Trump signs proclamation marking Pearl Harbor Day

President Donald Trump has signed a proclamation declaring Thursday to be National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.

Posted: Dec. 7, 2017 3:53 PM
Updated: Dec. 7, 2017 4:30 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed a proclamation declaring Thursday to be National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.

Scroll for more content...


Trump signed the proclamation at a White House ceremony attended by six veterans of the attack. They engaged in banter with the president during the event.

Trump called the men “heroes” and said, “All American hearts are filled with gratitude for their service, their sacrifice and their presence here today.”

Trump paid a visit to Hawaii’s Pearl Harbor and its memorial to the USS Arizona last month before he departed for his trip to Asia.

The surprise attack by Japan killed more than 2,000 Americans and plunged the U.S. into World War II.

Related Content

Article Comments

Terre Haute
Broken Clouds
76° wxIcon
Hi: 78° Lo: 62°
Feels Like: 76°
Robinson
Scattered Clouds
73° wxIcon
Hi: 74° Lo: 61°
Feels Like: 73°
Zionsville
Broken Clouds
77° wxIcon
Hi: 74° Lo: 58°
Feels Like: 79°
Rockville
Broken Clouds
76° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 61°
Feels Like: 76°
Casey
Overcast
72° wxIcon
Hi: 75° Lo: 62°
Feels Like: 72°
Brazil
Broken Clouds
76° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 61°
Feels Like: 76°
Marshall
Broken Clouds
76° wxIcon
Hi: 78° Lo: 61°
Feels Like: 76°
Showers and storms tonight, sunshine tomorrow.
WTHI Planner
WTHI Temps
WTHI Radar

Latest Video

Image

Local puppy battling health issues could get surgery

Image

ISU holds public auction

Image

Winner of new Jeep announced

Image

Community shows support for fallen fire Chief Clay Shidler

Image

News 10 Sunday Morning Weather Update

Image

Saturday Weather Update

Image

News 10 Saturday Morning Weather Update

Image

Boy Scout Gold Classic

Image

Rainy and cooler going into the weekend

Image

Free swimming at Pelican Cove

WTHI Events