Thursday, July 18, 2019
Hawai'i Free Press

Current Articles | Archives

Wednesday, December 07, 2011
Ewa Field Event to Mark 70th Anniversary of Attack
By John Bond @ 12:54 AM :: 5283 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

ALL INVITED - USMC VMA-214 EXPECTED - USCG AIRCRAFT - VINTAGE WW-II PLANES

by John Bond, Save Ewa Field

Mark your calendar --December 10, 2011-- for a commemoration of the 70th anniversary of Pearl Herbor-Ewa Field attack and the 100th anniversary of Marine Corps Aviation.  The event at Barbers Point/Kalaeloa is free and open to the public. This is an officially recognized Marine Corps Aviation event. Also participating will be the US Coast Guard from Air Station Barbers Point.

The National Park Service will be bringing a wreath to present honoring those Marines, Navy and Army airmen, Soldiers and Civilians killed in West Oahu On December 7, 1941. US Marine Corps will be supporting this event with full Honor Guard, Rifle salute and MarForPac Band. This Special ceremony will start at 9:30 AM and run to approximately 10:30 AM, Saturday, December 10.

Our theme is: 70-100 - 70th and 100th Anniversaries- This event marks the 70th Anniversary of the Ewa Field - Pearl Harbor attack and the 100th Anniversary of USMC Aviation.

WHEN: The event runs from 9 AM to 5 PM on Saturday, December 10, 2011.

WHERE: Part of it will be outside and part of the event will be in a large WW-II hangar – all at Barbers Point - Kalaeloa Airport. 

 

The 70-100 Event will feature several distinguished speakers.

Among themLt. General Hank Stackpole, USMC, Ret. Lt. General Stackpole when on active Marine Corps duty was the Commander of Marine Forces Pacific and his career spanned more than 30 years. His decorations include the Silver Star Medal, Legion of Merit, Purple Heart with gold star, the Government of Japan Order of The Rising Sun, and theVietnamese Cross of Gallantry.

Also handling Master of Ceremonies duties for the December 10 Anniversary Event will be Tom Schmidt, who will serve in the capacity as Executive Director of the 70-100 Event.

Mr. Schmidt is a US Marine Corps veteran, pilot, longtime member of the Experimental Aircraft Association - EEA,member China National Air Corporation (Flying Tigers), and member of the Pacific Aviation museum.

We expect military aircraft to be flying in to participate as display aircraft for families to exploreclose up.If landing conditions are good, we will have a patriotic skydive parachute jump into the event as well.Attending will be 92 year old John Hughes, Maj. USMC Ret, who is a Pearl Harbor Survivor and MCAS Ewa Field attack veteran, as well as several other Pearl Harbor survivors and veterans. We will be honoring over a dozen little known West Oahu soldiers, sailors and Marines, and civilians, killed on December 7, 1941 in West Oahu.

We will have classic WW-II planes, vehicles and classic cars. There will be good food and live music.

We will also be showing the West Oahu premiere of the new Hi-Def release of "Tora, Tora, Tora." The movie "Tora, Tora, Tora" was filmed on location in 1969 at then Naval Air Station Barbers Point and what was formerly MCAS Ewa. Part of our event will be in a WW-II hangar and we will have attending some former military pilots who flew the "Japanese" planes and the US P-40's and B-17's in the movie.

We never forget that the attack on Pearl Harbor-Ewa Field forever changed the future of the United States and US Marine Corps aviation. The mighty MCAS Ewa aviation hub and air base was the response to the Dec. 7 attack on Ewa Field, resulting in 125 Marine Corps aces and 8 Medal of Honor winners, including the great and famous VMF-214 Black Sheep, a "signature squadron" of USMC Aviation history.

For More Information, call John Bond 808-685-3045.

More Info: LINK

Photos and Directions: LINK

Links

TEXT "follow HawaiiFreePress" to 40404

Register to Vote

2aHawaii

808 Silent Majority

808 State Update AM940

ABCDEFG Blog

ACA Signups Hawaii

ACCE

Affordable Hawaii Coalition

ALEC

Alliance Defending Freedom

Aloha Conservative Alliance

Aloha Life Advocates

Aloha Pregnancy Care Center

American Council of Trustees and Alumni

American Mothers of Hawaii

AMVETS-Hawaii

AntiPlanner

Antonio Gramsci Reading List

A Place for Women in Waipio

Audit The Rail

Ballotpedia Hawaii

Better Hawaii 

Blaisdell Memorial Project

Broken Trust

CAFR Hawaii

Castaway Conservative

Children's Alliance Hawaii

Children's Rights Institute

Christian Homeschoolers of Hawaii

Citizens for Recall

Cliff Slater's Second Opinion

Coffee Break

Conservative Forum for Hawaii

CSIS Pacific Forum

DAR Hawaii

DeedySupport.com

DVids Hawaii

E Hana Kakou Kelii Akina

E Māua Ola i Moku o Keawe

Farmers For Choice Hawaii

FIRE

Fix Oahu!

Follow the Money Hawaii

Frank in Hawaii

Front Page Magazine

Frontline: The Fixers

Genetic Literacy Project

Get Off Your Butts!

God, Freedom, America

Grassroot Institute

Habele.org

Hawaii Aganst Assisted Suicide

Hawaii Aquarium Fish Report

Hawaii Aviation Preservation Society

Hawaii Catholic TV

Hawaii Christian Coalition

Hawaii Cigar Association

Hawaii Coalition Against Legalized Gambling

Hawaii ConCon Info

Hawaii Credit Union Watch

Hawaii Crime Victims' Rights

Hawaii Crop Improvement Association

Hawaii Debt Clock

Hawaii Defending Marriage

Hawaii Defense Foundation

Hawaii Families for Educational Choice

Hawaii Family Advocates

Hawaii Family Forum

Hawaii Farmers and Ranchers United

Hawaii Farmer's Daughter

Hawaii Federalist Society

Hawaii Federation of Republican Women

Hawaii Firearm Community

Hawaii Fishermen's Alliance

Hawaii Future Project

Hawaii Gathering of Eagles

Hawaii History Blog

Hawaii Homeschool Association

Hawaii Jihadi Trial

Hawaii March for Life

Hawaii Meth Project

Hawaii's Partnership for Appropriate & Compassionate Care

Hawaii Public Charter School Network

Hawaii Rifle Association

Hawaii Right to Life -- Big Island

Hawaii Right to Life -- Oahu

Hawaii Shield Law Coalition

Hawaii Shippers Council

Hawaii Smokers Alliance

Hawaii State Data Lab

Hawaii Together

Heritage Foundation

HI Coalition Against Legalized Gambling

HIEC.Coop 

HiFiCo

Hiram Fong Papers

Homeschool Legal Defense Hawaii

Honolulu Homeless Crisis

Honolulu Navy League

Honolulu Traffic

Horns of Jericho Blog

House Minority Blog

House Republican Caucus YouTube

HPACC

Hump Day Report

I Vote Hawaii

If Hawaii News

Inouye-Kwock, NYT 1992

Inside the Nature Conservancy

Inverse Condemnation

Investigative Project on Terrorism

Iowa Meets Maui

Jackson v Abercrombie

Jihad Watch

Judgepedia Hawaii

July 4 in Hawaii

Kahle v New Hope

Kakaako Cares

Kau TEA Party

Kauai Co GOP

Keep Hawaii's Heroes

KeyWiki

Land and Power in Hawaii

Legislative Committee Analysis Tool

Lessons in Firearm Education

Lingle Years

Malulani Foundation

Managed Care Matters -- Hawaii

Malama Pregnancy Center of Maui

Mauna Kea Recreational Users Group

MentalIllnessPolicy.org

Middle East Forum--The Legal Project

Mililani Conservatives for Change

Military Home Educators' Network Oahu

Missile Defense Advocacy

MIS Veterans Hawaii

Muslim Brotherhood in America

NAMI Hawaii

NARTH

Natatorium.org

National Christian Foundation Hawaii

National Parents Org Hawaii

National Wind Watch

New Zeal

NFIB Hawaii News

No GMO Means No Aloha

Northwest Economic Policy Seminar

Not Dead Yet, Hawaii

Now What I Really Think

NRA-ILA Hawaii

Oahu Alternative Transport

ObamaCare Abortion Hawaii

Obookiah

OHA Lies

Opt Out Today

OurFutureHawaii.com

Pacific Aviation Museum

Patients Rights Council Hawaii

PEACE Hawaii

People vs Machine

Pritchett Cartoons 

Pro-GMO Hawaii

P.U.E.O.

RailRipoff.com

Rental by Owner Awareness Assn

Republican Party -- Hawaii State

Research Institute for Hawaii USA

Rick Hamada Show

RJ Rummel

Robotics Organizing Committee

Salvage The Rail

Save the Plastic Bag

School Choice in Hawaii

SenatorFong.com

SIFE Remington

SIFE W. Oahu 

Sink the Jones Act

Smart About Marijuana--Hawaii

St Marianne Cope

State Budget Solutions Hawaii

State Policy Network

Statehood for Guam

Tax Foundation of Hawaii

The Harriet Tubman Agenda

The Long War Journal

The Real Hanabusa

Time Out Honolulu

Truth About Trade & Technology - Hawaii

UCC Truths

Union Members Know Your Rights

US Tax Foundation Hawaii Info

Valor in the Pacific

VAREP Honolulu

Waagey.org

West Maui Taxpayers Association

What Natalie Thinks

Whole Life Hawaii

Yes2TMT