Ceremonies marking the 50th anniversary of Pearl Harbor will be held Saturday at 12:30 p.m. at the Inner Harbor aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Taney, last warship still afloat that was present during the attack.
Several veterans groups, including the Pearl Harbor Survivors Association, along with members of all U.S. Military branches and city officials, will participate. The U.S. Coast Guard Band will give performances before and after ceremonies.
At 12:55 p.m., exact local time of the attack, a Baltimore Police helicopter will drop a ceremonial wreath into the harbor, followed by 30 seconds of silence and a flyover of four A-10 Z fighter-bombers of the Maryland National Guard's 175th Tactical Fighter Group.
The Baltimore District Council American Legion will hold its annual Pearl Harbor ceremony Saturday at 8 p.m. at Memorial Stadium.