15 December 2011
Yesterday, I got wind of a disgraceful incident by the crew of a tv show towards our most precious Veterans of Pearl Harbor Day. The news wires were reporting that a group of Pearl Harbor survivors - respected members of our Greatest Generation - Veterans all in their 80's and 90's, had made a pilgrimage to the PunchBowl Cemetary to hold a commemorative Service to honor their brothers who perished on that "Day in Infamy."
This was to be a solemn, dignified service, but because of the presence of a Hawaii Five-0 tv crew, was turned into a terrible display of ignorance and disrespect.
The milblogs heard of this, and had the expected response: