of the Navy Recruiting District St. Louis. Whittington has amassed more than 2,900 flight hours and 600 arrested landings. He has earned five Air Medal Strike Flight Awards, four Navy Achievement Medals, a Navy Commendation Medal and a Defense Meritorious Service Medal.
For more information, visit www.stpetersmo.net.